24 July HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key 2022 Civil services question paper

HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key 2022: Haryana Public Service Commission conducted the Haryana Civil Services exam on 24th July 2022. This exam was conducted across 13 districts of Haryana State. Many candidates are now eagerly waiting for  the release of the answer key. The General Studies paper was conducted from 10 am to 12 noon & CSAT paper was held from 3 pm to 5 pm. Answer key shall help you to see the correct answers and you can then see how much your are scoring. For more HPSC HCS Prelims question paper analysis see the article below.

HPSC HCS Prelims GS Question paper 2022

Note: HPSC HCS prelims answer key is now online available. See the link at last to see the official answer key by logging with you details & submit the objection.

24 July HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key

Authority: Haryana Public Service Commission

Exam Name: Haryana Civil Services Exam

Exam Date: 24th July 2022

Official Website: hpsc.gov.in

Total vacancies released: 155

Mode of exam: Offline

See: HPSC HCS Prelims Cutoff Marks 2022

HPSC HCS Civil services selection process

The exam is conducted in 3 phases which will test the candidate in various fields.

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. Interview/Viva voice

Check – HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key 2022 (Set A)[By Study IQ]

See – HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key 2022 PDF (Set A)

Note: Don’t depend on the unofficial answer key. Official answer key shall be announced soon in 2-3 weeks, so have patience and check the answer key from official site.

24 July HPSC HCS Prelims Question paper 2022

Preliminary Exam

  • Exam will consist of 2 mandatory papers; General Studies and Civil Service Aptitude Test(CSAT)
  • It will shortlist candidates for  the main exam.
  • A candidate needs  to score 33% in the CSAT paper to answer the mains paper.
  • 1/4 of negative marking is there for wrong answer.
  • Total marks – 200.
  • MCQ questions are asked.
  • Time duration for each paper – 2 hrs.

Check – HPSC HCS Prelims CSAT Question paper 2022

Main Exam

  • Main exam will include 4 papers: English ,Hindi ,General Studies  and Optional Subject
  • Each paper will be 3 hours long.
  • English and Hindi paper will be of 100 marks.
  • General Studies and Optional Subject paper will be of 200 marks.


  • After main exam, the deserving candidates will be called in for the interview process.
  • It will be of 75 marks.

How to check HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key 2022

  1. Go to the official website  of hpsc : hpsc.gov.in
  2. Now, in the homepage, in the ‘what’s new’ section search for the link “HPSC HCS prelims answer key 2022”.
  3. Click on the link.
  4. After that the pdf will open containing the set wise answer key.
  5. Cross check the answers and calculate your score.

HPSC HCS Prelims Answer key 2022 – See here (Released)


  • When will the answer key of HPSC HCS Prelims is out?
    Ans. The Answer key is now available above.
  • What is the total marks for Personality test (Viva-voice)?
    Ans. PT will be of 75 marks.
  • What is the minimum qualifying marks in aggregate to get to the Personality test?
    Ans. Student must have to obtain at least (45%) marks in the aggregate of all written papers and a score of minimum thirty three percent (33%) marks each in Hindi (including Hindi Essay) in Devnagri script and English (including English essay) papers (compulsory papers).

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