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.

Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Haryana Public Service Commission
Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam - Duration 2 Hours +1 More

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Haryana Civil Services 2019 Important Dates

02 Aug, 2019 - 04 Sep, 2019 (Tentative) Application | Mode: Online
20 Oct, 2019 (Tentative) Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam - Exam | Mode: Offline
28 Nov, 2019 (Tentative) Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam - Result | Mode: Online
08 Dec, 2019 (Tentative) Haryana Civil Services Main Exam - Exam | Mode: Offline
02 Jan, 2020 (Tentative) Haryana Civil Services Main Exam - Result | Mode: Online

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
General, SC, ST Online, Offline Female ₹ 250
SC, ST Online, Offline Male, Transgender ₹ 250
General, SC, OBC, ST PWD Online, Offline Female, Male, Transgender ₹ 0

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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