Sikkim Public Service Commission
Sikkim became an integral part of the Indian Union in May,
1975. The Constitutional Provision under Article 315 to have a Public Service
Commission for the State was fulfilled by constituting a State Public Service
Commission in the year 1978. The Public Commission has actually started
functioning from 1982 with the appointment of the Chairman and deputation of the
staff from the State Government.
Thereafter the Commission started to function in different
rented buildings. At present the State Public Service Commission is located in
the class rooms of the Old West Point School Complex. Consequent upon the
decision of the Union Public Service Commission to declare Gangtok as one of the
Centres for conducting Union Public Service Commission Examinations, the Sikkim
Public Service Commission has been entrusted with the work of conducting Union
Public Service Commission examinations.
Duties & Role of the Commission
The Sikkim Public Service Commission has been established
under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. The Commission consists of a
Chairman and one Member.
The terms and conditions of service of Chairman and Members of the Commission
are governed by the Sikkim Public Service Commission (Members) Regulations,
The Commission is serviced by a Secretariat headed by a Secretary supported by
officers and staff.
The Sikkim Public Service Commission have been entrusted with the following
duties and role under the Constitution:
Recruitment to services & posts under the State through conduct of competitive
Recruitment to services & posts under the State Government by Selection through
Advising on the suitability of officers for appointment on promotion;
Advising Government on all matters relating to methods of Recruitment to various
services & posts;
Disciplinary cases relating to all government employees; and
Miscellaneous matters relating to grant of extra ordinary pensions,
reimbursement of legal expenses etc.
The major role played by the Commission is to select persons to man the various
Services and Posts.
SIKKIM PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Below Police Headquarters
Old West Point School Complex
Phone No.: 03592-203189/201321