CS MENTORS Academy is one of the best academy for HAS exam coaching in Chandigarh. Academy is producing top Ranks in Himachal Administrative examination and allied services examination continuously. The expert Team of CS MENTORS are mentoring the aspirants for HAS exam for the best results. In previous years, the Academy has a record of top ranks in all over the Himachal in these services.
1st rank holder in HAS SH. Manmohan Singh, 2nd rank holder in HAS, Sh. Babu Ram Sharma, 3rd rank holders Sh. Surender Thakur (2015) & Sh. Somil Gautam (2017) 4th Rank Holder Sh. Surender Mohan (2014), Naib Tehsildar Topper Ms. Radhika, HP Allied 1st Rank Holder of 2018 Sh. Anurag Sharma and many more are our achievers.
The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission has been established under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. The Commission has its own building and the office located at Nigam Vihar (Chotta Shimla) on Cart Road.
HPAS or Himachal Pradesh administrative services exam commonly known as HAS exam is one of the toughest exams of the state of Himachal Pradesh. HAS exam is conducted by Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission every year in the month of April or May. The selected candidates appointed as SDM, DSP, Tehsildar, and BDO after the final selection.
Preliminary examination consist of 02 papers based on objective type (multiple choices) questions.
PAPER–I: ENGLISH (100 MARKS)
Candidates will be tested in the following areas:
Credit will be given for the following:-
PAPER-II: HINDI IN DEVNAGRI SCRIPT (100 MARKS)
(i) Translation of an English passage into Hindi.
(ii) Translation of Hindi passage into English.
(iii) Explanation of Hindi passage in Prose and Poetry in the same language.
(iv) Composition (Idioms, corrections etc.)
PAPER-III: ESSAY (100 MARKS)
This paper is designed to test candidate’s (i) knowledge / awareness of a variety of subjects and (ii) their ability to compose a sustained piece of writing in the form of an essay.
Credit will be given for the following:
PAPER-IV: GENERAL STUDIES-I (200 MARKS)
PAPER-V: GENERAL STUDIES-II (200 MARKS)
PAPER-VI: GENERAL STUDIES-III (200 MARKS)
INTERVIEW / PERSONALITY TEST (150 MARKS)
The candidate will be interviewed by the Commission who will have before them a record of his/her career. He / She will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The object of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for the services or service for which he / she has applied to the Commission.
Note:— There will be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for all questions:
(i) There will be four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(ii) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
(iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question”.
The compulsory and optional subjects and maximum marks fixed for each subject shall be as below:—
Paper No. Subject Maximum Marks
I English 100
II Hindi 100
III Essay 100
IV General Studies – I 200
V General Studies – II 200
VI General Studies – III 200
OPTIONAL SUBJECT (ONE)
Paper No. Subject Maximum Marks
Paper VII Paper-I 100
Paper VIII Paper-II 100
INTERVIEW / PERSONALITY TEST 150 Marks
Note:— The marks obtained in the Compulsory Papers of English and Hindi will not be counted for overall ranking.
The Optional Subjects for the main examination shall be as under:—
The standards and contents of papers in general (excluding compulsory papers of English and Hindi) shall be similar to those of the Degree level, i.e. B.A. or B.Sc. etc. examinations of a recognized University. The standards and contents of compulsory papers of English and Hindi shall be of 10+2 level.