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    Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) Exam Syllabus

    HPSC (Haryana Public Service Commission) Exam

    The HPSC (Haryana Public Service Commission) examination consist of:

    1. A written examination in compulsory and optional subjects mentioned below; and

    2. Viva-Voce

    Compulsory and Optional Subjects for HCS Exam:

    Written Examination will be conducted from the following subjects:

    Compulsory Subjects:

    1. English and English Essay (150 marks)
    2. Hindi and Hindi Essay (150 marks)
    3. General Knowledge (150 marks)


    Optional Subjects:

    Candidates may choose any three of the following subjects:

    History (Choose any one from Sr. No. 1 to 4):
    1. Indian History up to 1000 AD or
    2. Indian History from 1000 to 1707 AD or
    3. Indian History from 1707 to 1620 AD or
    4. History of Europe (Including England)


      Mathematics and Stat (Choose any TWO from Sr. No. 5 to 7):
    5. Mathematics I
    6. Mathematics II
    7. Statistics
    8. Economics
    9. Physics
    10. Chemistry
    11. Botany
    12. Zoology

      Philosophy and Psychology (Choose any one from Sr. No. 13 to 14):
    13. Philosophy
    14. Psychology

      Law (Choose any one from Sr. No. 15 to 17):
    15. Criminal Law or
    16. Civil Law or
    17. Personal law
    18. Political Science
    19. Geography
    20. Agriculture
    21. Geology
    22. Sociology

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    Commerce (Choose any one from Sr. No. 23 to 25):

    1. Trade and transport or
    2. Advance Accountany and Auditing or
    3. Business Organisation and Management
    4. English Literature


    Languages (Choose one subjects from Sr. No 27 to 32)

    1. Persian
    2. Sanskrit
    3. French
    4. Urdu Language and Literature
    5. Hindi Literature
    6. Punjabi Literature
    7. Public Administration

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    Re: Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) Exam Syllabus

    Syllabus for HCS Compulsory Subjects:

    1. English and English Essay:

      Questions to test the candidate's capacity to understand and write good English. The paper will comprise precis writing
      expansion, tests in vocabulary and any other form of composition that may be suitable.
    2. Hindi and Hindi Essay (in Devnagri Script):
      • Translation of an English passage into Hindi.
      • Explanation of Hindi passage into prose & poetry in the same language.
      • Composition (idioms, corrections etc)

    3. General Knowledge including Everyday Science:

      This paper is intended to test the candidate's knowledge of current events and of such matters of every day observation and experience in their scientist aspect as may be expected of an educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific subject. The paper will also include questions of historical, geographical and economic importance, with special reference to Haryana.
    4. Viva-Voce:

      The Viva-voce will be to test the personal qualities of the candidate. This test will be in matters of general interest and is intended to test the candidates alertness, intelligence and general outlook. Consideration will also be paid to the bearing and physique of the candidate. It will be conducted either in Hindi or in English depending upon the option exercised by a candidate.


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    Re: Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) Exam Syllabus

    Standard of Examination:

    The standard and contents of examination shall be similar to those of B.A. and B.Sc. Examination of the Punjab University except that in the case of following papers the standard will be indicated against each:
    • Law LLB.: Degree Standard
    • Agriculture: BSc. (Agriculture) Standard
    • Urdu language and literature, Hindi literature and Punjabi Literature: B.A. (Hons.) Standard
    • Commerce: B.Com. Standard.


    Durations of the Exam:

    All the papers are of three hours duration.

    Medium:

    The candidate shall have the option to answer the papers of General Knowledge and three optional subjects either in English or in Hindi medium but no candidate is permitted to answer any of their papers partly in Hindi and partly in English.

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