JSSC CGL Syllabus 2023: The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission has released the detailed JSSC CGL syllabus 2023, along with the marks distribution, exam pattern and other details in their official notification. Candidates who are going to appear for the JSSC CGL 2023 exam should have a detailed knowledge of the JSSC CGL exam pattern and syllabus. We have discussed the JSSC CGL syllabus 2023 in this article for your reference.

JSSC CGL Syllabus 2023: Overview

The candidates are primarily selected on the basis of prelims and mains exam which is held online for the different positions under the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission. The JSSC CGL Syllabus 2023 bas been summarized below-

JSSC CGL Syllabus 2023: Overview
Exam Conducting BodyJharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC)
Exam NameJSSC CGL 2023
Exam Date28th January and 04th February 2024
Post NamesAssistant Bureau Officer, Block Supply Officer, Junior Secretariat Assistant and Planning Assistant
Mode of ExamOnline
Type of questionsObjective Type
Marking Scheme3 Marks
Negative Marking1 Mark
Selection ProcessWritten Exam (Paper 1, 2 & 3), and Document Verification
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Jharkhand SSC CGL Selection Process 2023

The recruitment of candidates for various vacant posts under the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission is based on two stages:

Stage 1- Written Exam (Paper 1, 2 & 3)

Stage 2- Document Verification

The students who successfully qualify the JSSC CGL Recruitment 2023 written exam exam are only eligible to apply for document verification. 

JSSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023

There will be 3 papers in JSSC CGL 2023 Exam which will be of 2 hours duration each. The marks distribution and number of questions of each paper has been tabulated below. 

JSSC CGL Exam Pattern 2023
Name of PaperNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
Paper 11203602 hours
Paper 21003002 hours
Paper 31504502 hours
Total37011006 hours

JSSC CGL Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2023

  1. Paper 1 comprises a language paper- Hindi Language and English Language.
  2. Questions are objective multiple-choice type questions.
  3. The questions are based on Unseen Passage and Grammer.
  4. Paper 1 exam is qualifying in nature.
  5. It will be necessary for the candidates to bring 30% marks for qualifying.
JSSC CGL Paper 1 Exam Pattern 2023
SubjectQuestionsMarksTime Duration
Hindi Language6018002 Hours
English Language60180

JSSC CGL Paper 2 Exam Pattern 2023

  1. JSSC CGL Paper 2 consists of a regional or selected language paper.
  2. Questions are objective multiple-choice type questions for 100 marks.
  3. Each Question carries 3 Marks and for every wrong question, 1 mark is deducted.
  4. The questions will be set in Hindi and English language.
JSSC CGL Paper 2 Exam Pattern
SubjectQuestionMarksTime Duration
Selected language or regional language10030002 Hours

JSSC CGL Paper 3 Exam Pattern 2023

  1. Paper 3 contains General Knowledge.
  2. All Questions are objective multiple-choice type questions.
  3. Each Question carries 3 Marks.
  4. There will be a negative marking for every wrong question, 1 mark is deducted.
  5. The questions will be set in Hindi and English language.
JSSC CGL Paper 3 Exam Pattern 2023
SubjectQuestionMarksTime Duration
General Science206002 Hours
General Studies3090
Reasoning and mental ability2060
Quantitative aptitude2060
General knowledge (Jharkhand)40120

JSSC CGL Syllabus 2023

JSSC CGL Exam is a graduate level exam which is conducted every year by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission to recruit candidates for different positions under the JSSC. The Exam consists of 3 main papers and the detailed syllabus of all the papers has been discussed below-

JSSC CGL Paper 1 Syllabus for Languages

  1. Paper-1 checks the knowledge of the candidates in both Hindi as well as English language and is qualifying in nature.
  2. The qualifying marks of Paper-1 is 30% of the total marks.
  3. 1 Correct question will buy 3 Marks.
  4. 1 Wrong Question will penalize -1 Mark.

JSSC CGL Syllabus for Hindi Language

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Grammar
  3. Sentence Structure
  4. Synonyms
  5. Antonyms
  6. Grammar and its correct usage

JSSC CGL Syllabus for the English Language

  1. Spot the error
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Idioms and Phrases
  6. One Word Substitution
  7. Improvement of sentences
  8. Active and Passive Voice
  9. Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  10. Shuffling of sentence parts
  11. Shuffling of sentences in a passage
  12. Comprehension passage
  13. Sentence Completion
  14. Grammar - Adjective, noun, pronoun, verb, subject-verb Agreement, Interchangeability of noun and Verb, Gerund, Participle, Infinitive, Adverb, tense, Clause, Transformation, Narration, Voice, Preposition.

JSSC CGL Paper 2 Syllabus for Tribal or Regional Language

  1. Candidates are required to select one regional paper of their choice among the given papers.
  2. The minimum qualifying marks for this paper is 30%
  3. One right answer secures 3 marks whereas the wrong answer deducts 1 mark.

Candidates can choose 1 paper of their choice from the list of given languages-

  1. Urdu
  2. Santhali
  3. Mundari
  4. Ho
  5. Nagpuri
  6. Khadia
  7. Kurukh(Oraon)
  8. Kurmali
  9. Khortha
  10. Panchpargania
  11. Odia
  12. Bangla

JSSC CGL Paper 3 Syllabus for General Knowledge

Paper 3 contains questions from General Studies, Mathematics, Mental Ability, Computer Knowledge and knowledge related to Jharkhand State. The structure of this paper is the same as the other two papers.

JSSC CGL Syllabus for General Studies

  1. Ancient India History, Indus Valley Civilization, Jainism and Buddhism, Shaks and Kushan rulers, Vardhan dynasty, etc.
  2. Medieval India History, Mahmood Gajani, Muhammad Gauri, Sultanate period, Vijaynagar Emperor,
  3. Modern Indian History, Entry of Foreign companies in India, 1857 revolt, Indian National Congress, etc.
  4. Geography, Continents, Rivers and dams, Mountains
  5. Economic
  6. Constitution
  7. Indian Art & Culture
  8. Everyday Science, Scientific Research
  9. Biology – Digestive system, Classification of the cell, human body, proteins and vitamins, etc.
  10. Physics – Units and measurement, Force and motion, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic induction, magnetism, Ray optics, wave optics, etc.
  11. Chemistry – Metals and nonmetals, Redox reactions, Elements and compounds, Periodic table, Electrochemistry, etc.

JSSC CGL Syllabus for Mathematics and Reasoning

  1. Number System – Number of zeroes, classification of numbers, divisibility rule, remainder theorem, problems on numbers, problems on ages, etc.
  2. Time and Work, Pipe and Cisterns, Boat and stream, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Discount, Simple and Compound Interest, Partnership, Ratio and Proportion.
  3. Sequence & Series
  4. Permutation, Combination & Probability
  5. Trigonometry
  6. Analogy, Number Series, Syllogism

JSSC CGL Syllabus for Computer

  1. History and Generation of Computers
  2. Introduction to Computer Organisation
  3. Computer Memory
  4. Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  5. Computer Software
  6. Computer Languages
  7. Operating System
  8. Computer Network
  9. Internet
  10. Computer and Network Security

JSSC CGL Syllabus for General Knowledge About Jharkhand

  1. History of the state
  2. Jharkhand’s Geography, Culture, Language
  3. Civilization
  4. Famous Places
  5. Ores and Minerals
  6. Contribution of Jharkhand in National Movement, Sports
  7. Jharkhand Players, and famous personalities
  8. Civic Achievement
  9. National and International Importance of Jharkhand
JSSC CGL 2023 Syllabus: FAQs

Ans. The JSSC CGL 2023 prelims will be of 450 marks and candidates will have 2 hours to complete the paper.

Ans. Candidates will secure 3 marks for every correct answer whereas a penalty of 1 mark for every wrong answer.

Ans. The selection process for JSSC CGL 2023 includes Written Exam (Paper 1, 2, and 3) and Document Verification

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