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Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission exams to be conducted at sub division level for the first time

COVID IMPACT HPPSC has released a tentative schedule of the exams to be held in September and October; candidates choose exam centre within seven days

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Navneet Rathore
Navneet Rathore
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
This decision has been taken as a precautionary measure during the pandemic and candidates can appear in these exams by applying for nearby centres.
This decision has been taken as a precautionary measure during the pandemic and candidates can appear in these exams by applying for nearby centres.(Photo for representational purpose)

Shimla: In view of ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and for the convenience of candidates, the Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) will conduct screening tests and preliminary examinations for the first time at all district headquarters and sub divisions except in Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti district.

The exam centres will also be set up near the state’s border areas for candidates who stay outside Himachal Pradesh.

The HPPSC released a tentative schedule of the exams to be held in September and October.

The commission has advised all candidates, who have applied for the post of Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services (HAS), executive officers/secretary (executive state municipal services), assistant manager (state cooperative bank) and tehsil welfare officer to opt for two exam centres through their login id for which a link has been provided on its official website. The candidates can choose the exam centre within seven days. No other opportunity or request to change the exam centre will be given to the candidates after this.

HPPSC secretary Ashutosh Garg said that this decision has been taken as a precautionary measure during the pandemic and candidates can appear in these exams by applying for nearby centres.

The exam centres will be allotted to candidates according to their option subject and in view of the availability of a centre at the district headquarters/sub division opted for. The commission reserves the right to allot exam centres to candidates other than the ones opted for depending on the number of candidates at a station.

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