The Goa Public Service Commission is a constitutional body of the government of the Indian state of Goa, with responsibility for selection and examination of civil service employees. The Government of Goa is required to consult it on matters relating to the appointment, rules of recruitment, transfer, promotion and disciplinary action of civil servants. It reports directly to the Governor of Goa.
The chairman and other members are appointed by the Governor of Goa. In 2018, Jose Manuel Noronha was the chairman, Ameya Abhayankar was secretary and Seema V. Malkarnekar the deputy-secretary.
Formed: 30 May 1988
Preceding Commission: Governor Of Goa
Headquarters: EDC House, Dada Vaidya Road, Panaji, Goa
Commission Executive: Jose Manuel Noronha, Chairman
Goa Public Service Commission History
After Goa became a Union territory in 1962, the Union Public Service Commission was responsible for civil service recruitment and other service-related matters. When Goa became a State of India in 1987, it became entitled to have its own Public Service Commission. The Goa Public Service Commission was set up on 30 May 1988. The first chairman was J.C. Alemeida.