BSSC 2024: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

June 27, 2024

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BSSC is also known as Bihar Staff Selection Commission. The regulatory body conducts the Inter Level and CGL Exam for recruitment in different government posts in Bihar. This exam allows candidates to be selected for different departments such as finance, transportation, planning and labor, development, etc. It is conducted every year by the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) to recruit potential candidates for different vacant posts. Candidates may be recruited in the posts such as Secretariat Assistant, Assistant LDC, Enforcement Officer, Junior Draftsman, Stenographer, Forest Guard, and some others.

Latest Updates:

  •  The online application form-filling process will take place from 27th September to 11th December 2023

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission, BSSC, was formed to oversee the examination process for government posts in Bihar’s subordinate offices. The Bihar government enacted the BSSC legislation in 2002 to create the organization.

Supervising bodyBihar Staff Selection Commission
Government in chargeState Government
Act passedBihar Staff Selection Commission Act, 2002
Chairman of BSSCSanjiv Kumar Sinha
Current locationVeterinary college, Near the airport, Sheikhpur, Patna Bihar 800014
Contact Number0612-222-7728
Official websiteWebsite Link

BSSC 2024: Overview

OrganisationBihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC)
Post NameLower Division Clerk, Revenue Employee, Panchayat Secretary, Filariasis Inspector, Assistant Instructor, and Tank Sahayak Clerk
Exam DateTo be notified
Participating BodyBihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC)
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (pen and paper-based)
Age LimitMin. Age: 18 Years
Max. Age: 37 Years
(Age Relaxation is given to certain categories)
Official website

BSSC Notification 2023-24

The BSSC declares an official notification where all the posts and related vacancies will be mentioned. Additionally, eligibility criteria (age limit, educational qualification, nationality), application procedure, required documents, application fees, and other information will be mentioned. Once the recruitment process is started, candidates can check the official notification and apply for the recruitment procedure.


BSSC Exam Dates 2023-24

All the important dates related to the BSSC Exam 2023-24 will be published on the official website. From the official website, candidates will get information regarding the registration period, admit card release, exam date, result date, etc. The expected important dates for the BSSC 2023 exam are mentioned in the table below.

BSSC Inter Level Notification 2023-2419th September 2023
Starting Date Of Online Registration27th September 2023
Last Date of Online Registration9th December 2023
Last Date to submit the application fee9th December 2023
BSSC Admit card releaseTo be notified
Bihar SSC Exam Date To be notified

BSSC Eligibility Criteria

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) published the eligibility criteria in the announcement. The commission’s eligibility standards are the minimum requirements an applicant must meet to complete the online application. Educational qualifications, age limits, and age relaxation are all part of the BSSC qualifying criteria. Before applying for the exam, candidates must ensure that they meet the qualifying requirements.

BSSC Age Limit

The minimum age limit for all positions is 18 years. For level 1 positions, the maximum age limit will be 23 years, while for other positions, the maximum age restriction for general applicants would be 37 years. Candidates must ensure they are within the age restriction set by the commission for the position.

GenderMinimum ageMaximum age

The commission allows certain candidates age relaxations who belong to the reserved category. Here are the age relaxations for each category are listed below.

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD5 years

Educational Qualifications

There are two types of exams conducted through the BSSC. The first is the Inter Level Exam, and the second is the CGL Exam. Hence, the educational qualifications for these two BSSC Exams are different. Here are the required qualifications asked by the council as mentioned below.

BSSC Inter-Level Exam

A candidate who has passed the intermediate level examination from a recognized board or university can take the Bihar Inter Level Exam 2024. Apart from that, candidates with experience in shorthand typing and stenography will have an advantage in certain positions (clerk, stenographer, etc.).


A candidate with a bachelor’s degree or completed graduation from a recognized board or university can take the Bihar CGL Exam 2024.

Nationality / Citizenship

Any candidate who is an Indian citizen can apply for the posts that are recruited through the BSSC Exam.

Important Elements for Inter-level Eligibility Criterion

  • The Hindi Candidates must take notice of the important points of the BSSC eligibility criteria. Both male and female applicants who married before reaching their legal marriage age (Male – 21 & Female – 18) are not eligible to take the test.
  • Candidates with pending criminal charges are not permitted to take the test.
  • The candidate must be psychologically capable of taking this exam.
  • The candidate must be physically capable of doing the job.

BSSC Application Form 2024

How to Apply for BSSC Exam?

Check out the steps to apply for the BSSC Exam for various posts.

  • Go to the BSSC official website.
  • Click on the application form link of a particular post.
  • Provide your phone no. and details.
  • You will get a message or an email regarding your confirmation.
  • The commission will provide you with the registration number.
  • Go to the link, and type your registration number and date of birth.
  • You’ll be transferred to the next page and,
  • Fill out the application form with the correct personal details.
  • Upload your documents, and make sure to provide all that documents which are according to the authority guidelines.

Here are the documents to upload in the BSSC application form-

DocumentsDimensionsMaximum size in KB
Signature140 *11040
Photo110 *14040

Other important details to fill in-

  • Candidate’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Minority status
  • Caste
  • Address
  • Nationality
  • Aadhar number
  • Examination center
  • Educational Qualification

Recheck all your provided details on the screen. Submit the form and make a payment according to your category. Take a printout of the hard copy and preserve it for further use.

BSSC Application Fees

For both Inter Level and CGL Exam:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST Bihar candidatesRs. 75/-
General/OBC Bihar applicantsRs. 300/-
All Female Bihar candidatesRs. 200/-
Outside Bihar candidatesRs. 300/-

BSSC Exam Admit Card

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) will release the BSSC 2024 Inter Level Admit Card and the CGL on the official website a few days before the exam. Each level of the test will have separate admit cards. The admit card is a crucial document to have with the candidate on exam day. No applicants will be permitted to enter the test hall unless they have a valid admit card in hardcopy. It’s possible that the admission card will be requested throughout the interview procedure. Here is all the necessary information (ex: how to download it, exam day instructions, etc.) about the BSSC 2024 Admit Card mentioned on this page.

You can also read our blog on BSSC CGL Exam Pattern.

How to Download BSSC Admit Card

Here are the step-by-step methods mentioned below for downloading the BSSC 2024 Admit Card. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps and download their admit card for the BSSC exams. Candidates are recommended to get the BSSC Admit Card 2024 for the position well in advance to prevent last-minute accessing issues on the official website.

  1. First, all the candidates need to go to the Bihar Staff Selection Commission’s official website.
  2. After that, the candidates need to click on the notification section.
  3. Then, the candidates should click on the link ‘BSSC Inter Level Exam’ and on the ‘BSSC CGL Exam’.
  4. Now, there will be a new page appear on the screen. Here, candidates can enter their roll number and date of birth.
  5. After entering the details and logging into the portal, candidates can see their admit card.
  6. Candidates need to download and take a printout of their admit card. They need to bring this hard copy at the time of the exam.

Admit Card Details

Admit Card is an important document for the BSSC 2024 the Inter Level and the CGL exam.

After downloading the BSSC 2024 Admit Card, the candidates must check all the details mentioned on it. An admit card must contain the information mentioned below.

  • Candidate’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Roll number
  • Date of birth
  • Examination center
  • Exam date and time
  • Category
  • Your signature or thumb sign
  • Important instructions.
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BSSC Exam Pattern 2024

The exam pattern of the Inter Level Exam and the CGL exam conducted by the Bihar Staff Selection Commission( BSSC) has different exam patterns. However, both exams have three main parts. They are the preliminary exam, main exam, and personal interview.

All the aspirants who applied for the BSSC 2024 Inter-Level Exam have to go through all three stages. Candidates who will pass the prelim stage will be advanced to the main stage. When the prospect is qualified in each of the above two parts ( prelims and mains), then the next step is the personal interview. The interview will be at different places according to your post. And the authority people will be there to conduct every candidate’s interview.

BSSC 2024 Inter-Level Exam

Preliminary Exam

  • The preliminary stage of the BSSC 2024 Inter-Level exam will be a CBT test (Computer Based Test).
  • Here, candidates have to attempt a total of 150 questions. A total of 135 minutes will be given to each candidate to solve the whole paper.
  • Each question will carry 4 marks.
  • There will be negative markings. Each wrong answer will deduct an extra 1 mark from the obtained marks.

Here is a short exam pattern for the preliminary exam mentioned in the table below.

SubjectNumber of questionsTotal MarksDuration (mins)
General Awareness5020045
General Science and Mathematics5020045
Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability5020045

Main Exam

The main exam of the BSSC 2024 Inter Level Exam is divided into two parts. One is a language paper and the other one general paper.

  • The language paper consists of 150 questions and the general paper consists of 100 questions.
  • Both papers are objective type and each question will carry 4 marks.
  • There will be negative markings. Each wrong answer will deduct an extra 1 mark from the obtained marks.

Here is a short exam pattern for the main exam mentioned in the table below.

PaperSubjectNumber of questionsTotal MarksDuration (mins)
 General Awareness5020045
 General Science and Mathematics5020045
 Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability5020045

BSSC 2024 CGL Exam

Preliminary Exam

  • The preliminary exam of the BSSC 2024 CGL exam will be a CBT test (Computer Based Test).
  • Here, candidates have to attempt a total of 100 questions.
  • A total of 120 minutes or 2 hours will be given to each candidate to solve the whole paper.
  • Each question will carry 4 marks.
  • There will be negative markings. Each wrong answer will deduct an extra 1 mark from the obtained marks.

Here is a short exam pattern for the preliminary exam mentioned in the table below.

SubjectNumber of questionsTotal MarksDuration (mins)
General Science and Maths5020060
Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability5020060

Main Exam

Candidates who will qualify for the preliminary exam will take the main exam. The main exam of the BSSC 2024 CGL Exam is divided into two parts. One is a language paper and the other a general paper.

  • The language paper consists of 100 questions and the general paper consists of 150 questions.
  • Both papers are objective type and each question will carry 4 marks.
  • There will be negative markings. Each wrong answer will deduct an extra 1 mark from the obtained marks.

Here is a short exam pattern for the main exam mentioned in the table below.

PaperSubjectNumber of questionsTotal MarksDuration (mins)
 General Awareness5020045
 General Science and Mathematics5020045
 Logical Reasoning and Mental Ability5020045

Interview Procedure

After qualifying for both of the exams, prelims, and mains, one will go to the round of interviews. So, there will be a panel of 3 to 5 examiners or conductors or authority people, to conduct your interview. They will check your personality, behavior, nature, talking way, the way you express yourself, the knowledge you have, etc. However, they will choose the candidates who are capable and responsible for the various posts or jobs. Moreover, after the interview part, there will be a document verification of each candidate who goes through all of the levels. The documents that are required for the verification are:

  • Candidate’s 10th certificate as age proof,
  • Two-three photos of passport-size
  • Caste certificate (if needed)
  • Sports certificate(if needed)
  • Character certificate,
  • 12th certificate with mark sheet

BSSC Syllabus 2024

Inter-Level Syllabus

The syllabus for the BSSC 2024 Inter-Level exam is the same for preliminary and main exams. The difference is in the question pattern, duration, and in question standard. Here is a detailed syllabus for the BSSC Inter-Level Exam (for preliminary and main exams) mentioned below.

General Studies

Bihar state, India and its neighboring nationsIndian LanguagesCash
Public/International AwardsBooksSports
Current AffairsSignificant EventsHistory of India and it’s contiguous Countries
Logical ProgressCapitalIndia and Neighboring nations
CultureThe Commitment of Bihar to National MovementConstitution of India and State Administration
Political Series of CountryPanchayati RajIndian Independence Movement
GeologyAffordable ScenarioFive-year plans

General Science



Issue On AgesBar, GraphPie ChartHCF and LCM
Time and DistanceNormalTime and WorkPictorial Graph
RateRegionBenefit and LossStraightforward and Compound Interest

Comprehension/ Logical Reasoning/ Mental Ability

SeriesCoding and DecodingSyllogistic Reasoning
Venn DiagramsCritical thinking TechniquesGuest plans
Arithmetical ReasoningVisual Memory  Comprehension reasoning
BalanceNon-Verbal SeriesStatement and conclusion type questions
Number SeriesArithmetical Number Series 

BSSC 2024 CGL Syllabus

The BSSC 2024 syllabus for the preliminary exam is explained below.

Prelims Syllabus for General Studies

International ReportsImportant Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions, and Awards of India
Important Summits & EventsNews related to the state of Bihar
International leadershipInternational committees and recommendations
International AwardsFirst in the world

National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies

Election Commission of IndiaChild Protection CommissionScheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
Controller and Auditor GeneralNational Green TribunalFood Preservation Commission
Backward class CommissionInformation CommissionVigilance Commission
Human Rights CommissionNITI AayogWomen Commission
Union Public Service CommissionState Election Commission 

History Of India

Major Features, Events, and their Administrative, Social, and Economic Systems of Ancient and Medieval IndiaIntegration and Reorganization of India after Independence
Social and Religious Reform Movements in 19th and 20th CenturyIndependence Struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom

History of Bihar

Contribution of Bihar to the freedom movementMajor events and Major dynasties
Major Tribes and DialectsMajor arts and Sculpture
Important Literators and their literatureMajor festivals, Folk music, Folk arts, and Folk literature
Important Tribal PersonalitiesReligious and tourist places

Prelims Syllabus for General Science

Basic Principles of ScienceImportant Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology
Environment and BiodiversityPollution, Natural Disasters, and Management
Ecological SystemHuman Body
Nutrition, Food, and NutrientAgricultural Product Technology
Health Policy and ProgrammesFood Processing

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus for Mathematics

PercentageTime & Work
AreaProfit & Loss
Simple & Compound InterestTime & Distance
Problem On Ages Etc.HCF & LCM
Bar, GraphPictorial Graph, Pie Chart

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus for Reasoning

Logical reasoning and analytical abilityDecision-making
Problem-solvingInterpersonal skills including communication skills
General mental abilityBasic Numeracy

BSSC CGL 2024 Mains Syllabus for Hindi

तत्सम एवं तदभवकारक
विलोममुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
पर्यायवाचीवाक्य संशोधन, आदि

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for General Awareness

History, Geography of IndiaConstitution of India & Polity
Awards and HonoursIndian Agriculture & Natural Resources
Science & TechnologyImportant Books & their Authors
Fiver Year Plans, SportsEconomic Affairs, Community Development
Independence MovementImportant Headquarters and their formation

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for General Science

Plant and Animal KingdomChemical Reactions, Acid, Bases & Salts
Reproduction, Heredity, Evolution, Life Process, Cell, etc,Compound, Atoms & Molecules, Matter, Periodic Table
Motion, Human Eye, Sound, Reflection, and RefractionImportant Inventions and Discoveries by Scientists
Gravitation, Electricity, Energy, Magnetic Field, etc.,Application of important principles of Science

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for Mathematics

PercentageTime and Work
Profit & LossSimple & Compound Interest
Problem On Ages Etc.Bar, Graph
HCF & LCMTime & Distance
HCF & LCMPictorial Graph

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for Reasoning

SeriesSeating Arrangements
Arithmetical Number SeriesSyllogistic Reasoning
Venn DiagramsNon-Verbal Series
Arithmetical ReasoningVisual Memory
Coding And DecodingStatement & Conclusion Type Questions
Problem-Solving TechniquesInequality

BSSC Result 2024

The dates for the Inter-Level and the CGL exam will be declared a few weeks after the commencement of these exams. Following the announcement of the results, the shortlisted candidates will be eligible for the next round.

BSSC Exam 2024 Results

The BSSC result will be released as soon as both stages of the exam are over. On the official website of BSSC, the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) will announce the Inter-Level and CGL exam results. There will be different release dates for results. The mains and the prelims exam results are going to be separated. Most importantly, the exams of both the parts ( the prelims and mains) will have different cut-offs according to the category. Candidates can check further information on their official website, just to confirm it.

How to check the result

  • First, all the candidates need to go to the official site of the Bihar Staff Selection Committee (BSSC).
  • Here, under the notice board section, there will be a link to “Bihar SSC Inter-Level exam result” and “Bihar SSC CGL exam result”.
  • Candidates need to click on the desired link and open it in a new tab.
  • Here, candidates can see the results of the qualified candidates in a pdf.
  • Candidates need to download it and search individually with their roll number.
  • Thus, the roll number that gets highlighted is shortlisted.

BSSC Exam 2024 Cutoffs

The Cutoff marks for the BSSC Exam 2024 will be declared when the preliminary and main exams are completed. There will be separate cutoff marks for each category. A candidate needs to secure equal or higher marks than the cutoff marks of his/ her category to be selected for the personal interview. This year, the BSSC exam 2024 has not been conducted yet. Hence, the cutoff marks are not available at this moment.

BSSC Exam 2024 Salary Structure

  1. BSSC Inter-Level Salary Structure

The pay scale for various posts under the BSSC Inter-Level posts will be different. The new compensation structure will be announced in the official notification. However, as per the pay structure of the previous year, an approximate salary range is mentioned in the table below.

Basic PayRs. 5200 – 20200
Grade PayRs. 2400
  1. BSSC CGL Salary structure

BSSC CGL salary structure consists of different factors. These are Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance (DA), House Rent Allowance (HRA), Travelling Allowance (TA), etc. Apart from the pay scale in which a candidate is going to join is also important. Here is the BSSC CGL salary structure as per the pay level for the previous year mentioned in the table below.

Pay LevelApprox. Salary
Level 5Rs. 29,200 – 41,500
Level 6Rs. 35,40 – 49,500
Level 7Rs. 44,90 – 73,600

BSSC Exam 2024 Preparation Tips

In order to succeed in the BSSC Exam 2024, aspirants must have prepared throughout for a time period of at least 2-3 months before the exam. A candidate must maintain a self-made routine and follow it during that period. Apart from that, reviewing the syllabus from time to time and solving previous year’s papers can be beneficial for the aspirants. A certain amount of mental refreshment is also required for the candidates during their preparation. The written test is divided into two stages. A candidate must prepare for both stages at the same time. Here are some important points a candidate must remember to crack this exam.

1.    Awareness of the exam pattern

First, all aspirants need to study the exam pattern and curriculum to have a brief idea about the exam format. To pass the BSSC 2024 Inter level test easily, a candidate must have a thorough understanding of exam patterns and curriculum. For this, candidates need to understand the syllabus & exam pattern for the BSSC 2024 Inter level exam before starting their preparation.

  1. Revise from time to time

A candidate needs to revise the prepared topics after a certain time period. It will help them memorize everything and prepare for the exam. Usually, an aspirant can study for the whole week and revise at the end of the week can revise the completed syllabus. It will increase the chances of a candidate cracking the BSSC 2024 exam.

3.    Solving sample exam papers

Studying hard for the BSSC 2024 exam is not the only option to succeed. Besides strict preparation, aspirants need to practice as much as possible. Solving sample question papers and giving time-maintained mock tests will help the aspirants to prepare better for the test. It will clarify where a candidate lacks in preparation.

4.    Concentrate on the entire syllabus

The best way to prepare for the BSSC 2024 exam is to prepare the whole syllabus. Many aspirants have a tendency to skip a portion of the syllabus. This is not the ideal way to prepare. No one knows from which topic questions will come. In the worst-case scenario, a candidate might not attempt any question which will come from the portion they left. Hence, it is always better to prepare each and every single topic.

5.    Stop wasting time

Seeing movies It’s fine to rest your thoughts by playing games or doing anything else now and again. Remember, we are not machines, and taking a break is essential. Avoid using your brain for lengthy periods of periods, and instead, study with rests in between.

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What are the total vacancies for the BSSC 2024 Inter-level and CGL exams?

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission has not yet declared any official notification regarding the vacancy. However, it is expected that the council will release new vacancies this year soon.

How many subjects are in prelims and mains in the inter-level exam of BSSC 2024?

There are three subjects in the prelims exam of the BSSC 2024 inter-level exam— General Awareness, Mental Ability/ Logical Reasoning, and General Science and Maths. In the main exam, there are four subjects. Those are Hindi, General Awareness, Mental Ability/ Logical Reasing, and General Science and Maths.

How many stages does a candidate need to pass in the selection procedure of the BSSC 2024 Exam?

There are a total of three stages. Those are prelims, mains, and personal interviews. A candidate must pass all three stages to be selected for the desired post.

What are the educational qualifications to apply for the BSSC inter-level and CGL exams?

The educational qualification required to apply for the BSSC 2024 inter-level exam is to pass the intermediate-level exam from a recognized board or university. For the BSSC 2024 CGL exam, a candidate must hold a graduation degree to be eligible to apply.

What is the age relaxation for the reserved category candidates?

The age relaxation for the OBC Category candidates is three years. Candidates in the SC category will get an age relaxation of 5 years. ST category candidates will also get an age relaxation of 5 years. There will be an age relaxation of 5 years for the PWD candidates.

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