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PAKISTAN WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY


DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION EXAMINATION
1 UNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL / MECH. ► TO
SENIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL / MECH.) BPS 1 TO 18
JANUARY 2013

PAPER — C (FINANCE & ACCOUNTS)


PART-I (OBJECTIVE)

Total Marks = 50
Time Allowed = One Hour
Pass Marks = 25
Note:
1. Books and handwritten/typed notes are not allowed
2. Attempt all questions.

Q.No.1 Following Statements are True or False:-


MARKS-10
1. Re-appropriation of funds from one project to another project can be made
with the approval of Project Director.
2. Re-appropriation of funds under cash resources cannot be made from
development to non-development portion of allocation
as well as from
imports to invisible or vise-versa without prior approval of Ministry of
Finance.
Cash Foreign Exchange budget has only two major heads of Accounts i.e.
Imports and Invisibles.
4. Any Scheme framed by an Agency other than Authority can be submitted
to the Govt. without approval of the Authority.
Priorities should not be given to Foreign Aided Projects, which are in
consonance with the National Objectives as any reduction in the
expenditure on Aided Projects would also tend to reduce to resource
availability
6.
Lump-Sump provision in the foreign Exchange Budget is not to be
proposed except in the most exceptional circumstances, the reasons for
which have to be recorded in writing.
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The preparation of a bill is the function of a contractor. An employee of the
Authority should not prepare bills for contractors, except those petty
contractors who are illiterate.
Where under the terms of a contract materials are to supplied by the
Authority at fixed rates, then recoveries from the contract should be at the
market rates. F
9.
In case of running bill certified by consultants, the requisite checks will be
carried out by the Budget and Accounts before its payment to the
concerned contractor / supplier.
10.
Due to delay on the part of project officer. provisional payment of bill
rendered by the contractor, not exceeding 75 °/.; of the estimated value for
the work done may be made with the prior approval of the Project Director

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Q.No.2 Please state foltowing instructions are correct or incorrect MARKS-20
regarding Measurement Books:-

1. Detailed Measurements should be recorded only by


Executive Sub-ordinates in-charge of work to whom
Measurement Books have been issued for the purpose.

2. All Measurements should be neatly taken down in a


Measurement Book, and should be followed by the actual
measurements taken and should end with the dated
signature of the officer of person make the measurements.

3. The pages of Measurements book should be machine


numbered. Entries should be recorded continuously and no
blank page left or page torn out. All entries in the book should
be in ink. No entry may be erased.

4. When any measurements are cancelled, the cancellation


must be supported by the approval of the officer ordering the
cancellation, the reasons for cancellation being also
recorded.

5. Measurement Book is an accountable document and should


be issued on proper requisition and receipt. It should be
numbered serially including their pages;

6. Measurement Books should be kept in safe custody and it is


primary responsibility of the officer in-charge to keeps the
same under lock and key. In the event of loss of the
Measurement Book, an immediate report should be rendered
to the Authority.

On receipt of report of loss of the Measurement Book, the


next higher authority shall carry out re-measurements of the
items of works done or quantities of store received which are
reported to have remained unpaid.

8. The loss of Measurement Book should also be given wide


publicity and it should also be reported to the nearest Police
Station.

9. The Chief Engineer concerned while recommending write off


should make out a proper case enclosing a copy of the
Enquiry Report and FIR and forward the same to General
Manager for obtaining orders of the competent authority.

10. For purpose of record and identification alphabetical letters


should be prefixed to the serial number of the Special
Measurement Books.
MARKS-20
Q.No.3 Fill in the blanks:-
t,;rnents etc..
Please read the following guide line for disposal or Material ; edui
and fill in the blanks:-
d by th e
Once declared unserviceable, beyond economical repziirs. or deaoff
1 with
competent Authority, the material should be disposed
....................
2 Requirements of WAPDA formations and Government owned /controlled
Departments will normally be given the right of preferencein the case of
departments other than VVAPDA, the rates charged should compare
- at the time of disposal.
favorable with the I I
Reserve price being a guide to Disposal Agency, it should be as near the
3 market rate of the material in similar condition as

reasonably possible.
Mode of Disposal adopted in any given transaction shall be determined 'ey
4 taking into accuint the best interest of the

Authority.

Where Disposal Stores are established and functioning, store other than
5 should be shifted to the Disposal Stores arid
' S t,., 0 ee oyrr
disposed off from there. This shifting should be effected as far as possibie,
without incurring extra expenditure.

Where Disposal Stores are not functioning or the move to Disposal Stores
6 , dit>pesal be
is NOT administratively convenient ei
arranged at Site or the nearest WAPDA Warehouse. as convenient
applicable.

Prior to the verification. Director Disposal/Director Verification may advise


7 to move smaller quantities of the Stores
the r‘?
material equipment to a more convenient site/WAPDA premises under the
jurisdiction of Project, if such moves would facilitate early disposal.

8 All serviceable items will be circulated to all


r ol(re, ar;fy‘ befc

publication of tender notices for disposal.


03 VoarS Cr
9 As a rule all serviceable items lyiru dead for
less and determined obsolete regardless of its reserve price/value v,':!
require the approval of the Chief Engineer or equivalent officer irrespective
of the Reserve Priced before disposal action.

10 Specialized vehicles and equipment will only he disposed after approval of


(-) 1\A concerned.
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PAKISTAN WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION EXAMINATION


JUNIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL/MECH.) TO SENIOR ENGINEER (CIVIL / MECHD BPS 17 in 18

JANUARY 2013

PAPER — C (FINANCE & ACCOUNTS)


PART-II (SUBJECTIVE)

Time Ai!owed = H.,)..„s


Total Marks = 50
Pass Marks = 25
Note:
1. Books and handwritten/typed notes are not allowed.
2. Attempt Five (5) questions carrying equal marks.

Q. No. 1. Please narrate the documents which are required while making:-

1. Payment against F.O.R contracts.


2. Payment against F.O.B contracts.
3. Payment against C.&.F contracts.

Q. No.2. Write down the instructions framed by the Wapda Authority for the safe guard
against possible loss of Measurement Books.

Q. No. 3. Describe the term 'Reserve Price" and factors which considered prior to fixing
the reserve price.

Q. No. 4. Briefly explain the guide lines regarding Control Over Expenditure through
Budget Control Register.

Q. No. 5. Discuss the responsibilities of Project Director and Audit Officer in the evsnt

• Non-maintenance of auditable documents.


• Non-production of audit able documents.

Q. No. 6 Write Short note on following Measurement Books.

1. Electrical Measurement Book.


2. Small Measurement Book.
3. Slandered Measurement Book.
4. Stock Measurement Book.

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ROLL NO.
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PAI.,11STAN WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil)/(tiled.) to Sr.Enginecr (Civil)/01celo BPS-17 TO 18
January 2012

Paper-c (Finance & Accounts)


Part-I (Objective)

Time Allowed: One Hours


Total Marks: 50
Pass Marks: 25

Note: Please attempt all questions.


30 Marks.
Q.No.l. Fill in the blanks
1. The details of completion of %Nork may be altered
by No Or-E. in MB. .4S.
2. Payment for goods received at Project site should be made to
the 5..piktev Ar tuJ _Colibter
works can be undertaken after
3. Deposit
receiving amount of sanctioned work
estimate.
4. The term contract does not include agreements for execution
of work I•.. /Vete ✓ad< Codtelel
5. Payment made on running account to a contractor but not
measured is called A 1ve,,v+1 Y,0

6. Expenditures of Development Projects will be strictly


controlled according to &m ad _Deve4 mu44 - Nato ,
7. Survey report is a document that shows the (Pyr,ptiof. and
rgYtve price of disposable material.
Measurement Books are classified as very
8.
important aI "60 vv \e". record.
9. Approval of the annual budget is granted by the Authority in
the 1.; 4.-"--- 1 "'-' 1 6 and yr ly) aY heads of budget.
*NA 1'0
10. Allotment of particular sum of money for a specific purpose
is called Afiwt 11 yi ,.,11,11 : 7 (hid("1,31:
.---

E- A7'

11. PC-1.1 proformA of development projects relates to


Fec.05 6 4/1-1.' NMI-
P. Tenders for procurement of locally manufactured
goods/material shall be issued to brerei/10 only. IrlivA i/ e.e.j vver.i.

13. The construction component of ADP should be limited to


rfilr ( Mti ry1
Con;d...2.
Classification cf work is done in three types namely bt, faoC tre
14.
(i) M a i'av WI) YA (ii) Arlo)" Work) (iii) 114 0171 ienar(cWo✓ k^ (iv) 14/0 r

Se,tr•i and a
15. All MBs are required to be numbered
register of those should be maintained in the Office Of

„-t,,t-r,thy is responsible for preparation of works/bill.


16.
17. vd Ar e .ort is a control account in the General Ledger.
18. Contractors should ordinarily submit their bills monthly for
work done on a comnr) e

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19. Loss of NIB should be repOrted to /),/(e ,St e,,14
20. Lt...yni, provision in the Foreign Exchange
budget should not be proposed.
for
21. Removing serviceable parts from one item of equipment
utilization on another item of equipment is
called •

22. Single tender enquires may be issued in case of


items.
i)ra
Only cDo or are authorized to
23.
record detailed measurement.
5 'Ai of 41.
1 5. In case the bid received exceeds by more than
Admn. Approval, prior approval of the Nen] Pfei Aiihoo4
shall become necessary.

26. Earnest money deposit receipt of an un-successful tenderer


shall be retuned after Arro atAnre v Te meb
27. Rate contract shall be executed on A rrA tt ej basis for
common use item as for as possible.
28. The accounts relating to contracts are kept in
Cankr a ebb ledger.
must be made in contracts for
29. )9
safeguarding 4 ,,t-A 0 ,,, property entrusted to a
contractor.
30. Disposal sales should be regarded (OrprAt1/0'4.1.
transaction.
Q.Nc.2. Please read the follow ing statements carefully and write 15 Marks.
TRUE or FALSE against each.
1. Fresh approval is not necessary if an approved work is
commenced with in 3 years of the date of Admn approval.
2. Administrative approN at is required in case of maintenance
work.
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PAKISTAN NVATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil)1(P ech) to Sr.Engineer (Civii)!(Mech) BPS-17 TO 18
January 2012

Paper - c (Finance & Accounts)


Part-II (Subjective)

Total Marks: 5 , 0 Time Allowed: Two hours


Pass Marks: 25

Note: Please attempt all questions carrying equal marks.

Q.No.1. What consideration ould be kept in vies'.


should hilr drawing ur
en
develepmntprogramme?
developme

Q.No.2. (a) are the general instructions which are required to he


observed in recording measurements?
(b) What would be the procedure if the construction supervision
is entrusted to the consultants?
(c) Please explain percentage of check in measurements of the
work.
Q.No.3. What are the instruction for submission of bills by supplier of
Goods & services?
Q.No.-I. When and how advances to contractors are made and
subsequently accounted for?

Q.No.5. There is no limit to the amount for which a Project director can
draw on the designated bankibanks provided lie remains within
the accepted principles, Please explain.

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ROLL. NO.

i'AIASTAN WATER & POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTI IOR ITV

DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION EXAMINATION FROM JUNIOR ENGINEER


(ClvIIIMECH/AGRD TO SENIOR ENGINEER BPS-17 TO 18 FOR 'I'llE YEAR
.1ANUARY, 2011.

PAPER-C
(FINANCE & ACCOUNTS)
PART-I OBJECTIVE

Maximum Vlarks: Time Allowed: um;

BOOKS ARE NOT ALLOWED


Q.No.l. fill in the blanks. 30 Nlarks

"! !le terms of contract must be Pr €(14` and _AO


St 4 4.4t-l-
.1 fo rm., con ac 1\11C 1 . ,:\ 1 41„; ,

povision ,111151 c,,1„:„...L, poi&


:trusted to a contractor.

1 0sposal also includes transfer from one I rmation to another formation with in Wapda
!ler the preparation of a --- 14e-n- oYk .

R9.4 e v ve. Pr ;.12. the anproximate price of disposable stores to be used as a guide
the disposing

..nos:rl saves shou!d be. ti C"."1"4.1C''`.1 transaction.

ii) : )eeialized vehicles and - -L'-'106721-nt \ ■.k. only


-11 disposed
I' i:teI appro ■ al of the
6 / CE
70 concerned.

(viii) l'ight of first choice is given to -- --

( ( in the clommencelpent of construction of a component an account will be opened in

lie accounts relatiml, to contracts arc kept in re'' Led

xit ∎ 11 behalf of the Federal Govt. the accounts of the Authority shall be audited every
ear by -4KALeiv--f--(7r7a-veia „Pc olCS1-4,04

(xii) I iudget of all formations is granted by the Authority in - -621 ° ✓


and
—TA-444 heads of budget.

. ■ s for as possible, legal and 1-?" /V / advice should be taken in drafting of


, , ,ntracts.
py-e erv a lee) 44..„.„,
(xiv) ender for purchase of locally manulactured material shall he issued to only.

(NV) proforma relates to fi r(PIT") report of developni;:i a projects.

(xvi) :o Foreign Exchange should be requested for imports of goods which


re —I'M-Tr-94

Collobe eonmonenis of the Al)!' he limited to the barest minimum.


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PAKISTAN WATER & POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTIIORITY

DEPARTNIENTAL PROMOTION EXAMINA TION FROM it NIOR ENGINEER


(CIVIL/MEC- II/AGRI) TO SENIOR ENGINEER !WS-17 TO IS FOR 'HIE YEAR
JANUAR , 201 i.

l'APER-C
(FINANCE & ACC'OUNTS)
PART-tlYESCRivrivE

Maximum darks: 50
Time Alimled: Tv, 0 flour

NOTE: Please attempt any five questions, all eariying equal marks.
Q.No.1. Write down the Authority Instructions regarding safe guard against possible loss and to
ensure proper accounting of

Q.No.2. What is the procedure of accountal o.'cost oftemporar work:facilities?

Q.No.3. What are the fundamental principles for controlling the expenditure?

Q.No.4. What should a XEN Of . SDO'cro on receiving a bill from contractor?

Q.No.5. Write down the general principles which are to be followed while entering into
contracts or agreements involving expenditure from Public Funds.

Q.No.6. Briefly define following.

(i) Disposal

() Public Auction

(iii) Secured advance

(iv) Deposit work

GOOD Lt
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WATER AND POWER DEVELOPNIENT AuTIIORITY
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil) to Sr.Enginecr (Civil)/(Mech0
January 2010

Paper-C (Finance & Accounts)


Part-I (Objective)

Total Marks: 50
Time Allowed: One Hours
Pass Marks: 25

Note: Please attempt all questions.


Fill in the blanks
40 Marks.
1.
Development Project's expenditure will be strictly controlled according to
the A DP

2.
Removing serviceable parts from one item of equipment for utilization on
another item of equipment is called Cp
3. Measurement hooks are very important (2EC-a-tA rit - records.

4. 5-14 "-fi /Wal


is a document which shows the description and reserve
price of disposable material.

5. Prior approval of the next higher Authority shall


be necessary where the
bid received exceeds by more than Is- °/age of Admn. approval.

6. Of the two authorized bank signatories the one belonging


a

pelt
shall he regarded as the first signatory.

Approval of the annual budget of all formation is granted by the 4


in the and heads of budget.

8. Single tender enquiries may be issued in case of 1 41 ri ie 6r -items.

9. Advance payment means a payment made on


a contractor for work done but not measured.
__,Liwie-1 g account to

10. Detailed Measurement should be recorded only by YEA/


or

11. Financial year means period from s Vey " ;, ,,,t of


of the year to
y ea r. thenx

12. Allotment of particular sum of money for a specific purpose is called


Ao *de
13. All measurement books should be numbered-5-Q and a register of
them should be maintained in the office of iA- o
14. The preparation of the bill is the function of a ---CD-th-A-ChY
15. The construction component of ADP should he limited to the 41/41 * 011

16. Works are classified in three types namely Alt a


/04/74tnA1/4
and works.
tCely,
17. PC - II Proforma of development projects relates to 1 41" - and isr
followed by PC-X:Proforma.
18. Tender for purchase of locally manufactured material shall be issued to
Rielit,eiiie,Pri Me oci -kteXonly.
19. Construction work - in - Progress Account is a account in
the General Ledger.
20. Contractors should ordinarily be asked to submit their bills monthly for
works done on a " PI tV-1

Q.No.2. Please read the following statements carefully and write 10 Marks.
TRUE or FALSE against each.

1. If an approved work is not commenced within two years of


the date of Admn approval, fresh approval must be obtained.
2. In the case of maintenance works no Administrative
approval is required. 1-
3. In case details of components of work are not given in
approved PC-I Performa, formal approval of GM concerned
shall be obtained.
Wapda works executed through Pakistan Railway shall be
treated as deposit work.
sr;

A Superintending Engineer accorded approval to carry out


special repair of residential banglow in Wapda Colony which
c-
is in his occupation.
i1

6. The estimate is prepared by the Officer next above the


officer who is charged with execution of work.
7. No revised administrative approval is necessary if the excess
of expenditure is covered by the funds re-appropriated for
the work.
r---
8. Earnest money deposit receipt/bid bonds of un successful
tenderers shall be returned to them after acceptance of
tender.
9. Rate contract shall be executed on monthly basis for-
common use items as for as possible. F--
10. An officer competent to accept a contract is also competent
to amend it, if it involves miner enhancement of rates. 1 --

VA'VVVVVVVVV
WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil) to Sr.Engineer (Civil)/(Nlech:)
January 2010

Paper-C (Finance & Accounts)


Part-II (Descriptive)

Total Marks: 50 Time Allowed: Two I lours


Pass Marks: 25

Note: Please attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Q.No.1. What are the general instructions and necessary precautions for
control over issue of Measurement Book and for recording
measurement?

Q.No.2. What general conditions should be kept in iew in drawing un the


development program?

Q.No.3. What considerations should kept in view in fixing delivery period of


a contract and imposition of liquidated damages on late deliveries?

Q.No.4. What are the steps/measures for controlling the expenditure of


works?

Q.No.5. Describe the instructions regarding adjustment of the cost of


material issued to contractors by the Authority.

Q.No.6 Define the following:-

(i) Priority Committee.

(ii) National Economic Council.

(iii) Intermediate payment.

(iv) Private Treaty Disposal.

Q.No.7 Define contracts. What are the essential characteristics of lump sum
contracts?

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Roll No.
WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION EXAMINATION FROM
JR. ENGINEER(CIVIL) TO SR. ENGINEER(CIVI I)AMECH)
JANUARY 2009

Paper-C (Finance & Accounts)


Part-I (Objective)
Time allowed: I Hours (9:30 AM to 10.30 AM) Maximum Marks 50
(3e Marks)
Q. No. I Fill in the blanks

The preparation of a bill is the function of a Covvtt Y

Measurement Book is an Oce opf ,„e, te Yale S


7). and should be issued (IT: proper and

3. The loss of Measurement Book should be reported to the nearest f4be.. clah'on

4. The primary purpose of accounting in all construction projects is to find out accurately
(--614,) caC oi VtaY k dank

5. On the commenceryent of construction of a component an account will be opened in the


st,s,A, tociley
Construction work-in-Progress Account is a (eflret account in the General Ledger
Coropi,&or
It is a duly duty of the competent Executive Officer to issue a co r ty),,,.,„ic within one
month on which a facility has been completed.

s. On behalf of the Federal Govt. the accounts of the Authority shall be audited every year by
C-7 P re-t Pd

9 A project's expenditure are controlled strictly according to the A 7 p (Ar► "6,,,, ,Povehefra 4- Pr?
1 0. Budget of all formations is granted by the Authority inA 4 6!dloi and Min a heads of
budget.

1 1. As for as possible, legal and ffirtorpc . - advice should be taken in drafting of contracts.
i
12. Provision must be made for safeguarding At,ii,ar,`11 property entrusted to a contractor.
I
13. APCC submits annual plan to 4/c. C for approval and presentation t .-..-.) the j).1 r j ' i ,' I,

14. PC III proforma relates to


- report of development projects.
P
15. Tender for purchase of locally manufactured material shall he issued tofyia_44,44„.4only

i6 • Contractors should ordinarily be asked to submit their bills month'. ;r works done on a
PAPA P .e,e0L,
(2)

1 7. No Foreign Exchange should be requested for imports of goods which are tralild ///cPs ot
C00, e'..„j iloniponent of the ADP be limited to the barest minimum .
)3 ' rat d
01 rtla rwt.. 4
7d
1,4
18.
19. All transaction between Wapda oieweilotare settled through the issuance of Coe/ ,5‘Y/Se &/ (Aipt

20 - No extension in delivery period may be granted without consulting the h


if the extension means carry over of the liabilities to the next financial year.

Q.N0.2 Please read the following statements carefully and write TRUE or
FALSE against each (Please do not write "T" or "F") (20 Marks)

, 1) The details of completion of the work may be altered by an Executive F


Engineer in Measurement Book.

2) An advance to a contractor may be made for acquisition by him of T


equipment or imperishable material
4 4-i, ( 4 A-
3) Prior approval of Member Waterj will be required in any case where the
proposed advance exceeds 75% of the value of goods to be acquired.

4) An incorrect entry in the Measurement Book may be erased with the


approval of PD/SE concerned.
4t.

3) Payment for the goods received at project site should be made to the actual
7
supplier and not to the contractor.

6) Prior approval of the next higher Authority shall not be necessary where bid
received does not exceed by 15% of the approved cost of work.

7) Provisional payment may be made to the contractors in anticipation of the


measurement of completed works. F
8) For preparing estimate for special repairs prior approval of the competent
authority is required.

9) Deposit works can be undertaken after receiving at least 50% amount of


sanctioned work estimate de osited will Wapda.

10) After completion of all the appropriate checks a Sub Divisional Officer ...1.-
should record on the bill an order to pay,

11) Commitment for cash foreign exchange allocation can be made upto
L sanctioned cash allocation for a half year .

Contd..P/3...
LI
(3)

I 2) Re-appropriation of funds under cash resources can be made from


development to non-development portion by the Author' ty.

13) Foreign Exchange Budget is prepared for six months and position is reviewed
every quarter by Govt. of Pakistan to make such adjustments as required.

(
I
l 4) In drawing up Development Programme priority should be given to foreign
aided projects.

1
15) ECNEC is presided over by Finance Minister.

16) The lowest tender for works shall normally' he accepted subject to the
condition that bid does not exceed administrative approval by more than, , 25%.

I 7) The agreements with contractors for piece works are not contracts.

18) In some cases non-scheduled items may be arranged with prior approval of
the Superintending Engineer.
ta rt'
Item rate contract can tenders are called
19) —....be used even when percentage rate
for.

20) The monthly as well as periodical progress of expenditures of the projects


should be controlled by the S.D.O. concerned . 1
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WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
DEPAR MENTAL PROVOT1ON EXAMINATION FROM
r.JUNIOR
- ENGINES (CIVILTO SR. ENGINEER (CIVIL)/MECH)
JANUARY 2009
Paper-C (Finance & Accounts)
Part-II (Subjective)

Time allowed: 2 flours (10:30 AM to 12.30)


Maximum Marks 50
Pass Marks 25
Note:- Please attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.

Q.No.1 a) How the technical control of the designs, specifications and estimates will be
exercised?
b) What does financial control ensures?
Q. No.2 Please write down fundamental principles for controlling the expenditure of works.
Q. No.3 a) Please differentiate between lumpsum contract and percentage rate contract.
b) What is the characteristic of an estimate?
Q.No.4 Which points need to be extracted in draft summary of important points by the
officer-in-charge of Audit Party?
Q.No.5 Briefly describe the procedure of submission of bill by contractor and points/objects
required to be checked/scrutinized by the Executive?
Q.No.6 Short Notes on the following:-
i) Appropriation Account
ii) Earnest Money
iii) Security Deposits
iv) Schedule of Rates
v) Running Account
ROLL NO.
WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil) to Sr.Engincer (Civil)
January 2007

Paper-I (Commercial & Accounts)


Part-I (Objective)

Total Marks: 50 Time Allowed: One Hours


Pass Marks: 25

Note: Please attempt all questions.


Q.No.1. Fill in the blanks 20 Marks.
1. i is the primary Disbursing Officer of a project and
all receipts/payments are made on his behalf.
2. All bank A/Cs. Of the Authority would invariably be
operated jointly by /kc 0 ;,, ,-,i s and f- A e eLd-iv e..
3. / ' r Int. , bank accounts with NBP Wapda House,
Lahore are required to be kept by the head office for funds
to be received from Fed. & Pro. Govt.
4. At beginning of every -p-, a Project Director
should ask for transfer of funds, inclusive of existing ones
that should be sufficient to meet the requirement to
____ day of following1,:, month.
5. All moneys received by an employee should be deposited not
later than the • bank working day into the bank
account.
6. Of tbc ova authorized bank signatories the one belonging
eve Uyl shall be regarded as the first signatory.
7. In the office of Superintending Engineer vouchers for
payment NIAl be passed by
8. A is a standing advance of a fixed sum of
money for meeting expenditure of certain types as per
rules.
9. Measure,: (1 -;.'L Book is an oec-4'. 4'4'-` 4( document and should
be issued on proper a r er w
and_gr e .

10. Detail :\ ieasurement should be recorded only' be


, • or A s it. rp

Contd...2.

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Q.No.2. Please read the following statements carefully and write 30 Ma
TRUE or FALSE against each.
Formal approval of GM i.oncerned is required where PC-I
Performa stands approv0 w ith sufficient detail of
components of the work.
Administrative approval of works may be accorded in
2.
anticipation of availability of budget.
Deposit works can be undertaken after receiving 50%
3. amount of sanctioned work estimate deposited with Wapda.

Wapda works executed through Pakistan Railway shall not


4.
be treated as deposit work.
A Superintending Engineer accorded approval to carry out
5.
special repair of residential banglow in Wapda Colony which
is in his occupation.
General Manager has full power to award contract work
orders for works against limited inquiry in emergent
situation.
Prior approval of the next higher authority shall not be
7. necessary where the bid received does not exceed by 15% of
the approved cost of work.
Administrative approval of the competent authority may be
8. obtained by Sr.Engineer after calling tenders for
construction and maintenance work.
An Executive Engineer can accept single tender with the
9.
approval of the next higher authority.
Provisional payment may be made to the contractors in
10. anticipation of the measurement of complete works.

After completion of all the appropriate checks a Sub


Engineer should record on the bill an order to pay.
A Mistake in Cash book may be corrected by erasing it with
approval of next higher authority.
Work charged establishment includes Clerks, Draftsman,
and subordinate establishment of any kind for Divisional or
Sub-Divisional offices.
Prior approval of the competent authority is not required for
14.
preparing estimate for special repair.
In case of a disagreement between the consultants and the
15. competent authority, technical sanction of works will require
a royal of the Authority.
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WATER AND POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil) to Sr_Engineer (Civil)
January 2007

Paper-I (Commercial & Accounts)


Part-II (Descriptive)

Total Marks: 50
Pass Marks: 25 Time Allowed: Two Hours

Note:
Please attempt any five questions. All questions carry equal marks.
Q.No.l. (a) What are the general instructions which are required to be
observed in recording measurements?
(b) What would be the procedure if the construction supervision is
entrusted to the consultants?
(c) Please explain percentage of check in measurements of the
work.

What checks a Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) is required to apply on


a contractor bill before approving for payment?

Who can pass vouchers? Can an officer working as staff officer and
not holding an independent charge of the post may be appointed as
Drawing & Disbursing Officer, if so by whose
approval?

Define the following:-


(i) Secured advance.
(ii) Deposit work.
(iii) Intermediate payment.
(iv) Running Account.

.No.5. There is no limit to the amount for which a Project Director can
draw on the designated bank/banks provided he remains within the
accepted principles. Please explain.

.No.6
What you understand by benefit and cost ratio carried out in PC-I
of development project? When a project is considered feasible?

No.7 Describe the considerations which should be kept in view while


fixing delivery period of a contract and imposing liquidated
damages.
PAKISTAN WATER & POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Departmental Promotion Examination
Junior Engineer (Civil) to Sr. Engineer (Civil)
January 2006
Paper-I (Commercial & Accounts)
Part-I (Objective)
Time Allowed : One Hour
Total Marks : 50
Pass Marks : 25

Note : Please attempt all questions.


Please read the following statements carefully and mark TRUE Max Marks: 20
Q. No. 1.
or FALSE against each.

Tenders for purchase of locally manufactured material shall be / FALSE


1.
issued to prc-qualified manufacturers only.

The term "Running Cost" is applied to the account with a contractor TRUE / FALSE
when payment for work is made to him after completion of contract.

3. The final payment denotes the payment made immediately after TRUE / FALSE
termination of the contract.

4. The tender can be floated for the purchase of any item without even TRUE / FALSE
obtaining administrative approval.

5. Measurement Books are very important account records. TiKrE / FALSE

A claim not preferred within six months of its becoming due is a TRUE / FALSE
6.
time barred

7. PC IV is the post completion evaluation report.


-
TRUE / FACSE

Chairman WAPDA accords anticipatory approval to incur TE / FALSE


8.
expenditure on an un-approved scheme.

9. Budget is a control device. TRI FF: FALSE

ECNEC is the forum to deliberate upon PSDP. TR-UE / FALSE


10.

DDWP approves schemes costing upto Rs. 100 million. TRUE / FALSE
11.

12. The accounts of Wapda Projects costing over Rs. 20 million are pre- TRUE / FALSE
audited by DG Wapda Audit.

An Executive Engineer engaged some work charged employees for TRUE / FALSE
13.
normal maintenance and repair work for which regular
establishment is also existed.
TRUE / FALSE
14. PSDP is formulated on commitment basis.

If WAPDA's Standard Specification of any work are not given in TRi TF, / FALSE
15.
the WCSR 1998, standard specification issued by P \ND would be
followed.
1

16. pc-in Proforma relates to monitoring report of development TRUE / FALSE


projects.

17. Work certified is valued at cost. TRUE / FALSE


Balance sheet is a statement of assets and liabilities. tTE FALSE
18.

19. Issued capital is the authorized capital of a company. TRUE / FALSE

20. Extension in delivery period shall not be allowed as a mater of TRUE / FALSE
routine as and when demanded by the Contractors / Suppliers.

Q. No: 2. Please fill the blanks in the following statements. Max Marks: 19

1. Report Order may be placed by the competent authority on the basis of already
O/y. 0171e,, ram, -e^ on the same firm, provided the trend of price is not

2. The Project Director is the ii>11, 1. ..01 . a Project. All receipts and payments are
made on his behalf and on his V et#,I)ir '' A.

3. Pay of Work charged Establishment shall not normally' that admissible to


regular Establishment of the same category, qualification and experience on 'reef , / le
--

appointment.

4. APCC submits annual plan to for approval and presentation to the


pix" , 0,1 , 4 •

5. Time barred claims are not passed unless v by the authority competent
to 41/1211K 4Y' 41 time barred claims.

O. No. 2. The following abbreviations stand for: Max Marks: 20


••

1. DSL 2e0i41 r ✓ie/A,


2. TOR Lovyr+A a Re iloYence
3. RFP Reep4.ht Y Proof40S

4. SOE Crta V

5. ICB 17r er .-Clo red (1) Atiejeiri.0 &t I i rd


6. IDC le yer/ )rirg (r tAI rA i"
7. EOI joataiie eAl

8. LOS

9. QCB Qviiti coce- 80,Aei


10. BOT t 0 Je
PAKISTAN WATER & POWER DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Departmental Promotion Examination


Junior Engineer (Civil) to Sr. Engineer (Civil)
January 20U6

Paper-I (Commercial & Accounts)


Part-II (Descriptive)

Total Marks : 50 Time Allowed : Two Hours


Pass Marks : 25

Note : Please attempt any five questions.

Q. No. 1. Describe the fundamental canons of financial propriety by which the Disbursing
Officer should be guided in incurring and sanctioning expenditure from Public
Revenues.

Q. No. 2. What consideration would be kept in view while determining the budgetary needs
of a Development Project.

Q. No. 3. Write short note on :


• Administrative Approval,
• Technical Sanctions

Q. No. 4. Please explain any two of the followings :-


• Priorities Committee.
• Central Development Working Party.
• National Economic Council.

Q. No. S. State the procedure regarding :


• Payment Against F.O.B. Contracts.
• Payment Against C&F Contracts.

Q. No. 6. Please explain in detail the procedure for local / petty purchase through Purchase
Committee.

Q. No. 7. The development of a sound and efficient organization structure requires to follow
certain principles_ Please discuss.
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