BPSC Recruitment 2022: Prelims Exam Postponed -Embibe
  • Written By Vaibhav_Raj_Asthana
  • Last Modified 24-06-2022
  • Written By Vaibhav_Raj_Asthana
  • Last Modified 24-06-2022

Bihar BPSC 67th Recruitment 2022: Prelims Exam Postponed

BPSC Recruitment 2022: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has postponed the 67th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive exam due to an incident of a question paper leak. The revised exam date will be announced soon by the authorities after the matter has been inquired with due diligence. The BPSC 67 prelims exam will be held across the state’s 38 districts in 1083 exam centres.

The Bihar Combined Competitive Examination is held by the BPSC to fill various gazetted positions such as Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jailer, Block Development Officer (BDO), and others in various state government departments. The total number of vacancies for multiple posts is 802. Read on to find out more on BPSC 2022 exam!

Latest:
– BPSC has postponed the 67th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive exam until further notice.

BPSC Recruitment 2022: Overview

ParticularsDetails
Conducting OrganisationBihar Public Service Commission
Exam NameBPSC 67th CCE
Vacancies802
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 ModeOnline Mode
EligibilityGraduate/ Bachelor’s Degree
Selection Process1. Prelims
2. Mains
3. Interview
Job LocationBihar
Official Websitebpsc.bih.nic.in

BPSC Exam Date 2022 Out

BPSC has published the BPSC important dates for various recruitments. Check out the important dates for BPSC 67th Notification and other events from the below table:

BPSC 67th EventsDates
BPSC 67th Notification DateSeptember 24, 2021
BPSC 67th CCE Online Application StartsSeptember 30, 2021
Last date for Apply OnlineNovember 19, 2021
Last date to pay registration feeNovember 19, 2021
Last date to send documents by postsNovember 19, 2021
Last date of editing online applicationsNovember 29, 2021
67th CCE Prelims Admit Card DateApril 25, 2022
BPSC 67th CCE Prelims DateMay 08, 2022 (Postponed)
BPSC Prelims Result and Answer KeyTo be notified
67th BPSC Mains Exam DateTo be notified
67th BPSC Mains ResultTo be notified

BPSC AE Exam Dates

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced exam dates for Assistant Engineer (Electrical / Mechanical / Civil). Candidates can check the BPSC AE exam dates from the table mentioned below:

EventsDates
Post NameAssistant Engineer (Civil/ Mechanical/ Electrical)
Start Date of Online ApplicationMay 4, 2020
Last Date to Apply OnlineJune 24, 2020 (Revised)
Admit Card Release DateTo be released
Exam DateMarch 12, 13, 26 & 27, 2022
Result DateTo be released

BPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must carefully check the BPSC eligibility criteria for various posts before applying for the exam. The post-wise eligibility criteria are given below:

Education Qualification 

Candidates need a Graduation or equivalent degree from a recognized university as the minimum educational qualification to apply for BPSC 67th Combined Competitive Examination.

Age Limit

The age limit for the BPSC 67th exam 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:

CategoryUpper Age Limit
General Category – Male37 years
General Category – Female40 years
BC/OBC (Male, Female)40 years
SC/ST (Male, Female)42 years

BPSC Vacancy 2022

BPSC recruit eligible candidates to fill various posts through the 67th Combined Competitive Exam. Candidates can check the post-wise vacancy details from the table provided below:

S. 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
19 Jail Superintendent (काराधीक्षक) 03
20 Labor Enforcement Officer (श्रम प्रवर्तन पदाधिकारी) 65
21 Other (अन्य) 38 14 52
22 Additional Vacancy 08
Total Vacancies 495 228 802

How to Apply for BPSC Recruitment?

The application form can only be filled out online from the official website of BPSC. Follow the steps mentioned below to apply for the BPSC recruitment exam:

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.

BPSC Apply Online
  • 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.
BPSC Recruitment
  • 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 Application Fee

Candidates can use a Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking for the 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

CategoryApplication Fee
Gen/OBC/EWS/EBC₹ 750
SC/ ST₹ 200
Female – Bihar Domicile₹ 200

Application Fee for Civil Judge

CategoryApplication Fee
Gen/OBC/EWS/EBC₹ 600
SC/ ST₹ 150
Female – All Category₹ 150

Application Fee for Assistant Engineer

CategoryApplication Fee
Gen/OBC/EWS/EBC₹ 750
SC/ ST₹ 200

Application Fee for APO

CategoryApplication Fee
Gen/OBC/EWS/EBC₹ 750
SC/ ST₹ 200
Female – Bihar Domicile₹ 200

BPSC 2022 Recruitment 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 Exam Pattern 2022

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

SectionsTotal Marks
General Studies 100
Law150

BPSC APO Exam Pattern for Mains

SectionsTotal Marks
General Studies 100
Hindi Language100
English Language100
Indian Penal Code 1860150
Indian Evidence Act, 1872 150
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 150
Other Laws 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 main 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:

  1. Agriculture
  2. Statistics
  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. Chemistry
  9. Sociology
  10. Physics
  11. English Language and Literature
  12. Urdu Language and Literature
  13. Botany
  14. Bangla Language and Literature
  15. Sanskrit Language and Literature
  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

BPSC Syllabus 2022

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 details below for the prelims and mains syllabus as per the BPSC notification.

BPSC APO Prelims Syllabus 2022

General Studies: General Science on everyday life, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Geography, Indian History and Culture, and Indian Political System.

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 2022

Hindi: Hindi Essay, Grammar, Syntax and Summarisation.

English: Essay Writing, Letter Writing and Summary/Precise Writing.

General Studies

  1. Current events of international importance
  2. National and General Science
  3. Geography of India & Bihar
  4. General Knowledge including Current Affairs
  5. History of India and salient features of the history of Bihar
  6. Indian Culture
  7. Major geographical divisions of Bihar and important rivers
  8. India’s state system and economic system
  9. Indian Political System
  10. India’s national movement and Bihar’s contribution to it
  11. Major changes in Bihar’s economy after independence

Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and Other Laws

  1. The Arms Act, 1959
  2. Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
  3. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
  4. Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
  5. Explosive Substances Act, 1908
  6. The Poxo Act, 2012

BPSC 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 cut-off to select candidates based on the final merit list.

BPSC 67th Prelims Admit Card 2022

The BPSC 67th Combined Competitive Prelims Exam 2022 has been scheduled for May 8, 2022. The BPSC Admit Card 2022 for the prelims exam was released by BPSC on April 25, 2022, on its official website, @bpsc.bih.nic.in. Candidates who successfully completed the application form can download their admit card from the link mentioned below:

The BPSC Civil Services admit card includes the candidate’s name, personal information, exam details, exam day instructions, and so on. In the case of a discrepancy in the BPSC 67th Admit Card, candidates must contact the exam conducting authorities at least one week before the exam.

BPSC Result 2022

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 download the BPSC Merit List.  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.

FAQs on BPSC Recruitment

Here, we have enlisted some of the most important frequently asked questions related to the BPSC Recruitment 2022. Candidates must go through these questions and answers to clear out their doubts regarding the same.

Question 1: What is the full form of BPSC?
Ans: The full form of BPSC is Bihar Public Service Commission.
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: Has BPSC Prelims 2022 exam been postponed?
Ans: BPSC has postponed the 67th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive exam until further notice due to a paper leak.
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 out the exam form and pay the fees. After this, you need to clear the exams as well as interview and document verification.

Related Links:

BPSC NotificationBPSC Syllabus
BPSC Exam DatesBPSC Exam Pattern
BPSC Admit CardBPSC Result
BPSC LoginBPSC CCE Admit Card

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