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Haryana CET Notification 2023 Out For Group D Posts

HSSC CET Group D Notification 2023 has been released by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) on 30 May 2023 for the recruitment of 13536 Group D posts. Recently, the HSSC CET Exam Date 2023 was announced by the commission. The HSSC CET Exam 2023 will take place on 21 & 22 October 2023. HSSC CET Group D online applications were accepted by the commission from 5 June to 6 July 2023.

The last date for submission of the applications was extended on the student’s demand from 26 June to 6 July 2023. Those who have applied successfully for the HSSC Common Eligibility Test (CET) Group D 2023 are eligible to appear in the HSSC CET Exam 2023. HSSC CET Notification created a lot of excitement among job seekers in the state, as this is an excellent opportunity to secure a government job in various departments and organizations. 

Those who have applied for the Haryana CET and want to apply for the same in the next year are advised to read this article carefully, as we provide you with comprehensive and vital information regarding the Haryana CET Group D 2023 notification.

Haryana CET Notification 2023 Out

HSSC CET Group D Notification has been released with detailed information about Haryana CET details like vacancies, exam date, application process, application fee, exam pattern, etc. Through this notification, 13536 vacancies are announced for Group D posts. The HSSC CET is conducted by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) to fill various Group D posts in different government departments and organizations across the state. 

CET stands for Common Eligibility Test for Haryana Government Jobs, which is conducted for the selection of posts such as Clerk, Gram Sachiv, Patwari, etc. The examination is conducted on an annual basis, and candidates who have passed the 10th or 12th grade and fulfill the remaining eligibility criteria are eligible to apply for the examination. Candidates with valid scorecards (which are valid for 3 years only) who pass the HSSC CET are eligible for HSSC Group C and D posts.

HSSC CET 2023 Overview For Group D

As announced by the Haryana Government, the Haryana Common Eligibility Test for Group D posts is scheduled to be held on 21 & 22 October 2023. Here is an overview table summarizing key information for the HSSC CET Recruitment 2023:

                                       HSSC CET 2023: Important Updates

Exam Conducting Body

Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC)

Exam Name

Haryana CET (Common Eligibility Test)


Group C & D 

Application Dates 

5 June to 6 July 2023 

Total Vacancies


Application Mode


Exam Mode

Offline - OMR Pattern

Validity of Score Card

3 years

HSSC Important Dates For CET 2023

Haryana CET will take place on 21 and 22 October 2023, refer to this table for the important dates related to the HSSC CET Recruitment Dates:-



Application form

5 June 2023

Last date to submit 

6 July 2023 (Extended)

Haryana CET Admit Card

15 October 2023

Haryana CET Date 2023

21 & 22 October 2023

Haryana CET Answer Key

To be notified

Haryana CET Result 2023

To be notified

Haryana CET Recruitment: Important Links

HSSC CET admit card has been issued by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission on 15 October 2023. Those who have applied for the CET Haryana 2023 can refer to this table for all the important links relevant to the HSSC CET Recruitment 2023:-

Official Website

HSSC CET Group D Notification PDF 2023

HSSC CET 2023 Apply Link  (Inactive)

Haryana CET Admit Card 2023

HSSC CET 2023 Answer Key (Inactive)

CET Result 2023 (Inactive)

Haryana CET Vacancy For Group D 

CET Haryana has announced a grand total of 13,536 vacancies for Group D positions. It is important for candidates to keep an eye on the official website of the HSSC for any updates or changes in the schedule. As the commission has already said, the number of posts is tentative and may be increased or decreased by the commission upon receipt of a requisition/revised requisition until the date of declaration of final result. 

Post Name


Group D


Haryana CET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the HSSC CET 2023, candidates should know the Haryana CET Eligibility Criteria to check if they are eligible to apply for the vacancies or not. Eligibility criteria typically involve Nationality, Age limit, academic qualifications, etc. Candidates must meet the required eligibility criteria before the deadline for online registration. To be eligible for the CET Group D Haryana 2023 examination, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:


Any Indian citizen (both Haryana residents and non-Haryana residents) who meets the essential eligibility requirements is welcome to apply for positions within Group C, Group D, and non-gazetted roles under the Haryana CET exam. It's important to note that the application forms of candidates who cannot provide evidence of their Indian nationality will not be accepted. 

Age Limit

To apply for the HSSC CET 2023, the minimum age limit is 18 years, and the maximum age limit is 42 years. Age relaxation is available for candidates from reserved categories, according to government rules & regulations.

Relaxation Age

For candidates with an upper age limit of 42 years without any age relaxation, this limit can be extended to 52 years under specific conditions for applicants who qualify for age relaxation in one or more categories. Category-wise relaxation age is tabulated below:-


Relaxation in Upper Age 

Scheduled Castes

5 years

Backward classes 

5 years 


  • 10 years (Group C & D Posts)
  • 5 years (Group A & B Posts)

Group C posts of Police Personnel and Prisons Personnel 

5 years

Wives of military servicemen who become disabled while on active duty;

5 years 

Widowed or legally

divorced women;

5 years 

Unmarried women

5 years 

Educational Qualification 

To be eligible for the HSSC CET Group D positions, candidates are required to have completed the 10th standard from a recognized board or institution and possess knowledge of Hindi/Sanskrit up to the matriculation level, which is a mandatory requirement. 

Note:- This requirement is applicable to all Group-D posts, with the exception of positions like Sweepers, Chowkidar, and Sweeper-cum-Chowkidar.

Haryana CET 2023 Application Process

Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the CET Group D Haryana by visiting the official website of the HSSC. Prior to submitting the application form, it is essential for candidates to thoroughly review and adhere to the instructions provided by the Commission. Here we are providing the steps to fill HSSC CET application form:-

Step 1: Visit the Online Recruitment Portal of Haryana (as provided in the link section).

Step 2: Fill in your name, email address, phone number, and a 6-digit captcha code on the newly opened page.

Step 3: An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number; input this OTP to log in successfully.

Step 4: Subsequently, a new registration number and password will be generated and emailed to you.

Step 5: You can log in by using your registration number and password.

Step 6: Complete all the required information on the application form.

Step 7: Upload a scanned photograph and signature in the specified format.

Step 8: Pay the necessary HSSC CET application fees based on your category.

Step 9: Once you've successfully submitted the HSSC CET application, make sure to save a printout of the submitted form and the fee confirmation page for your records.

Application Fees

In order to submit the CET Application Form, candidates should submit the prescribed application fee according to their categories. Below is a tabulation of the application fee, categorized by different groups:


Residents of Haryana

Non-Residents of Haryana

who provide PP Number/

Aadhar No.

who don't provide 

PP Number/Aadhar No

who provide

Aadhar No.

who don't provide

Aadhar No.

Male (General)

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

Male (Children of ex-servicemen)

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

Female (General)

Rs. 250

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000


Rs. 250

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

Disabled persons who covered under 

Right of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

Rs. 250

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000


Rs. 250

Rs. 500

Rs. 500

Rs. 1000

Note: Fee once deposited against an registration form/application form is neither transferable nor refundable/adjustable.  There is no fee for edits/corrections in their application form.

Haryana CET 2023 Selection Process

Candidates for Group D posts, where the minimum educational requirement is Matriculation, will be selected and recommended based on the Common Eligibility Test (CET) score and socioeconomic factors. The CET score will encompass both CET marks and socioeconomic criteria.



Common Eligibility Test


Socio-Economic criteria 



  1. ‘CET marks' represent the marks earned by an applicant in the CET.
  2. 'CET score' refers to the CET marks combined with the marks for socioeconomic criteria weightage.
  3. 'Total of CET marks' is the sum of the maximum CET marks and the maximum socioeconomic criteria weightage.
  4. For the Common Eligibility Test, the marks are divided into two parts: (i) 75% is allocated for General awareness, Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, English, Hindi, and relevant or concerned subject(s), as applicable. (ii) 25% is designated for topics like Haryana's History, Current Affairs, Literature, Geography, Environment, Culture, and so on.
  5. For Group D positions, the question paper will cover content at the secondary education (Matriculation) level.
  6. Social, economic, and experience categories may receive a maximum of five marks.

Haryana CET Exam Pattern 2023

HSSC CET 2023 will take place on 21 & 22 October 2023 and the admit card for the same is available on HSSC’s portal. Before appearing for the exam, candidates should be familiar with the pattern of HSSC CET 2023. Refer to this table and points for detailed information about the same:-

  • CET will be conducted in an offline/OMR based.
  • The examination will be conducted bilingually. 
  • Candidates are permitted to apply for Group C and D positions within the three-year validity period based on their CET results.
  • The CET Haryana Exam will comprise two sections. 
  • This test will consist of a total of 100 questions, with each question carrying a reward of 0.95 marks. 
  • Importantly, there will be no penalty for incorrect answers, as there is no negative marking in the Haryana CET Exam

                                          HSSC CET Exam Pattern 2023 


No. of Questions 

Maximum Marks 

General Awareness+ General Science 






Quantitative Ability



English Language



Hindi Language



General Knowledge of Haryana






Haryana CET 2023 Syllabus

The best way to get success in any examination is to familiar with the curriculum. Here we are providing a subject-wise syllabus of HSSC CET 2023:-

HSSC CET Exam Syllabus 2023 



General Awareness

The test will encompass questions related to India and its neighboring countries, with a particular focus on topics such as History, Indian Polity & Constitution, Art & Culture, and Geography.

General Science 

General Science (Physics, Chemistry and Biology).


Topics covered in the examination include Alphabetical order, Series, Coding-Decoding, Direction and Distance, Order and Ranking, Blood relation, Analogy, Classification, Clock, Calendar, Mirror Image, Water Image, Syllogism, Sitting Arrangement, Inserting the Missing Characters, Statement and Assumption, Statement and Conclusion, Counting Figures, Non-verbal Series, as well as Analogy and Classification.

Quantitative Ability

The examination will encompass a wide range of mathematical topics, including the Number System, which involves questions related to Simplification, Decimals, Fractions, and understanding the relationships between numbers. It also covers concepts like L.C.M. (Lowest Common Multiple) and H.C.F. (Highest Common Factor), as well as Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Roots, and Average calculations. Additionally, candidates can expect questions related to Profit & Loss, Discount, and both Simple and Compound Interest. The test will also evaluate knowledge of Mensuration, principles of Partnership Business, and Mixture and Allegation. Other areas covered include Time & Work, Time & Distance, and foundational principles of Trigonometry, basic Algebra, and Geometry.

English Language

English Grammar, Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spellings/ Detecting mis-spelt words, Idioms & Phrases, Improvement of Sentences, Active/ Passive Voice of Verbs, Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration, Shuffling of Sentence parts, tenses. 

Hindi Language

वर्ण, स्वर, व्यंजन, संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, वचन, लिंग, कारक, काल, तत्सम-तद्भव शब्द, अलंकार, विकारी शब्द, अविकारी शब्द, पद, पदबंध, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय, संधि, पर्यायवाची, मुहावरे, लोकोक्ति, समास,  विलोम, अनेकार्थी, वाक्य शोधन, विराम चिह्न, अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द आदि

General Knowledge of Haryana

The section on general awareness will encompass a broad spectrum of topics, such as History, Literature, Geography, Economy, Civics, Polity, Environment, Art, Culture, Customs, Society, as well as an understanding of Current Affairs and significant events specific to Haryana.

Haryana CET Score Validity

The scores of the HSSC CET are valid for a period of 3 years from the date of the CET results declaration. During the validity period, candidates have the option to apply for any Group D post offered by the Haryana Government. The CET scores, which encompass the results of the Common Eligibility Test and additional marks allocated for experience and socioeconomic criteria (when relevant), collectively determine a candidate's eligibility and ranking.

Haryana CET Admit Card 2023

Candidates who successfully submit their application forms are eligible to download their admit cards now. The HSSC CET Admit Card 2023 has bee issued by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission on 15 October 2023. The admit card will feature vital information such as the exam date, time, and centre. Follow these steps to downoad your admit card:-

  • Visit the official website of the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC).
  • On the homepage, find and click on the link that is labeled "Download Admit Card for Common Eligibility Test 2023."
  • Provide your login credentials, including your Registration ID and Date of Birth, to access the admit card.
  • Enter the security pin displayed on the screen.
  • Click the "Submit" button, and your HSSC Group D Admit Card for 2023 will be displayed on the screen.
  • Carefully review all the details mentioned on the admit card and proceed to download it.
  • After downloading your admit card, it's important to take a printout of it for future reference.

Haryana  CET 2023 Process of Recruitment

To be qualified for the recruiting procedure, the candidate must obtain a minimum of 50% (unreserved) and 40% (reserved) marks. The Commission will get in touch with candidates whose names are listed on the CET Result merit list in order to fill the vacancies for Group C and D positions. The commission will seek the candidate's approval before appointing them to the required positions. The selection of applicants for shortlisting is determined by the following criteria:

  • When the number of vacancies is less than 30, the selection process will involve calling five times the number of vacancies to shortlist candidates. 
  • If the number of vacancies falls between 30 and 50, 150 CET-qualified candidates will be summoned for the selection process.
  • If the number of candidates exceeds 50, the number of positions is multiplied by three.

Haryana CET Result 2023

After the completion of the examination, the HSSC will release the results on its official website. Candidates can check their results by entering either their registration number or roll number. Once the result is declared by the commission, we will update the link for the same here for your reference:-

HSSC CET 2023 Result Link (Inactive)

Haryana CET Group D Salary 2023 

Candidates who get successfully selected for the Group D posts will be paid from Rs. 16900 to Rs. 53500, along with the special allowances. 

Haryana CET 2023 Exam Preparation Tips

The HSSC CET Exam will take place on 21 & 22 October 2023. To prepare effectively for the Haryana CET 2023 exam, it's crucial to adopt a systematic and focused approach. Here are some valuable preparation tips:

  • Gather Study Material:- Begin by collecting the necessary study materials, including previous year's question papers, online resources, books, and study guides.  Additionally, try to solve previous year's question papers to understand the exam pattern and practice time management.
  • Make a Schedule:- Develop a well-structured study schedule that allocates sufficient time for each subject or topic. Maintain a regular and consistent study routine to build a strong foundation.
  • Progressive Learning: Start with fundamental concepts and gradually progress to more complex topics. This step-by-step approach enhances your understanding.
  • Practice and Clarify Doubts: Reinforce your knowledge by practicing a wide variety of questions and promptly seek clarification for any doubts.
  • Mock Tests and Sample Papers: Regularly take mock tests and work on sample papers to analyse your preparation level. This practice helps identify your strengths and areas that need improvement.
  • Current Affairs Awareness: Stay updated on current affairs, particularly those relevant to Haryana. Consistently reading newspapers, magazines, and online sources keeps you informed.
  • Healthy Lifestyle: Maintain a balanced lifestyle by consuming nutritious food, engaging in regular physical activity, and ensuring adequate sleep. A healthy body supports a healthy and focused mind

Remember, consistency, dedication, and smart preparation are essential for success in the Haryana CET 2023 exam. 

Good luck to all the aspirants


The Haryana CET (Common Eligibility Test) 2023 exam, organized by the Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC), serves as the means to recruit candidates for a range of Group D positions across various government departments and organizations within the state of Haryana.

Haryana CET scores are valid for three years from the declaration of the result.

The mode of CET will be offline.

Haryana CET 2023 is all set to take place on 21 & 22 October 2023.

Candidates can download the admit card for the Haryana CET 2023 exam till 22 October 2023. To download your admit card refer to the steps mentioned in this article

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