Haryana PSC 2023 Recruitment, Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus

Haryana PSCHCS 2023: Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) conducts the Haryana Civil Services (HCS) Exam for various administrative posts under the Haryana State Cadre. They will be given various posts like Deputy Collector, Deputy Minority Welfare Officer, DSP & Jail Superintendent. The Notification will release in March 2023. Interested candidates can apply before the Last Date. In this article, candidates get the details about HPSC HCS 2023 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Dates, Pattern, etc.

HCS 2023 Notification:

  • HPSC HCS  2023 Application Form has been released on March 2023.

HCS 2023 Highlights

Exam Name HPSC HCS 2023
Organization Haryana Public Service Commission
Post Name HCS (Ex.Br.) & Other Allied Services
Eligibility Criteria Graduate degree required
Exam Frequency Once a year
Total Vacancies 156
Exam Language English & Hindi
Application Mode Online Mode
Exam Mode Online Mode
Stages of Exam Prelims + Mains + Interview / Personality Test
Job Location Haryana
Helpline No 0172 – 2560755
Official Website www.hssc.gov.in

HCS 2023 Exam Date:

Events Exam Dates
Start the online apply 1st week of March 2023
Deadline to online apply for Haryana PCS 2023 2nd week of April 2023
Fee Payment Last Date April 2023
HCS 2023 Prelims Exam date May/ June 2023
HCS 2023 Main Exam date August 2023
Result To Be Announced

Haryana PSC 2023 Application Form:

If you want to apply for Haryana Civil Services 2023 vacancies you can visit the official webpage and follow the steps mentioned below.

  • The application form would be available on the official website of the HPSC.
  • Aspirants need to look for the notification
  • Enter all information in the application form.
  • Aspirants are required to pay the requisite application fee to complete the application form.
  • After submitting the application form, do not forget to take the printout of the application form for future reference.

Steps to Apply For HPSC HCS Recruitment 2023:

  • Visit the official website @hpsc.gov.in.
  • On the Homepage, click on Advertisements & Instructions in the important links section.
  • Then click on the link in front of “Advertisement No. 3/2023 – for HCS (Ex.Br.) & Other Allied Services Exam 2023”
  • After that click on New Registration otherwise logs in with your registration id.
  • Fill in all the necessary details and pay the application fee is required.
  • Submit your application form after a thorough revision of the details filled.
  • Save and take a printout of your application form for future reference.

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Haryana PSC 2023 Application Fee

Male  Aspirants and reserved category  Aspirants of other states Rs.1000/-
All-female  Aspirants Rs.250/-
Haryana SC/BC-‘A’/BC-‘B’/ESM  Aspirants Rs.250/-
PH  Aspirants of Haryana Only Nil

HCS 2023: Eligibility Criteria

  • The Aspirants must hold graduation in any stream (Arts, Science, Commerce, and technical subject) from a recognized university.
  • Aspirants’ age limit must be between 18 to 42 years for making the application.
  • For the post DSP, the age limit is 21 to 42 years as on or before 1st January of the exam year.
  • Aspirants should also meet the physical standards for the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police.
  • The height of the male Aspirants must be 170.18 cm, chest should be 82.82 cm” and expansion up to 87.63cm” required for the post of DSP.
  • The female Aspirant’s height must be 157.50 cm for this post.

 Vacancy Details:

Post Name Total Vacancies
HCS (Ex. Br.) 48
DSP 07
ETO 14
District Food & Supplies Controller (DFSC) 05
‘A’ Class Tehsildar 04
Asstt. Registrar Co. Op. Societies (ARCS) 01
Asstt. Excise & Taxation Officer (AETO) 05
Block Development & Panchayat Officer (BDPO) 46
Traffic Manager (TM) 03
District Food & Supplies Officer (DFSO) 02
Asstt. Employment Officer (AEO) 21
Total Vacancies 156

Selection Process:

The selection process of HCS 2023 includes the following stages:

  • Preliminary Written Exam (200 Marks)
  • Mains Written Exam (600 Marks)
  • Personality Test/ Interview (75 Marks)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Haryana Civil Services 2023 Exam Pattern:

  • The Haryana PCS Preliminary Exam consists of two papers Objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • The exam would be of a total of 200 marks.
  • Paper-I comprising General Studies for 100 marks would be of 2 hours duration.
  • Paper-II consists of an optional subject to be chosen from the list of 19 subjects, which would be 100 marks for 2 hours.

Preliminary Exam (Objective Type):

S. No Subject No. of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
1. General Studies 100 100 2 hours
2. General Aptitude 100 100 2 hours
Total 200

Note: each wrong answer would lead deduction of .25 marks.

Main Examination (Subjective Type):

Paper No. Subjects Maximum Marks Time Duration
I English (including English Essay) 100 03 Hours
II Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in Devanagari script 100 03 Hours
III General Studies 100 03 Hours
IV&V Two subjects to be selected from a list of 23 subjects set out below. 150 x 2 = 300 03 Hours
Total 600 Marks

Personality Test:

S. No. Subject Maximum Marks
1. Viva-voce (Interview/Personality Test) 75

Optional Subjects of Preliminary Exam:

  • Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • Public Administration
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Zoology
  • Indian History
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Main Examination:

Those who successfully qualify Stage 1 would move onto the Main Examination which includes the following details:

  • Paper I comprising English (Including English Essay) for 100 marks.
  • Paper-II comprising Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in the Devanagari script for 100 marks.
  • Paper III of General Studies for 100 marks.
  • Paper IV consists of two subjects to be chosen from the list of 23 subjects given below:
  • Viva of 75 Marks.
  • The Haryana PSC Recruitment   Exam would be 675 Marks.
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Optional Subjects for Main Examination:

  • Indian History
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Hindi Literature ( in Devanagari Script)
  • Public Administration
  • Zoology
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • Physics
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Punjabi Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

There would be the following combinations for  Aspirants:

  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Political Science, International Relations and Public Administration
  • Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

Engineering Subjects comprises subject like Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering- not more than one subject

Personality Test /Interview: Shortlisted Aspirants based on the main exam result would be called for attending the personal interview.

HCS Syllabus:

Find below the HCS 2023 Syllabus for topic wise such as – General Studies, CSAT, Hindi, English, General Awareness, Aptitude, General Knowlege, etc:

General Studies: Heritage, Indian History, Indian Economy, Literature, Inventions and Discoveries, Sports, Tourism, Civics, Geography, Artists, General Science, Environmental Issues, Famous Days & Dates, Indian Politics, Famous Places in India, Countries and Capitals, Rivers, Lakes and Seas, Current Affairs, Biology, Indian Parliament, Famous Books & Authors:

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


  • वाच्य:- कर्तृवाच्य, कर्मवाच्य और भाववाच्य प्रयोग
  • शब्द-युग्म
  • संज्ञा शब्दो से विशेषण बनाना
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • कार्यालयी पत्रों से संबंधित ज्ञान
  • अंग्रेजी के पारिभाषिक (तकनीकी) शब्दों के समानार्थक हिंदी शब्द
  • उपसर्ग
  • प्रत्यय
  • क्रिय ा: सकर्मक, अकर्मक और पूर्वकालिक क्रियाएँ
  • संधि और संधि विच्छेद
  • सरल, संयुक्त और मिश्र अंग्रेजी वाक्यों का हिंदी में रूपांतरण और हिंदी वाक्यों का अंग्रेजी में रूपांतरण
  • विपरीतार्थक (विलोम)शब्द
  • सामासिक पदों की रचना और समास-विग्रह
  • अनेकार्थक शब्द
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक सार्थक शब्द
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
  • शब्द- शुद्ध ि: अशुद्ध शब्दों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत अशुद्धि का कारण
  • वाक्य- शुद्ध ि: अशुद्ध वाक्यों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत वाक्यों का कारण
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English: Synonyms, Prepositions, Completion, Spelling Test, Passage Completion, Sentence Arrangement, Antonyms, Sentence, Active and Passive Voice, Spotting Errors, Substitution, Idioms and Phrases, Para Completion, Error Correction (Underlined Part), Fill in the blanks, Transformation, Sentence Improvement, Joining Sentences, Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)

General Awareness: Current Affairs, International & National Organizations, Environment, Book, Geography, Budget, Awards, Authors, Abbreviations, General Knowledge, History, General Science, Indian Economy

Aptitude: Time and Distance, Time and Work Partnership, Boats and Streams, Areas, Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F, Problems on Numbers, Problems on Trains, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Averages, Pipes and Cisterns, Volumes, Odd Man Out, Numbers and Ages, Percentages, Quadratic Equations, Mensuration, Probability, Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Races and Games, Mixtures and Allegations, Simple Equations, Indices, and Surds, Permutations, and Combinations, Simplification and Approximation

General Knowledge: Inventions in the World, Basic Computer, Indian Economy, Indian Politics, Famous Books & Authors, Chemistry, Sports, Physics, Indian History, Indian Parliament, Environment, Famous Days & Dates, Botany, Geography, Zoology, Indian Culture

Admit Card:

  1. Open official website @www.hssc.gov.in
  2. Now click on the “Advertisement March”
  3. On the next page click on the “Login” button.
  4. Now enter your application ID and Password.
  5. In your account dashboard, you would find a link to download the Haryana Police, Admit Card.
  6. Click on the link and proceed to download & take out a clear photocopy of the document.

Answer Key:

The answer key is released on the website and also on various portals that would help the student looking to console themselves in a fashion that would be more consoling.

Haryana PSC 2023 Cut Off:

Category Male Female
General 68-72 65-79
SC 58-64 55-61
BCA 64-69 61-65
BCB 65-70 62-67
EWS 66-71 62-65

Category-specific cut-offs

Categories Written Exam Cut Off (Out Of 200) Final Cut Off Final Cut Off (Waiting)
GEN 150 174 173
SC 132 152 151
BCA 138 158 158
BCB 146 164 164
EXM GEN 88 118 116
EXM SC 70 56 112
EXM BCA 98 40 148
EXM BCB 56 107 104
OSP GEN 134 159 156
OSP SC 78 106 106
OSP BCA 100 128 127
OSP BCB 108 138 134
VH 130 156 154
HH 82 116 114
OH 138 158 118


  • Aspirants can easily obtain the Haryana PSC 2023 result from the official website.
  • Aspirants need to enter the registration number or roll number and date of birth for downloading the result.
  • It is important to specify here that the final result would be prepared based on the Aspirants’ overall performance in the exam.
  • The marks of the preliminary, main, and interview would be considered for the final result.

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