HCS Previous Question Paper: The Haryana Civil Services Exam will be conducted only by Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC). State government has given powers to HPSC for conducting this sort of exams and recruitment for various civil service posts that are vacant in public service departments/ ministries, etc. of Haryana. One of the civil service exam that will be conducted by HPSC is the Executive Branch and Allied Services exam. Do you guys need the model question papers of HCS (Executive Branch) Exam? Then go through the following paragraphs. You will not only get the HCS Previous Question Paper of Executive Branch and Allied Services, but also some useful hints to crack in exam. All the Best Wishes!
|HCS Previous Question Paper 2017 – Highlights|
|Exam Name||Haryana Civil Services Exam 2017 for Executive Branch and Allied Services||Exam Type||Prelims: Objective
|Material||HCS Previous Question Paper Download PDF||Total Marks||Prelims: 200 marks
Mains: 600 marks
|Authority||Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC)||Official website||www.hpsc.gov.in|
HCS Previous Question Paper 2017
The Haryana Civil Service Exam for Executive Branch and Allied Services comprises of following stages.
- Preliminary Exam
- Main Exam
- Personality Test
Preliminary Exam is the Screening exam. Recently, exam pattern for this HCS prelims exam (Executive Branch & Allied Services) has been changed by government. So lot of confusions might have arised in the minds of competitors. To clear your confusions, here we have given information about the two new changes made in HCS prelims exam pattern.
- Negative marks have been added for HCS (Executive Branch and Allied Services) prelims exam.
- UPSC preliminary exam pattern will be followed hereafter for HCS (Executive Branch and Allied Services) prelims exam.
Questions of main exam will be in degree standard. Candidates securing good marks in HCS prelims exam shall only be invited for the main examination (after shortlisting 12 times to the number of advertised vacancies) and individuals taking more marks in HCS main exam will be invited for the personality test (after shortlisting 3 times to the number of advertised vacancies).
In this article, we have attached lot of HCS Previous Question Papers of Executive Branch and Allied Services. By practicing using all those HCS Question Paper, definitely aspirants will get a confidence to face any sort of questions in upcoming HCS (Executive Branch) Exam.
HCS Question Pattern of Executive Branch and Allied Services Exam 2017: The newly changed HCS Executive Branch Question Pattern for Prelims exam is given below.
|HPSC HCS Executive Branch Exam Pattern 2017 for Prelims|
|I||General Studies||100 marks||2 hours|
|II||Civil Services Aptitude Test||100 marks||2 hours|
- Multiple choice objective type questions would be asked on both the papers.
- Depending upon number of correct answers marked by aspirants, marks will be awarded.
- Negative mark of 0.25 is applicable for each incorrect answer marked by contestants.
As the second paper of HCS prelims exam has changed according to the new exam pattern, we have attached only the HCS Previous Year Question Paper of General Studies in this article. After changing new exam pattern, HPSC didn’t conducted HCS Executive Branch and allied services exam. So, once if exam is conducted we will update HCS Exam Solved Paper of Civil Services Aptitude Test in our website. Keep in touch with our website to know more information about HCS (Ex.Br.) prelims exam.
Candidates who are shortlisted and invited for the HCS main exam have to overcome five exam papers successfully with good cut off marks, to get hired for various civil service posts that are vacant in Executive and allied services department.
|Haryana Civil Services Main Exam Pattern 2017 for Executive Branch and Others|
|I||English (including Essay)||100 marks||3 hours|
|II||Hindi (including Essay)||100 marks||3 hours|
|III||General Studies||100 marks||3 hours|
|IV||Optional Subject 1||150 marks||3 hours|
|V||Optional Subject 2||150 marks||3 hours|
- Conventional type of questions shall only be asked on HCS main exam. Candidates have to answer for the questions on essay format, accurately.
- No negative marks are applicable.
For both the HCS exam (prelims, mains), HCS Question Paper will be set bilingual i.e. English and Hindi. Except language and literature papers, for all other papers candidates can answer either in English or Hindi language.
HCS Exam Syllabus 2017 of Executive Branch and Allied Services: Let’s start with the syllabus of newly changed prelims exam pattern. Till last exam, optional paper questions have been asked on second paper of prelims exam. But from hereafter, Civil Services Aptitude Test is going to be conducted. So, to take more marks in this paper one should know how to answer for comprehension, logical reasoning, analytical ability, general mental ability, decision making, etc questions. Basic numeracy questions would also be asked in Aptitude test of HCS (Executive Branch) prelims exam, on 10th level i.e. charts, graphs, numbers & their relations, etc.
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In both HCS prelims and mains exam, there is General Studies paper. Candidates having deep knowledge about Indian history, geography, polity, economy, science & technology, national & international current issues, etc. can definitely score more marks in this paper. By referring the HCS Previous Question Papers that we have linked below, you may get more idea about how questions will be asked on objective and descriptive type General Studies paper.
- HCS Exam Solved Paper Download PDF
- HCS Previous Year Question Paper Download PDF
- HCS Previous Question Paper Download PDF
HCS Question papers on English/ Hindi papers may contain questions related to precis writing, essay on specific topic, general grammar, etc. The optional subjects include Agriculture, Botany, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Commerce & Literacy, Sanskrit Literature, Public Administration, etc. To know about the detailed syllabus of 23 optional subjects, refer the HCS Syllabus article that we have published in our website. Or, practice using HCS Exam Solved Papers that we have linked above. The minimum cut off marks of HCS main exam is,
- English paper of main exam: 33%
- Hindi paper of main exam: 33%
- Aggregate marks for other main exam papers: 40%
Apart from preparations, the HCS Previous Year Question Papers will also help candidates to learn how to manage time in exam hall.
HPSC HCS Executive Branch and Allied Services Exam 2017
Haryana Civil Service Exam for Executive and Allied cadres is being conducted to fill the Excise & Taxation Officer, Assistant Registrar, Traffic Manager, Assistant Employment Officer, etc. type of posts that are vacant under Haryana Government. Graduates are the eligible candidates to appear in this exam. Preliminary HCS exam is just a screening test to reject most unsuitable aspirants in the initial stage itself. So, final appointment will be done by combining the main exam and interview marks together.
- Designations – Excise & Taxation Officer, etc.
- Qualification – Degree
- Exam Date – Updated Soon…
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Note: From the above section, candidates might have got lot of HCS Previous Question Papers. Aspirants can also visit the official website of HPSC, to get HCS Previous Year Question Papers, Syllabus, etc. To know more information about this forthcoming exam, keep in touch with our website.