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Organisation : HPPSC Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission
Announcement : Download Admit Card
Designation : Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, 2016
Reference Number : Advertisement No.1/2017
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Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination, 2016 shall be conducted on 25th June, 2017 at various centres of Himachal Pradesh, in two sessions from 10.00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon and 2:00 P.M. to 4.00 P.M. respectively.

Related : KPSC Karnataka Download Admission Ticket Competitive Examinations 2016-17 :

The particulars of all the provisionally admitted candidates showing their names, roll numbers, centre of examination and instructions to the candidates etc will be uploaded on the website of the Commission in due course of time.

The provisionally admitted candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination against their USER-ID. The candidate will download e-Admit Card from their USER-ID for admission/appear in Examination. No Admit Card will be sent by post.

Preliminary examination :
Initially, Preliminary examination consisting of 02 papers based on objective type (multiple choices) questions on the following pattern will be held.

Paper-I General Studies (Code No.01). This paper shall be of 200 marks and there shall be 100 objective type (Multiple choices) questions. Paper-II Aptitude Test (Code No.02). This paper shall be of 200 marks and in this paper there shall be 100 objective type (Multiple choices) questions.

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Papers Syllabus :
Paper-I General Studies (Code No.01)

** History, geography, political, art & culture and socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh.
** Currents events of national and international importance.
** History of India and Indian national movement.
** Indian and World Geography-physical, social, economic geography of India and the world.
** Indian polity and governance –Constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues, etc.
** Economic and social development – sustainable development poverty, inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives, etc.
** General issues on environmental ecology, bio-diversity and climate Change – that do not require subject specialization
** General science.

Paper-II Aptitude Test (Code No.02)

** Comprehension
** Interpersonal skills including communication skills
** Logical reasoning and analytical ability
** Decision making and problem solving
** General mental ability
** Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude etc. (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency etc. – Class X level).
** English Language comprehension skills (Class X level)

This preliminary examination will consist of two objective type papers (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 400 marks. The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be about 20 times the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year in the Posts / Service.

Only those candidates who have been declared to have qualified the preliminary examination by the H.P. Public Service Commission in a year will be eligible for admission to the main examination of that year provided they are otherwise eligible for admission to the Main Examination.


The centres of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be cancelled/ changed at the discretion of the Commission. Every effort will be made by the Commission to allot the candidates to the centre of their choice for examination, however, the Commission may, at their discretion to allot a different centre to a candidate, when circumstances so warranted.

The HPPSC has already introduced two parts Carbon less OMR Answer Sheet. The candidates are required to handover original OMR answer sheet (upper part) to the invigilator and take away candidate’s copy (lower part) with him/ her.

** Candidates should note that there will be penalty (negative marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

** Marks obtained in Preliminary Examination by the candidate who are declared qualified by the Commission for admission to the Main Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

** In due course of time, the key of answers of both the objective type Papers will be displayed on Office Website for inviting objections from the appeared candidates, if any.

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