Services Department Resolution

Delhi the 4th October 1996


On a careful consideration of the recommendations of the Services Department of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi have decided to set up a Selection Board to be known as "Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board" hereinafter called Board.



Constitution of the Board :

The Board will be an attached Office of the Services Department, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi and will comprise of a Chairman, a Member (Ad-hoc) and a Secretary-cum-Controller of Examinations to be appointed on such terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the Government from time to time. The Board will be provided such supporting staff as may be considered necessary by the Govnernment.

3. Functions :

To start with, the Board will select candidates from Group 'B' and 'C' posts in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (including Delhi Electric Supply Undertaking)and New Delhi Municipal Council. The Board will, among other things, conduct examinations and hold interviews, whenever required in the selection process according to the relevant Rrecruitment Rules in accordance with Section 93-A of the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act 1957 and Section 42 of the New Delhi Municipal Council Act 1994.

Board will take over recruitment to Group 'B' and 'C' posts in different departments of Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (including Delhi Police) and its autonomous bodies in the jurisdiction of this Board, when approval of Government of India is obtained.
4. Duties and Responsibilities :

The Chairman as administrative head of the Board will be responsible for :-



Ascertaining form the departments the number of Group 'B' and 'C' posts for which recruitment is to be made from time to time.



Inviting applications by means of advertisements.



Scrutinizing applications received in response to the advertisements.



Selection of candidates either by competitive examinations or interviews of candidates or by both.



Submission to the departments concerned the names of the selected candidates.



Taking steps to ensure that in making recommendations, the departments will be able to discharge their obligations in respect of the recruitments of the members of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.


Maintaining records of selections made by the Board.


Submitting an Annual Report of the activities of the Board to the Services Department.


Any other duty or duties, entrusted by the Government from time to time.




  Member (Ad-hoc)


Assisting the Chairman in conducting examinations and interviews of candidates as and when necessary. He will sit in the interviews held by the Board as a Member Expert or Chairman.


Any other duty or duties to be assigned by the Chairman, who can delegate any administrative or financial powers exercised by him.





Delegation of Powers :-

The Chairman of the Board will exercise the administrative and financial powers of the "Head of the Department". The Board will also have a Secretary, who will exercise the powers of the "Head of Office".


Ordered that a copy of this Resolution be communicated to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and also the Resolution be published in the Gazette of Delhi.