Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level
Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission Combined Graduate Level

JSSC CGL Exam 2024: Dates, Admit Card, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The JSSC CGL Exam 2024 is conducted by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission. Candidates must fulfil the required eligibility criteria to appear for the exam.
JSSC CGL Exam 2024

JSSC CGL Exam 2024

JSSC CGL Exam 2024: The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission conducts the JSSC CGL exam every year. JGGLCCE exam 2024 was conducted on January 28, 2024 and February 4, 2024. More than 2000 vacancies are released across posts like Assistant Branch Officer, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Block Supply Officer, and Planning Assistant.

Latest Updates:

  • The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) has also started the registration process for different posts under various departments from January 16, 2024.
  • JSSC JTGLCCE registration process will continue till February 15, 2024. Eligible candidates can visit the official website to apply for their preferred post. Applicants can pay the required application fee till February 17, 2024.
  • JSSC application fee is INR 100 for unreserved candidates and INR 50 for SC/ST candidates.

Candidates who register for the exam will receive the JSSC CGL admit card from the official website. The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) conducts the JSSC CGL exam to recruit aspiring candidates for different positions in different departments of the Jharkhand Government. The Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam conducted by JSSC is one of the most sought-after exams by students belonging to the state of Jharkhand. Every year lakhs of candidates appear for the examination. 

Aspirants must fulfil the JSSC CGL eligibility in order to appear for the examination. The basic eligibility to appear for the examination is a bachelor's degree. Students who fail to meet the eligibility criteria will be disqualified from the exam selection process. The JSSC CGL application form will be released by the commission on its official website which eligible candidates are required to fill up. Only candidates who fill out their application form correctly will receive their admit cards.

Candidates preparing for the exam must also know the exam pattern & syllabus. According to the JSSC CGL exam pattern, the selection process includes two stages: prelims & mains. The preliminary stage is qualifying in nature. In other words, the final merit list is based on the marks obtained by candidates in the JSSC CGL Mains exam.

What is the JSSC CGL Exam 2024?

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) conducts the JSSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL) exam to recruit candidates for various Group B & Group C positions in different departments of the Jharkhand Government. These posts are Block supply officer, Block welfare officer, Cooperative Extension officer, Secretariat Assistant, Labor Enforcement Officer, Geology Analyst, etc. Aspiring candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria for respective posts in order to be eligible for the examination.

JSSC CGL Eligibility 2024

Together with the notification, the commission publishes the JSSC CGL eligibility on its official website. Any graduate in any subject is eligible to apply for the JSSC CGL examination. The age requirement to apply for the exam is 21 years.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a minimum bachelor degree in order to apply for the JSSC CGL exam 2023. For some posts, candidates must have a relevant degree to apply and appear for the examination.

Age Limit Criteria


Maximum Age


35 years

OBC / BC (Male candidates)

37 years

UR / OBC / BC (Female candidates)

38 years


40 years

JSSC CGL Application Form 2024

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) releases the application form on its official website. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can fill out the application form using their personal and educational details. Interested candidates can find steps to apply online:

  • Check out the JSSC's official webpage at https://www.jssc.nic.in/.
  • On the homepage, click the "Online Application" link.
  • Click the "Apply" button after choosing the position you wish to apply for.
  • By providing the necessary information, like your name, birthdate, email address, and cellphone number, you may register yourself.
  • After registering, log in using your credentials.
  • Fill out the application with all the necessary information, including your name, address, educational background, employment history, etc.
  • Put your scanned photo and signature in the format required.
  • Use internet banking or debit/credit cards to pay the application fee.
  • Before submitting the application, properly review it.
  • Take a printout of the application form and click the "Submit" button to finish.

JSSC CGL Application Fee

Interested candidates can check the application fee as per their category below for the JSSC CGL exam 2023:


Application Fee


Rs. 1000/-

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (Residents of Jharkhand)

Rs. 250/-

JSSC CGL Admit Card 2024

Candidates who successfully fill out the application form receive the admit card. The admit card is an important document that must be carried by candidates to the examination hall. Interested students can find the steps to download their admit cards below:

  • Visit the official website of the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) at https://www.jssc.nic.in/.
  • Click on the "Admit Card" tab on the homepage.
  • Look for the JSSC CGL admit card link and click on it.
  • Enter your application number and date of birth in the given fields.
  • Click on the "Submit" button.
  • Your JSSC CGL admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and take a printout of the admit card for future reference.
  • Note: Make sure to carry the JSSC CGL admit card along with a valid photo ID proof on the day of the exam.

Read More: JSSC CGL Admit Card 2024

JSSC CGL Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates preparing for the exam must know the exam pattern. Understanding the exam pattern is important as it helps candidates know how to solve the paper in a limited time frame. Interested students can check the exam pattern for both prelims & mains examination below:

JSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern 2024


No. of Questions


Reasoning and mental ability



Quantitative aptitude



General Science



General Studies



General knowledge






JSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern 2024


No. Of Questions





Regional language or Selected Language



General Knowledge



JSSC CGL Syllabus 2024

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) releases the JSSC CGL syllabus on its official website. The syllabus is released along with the official notification. The curriculum outlines the topics and subtopics from where questions will be asked in the examination. Interested candidates can check the detailed JSSC CGL syllabus below:

JSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus 2024



Reasoning & Mental Ability

  • Analogy
  • Mirror image 
  • Water image
  • Seating arrangement
  • Classification
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number series
  • Paper cutting and folding
  • Logical reasoning
  • Statement and arguments
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Venn diagram
  • Blood relation
  • Calendar
  • Clock
  • Figure completion
  • Embedded figures

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Classification of numbers
  • Divisibility rule 
  • Remainder theorem
  • LCM and HCF
  • Surds and Indices
  • Problems on ages
  • Percentage
  • Profit and Loss
  • Discount
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Pipe and Cisterns
  • Boat and stream
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and proportion         .
  • Data interpretation
  • Statistics
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry

General Science

  • Physics - Electromagnetic induction, Electrostatics, magnetism, Ray optics, wave optics, Units and measurement, Force and motion, etc.
  • Chemistry - Electrochemistry, Environmental chemistry, organic chemistry, Elements and compounds, Periodic table, Metals and nonmetals, Redox reactions, etc.
  • Biology - Classification of the cell, human body, proteins and vitamins, digestive system, human reproductive system, etc.

General Studies

  • History: Ancient History, Medieval History, and Modern History
  • Indian Polity: Indian Constitution, Fundamental Rights, Fundamental Duties, Prime Minister, President, Supreme Court, Directive Principles, etc.
  • Geography: Continents, Indian and its Geographical structure, mountains, volcanoes, rivers & dams, forests, plateaus, mineral & ores, etc. 
  • Indian Economy

General Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Jharkhand
  • Current Events
  • Sports & Awards
  • Famous Personalities
  • Books & Authors
  • News related to Jharkhand

JSSC CGL Mains Syllabus 2024



Paper 1 (Language)

  • English: Spot the error, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms & phrases, One-word substitution, Improvement of sentences, Active/ passive voice of verbs, Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration, Shuffling of sentence parts, Shuffling of sentences in a passage, Comprehension passage, Sentence Completion, and Grammar
  • Hindi: Vocabulary, Sentence Structure, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar and its correct usage

Paper 2 (Regional Language/Tribal Language)

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Passages
  • Spot the error
  • Jumbled sentence
  • Grammar

Paper 3 (General Knowledge)

  • General Awareness
  • Current affairs
  • Sports & Awards
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Science and technology
  • Important index
  • Current Political issues
  • Basic knowledge about Jharkhand State

Read More: JSSC CGL Syllabus 2024

JSSC CGL Vacancy 2024

JSSC CGL vacancy 2024 will be released on the official website by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC). Meanwhile, applicants can check the vacancy for the following posts in the table below:

Post Vacancy 
Statistical Assistant 308
Block Agriculture Officer 14
Assistant Suprintendent 46
Geological Analyst 30
Plant Protection Inspector 26
Assistant Research Officer 8

JSSC CGL Preparation 2024

There are a number of positions in several departments for which the Jharkhand government is looking for applicants through the JSSC CGL exam 2024. While many of these applicants prepare for the exam, they still have difficulty passing it. Candidates should create their study plans depending on their individual strengths and weaknesses.

Interested candidates can check the preparation tips below:

  • Download and read the syllabus PDF. Understand it as well. At the JSSC website, candidates can get the curriculum in PDF format.
  • Make a note of the topic and subtopic for each subject. It is necessary to evaluate each topic to ascertain which ones you excel in and which ones you find difficult.
  • Purchase essential books for each subject. You must acquire the book that corresponds to the JSSC CGL syllabus. Topic-by-topic explanations must be present in the book to guarantee that you fully comprehend each subject.
  • Write notes for yourself on crucial topics and subtopics. Moreover, make a note of any exam-related topics that you believe are crucial.
  • Reading the newspaper and periodicals is important for preparation of current affairs
  • Solve JSSC CGL past year papers
  • Solve the JSSC CGL mock tests
  • Consistent Study of notes prepared by oneself
  • Determine your preparedness level by analysing your strengths and weaknesses.

Read More: JSSC CGL Preparation

JSSC CGL Books 2024

Candidates preparing for the JSSC CGL exam must know the important books for each subject. Interested students can find the subject-wise books below:

  • Encyclopaedia of General Science by Arihant Experts
  • Objective General Studies by Manohar Pandey
  • General Knowledge by Lucent
  • Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant
  • Objective General English by SP Bakshi
  • General Hindi (Samanya Hindi) by Shri Krishan Publications
  • Jharkhand Samanya Gyan by Manish Ranjan
  • Objective Computer Awareness by Arihant Experts

Read More: JSSC CGL Books 

JSSC CGL Answer Key 2024

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) releases the JSSC CGL answer key on its official website. The answer key is released after the successful conclusion of the examination. The initial answer key released is provisional in nature. Aspirants can challenge the answer key if they are not satisfied with the provided answers. The JSSC CGL final answer key is released along with the result. Interested candidates can find the steps below to download the answer key:

  • Visit the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission's website (JSSC)
  • On the homepage, select the JSSC CGL Answer Key link.
  • Type in your registration and roll numbers.
  • The answer key will show up on the screen.
  • Use the response sheet and answer key to calculate your score.

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JSSC CGL Result 2024

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) releases the JSSC CGL result on its official website. The result is released in the form of a PDF containing the roll number and names of candidates. The PDF also contains the marks obtained by the candidate according to the final answer key. Meanwhile, interested candidates can find the steps to download the result below:

  • Visit the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission's website.
  • On the main page, select the Result tab.
  • The list of examinations with released results will appear on the screen after clicking the link.
  • Find and choose the JSSC CGL Result 2023 link.
  • Enter the necessary information, then press "Submit."
  • The screen will show the JSSC CGL result PDF.
  • Download and save the result PDF for later use.

Read More: JSSC CGL Result 2024

JSSC CGL Cutoff 2024

The total number of vacancies announced, the total number of applicants that took the examination, and the exam's level of difficulty are some of the variables that affect the JSSC CGL cutoff marks. Applicants could also look at the JSSC CGL cutoff from the prior year to get a sense of the cutoff trend. This enables them to plan adequately for their preparation. Meanwhile, candidates can check how to calculate JSSC CGL marks:

  • Give three marks for each accurate response.
  • Remove one mark for each wrong response.
  • Award no marks for questions that are not answered.
  • For each accurate response, add three marks (3 * no. of Correct Answer).
  • For each wrong response, subtract one mark (1 * no. of Incorrect Answer).

Read More: JSSC CGL Cutoff 2024

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the mode of the JSSC CGL Exam 2024?

The mode of the JSSC CGL exam is offline.

When will the JSSC CGL exam 2024 be conducted?

The JSSC CGL exam dates have not been announced yet on the official website. This article will be updated as soon as the dates are announced by the commission.

What is the JSSC selection process?

The JSSC CGL selection process consists of two stages: Prelims & Mains. The marks scored by candidates in the mains examination will be considered in the final merit list.

Is negative marking applicable in JSSC CGL exam 2024?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 1 mark for each incorrect answer in the JSSC CGL prelims & mains examination.

What is the JSSC CGL application fee 2024?

The category-wise application fee for JSSC CGL exam is as follows:

  • For General/OBC candidates: Rs. 1000/-
  • For SC/ST candidates of Jharkhand State: Rs. 250/-
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