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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Q. (i) What are the documents to be sent to the UPSC to obtain its advice on disciplinary cases? Answer-

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Q. (i) What are the documents to be sent to the UPSC to obtain its advice on disciplinary cases?
Answer- The instructions prescribing checklist/proforma including documents required to be sent to UPSC to obtain its views on disciplinary cases have been issued vide O.M. No. 39011/12/2009- Estt.(B) dated 10.05.2010. Reference is also to be made to O.M. No. 39035/1/2011-Estt.(B) dated 10.5.2011, a copy each of which is also available in this Department’s website (http://persmin.nic.in).
 
Q. (ii) Is there any provision to get UPSC’s advice in disciplinary matters where the Courts have given a time limit for completion of the proceedings?
Answer — Yes, the instructions issued in this matter by this Department are contained in O.M. No. 39035/01/2011-Estt.(B) dated 10.05.2011 which is also available in this Department’s website.
 
Q. (iii) Can the penalty proposed to be imposed by the Disciplinary Authority be intimated to UPSC while seeking its advice ?
Answer— No. This Department’s O.M. No. 39034/1/2009-Estt.(B) dated 12.01.2010 refers, which is also available in this Department’s website

Q. (iv) What is the procedure if the Disciplinary Authority does not want to accept the UPSCs advice in a disciplinary proceeding?
Answer — The procedure to be followed while disagreeing with the advice of UPSC in a disciplinary proceedings is contained in O.M. No. 39023/02/2006-Estt.(B) dated 05.12.2006 which is also available in this Department’s website.
 
Q. (v) In case a Ministry wants to exclude any post which is under the purview of the UPSC as per Constitutional mandate, is it necessary that the comments of the UPSC in the matter be taken before referring the matter to the DOP&T ?
Answer — Yes.
 
Q. (vi) Which are the posts exempted presently from the purview of the UPSC ?
Answer— Details of post/services exempted from consultation with UPSC have been listed in the UPSC (Exemption from Consultation) Regulations, 1958 issued by this Department amended from time to time. A copy of updated UPSC (Exemption from Consultation) Regulations, 1958 is also available in this Department’s website (http://persmin.nic.in).
 
Q. (vii) What is the composition of the UPSC ?
Answer— The Union Public Service Commission consists of Chairman and ten Members.
 
Q. (viii) What are the conditions of service applicable for Chairman and Members of UPSC ?
Answer — The conditions of service for Chairman and Members of the Commission are governed by the Union Public Service Commission (Members) Regulations, 1969, which generally follow those applicable to the Chief Election Commissioner/ Election Commissioners.
 
Q. (ix) In which of the examinations conducted by the UPSC, candidates can write answers in any of the languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution ?
Answer—Presently only in Civil Services (Mains) Examinations conducted by the UPSC, the candidates can write answers in any of the languages included in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution.
 

Staff Selection Commission (SSC)

Q. (i) What are the categories of posts for which the SSC makes recruitment?

Answer — SSC makes recruitment to Group B’ (Non-Gazetted) posts and Group ‘C’ (non-technical) posts in the Ministries/ Departments of the Government of India including its attached and subordinate offices. The SSC also makes recruitment to certain technical posts like JEs.

 
Q. (ii) What are the Regional Offices/Sub-Regional Offices of SSC?

Answer—There are 7 Regional Offices at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengluru, Guwahati & Allahabad and 2 Sub-Regional offices at Raipur and Chandigarh. For details, the website of SSC (http://ssc.nic.in) may be referred to.

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