JPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern download for Upcoming Exam

JPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern download for Upcoming Exam. Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) is a state government agency established for the purpose of recruiting capable employees for the vacant government posts under various services/ departments. Recently this Commission has announced a Combined Civil Services Examination, to recruit human resources for the Seva posts under different streams. Citizens who are having fluency in English and Hindi languages are supposed to apply for this government vacancy. Different phases of examination will be organised by JPSC for finding the apt candidates for seva jobs. On below section, we have tabulated about the scheme of exam and syllabus with an intention of helping applicants to succeed in this recruitment.



Commission Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)
Exam Name Civil Services Exam
Material Civil Services Exam Syllabus
Exam Type Objective/ Descriptive


JPSC Civil Service Exam Details

Combined Civil Services examination is going to be conducted to occupy the currently opened 326 seats of Jharkhand Prashasnik Seva, Vitt Seva, Shiksha Seva Varg, Police Seva, etc. in the state. These total vacancies may be altered at the time of selection, depending upon the availability of vacancy. Graduates who are not more than 35 years of age are the right persons for these positions.

Talented citizens will be find out on the basis of performances in Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test. Individuals who are succeeding in all these selection stages step-by-step with good marks, shall only get appointed in the respective vacant posts. See the pattern and syllabus details on next section.

JPSC Civil Services Exam Pattern 2016

Screening Test is the first stage of recruitment for JPSC Civil Service vacancy. By conducting Preliminary exam, unfitting candidates will be rejected initially. This exam covers questions from General Studies section and it will be of objective type. Test would be organised for 400 marks and the total exam duration is 4 hours.

No. Preliminary Exam Topics Duration Marks
1. General Studies-I 2 hours each 200 marks each
2. General Studies-II
Total 4 hours 400 marks

On the basis of marks in Preliminary exam maximum number of unsuitable aspirants will be shortlisted and best performers will be permitted to appear for the Main Examination. This test would be of descriptive type and participants shall have to answer for 6 compulsory papers. Exam duration is 3 hours for each paper and the marks allotted will differ based on each section as given below.

No. Papers of Main Examination Duration Total Marks
1. General English & General Hindi 3 hours each 100
2. Language & Literature 150
3. Social Sciences 200 each
4. Indian Constitution & Polity, Public Administration & Good Governance
5. Indian Economy, Globalization & Sustainable Development
6. General Sciences and Environment & Technology Development
Total 1150


JPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2016 for Seva Vacancies

The JPSC Civil Services syllabus 2016 for different Seva posts in the Jharkhand state is listed in this section. For sub topics under the below said subjects refer the link attached in this article. All question papers will be set both on Hindi and English format, for ease of participants. These exams would be conducted on offline mode i.e. OMR sheets will be distributed (for ticking answers). The minimum qualifying marks in this exam is 30% marks for each paper.

Preliminary Exam Syllabus

  1. General Studies-I
  • History of India
  • Geography of India
  • Indian Polity & Governance
  • Economic & Sustainable Development
  • Science & Technology
  • Jharkhand Specific Questions
  • National & International Current Events
  • General Questions of Miscellaneous nature
  1. General Studies-II
  • Jharkhand specific, etc.

Main Exam Syllabus

  1. General Hindi & General English (matric standard)
  • Essay
  • Grammer
  • Comprehension
  • Precis
  1. Language & Literature (opt any one)

(a).  Bengali

  • History of Bengali Language/ Literature
  • Bengali Ups-Bhasha Shabda Bhandar, Dwani Paribartaner Sutra
  • Prose, Poetry, Drama
  • Grammer
  • Development of Drama/ Prose/ Poetry in Bangla Literature
  • Fiction major authors

(b). Urdu

  • Origin of Urdu language theories
  • Origin & development of Urdu script
  • Benefits of Linguistic
  • Urdu Literature (prose fiction)
  • Poetry
  • Grammer

(c). English

  • History of English Language/ Literature
  • Definition of Poetry
  • Comprehension
  • Grammer
  • Fiction & Drama
  • Poetry, Prose and Essay

(d). Santhali

(e). Oriyya

(f). Sanskrit

(g). Hindi

(h). Panchpargania

(i). Nagpuri

(j). Mundari

(k). Kurux

(l). Kurmali

(m). Khortha

(n). Khadia

(o). Ho

  1. Social Sciences

(a). History

  • Ancient Period
  • Medieval Period
  • Modern Period
  • History of Jharkhand

(b). Geography

  • Physical Geography
  • Physical & Human Geography of India
  • Natural Resources of India
  • Geography of Jharkhand & Utilization of Resources
  1. Indian Constitution & Polity, Public Administration & Good Governance
  • Preamble of Indian constitution
  • Salient Feature of constitution
  • Fundamental Rights & Duties
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Union Government
  • State Government
  • Centre-State Relationship
  • Provisions related to administration of scheduled tribal areas & reservation of seats, etc.
  • Election Commission of India
  • Political Parties & Pressure Groups
  • Public/ State/ Union/ District Administration
  • Personnel Administration
  • Delegation, Centralization/ De-centralization
  • Bureaucracy
  • Development Administration
  • Disaster Management
  • Good Governance
  • Human Rights
  1. Indian Economy, Globalization & Sustainable Development
  • Basic Features of Indian Economy
  • Sustainable Development, Economic Issues & Indian Development Strategy
  • Economic Reforms, Nature & Impact on Indian Economy
  • Economy of Jharkhand (Features, Issues, Challenges & Strategies)
  1. General Science, Environment & Technology Development
  • Physical Science
  • Life Science
  • Agriculture Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Science & Technology Development

Personality Test of JPSC Civil Service Vacancies

The marks in the main exam will help to screen participants for final round of selection, which is Personality Test (for 100 marks). In this exam, candidate’s interest, alertness of mind, leadership qualities, etc. of competitors will be analysed and best performers will be deputed for the respective Seva posts (on the basis of overall merit marks).

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Dates to Remember

  • Online registration ended on this date: 28-10-2016
  • Combined Civil Service Preliminary Examination date: 18-12-2016.

Note: JPSC’s Combined Civil Service Exam Syllabus 2016 is discussed on above section, for Seva job vacancies in state. To know about detailed subtopics/ headings about JPSC Civil Services Syllabus 2016, refer the link given in this section.

Updated: 09-12-2016 — 8:43 am
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