JPSC Question Papers: Download Previous Year Paper PDF in Hindi and English

JPSC Question Papers: Download Previous Year Paper PDF in Hindi and English

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Mar 30, 2022
Download JPSC question paper pdf for both Prelims and Mains exam. All JPSC previous year papers are avaible below. JPSC papers for both prelims & mains exam help you improve and prepare accordignly.

Candidates preparing for the Jharkhand PCS Exam 2022 must go through the JPSC previous year question paper to understand the paper pattern and the trend of the questions asked. JPSC question paper PDF for mains and prelims is mentioned below for your reference. Solving and practising these papers allows you to be better prepared for the upcoming exam. 

Along with the JPSC question paper, you must attempt JPSC Mock Test Series to improve your score and exam preparation. 

Candidates preparing for the upcoming JPSC Mains Exam and JPSC Prelims Exam 2022 must go through the previous year JPSC question papers to get a better understanding of the exam. Download JPSC question paper pdf using the direct links mentioned below. 

JPSC Question Paper 2022

The Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) has successfully administered the JPSC Prelims exam that was held in two shifts. The timing of the first shift was from 10 am to 12 pm and that of the second shift was from 2 pm to 4 pm. Candidates can download the JPSC question paper for Prelims for both paper 1 and paper 2 through the direct link provided below. 

The exam experts have provided JPSC Paper analysis for the prelims exam in a detailed manner. the exam analysis includes information on the difficulty level, topic-wise analysis, good attempts, and more. You can also download the JPSC answer key and check your answers to calculate your score. 

After analysing your performance, check the expected JPSC Cut Off 

JPSC Previous Year Papers

We have provided the JPSC question paper PDF below from the previous year so candidates can practise and strengthen their preparation. You can download JPSC Prelims question paper pdf for Paper 1 and Paper 2 here.  

JPSC Question Paper for Prelims Exam 2021: Paper 1

JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET ADownload Here
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET BDownload Here
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET CDownload Here
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET DDownload Here

JPSC Question Paper for 2021 Papers: Paper 2

The level of Paper 2 (Jharkhand Specific) was similar to Paper-1: Easy-Moderate. You can download the JPSC Prelims Paper 2 here:

JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET ADownload Here
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET BDownload Here
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET CDownload Here
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET DDownload Here

JPSC Question Paper Pattern 2022

Understand the JPSC exam pattern for both prelims and mains to analyse the question paper in a more productive manner. 

JPSC Prelims Exam Pattern (Objective Type)

S. No


Total Marks

No. of Questions

Time Duration


General Studies-I



2 hours


General Studies-II (Jharkhand specific)



2 hours



JPSC Main Exam Pattern (Subjective Type)

Paper No.


Maximum Marks

Time Duration


General English and General Hindi having 2 sections of 50 marks each.


03 Hours


Language and Literature (to be chosen from 15 listed languages)


03 Hours


History and Geography


03 Hours


Indian Constitution and Polity, Public Administration and Good Reforms.


03 Hours


Indian Economy, Globalization and Sustainable Development


03 Hours


General Sciences, Environment and Technology development.


03 Hours


1050 Marks

JPSC Prelims Question Papers

Below given is the direct link to download the JPSC previous year question papers PDF in Hindi and English:

JPSC Previous Year Paper for Prelims 2016

Previous Year PaperPaper-1Paper-2
JPSC Prelims Question Paper 2016Download HereDownload Here

JPSC Previous Year Paper for Prelims 2014

Previous Year Paper Paper 1Paper 2
JPSC Prelims Question Paper 2014Download HereDownload Here

JPSC Previous Year Paper for Prelims 2012


Previous Year PaperPaper 1
JPSC Prelims Question Paper 2012Download Here

JPSC Mains Question Papers

JPSC Question Paper for Mains 2016 PDF is given below with a direct link to download in Hindi and English:

S. NoPaperPDF Link
1.Paper 1- (General English and General Hindi)Download Here
2.Paper 2- Language and Literature (to be chosen from 15 listed languages)Download Here
3.Paper 3- (History and Geography)Download Here
4.Paper 4- (Indian Constitution and Polity)Download Here
5.Paper 5- (Indian Economy, Globalization and Sustainable Development)Download Here
6.Paper 6- (General Sciences, Environment and Technology development)Download Here

Benefits of Solving JPSC Question Papers

  • Key in understanding the latest JPSC exam pattern.
  • Taking the test in an exam like an environment lets you avoid silly mistakes.
  • Provide insight into the demand for the exam and thus helps in finding important areas which need more importance.
  • Previous Year JPSC Papers are the closest and the best Mock test for the real exam. Solving these papers test your Preparation level and lets you know the weak areas where you need to work upon.
  • Questions from JPSC Previous Year Papers are generally being directly asked.

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JPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis

On the basis of JPSC question papers, our experts have prepared an extensive analysis report to help candidates understand the most important aspect of these papers. Reading this brief JPSC Question Paper Analysis will help students understand the basic factors that they should be aware of before attempting the actual exam. Following are some of the important points from a preparation point of view.

  • JPSC Prelims was moderate-easy level with Indian History and Culture having the most weightage.
  • The General Science section was easy and also had many questions.
  • Current Affairs had the least weightage.
  • The JPSC Prelims Paper 2 was also on a moderate-easy level. 

JPSC Question Papers FAQs

  • JPSC question papers are available fter the exam is successfully conducted. These question papers will assist you in understanding the exam pattern and help set your expectations for the kind of questions that are asked in the exam. Candidates can download the papers from the official website. Alternatively, we are also providing direct links to access the JPSC question papers for your convenience below:

    More JPSC question papers can be found in the post above.

  • There are multiple benefits of solving JPSC Previous Year Question Papers. Those who solve these papers often perform well in the exam as these JPSC question papers give you a concrete idea about important topics to prepare, types of questions and difficulty level of the exam. 

    Practising JPSC question papers also helps you understand the level of your preparation and how well you are able to manage your time. You can change your preparation strategies based on how you are performing in these question papers for the best result. 

  • While solving the JPSC Question Papers, ensure a few things to make sure you are getting the optimal results from it:

    • Attempt these question papers as you would attempt the real paper on the day of the exam.
    • Resist the temptation to have a peek whenever you feel unsure about a question.
    • Keep track of your time.
    • Evaluate your performance and make a note of what you found easy and difficult. This will help you prepare your strategy for the exam in accordance with the important topics of the JPSC syllabus.
    • Solve these papers multiple times and check your progress each time. It will boost your confidence and also prepare you for the actual exam.
  • The JPSC exam is mostly on a scale of moderate to difficult, however, your preparation plays a major role in determining the same. The syllabus for the exam is vast and competition is also very tough. If you are utilising your time well and preparing in an efficient manner you can then find it not very tough to crack. Referring toJPSC preparation tips can help improve your chances of cracking this exam by helping you focus on the important areas.

  • Toppers work hard, however, they do so strategically to ensure all their efforts are directed towards achieving optimal results. Practising JPSC previous year papers is one of their best strategies, they practice these papers but more than that they also spend their time studying them to understand the level of exam to plan their preparation accordingly. Also, there are many preparation books for JPSC that toppers refer to for cracking this exam.

  • JPSC Question Papers are a good way to prepare. However, candidates should not only depend on they don't cover all the important topics. Topics appearing in the exam may differ each time. Hence, it is advisable to take help from other sources as well. JPSC mock tests are a good source that can help you understand many things about the exam and help you achieve best results. 

  • The medium of the JPSC Question Paper is in Hindi and English. Candidates can choose to attempt the exam in either of these languages. However, candidates must not that they should attempt the exam in only one of the two languages and not both, as it will lead to disqualification.

  • JPSC Prelims question paper includes two papers- GS paper 1 and GS paper 2. General Studies 1 consist of 100 questions and General studies 2 includes 100 Jharkhand specific questions. 

  • JPSC Combined State Civil Services exam consist of prelims, mains and interview stage. The JPSC Prelims exam consists of two papers whereas the JPSC Mains exam consists of 6 papers.