HPSC PCS 2022 Eligibility Criteria

By Abhishek Jain |Updated : April 9th, 2022

HPSC PCS 2022 Eligibility Criteria! Haryana Public Service Commission soon started the online application process for Haryana Civil Services Exam on its official website for various vacancies in various posts in the state administration. In this article, we are providing you with the Eligibility Criteria for appearing in the HPSC PCS 2022 Exam. All the candidates appearing for the exam must read an understand it carefully before filling their online applications.

Important Dates for HPSC PCS 2022 Exam:

Opening of Online Application form Will be Update Soon
Last date of the Online Application formWill be Update Soon
last date to pay the examination feeWill be Update Soon
HPSC PCS 2022 Prelims Expected DateWill be Update Soon
HPSC PCS 2022 Mains Expected DateWill be Update Soon

Eligibility Criteria for HPSC PCS 2022 Exam:

Basic Qualification:

For this Examination, a candidate must be either:-
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Educational Qualification:

Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Arts/Science/Commerce or an equivalent degree from a recognized University as on Closing date.

Age Limit:

The candidate (except for the post of DSP) should not be less than 18 years and not more than 42 years of age, on or before 01.01.2022. For the post of DSP, a candidate should not be less than 18 years and not more than 27 years of age on or before 01.01.2022.

The relaxation in maximum age for various categories is available as under:

S.no.CategoryAge Relaxation
1SC/ST5 Year
2Backward Class5 Year
3Wives of military personnel
who are disabled while in
military service.
5 Year
4Widowed or legally divorced
women provided she has not
5 Year
5Judicially separated women
residing separately for more
than two years from the date as
prescribed for the purpose of
age for candidates of other
5 Year
6Unmarried women.5 Year
7Ex-servicemanto the extent of his military service
added by three years provided –
(a) he has rendered continuous
military service for a period of
not less than six months before
his release; and
(b) he was released otherwise than
by way of dismissal or discharge
on account of misconduct or
8Disabled persons(i) 5 years (+5 years if candidates
belong to S/Caste, S/Tribe, B/Classes) subject to maximum
55 years for Group A & B posts
where recruitment is made
through open competitive
9Persons who have already
worked or presently working
on adhoc/contract/workcharged/ daily wages basis in
any Department / Board /
Corporation of Haryana
Equal to the period of experience on an Adhoc/ contract/ work-charged/ daily wages basis excluding the period of a break, if any, subject to attaining the maximum age of 55 years.
10Deputy Superintendent of
5 years to S/Caste, S/Tribe,
B/Classes & candidates of EWS
11Employees of Haryana
Government or High Court or
any Court Subordinate thereto,
having at least 4 years service
in a substantive or officiating
(excluding adhoc) capacity on
or before 01.01.2021.
Up to the age of 45 years subject to a limit of 3 chances availed after the upper age limit of 42 years.

Physical Eligibility Criteria for the post of DSP:

As per Haryana Police Service Rules, 2002, the Physical Standard For Deputy Superintendent of Police is as under:-


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  • The candidates must be between 18 to 42 years of age. for the post of DSP a candidate cannot be more than 27 years of age.

  • The last date to fill online application for HPSC PCS 2021 is 2 April 2021.

  • Yes the candidates from outside Haryana can apply for the HPSC PCS 2021 Exam.

  • The HPSC PCS 2021 prelims will be conducted in May/June 2021. Exact dates will be notified in due time.

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