HPPSC ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ( Home Science) Recruitment 2022


 HPPSC ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ( Home Science) Recruitment 2022

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HPPSC ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ( Home Science) Recruitment 2022

Online Recruitment Applications (ORA*) are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to 01(UR= 01) posts of Assistant Professor (Home Science), Class-I (Gazetted) (on contract basis) in the pay scale of (Rs. 15600-39100 + 6000 G.P.), consolidated fixed contractual amount as admissible in the Department of Higher Education, H.P. through ORA, which shall be available on the Commission’s website i.e. www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc

Post Name:- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ( Home Science)

Total No. Of Posts:-01{UR=01}

Essential Qualification:-
(i) A good academic record with at least 55%marks oran equivalent of 55%, wherever the grading system is followed in Masters Degree level in the relevant subject from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from Foreign University recognized by the Government of India. 

(ii) A relaxation of 5%is provided (from55%to 50%marks)at the Masters Degree for the SC/ST/OBC (Non creamy layer) categories. AND 

(iii) A relaxation of 5% (from55% to 50%) of marks, at the Master’s level to the Physically and Visually Handicapped persons in appointment as Assistant Professors.

 (iv) A relaxation of 5% is provided from55% to 50% of the marks to the Ph.D. Degree holders who have passed their masters degree prior to the September, 1991. 

(v) B”in the 7 point scale with letter grades O, A, B, C, D, E & F shall beregarded asequivalent of 55% wherever the grading systemis followed (7 pointscaleis displayed in the Foot Note) 

(vi)Candidate besides fulfilling the above qualifications should have cleared the eligibility test (NET) for Assistant Professor conducted by the UGC, CSIRor similar testaccredited by the State Public Service Commission.

 (vii) NET/SLET shall remain the minimum eligibility condition for recruitment and appointment of Assistant Professor in Universities / Colleges / Institutions. Provided that theaward of degree to candidates registered for the M.Phil/Ph.Dprogramme prior to July 11, 2009, shall be governed by the provisions of the then existing Ordinances/Byelaws/Regulations of the Institutions awarding the degree and the Ph.D candidates shall be exempted from the requirement of NET/SLET/SET for recruitment and appointment ofAssistant Professor orequivalent position in Universities/Colleges/Institutions subject to the fulfilment ofthefollowing conditions:- 

(a) Ph.D. degree of the candidate awarded in regular mode only;
 (b) Evaluation ofthe Ph.Dthesis by at least two externalexaminers; 
(c) Open Ph.Dviva voce ofthecandidate had been conducted; 
(d) Candidate has published two research papers from his/her Ph.Dwork out ofwhich at least one must bein arefereed journal; 
(e) Candidate has madeat least two presentations in conferences/seminars, based on his /her Ph.D work. ”

1. The date of determining the eligibility of all candidates in terms of essential qualification(s), experience etc., if any, shall be reckoned as on the closing date for submission of Online Recruitment Applications through ORA portal. 

2. The reserved category candidates falling under vertical reservation i.e. S.C. / S.T. /O.B.C./E.W.S. who are appointed on their own merit and not owing to reservation will not be adjusted against reserved points and they will be adjusted against unreserved points. The S.C. / S.T. candidate appointed on their own merit (by direct recruitment or promotion) and adjusted against unreserved points will retain their status of S.C. / S.T. and will be eligible to get benefit of reservation in future / further promotions, if any. However, only such S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. / E.W.S. candidates falling under vertical reservation who are selected on the same standard as applied to general candidates shall not be adjusted against reserved vacancies. In other words, when a relaxed standard is applied at any stage of selection process in selecting S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. / E.W.S. candidates, for example in the age-limit, experience, qualification, permitted number of chances in written examination (screening test / written examination), extended zone of consideration larger than what is provided for general category candidates etc., the S.C. / S.T. / O.B.C. / E.W.S. candidates are to be counted against reserved vacancies.Such candidates would be deemed as unavailable for consideration against unreserved vacancies in accordance with the instructions of the Government (in the Department of Personnel) issued vide letter No. PER (AP)- C-F (1)-2/2001 dated 12th November, 2014. The candidates belonging to reserved categories falling under horizontal reservation i.e. Exservicemen / Wards of Ex-servicemen, Children / Grand Children of Freedom Fighters (W.F.F.), Persons with Disabilities and Distinguished Sportspersons who acquire merit / marks on at par with the purely general candidates shall not be selected / appointed against general / unreserved posts and will be adjusted against the post reserved for respective category falling under horizontal reservation. However, it does not debar or preclude a candidate falling under vertical / horizontal reservation from applying and competing for any unreserved post subject to his / her eligibility and clearing the written test / personality test successfully without any relaxation. 

3. For recruitment to the post(s) to be filled up on the basis of experience, it will be necessary for the candidates to have the required experience for determining his/ her eligibility after acquiring the requisite essential educational qualification(s) or as per the notified provision(s) of the Recruitment & Promotion Rules, as the case may be. 

4. The decision of the Commission regarding eligibility etc. of a candidate for admission to Personality Test or selection will be final and no correspondence / personal enquiries will be entertained. 

5. Onus of proving that a candidate has acquired requisite degree/ essential qualification by the stipulated date, shall be on the candidate and in the absence of proof to the contrary, the date as mentioned on the face of certificate/ degree or the date of issue of certificate/degree shall be taken as date of acquiring essential educational qualification. No extra opportunity shall be provided to the candidates to produce appropriate certificates at the time of personality test(s). 

6. In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/ letter in this regard, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated otherwise the candidature/Online Application is liable to be rejected. 

AGE:- Between 18 years to 45 years. As mentioned against the post Clarification:-

 1. Five years relaxation in upper age limit is admissible only to the bonafide S.C. of H.P. / S.T. of H.P. / O.B.C. of H.P. /W.F.F. 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. The age relaxation for these categories is available only if there is a post reserved for these categories. 
2. Age of a candidate shall be reckoned as on 01.01.2022.

HOW TO APPLY:- Detailed instructions for filling up Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) are available on the above mentioned website. 

a) Desirous/ eligible candidates must have to apply online through official website of the Commission http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and will be rejected straightway. 

b) The candidates should exercise due care while entering their Mobile Numbers and e-mail IDs in the Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) for immediate intimation with regard to their application. 

c) The desirous & eligible candidate may visit the official website of the Commission (http://www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc) and click on the link “Apply Online” on the Home Page. The candidate will register and create his/ her profile on ‘One Time Registration’ and after logging into his/ her account in OTR. the list of advertisements will be displayed to the candidate on dashboard. Candidate will apply for a particular post through portal. The application of the candidate will be submitted only after uploading of requisite documents as per advertisement. Before submission of application the candidate will be shown the preview of uploaded documents and he/ shall give an undertaking/ declaration that:- “It is certified that I have checked the preview of all the requisite uploaded documents and I am satisfied that documents are legible, readable and true. That I shall not object to rejection of my candidature based on the sole reason of uploaded documents being non readable/ poor quality of scanning." No further opportunity will be given to the candidate for uploading of any document after the submission of online recruitment application. Online Recruitment Application once submitted shall not be allowed any change. 

d) No representation / correspondence will be entertained against final rejection of candidature.

Examination Fees:-

  • General Category/EWS {including General Physically Disabled, i.e. Orthopedically disabled, Deaf & Dumb, Hearing impaired/ W.F.F. of HP/ Ex- Servicemen of HP relieved from Defence Services on their own request before completion of normal tenure, General wards of Ex-SM of H.P., i.e. Dependent sons, of Ex-SM of H.P. and candidates of other states (including reserved category candidates of other states)}:- 400
  • S.C. of H.P. /S.T. of H.P. /O.B.C./BPL of H.P./EWS (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, daughters and wives of Ex-SM):-100
  • Female candidates/Ex-Servicemen of H.P. (Ex-Servicemen, who are relieved from Defence Services after completion of normal tenure)/ Blind/Visually:- no fee


1. Date for determining eligibility of all candidates in respect of essential qualification(s) and experience, if any, etc., shall be the prescribed closing date for submission of Online Recruitment Applications (ORA).

 2. The candidates must read instructions carefully, which are available on website of the Commission before applying for the post(s) concerned. 

3. The candidates must establish their eligibility in respect of category, experience, age and essential qualification(s) etc. as mentioned in the advertisement by uploading copies of certificates of essential qualification, Matriculation certificate as age proof, category certificate and experience certificate (where required) to avoid rejection of their candidature after the closing date. 

4. The benefit of reservation for various post(s) will be admissible only to the candidates, who are bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh in respect of categories, viz., S.C., S.T., O.B.C., E.W.S., Ex-Servicemen, W.F.F. and Persons with disabilities (Loco motor Disabled / Visually Impaired/Hearing Impaired)etc. 

5. Category once claimed shall be treated final and no representation /correspondence will be entertained in this regard. 
6. The reserved category candidates belonging to other States will be treated as GENERAL CATEGORY CANDIDATES and the benefit of reservation and fee concession will not be admissible to such candidates.

 7. The candidates should possess requisite essential qualification(s) prescribed for the post(s) for which he/she wants to apply as on closing date for submission of Online Recruitment Applications (ORA) on the website www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc

 8. Number of post(s) is/are tentative and may increase or decrease from time to time. 

9. No in service (regular service) candidate will be interviewed unless he /she brings N.O.C. from the concerned employer.

 10. Examination fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fees be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

 11. Disputes, if any, shall be subject to Court jurisdiction at Shimla (Himachal Pradesh).  

12. The candidates are required to upload the requisite documents on the OTRS portal. 

13. In cases where the number of eligible candidates for recruitment to the post(s) advertised by the Commission is inordinately large, the Commission may limit /shortlist the number of eligible candidates to be called for personality test(s) by subjecting them to either Computer Based Screening Test (objective-type) or Offline Screening Test (objective) of Two hours duration. Marks obtained in the Screening Test are only meant to short list the number of candidates for personality test(s) and are in no way to be presumed by the candidates as being their merit  for final selection. List of documents to be uploaded on the OTRS portal by the candidate:- 

1. Matriculation certificate for age proof.

 2. Degree certificate along with Marks Sheets of all years/ consolidated mark-sheets or provisional certificate(s) along with marks sheets of all semesters/ years in support of Educational Qualification.

 3. Category certificate(s) in support of their eligibility, if any, viz., S.C., S.T., O.B.C., E.W.S., Ex-Servicemen, Ward of Ex. Servicemen, WFF and Persons with disabilities etc. All these certificates along with undertaking wherever required, should be on Performa prescribed by the Government of H.P. from time to time. Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes Certificates should be in accordance with the instructions of the Govt. issued vide letter No.PER (AP)-CF(10)-4/2010 dated 5th August, 2019. 

4. The candidates belonging to Ex-Servicemen of Himachal Pradesh will have to furnish Discharge Certificate and full detail in respect of their P.P.O No., Rank. In case of Short Service Commissioned Officer against the post reserved for Ex-Servicemen, as per definition of Ex-Servicemen contained in Ministry of Defence, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Govt. of India Office Memorandum No. 1(07)2014/D(ResI) dated 20th April, 2021,all Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who were released from service with gratuity will get the status of Ex-Servicemen w.e.f 13-02-2020 or thereafter. 

5. The N.O.C. with date of retirement from the Defence Services to claim the benefit of reservation for the category of Ex-Serviceman of Himachal Pradesh the persons serving in the Armed Forces of the Union, who on retirement from service, would come under the category of “Ex-Serviceman” may be permitted to apply for re-employment one year before the completion of the specified terms of engagement and avail themselves of all concessions available to Ex-serviceman but shall not be permitted to leave the uniform until they complete the specified terms of engagement in the Armed Forces of the Union. 

6. The eligibility will be decided in accordance with the Demobilized Armed Forces Personnel (Reservation of vacancies in Himachal State Non- Technical Services) Rules, 1972 amended from time to time. The period of one year shall be counted from the notified last date of receipt of application for the post(s)advertised. 

7. Bonafide Himachali Certificate in case of reserved category candidates.

 8. Candidates applying under EWS category will have to submit either ‘Income & Asset Certificate’ or valid BPL Certificate countersigned by B.D.O. along with non- SC/ST/OBC certificate issued by the competent authority on the format prescribed by H.P. Government vide letter No. PER (AP)-C-B(12)-1/2019 dated 11th June,2019. Note:- Strike out whichever is not applicable.

Important Date:-
  • Closing Date for Application : 26/05/2022
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