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 2019.

For complete details on Jharkhand Combined Civil Service Exam, candidates can go to the link on JPSC.

JPSC exam is conducted in 3 stages:

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

JPSC Syllabus :- Download PDF Here

JPSC Eligibility criteria

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

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

  • Minimum age as per 1st August 2016
  • Maximum age as per 1st August 2010

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


JPSC Age Limit

General category

  • Maximum 35 years

Backward class I and II

  • Maximum 37 years

SC/ST (For both male and female)

  • Maximum 40 years

Women (General/Backward Class)

  • Maximum 38 years

JPSC Minimum age criteria for different services

Category of Service

Minimum Age

Jharkhand Information Service

22 years

Jharkhand Administrative Service

21 years

Jharkhand Social Security Service

21 years

Jharkhand Financial Service

21 years

Jharkhand Education Service (Class-II)

21 years

Jharkhand Planning Service

21 years

Jharkhand Cooperative Service

21 years

Jharkhand Police Service

20 years

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

JPSC Age Limit Criteria

JPSC educational qualification (Jharkhand Public Service Commission)

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelors’ Degree from any recognized university or equivalent qualification.

Candidates can refer below for official notification on educational qualification

JPSC Eligibility - Educational notification criteria

Important dates for JPSC 2016 exams

JPSC 6 (2016)Prelims Exam

December 18, 2016

Result of JPSC 6 Prelims Exam

Multiple times revised results were published due to reported controversies and High Court cases

JPSC 6 (2016) Mains Exam

28th January 2019 to 1st February 2019 (was postponed due to cases filed at Jharkhand High Court by the candidates against JPSC)

JPSC Mains Exam result

Results will be published by JPSC only after Honourable High Court of Jharkhand gives the permission

Tentative Month of interview

Yet to publish

Tentative Month of JPSC Exam results

Results will be published by JPSC only after the Honorable High Court of Jharkhand gives the permission

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