HPSC Recruitment 2021 Haryana PCS HCS Online Form Eligibility, Vacancies

HPSC stands for Haryana Public service commission that conducts the examination of Haryana Civil Service (HCS) to recruit the candidate for various state government services. The position is Haryana civil service for executive branch, deputy superintendent of police (DSP), Excise and taxation officer, District food and supplies controller, a class tehsildar, Assistant registrar cooperative, traffic manager, assistant employment officer and many other governmental and renowned post falls under the category of officers.

This time Haryana Government has changed the examination pattern with immediate effect. Now the exam pattern will match as PCS examination paper that consist of HPSC HCS Prelims CSAT paper that is Paper -II. The candidate must secure 33 % of marks in the CSAT to qualify the paper.

Employment Detail

  • The conducting body of the HPSC HCS examination is Haryana public service commisiion
  • This is the state level – Haryana examination
  • HPSC Online HCS conducts once in a year
  • The mode of the examination is offline that is written examination will be there
  • Exam consist of Prelims, mains and then Interview and Personality test
  • Hindi and English will be the language of the examination
  • For more details, must visit official website http://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/

Important Links

Download:-> HPSC Syllabus

Check:-> HPSC Result

Download:-> HPSC Admit Card

Eligibility Criteria for HPSC HCS Examination

The eligibility criteria for this examination will be defined in three parameters that is:

  1. Educational Qualification-  

A candidate must be graduate in any disciple from recognized university. Candidate who are in their last year of graduation can also appear for examination but the final year mark sheet must be before the HCS closing date. The last date to apply for the examination is just 30 days after the notification released.

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  1. Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the examination is 21 years as on 1st January of the exam year and the maximum age is defined as per category of unreserved candidates.

CategoryAge Relaxation for Upper limit Maximum Age allowed
Class A and B of backward of  Haryana only5 years47 years
SC/ST Category5 years47 years
Females who are unmarried (including divorced and separated females)3 years45 years
PH and PwD of Haryana10 years50 years
PH and PwD (belonging to SC/ST)15 years55 years

Age limit for the post of DSP and their Physical Standards

The minimum age for the post of DSP is 21 years and the maximum age is as per limit of unreserved category. The minimum age for unreserved candidate is 27 years.

  • For the male height should 170.18 cm and chest is 33”
  • For the female height should be 157.50 cm and chest is not applicable. No chest requirement for them

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Application fees for HPSC HCS examination

CategoryApplication fee
1.Male candidate of general category including Dependent Son of Ex-Serviceman of Haryana.


2. Male candidates of General Category and all reserved categories of other states

Rs 1000/-
3. Females dependents of ESM of Haryana and all the female of general


4. Female candidates of General category and all reserved categories of other  States

Rs 250/-
5. Male & Female candidates of SC/ BC-A/ BC -B/ ESM categories of Haryana only.Rs 250/-
6. For all PwD i.e. Persons with Disabilities category candidates (with at least 40% disability) of Haryana onlyNIL

Examination Pattern

The HPSC HCS examination is conducted in three stages that is Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Interview and personality test.

  • In HCS Prelims exam there are 2 papers consist of 100 marks. This is the screening stage.
  • In HCS Main exam there are 5 papers consist of 600 marks
  • In HCS personality test there will be tested some physical activities consist of 75 marks
  • Total marks of the HCS Examination are 675 marks

Also Read:- HSSC Admit Card 2021

Syllabus for the HPSC HCS examination

HPSC HCS Prelim Exams Details

  • Prelim exam consist of General studies. There are 100 number of question which carries 80 marks.
  • There will be CSAT (Civil services aptitude test) for qualifying candidate only that is of 80 marks
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 in the prelims examination. For each wrong questions the marks will be deducted as per 0.25 from every wrong answers.

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HPSC HCS Main Exam Details

The HPSC HCS exam pattern for main exam that consist of 600 marks. This is the important stage in the whole process. Each paper will be of 3 hours and the candidate have to choose 2 optional subjects from the list of 23 optional subjects. The main exam is a descriptive type which comprises of 5 conventional essay type questions-

  • Paper I consist of English paper including essay and it is of 100 marks
  • Paper II consist of Hindi paper including essay and it is of 100 marks
  • Paper III consist of General studies and it is of 100 marks
  • Paper IV consist of Optional Subject 1 and it is of 150 marks
  • Paper V consist of Optional Subject 2 and it is of 150 marks
  • Total marks for the main examination is 600 marks

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Personality Test

The personality test is of 75 marks and the eligible candidate called for it. The candidate who score more marks equal to HCS cut off marks are called for this personality test. Candidate must score 45 % of marks in the main examination and 33% of marks in English and Hindi to qualify the exams and called for personality test.

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Interview Process For HPSC HCS Exam

The interview is the last stage for the HCS exam and consist of 75 marks.

Important Dates For HPSC Exam

  • The HCS notification will be released in date will be announced soon.
  • Online application end date is to be announced shortly.
  • HCS prelims exam will be in conducted soon.
  • HCS main exam will be in January 2021
  • HCS main exam result will be announced in April 2021
  • HCS Interview will be held in June 2021
  • HCS final result will be announced by July 2021

How to Check HPSC HCS Recruitment 2021?

To download the HPSC HCS time table visit one should visit official websites http://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/ and click under notification and recruitment head. There you can see the details of the examination and time table.

HPSC Important Links

Latest Recruitment HPSC Recruitment
Online Application FormHPSC Application Form
Exam SyllabusHPSC Syllabus
Admit CardHPSC Admit Card
Jobs CalendarHPSC Calendar
Answer KeyHPSC Answer Key
Check Exam ResultsHPSC Result
Interview ScheduleHPSC Interview
Cut Off MarksHPSC Cut Off Marks

16 thoughts on “HPSC Recruitment 2021 Haryana PCS HCS Online Form Eligibility, Vacancies”

    • The upper age limit for the unreserved category candidates is 42 years except for D.S.P. posts). The lower age limit is 21 years. The age is counted from January 1 of the exam year.

  1. I graduated in 2020 and I am very confused for which year exam am eligible for appearing. Will it be HPSC 2020 Or HPSC 2021. Also if I am eligible for 2020 when are the application forms releasing.

  2. Can you please tell me whether HCS (Executive Branch) falls under Group A or Group B?. I need to decide whether or not to leave my existing job. Please help in this regard. It will be a deciding factor for my future actions.
    Thanks in Advance.

  3. Haryana pcs k liye next notification kab aayega ..sc/st certificate delhi hai …can i apply for the reserve category in haryana Pcs exams…

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    King regards,
    Demir Raahauge


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