HPPSC HPAS Exam 2022: HPAS Prelims Result, Mains Exam Dates

HPPSC HPAS Exam 2022: HPAS Prelims Result, Mains Exam Dates

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Aug 3, 2022
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HPPSC HAS exam date 2022 has been officially released by the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) for HAS exam. The candidates who have applied for the HAS exam will be eligible to appear for the Prelims exam on 16 and 30 October 2022. Candidates qualifying each stage will be appointed to a total of 30 (revised) vacancies.

Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service (HAS) Combined Competitive notification was released by the Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission for the PCS exam on 17 June. The candidates who have successfully applied for the HAS exam will be able to appear for the selection process that is done in three phases, Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates qualifying the exam shall be appointed to the posts of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service, Tehsildar, Block Development Officer, & Treasury Officer. Check out below to know the latest updates on it such as eligibility, syllabus, exam date, and other details.

HPPSC Recruitment Latest Updates

HPPSC recruitment notification 2022 is yet to be released on the HPPSC website. However, HPPSC HPAS prelims result 2021 was released. The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has announced the HPPSC Pre Result 2020 on the official website- hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc/. Candidates can now download the HAS result 2021 list from the direct link mentioned below.  The HPPSC HPAS Prelims Exam 2020 was conducted on 26 September 2021 for filling up 18 vacancies advertised Advertisement No.11/5-2021. Total 348 candidates have been qualified for the HPAS Mains Exam 2021. It should be noted that HPPSC Mains Exam 2020-21 will be conducted in December 2021. 

Download HPPSC HPAS Pre Result 2020

The HPPSC will conduct the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive Examination 2020 for a total of 18 vacancies for the posts in the home department, revenue department, co-operation department, food, civil supplies, consumer affairs department, and personnel department.

Latest Updates:

  • 01 November 2021: HPPSC released the HPAS Pre Result. 
  • 26 September 2021: HPAS Prelims Exam 2020 was successfully conducted. 
  • 14 June 2021: HPPSC extends the HPAS Application Form 2021 Last date till 22 June 2021. 
  • 19 May 2021: The online application for HPAS has started. The last date to submit an online application is June 15, 2021.

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What is HPPSC exam?

HPPSC is Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is a constitutional body that is responsible to conduct various recruitment exams as per vacancies. One of the most important exams HPPSC conducts is Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service Combined Competitive Examination. 

The HPPSC recruitment is for the 

  • Administrative Services, 
  • Police Services, 
  • Tehsildar, 
  • District Controller, 
  • Block Development Officer,
  • Assistant Registrar posts.

HPPSC recruitment notification 2022 is yet to be released on the HPPSC website. However, HPPSC notification 2021 details are mentioned below. All the candidates who are interested in the recruitment can check the eligibility criteria, selection process, vacancies, exam pattern, and other details.

Important points of the HPPSC recruitment 2021 are given in the table. You can check the summary of the exam here.

Events

Details

Name of the Organization

Himachal Pradesh Public Services Commission (HPPSC)

Posts

Administrative Services, Police Services, District Controller, Block Development Officer, Assistant Registrar, and Tehsildar

Vacancies

18

Notification Dates

May 19, 2021

Application Mode

Online

Exam Mode

Offline

Selection Process

Prelims, Mains, and Interview

Language

English & Hindi

Location

Himachal Pradesh

Official Website

hppsc.hp.gov.in

Official Contact Details 

(Any working day between 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM)

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission,

Nigam Vihar, Shimla,H.P. - 171002 (INDIA)

E-mail: hppsc_shimla@msn.com

Enquiry - 0177 - 2624313

Toll-Free No. - 1800-180-8004

HPPSC Notification PDF

Last year, the notification for 18 vacancies of Administrative Services, District Controller, Block Development Officer, Police Service, Tehsildar, and Assistant Registrar was released on May 19, 2021, on the official website (Advertisement Number:11/5-2021). The notification was released under advt no. 11/5-2021. The eligibility criteria, vacancies are notified in the notification. All the interested candidates can check the notification PDF from the link given below.

HPPSC Recruitment Official Notification PDF

HPPSC HPAS Exam Dates 2021

The important dates for the HPPSC HPAS are given in the table below. Check the dates below

Event 

Dates

HPPSC HPAS Notification Date 2021

May 19, 2021

HPPSC Online Application Start Date

May 19, 2021

Last Date to Apply Online

June 15, 2021
22 June 2021

Last Date to pay the fee

June 15, 2021
22 June 2021

HPAS Prelims Exam Date 2021

26 September 2021

HPAS Prelims Result 2021

01 November 2021

HPPSC Mains Exam date 2021

December 2021

HPPSC HPAS Final Result 2021

To be notified

HPPSC 2021 Vacancy Details

Last year, a total of 16 vacancies were released by the HPPSC on the official website for different state services. HPPSC added two new vacancies of Block Development Officer (BDO) and increased the total number of vacancies in the HPAS 2021 Exam to 18. Check the vacancy distribution in the table below.

Sl. NoName of PostNo. of Posts
1Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services 8
2District  Controller, FCS&CA1
3Himachal Pradesh Police Services4
4Tehsildar Revenue1
5Assistant Registrar, Co-operations2
6Block Development Officer (BDO)2
 Total18

Also, check HPPSC Exam Pattern 2022.

HPPSC HPAS Eligibility 2022

Check the eligibility criteria for the HPAS exam. Check the age limit, education qualification, age relaxation, and other details here.

Age Limit

All the interested candidates must note that they are born between 02-01-1986 and 01-01-2000 are eligible for the HPAS 2022 exam.

Age Limit (As of January 01, 2022)

Minimum Age

21 years

Maximum Age

35 years

Age Relaxations

Category

Age-Relaxation

SC/ ST of Himachal Pradesh

5 years

OBC of Himachal Pradesh 

5 years

Persons with disabilities and Children/ Grandchildren of Freedom Fighters of Himachal Pradesh

5 years

HPPSC Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualification for the HPAS exam is a graduate degree from any recognized university. There is no mention of the minimum percentage required in graduation. The candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible for the HPAS recruitment. 

The aspirant must know the dialects, customs, and manners of HP.

Also, check the detailed HPPSC Syllabus 2022.

HPPSC HPAS Application Form 2022

Candidates are advised to follow the instructions given to fill the application form correctly. The steps are provided to help the candidates in hassle-free application submission.

  • Visit the official website hppsc.hp.gov.in or click on the link given below and skip the next two steps.

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  • Click on the Advertisement tab,
  • The Online Form page will open,
  • Click on the register button on the page, fill in all the details,

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  • You will receive an email and message on registered values with the registration number and password.
  • Fill in the details asked in the application form.
  • Pay the application fee as applicable.
  • Upload photo, signature, and required documents.
  • Take the printout of the application for future reference.

HPPSC HPAS Application Fee

The application fee for the HPPSC HPAS recruitment exam is given below. Candidates must submit the application fee otherwise their candidature will be canceled.

Category

Fee (Rs.)

General

400/-

Candidate of other states

400/-

SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS

100/-

Ex-Serviceman of HP

Exempted

HPPSC HPAS Online Application Form Link

HPPSC Online Application Form 2022 is yet to be released on the HPPSC website.

HPPSC Online Application Form 2022 (N/A)

HPPSC HPAS 2022 Salary Structure

All the posts in the HPPSC HPAS 2022 exam are of grade pay Rs. 5000/- or above. The post wise salary details are given here

Post

Vacancies

HP Administrative Services

Rs. 15,600- 39,100 + (GP Rs. 5400/-)

District Controller

Rs. 15,600- 39,100 + (GP Rs. 5400/-)

HP Police Services

Rs. 15,600- 39,100 + (GP Rs. 5400/-)

Tehsildar

Rs. 10,300- 34,800 + (GP Rs. 5000/-)

Assistant Registrar

Rs. 10,300- 34,800 + (GP Rs. 5000/-)

What is the Selection Process of HPPSC HPAS 2022?

The HPAS exam involves three stages for the recruitment of various administrative posts. The selection process is similar to the various state PSC and UPSC exams. The exam stages are:

HPAS Preliminary Exam

The first step of the selection process is preliminary examination. The HPPSC conducts the exam at various centers all over the state. The exam is a one-day exam. There are two papers i.e., General Studies and Aptitude Test. Each paper carries 250 marks and is of 2 hours duration. The Aptitude paper is qualifying in nature just like the UPSC. Candidates need to score 33% in the preliminary exam.

HPAS Mains Exam

The candidates who qualify in the preliminary exam will be called for the mains examination. The mains exam is a traditional descriptive examination. There are eight descriptive papers in the mains examination. There are six compulsory and two optional subjects in the HPAS mains exam. The Hindi and English papers are qualifying in nature, aspirants need to get 40% marks in both the papers to qualify them.

HPAS Mains Exam

Paper Number

Subject

Marks

Compulsory Subjects

I

English

100

II

Hindi

100

III

Essay

100

IV

General Studies-I

200

V

General Studies-II

200

VI

General Studies-III

200

Optional Subjects

VII

Optional Paper-I

100

VIII

Optional Paper-II

100

List of Optional Subjects

The HPPSC has notified 31 optional subjects to choose from for the HPAS mains exam. Check the list:

List of Optional Subjects

Indian History

Political Science and International Relation

Mathematics

Statistics

Economics

Commerce and Accountancy

Chemistry

Botany

Zoology

Philosophy

Law

Sociology

Public Administration

Management

Geography

Agriculture

Mechanical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Hindi

Sanskrit

Urdu

English Literature

Psychology

Geology

Physics

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Anthropology

Forestry

Horticulture

Medical Sciences 

  

HPPSC HPAS Interview

The interview/ viva-voce is the last stage of the exam. Only a handful of candidates are called for the HPPSC HPAS interview after the mains exam. The interview is 150 marks. The interview will be conducted in the HPPSC office.

The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks obtained in mains and interviews.

HPPSC HPAS Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern for the HPAS exam is similar to that of the UPSC and other administrative examinations. The prelims exam has 2 papers whereas the mains exam has eight papers. The personality test is going to test your problem-solving skills, personality, knowledge in different subjects, and other things.

HPPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

Paper

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

Type

General Studies

100

200

120 Minutes

Objective

Aptitude Test

100

200 

120 Minutes

Objective

HPAS Syllabus 2022

After checking the exam pattern, what comes next is the syllabus of the exam. Keeping in mind the syllabus of the exam helps you in preparing in the right direction. We have presented the latest HPAS syllabus here.

HPAS Preliminary Syllabus

The prelims exam has 2 papers in the syllabus. The cut off is decided based on the scores of the Paper-I of the prelims exam. Paper-II is qualifying in nature.

Paper

Syllabus

Paper-I, General Studies

  • History, Geography, political, art & culture, and socio-economic development of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • Indian polity and governance- constitution, political system, panchayat raj, public policy, right issues, etc.
  • Economic and social development- sustainable development poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives, etc.
  • History of India and Indian national movement.
  • Indian and World geography-physical, social, economic, the geography of India and the World.
  • General Science

Paper-II, General Aptitude

  • Comprehension.
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills.
  • General mental ability
  • Basic Numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.)
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability.
  • Decision making and problem-solving.
  • English language comprehension skills

HPPSC HPAS Admit Card 2022

The admit card for HPPSC HPAS is going to be released 10-15 days before the exam. Candidates can download the HPPSC Admit Card from the link given below once it is officially released.

HPPSC HPAS Admit Card 2022 (To be out soon)

HPPSC HPAS Result 2022

HPPSC Results will be out once Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission commences the exam for the year 2022.

Download HPPSC HPAS Pre Result 2022 (N/A)

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HPPSC Exam FAQs

  • The notification for the HPAS exam 2022 is yet to be released at the HPPSC website.

     
  • HPPSC notification 2022 is yet to be released.

     
  • The HPPSC stands for the Himachal Pradesh Public Services Commission (HPPSC) whereas the HPAS stands for Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services (HPAS).

     
  • The aspirant must be between 21 years and 35 years of age for the HPPSC HPAS exam 2022.

     
  • No, you cannot apply offline for the HPPSC HPAS 2022 exam. The applications are available online only.

     

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