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, 1983.

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 examinations;

Recruitment to services & posts under the State Government by Selection through Interviews;

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.