Haryana Civil Service: The Haryana government has changed the pattern of the Haryana Civil Services exams. Now there will be two papers of 100 marks each in the preliminary examination of Haryana Civil Services. Both the papers will be objective type. The new pattern is based on the Union Public Service Commission, UPSC’s rules. The state has amended the Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch) Rules, 2008. The new rules will be called the Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch) Amendment Rules, 2020.
Haryana Civil Service Exam Pattern
There will be a Civil Services Aptitude Test under Paper-2, which includes comprehension, interpersonal skills, including communication skills, logical reasoning, and analytical ability, decision making and problem-solving, general mental ability, and basic numeracy and data interpretation.
Both question papers will be set in English and Hindi. In addition, for each wrong answer, the 0.25 mark shall be deducted. The Paper-2 Civil Services Aptitude Test will be the qualifying paper with minimum marks fixed at 33 percent. The spokesperson said the result of the preliminary exam shall be based only on the marks obtained in Paper-1 only.
There will be a Civil Services Aptitude Test under question-two, that includes comprehension, analytical ability, interpersonal skills, logical reasoning, decision making and problem-solving, general mental ability and basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude, etc-Class X level), Data Interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc.-Class X-level).
The students would be required to appear in an interview or personality test after clearing the Pre and Mains Exam. The marking would be done including their score in the personality test and the Mains exam together. The pattern now adopted by the Government of Haryana is very similar to the one followed by the Union Public Service Commission, who conducts the Civil Services Exam on a national level.