The Union Public Service Commission, which is a Constitutional body, is mandated to carry out a wide range of functions under Article 320 of the Constitution of India. The requisite provisions in the Constitution of India, read with the UPSC (Exemption from Consultation) Regulations, 1958, mandates the Commission to Advise upon the framing and amendment of Recruitment/ Service Rules for various Civil Posts under the Govt of India/ Union Territory Administrations/ certain other Autonomous Organizations like NDMC, MCD, DJB, EPFO, ESIC etc. There is a dedicated Branch i.e. the Recruitment Rules Branch within the Commission, wherein a team of Officials are tasked with the responsibility to facilitate the Ministries / Departments/UT Administrations/ Autonomous Organisations in this regard.