Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is inviting online applications from the eligible candidates to appear for Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2018 for determining the Eligibility for recruitment to the post(s) of Assistant Professor(s) in universities and colleges located within the State of Himachal Pradesh going to be conducted in the month of February/March, 2018 (Sunday). Read about Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2017 eligibility criteria, application process, important dates, exam pattern and other details on HPSET 2017 for Assistant Professors recruitment.
Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2017 eligibility criteria
Candidates who have secured at least 55% marks in Master’s Degree or equivalent exam from universities /institutions recognized by UGC in Humanities (including languages) and Social Sciences, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic Science etc. are eligible for HPSET 2017. However 50% marks are required for Scheduled Caste (SC) of H.P. /Scheduled Tribe (ST) of H.P. /Other Backward Classes (Non- creamy layer of H.P./ Persons with Disability (PWD) of H.P. category.
Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the qualifying Master’s Degree (final year) examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also appear for this Test.
How to apply for Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2017
Candidates are required to visit at www.hppsc.hp.gov.in and click the link to APPLY ONLINE FOR STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST to apply for HPSET 2017. The candidates already registered with HPPSC for other examinations / test need not to register again and they may use said User ID and Password for applying online.
The candidates can deposit the requisite Examination Fees at any branch of Punjab National Bank through e-Challan generated through the website of the Commission or can also pay requisite examination fees through Debit or Credit Card of any Bank.
• General – Rs. 700/-
• Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) of H.P. -Rs. 350/-
• SC/ST of H.P. -Rs.175/-
• PWD (General PWD, S.C. PWD, S.T. PWD & OBC PWD) of H.P. -Rs.175/
HPSET 2017 important dates
• Last date to apply for Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2017- 22 November 2017
• Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test 2017 exam date- February/March 2018
HPSET 2017 exam pattern and syllabus
HPSET 2017 exam will be consisting of three papers consisting of only Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) in two separate sessions as mentioned below-
• Paper-1: General Paper is on Teaching and Aptitude- 100 marks- 60 questions out of which 50 questions to be attempted- Duration 1hr.15 min
• Paper-2: Subject paper selected by the candidate- 100 marks- 50 questions (all are compulsory) – Duration 1hr.15 min
• Paper-3: Subject paper (in depth questions)- 150 marks- 75 questions (all are compulsory) – Duration 2hrs.30 min
HPSET 2017 syllabus for all the subjects are that of UGC which can be downloaded from H.P. Public Service Commission website www.hppsc.hp.gov.in