How to be a lecturer and preparation?

How to be a lecturer and preparation? So we are discussing and main points for applying, preparing tests, interviews, and success. The Lectureship is a milestone for young college teachers who pursue their careers concentrating on their subjects. The Lectureship is a dream, and to translate this dream into reality. The young Graduates are supposed to demonstrate clarity and understanding of the essential concepts of their subjects.

The test reflects the evolution of the chosen subject and the candidate attempts this test to prove his proper comprehension of the subject. The provincial service commission is responsible for organizing the recruiting process, including the test and interview. Also, Syllabus and test for PPSC lecturer jobs. or Join our WhatsApp.

How to Preparation for Lectureship?

How to be a lecturer and preparation? Both forms of the examination (Test/Interview) attempt to evaluate the candidates’ awareness of their concepts, scope, development, and teaching method. The exact definition,

logical and sequential explanation, proper analysis and synthesis, practical application. Also, solid comprehension is the essential trait of the competent graduates that the young lecturers are supposed to have besides excellent (written and oral) communication. Moreover, the choice and application of effective teaching methods. 

Before the Test 

How to be a lecturer and preparation? The persons who rely on the selected syllabus or ‘guess’ to pass the exams at the Masters’s level and, luckily, they gave, face specific problems here. They try to know the topics or ideas in isolation and fail to grasp their subject’s whole canvas. They’re defective

relational ability, confusing concepts, and knowledge gained through unauthentic sources are significant hurdles in their way to success.

The candidates are suggested to develop themselves according to the given lines before exams

Imagine a teacher’s effective and constructive role, particularly a college teacher in Pakistani society, and try to be a teacher.

Main points before test

How to be a lecturer and preparation? Imagine the students’ problems (you may recall the problems you faced once you were a student) and find their solutions.

  • Form your personal opinion accommodating the convincing aspects of different concerned outlooks, but it should not be confusing at all.
  • Moreover. The develop a sound understanding of the national and global issues and their relevance with your subject.
  • Be constructive and demonstrate an initiative-taking approach in solving the given problems.
  • Always show faith in human goodness and find and suggest ways to improve socio-political conditions if you ask.
  • Show an analytical response to the ideas, policies, or proposed solutions but avoid sentimentality and hostility towards any faith, opinion, policy, or strategy.
  • Expose the implicit (mainly negative) aspects of any idea, procedure, or design with empirical evidence or logical arguments.
  • Develop communication skills and strive for clarity, precision, and persuasion to positive actions while discussing an idea.
  • Form the opinion and express the statement in a sequential order avoiding any misunderstanding, confusion, or misinterpretation.
  • Choose the words or expressions highly suitable for a socially responsible person and avoid slang, informal and inappropriate bizarre expressions. Get practice using the terminology of your subject with great care.
  • Show impartiality while comparing the matters or personalities where the candidate has a strong affiliation with one of them.

Additional Test points

  • Be Pakistani and think of a patriotic Pakistani. Don’t endorse the prejudiced or slanted views against Pakistan, Pakistani people, heroes, and history. Show a critical approach towards such propaganda.
  • Don’t form opinions based on unauthentic sources of information such as rumors, friends’ comments, biased opinions reflected in mass media, religious men’s common accusations, etc.
  • Find a role model in your teachers or the well-known teachers in terms of clarity of thought and expression, balanced and reasonable approach, and being a patriotic Pakistani. Try to imitate this role model initially and gradually develop your image on the same lines. (The role models may be more than one.) 


MCQs for Subject tests are designed to measure skills and knowledge gain over a long period. However, you might increase your scores to some extent through preparation a few weeks or months before you take the test. Last-minute cramming is unlikely to be of further help. 


 There are two steps for selecting lecturers:

  1. Written Test
  2. Interview.

How to Preparation for Written Test? 

  • Revise and review the syllabus you studied at the master’s level and imagine the ‘world’ of Yours subject.
  • Make or get a timeline of your subject’s key concepts, theories, or development.
  • Get an authentic and comprehensive dictionary and consult it whenever you confuse about any word, term, or idea. It looks better than you should have two dictionaries. The first is a comprehensive English dictionary (such as Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary or Cambridge Advanced Learners’ Dictionary) and the dictionary of your subject (such as Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms). Most dictionaries are also available online and mildly (CDs, DVDs, etc.).
  •  Get a brief introduction of those writers’ philosophies and the context of their philosophies studied for the exams.
  • Read the prescribed texts if they exist and not read while doing your M.A/M.Sc. Do not rely on the summary. Only develop a logical approach after studying the prescribed syllabus in detail. e Learn to identify the factors or things that make the content vague, ambiguous, or obscure.
  •  Make a schedule for your study and strictly execute your study plan. (The study plan should be well-thought, taking different influencing factors into account such as severe weather conditions, load shedding, other unavoidable engagements, etc.). 
  • The written test for Lectureship requires the appropriate speed to do 1 MCQ in a minute, and you should ensure this speed by continuous practice before exams. You should attempt at least 5 MCQs tests for practice before your test day. 

Written Test Format 

How to be a lecturer and preparation? Written Test for Lectureship contains 100 MCQs comprising questions related to the post/subject qualification & General Knowledge, including Pakistan Affairs, Current Affairs, Islamic Studies, Geography, Basic Mathematics, English, Urdu, Everyday Science, and Computer Science. The candidate gives a ‘question book’ for 100 MCQs, five options, and an answer sheet where five options (A, B, C, D, and E) give against each serial number. The candidate reads the statement. From his main ‘question book,’ he selects the accurate or nearest possible answer and fills the option given on the answer sheet.

Test-Taking Strategies 

How to be a lecturer and preparation? When you take eras the test, you will j mark your answers on a separate machine-readable or machine-scorable answer sheet. Total testing time is two hours or 100 minutes, but there are no separately timed sections.

 Following are some general test-taking strategies you may want to consider.

  • Be vigilant and concentrated concerning your job of completing 100 MCQs within time. 
  • Please read a statement carefully and then read the options given for it. Pay full attention to them and choose the get option. If you don’t know the opportunity, it seems better you should skip this question and go to the next.
  • Try to exclude the irrelevant choices by following different exclusion techniques such as four options indicate the same thing and one is different that may be the correct answer. 
  • Try to save time if the statement is concise and you know the exact answer, and this time will be helpful to do the question where the answer you are not sure of. 
  • Use the minimum time for each statement in your first reading of the reports and save time for the second reading of not yet attempted questions. 
  • Fill the circles of the chosen options quickly using a black marker. Avoid incomplete filling of the process. 
  • Do not fill more than one option. 
  • Do not forget to tally the serial number of your question book and that of your answer sheet before serving the option. Since serial numbers of the answer sheet are very close, the candidates sometimes fill the possibility of another serial number in a hurry. Try to avoid. 

More Strategies

  • Avoid any errors that may cause many errors. For instance, if a candidate skips a question and goes to subsequent and selects its option while filling the opportunity, he does not care for the serial number and loads the options given for a question above. 
  • Check one by one and ensure that all the possibilities offering against the serial numbers 1-100 have been correctly filled, and then submit both the sheets to the invigilator. 
  • Read the test directions carefully, and work as rapidly as possible without being careless. For each question, choose the best answer from the available options. 
  • All questions are of equal value; do not waste time pondering individual complex or unfamiliar. 
  • You may want to work through the test quite rapidly, hat requires more thought and concluding with feeling confident, then going back and answering questions t the most difficult questions if there is time
  • Carefully fill the circle for the answer as questions you may not count in scoring. 
  • Record all answers on your answer sheet. Responses recorded in your test book will not be counted. 
  • Do not wait until the last five minutes of a testing session to record answers on your answer sheet.

How to prepare Interview for any jobs?

How to be a lecturer and preparation? The candidates who pass the written test are called for an interview. The candidates are sent an interview letter or informed through the interview schedule displayed online on the public service commission website. The date, time, and venue are mentioned in this letter or the online interview schedule. Usually, the candidates are asked to bring their original degrees/certificates /transcripts, domicile, and CNIC when they appear for an interview. 

Interview Panel 

How to be a lecturer and preparation? The interview panel consists of four members. The head of the committee represents the Commission. The two members are senior professors (or retired professors) of the same subject, and the fourth member represents Education Department. That may be a coincidence that the panel member who represents the Education Department shares the issue of the candidate. The member of the Education Department is usually the professor or senior subject specialist. 

The last member of the panel who represents the Education Department is supposed to ask questions on teaching methods, techniques, and classroom management. Usually, the concepts of education and their practical application are asked. Sometimes the candidate is asked to give a short presentation of the lecture in the classroom. Suppose the representative of the Education Department and the candidate belong to the same subject. In that case, this panel member may ask questions about the issue rather than teaching methods, education, concepts, and practices.

What May be Asked 

  • Questions related to the subject.
  • Area of interest within the topic or optional article.
  • The technical terms of your subject
  • What have you read beyond the master syllabus?
  • The ‘new arrivals’ of the issue. e Favorite writer
  • Philosophy and contribution of your favorite personalities
  • Details of any medal award or prize that you claim to have received.
  • Questions on teaching methods e Techniques, and classroom management
  • Concepts of education
  • Practical application 
  • A short lecture presentation in the classroom.

Preparation for Interview 

The candidate should, first of all, choose their area of interest and then study it thoroughly. If there are diagrams, tables, figures, dates, names of characters, they should give due attention, and nothing should be confused at all. Should read the prescribed texts thoroughly. Then should revise the optional papers studied at the master level. A topic or book should be chosen and read that should be latest and highly relevant to their subject. This chosen book should reflect that the candidate likes to read their topic beyond the syllabus. Should prepare the selected syllabus (area of interest, latest book, and optional subjects) in written form. After completing the written practice, the candidate may exercise before a mirror, speaking the prepared content bit loud, with fluency and clarity. 

Be Careful 

The candidate should choose their area of interest very carefully and be aware of its ins and outs. In most cases, the superficial knowledge of the focused area/topic/writer causes failure. At the second stage, the candidate should write their interview in detail, concentrating on their qualification. In addition, the institutes they attended, particularly the last institute, (If the candidate has been an external student to the university and has participated in no institute regularly, there is no need to lose confidence and feel inferiority complex. 

Find the appropriate teaching methods for your subjects or for the parts of the topic you have chosen to share in your interview. Respond how you will motivate your students to learn and minimize their resistance against new and innovative practices. 

Practice Mirror 

After completing the written preparation, the candidate may exercise before a mirror, speaking the prepared content bit loud, with fluency and clarity. 

Interview Questions 

  • What is the job description of your present post? 
  • Who are renowned Pakistanis that belong to your districts, and what are their distinctions? 
  • What was the issue (national level) that happened in or concerned with your district and got media coverage? What is your opinion on this matter? 
  • Do you think that the media and government handle it rightly? 
  • How could it be handled better? 
  • Tell the name of personalities from your district who participated in the Pakistani movement.

‘Model Interviews

How to be a lecturer and preparation? Mock interviews are beneficial for the preparation of interviews. You should visit your senior college teachers or the teachers In your contact and request them to conduct a mock interview—the teacher. Teachers will pose as Interviewers, and you will present yourself before them as a candidate. At the end of the discussion, get their feedback and improve your weak areas in the light of these suggestions. You must show good communication skills in these mock interviews that will pay you in your actual interview. 

Introducing Yourself 

While introducing yourself, do not forget to mention the following.

  1. Your Name 
  2. Your Professional background
  3.  The family background 
  4. Qualification/Education 
  5. Achievement/distinction 
  6. Future plans. 

Enter Interview Room 

  • You should enter the room and say Assalam o Alaikum with a smile.
  •  Have your seat with permission. 
  • You should not be nervous and try to be calm. 
  • Listen to the panelist’s questions calmly, think a few seconds and respond confidently. 
  • If you don’t know the answer to a question, you may skip it and not be nervous as nobody knows everything. 
  • If, by character, you are not an extrovert, don’t worry at all.
  • Many times, introverts perform better than extroverts. 
  • If you fail to respond to any question related to national, international, or current information, don’t bother at all.
  • Proper responses to the General knowledge questions supplement your performance. Your original version is based on your subject knowledge. 
  • When your interview is concluding, you should thank the panel with a smile and leave the room walking gracefully.
  • Say nothing negative about the panel out of the room and again report to the concerned desk. 
  • Afterward, you should not think much about it. 
  • Just pray to Allah Almighty for success and be an optimist.

Check List for Interview 

  1. An interview letter
  2.  Online interview schedule
  3.  Original degrees
  4.  Certificates
  5.  Transcripts
  6.  Domicile
  7.  CNIC 

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