JPSC Books 2023 | Overview, Subjects, Books, and Scope

Every year JPSC exam is conducted by Jharkhand Public Service Commission. The Jharkhand commission is sanctioned by the constitution to support the Jharkhand state government for recruit and transfer candidates. 

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, The JPSC exam was canceled, and still, no updates have been released. However, as an aspiring candidate, you have to prepare yourself for the exam to attempt it confidently whenever JPSC announces the final dates.  For qualifying for the exam, aspirants need the best study material, that we have shared in this article. So, continue reading.

The JPSC exam is much similar to the UPSC exam. However, there are minor differences found in exam patterns and subjects.  In the JPSC exam, candidates need to clear three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interviews (personality test). The final result will be listed on the official site. Hence, candidates are requested to ensure the site regularly for updates.

JPSC Exam Syllabus

As we said earlier, the test will be conducted in three tiers. So, we have listed the complete preparation guide for each level.

Prelims syllabus:

  • Geography of India
  • History of India
  • Economics and sustainable development
  • Science and technology
  • Current affairs
  • General knowledge
  • Jharkhand general knowledge questions
  • Indian polity and government

JPSC Mains syllabus (Paper I-II-III-IV-V-VI)

  • General Hindi and English
  • Language and literature
  • Social science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Indian constitution
  • Polity
  • Public Administration
  • Indian economy globalization
  • General science
  • Environmental studies
  • Technology development

Let us study in detail about the topics you’ll need to cover.

Topics and Syllabus for Mains Exam 1

In this exam, the candidate needs to score 30 marks out of 100. It is just to ensure the commission you know literature and languages such as Hindi and English. The paper one pattern will be divided into four sections: essay, grammar, comprehension, and précis.

Topics and Syllabus for Mains Exam 2

This candidate is requested to choose from the following languages and literature.

  • Oriya
  • Sanskrit
  • Bengali
  • Santhali
  • Urdu
  • Nagpuri
  • Mundari
  • Khortha
  • Khadia
  • Ho language
  • Panchpargania
  • Hindi
  • English

Topics and Syllabus for Mains Exam 3

JPSC Mains exam 3 has two sections (History and Geography) that cover the ancient period, the medieval period, the modern period, and Jharkhand’s history. Following is the study material you can choose for.

  • General principles of physical geography
  • Physical and human geography
  • Natural resources of India
  • Industrial and urban development
  • Geography of Jharkhand
  • Population

Topics and Syllabus for Mains Exam 4

In this exam, the candidate is required to cover Indian polity and constitution.

  • Features of Indian constitution
  • State government legislature, judiciary, etc.
  • Provisions of constitution
  • Election commission of India
  • Union government
  • Political parties
  • Public administration
  • State administration
  • Delegation
  • Good governance
  • Human rights

Topics and Syllabus for Mains Exam 5

  • Indian economy
  • National income
  • Demographic
  • Budget
  • Indian trade and balance
  • Economic issues
  • Role of foreign capital
  • Development status and issues
  • Poverty

Topics and Syllabus for Mains Exam 6

  • Physical science: a system of units, speed, velocity, impact, work, power, etc   
  • Life science: cell structure, functions, bimolecular, etc
  • environmental science: global environmental issues, biodiversity, and environment laws
  • Science and technology: nuclear technology, missile program, non-renewable sources, etc. 

JPSC- Scope and Career Opportunities

Once you have cleared the examination and personal interview round, you will become IAS, DGP, and taxation officer or whatever the post you’ve applied for. You will receive government job facilities and a good salary as well. Appearing in the JPSC exam is one of the most significant opportunities that you shouldn’t miss. Prepare well, and you’ll succeed in planting a strong seed in your career.


Q1. What is the selection process for the JPSC exam? 

Answer. The selection process for JPSC is similar to PSC and other government posts. The candidate who has prepared for prelims and mains exam is requested to pass the exams successfully. After this, the candidate is asked to attend a personal interview. If every round is cleared, the candidate receives the placement.

Q2. What will be the cut-off for the JPSC exam?

Answer. As per recent information, we have shared the details. However, the changes can be made once the examination date is announced. Also, the cut-offs depend on the post you’ve applied for. 

General 600
BC 621
OBC 321
ST 538
SC 524

Q3. What will be the exam pattern of the JPSC exam?

Answer. However, the exam is held in two tiers, Prelims and Mains. The exam pattern is listed in the given table.

JPSC Prelims

Number of exams


Two general studies
Duration 2 hours
Passing Marks 200/400

JPSC Mains

Number of exams 6
Duration 3 hours
Marks 1050

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