About Haryana Civil Services 2019

Haryana Public Service Commission conducts HCS (Ex.Br.) and Allied Services examination.  The application form will be available in online mode. The application fee is Rs. 1000 for the General male candidate, Rs. 250 for General female and all SC candidates. Candidates belonging to the PWD category will not have to pay the application fee. To be eligible for HCS, candidates must have a graduation degree (of any stream) from a recognised University with the required certificate/ documents, etc. issued on or before the application closing date. The age limit is between 21- 42 years old. However, candidates belonging to reserved categories will be provided upper age relaxation by the commission. The exam is conducted in three phases - Preliminary exam, Mains exam and Personal Interview.  Only those candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be called for HCS Main exam. After qualifying the main exam (written), there will be a Personality Test (interview) carrying 75 marks.

Haryana Civil Services 2019 Highlights

Full Exam Name Haryana Civil Services Exam
Short Exam Name Haryana Civil Services
Conducting Body Haryana Public Service Commission
Languages English, Hindi
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 1000 Rs [Offline] +1 More
Mode of Exam Offline
Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam - Duration 2 Hours +1 More
Number of Seats Preliminary Exam 166 Seats +1 More

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Haryana Civil Services 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be graduates (Commerce, Science or Arts) from a recognised university as on the application closing date. They must possess all of their certificates and documents, in support of their educational qualification, before the application closing date. The HCS eligibility criteria also set an age limit of 21- 42 years. For the post of DSP, the age limit is 21- 27 years. However, the upper age limit has been stretched for certain categories of candidates belonging to Haryana, ex-military persons, etc.

Haryana Civil Services Main Exam Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of HCS Main exam is the same as the pre-exam. In addition to that, only those candidates who qualify the pre-exam will be eligible to appear for HCS Main exam. Candidates must note that since the pre-exam acts as a screening test, it is only a stepping stone towards being posted in the Haryana civil services. Marks scored in the pre-exam will not be counted in the final selection.

Haryana Civil Services 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online, Offline Male ₹ 1000
ST, General, SC Online, Offline Female ₹ 250
ST, SC Online, Offline Transgender, Male ₹ 250
SC, General, OBC, ST PWD Online, Offline Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 0

Haryana Civil Services 2019 Syllabus

Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General studies paper-I-

General studies paper-I: Unit 01
General science
General studies paper-I: Unit 02
Current events of national and international importance
General studies paper-I: Unit 03
History of India and Indian national movement
General studies paper-I: Unit 04
Indian and world geography
General studies paper-I: Unit 05
Indian Culture, Indian Polity and Indian Economy
General studies paper-I: Unit 06
General mental ability
General studies paper-I: Unit 07
Haryana; Economy and people
General studies paper-I: Unit 08
Social, Economic and Cultural institutions and language of Haryana

Civil services aptitude test paper-II+

Civil services aptitude test paper-II: Unit 01
Civil services aptitude test paper-II: Unit 02
Interpersonal skills including communication skills
Civil services aptitude test paper-II: Unit 03
Logical reasoning and analytical ability
Civil services aptitude test paper-II: Unit 04
Decision making and problem solving
Civil services aptitude test paper-II: Unit 05
General mental ability
Civil services aptitude test paper-II: Unit 06
Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude, etc. – Class 10 level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, Data sufficiency etc. – Class 10 level)

Haryana Civil Services Main Exam Syllabus

English and English essay+

English and English essay: Unit 01
Precise writing
English and English essay: Unit 02
Comprehension of given passages
English and English essay: Unit 03
English and English essay: Unit 04
Usage and vocabulary
English and English essay: Unit 05
General grammar and Composition

Hindi and Hindi essay+

Hindi and Hindi essay: Unit 01
Translation of English passage into Hindi
Hindi and Hindi essay: Unit 02
Letter and Precis writing
Hindi and Hindi essay: Unit 03
Expression of Hindi passage(prose and poetry) in the same language
Hindi and Hindi essay: Unit 04
Composition(Idoms and Corrections etc)
Hindi and Hindi essay: Unit 05
Essay on specific topic; the choice of subject will be given

General studies part- I+

General studies part- I: Unit 01
History of modern India and Indian culture
General studies part- I: Unit 02
Geography of India
General studies part- I: Unit 03
Indian polity
General studies part- I: Unit 04
Current national issues and topics of social relevance

General studies part-ii+

General studies part-ii: Unit 01
India and the world
General studies part-ii: Unit 02
Indian economy
General studies part-ii: Unit 03
International affairs & Institutions
General studies part-ii: Unit 04
Developments in the field of science and technology, communications and space
General studies part-ii: Unit 05
Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams

Agriculture part-I

Agriculture part-II

Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-I+

Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-I: Unit 01
Animal nutrition
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-I: Unit 02
Animal physiology
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-I: Unit 03
Livestock production and management
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-I: Unit 04
Genetics and animal breeding

Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II+

Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II: Unit 01
Health and hygiene
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II: Unit 02
Animal diseases
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II: Unit 03
Veterinary public health
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II: Unit 04
Milk and milk products technology
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II: Unit 05
Meat hygiene
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II: Unit 06

Botany part-I+

Botany part-I: Unit 01
Microbiology and plant pathology
Botany part-I: Unit 02
Botany part-I: Unit 03
Botany part-I: Unit 04
Botany part-I: Unit 05
Botany part-I: Unit 06
Botany part-I: Unit 07
Botany part-I: Unit 08
Botany part-I: Unit 09
Botany part-I: Unit 10
Economic botany

Botany part-II+

Botany part-II: Unit 01
Botany part-II: Unit 02
Plant breeding and Biostatistics
Botany part-II: Unit 03
Physiology and biochemistry
Botany part-II: Unit 04
Plant Ecology
Botany part-II: Unit 05
Applied Botany

Chemistry part-I+

Chemistry part-I: Unit 01
Atomic structure
Chemistry part-I: Unit 02
Chemical bonding
Chemistry part-I: Unit 03
Solid state
Chemistry part-I: Unit 04
The gaseous state
Chemistry part-I: Unit 05
Thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics
Chemistry part-I: Unit 06
Clausius-Clapeyron equation, partial molar quantities, chemical potential and Gibbs–Duham equation, variation of chemical potential with temperature and pressure
Chemistry part-I: Unit 07
Electrode potential, Standard Hydrogen electrode, Electoro–Chemical series and its application in determining E.M.F. of cell and feasibility of a reaction, Nernst equation
Chemistry part-I: Unit 08
Chemical kinetics
Chemistry part-I: Unit 09
Chemistry part-I: Unit 10
Surface phenomena and catalysis
Chemistry part-I: Unit 11
Coordination chemistry
Chemistry part-I: Unit 12
Chemistry of d block elements

Chemistry part-II+

Chemistry part-II: Unit 01
Reaction mechanisms
Chemistry part-II: Unit 02
Reactive intermediates
Chemistry part-II: Unit 03
Substitution reactions
Chemistry part-II: Unit 04
Chemistry and mechanism of reactions
Chemistry part-II: Unit 05
Polymeric systems
Chemistry part-II: Unit 06
Principles of spectroscopy and applications in structure elucidation

Civil Engineering part-I+

Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 01
Engineering mechanics
Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 02
Strength of materials
Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 03
Structural analysis
Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 04
Design of structures
Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 05
Fluid mechanics
Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 06
Open channel flow
Civil Engineering part-I: Unit 07
Geo-technical engineering

Civil Engineering part-II+

Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 01
Construction technology
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 02
Constructions equipment
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 03
Construction planning and management
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 04
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 05
Transporation Engineering
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 06
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 07
Irrigation engineering
Civil Engineering part-II: Unit 08
Environment Engineering

Commerce and Accountancy part-I+

Commerce and Accountancy part-I: Unit 01
Accounting and finance

Commerce and Accountancy part-II+

Commerce and Accountancy part-II: Unit 01
Organisation theory and Industrial relations

Economics part-I+

Economics part-I: Unit 01
Micro economic analysis
Economics part-I: Unit 02
Nature, types and functions of Money
Economics part-I: Unit 03
Full employment and Say‘s Law
Economics part-I: Unit 04
Functions of central bank, process of credit creation, credit control
Economics part-I: Unit 05
Public finance and its role in Market Economy, in stabilisation, supply, stability, allocative, efficiency, distribution and development
Economics part-I: Unit 06
International economics
Economics part-I: Unit 07
Growth and development

Economics part-II+

Economics part-II: Unit 01
Indian Economics in past
Economics part-II: Unit 02
Economics part-II: Unit 03
Economics part-II: Unit 04
Money and banking
Economics part-II: Unit 05
Index numbers of Price level
Economics part-II: Unit 06
Trade, balance of payments and exchange
Economics part-II: Unit 07
Public finance and fiscal policy
Economics part-II: Unit 08
Economic planning in India

Electrical Engineering part-I+

Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 01
Electrical circuits–theory and applications
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 02
Signals & systems
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 03
E.M. theory
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 04
Analog electronics
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 05
Digital electronics
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 06
Energy conversion
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 07
Power electronic and electric drives
Electrical Engineering part-I: Unit 08
Analog communication

Electrical Engineering part-II+

Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 01
Control systems
Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 02
Electrical engineering materials
Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 03
Microprocessor and Microcomputers
Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 04
Measurement and instrumentation
Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 05
Power systems, analysis and control
Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 06
Power system protectiion
Electrical Engineering part-II: Unit 07
Non-conventional energy sources and energy management introduction to the energy problem

English literature part-I

English literature part-II

Geography part-I+

Geography part-I: Unit 01
Physical geography
Geography part-I: Unit 02
Human geography

Geography part-II+

Geography part-II: Unit 01
Geography of India

Hindi literature part-I+

Hindi literature part-I: Unit 01
History of Hindi language and Nagari lipi
Hindi literature part-I: Unit 02
History of Hindi literature

Hindi literature part-II

Indian History part-I

Indian History part-II

Law part-I+

Law part-I: Unit 01
Constitutional Laws of India
Law part-I: Unit 02
International Laws

Law part-II+

Law part-II: Unit 01
Law of crimes
Law part-II: Unit 02
Law of torts
Law part-II: Unit 03
Law of contracts and mercantile law
Law part-II: Unit 04
Law of evidence and Indian evidence act

Mathematics part-I+

Mathematics part-I: Unit 01
Linear algebra
Mathematics part-I: Unit 02
Mathematics part-I: Unit 03
Mathematics part-I: Unit 04
Ordinary differential equations
Mathematics part-I: Unit 05
Mathematics part-I: Unit 06
Mathematics part-I: Unit 07

Mathematics part-II+

Mathematics part-II: Unit 01
Vector analysis
Mathematics part-II: Unit 02
Real analysis
Mathematics part-II: Unit 03
Numerical analysis
Mathematics part-II: Unit 04
Mathematics part-II: Unit 05
Mathematics part-II: Unit 06
Statistical methods

Mechanical Engineering part-I+

Mechanical Engineering part-I: Unit 01
Theory of machines
Mechanical Engineering part-I: Unit 02
Mechanics of solids
Mechanical Engineering part-I: Unit 03
Engineering materials
Mechanical Engineering part-I: Unit 04
Manufacturing science
Mechanical Engineering part-I: Unit 05
Manufacturing management

Mechanical Engineering part-II+

Mechanical Engineering part-II: Unit 01
Mechanical Engineering part-II: Unit 02
C.I. engines, fuels and combustion
Mechanical Engineering part-II: Unit 03
Heat transfer, refrigeration and air conditioning
Mechanical Engineering part-II: Unit 04
Turbo-machines and power plants

Physics part-I+

Physics part-I: Unit 01
Physics part-I: Unit 02
Thermal physics
Physics part-I: Unit 03
Waves and oscillations

Physics part-II+

Physics part-II: Unit 01
Electricity & Magnetism
Physics part-II: Unit 02
Modern physics
Physics part-II: Unit 03

Political science and International relations part-I+

Political science and International relations part-I: Unit 01
Political theory
Western political thought
Political science and International relations part-I: Unit 02
Government and politics with special reference to India
Approaches to the study of comparative politics

Political science and International relations part-II+

Political science and International relations part-II: Unit 01
India and the world

Psychology part-I+

Psychology part-I: Unit 01
Foundations of psychology

Psychology part-II+

Psychology part-II: Unit 01
Issues and applications of Psychology

Public Administration part-I+

Public Administration part-I: Unit 01
Administrative theory

Public Administration part-II+

Public Administration part-II: Unit 01
Indian administration

Punjabi literature part-I+

Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 01
Origin of Punjabi language
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 02
Punjabi morphology
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 03
Language and dialect
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 04
Classical background
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 05
Modern trends
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 06
Folk literature
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 07
Punjabi literature part-I: Unit 08
Socio-cultural literary influences

Punjabi literature part-II

Sociology part-I+

Sociology part-I: Unit 01
General sociology
Sociology as a Discipline

Sociology part-II+

Sociology part-II: Unit 01
Study of Indian society
Historical Moorings of the Indian Society and Indian Social Structure

Sanskrit literature part-I

Sanskrit literature part-II

Zoology part-I+

Zoology part-I: Unit 01
Zoology part-I: Unit 02
Zoology part-I: Unit 03
Zoology part-I: Unit 04
Zoology part-I: Unit 05
Zoology part-I: Unit 06
Zoology part-I: Unit 07
Economic zoology

Zoology part-II+

Zoology part-II: Unit 01
Cell biology
Zoology part-II: Unit 02
Zoology part-II: Unit 03
Evolution and Systematics
Zoology part-II: Unit 04
Zoology part-II: Unit 05
Zoology part-II: Unit 06

Haryana Civil Services 2019 Exam Pattern

Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam Exam Pattern

The HCS Preliminary exam pattern suggests that the exam will be conducted on offline mode. Candidates will have to attempt two papers- General Studies and an elective paper in which candidates will have to choose among 19 subjects. Both the papers will carry 100 marks and will last for a duration of 2 hours each. Questions will be objective with 5 answer options. Every correct response rewards 2 marks whereas every incorrect response deducts 0.25 mark.

Haryana Civil Services Main Exam Exam Pattern

The HCS Main exam will consist of 4 papers carrying 600 marks in total. The papers are in the following order- English, Hindi, General Studies, and two elective subjects. The exam pattern of HCS Main exam 2019 mentions that the paper will be objective in nature. Each question carries 2 marks and an incorrect response negates 0.25 mark. Candidates who clear this round will be eligible to appear for the Personality Test (interview) of 75 marks.

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • PAN card

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