HPPSC Recruitment 2023 for Mining Inspector/Scientific Officer | 15 Posts | Last Date: 18 December 2023

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HPPSC Recruitment 2023: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced notification for the Mining Inspector/Assistant Mining Inspector/Assistant Engineer/Scientific Officer post on a contract basis. Candidates with B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc/M.Sc/Ph.D/12th qualifications are eligible to apply for this post. There are 15 openings for this post. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online. The detailed eligibility and selection are explained below.

HPPSC Recruitment

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission:

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, known commonly as HPPSC, is a government agency and topmost constitutional body of the Government of Himachal Pradesh, constituted on 8 April 1971. The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, an independent and impartial Constitutional Authority set up under Article 315 of the Constitution of India, has to discharge the duties and functions assigned to them under Article 320.

HPPSC Recruitment 2023:

HPPSC Recruitment 2023 for Mining Inspector/Assistant Mining Inspector:

Job Role Mining Inspector/Assistant Mining Inspector
Job Category Govt Jobs
Qualification B.Sc/12th
Experience Freshers/Experienced
Total Vacancies 13 Posts
Salary Rs. 25,600 – 91,600/-
Job Location Himachal Pradesh
Last Date 18 December 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Mining Inspector:

  • B.Sc. Degree in Science with Geology or its equivalent from a recognized University.
  • Desirable Qualification: Two years practical experience in the line. ii. Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

Assistant Mining Inspector:

  • 10+2 in Science.
  • Desirable Qualification:  Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.
  • Two years practical experience in the line from Govt or Semi Govt Organization or registered mining contractor.

Age Limit ( As on 01 January 2023): 18 – 45 Years 

Age Relaxation: 

  • The upper age limit is relaxable by five years for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes /Persons with disabilities and Children/Grand Children of freedom Fighters of Himachal Pradesh as declared by the Govt. from time to time.
  • The age relaxation for these categories shall be admissible only if there is a post reserved for these categories.
  • Five years relaxation in the upper age limit is admissible only to the Bonafide S.C. of H.P. / S.T. of H.P. / O.B.C. of H.P./W.F.F. of H.P./Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh. For H.P. Govt. employees and-Servicemen of H.P.;
  • Age relaxation is as per the Government’s instructions issued from time to time and as mentioned in detail under title Age Limits.
  • The age relaxation for bonafide S.C. of H.P. / S.T. ofH.P. / O.B.C. of H.P. /W.F.F. of H.P./ Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh/ Ex. Servicemen of H.P. are available only if a post is reserved for these categories.

Salary: 

  • Mining Inspector: Rs. 28900 – 91600/-
  • Assistant Mining Inspector: Rs. 25600 – 81200/-

No of vacancies: 13 Posts

  • Mining Inspector: 05 Posts  (Unreserved=04 and SC of HP=01)
  • Assistant Mining Inspector: 08 Posts  (Unreserved=03, SC of HP=02, ST of HP=01, OBC of HP=01 and EWS of HP=01)

Selection Process:

  • Selection to various Class-III posts falling under the preview of the Commission shall be made as per the rules /instructions of the Government which presently stipulates that the same shall be done based on written examination /test (Computer Based Test / Offline Test) only.
  • In all such cases, selection will be done by the Commission by subjecting the applicants to two types of papers having objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with negative marking forincorrect/ wrong answers in the following manner
  • Paper -I:
    • A Computer Based Test (CBT) or Offline Screening Test of one hour duration consisting of 50 Questions having 100 marks as follows:
    • General knowledge of Himachal Pradesh = 30 Marks
    • General knowledge of National and International Affairs= 30 Marks
    • Knowledge of Hindi language = 20 Marks
    • Knowledge of English language = 20 Marks
    • This paper will be a qualifying paper only and candidates are required to obtain 35% pass marks in this paper.
  • Paper -II:
    • A Subject Aptitude Test (SAT) (objective type) of two hours duration having 100 marks as per the syllabus to be decided by the Commission from time to time.
    • Provided that test shall be conducted in a single slot with the same question papers and in different slots with different sets of question papers depending upon the total number of candidates who have to take the test and the number of computer terminals available to the Commission at the particular date for Computer Based Screening Test.
    • Also both the Papers will be conducted on the same day in morning and evening sessions at any place in Himachal Pradesh as per decision of the Commission.

Application Fees: 

  • General Category  – Male candidates: Rs. 400/-
  • Candidates of Other States: Rs. 400/-
  • Male candidates of SC, ST, OBC and EWS:  Rs. 100/-
  • Female candidates and ex-servicemen male candidates shall be exempted from the examination fee

Application mode: Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/ any other online digital mode



How to Apply for HPPSC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 18 December 2023. (11.59 pm)

For More Details

To Apply: Click here.



Important Dates:

  • Advertisement Number: 27/11-2023 ,
  • Closing Date for Application: 18/12/2023 11:59PM
  • Closing Date for Fee: 18/12/2023 11:59 PM

HPPSC Recruitment 2023 for Assistant Engineer:

Job Role Assistant Engineer (Electrical)
Qualification B.E/B.Tech
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 1 Post
Salary Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500
Job Location Himachal Pradesh
Last Date 01 December 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Assistant Engineer (Electrical):

  • Must posses a degree in Electrical Engineering from an institution /University duly recognised by the Central/state government.

Desirable: Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointments in peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

Age Limit ( As on 1 October 2023): 18 – 45 Years 

Age Relaxation: 

  • S.C. of H.P. / S.T. of H.P. / O.B.C. of H.P./W.F.F. of H.P./Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh – 5 Years
  • Others as per Govt. instructions

Salary: Pay Band Level – 18 (Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500)

No of vacancies: 1 Post (UR)

Selection Process of HPPSC Recruitment 2023:

  • The selection process includes a Screening/Preliminary exam and Personality Test
  • Paper-I:  A Computer Test (CBT) or Offline Screening Test of one-hour duration having 100 marks consisting of objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with negative marking for incorrect/ wrong answers
    • General knowledge of Himachal Pradesh = 30 Marks,
    • General knowledge of National and International Affairs= 30 Marks,
    • Knowledge of Hindi language = 20 Marks,
    • Knowledge of English language = 20 Marks 
  • Paper-II: A descriptive Subject Aptitude Test (SAT) of three hours duration having 120 marks as per the syllabus to be decided by the Commission from time to time

Note:- 

  • Where there are only a few posts for filling up and the ratio between the number of eligible candidates and the posts advertised is below thirteen, then all of them shall directly be called for a Personality Test except posts of Assistant Professor (College Cadre) where all the recruitment shall be made as per method prescribed as above.
  • In all other cases, the selection will be done by the Commission by subjecting the applicants to two types of written papers/ tests to be conducted on the same day in two sessions, followed by a Personality Test in the following manner:
  • There shall be a negative marking(0.25) in all the objective type screening tests/ examinations
  • Minimum pass marks in the Subject Aptitude Test (SAT) to qualify for the Personality Test shall be 35% for the candidates of the General category and 30 % for the candidates of reserved categories.

Application Fees: 

  • Male candidates: Rs. 400/-
  • Male candidates of SC, ST, OBC and EWS:  Rs. 100/-
  • Female candidates and ex-servicemen male candidates shall be exempted from the examination fee

Application mode: Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/ any other online digital mode

Exam Center: Shimla

How to Apply for HPPSC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 01 December 2023 (11:59 PM)

For More Details: Click here.

To Apply: Click here.


HPPSC Recruitment 2023 for Scientific Officer:

Job Role Scientific Officer
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc/Ph.D
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 1 Post
Salary Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500
Job Location Himachal Pradesh
Last Date 30 November 2023

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

Scientific Officer:

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry/ Environmental Science/Micro-Biology and
  • 1st Class M.Sc. Degree in Chemistry/Environmental Science/Micro-Biology from a recognized university / institution and
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Basic Science from a recognized university/institution as a regular student.

Desirable: Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions, prevailing in Himachal Pradesh.

Age Limit ( As on 1 October 2023): 18 – 45 Years 

Age Relaxation: 

  • S.C. of H.P. / S.T. of H.P. / O.B.C. of H.P./W.F.F. of H.P./Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh – 5 Years
  • Others as per Govt. instructions

Salary: Pay Band Level – 18 (Rs. 56,100 – 1,77,500)

No of vacancies: 1 Post

Selection Process of HPPSC Recruitment 2023:

  • The selection process includes a Screening/Preliminary exam and Personality Test
  • Paper-I:  A Computer Test (CBT) or Offline Screening Test of one-hour duration having 100 marks consisting of objective type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) with negative marking for incorrect/ wrong answers
    • General knowledge of Himachal Pradesh = 30 Marks,
    • General knowledge of National and International Affairs= 30 Marks,
    • Knowledge of Hindi language = 20 Marks,
    • Knowledge of English language = 20 Marks 
  • Paper-II: A descriptive Subject Aptitude Test (SAT) of three hours duration having 120 marks as per the syllabus to be decided by the Commission from time to time

Note:- 

  • Where there are only a few posts for filling up and the ratio between the number of eligible candidates and the posts advertised is below thirteen, then all of them shall directly be called for a Personality Test except posts of Assistant Professor (College Cadre) where all the recruitment shall be made as per method prescribed as above.
  • In all other cases, the selection will be done by the Commission by subjecting the applicants to two types of written papers/ tests to be conducted on the same day in two sessions, followed by a Personality Test in the following manner:
  • There shall be a negative marking(0.25) in all the objective type screening tests/ examinations
  • Minimum pass marks in the Subject Aptitude Test (SAT) to qualify for the Personality Test shall be 35% for the candidates of the General category and 30 % for the candidates of reserved categories.

Application Fees: 

  • Male candidates: Rs. 400/-
  • Male candidates of SC, ST, OBC and EWS:  Rs. 100/-
  • Female candidates and ex-servicemen male candidates shall be exempted from the examination fee

Application mode: Debit Card/Credit Card/UPI/ any other online digital mode

Exam Center: Shimla

How to Apply for HPPSC Recruitment 2023?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online on or before 30 November 2023 (11:59 PM)

For More Details: Click here.

To Apply: Click here.


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