JPSC CDPO Recruitment 2024, Check Eligibility Criteria and Apply Online

The Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) has reopened the recruitment process for the Child Development Project Officer position. There are 64 vacant posts available for CDPO, which are divided into different categories. The General category has 34 openings, Scheduled Castes have 2 seats, Scheduled Tribes (ST) have 21 openings, Backward Class-1 (BC-1) has 1 opening and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) have 6 openings.

Recently, the portal was opened again on April 29, 2024, for new applications and fee payments. Applicants have until May 20, 2024, to ensure that all submissions and payments are completed. Before Applying, make sure you have carefully read the notification and know the eligibility criteria and other details.

JPSC CDPO Notification 2024

JPSC CDPO Recruitment 2024

State Concerned Jharkhand
Recruitment Agency Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)
Vacancy Name Child Development Project Officer
Number of Advertised Posts 64
Application Procedure Online
Last Date to Apply 20-05-2024 till 05:00 PM
Official Website

The application portal opened on July 17, 2023, and the submission deadline was set for August 16, 2023. The portal was reopened on January 27, 2024, at 10:00 AM, allowing further applications until February 27, 2024.

Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. Specific posts may require additional qualifications or specializations depending on the nature of the job.

JPSC Child Development Project Officer Age Limit

You must meet specific age criteria to apply for the Child Development Project Officer position at JPSC. The minimum age requirement for this role is 21 years. However, the age limits vary across different categories:

  • General: The maximum age limit is 35 years.
  • OBC (BC 1/BC 2): Maximum age limit is 37 years.
  • Female (UR/OBC): Maximum age limit is 38 years.
  • SC/ST: Maximum age limit is 40 years.
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS): Maximum age limit is 35 years.

Additionally, persons with disabilities (PWD) receive an age relaxation of 10 years over the age limit of their respective category

Application Fee

The application fee for the JPSC recruitment varies depending on the candidate’s category. General, OBC and EWS candidates are required to pay Rs. 600/- plus additional bank charges. For SC/ST candidates residing in Jharkhand, the fee is set at Rs. 150/- plus bank charges. Candidates with disabilities (PWD) are exempt from paying any application fee.

Jharkhand CDPO Selection Process

Preliminary Examination- The first stage of the selection process is the Preliminary Examination. The purpose of the Preliminary Exam is to filter out many applicants, allowing only the most promising candidates to proceed to the next stage.

Mains Examination- Candidates who successfully pass the Preliminary Examination qualify for the Mains Examination. Unlike the preliminary test, the Mains is a descriptive type written test that requires candidates to demonstrate deeper knowledge and analytical skills.

Interview- The final stage of the selection process is the Interview. This stage is crucial as it assesses the candidate’s personal traits, professional knowledge, and overall suitability for the position.

Important dates

Current Reopen Dates

Starting Date for Apply Online & Payment 29-04-2024
Last Date for Apply Online 20-05-2024 till 05:00 PM
Last Date for Payment of Fee 21-05-2024 till 05:00 PM

How to Apply for JPSC CDPO Recruitment 2024?

To apply for the Child Development Project Officer position at the Jharkhand Public Service Commission, follow these steps:

  1. Visit Official Website: Access the JPSC official website at
  2. Select Recruitment Notification: Click on the ‘Recruitment of Child Development Project Officer, Advt.
  3. Click on no.-21/2023’ under the Latest Recruitments/Openings section.
  4. Apply Online: Click on the link ‘Click here to apply for Online application form, dtd. 27-01-2024’ which will redirect you to
  5. Complete Registration: Fill in the required details to complete
  6. the registration process.
  7. Log In and Complete Application: Log in with your newly created credentials, provide additional required details, upload necessary documents, and pay the application fee.
  8. Submit Application: Review all information and submit the completed application form.

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