New initiatives – At a Glance

        After taking over as Chairman of Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission, Sh. K.S. Tomar has taken several initiatives which will go a long way in taking this prestigious institute to new heights in future.  

       The new measures include a revolutionary decision to switch over from HAS to IAS pattern, Toll Free service to guide the candidates, E-Payment, Bar Code system, online applications, Jammers proposal (Govt. has agreed in principle). 

       A model and modern library will be a part of New Block which will be constructed at the cost of Rs. 2.80 Crore.

       Candidates from Rural areas will be benefited from this innovative step as they do not get facilities to prepare for competitions. 

       Organised 17th National Conference of State Public Service Commissions and HPPSC Chairman anomalously elected as Chairperson of State PSCs in India for two years. 

       Himachal will be first State in India which will introduce the mental Aptitude Test in Schools, Colleges and Universities to prepare the candidates for the competitive examinations like HAS, HPS, UPSC etc.

Initiatives undertaken to bring further improvement in HPPSC's Service Delivery - (English Version)       (Hindi Version)

About Noteworthy Initiatives
  1. Updating of online application system for competitive Examinations, which will pave the way for online Examinations in future.
  2. Hosting of 17th National Conference of Chairpersons of State Public Service Commissions at Shimla on 18th April, 2015 & 19th April, 2015.
  3. Privilege of having been elected Chairman, Standing Committee of National Conference  of State Public Service Commissions.
  4. Chairing of Standing Committee meeting of  National Conference of State Public Service Commissions in Sikkim at Gangtok on 26th June,2015.
  5. Installation of Toll Free Helpline for disseminating  information to the candidates.
  6. Introduction of Bar Coding based fictitious Roll Nos. for evaluation of answer sheets.
  7. Time bound declaration of results of various competitive examinations being conducted by Commission.
  8. Adoption of new pattern of Himachal Pradesh State Administrative Examination on the analogy of Union Public Service Commission and re-designing of syllabi for various papers of  this examination.
  9. Providing liberty to candidates to communicate either in English or Hindi languages while appearing in interviews for various posts.
  10. A project in the pipe line for setting up of a model and Modern Library at the cost of Rs.2.80 Crores in the premises of HPPSC complex for the benefit of candidates appearing in various competitive examinations especially the weaker section of the society.
  11. Launching of On-line  Gateway facility for remittances of examination fee.
  12. Upgradation of status, pay scale of Chairman PSC at par with Chief Secretary to the Govt. of H.P.  and of Members of PSC at par with Principal Secretary to the Govt. of H.P.
  13. A comprehensive proposal involving all routine tasks to be covered and  implemented through  e-Governance project formulated by commission.
  14. Uploading of previous question papers pertaining to various examinations on the website of commission.


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