About HPAS

Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive Examination or HPAS is a combined competitive exam conducted by HPPSC, Shimla to fill various Administrative Positions in Himachal Pradesh.
H.P.Public Service Commission first time conducted the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive Examination during the year 1973, for filling up various premier posts of State Services. Thereafter the Commission conducts the examination every year on receipt of requisitions from various Departments of H.P. Government.

Schedule of the examination

Notification for the filling and submission of application form is released in the month of January and Preliminary Examination in held in the mid of June.

The following posts are filled in on the basis of this examination:

Sr. No. Name of the Post(s) Pay-Scale
1 HAS Class-I (Gazetted) Rs. 15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay)
2 HPS Class-I (Gazetted) Rs. 15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay)
3 Block Development Officer Class-I (Gazetted) Rs. 10300-34800 + 5000 (Grade Pay)
4 District Treasury Officer Class-I (Gazetted) Rs. 15600-39100 + 5400 (Grade Pay)
5 Tehsildar Class-I (Gazetted) Rs. 7000-10600 (Plus allowances)
6 Excise & Taxation Officer Class-I (Gazetted) Rs. 10300-34800 + 5000 (Grade pay)

Eligibility Criteria

Scheme of Examination

Exam Centres

Preliminary Examination is held at:

  1. Shimla
  2. Solan
  3. Mandi
  4. Dharamsala
  5. Nahan
  6. Una
  7. Hamirpur
  8. Chamba

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