Haryana Civil Services (HCS) Judicial Branch exam is a judicial services exam conducted by Haryana Public Service Commission for the recruitment of Civil Judge (Junior Division). HPSC invites applications from eligible candidates for the number of posts of Civil Judge in the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch) that are available at a given point of time. The number of vacant posts includes newly created, existing and anticipated vacancies.

HCS Exam Eligibility

To be eligible for HCS exam, the candidate must be a citizen of India or Bhutan or Nepal. The candidate must hold a degree of Bachelor of Law or equivalent from a University recognized by the Bar Council of India. The minimum age for the candidate is 21 years while maximum can be till 40 years. However, there are some relaxations for candidates belonging to categories other than General for HCS exam. These include Scheduled castes of Haryana, Backward classes (A) and (B) of Haryana, Special Backward classes of Haryana, Economically backward persons in the general category, ex-servicemen of Haryana, Physically handicapped persons.

HCS Exam Schedule 2019 (Important Dates)

Start date of online Registration
2nd August 2018 
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Close date of online Registration
4th September 2018
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Preliminary Exam Date 31st March 2019Notice 
Mains Application Form Last Date 
To Be Announced
HCS Main Exam Date
To Be Announced
Date of Personality Test
To Be Announced
Preliminary Admit CardFrom 16th March 2019Download Admit Card

ResultsApril 2019- TentativelyDownload Here

Division of HCS Posts/Services (2019)

Sr. No. Name of the PostGen.







1.Haryana Civil Service (Exec. Branch)
3.Distt. Food and Supplies Controller
4.Excise and Taxation Officer
5.‘A’ Class Tehsildar
6.Asst. Registrar Co. Op. Societies
7.Asst. Excise & Taxation Officer
8.Block Development and Panchayat Officer 
9.Traffic Manager
10.District Food and Supplies Officer 
11.Asst. Employment Officer


HCS Exam Advt No. 03/2018-19 Fee Strucutre

Sr. No. 
Categories of Candidates
  • For Male Candidates of General Category including Dependent Son of Ex-Servicemen of Haryana.
  • For Male Candidates of General and All reserved categories of other states
  • For Female Candidates of General Category including Female Dependent of ESM of Haryana Only
  • For Female Candidates of General and All reserved categories of other states
3.For Male and Female candidates of SC, BC(A/B), ESM
4.All PwD (with at least 40% Disability) categories of Haryana only.

HCS Exam Schedule

The HCS exam is held at regular intervals throughout the year in the major cities of Haryana. The dates for HCS exam and centers are notified by HPSC online on its official website.

HCS Exam Pattern

You can read about the HCS Exam Pattern as follows

The HCS Exam is conducted in 3 stages

The preliminary HCS exam has 125 objective type questions with a total of 600 marks. The time duration of HCS exam is 2 hours. There is negative marking of 0.20 for every wrong answer.
The main HCS exam consists of 6 subjective type papers out of which 5 are written and one is the interview. The candidates who pass the above two stages successfully are called for an interview.

HCS Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for HCS preliminary includes main subjects of Law, current national and international events, Indian constitution and Analytical skills and Aptitude.
The syllabus for the main HCS exam includes subjects like Civil Law- I and II, Criminal Law, English and Language (Hindi).
The interview is conducted in English based on the General knowledge and outlook of the candidate.

HCS Exam Results

HCS exam results are announced on the set date by the HPSCC on its official website though it is generally announced after a month of the exam.

HCS Future Prospects

The Central and State civil servants are in charge of the governance of the various departments (non-military) to ensure that the administrative infrastructure works according to the constitutional provision. Civil Servants have both power and authority. Clearing the HCS exam both preliminary and main opens gates to higher esteemed posts like that of IAS and IPS officers. Hence, HCS is one of the most prestigious and lucrative career options for those wanting to serve the nation and command respect as well as authority in the society.