Goa Public Service Commission


Goa Public Service Commission

The Goa Public Service Commission is a body created by the Constitution of India. The Commission advises the Government on all matters relating to State Civil Services referred to it under Article 320 (3) of the Constitution.

The requisitions from the Government are received in the form of proposals indicating number of vacancies in a particular post in a department or cadre and the mode of filling up the vacancies. The mode of filling up the posts is either by direct recruitment inviting applications from the open market or by way of promotion from lower grades which are called feeder grades. The recruitment is strictly governed and guided by Recruitment Rules framed by the Government under Article 309 of the Constitution under the advice from the Commission. In case of direct recruitment the Commission publishes advertisement, notifies the number of vacancies with requirements of essential qualifications and experience as per the Recruitment Rules.


1. To conduct examinations for appointments to the civil services of the State of Goa.

2. The Goa Public Service Commission shall be consulted by the State:

(a) on all matters relating to methods of recruitments to civil services and for civil posts;

(b) on the principles to be followed in making appointments to civil services posts and in making promotions and transfers from one service to another and on the suitability of candidates for such appointments, promotions or transfers;

(c) on all disciplinary matters affecting a person serving under the Government of a Goa in a civil capacity, including memorials or petitions relating to such matters;

(d) on any claim by or in respect of a person who is serving or has served under the Government of Goa, in a civil capacity, that any costs incurred by him in defending legal proceedings instituted against him in respect of acts done or purporting to be done in the execution of his duty should be paid out of the Consolidated Fund of the State;

(e) on any claim for the award of a pension in respect of injuries sustained by a person while serving under the Government of Goa , in a civil capacity, and any question as to the amount of any such award;

and it shall be the duty of a Goa Public Service Commission to advise on any matter so referred to them and on any other matter which the Governor of Goa may refer to them;

Provided that the Governor, as respects other services and posts in connection with the affairs of the State, may make regulations specifying the matters in which either generally or in any particular class of case or in any particular circumstances, it shall not be necessary for a Goa Public Service Commission to be consulted.

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Contact Details:

PANAJI GOA - 403 001.

TELEPHONE Secretary : 0832 - 2421672 (O)
Office : 0832 - 2226687(EPABX)
FAX : 0832 - 2221415
E.MAIL: sec-gpsc.goa (at) nic.in

  • All correspondence and communications should be addressed to  Secretary, Goa Public Service Commission only.


Courtesy: goapsc.gov.in