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Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services/ Posts (Class-III, Non Gazetted) Examination-2017 Complete Study Notes available

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Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services/ Posts (Class-III, Non Gazetted) Examination-2017
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यदि आप व्यापक पाठ्यक्रम आधारित सम्पूर्ण अध्ययन सामाग्री चाहते हैं, तो डेवलप इंडिया ग्रुप एक ही स्थान पर आपकी आवश्यकताओं को पूरा करेगा। हम आपको प्रतियोगी परीक्षा में सफलता के लिए रणनीतिक तैयारी हेतु मार्गदर्शन भी प्रदान करेंगे। हम पिछले पांच वर्षों के प्रश्नपत्रों के पैटर्न का विश्लेषण करके पूरी अध्ययन सामाग्री को तैयार करते हैं। ताकि अध्ययन सामाग्री के निर्माण में हम सभी महत्त्वपूर्ण मुद्दों को शामिल कर सकें। पिछले कुछ साल की सफलता के विश्लेषण करने के बाद, हम यह कह सकते हैं कि डेवलप इंडिया ग्रुप एक शीर्ष स्तरीय संस्थान है, जहां 70-80 प्रतिशत सवाल हमारी अध्ययन सामाग्री से पूछे जा रहे हैं। यह हमारे लिए बड़ी सफलता है और आप डेवलप इंडिया ग्रुप की व्यापक अध्ययन सामाग्री का अध्ययन कर के अन्य प्रतियोगियों पर बढ़त हासिल सकते हैं।

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1. AGE: - Between 18 years and 45 years. a. Age of a candidate shall be reckoned as on 01-01-2017. b. Five years relaxation in upper age limit is admissible only to the bonafide SC of H.P. / ST of H.P. / OBC of H.P. /WFF of H.P. / Persons with disabilities of Himachal Pradesh.

For H.P. Govt. employees and Exservicemen of H.P.; age relaxation is as per Government‟s instructions issued from time to time.

2. Qualifications: Essential:- A Candidate must hold a bachelor degree of any of the universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be a deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 or possesses an equivalent qualification.

Note:- Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications, which are recognized by the State Government as equivalent to professional or technical degree, would also be eligible for admission to the examination.

Examination Pattern

Initially, an objective type Preliminary Examination of three hours‟ duration, will be conducted consisting of one paper of 200 Questions one mark each of multiple choice answers for short listing the candidates for the Main examination. The marks obtained by the candidates in the Preliminary Examination will not be counted for determining their final order of merit. The number of candidates to be called for (Main) written examination will be 20 times of the total number of posts advertised. The candidates having been declared qualified in the Preliminary Examination will be entitled for admission to the (Main) written examination consisting of three papers. The candidate shall have to pass all the three subjects.

Note:- There will be negative marking for incorrect answers (as detailed below) for all questions:-

(a) There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, on fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deduced as penalty.

(b) If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong answer even if one of the given answers happen to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.

(c) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. The candidates who are declared qualified in the Preliminary Examination shall be required to submit requisite documents in support of their eligibility for Main written examination separately on the prescribed application form, which will be uploaded on the official website of the Commission after the declaration of result of Preliminary Examination. No separate intimation will be issued in this regard.

Preference list for the posts advertised under rules, as mentioned in the Application Form shall be filled in / indicated by the candidate at the time of submission of application form for the main examination and the candidate will be selected in order of merit in accordance to the order of preference list. Once preference list has been submitted, no change / amendment therein shall be permitted and no representation will be considered in this regard.

The candidates will be considered for selection only for those posts and in the order as indicated by him/her in the preference list. They will not be considered for any post not mentioned by them in the preference list, irrespective of the fact that in the order of merit they are eligible for selection to the posts.

If a candidate has not submitted the preference list duly filled in, to the Commission, or has submitted the preference list without his/her signature or has not expressed any choice / preference whatsoever in the preference list, will be considered for all posts in the order in which these have been listed in the advertisement.

Syllabus for Preliminary Examination

Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services/ Posts Examination, 2017 Paper of three hours’ duration consisting of 200 marks (General Knowledge) (Objective type).

1. History, Geography and socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh. 60 marks

2. Knowledge of current events of national and international importance and such matters 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. 60 marks

3. Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India, Indian culture, Indian Polity, Indian Economy, Geography of India, and Disaster Management. Environment and Gender issues and teaching of Mahatma Gandhi. 80 marks

NOTE : There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, on fourth (0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deduced as penalty.

Syllabus for Main Examination

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Paper I English (Conventional) 150 Marks 03 hours

Candidates will be required to answer questions designed to test their understanding of English and workmen like use of words .Some of the questions will be devised to test also their reasoning power, their capacity to perceive implications their ability to distinguish between the important and the less important and to write an essay. Passage will usually be set for summary or précis. Credit will be given for concise the effective expression.

Paper No.II Hindi (Conventional) 150 Marks 03 hours

i) Translation of an English Passage into Hindi.

ii) Explanation of Hindi passage in Prose and Poetry in same language.

iii) Composition (Essay, Idioms, Correction etc).

Paper No. III General Knowledge 200 Marks 03 hours

History, geography, and socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh. 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 question on the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.

No candidate would be considered to have qualified the Written test unless he obtains 40% marks in aggregate in all papers and atleast 35% marks in each paper. The evaluation shall be based on the parameters as specified in Appendix-III.

What we will provide you in the study notes? 

1. Comprehensive study notes will cover entire topics mentioned in the Syllabus. 

2. Study notes for prelims exam will be based in “to the point format” and for main exam in the “descriptive format”. 

3. Study notes will divide in many volumes. 

4. Latest updated issue of economy also provide you. 

5. For practice Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will added in the last of each subject. 

6. Each important point will be bold, italic and underline in the entire contents. It will be help to you in reading. 

7. We will also provide you the gist of current affairs. 

8. Practice Papers test series will also available. 

9. For any kind of guidance and support from our experts, you can call us.

What kind of strategy needs for final selection?

Everyone asks oneself how we can become a civil servant. How to go about preparation? It is depends on how much time you have at your disposal. But lake of right direction we are unable to find wanted success in the competitive exam. In our view, for civil services exam needs at least 10 months of decent preparation. Actually time frame is not working same with each competitors, it is depends on the calibre of hard labour of study and gaining/memorise of the facts.

“Go through right direction, you shall find success”

“The blind study is very harmful for your career. It will neither help you in the prelims nor mains exam."

1. We can clear civil service exam in the first attempt, with positive mindset and a right strategy.

2. You need to know about the essential books and study materials/notes to crack the exams.

3. Before planning of preparation you should solving past 10 years question papers.

4. Go through the subject study with emphasis according to syllabus mentioned by the commission.

5. At least 4 months before prelims exam just start reading facts based study notes.

6. One month before appearing in the prelims exam test yourself through mock test papers.

7. Follow any two newspapers editorials regularly.

8. Read at least 3 competitive exams monthly magazines.

9. Listening radio and news channels daily.

10. Simultaneously start reading NCERTs from class 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th class.

11. For economic data must read Economic Survey, Special issues on Economy and PRS

12. Once you have gained decent enough knowledge, should start writing answers for main exam.

13. Basically you should give more attention on writing skill.

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