Himachal Pradesh Administrative Main Competitive (HPAS) exam is being conducted by HPPSC- Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. The exam is a competitive examination and so the candidates need to prepare well for the exam paper.
Exam Pattern: The compulsory papers will contain the subjects-
- English (100 Marks)
- Hindi (100 Marks)
- Essay (150 Marks)
- General Studies (150 Marks)
The 5 optional Papers will be of each 150 marks and viva voce of 150 marks. The list of optional subjects can be checked from the official website.
English– The candidates will be tested based on Comprehension of English, Correct Grammatical Expression, Clarity & precision. The areas of testing are-
- English Composition
- Comprehension of Unseen Passages
- Precise Writing
Hindi in Devnagri Script: Translation of English passages into Hindi
General Studies: Current events of national & international events, modern history, Indian Economy and Geography
After this viva voce will be conducted to test the knowledge of candidates.
Every optional subject has a defined syllabus which has to be prepared by the candidates for the examination. The detailed course of the examination syllabus can be checked from the SYLLABUS PDF.