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Eligibilty Criteria

Educational qualification:

Candidates willing to apply for the JSSC Recruitment must be holding a graduate degree from a recognized institution/university. For any further details you will have to be updated while filling up the application form for the domain you select.

Age restrictions:

Category Maximum age allowed
General 35 years
OBC / BC – Male candidates 37 years
General / OBC / BC – Female candidates 38 years
SC / ST 40 years
Exam Pattern
  • Exam model: Offline
  • Exam Duration: 2 hours
  • Exams will be conducted in 2 phases: Prelims and Mains.

Candidates who qualify the prelims exam will have to go for the further round of the Mains exam.

Prelims exam pattern:

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
General Studies 30 90
General Science 20 60
Mathematics 20 60
Personality check questions 20 60
Questions related to Jharkhand state 30 90
Total 120 360

The paper has a negative marking system for the questions. A negative one (-1) mark will be awarded for any wrong answers attempted in the examination.

Exam duration: 2 hours

Mains Exam pattern:

Subject No. of questions Duration Maximum Marks
Language (Hindi, English) 120 120 minutes 360
Ethnic and Regional Languages 100 120 minutes 300
General Knowledge 150 120 minutes 450

A negative one (-1) will be awarded in case of any wrong answers attempted in any of the papers in the Mains exams.


The JSSC CGL Assistant Bureau syllabus for the main examination is segmented into three parts including:

  • Language Paper
  • Regional/Tribal language Paper
  • General Knowledge Paper

JSSC CGL Mains Syllabus 2022

The main exam syllabus consists of three papers. The detailed JSSC CGL syllabus for this entrance exam is mentioned below.

Papers Syllabus
Paper I - Language
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence completion and Sentence Pattern
  • Sentence transformation
  • Prefix and suffix
  • Para completion and Passage Completion
  • Error Correction
  • Joining Sentences
  • Articles
  • Gerunds
  • Identify the errors
  • Tense
  • Prepositions
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Spotting errors, and more.
Paper-II - Tribal or Regional Language
  • Questions related to grammar
  • Comprehension
  • Spot the error
  • Translation.
Paper III - General Knowledge
  • General Studies
  • General Science
  • Mathematics
  • Mental Ability
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Knowledge related to Jharkhand state.

JSSC CGL Syllabus Paper III 2022

Candidates planning to give JSSC CGL paper can check the detailed syllabus of paper III here:

Subject Topics
General Studies
  • Ancient India History, Indus Valley Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism, Shaks and Kushan rulers, Vardhan dynasty, etc.
  • Medieval India History, Mahmood Gajani, Muhammad Gauri, Sultanate period, Vijaynagar Emperor,
  • Modern Indian History, Entry of Foreign companies in India, 1857 revolt, Indian National Congress, etc.
  • Geography, Continents, Rivers and dams, Mountains, etc.
General Science
  • Biology – Digestive system, Classification of the cell, human body, proteins and vitamins, etc.
  • Physics – Units and measurement, Force and motion, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic induction, magnetism, Ray optics, wave optics, etc.
  • Chemistry – Metals and nonmetals, Redox reactions, Elements and compounds, Periodic table, Electrochemistry, etc.
General Mathematics
  • Number System – Number of zeroes, classification of numbers, divisibility rule, remainder theorem, problems on numbers, problems on ages, etc.
  • Time and Work, Pipe and Cisterns, Boat and stream, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Partnership, Ratio, and proportion.
  • Reasoning and Mental ability:
  • Analogy,Number series, Syllogism, etc.
General knowledge
  • This section includes the basic knowledge about Jharkhand. It includes topics related to politics, current affairs, sports, news, arts, and culture, miscellaneous, etc.

Admission Open 2023