State Eligibility Test 2019 HPPSC Shimla: Apply Now

By | December 10, 2019

State Eligibility Test 2019 HPPSC Shimla: Apply Now


Dated: 10/12/2019

Last Date to Apply: 30/12/2019 TILL 11:59 P.M.

Instruction: The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (Authorized Agency) announces holding of State Eligibility Test (SET) for determining the eligibility for Recruitment to the posts of Assistant Professor(s) in Universities and colleges located within the State of Himachal Pradesh. The test will be conducted in 22 subjects as listed below at various examination centers located at Shimla, Solan, Mandi, Dharamshala, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Nahan, Una, Kullu and Chamba subject to number of candidates.


  1. Chemical Sciences
  2. English
  3. Life Sciences
  4. Commerce
  5. Economics
  6. Geography
  7. Hindi
  8. History
  9. Mathematical Sciences
  10. Music
  11. Physical Sciences
  12. Physical Education
  13. Sociology
  14. Sanskrit
  15. Political Science
  16. Public Administration
  17. Computer Science and Applications
  18. Tourism Administration and Management
  19. Mass Communication and Journalism
  20. Philosophy
  21. Psychology
  22. Education

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The Test will consist of two papers. Both the papers will consist of only objective type questions in two separate sessions as under:

Paper-I shall consist of 50 objective type compulsory questions carrying 02 marks each. The questions which will be of general nature, intended to assess the teaching/research aptitude of the candidate. It will primarily be designed to test reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates.

Paper-II shall consist of 100 objective type compulsory questions carrying 02 marks each which will be based on the subject selected by the candidate.

All the questions of Paper-II will be compulsory, covering entire contents of the syllabus uploaded on the website of the Commission as well as the website of the UGC. The candidate will have to mark the responses for questions of Paper-I & Paper-II on the Optical Mark Reader (OMR) sheet.

“Criteria for Declaration of Result”

This will comprise of the following:

Top 6% of the appearing candidates who appear in both the papers and secure at least 40% aggregate marks (for candidates belonging to General Category) and at least 35% aggregate marks (for candidates belonging to reserved categories) will be declared qualified for Eligibility for Assistant Professor by following the reservation policy of the State Government.

If there is a tie at the least qualifying cut-off marks in any given subject, then all candidates who are in tie (scored the equal marks) will be considered as qualified and as such the number of qualified candidates may exceed from six percentage.

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