HPPSC Recruitment 2021 for Range Forest Officer /Senior Stenographer | Last Date: 19 April 2021

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HPPSC Recruitment 2021 -Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced an online notification for recruitment to the post of Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted)/Senior Scale Stenographer 0f 47 vacancies. Interested candidates who completed their Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline can apply for this post. The age limit of the candidate should not exceed 18 to 45 years. The last date to apply for this post is on 19 April 2021. The detailed eligibility and selection process are given below. After the last date, the link has been deactivated so the candidates apply for the post before the tentative date.

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 Government of Himachal Pradesh constituted on 8 April 1971.The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, being an independent and impartial Constitutional Authority, set up under Article 315 of the Constitution of India have to discharge the duties and functions, assigned to them under Article 320 of the Constitution.

HPPSC Recruitment 2021:

HPPSC Recruitment 2021 for Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted):

Job Role Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted)
Qualification Bachelor‟s Degree
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 45
Salary Rs. 10300-34800/-
Job Location Himachal Pradesh
Last Date 19 April 2021

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidate(s) must possess Bachelor‟s Degree (or equivalent) in Science or Engineering from any recognized University with at least one of the following subjects:- Agriculture, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Applications / Science, Engineering (Agricultural / Chemical / Civil / Computer / Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical), Environmental Science, Forestry, Geology, Horticulture, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Veterinary Science, Zoology.

Age Limit (as on 01.01.2021):

  • For General – 21 – 31 years.

Total Vacancies:

  • Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) – 45 Posts

Pay Scale:

  • Range Forest Officer, Class-II (Gazetted) – Rs. 10300-34800/-
HPPSC Recruitment Selection Process :
  • The eligible candidates will be short listed to be called for written examination by subjecting them to a screening test (objective type) of two hours duration. In the objective type screening test, there will be 100 multiple choice questions of one mark each on the basis of following syllabus:-
  • For Non- Forestry Graduates: History, Geography and Socio Economic development of Himachal Pradesh. of 30 Marks.
  • Knowledge of current events of national and international importance and such matters of every day 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 of 30 Marks
  • Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian Culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography of India, Disaster Management, Environment and Gender issues and teachings of Mahatma Gandhi of 40 Marks.
  • For Forestry Graduates: Forestry Subject of 80 Marks, General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh of 10 Marks, General Knowledge of National and International Affairs of 10 Marks
  • The marks obtained in the above screening test by the candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to written examination, will not be counted for determining final order of merit
  • The number of candidates to be admitted to the main written examination will be 20 (twenty) times of the total number of vacancies to be filled; and The number of candidates to be called for Physical Test after qualifying the written examination shall be 05 (five) times of the number of vacancies to be filled thereof in order of merit.

Examination Fees:

  • For General Category/EWS of H.P: Rs.400/-
  • For SC/ST/OBC/BPL/EWS of H.P belonging to UR-BPL of H.P. category: Rs.100/-
  • For Female candidates/ Ex-Servicemen of H.P: No fee

Mode of Payment: By debit or credit card or internet banking through “e-Payment Gateway”,

How to Apply for HPPSC Recruitment 2021?

All the interested and eligible candidate should apply with required documentations through online using their official website on or before 19 April 2021.

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To Apply: Click here


HPPSC Recruitment 2021 for Senior Scale Stenographer:

Job Role Senior Scale Stenographer
Qualification Bachelor‟s Degree
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 2
Salary Rs.10300-34800/month
Job Location Himachal Pradesh
Last Date 03 April 2021

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Should possess a Bachelor‟s Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University . Must possess the following speed in shorthand and typing on Computers in both languages i.e.
  • English and Hindi at the time of initial recruitment:- Speed in Shorthand: English : – 100 WPM Hindi :- 80 WPM. Speed in typing on Computer: English : – 40 WPM Hindi:- 30 WPM

Age Limit (as on 01.01.2021):

  • For General – 18 – 45 years.

Upper age relexable by:

  • For SC/ST/OBC/WFF/PWD – up to 5 years

Total Vacancies:

  • Senior Scale Stenographer – 02 Posts

Pay Scale:

  • Senior Scale Stenographer – Rs.10300-34800/month
HPPSC Recruitment Selection Process :
  • Selection will be based on the written objective type examination (online/offline), skill test i.e. typing test / shorthand, document evaluation
  • There shall be a written objective type Examination (MCQ) (either online or offline). Marks obtained in written objective type Examination (MCQ) shall be counted for deciding the merit of candidates.
  • The candidates, who will qualify the written objective type examination, will have to pass the type test/ shorthand test at prescribed speed, which will be qualifying in nature.
  • Final selection of candidates will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the written objective type examination and document evaluation based on the parameters devised by the Department of Personnel vide.
  • Written Objective Type Examination (Online/Offline) consisting of 85 questions of Multiple Choices from General English of Graduation level, Hindi of Matric standard, General Knowledge including General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh, Everyday Science, Social Science, Current Affairs & Logical Reasoning
    Duration – 90 minutes.
  • Skill test i.e. typing test /shorthand on computer of qualifying nature in prescribed speed for those who qualify written objective type examination.
Written Objective Type Examination 85 marks
Shorthand / Typing Test Qualifying nature
Document Evaluation: As per parameters
defined by the Govt. of H.P.
15 marks
Total 100 marks

Examination Fees:

  • For General Category/EWS of H.P: Rs.400/-
  • For SC/ST/OBC/BPL/EWS of H.P belonging to UR-BPL of H.P. category: Rs.100/-
  • For Female candidates/ Ex-Servicemen of H.P: No fee

Mode of Payment: By debit or credit card or internet banking through “e-Payment Gateway”,

How to Apply for HPPSC Recruitment 2021?

All the interested and eligible candidate should apply with required documentations through online using their official website on or before 03 April 2021.

For More Details: Click here



To Apply: Click here

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