HPPSC Syllabus – Himachal Pradesh PSC Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018

The candidates looking for the HPPSC Syllabus 2018 can check the following article. Here, we have updated the Himachal Pradesh PSC Syllabus in the Pdf format. Hence, all applied aspirants can go to the entire article and find the exam syllabus. Also, find the HPPSC Exam Pattern 2018 for reference. Download the syllabus in the pdf format and prepare well for the written examination. Moreover, applicants can visit the official website of the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission @ www.hppsc.hp.gov.in.

HPPSC Syllabus – www.hppsc.hp.gov.in

Download the provided HPPSC Syllabus in the pdf format. Check the syllabus for the various post under Himachal Pradesh PSC board. The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission board released employment notification to hire candidates for the various job role. Hence, a good preparation for the exam is necessary. Therefore, we have uploaded the post wise HP PSC Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018 here.

Himachal Pradesh PSC Syllabus 2018

State Eligibility TestAyurvedic Medical OfficerAgriculture Development Officer
Range Forest OfficerNaib TehsildarAssistant Professor
Lecturer (Technical)H.P. Administrative Services Combined CompetitiveH.P. Judicial Service Competitive Examination

HP SET Syllabus and Exam Pattern

In this section, we have provided the complete syllabus of Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2018. Hence, candidates applied for the HPSET Exam 2018 can check the HP SET Syllabus here. Refer the syllabus along with the HPSET Test Pattern 2018. Referring to the HP SET Exam 2018 Syllabus can help the aspirants to score good marks in the written examination.

HP State Eligibility Test Pattern 2018

PapersSubjectsQuestionsMarks Duration
IGeneral on Teaching & Research Aptitude6010075 Mins
IISubject Related5010075 Mins
IIISubject Related75150150 Mins

Download Himachal Pradesh SET Syllabus Pdf

General on Teaching & Research Aptitude (Paper I)
English (Paper II & III)
  • Comprehension
  • Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Understanding the structure of arguments
  • Evaluating and distinguishing deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Weighing the evidence with special reference to analogical arguments and inductive generalization
  • Evaluating classification and definition
  • Nature of a concept
  • Meaning and criteria of truth
  • The sources of knowledge
Paper II

  • Chaucer to Shakespeare
  • Jacobean to Restoration Periods
  • Augustan Age: 18th Century Literature
  • Romantic Period
  • Victorian Period
  • Modern Period
  • Contemporary Period
  • American and other non-British Literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Rhetoric and Prosody

Paper III (A) – Core Group

  • British Literature from Chaucer to the present day
  • Criticism and Literary Theory

Paper III (B) – Elective or Optional

  • History of English Language, English Language Teaching
  • European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century
  • Indian writing in English and Indian Literature in English translation
  • American and other non-British English Literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
Chemical Science
Life Sciences
Paper II (Section A)

  • General information on science and its interface with society
  • Common Elementary Computer Science

Paper II (Section B)

  • Structure and Bonding
  • Acids and Bases
  • Redox Reactions
  • Energetic and Dynamics of Chemical Reactions
  • Aspects of s.p.d.f. Block Elements
  • IUPAC Nomenclature of Simple Organic and Inorganic Compounds
  • Concept of Chirality
  • Common Organic Reactions and Mechanisms
  • Data Analysis

Paper III

  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Ideal and Non-ideal solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Surface Phenomena
  • Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Non-equilibrium Thermodynamics
  • Reaction Kinetics
  • Macromolecules
Paper II (Section A)

  • General information on science and its interface with society
  • Common Elementary Computer Science

Paper II (Section B)

  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Environmental Biology
  • Biodiversity and Taxonomy

Paper III

  • Principles of Taxonomy as applied to the systemic and Classification of Plant
  • Patterns of variation in morphology and life history in plants
  • Comparative anatomy and developmental morphology of gymnosperms and
  • Androgen-sis and gynogenesis
  • Plants and civilization
  • Physiology and biochemistry and seed dormancy and germination
  • Principles of plant breeding
  • Histology of mammalian organ systems
  • Feeding, learning, the social and sexual behavior of animals
Paper II

  • हिंदी भाषा और उसका विकास
  • हिंदी साहित्य का इतिहास
  • भाषा हिंदी साहित्य की गद्य विधाएँ
  • काव्यशास्त्र और आलोचना

Paper III (A)

  • भक्ति काव्य की पूर्व-पीठिका
  • भक्ति काव्य का स्वरूप
  • सामाजिक संस्कृति
  • आधुनिकता: अवधारणा और इसके उदय की पृष्ठभूमि
  • वैचारिक पृष्ठ भूमि
  • गल्प और इतिहास
  • हिंदी नाटक और भारतेंदु
  • काव्य हेतु एवं काव्य प्रयोजन
  • कबीर, हजारी प्रसाद द्विवेदी – दोहा पद सं० – 160 – 209
  • जायसी ग्रंटवाली – सं० रामचंद्र शुक्ल – नागमती वियोग वर्णन सूरदास – भ्रमरगीत-सार-सं रामचन्द्र शुक्ल 21 से 70 तक
  • तुलसीदास-रामचरितमानस
  • उपन्यास – नाटक

Paper III (B)

  • भक्ति काव्य: कबीर, जायसी, सूरदास, तुलसीदास
  • स्वच्छंदतावाद और छायावाद
  • मध्यवर्ग का उदय और उपन्यास
  • गोदान और भारतीय किसान
  • काव्य के लक्षण
  • हिंदी आलोचना
Paper II

  • Geomorphology
  • Climatology
  • Oceanography
  • Bio-Geography
  • Geographic Thought
  • Population Geography
  • Settlement Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Social Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Regional Planning
  • Geography of India
  • Cartography
  • Statistical Methods

Paper III (Part A & B)

  • Geomorphology
  • Climatology
  • Oceanography
  • Bio-Geography
  • History of Geographic Thought
  • Population Geography
  • Settlement Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Political Geography
  • Social Geography
  • Cultural Geography
  • Regional Planning
  • Geography of India
  • Cartography
  • Statistical Methods
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HPPSC Ayurvedic Medical Officer Syllabus

Applicants applied for Himachal Pradesh PSC Ayurvedic Medical Officer Jobs can download the HPPSC Syllabus for Ayurvedic Medical Officer post here. In this article, we have mentioned the complete syllabus for this exam. Also, we have given the HPPSC Ayurvedic Medical Officer Exam Pattern. Hence, click on the following links and download the HP PSC Ayurvedic MO Syllabus 2018.

HP PSC Ayurvedic Medical Officer Exam Pattern

S. No. Exam TypeName of the SubjectsQuestionsDuration
1Objective Type (MCQ)Essential Qualification (Technical Subject)802 Hrs
2General Knowledge of HP10
3General Knowledge of National/ Inter-National Level10

Himachal Pradesh Ayurvedic Medical Officer Syllabus

Essential Qualification (Technical Subject)
General knowledge
  • Rog Vigyan & Vikritivigyan
  • Ashtanga Hridaya
  • Dravyagunavigyan
  • Kayachikitsa
  • Rasashastra and Bhaisajya Kalpana
  • Charaka
  • Rachana Sharira
  • SalakyaTantra
  • Kriya Sharira
  • Shalyatantra
  • Agada Tantra Vyavahar Ayurveda & Vidh Vaidyak
  • Kaumara vritya
  • Swastha Vritta
  • Prasuti Tantra & Stri Roga
  • Ayurveda Itihas
  • Panchakarma
  • General Knowledge
  • Business Scenario
  • History
  • Economy
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Geography
  • Scientific Research
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Knowledge of Current Events
  • General Politics
  • Indian Constitution
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • India and its neighboring countries

HP PSC ADO Exam Syllabus & Test Pattern

The HPPSC ADO Syllabus is mentioned here. Therefore, aspirants can check the HP PSC Agriculture Development Officer Syllabus in this article. Follow the complete syllabus and start preparing for the examination. Also, check the HP PSC Agriculture Development Officer Test Pattern 2018 here.

Himachal Pradesh PSC ADO Exam Pattern

Exam TypeName of the TopicsQuestionsDuration
Objective TypeOptional Subjects (Commerce with Statistics, Mathematics, and Statistics)402 Hours
General Knowledge of HP40
Current National & International affairs20

HPPSC ADO Syllabus

General Knowledge
  • History
  • India and its neighboring countries
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Economy
  • General Knowledge
  • Knowledge of Current Events
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Culture
  • General Politics
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Geography
  • Business Scenario
  • Indian Constitution
  • Sports
  • Scientific Research
  • Time & work
  • Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Numbers
  • Decimals and fractions
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Simple Equations
  • Use of tables and graphs
  • Indices and Surds
  • Partnership
  • Percentage
  • Races and Games
  • Computation of whole numbers
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Problems on Trains
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Fundamental Arithmetical Operations
  • Time & distance
  • Discount
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Probability
  • Boats and Streams
  • Average
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Compound Interest
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Areas
  • Mensuration
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Simple interest
  • Odd Man Out
  • Volumes

HPPSC Range Forest Officer Syllabus 2018

Are you searching for the HPPSC Range Forest Officer Syllabus? If yes, here we have provided the Updated HPPSC Syllabus for candidates’ reference. The syllabus is very important for the candidates who are going to appear for the exam. Moreover, we are provided the HPPSC Range Forest Officer Exam Pattern for candidates’ use. Hence, follow the provided study material and prepare for the exam.

Himachal Pradesh PSC RFO Exam Pattern

For Non-Forestry Graduates:

S. No.SubjectsQuestionsMarksDuration
1History, Geography and Socio-Economic development of Himachal Pradesh30302 Hrs
2Current Events – National and International3030
3Modern History of India4040

For Forestry Graduates:

S. No.SubjectsQuestionsMarksDuration
1Forestry Subject80802 Hrs
2General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh1010
3General Knowledge – National and International Affairs1010

Syllabus for HPPSC Range Forest Officer Exam

  • Ecology and its relevance to man
  • Cropping patterns in different agro-climatic zones of the country
  • Weeds, their characteristics, dissemination, and association with various crops
  • Processes and factors of soil formation
  • Watershed management
  • Farm management
  • Agriculture extension–its importance and role
  • Heredity and variation
  • Seed and seed technology
  • Growth and Development of Vegetable Crops
  • Post-harvest technology
  • Diseases and pests of fields, vegetable, orchard and plantation crops of India
  • Climatic requirements and cultivation of major fruits, plants, and vegetable crops
Part I

  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Plant Groups
  • Morphology, Anatomy, Embryology, and Taxonomy of Angiosperms

Part II

  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Physiology
  • Plant Ecology
  • Economic Botany
Computer Application/ Computer Science
Part I

  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface chemistry and catalysis
  • Electrochemistry
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electronic structure of transition metal complexes
  • Lanthanides Actinides

Part II

  • Electronic displacements
  • Aliphatic Chemistry
  • Synthetic uses of the following
    • Carbohydrates
    • Stereo Chemistry
    • Atomic Chemistry
  • Basic concepts regarding the following materials of economic and medical importance
    • Organic Photochemistry
    • Polymers
  • Alloys and inter-metallic compounds
Part I

    • Introduction to Computing
    • Programming Solving Techniques
    • Computer Communications and Networks
    • Digital Logic & Computer Architecture
    • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Operating Systems

Part II

  • Finite State Models
  • Compiler Theory & Design
  • Numerical Methods
  • Data Base Systems
  • Software Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics
Agriculture Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Part I

  • Soil and Water Conservation
  • Irrigation and Drainage
  • Agricultural structure

Part II

  • Farm Power and Machinery
  • Agro-energy
  • Agricultural Process Engineering
  • Instrumentation and computer applications in agricultural engineering
Part I

  • Fluid and Particle Dynamics
  • Mass Transfer
  • Heat Transfer
  • Noval Separation Processes
  • Process Equipment Design
  • Process Dynamic and control

Part II

  • Material and Energy Balance
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering and Safety
  • Chemical Technology
  • Process Engineering Economics
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Part I

  • Theory and Design of Structures
  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

Part II

  • Building Constructions
  • Railways and Highways Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Sanitation and Water Supply
Part I

  • Digital Electronics
  • Programming Languages
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer Architecture
  • Data Base Management System

Part II

  • System Programming and Operating System
  • Theory of Computation and Compile Design
  • Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Graphics
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Part I

  • EM Theory
  • Electrical Materials
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical Machines and Power Transformers

Part II

  • Power Systems
  • Analog and Digital Electronics and Circuits
  • Microprocessors
  • Communication Systems
  • Power Electronics
Part I

  • Basic Electronics – Materials and Devices
  • Electronics Circuits and Applications
  • Signals and Systems
  • Instrumentation and Control

Part II

  • Digital Electronics and Microprocessors
  • Communication Systems
  • Electromagnetics and Microwave Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Environmental Science
Part I

  • Statics
  • Dynamics
  • Theory of Machines
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • Manufacturing Science
  • Production Management

Part II

  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Energy Conversion
  • Environmental Control
Part I

  • Life Sciences
  • Basic Biology
  • Naturals Resources

Part II

  • Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Basic Geosciences
Part I

  • Silviculture
  • Forest Ecology and Ethnobotany
  • Environmental Conservation and biodiversity
  • Tree improvement, Seed Technology, and Biotechnology
  • Forest Pathology
  • Forest Entomology
  • Wildlife Management and Conservation
  • Forest Management
  • Forest Protection
  • Watershed Management and Hydrology
  • Wood Science and Technology
  • Computer Application in Forestry
  • Remote Sensing and GIS in Forestry

Part II

  • Social, Agro and Farm Forestry
  • Joint Forest Management
  • Forest Resources and Utilization
  • Non-Timber Forest Products
  • Marketing and Trade of forest Produce
  • Forest Soils, Soil Conservation
  • Forest Economics
  • Extension & Education
  • Forest Policy & legislation
  • Communication
  • Project Planning, monitoring & evaluation
Part I

  • Physical Geology and geomorphology
  • Structural and field geology
  • Stratigraphy and Palaemology

Part II

  • Crystallography and Mineralogy
  • Economic Geology
  • Petrology
Part I

  • Fruit Industry in India and its potential
  • Principal methods of preservation
  • Economic principles in fruit and vegetable production
  • Extension education and its importance

Part II

  • Importance, nutritive value, and classification of vegetables
  • Plant physiology and its significance
  • Processes and factors of soil formation
  • Importance and scope of floriculture
Part I

  • Algebra
  • Infinite sequences and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Theory of Equation
  • Analytic Geometry of two and three dimensions
  • Analysis
  • Differential Equation

Part II

  • Vector Analysis
  • Static
  • Dynamics
  • Hydrostatics
Part I

  • Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Waves and Oscillations

Part II

  • Atomic Physics
  • Electronics
Part I

  • Probability
  • Statistical methods
  • Sampling Distribution and Statistical Inference
  • Theory of Estimation

Part I

  • Theory of testing of Hypotheses
  • Likelihood ratio tests
Veterinary Science
Part I

  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Physiology
  • Livestock Production and Management
  • Milk Technology

Part II

  • Genetics and Animal Breeding
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Meat Hygiene
  • Extension
Part I

  • Protozoa
  • Porifera
  • Coelenterata
  • Helminthes
  • Annelida
  • Arthropoda

Part II

  • Cell Biology
  • Cytogenetics
  • Physiology
  • Evolution
  • Embryology and Histology

HPPSC Naib Tehsildar Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Applicants wishing to join Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission can start their preparation by referring to the HPPSC Syllabus. In this article, we have updated the HPPSC Naib Tehsildar Syllabus in the pdf format. Also, we have provided the HP PSC Naib Tehsildar Exam Pattern 2018 here.

Himachal Pradesh PSC Naib Tehsildar Exam Pattern

For Prelims

S. No.Name of the SubjectsMarksQuestionsDuration
1General Knowledge Aptitude1201202 Hrs

For Mains

S. No.Name of the SubjectsMarks QuestionsDuration
1General Knowledge Aptitude1001006 Hrs 30 Mins
2General English5050
3English Essay5050

HP PSC Naib Tehsildar Exam Syllabus Pdf

General Knowledge & Current Affairs
General English
  • History, Geography and Socio-Economic development of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Knowledge of current events of National and International importance and such matters of everyday observation and experience in their scientific aspects as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject.
  • Paper will also include questions on Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography of India and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • Use of Words
  • Distinguish important and less important
English Essay
  • Essay Writing
  • Translation of an English passage into Hindi
  • Explanation of Hindi passage in Prose and Poetry in the same language
  • Composition (Idioms, corrections etc.).

HPPSC Assistant Professor Exam Syllabus

Candidates applied for the HPPSC Assistant Professor Jobs can check the Syllabus here. In this section, we are providing you the complete HPPSC Assistant Professor Syllabus along with the exam pattern. Hence, check the HPPSC Exam Pattern for Assistant Professor Exam here.

Himachal Pradesh PSC Asst Professor Exam Pattern

Exam TypeName of the SubjectsMarksDuration
Objective TypeGeneral Knowledge1002 Hrs
General English
Optional Subjects

HPPSC Assistant Professor Syllabus

General Knowledge
General English
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Indian History
  • Basic Computer
  • Indian Economy
  • Botany
  • Sports
  • Inventions in the World
  • Indian Politics
  • Basic GK
  • Geography
  • Zoology
  • Environment
  • Famous Days & Dates
  • Indian Culture
  • Famous Books & Authors
  • Indian Parliament
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Synonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Substitution
  • Para Completion
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Joining Sentences
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Spelling Test
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Transformation
  • Spotting Errors
  • Passage Completion
List of Optional Subjects
  • Botany
  • Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Horticulture
  • Computer Applications/ Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Physics
  • forestry
  • Veterinary Science
  • Engineering (Agricultural/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical)
  • Geology

HPPSC Lecturer Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Download the HPPSC Lecturer Syllabus here. The Himachal Pradesh PSC Lecturer Syllabus Pdf is available here for download. Hence, candidates looking for the exam syllabus can check the following section. Also, find the HPPSC Lecturer Test Pattern 2018 in this article.

HPPSC Lecturer Technical Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of the SubjectsMarksQuestionsDuration
1Professional Knowledge80802 Hrs
2General Knowledge of HP1010
3General Knowledge – National & International1010

Himachal Pradesh PSC Lecturer Syllabus 2018

General Knowledge of HP
General Knowledge – National & International
  • Geography – HP
  • History
  • Culture & Heritage – HP
  • Famous personalities – Himachal Pradesh
  • The contribution of HP in Indian Freedom Movement
  • Agriculture
  • Festivals
  • Languages
  • Art
  • Tribes
  • Historical places – Himachal Pradesh
  • Religious Places
  • Current Events – National & International.
  • General Science.
  • General Knowledge.
  • Important dates.
  • Science & Technology.
  • Sports.
  • Economy.
  • General Polity
Mechanical Engineering
Architecture Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics and Design
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Theory of Machines
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Vibrations
  • Machine Design
  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat-Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Applications
  • Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering Materials
  • Casting, Forming and Joining Processes
  • Machining and Machine Tool Operations
  • Metrology and Inspection
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Inventory Control
  • Operations Research
  • Architecture and Design
  • Building Materials, Construction, and Management
  • Building and Structures
  • Environmental Planning and Design
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Planning and Housing
  • Planning Techniques and Management
  • Services, Infrastructure, and Transportation
Information Technology
Instrumental Engineering
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation
  • Compiler Design
  • Operating System
  • Databases
  • Computer Networks
  • Electrical Circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Measurements
  • Sensors and Industrial Instrumentation
  • Communication and Optical Instrumentation
Electrical Engineering
Electronics and Tele-Communication Engineering
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Electric Circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Control Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  • Analog and Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics
  • Networks, Signals, and Systems
  • Communications
  • Electronic Devices
  • Analog Circuits
  • Digital Circuits
  • Control Systems
  • Electromagnetics
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Structural Analysis
  • Construction Materials and Management
  • Steel Structures
  • Concrete Structures
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Foundation Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydraulics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydrology
  • Irrigation
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Air Pollution
  • Water and Waste Water
  • Municipal Solid Wastes
  • Noise Pollution
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Transportation Infrastructure
  • Highway Pavements
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Geomatics Engineering
  • Digital Logic
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Algorithms
  • Theory of Computation
  • Compiler Design
  • Operating System
  • Databases
  • Computer Networks

HPPSC Administrative Services Combined Competitive Syllabus 2018

Are you looking for the HPPSC Administrative Services Combined Competitive Syllabus 2018? If yes, check the following article. In this section, we have provided the HPPSC Syllabus for the applicants’ reference. Hence, click on the links and download the Himachal Pradesh PSC Syllabus for Administrative Services Combined Competitive. Moreover, we have shared the Latest HPPSC Administrative Services Combined Competitive Exam Pattern.

Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services Exam Pattern

For Prelims

PapersName of the SubjectsQuestionsMarksDuration
IGeneral Studies1002002 Hrs
IIAptitude Test1002002 Hrs

For Mains

S. No.Name of the SubjectsMarksDuration
1English, Hindi, Essay, General Studies100 Each3 Hours
2Optional Subjects (Paper I and II)150 Each3 Hours

Syllabus for HP AS Preliminary Exam 2018

General Studies
Aptitude Test
  • History
  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • Art & Culture
  • Socio-Economic Development of HP
  • Current Events – National & International
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Comprehension
  • 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)

Syllabus for HP AS Mains Exam 2018

Compulsory Subject
Hindi in Devnagari Script
  • Comprehension of English Language
  • Correct Grammatical Expression
  • Clarity and Precision in Expression
  • Translation of an English passage into Hindi
  • Explanation of Hindi passage in Prose and Poetry in the same language
  • Composition (idiom, corrections, etc.)
General Studies
  • Essay in English and Hindi in 900 words
  • Knowledge of Current Affairs – National & International
  • Modern History
  • Indian Culture
  • Indian Economy
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Culture
Optional Subjects
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Commerce and Accountancy
Paper I

  • Meaning and scope of Anthropology and its main branches
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Political Anthropology
  • Origins of Religions
  • Foundations of the theory of organic evaluation
  • The order Primate
  • Genetics
  • Diffusion and diffusionism
  • Norms and Values
  • Social anthropology and history

Paper II

  • Indian Anthropology
  • Indian social system: Verna, Ashram; Purushartha, Caste, joint family
  • culture
  • Tribal Administration
  • issues relating to National Integration
Paper I

  • Book-Keeping and Accountancy
  • Business Organization and Management
    • Business Organization
    • Measures of Central Tendency
    • Business Statistics
    • Correlation Analysis
    • Indian Statistics
  • Commercial Law

Paper II

  • Money Banking and International Trade
    • Money
    • Banks
    • Indian Banking System
    • International Trades
    • Company Law
  • Income Tax and Auditing
    • Income Tax
    • Auditing
    • Management Accounting
Electrical Engineering
Paper I

  • Consumer behavior
  • Producer behavior and market forms
  • Investment decisions and determination of income and employment
  • Macroeconomic models of income, distribution, and growth.
  • Banking, objectives, and instruments of Central Banking
  • International trade

Paper II

  • The Indian economy
  • National income
  • Indian Planning
  • Agricultural production
  • Industrial production
  • Budgetary trends and fiscal policy
  • Monetary and credit trends and policy
Paper I

  • Network
  • Statistics and Magnetics
  • Electronics
  • Electrical Machines

Paper II

  • Control System
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Electrical Machines
    • Induction Machines
    • Synchronous Machines
    • Special Machines
    • Utilisation
  • Light Current
    • Communication Systems
    • Micro-waves
    • D.C. Amplier
Hindi Literature
Paper I

  • Physical and Human Geography of the world
  • Principles of physical Geography comprising of details study of the lithosphere
  • Bydrosphere and atmosphere leading up to the modern views regarding cycle concepts
  • Isostasy processes of mountain formation
  • Weather phenomena, surface and sub-surface movement of ocean waters etc.

Paper II

  • Structure, relief, climate, and soils
  • Population and its problems
  • Agriculture, agrarian problems and programmes
  • Irrigation and River Valley Projects
  • Power and Mineral Resources
Paper I

History of Hindi Literature

  • Evolution of Avadhi Braj Bhasa
  • Evolution of Khari Boli Hindi
  • Standardization of Hindi language with Devanagari script

History of Hindi Literature

  • Chief characteristics of the major periods of Hindi literature
  • Significant features of the main Literary trend and tendencies in modern Hindi

Paper II

  • Kabir
  • Surdas
  • Tulsidas
Indian History
Paper I

  • The Mauryan Empire
  • Political and Economic History of India
  • The Gupta Period
  • India in the Seventh Century A.D.

Paper II

  • The contest for Northen India,1526-56
  • The Mughal Empire
  • Indian Economy
  • A Modern India
Paper I

  • Jurisprudence
  • Constitutional Law
  • International Law

Paper II

  • Law of Crimes (Indian Penal Code)
  • Law of Evidence and Indian Evidence Act
  • Himachal Pradesh Land Revenue Act
Political Science & International Relations
Paper I

  • Nature of philosophy, its relation to life
  • Thought and culture
  • History and theory or Ethics
  • Moral standards and their application
  • Moral judgment Determinism

Paper II

  • Socio-Political Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion
  • Tradition, Change, and Modernity with reference to Indian Social Institutions
  • Philosophy of Religion
Paper I

  • Political Theory
  • Indians Nationalist Movement and Constitutional and National Development
  • System of Government

Paper II

  • Cold War
  • Decolonisation and emergence of new nations
  • Concept of non-alignment
  • UNO
  • Government and politics of U.K. USA & China
Public Administration
  • Nature, scope and methods, the experimental method in psychology
  • Factors in human developments heredity and environment
  • Motivation feelings and emotions
  • The cognitive processes, sensation, perception, learning, memory and forgetting and thinking
  • Development of Character

Paper II

  • Intelligence and abilities
  • Group processes and group effect
  • Concept of abnormality
  • Leadership and moral attitudes and prejudice
  • Social Changes
  • Social pathology and juvenile delinquency – causes and prevention
  • Main forms of the therapeutic techniques
Paper I

  • Basic Premises
  • Theories of Organization
  • Principles of Organisation
  • Public Policy
  • Administrative Behavior
  • Structure of Organisation
  • Personal Administration
  • Financial Administration
  • Accountability and Control
  • Administrative Reforms
  • Administrative Law

Paper II

  • Evolution of Indian Administration
  • Environmental Setting
  • Structure of Central Administration
  • Centre-State Relation
  • Public Services
  • Machinery for Planning
  • Administration of Law and Order
Paper I

  • Significant features of the grammar with particular stress on Sandhi, sammasa, karka, and vachya (Voice)
  • .General Knowledge of literary history and principle tends for literary criticism. Origin and development of literary genres including epics, drama, prose, kavya, lyric and anthology.
  • Translation from Hindi to Sanskrit
  • A short essay in Sanskrit

Paper II

  • Meghaduta (Kalidass)
  • Uttaramacharita (Bhavbhuti)
  • Mudraraksasa (Vishakhadutta)
  • Rajatarangini (Kalhana)
  • Harshacharita (Banabhatta)
Paper I

  • Nature and scope of sociology
  • Institutions and Associations
  • Social Values

Paper II

  • Social stratification, Caste system, and its transformation aspects
  • Family, marriage, and Kinship
  • Changing aspects of Kinship the joint family
  • Rural social system and community development
  • Socio-cultural dimensions of the village community
  • Urban social organizations
  • Social change and modernization
  • Current social evils
Paper I

  • Grouping of the new Indo-languages
  • Dakhani Urdu- Its origin and development- its significant linguistic features
  • The significant features of the Dakhani Urdu Literature (1450-1700)

Paper II

  • PART-A(Prose)
  • PART-A (Poetry)
Paper I

  • Management
  • Organisational Behaviour and Management Concepts
  • Economic Environment
  • Quantitative Methods

Paper II

  • Marketing Management
  • Production and Material Management
  • Financial Management
  • Investment Decision
  • Financing Decisions
  • Human Resource Management
  • Industrial relations
Medical Science
Paper I

  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Bio-Chemistry
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
Paper II

  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology including Family Planning
  • Prevention and Social Medicine

HPPSC Judicial Service Civil Judge Syllabus

If you have applied for the Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Civil Judge (Junior Division) Exam, you must be searching for the HPPSC Syllabus 2018. Hence, here we have provided the HP PSC Civil Judge Syllabus along with the JPPSC Test Pattern. Therefore, check the complete article and prepare for the exam.

Himachal Pradesh Judicial Service Exam Pattern

For Prelims

S. No.Exam TypeName of the SubjectsMarksDuration
1Objective TypeCivil Law-I1001 Hrs
2Civil Law-II1001 Hrs
3Criminal Law1001 Hrs

For Mains

Exam Type PapersName of the SubjectsMarks
Written ExamICivil Law-I200
IICivil Law-II200
IIICriminal Law200
IVEnglish Composition200
VLanguage (Hindi)100

Syllabus for HPPSC Judicial Services Exam

Paper-I (Civil Law-I)
Paper-II (Civil Law-II)
  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Indian Stamp Act
  • Himachal Pradesh Courts Act, 1976
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Hindu Law
  • Indian Limitation Act
  • Transfer of Property Act
  • H.P. Urban Rent Control Act
Paper-III (Criminal Law)
Paper-IV (English Composition)
  • Indian Penal Code
  • Criminal Procedure Code
  • Chapter-XVII (section 138 to 143) of the Negotiable Instruments Act
  • H.P. Excise Act- 2011 as Applicable to the State of H.P.
  • Wild Life Protection Act
  • Indian Forest Act
A Choice from three Essays on General Subjects.

  • Essay (150 Marks)
  • Translation of Hindi Passage into English (50 Marks)
Paper-V (Language)
  • Translation of English passage into Hindi (30 Marks)
  • Essay in Hindi on any topic out of three (50 Marks)
  • Composition (Idioms and Corrections etc.) (20 Marks)

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