HPSC HCS Judicial Notification 2024 Out For 174 Posts: Apply Now

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HPSC HCS Judicial Notification 2024 Out For 174 Posts: Apply Now

HPSC HCS Judicial Branch 2024 Notification has been issued by the Haryana Public Service Commission on 1 January 2024 to recruit 174 Civil Judges (Junior Division) within the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch). Online HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Recruitment application will be opened from 5 January 2024. Interested candidates can apply online for the Haryana Civil Judge positions by 31 January 2024. 

The Commission conducts the verification of eligibility conditions based on original documents only after the candidate has successfully qualified for the Main Written Examination, Interview or Personality Test. To avoid complications at the last moment, candidates are advised to apply well in advance before the deadline. Scroll down this page to check updates on the Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch) Examination 2024.

HPSC HCS Judicial Recruitment 2024  

HPSC HCS 2024 Judicial Notification PDF has been issued with the Haryana Civil Services Judge 2024 Exam information such as vacancies, application process, application dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus etc. The HPSC announces a total of 174 vacancies for the Civil Judge (Junior Division) positions. The selection of suitable candidates for appointment in HCS (Jd.Br.) will be made by Preliminary examination, Main examination and viva voce.

HPSC HCS Judicial Exam 2024: Overview

Haryana Civil Services application window has been opened and candidates can apply for the same by 31 January 2024. Look at the below table for key highlights of the HPSC Judicial Branch Exam 2024:-

HPSC HCS Civil Judge Exam - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Haryana Public Service Commission 

Exam Name

HPSC HCS (Judicial Branch) Exam 2024



Application Dates

5 January to 31 January 2024

Application Mode


Examination Mode

  • Preliminary Exam: Objective
  • Main Exam: Descriptive 

Job Location


Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam 
  • Mains Exam
  • Viva Voce

HPSC HCS Judicial Important Dates 2024

Haryana Civil Services Judicial Branch Application Form is available on the official website of the Haryana Public Service Commission and candidates can apply online by 31 January 2024. Look at the table below for important dates related to the HPSC HCS Judicial Exam 2024:-



Notification Release Date

1 January 2024

Application Start Date

5 January 2024

Last Date to Apply

31 January 2024

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Prelim Exam Date

3 March 2024

Main Exam Date 

June-July 2024


To Be Announced

Answer Key

To Be Announced

Result/Final Selection

To Be Announced

HPSC HCS Civil Judge 2024 Recruitment: Important Links

HPSC HCS Online application link 2024 has been activated on the official Haryana Public Service Commission website. Below we are providing direct links related to the HPSC HCS Civil Judicial Branch Exam 2024:-

Official Website

HPSC HCS Judicial Notification PDF 2024

HPSC HCS Judicial Apply Link

HPSC HCS Civil Judge Admit Card 2024 (Inactive)

HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Answer Key (Inactive)

HPSC HCS Civil Judge Result 2024 (Inactive)

HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Vacancy

A total of 174 vacancies are announced by the Haryana Public Service Commission in which 129 are actual vacancies and 45 are anticipated vacancies for the Civil Judge (Junior Division) in the Cadre of Haryana Civil Service (Judicial Branch). Below is a tabulated breakdown of vacancies according to different categories for your reference:

                                      HPSC HCS Judicial Vacancy 2024 


Actual Vacancy 

Anticipated Vacancy 

General/ Unreserved



Scheduled Castes of Haryana 



Backward Classes-A of Haryana



Backward Classes-B of Haryana



Economically Weaker Section of Haryana 






HPSC HCS Judicial Eligibility Criteria 2024 

Applicants for the HPSC HCS Civil Judge Examination must verify that they meet all eligibility requirements for admission. Their participation in all stages of the examination will be considered provisional until they fulfil the specified eligibility conditions. These criteria generally encompass the candidate's nationality, age limits and educational qualifications. Here, we outline the HPSC HCS 2024 Eligibility Criteria:


To be eligible for HPSC HCS Civil Judge Examination, a candidate must fall into one of the following categories:

(a) A citizen of India

(b) A subject of Nepal

(c) A subject of Bhutan

(d) A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before 1 January 1962, intending to settle permanently

(e) A person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries (Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia), or Vietnam with the intention of permanent settlement in India.

Age Limit & Relaxation

Candidates must be at least 21 years and a maximum of 42 years old on or before January 31, 2024. Certain special categories are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit. As per the instructions from the State Government, the relaxation in the maximum age for different categories is outlined as follows:

                                  HPSC HCS Civil Judge Relaxation Age 2024


Relaxation Age

Schedule Caste

5 years

Backward Classes

5 years

Disabled Persons

5 years

Wives of disabled military personnel

5 years

Widowed/ Legally Divorced Women

5 years

Women who have been judicially separated and are residing separately for more than two years from the specified age-limit date applicable to other categories of applicants.

5 years

Unmarried Women

5 years

Ex-serviceman including SSCO and ECO 

5 years

Individuals who have previously held or are currently employed on an ad-hoc, contract, work-charged or daily wage basis in any department, board, corporation of the Haryana Government or government-aided institutions under the Haryana Government.

Upto 52 years

Educational Qualification

The educational qualification required for the post of HPSC HCS Civil Judge is a Bachelor of Laws degree from a university recognized by the Bar Council of India. This degree must be obtained on or before the online application's closing date, 31 January 2024.

HPSC HCS Judicial Application Process

Haryana Public Service Commission Civil Judge 2024 position application form is available on the HPSC’s website and candidates must apply online within the stipulated time, which is 5 to 31 January 2024. Below are the steps to apply for the HPSC Civil Judge 2024 Recruitment:-

  1. Visit the official website of the HPSC.
  2. On the homepage, you will get a tab of Advertisement with a link with the title “Advt. No. 01 of 2024 - HCS (Judicial Branch) Examination 2023-2024” prompts on the screen.
  3. Click on the link and you will be directed to the application portal, where you must enter your details to complete the application form.
  4. Once you have entered your details, upload the required documents in the needed format and submit the application form to pay the application fee.
  5. Pay the application fee according to your category and take a  printout of the final submission for future reference.

Application Fees 

To finalise the application, candidates must submit the application fee based on their respective categories. The category-wise application fees can be paid through Net Banking, Debit Card, and Credit Card until 11:55 PM on the closing date, 31 January 2024. Here are the applicable fees:-

                                HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Application Fee


Application Fee

General Male 

INR 1000/-

General Female 

INR 250/-

SC / BC-A / BC-B / ESM and Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of Haryana 

INR 250/-

PWD of Haryana 


HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Selection Process

The selection process for HCS (Judicial Branch) involves a three-stage examination: 

(A) Preliminary Examination - A screening test with objective-type multiple-choice questions, distinct from the Main Written Examination which is subjective/narrative. OMR Sheets (Answer Sheets) will be computer-scanned. 

(B) Main Written Examination - The Main Written Exam will comprise five written papers. 

(C) Viva-voce - Aimed at assessing candidates' personal qualities. This session addresses matters of general interest and evaluates candidates' alertness, intelligence and overall perspective. The viva voce is conducted in English.

HPSC HCS Judicial Exam Pattern

Before candidates apply for the HPSC HCS Exam 2024, they should check the Judicial Branch Exam Pattern to check the number of questions and marks of the exam. Below, we are detailing the Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern 2024:-

Preliminary Exam 

  1. Candidates must complete the examination within two hours.
  2. It comprises 125 questions, each carrying 0.1 marks. 
  3. For every incorrect answer, 0.8 marks or 20% (1/5th) of a mark will be deducted. 
  4. The objective exam has multiple-choice questions, offering five options (A, B, C, D, and E) per question. 
  5. Candidates must darken the appropriate circle (A, B, C, or D) if attempting a question, while 'E' must be darkened if not attempting. Failure to darken any of the five circles will result in a deduction of one-fifth (0.8 marks).

Main Exam

  1. The Main Examination will comprise five written papers, all of which will be subjective/narrative. 
  2. It will be conducted in English medium, except for the language paper. 
  3. Each written paper will have a duration of three hours.

                                        HPSC HCS Judicial Exam Pattern 2024



                                                      Paper-l Civil Law-l

Code of Civil Procedure, Specific Relief Act, Indian Contract Act, Indian Partnership Act, Punjab Courts Act, Sale of Goods Act, Indian Evidence Act and Haryana Urban (Control of Rent and Eviction) Act, 1973.


                                                       Paper-ll Civil Law-ll

Hindu Law, Law of Registration, Mohammadan Law and Customary Law and Limitation. 


                                                    Paper-llI Criminal Law 

Indian Penal Code, Code of Criminal Procedure and Indian Evidence Act 


                                                         Paper-lV English

English Essay (1000-1100 words)




Words and Phrases (Make sentences of the given words and Phrases)






                                                         Paper-V Language 

Translation of an English passage into Hindi


Hindi passage 


Composition [essay, idioms and corrections etc.]


Grand Total 


HPSC HCS Judicial Exam Syllabus 2024

Candidates should be familiar with the HPSC Civil Judge Syllabus before preparing for the Haryana Judicial Branch Exam 2024. Look at the table for the prelim and main exam of the HPSC HCS Judicial Exam 2024:-

                           HPSC HCS Civil Judge 2024 Exam Syllabus



                              HPSC Civil Judge Prelim Exam Syllabus 

General Aptitude

  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Area and Volume
  • Sequence and series
  • Probability
  • Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progression
  • Percentage
  • General statistical analysis
  • Distance and Time
  • Indices and numbers

Analytical Skills

  • Arithmetic Ability
  • Data analysis
  • Business Computations
  • Date, time and arrangement
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Sequence Series


  • Blood relations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Syllogism
  • Alphanumeric problems
  • Puzzle problems
  • Coding and decoding

General Knowledge

  • Current affairs
  • Domestic and foreign policy knowledge
  • Name of governors
  • Sports
  • Books and authors
  • Abbreviations
  • Name of ministers
  • Science and technology
  • Currencies and capitals
  • Economic terminologies


  • Words and Phrases
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Tenses
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Idioms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Modal expressions
  • Coordination and subordination

                                   HPSC Civil Judge Main Exam Syllabus 

Civil Law-1

  • Code of Civil Procedure
  • Indian Contract Act
  • Punjab Courts Act
  • Sale of Goods Act
  • Specific Relief Act
  • Indian Partnership Act
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Haryana Urban Act 2013

Civil Law-2

  • Hindu Law
  • Law of Registration and Limitation
  • Mohammadan Law and Customary Law

Criminal Law

  • Indian Penal Code
  • Indian Evidence Act
  • Criminal Procedure Code



  • English essay (1000-1100 words)
  • Precis
  • Corrections
  • Words and Phrases
  • Comprehension


हिंदी (देवनागरी)

  • अंग्रेजी परिच्छेद का हिन्दी में अनुवाद
  • रचना (निबंध), मुहावरे और सुधार
  • हिंदी अनुच्छेद 

HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Admit Card

HPSC Judicial Branch Exam 2024 Admit Card will be issued by the Haryana Public Service Commission after the declaration of exam date. Once the admit the Commission issues a card, candidates can download the admit card by visiting the official website of the HPSC. Below, we are providing a direct link to the admit card:-

HPSC Civil Judge 2024 Admit Card Link (Inactive)

HPSC HCS Judicial Result 2024 

HPSC Civil Judge 2024 Result will be declared by the Commission once the HPSC HCS Judicial Exam 2024 successfully conducted. Once the Commission declares the exam result, we will update the direct link to the HPSC HCS Result below:-

HPSC HCS Judicial Result 2024 Link (Inactive)

HPSC Judicial Branch Answer Key 2024

Once the Haryana Civil Judge exam is conducted, HPSC will release the Answer Key for the Judicial Branch. Candidates will have the chance to raise objections against the Haryana Civil Judge Answer Key 2024. We'll provide the direct link to download the HPSC HCS Judicial Branch Answer Key 2024 once the Commission publishes it.

HPSC HCS 2024 Judicial Answer Key Link (Inactive)

Haryana Civil Judge Cut-off Marks 2024

HPSC HCS Judicial Cut-off Marks will be disclosed alongside the Haryana Judicial Result 2024. These cut-off marks, categorized by different categories, will be available in PDF format. Once released, we'll update the direct link to the HPSC Civil Judge Cut-off Marks 2023 here:-

Haryana Civil Judge 2024 Cut-off Marks (Inactive)

HPSC HCS Judicial 2024 Salary

Candidates selected for the HPSC Civil Judge position will receive a salary ranging from Rs. 27,700 to Rs. 44,770, determined as per the 7th pay grade. Upon completion of the probation period, selected candidates will also be entitled to additional perks and benefits.


The application mode is entirely online.

The salary ranges from Rs. 27,700 to Rs. 44,770 per the 7th pay grade.

There are 174 vacancies, out of which 129 are actual and 45 anticipated.

The Preliminary Exam is conducted in an objective mode with multiple-choice questions.

The Prelim Exam is set for 3 March 2024.

Except for the language paper, the Main Exam is conducted in English.

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