74,978 appear for HCS exam

74,978 appear for HCS exam

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Chandigarh, September 13

A total of 74,978 candidates appeared for the Haryana Civil Service (Executive Branch) and other Allied Services Preliminary Examination 2021 conducted by the Haryana Public Service Commission (HPSC) on September 12 in two sessions.

Giving information in this regard, an official spokesperson said the Commission had advertised 155 vacancies in March, for which a total of 1,48,262 candidates had applied. He added that the highest number of applications was received this year.

A total of 535 centres were established in 13 districts — Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Sirsa, Sonipat and Yamunanagar.

The Commission had made elaborate arrangements for the smooth and fair conduct of the examinations, the official added. —TNS

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