[Notification HPAS 2015] HPAS 2015 Notification is out !

HPPSC have published HPAS 2015 notification for various posts HAS, HPS, Tehsildar, BDO, and Excise and Taxation officer.

H.P. ADMINISTRATIVE COMBINED COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION-2015

LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS : 11/02/2016






Vacancies : 

Post
Total Vacancies
Unreserved
(General)
SC of HP Only
ST of HP Only
OBC of HP Only
Ex Service Man (GEN)
HAS
4
2
1
1
-
-
HPS
5
5
-
-
-
-
Tehsildar
5
4
-
-
1
-
BDO
8
1
3
1
2
1
Excise & Taxation officer
3
2


1

Total
25
14
4
2
4
1

Note : Candidates outside HP will b considered only as in General Category irrespective of the Categories they belong.


Exam Centers : 
SHIMLA, SOLAN, MANDI, NAHAN, DHARAMSALA, UNA, HAMIRPUR, CHAMBA, BILASPUR AND KULLU.


Eligibilty:  
1. a  Bachelor's  Degree  or  its  equivalent from a recognized University.
2. Appearing candidates in Graduation can Apply (Read Notification in detail)
3. Age - for General category upto 35 years, 5 years Relaxation for Reserved Categories. (Read Notification in detail)
4. GOVT Employees upto 42 years. (holding substantive /  officiating  /  contractual  /  Adhoc appointments  in  H.P.  Govt. or  in  High  Court  or  any  Court  Subordinate  thereto  and employees of  the  Public  Sector  Undertakings  /  Corporations  / substantially owned or controlled by the H.P. Government shall be eligible to appear in the examination if  he / she possesses a Bachelor’s  degree of  a  recognized  University  and  has  not attained  the  age  of  42  years  on  the  first  day  of January  of  the year  in  which  the  applications  are  invited ) (Read Notification in detail)


Fees ( Challan and Online payment) :
 
Category
Fees (in Rupees)
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 Rs
CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES
(including reserved category(s) candidates of other states)
400 Rs
S.C. OF H.P. /S.T. OF H.P. /O.B.C. OF H.P. (ExServicemen of H.P. relieved from Defence Services on their own
request before completion of normal tenure)
100 Rs
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


SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:

Preliminary examination :
Initially,  Preliminary  examination  consisting  of  02  papers  based  on objective type (multiple choices) questions on the following pattern will be held.

Paper-I  General Studies (Code  No.01).  This paper shall be of 200 marks and there shall be 100 objective type (Multiple choices) questions.

Paper-II  Aptitude  Test  (Code  No.02).  This  paper  shall  be  of  200  marks and  in  this  paper there  shall  be  100  objective  type  (Multiple choices) questions.


HPAS 2015 Prelims Syllabus :


Papers
Syllabus
Paper-I
General  Studies
(Code No.01)
*History, geography, political, art & culture and socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh.

*Currents events of national and international importance.

*History of India and Indian national movement.

*Indian and World Geography-physical, social, economic geography of India and the world.

*Indian polity and governance –Constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.

*Economic and social development – sustainable development poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives, etc.

*General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate Change – that do not require subject specialization

*General science.
Paper-II
Aptitude Test
(Code No.02)
*Comprehension

*Interpersonal skills including communication skills

*Logical reasoning and analytical ability

*Decision making and problem solving

*General mental ability

*English Language comprehension skills (Class X level)

*Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level).



This  preliminary  examination  will  consist  of  two  objective  type  papers (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks. The number of  candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about 20 times the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year in the Posts / Service. Only those candidates who have been declared to have qualified the preliminary examination by the H.P. Public Service Commission in a year will be  eligible  for admission  to  the  main  examination  of  that  year  provided  they are otherwise eligible for admission to the Main Examination.

Main Written Examination : ( No clarity about Pattern or Syllabus)
a)  The  candidates  declared  qualified  in  the  Preliminary  examination will  be  entitled  for admission  to  the  Main  written  examination,  if otherwise found eligible.
b)  The number of candidates to be called for Main written examination will be about 20 times of the total number of vacancies to be filled in on the basis of aforementioned examination. 

c)  The  candidates,  who  qualify  the  Preliminary  examination,  will have  to  download  the application  form  for  Main  written examination  from  the  above  website.  No  separate  call letters will be sent for Main examination.

( Commission have mentioned no changes either in Mains pattern or Syllabus of Mains So Old pattern is likely to continue rest needs to be known via an RTI )

Viva-Voce :
The number of candidates to be called for viva-voce test after the Main written examination by the Commission shall be at its discretion on the basis of marks obtained by them in the Main written examination only. As  far  as  possible  this  number  will  be  three  times  the  total  number  of 
vacancies.

Download Official Notification : Here


Studyplan for HPAS 2015 : Here 

20 comments:

  1. Hi Admin, any idea about mains ..if they have changed the syllabus in syc with IAS this time or it will be applicable next year ?

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    1. Seems like they are going with OLD syllabus as they haven't mentioned anything in this notification. An RTI needed to be filed for exact information regarding this.

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    2. hey
      For prelims do we need to do the eco survey for himachal? Will it be 2014-2015 survey or the one which comes later this year? thanks.

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  2. khadubhai...In which month pre exam will be conducted.??

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  3. sir please upload material for decision making and problem solving section asked in paper 2 of prel.

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  4. Somebody plz suggest me
    I do not have any prepration yet but i want to be an HAS
    If I begin to prepare now
    Is there any possibility of qualifying plz answer honestly othwise i ll go with my job....for coming few months m ready to quit from job for the prep

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    1. Do not quit ur job. HAS has a high element of luck. Prepare alongwith your job and target nect year's exam.

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  5. Any specific book for Himachal Pradesh general knowledge ?

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    1. Introduction to HP by R K Singh
      Or
      Wonderland Himachal Pradesh
      Or
      Motto (precise and best acc to me)

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    2. its Harkishan singh Mattu not motto

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    3. Read Wonderland Himachal. This book more than enough!

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  6. only two seats for st.....khadubhai I want to apply as general .....but they say no of seats may increase. ....if they notify st seats later.....what to do....?

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    1. There are rare chances of more seats.Category once filled cannot be changed later.Choose wisely.

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  7. Only one seat for exservivemen. Is there any policy or rule change vis-a-vis to this. Before this the commission used to give 10% quota

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  8. ARE THERE ANY FIXED NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS?????

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    1. No, u can appear every year till the age of 35

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  9. hpas ka pre exam kab hoga .if know ,please tell

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  10. Sir, is the mains exam pattern clear or is the commission yet to decide?

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    1. MAINS OF 5TH JUNE PRELIMS EXAM WILL BE OF 2 OPTIONALS

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