JPSC Syllabus for Combined Civil Service Exam is prepared by Jharkhand Public Service Commission. The commission has received approval by the constitution to take the exams in the state. Moreover, it assists the Jharkhand State Government in matters concerning appointment, transfer and disciplinary matters.
The candidates preparing for the JPSC 2021 examination must continue preparing for the JPSC exam. Candidates must stay aware of the latest JPSC exam pattern and syllabus to ace the exam along with the previous years' papers of both Prelims and Mains exam.
The Exam Pattern for the JPSC exam is divided into 3 stages:
Jharkhand Combined Civil Services Exam 2021 is divided into three stages. The JPSC Prelims Exam includes 2 compulsory papers; the Exam Pattern for Prelims exam of JPSC is mentioned below:
|Exam name||Combined Civil Service Exam|
|Conducting Body||Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)|
|Total papers||2 papers on General Studies|
|Time Duration||2 Hours|
|Marks for each paper||200 Marks|
|Total Marks for Preliminary exam||400 Marks|
Candidates who have cleared the Prelims exam will be allowed to write the JPSC Mains. Mostly the number of candidates selected for Mains is 10 times more than the total number of vacancies.
Exam pattern for JPSC Mains is mentioned below
|Exam name||Combined Competitive Exam (Mains)|
|Total number of papers||Total 6|
|Time Duration||3 Hours each|
|Total Marks for Mains Exam||1050|
|Paper||Name of Paper||Total Duration||Total Marks|
|Paper I||General English & General Hindi||3 Hours||100|
|Paper-II||Language and Literature||3 Hours||150|
|Paper III||Social Sciences||3 Hours||200|
|Paper IV||Indian Constitution & Polity||3 Hours||200|
|Paper V||Indian Economy||3 Hours||200|
|Paper VI||General Sciences||3 Hours||200|
The JPSC Mains Syllabus doesn’t have any optional paper. The details of JPSC Syllabus for Mains is discussed beneath:
Paper 1 is qualifying in nature; out of total 100 marks, each candidate needs to get a minimum 30 marks. Based on the JPSC exam pattern, Mains Paper 1 will have 2 sections including:
Both these papers will have equal weightage (50 marks each). This test is conducted to test a candidate's performance above 2 languages. Based on the JPSC exam pattern, this paper is broadly divided into the following category:
The candidates attempting this paper can select from one of the following languages and literature:
The JPSC exam pattern for the Mains Paper 3 is divided into two sections
In the history section, the following syllabus comes:
Physical and Human Geography of India
Natural Resources of India
Jharkhand Geography and utilization of its resources
Industrial and Urban Development
The style of Urban Settlement and Pollution problems.
2 sections asked in this Paper include:
|Indian Constitution and Polity||Public Administration and Good Governance|
Main features of the Indian constitution
Basis Fundamental Rights and Duties
Government of the state
Provisions regarding administration of SC/ST Areas. Etc.
Public and private administration
Questions related to this sector will be asked from topics like Indian Economy, Globalization, etc. Mains Syllabus for the JPSC Paper Five include:
Basic features of the Indian Economy
Sustainable Development, Indian Development Strategy, and Economic Issues
Nature and Impact on Indian economy
The economy of Jharkhand – its features, problems, challenges, and key strategies
Below-mentioned topics from the following 5 sections will be asked in the exam:
Candidates preparing for JPSC 2021 can adhere to the below mentioned content for downloading the JPSC Syllabus.
Ques. How to prepare for the JPSC Exam?
Ans. Candidates must stay aware of the syllabus for the JPSC Exam. A few of the subjects such as economics, history, polity, and geography hold significant weightage and are given much importance. Candidates must refer to the best books and resources that help them ace their preparations.
Ques. What is the minimum age limit to apply for the JPSC Exam?
Ans. Candidates must be minimum 21 years old, however the maximum age limit to apply is 35 years.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.