Organisation : Himachal Pradesh Institute Of Public Administration
Designation : IAS & HAS Officer
Announcement : Syllabus
IAS & HAS Officer Syllabus :
Paper 1 : Criminal Law and Procedure
1. Indian Penal Code, 1860 as amended upto date.
Related : Syllabus for Excise & Taxation Inspector Himachal Pradesh Institute Of Public Administration : www.syllabus.gen.in/1125.html
2. Criminal Procedure Code, 1974.
3. Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
Paper 2 : Criminal Case
1. The record of any contested preventive proceedings under the code the Criminal Procedure, 1974, may be given and the candidate required to frame the preliminary order/ conditional order and write out the final order.
2. The record of a contested case pertaining to an offence under the Indian Penal Code, 1860 or on the Special Acts like the Arms Act, 1959 etc.
Triable ordinarily by a Magistrate of the First Class will be supplied to the candidate who will be required to frame charge/ changes and write out the judgment.
Paper 3 : Revenue Law and Procedure
1. The H.P and revenue Act, 1954 and Rules framed there under.
2. The Punjab Land Revenue Act, 1887 and rules framed there under.
3. The H.P. Tenancy and Land Reforms Act, 1972 and Rules framed there under.
4. The H.P. ceiling on Land Holdings Act, 1972 and Rules framed there under.
5. The H.P. Abolition of Big Landed Estates and Land Reforms Act, 1953 and Rules framed there under.
Paper 4 : Hindi (In Devnagri Script)
1. Written :
a. Translating into Hindi a passage in English.
b. Rendering into simple Hindi a passage in Hindi.
c. Letter or memorandum in Hindi.
d. Translation of some administrative/ revenue and other terms in Hindi and their use in sentence (Glossary issued by the Department of Language,H.P.).
e. Use of simple idioms and proverbs in Hindi.
2. Oral :
a. Reading a passage printed or cyclostyled in Hindi.
b. Conversation in polished Hindi with the examiner.
Paper 5 : Revenue Case
The record of a contested case under any of the revenue laws applicable in H.P. triable ordinarily by an Assistant Collector Ist Grade will be given and the candidate required to frame the issues and write the final order.
Paper 6 : General Administration
a. Principles of Public Administration.
b. Organisational structural of Government at the centre and in the states, functioning of Ministries Departments.
c. Office Management and Procedure : Office Organisation, Procedure, Effective Management of office work, causes of in-efficiency and delays, Conduct Rules, Disciplinary Act, Character Rolls, Promotion, Service Rules, CCA Rules
d. Role of Civil Servants in Democracy : Relationship of Civil Servants with political, executive and legislature, concept of ministerial responsibility, rules of business, role of civil servants in policy formulation and its execution.
e. District Administration : Organisation and structure of the district administration, working of the district offices, sub-divisional office and tehsil office, role of the subdivisional magistrate, relationship with offices and other departments, RTI Act, 2005.
f. Land Revenue Administration : Land records, survey and settlement operation, land revenues, realization of other government dues as arrear of land revenue, land reforms, abolition of intermediaries, land ceiling, consolidation of holdings a critical, evaluation, land acquisition, principles and procedure, payment of compensation.
g. Community development and cooperatives.
h. Local Governments : Municipal boards, zilla parishads, panchayat smithies, village panchayats – their working, their sources of revenue and their performance. The concept of Panchayati Raj- its merits and demerits.
i. Population : Trends in population growth & programmes to control population.
j. Economic Administration : The national economic policy : five years plans, financial resources of the central as well as the state governments, small savings, deficit financing, capital formation, industrial policy.
k. Public relations : Handling of public grievances, labour relations, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes.