How to Apply

1. Online Application

Candidates are required to apply Online on Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission’s website i.e. http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc

2. Offline Application Form

Candidates can exercise the option of applying through Offline mode also by using the OMR computerized Application Form which will be available on payment at the Reception Counter of:

  • HPPSC, Nigam Vihar, Shimla-171002
  • All District Headquarters except Shimla / Kinnaur / Lahaul & Spiti
  • Wholesale / retail shop(s) / Gas Agencies of H.P. Civil Supplies Corporation Ltd.

Since this Form is electronically scan able, due care should be taken to fill up the Application Form, correctly.
While filling up the Application Form, please refer to detailed instructions/information brochure given in Appendix-II of Notice available on http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc

The candidates should write on the envelope:

Name of examination viz. Himachal Pradesh Administrative Combined Competitive Services Examination, 2011

And then dispatch it to:

Controller of Examination, Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Nigam Vihar, Shimla -171002

Candidates should note that all Offline Applications from remote areas will be received by Post/Speed Post only and no application will be received by Hand or by Courier.

Fee Details

1 Online Mode
Candidates applying online are required to pay a comparably reduced fee (wrt offline payment)

  • Rs. 250    for General/Gen. Physical handicapped and W.F.F.
  • Rs. 63      for S.C./S.T./OBC
  • No fee     for Ex-servicemen candidates and visually impaired candidates

By paying cash at any branch of Punjab National Bank, through a challan generated through the above website.
Offline Mode
The candidates may also apply through offline mode, by using the OMR Computerized Application Form inclusive of examination fee as follows which can be obtained from places described above.

  • Rs. 300    for General/Gen. Physical handicapped and W.F.F. (Pink color form)
  • Rs. 115      for S.C./S.T./OBC (Orange color form)
  • Rs. 50    for Ex-servicemen candidates and visually impaired candidates (Gloria Red color form)

Application forms can also be obtained by post on additional payment of Rs. 50. by means of Crossed Bank Draft of scheduled Bank in favor of

Secretary, H.P. Public Service Commission, payable at Shimla

All requests for supply of forms by post must reach the office of the Commission at least 10 days before the last date prescribed for the receipt of applications.

NOTE: Ex-servicemen candidates who were relieved from the Defence Services on their own request before completion of their normal tenure of service under the Govt. of India shall have to pay examination fee as is applicable to them in the respective category.

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