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Divine IAS academy offers best HPAS Coaching in Chandigarh. Offers exclusive coaching classes to furnish students for the examination. We have proficient and experienced teaching faculty for various subjects so that students can easily achieve their aim. We also motivate them for HAS entrance examination. Our outcome strategy of our faculty members helps their candidates in the readiness of the HAS Entrance examination. Himachal Pradesh regulatory administrations consolidated competitive examination is directed by Himachal Pradesh Public Services Commission. Each year, vacant jobs are announced by HPPSC.

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HAS Syllabus and Pattern

HAS Preliminary Examination Syllabus
Preliminary examination consisting of 2 papers based on objective type (multiple choices) questions.
Paper – I General Studies – Paper – II Aptitude Test –
This paper shall be of 200 marks and there shall be 100 objective type (Multiple choice) questions. This paper shall be of 200 marks and in this paper there shall be 100 objective type (multiple choice) questions.

HAS Mains Examination Syllabus
Subject Objective Areas of Testing Marks
  • Comprehension of English Language
  • Correct grammatical expression
  • Clarity and precision in expression
  • Writing of précis, comprehension, composition and usage according requirements of format.
  • Coherence and sequence in expression.
    Correctness of grammatical structures.
  • Originality of thought and expression.
  • English Grammar – (20 Marks)
  • Usage and vocabulary – (20 Marks)
  • English Composition Letter / Application / Report / Note writing – (20 Marks)
  • Comprehension of unseen passages – (20 Marks)
  • Precis Writing – (20 Marks)
Hindi in Devnagri Script
  • Translation of an English passage into Hindi.
  • Translation of Hindi passage into English.
  • Explanation of Hindi passage in Prose and Poetry in the same language.
  • Composition (Idioms, corrections etc.)
General Studies
  • Knowledge of current events of National and International importance and of such matter 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. The paper will also include questions on Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian Culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy and Geography of India of such nature as candidates should be able to answer without special study and questions on the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
  • This paper is designed to test candidate’s
  • (i) knowledge / awareness of a variety of subjects.
  • (ii)Their ability to compose a sustained piece of writing in the form of an essay.
  • Current Affairs
  • Socio-political issues
  • Aspects of culture and history, and (iv) reflective topics will be given to test the candidates’ understanding of these issues and their flair for expressing themselves in the English language.


  • Ability to compose a well-argued piece of writing
  • Ability to express coherently and sequentially
  • Awareness of the subject chosen Evaluation / Marking.

Credit will be given for the following

  • Observing established rules and format for essay writing
  • Grammatical correctness of expression
  • Originality of thought and expression


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A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years on the first January- 2017, meaning thereby that candidates born on or after 02-01-1996 are underage whereas applicants born on or before 01-01-1982 are overage.

(a) A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from a recognized University.

(b) A candidate who has appeared at an examination, the passing of which would render him eligible to appear at this examination but has not been informed of result, may apply for admission to the examination. A candidate, who intends to appear at such a qualifying examination, may also apply provided the qualifying examination is completed before the commencement of this examination. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination, if otherwise eligible, but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation if they do not produce proof of having passed the examination as soon as possible and in any case not later than two months after the commencement of this examination, failing which their candidature shall automatically stand cancelled.

(c) Candidates who have passed the final professional M.B.B.S. or any other Medical Examination equivalent thereto but have not completed their internship by the time of submission of their application for the HAS etc. examination will be provisionally admitted to the examination provided they submit along with their applications a copy of certificate from the University/ Institutions that they had passed the requisite final professional medical examination. In such cases, the candidates will be required to produce, at the time of their interview, original degree
or a certificate from the concerned competent authority of the University / Institutions that they had completed or requirement (including completion of internship) for the award of degree.