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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims: 120 minutes Mains: 270 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
    Prelims: 400 Mains: 700
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 120 Mains: 250
  • Medium of the exam
    Hindi & English
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    April 06, 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    April 14, 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    May 30, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    to be notified
  • Exam Date
    to be notified
Eligibilty Criteria

BSSC CGL Age Limit

  • Competitors applying for such posts should satisfy the age models according to the authority warning. The age measures are given below.
  • Competitors probably accomplished a minimum age of 21 years and the most extreme time of male possibility for application is 37 years while the greatest time of female up-and-comers is 40 years.
  • Age unwinding is proposed to the competitors having a place with the saved classification for an upper age breaking point of use. For example, the greatest age limit for up-and-comers having a place with SC/ST classification is 42 years while for the OBC class is 40 years.

The commission gives upper age relaxations to different categories, which are given in the table below.

Category Age Relaxation (in years)
Unreserved 37
Unreserved (Female) 40
Backward Class 40
SC/ST 42
Ex-Servicemen 42
PH 47

BSSC CGL Required Educational Qualifications

  • Competitors should hold a Bachelor's Degree from a perceived college.
  • The degree should be pertinent to the discipline required for the applied post.
Exam Pattern

The BSSC CGL Exam is a three-staged cycle comprising of Prelims Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview. Up-and-comers need to clear the Prelims just as the Mains assessment for the final choice. Competitors who qualify in the Preliminary test are shortlisted for the Mains test and those meeting all requirements for the Mains test are required a Personal Interview. The last choice is done dependent on execution in the Prelims, Mains, and meeting.

BSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern

The Preliminary test is an online web-based test that contains 100different decision-based questions. Candidates need to stamp the right choice from the given choices. The absolute length of the prelims test is 120 minutes.

The BSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern is given in the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Language Hindi & English
Type of Ques Objective Type
No of Ques 120
Total Weightage 400 marks
Duration of Exam 2 hours
Negative Marking Negative Marking for Incorrect Attempt

BSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates who qualify cutoff marks in the BSSC CGL Prelims Exam are additionally shortlisted for the Mains Exam. The Mains Exam is accessible in both Hindi and English language and comprises Paper 1 and Paper 2.

Paper 1 comprises 100 various decision questions on General Hindi that are to be finished inside 135 minutes while Paper 2 comprises 150 questions on General Studies, General Science and Mathematics, Comprehension/Logic/Reasoning/Mental Ability that are to be finished inside 135 minutes.

The table further clarifies more with regards to the BSSC CGL Mains test design.

Paper Subject Marks No of Ques
Paper 1 Hindi 400 100
Paper 2
  • General Studies
  • General Science and Maths
  • Comprehension/Logic/Reasoning/Mental Ability

BSSC CGL Preliminary Syllabus:

Paper Subject
General Studies
  • Questions identified with the information on the encompassing society of the possibility to test the mindfulness about encompassing exercises.
  • Questions identified with previous occasions and everyday occasions with a logical viewpoint towards them.
  • Questions identified with Bihar, India, and its neighboring nations.
  • Current Affairs
  • Logical Progress
  • Public/International Awards
  • Indian Languages
  • Books
  • Capital
  • Cash
  • Sports
  • Significant Events
  • India and Neighboring nations
  • History of India and its contiguous Countries
  • Culture
  • Geology
  • Affordable Scenario
  • Constitution of India and State Administration
  • Political Series of Country
  • Five-year plans
  • Panchayati Raj
  • The commitment of Bihar in National Movement
  • Indian Independence Movement
General Science and Maths General Science:

  • Inquiries from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Geography


  • Normal
  • Rate
  • Time and Work
  • Region
  • Benefit and Loss
  • Straightforward and Compound Interest
  • Time and Distance
  • HCF and LCM
  • Issue On Ages Etc.
  • Bar, Graph
  • Pictorial Graph
  • Pie Chart Etc
Comprehension/Logic/Reasoning/Mental Ability
  • Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Number Series
  • Balance
  • Coding And Decoding
  • Critical thinking Techniques
  • Articulation and Conclusion Type Questions
  • Visual Memory
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Math Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Syllogistic Reasoning
  • Guest plans

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus

The primary BSSC CGL Recruitment test is partitioned into 2 papers. Paper-1 will be a language paper comprising 100 inquiries in the Hindi language. Paper-2 will have 3 areas of 50 denotes each. The BSSC CGL schedule for paper-2 is like that of the starter test.

Paper Subject
Paper 1 – Hindi -
Paper 2

  • Section A: General Studies
  • Section B: General Science and Maths.
  • Section C: Comprehension/Logic/Reasoning/Logical Ability
Same as Preliminary Exam.

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