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HPSC HCS 2021 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility & Selection Process
What is HCS exam?
Haryana Public Service Commission conducts the Haryana Civil Service (HCS) exam to recruit the candidates for various state government services. HCS exam is conducted for the following services:
Haryana Civil Service (Executive Branch)
Deputy Superintendent of Police (D.S.P.)
Excise and Taxation Officer
District Food and Supplies Controller
‘A’ Class Tehsildar
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies
Assistant Excise & Taxation Officer
Block Development & Panchayat Officer
District Food & Supplies Officer
Assistant Employment Officer
HCS exam recruits officers for the state government who are second only to the IAS officers posted in the state. It is the most prestigious exam for the Haryana Public Service Commission and the candidates belonging to Haryana.
HCS Exam Highlights
HCS exam is a yearly affair but the Haryana Public Service Commission is behind the schedule to conduct this exam yearly. HCS 2018 is in the process to complete and the result is still awaited.
HSC Important Dates
The HCS admit card will be issued three weeks before the exam date.
HCS Eligibility Criteria
Haryana Civil Services eligibility criteria are defined in the HCS notification. The eligibility criteria for the HCS exam define three parameters that a candidate needs to meet before appearing in the HCS exam. These eligibility criteria are defined:
Educational Qualifications Required for HCS
A candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised university. The candidates appearing in the last year of their graduation degree course can apply but the date of final year mark sheet or scoresheet should be before the HCS closing date. The degree certificate/ mark sheet should bear the date prior to the HCS closing date. The HCS application closes 30 days after the notification, so it is very difficult to gain the final year mark sheet in that date period. The candidates could be disqualified at the later stage because of this.
Age limit for HCS Exam
This is a unique feature of this exam because the upper age limit for the unreserved category candidates is 42 years except for D.S.P. posts). The lower age limit is 21 years. The age is counted from January 1 of the exam year. The upper age limit is further relaxed for the reserved categories:
Age Limit and Physical Standards for D.S.P
For the post of Haryana D.S.P, the lower age limit is 21 years, and the upper age limit for the unreserved category candidates is 27 years.
Men are required to have Chest with Expansion not less than 34.5”(87.63 cm). No such requirements for females.
HCS Application Fees
The Haryana Civil Service is the highest exam of the state and the application fee for the HCS application is different for the different candidates.
Scheme of Examination
The HCS exam is conducted in three stages and the candidates need to clear each exam stage to appear in the next stage. The HCS exam stages as given below.
Stage I: HCS Prelims Exam
HCS Prelims exam is an objective type question paper. This exam has two question papers. First is General Studies I and second is the CSAT. Both the papers carry 100 marks and 100 questions.
The time allotted for each paper is two hours. There is a provision of negative marking in the HCS Prelims exam. For each wrong answer, one fourth (0.25) marks will be deducted.
Approximately 12 times the number of vacancies will be declared passed in the HCS Prelims result.
Stage II: HCS Main Exam
HCS Main exam is the second of the three-stage HCS exam process. The HCS main exam comprises 5 compulsory conventional essay type question papers. The name, marks and time allotted to each paper is given below.
Stage III: HCS Interview
The interview is the last stage of the HCS exam. It comprises 75 marks. The HCS interviews are conducted in Panchkula at the commission’s premises.
The final merit for HCS exam is prepared out of the total marks of 675. The candidates need to score in the HCS main written and interview. The marks of the HCS prelims is not counted for the final merit list.