HPAS Notification 2020 - Check Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility
HPAS Notification 2020 - Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has released Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services exam notification on its official website - hppsc.hp.gov.in. The HPAS official notification was released on January, 21, 2020. All graduates between the age of 21 - 35 years can apply for the HPAS exam. The HPAS notification contains detailed information about the application process, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam syllabus, exam pattern, etc. Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission released the HPAS application form 2020 on January 21, along with the official notification. The last date to apply for the HPAS examination was February, 10, 2020. To know about HPAS notification 2020, applicants can read the article below.
HPAS Notification 2020 Overview
Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive Exam
Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
Level of exam
Stages in HPAS exam
Number of Written Stages
Nature of paper
Rs 400 for general applicants
HPAS Notification 2020 - Dates
The HPAS official notification 2020 was released on January 21 on the HPPSC website. For more information on the HPAS notification dates applicants check the table below.
HPAS notification dates 2020
HPAS notification 2020
January, 21, 2020
Online application dates
January, 21, 2020
Last date to submit HPAS application form 2020
February, 10, 2020
Last date for HPAS fee payment
February, 10, 2020
HPAS prelims exam
April, 26, 2020* (postponed)
HPAS mains exam
To be announced
How to download HPAS Notification 2020?
The HPAS notification can be downloaded from the HPPSC website - hppsc.hp.gov.in. Steps to download the HPAS Notification 2020 are as follows.
Visit the official HPPSC website - hppsc.hp.gov.in
Hover over the Notification tab and click on the Advertisement tab
Search for the HPAS notification 2020 and click on it
The notification will appear on a new screen in pdf format
Download and save the notification for future use and reference
Details Mentioned in HPAS Notification 2020
The Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services notification contains all the information related to the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive examination. Various details mentioned in the HPAS notification 2020 are mentioned below.
Important HPAS exam dates
HPAS number of vacancies
HPAS eligibility criteria
How to fill the HPAS application form 2020
HPAS application fee
HPAS exam pattern
HPAS selection process, etc.
HPAS Notification 2020 - Eligibility
The eligibility criteria for applying for the HPAS exam is prescribed by the HPPSC. Only those applicants should apply for the HPAS examination who fulfill the HPAS eligibility criteria 2020. According to HPAS notification the minimum age of applicant should be 21 years and he/she must be a graduate to apply for the HPAS. For more information in the HPAS eligibility criteria check the HPAS notification.
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HPAS Notification 2020 - Application Form
The HPAS application form 2020 was made available for the applicants to fill on the same days when the HPAS notification was released i.e. January 21. The last date to apply for the HPAS exam was February, 10, 2020. The application fee for general applicants and applicants from other states is Rs 400. For reserved applicants of the state of Himachal Pradesh it is Rs 100 and some are even exempted from that too. Applicants need to successfully complete and submit their HPAS application form to be eligible for appearing in the HPAS exam.
HPAS Notification 2020 - Exam Pattern
The HPAS exam pattern is prescribed by HPPSC in the HPAS notification issued. As per the HPAS prescribed exam pattern the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive exam has three stages i.e. prelims, mains and interview/viva voce. HPAS prelims paper is objective in nature whereas HPAS mains paper is descriptive in nature. Candidates need to qualify all 3 stages of the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services exam to get recruited. For more information on the exam pattern check the HPAS official notification 2020.
HPAS Notification 2020 - Selection Process
HPAS selection process has three stages applicants need to clear all three to get recruited to various Himachal Pradesh Administrative/Allied Services. The three stages of selection process are as follows:
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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - HPAS Notification 2020 - Check Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility
Question: Is there -ve marking in the HPAS examination?
Yes, HPAS prelims stage has -ve marking.
Question: Are HPAS prelims marks considered for preparing the final merit list?
No, HPAS prelims marks are not considered for preparing the final merit list.
Question: Is the HPAS exam conducted online or offline?
Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services exam is held in offline mode.
Question: What is the application fee for HPAS form?
The application fee for HPAS form is Rs 400 for general and other state applicants.
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Questions related to HPAS
I m from Punjab. Can I be able to qualify for HAS examination?
HAS exam is for various posts under HPPCS.
So , following are the eligibility criteria:-
1. Can you do it must be a citizen of India
2. Candidate's age should be from 21 years to 35 years
3. Candidates who are familiar with Himachal Pradesh dialect , customs , environment and traditions will be preferred over those who don't.
So even if you are from Punjab and not from Himachal Pradesh will not matter much.
But it will be like icing on cake if you would know about Himachal Pradesh's customs , traditions and dialects.
Best Of Luck!!!!