BPSC Exam 2019

BPSC or Bihar Public Service Commission is the most reputed State Level Civil Services Exam conducted for recruitment to multiple posts such as Sub Divisional Officer, Rural Development Officer, District Sanapark Officer etc.. BPSC 2019 Official Notification was released on 4th July 2019. Let’s have a look at the detailed information about BPSC Exam 2019.

BPSC Notification 2019

The Official Notification for BPSC Exam 2019 was released on 4th July 2019. The Online Application process started right after the release of Official Notification. Candidates can read BPSC Notification 2019 from the link mentioned below.

BPSC Apply Online 2019

The Online Application for BPSC Exam started on 10th July 2019. The last date to submit Online Application Form has been extended and closed on 10th August 2019. Get direct link to apply online for BPSC Exam 2019 below.

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BPSC Application Fee

To successfully submit the Application Form for BPSC Exam 2019, candidate must submit the application fee. The Application fee for BPSC Exam Online form is INR 150/- (SC/ ST/ Women/ Hadicapped/ Permanent Residents of Bihar) & INR 600/- (for all other states)

BPSC Exam Date 2019

The State Government has released the official schedule for BPSC Exam 2019. Let’s have a look at the detailed BPSC Exam Dates 2019.

Events Dates
BPSC Notification 2019 release date 4th July 2019
Commencement of Online Application 10th July 2019
Last Date to Apply Online (Extended) 10th August 2019
Admit Card Download Date 10-15 days prior to commencement of exam
Exam Date September 2019 (tentative)
Result To be announced

BPSC Vacancy 2019

When the Official Notification was released, the vacancy was close to 434. But in the new notice released by the State Government, BPSC Vacancy 2019 has reduced to 423. Let’s have a look at the detailed Vacancy for various posts offered through BPSC Exam.

Serial Number Posts Vacancy
1. Sub Divisional Officer 30
2. Deputy Superintendent of Police 62
3. Rural Development Officer 110
4. Block Panchayat office 14
5. District Sanapark Officer 11
6. Bihar Education Service 72
7. Labour Enforcement Officer 20
8. Food & Consumer Inspector 19
9. Election Department 46
10. SC/ST Welfare Department 18
11. Other 21
Total 423

BPSC 2019 Salary

The Salary of all the posts offered through BPSC Exam are quite different. The basic pay scale is around Rs. 9300/- - Rs. 34,800/- + Grade Pay Rs. 5400/-, Rs. 4800/-, Rs. 4200/-.

BPSC Eligibility 2019

To be eligible for BPSC Exam 2019, a candidate must come under prescribed age limit and must fulfill the educational qualification requirement. Let’s have a look at both these eligibility requirements in detail.

Age Limit

The Minimum Age limit of a candidate to appear for BPSC Exam 2019 as on 1st August 2019 must be 20, 21 & 22 years. The Maximum Age limit differs category wise and gender wise.

Category/Gender Maximum Age Limit
Unreserved Male 37 years
Unreserved Female 40 years
SC (Male/Female) 42 years
ST (Male/Female) 42 years
OBC (Male/Female) 40 years

Educational Qualification

To successfully submit the Application Form for BPSC Exam 2019, a candidate must have a Graduation or equivalent degree from a reputed organisation or a Government Recognised University.

BPSC 2019 Exam Pattern

The Selection Process of BPSC exam 2019 will consist of Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam & Interview Process. All students who successfully submit their Online Application Form will be eligible to give Preliminary Exam. The selected candidates from Preliminary Round will be eligible to give Mains Exam.

BPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

The exam will be objective question type in nature. A single paper will be conducted that will consist of 150 questions carrying 1 mark each. There is no negative marking in the exam.

Serial No. Paper No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1. General Studies 150 150 2hrs

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

There are 4 papers in total that comprise of 900 marks in total and each paper needs to be completed in a time span of 3 hours. The Paper of General Hindi is qualifying in nature and thus 30% marks is required to qualify this paper. The score of this exam will not be considered in calculation of merit list.

Serial No. Paper Total Marks Duration
1. General Hindi 100 3 hours
2. General Studies Paper- I 300 3 hours
3. General Studies Paper- II 300 3 hours
4. Optional Paper 300 3 hours
Total 900

Interview Process

Preliminary Exam syllabus

Topic Sub topics
Current Events National & International Importance
India’s History and important characteristics of Bihar’s history Social dimensions Economical dimensions Political dimensions Bihar’s history (All Ages)
Indian National Movement & Bihar’s role Nature of nineteenth century resurgence Characteristics of nineteenth century resurgence Growth of nationalism & attainment of Independence Role of Bihar in freedom Movement of India
General Science Issues of everyday observation & experience All General Science Topics
General Geography of India & Geographical Divisions of Bihar & its major river systems Geography of India & Bihar Physical Geography Social Geography Economical Geography Primary Characteristics of Indian Agriculture Primary Characteristics of Natural Resources
Indian Economy & Indian Polity & major changes in economy of Bihar in post-independence period Questions on Indian Economy Questions on Indian Polity Political System of Indian Panchayati Raj Community Development Planning in India & Bihar

Mains Exam Syllabus

Syllabus for Mains Exam

Subject Topics
General Hindi Paper निबंध व्याकरण वाक्य विन्यास
General Studies Paper - 1 Modern history of India & Indian Culture Current events of National & International Importance Statistical Analysis, Graphs & Diagrams
General Studies Paper - 2 Indian Polity Indian economy & Geography of India The role & impact of science & technology in the development of India
Optional Paper One Optional Paper of 300 marks

BPSC Admit Card 2019

BPSC 2019 Call Letter will be released 10-15 days before the commencement of Preliminary Exam. Candidates need to remember that the Admit Card of Prelims Exam cannot be used to give Mains Exam. All candidates who have successfully submitted the online application form will be issued the Call Letter for BPSC Exam 2019.

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