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HPSC HCS Previous Year Paper PDF Download for Prelims and Mains

HPSC HCS (Haryana Civil Service) Examinations is one of the most sought-after examinations among students who are preparing for the HPSC HCS Exam. In this article, we will provide the HPSC Previous Year Papers for both GS Paper and CSAT of Prelims examination for the years 2019, 2021, 2022, and 2024. HPSC Previous Year Papers will help you to boost your exam preparation. These papers will give you enough HPSC questions to practice.

HPSC HCS Exam 2024 Overview

The Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) administers the Haryana Civil Services Exam every year for various departmental positions under the state government of Haryana. And the roles in the Allied Services, such as Deputy Superintendent of Police, Block Development & Panchayat Officer, Excise & Taxation Officer, Traffic Manager, etc., and Group-A postings in the Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch).

HPSC HCS 2024 Overview
Conducting Organisation Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)
Exam Name Haryana Civil Services (HCS)
For recruitment to the posts of HCS (Executive Branch) & other Allied Services
Vacancies 121 Posts
Location of the Job Haryana
HPSC HCS Mains Exam Date 2024 30 to 31 March 2024
Website hpsc.gov.in
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HPSC HCS Previous Year Paper 2024 PDF

Candidates who will get qualified in the HPSC HCS Exam will be recruited into multiple administrative service posts in the Haryana State. So the candidates who are willing to qualify can prepare with the help of HPSC HCS Previous Year Papers. We have also provided the HPSC HCS Exam Pattern for Prelims, Mains which helps you get an idea about what sections will be present in the exam. Candidates can download the HPSC Previous Year Questions Paper PDF from the tables given below

HPSC HCS Previous Year Paper 2024 PDF Download
General Studies Paper PDF Download Link – GS Paper 2024
CSAT Paper PDF Download Link – CSAT Paper 2024

HCS Previous Year Question Paper 2022 PDF

Candidates who are preparing for the HPSC Exam can download the HPSC HCS Previous Year Paper PDF for 2022 from the link given below:

HPSC Prelims Previous Year Paper 2022 PDF Download
General Studies Paper PDF Download Link – GS Paper 2022
CSAT Paper PDF Download Link – CSAT Paper 2022

HCS Previous Year Question Papers 2021 PDF

Candidates who are preparing for the HPSC Exam can download the HPSC Previous Year Question Paper PDF for 2021 from the link given below:

HPSC Prelims Previous Year Paper 2021 PDF Download
General Studies Paper PDF Download Link – GS Paper 2021
CSAT Paper PDF Download Link – CSAT Paper 2021

HCS Previous Year Question Papers 2019 PDF

Candidates who are preparing for the HPSC HCS Exam 2024 can download the HPSC HCS Previous Year Paper PDF for 2019 from the link given below:

HPSC Prelims Previous Year Paper 2019 PDF Download
General Studies Paper PDF Download Link – GS Paper 2019
CSAT Paper PDF Download Link – CSAT Paper 2019

HPSC HCS Exam Pattern 2024

Because of the paper layout and the types of questions presented, the Haryana Government changed the format of the HCS prelims test. Three stages make up the HPSC Exam Pattern 2024:

  • Preliminary Examination,
  • Mains Examination and
  • Interview Stage

HPSC HCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

HPSC HCS Exam Pattern 2024
General Studies Paper Max. Marks Time Allotted
General Studies Paper I 100 Marks 2 hours
Optional Paper 100 Marks 2 hours

HPSC HCS Mains Exam Pattern 2024

HPSC HCS Mains Exam Pattern 2024
Mains Paper  Maximum Marks Total Time Allotted
Paper I English (also includes Essay) 100 marks 3 hours
Paper II Hindi (also includes Essay) 100 marks 3 hours
General Studies Paper III 100 marks 3 hours
Optional Subject Paper IV 150 marks 3 hours
Optional Subject Paper V 150 marks 3 hours

HCS Optional Subjects

Optional Subjects in HPSC HCS Examination 2024
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Agriculture
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • English Literature
  • History
  • Hindi Literature (in Devanagari Script)
  • Public Administration
  • Zoology
  • Mathematics
  • Law
  • Physics
  • Sanskrit Literature
  • Punjabi Literature
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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HPSC Previous Year Paper FAQs

How To Download HPSC Previous Year Question Papers?

Direct Link For Downloading Previous Year Question Papers For HPSC HCS Mains: http://hpsc.gov.in/en-us/Previous-Question-Papers

What is the Pattern of HPSC HCS Prelims Question Pape?

HPSC HCS Prelims consists of two papers including General studies and CSAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test).

Is HPSC exam hard or easy?

The difficulty level of the HPSC HCS Pre Examination 2022 was moderate level.

How many attempts are allowed in HPSC?

he number of attempts for general candidates is three, however for ex-servicemen category candidates are allowed three more attempts.

Is HCS a Class 1 officer?

HCS, Class-I officers in Haryana will have to first clear written examination before being nominated for IAS.

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