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BIHAR PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION - BPSC
The Bihar Public Service Commission came into existence from 1 April 1949 after its separation from the Commission for the States of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh, in accordance with sub-section (1) of section 261 of the Government of India Act 1935, as adapted.
The Bihar Public Service Commission is a Constitutional body under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. The Bihar Public Service Commission initially began its functioning for the State of Bihar with its headquarters at Ranchi. The State Government decided to shift the headquarters of the Commission from Ranchi to Patna and it was finally shifted to Patna on 1 March 1951.
The first Chairman of the Bihar Public Service Commission was Shri Rajandhari Sinha. Shri Radha Krishna Choudhary was the first Secretary to this Commission.
The Mandate of Bihar Public Service Commission
Article 320 and 321 of the Constitution of India prescribes the mandate of the State Public Service Commissions, which is -
a) Recruitment by conduct of Competitive Examinations/ through interviews to the services of the State Government.
b) Advising the State Government on the matters related with recruitment to various services and posts, framing and amendment of recruitment Rules.
c) Advising the State Government in all disciplinary cases relating to different civil services.
d) Advising the State Government in the matter of grant of extraordinary pension, reimbursement of legal expenses, etc.
e) Advising the State Government on any matter referred to the Commission by the Governor of Bihar,
Recruitment is made by two methods -
1. Direct Recruitment – Direct recruitment is made mainly by way of conducting competitive examination in which the selection is done on the basis of either of the following procedures:
a) Main (Written) Examination and Interview of the successful candidates of the Preliminary Test prescribed under rules.
b) Written Examination and Interview.
2. Promotion – Promotion is granted to civil servants through the Departmental Promotion Committee (under the chairmanship of the Commission) constituted for the same and in accordance with the rules framed by the State Government.
BIHAR PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
15, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg (Bailey Road), Patna – 800 001 (BIHAR)
BPSC Contact Details
Name and Designation Office Numbers
Shri Shishir Sinha, Hon'ble Chairman 2235525
Prof (Dr.) Ram K Singh, Hon'ble Member 2205326
Shri Shakti Samant, Hon'ble Member 2215322
Shri Pradeep K Pandey, Hon'ble Member 2215780
Shri Keshav Ranjan Prasad, Secretary 2215187
Shri Amarendra Kumar, Joint Secretary-cum-Examination Controller 2215368
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