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HPPSC HPAS 2022
Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts an entrance examination named HPAS to recruit candidates under administrative services in Himachal Pradesh. The exam is conducted once a year. The examination is organized to appoint candidates for the following posts:
- H.P. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
- BLOCK DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
However, for selecting under these positions, candidates need to clear three stages i.e. Preliminary examination, Mains Examination, and Interview. Therefore candidates need to qualify for all these three stages for the final recruitment. So, before applying let’s go through the complete details of HPPSC HPAS 2022 below.
HPPSC HAPS 2022 Highlights
|Name of the exam||Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services|
|Exam conducting authority||Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission|
|Level of exam||State level|
|Frequency of exam||Once a year|
|Mode of the exam||Offline|
|Stages of exam||3 stages- Preliminary, Mains and Interview|
|Exam duration||3 hrs|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Purpose of the exam||To appoint candidates for various posts under Himachal Administrative Services.|
HPPSC HPAS 2022 Important Dates
|Notification release date||2nd week of June 2022|
|Online application release date||2nd week of June 2022|
|Last date to apply||3rd week of July 2022|
|HPAS Prelims exam date||To be Announced|
|Result declaration||To be Announced|
|HPAS main exam||To be Announced|
|Result declaration||To be Announced|
|Final result announcement||To be Announced|
- Only Indian citizens can apply for HPPSC HPAS.
- Candidates must have clear their graduation degree from a recognized university. However, candidates who are appearing final year of their graduation can also apply.
- The age of the applicants should be between 21 years o 35 years. However, age relaxation is provided according to the categories. See below:
|PwD and children of freedom fighters of Himachal Pradesh||5|
HPPSC HPAS 2022 Application Form
- All the aspiring students can fill out the application form online through the official website of the SSC – www.hppsc.hp.gov.in.
- After visiting the website, they have to fill in their personal and academic details in the application form. Above all, a passport size photograph of the candidate and signature should also be uploaded in the specified format.
- Apart from this, candidates are also required to provide their communication details.
- In the next step, they will have to upload the documents that are asked in the application form.
- Once the documents are attached, candidates need to pay the application fee through online mode.
- They can pay the application fee through their credit card, debit card, and internet banking.
- On the other hand, the offline mode facility is also there. It includes payment through cash at any bank.
- Upon successful submission, take a printout of the application form.
|General and other state candidates||400/-|
|Ex-servicemen of HP||Exempted|
- HPPSC HPAS Exam includes two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers will be objective type.
- The examination will be held in written/offline mode (Pen and Paper Based Test).
- 2 hours will be provided to complete the exam for paper 1 and paper 2 each.
- Questions will be Multiple Choice Questions.
- The total no. of questions will be 200.
- The total marks will be 400.
- Meanwhile, the examination will include 2 sections that are listed below in the table:
|Sections||No. of questions||Total marks|
HPPSC HPAS Selection Process
- Candidates are required to qualify for the written preliminary and mains examination. However, after qualifying, it is equally essential to clear the interview.
- The candidate’s selection will be done on the basis of his/her performance in the preliminary and mains exam and interviews.
- The authority of HPPSC will check the candidate’s skills, mental ability, communication skills, and way of responding through the interview process.
- Meanwhile, the interview carries 150 marks.
Note: In the main examination there are 31 optional subjects from which candidates have to choose one. See the subjects below:
- Indian History
- Political Science and International Relation
- Commerce and Accountancy
- Public Administration
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- English Literature
- Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
- Medical Sciences
HPPSC HAPS 2022 Result
The result will be announced on the official website of HPPSC after the commencement of each stage. The applicants just need to enter their registration id and password to check and download the result.