HPSC HCS Notification 2024, Vacancy and Important Dates

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HPSC HCS Notification 2024

The HPSC HCS notification 2024 is expected to be released by the Haryana Public Service Commission in mid 2024 to recruit candidates for the prestigious Haryana Civil Services exam. This highly competitive exam selects suitable candidates for the state civil services through three successive stages – prelims, mains and personality test.

The eligibility criteria, number of vacancies, exam dates, application process and other details will be provided in the notification. Aspirants keen to serve the people of Haryana by occupying respected positions like SDM, DRO, and BDO must look out for the HCS notification.

HPSC HCS Notification 2024 Overview

OrganizationHaryana Public Services Commission
ExamHPSC HCS 2024
Job LocationHaryana
Job LevelState level
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessPrelims exam
Mains exam
Document Verification
Medical Examination
Age Limit21 to 27 years
Educational QualificationGraduation
Application FeeRs 1000

HCS Exam 2024 – Important Dates

Application and Exam dates will be updated after the notification releases.

Notification ReleasedTo be Notified
HPSC HCS Registration BeginsTo be Notified
HPSC HCS Apply Last DateTo be Notified
HPSC HCS Admit CardTo be Notified
HPSC HCS Prelims Exam DateTo be Notified
HPSC HCS Prelims ResultTo be Notified
HPSC HCS Mains Exam DateTo be Notified

HPSC HCS 2024 – Vacancy

The official HPSC HCS notification for 2024 is awaited. The vacancy details will be updated by the Haryana Public Service Commission once the notification is released, expectedly in mid 2024. Previous year trends indicate the total vacancies are usually between 100-150 seats. These vacancies are for various posts like SDM, DRO, BDO under Haryana Civil Services across multiple departments.

The category-wise vacancy distribution providing detailed breakup of available posts for general, SC, BC, EWS, ESM and others will be updated in the official notification. Aspirants are advised to check the authoritative vacancy positions in the 2024 notification once published and plan their HCS exam preparation accordingly.

Eligibility Criteria for HCS

For aspiring candidates seeking to apply for the HPSC HCS (Haryana Public Service Commission – Haryana Civil Services) examination in 2024, understanding the eligibility criteria is crucial. To be eligible, candidates must meet eligibility factors such as age limit, educational qualification, limit on number of attempts of exam, physical measurements etc. Fulfilling these criteria ensures that candidates can proceed with their application process confidently, aligning themselves with the requirements set forth by the HPSC.

To get detailed information, visit here: HPSC HCS Eligibility Criteria

Age LimitFor DSP: 18 – 27 years
For Others: 18 – 42 years
Educational QualificationBachelor’s degree
Number of LimitNo Any Limit

However, age relaxation is provided to those who are eligible. Check post wise age limit and age relaxation and other details.

Physical Standard is required for Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP). So the candidate who is willing to apply for DSP post, must check their physical fitness according to the criteria given by the Haryana PSC.

The physical measurement is given below in the table:

GenderHeightChest (without expansion)Chest (with expansion)
Male5’7” or 170.18 cm33”/ 83.82 cm34.5”/ 87.63 cm
Female5’2” or 157.50 cmNot ApplicableNot Applicable

Steps to Apply for HPSC HCS 2024

After checking the eligibility criteria, follow the steps to apply for the HPSC HCS 2024:

  • Register on the HPSC online portal – hpsc.gov.in
  • Fill the HCS application form with personal, academic and contact details
  • Upload scanned documents as per specifications
  • Pay the application and exam fee through online payment modes
  • Download and print the completed application form
  • Keep a copy of the form for future reference

Documents to Upload in Application Form

  • Scanned passport size photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Proof of age – 10th certificate
  • Educational qualification certificates
  • Category certificate – SC/ST/OBC/EWS if applicable
  • Domicile certificate – for Haryana applicants
  • Experience certificate – if applying based on work experience
  • No Objection Certificate – for government employees
  • Disability certificate – for PWD candidates
  • Ex-servicemen proof – for availing age relaxation
  • Other relevant documents as specified in notification
  • Documents should be scanned clearly in PDF format as per prescribed size

HPSC HCS Application Fees

The application fee is an important part of finalizing the HPSC HCS application process. The fee varies based on gender and category of the candidate. Differently abled applicants of Haryana are exempted from any fee. Payment can be done online via net banking, credit or debit card.

The category-wise application fee structure is:

CategoryApplication Fee
Male Candidates (General, Backward Class)Rs. 1000/-
Other State Male Candidates (General and Reserved Categories)Rs. 1000/-
FemaleRs. 250/-
SC/BC-A/BC-B/ESM/EWS (Male and Female)Rs. 250/-
Differently-abled person of Haryana StateNil

Haryana HPSC Selection Process

The Haryana Civil Services 2024 exam recruitment process has three stages. First stage is the preliminary exam which carries 200 marks. If candidates clear prelims, they are applicable for the main exam which carries total of 600 marks. The main exam tests candidate’s knowledge through written papers. If they pass mains, they go to the interview round carrying 75 marks. The interview checks aspirant’s personality and communication skills. Aspirants must pass all three stages – prelims, mains and interview – to get selected for various posts in the Haryana Civil Services.

HPSC HCS Selection Process; Get stage wise recruitment details here.

Haryana Civil Service Exam Pattern

The Haryana Civil Services exam consists of three successive stages – preliminary, main and personality test. The prelims is an objective MCQ based test evaluating general studies and aptitude. The mains comprise 4 papers testing subject knowledge through descriptive essay-type questions. Finally shortlisted candidates undergo an interview round assessing mental alertness, knowledge and communication skills for the civil services.

HPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

In the Prelims, there are two papers – General Studies and CSAT. Each paper carries 100 marks. The time duration for each paper is 2 hours.

PaperSubjectsTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper IGeneral Studies1002 hours
Paper IICivil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)1002 hours
Total2004 hours

HPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2024

In Mains, there are 4 papers. Paper I tests English language skills for 100 marks for 3 hours. Paper II examines Hindi language proficiency for 100 marks for 3 hours. Paper III is General Studies for 200 marks for 3 hours time duration. Paper IV is the Optional Paper 1 for 200 marks for which 3 hours time duration is allotted. Candidates can choose your optional subject from the list of optional subjects given by HPSC.

PaperSubjectsTotal MarksTime Duration
Paper IEnglish1003 hours
Paper IIHindi1003 hours
Paper IIIGeneral Studies2003 hours
Paper IVOptional Subject2003 hours
Total60012 hours

Haryana PSC Syllabus

Understanding the HPSC HCS syllabus 2024 is essential as it forms the basis for exam preparation. The HPSC HCS syllabus 2024 tests candidates knowledge of subjects like history, polity, economy, environment, reasoning and English/Hindi. In prelims, the GS paper covers national and international current affairs. The mains syllabus examines your writing skills, subject knowledge and analytical abilities. The optional paper also needs thorough preparation as per the prescribed syllabus.

HPSC HCS Prelims Exam Syllabus

The HPCS HCS prelims exam has two objective-type question papers: General Studies and CSAT. CSAT and General Studies together form the General Studies part of the HPCS HCS Prelims Exams (Civil Service Aptitude Test). Understanding the syllabus of the HPSC HCS Exam 2024is crucial. Preliminary exams consist only of objective questions. The detailed HPSC HCS Prelims Syllabus 2024 is discussed below.

1. General Studies:

  1. General Science:
    • Evaluate general appreciation and understanding of science, encompassing everyday observations and experiences. This section is designed for well-educated individuals without specialized study in any particular scientific discipline.
  2. Current Events of National and International Importance:
    • Test knowledge of significant national and international events.
  3. History of India and Indian National Movement:
    • Emphasize broad general understanding, covering social, economic, and political aspects. Focus on the nature and character of the nineteenth-century resurgence, growth of nationalism, and attainment of Independence.
  4. Indian and World Geography:
    • Concentrate on the geography of India, including physical, social, and economic aspects. Address the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources.
  5. Indian Culture, Indian Polity, and Indian Economy:
    • Test knowledge of the country’s political system, Constitution of India, Panchayati Raj, social systems, and economic developments.
  6. General Mental Ability:
    • Evaluate reasoning and analytical abilities.
  7. Haryana-Economy and People, Social, Economic, and Cultural Institutions, and Language of Haryana:
    • Focus on the specific context of Haryana, covering its economy, people, social institutions, economic institutions, cultural institutions, and language.

2. Civil Services Aptitude Test:

  1. Comprehension:
    • Test the ability to understand and interpret written information.
  2. Interpersonal Skills Including Communication Skills:
    • Assess communication abilities and interpersonal skills.
  3. Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability:
    • Evaluate logical reasoning and analytical thinking.
  4. Decision Making and Problem Solving:
    • Test the capability to make decisions and solve problems.
  5. General Mental Ability:
    • Further evaluation of reasoning and analytical abilities.
  6. Basic Numeracy (Numbers and Their Relations, Order of Magnitude, etc. – Class X Level):
    • Assess fundamental numerical skills, including the understanding of numbers and their relations.
  7. Data Interpretation (Charts, Graphs, Tables, Data Sufficiency, etc. – Class X Level):
    • Evaluate the ability to interpret data presented in various formats such as charts, graphs, and tables.

HPSC HCS Mains Exam Syllabus

The HCS mains syllabus has 4 papers. Paper 1 and 2 test your English and Hindi proficiency. Paper 3 covers general studies syllabus. In paper 4, you pick one optional subject to prepare as per the syllabus prescribed. Remember, mains performance matters more than prelims to get selected. Prepare thoroughly for all sections as per the latest HCS mains syllabus.

To get complete topic-wise HPSC HCS Mains Syllabus, visit here: HPSC HCS Syllabus

HPSC HCS 2024 – Salary

The salary structure of the Haryana Civil Services offers a decent pay scale and allowances. As per the 7th Pay Commission, the HCS officer starts at a pay of Rs 56,100 at entry-level rank of HCS (Ex. Br.). In-hand salary would be around Rs 80,000 including dearness allowance and other perks. There are grades from HCS (Ex. Br.) to Additional Chief Secretary with rising salary scales upto Rs 2.5 lakhs monthly for senior positions. Other benefits include official vehicle, accommodation, medical, pension and home town LTC.

HPSC HCS In-hand Salary 2024

The approximate monthly in-hand salary for Haryana Civil Services (HCS) officers recruited through HPSC ranges from Rs. 66,000 to Rs. 72,000. This includes basic pay of Rs. 56,100 in the pay scale of Rs. 15,600-39,100 along with grade pay of Rs. 5,400. Other key allowances like DA, HRA, TA etc. are also added. Deductions such as taxes and contributions are applicable on the gross salary to arrive at the in-hand earnings.

Post-wise In-hand monthly salary offered by Haryana PSC is outlined below:

Post NameIn-Hand Salary per month (Approx.)
Officer in HCS Executive BranchRs. 66,000-72,000
Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP)Rs. 63,000-68,000
District Food & Supplies ControllerRs. 54,000-58,000
Excise & Taxation OfficerRs. 63,000-68,000
Tehsildar (Class A)Rs. 54,000-58,000
Assistant Excise & Taxation Officer (AETO)Rs. 54,000-58,000
Assistant Registrar Cooperative Societies (ARCS)Rs. 54,000-58,000
Block Development and Panchayat Officer (BDPO)Rs. 54,000-58,000
District Food & Supplies Officer (DFSO)Rs. 54,000-58,000
Traffic Manager (TM)Rs. 54,000-58,000
Assistant Employment Officer (AEO)Rs. 54,000-58,000

To know more about the monthly salary and post wise salary, must visit the article ;ink given below.

Steps to Download HPSC Prelims Admit Card

Here are the steps to download the HPSC Prelims admit card:

  • Visit the official HPSC website – hpsc.gov.in
  • Click on the “Admit Card” tab on the homepage
  • A new page will open. Select the HCS prelims admit card link.
  • Enter your registration number and date of birth as password.
  • Verify the details and click on ‘Login’.
  • The HPSC HCS prelims admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout.
  • Carefully verify all the details on the admit card.
  • Contact HPSC in case of any discrepancies in the admit card.
  • Carry a print copy of the admit card to the exam center along with an original ID proof.

Details mentioned on Admit Card

Here are the key details mentioned on the HPSC HCS admit card:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Registration number
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Exam name
  • Exam date and time
  • Exam center details – name, address, city
  • Reporting time to exam center
  • Instructions for candidate

Steps to Check HPSC HCS Result

The result of HPSC exam is released after some days of the exam. Follow the below steps to find out the result:

  • Visit the official HPSC website – hpsc.gov.in.
  • On the homepage, go to the “Results” tab.
  • Click on the link for “HCS Exam Result 2024” when available.
  • The HCS result PDF will open with roll numbers of qualified candidates.
  • Ctrl+F to find your roll number in the HCS result PDF.
  • Download the HCS result and take a printout for future reference.
  • If roll number is present, you have cleared the HCS exam.
  • In case it is not there, you have not qualified but can appear again.
  • The result can also be checked by visiting the HPSC online portal.
  • Login with your credentials and see if you have cleared the cutoff.

HPSC HCS Notification 2024 FAQs

1. When will the HPSC HCS Notification 2024 be released?

The notification for the Haryana civil service exam 2024 will be released soon. Stay tuned for the updates.

2. What is the last date to fill the HPSC HCS application form?

The dates are not out yet. It will be updated after notification out.

3. How many vacancies are there for HPSC HCS 2024?

The vacancies are not known yet. It will be updated soon.

4. Which documents are needed to fill the Haryana Civil Service application form?

Scanned passport size photograph
Scanned signature
Proof of age – 10th certificate
Educational qualification certificates
Category certificate – SC/ST/OBC/EWS if applicable
Domicile certificate – for Haryana applicants
Experience certificate – if applying based on work experience
No Objection Certificate – for government employees
Disability certificate – for PWD candidates
Ex-servicemen proof – for availing age relaxation

5. How to apply for the HPSC HCS 2024?

To apply for the HPSC HCS exam, visit the official website and follow the steps given in the article.


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