HSSC Group D Exam Pattern 2021: Check subject-wise marking scheme and paper pattern here

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Haryana Subordinate Service Commission (HSSC) conducts HSSC Group D Recruitment Exam. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for HSSC Group D Exam should ensure that they know all the important details about the exam such as eligibiltiy criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on. Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of HSSC Group D exam pattern.
  • There are two papers in HSSC Group D Exam- Paper I and Paper II.
  • Paper I carries 75% weightage while Paper II carries 25% weightage.
  • Exam is of a total of 90 marks.
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HSSC Group D Exam Pattern

  1. The total examination is for 90 marks
  2. The marks are divided between Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  3. Paper 1 has a weightage of 67.5 Marks or 75%.
  4. Paper 2 has a weightage of 22.5  Marks or 25%.
  5. The exam is conducted in offline mode
  6. Haryana Group D notification does not contain any information on negative marking.
  7. The stipulated time for examination will be released with official notification.
The detailed examination pattern is given below.
Papers  Subjects Marks Weightage
Paper I General Awareness, Reasoning, Science, Maths, English Language, Hindi, knowledge on Village Panchayat. 67.5 Marks 75% weightage
Paper-II Current Affairs, History, Literature, Civics, Geography, Culture, Environment, etc of Haryana 22.5 marks
  25% weightage
  Total 90 Marks  

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Candidates are also awarded marks for Socio-Economic criteria and experience. The details are as follows:
Criteria Marks
If none of the candidate’s mother, father,  brothers, spouse, and sons is, was, or has been a regular employee of the Government of Haryana or Government of India 5
If the applicant is:  
a.       Widow, or
b.       The 1st or the 2nd child and his/her father had died before the age of 42 years
c.       The 1st or the 2nd child and his/her father had died before the candidate attained 15 years of age
If the candidate belongs to:  
a.       Tapriwas Jatis (Denotified Tribe)
b.       Vimukt Jati (Denotified Tribe)
c.       Nomadic Tribe of Haryana
If the candidate has a minimum work experience of 6 months and a maximum work experience of 16 years under the Government of Haryana 0.5 marks for each year and a maximum mark of 8

Candidates are finally selected for the post according to the merit list which is prepared according to the marks obtained by them in the written exam and socio-economic criteria and experiece. 

HSSC Group D Syllabus

HSSC Group D Syllabus: Paper 1

Section Topics 
General Awareness
  • History of India 
  • Geography of India
  • Economy 
  • Sports
  • Tourism 
  • Important Days and Dates 
  • Countries and their capitals 
  • Environment issues 
  • Indian Constitution 
  • Current affairs: National and International 
  • Heritage 
  • Awards and Prizes
  • Questions relate to Olympics may be important
  • Data Sufficiency, 
  • Order and Ranking, 
  • Seating Arrangement,
  • Syllogism, 
  • Blood Relations,
  • Puzzles, 
  • Inequalities,
  • Input-Output,
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Alphanumeric Series, 
  • Distance and Direction, 
  • Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning
Science Science Invention and discoveries
Basic Concepts
  • Number System
  • Square and Square roots
  • Cube & cube roots
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • HCF and LCM
  • Decimals
  • Fraction
  • Percentage
  • Simplification
  • Discount
  • Interest: Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time & work & distance
  • Partnership
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Menstruation
  • Miscellaneous
  • Surface Area and volumes
  • Boats and streams
  • Geometry 
  • Trigonometry  etc
Languages Hindi and Elglish 
English :
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Comprehension Passage
  • One word substitution
  • Error Detection
  • Cloze Test
  • Grammar (Tense, Degree, Adjective, Punctuation, Verbs, etc )
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Vocabulary
  • Speech: Direct and Indirect,
  • भाषा के अंग
  • काल
  • संधि
  • शब्द व शब्द के भेद
  • हिंदी व्याकरण
  • लिपि
  • हिन्दी भाषा का विकास
  • तत्सम, तद्भव
  • संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण
  • क्रिया, क्रियाविशेषण
  • लिंग, कारक, वचन
  • अपठित गद्यांश
  • लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरे
  • अलंकार
  • विलोम
  • पर्यायवाची
  • समास, रस,
  • वाक्यांशों के लिए शब्द निर्माण,
  • वाक्य संशोधन, इत्यादि|
knowledge on Village Panchayat Questions related to 73rd and 74 th Constitutional amendments.Haryana Panchayat Act.

HSSC Group D Syllabus: Paper 2 (Related to Haryana)

  • Current Affairs
  • History
  • Literature
  • Civics
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Environment
  • Economy 
  • Laws, Rules, Regulations
  • Significant Personalities 

HSSC Group D Exam Pattern FAQs


Q. How many papers are there in HSSC Group D Exam?

A. There are two papers in HSSC Group D Exam- Paper I and Paper II.

Q. Is there negative marking in HSSC Group D Exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in HSSC Group D Exam.

Q. What is the weightage of Paper I in HSSC Group D Exam?

A. The weightage of Paper I in HSSC Group D Exam is 75%.

Q. How many marks does Paper II of HSSC Group D Exam carry?

A. Paper II of HSSC Group D Exam carries 22.5 marks.


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