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Examination Scheme

HCS 2021 : Exam Pattern

HPSC HCS Exam Pattern

 

HCS (Ex. Br.) & Other Allied Services Examination will consist of 3 successive stages.

 

Preliminary Examination (for screening only)

It shall comprise of two papers:                             :     Total 200 Marks (Objective type / Multiple Choices)

Paper – I General Studies   100 Marks
Paper – II Civil Services Aptitude Test      100 Marks
 

Note 1:

  1. Both the Question papers shall be of objective type (multiple choices) questions and each paper shall be of two hours duration.
  2. Both the Question papers shall be set bilingual i.e. in English and Hindi.
  3. For each wrong answer, one fourth (0.25) mark shall be deducted.
  4. The Paper – II i.e. Civil Services Aptitude Test shall be a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%.
  5. The result of preliminary examination shall be based on the marks obtained in Paper – I only, provided that the candidate has scored 33% marks in Civil Services Aptitude Test (Paper - II).

Note 2:

  • The Preliminary Examination is only for short listing of category wise candidates on the basis of marks obtained by them in the subject of General Studies (Paper - I) only, provided that the candidate has scored 33% marks in Civil Services Aptitude Test (Paper - II).The marks obtained in Preliminary Examination will not be counted towards final selection.

Note 3:

  • Based on the Preliminary Examination result, candidates twelve (12) times the number of advertised posts including bracketed candidates, if any, in order of merit, will be admitted to the Main Examination.

Note 4:

  • The candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified for admission to the Main Examination will have to submit scanned documents/certificates in support of date of birth, category {viz. SC/ BCA/ BCB /EWS/ ESM / DESM / DFF /ESP/ PwBD} and educational qualification online after the declaration of the result of Preliminary Examination.

Note 5:

The syllabus for the Preliminary Examination is available on the website http://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/

 

HCS Main Written Examination

 

It shall comprise of four papers:                           Total   600 Marks

Paper -I English (including English Essay)   ( One Paper) 100 Marks
Paper -II Hindi (including Hindi Essay)   ( One Paper) 100 Marks
Paper -III General Studies 200 Marks
Paper -IV One optional subject 200 Marks

 

List of optional subjects for the HCS Main Written Examination is given below.

 

Sr.

No.

Subject

Code No.

i)

Agriculture

01

ii)

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

02

iii)

Anthropology

03

iv)

Botany

04

v)

Chemistry

05

vi)

Civil Engineering

06

vii)

Commerce and Accountancy

07

viii)

Economics

08

ix)

Electrical Engineering

09

x)

English Literature

10

xi)

Geology

11

xii)

Geography

12

xiii)

Hindi Literature (in Devnagri Script)

13

xiv)

Indian History

14

xv)

Law

15

xvi)

Mathematics

16

xvii)

Management

17

xviii)

Mechanical Engineering

18

xix)

Medical Science

19

xx)

Physics

20

xxi)

Philosophy

21

xxii)

Political Science and International Relations

22

xxiii)

Psychology

23

xxiv)

Public Administration

24

 

xxv)

Punjabi Literature

25

xxvi)

Statistics

26

xxvii)

Sociology

27

xxviii)

Sanskrit Literature

28

xxix)

Zoology

29

 

Note 1.The candidates are directed to opt/ select only one optional subject out of the above 29 optional subjects, in which they want to appear in the Main at the time of filling the application form.

Note 2. It should be noted that no change in the optional subject so opted will be allowed at any stage.

C)            List of Compulsory Subjects with their codes for the Main Written Examination is given below.

Name of the Subject                                                            Code No.

English (including English Essay)                                                30

Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in Devnagri script                        31

General Studies                                                                               32

Note 1.The Main Written examination shall comprise of four papers of conventional/ essay type which shall be of three hours duration each.

Note 2. The candidates shall write their answers in Hindi or English except in language or literature papers. The papers in General Knowledge and optional subjects unless otherwise directed, shall be answered either in Hindi language or in English language depending upon the option exercised by a candidate but no candidate shall be permitted to answer any one paper partly in Hindi or partly in English. The candidates shall not be allowed the option to answer these papers in any other medium.

Note 3. Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances, they will be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them. However, Visually Handicapped candidates will be allowed to write the examination with the help of a scribe. The prior permission of the Commission is required for the same. The eligibility conditions in this regard have been given at Sr. No. 18. Permission of the scribe inside the examination hall and the manner in which and the extent to which he / she can help the candidate in writing the examination shall be decided by the Commission only.

Note 4. No candidate shall be called for the Viva-voce / Personality Test unless he

/ she obtains at least forty five percent (45%) marks in the aggregate of all written papers and a score of minimum thirty three percent (33%) marks each in Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in Devnagri script and English (including English essay) papers (compulsory papers).

Note 5. Candidates are not permitted to bring and use calculator in Examination Hall for Main Written Examination.

Note 6. Candidates will not be provided bare Acts in the paper of Law, nor will they be allowed to bring a copy of any bare Act for the use in Examination Hall.

 

Note 7. Marks will not be allotted for mere superficial knowledge. Credit will be given for orderly, effective and exact expression combined with due economy of words in all subjects of the examination.

Note 8. The syllabus for the Main Examination is available on the website of the Commission i.e. http://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/

 

Personality Test / Viva-voce - 75 Marks

  1. Candidates thrice (three times) the number of advertised posts including bracketed candidates, if any, in order of merit in the main written examination will be called for Personality Test (Viva-voce).
  2. The candidate will be interviewed by a Board. He/She will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The object of the interview is to assess the suitability of the candidate for a career in public service, by a board of competent and unbiased observers. The test is intended to judge the mental caliber of a candidate. In broad terms, this is really an assessment of not only his intellectual qualities but also social traits and his interest in current affairs. Some of the qualities to be judged are mental alertness, critical powers of assimilation, clear and logical exposition, balance or judgment, variety and depth of interest, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity.
  3. The technique of the interview is not that of a strict cross-examination but of a natural though directed and purposive conversation which is intended to reveal the mental qualities of the candidate.
  4. The interview test is not intended to be a test either of the specialized or general knowledge of the candidates which has been already tested through their written papers. Candidates are expected to have taken an intelligent interest not only in their special subjects of academic study but also in the events which are happening around them, both within and outside their own State or country, as well as in modern currents of thought and in new discoveries which should rouse the curiosity of well educated youth.

The final selection shall be based on the merit list to be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates in the Main Written Examination and Viva-voce/ Personality Test i.e. out of 675 marks, and keeping in view the preference of services/ posts exercised by the candidates.

 

 

 

HCS 2021 : Vacancies

HCS 2021 : Vacancies

 

Category wise bifurcation of the posts is as under:-

 

Sr.

No.

Name of the post

Gen

/ UR

SC

of Hry.

BC (A)

of Hry.

BC (B)

of Hry.

EWS of Hry.

Total

ESM of Hry.

ESP of Hry.

PwBD of Hry.

1.

HCS (Ex. Br.)

29

08

04

03

04

48

02

(one each for Gen. & SC)

02

(one each for SC & BCA)

01 for OH

2.

DSP

04

01

01

01

--

07

--

--

--

3.

ETO

07

02

01

01

03

14

--

--

--

4.

DFSC

03

--

01

--

01

05

--

--

--

5.

‘A’ Class Tehsildar

02

01

--

--

01

04

--

--

--

6.

ARCS

01

--

--

--

--

01

--

--

--

7.

AETO

02

--

--

--

03

05

--

--

--

8.

BDPO

22

10

07

02

05

46

03

(one each for Gen., SC & BCB)

03

(one each for Gen., SC & BCA)

VH-01 HH-01 MD-01

9.

TM

02

01

--

--

--

03

--

--

--

10.

DFSO

--

01

01

--

--

02

--

--

--

11.

AEO

11

04

03

01

02

21

01 for

BCA

--

01 for VH

 

TOTAL

83

28

18

08

19

156

06

05

05

 

Note 1.   Abbreviations used:-

 

1.

HCS (Ex. Br.)

Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch)

2.

DSP

Deputy Superintendent of Police

3.

ETO

Excise & Taxation Officer

4.

DFSC

District Food & Supplies Controller

5.

=A‘ Class Tehsildar

=A‘ Class Tehsildar

6.

ARCS

Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies

7.

AETO

Assistant Excise & Taxation Officer

8.

BDPO

Block Development &Panchayat Officer

9.

TM

Traffic Manager

10.

DFSO

District Food & Supplies Officer

11.

AEO

Assistant Employment Officer

Gen/ UR            -       General/Unreserved,

SC of Hry.        -       Scheduled Castes of Haryana, BC(A) of Hry.                  -       Backward Classes (A) of Haryana, BC (B) of Hry.              -       Backward Classes (B) of Haryana,

EWS of Hry.     -        Economically Weaker Sections of Haryana, ESM of Hry.              -        Ex-servicemen of Haryana,

ESP of Hry.      -        Eligible Sports Persons of Haryana,

PwBD of Hry.   -       Persons with Benchmark Disabilities of Haryana.

Note 2.   The posts of HCS (Executive Branch) are of Group- A and rest of the posts of Allied Services are of Group- B.

Note 3.   The posts reserved for PwBD category will be filled from the candidates having disabilities shown as under:-

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities horizontally reservation

Categories of Disability which is included in Short Forms e.g. VH, HH, OH & MD

VH – 02 posts

a. Blindness and low vision

HH – 01 post

b. Deaf and Hard of Hearing

OH – 01 post

c. Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims.

MD – 01 post

d. Autism,   intellectual    disability,    specific    learning disability and mental illness &

e. Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities

Note 4.   The number of posts given against each category is liable to variation.

HCS 2021 : Important Dates

HCS 2021 : Important Dates

 

Item (s)

Timeline

Date of publication

26.02.2021

Opening date for submission of online applications

03.03.2021

Closing date for submission of online applications

02.04.2021

Preliminary Exam Date          May/June 2021
Main Exam Date          July/August 2021
Interview date         to be notified
HCS 2021 : Preference for services

Preference of services/posts by the candidate: HCS 2021

 

A candidate may apply for appointment to all or any of the services/posts, online, as advertised by the Commission and he/she will be considered for the service/post he applies. It is also made clear that in case no order of preference is given in the application form, the appointment shall be made strictly in order of merit in the following order to the various services/posts subject to fulfillment of eligibility conditions of posts:-

 

1.

Haryana Civil Service (Executive Branch)

2.

Deputy Superintendent of Police

3.

Excise & Taxation Officer

4.

District Food & Supplies Controller

5.

=A‘ Class Tehsildar

6.

Assistant Registrar Co-operative Societies

7.

Assistant Excise & Taxation Officer

8.

Block Development &Panchayat Officer

9.

Traffic Manager

10.

District Food & Supplies Officer

11.

Assistant Employment Officer

The preference of service is to be submitted online by the shortlisted candidates after declaration of the result of preliminary examination.

The candidates of all the reserved categories can also give preference for the services/posts where no post is reserved for them because they can be considered for the posts of General category, if they fulfill all the eligibility conditions as meant for General category candidates. For example, no post of Deputy Superintendent of Police is available for EWS category candidates, but candidates can exercise preference for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police and will be considered on their own merit against the post meant for General category subject to the above conditions.

HCS 2021 : Syllabus

SYLLABUS FOR HCS EXAM 2021

 

GENERAL STUDIES

 

  • General Science
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography.
  • Indian Culture,
  • Indian Polity and Indian Economy.
  • General Mental Ability.
  • Haryana–Economy, and people.
  • Social, economic, and cultural institutions and language of Haryana.

Questions on General Science will cover General appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events, knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested.

In History of India, emphasis will be on a broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, and political aspects.

Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth-century resurgence, growth of nationalism, and attainment of Independence.

In Geography, emphasis will be on the Geography of India.

Questions on the Geography of India will relate to the physical, social, and economic Geography of the country, including the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources.

Questions on Indian Polity and Economy will test knowledge on the country‘s political system and Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, social systems, and economic developments in India.

On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities.

 

CIVIL SERVICES APTITUDE TEST (CSAT for HCS)

  • Comprehension
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude, etc. – Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. – Class X level)

 

SYLLABUS FOR HCS MAINS EXAM

 

ENGLISH AND ENGLISH ESSAY

The paper aims to test the candidate‘s ability to read and understand serious discursive prose, and to express his ideas: clearly and correctly in English.

The pattern of questions would be broadly as follows: English

  • Precis Writing

  • Comprehension of given passages

  • Essay

  • Usage and Vocabulary

  • General Grammar/Composition Essay

  • Candidates will be required to write an essay on a specific topic.

The choice of subjects will be given. They will be expected to keep close to the subject of the essay to arrange their ideas in an orderly fashion and to write concisely. Credit will be given for effective, and exact expression.

 

HINDI AND HINDI ESSAY

(in Devnagri script)

  • Translation of an English passage into Hindi.
  • Letter/Precis writing.
  • Explanation of Hindi passage (prose and poetry) in the same language.
  • Composition (idioms, correction, etc.).
  • Essay on a specific topic: The choice of subjects will be given

 

GENERAL STUDIES

The nature and standard of questions in these papers will be such that a well-educated person will be able to answer them without any specialized study. The questions will be such as to test a candidate‘s general awareness of a variety of subject which will have relevance for a career in Civil Services.

Part-I

(a) History of Modern India and Indian Culture The History of Modern India‘ will cover the history of the country from about the middle of the nineteenth century and would also include questions on important personalities who shaped the freedom movement and social reforms. The part relating to Indian Culture‘will cover all aspects of Indian culture from ancient to modern times.

(b) Geography of India In this part, questions will be on the physical, economic and social geography of India.

(c) Indian Polity This part will include questions on the Constitution of India, the Political system, and related matters.

(d) Current National issues and topics of social relevance

This part is intended to test the Candidate‘s awareness of current national issues and topics of social relevance in present-day India, such as the following: Demography and Human Resources & related issues. Behavioral and social issues and social welfare problems, such as child labor, gender equality, adult literacy, rehabilitation of the handicapped and other deprived segments of the society, drug abuse, public health, etc. Law enforcement issues, human rights, corruption in public life, communal harmony, etc. Internal Security and related issues. Environmental issues, ecological preservation, conservation of natural resources, and national heritage. The role of national institutions, their relevance, and need for change.

Part-II

(a) India and the World This part is intended to test the candidate‘s awareness of India‘s relationship with the world in various spheres, such as the following:- Foreign Affairs. External Security and related matters. Nuclear Policy. Indian abroad

(b) Indian Economy In this part, questions will be on the planning and economic development in India, economic and trade issues, foreign trade, the role and functions of I.M.F., World Bank, W.T.O., etc.

(c) International Affairs & Institutions. This part will include questions on important events in world affairs and on international institutions.

(d) Developments in the field of science and technology, communications, and space. In this part, questions will test the candidate‘s awareness of the developments in the field of science and technology, communications and space, and also basic ideas of computers.

(e) Statistical analysis, graphs, and diagrams. This part will include exercises to test the candidate‘s ability to draw common-sense conclusions from information presented in the statistical, graphical, or diagrammatical form and to point out deficiencies, limitations, or inconsistencies therein.

 

Optional Syllabus Click Here

 

HPSC or Haryana  (PSC) or HCS  is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various administrative service posts in Haryana. It is a combined competitive exam conducted by the Government of Haryana for recruitment to the post of Deputy Collector, Deputy Minority Welfare Officer, DSP & Jail Superintendent. The fresh recruitment process of HPSC 2021  is expected soon.

HCS 2021 : Eligibility

Eligibility Conditions : HCS 2021

 

Nationality

For this Examination, a candidate must be either:-

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January,1962with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma,

Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

 

AGE LIMITS

The candidate (except for the post of DSP) should not be less than 18 years and not more than 42 years of age, on or before 01.01.2021. For the post of DSP, a candidate should not be less than 18 years and not more than 27 years of age on or before 01.01.2021.

The relaxation in maximum age for various categories is available as under:-

 

Sr.

No.

Categories where relaxation is admissible

No. of years of relaxation

(i)

Schedules Castes / Scheduled

Tribes

5 years

(ii)

Backward Classes.

5 years

(iii)

Wives of military personnel who are disabled while in military service.

5 years

(iv)

Widowed or legally divorced women provided she has not remarried.

5 years

(v)

Judicially separated women residing separately for more than two years from the date as prescribed for the purpose of

age for candidates of other categories.

5 years

(vi)

Unmarried women.

5 years

(vii)

Ex-serviceman*

to the extent of his military service added by three years provided –

  1. he has rendered continuous military service for a period of not less than six months before his release; and
  2. he was released otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge

on account of misconduct or inefficiency.

viii)

Disabled persons who covered under the Rights of Persons

(i) 5 years (+5 years if candidates belong    to    S/Caste,    S/Tribe,

 

 

 

with Disabilities Act, 2016.

B/Classes) subject to maximum 55 years for Group A & B posts where recruitment is made through open competitive examination.

Note - Relaxation in age limit shall be applicable irrespective of the fact whether the post is reserved or not, provided the post is identified suitable for persons with disabilities.

(ix)

Persons who have already worked or presently working on                adhoc/contract/work- charged/ daily wages basis in any Department / Board / Corporation of Haryana

Government.

Equal to the period of experience on adhoc/ contract/ work-charged/ daily wages basis excluding the period of break, if any, subject to attaining the maximum age of 55 years.

(x)

Deputy     Superintendent                 of Police

5     years     to    S/Caste,     S/Tribe,

B/Classes   &   candidates   of                  EWS only.

(xi)

Employees of Haryana Government or High Court or any Court Subordinate thereto, having at least 4 years service in a substantive or officiating (excluding adhoc) capacity on

or before 01.01.2021.

Upto the age of 45 years subject to a limit of 3 chances availed after the upper age limit of 42 years.

*For appointment of an ex-serviceman to a post of Group A, B, C or D, his/her age will be calculated keeping in view the actual age minus (actual period of military service plus three years). If the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post for which he/she is seeking appointment he/she shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.

 

As per Haryana Police Service Rules, 2002, the Physical Standard For Deputy Superintendent of Police is as under:-

 

Sr. No.

Category

Height

Chest

Chest with expansion

1.

MALE

5’7’’ (170.18 cm)

33’’ (83.82 cm)

34 ½’’ (87.63 cm)

2.

FEMALE

5’2’’ (157.50 cm)

-N A-

-N A-

 

Note: As per Haryana Police Service Rules, 2002, the chest expansion of 1-½” (3.81 cm) is mandatory for male candidates over and above the chest measurement without expansion.

 

Definition of Ex-Servicemen (ESM):

(As per instructions No. 36034/5/85-Estt. (SCT) dated 14.04.1987, No. 12/99/8- 2GSII dated 08.11.1988 and No. 12/18/2006-4GSII dated 08.01.2008)

?An ex-serviceman‘ means a person, who has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union and

  1. who retired from such service after earning his / her pension; or
  2. who has been released from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disability pension; or
  3. who have been released otherwise than on his own request from such service as a result of reduction in establishment; or
  4. who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagements, otherwise than at his own request or by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, and has been given a gratuity‘; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army of the following categories namely:-
    • Pension holders for continuous embodied service
    • Persons with disability attributable to military service; and
    • Gallantry award winners.?

Note 1. ESM candidates of Haryana claiming benefit under this category must have valid Identity Card and Discharge Book / Certificate showing the date of entry into military and date of release, on the last day of submission of online application form and will have to produce the same as and when required by the Haryana Public Service Commission.

Note 2. The reservation for ESM will be utilized as per Haryana Government instructions issued vide No. 945-GS-II-72/6451 dated 06.03.1972 and further clarified vide Govt. Instructions No. 12/15/2019-4GSII dated 07.08.2019 & even letter no. dated 16.12.2019 (available on the website of Chief Secretary to Govt. Haryana i.e. http://csharyana.gov.in/

Note 3. It is made clear that the dependent of ESM candidates will be considered as General / SC / BC-A / BC-B Category (their own category) candidates for all intents and purposes. However, in case of non-availability of suitable Ex-servicemen of Haryana, their dependent sons and daughters ofthe same category who fulfill all the conditions of qualifications, age etc. prescribed for the posts in question will also be considered on merit against the reserved posts for ESM and this entitlement would be available to one dependent child only.

Sports Gradation Certificate required for the candidates belonging to ESP (Eligible Sports Persons) of Haryana:

The candidates belonging to ESP category of Haryana are required to attach SPORTS GRADATION CERTIFICATE issued by the competent Authority in accordance with the instructions issued by Sports & Youth Affairs Department, Haryana applicable on the date of issuance of this Advertisement.

Note: Only Grade- A gradation certificate holders will be considered eligible for HCS (EB). Both Grade- A and B certificate holders will be considered eligible for Allied Services.

Certificate by the candidates belonging to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of Haryana:

  1. The candidates belonging to EWS category of Haryana are required to attach necessary CERTIFICATE as per Haryana Govt. Instructions issued vide No. 22/12/2019-1GS-III dated 25.02.2019 (Available on the website of CS Haryana i.e. http://csharyana.gov.in/) issued by the competent Authority.
  2. In case the vacancies earmarked for EWS cannot be filled up due to non-availability of a suitable candidate belonging to EWS, such vacancy will be filled from General/Unreserved category.
  1. Evidence of Age: The Matriculation certificate or equivalent academic certificate thereto is the only acceptable document for evidence of age.

 

Minimum Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor Degree in Arts/Science/Commerce or an equivalent degree from a recognized University as on 02.04.2021 (Closing date).
  • Note: Candidates are directed to ensure that they are in possession of all the certificates / documents in support of their claim, which have been issued on or before the closing date i.e 02.04.2021. The certificates issued after the closing date will not be accepted by the Commission.
How to prepare for the HCS Exam 2021?

How to prepare for the HCS Exam 2021?

HCS 2021 : Application Process

How to Apply : 2021

 

The category wise application fee payable through Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card upto 11:55 PM of the closing date i.e. 02.04.2021 is as under

 

Sr. No.

Categories of candidates

Fees (Rs.)

1.

For Male candidates of General category including Dependent Son of Ex-Servicemen of Haryana (DESM).

For Male candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States.

1000/-

2.

For all Female candidates of General category including Female Dependent of ESM of Haryana only.

For Female candidates of General and all reserved categories of other States.

250/-

3.

For Male & Female candidates of SC / BC-A / BC-B / ESM and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) categories of Haryana only

250/-

4.

For all Persons with Disabilities category candidates (with at least 40% disability) of Haryana only.

NIL

 

Note 1. Fee will not be refunded to those candidates who did not appear in the Preliminary Examination.

Note 2. Applications without the prescribed fee (unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected.

Note 3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

 

How to Apply

Candidates are required to apply online using the website of the Commission i.e. http://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website. The applicants are advised to submit only single application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the Highest Application Number is complete in all respects like applicant‘s details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who submit multiple applications should note that only the applications with Highest Application Number shall be entertained by the Commission and also that the fee paid against one Application Number shall not be adjusted against any other Application Number.

 

Regarding No Objection Certificate by the Employer

  1. The employees of Haryana Government who have not executed any bond with the State Govt., may forward their application without NOC from the Department. However, self-declaration of such Govt. employees is required to be submitted to the effect that employee is not facing any disciplinary proceedings. In case of employees, who have executed bond with the State Govt. (viz. Doctors), the NOC of Head of the Department (HOD) shall, however, be required. If the candidate resigns after sending the application, then such candidate will be interviewed only if he/ she produces a letter from the HOD to the effect that he / she has resigned from the post and his / her resignation has been accepted. The NOC or the letter, as the case may be, shall be submitted on or before the date of his/her interview failing which he/she will not be interviewed.
  2. The candidate who joins service under any Govt., Quasi- Govt. Organisation, Public Sector Undertaking after the submission of application   and   has   executed   a    bond,    will    have   to    produce NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from the employer, on or before the date of his / her interview failing which he or she will not be interviewed.

Persons in private employment are not required to submit their application forms through their employer or to produce the employer‘s NOC / permission at the time of interview.

 

Scribe / Extra Time for PwBD category candidates of Haryana:

  1. An extra / compensatory time of   @ 20 minutes per hour will be allowed in each paper to the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (Blind and Low vision or Locomotor Disability), only on production of a Medical Certificate issued by Medical Board constituted by the Chief Medical Officer of concerned district, and after issuing permission by the Commission in this regard.
  2. The PwBD (Blindness and Low vision) candidates who want the help of a scribe to write his/her paper will have to apply to the Commission for the permission of a scribe separately well in time i.e. at least 10 days prior to the commencement of the Examination.
  3. The candidate has to make his / her own arrangement of a scribe.
  1. The scribe should be a studying-student upto 10+2 and his/her photo & other particulars should be duly verified by the Principal of the Institution in which the student is studying. No online request for a scribe will be accepted by the Commission.

The PwBD (Blindness and Low vision) candidates who want only extra time (without the help of a scribe) will have to apply to the Commission for the permission for extra time well in time.

  1. PwBD candidates suffering from Locomotor Disability who want extra / compensatory time will have to apply to the Commission for permission. Such candidates will be allowed extra time @ 20 minutes per hour for Examination, on production of medical certificate issued by a Medical Board, clearly stating therein that the candidate‘s writing ability is severally affected due to his / her disability.
  2. It should be noted that no such permission in the above cases will be granted by the Centre Supervisor.

 

A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:

  1. Obtaining support for his candidature by the following means, namely:—
    1. offering illegal gratification to; or
    2. applying pressure on; or
    3. blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the examination; or
  2. impersonation; or
  3. procuring impersonation by any person; or
  4. submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with; or
  5. Uploading irrelevant photos in the application form in place of actual photo / signature.
  6. Making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information; or
  7. Resorting to the following means in connection with his candidature for the examination, namely:—
    1. obtaining copy of question paper through improper means;
    2. finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the examination;
    3. influencing the examiners; or

 

  1. being in possession of or using unfair means during the examination; or
  2. writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches or irrelevant matter in the scripts; or
  3. misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycott examination, creating a disorderly scene and the like; or
  4. harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of their examination; or
  5. being in possession of or using any mobile phone, (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination; or
  6. violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their admission certificates permitting them to take the examination; or
  7. attempting to commit or, as the case may be, abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses; may in addition to rendering himself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable :—
    1. to be disqualified by the Commission from the Examination for which he is a candidate; and/or
    2. to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period:—
      1. by the Commission, from any examination or selection held by them;
      2. by the central government from any employment under them; and
    3. if he is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under the appropriate rules:

Provided that no penalty under this rule shall be imposed except after:—

  1. giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation in writing as he may wish to make in that behalf; and
  2. taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed to him into consideration.

 

CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE COMMISSION:

The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases:-

  1. If a candidate is not able to download his/her e-Admit Card or does not receive any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination well before the commencement of the examination, he/she should at once contact the Commission. Information in this regard can also be obtained over Helpline No (Technical) - 022-61306209, Helpdesk Email ID (Technical Queries) hpscrecruitmentexam@gmail.com. In case no communication is received in the Commission's Office from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his/her e-Admit Card well before the examination, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible for non-receipt of his/her e- Admit Card. No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-Admit Card for the examination. On downloading of e-Admit Card, the candidates should check it carefully and discrepancies/errors, if any, should be brought to the notice of the Commission immediately.
  2. The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the Examination shall be final.
  3. Candidates should note that the name in the Admit Card in some cases may be abbreviated due to technical reasons.
  4. Candidates are informed that as the Preliminary Examination is only a screening test, no marks sheets will be supplied to successful or unsuccessful candidates and no correspondence will be entertained by the Commission, in this regard.
  5. Candidates must ensure that their Mobile No. & Emails IDs given in their online application are valid and active.
  6. All communications to the Commission should invariably contain the following particulars:-
    1. Name and year of the examination.
    2. Application Number
    3. Roll Number (if received)
    4. Name of candidate (in full and in block letters)
    5. Complete postal address as given in the application.

Communication not containing the above particulars may not be attended to.

Candidates should note down their Application Number for future reference. They may be required to indicate the same in connection with their candidature for the HCS (EB) & Other Allied Services Main Examination.

All correspondence with the Commission should be addressed to the Secretary, Haryana Public Service Commission, Bays No. 1-10, Block- B, Sector-4, Panchkula, Haryana.

 

Reservation:

  1. The benefit of reservation will be given only to those SC/BC-A/ BC-B/PwBD/ESM/ESP/EWS category candidates who are domicile of Haryana State.
  2. The women candidates seeking reservation under SC/BC-A/BC-B category are required to submit the Caste Certificate issued by the Competent Authority from Parental Side (Father‘s side) only. It should be noted that Certificate from in-laws (Husband Side) will not be entertained.
  3. The candidates of reserved categories of Haryana for which no post is available

/ reserved, if any, can apply for the posts of General category, if he / she fulfils all the eligibility conditions as meant for General category candidates, except fees. Such candidates must attach scanned copy of their caste certificate for claiming fees concession.

  1. The reserved category candidates belonging to other States will compete against the posts meant for General/Unreserved Category and will be considered as General/Unreserved category candidates.
  2. Reservation for Freedom Fighters & their children / grand children of Haryana will be available only if quotas reserved for Ex-servicemen or Backward Classes remains unfilled due to non-availability of suitable Ex-servicemen or their dependents or non-availability of suitable candidates from Backward Classes. Over all reservation either from the unfilled vacancies of Ex-servicemen or from the Backward Classes for Freedom Fighters / their children / grand children will remain limited to 2% only. This benefit will be available to all grand children i.e. sons and daughters of sons and daughters (parental as well as maternal) of the Freedom Fighters.
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