Karnataka Public Service Commission like any other Public Service Commission of
a State in India, has come into existence by virtue of a Constitutional mandate
under Article 315 read with Article 316 of the Constitution of India.
In other words, the Commission is a constitutional body.
The “ Commission ” comprises of Chairman and Nine Members. The present incumbents are;
|Sri. K. R. Sundar I.A.S.|
service conditions of the Chairman, Members
and the staff of the Commission are governed under the Regulations called
the Karnataka Public Service Commission (Conditions of Service)
Regulations 1957, framed under Article 318 of the Constitution of India.
The Commission is having its Head Office at Bangalore and four Regional
Offices at Mysore, Belgaum Gulbarga & Shimoga. The regional office is
headed by an Assistant Secretary,
who is of the rank of Class I
Junior Scale officer. Each Regional Office is equipped with one Section Officer,
One Assistant, Two Junior Assistants, One Typist and Two Group “D” staff.
The office of the Commission is housed in two buildings viz. Park House & Udyoga Soudha at Bangalore provided by the Government. The Regional Offices at Belgaum, Gulbarga & Shimoga are located at Government buildings.
To assist the Commission on
Legal matters there is a Legal Cell
headed by a retired District and Session Judge appointed on contract
The Commission is having a full fledged Computer centre with required
hard ware and soft ware support.