meagre manpower of the Commission. It is, therefore, imperative that the manpower position of
the Secretariat of the Commission is reviewed and adequate required manpower in consonance
with the present work load is placed at the disposal of the Commission.
3. MANUAL FOR THE COMMISSION
3. 1.For smooth functioning of the Commission it is imperative that procedures and practices
followed in the discharge of duties by the Commission are codified to ensure uniform application
of those procedures and practices. In the absence of such codified Manual, the Commission
finds it necessary to document the conventions of procedures and practices so far followed in
the form of a Manual for their uniform application and to maintain transparency in the
functioning of the Commission.
3.2. Now therefore the Sikkim Public Service Commission is pleased to formulate a Manual
containingRULES OF PROCEDURE AND CONDUCT OF BUSINESS OF THE SIKKIM PUBLIC
SERVICE COMMISSIONas hereinafter provided, namely,-
RULES OF PROCEDURE AND, CONDUCT OF BUSINESS OF THE SIKKIM
1.Short title and commencement.-
(1) These rules may be called the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business of the
Sikkim Public Service Commission.
.(2) They shall come into force with immediate effect.
2. Definitions.-In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires, -
(a) "Allocation" means allocation of business of the Commission among the Members
(including Chairman) as per the procedure laid down herein after.
(b) "Board" means a Board constituted by the Commission for the purpose of holding
lnterview / Personalitv Test of candidates.