Public Service Commission to sign MOU with India

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Public Service Commission of Mauritius and the Union Public Service Commission of India would be signed.

The MOU would provide for the establishment of close cooperation between the two parties in the following areas: exchange of experience on modern approach to public service recruitment and selection; sharing of expertise in the use of Information Technology (IT) in the preparation of written examination and holding of Computer Based Recruitment Test and Online Examinations; and capacity building through formal training sessions, including short-term attachments.

The Public Service Commission was established under the PSC Ordinance (No. 23 of 1953) and came into operation on 11th May 1955. It aims to ensure that the Republic of Mauritius has a professional and efficient Civil Service geared towards excellence.

It has as objectives to identify and appoint qualified persons with the drive, skill and attitude for efficient performance; to safeguard the impartiality and integrity of appointments and promotions in the Civil Service to ensure that these are based on merits; and to take disciplinary action with a view to maintaining ethical standards and to safeguard public confidence in the service.

Source: Government of Mauritius