HCS 2022 Syllabus Preliminary Exam
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HPSC ( Haryana Public Service Commission ) will conduct HCS 2022 exam in the calendar year 2022 itself. Students must know the syllabus of the HCS exam.
There are 2 papers in the prelims exam.
- General Studies
- Civil Services aptitude test (CSAT)
HCS prelims general studies - Paper 1 Syllabus
Table of contents
- General Science.
- Current events of national and international importance.
- History of India and Indian National Movement.
- Indian and World Geography.
- Indian Culture, Indian Polity, and Indian Economy.
- General Mental Ability.
- Haryana-Economy and people. Social, economic, and cultural institutions and language of Haryana.
Questions on General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any particular scientific discipline. In current events, knowledge of significant national and international events will be tested. In History of India, emphasis will be on a broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, and political aspects.
Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth-century resurgence, growth of nationalism, and attainment of Independence. In Geography, emphasis will be on the Geography of India. Questions on the Geography of India will relate to the physical, social, and economic Geography of the country, including the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources. Questions on Indian Polity and Economy will test knowledge on the country‘s political system and Constitution of India. Panchayati Raj, social systems and economic developments in India.
On general mental ability, the candidates will be tested on reasoning and analytical abilities.
General Studies 20,000 MCQ Click Here
Civil Services Aptitude Test - Paper 2
- Interpersonal skills including communication skills
- Logical reasoning and analytical ability
- Decision making and problem-solving
- General mental ability
- Basic numeracy (numbers and their relations, order of magnitude, etc.-Class X level), Data
Previous Years Cut off
Last year HCS prelims cut-off went very high. Official result HCS prelims 2021
|Category||Cut off||No. of candidates qualified||No. of seats|
|Ex-servicemen: ESM General||55||26||2|
|ESP- SC||15.50||24( only 4 qualified)||2|
|ESP- BCA||11.00||24(only 3 qualified)||2|
Previous Year Questions
There are 100 questions and these questions were at the UPSC level.
Is there a negative marking in the HCS prelims exam?
There is a 0.25 negative marking in both papers. It means if a candidate marks a wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. If a candidate marks the correct answer he will get 1 mark and if he does not attempt the question, he will not get any penalty.
What is the standard of the questions?
Questions are asked on the UPSC pattern. Generally, if you have studied contents up to 12 standards, you should be able to understand the questions and mark the answers.
How many candidates will appear in the HCS mains exam?
12 times of the available vacancies, students will write the HCS mains exam.