BPSC Exam 2020

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.. Board has finally released the exam date sheet for BPSC 2020 Exam. Official Notification will be released in last week of June 2020. BPSC Recruitment 2020 will start post release of Official Notification. Let’s have a look at the detailed information about BPSC Exam 2020.

BPSC 65th PT Result Announced

Bihar Public Service Commission has released the much awaited BPSC 65th PT Result has been announced. Candidates can check their result by clicking on the link mentioned below. The Result was released on 6th March 2020.

BPSC 65th PT Result

BPSC Exam Dates 2020

The official calendar for BPSC Exam 2020 has been finally released by Bihar Service Public Commission. The exam dates have not been specified yet but the tentative Notification Date has been announced in the latest notice released by BPSC. To check the exam calendar, click on the link mentioned below.

BPSC 2020 Exam Calendar

BPSC Notification 2020

The Official Notification for BPSC Exam 2020 is expected in last week of June. Last year, the official notification was released on 4th July 2019. The Online Application process started right after the release of Official Notification. To get an idea of the upcoming BPSC 2020 Official Notification, candidates can read BPSC Notification 2019 from the link mentioned below.

Check Official BPSC Notification 2019 

BPSC Apply Online 2020

BPSC Online Application is expected to start in July 2020. The Online Application Form will be available to students after the release of Official Notification. Candidates will be able to apply for the exam from the link available on this page that will be activated as soon as Bihar Public Service Commission Board makes it available. Keep visiting the page to remain updated on all the latest updates on BPSC Exam 2020

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BPSC 2020 Application Fee

To successfully submit the Application Form for BPSC Exam 2020, 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 2020

The State Government will be soon releasing the official schedule for BPSC Exam 2020. Let’s have a look at the expected BPSC Exam Dates 2020.

BPSC Notification 2019 release dateJuly 2020
Commencement of Online ApplicationJuly 2020
Last Date to Apply Online August 2020
Admit Card Download Date10-15 days prior to commencement of exam
Exam DateSeptember 2020
ResultLate December

BPSC Vacancy 2020

BPSC Vacancy 2020 has not yet been released by State Government. The Vacancy details will be announced soon after the release of Official Notification. As per last year,  BPSC Vacancy was 423. We are expecting the BPSC vacancy to be close to last year. To get a fair idea on expected BPSC Vacancy 2020, let’s have a look at the detailed Vacancy for various posts offered through BPSC Exam.

Serial NumberPostsVacancy
1Sub Divisional Officer30
Deputy Superintendent of Police62
3Rural Development Officer110
4Block Panchayat officer14
5District Sanapark Officer11
6Bihar Education Service72
7Labour Enforcement Officer20
8Food & Consumer Inspector19
9Election Department46
10SC/ST Welfare Department18

BPSC 2020 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 2020

To be eligible for BPSC Exam 2020, 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 2020 as on 1st August 2020 must be 20, 21 & 22 years. The Maximum Age limit differs category wise and gender wise.

Category/GenderMaximum Age Limit
Unreserved Male37 years
Unreserved Female40 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 2020, a candidate must have a Graduation or equivalent degree from a reputed organization or a Government Recognised University.

BPSC 2020 Exam Pattern 

The Selection Process of BPSC exam 2020 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. PaperNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1General Studies1501502 hours

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.PaperTotal MarksDuration
1General Hindi1003 hours
2General Studies Paper- I3003 hours
3General Studies Paper- II3003 hours
4Optional Paper3003 hours

Interview Process

The final round of selection is the Interview Process. It will consist of 120 marks. The score of Mains Exam and the Interview Process will be considered in deriving the Final merit list. 

BPSC Syllabus 2020

Preliminary Exam syllabus 

TopicSub topics
Current EventsNational & 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 ScienceIssues of everyday observation & experience
All General Science Topics
General Geography of India & Geographical Divisions of Bihar & its major river systemsGeography 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 periodQuestions on Indian Economy
Questions on Indian Polity
Political System of Indian
Panchayati Raj
Community Development
Planning in India & Bihar

Mains Exam Syllabus

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

BPSC Admit Card 2020

BPSC 2020 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 2020.

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