SPSC which started functioning in the year 1982, with the responsibility of conducting Union Public Service Commission exams it has been functioning ever since to recruit the right candidates for the various posts available in the state. Being the least populated state in the country, Sikkim is the second smallest state in terms of area. The recruitment procedure would be the same as any Public Service Commission which would be through written exam followed by an interview. To apply for any posts the candidates are supposed to look out for the notifications released on their official website http://www.spscskm.gov.in/ and apply accordingly to the posts desired. Some of the posts for which the notifications have been released recently are discussed below:
Apart from the regular administrative, judicial and police posts such as IAS, IPS etc. offered by any state, SPSC offers post for photography which is prominent due to its geographic location and the scenery, which makes Sikkim a tourist location. As we all know that Sikkim is one of the most beautiful states in India and is also a tourist location, the state to boost its tourism deemed it necessary to recruit in the field of photography. The SPSC released notification for 2 posts in Photography for 2016, the candidates applying for the post of photography must possess a graduate degree in the field of Photography. The age limit for the candidates applying for the post of Photography is that their age should be 18-30 years. Once selected the candidates would be receiving a pay of Rs. 9300-34800/- plus grade pay of Rs.3800/- per month. The application fee would be Rs. 150 and the candidates would have to pass a written exam followed by an interview.
SPSC also released recruitment notification for 104 Junior Engineer posts for the year 2016 and the eligibility criteria for the post of Junior Engineer is that the candidate must possess a graduate degree. The age criteria is that the candidate applying would have to be more than 21 years old and less than 30 years.
SPSC also recruits for the posts such as Nepali Translators, Teachers, Head masters, Staff Nurses, Sub fire officers and other government medical posts such as General Medical Duty Officer, Veterinary Doctor. The same age criteria of age being between 21 and 30 years old applied to all of the posts. Except for the post of Head master, for which there is no upper limit. The educational criteria demanding a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in the respective fields for which the candidates are applying for. These are the posts SPSC recruits for apart from the usual administrative and judicial services that any public service commission offers.
The other vacancies for which SPSC conducts examinations is for the post of Village Level Workers (VLW). For which the candidates must have passed 10th class with either of the subjects such as Bio-Science or Agriculture/Horticulture Science along with their age being between 18 to 30 years. The candidates would have to pass the written exam followed by interview, this is a wonderful opportunity for the residents of Sikkim to ensure a job in the government.
To crack the IAS exam conducted by SPSC candidates may take coaching from coaching centers such as Divine IAS Academy which provides coaching not only in English but also in Hindi and Punjabi medium. The candidates preparing for SPSC can also refer to the website http://www.examrace.com/SPSC/Sikkim-PSC/SikmPSC-Study-Material/ for study material regarding the SPSC exams.
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