Haryana PCS Syllabus 2021 PDF (Prelims/Main), HPSC HCS Exam Pattern

Haryana PCS Syllabus 2021 PDF (Prelims/Main), HPSC HCS Exam Pattern

By Ashutosh YadavUpdated : May 15th, 202165 UPVOTE13 COMMENTSMORE

Download Haryana PCS Syllabus 2021 PDF and go through the latest exam pattern for HPSC HCS Prelims and Mains exam here. Haryana civil services are one of the most prestigious posts of the state. The Haryana PSC exam is considered to be the toughest at the state level. To be precise, a limited number of seats and the frequency with which it is conducted, make it even tougher. Read more in this article to know the syllabus and exam pattern.Read Full Article

 HPSC HCS 2021 Notification Out!! HPSC has released the notification for HCS 2021 for 156 posts in the state government service. The last date to apply online for the same is 2 April 2021.

HPSC HCS 2021 Notification 

To target any exam, the syllabus gives an overview of how preparation needs to be planned. Many students have asked us for the exam pattern and syllabus of HPSC HCS. Therefore, through this article, we are providing you with all the necessary details about the latest HPSC HCS Exam Pattern and Syllabus along with the PDF underneath.

Haryana HCS Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

Haryana HCS Exam Pattern 2021

HPSC HCS Prelims 2021 Exam Pattern

It consists of two papers, namely,Signup for Free Mock TestHaryana PCS Syllabus 2021 PDF (Prelims/Main), HPSC HCS Exam Pattern

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
General Studies100100 Marks2 Hours
BUCKLE100100 Marks2 Hours


  • Both exams are objective in nature.
  • There is 1/4th negative marking for each wrong answer attempted.
  • Merit is decided only on the basis of the General Studies paper and only 33% qualifying marks need to be scored in paper 2.
  • There is no sectional or subject-specific cutoff.

HPSC HCS 2021 Mains Exam Pattern

It includes 4 papers, namely,

SubjectsTime (Hours)Marks
Paper-1: English (including English essay)03 Hours100
Paper-2: Hindi (including Hindi essay in Devanagari script)03 Hours100
Paper-3: General Studies03 Hours200
Paper-4:One Optional Subject03 Hours200
Total 600

HPSC HCS Interview/Personality Test:

After the main examination, Candidates thrice (three times) the number of advertised posts including bracketed candidates, if any, in order of merit in the main written examination will be called for Personality Test (Viva-voce) which is of 75 marks.

Finally, a total of 675 marks are considered while preparing the final merit list.

Haryana PCS Syllabus 2021

HPSC HCS Prelims Exam syllabus:



  • Indian and World Geography.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian Culture, Indian Polity and Indian Economy.
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • General Science.
  • General Mental Ability.
  • Haryana’s economy and people. Social, economic and cultural institutions and language of Haryana



  • Reading Comprehension
  • Decision making and problem-solving
  • Interpersonal skills including communication skill
  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  • General mental ability
  • Basic numeracy
  • Data interpretation

Download the Complete syllabus PDF by clicking on the link below for both Prelims and Mains exam:

HPSC HCS 2021 Complete Syllabus


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  • How many papers are held in preliminary exam?
  • are the CSAT paper’s marks counted while calculating merit for HCS 2021 Prelims exam?
  • Is there any negative marking in the HCS Prelims exam 2021?
  • How many vacancies have been released in HPSC HCS 2021 Exam?
  • How many papers are conducted in HCS Mains exam?

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