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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Bihar Public Service Commission Exam
  • Exam Duration
    2 Hours
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    www.bpsc.bih.nic.in
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Exam Dates
    BPSC Prelims Exam Date December, 2022 (Tentative) BPSC Mains Exam Date January 2023 (Tentative)
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    September, 2022 (Tentative)
  • Start of Registration Process
    September, 2022 (Tentative)
  • End of Registration Process
    November, 2022 (Tentative)
  • Admit Card Release Date
    December 2022 (Tentative)
Eligibilty Criteria

It is important to check the eligibility before applying for the BPSC 2022 Exam. Here, we have provided complete details about the BPSC Eligibility criteria. The candidates must have the prescribed educational qualifications and must fulfil the age criteria to apply for the BPSC Exam.

BPSC Eligibility: Nationality

The candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Bihar

BPSC Eligibility: Age Limits

The candidate applying for the BPSC must fulfil the age criteria as per the official notification. The age criteria for the same are provided below.

  • The candidate applying for the post must have attained the age of 20 years and not have attained the age of 37.
  • Relaxations in the upper age limit are provided to the candidates belonging to the reserved category like OBC/ST/SC Category.

BPSC Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline from any recognised university.

Exam Pattern

The BPSC is a two-tier-based examination and candidates have to clear the Prelims as well as the Mains examination for the final selection. Overall there will be 150 questions for 1 mark each in Prelims and occupy candidates for 2 hours. Whereas, the main exam is based on a written test and is also called subjective Type examination.

BPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

The candidate will be given 150 questions that they have to complete within 120 minutes on an OMR based sheet. Multiple choice-based objective-type questions will be included in the BPSC 2022 prelims and there is no negative marking.

The candidates can take the exam in three languages: English, Hindi, and Urdu as per the convenience. The BPSC 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline (OMR Based)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions 150 Questions
Total Weightage 150 Marks (1 mark per question)
Duration of Exam 120 Minutes

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Paper Total Marks Duration
General Hindi 100 3 hrs
General Studies Paper-1 300 3 hrs
General Studies Paper-2 300 3 hrs
Optional Paper 300 3 hrs
Total Marks 900 -
Syllabus

The BPSC Exam is conducted for a wide range of disciplines. The discipline-wise syllabus for some of the most chosen ones is provided below. The candidates can also refer to the official website of BPSC for more details about the syllabus.

The syllabus and the topics asked for the BPSC 2022 are History of India (Importance to Bihar), Current Affairs (International and National), Indian Economy, Culture of India, Statistical graphs, analysis, and diagrams. The subject of the respective optional subject chosen by the candidate before the BPSC 2022 Exam.

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