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HPSC HCS Notification 2023 Out for 100 HCS Vacancies


The HPSC 2023 Preliminary examination took place on May 21, 2023, with successful execution. Aspiring candidates are now anticipating the publication of the HPSC HCS Answer Key 2023. Furthermore, candidates can also access insights regarding the analysis of the Question Paper and the expected Cut-Off Marks for the year 2023.

Notification Details

The HPSC released the HPSC HCS Notification 2023 on 09th February 2023 and marked the beginning of the HPSC HCS Recruitment Drive for the year 2023. The HPSC HCS Notification pdf contains various details like an opening date for the HPSC Application form and the last date to apply for HPSC HCS 2023, Vacancy Details, Eligibility criteria Pattern, etc. Many important dates mentioned in the HPSC HCS Notification 2023 are given below-

HPSC HCS 2023 EventsImportant Dates
HPSC HCS Notification Publication Date09 February 2023
Opening date for submission of HPSC HCS online applications16 February 2023
Last date to Apply for HPSC HCS 202317 March 2023
HPSC HCS Prelims21 May 2023
HPSC HCS Mains12.08.2023
HPSC HCS Interview 2023To be announced in due course

Important Date 2023

HPSC HCS Important Date 2023 has been announced by Haryana Public Services Commission. HPSC released a Notification on its official website according to which the HPSC HCS Prelims Written test was conducted on 21st May 2023.

Vacancies 2023

The official HPSC HCS Notification also contains information about HPSC HCS Vacancies 2023. As per the HPSC Haryana Civil Services Notification, Haryana Public Service Commission invited online application forms for recruitment to 100 posts of Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch) & other Allied Services – 2022. So, there are a total of 100 posts/vacancies that are to be filled through the HPSC HCS Recruitment 2023.


The HPSC conducts the Haryana Civil Services exam to select candidates for the state civil services and associated services every year. The Haryana Government has modified the HCS prelims test format, which is now in line with the UPSC IAS prelims test because of the paper pattern and type of questions asked. The Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) administers the Haryana Civil Service (HCS) examination to select candidates for different state government positions. HPSC conducted the HPSC HCS Prelims 2022 on July 24. HPSC HCS Prelims Result 2022  was released on August 9, 2022.

HPSC HCS Exam Pattern 2023

This article will discuss an overview of the HPSC HCS 2023, which will help the aspirants to understand the demands of the exam. The Haryana Government has modified the HCS prelims test format, which is now in line with the IAS prelims exam because of the paper pattern and type of questions asked. The HPSC HCS 2023 will consist of three stages:

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains
  3. Personal Interview

Prelims 2023

According to the official notification, HPSC HCS Prelims will have two papers. Details about the latest HPSC HCS Pattern have been given in this section. Candidates are advised to go through the table given below to get a clear picture of the HCS Prelims Pattern for 2023.

PaperMarks AllottedDuration
Paper I- General Studies100 marks2 hours
Paper-II- Optional Subject100 marks2 hours

Note – There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer in the HPSC HCS Prelims Exam.

Mains 2023

HPSC has changed the Mains Pattern for the recruitment year 2023. Candidates have to select one optional subject from the list of 29 subjects that have been given in the notification. The weightage of each paper for HPSC HCS Mains 2023 has been revised. Candidates can check the details about the HPSC HCS Mains 2023 from the table given below.

HPSC HCS 2023Marks AllottedDuration
Paper I- English (includes Essay)100 marks3 hours
Paper II- Hindi (includes Essay- in Devanagari script)100 marks3 hours
Paper III- General Studies200 marks3 hours
Paper IV- Optional Subject200 marks3 hours

List of Optional Subjects

  • 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

Personality Test / Interview Stage 2023

The personality exam is of 75 marks, and only HPSC Mains qualified candidates are invited for the interview. Hence, the final merit list would be prepared out of 675 marks in totality. The marks of the Mains Exam and Interview are counted for preparing the final merit list. The candidates clearing HPSC HCS Mains Exam 2023 will be called for the personality test/ Interview by the HPSC. The candidate will be called for the HPSC interview only if he scores 45% marks in the aggregate of all the main written question papers and 33% marks in the Hindi and English question papers. The number of candidates called for the HCS personality test will be three times the number of HPSC vacancies advertised.

Eligibility Criteria 2023

The HPSC Notification 2023 specifies the requirements for the Haryana Civil Services. An overview of the eligibility criteria for Haryana Civil Services has been discussed in this article. Candidates preparing for HPSC must be aware of the detailed HPSC HCS Eligibility Criteria for the year 2023 and are advised to go through this section meticulously to be in line with the set of criteria given by the commission.

Educational Qualification 2023

An applicant must be a graduate of a recognized institution in any field. Candidates in the last year of their graduation degree course may apply; however, the date of the final year mark sheet or scorecard must be before the HPSC 2023 closing date. The date on the degree certificate/mark sheet shall be prior to the HCS closure date. The HPSC 2023 application will expire in 30 days following the HPSC notification 2023.

Age Limit 2023

The unreserved category applicants’ maximum age restriction is 42 years (except for DSP jobs). The minimum age is 21 years old. The age is calculated from January 1st of the exam year.

Documents Required for HPSC HCS Application 2023

A certain set of documents required to complete the HPSC application form 2023 is listed below. Candidates should keep with themselves the:

  • Graduation Degree/Mark Sheet
  • Graduation Diploma Certificate
  • If applicable, a caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC).
  • Identity proof and proof of family income
  • Proof of age
  • Colored passport photos

Application Form 2023

Application form is released on 16 February 2023 on the official website. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully before filling up the HPSC Application form. HPSC is looking to recruit a total of 100 officers in the recruitment drive for the year 2023 through HCS Examination. Candidates can check the application form from the link given below.

Admit Card 2023

To get HPSC HCS Admit card 2023, candidates can follow the steps given below:

  1. Provide the application number or registration number as well as the date of birth on the website.
  2. Click on the Download Admit Card button.
  3. Double-check the data before downloading the HPPSC Admit card.
  4. After clarifying the details, take a print for future reference.

How to apply

Follow these steps to apply for HPSC HCS 2023

  • Download the HPSC Notification PDF and check the eligibility before applying
  • Click on the HPSC Apply Online link given below or visit the website
  • Duly fill up the online application form and upload the required documents
  • Pay the application fee
  • Take a printout of the HPSC Application Form 2023

Read Also: HPPSC Recruitment 2023: Notification Released, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus

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