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HPSC HCS Answer Key for 2023 Now Available, PDF Download:-

The recently updated HPSC HCS Answer Key for the year 2023 has been released and is now accessible for download in PDF format. This revised version incorporates the latest modifications and enhancements to ensure accuracy and provide a reliable reference for candidates.

The Answer Key for the Haryana Civil Services (HCS) and Allied Services Examination 2023 written exam has been released by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC). Indian citizens, both male and female, who meet the eligibility criteria can now download the HPSC HCS Answer Key from the official website, starting May 23, 2023.

HPSC HCS 2023 Overview

Recruitment Organization Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)
Advt No 11/2023
Post Name Haryana Civil Services (HCS)
Vacancies 100 (Increased)
Job Location Haryana
Cateory HPSC HCS Answer Key 2023
Organization URL
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Important Dates

  • Apply Start: 16 Feb 2023
  • Last Date to Apply: 17 March 2023 (Extended)
  • Prelims Exam Date: 21 May 2023
  • Answer Key: 23 May 2023
  • Mains Exam Date: July/ August 2023

Application Fees

  • Male (Gen/ Other State)₹ 1000/-
  • Male/ Female (Others)₹ 250/-
  • PH/(Haryana)₹ 0/-
  • Payment ModeOnline

HPSC HCS Vacancy, Eligibility, and Qualification

  • Age Limit (DSP): 21-27 Years
  • Age Limit (Others): 21-42 Years (As on 1.1.2023)
Post Name Vacancy Qualification
Haryana Civil Sevices (HCS) 100 Graduate


Selection Process

  • Preliminary Written Exam (200 Marks)– Qualifying
  • Mains Written Exam (600 Marks)
  • Personality Test/ Interview (75 Marks)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Haryana HCS 2023 Exam Pattern

In the examination, there is a provision for negative marking where 0.25 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer. The mode of the HCS Preliminary exam is offline, and it consists of objective-type multiple-choice questions.

Subject Questions Marks Time
General Studies 100 100 2 Hours
Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT)- Qualifying 100 100 2 Hours

HPSC Civil Services Mains Exam Pattern

  • 12 times the number of vacancies will be called to appear in the HPSC HCS Mains Examination. The candidates need to opt for two optional subjects from a list of 23 optional subjects. The HPSC main exam is a descriptive type exam comprising five conventional essay-type question papers.
  • Mode of Exam: Descriptive
Paper No. Subject Marks Time
Paper-I English (Including Essay) 100 3 Hours
Paper-II Hindi (Including Essay) 100 3 Hours
Paper-III General Studies 200 3 Hours
Paper-IV Optional Subject 200 3 Hours

HPSC HCS Interview

Candidates who achieve marks equal to or higher than the HCS cut-off marks will be invited by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) for the personality test/interview stage. However, it is important to note that no candidate will be called for the HCS interview unless they attain a minimum of 45% marks in the combined total of all the main written question papers, as well as a minimum of 33% marks in the Hindi and English question papers.

How to Apply for HPSC HCS Answer Key Recruitment 2023

To apply for the HPSC HCS (Haryana Civil Services) Answer Key Recruitment 2023, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Visit the official website of the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) at
  2. Look for the “Recruitment” or “Latest Notifications” section on the homepage.
  3. Search for the specific recruitment advertisement related to the HPSC HCS Answer Key 2023 recruitment. The advertisement will provide detailed information about the recruitment process, including the application procedure.
  4. Read the advertisement carefully, including the eligibility criteria, important dates, and instructions for applying.
  5. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements specified in the advertisement. Eligibility criteria may include educational qualifications, age limits, and any other relevant criteria.
  6. If you meet the eligibility criteria, locate the application form or link provided in the advertisement.
  7. Click on the application form link to access the online application portal.
  8. Fill out the application form with accurate and complete information. Provide details such as personal information, educational qualifications, work experience (if applicable), and any other required information.
  9. Upload any necessary documents as mentioned in the application form, such as educational certificates, identification proof, and passport-sized photographs, following the specified format and size requirements.
  10. Review the application form to ensure all the provided information is accurate.
  11. Pay the application fee, if applicable, as mentioned in the advertisement. The payment can usually be made through online modes such as credit/debit card or net banking.
  12. Submit the application form and take a printout of the confirmation page or acknowledgment for future reference.

It is important to note that the application process may vary slightly for each recruitment cycle. Therefore, it is advisable to carefully follow the instructions provided in the specific recruitment advertisement for the HPSC HCS Answer Key Recruitment 2023.

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How to download HPSC HCS Anwer Key 2023?

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When is the HPSC HCS 2023 Prelims Exam Date?

May 21, 2023


In conclusion, the HPSC HCS Answer Key for the year 2023 is available for download from the official website of the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) at Candidates who have appeared for the HCS examination can access the answer key to verify their responses and estimate their scores. The answer key provides valuable insights into the correct answers and helps candidates assess their performance in the exam.

Additionally, the HPSC HCS 2023 Preliminary Examination is scheduled to take place on May 21, 2023. Candidates should prepare accordingly and stay updated with any official notifications or announcements regarding the exam.

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