The General Branch mainly deals with housekeeping works like making arrangements for Commission’s Meetings, arrangements and facilitation for conduct of Examinations by the UPSC, procurement of all stationery and other materials for conducting examinations, procurement and maintenance of consumables for the Commission, upkeep and maintenance of the buildings, day-to-day work of the Commission, printing of Annual Report, Newsletters, arrangements for celebration of Foundation Day of UPSC, Hindi Diwas, SAARC meetings, etc., maintenance of Telephone Exchange, contracts for various activities and Security related issues of UPSC.