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

Upcoming Dates and Events

15 Apr, 2020 - 12 May, 2020 (Tentative)

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

Haryana Civil Services 2019 Syllabus

Haryana Civil Services Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General studies paper-I
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
Civil services aptitude test paper-II
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 10 level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, Data sufficiency etc. – Class 10 level)

Haryana Civil Services Main Exam Syllabus

English and English essay
Precise writing
Comprehension of given passages
Usage and vocabulary
General grammar and Composition
Hindi and Hindi essay
Translation of English passage into Hindi
Letter and Precis writing
Expression of Hindi passage(prose and poetry) in the same language
Composition(Idoms and Corrections etc)
Essay on specific topic; the choice of subject will be given
General studies part- I
History of modern India and Indian culture
Geography of India
Indian polity
Current national issues and topics of social relevance
General studies part-ii
India and the world
Indian economy
International affairs & Institutions
Developments in the field of science and technology, communications and space
Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams
Agriculture part-I
Agriculture part-II
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-I
Animal nutrition
Animal physiology
Livestock production and management
Genetics and animal breeding
Animal husbandry and veterinary science part-II
Health and hygiene
Animal diseases
Veterinary public health
Milk and milk products technology
Meat hygiene
Botany part-I
Microbiology and plant pathology
Economic botany
Botany part-II
Plant breeding and Biostatistics
Physiology and biochemistry
Plant Ecology
Applied Botany
Chemistry part-I
Atomic structure
Chemical bonding
Solid state
The gaseous state
Thermodynamics and statistical thermodynamics
Clausius-Clapeyron equation, partial molar quantities, chemical potential and Gibbs–Duham equation, variation of chemical potential with temperature and pressure
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
Chemical kinetics
Surface phenomena and catalysis
Coordination chemistry
Chemistry of d block elements
Chemistry part-II
Reaction mechanisms
Reactive intermediates
Substitution reactions
Chemistry and mechanism of reactions
Polymeric systems
Principles of spectroscopy and applications in structure elucidation
Civil Engineering part-I
Engineering mechanics
Strength of materials
Structural analysis
Design of structures
Fluid mechanics
Open channel flow
Geo-technical engineering
Civil Engineering part-II
Construction technology
Constructions equipment
Construction planning and management
Transporation Engineering
Irrigation engineering
Environment Engineering
Commerce and Accountancy part-I
Accounting and finance
Commerce and Accountancy part-II
Organisation theory and Industrial relations
Economics part-I
Micro economic analysis
Nature, types and functions of Money
Full employment and Say‘s Law
Functions of central bank, process of credit creation, credit control
Public finance and its role in Market Economy, in stabilisation, supply, stability, allocative, efficiency, distribution and development
International economics
Growth and development
Economics part-II
Indian Economics in past
Money and banking
Index numbers of Price level
Trade, balance of payments and exchange
Public finance and fiscal policy
Economic planning in India
Electrical Engineering part-I
Electrical circuits–theory and applications
Signals & systems
E.M. theory
Analog electronics
Digital electronics
Energy conversion
Power electronic and electric drives
Analog communication
Electrical Engineering part-II
Control systems
Electrical engineering materials
Microprocessor and Microcomputers
Measurement and instrumentation
Power systems, analysis and control
Power system protectiion
Non-conventional energy sources and energy management introduction to the energy problem
English literature part-I
English literature part-II
Geography part-I
Physical geography
Human geography
Geography part-II
Geography of India
Hindi literature part-I
History of Hindi language and Nagari lipi
History of Hindi literature
Hindi literature part-II
Indian History part-I
Indian History part-II
Law part-I
Constitutional Laws of India
International Laws
Law part-II
Law of crimes
Law of torts
Law of contracts and mercantile law
Law of evidence and Indian evidence act
Mathematics part-I
Linear algebra
Ordinary differential equations
Mathematics part-II
Vector analysis
Real analysis
Numerical analysis
Statistical methods
Mechanical Engineering part-I
Theory of machines
Mechanics of solids
Engineering materials
Manufacturing science
Manufacturing management
Mechanical Engineering part-II
C.I. engines, fuels and combustion
Heat transfer, refrigeration and air conditioning
Turbo-machines and power plants
Physics part-I
Thermal physics
Waves and oscillations
Physics part-II
Electricity & Magnetism
Modern physics
Political science and International relations part-I
Political theory Western political thought
Government and politics with special reference to India Approaches to the study of comparative politics
Political science and International relations part-II
India and the world
Psychology part-I
Foundations of psychology
Psychology part-II
Issues and applications of Psychology
Public Administration part-I
Administrative theory
Public Administration part-II
Indian administration
Punjabi literature part-I
Origin of Punjabi language
Punjabi morphology
Language and dialect
Classical background
Modern trends
Folk literature
Socio-cultural literary influences
Punjabi literature part-II
Sociology part-I
General sociology Sociology as a Discipline
Sociology part-II
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
Economic zoology
Zoology part-II
Cell biology
Evolution and Systematics

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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