BPSC Recruitment 2021: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Recruitment process was started on September 24, 2021, with the release of official notification. According to the latest notification, the BPSC Prelims exam will be conducted on January 23, 2022. The conducting body conducts BPSC Combined Competitive Exam to recruit graduates for various posts including General Administration Department of Bihar Civil Services (Subdivision Officer) / Preferential Sub-Committee and equivalent officers of General Administration, Inferior Electoral Officer, Revenue Officer, Assistant Planning Officer, Tax Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Director, Supply Inspector, Labor superintendent, Block Panchayat Raj Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police Home Department, and various other posts.
Graduates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can submit their BPSC 67th Online Application Form online The application link is activated on the official website from September 30, 2021, to November 05, 2021. BPSC has again revised the vacancies to be recruited through BPSC 67th Notification and added 148 vacancies of Deputy Superintendent of Police Home Department, Subdivision Backward and Most Backward Classes Welfare Officer, and Assistant Registrar Cooperation Societies and Equivalents to the previous vacancies. Now the total number of vacancies is increased to 723. Read on to find out more!
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BPSC Recruitment 2021: Overview
|Organisation||Bihar Public Service Commission|
|Exam Name||BPSC 67th CCE 2021|
|Vacancies||723 (male: 495, female: 228)|
|Posts||General Administration Department of Bihar Civil Services (Subdivision Officer)/Preferential Sub-Committee and equivalent officers of General Administration, Assistant Planning Officer, Tax Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Director, Supply Inspector, Labor superintendent, Inferior Electoral Officer, Revenue Officer, Block Panchayat Raj Officer and Other Posts|
|Application Mode||Online Mode|
|Selection process||1. Prelims, |
BPSC 67th Exam: Important Dates
BPSC has published the important dates for the BPSC 67th exam 2021. The online application process for the BPSC 67th exam started on September 30 and the last date to apply is November 5, 2021. View the important dates for BPSC 67th Notification 2021 given in the table below.
|BPSC 67th Events||Important Dates|
|BPSC 67th Notification 2021 Date||September 24, 2021|
|BPSC 67th 2021 Online Application Starts||September 30, 2021|
|Last date for Apply Online||November 05, 2021|
|Last date to Pay registration Fee||November 05, 2021|
|Last date to send documents by posts||November 05, 2021|
|67th BPSC Admit Card 2021||To Be Released|
|67th BPSC Prelims Exam Date||January 23, 2022|
|BPSC Prelims Result and Answer Key 2021||To Be Notified|
|67th BPSC Mains Exam Date 2021||To Be Notified|
|67th BPSC Mains 2021 Result||To Be Notified|
BPSC Eligibility Criteria For Various Posts
Candidates must carefully check the BPSC eligibility criteria for various posts before applying for the exam. The post-wise eligibility criteria are given below:
Candidates need a Graduation or equivalent degree from a recognized University as the minimum education qualification to apply for BPSC 67th Combined Competitive Examination.
Age Limit (As on 1-08-2021)
The age limit, for BPSC 67th Exam 2021 varies for different categories. The minimum age limit for General Male is 20 years and the upper age limit for the remaining categories is discussed below:
|Category||Upper Age Limit|
|General Category – Male||37 years|
|General Category – Female||40 years|
|BC/OBC (Male, Female)||40 years|
|SC/ST (Male, Female)||42 years|
BPSC Vacancy 2021
BPSC will recruit eligible candidates to fill 723 vacancies for various posts through the 67th BPSC exam. 228 out of these 723 vacancies are reserved for women candidates and the remaining 495 posts are for male candidates. The total number of vacancies was 562 in the previous year. The post-wise vacancy details are given in the table below table.
BPSC 67th Vacancy Details
|SI. No.||Post Name||Males Vacancy||Females Vacancy||Total|
|1||Bihar Administrative Service (बिहार प्रशासनिक सेवा)||57||31||88|
|2||State Tax Assistant Commissioner (राज्य कर सहायक आयुक्त)||14||07||21|
|3||Inferior Electoral Officer (अवर निर्वाचन प्रदधिकारी)||03||01||04|
|4||Bihar Education Service (बिहार शिक्षा सेवा)||09||03||12|
|5||Planning Authority/District Planning Authority (नियोजन प्रदधिकारी/ज़िला नियोजन प्रदाधिकारी)||02||00||02|
|6||Labor Superintendent (श्रम अधीक्षक)||02||00||02|
|7||District Audit Authority Cooperation Committees and Equivalents (ज़िला अंकेक्षण प्रदधिकारी सहयोग समितियाँ एवं समकक्ष)||02||03||05|
|8||Assistant Director Social Security (सहायक निदेशक सामाजिक सुरक्षा)||08||04||12|
|9||Assistant Director Child Protection Services (सहायक निदेशक बाल संरक्षण सेवा)||04||00||04|
|10||Assistant Planning Officer/Assistant Director (सहायक योजना प्रदाधिकारी/सहायक निदेशक)||36||16||52|
|11||Rural Development Authority (ग्रामीण विकास प्रदाधिकारी)||90||43||133|
|12||Municipal Executive Authority (नगर कार्यपालक प्रदाधिकारी)||73||37||110|
|13||Revenue Officer & Equivalent (राजस्व अधिकारी एवं समकक्ष)||27||09||36|
|14||Supply Inspector (आपूर्ति निरीक्षक)||03||01||04|
|15||Block Panchayat Raj Officer (प्रखंड पंचायत राज प्रदाधिकारी)||13||05||18|
|16||Deputy Superintendent of Police Home Department (पुलिस उपाधीक्षक गृह विभाग)||14||06||20|
|17||Assistant Registrar Cooperation Societies and Equivalents (सहायक निबंधक सहयोग समितियाँ एवं समकक्ष)||08||01||09|
|18||Subdivision Backward and Most Backward Classes Welfare Officer (अनुमंडल पिछड़ा एवं अति पिछड़ा वर्ग कल्याण प्रदाधिकारी)||92||47||139|
How to Apply for BPSC Recruitment 2021?
The application form can only be filled online from the official website of BPSC. Follow the steps as under to apply for BPSC recruitment 2021:
Quick Note: The application process for all the above posts is the same. Here we have provided the registration process for APO, candidates can follow the same steps to apply for other posts as well.
– 1st Step: Visit the BPSC official website: onlinebpsc.bihar.gov.in/main/home.
– 2nd Step: On the home page click on ‘Online Registration’.
– 3rd Step: Click on ‘Apply Online’.
– 4th Step: You will be redirected to the Registration Form page. Enter all the required details such as:
a. Candidate’s Name
b. Father’s Name,
c. Mother’s Name,
d. Date of Birth,
e. Marital Status,
f. Aadhar Number,
g. Category, address, etc.
– 5th Step: Enter your Email ID and Mobile Number where the respective confirmation code/OTP will be sent.
– 6th Step: Click on the “Submit Registration” button.
– 7th Step: A page will appear where your Application Number, Username, and Password will be mentioned. Using the same Username and Password, login on to the official website.
- – 8th Step: Click on “Online Payment”.
- – 9th Step: Enter the requested details and complete the payment.
- – 10th Step: Take the printout of the receipt and form and keep it with you for future references.
BPSC Recruitment 2021: Application Fee
Candidates can use Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking for the BPSC Recruitment 2021 fee payment. The fee is non – refundable. The category-wise BPSC application fee is provided in the table below:
Application Fee For Mineral Development Officer
|SC/ ST||₹ 200|
|Female – Bihar Domicile||₹ 200|
Application Fee For Civil Judge
|SC/ ST||₹ 150|
|Female – All Category||₹ 150|
Application Fee For Assistant Engineer
|SC/ ST||₹ 200|
Application Fee For APO
|SC/ ST||₹ 200|
|Female – Bihar Domicile||₹ 200|
BPSC Recruitment 2021 – Admit Card
Bihar Public Service Commission will release BPSC admit card a few days before the BPSC APO Mains exam day. The admit card for the BPSC preliminary, and mains examination is released separately. Candidates can visit the online BPSC portal to download the hall ticket for the BPSC APO Mains exam. Username and Password act as the login credentials for downloading the BPSC admit card. Also, it is compulsory for all the appearing candidates to bring their admit card at the exam centre else the officials of the conducting body will not allow them to enter the exam hall. There might be chances that their candidature will be revoked on an immediate basis.
Details Mentioned On BPSC Admit Card 2021
- Name of the candidate
- Date of Birth
- Mobile number
- Registration number
- Email Id of the candidate
- Exam center
- Exam venue address
- Date and time of the exam
- Reporting time on the exam date
- Date of examination
- Scanned passport size photograph of the candidate.
- Signature of the candidate
BPSC Recruitment 2021: Selection Process
Candidates need to go through a set of selection rounds for the recruitment to the BPSC APO post. The selection of all the candidates will be subject to qualifying all the rounds as per the BPSC selection process. The space below mentions the BPSC selection rounds.
1st Round – Preliminary Examination
2nd Round – Mains Examination
3rd Round – Personality Test/ Interview
BPSC Recruitment 2021: Exam Pattern
The exam pattern varies as per the post applied for. The general BPSC exams are conducted in two stages – Prelims followed by Mains. Candidates who will qualify in both stages will have to appear for the Interview. The selection of candidates will be done based on the marks secured in the Mains exam. However, candidates must qualify for each stage of the examination in order to get considered for the final merit list.
BPSC APO Exam Pattern For Prelims
BPSC APO Exam Pattern For Mains
|Indian Penal Code 1860||150|
|Indian Evidence Act, 1872||150|
|Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973||150|
Quick Note: General Studies, Hindi, and English are common for all the posts. Other subjects for the mains exam are as per the post applied for.
BPSC Subject Papers
For the mains examination, candidates need to appear for one optional subject. This subject paper is to be chosen by the candidate while completing the application process. The Bihar Public Service Commission provides an option of 34 subjects, as mentioned below:
- Hindi Language and Literature
- Persian Language and Literature
- Arabic Language and Literature
- Pali Language and Literature
- Maithili Language and Literature
- English Language and Literature
- Urdu Language and Literature
- Bangla Language and Literature
- Sanskrit Language and Literature
- Political Science and International Relations
- Public Administration
- Labour and Social Welfare
- Mechanical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Commerce and Accountancy
- Electrical Engineering
- Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
BPSC Recruitment 2021: Syllabus
Apart from the exam pattern, the BPSC syllabus will enhance the overall preparation strategy by saving time and studying only the topics on which the questions will be based. Candidates can check the space below for the prelims and mains syllabus as per the BPSC notification.
BPSC APO Prelims Syllabus
For General Studies: General Science on everyday life, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Geography, Indian History and Culture, and Indian Political System.
For Law: Fundamental knowledge of the Indian Constitution, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Crime Procedure, 1973, and Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
BPSC APO Mains Syllabus
For Hindi: Hindi Essay, Grammar, Syntax and Summarisation.
For English: Essay Writing, Letter Writing and Summary/Precise Writing.
For General Studies
- Current events of international importance
- National and General Science
- Geography of India & Bihar
- General Knowledge including Current Affairs
- History of India and salient features of the history of Bihar
- Indian Culture
- Major geographical divisions of Bihar and important rivers
- India’s state system and economic system
- Indian Political System
- India’s national movement and Bihar’s contribution to it
- Major changes in Bihar’s economy after independence
Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and Other Laws
- The Arms Act, 1959
- Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
- The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
- Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
- Explosive Substances Act, 1908
- The Poxo Act, 2012
BPSC Recruitment 2021: Interview
Candidates qualifying for the preliminary and mains examination are eligible to appear for the interview round. The score of candidates in the interview and the main examination will be considered for the final merit preparation. The interview round will fetch a total of 120 marks. BPSC will release the cutoff to select candidates based on the final merit list.
BPSC Result 2021
The Bihar Public Service Commission will release the BPSC result for prelims and mains exam separately. Candidates can visit the official website (bpsc.bih.nic.in) to check the BPSC result. The preliminary exam will be qualifying in nature, whereas a score of candidates in seven papers of BPSC APO mains will be counted while merit list preparation. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of scores fetched from 900 marks.
Frequently Asked Questions on BPSC Recruitment 2021
Here, we have enlisted some of the most important frequently asked questions related to the BPSC Recruitment 2021. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same.
|Question 1: What is the BPSC Full Form? |
Ans: The Bihar Public Service Commission is the governing body that conducts all the Bihar state exams.
|Question 2: What are the Jobs in BPSC? |
Ans: BPSC recruits candidates for various positions such as Officer, Managers, Judge, Engineer, Assistant, Stenographer, Clerk, etc. The notification is released yearly as per posts and departments.
|Question 3: What is the Salary of an Assistant Engineer in BPSC? |
Ans: Assistant Engineer at BPSC is a Group B post and the gross per month salary is between Rs. 64,258 – 70,468
|Question 4: What is the Eligibility Criteria for BPSC? |
Ans: The Eligibility Criteria for BPSC varies as per the post applied for. To check the detailed eligibility details you can read this article.
|Question 5: How can I join BPSC? |
Ans: To join BPSC check the eligibility criteria for the post you wish to apply for. If you fulfil all the eligibility details register yourself and fill the exam form and pay the fees. After this, you need to clear the exams as well as interview and document verification.
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