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

By BYJU'S Exam Prep  |   Updated on: January 2nd, 2024
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.
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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

Paper PDF
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET A Download Here
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET B Download Here
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET C Download Here
JPSC Paper 1 2021 SET D Download 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:

Paper PDF
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET A Download Here
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET B Download Here
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET C Download Here
JPSC Paper 2 2021 SET D Download 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 Paper Paper-1 Paper-2
JPSC Prelims Question Paper 2016 Download Here Download Here

JPSC Previous Year Paper for Prelims 2014

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

JPSC Previous Year Paper for Prelims 2012


Previous Year Paper Paper 1
JPSC Prelims Question Paper 2012 Download 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. No Paper PDF 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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Jharkhand PCS Courses  JPSC Selection Process 2022
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JPSC Preparation Books 2022 JPSC Preparation Tips 2022

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. 

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