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Himachal Pradesh Public service Commission

Some Information – Online Recruitment Applications (ORA*) are invited from desirous and eligible candidates for recruitment to 16 posts {General =07, OBC=01,SC=01, General (Ex-SM) Backlog= 06, SC (Ex-SM) (Backlog)=01} of Veterinary Officer, Class-I (Gazetted) (on contract basis) in the pay band of Rs.15600-39100/-+Rs. 5400/- Grade Pay (Fixed contractual amount as admissible) in the Department of Animal Husbandry.

Classification, Pay Band and Essential Qualification(s) are given as under:-

  • Class-I (Gazetted) (on contract basis)
  • Pay band: Rs.15600-39100/-+Rs. 5400/- Grade Pay.(Fixed contractual amount as admissible)
  • AGE: 45 years and below.


Essential Qualification(s):-

(i)Should possess a degree of B.V.Sc. and A.H. (Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry) from a recognized University as laid down under the Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 (Act No. 52 of 1984).

(ii)Should be registered with the State Veterinary Council Act, 1984 (Act No. 52 of 1984)

Desirable Qualification

  • Knowledge of customs, manners and dialects of Himachal Pradesh and suitability for appointment in the peculiar condition sprevailing in the Pradesh.



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 video letter No. P E R (A P)-C -F (1)-2/2001 dated 12th November, 2014. The candidates belonging to reserved categories falling under horizontal reservation. Ex-servicemen / Wards of Ex-servicemen, Children / Grand Children of Freedom Fighters (W.F.F.), Persons with D is abilities and Distinguished Sports persons 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.


  • 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 Ex-Servicemen 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.
  • ii Age of a candidate shall be reckoned as on 01.01.2020.



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 Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and will be rejected straight way

b) The candidates should exercise due care while entering their Mobile Numbers and e-mail ID s 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 ( 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 document  Eligible, 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 submission 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




  • General Category {including General Physically Disabled, i.e. Orthopedically disabled, Deaf & Dumb, Hearing impaired/Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/W.F.F. of HP/ Ex-Servicemen of HP relieved from Defence Services ontheir own request before completion of normal tenure, General wards of Ex-SM of H.P., i.e. Dependent sons ofEx-SM of H.P.} = Rs.400
  • Candidates of Other States (including reserved category(s) candidates of other states) = Rs.400/-
  • S.C. of H.P. /S.T. of H.P. /O.B.C. of H.P./ EWS (Covered under 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 tenureand SC/ ST/ OBC wards of Ex-SM of H.P., i.e. Dependent sons of Ex-SM of H.P.) = Rs.100/-
  • Ex-Servicemen of H.P.(Ex-Servicemen, who are relieved from Defence Services after completion of normaltenure)/ Blind/Visually Impaired of H.P./Female Candidates = No Fee


NOTE:-1 Female candidate shall be exempted from the examination fee in accordance with the instructions of the Government (in the Department ofPersonnel) issued vide letter No. Per(AP-B)B(15)-13/2019 dated 01st January, 2020.


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