Himachal Administrative Services Exam notification, form and eligibility

HPAS Examination notification has been issued for HP Administrative Service (HPAS) and HP Police Service. See the eligibility, pay scale, exam syllabus and pattern, selection process, how to apply and last date for HP Administrative Service and HP Police Service recruitments.

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) invites applications vide Advt No.V/2012 dated 05/01/2013 from eligible candidates to apply online for Preliminary examination of H.P. Administrative Combined Competitive Examination 2012 for recruitment in Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service and Himachal Pradesh Police Service for which the last date to apply is 04.02.2013. Read on to know eligibility and other job details.

Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services Examination eligibility, vacancies and pay scale details

Name of the Service and No.of Post: A total of 13 vacancies available for recruitment in the following services.

HP Administrative Service (HPAS) Class - I: A total of 9 vacancies available. (UR 5, SC 1, ST 1, OBC 1, Ex-Servicemen 1)

HP Police Service Class I: A total of 4 vacancies available. (UR 1, SC 2, ST 1)

Pay scale: The salary for vacancies in HP Administrative Service and HP Police Service is 15600-39100 with Grade Pay of 5400.

Educational qualification: Candidates should have the minimum educational qualification of Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent from a recognized university can apply.

Candidates who are awaiting for their results are eligible and candidates who are going to appear for the qualifying examination before the commencement of HP Administrative Combined Competitive examination can also apply but their admission is subject to providing their proof of passing the examination not later than two months after the commencement of this examination.

Candidates who have completed their final professional MBBS or any other equivalent Medical examination but have not completed their internship can also apply for HAS examination but they need to submit, copy of the qualifying examination certificate along with application. At the time of interview they need to provide original degree certificate including the completion of internship.

Age limit: The age limit for HP Administrative Combined Competitive (Preliminary) examination 2012 should be between 21 to 35 years as on 01.01.2013. However upper age limit relaxation will be there as per norms.

Selection procedure for HP Adminstrative Service and HP Police Service recruitments

The selection of the candidates is based on preliminary examination, main examination followed by viva-voce. Preliminary examination of HP Adminstrative Combined Competive Examination is conducted to filter candidates for the Main examination. Only the candidates who are qualified in the Main examination will be called for viva-voce. So final selection for HPAS and HP Police Service is based on candidates performance in main examination and viva-voce.

HPAS Examination syllabus and pattern

The preliminary examination of HP Admistrative Combined Competitive Examination is of objective type multiple choice questions consists of two papers.
Paper I - General Studies - 100 questions - carries 200 marks
Paper II - Aptitude Test - 100 questions - carries 200 marks.

HP Adminstrative Combined Competitive Examination Syllabus for Paper I: The General Studies Paper of HPAS examination will have topics from History, Geography, Political, Art & Culture, Socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh. History of India, Indian Polity, Economic and Social development, General issues on environmental ecology and General Science.

HP Administrate Combined Competitive Examination Syllabus for Paper II: The Aptitude test paper of HPAS examination will have Comprehension, Interpersonal skills, Logical reasoning, Decision making ability, General mental ability, Numerical ability, English Language.

Candidates needs to be careful while attending answers as there will be negative marking for JP Administrative Combined Competitive Examination where 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. So be sure before attending the question. The time given to complete the exam is two hours for each paper.

Admit card for HPAS Examination and examination centres

HP Administrative Combined Competitive Examination admit card will be available three weeks before the commence of the examination. To obtain e-admit card for HPAS exam candidates need to provide their user-id and have to get the admit card and it will not be sent to anyone by post. The Preliminary Examination of this exam will be conducted at Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Dharamsala, Nahan, UNA, Hamirpur and Chamba.

Preliminary Examination results for HP Administrative Combined Competitive Examination and Main Examination details

The results of preliminary examination of HP Administrative Combined Competitive Examination will be available on official website of HPPSC website for which the result date will be announced later. Candidates qualified for admission to Main examination need to apply for Main examination for which the notification will be published in the official website and on leading news papers. Also you can visit newrecruitments.com to get Main exam notification for HP Administrative Combined Competitive Examination.

Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services (HPAS) Examination application form, fees and procedure to apply

Examination fees: Find out the fee details here to apply for the exam.
  • Fees for General Category: 250
  • Fees for Candidates of other States: 250
  • Fees for SC/ST/OBC of HP and Ex-Servicemen of HP relieved before completion of normal tenure - 63
  • Ex-Servicemen of HP who completed their service of normal tenure/ Blind /Visually Impaired of H.P are exempted from fee payment.

Candidates need to make the payment as mentioned above at any branches of Punjab National Bank through system generated e-challan after completing online application.

How to apply: Interested eligible candidates need to fill the online application form for HP Administrative Combined Competitive Examination through the official website of HPPSC.

Duly fill the form and get the challan, make payment as mentioned above and visit the website and enter the fee payment details using your login id. The last date to apply online is 04.02.2013 till 11:59 pm after which the online application link will be deactivated.

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Guest Author: rakesh tewari07 Jan 2013

can any one have previous yesr question papersof HPAS. Please Mail me. My mail Id IS tewarirakish@gmail.com


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