Paper –1: Financial Administration

     Part-I:            40 Marks
    A. (1) Financial Administration in India-Constitutional Provisions, Role of Finance Commission and Planning Commission.
    (2)     Budget: Budget Formulation-Plan and Non-Plan, Pre-Budget Scrutiny, Budgetary Control, Zero Base Budgeting, Performa Budgeting, Provisions of H.P. Budget Manual.
    B (1)   Expenditure-delegation of Financial Powers, Sanction of Expenditure, Expenditure Control, Economy in Expenditure, Drawing from the Treasuries, Cash, Cash-Book and Accounting of Receipt and Expenditure by Disbursing Officers.
       (2)  Treasury Operation; Bills and Cheques, L.O.C. Group Insurance Scheme, Pension payments, Deposits, Cash, Cash Chests and Replenishments of Cash, Supply and Distribution of Stamps, Classification of Receipts and Expenditure.

  • Part-II  The following Rules:         60 Marks

      1. Fundamental Rules.
      2. HPFR Vol. I & II
      3. The RTI Act, 2005
      4. Traveling Allowance Rules.
      5. Leave Travel Concession Rules
      6. General Provident Rules
      7. Pension Rules.
      8. Medical Attendance Rules.
      9. Leave Rules
      10. Benefits to the families of deceased Govt. Servants-Rules Regarding.
      11. Joining Time Rules.

    Note: Four Questions will be set from the syllabus prescribed in part-I in a manner that              two questions will be straight, one each from Part-A and Part-B, and the other two from the combined syllabus of both parts.  The candidates will have a choice to attempt any two questions.

    1. Five questions will be set from the syllabus prescribed in Part-II.  The candidates will be required to attempt any three questions.

Paper – 2: Hindi (In Devnagri Script)

  1. Written
    1. Translating into Hindi a passage in English.
    2. Rendering into simple Hindi a passage in Hindi.
    3. Letter or memorandum in Hindi.
    4. Translation of some administrative/ revenue and other terms in hindi and their use in sentence (Glossary issued by the Department of Language, H.P.).
    5. Use of simple idioms and proverbs in hindi.
  2. Oral
    1. Reading a passage printed or cyclostyled in hindi.
    2. Conversation in polished hindi with the examiner.

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Syllabus for Paper No. 3 in respect of Indian Forest Service and HP Forest Service, Assistant Engineers, Executive Engineers, Forest Map Officers, Forest Statistician and Tehsildars Forest.

Rules and Acts(Paper No. 3)

  1. Rules and Acts
    1. Indian Forest Act, 1927 as amended to date.
    2. Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 as amended to-date.
    3. H.P. Land Preservation Act, 1978 as amended to-date.
    4. H.P. Forest (Sale of Timber) Act, 1968, as amended to-date.
    5. Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 as amended to-date.
    6. H.P. Resin & Resin Products (Regulation of Trade) Act, 1982 as amended to-date.
    7. H.P. Forest Produce (Regulation of Trade) Act, 1982 as amended to-date.Go Top
    8. H.P. Prevention of specific corrupt Practices Act, 1983.
    9. H.P. Public Premises and Land (Eviction and Rent Recovery) Act, 1971. Act No. 22 of 1971.
    10. Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
    11. H.P. Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of vacancies) Act, 1959.
    12. Rules made under the above Acts (under Sr. No. 1 to 11 above) and the powers delegated to the officers in H.P. to perform different functions.
    13. HP Forest Settlement Rules.
    14. H.P. River Rules 1971, as amended to-date.
    15. Forest Produce (transit)Land Rules, 1978 as amended to-date.
    16. National Forest Policy.
    17. H.P. Forest Policy.
    18. Land Acquisition Act, 1894.
    19. Indian Arbitration Act.
    20. Indian Contract Act.
  2. Account and Procedure
    1. Punjab forest manual Vol.I,II and III.
    2. Vigilance Manual.
    3. Office manual.
    4. Budget manual.
    5. Central service rules.
    6. Fundamental rules and supplementary rules.
    7. Indian forest service rules.
    8. HP ministerial and executive establishment, recruitment and promotion rules.
    9. HP working plan code.
    10. HP financial rules.
    11. Treasury rules.
    12. Problem connected with the execution of different types of agreements connected with forest working, grazing, sale of forest produce, public accounts committee, estimates committee, committee on public undertaking, consultation with public service commission.
    13. Store purchase.


Paper-3( Rules and Acts)

1. The seeds Act, 1966, Seed Rules 1968 and Seeds Control order.
2. The Fertilizer (control) 1985.
3. The Insecticides Act, 1968 and Rules made there under.
4.The Himachal Pradesh Agriculture and Horticulture Produce Marketing
    Development and Regulation) Act, 2005 and Rules.
5. The Himachal Pradesh Agriculture Pest, Disease and Noxious Weeds Act, 1969.
6.The constitution and working of H.P. Seed and Organic Produce Certification
7. The H.P. land Development Act, 1973 and Rules made there under.


1. National Agriculture Policy/ State Priorities for Agriculture Development.
2.Extention Reforms, Role of Mass Media in Extension and public Private
   Partnership in Agriculture.
3. Agro- climatic Regional Planning for Agriculture Development.
4. Watershed Development Approach and concept.
5. W.T.O. Agreement on Agriculture.
6. Empowerment of Women in Agriculture, Role of gender resources center.
7.Sustainable Agriculture- Organic Farming, Integrated Nutrient Management,   
   Integrated Pest Management.
8. Agri- Export Zones.

9. Diversified Agriculture for enhanced farm income.


Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)


  1. Veterinary jurisprudence in general and legal duties of veterinarian with special referenced to following acts and rules thereunder :
    1. Glanders and farcy act, 1899.
    2. Prevention of cruelty to animals act, 1960.
    3. HP livestock and poultry diseases act, 1968.
    4. HP prohibition of cow slaughter act, 1979.
    5. HP livestock improvement act, 1979.
    6. HP dourine act, 1970.
    7. IP sections 377 , 428 and 429,.
  2. Examination of animals for soundness.
  3. Examination of injuries.
  4. Post mortem examination.
  5. Collection and dispatch of material for chemical analysis.
  6. Causes of sudden death in animals.
  7. Detection of frauds on live animals and slaughtered animals.
  8. Code of conduct and ethics for veterinarians.

Part – B
(General knowledge regarding development problems of the pradesh as identified from the angle of the Animal Husbandry Department, HP)

  1. Planning animal husbandry programme in HP whether maximal or economical production.
  2. Social attitude and cattle improvement virtues and constraints.
  3. Cattle husbandry, sheep husbandry, poultry husbandry as an industry in HP.
  4. Comparison of different classes of livestock in economy of food production, employment generation.
  5. Breeding of livestock in HP vis--vis cross breeding and pure breeding.
  6. Consideration to adopt an area as cattle raising area of sheep raising area or poultry raising area.
  7. Development of training milch animals whether butter fat or volume of milk.
  8. Factors influencing cost of milk production, wool production, mutton production, eggs production.
  9. Evaluation of different pastures, grass lands, hay lands and cultivate fodder.
  10. Problems of tick control in grazing animals.
  11. Man made fibre and fibre of animal origin, can they co-exist how long ? Challenges posed by man made fibre to the survivality of sheep.


  1. Systems for payment for milk, their merits and demerits.
  2. Various steps to bring down the cost of milk production handling and distribution in the hills.
  3. Breeding policy of cattle in HP with its objectives to boost up milk production.
  4. Clean milk production.
  5. Factors responsible for change in fat percentage of milk.
  6. Various methods of adulteration milk and their detection.
  7. Role of co-operatives in dairy development.
  8. Minimum legal standards under prevention of food adulteration.
  9. Requirements of metals coming in contact with milk. Various metals used in dairy industry, their merits and demerits.
  10. Factors to be considered in setting up of chilling plant/ diary plants.
  11. Conservation of fodder-making of hay, silage and hay bailing.
  12. Preventive maintenance of machinery of chilling plants and dairy plants.
  13. Cleaning and sanitation of dairy equipment.
  14. Different methods of packing of milk, packing material, their advantages and dis-advantages.
  15. Anand pattern co-operative philosophy approach and application in HP.
  16. HP co-operative societies act, 1968 (Act no.3 of 1969) and HP co-perative societies act, 1971.


  1. Wool fibre (General Characteristics)
  2. Composition of wool and its physical properties.
  3. Wool terms.
  4. Wool grading.
  5. Shrinkage(scouring) and residual grease.
  6. Uses of wool.
  7. Speciality hairs.
  8. Features of good wool.
  9. Shearing and machinery maintenance.
  10. Wool grading(Bradford system).
  11. Grading of Indian wool.
  12. Wool classing.
  13. Tying and packing fleeces.
  14. Damage to wool on storage.
  15. Marketing agencies.
  16. Wool auction.
  17. Ideal carpet wool.
  18. Wool manufacturing process(elementary).
  19. Wool sampling.
  20. Chemical composition of wool.
  21. Fleece density.
  22. Moisture content in wool.
  23. Different methods to mearue fibre-diameter.
  24. How to measure fibre length and staple length.
  25. Relationship of crimps per unit length to fibre fineness.
  26. Tensile strength in relation to wool.
  27. Statistical calculation of results i.e. mean, standard deviation standard error and co-efficient of variation.


Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

  1. Type of statistical systems, development of national and state statistical systems in India over years, functions of different statistical organizations at the centre and in the states.
  2. Population census (livestock census, agriculture census, and economic census, techniques adopted, types of data generated, changes in concepts and definitions in various censuses.
  3. National sample survey, organization, type of date being generated by it in socio-economic, agriculture and industrial fields.
  4. Measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, inter-polation, binominal, Poisson and normal distributions, large and small sample theory.
  5. Standard sampling distributions such as t,x2, f and tests of significance based on them. Correlation co-efficient, curve fitting.
  6. Analysis of variance, theory theory of linear estimation, two way classification with inteaction. Basic principles of design of experiments, layout and analysis of common designs such as randomized blocks.
  7. Latin square factoral experiments and confounding missing plot techniques.
  8. Sampling technical; simple random sampling with and without replacement, stratified sampling, ratio and regression estimates, cluster sampling, multisage sampling and systematic sampling, non sampling errors.


PAPER: 3           (Rules and Acts) 
         II.     Fish catch statistics; Himachal Pradesh Fisheries Act, 1976 and Rules thereunder           Subsidy Rules; Panchayati Raj Act and Rules thereunder; and Cooperative Act.
1.      Classification of fishes, Freshwater fish fauna of India Ecology of reverie environment Different river systems of Himachal Pradesh; Concepts of Reservoir Fishery management; Dams and their affects; Rivers Pollution; Management and development of reservoir fisheries; functioning of cooperative societies; commercial exploitation of reservoirs.
2.      Composite fish culture; integrated fish farming; development and advances of aquaculture; ecology and productivity of ponds; selection of cultivable fishes; food and feeding habits of major fishes; fish breeding; hypothecation techniques; soil and water characteristics; fertilization; preparation and management of fish ponds transportation of fish seed; fish farm economics; fish pathology.
3.      Coldwater fisher’s definition and identification of coldwater fishes; ecology of coldwater streams, lakes and reservoirs; trout fisheries; Snow  trout fishery; trout farms management; common carp fishery; mahseer fishery; fishing methods in Himachal Pradesh; Culture fisheries of upland water’s trout Culture; Mirror Carp Culture; Fish Farm management; major points for consideration for designing and construction of trout and carp farms; stocking policy of streams; lakes and reservoirs; recreational fishery and tourism; conservation of trout and mahseer waters; running water fish culture; floating and fixed impounding net culture.



Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

  1. Drugs and cosmetics act-portion regarding Indian system and medicines.
  2. HP Ayurvedic and Unani practitioners act, 1968.
  3. Indian medicines central council act, 1970.
  4. Homeopathic act.
  5. Recognition of different systems of ISM specialty in HP
  6. General knowledge regarding various schemes plan/non-plan carried out in the department of ayurveda and problems faced in implementing them :
    1. Development programme in respect of research in ayurveda.
    2. Development programmes in respect of pharmacies in ayurveda.
    3. Exploration of herbs medicinal wealth of HP problems faced therein (for botanists only).
    4. Development problems of photochemical exploration for pharmaceutical chemist only).



Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

Hospital Administration

  1. Introduction and principles.
  2. Definitions, types and functions of various medical institutions with special references to functions of primary health centers.
  3. History and development and hospital including hospital of India of today.
  4. Hospital organization.
  5. Problems of hospital administration:
    1. Case method study of hospital problem.
    2. Recent trends in hospital problem.
    3. Nursing problem hospital.
    4. Public and human relations in hospitals.
    5. Importance of public understanding and support.
    6. Public relations technique.
    7. How to deal with public in matters of complaints.

Health Education

  • Methods of health education in hospitals and in fields and their importance.

Hospital Hazard

  1. Civil defence and related matters.
  2. Disaster programmes

Legal aspects in medical practice

  1. Medico legal aspects and laws and regulations applicable to medical practice.
  2. Legal responsibility with reference to mentally restarted and insane.
  3. Minor emergency care.
  4. Medico legal cases and disposal of dead bodies.
  5. Medical jurisprudence as applicable for medical practice.

Security of health records, their retention and release in various medical institutions

Health Planning

  1. Health planning in hospital and various institutions in the field.
  2. Population control, family welfare and maternity and child health programme in order to control the fertility and infant morbidity and mortality.
  3. Other health programmes like veneral diseases, tuberculosis, cancer, leprosy, control of blindness, malaria filarial.
  4. Environmental sanitation.
  5. Planning of building for various medical institutions.
  6. Chlorination, dog destruction, rabbies.

Surveys of health problems and evaluation of various activities and health intelligence system

Rules/ Acts relating to Health and Family Welfare Department

  1. The HP nurses registration act, 1978.
  2. The HP homeopathic practitioners act.
  3. The HP juveniles(Prevention of smoking) act, 1972.
  4. The HP vaccination act, 1969.
  5. The HP anatomy act, 1966.
  6. The Indian lunacy (HP amendment) act.
  7. The Epidemic diseases (HP Amendment) act, 1897.
  8. The prevention of food adulteration act, 1954.
  9. The registration of births and deaths act, 1969.
  10. The entists act, 1948.
  11. Indian medical council act, 1956.
  12. The leprosy act, 1898.
  13. The Essential drugs act.
  14. The central medical termination of pregnancy act, 1971.
  15. Medical attendance rules, 1964.
  16. Hospital manual.
  17. Punjab medical manuals.
  18. Rules and regulations framed under the above acts.

Management of Hospitals

  • Special management information system, control of duties of out patients and in-door patients and rural medical institutions, state directorate of health service, directorate of medical education and directorate general of health services, health intelligence and data collection.

Role of national and international health organizations




Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

  1. Planning for teaching breaking of contents into logical and psychological units. Planning a lesion, different types of lesion. Lesion plan-knowledge, skill appreciation, revision.
  2. Different methods of teaching in the class room. How methods vary with the nature of contents and the teacher ? Understanding individual behavior. Human relations in organisaitons social cultural basis of human behavior. Training methods.
  3. Devices in teaching questioning, exposition, demonstration, discussion, group discussion, class tests etc.
  4. Multi sensory aids in class room-film strips, sliders, chairs, black boards, films overhead projector, tape recorder, visual and audio-visual aids in training closed circuit television.
  5. Extra class experience projects, visits etc.
  6. Class room management class discipline, attention and fatigue catering to individual differences, training in behavioural skills.
  7. Measurement and evaluation different tools of measurement, their relative utility. Evaluation of training.
  8. Various procedures to make measurement objectives and free from effects of guess work. Measurement as a basis of evaluation.
  9. Knowledge of all the courses conducted in HIPA. Aims and objectives of these courses.
  10. Aims and objectives of schemes rune by HIPA viz. pre-examination coaching, state centre for training and research in RD, PMT and District Training Centres, Centre for Management Studies.
  11. Duties/ responsibilities of faculty members/ course directors.
  12. Office procedure and function of all branches of the HIPA including mess, hostel and library.



  • Development of Horticulture in Himachal Pradesh with specific relation to various schemes in operation.
  • Status of Horticultural Industry in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Problems and Solutions of Horticultural Industry in Himachal Pradesh.
  • Objects and Scope of different schemes in operation in Horticulture Department.
  • Basic Principle and Practices of Nursery Propagation of Fruit Plants.
  • Natural vagaries which orchardist has to face in the State and how can combat them.
  • Problem of utilisation of un-marketable fruit and their solution with specific reference to steps taken by the state in this regard.
  • Constitution and working of Himachal Pradesh Horticulture Produce Marketing and Processing Corporation.
  • Importance and salient features of Himachal Pradesh Nursery Registration Act, 1973 and H.P. Nursery Registration Rules, 197
  • Importance and salient features of Himachal Pradesh Pests, Diseases and obnoxious      weeds Act, 1969.
  • Rules governing grant subsidies in Department of Horticulture for establishment of     garden colonies, community gardens and others.
  • Importance, salient features and working of various horticultural loans by the Financial Institutions.
  • Applied Nutrition Programme.
  • H.P. Panchayati Raj Act (as amended from time to time) and rules made there-under
  • Election Rules relating to Panchayati Raj Bodies.
  • All State Act covering Agriculture/Cooperation (bare Acts will be provided)
  • Implementation of insecticides.
  • Fertilizer control over for quality control of fertilizer.
  • Any other Acts and Rules applicable in Himachal Pradesh.


Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

  1. HP official language act, 1975 and its implementation, hindi in administration, popularization and encouragement of hindi, urdu and Sanskrit languages and literature in HP, development of pahari as literary/ regional language of HP – its written literature folk lore, different dialects, research survey and grammatical study thereof, tribal languages and literature.
  2. Cultural heritage of HP, historical background, land and people, food and dresses, temples and camps, fairs and festivals, tribes and tribal life, voluntary organizations and their role in the fields of art, language literature and culture.
  3. Linguistic and cultural survey necessity, organization and method.
  4. Pahari and different schools, indigenous and folk art, drawing miniature mural paintings, sculptures, architectural beauty, tribal fine art, performing arts – dance, drama and music, mini-kala kendrras.
  5. Development of museums and art galleries – their importance as cultural centre and for educational purposes and as repositories for presentation of cultural heritage of the past.
  6. Archaeology as evidence for the development of civilization with particular reference to HP antiquities and art treasuries act, rules and their implementation. HP ancient and historical monuments and archaeological sites and remains act, 1976 and rules framed thereunder and their implementation.
  7. Archives as source material for social and political history. Their source and methods of presentation.
  8. Management of libraries and their role for enhancing the cultural life of the people and awakening their awareness.


Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

  • Knowledge of factories act, workman’s compensation act, industrial disputes act, payment of wages act, minimum wages act, copy right act, registration of press act and different rules framed there under by the centre and the State Government.
  • Any other rules or acts enforced by the Government from time to time.


Rules and Acts (Paper No. 3)

  1. Cinematography rules of HP 1955.
  2. HP cinema (regulation) rules, 1983.
  3. Regulations regarding installation and maintenance of TV sets.
  4. Regulation regarding maintenance and installation of community listerning sets.
  5. Organisation of field publicity in the state with the help of communication media, with reference to customs, manners, dialects, social and economic conditions and topography of the pradesh.
  6. Knowledge of latest trends in the field of development of these concerned media.
  7. Plan policies and their effective publicity with special reference to rural areas.



Go Top(A)  Departmental Financial Rules (Financial Hand Book No. 3 relating to Public Works Department portion only).
i)        Chapter-I (Introductory)
ii)      Chapter-II (General system of Accounts and Financial Control)
iii)     Chapter – III (Cash Transaction and their record).
iv)    Chapter –IV Stores.
v)      Chapter –V (Deposits and Suspense Accounts).
vi)    Chapter-VI Works.
vii)   Chapter – VII(Accounts and Accounts Returns of Sub-Divisional and Divisional Offices.
viii) Chapter-VIII )(Powers of Admn. Department).
ix)    Chapter –IX Powers of Head of Department and other subordinate authorities.
(B)  Public Works Department Code:
i)        Chapter –I Establishment
ii)      Chapter-II Works.
iii)     Chapter-III Public Buildings.
iv)    Chapter-IV Misc. Rules regarding Office Work.
v)      Powers of Sanction in PWD.
(C)  (i) Limitation Act.
-   Indian Contract Act.
-   Arbitration Act.
-   Land Acquisitation act.
-   Workmen’s Compensation act.

-   H.P. Road Side Land Control Act.
-   H.P. Aerial Ropeway Act.
-   H.P. Mechanical Vehicles Act.
-   (Bridge Tolls) Act-1968.
-   National Highway Act.
-   H.P. Motor Vehicle Taxation Act, 1972.
-   Indian Forest Conservation Act.
-   HP Miner Canal Act, 1976
-   H.P. Water Supply Act.
-   H.P. Essential Service (Maintenance) Act.
-   HP Town and Country Planning act, 1977.
         (ii)                    -     HP Housing Board Act.
-   HP Urban Rent Control Act.
-   HP Land Preservation Act, 1978.
-   HP Slum Areas Act 1979.
-   HP Urban Estates Act, 1977.
(D)           Himachal  Pradesh Administrative History and development w.r.t. climatic, geographical topographical conditions, resources for plan, scope for medium and minor irrigation, water supply, flood control and road development of Himachal Pradesh including tribal development programes knowledge about various programmes for weaker sections of society.


Paper-3 (Rules and Acts)

  1. Salient features of New National Sports Policy as adopted by the Government of India.
  2. Constitution and working of H.P. Sports Council.Go Top
  3. Constitution and Working of H.P. State Youth Board.
  4. Grant-in-Aid rules as adopted by H.P. Sports Council.
  5. The H.P. State Youth Board grant-in-aid to voluntary, organizations rules.
  6. Rules pertaining to State and Cash Awards to outstanding Sports persons of Himachal Pradesh.


(General Knowledge regarding development problems of the Pradesh as identified from the angle of the Department of Youth Services and Sports.)

  1. Planning Youth Services and Sports programmes in Himachal Pradesh.
  2. Identification of essential infrastruction for the promotion of sports in H.P.
  3. Promotion of sports in the prevailing social-economic conditions in the State.
  4. Rule of incentives for producing champions in the field of competitive sports. What incentives the State has already introduced to achieve this objective.
  5. How far the department of youth services and sports has succeeded in channel zing the energies of youth in the National re-construction programmes.
  6. Importance of High altitude Training in Competitive sports and state Government’s contribution in the establishment of High altitude Training Centre in Himachal Pradesh.
  7. The scheme for the development of play-fields and stadium in the State.
  8. Details of coaching scheme adopted in the State.
  9. Role of State sports Associations in encouraging voluntary Sports in the State.
  10. Role of organizing National Integration Camp in State for promotion of unity and integrity of country.
  11. Scheme for promotion of adventure sports amongst the youth of the Pradesh.
  12. Training of youth in vocational studies for self – employment.

Scheme for the extension of youth Hostel facilities in the Pradesh as per norms of Government of India.



  2. Equipments, its care, maintenance and use
  3. Do’s and don’ts
  1. Principles.
  2. Clothing’s.
  3. Grades of Rocks, their various names.
  4. Belay & Anchor-principles, Cells and Do’s and Don’ts.
  5. Rock formation and Different types of Rocks.
  6. Rappelling – its kinds and Principles.
  7. Piton Craft Direct Aid Climbing


  1. Climbing – James Love Lock.

(ii) Freedom of Hills – By Peggy Ferber (editor)
(iii) Formation of Earth (Physical Geography)
(iv) Any other books on the above subjects.

  1. Equipment, its care, maintenance and use.
  2. Climbing in Snow, different kinds of snow.
  3. Climbing in Ice.
  4. Negotiating a Glacier, Ice fall, Principles of Glacier Travel, Camping on Glacier, Crevasse crossing and Rescue.
  5. Different types of Glacier, their formation and movements etc. etc.
  6. Acclimatization and its Principles.


i) Freedom of Hills                             -   By Peggy Ferber.
ii) Mountaineering                             -   By William B.Mc. Morris.
iii) Himalaya the Aspect of Change – By J.S. Lall and D.A. Moddie

  1. Preparation.
  2. Clothing and Equipment.
  3. Camping and Sleeping.
  4. Navigation.
  5. Wilderness Travel.
  6. Principles and Mountain Walking.
  7. Mountain Manners and Customs.
  8. Do’s and Don’ts of Mountain Walking.


  1. Freedom of Hills – By Peggy Ferber.
  2. Mountaineering – By William B.Mc. Morris.
  1. Equipment, their make, types, advantages and disadvantages of different makes.
  2. Rope, its type, use, knots, breaking strength etc.
  3. Leadership qualities on the mountain.
  4. Do’s and Don’ts in the Himalaya.
  5. Team Management.


  1. Freedom of Hills – By Peggy Ferber.
  2. Outward bound   - By Devid James.
  1. Map Reading equipment.
  2. Different types of Maps.
  3. Different types of Compasses.
  4. Grids.
  5. Contours.
  6. Conventional signs as used by Survey of India.
  7. Setting of Map.
  8. Map to ground (finding out on as own position).
  9. North’s:- Grid, Magnetic and True.
  10. Navigation – Day- Night.
  11. Field Sketching.
  12. Scales, R.F., Simple Divided.



  1. Manual of Map reading, Air photo reading and             By Command of

Field sketching parts – I, II & III                                                Army Council

2.      Know the game map reading.                             Ministry of Defence.
                                                                                                By Kladdington & Ledger.

  1. History of Outward bound.
  2. The aims of outward bound.
  3. Leadership qualities.
  4. Testing of I.Q.
  5. Individual obstacles, group obstacles.
  6. Fundamentals of oration.
  7. Competitions.
  8. Jungle Craft, Bush Craft.
  9. Navigation – Day and Night.


i) Outward bound                                  -           By David James.
ii) The Book of Adventure                    -           By Vanguard.
iii) The Scouting in India                      -           By Scouts HQ Chankyapur

  1. The Principles of Survival
  2. Survival in the Wilderness.
  3. Survival in the snow.
  4. Different kinds of shelters in jungle, alps and snow bound areas.
  5. Edible plants of Himalayas


i) Freedom of Hills                                 -                       By Peggy Ferber.
ii) Edible Plants of Himalayas             -                       By Forest Research
                                                                                          Institute, Dehradun.
iii) Mountain Rescue                             -                       By Hamish Maclnnes.

  1. Clouds of all kinds.
  2. Weather Modification instruments and their uses.
  3. Precipitation management.
  4. Severe storms.
  5. Climate change.
  6. Other problems.


i) Weather and Climate                              Modification By W.N. Hess.
ii) Clouds study in colour                            By R.S. Scorer & Waxler.


  1. Himalaya and its Geological aspects.
  2. History of Everest and Other eight thou sanders.
  3. Mountains of the world.


i) Himalaya the aspect of change.                 By J.S. Lall and A.D. Moddie.
ii) Collins Guide to Mountains.                        By John Cleare.


  1. Avalanches.
  2. Avalanche search.
  3. Rescue equipment.
  4. Call-out procedure.
  5. Bivouac.
  6. Ski Rescue.
  7. River Crossing.
  8. Search lights and lighting system.
  9. Radio Communication


i) Freedom of Hills                                                         By Peggy Ferber.
ii) International Mountain rescue hand book.           By Hamish Maclnnes.


  1. Man and the Mountain environment.
  2. Respiratory control
  3. Ventilators response to Hypoxia.
  4. Temperature Regulation.
  5. Mans reaction to cold.
  6. Acclimatization and deterioration at altitude.
  7. High altitude Pulmonary Dedema.
  8. Cold injuries.
  9. Frosted bite and immersion injure
  10. Accidents.
  11. Fractures.
  12. Wounds and bleeding.


i) Freedom of Hills                                                         By Peggy Ferber.
ii) Mountain Medicines                                                  By Micheel Ward.


  1. Detailed Planning of a Mountaineering Expedition.
  2. Detailed Planning of a rescue operations


i) Any expedition book.                                                 By Criss Bonington.
ii) Mountain Rescue                                                      By Hamish Maclnnes.


    1. Different types of Ski equipment and its classification.
    2. Organisation of class.
    3. Putting on Ski/Poles, climbing steps, walking and sliding, kick turn, fall and recovery, snow plough turn, traversing, side slip, stem turn, basic swing, parallel turn mogul skiing, edging, welding, Hop turn, carved and skidded turn, skiing in deep power.
    4. Ski terminology.
    5. Ski lift.
    6. Waxing.
    7. Emergencies:
  1. A valance;
  2. Injuries.
    1. Care and maintenance of Ski equipment
    2. Skiing cop petition Rules:-
  1. Joint regulations for all ski competitions

     (ii)   Skiing events for Nation and International competitions;

  1. Alpine Events:- Disqualification, protest and appeals

1. Down Hill       = Course – Men’s & women’s course- control gate rules.
2. Slalom           = Course –Men’s & Women’s course-Starting-Racing-Rules.
3. Giant Slalom  = Course- Men’s & Women’s course-starting-racing-rules.
4. Alpine combined event.

  1. Nordic Events:- Disqualification, protest and appeals.
  1. Cross country race- Course – Start – finish-Race Rule.
  2. Ski Jumping – Jumping hill- Race Rules.
  3. Nordic combined.
    1. Biathlon

Different types of events

  1. Course- marking – shooting – equipment/weapons.
  2. Procedure on the course/ at the firing range-penalties- targets.
  3. Disqualification- protest and appeals.
  4. Role of organising committee, technical committee and jury.


      1. Skiing for beginners                               By Maurice Tugwell
      2. Let’s go skiing                                          By Dennis Nelson & Sally Gordon.
      3. We learned to ski                                    By Coolins.
      4. Rules of the game                                   By Dragram Group
      5. F.I.S. Rules.                                              By Federation of International Ski


    1. SWIMMING:
  1. Definition, different types of swimming viz: Brest stroke, back stroke, free style, butter-fly, medley-individual both in still and fast flowing water of 100 mtrs. Length.
  2. Swimming racing rules and composition of swimming competition committee.
  1. Personal floating devices (PFD); life saving devices viz: Styrofoam device, small inflatable tube belt, plastic bottles, kick-board, life preserve, buoyancy-vest, buoy and cushion.
  2. Practical rescue in water and accident drill.
    1. SAILING:
  1. Terminology in sailing.
  2. Different types of sail boats.
  3. Rigging of different sail boats, launching. All points of sailing heaving to, coming a shore and picking up man over board.
  4. Requirement for boat-buoyancy and personal – buoyancy.
  5. Sailing racing rules of the root and setting of race course and committee vessel and to act as race officer.
  6. Knowledge of action to be taken if a float in a boat and over-taken by a sudden storm.
  7. Knowledge of weather forecasting.
  8. Map reading and contouring.
  9. Maintenance, care and repairs of sails and parts of sail boat.
  1. Terminology in Kayaking/Canoeing and its uses.
  2. Safety rules for the canoeist/kayaker.
  3. Do’s and Dont’s in canoeing/kayaking.
  4. Boat and personal floating devices.
  5. Canoeing/kayaking in internal rapid river grading system to Grade-VI.
  6. Principles of the paddle strokes.
  7. Rescue technique in kayaking/canoeing.
  8. Complete knowledge of the following terms:-

(i) Standing waves.
(ii) Collapsed waves.
(iii) Rapid.
(iv) White water
(v) Stoppers.
(vi) Eddy and
(vii) Ferry gliding.

  1. Complete knowledge of canoeing / kayaking races both in still and white water, its length, specifications, composition of organising committee with rules and regulations.
  2. Knowledge of following races up to grade-IV:-<
  3. Down river water racing.

           (ii) Long distance water racing.

  1. Eskimo roll till righting a capsized kayaks/canoes up to grade III.
  2. Knowledge of canoe/kayaks, its maintenance and repairing.
    1. ROWING.
  1. Terminology in rowing.
  2. Difference in rowing and sculling.
  3. Assembly and rigging of row boat.
  4. Entry and control of slide in row boat.
  5. Coordination and rhythm.
  6. Skill of handling and balancing boats, oat’s and timing.
  7. Knowledge of single scull, cox-less pair, coxed pair, coxed four and cox-less four rowing boats.
  8. Specification of row boats and oars.
  9. Rules of the rowing races and composition of race committee from start to finish life.
  1. Definition of skiing.
  2. Essential equipment for water skiing with its specifications viz: water skis, boat, ropes, life jackets, handles.
  3. Different types of water skiing start:-
  4. The beach start.

(ii)       The dock start.
(iii)      Deep water start.
(iv)      Scooter start.

  1. Criss-crossing, wave crossing and slalom.
  2. Mono skiing – principles.
  3. Trick skiing.
  4. Jumping.
  5. Types of water skiing bindings.
  6. Safety recommendation and rules for safe water ski.
  7. Signals from skier to driver.

Balancing, releasing the rope and handle etc. etc.


Balancing and handling.

    1. REETING:

Different kinds of rafts, preparation of rafts for use, its launching in white and still water, handling, precautions and rescue etc.

  1. Types of boats
  2. Types of engines.
  3. Use of motor boats.
  4. Running and maintenance of engines.



1. The Oxford Companion to Sports and Games           - Edited. By Jhone Arlott.
2. Swimming and Diving                                                     - by Harvey D. Torbett.
3. Guide to skiing KTG                                                        - by K. Despond.
4. Sailing                                                                                - by Petter Scott.
5. Surf and Water Safety.                                                 - by F. Margan.
6. Life saving for teenager                                                 - by Mr. Collier.
7. Modern Rowing                                                               - by Paul Wilson. 8. Teaching Aquatics                                                          - by John A. Torreyjr.


Paper No. 3

Defination of Forensic Science, it’s aim an scope and main branches. Locard’s Exchange Principle. Principle of probability, Principle of uniqueness, Scene of Crime examination and preservation by experts and Photography of the scene of crime.  Use of lie detector, Finger Prints, Foot Prints and DNA profiling in the Forensic Science, Developing and lifting of Finger prints and Foot prints. Elementary Knowledge of Prisons and their main kinds and Forgeries and Frauds, E-Rays, U.V.rays, I.R.Rays, Fire Arms and their main type. Experts as a witness in the Court of Law. Elementary knowledge of common drugs on abuse. Explosives and their main  type.



Forensic Science in criminal Investigations and  trials.

By B.R. Sharma


Fire arms in criminal Investigations and trains.

By B.R. Sharma


Frauds prevention and detection.

By B.R. Sharma


Forensic Science

By B.S. Nabar


Crime Investigation

By P.L. Kirk


Modi’s Medical jurisprudence and Toxicology


Syllabus for Executive Officers/ Secretaries of the Municipalities

Paper -3    (100 Marks)

  • H.P. Municipal Act, 1994: Classification of Municipalities and municipal area, functions of Municipalities and Municipal Fund and Property, Taxation, Police Assistance, Extinction and Prevention of Fire, Water Supply, Power for Sanitary and other purposes, Prevention of Soil Erosion and Hill Side Safety, Bye-Laws, Procedure, Power of Entry and Inspection, Financial Control and Audit, Development Plans and District Planning Committee Control, Disputes relating to Elections and Miscellaneous.
  • H.P. Municipal Services Act, 1994
  • H.P. Municipal Account Code, 1975
  • Overall view and objectives of various Central/ State Projects/ Schemes e.g. JNNURM, UIDSSMT, SJSRY, IHSDP, EIUS etc. applicable in Urban Local Bodies and their mode of implementation.
  • Various Municipal Bye-Laws applicable in the Urban Local Bodies.
  • Right to Information Act & rules.
  • Solid Waste Management in Urban Local Bodies.
  • Public Grievances- redressal system of Urban Local Bodies.

  Issues and future trends in Good Urban Governance.


Paper No. 3
Part-I        (30 Marks)
Craftsman Training scheme, its objectives, organization, procedure as outlines in the Training Manual of the DGE&T, aptitude test for admission to ITI’s, Apprenticeship Training Scheme, its objectives, apprentice act, 1961 and  rules framed there under, recruitment & training of apprentices, general study of factory acts.
      Part-11       ( 40 Marks)

  • Workshop layout, its importance, types of layout, principles of layout, flow diagrams, flow process chart. Installation of machinery precautions to be observed while installing machinery of different types, both  mechanical and electrical, method study under work study, its meaning, principles, motion economy, man machine chart, flow chart, operation process chart, operation sheet, meaning of stop watch method under time study, setting of standards, workshop safety, its importance, safety of a man, prevention of accidents over moving machines, safety against fire, types of fire extinguishers & their use, inventory control, importance & methods of inventory control, organization of the stores.

   Part-III        (30 Marks)        
Industrial economy of HP industries, various industries for which scope exists in the state, factors favourable for the growth of industries in the state, small scale and cottage industries, its meaning, facilities available from state government and banks to the educated unemployed persons and technicians for setting up their small industries. 



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