(Notification) HPPSC: H.P. Administrative Combined Competitive Exam - 2019 "Advertisement No.2/2019"

(Notification) HPPSC: H.P. Administrative Combined Competitive Exam - 2019
"Advertisement No.2/2019 "

Vacancies Detail:

1. Four vacancies of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service, Class-I (Gazetted), in the pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 + Rs.5400 (Grade Pay). Out of these, one vacancy is reserved for the category of Scheduled
Caste (S.C WFF) of H.P., one vacancy is reserved for Other Backward Class (OBC Ex-Serviceman) of H.P., and the remaining two vacancies are unreserved.

2. One vacancy (Ex-Serviceman, UR) of Tehsildar Class–I (Gazetted), in the pay scale of Rs.10300-34800+ Rs.5000 (Grade Pay).

3 Eight vacancies of Block Development Officers, Class–I (Gazetted), in the pay scale of Rs. 10300-34800 +Rs. 5000 (Grade Pay). Out of these, one vacancy is reserved for the category of Scheduled Caste (S.C) of H.P., one vacancy is reserved for the category of Scheduled Tribe (S.T.) of H.P., one vacancy is reserved for the category of Physically
Handicapped (Hearing Impaired) and the remaining Five vacancies are unreserved.

4 One vacancy (UR) of Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies ClassII (Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs. 10,300-34,800+ Rs. 5000 Grade Pay.

NOTE:The number of vacancy(s) in the services / posts if received from the Govt. upto 6th February, 2019 shall be included for the purpose of selection of candidates on the basis of aforesaid examination. All the candidates are requested to apply under their respective category(s) as any above post of any reserved category can be included to be filled up on the basis of H.P.A.S. Combined Competitive Examination-2018. The number of vacancies and reservation of posts is liable to be altered without any notice. 

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

(a) A candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University.
(b) A candidate, who has appeared at an examination the passing of which would render him eligible to appear at this examination but has not been informed of result, may apply for admission to the examination. A candidate, who intends to appear at such a qualifying examination, may also apply, provided the qualifying examination is completed before the commencement of this examination. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination, if otherwise eligible, but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they o not produce proof of having passed the examination as soon as passed and in any case not later than two months after the commencement of this examination.
(c) Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S. or any other Medical Examination equivalent thereto, but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their applications for the HAS etc. examination will be provisionally admitted to the examination provided they submit along with their applications a copy of certificate from the University/ Institutions that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce at the time of their interview original degree or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University / Institution that they had completed or requirement (including completion of internship) for the award of degree. 

Age Limits :

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years on the first January-2019, meaning thereby that candidates born on or after 02-01-1998 are underage whereas applicants born on or before 01-01-1984 are overage.


Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive Examination will consist of three successive stages to complete the selection process.


Preliminary examination
A) 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.

Main Written Examination
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.
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.


The Candidates are required to pay a fee either by depositing the money in any branch of PNB by cash or by using Visa / Master Card Credit / Debit Card. The detail of fee for respective categories is as under:-

Sr. No. Category Fee in Rupees
1 GENERAL CATEGORY (Including General Physically Disabled, i.e. orthopedically disabled, Deaf & Dumb, Hearing impaired, W.F.F., ExServicemen relieved from Defence Services on their own request before completion of normal tenure of HP) 400/-
2 CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES (including reserved category(s) candidates of other states) 400/-
3 S.C. OF H.P. /S.T. OF H.P. /O.B.C. OF H.P. (Ex-Servicemen of H.P. relieved from Defence Services on their own request before completion of normal tenure) 100/-
4 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


  • Candidates are required to apply only through online mode by using the website www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc. No other mode for submission of applications is allowed.
  • Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above- mentioned website.
  • 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 later stage.
  • The candidates should exercise due care while entering their Mobile Numbers  and E-Mail IDs in the Online Application Form for immediate intimation with regard to their application

Important Dates:

  • Issuing Date of Advertisement : 17/01/2019

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