HPSC Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria, Posts, Selection Process, Application

HPSC Recruitment

Haryana Public Service Commission is responsible for conducting the recruitment to the administrative departments of Haryana in high-level posts. The main examination conducted by HPSC is Haryana Civil Service examination. The notification for the posts is released over a gap of a few years. If you are willing to work in Haryana Administrative departments, then you must apply for the HPSC exams. We are providing you with the details regarding HPSC recruitment including the eligibility criteria, application process, selection process, application fee and much more.

Authority HPSC
Conducting Body Haryana Public Service Commission
Official website hpsc.gov.in
Mode of exam Offline
  • Haryana Civil Service (Executive Branch)
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police(D.S.P.)
  • Excise and Taxation Officer
  • District Food & Supplies Officer
  • Assistant Employment Officer
  • District Food and Supplies Controller
  • ‘A’ Class Tehsildar
  • Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies
  • Assistant Excise & Taxation Officer
  • Block Development & Panchayat Officer
  • Traffic Manager
  • Assistant Town Planner
Job Location Haryana


HPSC HCS Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must possess the given educational qualifications and age limit to apply for the HPSC HCS examination.

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Educational Qualifications 

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in arts/commerce or science from a recognized university.

Age limit 

Should not be less than 21 years and not more than 42 years.

Category Age relaxation in Upper Age Limit Highest Age allowed
Backward Class A and B of Haryana only 5 years 47 years
SC/ST Category 5 years 47 years
Unmarried Females candidates (including divorced and separated females) 3 years 45 years
PH and PwD of Haryana 10 years 50 years
PH and PwD (belonging to SC/ST) 15 years 55 years


HPSC Application fee

Candidates are required to pay the given application fee to apply for HPSC recruitment.

Category Application fee
  1. Male General category candidates of Haryana

2. For Male General Category candidates and all reserved categories of other states

Rs 1000/-
3. For all Females candidates of General category of Haryana only

4. For Female candidates of General category and all reserved categories of other  States

Rs 250/-
5. For Male & Female candidates of SC/ BC-A/ BC -B/ ESM categories of Haryana only. Rs 250/-
6. For all PwD i.e. Persons with Disabilities category candidates (with at least 40% disability) of Haryana only NIL


HPSC Selection process

The selection process for Haryana includes 3 stages as given below:

  • Preliminary examination- 200 marks
  • Mains examination- 600 marks
  • Personality Test/Viva Voce- 75 marks

HPSC Preliminary examination

  • The preliminary examination for shortlisting of category wise candidates is held in offline mode.
  • The subjects in the Preliminary exam will be general studies and CSAT.
  • The question paper will be bilingual.
  • For each wrong answer, one-fourth marks are deducted.
  • It will comprise a total of 200 marks.
  • Candidates twelve times the number of vacancies are qualified for the mains exam.

HPSC Mains examination

The mains examination consists of 600 marks and candidates qualifying in mains will be called for the personality test.

Subject Name Marks Allotted Time allotted
English and English Essay 100 marks 3 Hours
Hindi Including Hindi Essay in Devnagri Script 100 marks 3 Hours
General Studies 100 marks 3 Hours
Optional Subject 1 150 marks 3 hours
Optional Subject 2 150 marks 3 hours
Total = 600 Marks


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