Thursday, April 21, 2011
HP PSC Last Date 18.05.2011
HIMACHAL PRADESH PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION
Advertisement No.I /2011 Dated : 19-04-2011
1.(LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :18-05-2011 (02-06-2011 for remote areas)
A competitive examination for recruitment to the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service
Combined Competitive Examination for which applications are invited from the eligible and
desirous Indian citizens for admission to thePreliminary Examination to be conducted at
Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Dharamsala, Nahan and Una centres
basis of H.P.A.S. Combined Competitive Examination, 2010., followed by Main writtenand viva-voce test for recruitment to the posts/services to be filled in on the
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
The Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions
for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely
provisionalsubject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions.
Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature
has been finally cleared by the Commission.
Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only
after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.
2. HOW TO APPLY
are available on the above mentioned website. However candidates may also apply through offline
mode, by using the
Counter of H.P. Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla-171002
Headquarters except Shimla / Kinnaur / Lahaul & Spiti in the
Pradesh through the whole sale / retail shop(s) / Gas Agencies of
H.P. Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.Candidates may apply online by using the websitewww.hp.gov.in/hppsc Detailed instructions for filling up online applicationsOMR Computerised Application Form which can be purchased from the& at all District
b) Candidates are advised to read carefully the
Application Forminstructions for filling up the Onlinegiven in Appendix-I and instructions for offline Applications given in
Appendix-IIof this Notice available on website http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc.
(A) Online (From all candidates)LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS:The Online Applications can be filled upto
18-05-2011 till 11.59 PM after which the link will be disabled.
(B) Offline :
Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla- 171002
or By hand on or before
Islands, Lakshdweep, Ladakh Division of J&K State, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nangaland,
Manipur, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Pangi and Bharmour Sub Divisions of Chamba District,
Kinnaur district, Dodra Kawar sub Division of Shimla District and Lahaul & Spiti District of
Himachal Pradesh, the last date for receipt of applications by post / speed post only (not by hand or
by courierAll Offline Applications must reach the “Controller of Examinations, Himachalby Post/Speed Post, Courier18-05-2011. However, for the candidates residing in Andaman and Nicobar) is 02-06-2011.
4. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc.
candidates can contact HPPSC’s Reception Counter near Main Gate of its campus in person or over
Telephone No. 0177- 2623782 /
Mobile No.094184-51277.on working days between 10.00 hrs to17.00 hrs. The candidatesShri B.R. Kaundal, Joint Secretary on telephone No.0177-2623857 / MobileShri Trilok Singh Chauhan, Asstt. Registrar on telephone No.0177-2623782 /
1. Six vacancies of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services, Class-I
(Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay). Out of
these, 01 vacancy is reserved for Scheduled Caste (S.C.) candidates of H.P.
and 01 reserved for Ex-serviceman (UR) candidates of H.P.
2. Four vacancies of Himachal Police Service, Class-I (Gazetted) in the pay
scale of Rs.15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay). Out of these, 01 vacancy is
reserved for Scheduled Caste (S.C.) candidates of H.P. and 01 reserved for
Other Backward Classes (O.B.C.) candidates of H.P.
3. Two vacancies of Excise and Taxation officer Class-I (Gazetted), in the pay
band of Rs.10300-34800/- + Grade pay Rs.4400/-. Out of these, one
vacancy is reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates of H.P..THE DETAILS OF THE POSTS/SERVICES ARE AS UNDER: -
Rs.10300-34800 + 4400 (Grade Pay). Out of these, one vacancy is
reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates of H.P.
5. One vacancy of Block Development Officer Class-I (Gazetted), in the pay
band of Rs.10300-34800/- + Grade pay Rs.4400/- for General category
6. One vacancy of District Controller Food, Supply and Consumer Affairs,
Class-I (Gazetted), in the pay band of Rs.10300-34800/- + Grade pay
Rs.5000/- for General category candidates.Seven vacancies of Tehsildar, Class-I (Gazetted), in the pay scale of
3. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA.
3.1 A candidate must be a citizen of India.
3.2 Minimum Educational Qualifications
(a) A candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent
from a recognised University.
(b) A candidate who has appeared at an examination, the passing of
which would render him eligible to appear at the examination but
has not been informed of the result, may apply for admission to
the examination. A candidate who intends to appear in such
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 do not produce proof
of having passed the examination in any case not later than two
months after the commencement of (Main) written examination,
failing which their candidature shall automatically stand
(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
application 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 / Institutions that they had completed or requirement
(including completion of internship) for the award of degree.
3.3 Age Limits :
a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not
have attained the age of 35 years on the first January 2011,
meaning thereby that candidates born on or after 02-01-1990
are underage whereas applicants born before 01-01-1976 are
b) Provided that the upper age limit is relaxable by five years for
candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled
Tribes/ Other Backward Classes / Persons with disabilities and
Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighters of Himachal
Pradesh as declared by the Govt. from time to time. Age
relaxation is also available to Ex-servicemen candidates of H.P.
as per provisions in Rules/ Instructions of H.P. Govt.
c) Provided further that a Govt. servant who is holding substantive
/ officiating appointment 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
recognised 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 by the Commission for Competitive examination. Any
person who is eligible under this sub-rule and wishes to appear
in the examination shall submit his / her application in the
prescribed form through his / her Head of Office to the
Secretary, H.P. Public Service Commission
NOTE I :
recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination
Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of
submission of applications will be accepted by the
Commission and no subsequent request for its change
will be considered or granted
NOTE II :
has been claimed by them and entered in the records of
the Commission for the purpose of admission to an
examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or
at any other examination of the Commission) on any
grounds whatsoever.Candidates should note that only the date of birth as.Candidates should also note that once a date of birth
their date of birth in respective column of the
application Form. If on verification at any subsequent
stage, any variation is found in their date of birth from
the one entered in their Matriculation or equivalent
examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken
against them by the Commission under the Rules.The candidate should exercise due care while entering
suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the
Pradesh is a desirable qualification.
The above eligibility conditions shall be subject to change, if any in the
relevant Rules related to Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services and
those of the concerned Allied Services, as are notified by the Himachal
Pradesh Government.Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and
4.1 Online Mode
Candidates applying online are required to pay a reduced fee
of Rs.250/- for General / Gen. Physical handicapped and
W.F.F. of H.P. category and Rs.63/- for S.C. / S.T. / OBC of
H.P. by cash at any branch of
The Ex-servicemen candidates of H.P. are exempted from the
examination fee. However Ex-servicemen candidates of H.P.
who were relieved from the Defence Services on their own
request before completion of their normal tenure of service
under the Govt. of India shall have to pay examination fee as
is applicable to them in the respective category.Punjab National Bank,challan generated through the above website.
4.2 Offline Mode
The candidates may also apply through offline mode, by using the OMR
Computerised Application Form inclusive of examination fee as follows
which can be obtained from the Reception Counter of H.P. Public
Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shim;a-171002
Headquarters except Shimla / Kinnaur / Lahaul & Spiti in the
Pradesh through the whole sale / retail shop(s) / Gas Agencies of
H.P. Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.& at all District:-
Category Cost of Form
1. General / Persons with
disabilities/ WFF/ Others.
2. SC/ST/OBC of H.P. Rs.115/- Orange
3. Ex-servicemen of H.P. Rs.50/- Gloria Red
Application forms can also be obtained by post on payment of Rs.350/-
(inclusive of postal charges) by General category candidates, Rs.165/-
by S.C./ S.T./ O.B.C. candidates and Rs.100/- by Gen. Ex-SM. of
Himachal Pradesh, by means of Crossed Bank Draft of scheduled
Bank in favour of Secretary, H.P. Public Service Commission, payable
at Shimla only. All requests for supply of forms by post must reach the
office of the Commission at least 10 days before the last date
prescribed for the receipt of applications.
candidates of H.P. who were relieved from the Defence Services on
their own request before completion of their normal tenure of
service under the Govt. of India shall have to pay cost of
application form inclusive of examination fee as is applicable to
them in the respective category.
5. HOW TO APPLYThe Ex-servicemen:
Candidates are required to visit athttp://
ONLINE for HPAS-2010
filling up Online Applications are available on the
above mentioned website.and click the link to APPLYDetailed instructions for
5.2 Offline Mode (OMR Application Form)
Candidates can exercise the option of applying through Offline mode also by
using the OMR computerized
payment at the Reception Counter of H.P.PSC, Nigam Vihar, Shimla-171002Application Form which will be available on
& at all District Headquarters except Shimla / Kinnaur / Lahaul &
Spiti in the Pradesh through the whole sale / retail shop(s) / Gas
Agencies of H.P. Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.
electronically scan able, due care should be taken to fill up the Application
Form, correctly. While filling up the Application Form,
detailed instructions / information brochure given in Appendix-II of this
Notice available on websitehttp://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc.
should also write the name of examination viz.
Administrative Combined Competitive Services Examination, 2010"
the envelope before dispatching it to “Controller of Examination, Himachal
Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla -171002”.
Candidates should note that
be received by
Hand or by Courier.Since this Form isplease refer toThe candidates”Himachal Pradeshonall Offline Applications from remote areas willPost/Speed Post only and no application will be received by
owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in
private employment should submit their applications direct to the
Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in a
permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other
than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under Public
Enterprises are however, required to inform their Head of
Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination.: All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government
from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the
candidates applying for/ appearing at the examination, their
application will be liable to be rejected/ candidature will be liable to be
cancelled.Candidates should note that in case a communication is received
carefully decide about his/her choice for the centre for the
examination. More than one application from a candidate giving
different centres will not be accepted in any case. Even if a candidate
sends more than one completed applications, the Commission will
accept only one application at their discretion and the Commission’s
decision in the matter shall be final.While filling in his/her Application Form, the candidate should
NOTE: The provisionally admitted candidates may download the
admit cards along with instructions for appearing in the HPAS
(Preliminary) examination-2010 from the official website
If any candidate appears at a centre other than those indicated by
the Commission in his/her Admit Card, the papers of such a
candidate will not be evaluated and his/her candidature will be
liable to Cancellation.
6. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
(a) ONLINE MODE
The Online Applications can be filled upto
PM18-05-2011 till 11.59after which the link will be disabled.
(b) OFFLINE MODE
All Offline Applications must reach the
Examinations, Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission,
Nigam Vihar, Shimla- 171002
By hand on or before
residing in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshdweep, Ladakh
Division of J&K State, Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland,
Manipur, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Pangi and Bharmour
Sub Divisions of Chamba District, Kinnaur district, Dodra Kawar
sub Division of Shimla District and Lahaul & Spiti District of
Himachal Pradesh, have the option to apply offline. For these
candidates, if applying, the last date for receipt of applications is“Controller ofby Post/Speed Post, Courier or18-05-2011. However, the candidates
case be responsible for non-receipt of their application or any
delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever. No
application received after the prescribed last date will be
entertained under any circumstances and all the late
applications will be summarily rejected. They should therefore,
ensure that their applications reach the Commission’s Office on
or before the prescribed last date.Candidates should clearly note that the Commission will in no
7. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION:
7.1 Preliminary examination
A) Initially, Preliminary examination consisting of 2 papers based on
objective type (multiple choice) questions on the following pattern will be
and there shall be 100 objective type (Multiple choice) questions.General Studies (Code No.01) This paper shall be of 200 marks
and in this paper there shall be 100 objective type (multiple
(B) PapersAptitude Test (Code No.02) This paper shall be of 200 marksSyllabus
socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh.History, geography, political, art & culture and
importance.Currents events of national and international
economic geography of India and the world.Indian and World Geography-physical, social,
political system, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy,
Rights issues, etc.Indian polity and governance – Constitution,
development poverty, inclusion, demographics,
social sector initiatives, etc.Economic and social development – sustainable
and climate Change – that do not require
subject specializationGeneral issues on environmental ecology, biodiversity
(Code No.02)General science.
skillsInterpersonal skills including communication
orders of magnitude etc. (Class X level), Data
interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data
sufficiency etc. – Class X level).Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations,
(C) This preliminary examination will consist of two objective type papers
(multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks. Marks
obtained in preliminary examination by the candidates who are declared
qualified by the Commission for admission to the main examination will
not be counted for determining their final order of merit. 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.English Language comprehension skills (Class X
marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
(i) There are four alternatives for the answer to every question. For
each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the
candidate, one third of the marks assigned to that question will be
deducted as penalty.
(ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a
wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be
correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate,
there will be no penalty for that question.
(D) The duration of Papers No.I and II (General Studies and Aptitude Test)
will be two hours each.”There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers
7.2 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
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.
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
2010 if received from the Govt. upto 30
the purpose of selection of candidates on the basis of aforesaid examination.The number of vacancy(s) in the services / posts which relate to the year,th June, 2011 shall be included for
be counted for the purpose of final order of merit. However, marks obtained
in the Main written examination as well as in the viva-voce test would
determine their final merit for selection.Marks obtained by the candidates in the (Preliminary) examination will not
determining their order of merit for selection to the various posts/services.The option exercised by the candidates will be taken into consideration while
8. OTHER CONDITIONS:-
1. Onus of proving that candidate is qualified shall be on the candidate. In case
no date of notification/declaration of final result is mentioned in any
certificate the date of issue of certificate shall be deemed date of obtaining
Essential Qualification Incomplete, defectively filled up, old, unsigned and
zerox application forms will not be entertained and no subsequent
correspondence will be admitted.
/Ex-Servicemen/ WFF once claimed in the application forms will not be
substituted/changed later on. The SC / ST / OBC / WFF / Physically
Handicapped and Ex-servicemen / Ortho. Phy. Handicapped / Visually
Impaired / Hearing Impaired / Blind / Deaf & Dumb candidates of other
states than H.P. should write / encode their category code as 01,
because they are treated as general candidates for the purpose of cost of
application form inclusive of examination fees and upper age relaxation
is not also applicable to them
General candidates are also applicable to them.
3. No individual letters will be sent to the candidates regarding rejection
of their applications. The details of rejection will be available only on
official website of the Commission.
4. The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a
candidates for admission to interview or selection will be final and no
correspondence / personal enquiries will be entertained.
5. The SC/ST/OBC Candidates must possess such certificates on lineage
of paternal families.
6. The applicant shall Upload/Paste his/her latest photograph in the
space provided in the application form. He/she is also required to paste
a similar photograph on the Identity Card portion of his/her Admission
Letter, which will be supplied to him/her for appearing in the HPAS
Main examination as well. In case, photograph pasted on the
application of Preliminary examination is found different / varying to
that of pasted on the Identity Card for appearing in the Main
examination, the candidature of such candidates shall stand cancelled.
The candidate is required to write his / her name and particulars on
the back side of his / her photo before pasting it on the application.
encode the code of Ex-servicemen of H.P. in the relevant Column
of the Computerised application forms. It is made clear that there
is no reservation for the Wards of Ex-servicemen of H.P. in these
services. Therefore, they shall write and encode the code of
category(s) to which they belong.
H.P. must go through the relevant Rules and instructions of the
reservation notified / issued by the H.P. Govt. from time to time in
order to ensure their eligibility for admission to the aforesaid
examination. Similarly, other reserved categories candidates are also
required to go through the relevant instructions in order to ensure that
they are eligible under the particular category(s).
8. The candidates are advised to carefully follow the instructions (applying
online and offline) regarding their eligibility for admission to this
examination. The applicants will be admitted provisionally on the basis
of claims made by them in their applications.
9. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they
fulfill all the eligibility conditions for admission to the examination.
Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are
admitted by the Commission viz. written examination and interview
test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed
eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the
written examination or interview test, it is found that they do not fulfill
any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination
will be cancelled by the Commission.
10. A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be
(i) Obtaining support for his/her candidature by the following
(a) offering illegal gratification to, or
(b) applying pressure on, or
(c) blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person
connected with the conduct of the examination, or
(ii) impersonating, or
(iii) procuring impersonation by any person, or
(iv) submitting fabricated documents or documents which
have been tampered with, or
(v) making statements which are incorrect or false or
suppressing material information, or
(vi) resorting to the following means in connection with his/her
candidature for the examination, namely
(a) obtaining copy of question paper through improper
(b) finding out the particulars of the persons connected
with secret work relating to the examination,
(c) influencing the examiners, or
(vii) using unfair means during the examination, or
(viii) writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches in the
(ix) misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of
the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycott
examination, creating disorderly scene and the like, or
(x) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by
the Commission for the conduct of their examinations, or
(xi) being in possession of or using mobile phone, pager or any
electronic equipment or device or any other equipment
capable of being used as a communication device during
the examination; or
(xii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along
with their admission certificates permitting them to take
the examination, or
(xiii) attempting to commit or as the case may be abetting the
commission of all or any of the acts specified in the
foregoing clauses; may in addition to rendering
himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable
(a) to be disqualified by the Commission from the
examination for which he/she is a candidate and/or
(b) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified
(i) by the Commission from any examination or
selection held by them.
(ii) by the Central Government from any employment
under them, and
(c) if he/she is already in service under Government to
disciplinary action under the appropriate Rules.
Provided that no penalty under these Rules shall be
imposed except after.
(i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such
representation, in writing as he/she may wish to
make in that behalf; and
(ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the
candidate within the period allowed to him/her into
11. The Centres of holding the Preliminary examination are liable to be
changed at the discretion of the Commission. While every effort will be
made to allot the candidates to the centre of their choice for
examination, the Commission may, at their discretion, allot a different
centre to a candidate when circumstances so warrant.
examination shall be required to apply for (Main) written
examination separately on the prescribed application form
available on the website of the Commission. No separate
information will be sent to the individual qualified candidates.
decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a
candidate for admission to the main Written examination will be final
and no correspondence / personal inquiry will be entertained therefore.
The Candidates are requested to keep ready the attested copies of the
following documents for submission to the Commission soon after the
declaration of the result of the preliminary examination.
1. Certificate of age.
2. Certificate of educational qualification.
3. Certificate in support of claim to belong to Scheduled
Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Classes/
Physically Disabled, where applicable.
4. Certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession,
where applicable.Categories like General/ SC/ST/OBC/ Persons with disabilities. Other terms and conditions are meant forGenerally Wards of Ex-serviceman erroneously mention andThe Ex-servicemen candidates ofThe candidates who are declared qualified in the (Preliminary)The
interview. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect,
they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by
13. The eligibility conditions of the candidates called for viva-voce test will
also be determined on the day of interview on the basis of their original
documents and rejection, if any, at that stage.
14. The allocation of examination centres for (Preliminary) examination will
be made according to the option exercised by the candidates in the
application form. This examination will be conducted in the
examination centres located at Shimla, Solan, Nahan, Mandi,
Dharamshala and Una respectively in case adequate number of
candidates opt for each of these stations as examination venue.
However, the Commission reserves the right to allot any centre of
examination to candidates irrespective of the option exercised. The
centre for the (Main) written examination will, however, be at Shimla
the centre other than the allotted centre, his / her candidature
will be rejected straightway and no correspondence will be
entertained in the matter.Original certificates will have to be produced at the time ofIf any candidate appears in the HPAS (Preliminary) examination on
16. The category once claimed by the candidate will not be changed at any
stage. No correspondence regarding change of category will be
17. The candidates applying offline must enclose self addressed post card
with the application for acknowledging the receipt of application.
main written examination shall not be allowed in any case.Re-checking / Re-evaluation for the preliminary as well as for the
19. If any visually impaired candidate requires scribes, he / she has to
request for the same in writing to the Commission immediately after
receipt of his / her roll number. Such applications will be entertained
on merit and as per the rules.
20. The number of vacancies to be filled in on the basis of this examination
may increase or decrease.
ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO THE COMMISSION SHOULD INVARIABLY
CONTAIN THE FOLLOWING PARTICULARS.
1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE EXAMINATION
2. APPLICATION FORM NUMBER
3. ROLL NUMBER (IF RECEIVED)
4. NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL AND IN BLOCK LETTERS)
5. DATE OF BIRTH
6. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION.
MAY NOT BE ATTENDED TO.COMMUNICATION NOT CONTAINING THE ABOVE PARTICULARS
AFTER AN EXAMINATION HAS BEEN HELD AND IT DOES NOT GIVE
HIS/HER FULL NAME AND ROLL NUMBER, IT WILL BE IGNORED
AND NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN THEREON.IF A LETTER/COMMUNICATION IS RECEIVED FROM A CANDIDATE
FORM NUMBER FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
NO REQUEST FOR WITHDRAWAL OF CANDIDATURE RECEIVED
FROM A CANDIDATE AFTER HE/SHE HAS SUBMITTED HIS/HER
APPLICATION WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCESCANDIDATE SHOULD ALSO NOTE DOWN THEIR APPLICATION.
APPENDIX – I
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CANDIDATES FOR FILLING ONLINE
Candidates are required to apply Online using the Website
Salient Features of the system of Online Application Form are given
available on the above mentioned Website.Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are
Form containing two stages viz. Candidate Basic Registration and
Examination Fee Detail as per the instructions available in the
above mentioned site through drop down menu.Candidates will be required to complete the Online ApplicationThe candidates applying Online are required to pay a reduced fee
specified in Para 4 of this Notice
branch of Punjab National Bank by cash.by remitting the money in any
KB each.Before start filling up on Online Application, a candidate mustphotograph and signature duly scanned in thein such a manner that each file should not exceed 40
2011 till 11.59 p.m.The Online Application can be filled from 19-04-2011 to 18-05-, after which link will be disabled
APPENDIX – II
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS/GUIDELINES FOR THE CANDIDATES -
WHO WISH TO APPLY ON COMPUTERISED APPLICATION FORM.
1. Candidates must
entries purchased from Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla –
Spiti in the Pradesh through the whole sale / retail shop(s) / Gas
Agencies of H.P. Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.use Computerised Application form for this Examinations based on OMR& at all District Headquarters except Shimla / Kinnaur / Lahaul &
2. Candidates must use the Computerised Application Form and
photocopy/reproduction/ unauthorisedly printed copy of the Form
3. The Application Form must be filled in by the candidates in their own handwriting. Since this Form will
be processed on computerised machines, candidates should
up the Application Form.
darkening the circles only will be taken into account while processing the applications on computerised
machines, they should make these entries very carefully and accurately.
4. Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in all the places viz. in their
Application Form, Attendance List etc. and in all the correspondence with the Commission, should be
identical and there should be no variation of any kind. If any variation is found in the signatures
appended by him/her at different places, his/her candidature will be liable to be cancelled by the
5. No change in the entries made in original Application Form will be allowed under any circumstances.
6. The candidates are advised in their own interest to
Commission’s Office on or before the closing date.
after the closing date will not be considered.they should in no case use.exercise due care in handling and fillingThey should use black ball point pen only to darken the circles. Forthey should use black ball point pen only. Since the entries made by the candidates byensure that the applications reach theApplications received in the Commission’s Office
7. No TA / DA shall be admissible for appearing in the (Preliminary) examination, main
written examination or viva voce test.
8. INCOMPLETE, INCORRECTLY FILLED, MUTILATED, BLANK, UNSIGNED
APPLICATIONS SHALL BE REJECTED STRAIGHTWAY AND NO
REPRESENTATION WILL BE ENTERTAINED THEREFORE, SUBSEQUENTLY.
9. The candidates should not attach any copy of certificate(s), degree, diploma
or testimonials with the application form but the candidates who will be
declared qualified in the (Preliminary) examination shall have to produce the
attested copies of their original certificates with the prescribed application
forms available on the website of the Commission for the (Main) written
examination. No separate intimation will be sent to the individual candidates.
They should also produce original certificates at the time of interview in
support of their claims. In the event of non submission of any original
document at the time of interview, the candidature of such candidates will be
cancelled by the Commission.
10. Please go through the detailed advertisement for cost of application
form inclusive of examination fee. The application shall be rejected
straightway in case application form of the respective category to which
candidate belongs is not obtained and submitted to the Commission. The
candidate must specify the category under which he / she is applying. The
status or category of the candidate shall be once mentioned in the application
form shall not be changed subsequently. The Ex-serviceman candidate of
H.P. is not exempted from examination fee in case he / she is released on his
/ her own request.
Instructions for filling up OMR Computerised Application Form:
For the convenience of the candidates Computerised application form having
boxes and circles have been printed on both sides.
PLEASE FILL UP THE BOXES AND DARKEN THE CIRCLES WITH PEN / BALL
PEN. THE COLUMNS MEANT FOR OFFICE USE SHOULD NOT BE FILLED IN
BY THE CANDIDATE. THERE SHOULD BE NO VARIATIONS IN BETWEEN THE
WORDS / FIGURES TO BE WRITTEN IN THE BOXES WITH PEN / BALL PEN
AND ENCODED THEREOF TO BE DONE WITH PEN / BALL PEN IN THE
CIRCLES BELOW THE BOXES. IN CASE OF VARIATION IN THE WORDS AND
FIGURES, ENCODING DONE BY THE CANDIDATE IN THE CIRCLES "WILL BE
TREATED AS FINAL".
Col.No.1 The candidate should write the name of Examination in Capital words
i.e. HPAS Combined Competitive (Prel.) Examination-2010.
Col.No.2 The candidate should write number of advertisement in Roman figures.
Col.No.3&4 These columns shall be kept blank by the candidate as these are
required to be filled in by the office.
Col.No.5. The candidates should fill in his / her name in Capital letters with pen
or ball pen. He / she should also darken the circles below the boxes
pertaining to alphabets of his / her name with pen / ball pen.
Col.No.6. The candidate should write his / her date of birth indicating date,
month and year in the boxes in figures (as indicated in the
Matriculation certificate). He / she should also darken the respective
circles below the boxes with pen or ball pen only.
NOTE: The candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not
have attained the age of 35 years as on 1-1-2011. Five years upper age
relaxation is applicable to the candidates belonging to S.C., S.T.,
O.B.C., Physically Handicapped and children / Grand children of
Freedom Fighters of H.P. The H.P. Govt. servant can apply up to 42
years irrespective of his / her belonging to any category. Upper age
relaxation is applicable to Ex-servicemen candidates of H.P. as per
provisions of relevant rules.
Col.No.7 The candidate should darken the circle relating to his / her sex code
with pen or ball pen.
Col.No.8 The candidate should clearly indicate by darkening appropriate circle
whether they are citizen of India or not.
Col.No.9 The candidate should write his / her category code in the boxes
provided for the purpose, in figures and should also darken the
respective circles with pen / ball pen only below the boxes. The names
and codes of categories are shown as under:-
Category Code Category Code
General 01 Gen. Ortho. Phy. Handicapped of H.P. 10
S.C. of H.P. 02 S.C. Ortho. Phy. Handicapped of H.P. 11
S.T. of H.P. 03 S.T. Ortho. Phy. Handicapped of H.P. 12
O.B.C. of H.P. 04 O.B.C. Ortho. Phy. Handicapped of H.P. 13
W.F.F. of H.P. 05 Gen. Visually Impaired of H.P. 14
Gen. Ex-Man. of H.P. 06 S.C. Visually Impaired of H.P. 15
S.C. Ex-Man. of H.P. 07 S.T. Visually Impaired of H.P. 16
S.T. Ex-Man. of H.P. 08 O.B.C. Visually Impaired of H.P. 17
O.B.C. Ex-Man. of H.P. 09 Gen. Hearing Impaired of H.P. 18
S.C. Hearing Impaired of H.P. 19
S.T. Hearing Impaired of H.P. 20
O.B.C. Hearing Impaired of H.P. 21
Gen. Blind of H.P. 22
S.C. Blind of H.P. 23
S.T. Blind of H.P. 24
OBC Blind of H.P. 25
Gen. Deaf & Dumb of H.P. 26
S.C. Deaf & Dumb of H.P. 27
S.T. Deaf & Dumb of H.P. 28
OBC Deaf & Dumb of H.P. 29
The SC / ST / OBC / WFF / Physically Handicapped and Ex-servicemen /
Ortho. Phy. Handicapped / Visually Impaired / Hearing Impaired / Blind /
Deaf & Dumb candidates of other states than H.P. should write / encode
their category code as 01, because they are treated as general candidates for
the purpose of cost of application form inclusive of examination fees and
upper age relaxation is not also applicable to them. Other terms and
conditions are meant for General candidates are also applicable to them.
Candidate is to first find out his / her category locate from the above details
and then write and encode the same in the relevant boxes and circles.
NOTE: THE BENEFIT OF RESERVATION IS ADMISSIBLE TO EXSERVICEMEN
OF H.P. AND IS NOT FOR THEIR WARDS. IN CASE VISUALLY
IMPAIRED / BLIND CANDIDATE REQUIRED SCRIBE, HE / SHE HAS TO
REQUEST FOR THE SAME SEPARATELY.
Col.No.10. This col. need not to be filled in by the candidates.
Col.No.11 The candidate should clearly indicate by encoding the relevant
circle whether he / she is employee of H.P. Govt. or Public Sector
Undertakings / Corporations / Autonomous Bodies which are wholly
and substantially owned and controlled by H.P. Govt. or not.
Col.No.12 The candidate should write only his / her Father's and Mother's
name in Capital letters leaving a Box vacant between any two parts of
the name, in the boxes provided for the purpose, as shown in his / her
Matriculation certificate. The candidate can write his / her mother's
name if it is shown in the certificate instead of father's name.
Col.No.13. The District Codes are given as under:-
Shimla 01 Chamba 07
Bilaspur 02 Kangra 08
Hamirpur 03 Una 09
Mandi 04 Solan 10
Kullu 05 Sirmour 11
Lahaul & Spiti 06 kinnaur 12
Other States 13
The candidate should locate the District Code from the above details as per
his / her permanent home address and then write and encode the same in
the relevant boxes and circles. The candidates belonging to Other States than
H.P., should write / encode his / her District Code as 13.
Col.No.14 The candidate should write his / her qualifications codes in the
boxes provided for the purpose in figures and should also darken the
respective circles below the boxes. The list of qualifications codes is given as
Educational qualification: Codes
Appearing in BA / B.SC / B.COM/B.E. etc. final examination 01
B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./B.E. and graduate of any discipline 02
from recognised University.
Master's degree in any discipline from a recognised Univ. 03
M.Phil in any discipline from a recognised Univ. 04
Ph.D. in any discipline from a recognised Univ. 05
The candidate are to first chose their qualifications code from the above list
and then write and encode the same in the relevant boxes / circles properly.
Col.No.15 The candidate should write the codes of his / her examination
centre, in the boxes provided for the purpose in figures and should
darken the appropriate circles thereunder. The name of Examination
Centre(s) is / are depicted below:-
Examination Centre Code
Note: Examination Centre opted once by the candidates shall not be
any Centre of Examination.
Col.No.16. The candidate should mention and encode his / her age in
complete years, in this column.
Col.No.17. The candidate should write his / her complete correspondence
address including his / her name in English capital letters along with
Pin Code numbers and name of the State.
Col.No.18. The candidate should affix his / her unattested latest passport
size photograph (4cm x 5cm size) in the space provided for the purpose.
The photograph should not be attached by way of stappling it with pins
with the application form. It should be affixed with gum properly.
Col.No.19. The candidate should affix his / her signatures.
Col.No.20 The candidate should write his / her Telephone number or
Col.No.21. The candidate shall indicate his / her permanent home address
in this column in capital letters indicating name of state to which he /
she belongs. Above the boxes circles have been indicated for the
encoding by the candidates. The candidate is required to encode the
respective circles. For example a candidate belonging to a Village will
encode respective circle above the word Village. Similarly candidates
belonging to Apartment, Street, Lane, Colony, Area will encode the
respective circles pertain to them accordingly. The candidate is advised
to write his / her House No., Apartment / Street / Lane/ Village,
names, Colony / Area / PO / City / Town/ Tehsil / District names in
the boxes provided for the purpose in capital letters / figure, as the
case may be.
Col.No.22. The candidate should write and encode the pin code number of
his / her post office in the relevant boxes provided for the purpose and
should also darken the appropriate circles below the boxes.
Col.No.23. The candidate should affix his / her signature along with date in
support of claims and undertaking by him / her from Col. No.1 to 23.
Incomplete and Unsigned applications will be rejected straightway.*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*. However the Commission has the discretion to allot
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