JPSC 2021: Answer Key PDF, Mains Exam Date, Cut Off, Result, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Preparation

JPSC 2021: Answer Key PDF, Mains Exam Date, Cut Off, Result, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Preparation

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 21, 2021The JPSC 2021 Admit Card is released and the Combined Civil Service examination is being held for various posts. Check out complete details about the exam pattern, syllabus, exam important dates and how to prepare for the upcoming JPSC 2021 examination. Jharkhand Public Service Commission conducts the recruitment exam for Class I and II officers in the Jharkhand State Administration.
The JPSC 2021 Admit Card is released and the Combined Civil Service examination is being held for various posts. Check out complete details about the exam pattern, syllabus, exam important dates and how to prepare for the upcoming JPSC 2021 examination. Jharkhand Public Service Commission conducts the recruitment exam for Class I and II officers in the Jharkhand State Administration.
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Important Dates
JPSC Exam Date 2021 Prelims  -Sep 19, 2021

JPSC 2021 Latest Updates

JPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021 released. JPSC Prelims Exam 2021 was conducted on 19 September 2021. Jharkhand Public Service Commission has published the official prelims answer key on its official website on 21 September 2021. 

Candidates can now download the JPSC answer key 2021 pdf from the official website or click on the direct link mentored below. The last date to raise objections or submit changes to the answer key is 28 September 2021. 

Download JPSC Answer Key 2021: Prelims Paper 1 & 2

By September 28, 2021, candidates can send their objections/suggestions to the Jharkhand Public Service Commission's e-mail address anskeyobj@jpsc.gov.in by producing a single PDF that includes their roll number, registration number, and verification of the answer to the linked question.

After the JPSC prelims paper,  BYJU’s Exam Prep exam experts have analysed the prelims paper and provide details about the exam such as the difficulty level of both the papers, expected cutoff, topics asked in the exam and more. You can check the JPSC Exam analysis 2021 and download the JPSC Prelims Question Paper 2021 pdf after the exam. 

जेपीएससी प्रीलिम्स 2021 पेपर विश्लेषण | JPSC Prelims Exam Analysis 2021

Go through the JPSC Answer Key 2021 to calculate your score and then check the expected JPSC Cut Off 2021 to determine your standing. 

Candidates preparing for the Jharkhand Civil Service Exam must go through the JPSC Question Papers for a better understanding of the exam along with JPSC Practice Set Papers. Also, check JPSC Online Classes and solve multiple JPSC Mock tests to improve the level of preparedness. 

Candidates who are willing to appear for the JPSC exam 2021 must know the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus. Hence, to ease your preparation level we have covered the Jharkhand PSC Recruitment 2021 in detail. 

JPSC 2021 Latest Updates:

  • 21 September 2021: JPSC Answer Key 2021 released for prelims exam 
  • 02 September 2021: JPSC Admit Card 2021 Date announced. Download the JPSC civil services admit card 2021 on 04 September 2021. 
  • 25 August 2021: JPSC Exam Date 2021 Postponed to 19 September 2021.

  • 04 August 2021: JPSC has released the prelims exam dates for Civil Service Exam. 
  • 07 June 2021: Jharkhand High Court Has Cancelled the 6th JPSC Result; A New Merit List Will Be Released in 8 Weeks
  • 19 April 2021: JPSC 2021 exam postponed till further notice.
  • 15 March 2021: JPSC Application Form last date extended. 
  • 15 February 2021: JPSC started the online application form for JPSC Prelims Exam 2021. Read more. 
  • 8th Feb 2021: JPSC 2021 Notification PDF Released. Read More

 

 

JPSC Notification 2021

Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) has released the official notification PDF for the JPSC 2021 exam on its official site which is www.jpsc.gov.in. Through JPSC 2021 recruitment exam, eligible and dynamic candidates will be recruited in various services of the state such as Jharkhand Administrative Service, Jharkhand Finance Service, Jharkhand Educational Service, Class-II, and many other offices under the Jharkhand Government. Candidates who are willing to appear for the JPSC exam 2021 must know the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus. Hence, to ease your preparation level we have covered the Jharkhand PSC Recruitment 2021 in detail. 

The JPSC 2021 notification has been released for a total of 252 vacancies. The JPSC posts include vacancies for the post of Jharkhand Administrative Service, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jharkhand Finance Services, etc.

  • The online application for JPSC recruitment will begin on 15th February 2021. The direct link to apply online will close on 15th March 2021.
  • The JPSC Prelims exam is scheduled to be held on September 19, 2021.
  • Check the below direct link to download the JPSC 2021 notification PDF. 

JPSC 2021 Official Notification: Download PDF Here

What is Jharkhand PCS (JPSC) Exam?

Jharkhand PSC/Jharkhand PCS/Jharkhand State Civil/Upper Services exam is one of the hardest exams of the state. Every time, thousands of students appear in JPSC Combined State Civil Services in different cities across the state. Jharkhand Public Service Commission released the JPSC PCS recruitment 2021 notification for various posts of:

    • Deputy Collector,
    • District Minority Welfare Officer,
    • ETO,
    • DSP, and
    • Jail superintendent etc.

JPCS Exam 2021

Details

Exam Name

JPSC Combined Civil Service Examination

Conducting Body

Jharkhand Public Service Commission

Mode of the examination

Online

Exam Stages

Three stages :

JPCS Prelims Exam

JPCS Mains Exam

JPCS Personality Test

Exam Frequency

once a year

Eligibility Criteria

Graduate degree required

Language of the exam

English & Hindi

JPSC 2021 Important Dates

 JPSC 2021 prelims exam timings and dates are announced by the official authorities of JPSC on the official website. The Jharkhand PCS Prelims 2021 was be conducted in two shifts- 

  • 1st Shift- 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. 
  • 2nd Shift- 02:00 P.M. to 04:00 P.M. 

Check the latest update on JPSC Exam Date 2021

The important dates for JPSC 2021 Exam have been released officially in the notification. Check all the important events details and dates of the JPSC notification 2021 below:

Events

Dates

Jharkhand PSC 2021 Notification Release Date

08 February 2021

JPSC Online Application Start Date 2021

15 February 2021 

Last Date to Apply Online for JPSC

21 March 2021, till 11:45 PM

Last Date to pay Examination Fees

22  March 2021, till 11:45 PM

JPSC Admit Card Download Date 2021

04 September 2021

JPSC Prelims Exam Date 2021

12 September 2021
19 September 2021 (New Date)

JPSC Prelims Answer Key 2021 (Provisional)

21 September 2021

Last date to raise objection in JPSC Answer key

28 September 2021

JPSC Mains Exam Date

To be notified

 

JPSC Vacancy, Salary 2021

The JPSC vacancy details have been announced in the JPSC notification PDF. The complete vacancy distribution as per the posts will be mentioned after the release. You can also check the salary for each post in JPSC.

JPSC Vacancy 2021

JPSC has released a total of 252 vacancies for the Jharkhand Public Service Commission. The post wise vacancy details for JPSC Exam 2021 has been released by the Commission in the notification. 

Post Name

UR

EWS

BC

EBC

SC

ST

Total

Deputy Collector

18

04

01

0

04

17

44

Dy. S.P.

20

03

01

02

04

10

40

District Coordinator

09

01

01

0

02

03

16

Jail Superintendent

02

0

0

0

0

0

02

Assistant Municipal Commissioner

27

06

04

05

06

17

65

Jharkhand Education Service II

19

04

02

06

02

08

41

Junior Registrar

05

0

0

02

0

03

10

Assistant Registrar

03

0

03

0

0

0

06

Assistant Director

01

0

0

0

01

0

02

Planning Officer

05

0

0

02

0

02

09

Probation Officer

05

0

0

03

03

04

1

JPSC Salary 2021

The post wise JPSC Salary with payscale and Grade pay is as follows:

PostPay ScaleGrade Pay
Deputy CollectorRs. 9300 - 34800Rs. 5400
Police Sub Inspector
District Coordinator
Jail Superintendent
Assistant Municipal Commissioner
Jharkhand Education Service II
Junior Registrar
Assistant Registrar
Assistant Director/Social securityRs. 9300 - 34800Rs. 4800
Planning Officer
Probation Officer

 

Jharkhand PSC Eligibility Criteria

As per the JPSC notification, the eligibility criteria which includes the age limit and the educational qualification is mentioned below. Candidates must check the JPSC eligibility 2021 before applying for the examination. 

JPSC Educational Qualification

You should be a graduate or equivalent from any university recognized by the government.

JPSC Age Limit

The minimum age limit must be 21 years while the maximum age limit must be 35 years as on 1 March 2021. 

Age Relaxation for JPSC 2021

The age relaxation criteria to apply for the JPSC 2021 exam is as follows. You must note that the relaxation in age limit is applicable only to the Jharkhand domicile candidates.

CategoryAge Limit
Extremely Backward Classes/Backwards Classes37 Years
Female of Unreserved/Extremely Backward Classes/Backwards Classes38 Years
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes40 Years
Persons with benchmarks disability(PwBD)A relaxation of 10 years in their respective categories
Ex-servicemenA relaxation of 5 years in their respective categories
Candidate who gas 3 years of regular service under Jharkhand Govt.5 Years

Number of Attempts

There is no limitation to the number of attempts to apply for JPSC recruitment. You can apply as many times for the JPSC exam.

JPSC Apply Online 2021

The students who are preparing for JPSC Combined State Civil/Upper Services 2021 can apply online through the official site of JPSC which is www.jpsc.gov.in. The Jharkhand PSC Application form 2021 link activated at the official site on 15th Feb 2021. The direct link to JPSC apply online 2021 is given below. The last date for online application for Jharkhand Combined Civil Services Competition Examination-2021 was 15 March 2021 and the last date for payment of the examination fee -16 March 2021. Now, the last date for online application is -21 March 2021 time -1145 pm and the last date for payment of examination fee-22 March 2021 time-11: 45 pm is finally extended.

JPSC Application Form 2021: Apply Online

JPSC Combined State Civil Services Application Fees

The application fee for the JPSC 2021 examination as per the category of the candidates is as follows. You can pay the application fee for the JPSC Exam either online or offline

Category

Fees

All unreserved/ BC-I / BC-II Candidates

600 + Bank Charges

Jharkhand SC / ST candidates

150 + Bank Charges

PwBD candidates

Exempted

 

JPSC Exam Pattern 2021

JPSC Combined State Civil Services Exam has three stages of examination. You have to qualify each of the stages of the JPSC Exam to be eligible for an appointment. The three stages of the JPSC Exam 2021 are as follows:

(a) Preliminary Exam

(b) Mains Exam that also includes an Interview

JPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern(Objective Type)

This is the first stage of the JPSC Exam. This stage comprises of two compulsory papers, General Studies-I and General Studies II.

  • All the questions in the JPSC Prelims are objective in nature.
  • Each paper comprises of 100 questions of 2 mark each.
  • The duration of each paper of the JPSC Prelims is 2 Hours.
  • The question paper for the JPSC is set in both Hindi and English.

S. No

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

1.

General Studies-I

100

200

2 hours

2.

General Studies-II (Jharkhand specific)

100

200

2 hours

Total

400

Notes: There will not be any negative marking for the wrong answer.

JPSC Main Exam Pattern (Subjective Type)

The candidates who obtain the cutoff marks in the JPSC Prelims exam will be called to appear for the JPC Mains Exam. This exam is descriptive or written in nature.

  • The JPSC Mains Exam has 6 papers as listed below.
  • The selection to be called for the Interview is based on the marks scored by you in Paper II to Paper VI.
  • Paper I is qualifying in nature.
  • The merit list will be prepared on the marks obtained in the JPSC Mains Exam (Except paper I) and Interview.

Paper No.

Subject

Maximum Marks

Time Duration

Paper-I

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

100

03 Hours

Paper-II

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

150

03 Hours

Paper-III

History and Geography

200

03 Hours

Paper-IV

Indian Constitution and Polity, Public Administration and Good Reforms.

200

03 Hours

Paper-V

Indian Economy, Globalization and Sustainable Development

200

03 Hours

Paper-VI

General Sciences, Environment and Technology development.

200

03 Hours

Total

1050 Marks

JPSC Interview

The last stage of JPSC Mains Exam is the interview. Only those candidates securing the cutoff marks in JPSC Mains will be called to appear for the Interview.

S. No.

Subject

Maximum Marks

1.

Viva-voce (Interview/Personality Test)

100

GRAND TOTAL

1150 Marks

Jharkhand PSC Syllabus, Download PDF

The complete JPSC syllabus includes prelims syllabus and JPSC Syllabus for Mains examination. You can also download the complete JPSC Syllabus PDF from the direct link given below:

JPSC Syllabus 2021, Download PDF

JPSC Preliminary Exam Syllabus

It consists of two papers i.e. General Studies & Jharkhand Specific General Studies

General Studies Paper I

The JPSC GS Paper I includes the following subjects:

  • History of India: Ancient India; Medieval India and Modern India
  • Geography of India: General Geography; Physical Geography; Economic Geography and Social & Demographic Geography.
  • Economic and Sustainable Development: Basic features; Sustainable Development and Economic issues.
  • Indian Polity and Governance: Constitution of India; Public Administration and Good Governance; Decentralization: Panchayats & Municipalities
  • General Science; Science and Technology
  • National & International Current Events
  • Jharkhand Specific Questions (General Awareness of its History, Society, Culture & Heritage)
  • Miscellaneous questions of general nature.

General Studies Paper-II (Jharkhand specific)

The JPSC GS Paper II includes the following subjects:

  • History of Jharkhand
  • Jharkhand movement
  • The specific identity of Jharkhand
  • Jharkhand: Literature and literary person
  • Jharkhand: major educational institutions
  • Jharkhand: Sports
  • Jharkhand: Land related Laws/Acts
  • Jharkhand: Industries and resources
  • Jharkhand: Disaster Management

For more detail of JPSC PCS syllabus click here

How to prepare for the JPSC Exam?

The JPSC preparation includes efficient and planned use of preparation resources. The exam demands complete coverage of the syllabus as per the latest trend and consistent practice which helps you learn the correct way to solve the questions.

JPSC Test Series 

After covering each topic, candidates must solve the JPSC Prelims Mock test to ensure that the complete topic of fully prepared. Students must also solve complete JPSC mock test after completion of the syllabus as it helps you analyse which topic requires more effort and strengthen all the concepts. Solve the JPSC Moc test in a regular fashion for consistent revision

JPSC Previous Year Question Paper

Practising previous year papers is one of the major aspects to crack the exam with ease. Previous Year Papers help you to know the actual trend of the exam such as the types of questions asked, difficulty level and more. Therefore, practice the JPSC previous year's question paper PDFs to prepare smartly and achieve success in the JPSC 2021 exam.

JPSC Online Classes 

BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts lead and assist you in your JPSC Exam Preparation via JPSC Online coaching. The classes are well-curated and are designed in such a manner that you fully understand the syllabus and complete the preparation in a timely fashion. 

JPSC Cutoff 2021

The JPSC cut off for Prelims and Mains will be released after the examination. Check out the recently released JPSC cutoff 2016 below. 

JPSC cutoff 2016

CategoryJPSC Cutoff
Unreserved600
EBC594
BC621
SC538
ST524

JPSC Result 2021

The results of shortlisted candidates will be released by the Jharkhand Public Service Commission after the successful completion of the selection process (all three stages i.e. Prelims, Main and Interview). We'll keep you posted on all the updates.

Related Important Links
JPSC Study Material 2021JPSC Admit Card 2021
JPSC Notification 2021JPSC Application Form 2021
JPSC Eligibility Criteria 2021JPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021
JPSC Question PapersJPSC Calendar 2021
JPSC Cut Off 2021Jharkhand PCS Prelims Mock Test
Jharkhand PCS Courses JPSC Selection Process 2021
JPSC Salary and Job Profile 2021JPSC Result 2021
JPSC Preparation Books 2021JPSC Preparation Tips 2021

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  • To clear the JPSC exam, you must have a clarity of the syllabus and the exam pattern. Complete coverage of General Studies and current affairs is essential. Along with finishing the syllabus, you must practice with JPSC mock test for better revision and retention.

  • The salary after qualifying JPSC Exam is as per pay commission and grade pay 5400. The monthly salary is ₹9300-34800.

  • UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission and it is a recruiting body for administrators and officers via UPSC CSE Exam. The selected candidates for UPSC are recruited for the entire country as per the cadre system. JPSC stands for Jharkhand Public Service Commission and it recruits candidates to serve in the state of Jharkhand.

  • The JPSC syllabus is similar to UPSC syllabus. The complete JPSC Syllabus includes JPSC Prelims syllabus and JPSC Mains syllabus.

  • There are various posts in JPSC Examination such as 

    • Jharkhand Administrative Services (JAS)
    • Deputy superintendent of police (DSP)
    • Jharkhand Finance Services
    • Jharkhand Social Security Services
    • Jharkhand Information Services 
    • Jharkhand Planning Services
  • Once the JPSC application form is released, candidates can apply for the JPSC Examination. 

  • The age limit for JPSC exam differs as per the services. For JAS the minimum age is 22 years and the upper age limit is 35 years.

  • No, as per the change in the JPSC exam pattern, there is no negative marking in JPSC Prelims Exam. No marks will be deducted for incorrect answers.

  • You can apply online for the JPSC 2021 exam from 15th February to 15th March 2021.

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