(7) to present an annual report to the Governor who shall cause it to be laid before the
1.3. It is also the duty of Commission to tender advice, on any matter so referred to it and on
anyother matter which the Governor of the State, may refer to it.
2.: CONSTITUTION OF SIKKIM PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
2. 1. After Sikkim became a full-fledged State of Union of India, the Governor of Sikkim made
regulations, namely, Sikkim Public Service Commission Regulations, 1976 (Sikkim Government
Gazette (Extraordinary) No. 69 dated 18th October 1976) in respects of compositions and staff of
the Sikkim Public Service Commission, their tenure of Office and conditions of service. According
to regulation 4 of the said Regulations, the Sikkim Public Service Commission consists of a
Chairmanand one or more other members as the Governor of Sikkim consider necessary from time
to time. Subsequently, these Regulations were amended vide Sikkim Public Service Commission
(Members) Regulation 1983 and regulation 3 of the said Regulations provided that the number of
members of the Commission, excluding the Chairman, shall not exceed two. Copies of these
Regulations are appended vide APPENDIX -IA and APPENDIX 1B, respectively.
2.2. The function of the Sikkim Public Service Commission is similar as enumerated in paragraph
2.3Exemption from Consultation.- The State Government as respects services and posts,
apart from the all-India Services, in connection with the affairs of the State, is competent to
make regulations, under Clouse (4) of Article 320 of the Constitution of India, specifying the
matters in which either generally, or in any particular class or case or in any particular
circumstance. it shall not be necessary for the Sikkim Public Service Commission to be consulted.
The Government of Sikkim has made Sikkim Public Service Commission (Exemption from
Consultation) Regulations specifying the matters in which the State Government need not
consult the Commission. These Regulations are given in APPENDIX II.
2.4 Secretor/at of theCommission.- The Commission has its Secretariat headed by a
Secretary and other officers and staff appointed under the Sikkim Public Service Commission
(Staff) Regulations, 1983 as amended from time to time. A copy each of these Regulations with
amendments is appended vide APPENDIX - III.
2.5 The present manpower position of the Commission is negligible, to say the least. The work-
load of the Commission has increased by many folds since its inception. Besides, the
responsibility of holding large number of examinations conducted by Union Public Service
Commission in its Examination Centre at Gangtok adds up considerable work load on the