Haryana PCS Syllabus 2022 PDF (Prelims/Main), HPSC HCS Exam Pattern

By Brajendra|Updated : April 8th, 2022

Download Haryana PCS Syllabus 2022 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.

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 2022

HPSC HCS Prelims 2022 Exam Pattern

It consists of two papers, namely,

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
General Studies


100 Marks2 Hours
CSAT100100 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 2022 Mains Exam Pattern

It includes 4 papers, namely,


Time (Hours)


Paper-1: English (including English essay)

03 Hours


Paper-2: Hindi (including Hindi essay in Devanagari script)

03 Hours


Paper-3: General Studies

03 Hours


Paper-4:One Optional Subject

03 Hours





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.

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

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  • 2 shifts will be conducted for 100 marks each in HPSC HCS 2021 prelims exam.

  • No the CSAT paper is only qualifying in nature.

  • Yes there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the HCS Prelims exam 2021.

  • A total of 156 vacancies have been released by HPSC in the official notification.

  • A total of 4 papers are conducted in the HCS Mains exam.

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