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:

  • Administrative Services

  • Himachal Pradesh Police Services

  • Tehsildar & District Treasury Officer

  • Assistant

  • Registrar Co-operative Societies

  • MO (Medical Officer)

  • Analyst

  • Child Development Project Officer Recruitment in HPPSC Recruitment

  • Inspector Recruitment in HPPSC

  • SAS Entrance Examination Recruitment in HPPSC

  • Junior Office Assistant Recruitment in HPPSC

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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 Notification 2019

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 Releaseto 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.

CategoryExam Fee
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

SectionNo.of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Studies1002002 hours
Aptitude Test1002002 hours

Mains Exam Pattern

Subject TypeSubject NameMaximum Marks
Compulsory SubjectHindi
Optional SubjectPaper-I

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

Prelims Syllabus

SectionTopics to Prepare
General StudiesSocio-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.
General Science
Aptitude TestEnglish language Comprehension Skills
Basic Numeracy
General mental Ability
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning
Communication and Interpersonal Skills

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