How to apply for HPPSC recruitment 2020 Assistant Professors and Tehsil Welfare Officers

Are you in search of a government job? Himachal Pradesh public service commission (HPPSC) has invited online application from eligible candidates for recruitment to Tehsil Welfare Officer, Class-II /Assistant Professor posts in the various Departments of Himachal Pradesh through ORA. To know the details of vacancies, eligibility criteria, the application process, application fee, and application deadline, etc. read the complete article.

Himachal Pradesh public service commission has invited Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) through their official website for various positions. Details of the posts are as given below:

Advertisement No. 3/2020 Dated 14.02.2020

No. of vacancies

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has advertised a total of 28 posts. All these posts are purely contractual.

Vacancy details

Details of the vacancies are as follows:
  1. Assistant Professor: 23 posts
    • Assistant Professor (Pharmacy) in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Class-I (Gazetted): 08 posts (UR=03, UR Ex-Serviceman=01, EWS=01, SC=01, Physically Handicapped (Orthopedically Handicapped)=01 & OBC=01)
    • Assistant Professor (Pharmacy) in Pharmaceutics, Class-I (Gazetted): 04 posts (UR=02, UR Ex-Serviceman=01 & EWS=01)
    • Assistant Professor (Pharmacy) in Pharmacology, Class-I (Gazetted) : 05 posts (UR=01, UR Ex-Serviceman=01, EWS=01, SC=01 & OBC=01)
    • Assistant Professor (Pharmacy) in Pharmacognosy, Class-I (Gazetted) : 06 posts (UR=02, UR Ex-Serviceman=02 (including 01 backlog post), ST=01(backlog) & SC=01)
  2. Tehsil Welfare Officer, Class-II (Non-Gazetted):05 posts (UR=03, OBC=01 & SC=01)

Pay scales

  1. Assistant Professor: Rs.15,600 - 39,100+ Rs.6,000 Grade Pay. Contractual employees will be given an emolument of Rs. 35,000/- per month.
  2. Tehsil Welfare Officer: Rs.10,300 - 34,800+ Rs.4,200 Grade Pay. Candidates selected as a contractual employee will be paid fixed amount as admissible.

Age Limit:

The applicants, who are between 18 Years to 45 years, are eligible to apply for these posts of Assistant Professor and Tehsil Welfare Officer, Class-II in HPPSC.

Qualification for Assistant Professor

  • Essential Qualification: Candidate should have Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree in Pharmacy in relevant branch of Pharmacy with 60% marks or equivalent either at Bachelor level or Master level.
  • Desirable Qualification
    Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Himachal Pradesh.

Qualification for Tehsil Welfare Officer

  • Essential Qualification
    Candidates should be passed Graduation from a recognized University.
  • Desirable Qualification
    Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

How to Apply?

Candidates may apply online on the official website of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission.
The candidate should enter the email ID and mobile no. carefully as all the information will be intimated on the email ID and mobile numbers provided in the online application.

What is the selection process?

Selection will be made by the following process:
  • Computer Based Test / offline test
  • Personality Test

Application fee

  1. General Category including General Physically Disabled, i.e. Orthopedically disabled, Deaf & Dumb, Hearing impaired/ Economic Weaker Section (EWS)/ W.F.F. of HP/ Ex-Servicemen of HP relieved earlier before completion of normal tenure, General wards of Ex-SM of H.P., i.e. Dependent sons of Ex-SM of H.P.: Rs.400/-
  2. Candidates of Other States including reserved category(s) candidates of other states: Rs.400/-
  3. S.C. of H.P. /S.T. of H.P. /O.B.C. of H.P./ EWS (Covered under BPL) including S.C. /S.T. /O.B.C. Ex-Servicemen of H.P. relieved from Defence Services on their own requests before completion of normal tenure and SC/ ST/ OBC wards of Ex-SM of H.P., i.e. Dependent sons of Ex-SM of H.P.: Rs.100/-
  4. Ex-Servicemen of H.P. / Blind/Visually Impaired of H.P./Female Candidates: No application Fee.

Mode of payment

The application fee is to be paid via Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking through "ePayment Gateway"

Examination Centre

  • For Tehsil Welfare Officer:-Shimla / Mandi / Kangra at Dharmshala.
  • For Assistant Professor (Pharmacy): Examination centres for CBT / Offline, as the case may be, shall be allotted by the Commission at its discretion keeping in view the number of candidates.

Submission of Documents

After submission of Online Recruitment Application (ORA) the printout/ hard copy of Online Applications form is to be taken and submitted on the day of screening test/ personality test along with self-attested/attested copies of requisite documents/certificates.
Following documents/certificates are to be sent
  • Marksheet /certificates of essential qualification(s),
  • Age proof,
  • Experience certificates,
  • Category certificate

Important Date

Closing date : 05.03.2020 up to 11: 59 P.M.

Queries and Clarifications

In case of any query regarding Online Recruitment Application ( ORA) the candidates can contact HPPSC at:
  • Toll-Free No. 1800-180- 8004
    Ph. No. 0177-2629738
    Timings: Any working day between 10:00 A.M. to 05:00 P.M.
    E-mail :

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