Paper I - General studies
Paper II Aptitude test.
In HPAS exam Paper I, you will get questions from History, Geography, Current events of national and international affairs, History of India, Indian Polity, Constitution, Economic and Social development, Environment and General Science.
In HPAS exam Paper II the candidates are tested for Comprehension, Interpersonal skills, Logical reasoning, Numeric ability, English Language etc.
The subjects and test papers for HPAS exam is like any other competitive examination so you can refer general competitive examination books which will help you to prepare for HPAS examination.
Here I am giving you some books to prepare for Himachal Pradesh Admistrative Services exam.
Refer R.S. Aggarwal Quantitative Book written by S.Chand.
Refer Manorama Year Book
Refer General Knowledge and Current Affairs by R. Gupta
Objective General Knowledge by Edgar Thorpe and Showick Thorpe
Analytical Reasoning by Shri M.K. Pandey
Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal.
Refer NCERT books on General Science, Histroy, Geography and Economics.
Here I am providing you with some links for sample solved questions to prepare for HPAS exam.
- General Knowledge / General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Numerical ability
- Logical reasoning
- English Language
I think this suffice your needs to prepare for HPAS exam.