JPSC Eligibility 2024, Physical Standards and Relaxations

JPSC Eligibility 2024

JPSC Eligibility: The eligibility criteria for Jharkhand Civil Service Exam is decided by the recruiting authority, Jharkhand Public Service Commission. The commission has set some eligibility parameters for the candidates, to be able for the exam.

According to the officials, the candidate must be between 21 to 35 years of age. Age relaxation is applied for those who seeks the reservation. The aspiring individual should have done bachelor’s degree in any stream. There is no any limit on number of attempts for exam. It completely depends on the age limit.

The article below is outlined with the requirement needed for the JPSC Exam. The requirements include: Age limit, Age Relaxation, Educational Qualification, Number of Attempts, Nationality etc. Visit the article for complete details.

JPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Overview

The JPSC notification consists Jharkhand Civil Service Exam Eligibility Criteria and other informations. The notification for JPSC has not been released yet. Below are some known information about the exam and posts.

Exam Conducting BodyJharkhand Public Service Commission
Exam NameJPSC Exam 2024
Post NameDeputy Collector, Police Sub Inspector, District Coordinator, Prison Superintendent, Assistant City Commissioner/Executive Officer/Special Officer, Jharkhand Education Service Class-2, Sub Registrar, Assistant Registrar, Assistant Director, Social Security, Planning Officer/District Planning Officer, and Probation Officer etc.
Application ModeOnline
Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam
Mains Exam
Eligibility21 to 35 years age having Bachelor’s degree
Job LocationJharkhand

JPSC Eligibility Criteria

The parameters of eligibility requirement for Jharkhand Combined Civil Service Exam is decided by the recruitment authority itself. They set the basic parameters for the candidates. The candidate who fulfill all the criteria, are eligible for the application form and further processes. Any negligence in fulfilling the requirement list can lead the candidate to rejection. So, before going for the application form, they must check all the requirements.

The criteria required are:

  1. Age Limit
  2. Educational Qualification
  3. Nationality
  4. Physical Fitness
  5. Number of Attempts of Exam
  6. Marital Status

Age Requirement for JPSC 2024

Minimum Age Required

  • For Jharkhand Police services and product services- 20 years
  • For Jharkhand Finance Services- 21 years
  • For Jharkhand Administrative services- 22 years

Upper age limit is decided based on the category. The age relaxation is provided to those who seeks relaxation and belong to that category, which is eligible.

Maximum Age Requirement (Age Relaxation)

CategoryJPSC Upper Age Limit
General/EWS- Male35 years
General/EWS- Female38 years
Backward class I and II37 years
SC/ST (For both males and females)40 years
PwDMaximum 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
Ex-ServicemenMaximum 5 years in their respective category:
UR 40
BC-I; BC-II – 42
SC/ST – 45
Women (UR/EBC) – 43
SC/ST (For both males and females)Maximum 40 years

JPSC Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Minimum Educational RequirementBachelor’s degree in any course from a center/state-recognized university 
For Final Year Bachelor’s StudentsFinal year students must have completed and cleared their examinations before the last date of submission of JPSC application form

Physical Standards Required for Jharkhand PSC

The physical fitness criteria are required for only some posts of Jharkhand Civil Service. The posts are District Commander, Probation Officer, Jail Superintendent, and Deputy Superintendent of Police. Candidates aiming for these posts, should check this requirement.

Category MaleFemale
Unreserved/Backward Classes/Extremely Backward ClassesMinimum Height: 165 cm
Minimum Chest Size (Without Expansion): 81 cm
Minimum Height: 155 cm
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled TribeMinimum Height: 162 cm
Minimum Chest Size (Without Expansion): 79 cm
Minimum Height: 152 cm

Here an image of some more physical criteria is attached:

JPSC Eligibility 2024 – Other Parameters

Apart from the above-mentioned criteria, there are some more requirement which are needed for the JPSC Exam. These includes: Nationality, Marital Status, Number of Attempts for exam and category reservation. Candidates must adhere to these criteria along with the above listed parameters.

Marital StatusFemale candidates who are married to a person already having another wife & Male married candidates who have more than one wife living, will not be eligible for the recruitment unless granted an exemption by the Governor.
NationalityThe Candidate must be a citizen of India.
ReservationThe reservation Scheduled Caste, and Scheduled Tribe & Other Backward Class, of Jharkhand, shall be admissible in accordance with the provision of relevant Govt. Rules
Number of AttemptsThere is no limitation on attempts. It depends on the upper age limit.

Some More Important Points to be Noted Regarding Eligibility:

  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. The JPSC exam only provides reservation to candidates who are natives of the state.
  3. All the required certificates that are needed to prove the category of the candidate should be dated before the interview dates of these candidates.

Interested candidates wanted to know about the salary details provided by JPSC, check the article JPSC Salary.

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JPSC Eligibility 2024 FAQs

1. From which date minimum age limit will be counted for JPSC exam 2024?

The lower age limit will be counted as on 1st March, 2024.

2. How many chances are allowed to take the JPSC exam?

There is no limit on the attempts of exam. Candidate can take the exam until their upper age limit.

3. What is the age required for Jharkhand Civil Service exam?

The age requirement for Jharkhand PSC is 21 to 35 years. For some posts, there is changes in upper and lower age limit. Check the full article for the detail.

4. Is JPSC exam only for aspirants belonging to Jharkhand state?

Yes, for taking JPSC exam candidate must be from Jharkhand state.

5. What is the age relaxation for Ex-serviceman for JPSC exam?

The maximum relaxation of 5 years is provided in their respective category:
UR 40
BC-I; BC-II – 42
SC/ST – 45
Women (UR/EBC) – 43


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