Sindh Public Service Commission of Pakistan (PPSC)
The existing shape of Sindh Public Service is a derivative of Bombay Sindh Public ServiceCommission which has been modified fromtime to time to meet the needs of the Province. The Bombay Sindh Public Service Commission (SPSC) was established in 1937 under the Government of India Act 1935 to recruit human resources within the territoriesof Sindh and Bombay. Subsequently on 1 August 1947, the Commission was re-established as Sindh Public Service Commission. The Commission is provided constitutional cover under Article 242 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan and SPSC Act 1989 as amended from time to time. The Chairman and the Members of the Commission are appointed by the Governor in consultation with the Chief Minister, presently for the fixed and non-renewable term of five years.
The primary charter of functions of the Commission as specified in Section 7 of SPSC Act 1989 is: Conduct examinations, tests and interviews for recruitment of human resources for initial regular appointment to civil postsconnected with the affairs of Sindh Province in BPS 11 and above.
Conduct tests for initial recruitment toposts in or under a Corporation or other Autonomous Bodies or Organizations set up by Government of Sindh (GoS), under any law or otherwise as may be prescribed.
Recommend revision/updating and designing of curricula prescribed for various cadres.
Advise Government on:
Matters relating to qualifications for andmethods of appointment to the posts.
Any matter referred to the Commission by the Government of Sindh.
Procedures and Rules and other issues pertaining to absorption of officers of various services and cadres of PCS.
Hold Departmental/Entrance and Language Examinations as required.