JPSC Eligibility Criteria

The Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) conducts recruitment exams for Group A posts in the Jharkhand State Bureaucracy. The Gazetted Probationers exam is one such exam through which Group A officers are recruited in Jharkhand Civil Services. This article lists down the complete eligibility criteria of the JPSC administrative exam 2021.

For complete details on Jharkhand Combined Civil Service Exam, candidates can check the linked article.

Download JPSC Notification 2021 PDF from the linked article.

JPSC exam is conducted in 3 stages:

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

For detailed JPSC Syllabus, check the linked article.

JPSC exam is modelled on the lines of the IAS Exam, conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. Candidates may check the UPSC Eligibility Criteria here.

JPSC Age Limit

JPSC Eligibility criteria – The main criteria are that the candidate has to be a citizen of India.

JPSC age limit for Combined Civil Service Exam will be considered as per the given below date and year

  • Minimum age as per 1st March 2021
  • Maximum age as per 1st August 2016

Refer to the below table for more details on the JPSC Age limit.

JPSC notification lists age limit for different categories/posts in the JPSC exam eligibility:

Category JPSC Upper Age Limit
General category/EWS
  • 35 years
Backward class I and II
  • 37 years
SC/ST (For both male and female)
  • 40 years
Persons with Benchmark Disability
  • Maximum 10 years in their respective category:
    • UR – 45
    • BC-I; BC-II – 47
    • SC/ST – 50
    • Women (UR/EBC) – 48
Women (General/Extremely Backward Classes)
  • Maximum 38 years
  • Maximum 5 years in their respective category:
    • UR – 40
    • BC-I; BC-II – 42
    • SC/ST – 45
    • Women (UR/EBC) – 43
SC/ST (For both male and female)
  • Maximum 40 years


  1. A candidate who has rendered at least three years of regular service under the state government of Jharkhand shall be granted 5 years relaxation in the upper age limit.
  2. Reservation in the JPSC exam only extends to the candidates native of the state.
  3. Male and female candidates having more than one wives and husbands, respectively are deemed ineligible for the examination.
  4. All the required certificates that are needed to prove the category of the candidate should be dated before the interview dates of these candidates.

For JPSC Preparation, follow the linked article.

For official notification on JPSC age limit criteria, candidates can refer below

JPSC Eligibility 2021

JPSC eligibility 2021 - 2

JPSC Educational Qualification (Jharkhand Public Service Commission)

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelors’ Degree from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.
  • Final Year students are not eligible unless they clear their examination by the last date of application submission.

Candidates can refer below for official notification on educational qualification

JPSC Eligibility - Educational notification criteria

JPSC Physical Requirements


JPSC physical eligibility for Male 

JPSC physical eligibility for Female

Height General Category, BC & Extremely BC – 165 cm

SC, ST- 162 cm

General Category, BC & Extremely BC – 155 cm

SC, ST – 152 cm

Chest Minimum 81 cm for General Category, BC & Extremely BC 

Minimum 79 cm for SC & ST

Other related information can be checked from below:

JPSC Physical Requirements 2021

Important dates for JPSC 2021 Exams

JPSC 7, 8, 9, 10 exam details are mentioned below:

JPSC 2021 (7th JPSC-10th JPSC )Prelims Exam 2nd May 2021
Result of JPSC 2021 Prelims Exam June 2021 [Tentative]
JPSC 2021 Mains Exam September 2021 [Tentative]
JPSC Mains Exam result October 2021 [Tentative]


  1. Abhishek Kumar Singh

    can anyone who are prssuing bachelor degree in final year can apply

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