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Jharkhand SI Vacancy 2024 for 1000+ Vacant Seats, Notification, Exam Date, Application Process

The Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission has recently released a notification inviting candidates to apply for the Jharkhand SI vacancy of 1000 vacant posts.

This article covers detailed information about this vacancy, including the application process, syllabus, and more.

Overview of Jharkhand SI Vacancy 2024

According to reports, JSSC is planning to release the application form for the recruitment of sub-inspectors after July this year. Once the form is released, candidates will have four weeks to apply for the position.

Conducting BodyJSSC (Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission) 
Post NameSub-inspector (SI)
Notification Release Date August or September 2024 (tentative) 
Application Starts From Yet to be announced 
Number of vacancies Approximately 1000 positions 
Eligibility Criteria Graduate with a maximum age of 30 Years
Application FeeFrom 500 to 700 rupees (might differ as per the category of the candidates) 
Examination Process Prelims, Mains, and Physical Test 
Official Website https://jssc.nic.in/

Eligibility Criteria for Jharkhand SI Recruitment

Here are the eligibility criteria for SI recruitment as per the guidelines issued by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission. Candidates appearing for the exam must fulfill these criteria –

Educational Qualification

Candidates appearing for the Jharkhand SI exam must have their bachelor’s degree completed from any recognized university. As of now, no specific field for graduation is required. 

Age Limit

The minimum age for the SI post is 18 years, whereas the maximum is 30 years.

Note that the candidates from the OBC category get 3 years of age relaxation, and SC/ST candidates get 5 years of relaxation on age compulsion.

CategoryMinimum Height
Minimum Chest
General/UR/OBC (Male)
160 cm

81 cm
ST/SC (Male)155 cm79 cm
Female candidates 148 cmNA

Note: The guidelines for 2024 have yet to be announced; hence, candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria once again after the official announcement from JSSC. 

What is the salary of Jharkhand SI?

Once the candidate has successfully passed the prelims, mains, and physical examination, they can join the SI service from the police department with a pay scale of Rs. 9,300/—to Rs. 35,000/—approx. The salary structure of Jharkhand SI also includes a grade pay of Rs. 4,200/—along with the other allowances offered.

How to apply for the Jharkhand SI vacancy?

You need to follow these simple steps to apply for the Jharkhand SI vacancy –

  • Open the official website of JSSC on any web browser of your choice.
  • Read the instructions column and eligibility column thoroughly to understand the terms and conditions.
  • Next, click on the Apply for JSSC SI button.
  • If you are a new user, create a registration ID by providing a valid number and E-mail. For existing users, the previous registration ID with the same Login ID and password will work.
  • Open the application form and fill in all the credentials. Double-check the information and documents provided to avoid any further nuisance. Make sure you provide all the scanned copies of the documents.
  • Lastly, make the payment to complete the application process.
  • Take a printout of the application form along with the Fee receipt for future reference. 

Documents Required for the Application Form

To apply for this post, you will be asked to submit the following documents –

  • 10 and 12 mark sheet
  • Graduation mark sheet
  • Identify proof
  • Caste certificate
  • Photograph
  • Signature

Exam Pattern of the Jharkhand SI Exam

Selection of the candidates is based on the results of three exams conducted by JSSC. Here is the exam pattern for the post of Sub-Inspector in the police department of Jharkhand –

Preliminary exam 

SubjectsNumber of questions
General Studies 30
General Mathematics20
Mental Ability20
General Science20
General Knowledge questions related to Jharkhand State30
Grand Total120

Candidates who qualify for the preliminary exam will be selected for the second round.

Mains Exam

Paper SubjectsNumber of questions 
Paper-1 Language test- Hindi60
Language test- English 60
Paper-2 Questions based on English/ Hindi/Sanskrit/ Uriya/ Urdu/ Bangla/ Parganiya/ Santhali/ Munda/ Mundari/ Panch/ Nagpuri/ Khadia/ Kuduk language100
Paper-3 General Studies30
General knowledge questions based on the Jharkhand state 40
Mathematics 20
Science 20
Computer knowledge 20
Mental ability test 20

This is a CBT-based examination (both prelims and mains); hence, candidates are requested to prepare accordingly.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 

Candidates appearing for PET should know that everyone must clear the final physical exam for recruitment at the SI post.

GenderTest typeDuration 
Female5 km run 40 minutes 
Male 10 km run60 minutes 

Candidates should understand the concept and pattern of this exam so that they can prepare accordingly. They can also refer to standard books, mock papers, and PYQs for a better and more detailed study plan.  

Candidates appearing for Jharkhand SI must adhere to the guidelines proposed by the official website JSSC. They must prepare for the written exams and the physical eligibility test. While filling out the form, make sure you upload scanned documents in the correct format. 

For any further information, make sure you visit the official website regularly.

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When will the Jharkhand SI exam take place? 

The official website has still not announced any specific date for the exam. Candidates are requested to wait until the official news comes.

Can female candidates appear for the sub-inspector exam of Jharkhand Police 2024? 

Yes, female candidates who are above the age of 18 and have completed graduation from any subject can appear for the Jharkhand SI exam 2024. 

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