The BSSC Prelims Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.
|Mode of Exam
||Online Mode (CBT Exam)
||Hindi & English
|Type of Questions
||Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
|No. of Questions
- General Studies: 40 questions
- General Science & Math: 30 questions
- Mental Ability Test & Reasoning: 30 questions
|Duration of Exam
||There is a negative marking for an incorrect attempt
BSSC Mains Exam Pattern
Candidates who qualify cutoff marks in the BSSC Prelims Exam are further shortlisted for the Mains Exam. The Mains Exam is available in both Hindi & English language and consists of Paper 1 and Paper 2. Paper 1 consists of 100 multiple choice questions on General Hindi that are to be completed within 135 minutes while Paper 2 consists of 150 questions on General Studies, General Science & Mathematics, Comprehension/ Logic/ Reasoning/ Mental Ability that are to be completed within 135 minutes.
The table further explains more about the BSSC Mains exam pattern.
||No. of. Questions
|General Science and Mathematics
|Comprehension/ Logic/ Reasoning/ Mental Ability