HPPSC Notification 2020: The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) is inviting applications for recruitment into various governmental posts through advertisement number 02/2020. HPPSC Notification 2020 is for the recruitment into 20 vacancies in the posts of Executive Officer, Secretary and Manager. The online applications are accepted starting from February 13, 2020. The last date of submitting online applications is March 04, 2020. Candidates can submit their applications through the official website of the Commission i.e. hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc after payment of the specified application fee. The application fee specified in the HPPSC Notification 2020 is Rs 400 for all unreserved candidates. Read this article to know the complete details of the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission 2020 recruitment including the application process and selection procedure.
Latest: Online applications for the recruitment of eligible candidates through the HPPSC Notification 2020 are going on.
HPPSC Notification 2020
HPPSC Notification 2020 is regarding the recruitment of Executive Officer, Secretary and Manager in various departments of the Government of Himachal Pradesh. Check out the important events and dates related to the recruitment below.
|Notification release||13 Feb 2020|
|Last date of online application||04 Mar 2020|
|Date of examination||To be announced|
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HPPSC 2020 Official Notification
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HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details
HPPSC 2020 recruitment is conducted into 20 vacant posts of the State government. Eligible candidates are to be recruited into the posts of Executive Officer, Secretary and Manager. Check out the vacancy details of the HPPSC Notification 2020 below.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission specifies the minimum eligibility conditions for the recruitment of candidates into the advertised posts. The eligibility conditions specify the minimum and maximum age limit and point out the minimum educational qualifications. Check out the detailed eligibility conditions of the HPPSC Notification 2020 below.
The candidates are required to be within the specified age range. The minimum age of the applicants must be 18 years. The maximum age of the applicants must be 45 years. The age is calculated based on the date of January 01, 2020. Candidates of the reserved categories are allowed relaxations on the maximum age limit. Check out the details below.
The minimum educational qualification of the applicants must be as specified by the Commission for the advertised posts. Check out the details below.
Executive Officer and Secretary
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Application Process
HPPSC 2020 applications can only be submitted online. Candidates must submit the applications through the official website i.e. hppsc.hp.gov.in. Applications must be submitted on or before the scheduled last date. Check out the details of the application procedure of the HPPSC Recruitment 2020 below.
Candidates must pay the specified application fee through online mode only. Female candidates are exempted from paying the application fee as per Government norms in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The application fee is not refundable under any circumstances. Check out the application fee for different catgory of candidates below.
Applicants are required to submit the specified list of documents along with a print out of the completed application form at the Screening Examination. If direct personality tests are held, candidates are required to submit the documents within a maximum period of 10 days. The Commission specifies the complete list of documents required to be submitted. Check out the complete details below.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Selection Procedure
Eligible applicants are required to appear in the preliminary screening examination. The examination can be in the form of an online computer-based test or an offline screening test. A shortlist of qualifying candidates in the screening test is prepared based on the marks obtained. The shortlisted candidates are eligible to appear in the subsequent personality test. Candidates qualifying in the personality test are eligible for final selection for appointment into the advertised posts. The Commission publishes the final marks of qualifying candidates in the screening test, personality test and the cut off on the official website.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Qualifying Marks
The candidates appearing for the screening and personality tests are required to secure the minimum qualifying marks for selection. The minimum marks is relaxable for specific reserved categories. Check out the details of the qualifying marks for each test below.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern
Eligible applicants are required to appear for preliminary screening test. The test is either in the form of a online computer-based test or an offline examination. The question paper carries a total of 100 marks having 01 marks for each correct answer. Wrong answers are negatively marked at the rate of 0.25 marks per negative answer. The detailed exam pattern of the specified tests for preliminary screening of candidates can be checked below.
Computer Based Test (CBT)
The computer based test is conducted through online mode. The question paper comprises of only objective type questions. MCQ type questionnaire is set for a total of 100 marks in the CBT. Candidates must select the correct option from four probable options provided against each question of the online CBT.
The offline examination is comprised of 100 MCQ type questions carrying 01 marks each. Candidates must encircle the correct option from the list of four available options against each question in the OMR sheet.
Main features of the screening test of the HPPSC recruitment 2020 below
- Language: The question paper is set in the English language only.
- Exam mode: The exam is conducted either online or offline
- Sections: There is only one section of the entire question paper.
- Number of questions: There are 100 questions in total.
- Type of questions: All questions are objective MCQ type.
Marks distribution of the screening test
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus of the screening test is based on the general knowledge of the State of Himachal Pradesh, current events, and logical reasoning besides the post wise syllabus for each advertised post. The details of the syllabus for the advertised posts is given below.
Syllabus of the post of Executive Officer and Secretary
Syllabus for the post of Manager
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Admit Card
The e-admit card of for appearing in the selection tests of the HPPSC recruitment 2020 is uploaded on the website of the Commission on the scheduled date. Shortlisted candidates can download the e-admit card from the website by visiting hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc. Candidates must log in to the website with their USER ID and Password to download the e admit card. The details of the exam center, date and time of the exam and the exam mode (online/offline) are conveyed through the e admit card.
Candidates are required to generate print outs of the e admit card after downloading from the website. Subsequently, candidates must paste a recent passport size photo on the designated space in the admit card. The photo must be duly attested by a Gazetted Officer of the Government of India.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Exam Center
The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is conducting the screening test on the scheduled date throughout major locations in the State. Exam centers are allocated by the Commission. The main cities where the exam centers are located in Himachal Pradesh are listed below.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Answer Key
The Commission releases the provisional answer key on the official website after the exam is conducted. Candidates appearing in the test can download the answer key when released from the website i.e. hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc under the MY EXAMINATION MY ONLINE REVIEW section.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Objections
Candidates finding discrepancies/mistakes inthe published answer key can submit objections to the Commission within the scheduled time period. The Commission publishes the answer key immediately to allow the opportunity to candidates to register their objections and rectification of mistakes in the answer key. The time allowed to submit objections is listed below for candidates taking online or offline tests.
|Mode of exam||Max time to |
|Online (CBT)||3 days|
The objections submitted against the provisional answer key is scrutinied by the paper setters/subject matter experts of the Commission. The revised answer key is uploaded on the website of the Commission subsequently. The final answer key is available after the results of the screening test is conducted. Candidates must note that the objections cannot be submitted beyond the specified date. Candidates must immediately check the provisional answer key when released to submit their objections online.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Result
The results of the HPPSC recruitment 2020 is available on the website of the Commission (hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc). Qualifying candidates are shortlised for the final merit list. The marks obtained by the candidates in the screening test, the personality test and the final cut off marks decided by the Commission is published online. The marks of the candidates is declared only after the publication of the final merit list at the website of the HPPSC.
|Official Notification||Download here|