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HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024, Exam Date Out

The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has released the HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024 on its official website. According to the latest calendar, the HPAS Competitive Examination 2024 will be conducted on 30th June 2024 for 26 vacancies. The admit card for the same will be released 10 days before the examination at www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc.

HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024

HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024 was released through Advt. No. 7/4-2024. Candidates must make sure to read the complete notification PDF before applying online. Download the notification PDF for all details regarding the recruitment process including the eligibility criteria, application fees, vacancy details, selection process, etc.

HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024 Notification PDF – Click Here to Download

HPPSC HPAS Exam Date 2024

The HPPSC has released the official exam calendar announcing the HPPSC HPAS Exam Date 2024. The exam will be conducted on 30th June 2024. Both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be conducted on the same day for all candidates. Candidates can download the exam calendar PDF from the link below.

HPPSC HPAS Exam Calendar 2024 – Click Here to Download PDF

HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024: Overview

The Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services offers a great job opportunity for candidates with a Graduate degree. Candidates may refer to the following table for a quick overview of the HPPSC HPAS Exam.

HPPSC HPAS 2024 Overview
Recruiting Body Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC)
Exam Name HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024
Advt. No. 7/4-2024
Number of Vacancies 26
Posts H.P. administrative services, District controller, District welfare-cum probation officer, District panchayat officer, Assistant registrar, and Tehsildar
Notification Release Date April 2024
Last Date to Apply 2nd May 2024 (Inactive)
HPPSC HPAS Exam Date 30th June 2024 [NEW]
Official Website www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc

HPPSC HPAS Apply Online 2024

The online application link for HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024 is inactive for 26 various vacancies on the official website from 2nd May 2024. Candidates cannot apply online from the link provided below for this recruitment of 2024.

HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024 – Click Here to Apply Online (Link Inactive)

Application Fees for HPPSC HPAS 2024 Exam

Candidates must submit a nominal application fee to appear in the HPPSC HPAS 2024 Exam. The maximum application fee is Rs. 600/-. Female candidates and Ex-servicemen of Himachal Pradesh are exempted from paying the application fee. Check the notification for application fees for certain categories.

HPPSC HPAS Application Fee 2024
General Male Candidates of HP and Others Rs. 600/-
Candidates of Other States Rs. 600/-
Male candidates of SC, ST, OBC, and certain other categories Rs. 150/-
Ex-servicemen, Females of HP, Blind and Visually Impaired male candidates of

HPPSC HPAS Vacancy 2024

The total number of vacancies announced under various departments is 26. The HPPSC HPAS 2024 vacancies are distributed across the following posts: H.P. Administrative Services, District Controller, District Welfare-cum Probation Officer, District Panchayat Officer, Assistant Registrar, and Tehsildar. The vacancy distribution is shown in the following table.

Sno. Name of dept Name of post No. of posts
1 Personnel-IV H.P. Administrative Services 8
2 Food, civil supplies, and consumer affairs District Controller 2
3 Social justice and empowerment District welfare-cum Probation Officer 3
4 Directorate of Panchayati Raj District Panchayat Officer 1
5 Co-operation Assistant Registrar 3
6 Revenue-A Tehsildar 9
Total Vacancies 26

HPPSC HPAS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024, candidates must make sure that they are eligible for the above-mentioned posts. Upon non-fulfillment of any of the eligibility criteria, candidates can be disqualified at any stage of the HPAS 2024 Examination. The detailed educational qualification and age limit criteria are discussed here.

Educational Qualification

Candidates interested in this recruitment process must satisfy the following educational criteria:

  • A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s or its equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Candidate should know the customs, manners, and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment to the specific conditions prevailing in Himachal Pradesh.

Age Limit

The minimum age required to appear in the HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024 is 21 years. The maximum age limit should not exceed 35 years as of 1st January 2024.

HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024 Age Limit
Minimum Age 21 years
Maximum Age 38 years

HPPSC HPAS 2024 Selection Process

The HPPSC HPAS Recruitment will be conducted in three stages viz. Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and a Personality Test. Candidates must qualify in each stage to appear for the next stage of recruitment and get final selection. Details regarding the selection process of HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024 are given below:

  1. Preliminary Examination: The preliminary examination will consist of two objective-type papers (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks in the subjects of General Studies and Aptitude Tests.
  2. Mains Examination: The main examination shall include compulsory subjects and one optional subject.
  3. Personality Test: The Personality Test is intended to judge the mental calibre of candidates. The candidates qualifying the earlier two stages.

HPPSC HPAS Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

The preliminary exam for HPPSC HPAS will consist of two objective-type papers (multiple-choice questions). These will include the subjects of General Studies and Aptitude Tests. The Aptitude Test will have a qualifying criteria of 33%, whereas GS Paper I marks will decide the merit list to qualify 20 times the vacancies. There will be a negative marking of 1/3rd for both papers. Check the detailed exam pattern below:

HPPSC HPAS Prelims Exam Pattern
Paper Paper I Paper II
Subjects General Studies Aptitude Test
No. of Questions 100 100
Marks 200 200
Qualifying Marks As per cutoff 33%
Type of questions Objective Objective
Negative Marking 1/3rd 1/3rd

HPPSC HPAS Prelims Syllabus 2024

Candidates who wish to prepare well for the upcoming HPPSC HPAS 2024 should start their preparation now by understanding the syllabus and going through the basic concepts. Check the detailed syllabus for Paper I and Paper II in the table below.

HPPSC HPAS Prelims Syllabus 2024
Paper I Paper II
History, Geography, Political, Art & Culture and Socio-Economic Development of Himachal Pradesh. Comprehension
Current events of National and International importance Interpersonal skills including communication skills
History of India and the Indian National Movement Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
Indian and World Geography – Physical, Social, and Economic Geography of India and the world. Decision-making and problem-solving
Indian Polity and Governance – Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc. General mental ability
Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc. Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc. (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level)
General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
General Science English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level)



Is HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024 out?

Yes, HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024 has been released on the official website. The detailed notification PDF can be downloaded from the link provided above.

How many vacancies are announced for HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024?

The total number of vacancies announced are 26 across six different posts. These posts are of administrative level. Selected candidates can be posted anywhere across the state of Himachal Pradesh.

What are the important dates for HPPSC HPAS Notification 2024?

The last date of online application for HPPSC HPAS Recruitment 2024 was 2nd May 2024. The exam date for HPPSC HPAS has also been announced. Both paper 1 and paper 2 will be held on the same day on 30th June 2024.

How can I apply online for HPPSC HPAS recruitment 2024?

The online application link for HPPSC HPAS recruitment 2024 is given above. Follow the simple instructions of registration, form fill-up, and uploading documents given on the official website. Submit the online application fees to complete your application form.

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