[Notice] Recruitment for the posts of Naib Tehsildar : HIMACHAL PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Advertisement No. 10/ 2013
Dated:    25th March, 2014

Recruitment for  the post(s) of Naib Tehsildar  (‘A’ Class), Class-II (Gazetted) in  the Department of Revenue, H.P.

CLOSING  DATE  FOR  SUBMISSION  OF  ONLINE  RECRUITMENT APPLICATIONS  (ORA*)  THROUGH  ORA  WEBSITE  IS  UPTO  23rd APRIL, 2014 till 11:59 P.M. after which the link will be disabled.(*: by using the website http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc).


Online  Recruitment  Applications  (ORA)  are  invited  from  desirous  and eligible candidates for recruitment to the post(s) of Naib Tehsildar (‘A’ Class), ClassII (Gazetted) in the Department of Revenue up to 23rd April, 2014 till 11:59 P.M. The detail of the post is as under:-

Department of Revenue, Himachal Pradesh

Name  of  the  post:-  Naib Tehsildar  (‘A’ Class)  ClassII (Gazetted)

No. of Posts:-  09 posts (General= 04, SC of HP=  01,  ST  of  HP=02,  OBC  of  HP=01  and  ExServiceman of HP=01)

Pay band:- ` 10300-34800/- + ` 4800/- (Grade Pay)

Essential Qualification:-  Graduate from a recognized University.

Desirable Qualification:- Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh & suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

AGE:-  A  candidate  must  have  attained  the  age  of  21  years  and  must  not  have
attained the age of 45 years as on 1st January 2014.


Screening  Test  of  two  hours’  duration, one  paper  of  General  Knowledge  of  120  questions  of multiple choice answers for short  listing the candidates for the Main Examination.

Screening test  Centers:  Shimla/  Mandi/  Dharamsala/  Solan/  Una/  Nahan/  Bilaspur/  Kullu  and  Hamirpur

Following subjects for the (Main) :

1.     G.K. & Current Affairs : 100 marks, Min Marks: 33%
2.    General English :  50 marks, Min Marks: 33%
3.    English Essay :  50 marks, Min Marks: 33%
4.    Hindi : 50 marks,  Min marks: 33%
5.    Viva-Voce :  40 marks, Min Marks: 33%

Syllabus for Screening Examination:-

Screening Test:
  120  marks  (General  Knowledge) (Objective type).

(a) History, Geography and Socio Economic development of Himachal Pradesh. =30 Marks

(b)  Knowledge of current events of national and  international importance and such matters of every day observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be  expected  of  an  educated  person  who  has  not  made  a  special  study  of  any scientific subject. = 50 Marks

(c)  Paper  will  also  include  questions  on  Modern  History  (From  1857  onwards)  of India,  Indian  culture,  Indian  Polity,  Indian  Economy,  Geography  of  India  and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.= 40 Marks

Syllabus for Main Examination:-

(I)  General  Knowledge  &  Current Affairs  100 marks  02 hours

(a) History, Geography and Socio Economic development of Himachal Pradesh.  =20 Marks

(b) Knowledge of current events of  national and international importance and such matters of every day observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. = 40 Marks
(c) Paper will also include questions on Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian  culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography of India and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
= 40 Marks

II  General English  50 Marks  1:30 hours

Candidates  will  be  required  to  answer  questions designed  to  test  their understanding of English and workmen like use of words. Some of the questions will  be  devised  to  test their  reasoning  power,  their  capacity  to  perceive implications  and  their  ability  to  distinguish  between  the  important  and  the  less  important.

III  English Essay  50 marks  1:30 hours

IV  Hindi  50 marks  1:30 hours

(i) Translation of an English passage into Hindi.
(ii) Explanation of Hindi passage in Prose and Poetry in the same language.
(iii) Composition (Idiom, correction etc.).


1.  The  candidates  must  read  the  INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY  FOR  APPLPYING  ONLINE,  which  are  available  on  the  website  of  the  Commission,  i.e.  http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc;  before  filling  up  Online
Recruitment Application Forms (ORA) for the concerned post(s).

2.  The  candidates  must  ensure  their  eligibility  in  respect  of  category,  age and  essential  qualification(s)  etc.  as  mentioned  in  the  advertisement  to avoid rejection at any later stage.

3.  Incomplete  Online  Recruitment  Application  Forms  submitted  without requisite examination fee, scanned photograph & scanned signatures of prescribed size, will be rejected straightway.

4.  The benefit of reservation for various post(s) will be admissible only to the  candidates,  who  are  bonafide  residents  of  Himachal  Pradesh  in respect  of  categories,  viz.,  S.C.,  S.T.,  O.B.C.,  Ex-Servicemen,  WFF  and Physically Disabled (Orthopaedically Disabled/ Visually Impaired/ Blind / Hearing Impaired / Deaf & Dumb) etc.

5.  The reserved category candidates belonging to other states will be treated as  GENERAL  CATEGORY  CANDIDATES and  the  benefit  of reservation and fee concession will not be admissible to such candidates.

6.  Number  of  post(s)  is/are  tentative  and  may  increase  or  decrease  from time to time.

7.  In service candidates may apply to the Commission along with requisite fee with information to their Head of Departments/ Employer for issuing NOC.  No  in  service  candidate  will  be  interviewed  unless  he/she  brings NOC from the concerned employer.

8.  Disputes, if any, shall be subject to Court jurisdiction at Shimla.


The  Candidates  must  apply  online  through  the  website
http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc.  Applications  received  through  any  other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected. Detailed instructions for filling up Online Recruitment Application(s) are available on the above mentioned website.

1.    General Category {including  General  Physically  Disabled,  i.e. Orthopaedically  disabled,  Deaf  &  Dumb,  Hearing impaired/ W.F.F. of HP/ Ex-Servicemen of HP relieved from  Defence  Services  on  their  own  request before completion  of  normal  tenure  and  candidates  of  other states  (including  reserved  category  candidates  of  other states)}

Fees 400 Rupees.

2.    S.C. of H.P. /S.T. of H.P. /O.B.C. of H.P. (including  S.C.  /S.T.  /O.B.C.  Ex-Servicemen  of  H.P. relieved  from Defence  Services  on  their  own  requests before completion of normal tenure)

Fees 100 Rupees.

3.    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

Mode of Payment:

The candidates can pay requisite examination fee either through ‘e-Challan’ or ‘e-Payment’ option.

1.  The candidates can deposit the requisite examination fees at any branch  of Punjab National Bank through an (e-Challan) generated through the website of the Commission, i.e. www.hp.gov.in/hppsc. Thereafter, the candidates are required to visit again  the above mentioned website to access the home page of the “ON LINE APPLICATION FILLING SYSTEM” by entering User ID and  Password  earlier  created  by  the  candidates  on  or  before  the  last  date prescribed  for  submission  of  online  recruitment  applications  (ORA).  Click on  “FEE  DETAILS”  and  enter  the  details  of  “Branch  Code  /  Name, Transaction  Number  and  date  of  deposit”  and  then  click  on  “Update  Fee Details”.

2.  The Candidates can also pay the requisite examination fee through Debit or Credit Card of any bank. Before  applying  online,  all  candidates  are  advised  to  go  through  detailed instruction given on the above mentioned website.


(i)  The  date  of  determining  the  eligibility  of  all  candidates  in  terms  of essential qualification(s)  etc. shall be reckoned as on the closing date for submission of  Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) on the  website  of  the Commission, i.e. 23 rdApril, 2014.

(ii)  The decision of the Commission regarding eligibility etc. of a candidate for admission  to  viva-voce/  Personality  Test  or  selection  will  be  final  and  no correspondence /personal enquiries will be entertained.

(iii)  Onus  of  proving  that  a  candidate  has  acquired requisite  degree/  essential qualification(s) by the stipulated date is on the candidate and in the absence of proof to the contrary, the date as mentioned on the face of certificate/ degree or the date of issue of certificate / degree shall be taken as date of acquiring essential  qualification.  No  extra  opportunity  shall  be  provided  to  the candidates to produce appropriate certificates at the time of interview.

(iv)  In  respect  of  equivalent  clause  in  Essential Qualifications,  if  a  candidate  is claiming  a  particular  qualification  as  equivalent  qualification  as  per  the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/ letter  in  this  regard,  indicating  the  Authority  (with  number  and  date )  under which it has been so treated otherwise the Online Recruitment Application is liable to be rejected.


Between 21 years and 45 years. Clarification:-

(i)  Five years relaxation in upper age limit is admissible only to the bonafide  SC of H.P. / ST of H.P. / OBC of H.P. /WFF of H.P. / Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh. For H.P. Govt. employees and Ex-servicemen of H.P.; age relaxation is as per Government’s instructions issued from time to time.

(ii)  Age of a candidate shall be reckoned as on 01-01-2014.

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