HP SET Previous Question Paper 2017 Get Model Question Papers PDF

HP SET Previous Question Paper 2017: Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has announces the holding of State Eligibility Test (SET) in the month of February/ March 2018. As per the announcement, aspirants who are ambitious to serve in teaching sector are invited to apply. This standardized examination is planned to fulfill the vacant posts of Assistant Professor in Universities and Colleges located within the state of Himachal Pradesh. Since it is the Government Recruitment, most of the job seekers rushed to submit their applications. From this you can judge the level of competition to get hired in these Teaching Positions. So, you have to be fully prepared to face this competitive exam. In order to, move on your exam preparation very smoothly we came here with HP SET Previous Question Paper 2017 and related details.

HP SET Previous Question Paper 2017 – Highlights
Exam Name HP SET 2017 Exam Type Objective
Material Previous Question Paper PDF Total Marks 350 (Paper-I & II)
Commission Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) Official Site www.hppsc.hp.gov.in

HP SET Previous Question Paper 2017

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) conducts examinations for appointments to the services of Union and other services of the State respectively. Recently, they had rolled out an exam notification for the forthcoming SET in their official web portal. Candidates applying should ensure all the eligibility conditions for admission to the State Eligibility Test (SET). Their admission to all the stages of SET will be purely provisional subject to the prescribed eligibility conditions.

In accordance with the official notification, Masters Degree (50% marks) in concerned stream is the very essential requirement to apply for HP SET 2017. In this State Eligibility Test, totally three qualifying papers are there. A candidate who does not appear in Paper-I, will not be permitted to appear in Paper-II and Paper-III. In case the subject of the candidates is not included in the SET examination, they have the choice to appear in UGC NET exam which is held once in two year.

Keep all these things in mind, applied candidates should prepare for the exam. First of all you have to complete all the syllabus topics given. In the remaining time after completing syllabus, candidates have to practice the HP SET Previous Question Papers. By doing this you can gain knowledge to manage time, about type of questions, frequently asked questions etc.

General Instructions for Contestants: While appearing for the HP SET exam, participants should follow the below instructions.

  • All the candidates are required to bring the print out of Photo Identity proof and admit card.
  • The use of calculators/ Log tables/ Mobile Phones/ Pagers/ electronic devices is not permitted inside the exam hall.
  • Keep silence inside the exam hall.


HP SET Question Pattern 2017: Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test carries three papers. Those who are intended to join as Teacher in Government Institutions, he/ she must clear all the papers. All the questions in Paper-I (General Paper) covers questions from the areas of Teaching and Research Aptitude. If you are conversed in your own subject, then it would be easy to answer the HP SET questions in paper-II and Paper-III.

Session Paper Maximum marks No of questions Time Duration
First I 100 50 75 minutes
First II 100 50 75 minutes
Second III 150 75 150 minutes
  • All the questions would be of objective typee. on OMR based.
  • Each of the questions carries two marks.
  • All the questions took part in the question paper are compulsory to attend.
  • There is no negative marking for the incorrect answers.

HP SET Syllabus

The paper-I of the exam will not be subjective in nature. However, it is designed to test the reasoning ability, comprehension, divergent thinking and general awareness of the candidates. It is also intended to assess the teaching or research aptitude of the candidates.

The syllabus for Paper-II & Paper-III will be based on your choice of subject. The test subjects that are included in HP SET 2017 are Chemical Sciences, English, Life Sciences, Commerce, Economics, Geography, Mathematical Sciences, Computer Science and Applications, Tourism Administration and Management etc.

Download HP SET Previous Year Question Papers PDF

By referring HP SET Previous Year Question Papers with answers pdf that we have linked below, you will get some detailed idea about the concerned written exam. As said above, there are 22 subjects included in the HP SET. So, for all these subjects we linked the sample question papers of the previous years in this table. If you need this question paper, download by clicking link against the concerned subject.

Test Subjects Download HPSET Previous Year Question Papers PDF
Chemical Sciences Click Here
English Click Here
Zoology Click Here
Commerce Click Here
Economics Click Here
Geography Click Here
Hindi Click Here
History Click Here
Maths Click Here
Music Click Here
Physical Sciences Click Here
Physical Education Click Here
Sociology Click Here
Botany Click Here
Political Science Click Here
Public Administration Click Here
Computer Science and Applications Click Here
Tourism Administration and Management Click Here
Mass Communication and Journalism Click Here
Philosophy Click Here
Psychology Click Here
Education Click Here

Upcoming HP SET 2017

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has recently disclosed the State Eligibility Test (SET) notification over their website. The benefits of reservation for HP SET 2017 shall be extended to the candidates of residents of Himachal Pradesh only. Other candidates are asked to submit applications, but these reservations are not possible to you. Some other important details furnished in the official notification is given below,

  • Name of the Exam – State Eligibility Test (SET)
  • Name of the Post – Assistant Professor
  • Educational Qualification – Masters Degree
  • Age Limit – No Upper age
  • Job Location – Himachal Pradesh
  • Applying mode – Online

Test Centers: At various test centers listed below, HP SET 2017 will be conducted. Moreover, you may get the exact address of the exam centers via downloading the admit card.

  • Shimla
  • Solan
  • Mandi
  • Sunder Nagar
  • Dharamshala,
  • Palampur
  • Kangra
Reference Links
Official Site Click here

Dates to Remember

HP SET 2017 Exam – Important Dates
Date of publication of advertisement 8th November 2017
Closing date to apply online 27th November 2017
HP SET admit cards will be released on Announced soon
HP SET exam will be conducted on February/ March 2018

Note: All the essential information in regard of HP SET Previous Question Paper 2017 is summarized above. Candidates educated in respective stream of Masters Degree can download the related model question papers for HP SET, if you had applied.

Updated: 2017-11-10 — 2:07 pm

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