Head Office of the Kerala Public Service Commission is situated
atop the Thulasi Hills at Pattom in Thiuvananthapuram, the
capital city of Kerala. Its name resonates frequently with
the place-name Pattom. And, the Head Office of the Kerala
Public Service Commission has already become the Signature
The Commission has got three Regional Offices at Kollam,
Ernakulam and Kozhikode which have been constituted for
decentralising State-wide selections. There are District
Offices of the Commission in all Revenue Districts to attend
to selections relating to posts earmarked for District-wise
Head of the Office of the Commission is the Secretary who
is appointed by the Commission with prior approval of the
Governor. The Secretary is assisted by three Additional
Secretaries, one of whom is the Controller of Examinations.
Below to their ranks, there are 12 Joint Secretaries, 22
Deputy Secretaries and 64 Under Secretaries. The number
of Section Officers under the Commission is 196. About 1200
other officers including Personal Assistants, Assistants,
Typists, Peons etc. are also assisting the Commission in
The functioning of the Commission is carried out by Recruitment
Wing, Examination Wing, Departmental Test Wing, Advice/Consultation
Wing, Secret Section, Research and Analysis Wing, Public
Relation Unit, Establishment Wing, Accounts Wing, Records
Section, Fair Copy Sections, Tappal Sections and Library.
The Recruitment Wing consists of Government
Recruitment, Corporation and Companies Recruitment, Local
Authority Recruitment, Co-operative sector Recruitment,
Special Recruitment for SC/ST, Inspection of Recruitment
and District Recruitment Sections which prepare Notifications
inviting applications for District-wise Selection.
All works connected with the Conduct of various Examinations
and Tests for Recruitment & Eligibility Test fall under
the Examination Wing.
Advice Wing deals with all the consultations
in respect of Recruitment Rules and Disciplinary Cases made
by the Government under Article 320(3)of the Constitution.
Advice Wing also deals with furnishing facts to defend all
the Litigation filed against or by the Commission before
the Hon’ble High Court of Kerala and Hon’ble
Supreme Court of India. The Commission have appointed an
Advocate as its Legal Retainer to conduct the cases.
The Research and Analysis Wing coordinates,
plans and monitors the operations of the whole organization
to improve the quality of work, minimise the delay and to
streamline and modernise the whole system.
Public Relations Unit of the Commission
functions as an effective link between the organistation
and the public. The Enquiry Section under the unit functions
as the information centre. Publication of the
PSC Bulletin, a fortnightly publication of the Commission
is also done by the P.R.Unit.