HPSC (Haryana Public Service Commission) Syllabus 2021

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Sep 13, 2020

Haryana Public Service Commission conducts the Haryana Civil Services Exams every year. Candidates are selected for various administrative service posts in Haryana through this exam. Once the candidates are selected they are then eligible for various posts like Deputy Collector, Deputy Minority Welfare Officer, DSP, and Jail Superintendent. It is always advised to read the official advertisement from the official website. Details about the syllabus of the HPSC 2021 examination can be read in the article below also few very helpful books for the examination are recommended as well.

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HPSC 2021 Syllabus

Below is the HPSC 2021 Syllabus for topic wise such as – General Studies, CSAT, Hindi, English, General Awareness, Aptitude, General Knowledge, etc.

  • General Studies: Heritage, Indian History, Countries and Capitals Indian Economy, Literature, Inventions and Discoveries, Rivers, Lakes and Seas, Current Affairs, Sports, Tourism, Civics, Geography, Artists, General Science, Environmental Issues, Famous Days & Dates, Indian Politics, Famous Places in India, Biology, Indian Parliament, Famous Books & Authors:
  • CSAT: Logical reasoning and analytical ability, Comprehension, Decision-making and problem-solving, Interpersonal skills including communication skills, English Language Comprehension skills (Class X level), Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, orders of magnitude, etc.) (Class X level), Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables, data sufficiency, etc. – Class X level), General mental ability
  • Hindi:
    • वाच्य:- कर्तृवाच्य, कर्मवाच्य और भाववाच्य प्रयोग
    • शब्द-युग्म
    • संज्ञा शब्दो से विशेषण बनाना
    • पर्यायवाची शब्द
    • कार्यालयी पत्रों से संबंधित ज्ञान
    • अंग्रेजी के पारिभाषिक (तकनीकी) शब्दों के समानार्थक हिंदी शब्द
    • उपसर्ग
    • प्रत्यय
    • क्रिय ा: सकर्मक, अकर्मक और पूर्वकालिक क्रियाएँ
    • संधि और संधि विच्छेद
    • सरल, संयुक्त और मिश्र अंग्रेजी वाक्यों का हिंदी में रूपांतरण और हिंदी वाक्यों का अंग्रेजी में रूपांतरण
    • विपरीतार्थक (विलोम)शब्द
    • सामासिक पदों की रचना और समास-विग्रह
    • अनेकार्थक शब्द
    • वाक्यांश के लिए एक सार्थक शब्द
    • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
    • शब्द- शुद्ध ि: अशुद्ध शब्दों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत अशुद्धि का कारण
    • वाक्य- शुद्ध ि: अशुद्ध वाक्यों का शुद्धिकरण और शब्दगत वाक्यों का कारण
  • English: Synonyms, Prepositions, Completion, Spelling Test, Passage Completion, Sentence Arrangement, Fill in the blanks, Transformation, Sentence Improvement, Joining Sentences, Error Correction (Phrase in Bold), Antonyms, Sentence, Active and Passive Voice, Spotting Errors, Substitution, Idioms and Phrases, Para Completion, Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • General Awareness: Current Affairs, Authors, Abbreviations, General Knowledge, History, General Science, Indian Economy, International & National Organizations, Environment, Book, Geography, Budget, Awards,
  • Aptitude: Time and Distance, Time and Work Partnership, Boats and Streams, Areas, Pipes and Cisterns, Volumes, Odd Man Out, Numbers and Ages, Percentages, Quadratic Equations, Mensuration, Probability, Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F, Problems on Numbers, Problems on Trains, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Averages, Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Races and Games, Mixtures and Allegations, Simple Equations, Indices, and Surds, Permutations, and Combinations, Simplification and Approximation
  • General Knowledge: Inventions in the World, Basic Computer, Indian Economy, Famous Days & Dates, Botany, Geography, Zoology, Indian Culture, Indian Politics, Famous Books & Authors, Chemistry, Sports, Physics, Indian History, Indian Parliament, Environment,

Recommend Books

  • Know Your State Haryana
  • Harayana Civil Services (Ex.Br.) & other Allied Services Prelims Exam Paper – I General Studies
  • General Knowledge Haryana: For HCS and other state-level Examinations
  • Haryana HPSC Civil Judge Mock Test 2020 | Unlimited Online Test Series & Speed Tests | 1 Month Subscription | EduGorilla
  • HPSC Naib Tehsildar Examination Paper-1 General Studies
  • 20 Practice Sets HPSC Naib Tehsildar Chayan Pariksha Paper-I Samanya Addhyyan
  • HPSC Naib Tehsildar Chayan pariksha Paper-1 Samanya Addhyan
  • Modelling, Simulation, and Optimization of Complex Processes HPSC 2015: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on High-Performance Scientific Computing, March 16-20, 2015, Hanoi, Vietnam

Haryana Civil Services 2021 Exam Pattern

  • The HPCS Preliminary Exam consists of two papers Objective type (multiple choice questions).
  • The exam would be of a total of 200 marks.
  • Paper-I comprises General Studies for 100 marks and the given duration will be 2 hours.
  • Paper-II consists of an optional subject to be chosen from the list of 19 subjects, which would be of 100 marks with a time duration of 2 hours.

Preliminary Exam (Objective Type)

S. No Subject No. of questions Total marks Duration
1. General Studies 100 100 2 hours
2. General Aptitude 100 100 2 hours
Total 200

Main Examination (Subjective Type)

Paper No. Subjects Maximum Marks Time Duration
I English (including English Essay) 100 3 hours
II Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in Devanagari script 100 3 hours
III General Studies 100 3 hours
IV and V Two subjects to be selected from a list of 23 subjects set out below. 150 x 2 = 300 3 hours
Total 600

Personality Test

S. No Subject Maximum Marks
1. Viva-voce (Interview/Personality Test) 75
Grand Total 675 marks

Optional Subjects of Preliminary Exam

  • Agriculture
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Civil Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • Public Administration
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Zoology
  • Indian History
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Candidates are not allowed to have the following combinations of subjects:

  • Political Science and International Relations and Public Administration
  • Agriculture and Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Hindi Literature, English Literature, Sanskrit Literature, and Punjabi Literature
  • Of the Engineering Subjects viz. Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering- not more than one subject.

Personality Test /Interview

  • Candidates who are shortlisted in the Written Examination are required to appear for an Interview.
  • The test will comprise of 75 marks.

Main Examination

Those who successfully qualify Stage 1 would move onto the Main Examination which includes the following details:

  • Paper-I comprising English (Including English Essay) for 100 marks.
  • Paper-II comprising Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in the Devanagari script for 100 marks.
  • Paper-III of General Studies for 100 marks.
  • Paper-IV consists of two subjects to be chosen from the list of 23 subjects given below:
  • Viva will be of 75 Marks.
  • The HPSC Recruitment Exam would be 675 Marks.

Optional Subjects for Main Examination:

  • Indian History
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Hindi Literature ( in Devanagari Script)
  • Public Administration
  • Zoology
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • Physics
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Punjabi Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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