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HPPSC HPAS Eligibility Criteria 2024, Check Out Age Limit

Candidates as submits their applications for the HPPSC HPAS Exam, candidates should confirm the eligibility requirements set forth by the commission. The candidates applications would not be rejected if they do not fulfil the HPPSC Eligibility Criteria. Age restrictions, educational requirements, age relaxations, and nationality requirements are all part of the HPPSC HPAS Eligibility Criteria that applicants must meet in order to be qualified to take the HPAS exam.

HPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates who are preparing for HPPSC exam and wants to appear for it must be well aware of the Eligibility Criteria for the HPPSC HPAS Exam 2024. Check the table below for the basic understanding of the eligibility criteria of the exam as age limit, educational qualification below:

HPPSC Eligibility Criteria

Age 21 – 35 Years
Criteria of Educational Qualification Candidates must have Graduation degree from a recognized university
No. of Attempts Until crossing the maximum age limit for the respective category of candidates
Experience No prior experience required
Nationality Indian Citizen


According to the HPPSC HPAS Eligibility Criteria, the age limit for the applicants is (as on 1st January 2022) as mentioned that the minimum age for the candidates is 21 years (Not born on or after 02-01-2001) whereas the maximum age required 35 years (Not born on or before 01-01-1987). The age relaxation has been mentioned in the table below

HPPSC Age Limit
Category Age Relaxation
Candidates from the category of Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/ Other Backward Classes / Persons with disabilities and Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighters of Himachal Pradesh Age Relaxation of 5 years at max.
If the candidate is an Ex-servicemen candidate from Himachal Pradesh As per the Ex. Servicemen Rules, 2020

Also Read : HPPSC HPAS Syllabus 2024

HPAS Educational Qualification

The educational requirements for HPPSC HPAS aspirants have been set by the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission. Candidates has to fulfil all the requirements of educational criteria:

  • He must hold a Graduation degree from a recognized university.
  • A candidate who passed the examination, will be qualified for the examination, but has not yet received notification of the results, may apply for admission to the exam.
  • Candidates who have finished their final professional M.B.B.S. or any other medical examination that is equivalent to it but have not finished their internship at the time of submitting their HAS applications, etc., will be provisionally accepted for the examination if they submit a copy of the university/institution certificate proving they have passed the required examination along with their applications.

HPPSC Eligibility Criteria Other Details

Applicants for the Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services must be aware of the following vital information prior to submitting an application:

  • They need to be well-versed in the regional languages of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Candidates must be aware of the position for which they are applying because HPAS encompasses a variety of positions.
  • If a candidate is familiar with the particular customs, habits, and languages in the H.P. region.

Also Read : HPPSC HPAS Previous Year Paper

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HPPSC Eligibility Criteria FAQs

What is the eligibility for HPPSC recruitment?

The candidate should have completed a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

What is the age criteria for HPPSC?

The minimum age to apply is 21 years, while the maximum age limit is 35 years, as calculated from January 1 of the examination year.

How many attempts are there for HPPSC?

The number of attempts for general candidates is three, ex-servicemen category candidates are allowed for three more attempts.

What is the salary of SDM in Himachal Pradesh?

SDM salary in Government of Himachal Pradesh ranges between ₹ 8.1 Lakhs to ₹ 9.9 Lakhs per year.

What is the training period of HPPSC?

The Induction training of the selected candidates is comprised of two parts (SAS-Part-I & SAS-Part-II) and is completed in a period of 1 year with examinations conducted at the end of both phases by the HPPSC.

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