Tripura Public Service Commission, publicly known as TPSC is a state government agency of Tripura state, constituted under the Article 315 for conducting civil services examinations and competitive examination purposes.
The commission is responsible for recruitment to various civil services and departmental posts at state level.
Key Description of TPSC
Formed: 30 October 1972
Jurisdiction: Government of Tripura
Headquarters: Agartala, Tripura
- Jagdish Singh, (Chairman)
- D. Bandopadhyay (Joint Secretary)
- D. Dam (Deputy Secretary)
- M. G. Biswas (Deputy Secretary)
- A. Pal (Controller Examination)
- Hiralal Debbarma (Member)
Parent Department: Union Public Service Commission
History of Tripura Public Service Commission
TPSC came into existence after eight months when Tripura state was formed on 21 January 1972. After being served without its constitutional body for eight months, the commission came into existence on 30 October, 1972 under the Article 315, a provision of Constitution of India.
Functions of Tripura Public Service Commission
State public service commission including TPSC are outlined by the Article 315. They perform several functions related to recruitment process to various civil service in its jurisdiction. It was mainly established to conduct competitive examinations.
To conduct civil and departmental examinations for appointment to various services at the State level.
To recruit the eligible candidates to the Ministerial Services.
To advice state government for making appointments and promotions.
To advice government on transfers of the in-service candidates from one service to another service.
Commission Profile of Tripura Public Service Commission
TPSC members are appointed or removed by the state governor. Their terms of services such as promoting or transferring from one service to another is governed by the state governor, if available.