HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) Recruitment 2024: Apply Now

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) Recruitment 2024: Apply Now

The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission is inviting applications for 15 Medical Officer (Dental) Class-I (Gazetted) positions on a contract basis in the Department of Health and Family Welfare. You can apply online through the Commission's website www.hppsc.hp.gov.in/hppsc by the closing date, 27/03/2024.

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HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Important Details

Advertisement Number 5/2-2024
Name of Post Medical Officer (Dental)
Total No. of Posts 15
Job Location Anywhere in Himachal Pradesh
Application Start Date 29-Feb-2024
Application End Date 27-Mar-2024

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Application Process

Applications are accepted exclusively online via the Commission's website. Ensure to fill out the application accurately and upload necessary documents, including educational qualifications, age proof, and category certificate, if applicable.

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Selection Process

The selection process for the Medical Officer (Dental) position includes:

  1. Written Test: Checks your general knowledge and dental expertise.
  2. Personality Test: Assesses your communication skills and suitability for the job.

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Application Fee

General Category: Rs 400
SC/ST/OBC/EWS of HP (BPL): Rs 100
Ex-Servicemen/Visually Impaired of HP: No Fee
Female candidates: Exempted

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be bonafide residents of Himachal Pradesh, falling under specific categories such as SC, ST, OBC, EWS, Ex-Servicemen, and Persons with Disabilities to be eligible for reservation benefits.

Other State Candidates:

Candidates from other states can also apply for this job. But, if you're from a reserved category in another state, you'll be considered as a general category candidate here. This means you won't get the reservation benefits or fee discounts that locals of Himachal Pradesh do.

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a recognized institute.
  • Registered with State Dental Council.

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Syllabus

The detailed syllabus is not directly provided in the document. However, it mentions that the syllabus for Paper-II (Descriptive type subject aptitude test) will be uploaded on the official website of the Commission, and a link will be provided for candidates to access it.

For the Screening/Preliminary Exam (Paper-I), the syllabus includes:

General knowledge of Himachal Pradesh: 30 Marks
General knowledge of National and International Affairs: 30 Marks
Knowledge of Hindi language: 20 Marks
Knowledge of English language: 20 Marks
Total: 100 Marks
Overview of Exam Papers for HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) Recruitment 2024
Exam Paper Type Duration Marks Details
Paper-I Objective (MCQs) 2 Hours 100 Covers general knowledge of Himachal Pradesh, national/international affairs, and Hindi/English language skills.
Paper-II Descriptive (SAT) 3 Hours 120 Detailed syllabus to be provided by the Commission. Focuses on subject aptitude.

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Age Criteria

Candidates should be 45 years or below, with relaxations applicable as per government norms for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates.

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) - Salary

The pay scale for the positions is 56,100 - 1,77,500 (Pay Band Level-18).

HPPSC Medical Officer (Dental) Recruitment 2024 presents a golden opportunity for dental professionals looking to serve in Himachal Pradesh's healthcare sector. To boost your chances of success, consider getting the PSC Pack of MERITERS, designed to help you thoroughly prepare and ace this exam.

Updated Feb 29, 2024.