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BPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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BPSC Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 6, 2021
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Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Exam organizes recruiting examinations to fill openings in the state government. The test is held to hire qualified individuals for various positions in the Bihar government’s departments and ministries.

The Bihar Provincial Civil Service (PCS) Exam, often known as the Bihar Civil Services Exam, is an extremely competitive exam. The test is divided into 3 areas: preliminary, main, and interview.

This page contains all you need to know about: The application process for BPSC Exam has begun on 6th April 2021. The test is set to begin on June 5th, 2021, and will end on June 5th, 2021. On March 24, 2021, the BPSC released the preliminary test results for the 67th Combined Competitive Examination. The preliminary phase test took place on December 27, 2020. The re-examination took place on February 14, 2021.

Name of the Exam Bihar Civil Services Exam/BPSC Combined Competitive Examination
Name of the Organizing Body Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Mode of Application Online
Mode Bihar
Vacancies 691
Stages of exam Preliminary, Main, and Interview
Official Website http://bpsc.bih.nic.in

Table of Contents

Exam Notification & News

67th BPSC 2021 Notification

The Bihar Civil Service examination is held by the Bihar Public Service Commission to fill different positions in the General Administrative Department. The 67th BPSC exam details will be posted on the Bihar Public Service Commission’s official website. The 66th BPSC Prelims Notification for 562 positions has been released. The commission had already issued the 65th formal notification, which was intended to fill 434 vacancies.

On July 4, 2019, the official notification for BPSC 65th combined civil services was published on the official website bpsc.bih.nic.in. Its preliminary examination took place on October 15 and the results were announced on March 6.

 

Exam Dates of BPSC 2021

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced an exam schedule for future state government job openings. The exam dates are released on the bpsc official website. On the official website, bpsc.bih.nic.in, candidates may view the calendar.

BPSC 66th Important Dates

Event Dates
Mains Application Starting Date 06 April 2021 – 15 June 2021
Mains Online Form Application 30 April 2021 – 22 June 2021
Last Date to Edit Form 07 May 2021 – 28 June 2021
Mains Exam Date 29 to 31 July 2021
Mains Admit Card Date To be released
Mains Result Date To be released

 

BPSC 66th Exam Date :

The application process for the 66th BPSC Mains Exam 2021 is now ongoing. The BPSC Mains Application 2020-21 will be available from June 15th to June 22nd, 2021. BPSC exam application deadline has been extended to 10 May 2021.

Details of the BPSC 67th CCE
Exam Name BPSC (Preliminary) Competitive Examination
Name of Exam conducting body Bihar Public Service Commission
Official Website http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Vacancies 500+ (expected)
Application Dates To be announced
Exam Date 12th December 2021 (Prelims)
Exam Mode Offline

 

The BPSC 67th CCE Exam will be held on August 12th, 2021.

The BPSC has published an exam calendar for the year’s forthcoming tests. The 67th CCE prelims exams will be held on December 12th, 2021, according to this calendar. The 67th BPSC prelims application form 2021 will be available.  Interested and qualified candidates must apply for the 67th BPSC Prelims Exam 2021.

 

BPSC Application Form 2021

The application form for the 67th BPSC will be available soon.

Few things to remember after filling the application form:-

1. As stated in the official notice, the application procedures for the application process will be open.

2. Keep the following papers on hand in order to complete your 67th BPSC Online Application:

Mark sheets, marks of High school, Graduation, and any PG diploma.

3. Payments of the application form are through online Net Banking, Debit Cards, and other methods.

4. Candidates are required to carefully look at the BPSC Eligibility 2021.

 

The key BPSC Mains Dates are shown below :

Event Dates
Starting Date for BPSC 66th Mains Application 06 April 2021-

15 June 2021

Last Date, Mains Application 22 June 2021
Last Date,  66th Mains Form 28 June 2021
BPSC 66th Mains Exam Date To be announced

 

BPSC Application Fee

The application cost for candidates in the General and other unreserved categories is Rs 600. The registration cost for female candidates from Bihar and SC/ST communities is Rs 150.

Category Fees
Woman/SC/ST/Handicapped/Permanent residents of Bihar (All Category) Rs. 150
Other States Rs. 600

 

BPSC Eligibility Criteria

The complete eligibility criteria to appear for the BPSC test will be included in the 67th BPSC announcement.

  1. Age Limit
  2. Education Qualification
  3. Physical Strength
  4. Education Qualification

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream and a PG Diploma to be considered for the position.

Age Limit and Eligibility

Minimum age limit – 20 years

Maximum Age limit – 37 Years

OBC (Male/Female)/ General Female/ OBC (Male/Female) – 40 Years

SC/ST (Male/Female) – 42 Years

 

BPSC Vacancy 2020-21

There are 731 vacancies in different departments and sectors of the Bihar government.

SL No Category Vacancy Women Candidates (35% reserved)
1 Un-Reserved/ General 233 75
2 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 54 15
3 Scheduled Caste 94 31
4 Scheduled Tribe 6 0
5 Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 106 33
6 Backward Class (BC) 53 15
7 Backward Class Female NA 16
  Total 562 169

 

Vacancy for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020:

SNO Name of the Post Payscale Vacancies
1 Deputy Inspector Level-9 42
2 District commander Level-9 3
3 Superintendent of Tax Level-9 3
4 State Tax Assistant Superintendent Level-9 13
5 Inferior Election Officer Level-9 2
6 Planning District Magistrate Level-9 6
7 Reed Officer Level-9 5
8 Bihar Innovation Service Level-9 25
9 Upper District Transport Officer Level-7 40
10 City Executive Officer Level-7 17
11 Supply Inspector Level-7 210
12 Labor Enforcement Officer Level-7 65
13 Revenue Officers Level-7 84
14 Block Panchayat Raj Officers Level-7 216
  Total   731

 

BPSC Salary 2020-2021

A BPSC officer’s basic monthly salary includes TA, DA, and HRA, and a Secretary’s monthly salary can reach Rs.2,00,000.

Post Name Level Grade Pay
Deputy Collector 9 5400
Deputy Superintendent of Police 9 5400
District Commandant 9 5400
Bihar Education Service 9 5400
Assistant Commissioner of State-Taxes 9 5400
Electoral Officer 9 5400
Planning Officer / District Planning Officer (Gazetted) 9 5400
Junior Registrar 9 5400
Food and Supply Inspector 7 4600
Labour enforcement officer (Non-gazetted) 7 4600
Revenue Officer 7 4600
Block Panchayat Raj Officer (Bihar Panchayat Service)

 

BPSC 2021 Syllabus :

The Bihar Public Service Commission decides the BPSC exam Syllabus.

 

BPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021 :

The conducting body which is the Bihar Public Commission (BPSC) has announced the prelims syllabus as :

  1. Geography
  2. Geography of Bihar
  3. Indian Polity and Economy
  4. General Studies
  5. Indian National Movement and the Role of Bihar
  6. General Mental Ability
  7. Events of national and international importance
  8. History of Bihar and Indian History
  9. Changes in the economy of Bihar post-independence.

General Studies Paper 1, General Hindi, General Studies Paper 2, and Optional Paper are the four papers of the BPSC Mains Exam. The BPSC mains exam will have subjective questions.

 

The BPSC Mains Syllabus  :

The main BPSC Exam would be conducted offline.

General Studies Paper:-

GS 1 GS 2
  • Contemporary events of national and international importance
  • Indian Culture
  • Statistical Analysis, diagrams, and graphs
  • Modern History of India
  • Indian (and Bihar) Geography
  • Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India (and Bihar)
  • Indian (and Bihar) Polity
  • Indian (and Bihar) Economy

 

GS1 Exam Syllabus :

1. Contemporary events of national and international importance, Bihar’s Contribution to the Indian National Movement

2. Indian Culture

The introduction of western education, Bihar’s role in the freedom struggle of the country.

3. Statistical Analysis, diagrams, and graphs

4. Modern History of India

 

GS 2 Exam Syllabus :

1.Indian Geography and Bihar

2.Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India (and Bihar)

Optional Subjects in BPSC Syllabus are:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Sociology
  3. Physics
  4. Agriculture
  5. Statistics
  6. Botany
  7. Zoology
  8. Philosophy
  9. English Language and Literature
  10. Urdu Language and Literature
  11. Hindi Language and Literature
  12. Persian Language and Literature
  13. Arabic Language and Literature
  14. Pali Language and Literature
  15. Maithili Language and Literature
  16. Bengali Language and Literature
  17. Sanskrit Language and Literature
  18. Civil Engineering
  19. Economics
  20. Commerce and Accountancy
  21. Electrical Engineering
  22. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  23. Anthropology
  24. Political Science and International Relations
  25. Psychology
  26. Public Administration
  27. Labour and Social Welfare
  28. Management
  29. Mathematics
  30. Mechanical Engineering
  31. Geography
  32. Geology
  33. History
  34. Law

 

Interview Test BPSC

The ‘Interview’ Round will be held for candidates who have passed the BPSC Mains Exam. The Commission appoints a panel to interview candidates. The interviewer’s primary areas of focus are listed below.

1. A board will interview the candidate, on the basis of their application form.

2. The purpose of the interview is to assess the candidate’s personal fitness for a career in the state services.

3. The interview is more of a focused discussion about the candidate’s mental qualities and analytical abilities.

 

Exam Pattern for BPSC 2021

The Bihar Public Service Commission sets the BPSC Syllabus. The Combined Competitive BPSC Exam is held in three phases, same as the other State Service Commissions and UPSC. The phases are listed below for candidates to review.

Prelims: There will be one objective type paper worth 150 points.

Mains: There are four papers in the mains.

120 points for the interview

There are three phases to the BPSC Exam (Combined Competitive Exam):-

Name of the Exams Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)Exam
Prelims 150-marks objective type paper
Main 4 descriptive papers (1 qualifying paper + 3 merit-based papers)
Interview One interview of 120 marks

The BPSC Prelims Exam will be conducted by Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). The Prelims include only 1 general studies exam of 150 marks. General Science, Politics, Economics, History, and the National Movement are all covered. The exam duration for the BPSC exam is 2 hours/120 minutes.

 

BPSC Prelims Exam Pattern :

Name of the Exam BPSC Prelims Exam
Exam Duration 2 hours
Number of exams 1 exam
BPSC Prelims Syllabus
  1. Geography
  2. Geography of Bihar
  3. Indian Polity and Economy
  4. General Studies
  5. Indian National Movement and the Role of Bihar
  6. General Mental Ability
  7. Events of national and international importance
  8. History of Bihar and Indian History
  9. Changes in the economy of Bihar post-independence.

 

Important points regarding BPSC Prelims 2021 :

  1. The BPSC Prelims is a screening test.
  2. The Paper marks will be used to determine who qualifies for the mains test.
  3. In the BPSC Prelims test, there is no negative marking.
  4. Except for the questions that are designed to assess the candidate’s English skills, all of the questions are set in English and Hindi.

General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2 carries 300 marks. There will be an Optional Paper, which the applicant chooses throughout the application process. The Optional Paper carries 300 marks.

 

BPSC Main Exam Pattern :

Stage of Exam Name of Paper Total Marks Duration
Main Exam (Subjective) General Hindi (Qualifying) 100 3 Hours
General Studies Paper 1 300 3 Hours
General Studies Paper 2 300 3 Hours
Optional Paper 300 3 Hours

After clearing Mains Exam, candidates will be giving interviews for the final post.

 

Personal Interview Pattern (BPSC 2021)

The test will have a total of 120 points. The final merit list will be based on the combined mains (900 points) and interview test scores (120 marks).

2021 BPSC 66th CCE Admit Card
The admission card is an important part of the documentation that every applicant must have. Candidates can download their admit cards after an official announcement at the bpsc.bih.nic.in. website.

Important Event Date
Admit Card for 66th CCE (Prelims) 16 Dec 2020
66th CCE (Prelims) 27 Dec 2020
66th CCE (Prelims) re-exam Date 14 Feb 2021
66th Mains Admit Card to be announced
66th CCE (Mains) Exam Date 29 July 2021- 31 Jul 2021

 

BPSC Admit Card

2021 BPSC 66th Mains Admit Card

After the new exam date is announced, the commission will distribute the BPSC 66th Mains Exam, Admit Card. The BPSC 66th Mains Exam Admit Card will be available to obtain from the BPSC official website.

 

BPSC Admit Card 2020-2021

The 67th BPSC Prelims exam date has been announced, the examination date is on 29 August 2021, the admit card was released on 21 August 2021.

Important Event Date
Admit Card for 67th (Prelims) 21 August 2021
67th BPSC (Prelims) 29 August 2021
The last date for additional details 24 August 2021
67th Mains Admit Card To be Announced
67th Mains Examination Date To be Announced

BPSC 66th CCE Mains Admit Card 2021: BPSC has released the 66th CCE Admit Card for the Mains exam, which can be found at best.bih.nic.in.

 

BPSC Results 2021

65th BPSC CCE
The result of the 65th Combined Competitive Examination (Main) Exam 2021 was announced by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). Candidates who took the BPSC 65th Mains Exam on November 25th, 26th, and 28th, 2020, may check their results at http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in.On March 6, 2020, the BPSC Prelims 65th Result was announced, with 6,517 applicants declared successful.

66th BPSC Results
BPSC 66th prelims result was posted on March 24, 2021, by the Bihar Public Service Commission. The mains test will be taken by a total of 8997 applicants. The BPSC 66th prelims test had a total of 280882 applicants.

 

How to Apply for the 67th BPSC Exam in 2021?

To apply for the BPSC Exam 2021, follow the instructions below :

1. Go to the BPSC’s official website at http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in.

2. Click on “BPSC Online Application.”

3.  Click “Apply Now” for the 67th Combined Competitive Exam.

4. Fill up the needed information and verify using the OTP sent to your phone and e-mail address.

5.  You will receive your login ID and password. Go to the BPSC login page and log in with your login ID and password.

6. The cost is Rs. 150 for applicants from Bihar and Rs. 600 for those from other states. Pay online.

7. After paying the costs, the Online Application will appear in the candidate dashboard. To continue, click this link.

8. Fill in the blanks and click the next button.

9. Complete the academic information, scanned copy of a passport-size photo, and a signature in Hindi and English.

10. In the end, “Submit Application.”

11. Return to the BPSC Portal and download a copy of your completed Application for your records.

 

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FAQ’s

1. What is the eligibility to apply for BPSC?

Graduate students are eligible for BPSC Exam. The age limit should be from 18 to 37 years(Male) for the general category, 40 years old age limit for OBC (female) category, and 42 years old age limit for SC/ST (Female). Candidates should be Indian citizens with verified official documents prove for the same.

2. How can I apply?

You can check the official website of BPSC which is https://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in

3. Where can I download the application form from?

You can download the application form from the official Bihar public service commission website https://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in

4. Is there any newspaper from which I can prepare for general knowledge?

You can read Hindustan Times, Times of India, and recommended books for general knowledge.

5. How many times can you take the BPSC exam?

There are no restrictions to the number of tries.

6. In BPCS, how many optional topics are there?

In the BPSC Exam, there are 34 optional subjects.

7. Is it possible to take the BPSC test in Hindi?

Yes, the BPSC exam is in Hindi medium as well.

8. Is there any sort of interview at the BPSC?

Yes, there are three phases to the BPSC Exam. Preliminary Exam, BPSC Mains Exam, and BPSC Interview.

9. How much does a BPSC PCS officer make?

BPSC PCS officers are paid between Rs. 9,300 to Rs. 34,800 per month, plus Rs. 5400, 4800, and 4200 per month in grade pay. This wage structure is open to modification.

10. Will the BPSC Combined Competitive position have an interview process?

For the above-mentioned position, there will be an interview process.

11. How many vacancies are available in BPSC 2020?

According to the official BPSC 2020 announcement, there are a total of 423 openings.

12. Is there any negative marking in the BPSC Prelims exam?

No.

13. Is it possible to take the BPSC test in Hindi?

Yes, you may take the test in Hindi medium.

14. In BPCS, how many optional topics are there?

There are 34 optional subjects. The official BPSC website contains a list of optional subjects.

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