BPSC 2022: Notification, Application, Prelims Exam-dates, Mains Exam-dates, Prelims and Mains Syllabus, Preparation Strategy, Exam-Pattern, Vacancy, Salary, Result, Last year Cut Off, Previous year question papers, important books and Notes

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts the Bihar Public Service Exam for the various posts like Deputy commissioner, Assistant Director, Superintendent of Police, Commerce tax officer, election officer, Revenue officer, welfare officer and many others under the government of Bihar.

General Overview:

  • Abbreviated form – BPSC
  • Full Form – Bihar Public Service Commission
  • Came into Existance – April 1st, 1949
  • First Chairman – Shri Rajandhari Sinha
  • Recruitment Process – Two (1. Direct Recruitment & 2. Promotional Recruitment)
  • Direct Recruitment – By way of conducting Prelims, mains (Written Exams) and Interview
  • Qualification – Graduate

Latest Update:

  • Exam – 67th BPSC Exam 2022
  • Notification Date – 24th September 2021
  • Last Date of Application – 5th November 2021
  • Admit Card – 10 days before Exam
  • Prelims Exam Date – 23rd January 2021
  • Mains Exam Date – Notify later
  • Total Vacancies – 555

Post-Wise Vacancies 2022:

S.No.

Post Name

Males Vacancy

Females Vacancy

Total

1 Bihar Administrative Service (बिहार प्रशासनिक सेवा) 57 31 88
2 State Tax Assistant Commissioner (राज्य कर सहायक आयुक्त) 14 07 21
3 Inferior Electoral Officer (अवर निर्वाचन प्रदधिकारी) 03 01 04
4 Bihar Education Service (बिहार शिक्षा सेवा) 09 03 12
5 Planning Authority/District Planning Authority (नियोजन प्रदधिकारी/ज़िला नियोजन प्रदाधिकारी) 02 00 02
6 Labor Superintendent (श्रम अधीक्षक) 02 00 02
7 District Audit Authority Cooperation Committees and Equivalents (ज़िला अंकेक्षण प्रदधिकारी सहयोग समितियाँ एवं समकक्ष) 02 03 05
8 Assistant Director Social Security (सहायक निदेशक सामाजिक सुरक्षा) 08 04 12
9 Assistant Director Child Protection Services (सहायक निदेशक बाल संरक्षण सेवा) 04 00 04
10 Assistant Planning Officer/Assistant Director (सहायक योजना प्रदाधिकारी/सहायक निदेशक) 36 16 52
11 Rural Development Authority (ग्रामीण विकास प्रदाधिकारी) 90 43 133
12 Municipal Executive Authority (नगर कार्यपालक प्रदाधिकारी) 73 37 110
13 Revenue Officer & Equivalent (राजस्व अधिकारी एवं समकक्ष) 27 09 36
14 Supply Inspector (आपूर्ति निरीक्षक) 03 01 04
15 Block Panchayat Raj Officer (प्रखंड पंचायत राज प्रदाधिकारी) 13 05 18
16 Other (अन्य) 38 14 52
17 Bihar Police 20
Total Vacancies 381 174 575

Important Links:

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Prelims Exam Pattern:

67th BPSC 2022 preliminary exam will conduct on 23rd January 2022. The main highlights of the exam pattern are –
Mode Offline (OMR Sheet)
Questions type Objective/Multiple Choice
Number of Questions 150
Marks per Question 1 mark
Total Marks 150
Duration of Exam 120 minutes (2Hrs)

Prelims Exam Syllabus:

  • General Science
  • Events of National and International Importance
  • History of Bihar and Indian History
  • Geography, Geography of Bihar
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • Changes in the Economy of Bihar Post-Independence
  • Indian National Movement and the Role of Bihar
  • General Mental Ability.

Mains Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

BPSC Mains have 4 separate papers – One General Hindi Paper, Two General Studies Papers, and One Optional Subject Paper. The detailed syllabus of each Paper are as follows:

General Hindi

This is a compulsory paper that tests the candidate’s knowledge in basic Hindi up to a secondary school level. The test is for a total of 100 marks, the aspirant must score a minimum of 30 marks to qualify. The detailed marks distribution includes:

Essay: 30 Marks
Grammar: 30 Marks
Syntax: 25 Marks

Summarisation: 15 Marks

Note: The marks of the General Hindi paper will not be considered while calculating the final rank as it is only a qualifying paper.

General Studies 1

The General studies 1 paper is one of the ranking papers of Mains. It contains 300 marks and the marks obtained in this paper are taken into consideration for Mains result as well as the final merit list.

Indian Culture: This section will include questions about the broad history of the country (with a special focus on Bihar) from approximately the mid-nineteenth century.

Modern History of India: Questions in this section will cover the introduction and expansion of western education (including technical education), Bihar’s role in the freedom struggle of India, the Santhal Uprising, 1857 in Bihar, the Birsa movement, Champaran Satyagrah, the Quit India Movement 1942, features of Mauryan and Pal art and Patna Qulam painting, as well as questions on Gandhi, Tagore, and Nehru.

Current Events of National and International Importance

Statistical Analysis, Diagrams, and Graphs: This section holds exercises to test the candidate’s ability to make common-sense conclusions from information that is statistical, graphical, or diagrammatic form and their ability to identify deficiencies, limitations, or inconsistencies in it.

General Studies 2

This is the second paper of General Studies and this too contains 300 marks. Like the other one, this paper is counted for the final result too.

Indian Polity: This section will mainly test the aspirant’s knowledge in the current political system in India (with emphasis on Bihar).

Indian Economy and Geography of India: questions pertaining to planning in India as well as the physical, economic, and social geography of India (with emphasis on Bihar).

Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India

Optional Paper

One Optional Subject is also compulsory for all candidates. There are 34 available Optional Subjects. The optional subjects of Mains syllabus are as follows.

  • English Language and Literature
  • Hindi Language and Literature
  • Urdu Language and Literature
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Persian Language and Literature
  • Maithili Language and Literature
  • Pali Language and Literature
  • Sanskrit Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Bangla Language and Literature
  • Chemistry
  • Agriculture
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Statistics
  • Philosophy
  • Zoology
  • Psychology
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Labour and Social Welfare
  • Public Administration
  • Mathematics
  • Management
  • Geology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • History
  • Law
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Anthropology
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

BPSC 67th Examination Detailed Syllabus:

  • Download Detailed Syllabus – Link

Previous year papers of Prelims:

BPSC PRELIMS 2021 DOWNLOAD LINK
BPSC PRELIMS 2020 DOWNLOAD LINK
BPSC PRELIMS 2019 DOWNLOAD LINK
BPSC PRELIMS 2018 DOWNLOAD LINK
BPSC PRELIMS 2017 DOWNLOAD LINK

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