Haryana Police Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

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Jun 10, 2021

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Haryana Police Department recruitment board releases the recruitment notifications for the direct recruitment of gazetted and non-gazetted posts in their department on the official website Candidates who are applying for Haryana Police Recruitment 2020 for the posts of constables and sub-inspectors, will face the written test first. All the candidates who have qualified the written test are called for Physical Screening Test and Physical Measurement Test.

What is the Selection Process of Haryana Police Exam?

The selection process of Haryana police recruitment consists of 4 stages where 80% weightage is given to the knowledge test. Check out the Haryana Police selection process mentioned below in details:

  • Knowledge Test or Written Exam
  • Physical Screening Test
  • Physical Measurement Test
  • Document Verification
  • Interview
Stage Weightage

What is the weightage of stages of Haryana Police Selection Process?

While making the final merit list and recruitment of the candidates for the post of constable and Sub-Inspector, the following marks distribution will be considered:

Name of the Stage Weightage
Knowledge Test/Written Test 80%
Physical Screening Test(PST) Qualifying in Nature
Physical Measurement Test(PMT) Qualifying in Nature
Additional qualification 10%
Miscellaneous  10%
Merit List 100%

Haryana Police Selection Stage 1: Knowledge Test(80% weightage)

The knowledge test will comprise of objective type MCQ test, The paper is a total of 80 marks. The standard of questions shall be as expected of an educated person having passed 10+2 examination of Board of School Education Haryana for constable and have graduated from a recognized University for the post of Sub-Inspector. Here is the exam pattern of the knowledge test:

Sections Number of Questions Duration
  1. General Studies
  2. General Science
  3. General Reasoning
  4. Mental Aptitude
  5. Numerical Ability
  6. Agriculture
  7. Animal Husbandry
  8. Current Affairs
  9. Computer Knowledge
  10. Miscellaneous
  • 100 questions.
  • 0.80 marks for each question
90 minutes
  • No negative marking for the wrong attempts.
  • No negative marking for the unattempted questions.
  • The medium of the questions will be bilingual i.e. Hindi and English as per candidates choice.
  • The exam pattern is same for constable and SI posts.
  • The level of the exam will be different as per the variation of the posts.
  • The exam dates will be separate for each post.
  • For constable, the level of exam will be of 12th standard.
  • The exam centres will be allotted by HSSC.
  • For the Sub-Inspector, the level of exam will be the graduation standard.
  • The candidates qualifying the Written Test will be eligible for PST.

Haryana Police Selection Stage 2: Physical Screening Test(PST)

The number of candidates qualifying the knowledge test is equal to 7 times the number of vacancies will appear for the physical screening test. This second stage of the exam is only qualifying in nature. This test is taken to check the physical fitness and endurance of candidates. Here is a chart that shows the exact distance the candidates are required to cross in a given duration of time:

Candidate Race distance Qualifying Time
Male 2.5 Kilometer 12 Minutes
Female 1.0 Kilometer 06 Minutes
Ex-Serviceman 1.0 Kilometer 05 Minutes


  • This test will be of qualifying in nature.
  • Candidates belonging to Ex-servicemen and department of Freedom fighter are also required to complete this stage with the given standards.
  • Only the candidates who qualify the standards prescribed for PST shall be allowed to take part in the further process of selection.
  • There will be no marks given for qualifying this stage.
  • The candidates who will not be able to meet the standards prescribed for PST shall be eliminated from the further selection process.

Haryana Police Selection Stage 3: Physical Measurement Test(PMT)

The candidates who qualify the physical screening test (PST) of Haryana Police Recruitment exam shall undergo Physical Measurement Test Pattern (PMT). They will be required to fulfil the criteria as given below:

Categories Male Female
Height Chest Height
Unexpanded Expanded
General  170 cm 83 cm 87 cm 158 cm
Reserved  168 cm 81 cm 85 cm 156 cm


  • Candidates who will not be able to meet the standards as prescribed above will be eliminated from the further selection process.
  • Physical Measurement Test is of qualifying in nature.

Haryana Police Selection Stage 4: Document Verification

All the candidates who qualified the PMT shall be called for the Document Verification. In this stage of the Haryana Police Recruitment exam 2020, candidates will be awarded allotted marks for having the academic qualification. The HSSC have given 10% weightage in terms of making the final result. The marks candidates will be allotted for the certain academic qualification is given below:

  • For Constable: candidates have chances to be awarded a maximum of 7 marks. Here are the conditions to achieve the maximum marks specified in this section:
    • For having a higher education degree or a graduation degree from a recognized university shall be given 4 marks.
    • Candidates with a Post-graduation degree in any particular stream from a particular in any stream from a recognized university shall be awarded additional 3 marks.
  • For Sub-Inspector: candidates have chances to be awarded a maximum of 7 marks. Here are specifications to achieve the maximum marks in this section:
    • 04 marks for the candidates with higher education i.e. Graduation Degree in Law, Computer Engineering/Science, Forensic, Medicine, Forensic Science, Police Science, and criminology(which take 04 or more years after 10+2 to be specialized), issued from a recognized university.
    • Additional 03 marks will be given to the candidates who have Post-Graduation degree in any above-mentioned stream issued from a recognized university.
  • NCC Certificate: Candidates having NCC certificate of A, B or C level, shall get 01, 02, and 03 marks respectively ( for both constable and sub-inspectors)

Haryana Police 2020: Miscellaneous (10% Weightage)

  • Five Marks(5 marks): shall be given if neither the applicant nor any person from among the applicant’s father, mother, spouse, brother and son is, was or has been a regular employee in department/Board/Corporation/company/Statutory Body/ commission/ Authority of Government of Haryana or any state government or the government of India.
  • Five Marks (5 marks): shall be given to the candidates if the applicant is
    • A widow, or,
    • The first or the second child and the father had died before attaining the age of 42 or,
    • The first or the second child and the father had died before the applicant had attained the age of 15 years.
  • Five Marks (5 Marks): will be given if the applicant belongs to such a denotified tribe (Vimukt Jatis and Tapriwas Jatis) or Nomadic tribe of Haryana which is neither under SC nor OBC.
  • Maximum of Eight marks(8 marks): have been kept for the experience as an adhoc or contract employee.
    • One-half (=0.5) marks for each or part thereof exceeding 6 months of experience, out of 16 years, on the same or higher post in any Department, Board, corporation, Company, statutory Body, commission, Authority of Government of Haryana.
    • No marks will be awarded for any period of fewer than 6 months.

Haryana Police Recruitment 2020: Interview/Personality Test>

Haryana Staff Selection Commission, HSSC has released Interview cum Personality Test schedule for the post of Male & Female Constable (GD). Candidates who have appeared for the examination can download the interview schedule from the official site of HSSC at

The interview-cum-personality test will be conducted on different dates of male and female candidates. The admit card for interview cum personality test will be available on the official site.

Candidates will have to report in the Commission Office at 9 am on the interview date. All the appearing candidates will have to bring in all the original document along with one set of self-attested copies of all documents mentioned in the application.

Final Selection

Haryana Police Recruitment 2020: Final Selection and Cutoff

Haryana Police Cut Off Marks of the written test will depend on total openings, level of the exam, no. of aspirants appeared for the written test, etc. The Haryana State Police recruitment Board is fully holding the right to fix the cut off marks for available posts.

The Cut-Off marks are the lowest marks which are compulsory to qualify for the exam. The Haryana Police Cut off Marks 2020 will declare soon just after the result declaration. The cut-off marks depend on various factors such as the level of the paper, the number of students appeared for the examination, the number of vacancies and etc. There will be the different cut off lists for all the stages.

In one word, candidates have to qualify 5 stages in total to rank in the Merit List. the Merit List will be declared on the basis of candidate’s performance in all stages and the selection of the candidates is independently made by HSSC, the conducting authority. Therefore, wish you good luck with your upcoming journey to become a member of Haryana Police Department. You are welcome to ask any questions that you may have not found in this article.

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


sujal kaushik
There is no medical test in harayana police
manisha malik

This is a requirement of a medical test after you clear the written test for the Haryana Police exam. There are specific requirements of height, chest, and race. After clearing the physical requirement and screening, then only you will get the job. 

lakshay kakkar
What is Haryana Police Constable Salary ?
jaya garg

Hi Lakshay. HSSC Haryana Police Constable salary varies from INR 21,700 to INR 69,100. You can refer here to check other details.

Where is the Admit Card released for the written test?
jaya garg

Hi Neha. Refer to the official website, all the candidates who have applied for the post can check their admit card details by logging using their credentials.
You can download the admit card from the official website of the regulating body.
More details are presented here.

What is the selection process for Constable posts in Haryana?
jaya garg

Hi Nishu. The complete selection process is divided in several stages including Knowledge Test, Physical Measurement Test, Physical Screening Test, Scrutiny of Documents, and Merit List.
Check out other details related to the selection process here.