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
Post NamesAssistant Bureau Officer, Block Supply Officer, Junior Secretariat Assistant and Planning Assistant
Mode of ExamOnline
Type of questionsObjective Type
Number of Questions

Prelims- 120

Mains- 370

Marking Scheme3 Marks
Negative Marking1 Mark
Selection ProcessPrelims & Mains
Official Website@jssc.nic.in

Jharkhand SSC CGL Selection Process 2023

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

Stage 1- Prelims Exam

Stage 2- Mains Exam

The students who successfully qualify the JSSC CGL 2023 Prelims exam are only eligible to apply for the JSSC CGL 2023 Mains Exam.

JSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

  1. The JSSC CGL Preliminary Exam entertains objective questions which is qualifying in nature.
  2. The Candidates appearing for the JSSC CGL 2023 Preliminary exam will have 2 hours in their hands.
  3. The candidates who prove successful in qualifying the prelims exam will be eligible for giving the JSSC CGL Mains exam.
JSSC CGL 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarks Exam Duration
General Science20602 hours
General Studies3090
Reasoning and mental ability2060
Quantitative aptitude2060
General knowledge3090

JSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern 2023

  1. The JSSC CGL 2023 Exam will be held in the form of 3 papers.
  2. The appearing candidates will have 2 hours in their hands for each of the papers.
  3. Paper 1 comprises of a language paper.
  4. Paper 2 consists of  a regional or selected language paper.
  5. Paper 3 contains General Knowledge.
JSSC CGL 2023 Mains Exam Pattern
SubjectName of PaperNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
LanguagePaper 11203602 hours
Selected language or regional languagePaper 21003002 hours
General knowledgePaper 31504502 hours
Total337011006 hours

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 360 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. There are 12 language papers in total and candidates are free to choose the paper of their choice. The languages are Urdu, Mundari, Ho, Khortha, Santhali, Nagpuri, Khadia, Kurukh, Kurmali, Odia, Bangla, Panchpargania.

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