BPSC Pre Exam || Get Complete Details About The Preliminary Exam

BPSC(Bihar Public Service Commission) has invited the application for 731 vacancies for various posts. There are several posts like SP(Superintendent of Police), Jail Superintendent, Upper Election Officer, State Tax Assistant Commissioner, Planning Commissioner, Food Supply Inspector, Revenue Officer, Additional District Transport Officer, any many more. However, the Bihar Public Service Commission will conduct the BPSC Pre Exam on 27 December 2020. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for these posts on the official website of BPSC i.e. www.bpsc.bih.nic.in.  The Online Application starts from 28 September 2020. And the last date for BPSC CCE 66th Registration is 20 October 2020. This article will tell you about the eligibility criteria, selection process, and important dates of the BPSC Pre Exam. If you don’t know how to apply online., then don’t worry. This article will assist you in applying for this BPSC Pre Exam.


This article covers the following topics:-

  1. Complete Information About BPSC Pre Exam.
  2. How many posts are released by the BPSC?
  3. List of Important Dates Regarding the BPSC Pre Exam.
  4. Eligibility Criteria For BPSC Pre Exam.
  5. BPSC Pre Exam Pattern.
  6. BPSC Mains Exam Pattern.
  7. Application Fee Payment.
  8. How To Apply?

Complete Information About BPSC Pre Exam.

Organization Name Exam Name Exam Mode Age Limit Selection Process Total Posts
Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) BPSC CCE Exam 2020 Offline 20 Years to 37 Years Preliminary, Mains, and Personal Interview 731 posts

How many posts are released by the BPSC?

Although there are 731 posts released by the Bihar Public Service Commission(BPSC).  Let’s see the post wise vacancy details for BPSC Pre Exam. The post wise vacancy details are as follows:

  •  42 posts for Deputy Superintendent of Police.
  • 03 posts for District President.
  • 03 posts for Prisoner, Prison, and Correctional Services Inspectorate.
  • 13 posts for Assistant Commissioner of State-Taxes.
  • 02 posts for Electoral Officer.
  • 06 posts for Planning Officer / District Planning Officer (Gazetted).
  • 05 posts for Officer.
  • 25 posts for Bihar Probation Service Officer.
  • 40 posts for Additional District Transport Officer.
  • 17 posts for Municipal Executive Officer.
  • 210 posts for Food and Supply Inspector.
  • 65 posts for Labour enforcement officers (Non-gazetted).
  • 84 posts for Revenue Officer.
  • 216 posts for Block Panchayat Raj Officer.

List of Important Dates Regarding The BPSC Pre Exam

Here is a list of important dates regarding the BPSC Pre Exam. They are as follows:

Release Date of the Notification Application Starts On Application Ends On Preliminary Exam Date
16-09-2020 28-09-2020 20-10-2020 27-12-2020

Eligibility Criteria For BPSC Pre Exam

To give the BPSC Pre Exam, you have to fulfill the basic eligibility criteria such as:

  • You are eligible to give BPSC Pre Exam if you have Graduated from the any Recognized University of India.
  • Also, the minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 37 years.
  • For OBC and General(Female), the age limit is 40 years.
  • For SC/ST, the age limit is 42 years.
  • However, the selection process will contain 3 steps like Preliminary, Mains, and Personal Interview.
  •  Since the Physical Eligibility Criteria is:
Category Height Measurement Chest Measurement(without expansion)
Gen/ OBC(Male Candidates) 5 feet 5 inch 32 inches
Gen/ OBC(Female Candidates 5 feet 2 inch ——-
SC/ St Candidates 5 feet 2 inch 31 inches

BPSC Pre Exam Pattern

Exam Name Preliminary Exam
Subject General Studies
No. of Questions 150 Questions
Total Marks 150 Marks
Time Duration 02 hours
Syllabi G.K, History of India & Bihar, Rivers Names of Bihar, Indian Politics and Economy, Geography(India & Bihar), National & International Current Affairs, Bihar’s economy after freedom, Indian Movements & Contribution of Bihar.

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Exam Name Mains Exam
Subject & Total Marks
  • General Hindi- 100 Marks (03 hours)
  • General Studies(Paper-1)- 300 Marks (03 hours).
  • General Studies(Paper-2)-300 Marks (03 hours).
  • Optional Paper- 300 Marks (03 hours).
Total 900 Marks


  • Those candidates who qualify the BPSC Mains Exam will be called for the 3rd round i.e Personal Interview. It is of 120 marks.
  • And, the final merit list will be out on the basis of total marks=1020 Marks( Mains-900 Marks + Personal Interview-120 Marks).

Application Fee Payment

BPSC Pre and Mains Exam Fee
Category Preliminary Fee Mains Fee
General/OBC/Other State Aspirants Rs 600 Rs 750
SC/ ST Aspirants Rs 150 Rs 750
Female Aspirants(Bihar Domicile) Rs 150 Rs 750
Pwd —– Rs 200

How To Apply?

All the aspirants who are interested and fulfill the above eligibility criteria can apply Online at the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission. Therefore, you can apply at http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. When will the Online Application for the BPSC Pre Exam start?

The Online Application for the BPSC Pre Exam will start from 28 September 2020.

2. What is the last date for submitting Online Form for BPSC Recruitment 2020?

Candidates have to submit the Online Application Form till 20 October 2020.

3. How many female vacancies are released by the Bihar Public Service Commission?

BPSC has released 169 women vacancies for BPSC Recruitment 2020.

4. When will BPSC will conduct the BPSC Pre Exam?

BPSC Pre Exam will be conducted on 27 December 2020.

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