CGC JOSH 2024: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

CGC Jhanjheri Open Scholarship for Higher Education 2024 ( CGC JOSH )

Shruti Garg

Shruti GargAssistant Manager- Editorial

Updated on Nov 29, 2023 10:21 IST

CGC JOSH 2024 registrations are ongoing. Candidates seeking financial assistance must fill the online application form on or before the deadline. Only candidates who will register for the programme will be able to appear for the CGC JOSH Scholarship exam 2024. Registered candidates will be able to schedule the CGC JOSH 2024 within 15 days from the date of registration.

Q:   What is CGC Josh Exam?


The CGC Jhanjheri Open Scholarship for Higher Education (CGC JOSH) is a scholarship examination cosnucted for individuals aspiring to pursue advanced studies. Those in search of financial aid to undertake undergraduate programs in Engineering, Management, Commerce, Law, Computer Application, Journalism, or Science fields are encouraged to participate in this examination. The CGC JOSH Scholarship is exclusively available for undergraduate programs and is awarded based on the scores achieved in the examination.


Q:   How can I register for CGC Josh exam?


To register for CGC Josh exam, candidates must follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1- Visit the link provided-

Step 2- Enter the basic personal details

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number
  • State
  • District
  • Course

Step 3- Click on the link sent on registered email address/mobile number

Step 4- Link will redirect to application form

Step 5- Click on the tab apply now

Step 6- Enter the course and personal details

Step 7- Enter the Education qualification details

Step 8- Upload the required documents

Step 9- Pay the application fee of INR 500


Q:   When can I register for CGC Josh Exam?


Registration for CGC JOSH 2024 is currently open, and applicants can complete the application process online at The deadline for CGC JOSH 2024 registration will be notified later. To be eligible for the scholarship, candidates must complete the online application form and participate in the CGC JOSH exam. Candidates must ensure to fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria before filling the application form, failing which their candidature will stand cancelled.


What is CGC JOSH?

CGC Jhanjheri Open Scholarship for Higher Education (CGC JOSH) is a Scholarship test for higher education. Candidates who are seeking for financial assistance to pursue higher education in Engineering, Management, Commerce, Law, Computer Application, Jorunalism or Science courses must appear for the exam. The scholarship is provided for the UnderGraduate programmes only. The CGC JOSH Scholarship is distributed on the basis of the points obtained in the exam.

CGC Josh 2024 Important Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of CGC JOSH 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

27 Nov '23 -

30 Jun '24

CGC Josh 2024 Registration Stage 1

CGC JOSH 2024 Exam Highlights

Candidates must check the table below to know overall about the CGC 2024 exam:


CGC JOSH Scholarship Exam Details 

CGC JOSH Full Form

CGC Jhanjheri Open Scholarship for Higher Education

Conducting Institute

Chandigarh Group of Colleges

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Twice in a Year


To be scheduled within 15 days from registration

CGC JOSH Exam Fees

INR 500

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed the class 12th examination from recognised board

Exam Purpose

Financial assistance for admission to UG programmes

Courses Offered

UG in Engineering, Management, Commerce, Law, Computer Application, Journalism or Science courses

CGC JOSH Syllabus

Varies for different Streams

CGC JOSH pattern

Online mode with MCQs

CGC JOSH exam website

Exam helpdesk no.



CGC JOSH 2024 Application Form

CGC JOSH registrations 2024 is ongoing. The last date to fill the CGC Josh application form will be notified. Aspirants must ensure to fulfill the prescribed eligibility criteria, failing which their candidature will stand cancelled. Check below to know the CGC JOSH 2024 eligibility criteria

CGC JOSH 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility to apply for CGC JOSH 2024 exam UG courses is 10+2 or equivalent.

Q:   What is CGC Josh registration fee?


The CGC Josh application fee is INR 500. Candidates will be required to pay the CGC Josh registration fee in online mode only. No fee waiver will be applicable on CGC applicaton form. Candidates will be able to pay the application fee through any of the paymet methods:

  • UPI
  • Wallets
  • Debit/Credit card

CGC JOSH 2024 Admission Process

Candidates must go through the following process to avail the scholarship

  • Register for the CGC 2024 exam
  • Schedule the exam within the 15 days from registration
  • Download the admit card
  • Appear for the exam in online mode
  • Announcement of result via SMS or on website

CGC JOSH 2024 Syllabus

CGC JOSH syllabus 2024 will be divided across two sections. The first section will consist of four parts which will be compulsory to attempt by candidates from all streams. The second section will consist of questions as per the stream chosen by the candidate. The syllabus for CGC JOSH 2024 section B varies from stream to stream. Candidates must check the detailed syllabus in the link provided below:

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CGC JOSH Syllabus

CGC JOSH 2024 Exam Pattern

As per the CGC JOSH exam pattern 2024 the question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions. The exam will be conducted for the duration of 90 minutes. To know the complete details about the exam pattern of CGC JOSH 2024 check the link provided:

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CGC JOSH Exam Pattern

Q:   What is CGC Josh exam pattern?


As per the CGC Josh exam pattern, the question paper will be divided intor two sections. The CGC Josh exam will include multiple choice questions. Candidates will have to attempt 100 questions in two hours duration. There will be no negative marking for any wrong answers and candidates will be rewarded 2 marks for every correct answer.


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CGC JOSH 2024 Admit Card

Candidates who will fill the registration form will be able to download the CGC JOSH 2024 admit card. Applicants can download the hall ticket for CGC JOSH 2024 exam soon after scheduling the exam. Admit card is an important document required for verification process. Without the admit card candidates will not be permitted to appear for the exam.

CGC JOSH 2024 Result

Chandigarh Group of Colleges will announce the result for CGC JOSH 2024 soon after the exam is conducted. Candidates will receive their score card via SMS or on website.

CGC Josh Scholarship

Stage 1















93 & above


Stage 2















93 & above



Q:   When will be CGC Josh result declared?


CGC Josh will be declared within 24 hours from the time student had appeared for the exam. Candidates who will appear for the exam will be able to check their results online at Candidates will be required to enter the login credentials. The CGC Josh will be displayed on the candidate's dashboard.


FAQs on CGC Josh 2024 Exam

Check frequently asked questions on CGC Josh Exam below:

Q:   What is CGC Josh syllabus for section A?


CGC Josh syllabus for section A will be divided across four parts: basic English, Basic Computers, General Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude. Refer the table below to know the CGC Josh syllabus for section A:

Basic English1. Comprehension
2. Transformation of Sentences
3. Voice (Active and Passive)
4. Agreement of Subject and Verb
5. Rearrangement of sentences
6. Synonym and Antonym
7. Error detection
8. Idioms and phrases
9. Punctuation and Articles
10. Tenses
11. Clauses and phrase
Basic Computers

1. Fundamentals of information Technology.
2. Elements of Computer System:
3. Computer Hardware and Software,
4. Computer Organization.
5. CPU: Memory Input Devices, Output Devices, Storage Devices, and Communication Devices

6. Multimedia Devices
7. Operating systems and internet

General Knowledge1. Sports
2. Current Affairs
3. topics related to sports,
4. national and international awards,  
5. current banking news, government schemes,  
6. politics,  
7. economy
Quantitatuve Aptitude1. Problems on Age
2. Averages, Mean, Median and Mode
3. Discount
4. Number Series and number system
5. LCM and HCF
6. Permutation and Combinations
7. Points, lines and angles
8. Probability
9. Profit and Loss
10. Ratio and Proportions
11. Simple and Compound Interest
12. Time and Work

Q:   What is CGC Josh syllabus for commerce students?


CGC Josh syllabus 2024 for commerce students is divided into three parts: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics. Refer the table below to know the CGC Josh syllabus for commerce students:

  1. Financial Accounting
  2. Book Keeping 
    Basic Accounting terms
  3. Users of accounting information
  4. Accounting Concepts and Conventions
  5. The Accounting Equation:Types and Nature of Accounts
  6. Accounting process: Journal; Ledger, Subsidiary Books; Trial Balance.
  7. Depreciation: Methods of charging depreciation (WDV & SLM)
  8. Preparation of Final Accounts: Trading and Profit & Loss Account and Balance 
  9. Accounting for Non Profit Organizations
Business Studies
  1. Principles of Management
  2. Business Environment
  3. Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing and Controlling
  4. Financial Management
  5. Financial Markets
  6. Marketing Management
  7. Consumer Protection
  1. Demand
  2. Supply
  3. Production Function
  4. Cost
  5. Revenue
  6. Market Structures
  7. National Income and Related Aggregates
  8. Money and Banking
  9. Determination of Income and Employment
  10. Government Budget and the Economy
  11. Balance of Payments

Q:   What is CGC Josh Syllabus for Science students?


Refer the table below to know the CGC Josh syllabus for Science students:

Science (with Mathematics or Biology)
Physics1. Measurement
2. Kinematics and Laws of Motion
3. Work, Energy and Power
4. Rotational Motion
5. Thermodynamics
6. Oscillations and Waves
7. Electrostatics
8. Current Electricity
9. Magnetism and Electromagnetic induction 
10. Optics
Chemistry1. States of matter
2. Atomic structure, Chemical bonding and 
molecular structure
3. Chemical Thermodynamics
4. Redox reactions and electrochemistry
5. Classification of elements and periodicity in 
6. General principles and processes of isolation of 
7. Hydrogen
8. s, p, d and f block elements
9. Co-ordination compounds
10. Hydrocarbons
11. Organic compounds containing halogens
12. Organic compounds containing oxygen
13. Organic compounds containing nitrogen
14. Polymers

1. Sets, Relations and Functions
2. Complex numbers and Quadratic 
3. Matrices and Determinants
4. Permutations and Combinations
5. Sequence and Series

6. Limits, Continuity and Differentiability
7. Integral Calculus
8. Differential Equations
9. Co-ordinate Geometry
10. Vector Algebra
11. Trigonometry


1. Biological Classification
2. Cell- The basic Unit of Life
3. Cell Cycle & Division
4. Plant Physiology
5. Human Physiology
6. Genetics & Evolution

7. Ecology & Environment
8. Human Health & Disease
9. Microbes in Human Welfare
10. Biotechnology & its Applications


Q:   What is CGC Josh Syllabus for Humanities students?


Refer the table below to know the CGC Josh syllabus for Humaities students:

Political Science
  1. Contemporary World-Politics
  2. Cold War Era
  3. The End of bipolarity
  4. Alternative centres of Power
  5. Contemporary South Asia
  6. International Organizations
  7. Security in Contemporary World
  8. Environment and Natural Resources
  9. Globalization
  10. Politics in India since Independence
  11. Challenges of Nation-Building
  12. Era of One-Party Dominance
  13. Politics of Planned Development
  14. India’s External Relations
  15. Challenges to the Congress System
  16. Crisis of the Democratic order
  17. Rise of Popular Movements
  18. Regional Aspirations
  19. Indian Politics 
  1. Human Geography: Nature and Scope
  2. Population change-spatial patterns, structure and determinants
  3. Human Activities
  4. Human Settlements
  5. India: People and Economy
  6. Resources and Development
  7. Geographical Perspective on selected issues and problems
  8. The largest country in each continent in terms of area
  9. Areas of subsistence gathering, Mega cities of the world – Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai,
  10. Mumbai, Sao Paulo, State with the highest level of urbanization and the lowest level of Urbanization
  11. Leading producing states.
  1. The Story of the First Cities: Harappan Archaeology
  2. Political and Economic History: How Inscriptions tell a story
  3. Social Histories: Using the Mahabharata
  4. A History of Buddhism: Sanchi Stupa
  5. Agrarian Relations: The Ain-i- Akbari, The Mughal Court: Reconstructing Histories through Chronicles
  6. New Architecture: Religious Histories: The Bhakti
  7. Sufi Tradition
  8. Medieval Society through Travelers' Accounts
  9. Representations of 1857
  10. Colonialism and Indian Towns: Town Plans and Municipal Reports
  11. Mahatma Gandhi through Contemporary Eyes
  12. Partition through Oral Sources
  13. The Making of the Constitution
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