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Himachal Pradesh High Court Clerk and Jr. Assistant Syllabus 2017 Download Exam Pattern PDF

Himachal Pradesh High Court Clerk and Jr. Assistant Syllabus 2017: Recently some online applications were asked to be submitted by graduates/ diploma holders regarding recruitment of suitable candidates for the various clerical and assistant level posts, by Himachal Pradesh High Court. As soon as the registration date ends, tests will be conducted for hiring best employees among appliers. So applied candidates used to search widely for the pattern and syllabus contents in the internet side. To help those aspirants to succeed in the recruitment tests we have provided the exam scheme and syllabus in the below section. The exam conducting authority is responsible for handling various criminal as well as civil cases in state. Also, numerous subordinate courts are working beneath it.

Authority Himachal Pradesh High Court
Exam Name Clerk and Junior Office Assistant Exam
Exam Category Himachal Pradesh High Court Exam
Material Exam Syllabus
Exam Type Objective and Descriptive type
Exam Date Soon
Website www.hphighcourt.nic.in

Himachal Pradesh High Court Clerk and Jr. Assistant Syllabus 2017

Himachal Pradesh High Court is going to organise exams for hiring human resources for Clerk and Junior Office Assistant posts, in the Civil & Sessions Division and Courts establishment. HP High Court Clerk & Junior Office Assistant Syllabus 2017 will comprise of questions related to general awareness, Computer Knowledge and Language skills only.

The selection for these posts was going to be conducted through tests and interview only. For the permanent posts of Clerk, 75% of the seats will be filled only in the above said selection manner. But 25% of the cadre posts will be filled on the basis of seniority from amongst Process servers/ Bailiffs working in divisions. For other Clerk (contract) and Junior Office Assistant posts, selection will be done on the basis of direct recruitment only.

Candidates who are securing 45% and above marks in Written exam shall be invited for the typing test of Clerk post and for Junior Office Assistant post, the minimum qualifying marks is 50%. In Computer, the typing test will be conducted for 30 words per minute speed. Only 10% mistakes in typing are acceptable and those candidates will be further called for the final round of selection, which is Interview. The eligibility criterion that was set by HP High Court to participate in these exams is listed here.

  • Qualification: B.E./ BCA/ DCA/ Degree/ Diploma
  • Age Limit: 18 to 45 years
  • Selection Process: Screening, Written Exam, Skill Test and Interview

Clerk and Junior Office Assistant Exam Subjects: The Screening Test will be conducted by issuing OMR answer sheets by invigilator. The first part will be in objective type (screening exam) and the second part will be of descriptive type (written exam). The subjects from which objective type questions will be drafted are General Knowledge, basic Computer knowledge, Reasoning and the second phase will comprise of Translation/ Essay in English, Hindi. It is notable that, candidates who are securing marks (screening) above the cut-off set by recruiting authority shall only be called for written test.

  • General Knowledge
  • Basic Knowledge in Computer
  • Reasoning
  • Essay
  • Translation
  • Computers

HP High Court Clerk and Junior Office Assistant Exam Pattern

Depending upon positions, the marks allotted for the topics will also differ. The first part shall carry one mark for each objective type questions and the total number of questions that will be asked is 100. For wrong answer, 1/3rd of the marks will be reduced. The second part will be conducted for 80 marks in descriptive manner. The time allotted for Screening/ Written exam is two hours.

  • First phase of written exam (Screening) is objective in nature that will be conducted in offline mode. The second phase is descriptive.
  • In Part-1, for wrong answers negative marks will be applicable.
  • Exam duration is 2 hours, for each part.
  • Part-1 carries about 100 marks and the Part-2 will be conducted for 80 marks.

For Junior Office Assistant Post:

Part Subjects Marks Duration
A General Knowledge 50 2 hours each
Computer Knowledge 30
Reasoning 20
B. Essay in English (300 words) 15
Essay in Hindi (300 words) 15
Translation from English to Hindi 10
Translation from Hindi to English 10
Computer 30


For Clerk Post:

Part Subjects Marks Duration
A General Knowledge 70 2 hours each
Computer Knowledge 10
Reasoning 20
B Essay in English (300 words) 25
Essay in Hindi (300 words) 25
Translation from English to Hindi 15
Translation from Hindi to English 15

Subject Wise Syllabus for HP High Court Clerk and Jr. Assistant Posts: The Admit Cards for these tests will be published very soon in the official portal of recruiting authority. Before appearing in these exams, contestants must have clear idea about the syllabus/ sub-topics from which questions will be asked. We have listed about Himachal Pradesh High Court Clerk and Jr. Assistant Syllabus 2017 on below section.

Syllabus for General Knowledge:

  • National/ International Events
  • History/ Geography specially of Himachal Pradesh
  • Current Events
  • General Science
  • Culture
  • Sports
  • Tourism
  • Current Affairs
  • Indian & H.P. Judiciary, etc.

Syllabus for Basic Computer Knowledge:

  • Ms-Word
  • Ms-Excel
  • Internet
  • Operating System
  • Applications, etc.


Syllabus of Reasoning:

  • Problem Solving
  • Series
  • Directions
  • Analogies
  • Similarities & Differences
  • Arrangements
  • Blood Relations, etc.

Syllabus for Part-B:

In the Part-B section of Clerk post, participants have to write an essay in English and Hindi for 500 words (each). For Junior Office Assistant post, candidates will be asked to write essay for 300 words (each). Translational questions would also be asked with one paragraph containing 10 sentences for Clerk post and 5 for Junior Office Assistant designation.

HP High Court Clerk and Junior Office Assistant Exam 2017

This upcoming recruitment exam is to occupy the Clerk and Junior Office Assistant (IT) posts in establishments of HP High Court. Posting of 56 employees are going to be done in Himachal Pradesh state only. But, candidates recruited through these phases of test/ interview cannot continue in the respective posts on permanent basis.

  • Name of Posts: Clerk and Junior Office Assistant
  • No. of Vacancies: NA
  • Date of Notification:  NA
  • Date of Exam (tentative) Soon

Get Details of Himachal Pradesh High Court Clerk and Assistant Notification

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Conclusion: As soon as the registration ends on 10th/ 11th, within one week the Screening exam for Clerk and Junior Office Assistant posts will be conducted. So to prepare for the test, we hope the syllabus and scheme of exam that we have edited on above section will be useful for the applicants.

Updated: 12th October 2017 — 10:09 am

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