Gujarat Public Service Commission

The Gujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC) is a body created by the Constitution of India to select applicants for civil services in the Indian state of Gujarat according to the merits of the applicants.[1]

Gujarat Public Service Commission
ગુજરાત જાહેર સેવા આયોગ
Formation1 May 1960; 63 years ago (1960-05-01)
TypeState Civil Service Recruitment Agency
  • Group A (Non Technical)
  • Group B (Non Technical)
HeadquartersGandhinagar, Gujarat
Region served
Shri Nalin Upadhyay, IAS
Parent organization

Commission profile Edit

The Commission is supervised under the state governor and headed by commission's Chairman and members for their specific

Designation Current office holder
Chairman Shri Nalin B. Upadhyay, IAS (Retd.) - (Incharge)
Member Shri Nalin B. Upadhyay, IAS (Retd.)
Member Smt. Asha R. Shah, IAS (Retd.)
Member Shri Ashokkumar M. Bhavsar, Additional Secretary (Retd.)
Member Shri Sureshchandra K. Patel, Chief Engineer (Retd.)
Member Vacant
Member Vacant
Designation Current office holder Email ID Phone Number
Secretary Shri R. J. Halani, IAS (079) 23258959
Joint Secretary (R-5, R-6, R-7, P) Shri S.S. Patwardhan (079) 23258965
Joint Secretary (ACCOUNT, EDPCELL, EX-1, R-2, R&D & RR) Shri H. K. Thakar (079) 23258964
Joint Secretary (EST, EXM,RECORD,REGISTRY, LEGAL, EX-2, DEQ, RTI) Shri S.M. Daudkarim (079) 23258961
Joint Secretary (CNF) Shri L. B. Suthar (079) 23258966
Incharge Joint Secretary (R-1, R-3, R-4) Shri R.C. Maheshwari (079) 23258970
Joint Secretary (Vacant) (079) 23258962
Joint Secretary (Vacant) - (079) --
Account Officer (ACCOUNTS, REGISTRY) Shri M. R. Mistry (079) 23258977
Deputy Secretary (R1, R4) Shri R.C.Maheshwari (079) 23258970
Deputy Secretary (CNF) Shri D. T. Ninama (079) 23258950
Deputy Secretary (EST, EXM, LEGAL, R-6 & R-7) Shri Gaurav R. Pandya (079) 23258973
Deputy Secretary (R-5 & DEQ) Ms. Nasim M. Modan (079) 23258962
Deputy Secretary (EX-2, R&D, RR & SYLLABUS) Shri D. B. Jhala (079) 23258975
Deputy Secretary () - (079) 23258994
Deputy Secretary () - (079) 23258986
Deputy Secretary () - (079) 23258971
P. S. to Chairman I/C Shri K. R. Patel - (079) 23258951
P. S. to Secretary I/C Shri H. J. Rathod (079) 23258959

Functions of the Commission Edit

The following functions have been entrusted to the Gujarat Public Service Commission under Article 320 of the Constitution of India.[citation needed]

  • To conduct examinations for appointments to the services of the State.
  • To advise on –
    • The matters relating to methods of recruitment to various Civil Services of the State;
    • The principles to be followed in making appointments to civil services of the State and granting promotions, transfers from one service to another and the suitability of candidates for such appointments, promotions and transfers;
    • All the disciplinary matters affecting the Government servants,
    • The claims of reimbursements of legal expenses incurred by Government Servants in defending themselves in legal proceedings initiated against them for the act done or purported to be done by them while executing their duty;
    • The claims for granting injury-pensions to Government Servants; and
    • Any other matters that may be referred to the commission by His Excellency the Governor

These functions are subject to the limitations imposed by the Gujarat Public Service Commission (Exemption from Consultation) Regulations, 1960 made under proviso to clause (3) of Article 320 of the Constitution of India.

List of Chairmen of GPSC Edit

Name from to Remarks
Shri Nalin Upadhyay 13 May 2022 Incumbent
Shri Dinesh Dasa[2] 1 February 2016 31 January 2022
Hasmukh Joshi[3] 6 June 2014 31 January 2016
A B Mandavia 19 February 2004 14 February 2005

See also Edit

References Edit

  1. ^ "Gujarat Public Service Commission, Gandhinagar". Government of Gujarat. Retrieved 12 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Member of Gujarat Public Service Commission Shri Dinesh Dasa has been promoted as chairman of GPSC". DeshGujarat. 30 January 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Hasmukh Joshi takes oath as Gujarat Public Service Commission". Times of India. 6 June 2014. Retrieved 10 October 2022.

External links Edit

  • GPSC official website.