Category Archives: HPAS Syllabus

Syllabus – Botany Optional HAS/HPAS

By | August 19, 2018

I) Biology and diversity of lower plants or Cryptogams [(Algae, Fungi, Lichens, Bryophytes and Pteridophytes], Microbes/Microbiology, Plant Pathology and Palaeobotany: Algae and Fungi: Classification, Distribution in West Himalayas and India, Economic importance, Structure and Reproduction of algae and fungi. Life histories of Nostoc, Chlamydomonas, Volvox, Oedogonium, Spirogyra, Chara, Vaucheria, Dictyota, Batrachospermum, Synchytrium, Pythium, Phytophthora, Albugo,… Read More »

Syllabus – Anthropology Optional HAS/HPAS

By | August 14, 2018

ANTHROPOLOGY PAPER-I 1.1 Meaning, scope and historic perspective of Anthropology. 1.2 Relationship with other disciplines: History, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science, Zoology, Medical Science. 1.3 Main branches of Anthropology, their scope and relevance:- (a) Social cultural Anthropology; (b) Physical and biological Anthropology; (c) Archaeological Anthropology. 1.4 Emergence of Man and Human Evolution:- I. Emergence of… Read More »

Syllabus – Agriculture Optional HAS/HPAS

By | August 14, 2018

AGRICULTURE PAPER-I Ecology and ecological niche, their relevance to man, Natural resources, their management and conservation. Physical and social environment as factors of crop distribution and production. Climatic elements as factors of crop growth, global warming, its impact on agricultural production, as indicators of environments. Environmental pollution and associated effect on crops, animals and humans.… Read More »

Sample Papers for HPAS Mains Exam by HPPSC

By | October 3, 2017

MODEL QUESTION PAPER GENERAL STUDIES-I Time Allowed :3 Hours,  Maximum Marks:200 PART-I Note:- Attempt all questions. Answer should be limited to maximum of 50 words in each case. Each question carries 4 marks. (a) Who was the main figure of Banabhatta’s literary and Biographical work? What was his main contribution in Indian history? (b) Which Harappan… Read More »