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HPSC Haryana (Haryana Public Service Commission) administers the Haryana Civil Service (H.C.S.) examination to identify candidates for a variety of state government positions. The H.C.S. exam recruits officers for the state government who are second only to the I.A.S. officers posted in the state. This examination is the most esteemed for candidates from Haryana and the Haryana Public Service Commission. Our success is a direct result of the collaborative efforts of our dedicated team of management, faculty, and students, which has earned us the title of the Best H.C.S. Coaching Institute in Chandigarh. We have been successful in composing countless success stories that inspire us to contribute value to the lives of so many future aspirants for the State Administration, driven by the visionary Mr. RAJ MALHOTRA.


HCS Examination is a comprehensive competitive examination administered by the Haryana Public Functions Commission to recruit individuals for various administrative portfolios and functions within the state. The examination consists of two phases: the preliminary and the main. Although the Preliminary exam comprises two papers, the Main exam comprises a written test and a viva voce test.

Highlights of the 2024 HPSC Exam Pattern

Candidates who are interested in reviewing the highlights of the HPSC exam pattern may consult the table below:



Name of the Exam 

Haryana Civil Services Examination (Executive Branch)

Conducting Body

Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Pen & Paper Mode (Offline)


Three Stages: Preliminary, Mains & Interview

Exam Type

Preliminary: Objective

Mains: Descriptive

Negative Marking

Yes (0.25 marks for each incorrect answer)


HPSC Exam Pattern 2024: Preliminaries

The preliminary examination for H.C.S. (Executive Branch) & Other Allied Services is administered by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC). The preliminary examination serves as a qualifying examination that evaluates candidates for the primary examination. The H.C.S. exam pattern for preliminary examinations is as follows:


Total Marks


Paper I (General Studies)


2 hours

Paper II (CSAT)


2 hours

HPSC Exam Pattern 2024: Mains

The second stage of the HPSC HCS exam is the Mains examination. Candidates who achieve the preliminary exam threshold are eligible to participate in the mains round. The Mains examination is descriptive.


Total Marks


Paper I (English)


3 hours

Paper II (Hindi)


3 hours

Paper III (General Studies)


3 hours

Paper IV (Optional Subject)


3 hours

Paper V (Optional Subject)


3 hours



Exam Pattern for the 2024 HPSC Examination: Interview Round

The final stage of the HPSC HCS selection procedure is the interview round/personality test. The interview round is worth 75 points. The HPSC HCS result (final merit list) will be released based on the marks earned by students in the mains and the interview round. Students are advised to observe this. In other words, their selection will be determined by the marks they have earned out of 675.

What are the positions that an individual can hold in HPSC Haryana after passing the H.C.S. Exam?

The HPSC Haryana (Haryana Public Service Commission) is currently behind schedule in conducting the annual H.C.S. exam. The following are the primary positions offered by the Haryana Public Service Commission:

Why should you select RAJ IAS Academy for H.C.S. Exam Preparation?

We are meeting the unique requirements of H.C.S. Preparation. Additionally, our curriculum is meticulously designed to provide our students with a unique advantage during the examination. We implement a stage-specific approach to address each phase of the examination. RAJ IAS Academy was the most exceptional H.C.S. Coaching Institute in Chandigarh due to the combination of the attributes above. Therefore, if you aspire to become an H.C.S. officer, RAJ IAS Academy in Chandigarh is the ideal location for your H.C.S. preparation. I was accepted into the Haryana Civil Services program at RAJ IAS Academy, the premier H.C.S. coaching institute in Chandigarh.

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