HPPSC HPAS 2022 Notification (OUT) Application Form, 29 Vacancies

HPPSC HPAS 2022: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission conducts an entrance examination named HPAS to recruit candidates under administrative services in Himachal Pradesh. The exam is conducted once a year. The examination is organized to appoint candidates for the following posts:

Post Vacancies
Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service 07
Tehsildar 14
Block Development Officer 05
Treasury Officer 03

However, for selecting for these positions, candidates need to clear three stages i.e. Preliminary examination, Mains Examination, and Interview. Therefore candidates need to qualify for all these three stages for the final recruitment. So, before applying let’s go through the complete details of HPPSC HPAS 2022 below.


17th June 2022: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has released notification for the posts of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Service, Tehsildar, BDO, and Treasury Officer. Interested candidates can apply online till 14th July 2022.

HPPSC HPAS 2022 Highlights

Name of the exam Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services
Exam conducting authority Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
Level of exam State level
Mode of the exam Offline
Stages of exam 3 stages- Preliminary, Mains, and Interview
Exam duration 4 hrs
Language English and Hindi
Purpose of the exam To appoint candidates for various posts under Himachal Administrative Services.
Official website www.hppsc.hp.gov.in

HPPSC HPAS 2022 Important Dates

Events Dates 
Notification release date 17 June 2022
Online application release date 17 June 2022
Last date to apply 14 July 2022
HPAS Prelims exam date To be Announced
Result declaration To be Announced
HPAS main exam To be Announced
Result declaration To be Announced
Final result announcement To be Announced

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only Indian citizens can apply for HPPSC HPAS.
  • Candidates must have clear their graduation degree from a recognized university. However, candidates who are appearing final year of their graduation can also apply.
  • The age of the applicants should be between 21 years o 35 years. However, age relaxation is provided according to the categories. See below:
Categories Age relaxation
PwD and  children of freedom fighters of Himachal Pradesh 5

HPPSC HPAS 2022 Application Form

  • All the aspiring students can fill out the application form online through the official website of the SSC – www.hppsc.hp.gov.in.
  • After visiting the website, they have to fill in their personal and academic details in the application form. Above all, a passport-size photograph of the candidate and signature should also be uploaded in the specified format.
  • Apart from this, candidates are also required to provide their communication details.
  • In the next step, they will have to upload the documents that are asked in the application form.
  • Once the documents are attached, candidates need to pay the application fee through online mode.
  • They can pay the application fee through their credit card, debit card, and internet banking.
  • On the other hand, the offline mode facility is also there. It includes payment through cash at any bank.
  • Upon successful submission, take a printout of the application form.

Application Fee

Category Application fee
General and other state candidates 400/-
SC/ST/OBC 100/-
Ex-servicemen of HP Exempted

Exam Pattern

  • HPPSC HPAS Exam includes two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both the papers will be objective type.
  • The examination will be held in written/offline mode (Pen and Paper Based Test).
  • 2 hours will be provided to complete the exam for paper 1 and paper 2 each.
  • Questions will be Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The total no. of questions will be 200.
  • The total marks will be 400.
  • Meanwhile, the examination will include 2 sections that are listed below in the table:
Sections No. of questions Total marks
General studies 100 200
Aptitude test 100 200
Total 200 400

HPPSC HPAS Selection Process

  • Candidates are required to qualify for the written preliminary and mains examination. However, after qualifying, it is equally essential to clear the interview.
  • The candidate’s selection will be done on the basis of his/her performance in the preliminary and mains exam and interviews.
  • The authority of HPPSC will check the candidate’s skills, mental ability, communication skills, and way of responding through the interview process.
  • Meanwhile, the interview carries 150 marks.

Note: In the main examination there are 31 optional subjects from which candidates have to choose one. See the subjects below:

  • Indian History
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Philosophy
  • Law
  • Sociology
  • Public Administration
  • Management
  • Geography
  • Agriculture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Urdu
  • English Literature
  • Psychology
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Forestry
  • Horticulture
  • Medical Sciences

HPPSC 2022 Important Details

Official Notification Check Here
Official Website Check Here
HPPSC Online Application Apply Here

HPPSC HAPS 2022 Result

The result will be announced on the official website of HPPSC after the commencement of each stage. The applicants just need to enter their registration id and password to check and download the result.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: What is the official site to apply for the HPPSC HAPS exam?

Ans. Candidates need to visit the official site of HPPSC i.e. www.hppsc.hp.gov.in.

Question: What are the stages of the HPPSC HAPS selection procedure?

Ans. Candidates need to qualify for written examination i.e. Preliminary and Mains Examination and Personal Interview Round.

Question: What is the application fee for the candidates to apply for the HPPSC HAPS exam?

Ans. General and other state category candidates need to pay Rs. 400/-. While SC/ST candidates have to pay Rs. 100/- only.

Question: What is the age limit to apply for HPPSC HAPS 2022?

Ans. The age of the candidates must be 21 years to 35 years. On the other hand, relaxation will vary according to category.

9 thoughts on “HPPSC HPAS 2022 Notification (OUT) Application Form, 29 Vacancies”

  1. There is relaxation in maximum age limit for reserve categories I. e. SC/ST, OBC etc. but EWS category is not given relaxation.

  2. You have not mentioned the age limit for hp government employees, who are already in govt job

  3. Dear Editor,

    Wish you a very Happy New Year.

    Can you please check How Pre will happen in Nov 2022 and remaining everything will happen before it with final result in June 2022. Kinldy correct this and be careful in other articles.


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