The purpose of this research is to analyses the principle of equality in choosing between applicants for public service vacancies as it is one of serval fundamental principles governing appointment in public service.

The study concluded that discrimination among candidates for public service vacancies on the basis of political, religious or sex considerations is not admissible under the Internationl conventions and constitutions of states.

Though the suitability of a nominee to occupy a certain vacancy is to be decided by the concerned authority according to its discretionary power, yet such decision should not be a basis of error in law, error apparent of appreciation, detour of power, or error in fact. However, sex discrimmation is only acceptable, provided it is superintended by the court.