Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has issued the notification for the posts of Medical Officer. Here, candidates can check the information regarding HPPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2017 notification, which is released on 05 Jan 2017. The vacant posts that are given in HPPSC Medical Officer notification 2017 are 50. These 50 vacancies are divided into different categories. Check all the details regarding this recruitment through the details provided below on this page.

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HPPSC Medical Officer Recruitment 2017

Age Limit: The applicants should not have crossed 45 years of age. Age relaxation will be granted to the applicants of reservation and other categories as per the government rules and instructions.

Pay Scale: Rs.15600/- to Rs.39100/- with a Grade pay of Rs.5400/- will be offered to the individuals if he/she are selected in this HPPSC recruitment 2017.

Selection Criteria: The selection of this recruitment is based on the screening test/examination/interview/personality test.

Application Fee:

  • General Category: Rs.400/-.
  • SC/ST/OBC of HP: Rs.100/-.
  • Ex-Servicemen of HP: No Fee.

Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Applications 05 Jan 17
Closing Date for Online Applications 24 Jan 17

Application Form

Interested & eligible candidates for recruitment to the posts of Medical Officer can apply online as per the schedule given above. Application is available on the Commission’s website or candidates can also apply through the direct link provided below.

Candidates are advised to must ensure their eligibility in respect of category, experience, age and essential qualification(s) etc. as mentioned against concerned post in the advertisement to avoid rejection at later stage.

To Apply Online – Click Here

Application Fee

Category Fee
General Category Rs. 400/-
SC/ST/OBC Rs. 100/-
Ex-servicemen of HP No Fee

Note: Examination fees once paid will not be refunded.

How to Apply

The application of HPPSC Medical Officer recruitment 2017 has to be submitted online. The applicants interested in these posts has to login into the official web page for the application form. The applicants have to click on the Apply online link and enter the details correctly.

After submitting the Online Recruitment Application(s) (ORA), the candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application and submit the same along with requisite self attested/ attested documents / certificates in support of their eligibility to the Commission on the day of Screening Test for the concerned post.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:- The applicants should not have crossed 45 years of age. Age relaxation will be granted to the applicants of reservation and other categories as per the government rules and instructions.

Essential Qualifications:-

Recognised Medical qualification included in the first or second schedule or Part-II of the third schedule (other than licentiate qualifications) to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The holders of educational qualification included in Part-II of the third schedule should fulfill the conditions stipulated in sub-section (3) of Section 13 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.

Completion of compulsory rotating internship.

Desirable Qualifications:-

Post Graduate Degree or Diploma included in the first or second Schedule or Part-II of the third Schedule (other than licentiate qualifications) to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The holders of educational qualification included in part-II of the third schedule should fulfill the conditions stipulated in sub section (3) of Section 13 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.

A post graduate qualification from a recognized institution as mentioned in Appendix-A.

Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

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

Answer Key

The key of each screening test (objective type) will be uploaded on Commission’s website after freezing the answer sheets of the candidates for calling objections from the candidates. Seven days’ time shall be given for inviting objections, if any, against the key from the date of display on Commission’s website and no objection(s) will be entertained thereafter.

The objection(s) will be got verified from the concerned subject expert and, if found correct, a revised key of that screening test will be uploaded on Commission’s website after declaration of result of Screening Test for the concerned post.

Selection Process

Candidate Selection will be based on Screening Test / Examination / Interview / Personality Test.

In cases where the number of eligible candidates for recruitment to the post(s) advertised by the Commission is inordinately large, the Commission may limit / shortlist the number of eligible candidates to be called for interviews by subjecting them to a screening test (objective-type / descriptive) of two hours duration. Final selection of a candidate will be made solely on the basis of his/her performance in the interview/ Personality Test, which will be of maximum 100 marks. The minimum pass marks in interview are 45 for the candidates of general category and 35 marks for the candidates of reserved categories.

Where selection is to be made on the basis of performance of the candidates having qualified the screening test, before the interview board, a candidate scoring more marks in the interview shall be placed above the candidates scoring lesser marks in the interview. If the candidates will score equal marks in an interview, then a candidate securing more marks in the screening test will be placed above the candidate securing lesser marks in the screening test.

In case the marks of screening test are also equal then the candidate who is senior in age will be placed above the candidate junior in age. Where selection is to be made purely on the basis of performance of the candidates before the interview board, a candidate scoring more marks in the interview shall be placed above the candidates scoring lesser marks in the interview. If the candidates score equal marks in an interview, then a candidate who is senior in age will be placed above the candidate junior in age.

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