Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission


The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) (Hindi: लोक सेवा आयोग, उत्तर प्रदेश) is the state agency authorized to conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry level appointments to the various Civil Services of Uttar Pradesh. The agency’s charter is granted by the Constitution of India. Articles 315 to 323 of Part XIV of the constitution, titled Services Under the Union and the States, provide for a Public Service Commission for the Union and for each state.

History

The Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) came into existence on April 1, 1937, with the main aim of recruiting candidates to various services in the state. The commission is regulated by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Regulation, 1976.

Origin

Indianisation of the superior Civil Services became one of the major demands of the political movement compelling the British Indian Government to consider setting up of a Public Service Commission for recruitment to its services in the territory. Under the Government of India Act, 1935, for the first time, provision was made for the formation of Public Service Commissions at the provincial level. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission was constituted on 1 April 1937 with its headquarters at Allahabad. The working of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission is also regulated by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission Regulation, 1976.

Functions

  • Conducting examinations.
  • Promotions.
  • Disciplinary Actions.
  • Service Rules.
  • Advice to the U.P. Government.

Examination Conducted by the Commission

  • Combined State/Upper Subordinate Examination.
  • Combined State/Lower Subordinate Examination.
  • R.O/A.R.O Examination.
  • A.P.S. Examination.
  • Assistant Registrar Examination.
  • Combined State Engineering Examination.
  • U.P. Nyayic Seva Examination.
  • Assistant Prosecuting Officers Examination.

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References :
http://uppsc.up.nic.in
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttar_Pradesh_Public_Service_Commission

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