Bihar Public Service Commission i.e. BPSC conducts the Bihar Civil Service examination(BCSE) to fill various posts in the General Administrative Department of the Bihar state. BPSC examination is conducted for recruiting eligible candidates for various posts in departments/ministries under the Bihar government like Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Director, Superintendent of Police, Commerce Tax Officer, Election Officer, Revenue Officer, Welfare Officer, and many Others.

BPSC 2022 Notification

The official notification of BPSC 2022 has been released by the officials on 17th January 2022. The notification states that the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is accepting applications for Waste Management Officer & Assistant Public Sanitary under Housing Department and Urban Development, Govt. of Bihar. All the eligible and interested candidates can enroll from 17th January 2022 onwards on the official web portal of BPSC i.e. bpsc.bih.nic.in. Also, the thing to be noted here is the last date to apply for Assistant Public Sanitary & Waste Management Officer is 10th February 2022. As mentioned in the notification there are a total of 286 vacancies are available for Assistant Public Sanitary & Waste Management Officer.

BPSC 2022 Exam Stages

The BPSC Exam (Combined Competitive Exam) is held in three stages:

  1. Prelims – 1 objective type paper for 150 marks.
  2. Mains – 4 descriptive papers (1 qualifying + 3 merit ranking) for 900 marks.
  3. Interview – 120 marks.

BPSC 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

It is very much important to check the eligibility before applying for the BPSC 2022 Exam. Here, we have given complete details in a very brief way about the BPSC Eligibility criteria. The candidates must have mentioned educational qualifications and must fulfill the age criteria to apply for the BPSC 2022 Exam.

1. Nationality

The candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India.
  • A citizen of Bihar.

2. Age Limits

The candidate applying for the BPSC must fulfill the age criteria as per the official notification. The age criteria for the same are provided below.

  • The candidate applying for the post must have attained the age of 20 years and not have attained the age of 37.
  • Relaxations in the maximum age limit are provided by the BPSC to the candidates who belong to the reserved category like OBC/ST/SC Category.

3. Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline from any recognized university.

BPSC Application Form 2022

You can fill out the application form of BPSC 2022 online and candidates can easily have to fill out the BPSC application forms which will be available on the official website of BPSC which is mentioned below in the steps. The steps to apply for the online BPSC 2022 exam are provided below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of BPSC- https://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/Application.htm
  • Step 2: Under the important announcements, look for the BPSC online application and click on it.
  • Step 3: Click on the new registration button and complete the BPSC registration process.
  • Step 4: You will receive the registration number and password on your mail-id or the phone number.
  • Step 5: Log in using your credential and click on apply now and complete your application form and proceed with the document upload.
  • Step 6: Upload all the required documents like previous year mark sheets, Aadhar card, caste certificate, etc. in good quality and submit them.
  • Step 7: Proceed with the application fee payment process and pay the mentioned application fees online through any provided options.
  • Step 8: After successful fee payment, save a copy and take a printout of your application form as well as a fee payment receipt for future references.

BPSC 2022 Application Fees 

The applicants will have to pay the application fees to complete their application process for the BPSC 2022. The BPSC 2022 Application Fees for various categories are provided below:

CategoryApplication Fees
ST/SC/Woman/Handicapped/Permanent residents of Bihar (All Category)INR 150
Other States CandidatesINR 600

BPSC Admit Card 2022

BPSC Admit Card will be released on the official portal before the BPSC exam. The candidates who had successfully applied for BPSC Examination will be able to download their admit card from the official web portal of BPSC very soon using their login credentials.

How to Download BPSC Admit Card?

You can follow the given steps which are given below to download the admit card/hall ticket for BPSC 2022

  • Step 1: Go to the official web portal of BPSC 2022 which is bpsc.bih.nic.in
  • Step 2: Under the important announcements, look for the BPSC Exam Admit Card Link and click on it.
  • Step 3: Enter the candidate’s registration id and password.
  • Step 4: Your BPSC Admit Card will appear on your screen and you can download it for future reference.

It is advisable to take two printouts of the BPSC Admit Card to be taken into the examination center. All the candidates are also advised to take one or two passport-size photos as id proof during the exam along with the Admit Card of BPSC 2022.

Details Mentioned in BPSC Admit Card 2022

The BPSC 2022 admit card may contain the following details about the candidates:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Photograph
  • Name of Exam Centre
  • Registration number
  • Reporting Time
  • Date of Exam

If any errors or mismatch are found in the BPSC 2022 admit card details, the candidates should contact to the relevant authority as soon as possible immediately.

The applications must also read the instructions written on the BPSC Admit Card and follow them during the examination.

BPSC 2022 Exam Pattern 

The BPSC is an examination that is held in two stages and candidates will have to clear both the examination i.e. Prelims as well as the Mains examination for the final selection. There will be 150 questions overall for 1 mark each in Prelims for a time duration of 2 hours. Whereas, the main exam is based on a written test and is also called a subjective Type examination.

BPSC 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern 

All the candidates will be given 150 questions that they have to complete within 120 minutes on an OMR-based sheet. Multiple choice-based objective-type questions will be included in the BPSC 2022 prelims and there is no negative marking.

The candidates can take the exam in three languages: English, Hindi, and Urdu as per the convenience.

The BPSC 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern is provided below in the table:

ParticularsDetails
Mode of ExamOffline (OMR Based)
Type of QuestionsObjective Type Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions150 Questions
Total Weightage150 Marks (1 mark per question)
Duration of Exam120 Minutes

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

PaperTotal MarksDuration
General Hindi1003 hrs
General Studies Paper-13003 hrs
General Studies  Paper-23003 hrs
Optional Paper3003 hrs
Total Marks900

Selection Process of BPSC 2022 

The selection of the candidates is done strictly based on merit marks scored and interviews. The following are the stages of the BPSC 2022 exam: 

  • The Prelims Exam of the Eligible Candidates after the successful online registration.
  • On the basis of prelims marks, Shortlisting of the candidates for the Mains Exam is done.
  • The candidates who will successfully qualify for the main exam are shortlisted on the basis of the total merit marks and later called for an interview.
  • At the center, the document verification round also takes place and the candidates need to be present with all the required original documents and certificates.

The selected candidates in the interview will receive their job offer letter/ order through the post to their communication address and the candidates have to join their posting at the prescribed date.

BPSC Salary & Benefits 2022

The employment offer after the BPSC 2022 receives a salary of Rs. 4.3 to 4.5 LPA. The average salary of the same is 4 LPA. The candidates also receive various perks and other benefits while working in the posted department. The benefits include-

  • A Good work environment.
  • Flexible work timings.
  • Travel facilities.
  • Renewal of salary on a fixed date.

It is much advisable to keep track of your performance by giving weekly mock tests for the BPSC 2022. Candidates must analyze their weaknesses and try to focus on strengthening their weak points. Also, make sure not to forget important topics and sections to be covered before the BPSC 2022.

BPSC 2022 Syllabus

BPSC 2022 Syllabus for Prelims Exam

The Prelims is the screening stage of the candidates before the BPSC Mains exam. The marks in Prelims are not to be taken into consideration for the final merit list, it is just for checking the candidate’s basic capabilities to make them eligible for the Mains exam.

The details of exam pattern and syllabus of prelims are given below:

Exam: The exam is called Combined Competitive Exam (Prelims).

Conducting Body: It is conducted by Bihar Public Service Commission, BPSC.

No of Papers: Consists of 1 paper i.e. General Studies for 150 marks.

Duration: 2 hours.

Syllabus:

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

Few important points to noted regarding the BPSC 2022 Syllabus for Prelims exam:

  • The questions on Science and Technology will be such that they do not require any subject specialization i.e the fundamentals would be asked.
  • Under History subject, candidates also need to focus on the political social aspects and economic.
  • In both Geography and History, candidates will have to prepare about the history and geography of Bihar State also.
  • Under Geography, questions will also consist of the economic geography and social geography of both India as well as Bihar, including the use of natural resources and Indian agriculture.
  • Under the Indian Polity and Economics, the questions will be based on the following given topics:
    • Panchayati Raj
    • Indian Political System
    • Planning in India and Bihar
    • Community Development
    • Under the Indian National Movement, candidates will have to focus on the resurgence in the 19th century, the growth and nature of Indian Nationalism and India’s independence. The role of Bihar State in the Indian National Movement is very important from the BPSC 2022 exam point of view.

BPSC 2022 Syllabus for Mains Exam

Candidates who will qualify for the Prelims stage will be eligible for the next stage i.e. BPSC Mains exam stage. On average, the number of candidates selected for the Mains exam will be approximately equal to 10 times the total number of vacancies in the BPSC. 

The details of exam pattern and syllabus of prelims are given below:

Exam: The exam is called Combined Competitive Exam (Prelims).

Conducting Body: It is conducted by Bihar Public Service Commission, BPSC.

No of Papers: There are a total of 4 exams which consist of –

  • General Hindi – It is the Qualifying Paper for main exam.
  • General Studies 1- This exam carries 300 marks.
  • General Studies 2- This exam carries 300 marks
  • Optional Subject- It is the optional subject for the candidates which carries a total of 300 marks.

Duration: The duration of each examination is 3 hours.

  • Precis/Summary – (15 marks)
  • Syntax – (25 marks)
  • Grammar – (30 marks)
  • General Hindi Essay – (30 marks)

The syllabus for GS 1 and GS 2 of BPSC 2022 are given below-

The Hindi paper is just a qualifying paper for mains exam. Candidates should score a minimum of 30 marks out of 100 in order to qualify. The marks in the Hindi paper will not be counted for the final merit list.

Syllabus of General Studies 1&General Studies 2

  • Statistical Analysis, diagrams, and graphs.
  • Indian Culture.
  • Indian (and Bihar) Geography.
  • Modern History of India.
  • Contemporary events of national and international importance.
  • Indian (and Bihar) Polity.
  • Indian (and Bihar) Economy.

The BPSC 2022 Syllabus for GS 1 will include the following topics:

  1. Important personalities – Jawaharlal Nehru, Rabindranath Tagore, and Mahatma Gandhi.
  2. Technical Education and Western Education in Bihar State.
  3. Mauryan and Pal Art.
  4. Role of Bihar State in the Indian National Movement.
    1. 1857 war of independence
    2. Champaran Satyagraha
    3. Santhal Revolt
    4. Quit India Movement, 1942
  5. Patna Kalam Paintings.
  6. Modern Indian History and Bihar from mid 19th century onwards.
  7. Analysis of diagrammatical/statistical data/graphical.

There is a significant overlap between the IAS Syllabus and the syllabus of BPSC 2022. In BPSC 2022 Mains, candidates have to select one optional subject out of 34 subject choices. Also, there will be only one optional subject exam for 300 marks, and the questions will be of Honours Level (3-year course in Patna University) The choices are given below. The syllabus for optional subjects can be viewed in the BPSC Syllabus PDF.

Optional Subjects in BPSC Syllabus are

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

Expected BPSC Cutoff 2022

Candidates need to qualify the minimum cutoff list for the BPSC 2022. The BPSC 2022 cutoff mark is the minimum qualifying mark that aspiring candidates must achieve in order to advance to the next round. For each category, the expected cutoff marks are different and are listed below.

CategoryBPSC 2022 Cut Off Marks
General (Male)97-99
General (Female)90-93
EWS (Male)91-93
EWS (Female)86-88
SC (Male)88-90
SC (Female)78-80
ST (Male)88-90
ST (Female)88-90
EBC (Male)91-93
EBC (Female)86-88
BC (Male)93-95
BC (Female)87-89
BCL85-85
PwD -VI81-83
PwD -DD80-82
PwD -OH88-90
PwD -MD52-54
Grandchildren of Ex-Freedom Fighters86-88

BPSC Results 2022

The BPSC declares the results of the BPSC Exam 2022 soon on its web portal after the successful conduction of both the examination i.e. Pre and Mains. The authorities declare the marks of the candidates as well as the minimum marks for qualifying for the exam in different categories of the candidates. Once released, the candidates can check their results on the official website – asrb.org.in or BPSC.org.in

How to Check BPSC Result 2022?

The steps to check the BPSC Result 2022 are given below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of the BPSC Exam- bpsc.bih.nic.in
  • Step 2: Under the important announcements, look for the BPSC Exam Result Link and click on it.
  • Step 3: Enter your roll number, DOB, and all required details and click on login.
  • Step 4: The BPSC Result will appear on your screen, download and save it for future references.
  • The result will consist of the total marks obtained by the candidates along with basic details about the candidate such as name, mobile number, roll number, date of birth, etc.

FAQs(Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. What is the salary of BPSC?

The employment offer after the BPSC 2022 receives a salary of Rs. 4.3 to 4.5 LPA. The average salary of the same is 4 LPA. The candidates also receive various perks and other benefits while working in the posted department. The benefits include

  • A Good work environment
  • Flexible work timings
  • Travel facilities
  • Renewal of salary on a fixed date
  1. What are the posts in BPSC?

Various posts under BPSC are mentioned below:

  • Bihar Administrative Service
  • Bihar Police Service:
  • Bihar Financial Service
  • Product Inspector
  • Rural Development Officer
  • District Minority Welfare Officer
  • Employment Officer
  • Bihar Labour Services
  • Sugarcane Officer
  1. What should be the maximum age of a candidate to appear in  BPSC 2022?
  • The candidate applying for the post must have attained the age of 20 years and not have attained the age of 37.
  • Relaxations in the maximum age limit are provided by the BPSC to the candidates who belong to the reserved category like OBC/ST/SC Category.
  1. What are the subjects in BPSC?

There are different subjects in BPSC some of them are, general studies, politics, economics, social sciences, Hindi, etc.

  1. What is the syllabus of BPSC mains?

There are a total of fours exams which consist of the following subjects:

  • General Hindi – It is the Qualifying Paper for the main exam.
  • General Studies 1- This exam carries 300 marks.
  • General Studies 2- This exam carries 300 marks
  • Optional Subject- It is the optional subject for the candidates which carries a total of 300 marks.

Note: In order to get complete knowledge of the BPSC 2022 Mains syllabus, it is advised to candidates go through the article.

  1. Which is the highest post in BPSC?

All the posts mentioned below are the topmost post in BPSC:

  • Bihar Administrative Service
  • Bihar Police Service:
  • Bihar Financial Service
  • Product Inspector
  • Rural Development Officer
  • District Minority Welfare Officer
  • Employment Officer
  • Bihar Labour Services
  • Sugarcane Officer

Conclusion

In this article we have conveyed all the information about BPSC 2022 exam. Candidates can go through the article and get a brief knowledge about the examination including details like exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern, result, and all the other necessary information regarding the BPSC 2022 exam. It is advisable for the candidates to go through the article thoroughly.
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