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HPPSC (Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission) Eligibility 2020

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Oct 26, 2020

HPPSC Prelims test 2020 will be conducted on September over the state in the midst of the rising number of instances of COVID-19. The HPAS test was deferred before due to the COVID pandemic and the test is postponed by around a half year. The HPPSC primary test will be led after the HPPSC result. The Commission will attempt to proclaim the HPPSC bring about November and lead the principle test in December. The HPPSC prelims test is a target type different decision test led disconnected over the state.

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The HPPSC gave a notification delaying the HPPSC prelims test to September 13 from July 8. Prior the HPPSC gave a notification referencing that the HPPSC 2019 prelims test will be led on September 6, 2020. These test dates were delivered on July 2, 2019. The HPPSC 2020 tests were delayed on account of the Coronavirus pandemic.

HPPSC Highlights

Highlights of HPPSC

Exam Name Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services
Conducting Body Himachal Pradesh Public Services Commission
Exam Type Offline Mode
Exam Level State Level
Exam Frequency One time in a year
Exam Stage These are the 3 Stage (HPAS Prelims -- HPAS Mains -- Interview)
Exam Duration 4 Hours - Paper-I General Studies Paper-II - 2 Hours Aptitude Test - 2 Hours
Languages Hindi & English
Exam Purpose To shortlisted candidates for HP Administrative Services & other class of services
No of Test Cities 10 Cities in all over India
Helpline desk no 0177-2624313 & 2629738, 18001808004
Official Website
HPPSC Important Dates

Important Dates of HPPSC HAS

Event related to HPAS Exam Date
Release of HPAS notification 21st January, 2020
HPAS Application Dates 21st January to 10th February, 2020
HPAS Prelims Admit card 26th August, 2020
HPAS Prelims Exam 13th September, 2020 (postponed from 6th September)
HPAS Prelims Result October 2020 (tentative)
HPAS Detailed Application Form (DAF) for Main Exam November 2020 (tentative)
HPAS Main Exam December 2020 (tentative)
HPAS Interview call letter February 2021 (Tentative)
Declaration of Final result of HPAS April 2021 (Tentative)
HPPSC Eligibility

HPPSC 2020 Eligibility Criteria

HPPSC is the most prestigious test led by HPPSC. It enrols the top layer of the state administration.

  • The competitor must be a resident of India
  • Least age of 21 years and a limit of 35 years.
  • In any case, there is some relaxation for applicants belongings to other than General for HAS.
  • Also, applicants familiar with the Himachal Pradesh, customs and conventions are favoured over the individuals who aren't.

Age Relaxation

As far as limit defined the HPAS notification published by HPPSC. The lower age limit is 21 years and the uppers age limit is 35 years. HPPSC counts the age from January 1 of the assessment year. Be that as it may, there are relaxations given to the students belonging to reserved category.

Category Age Relaxation
SCs & STs 5 Years
OBC 5 Years
PwD/ Family of Freedom fighters of Himachal Pradesh 5 Years

National Identity

The competitor must be a resident of India. An Indian resident can join the HPAS and other state associated administrations.

Education Qualification for HPAS

The minimum education qualification fundamental to show up in the HPAS is an advanced education from any recognised college. It doesn't specify any minimum percentage required in the four-year college education course. The applicants appearing in the last year of their graduation course can likewise show up in the HPAS test, however, their assessment process should end before the initiation of this test. They need to create the mark sheet of the passing test after the exam pass or within two months of the test.

Application Fee

Categories Fee Amount
General 400
Gen. SCs/STs/OBC BPL 100
ST/SC/OBC belonging to HP/PWD (Gen. SC/ST/OBC & (PWD)belonging to HP) 100
HP Ex-Serviceman Nil

The Central and State government workers are responsible for the administration of the different divisions (non-military) to guarantee that the regulatory framework works as per the protected arrangement. Government workers have both force and authority. Clearing the HAS test both starter and primary opens doors to higher regarded posts like that of IAS and IPS officers. Thus HAS is one of the most renowned and rewarding vocation alternatives for those needing to serve the country and deserve admiration just as an authority in the general public.

HPPSC Application Form

HPPSC Application Form

  • Open the official website,
  • Now the aspirants have to click on the ‘Apply now’ option to the home page
  • The aspirants will now get ‘online application registration’ link
  • Once the aspirants will receive the link, they should click it on the ‘new user sign up’ option
  • To complete this step, the candidates will have to submit all the detailed information and after that, they should press ‘create user’ tab.
  • The applicants would also have to choose the ‘click here to apply’ option
  • Now, the candidates are able to submit essential information such as an address, education qualification and other basic information etc.
  • Next, you should upload your scanned image of photograph and signature.
  • Before you click the complete button, you have to pay the application fee, which is 400 INR for general caste students.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.