Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has issued the exam date for the HP Administrative Service Combined Competitive Preliminary Exam-2023.

According to the notice, the HPPSC HPAS preliminary exam 2023 will be conducted on July 23 in two sessions from 10.00 AM to 12 noon and 2.00 to 4.00 PM. The notice for release of admit card will be issued later.

The online application process is currently underway at the official website hppsc.hp.gov.in till June 14. The HPPSC HPAS 2023 exam will be conducted for recruitment to 11 posts in different state government departments. The pay band is Level-18 (Rs 56,100 - 1,77,500).

Here’s HPPSC HPAS exam date 2023 notice.

Vacancy details

  • HPAS Personnel- 9
  • HP Police Service- 2

Here’s HPPSC HPAS notification 2023.

Eligibility Criteria

Age limit: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years on January 1, 2023. Five years relaxation in upper age limit only to the bonafide SC/ST/OBC/WFF/PWD of Himachal Pradesh.

Educational qualification: A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University.

Exam Fees

An examination fee of Rs 400 will be charged online. Reserved category candidates will have to pay Rs 100.

Selection process

HPPSC will conduct the HPAS 2023 at 12 cities across the state. Initially, a Preliminary examination consisting of two papers based on objective type (multiple choices) questions will be held. The candidates declared qualified in the Preliminary examination will be admitted for Main Examination. The shortlisted candidates will then appear for the interview round.

Steps to apply for HPPSC HPAS 2023:

  1. Visit HPPSC website hppsc.hp.gov.in
  2. Go to the ‘Apply Online’ section and click on online application
  3. Register yourself in the new portal through the ‘New Registration’ link
  4. Login and apply for the exam and fill application form
  5. Upload documents, pay fees and submit
  6. Download application form and take printout.

Here’s direct link to apply online.