HPAS 2013: Notification
Pattern of Himachal Pradesh administrative services (HPAS) preliminary exam has been changed from as it was in previous years. A new pattern of HPAS preliminary exam has been introduced with significant changes came into effect from HPAS 2010. This examination consists of two important papers same as seen in most of the first class entrances, first one is general aptitude paper examination and second one is general studies. Syllabus for these exams is same as decided by UPSC and some questions on Himachal Pradesh. This new pattern is very much similar to other competitive exams of UPSC.
The Details Of The Posts/Services Are As Under:
- Seven vacancies of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service, Class-I (Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay). Out of these, one vacancy each reserved for the categories of Scheduled Castes (S.C.), Scheduled Tribes (S.T.), and Ex-servicemen (U.R.). Remaining 04 vacancies are unreserved.
- Five vacancies of Himachal Pradesh Police Service, Class-I (Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs.15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay). Out of these, one vacancy reserved for the category of Ex-servicemen (U.R.). and remaining 04 vacancies are unreserved.
- Seventeen vacancies of Block Development Officers, Class –I (Gazetted) in the pay scale of Rs. 10300-34800 + 5000 (Grade Pay). Out of these vacancies, (Gen. =08, S.C. =01, S.T. =01, O.B.C. =01, General WFF=01, General Ex-serviceman =02, S.T. Ex-serviceman =01, O.B.C. Ex-serviceman =01 & S.C. Ex-serviceman =01).
The following post(s) will also be filled up on the basis of H.P.A.S. Combined Competitive Examination-2013:
- Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services
- Himachal Pradesh Police Services
- Excise & Taxation Officer
- Block Development Officer
- District Panchayat Officer
- Manager, District Industries Centre;
- District Welfare-cum-Probation Officers
- Assistant, Registrar Co-operative Societies
- District Employment Officer
- District Treasury Officer
- District Food & Civil Supplies Controller
- Assistant Controller, Weights & Measures
NOTE: The number of vacancy(s) in the services / posts if received from the Govt. upto 30th June, 2014 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-2013. The number of vacancies and reservation of posts is liable to be altered without any notice.