JPSC is an exam conducted by Jharkhand Public Service Commission. Additionally, it conducts different recruitment exams for Class I and II vacancies in Administration of the State of Jharkhand.
JPSC has started the online application of the combined civil service exam from 1st March 2020 to fill up about 267 vacancies and posts. Moreover, submission of the application was till 30th March 2020, and fees payment till April 1, 2020.
|Name of the Exam||Jharkhand Public Service Commission|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Selection process||The selection process consists of three stages:
The essential exam dates regarding JPSC 2020 are given below in the table that will help you to connect with the latest affairs better.
|JPSC Notification Date 2021||February 15, 2021|
|JPSC Online Application Start Date 2021||February 15, 2021|
|Last date to Apply JPSC 2021||March 15, 2021|
|Last day to pay application fee||March 16, 2021|
|JPSC 2020 Admit Card Download Date||15 days before the Exam|
|JPSC Exam Date 2021 (prelims)||May 2, 2021|
|Mains exam date||September 2021|
Eligibility of JPSC 2020 related to Education is given below:
|Educational Qualification criteria|
|Minimum Qualification: A Bachelor's degree from a University recognized by Govt. or equivalent qualification.|
JPSC age limit for Combined Civil Service Examination is considered from:
|Category||JPSC Age Limit (Maximum)|
|Backward Class I and II||37 years|
|SC/ST (Males and Female)||40 years|
|Women (General / Backward)||38 years|
Minimum age criteria for different services are:
|Category of Service||Minimum Age|
|Jharkhand Information Service||22 years|
|Jharkhand Administrative Service||21 years|
|Jharkhand Social Security Service|
|Jharkhand Financial Service|
|Jharkhand Education Service (Class- II)|
|Jharkhand Planning Service|
|Jharkhand Cooperative Service|
|Jharkhand Police Service||20 years|
The JPSC 2020 Application is via online mode. Moreover, the application form is easily available for download on the official website. The candidates need to fill up all the details asked in the application form correctly and precisely. All the details should be correct, and mostly take care of filling up the contact details as they are an important part of the form. Additionally, the applicant needs to pay the application fees while submitting the form. For reference, candidates should take a copy of the filled form.
The application fee is mandatory to pay in both online and offline mode. A candidate's application form will get canceled if the application fee is not paid within the due date. If any candidate pays an extra application fee, then the commission will not refund it. Candidates can pay by Online mode like net banking/ Credit card/ debit card of renowned banks.
Via offline mode, application fees can be paid to any branch of SBI, and after the payment, the bank will issue a Challan. The candidate needs to mention the Challan number in the form.
The Application fees for JPSC Civil Service Exam 2020 are as follows:
|Unreserved candidates (BC-I and BC-II)||INR 600 + Bank Charges|
|Jharkhand SC/ST||INR 150 + Bank Charges|
There is a link available on the official website of JPSC, which will direct you to the Admit Card of JPSC Examination. The applicants should frequently check the official website for the latest updates. Admit the applicant should carry the admit card to the exam hall or else will not be allowed to give the Examination. After checking all the information, the Admit card applicants can download it. If there is any wrong entry in the Admit card, it should be informed to the officials immediately.
The Admit card is released 10-15 days prior to the Examination, and Admit Card is issued to the candidates who qualify for the prelim exam.
The details present in the Admit card that you must check are:
JPSC Examination is held in three essential steps. They are:
The first Exam, i.e., preliminary Exam, deals mainly with MCQ type questions. The candidate needs to be qualified for the main exams by completing this Exam successfully. The prelim marks are not calculated for the final merit list. Two marks questions need to be attempted in 4 hours. The next Exam is the Main Examination is for those who have qualified the prelim exam. There is again an application procedure before the Main Exam that needs to be completed. The rank of a candidate in the final merit list will be decided according to marks obtained in this Exam. When a candidate qualifies the main Exam, he/she has a chance for the next round. The duration for each of the six papers is 3 hours in mains and has total marks of 1050 for the Exam.
The assessment of the personality round will be for the candidates who qualify for the Main Examination. Moreover, the score of the main and interview will decide the rank of the candidate in the merit list. It has a total of 200 marks in the Exam.
|Subject||Total Marks||Total Duration(hours)|
|General Studies - I||100||2|
|General Studies - II||100||2|
There is not a single negative marking for any incorrect answers.
|Paper Number and Subject||Maximum marks|
|Paper-I General English and Hindi (2 sectors of 50 marks each)||100|
|Paper-II Language and Literature||150|
|Paper-III History and Geography||200|
|Paper-IV Indian Constitution, Administration, and Reforms||200|
|Paper-V Indian Economy, Globalization and Sustainable development||200|
|Paper-VI GS, Envt. And technology development||200|
The duration for papers in the Main exam is for 3 hours.
The total is 1150 marks of mains and personality tests.
Preliminary Exam consists of two different papers that are General studies & Jharkhand Specific General Studies.
|History of India||Ancient India; Medieval India; Modern India|
|Geography of India||General and Physical Geography; Economic|
|Economic and Sustainable Development||Basic Features; Sustainable Development and Economic issues|
|Indian Polity & Governance||Constitution of India; Public Administration and decentralization|
|General Science||Science and Technology|
|National and International Current Events|
|Jharkhand Specific Questions||General Awareness (History, Society, Culture, and heritage)|
|Misc Questions of general nature|
|History of Jharkhand|
|Specific Identity of Jharkhand|
|Jharkhand: Literature and Literary Person|
|Jharkhand: Major Educational Institutions|
|Jharkhand: land-related Laws/Acts|
|Jharkhand: Industries and resources|
|Jharkhand: Disaster management|
The Selection Process of JPSC 2020 is somewhat similar to many State PSC and Union PSC. There are three main stages of selection for JPSC that are:
The Preliminary Exam consists of two GS papers. The candidates who complete JPSC Combined Civil Services Prelims successfully can appear for the Main Examination. Additionally, who clears the Main Exam will have a chance to appear for the Final Interview.
The most recent cut-off of JPSC was released for the 6th Final JSPC Cut-off. We have that information available for you here:
Cut-off marks for Physically handicapped candidates Selected by Horizontal Reservation
|Deaf and Dumb||457|
The cut-off marks usually depend on the number of vacancies, difficulty level, number of applicants, etc.
The result of the candidates is released by JPSC after the completion of the selection process successfully.
Any candidate who is willing to the results can follow these steps:
The Vacancies of different posts are yet to be announced.
|J.A.S||Will be announced soon|
|A Class Tehsildar|
|Excise and Taxation Officer|
|J.A.S||INR 9300 to 34800 Grade Pay- INR 5400|
|Jharkhand Social Security Services||INR 9300 to 34800 Grade Pay- 4800|
If you study in a planned and in a very efficient way by using all the resources available, then you are on the right track. The JPSC exam demands a lot of attention and completion of the syllabus as per the latest trend. Constant practice is required for boosting your confidence and learning the exact and correct way to solve the questions. A boost of confidence, a lot of practice, and efficient study will help you crack JPSC.
Ques. What is the salary offered after qualifying the JPSC Exam?
Ans. The salary offered to JPSC Qualified candidates can be as per commission or grade pay of INR 5400 and salary of INR 9300- 34800.
Ques. What are the posts in JPSC?
Ans. JAS, DPS, JFS, Jharkhand Social Security Services, JIS, JPS
Ques. How can I apply for the JPSC Exam?
Ans. JPSC Application form is released, and application fees can be paid online or offline through challan by SBI.
Ques. What is the age limit for the JPSC Exam?
Ans. The age limit of different courses varies. JAS has a minimum of 22 years and a maximum of 35 years.
Ques. Is there negative marking in the JPSC examination?
Ans. No, there is no negative marking for any incorrect answers in the JPSC prelims exam.
Ques. I have paid more application fees, what should I do?
Ans. It will not affect your application in order as concerned for payment.
Ques. I have paid less for the application fee, what should I do?
Ans. In case you pay less fee, your application will be rejected. You are advised to remit the correct fees and pay the bank charges.
Ques. I just appeared in graduation, am I eligible to apply?
Ans. No, you are not eligible to apply. You are eligible if you have a certificate in hand till the last date of submission.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.