• Rajesh Kumar Panda

HPPSC Recruitment 2020: Apply Now for 24 Assistant Engineer Vacancies | Freshers Eligible

Recruitment notification for Assistant Engineer(AE) posts in Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) is out based on a computer-based or offline screening test and personality test. The recruitment is for AE posts from the Civil Engineering discipline.


Check out the notification with important dates, eligibility criteria, required qualification, vacancy details, pay scale, selection procedure and apply online.


The recruitment will be for the post of Civil Assistant Engineers, Class-I (Gazetted) (on contract basis) based on a CBT(or offline) and then the personality test. The screening test is conducted only to select the candidates for the personality test, qualifying the screening test does not guarantee you the final selection.


Check out the official notification here and important links.


Vacancy Details | Assistant Engineer


Total Vacancies: 24


Out of these 24 posts, 15 posts are reserved only for the candidates of Himachal Pradesh. Rest 09 are unreserved. The vacancy detail-

  • Unreserved(UR) = 09

  • Economically weaker sections(EWSs) of Himachal =02

  • S.C of Himachal = 03

  • OBC of Himachal=02

  • General Ex-Serviceman of Himachal=06

  • S.C. Ex-Serviceman of Himachal=01

  • OBC Ex-Serviceman of Himachal=01

Important Dates


Opening Date of online application: 11/12/2020

Closing Date and time of online application: 05/01/2021 AT 11:59 PM

Closing Date for fee payment: 05/01/2021 11:59 PM


Pay Scale


The posts are on contract basis on fixed emoluments i.e. Rs. 27,750/- as prescribed in the R & P Rules in the Department of Public works, Himachal Pradesh.


Eligibility Criteria


Essential Qualification


Must Possess a regular full-time degree in Civil Engineering from an Institute / University duly approved/recognized by the AICTE / UGC or AMIE.


Desirable Qualification


Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar conditions prevailing in the Pradesh.

Age Limit


Between 18 years to 45 years.

Age of a candidate shall be reckoned as on 01.01.2020


How to Apply


  • Eligible candidates must have to apply online through the official website of the Commission. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and will be rejected straightway.

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

  • The desirous & eligible candidate may 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 Page 3 of 10 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.

Selection Procedure


Stage 1 will have a preliminary exam/screening test. Upon qualifying the screening test, te candidates will undergo a personality test.


Exam pattern


80 questions of multiple choice of degree level in Civil Engineering subject and 10 questions consisting Ge