Haryana Cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar
approved a proposal to adopt a prelims pattern similar to UPSC for the state
civil services examination.
Now there would be a Civil Services Aptitude Test of 100 marks in the form of
Both the question papers will be of objective type and would be in English
and Hindi. Each paper will be of two-hour duration.
For each wrong answer, one-fourth (0.25) marks will be deducted. It also
decided to do away with the provision of making special recruitment to the HCS
(Executive Branch) because it has "always been a matter of litigation,".