JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern PDF


Good opportunity for you aspirants, Get the JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam Syllabus & Exam Pattern pdf available on below section for your exam preparation. Here we provided the JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam syllabus & paper pattern with titles and subtitles are included subject wise. An interested candidate can check JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam CCSE syllabus, Exam Pattern, and get related notes as well. JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam  Syllabus pdf links also enclosed below. To get the JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam model papers and previous papers here. Applicants can download the Jharkhand PSC Combined Civil Service Exam Pattern, Syllabus free of cost before start preparing for the examination. Keep reading our below article to get more updates regarding the examination.

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JPSC CCSE Syllabus Download

Dear Applicants, Jharkhand Combined Civil Service Commission (CCSE) conducts civil service examination every year which includes Prelims and Mains. It is common for all candidates who are applying civil service examination and Indian Forest Service Examination. Prelims examination is the filtration process to shortlist the candidates for Main Examination.

JPSC Combined Civil Service Commission (CCSE) has started the registration process from Mar 1st 2020 and related syllabus, exam pattern details enclosed below for your reference. To crack this exam in successful manner, right interpretation is required. Civil Service officers are administrative arm for all services in India. The Civil Service post is fulfilled in three ways:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

Each exam has unique question pattern and syllabus, so before entering the examination every candidate should focus on the syllabus very deeply to qualify the exam in all stages to win the competitive examination.

JPSC Combined Civil Service – Prelims Exam pattern 2020:

This exam is conducted two levels to analyze the applicant’s analytical, logical and verbal reasoning skills.

  • General Studies (Paper – I)
  • General Aptitude (Paper – II)

Negative Marks:

For every wrong answer, 1/3rd of marks allotted for each questions will be deducted from the total score. To avoid these, guess answer will not be entertained if you think which helps to increase the total score in the prelims examination.

General Studies: Paper – I Syllabus This paper marks will be counted for getting to write the Civil Services Mains exam.

200 Marks

2 Hrs.

General Aptitude: Paper- II  Syllabus This paper is of qualifying nature, but candidate must score at least 33% marks in this paper. However, marks of this paper are not counted for writing the Mains examination.

200 Marks

2 Hrs.

JPSC Combined Civil Service Exam – Prelims Syllabus 2020:

General Studies Paper 1:

  • History of India.
  • Geography of India.
  • Indian Polity and Governance.
  • Economic and Sustainable Development.
  • Science & Technology.
  • Culture & Heritage.
  • National & International Current Events.
  • Human Rights.
  • Environmental Protection.
  • Biodiversity & Climate Change.
  • Urbanization.
  • Sports.
  • Disaster Management.
  • Poverty and Unemployment.
  • Awards.
  • International Agencies etc.

 General Aptitude Paper 2 – :

  • Hindi and English Comprehension Skill.
  • Knowledge of Hindi and English Grammar.
  • Basic Numeracy.
  • General Mental Ability.
  • Logical Reasoning and Analytical Ability.
  • Interpersonal Skill.
  • Decision Making.
  •  Problem Solving etc.

JPSC Combined Civil Service – Mains Exam 2020

This exam is descriptive type paper based exam which everyone needs to write long answer for the given questions and addition to that general studies paper will have essay writing questions. Below are the papers followed in mains exam and allocated total marks also listed for your reference.

S.No Name of the Papers Total marks allotted

Duration of Examination

1 General Hindi & English


03 Hours

2 Language & Literature


03 Hours

3 Social Sciences


03 Hours

4 Indian Polity & Governance


03 Hours

5 Indian Economy


03 Hours

6 General Science


03 Hours

Total Marks


Finally, JPSC Combined Civil Service Commission (CCSE) selection is purely based on the mains (written test) and Personality test only. Syllabus of Mains exam is the highly tough one to get qualify in the selection process as well. Go through the syllabus before start preparation.


Name of Paper



General Hindi

  • Vocabulary.
  • Comprehension.
  • Grammar.
  • Letter Writing.
  • Essay Writing.
  • Usage of words.
  • Translation of passages etc.

General English

  • Vocabulary.
  • Grammar.
  • Letter Writing.
  • Essay Writing.
  • Comprehension.
  • Usage of words.
  • Translation of passages etc.


Paper II Syllabus

  • Language and Literature.


Paper III Syllabus

  • Social Sciences.
  • History.
  • Geography.


Paper IV Syllabus

  • Indian Constitution & Polity.
  • Public Administration.
  • Good Governance.


Paper V Syllabus

  • Indian Economy.
  • Globalization.
  • Sustainable Development.


Paper VI Syllabus

  • General Sciences.
  • Environment.
  • Technology Development.

How to Apply for JPSC Combined Civil Services Exam 2020 Notification

  • Jharkhand Public Service Commission Official Site @
  • Go to Recruitment Section from Home Page
  • Find the Advertisement for the Combined Civil Services Exam Notification
  • Open and Read the information
  • If you are eligible, fill the application form.
  • Pay the Application Fee.
  • Submit it before the closing date.


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