Bihar PSC Exam pattern

BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) conducts recruitments in various departments. Selection Process is based on the written exam and interview. Candidates if you want to apply against BPSC Recruitments so you must know which type of syllabus will come in examination.

In addition to this, we will also provide you the eligibility criteria for BPSC 2013 − 2014. This is one of the most familiar exams which are conducted every year by BPSC.

BPSC entrance exam is covered in three sections:

  • Preliminary Examination: Covers objective type questions
  • Main Examination: Subjective type questions
  • Interview: Personal interview questions

BPSC Syllabus 2013 − 2014

Syllabus for BPSC can be summarizes into 5 sections. In which 3 sections are compulsory and you can choose 2 subjects according to your choice.

Compulsory subjects

  • English
  • General Knowledge
  • Mathematics

English

  • Spotting the Errors
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Filling in the blanks
  • Use of prepositions, idioms/phrases
  • Word analogies
  • Test of spellings
  • Re-arranging jumbled up sentences
  • Comprehension of passage and answering questions based on the passage

General Knowledge

  • Current events of national and international importance
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Indian and World Geography
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • General Mental Ability Questions

Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytic Geometry
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Dynamics, Statics and Hydrostatics
  • Vector Analysis
  • Real Analysis
  • Complex Analysis
  • Partial differential equations

Optional Subjects (any 2)

  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Economics
  • Statistics
  • Agriculture
  • Zoology
  • Chemistry

Discussions & Questions

  • sir I want to prepare for BPSC but I have no idea regarding which optional to choose. I am confused between Geography and Hindi literature. Kindly guide me sir. thank you. ( - on ))

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    To decide optional you must follow the link here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfCOX0r_EKA

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  • Sir I have done btech with information technology as stream am I eligible for bpsc ( - on ))

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    Yes after bachelor's you are eligible for BPSC, however you will have to work around for the optional subject.

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  • I am a history student, can I opt for history and geography for BPSC? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can go for history and geography combination.

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  • I want to know that graduate in BA English hons. Candidate can appear for BPSC exam? ( - on ))

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    Yes bachelors is the minimum requirement for BPSC

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  • I am student of BA english hnrs having psychology and political science as subsidiary papers. Can I prepare for BPSC exams?? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can definitely prepare for BPSC.

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  • Sir, can you please send subject-wise book list for the preparation of BPSC. ( - on ))

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    For subjectwise booklist please refer the following link - http://www.examrace.com/Subject-Book-Lists/.

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  • Sir, I have done BCA. Then I want to do bpsc then what will the optional paper? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can appear for BPSC and choose the optional subject based on your interest and knowledge. Refer this link for selecting optional - http://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals/

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  • Sir, I have b.tech degree from petroleum engineering..Am I eligible for bpsc examination? ( - on ))

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    Yes, you must have a bachelor's degree to appear for BPSC.

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  • Hello Sir,I have completed my B.Tech in IT. Can you please confirm if I am eligible for BPSC Exam? ( - on ))

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    Yes with a bachelor's degree you are eligible for BPSC exam.

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  • My question is that whether i have to choose 2 different optional subjects or can i choose a single optional subject for both the papers in BPSC mains? ( - on ))

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    Please check out the latest notification for BPSC for any changes.

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  • Sir, I graduated in BA History (hons). Extra subject - psychology and sociology, can I prepare for bpsc? But i don’t know what i choose optional paper.

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    Yes you can prepare, you must choose a subject of your interest and the subject in which you will you have sound academic knowledge.

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  • Electrical engineering is there in compulsory subject or no?

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    You have to choose optional based on your choice, electrical engineering is just one of such optionals and is not compulsory.

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  • Hi I have done BCA from IGNOU(Distance course) and MCA from NMIMS(Regular). Am I eligible for writing this exam.I have studied computers throughout my study so which subject should I choose for mains? ( - on ))

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    Yes you can appear for BPSC, you can choose any subject for mains irrespective of the fact that this subject was a part of your graduation or post-graduation course.

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  • Currently I am a student of DPS Ranchi, studying in 12th. . After boards what shld i do graduation or engineering? ? nAnd after that how to prepare for BPSC? ?

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    You can pursue either graduation or engineering independent of your plans to do BPSC.

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  • I am a senior software engineer and want to prepare BPSC. Please tell me about material and let me know whether im eligible or Not.(BE-CSE) ( - on ))

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    A person with bachelor's degree is eligible to apply for BPSC exam.

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  • I am an Electronics &Communication engineer, 2009 batch, working in an IT company, age 28. I want to appear for BPSC (administrative services) exam. Where and when will I get notice about the exam? ( - on ))

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    Please check out the updates on Bihar PSC at the following link-http://bpsc.bih.nic.in/

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  • I graduated in BA History Major, Can I appear for BPSC? ( - on ))

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    Yes graduation is the minimum eligibility to appear for Administrative examinations.

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  • I have done my b.tech with ece branch so there is no subject which is match with the optional so I want to asked that can I apply any form which is published by BPSC ( - on ))

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    Yes you can definitely choose another optional which was not your subject-but keep in mind that you choose an optional subject in which you have interest.

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  • I am a student of B.Sc. Forestry. Which subjects should I choose for BPSC? Forestry is there and agriculture is somewhat different from forestry. ( - on ))

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    You must choose an optional in which you are very confirdent about yourselves, if forestry has been your primary subject, we suggest that you must go for forestry.

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  • Can I select urdu as an optional subject? ( - on ))

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    Please check out the list of optional released in the notification.

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  • Sir, I am in 3rd year of graduation. Can I take political science as my optional subject. ( - on ))

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    Choosing the optional totally depends on your area of interest and expertise. You must choose an optional in which you are most confident.

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  • I am a student of electrical engineering. I want to prepare BPSC. Am I eligible for this? ( - on ))

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    Yes a bachelors degree from a recognized university is a prerequisite for PSC exams.

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  • I am electronics engineer in 3rd year and want to prepare BPSC, how to prepare for this exam please help me? ( - on ))

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    You must read the current affairs daily, refer book and standard references for general studies like spectrum and subscribe for one monthly magazine and daily newspaper like The Hindu,

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  • I study in BA-2 of eco subject and my aim is BPSC. Please guide me how to prepare for this examination. ( - on ))

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    For administrative examinations you should have a sound knowledge of current affairs and general knowledge with a keen eye on daily newspaper. You must excel in your subject and prepare as per the syllabus.

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  • I Am Students of B.Sc. (Hons. Physics Subject) Which Subject I should choose for BPSC Main exams? ( - on ))

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    It is best to address the following link to find out which optionals work best and what should you choose as a candidate-http://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals/

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  • I have done elec. & comm. engineering. I want to study for BPSC, am I eligible for bihar psc. ( - on ))

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    With a bachelor's degree you are eligible for state administrative services.

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  • I want to know about BPSC, I am doing BBA, can I prepare for BPSC? ( - on ))

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    Yes with a bachelor's degree you are eligible to apply for BPSC examination.

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  • Sir,I want to prepare for BPSC but the hindrance I feel is that I have done BBM but the problem is I have done it through correspondence. ( - on ))

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    You must be eligible to apply for it if you have done it through a recognized university. For further details please check out the educational eligibility in previous notifications.

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  • I am from patna and done graduation from magadh university by accounts honours..I have to prepare for bpsc civil service exam. Which subject I have to study for this exam please give details ( - on ))

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    For prelims you must have command over English, General Studies (special reference to Bihar), and Mathematics. Then you have to appear for Mains and Interview, in Mains you haave to opt for optional subject based on your interest and knowledge.

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  • I am mechanical engineer and I want to prepare for BPSC then how to prepare and what subject will have to take for quick results? ( - on ))

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    This link will help you decide which optional is best for administrative services and how should you prepare for administrative services-http://www.examrace.com/IAS/Deciding-Scoring-Optionals

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  • I am civil engineer. I want prepare for bihar public service commission (BPSC). ( - on ))

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    Yes definitely you can prepare for BPSC examination, getting a degree in engineering is not a limitation for the same.

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