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Jharkhand Police 2021- Application Process, Admit card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Vacancies

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Oct 21, 2020

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Jharkhand Police is the law enforcement agency of Jharkhand and is headquartered in Ranchi, Jharkhand. Jharkhand Police issues a notification of invitations for various posts in the Police Department in the state. The talented candidates who want to serve their state can fill the application for Jharkhand Police Exam. All the details regarding the exam, eligibility, admit card, syllabus, and results are given below in a readable format.

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Jharkhand Police 2021 Highlights

Organization Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC)
Name of Exam Jharkhand Police Recruitment 2021
Job Type Government
Job Location Across Jharkhand
Vacancies 6000 (expected)
Application Mode Online / Offline
Official Website
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Jharkhand Police 2021 Important Dates

All the important dates for the Jharkhand Police 2021 exam cycle will be announced on the official website.

Jharkhand Police 2021 Events Dates
Release of notification To be announced soon
Application form starts To be announced soon
Fee submission To be announced soon
Downloading admit card To be announced soon
Jharkhand Police 2021 Exam To be announced soon
Jharkhand Police Results To be announced soon
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Jharkhand Police 2021 Eligibility Criteria

There are certain conditions like minimum educational qualification, age criteria, physical standards and others that must be fulfilled in order to be eligible for Jharkhand Police 2021. The specifications of the criteria differ from post to post which are listed below:

Minimum Educational Qualification

The educational qualification criteria for fulfilling the eligibility conditions are given in the following table for various positions:

Inspector of Police Graduation or Equivalent qualification from a recognized University ; minimum qualifying marks
Sub Inspector of Police Graduation degree from any recognized university ; minimum aggregate marks required
Superintendent of Police Graduation from any recognized University
Assistant Sub Inspector of Police Must be a graduation degree holder
Senior Constable Should have completed 10+2 (senior secondary) from any recognized University or board
Head Constable Must have completed the 12th from recognized board
Constable Must be a matriculation Certificate holder
Home Guard (Rural) 7th standard from any recognized board
Home Guard (Urban) 10th standard from any recognized board

Age Limit

The age limit for every post under the Jharkhand Police 2021 is different from post to post. Though a general minimum age has been set at 18 years, and the maximum age for applying is 55 years. The age criteria of various officers and constables is given in the table below:

Name of the Post Minimum Age Limit Maximum Age Limit
Home Guard 19 years 40 years
Public Driver 35 years 45 years
Junior Commissioner Officer 45 years 55 years
Sub Inspector of Police 18 years 37 years
Constable 18 years 30 years
Clerk Cum Computer Operator 19 years 35 years

Physical Standards and Physical Efficiency

There are certain physical standards or bodily measurements that are required to apply for Jharkhand Police 2021. The standards are different for men and women and also depend on the category to which a candidate belongs.

There is no marking scheme for the physical efficiency test i.e. Race, but it is compulsory to clear this test. The physical standards for different posts are given in the table below:

Physical Standards/ Efficiency: Constable

Category Male (Gen/ OBC/ BC) Male (SC/ ST) Female
Height 160 cms 155 cms 148 cms
Chest 81 cms 79 cms Not Applicable
Race 10 kms in 60 mins 5 kms in 40 mins

Physical Standards/ Efficiency: Sub Inspector of Police

Category Male (Gen/ OBC/ BC) Male (SC/ ST) Female
Height 160 cms 155 cms 148 cms
Chest 81 cms 79 cms Not Applicable
Race 10 kms in 60 mins 5 kms in 40 mins

Jharkhand Police 2021 Department Structure

The organization of Jharkhand Police is such that its structure is divided into two types of postings- Field Posting and Non-Field Posting. The whole Police organization is headed by the Director General of Police (DGP) who has the following departments under him:

  1. Special Branch (SB)
  2. Crime Investigation Department (CID)
  3. Modernisation
  4. Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP)
  5. Headquarters
  6. Law and Order (L & O)

Jharkhand Police - Departmental Head Officers:

  1. Director General of Police (DGP),
  2. Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Special Branch (SB)
  3. Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Crime Investigation Department (CID)
  4. Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Modernisation (Mod.)
  5. Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Law and Order (L & O)
  6. Additional Director General of Police (ADG), Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP)
  7. Police Headquarters of TRG (Territory Response Group)
  8. Jharkhand Police Housing Corporation Limited
  9. Anti-Corruption Bureau
  10. Indian Reserve Battalion

Jharkhand Police - Subordinates:

  1. Inspector of Police
  2. Sub-Inspector of Police
  3. Assistant Sub-Inspector of Police
  4. Head Constable
  5. Senior Constable
  6. Constable
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Jharkhand Police 2021 Application Process

The Jharkhand police offer two modes of application to its aspiring candidates- Online and Offline. The specifications about the way of applying will be mentioned in the official notification by the Jharkhand Department of Police Recruitment. For you ease, we have listed below the steps to apply in both the online and offline mode:

Steps - Application Form – Online

  1. Go to the official website of Jharkhand Police
  2. On the Home screen, under the Citizen Services section, click on the Recruitments.
  3. From the list of notices, select the notification that concerns you. Read it carefully.
  4. Click on the ‘Apply Online’ link, then on Application Registration tab.
  5. Fill up your details and Submit it.
  6. Upload the required documents like photo, signature, etc. and save them.
  7. Select the payment option for application fee. Submit the fees. The application process is completed after the payment.

You can save the transaction id for future references. And, take out a print out of the submitted application form for further correspondences.

Steps - Application Form - Offline

  1. Go to the official website of Jharkhand Police .
  2. On the Homepage of the website, click on the Citizens Services section.
  3. Then open the Recruitments tab, and find the notification that concerns your aspiring post.
  4. After reading the advertisement carefully, scroll down to find ‘Download Application’.
  5. Take the print of the Application Form, and fill the details carefully.
  6. Attach the required documents with the form and send it in an envelope to authorities.

Application Fees of Jharkhand Police 2021

The application fee for the Jharkhand Police Exam will differ from post to post and will depend on the category you belong to. The payment of the fee can be made through the ways mentioned below:

Credit Card Debit Card
Net banking E-challan
Demand Draft -

Required Documents for Verification:

There is a list of documents which are required by the Recruitment body during the final selection process for verification purpose. These documents can be broadly categorised into two kinds:

Mandatory Documents:

  • 10th class certificate or an equivalent
  • 12th standard certificate or its equivalent,
  • Permanent Address Proof
  • Birth certificate of SSC document for the Age proof.
  • Passport size photograph (coloured

Documents, if applicable:

  • Caste certificate
  • Person with Disability (PwD) Certificate
  • For ex-serviceman- Unit discharge certificate
  • For ex-serviceman- Indian Special army certificate
  • For ex-serviceman- No objection certificate
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Jharkhand Police 2021 Admit Card

Admit card is the most important document throughout the whole process of Jharkhand Police recruitment. It contains important information like the candidates name, allotted exam centre, examination roll number, exam date and the timings, and the instructions by the testing agency.

How to Download Jharkhand Police Admit Card 2021?

The release of the Jharkhand Police 2021 Admit card will be notified on the official website of the Department. The candidates can go on the website and download their admit card and check all the details given on it. It is advised to go through each and every detail of the Hall Ticket thoroughly so that there is no hustle before the examination day.

Take a print out of the Admit Card well in advance and keep it safely with you for future correspondences. Without the hard copy of this document, entry will not be permitted in the examination hall at the venue.

Jharkhand Police 2021 Selection Process

The common procedure of selection of candidates for recruitment in Jharkhand Police 2021 is as follows:

  1. Jharkhand Police 2021: Preliminary Test
  2. Jharkhand Police 2021: Mains Test
  3. Jharkhand Police 2021: Physical Efficiency Test
  4. Jharkhand Police 2021: Medical Test
  5. Jharkhand Police 2021: Document Verification

All these tests and the exam patterns, syllabus, marking scheme is discussed below in an easily understandable way. So, read all the details carefully before applying for Jharkhand Police 2021.

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Jharkhand Police 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for different post of Sub Inspector of Police and for the post of Constable are given below:

Jharkhand Police 2021 - Sub Inspector of Police: Exam Pattern

There are two stages of exam for Sub Inspector of Police- Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam.

Jharkhand Sub-Inspector of Police 2021: Preliminary Exam Pattern

Questions Type Objective (MCQ’s)
Negative Marking Applicable. 1/3rd penalty for wrong answers
Total no. of Quest. 120 ques.
Marks each quest. 3 marks
Duration of Exam 2 hours
  • General Studies
  • Jharkhand state Knowledge
  • General Maths
  • General Science
  • Mental Ability Test

Jharkhand Sub-Inspector of Police 2021 : Main Exam Pattern

There will be 3 papers in the Sub Inspector of Police exam. Every question in this exam will be of 3 marks, and negative marking will be applicable. The time duration for the Exam will be 2 hours. The subjects asked in all the three papers are given below:

Papers Subjects No. of quest
Paper 1: Language Test
  1. Hindi Language
  2. English Language
Paper 2: Regional/ Tribal Language Test Questions on languages like Urdu/ santhali/ bangla/ ho/ uriya/ nagpuri/ khortha/ kurumali/ munda/ sankrit/ kuduk/ Mundari will be asked 100
Paper 3:
  1. General Studies
  2. Jharkhand state knowledge
  3. G. Science
  4. G. Mathematics
  5. Mental Ability
  6. Computer

Jharkhand Police 2021: Constable – Exam Pattern

There are two exams that are conducted for

Paper 1 – General Knowledge: Exam Pattern

Questions Type Objective (MCQ’s)
Negative Marking Yes, 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Total no. of Questions 120 questions
Marks per question 3 marks
Duration of the Exam 2 hours
  • General Studies - 40 Q
  • Knowledge of Jharkhand – 50 Q
  • General Mathematics – 20 Q
  • General Science – 10 Q

Paper 2 - Language Knowledge : Exam Pattern

Questions Type Objective (MCQ’s)
Negative Marking Yes, 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer
Total no. of Questions 60 questions
Marks per question 3 marks
Duration of the Exam 2 hours
Subjects (candidate can select any one language) 1.Hindi or English Language test
2.Regional/ Tribal Language test- Urdu, Sntali, Mundari, Ho, Odia, Sanskrit, Panch pargania, Khortha, Kurmali, Munda, Hindi, English, Khadiya, Kurukh, Nagpuri

Jharkhand Police 2021: Medical Exam Pattern

The candidates who clear the Written Examination and the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) will be called in for Medical Examination. The medical test consists of detailed examination of the candidate’s body like eyes. Ears, x-ray of limbs, and many more. It is very important for the police force to be physically and mentally fit and fine, that is why medical screening is conducted.

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Jharkhand Police 2021 Syllabus

There are some common topics that come under the whole Jharkhand Police 2021 examinations. The exam subjects are given below and are discussed in details:

General Studies

In the General Studies paper, a candidate’s level of general awareness about Indian society, politics, environment, culture and economy. The questions may range from the events of national and international importance. The focus of the general studies will be on the state of Jharkhand, India and the neighbouring countries.

Current affairs Scientific inventions
National and International Awards Books
Recent discoveries Indian languages
Capital and Currency Sports
Political history Freedom struggle
Economic Science Natural resources
Constitution and Politics Geographical conditions

Knowledge about the State (i.e. Jharkhand)

In this paper, candidates’ knowledge about the state of Jharkhand is tested. Well, the job location is Jharkhand, so the candidates should be thoroughly well aware of every aspect of Jharkhand. The political conditions, the economic problems, the local culture and geography of the state should be known to the aspiring candidates. The knowledge about the recent events or any development and future plans related to Jharkhand should be on tips.

General Science

In the General Science paper, the candidates knowledge regarding scientific awareness and understanding will be tested. The candidates should know the clear basics of all the major topics of biology, chemistry, and Physics.

In Biology, more emphasis is on Zoological topics and human anatomy.

In Physics and Chemistry, more focus is given on the application part along with the concise understanding of the foundational definitions and laws.

General Mathematics

In the General Science paper, the candidates’ knowledge about the basic mathematical topics is tested. The candidate should have a clear base of his/her mathematical outlook. Some of the major topics under General Maths paper are given below:

Classical Algebra Numerical Ability
Analytic Geometry Calculus
Differential Equations and Mechanics Numerical Methods
Probability Vector and Algebra
Trigonometry Menstruation

Mental Ability Test

The topics under the Mental Ability Test range from verbal to non-verbal reasoning ability. The sub-sections include questions on jumbled paragraphs, summary questioning, logical reasoning, data interpretation, analogies, arithmetic numeric series, figure classifications and such similar topics.

Knowledge of Computer Basics

In this paper, basic knowledge about computer awareness like computer systems, data communication, operating systems, internet and networking will be asked.

Language/ Grammar Test

In Language paper, basic comprehension, and articulation skills of the candidates will be checked in Hindi or English Language. To tackle this paper, read a lot of good newspapers in the relevant language to conquer the grammar.

Regional or Tribal Language Test

In this Regional Language or Tribal Language test, a candidate needs to choose one language among the many options offered by the Jharkhand Police Recruitment body. The languages from which a candidate has to make a choice are given below:

Urdu, Sntali, Mundari, Ho, Odia, Sanskrit, Panch pargania, Khortha, Kurmali, Munda, Hindi, English, Khadiya, Kurukh, or Nagpuri.

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Jharkhand Police 2021 Results

To check the results of Jharkhand Police exam go to their official website . On the right side of the home page, go to the ‘Citizen Services’ section. Under it, click on the ‘Results’ tab. Keep your login credentials handy, and check out your result as soon as the notification is released on the Official portal.

Jharkhand Police 2021 Salary Structure

The salary structure of the Jharkhand Police is followed as per the rules and regulations of the 7th Pay commission. The salary of the employees differ from post to post. A minimum and maximum limit of the salary for various job positions are given in the table below:

Name of the Post Starting range Maximum Limit (appx)
Superintendent of Police Rs. 110,000 Rs. 135,000
Director General of Police Rs. 78,000 Rs. 96,000
Clerk and Accounting Rs. 40,000 Rs. 52,000
Sub Inspector of Police Rs. 49,000 Rs. 64,000
Constable Rs. 21,700 -

Jharkhand Police 2021 Question Papers

It is important to go through previous years question papers of the Jharkhand Police exam. By analysing last year papers and attempting them, the candidates will get a clear idea of the pattern of the questions asked. This will boost the confidence and help in scoring well. You can easily find previous years’ question papers of Jharkhand Police online on various accessible websites.

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Jharkhand Police 2021 Vacancy

Jharkhand Police Department recruits a large number of candidates every year making Jharkhand one of top states in India for total staffing of Police force. The Department hires deserving people for different posts which are listed in the table given below. The exact number of vacancies will be notified soon on the official website and the local newspaper.

Gazetted Officers Typist Non-Gazetted Officers
Jail Warder / Jailor Fireman Computer Operator
Special Director General of Police (SDG) Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)
Director General of Police (DGP) Inspector General of Police (IG) Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG)
Superintendent of Police (SP) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP)
Inspector of Police Assistant Sub Inspector of Police Sub Inspector of Police
Senior Constable Head Constable Constable
Jh Police FAQs


Ques. Can the aspiring candidate from other than the state of Jharkhand be allowed to give the exam?

Ans. Yes, they are allowed. But they will not get any reservation related benefit. Those candidates will be treated under unreserved category.

Ques. Do I have to submit documents with the application form?

Ans. No, Only the candidates who clear all the exams and are finally shortlisted for recruitment will be called for verification of their documents. No candidate should attach their documents along with the application form.

Ques. How will I get the Roll Number?

Ans. Examination roll number is allotted to all the applied candidates on the Jharkhand Police admit card. Roll number is important for all the further correspondences.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


arushi thankur
Will there be any face-to-face interview ?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. Detailed selection process include prelims, Mains Test, Physical Efficiency Test, Medical Test, and Document Verification
More informative about the selection procedure is mentioned here.

Will there be any psychological test in Jharkhand Police selection process?
kavita rani

Hi Swarup. There will be a Mental Ability Test in the exam, it’s essential for the police force to be physically and mentally fit and fine, thus these tests are conducted.
More informative about the same is mentioned here.

kashish tomar
Is Jharkhand Police Recruitment Exam conducted every year?
kavita rani

Hi Kashish. It depends upon the number of vacancies announced in a year. For latest updates, you can refer to the official website.
Further details are mentioned here.

arushi thankur
What is the job profile of Jharkhand Police costable?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. Jharkhand Police announces a notification of invitations for different posts in the Police Department in the state. The job police include maintaining talented candidates who want to serve their state can fill the application for Jharkhand Police Exam.
Main job profile of constable include following the orders of the head of the police stations and head constables. Further details are mentioned here.


jeevan kumar
Kya exam computer based exam hoga,-CBE
abdul nazir

Hi Jeevan, There will 2 stage of the exam i.e. prelims and mains and the details will be released along with the notification on the official website. Yoy need to apply in online mode for the written exam for which the dates will be announced soon. To know more details visit Jharkhand Police 2021.

sachin roy
Kb tk from apply hoga
abdul nazir

Hi Sachin, The dates for the commencement of application is yet to be announced but it will soon be updated on the official website of Jharkhand Police. You can apply in both online and offline mode for around 6000 vacancies. Find more details at Jharkhand Police 2021.

ramniwas kumar
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