HPAS Exam 2020
HPAS or Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service is a state level Civil Service Examination conducted by Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission Board. HPAS Notification 2020 is expected to be released soon. The posts offered through HPAS Exam 2020 are:
Himachal Pradesh Police Services
Tehsildar & District Treasury Officer
Registrar Co-operative Societies
MO (Medical Officer)
Child Development Project Officer Recruitment in HPPSC Recruitment
Inspector Recruitment in HPPSC
SAS Entrance Examination Recruitment in HPPSC
Junior Office Assistant Recruitment in HPPSC
Let’s have a look at the complete recruitment process of Himachal Administrative Service in detail.
HPAS Notification 2020
The Official Notification of HPPSC Exam 2020 is yet to be released. The Exam Dates for the same has not been announced yet. Candidates can read the official Notification for Himachal Administrative Services from the link below once it has been released by Himachal Public Service Commission Board. The Official Notification for HPPSC Exam 2018 was released on 17th January 2019 and the exam dates for the same has not been announced yet. You can read the notification for HPPSC Exam 2018 from the link mentioned below.
HPAS Exam Dates 2020
The Exam dates for HPAS Exam 2020 has not been released yet. Candidates will be informed about the exam dates as soon as it is announced by Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service.
|HPAS Official Notification Release||to be released|
|Start of Online Application|
|Admit Card Release Date|
|Prelims Exam Date|
|Mains Exam Date|
HPAS Online Application 2020
The Online Application for HPAS Exam 2020 will start as soon as the Official Notification has been released for the exam. Candidates have to pay an application fee to successfully submit the Online Application Form. Check the table below for the Application Fee of HPAS Exam 2020.
|GENERAL CATEGORY (Including General Physically Disabled, i.e. orthopedically disabled, Deaf & Dumb, Hearing Impaired, W.F.F., Ex-Servicemen relieved from Defence Services on their own request before completion of normal tenure of HP).||400|
|S.C. OF H.P. /S.T. OF H.P. /O.B.C. OF H.P./ B.P.L OF H.P./ ExServicemen of H.P. relieved from Defence Services on their own request before completion of normal tenure)||100|
|CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES (including reserved category(s) candidates of other states)||400|
|Ex-Servicemen of H.P. (Ex-Servicemen, who are relieved from Defence Services after completion of normal tenure) / Blind of H.P./ Visually Impaired of H.P.||No Fee|
HPAS Eligibility Criteria 2020
To be eligible for HPAS Exam 2020, a candidate must
- Be a citizen of India
- Age Limit – 21 years to 35 years
- Educational Qualification – A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized university
HPAS Exam Pattern 2020
HPAS Exam 2020 will be conducted in three different steps:
- Preliminary Exam
- Mains Exam
- Viva Voce
Prelims Exam Pattern
|Section||No.of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|General Studies||100||200||2 hours|
|Aptitude Test||100||200||2 hours|
Mains Exam Pattern
|Subject Type||Subject Name||Maximum Marks|
Viva – Voce
For candidates clearing the Mains Exam, a Viva Voce will be conducted that will comprise of 150 marks. This will be considered as the final round of the selection process.
HPAS Syllabus 2020
|Section||Topics to Prepare|
|General Studies||Socio-Economic Development of the Himachal Pradesh, Culture and Art, Political, geographical, history. |
Current events of the international and national importance.
History of Indian National Movement and India.
World Geography and India- Economic, Social, and Physical geography of the world and India.
Indian Governance and Polity- Rights Issues, Public Policy, Panchayati Raj, Political System, Constitution.
Social Development and Economic- Social Sector initiatives, demographics, inclusion, poverty, sustainable development.
Issues of climate change and biodiversity.
|Aptitude Test||English language Comprehension Skills|
General mental Ability
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning
Communication and Interpersonal Skills