HPPSC Notification 2020: The application process for HPPSC recruitment through advt. no. 2/2020 is now over. Get the recent updates related to HPPSC notification 2020 from hppsc.hp.gov.in. HPPSC Notification 2020 is conducted for the post of Executive Officer, Secretary and Manager. This year, HPPSC has advertised a total of 20 vacancies for these posts. Aspirants have to secure a minimum 25% marks in pre-exam and 45% marks in an interview for the appointment. 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: HPPSC 2020 Executive Officer examination is scheduled to be held on September 27, 2020. Check details below.
HPPSC Notification 2020
Candidates have to appear for interview round after qualifying pre-exam. Aspirants must note that they have to provide original documents to the commission during interview round. 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|
|Release of Admit Card||To be announced|
|Date of examination||27 Sep 2020 – Executive Officer|
HPPSC Advt 02/2020 Exam Date
Himachal Public Service Commission has released the exam date of the Executive Officer at the official website. The exam is scheduled to b held on September 27, 2020.
HPPSC 2020 Official Notification
HPPSC has released an official notification for the post of Executive Officer, Secretary and Manager in various departments of the Government of Himachal Pradesh. All the important details related to the recruitment for these posts are provided in the notification. We have provided a snapshot of the notification below.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern
The examination pattern for HPPSC recruitment for the post of Executive Officer, Secretary and Manager not defined in the official notification. The preliminary exam is conducted as a CBT exam/Offline exam. Check out the exam pattern for both the mode of the examination.
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.
- Wrong answers are negatively marked at the rate of 0.25 marks per negative answer.
- 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.
- There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks.
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 are given below.
Syllabus of the post of Executive Officer and Secretary
Syllabus for the post of Manager
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Vacancy Details
HPPSC 2020 recruitment will commence for 20 vacant posts of the State government. 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. 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 from 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.
Submission of online applications for the HPPSC recruitment 2020 is now over.
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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 HPPSC application fee is not refundable under any circumstances. Check out the application fee for different categories 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
The selection procedure for HPPSC involves preliminary examination and interview round. Read on to get insight on the both the stages of 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 Admit Card
The e-admit card for appearing in the selection tests of the HPPSC recruitment 2020 is uploaded on the website of the Commission on the scheduled date. Eligible candidates can download the e-admit card from the website by visiting hppsc.hp.gov.in. 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 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. The link to download the answer key activates under the MY EXAMINATION MY ONLINE REVIEW section. With the help of the official answer key, aspirants can estimate their scores for their exam. Match the estimate scores with the cut-off marks to know whether the candidate qualifies for the post or not.
HPPSC Recruitment 2020 Objections
Candidates finding discrepancies/mistakes in the 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 register 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|
Process of Objection
- The objections submitted against the provisional answer key is scrutinized 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 releases before the results of the screening test are declared.
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 shortlisted 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 are declared only after the publication of the final merit list at the website of the HPPSC.
Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) was constituted in the year 1988. The commission is entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the recruitment to all class-III post including the contractual services. It is committed to the mission of the improvisation the recruitment process of various posts under the government departments. The commission is continuously working to make the recruitment process merit base, impartial and transparent.
Official website: hppsc.hp.gov.in
To get complete information regarding HPPSC notification 2020, download notification.
HPPSC Notification 2020 (Advt 02/2020) FAQs
Q1. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for HPPSC recruitment?
Ans 1. To apply candidates must have a bachelor’s degree for Executive Officer and Secretary. Application for the master’s degree requires a Master’s degree.
Q2. What is the application fee for HPPSC recruitment?
Ans 2. Candidates have to pay Rs.400/- as the application fee for HPPSC recruitment (Advt. No. 02/2020)
Q3. How much marks do I have to secure to qualify HPPSC exam?
Ans 3. As there are 02 stages candidates have to secure separate qualifying marks. Candidates have to secure 25% marks in screening test and 45% marks in personality test to qualify.