State Public Service Commissions (PSCs) are independent constitutional bodies in India responsible for recruitment to the state services and advising the governor on personnel matters. Each state has its own PSC, ensuring fair and transparent selection processes for government jobs within the state.

Functions of State PSCs:

  • Conduct examinations: State PSCs conduct various competitive examinations to recruit officers for the state administrative services, state police services, state forest services, and other Group A and B non-ministerial posts of the state government.
  • Make recommendations for promotions: They recommend promotions for officers of the state services.
  • Advise on disciplinary matters: Advise the governor on disciplinary matters relating to officers of the state services.
  • Set standards for recruitment and training: Set standards for recruitment and training of state government employees.

State PSCs vs. UPSC:

  • Scope: State PSCs handle recruitment for state services, while UPSC handles recruitment for All India Services and Central Services.
  • Examinations: Both conduct separate examinations with different formats and syllabuses.
  • Independence: Both are independent bodies, ensuring fair and transparent selection processes.

Benefits of State PSCs:

  • Fairness: Open to all eligible candidates from the state, regardless of background or connections.
  • Meritocracy: Selection based on performance in competitive examinations.
  • Representation: Helps ensure the state services reflect the diversity of the state population.
  • Accountability:¬†Independent bodies accountable to the people of the state.


Here’s a comprehensive list of all State Public Service Commissions (PSCs) in India along with their respective websites:

StatePublic Service CommissionWebsite
Andhra PradeshAndhra Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)https://psc.ap.gov.in/
Arunachal PradeshArunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC)https://appsc.gov.in/
AssamAssam Public Service Commission (APSC)https://apsc.nic.in/
BiharBihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)https://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/
ChhattisgarhChhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CPSC)https://psc.cg.gov.in/
GoaGoa Public Service Commission (GPSC)https://gpsc.goa.gov.in/
GujaratGujarat Public Service Commission (GPSC)https://gpsc.gujarat.gov.in/
HaryanaHaryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)http://hpsc.gov.in/
Himachal PradeshHimachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC)http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/
Jammu & KashmirJammu & Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC)https://jkpsc.nic.in/
JharkhandJharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)https://www.jpsc.gov.in/
KarnatakaKarnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC)https://kpsc.kar.nic.in/
KeralaKerala Public Service Commission (KPSC)https://www.keralapsc.gov.in/
Madhya PradeshMadhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC)https://mppsc.mp.gov.in/
MaharashtraMaharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC)https://mpsc.gov.in/
ManipurManipur Public Service Commission (MPSC)https://mpscmanipur.gov.in/
MeghalayaMeghalaya Public Service Commission (MPSC)https://mpsc.nic.in/
MizoramMizoram Public Service Commission (MPSC)https://mpsc.mizoram.gov.in/
NagalandNagaland Public Service Commission (NPSC)https://npsc.nagaland.gov.in/
OdishaOdisha Public Service Commission (OPSC)https://www.opsc.gov.in/
PunjabPunjab Public Service Commission (PPSC)https://www.ppsc.gov.in/
RajasthanRajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)https://rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in/
SikkimSikkim Public Service Commission (SPSC)http://spscskm.gov.in/
Tamil NaduTamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC)https://www.tnpsc.gov.in/
TelanganaTelangana Public Service Commission (TSPC)https://websitenew.tspsc.gov.in/
TripuraTripura Public Service Commission (TPSC)https://tpsc.tripura.gov.in/
Uttar PradeshUttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC)https://uppsc.up.nic.in/
UttarakhandUttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC)http://ukpsc.gov.in/
West BengalWest Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)https://wbpsc.gov.in/
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