JSSC PGT 2022: Vacancy, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Tips

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JSSC PGT: The JSSC PGTTCE  is a competitive exam conducted every year by the Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission, or the JSSC to recruit aspiring candidates who want to work as ‘Post Graduate Teachers’ across Jharkhand.  As of 2022, the mentioned exam has been postponed. You may need not fret, because, even though the mentioned exam has been postponed by the body, candidates preparing for the PGT exam can still go through the eligibility requisites,  selection process, exam pattern, and other details regarding the procedure. According to the notification for the JSSC PGT posts, the body had initially released around 3120 vacancies.  

Registration date:  7 Sep 2022 – 21 Nov 2022
Salary 47600 – 151100 INR
Vacancies 3120
Eligibility Post Graduation
Admit card 14th December 2022
Exam date  Not available  (postponed)- to be notified
Last date to apply (for the PGT post)  22nd November 2022
Last date to pay the application fee 24th November, 2022
Exam conducting body Jharkhand Staff Selection Committee (JSSC)
JSSC PGT Application -( will start from)  8th September 2022
Mode of exam Computer-based exam 

JSSC PGT Vacancy 2022 

Aspirants pursuing their careers in the academic field, especially in teaching, can opt for the JSSC PGT posts released by the JSSC in Jharkhand. As per the notification released by JSSC, 3120 ( 2855 regular and 265 backlog), PGT vacancies were released by the mentioned body in 2022. The data given below will help you understand the subject-wise segregation of the mentioned vacancies.

Regular Vacancies

Subject Vacancies (Direct recruitment)  Vacancies ( Limited recruitment) 
Biology 218 73
Chemistry 227 75
Geography 164 54
Hindi 163 54
Economics 167 55
History 182 61
Sanskrit 169 58
Physics 251 85
Maths 185 63
Commerce 200 67
English 211 73
Total 2135 718

Backlog Vacancies 

Subject Vacancies ( Direct recruitment)  Vacancies ( Limited recruitment) 
Sanskrit 18 4
Chemistry 30 10
Physics 45 14
Maths 72 23
Commerce 17 5
English  22 5
Total 204 61

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JSSC PGT Application Form 2022

The application window for the JSSC PGT recruitment/exam 2022  was open between 8th September 2022 – 22nd November 2022. Refer to the following steps to apply online. 

How to Apply Online for JSSC PGT 2022 Exam? 

  • First, candidates are required to visit the JSSC official application portal on the mentioned body’s website. 
  • After that, one needs to click on the JSSC PGTTCE application link. 
  • Doing so will take you to a new page. 
  • Once redirected to a new page, applicants will need to press on the ‘Apply online’ option. 
  • Then, the candidate’s credentials will be asked to fill in. 
  • Once the credentials are filled in correctly, candidates will be asked to upload the requisite documents. 
  • With that done, one will need to submit their application form and pay the application fee. 

JSSC PGT Application Fee 2022: 

It is mandatory for applicants preparing for the  JSSC PGT examination (2022) to pay a certain application fee to submit their online forms. Similar to most competitive government exams, the application fee for the PGT exam is fractionated on the basis of the category the applicant belongs to. 

Category Application Fee
SC/ST of Jharkhand INR 50
Others INR 100

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JSSC PGT 2022 Selection Process

The selection process for the JSSC PGT Recruitment procedure is comparatively less convoluted than the others. Candidates aspiring to ace their JSSC examination (2022)  are required to meet the following credentials in order to qualify the selection procedure. 

  • Applicants are required to qualify the CBT (Computer Based Test). The exam will be divided into two sections, each worth 200 points.
  • Document Verification is required for one to get selected. 

Required Documents 

Candidates are required to procure the following documents for verification. Document verification plays an imperative role in the JSSC PGT selection process. One should be able to provide their: 

  • Original 10th Standard Certificate 
  • Mark sheets and original certificates of 12th Standard, Graduation, Post-Graduation, and B-Ed. 
  • Original higher qualification certificates.
  • Domicile certificate for Reserved Categories. 
  • Certificate for Physically Handicapped 
  • Caste certificate for SC/ST candidates

JSSC PGT Eligibility Criteria 2022 

Aspirants prospecting to work as PGT teachers in Jharkhand are required to apply for the JSSC PGT exam.  There are certain conditions that must be met for one to be deemed eligible for applying. The requisite credentials are: 

Educational Qualification

Have a look at the following list to get an idea regarding who all are considered eligible for the application academically. 

  • Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in any relevant subject with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. They should have a degree in B.ED from any recognised university. 
  • Applicants having a Master’s degree in any relevant subject with a minimum aggregate score of 45% marks are deemed eligible. They must even have a B.ED degree from a recognised institution. 
  • Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in any relevant subject with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. They should have a degree in B.ED/BSC  from any recognised university. 
  • Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in any relevant subject with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks. They should have a 3 year degree in B.ED/M.ED  from any recognised university. 

(Applicants belonging to the SC/ST/PWD communities will be provided with  5% marks relaxation.) 

Age Limit

Below, we have given the details of age limit asked by the exam conducting body.

Category Minimum age Maximum age
General/ EWS 21 years 40 years
EBC (Schedule 1)/ BC (Male, Schedule 2) 21 years 42 years
SC, ST (Male & Female) 21 years 45 years
Other Females 21 years 45 years

JSSC PGT Syllabus 2022

Streamlining and scheduling your syllabus according to your own timetable can help you strategize your preparation accordingly.  And to do that, one needs to be well-versed with the syllabus. The syllabus for the JSSC PGTTCE examinations (mains) consists of two major papers. 

  • Paper 1- General knowledge and Hindi 
  • Paper II- Relevant subject (selected by the candidate)



General Studies

  • Current affairs
  • Science & technology
  • National and International awards
  • Indian Languages
  • Books 
  • Script
  • States and capitals
  • Sports
  • History & culture
  • Geography
  • Environment
  • Economy
  • Indian Freedom movement
  • Farmers state
  • Salient Features of Naturalistic Institutions
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian government
  • Polity
  • Community development
  • Five yearly plan.
General Science
  • Current affairs
  • General questions (science)

General Maths

  • Numerology
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Geometry
  • General trigonometry

Mental ability

  • Verbal and non-verbal reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Similarity and difference
  • Fill ups
  • Problem solving
  • Analysis
  • Visual memory
  • Differential observation
  • Relations
  • Numeric math reasoning
  • Number series
  • Coding decoding

Fundamental Knowledge of Computer

  • MS windows
  • Operating system
  • MS Office
  • Internet

History, Geography, Art & Culture of Jharkhand

  • Geography
  • History
  • Culture and Art
  • Language & Literature
  • Mines & Minerals
  • Industries
  • Development plans
  • Sports & sportspersons
  • Civilian achievements
  • Importance in national and international scenarios

Proficiency in Hindi Language

Unseen Passage Questions on Hindi Grammar

JSSC PGT Exam Pattern 2022

Abiding by a set examination pattern can help applicants to strategize their preparation with much efficacy. Applicants who want to get recruited for the post of JSSC PGT are required to qualify the JSSC PGTTCE exam.  The exam pattern for JSSC PGTTCE (2022) is as follows. 

  • The written examination is segregated into two primary papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2. 
  • Each paper will last about 3 hours. 
  • Paper 1 constitutes 100 marks and Paper 2 carries 300 marks.
  • The minimum requisite marks for qualifying Paper I is 33%.
  • The minimum requisite marks for qualifying paper 2 are 50% (general) and 45% for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 
Paper Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
1 General Knowledge and Hindi 100  100
2 Subject Related Questions 150  300
Total  250 400 

JSSC PGT Exam Dates 2022

Being well-versed with the crucial dates regarding any examination is imperative for one to streamline and strategize their preparation. Have a look at the given data to get through the crucial dates for JSSC PGT recruitment 2022. 

Events  Exam date
Application Start Date 8th September 2022
Application End Date 7th October 2022
JSSC PGTTCE Exam  Will be Notified (Postponed)

JSSC PGT Salary 2022

Candidates can refer to the list below to get an idea about the salary details of PGT teachers in Jharkhand.   According to the notification released by JSSC, applicants who get selected for the PGT posts ( 2022) will be rewarded with a generous payout (pay level 8). 

Post Pay level Salary 
PGT 8 47,600 INR- 1,51,100 INR

Jharkhand PGT Cut-Off 2022

Candidates must acquire the requisite cut-off marks to qualify for the JSSC PGT posts (2022). The cut-off for the mentioned post is based on the difficulty level of the paper, the number of applicants etc. The data given below will help clear your queries. 


Max marks

Minimum qualifying marks

Paper 1(General and reserved) 



(Paper 2) For SC/ST candidates

300 Marks

45% Marks (135 Marks)

(Paper 2) For All Other candidates

300 Marks   50% Marks (150 Marks)

How to Prepare for JSSC PGT Exam 2022?

It is imperative for applicants to strategize their preparation according to the set syllabus and pattern to ace their exams. Streamlining your study preparation can increase the chances of your selection. We have shortlisted and curated some crucial tips that one can follow to ace their exams. 

  • Being well-versed with the set exam pattern and syllabus is imperative for applicants to ace their exams. 
  • Keeping short notes for each topic can help applicants revise their syllabus much more efficiently. 
  • It is advisable for applicants to inculcate a reading habit, especially in English and regional newspapers. 
  • Applicants should keep themselves updated with what’s happening around the globe currently. It will help them hone their ‘General Knowledge’. 
  • Partaking in mock tests is a great way one can prepare themselves for the actual examination.


What is JSSC PGT Exam?

JSSC PGT exam is an annual exam conducted by Jharkhand SCC to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Post Graduate Teachers in the universities that come under the Jharkhand State government.

What are the criteria for JSSC PGT eligibility?

To apply for this exam candidates have to ensure that they fulfil the JSSC PGT eligibility criteria, mentioned below.
Age Limit- 21 to 45 years
Education-Master Degree with at least 50% marks.

What is JSSC PGT Salary slab?

Selected candidates will get INR 47,600 to 1,51,000 per month as salary. Apart from this, there are some perks that will be offered to you based on you pay scale.

We hope that you have got all the information about JSSC PGT 2022 exam. If you are one of Jharkhand PGT applicant then keep eye on the latest update for the exam. You can also visit Indian Exam section of Leverage EDU for more updates. Connect or follow us on Facebook, Instagram,  LinkedIn, and Twitter

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