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JSSC Exam 2023: Highlights, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, FAQs

The JSSC Exam (Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission)  is a significant recruitment process conducted by the Jharkhand government. It serves as a gateway for aspiring candidates to secure various government job positions within the state. The JSSC organizes different levels of exams, including those for candidates with Intermediate (10+2), Graduate, and Postgraduate qualifications. These exams are designed to fill vacancies in a wide range of government departments, such as Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Stenographer, Police Constable, Forest Guard, and more.

Jssc exam

The application process for JSSC exams is primarily online, and aspirants are required to submit their applications through the official JSSC website. The selection process typically consists of multiple phases, which may include written examinations (Prelims and Mains), physical tests, and interviews, depending on the specific job role. The syllabus varies based on the post applied for but generally covers subjects like General Studies, Mathematics, Reasoning, and language proficiency.Admit cards, a crucial document for exam participation, are released before each exam phase. Successful candidates who clear all phases proceed to the next rounds of selection.


OrganizationJharkhand Staff Selection Commission
Post NameAssistant Branch Officer, Jr. Secretariat Assistant, Block Supply Officer, Planning Assistant
Exam DateTo be notified soon(Expected in September 2023)
Notification Release date1st week of May 2023
Job LocationJharkhand
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline(OMR based)
Recruitment ProcessPrelims and Mains
Education QualificationAny graduate or other required qualifications
Age Limit21 – 40

Important Dates

Important eventsTentative Date
JSSC Notification 2023May 2023
Registration StartMay 2023
Registration EndsTo be notified
Fee Payment Last DateTo be notified
Photo, Signature Upload Last DateTo be notified
Correction DateTo be notified
JSSC 2023 Admit Card releaseTo be notified soon
JSSC 2023 Exam DateTo be notified soon
JSSC 2023 ResultTo be notified soon
JSSC 2023 Score CardTo be notified soon

2023 Vacancies

Category Assistant Branch Officer Jr. Secretariat Assistant Block Supply Officer Planning Assistant
General 163 129 100 03
SC 51 32 22 00
ST 48 84 67 01
EWS 38 32 25 00
BC 39 19 13 00
EBC 45 26 18 01
Total 384 322 245 05
Total Vacancies: 956

2023 Vacancies

Category Assistant Branch Officer Jr. Secretariat Assistant Block Supply Officer Planning Assistant
General 163 129 100 03
SC 51 32 22 00
ST 48 84 67 01
EWS 38 32 25 00
BC 39 19 13 00
EBC 45 26 18 01
Total 384 322 245 05
Total Vacancies: 956

Applictaion Form

Before proceeding, review the qualifying requirements. Fill out the online registration form and submit it on their official website after inspecting and validating. The application procedure is completed online. After applying online, individuals must pay the price for the positions they have chosen and applied for. The payment step is required; else, the application will be rejected. Fees are waived for special and reserved castes/candidates under government regulations.

Applictaion Fee

The application process requires a registration fee. After completing the application form, the next stage is to pay the applicable registration charge. The application is stated to be declined by the examination board if the money is not paid.

Category Application Fee

Steps To Apply

  • Step 1: Go to  JSSC 2023 official website.
  • Step 2: On the homepage, select the most essential links.
  • Step 3: Click on the Application form.
  • Step 4: Choose the application form for the JSSC CGL 2023 recruitment for which you want to apply.
  • Step 5: Fill out all of the required information and register your phone number and email address.
  • Step 6: After enrolling your phone number and email address, choose “use the registration information and password to login into the website using the specific JSSC CGL recruitment link to fill out the application form.”
  • Step 7: After filling out all of your personal information, submit a passport-sized photograph, your signature, and the caste/special reserved certification in a document/image form.
  • Step 8: It will now be forwarded to the payment section. Choose any applicable payment method to complete the payment for the application form.
  • Step 9: After paying the application money, submit the online application to complete the application process.

Admit Card

JSSC issues admission cards to all enlisted candidates by means of the official site alone, and they must be recovered from there. After logging in with the enlisted id/password gotten amid the enlistment strategy,andidates must download the concede card.

Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the next Jharkhand SSC CGL Exam 2023, applicants should review the eligibility requirements, which include age restriction, educational qualification, and nationality.

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
Age LimitVaries by exam; typically 18 to 35 years
Educational Qualification10th pass minimum (may vary by post)
Domicile RequirementSome exams require Jharkhand domicile
Language ProficiencyProficiency in Hindi or regional language
Physical FitnessRequired for certain posts (varies by role)
Reservation PoliciesApplicable as per government norms (SC/ST/OBC/EWS and others)

Qualifications for other posts:

Applicants interested in applying should review the post-specific academic criteria for the exam, which are shown in the table below:

Name of PostsEducational Qualification
Block supply officerGraduation in any stream from any university recognized by the Government of India.
Block welfare officer
Cooperative Extension officer
Secretariat Assistant
Circle Inspector cum Kanungo
Block Agriculture Officer
Assistant Research officerGraduation degree in Agriculture stream
Labour Enforcement OfficerGraduation in Maths or Economics or Statistics or Agriculture
Senior AuditorGraduation in Science (in Zoology)
Industry Extension OfficerGraduation in Maths Economics or Statistics
Fishery Extension OfficerBCA or Food Technology or Environment or Bio-Technology or Economics or Maths or Statistics
Geology AnalystGraduation in Science in Chemistry essentially

Exam Syllabus

The JSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus is divided into five sections: General Studies, General Science, General Mathematics, Reasoning and Mental Ability, and General Knowledge of Jharkhand.

Prelims Syllabus

Section NameSyllabus
General Studies– History: Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern Indian History, Indian Constitution, Geography, Indian Culture.
 Geography: Continents, Rivers and dams, Mountains, plateaus, passes, forests, vegetation, minerals and ores, Solar system, etc.
General SciencePhysics: Units and measurement, Force and motion, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic induction, magnetism, Ray optics, wave optics, etc.
 Chemistry: Elements and compounds, Periodic table, Metals and nonmetals, Redox reactions, Electrochemistry, Environmental chemistry, organic chemistry, etc.
 Biology: Classification of the cell, human body, proteins and vitamins, digestive system, human reproductive system, etc.
Mathematics– Number System, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Time and Work, Pipe and Cisterns, Boat and Stream, Partnership, Ratio, and proportion.
 – Data interpretation, Statistics, Mensuration, Geometry, etc.
Reasoning and Mental ability– Analogy, Classification, Coding-Decoding, Number series, Syllogism, Venn diagram, Blood relation, Calendar, Clock, Mirror image, Water image, Seating arrangement, Figure completion, Embedded figures, Paper cutting, and folding, Logical reasoning, Statement and arguments, Statement and conclusion, etc.
Knowledge about Jharkhand– General information on Jharkhand, including politics, current events, sports, news, arts and culture, miscellaneous topics, and more.

Mains Syllabus

Paper Subjects Detailed Syllabus
Paper – I English Language – Basic English grammar, synonyms and antonyms, Grammatical errors, fill in the blanks, cloze test, sentence completion, Articles, Gerund, Tenses, Voices, Narration, Sentence connectors, prepositions, spotting errors, etc.
Paper – II Tribal or Regional Language – Reading comprehension, passages, grammar, spotting errors, jumbled sentences, a basic understanding of English grammar, etc.
Paper – III General Knowledge – General Awareness, Current affairs, Sports, Awards, Computer, Science and technology, mental ability, current events, important index, political issues, basic knowledge about Jharkhand State, etc.

Exam pattern

The JSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus is divided into five sections: General Studies, General Science, General Mathematics, Reasoning and Mental Ability, and General Knowledge of Jharkhand.

Prelims Syllabus

Paper TypeSubjectMarksTotal number of questionsDurationcorrect answerNegative marking
Paper 1Language3601202 hours31
Paper 2Regional or Tribal Language3001002 hours31
Paper 3General Knowledge4501502 hours31
Total 1100370  

Prelims Pattern

Paper Type Subject Marks Total number of questions Duration Marks for the correct answer Negative marking
Paper 1 Language 360 120 2 hours 3 1
Paper 2 Regional or Tribal Language 300 100 2 hours 3 1
Paper 3 General Knowledge 450 150 2 hours 3 1
Total 1100 370

Mains Pattern

Paper Subjects Duration Maximum Marks
Paper – I Hindi Language 2 hours 100
Paper – II Local Language 2 hours 100
Paper – III General Studies 2 hours 200
Paper – IV General Science 2 hours 200
Paper – V General Mathematics 2 hours 200
Paper – VI Mental Ability Test 2 hours 200

Mains Pattern

PaperSubjectsDurationMaximum Marks
Paper – IHindi Language2 hours100
Paper – IILocal Language2 hours100
Paper – IIIGeneral Studies2 hours200
Paper – IVGeneral Science2 hours200
Paper – VGeneral Mathematics2 hours200
Paper – VIMental Ability Test2 hours200


JSSC stands for Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission, which is the recruiting agency for various government jobs in Jharkhand.

You can apply for JSSC exams by visiting their official website, checking for the latest notifications, and following the online application process outlined in the respective exam’s notification.

The selection process may vary depending on the exam. Generally, it includes a preliminary exam, mains exam, and an interview. Some exams may also have a physical or skill test.

Eligibility criteria vary for different exams. Generally, candidates should have a certain educational qualification, age limit, and domicile requirements specific to Jharkhand.

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