Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission recruitment of Acharya (Sanskrit College Cadre)

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission invites application for recruitment of Acharya (Sanskrit College Cadre) on contract basis in the Department of Higher Education Himachal Pradesh. The details and the requirement for the vacancy given below:

Acharya (Sanskrit College Cadre)

Essential Qualification:

(i) A good academic record with at least 55 % marks or an equivalent of 55 %,(Wherever the grading system is followed) in Acharya Degree in the relevant subject from an Indian University or an equivalent degree from foreign University recognized by the Govt. of India.

(ii) A relaxation of 5 % is provided from 55 % to 50 % marks at the Acharya degree for the SC/ST categories.


A relaxation of 5 % (from 55 % to 50 %) of marks, at Master’s level to the Physically and Visually Handicapped persons in appointment as Acharya (Sanskrit College Cadre).

(iii) A relaxation of 5 % is provided from 55 % to 50 % of the marks to the Ph.D. degree holders, who have passed their Acharya degree prior to Sept, 1991.

(iv) “B” in the 7 point scale with letter grades O, A, C, D, E & F shall be regarded as equivalent of 55% wherever the grading system is followed (7 point scale is displayed in the foot–note).

(v) Candidates besides fulfilling the above qualifications should have cleared the eligibility test (NET/SET) for Acharyas conducted by the UGC/ State Public Service Commission.

(vi) NET/ SET shall remain the compulsory requirement for appointment as Acharya for those with post-graduate degree. However, the candidates having Ph. D. degree in the concerned subject are exempted from NET/SET for P.G. level and UG level teaching.

Desirable Qualification:

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

How to Apply:

Detailed instructions for filling up Online Recruitment Applications areavailable on the above mentioned website.

  1. a) Desirous/ eligible candidates must have to apply online through official website of the Commission http://www.hp.gov.in/hppsc. Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.
  2. b) Candidates who wish to apply for more than one post should apply separately for each post and pay the fee for each post in the prescribed manner.
  3. c) After submitting the Online Recruitment Application(s) (ORA), the candidates are required to take a printout of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application and submit the same along with requisite attested documents / certificates in support of their eligibility to the Commission on the day of Screening Test for the concerned post.
  4. d) In case the candidate has applied against more than one item i.e. post published in the advertisement, the candidate is required to submit separate copies of requisite attested documents/ certificates along with the Printout of the Online Recruitment Application of each post on the day of Screening Test for the respective posts.

Age: 45 years and below

Last Date: 10 April 2015

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