Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission, History, Function

Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission, known commonly as CGPSC is a state government agency of Chhattisgarh state, responsible for conducting Civil Services examinations and Competitive Examinations to select the eligible candidates for various civil services and departmental posts.


Key Description Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission:

Formed: 3 May 2001; 19 years ago

Jurisdiction: Government of Chhattisgarh

Headquarters: Shankar Nagar Road, Bhagat Singh Square, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Commission executive:

  • T. S. Sonvani, (Chairman)
  • Pushpa Sahu (Secretary)
  • Shiv Narayan Pandey (Member)
  • Sukrit Lal Sao (Member)
  • Motilal Bachker (Member)

Parent Department: Union Public Service Commission



History of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission

The commission came into existence under the provision of Act 315 of Part XIV Constitution of India on 3 May 2001, when its respective state Chhattisgarh was formed on 1 November 2000 by partitioning the several districts of Madhya Pradesh, into one state.


Functions of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission

CGPSC performs its functions as authorized by Act 315 under the supervision of Government of Chhattisgarh and state governor.

  • Conducting recruitment process of the selected candidates.
  • Conducting interviews and screening tests of eligible candidates.
  • Conducting competitive and departmental examinations.
  • To maintain and decide service rules.
  • Advice to the Chhattisgarh Government.


Commission Profile

CGPSC members are appointed or removed by the state governor. Their term of service is set to six years which starts from the date of appointment.