HPPSC conducts the various examinations in the state of Himachal Pradesh. In HPPSC candidate will be selected based on the written test and oral test. For non interview jobs, candidate will be selected based on the written test only. Remaining jobs candidate will be selected based on the written test and personal interview.
HPPSC follows three types of recruitment method. First one is Recruitment through examination without viva-voce. Based on this method HPPSC conducts the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Examination, Himachal Pradesh Judicial Services, State Forest Service Examination, Forest Rangers examination, etc. second method is Recruitment through interview processed by screening test. Based on this method HPPSC conducts the Medical Officer (general wing), Medical Officer (Dental), College Cadre Lecturers, Assistant Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical) of different departments/Board, Assistant District Attorney (ADA), District Public Relation Officer/Assistant Public Relations Officer examination (DPRO/ADPRO), etc. Third method is Recruitment through interview without conducting screening test. Based on this method HPPSC conducts various department exams like Assistant professor of different faculties in Medical/Dental Colleges, Director Sainik welfare, Deputy Director sainik welfare, commandant home guard, etc.
Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Exam Pattern
The HPPSC has three tests. First two tests is written exam. Third test is personal interview. In HPPSC two types of written test are there. First one is Preliminary examination. Candidates first attend this Preliminary written test. Selected candidates then attend the Main examination. Finally personal interview was conducted by the HPPSC. HPPSC conducts only the written exam for some of recruitment post. Based on the written exam, HPPSC is directly select candidates. Some of recruitment post, HPPSC conducts the written exam and Oral Test. After finishing the all the test HPPSC releases the final result.
HPPSC Syllabus for Preliminary Examination
Preliminary examination has objective type question. It has two papers. Paper I is General Study’s paper and second one is Aptitude test. Paper I has 100 questions. Each question carries 2 marks. Paper I has 200 marks. Paper I questions are based on History, Geography, Current Affairs of National and International importance, Art & Culture, Socio Economic Development of Himachal Pradesh, Environment Issue relating to Bio Diversity and Climate Change, Indian polity, governance, general science, etc.
Paper II is Aptitude test. It has 100 questions and 200 marks. Paper II questions are based on LR and Analytical ability, Decision Making and Problem solving, General Mental Ability, Interpersonal Skills, Basic Numeracy, Comprehension based questions, data sufficiency and data interpretation, etc.
HPPSC Syllabus for Main Examination
Main examination has four compulsory papers. Paper I is General Knowledge & Current affairs. Paper I has 100 marks. Duration for this examination is 2 hours. Paper I examination questions are based on general knowledge, current affairs, etc. paper II is General English paper. Paper II has 50 marks. Duration for this examination is 1.30 hours. Paper III is English Essay Paper. Maximum mark for this examination is 50 marks and duration for this examination is 1.30 hours.
Paper IV is Hindi paper. Paper IV questions are based on Translation, Explanation, Composition, Idiom, corrections, etc. duration for this examination is 1.3o hours and maximum mark for this examination is 50 marks. Main examination has optional subject also like Agriculture, Mathematics, Botany, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc. After finishing the main examination HPPSC conducts the personal interview for selected candidates.
HPPSC Eligibility Criteria
There is no upper age limit to apply for this examination. Age relaxation is applicable for reserved category and specially category candidates as per the government rules. Candidate should have educational qualification as needed in for the post. Most of the pot educational qualification is candidates should have graduate degree from recognized university or institute. Physical fitness is also required based on the vacancy.
HPPSC Online Application Form
Candidate should apply for this post through online mode only. Candidates should log on the official website of HPPSC which is www.hp.gov.in/hppscoafs/login.aspx and enter your user name and password. Now your application form is open. Then enter your details. Candidate must submit your application through online mode only. Then upload your photo and signature. After the application submission, computers automatically generate the Acknowledgement card. Candidate should save this acknowledgement card for future use.
HPPSC Result Link
Himachal Pradesh public service examination result is release in the official website of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. All the HPPSC examination result is available in the official link which is www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Results.aspx in this official website all department written examination result, Interview result and final result is release. This result is release by the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission.
HPPSC Admit Card
Himachal Pradesh Public Service Examination conducts the various examinations based on the department recruitment post. HPPSC release the admit card/hall ticket for all the examination conducted by HPPSC. The HPPSC is release the admit card before 15 days from the date of examination. The admit card will be released in the official website of HPPSC. Candidate should download their admit card before the examination. The admit card has candidates name, exam time and date, seat number, exam venue, hall ticket number, etc. admit card is the identity to enter your examination hall. For HPPSC Admit Card download, Candidates log on the official website of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission which is www.hp.gov.in/hppscoafs/login.aspx then enter your application ID, Date of Birth and exam name. Then download your admit card.
HPPSC Answer Key
After finishing the examination Answer key will be released in the official website of HPPSC which is www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Answer-Keys.aspx the written exam answer key will be released in the separate sets like set a, set B.
Important Official website
Official website of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Home.aspx
View mark sheet Click here to view previous year question paper www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Syllabi.aspx
Click here foe online application submission www.hp.gov.in/hppscoafs/login.aspx
Click here to view recruitment www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Notifications.aspx
Click here to view interview date www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Interview-Schedule.aspx
Click here to view result www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Results.aspx
Click here to download admit card www.hp.gov.in/hppscoafs/login.aspx
Click here to view instruction and direction for online application form www.hp.gov.in/hppscoafs/Common/CandidatesInstructions.pdf
Click here to view general instruction www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/ExamTest-Instructions.aspx
Click here to view key answer www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/Answer-Keys.aspx
Click here to view syllabus www.hp.gov.in/hppsc/page/HPAS-SYLLABI.aspx
Books for Exam Preparation
RS Agrawal for Quantitative Aptitude
NCERT Books for Indian history
Wren and martin book for English grammer
CSAT by cengage learning
Khanna and verma for today’s general knowledge