Exams Conducted by Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)


Jharkhand Public Service commission was set up in the year 15th November 2000.The Commission is mainly for recruiting the people who are interested in working with the Commission or in Government Sector. The transfer, promotion is been done by the Commission. The Exams conducted by the ComJharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)mission are;

  • Civil Services Examination
  • Engineering Services Examination
  • Judicial Services Examination

Civil Services Examination

        The examination is mainly conducted for the posts of Police Officers, Administrative officers, Development Officers.

Eligibility Criteria:

         The applicant must be the citizen of India. The age limit of the candidate must be between 21 to 30 years. The candidate must hold a degree from a renowned University/Institution.

Selection Procedure:

        The candidate is selected based on the;

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Personality Test

Exam Pattern:

          The Preliminary exam consists of two compulsory papers. The papers are civil services aptitude test Paper I and Paper II with 200 marks each. The papers are objective type questions. The Main exam consists of six compulsory papers. The two papers are language based papers with 100 marks each. The other four papers are 200 marks paper with three hours time duration. The personality test consists of 100 marks. The shortlisted candidates are selected for Personality test.

Engineering Service Examination

        The examination is conducted for the posts of Assistant engineers in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Departments

Eligibility Criteria:

                The Candidate must have a graduation from an approved University/Institution. The Aspirant must be the citizen of India

Selection Procedure:

     The Selection Procedure consists of

  • Written Examination
  • Personal Interview

Exam Pattern:

                The Written Exam consists of six papers. The four papers are compulsory papers  and the other two papers are optional papers. The papers are objective type papers. The score for  paper consists of 100 marks each with three hours time duration. The main papers consists of 50 % objective and 50% optional. The time duration for each paper is three hours. The personality test is conducted based on the merit list and academic score of the candidate.

Judicial Service Examination

        As the name suggests the exams is conducted for the posts of Judges.

Eligibility Criteria:

    The Applicant must be the citizen of India. The candidate must have a degree in law from a recognized University/Institution

Selection Procedure:

        The levels of Examination are

          Preliminary Examination

         Main Examination

         Viva Voce

Exam Pattern:

        The Preliminary Exam consists of 100 marks objective type questions with two hours time duration. The Main examination Consists of four papers with three hours time duration. The eligible candidates are selected for viva voce. The marks for the Personality test is 100.

How to apply:


  • Log onto the official website of Jharkhand public Service Commission
  • Fill all the mandatory details
  • Upload the Recently scanned clear photograph and signature of the candidate
  • Agree to declaration in the application
  • Recheck the application for any mistakes
  • Submit the application form
  • Next move to the payment process. The payment can be done as online payment and e challan
  • The online payment can be done through debit and credit cards
  • Fill the challan and do the payment in nearby SBI bank
  • Take a printout for future reference


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