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Haryana Civil Services Exam

Introduction

Haryana Public Service Commission releases notification of State Civil Services Examination for filling of officers in the executive branch and other More than 1 lakh candidates from Haryana state apply for this examination every year. Currently, there are 55 vacant posts under Haryana Civil Services. Other popular state civil service exams are Gujarat Civil ServicesNagaland Civil Service ExamWB Civil Service Executive Exam, etc. 

Positions

S. No. Posts Age limit Educational Qualifications Pay Scale Grade Pay
1. Haryana Civil Service (Exec. Branch) 21 – 40 years Bachelor’s of Arts/Commerce/Science or its equivalent Rs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100 Rs. 5,400
2. District Food and Supplies Controller 21 – 40 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
3. Excise and Taxation Officer 21 – 40 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
4. Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies 21 – 40 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,600
5. Assistant Excise and Taxation Officer 21 – 40 years
6. Block Development and Panchayat Officer 21 – 40 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,600
7. Traffic Manager 21 – 40 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,600
8. District Food and Supplies Officer 21 – 40 years Rs. 6,500 – Rs. 9,900 Rs. 4,600
9. Assistant Employment Officer 21 – 40 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,600

Relaxations

  • 5 years of age relaxation for SC/ST/BC candidates.
  • 10 years of age relaxation for general PH candidates.
  • 15 years of age relaxation for PH (SC/ST) candidates.

Notifications

Notifications related to the Haryana Civil Services examinations are displayed on the official website of the Haryana Public Service Commission i.e. ‘http://hpsc.gov.in/’. Other important notifications released by the state government are Haryana ForestHaryana PoliceHaryana Teachers, etc. Aspirants are advised to visit Drona’ for all the updates on notifications.

  • Current Notifications           click here
  • Upcoming Notifications       click here
  • Previous Notifications         click here

Application Procedure

  • Log on to the official website ‘http://hpsc.gov.in/
  • Click on apply online.
  • Choose the desired notification.
  • Enter academic and personal details.
  • Upload your scanned signature and photograph.
  • Make the fee payments.
  • Submit the online application.
  • Take the printout of application form for future references.

Application fee

  • For male candidates (general) and all reserved categories of other states – 1000/-
  • For Female candidates (general) and all reserved categories of other states – 250/-
  • For male/female candidates of SC/ST/SBC/EBP/ESM categories of Haryana – 50/-
  • For Physically handicapped categories of Haryana – NIL

Selection Procedure

Mode of selection is done in three consecutive steps –

  • Step 1 – Preliminary Examination
  • Step 2 – Main Examination
  • Step 3 – Interview

 Step 1 (Preliminary Examination)

The Preliminary Examination is the first stage of the Haryana Civil Services Examination. Preliminary Examination is a paper of objective type and one should have sound grip on current affairs and GK to clear prelims.

Step 2 (Main Examination)

The Main Examination is the second stage of Haryana Civil Services Examination.The Main examination is a bit tough than preliminary examination. It consists of four papers.

Step 3 (Interview)

The Interview is the last stage of the selection procedure in Haryana Civil Services Examination.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

It is an objective type paper. It consists of 2 papers of 100 marks each and time duration is 2 hours each.

  • Paper I – General Studies
  • Paper II – To select from the list of optional subjects.

List of Optional subjects –

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  3. Botany
  4. Chemistry
  5. Geography
  6. Commerce and Accountancy
  7. Economics
  8. Geology
  9. History
  10. Mathematics
  11. Indian Administration
  12. Electrical Engineering
  13. Zoology
  14. Civil Engineering
  15. Mechanical Engineering
  16. Philosophy
  17. Statistics
  18. Physics
  19. Psychology
  20. Sociology

Main examination

It consists of 4 papers. First, three paper carries 100 marks each and last paper consists of 2 optional subjects with 150 marks each.

  • Paper I – English
  • Paper II – Hindi
  • Paper III – General Studies
  • Paper IV – Two subjects to select from the list of optional subjects.

List of Optional subjects –

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  3. Botany
  4. Anthropology
  5. Chemistry
  6. Geography
  7. Commerce and Accountancy
  8. Economics
  9. Geology
  10. History
  11. Law
  12. Management
  13. Mathematics
  14. Indian Administration
  15. Electrical Engineering
  16. Zoology
  17. Civil Engineering
  18. Mechanical Engineering
  19. Philosophy
  20. Statistics
  21. Physics
  22. Psychology
  23. Sociology
  24. Sanskrit Literature
  25. Punjabi Literature

Interview

Candidates who qualify both Preliminary examination and main examination are the called in for the last step of the selection process i.e. Interview. Interview stage carries 75 marks.

Syllabus

All the syllabus related to the Haryana Civil Services examinations are provided here.

Syllabus for Haryana Assistant District Attorney – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Assistant Engineer (Civil)  – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Assistant Engineer (Civil Mechanical & Electrical) – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Assistant Engineer (Electrical) – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Assistant Town Planner – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Deputy District Attorney in Prosecution Department Icon – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana District Attorney – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Naib Tehsildar –  Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Veterinary Surgeon – Click Here

Syllabus for Haryana Manager and Store Purchase Officer – Click Here

Preliminary Examination

Preliminary examination Syllabus can be given as –

  • General Studies
  • International & National Organizations
  • Books & Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Abbreviations
  • Five Year Plans & Budget
  • Important Days
  • News – Financial & Economic
  • Awards & Honors

Main Examination

The Main examination Syllabus can be given as –

General English

  • Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Correction of Sentences
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Tenses
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Phrases
  • Comprehension

General Hindi

  • Synonyms
  • Phrases/Muhavare
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Detection
  • Antonyms
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Translation of Sentences
  • Plural Forms

General Studies

  • International & National Organizations
  • Books & Authors

  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries

  • Countries & Capitals

  • Current Affairs – National & International

  • Abbreviations

  • Five Year Plans & Budget

  • Important Days

  • News – Financial & Economic

  • Awards & Honors

Preparation/Strategy

  • All prepare well before examinations.
  • Practice the previous papers and model papers.
  • Read all the relevant books related to the syllabus
  • Be aware of the current happenings in the world
  • Watch News for updates on current affairs
  • Choose your optional paper and read it thoroughly

Exam Resources

Previous Papers

Haryana Assistant  Engineer General Studies & General English Paper – Click Here

Haryana Assistant Civil Engineer – Click Here

Haryana Assistant Civil Engineer Paper I – Click Here

Haryana Assistant Civil Engineer Paper II – Click Here

Haryana Government Accounts – Click Here

Haryana GK Paper – Click Here

Haryana English Paper – Click Here

Preliminary Examination

Haryana Agriculture Paper – Click Here

Haryana Animal Husbandry Paper – Click Here

Haryana Botany Paper – Click Here

Haryana Chemistry Paper – Click Here

Haryana Civil Engineering Paper – Click Here

Haryana Commerce Paper – Click Here

Haryana Economics Paper – Click Here

Haryana Electrical Paper – Click Here

Haryana General Studies Paper – Click Here

Haryana Geography Paper – Click Here

Haryana History Paper – Click Here

Haryana Law Paper – Click Here

Haryana Maths Paper – Click Here

Haryana Mechanical Paper – Click Here

Haryana Physics Paper – Click Here

Haryana Political Science Paper – Click Here

Haryana Psychology Paper – Click Here

Haryana Public Administration Paper – Click Here

Haryana Sociology Paper – Click Here

Haryana Zoology Paper – Click Here

Main Examination

Haryana Physics – Click Here

Haryana  Psychology – Click Here

Haryana Agriculture – Click Here

Haryana Animal Husbandry – Click Here

Haryana Botany – Click Here

Haryana Chemistry – Click Here

Haryana Civil Engineering – Click Here

Haryana Commerce – Click Here

Haryana Economics – Click Here

Haryana Electrical – Click Here

Haryana English Literature – Click Here

Haryana English Essay – Click Here

Haryana General Studies – Click Here

Haryana Geography – Click Here

Haryana Hindi Literature – Click Here

Haryana Hindi Essay – Click Here

Haryana History – Click Here

Haryana Law – Click Here

Haryana Maths – Click Here

Haryana Mechanical – Click Here

Haryana Political Science – Click Here

Haryana Public Administration – Click Here 

Haryana Punjabi – Click Here

Haryana Sanskrit – Click Here

Haryana Sociology – Click Here

Haryana Zoology – Click Here

Solved Papers

Reference Books

  • Indian history and culture by –  VK Agnihotri
  • Indian history and culture by –  BSL Hanumantha Rao
  • Indian Economy by – Ramesh Singh
  • India’s Struggle for Independence – by Bipin Chandra
  • Currently happening and important events
  • Indian Society – S P Dhubey
  • Academic book of Hindi (Class 6th-10th level)
  • Academic book of English (Class 6th-10th level)

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