What is HSSC “Socio-Economic Criteria and Experience” 10 Marks

Haryana Staff Selection Commission Panchkula is an independent body to conduct/ organized and publish the merit list of vacancies issued under the Haryana SSC. In June 2019, HSSC has announced Advt 6/ 2019 for GD Constable and Sub-Inspector, Advt 7/ 2019 for Patwari, and Advt 8/ 2019 for Canal Patwari vacancies. Now, In the selection process section of notification, the candidate must have got “10 Marks for Socio-Economic Criteria and Experience“. This is a new parameter that Govt. of Haryana has introduced in the Recruitment Process. Let’s check what actually SEC and Experience means.

The candidate eligible has to apply through online application available at:

  1. Constable GD. SI Bharti 2019: http://adv62019.hryssc.in
  2. Patwari Vacancy: http://adv72019.hryssc.in and
  3. Canal Patwari Form: http://adv82019.hryssc.in
  4. Gram Sachiv Form:

The HSSC is creating new portal/ website for every new Vacancy issued as per the Notification/ Advt number. You can always get complete information by just remembering the Advertisement Number.

HSSC Advertisement No Vacancy/ Recruitment
Advt 6/ 2019 SI and Constable GD
Advt 7/ 2019 Patwari
Advt 8/ 2019 Canal Patwari
Advt 9/ 2019 Gram Sachiv

Haryana HSSC “Socio-Economic Criteria and Experience”

On 25 August 2018, this scheme was first introduced on the Group-D post. The notification was released that with total 100 marks in the selection, 90 marks will be for written test and 10 marks is awarded on the basis of “Socio-Economic Criteria and Experience“.

In order to implement a new scheme, various certificate(s) shall be required to be obtained by potential candidates to avail the 10 marks of socio-economic criteria and experience. Therefore, the following regulatory mechanism is hereby prescribed for seeking the said certificate:

S.No Kinds of Certificate Application Form Verifying Authority Issuing Authority
1 Orphan Certificate Annexure A-I Member Panchayat/ Sarpanch/Councilor/ MLA/ MP of the concerned village/area/ constituency Naib Tehsildar/ Tehsildar (Certificate in Annexure A-II)
2 Widow Certificate Annexure B-I Member Panchayat/ Sarpanch/Councilor/ MLA/MP of the concerned village/area/ constituency Naib Tehsildar/ Tehsildar (Certificate in Annexure B-II)
3 Certificate of De- notified tribe (Vimukt Jatis and Tapriwas jatis) or Nomadic Tribe of Haryana which is neither a SC nor a BC As prescribed by the Revenue & Disaster Management Department As prescribed by the Revenue & Disaster Management Department As prescribed by the Revenue & Disaster Management Department
4 Experience Certificate of applicant Application on plain paper to the head of the department or Appointing Authority Anyone chosen by the Appointing Authority Appointing Authority (Certificate in Annexure D-I)
5 Non -employment Certificate Annexure E-1 Self attested statement by applicant

Important Points about Socio-Economic Criteria & Experience are:

The marks for socio-economic criteria and experience shall be allocated as follows

Situation/ Condition Marks
if neither the applicant nor any person from among the applicant’s family i.e. father, mother, spouse, brother, and Son is, was or has been a regular employee in any Department/Board/ Corporation/ Company/ Statutory Body/ Commission/Authority of Government of Haryana or any other State Government or Government of India. 5 Marks
if the applicant is:

  • a widow; or
  • the first or the second child and his father had died before attaining the age of 42 years: or
  • the first or the second child and his father had died before the applicant had attained the age of 15 years,”. 
5 Marks
If the applicant belongs to such a denotified tribe (Vimukt Jatis and Tapriwas Jatis) or Nomadic tribe of the State of Haryana which is neither a Scheduled Caste nor a Backward Class. 5 Marks
Experience: half marks (1/2) mark for each year or part thereof exceeding six months of
experience, out of a maximum of sixteen years, on the same or a higher post in any Department/ Board/ Corporation/ Company/ Statutory Body/ Commission/ Authority of Government of Haryana. No marks shall be awarded for any period less than six months.
Maximum Marks: 8

Note: No applicant shall be given more than 10 marks for socio-economic criteria and experience under any circumstances.

Also, Note that The candidate willing to get benefits under the “Socio-Economic Criteria and Experience” has to fill and upload a certificate at the time of filling online application otherwise you are not eligible to get the benefit of this scheme.

The Format of Certificates is given here, download it fill the required details and get sign/ approval from the (Verifying Authority and Issuing Authority) – Application Form.

Experience Certificate Format

Dear Job Seekers, If you need/ require or ask query regarding Socio-Economic Criteria and Experience, Kindly aks question via comments.

HSSC Vacancy June 2019 Complete Details
SI and Constable GD Check Here
Patwari Check Here
Canal Patwari Check Here
Gram Sachiv Check Here


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If a person is already working in central govt. in level 7, will he be still eligible for 5 marks given to orphan certificate if all other conditions are satisfied. Please reply

Chirag Sharma

Hello sir
Is this criteria applicable for other state candidates too ??

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