Haryana Police Recruitment Exam 2021 Preparation Tips

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Jun 10, 2021

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Every year a huge number of candidates appear in Haryana Police from the state of Haryana as well as the neighboring states of India for the post of constable and sub-constable in the Haryana Police Department. And, this year due to COVID-19 outbreak and national lockdown, there will be more candidates applying for the exam of Haryana Police. Moreover, the level of completion is also increasing with time.

Aspirants who are well prepared despite vast syllabus can clear the exam easily on their own. Candidates who are planning to prepare for this exam, are duly suggested to go through the syllabus of the Haryana Police and Exam Pattern to learn about the exam very clearly. Then, you can create a good preparation plan for yourself.

This article will discuss all the essential methods of preparation for every stage of the selection process that each aspirant should follow while preparing the Haryana Police Exam 2020.

Haryana Police Recruitment Exam Pattern

Knowing the exam pattern is very crucial to prepare for any competitive exam. Exam Pattern helps every candidate to project the planning at the beginning of their preparation. Haryana Police Knowledge test has only one paper. Here are some facts of the exam pattern of Haryana Police Recruitment:

  • There is no negative marking for wrong attempts.
  • The medium of the exam will be Hindi or English as per the candidate’s choice.
  • The duration of the test will be 01:30 hours (90 minutes).
  • There will be 100 questions making a total of 80 marks.
  • The question will be from General Studies, General ability, current affairs, General Reasoning, Mental Aptitude, Numerical Agriculture, Animal husbandry, other relevant fields/trades and computer basic knowledge.
Syllabus Revision

Why Revise the Syllabus of Haryana Police?

Any candidate who wishes to clear Haryana Police constable and sub-inspector must be thorough and familiar with of Haryana Police Recruitment Exam Syllabus.

  • The syllabus is a gateway for each appearing candidates. The candidates who know the syllabus in between lines will have an advantage in clearing the exam.
  • The syllabus should be duly noted and keep it handy. Or, you can memorize the syllabus. This will give you the upper hand while preparing the topics.
  • The candidates who already memorized the syllabus will be able to take the mock tests and easily analyze their weaknesses and strengths.
  • The candidates who already have the syllabus can start their preparation as per their planning.
HKT Weightage

Weightage of each Section of Haryana Knowledge Test

The weightage of each section in the Haryana Police exam Paper will help candidates to divide the section as per their importance. In such a way, they will prepare according to the importance and can predict the probable questions as well.

In the following table, after analysing the previous year’s papers, the approximate number of questions asked from each subject are given below:

Topics Number of Questions (Tentative)
Numerical Ability 17
General Reasoning and Mental Aptitude 29
Current Affairs 7
General Awareness 8
Computer Knowledge 12
Animal Husbandry 6
Agriculture 10
General Studies 11
Weightage of Each section of Haryana Test Knowledge Test
Time Management

Importance of Time Management

Most of the candidate already know what is the importance of time management in academic life. Still, candidates often lose their concentration on time management. While preparing a study plan, first know the role of time management in Haryana Police Exam 2020 and some facts one should include in their customized study plan:

  • Candidates must know how to effectively manage their time so that they can complete the paper within the allotted time only. This way, the mock tests will be fruitful for each candidate.
  • Candidates appearing for Haryana Police are advised to start at least 3 to 6 months before the examination.
  • Follow a regular study routine so that the entire syllabus can be completed.
  • Make a study table dedicating at least 6-8 hours especially for the preparation.
  • Maintain revision on the weekends as per your requirements.
  • Take short breaks among your study time. For example, after 50 minutes of studying, take 5-10 minutes of break.
  • Boost your confidence level by sustaining the current updates about the exam.
Previous Papers

Solving Previous Years and Sample Papers

While preparing for Haryana Police exam, along with the time management and regular study, you should solve the previous years’ questions and sample papers as well. Now, the first question comes in your mind why you should waste time in previous years of papers, while you can invest it in your study, here is your answer:

  • Solving previous years’ papers will give you confidence and idea abiu the probable questions of the HaryanaPolice exam.
  • This will help you in getting an idea about the exam pattern, type of questions, weightage given to topics.
  • Use a countdown clock while solving previous years’ papers. This will provide your exam like environment.
  • Take mocks tests by setting up the timers in your watch. Try Test Series for Better Preparation.
PET Preparation

Haryana Police Recruitment: Physical Efficiency Test Preparation

Apart from the written exam, the candidates have to clear a physical and medical exam as well. No candidate should have a history of mental breakdown. The physical exam is one of the crucial parts of Haryana Police Recruitment.

Physical Efficiency Test is of 2 stages: Physical Screening Test and Physical Measurement Test. in these two stages, fitness and height- weight measurement will be checked to test their physical standards.

Only those candidates who will qualify the Knowledge test will be allowed to attend the Physical Screening Test. Nevertheless, candidates should not wait for the results of the Knowledge Test and start from the beginning.

  • Measure your self by appointing a doctor before filling the application form.
  • Regular and proper exercise and training is important to crack the Screening Test.
  • Candidate must get a full body checkup before appearing for the exam.
Personal Interview

Haryana Police: Document Verification and Personal Interview

The last and the final stage is the Document Verification and Personality Test. After clearing all the states and tests of the Haryana Police Exam, This interview tests the candidate’s intelligence, personality, and state of mind whereas the Document Verification has at least 20% weightage of the total selection process. There will be awards of marks for certain educational qualifications and additional qualifications like NCC and HCC. For Personality test and document verification, you can follow the below-mentioned strategies for better score:

  • Boost your self-confidence and self potentiality by maintaining the current affairs and newspapers.
  • The interview-cum-personality test will be conducted on different dates of male and female candidates. So you will feel comfortable.
  • Give a quick look at the newspapers of the day of Interview.
  • Collect the essential documents before the exam date.
  • Collect the print copy of the admit card a few days before the Interview date and keep a few xerox copies so that there will be no chances of getting lost.
  • Do not get nervous for the Document Verification and Personal Interview section.
  • Stay Motivated and be confident. You already have prepared enough for the exam. All you need to do is Stay Clam and focused.

Know about the Haryana Police: Importance of Document Verification

Last Weeks

What to do in the Last Weeks of Preparation?

As candidates can suspect that last few weeks are very crucial and very important to maintain the regularity of the growth of your preparation. The following steps are to ensure that your pan is in motion :

  • Revise through your notes which you have already made at the time of your preparation. Do know to go for in-between revising. This will consume more time and patience.
  • Although the last weeks can be a chaotic time, a calm and planned approach is all that is needed.
  • This exam has no negative making. Therefore, this will leave you with good opportunities to attempt all the questions in the exam hall. This will boost your score.
  • In the last few days take more mock test as much as possible. This will increase your confidence and give you a look of your weakness.
  • Last but not least a good diet and proper sleep is a key to your good health. And when you are applying for defence, good health is essential.

Throughout the preparation process, you can go through many phases of your life and also can find it hard to prepare yourself for the Haryana Police Exam. Yet, only your focused approach towards your exam can reveal your true potentiality.

3 Months Crash Course

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


I want Sample papers and prives year paper
diya suresh

It is highly recommended to refer previous year question papers as well as mock test papers that are available at official website and several other resources. To download pdf format of sample papers visit Haryana Police Recruitment 2021 sample papers. The exam includes written test of 80 marks and MCQs of 100 marks that needs to be completed in 90 minutes. 

How long should I prepare for HSSC exam?
jaya garg

Hi Priya.

Candidates must stay well informed about the latest syllabus that helps them in clearing the exam. Also do more mock tests and previous year sample papers to do revisions.
All other information related to preparation tips are mentioned here.

yash raj singh
How can I crack the Haryana Police Recruitment exam?
jaya garg

Hi Yash. Candidates must know the art of managing the available time more systematically so that the entire paper can be completed within time. Also, do more mock tests to improve your score.
Detailed information is presented here.

What are the best books for Haryana Police Exam?
jaya garg

Hi Nishu. Some of the books that help boost your preparation skills include A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal, Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by Abhijit Guha, General science by Ravi Bhusan, etc.
Other important books that help ace your preparations are mentioned here.