HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023, Apply Online for 4476 Teacher Vacancies

The Haryana Staff Selection Commission (HSSC) Panchkula has released the notification for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023. This recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 4476 vacancies for Post Graduate Teachers (PGT) in various subjects for Haryana and Mewat Cadre. It presents a great opportunity for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in teaching. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website of HSSC from 28th June 2023 onwards. In this article, we will provide all the essential details regarding the HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023, including vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process, and application procedure.

HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023, Vacancy Details

The HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023 offers a significant number of vacancies for both Rest of Haryana Cadre and Mewat Cadre. Let’s have a look at the subject-wise distribution of vacancies:

HSSC PGT Vacancies for Rest of Haryana Cadre:

Name of the PostTotal No of Posts
PGT (Political Science)240
PGT (Physical Education)680
PGT (Music)80
PGT (Mathematics)250
PGT (History)220
PGT (Fine Arts)580
PGT (Computer Science)1633
PGT (Commerce)180

HSSC PGT Vacancies for Mewat Cadre:

Name of the PostTotal No of Posts
PGT (Urdu)21
PGT (Sociology)02
PGT (Psychology)01
PGT (Political Science)47
PGT (Physics)24
PGT (Physical Education)45
PGT (Music)03
PGT (Mathematics)65
PGT (Home Science)01
PGT (History)53
PGT (Hindi)70
PGT (Geography)01
PGT (Fine Arts)17
PGT (English)73
PGT (Economics)07
PGT (Computer Science)78
PGT (Commerce)07
PGT (Chemistry)38
PGT (Biology)60

HSSC PGT Eligibility Criteria

Candidates aspiring to apply for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023 must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1. They should possess a post-graduate degree (M.Sc./M.A./M.Com) in the concerned/relevant subject with at least 50% marks.
  2. A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree from a recognized university is mandatory.
  3. Proficiency in Hindi or Sanskrit as one of the subjects in Matric or Higher is required.
  4. Candidates must hold a valid certificate of having qualified the Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET)/School Teachers Eligibility Test (STET) of the concerned subject.

HSSC PGT Selection Process

The selection process for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023 comprises the following stages:

  1. Screening Test (MCQs – 100 Marks): Candidates will have to appear for a screening test to assess their knowledge and aptitude in the respective subject.
  2. Subject Knowledge Test (150 Marks): Those who qualify the screening test will be eligible to appear for the subject knowledge test, which evaluates their expertise in the chosen subject.
  3. Interview/Viva Voce (12.5% Weightage): Shortlisted candidates based on the screening and subject knowledge tests will be called for an interview or viva voce to further assess their suitability for the PGT role. The interview carries a weightage of 12.5% in the final selection process.

How to Apply for HSSC Recruitment 2023?

Candidates can follow the below steps to apply online for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023:

  1. Visit the official website of Haryana Public Service Commission (hpsc.gov.in).
  2. Look for the HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023 notification and click on the “Apply Online” link.
  3. Fill in the required basic/personal/educational details in the online application form.
  4. Upload the necessary documents, including a recent photograph, signature, and qualification certificates.
  5. Verify all the entered information and submit the application form.
  6. Pay the application fee online through the provided payment gateway.
  7. Take a printout of the submitted application form for future reference.
  8. The last date for online application submission is 18th July 2023, up to 11:55 PM.

Candidates are advised to complete the application process well before the deadline to avoid any last-minute technical issues.

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Age Limit

To be eligible for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023, candidates must fulfill the following age criteria:

  • The minimum age requirement is 18 years.
  • The maximum age limit is 42 years as of 18th July 2023.
  • There is an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/BC of Haryana, women, and candidates with military service experience.
  • Candidates with disabilities (PwD) are granted an age relaxation of 10 years.

Exam Date

The exam date for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023 will be announced later. Candidates are advised to regularly check the official website of HSSC for updates regarding the exam schedule.

Application Fee

Candidates need to pay the following application fees for HSSC PGT Recruitment 2023:

  • General Category (Male): ₹1000/-
  • All Female Candidates: ₹250/-
  • Male Candidates of SC/BC-A/EWS from Haryana Only: ₹250/-
  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD): Nil

It is important to note that the application fee is non-refundable.


Selected candidates for HSSC PGT positions will be offered a salary in the range of ₹47,600 to ₹1,51,100, along with usual allowances applicable from time to time. The salary package is attractive and provides a lucrative career opportunity in the teaching profession.


  1. Is it mandatory to have a B.Ed. degree for HSSC PGT recruitment?

    Yes, possessing a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) degree from a recognized university is mandatory to be eligible for HSSC PGT recruitment.

  2. Can candidates from other states apply for HSSC PGT recruitment?

    Yes, candidates from other states can apply for HSSC PGT recruitment. However, they need to fulfill the eligibility criteria specified in the official notification.

  3. Will there be negative marking in the screening test?

    The official notification does not mention any information regarding negative marking. Candidates should refer to the exam instructions provided at the time of the screening test.