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HPSC HCS Answer Key 2021 Check 12 Sep Preliminary Exam Question Paper & Solutions

Download HPSC HCS Answer Key 2021 for Preliminary Exam. HCS Exe BR Preliminary Exam 12 September Question Paper & GS, CSAT Solutions (Official Answer Key Released).

Update on HCS answer key: Official Answer key for the hcs preliminary exam has been released. Candidates can use the link added below to check the key and submit objections. Check HCS Result Here.

Public Service Commission of Haryana, HPSC has conducted the Haryana Civil Services (Executive Branch) preliminary examination on 12 September 2021 at various exam centres in the state. More than 1 Lakh candidates have been reported to participate in the Top exam of Haryana State. The preliminary exam is conducted for Group A HCS (Executive Branch) and Group B (Allied Services). Advertisement for this was announced earlier this year.

Exam Date Paper Timing
12th Sep 2021 (Sunday) Paper I: General Studies (GS) 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Paper-II: Civil Services Aptitude Test (CSAT) 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM

The examination has been completed successfully and aspirants have started to search for HPSC HCS Exam Answer Key for the Preliminary Examination. The HPSC Commission is likely to release the answer key within a week. The official answer key will be provided online at the official website of HPSC i.e. hpsc.gov.in.

Unofficial answer keys/ question paper solutions prepared by the coaching centres, online coaches and tutors can be expected to be available by the evening on the same day. Such answer keys will be provided live on youtube and the respective websites of the tutors. We will add all such links here for our readers.

HPSC HCS Exam Answer Key 2021 – Preliminary Exam Details

Name of Exam Haryana Civil Services (Exe Br)
Type of Exam Preliminary Exam
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Authority HPSC
State Concerned Haryana
Article Category  Answer Key
HCS Answer Key Status
  • Released

HPSC HCS Answer Key

HCS is the top exam conducted by the HPSC in the state. Generally, the HCS exam (Civil Services) takes place every year as the department has to fill the vacant seats on regular basis. This year the exam was deferred a bit due to the Covid19’s second wave had hit the country in the first quarter.

As of now, the preliminary exam has been completed by the Commission. The candidates who get declared qualified in the prelims will need to participate in the main examination which is scheduled for later this year.

Let’s discuss the highlights of the HCS Prelims Exam here.

The preliminary test is a screening test in nature. The examination had two papers and both of the papers were objective type multiple-choice questions. The examination is conducted as an OMR based offline test.

  • Paper 1: General Studies – 100 Marks
  • Paper 2: Civil Services Aptitude Test – 100 Marks

For each wrong answer, one fourth (0.25) mark shall be deducted. Paper-II i.e. Civil Services Aptitude Test is a qualifying paper with minimum qualifying marks fixed at 33%. Thus, Only the candidates scoring 33% marks in paper II will get paper 1 checked.

The exam is conducted for the following posts

  • Haryana Civil Services HCS – 48 Posts
  • DSP – 07 Posts
  • ETO – 14 Posts
  • DFSC – 05 Posts
  • A class Tehsildar – 04 Posts
  • ARCS – 01 Posts
  • AETO – 05 Posts
  • BDPO – 46 Posts
  • TM – 03 Posts
  • DFSO – 02 Posts
  • AEO – 21 Posts

HCS Prelims Answer Key & Objections

Answer Key is generally released by the Commission according to the Question Paper Booklet Code SET A, B, C, and D. The answer key will be provided in a pdf file and the candidates can match their answer sheets accordingly.

Answer Key is an apt way to have an estimate on how a candidate performed in the examination. Also, we can not neglect the possibility of having incorrect answers in the answer key. Candidates can raise objections against such answers and get them revised.

The commission will prepare the final answer key upon revising the objections received from the candidates.

HPSC HCS Exam Answer Key (Preliminary) Download Links

Here, you find all the relevant links to the HCS Exam Answer Key for the preliminary examination. We have also added a guide on how to download the HCS Answer Key and submit objections.

  1. First of all, open the official website link of HPSC in the web browser.
  2. Then on the homepage, look for the answer key link in the left sidebar under Important Links.
  3. Click the Answer Key link, it will redirect you to the exact page where the answer key will get uploaded.
  4. You can see other answer keys with objection links there.
  5. HCS Answer Key will be uploaded on the top with the link.

To register objections against the answer key, candidates need to open hpsconline.co.in and click the Candidate Login Button. There you can see the answer key for all sets and an option to raise objections.

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