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HCS Preliminary & main exam pattern & syllabus click here


Date : January 2020


HCS Exam Pattern & Syllabus

HPSC HCS Combined State Civil Services Exam have three stages which are: (a) Preliminary Exam (b) Main Exam (c) Personality Test.

Stage 1 : Preliminary Examination

(Objective Type/ Multiple Choice) for screening purpose only.

The Preliminary Exam Shall Comprise of two papers of Objective type (multiple choice questions) and carry a maximum of 200 marks as under.

Paper    

Subject

No of Questions / Maximum Marks

Time

Paper 1

General Studies

100 Questions / 100 Marks

2 Hr.

Paper 2

General Aptitude

100 Questions / 100 Marks

2 Hr

 

Total

200 Questions / 200 Marks

 

HCS Prelims Exam Syllabus

1. Preliminary Exam

It consists of two papers i.e. General Studies & General Aptitude.

General Studies Paper

It includes the following subjects:

  • General Science.

  • Current events of national and international importance.

  • History of India and Indian National Movement.

  • Indian and World Geography.

  • Indian Culture, Indian Polity and Indian Economy.

  • General Mental Ability.

  • Haryana–Economy, and people. Social, economic and cultural institutions and language of Haryana.

General Aptitude Paper

It includes:

  • Comprehension

  • Interpersonal skills including communication skills

  • Logical reasoning and analytical ability

  • Decision making and problem-solving

  • General mental ability

  • Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, the order of magnitude, etc. – Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. – Class X level)

Stage 2 : Main Examination

(Conventional Essay Type)

Candidates qualified in Stage 1 (normally fifteen times of the vacancies advertised) are allowed to take the Main Examination.

The Main Exam Shall Comprise of five papers as given below followed by Vica Voca.

Paper

Subject

Marks

Paper 1

English (Including English Essay)

100

Paper 2

Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in Devnagri script

100

Paper 3

General Studies

100

Paper 4

Two subjects to be selected from a list of 23 subjects as given below

150x2=300

 

Viva Voca

75

 

Total

600 + 75 = 675

 

List of 23 Optional Subjects for Main Examination:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  3. Botany
  4. Chemistry
  5. Civil Engineering
  6. Commerce and Accountancy
  7. Economics
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. English Literature
  10. Geography
  11. Hindi Literature ( in Devnagri Script)
  12. Indian History
  13. Law
  14. Mathematics
  15. Mechanical Engineering
  16. Physics
  17. Political Science and International Relations
  18. Psychology
  19. Public Administration
  20. Punjabi Literature
  21. Sociology
  22. Sanskrit Literature
  23. Zoology