Pattern and Syllabus of BPSC Prelims and Mains Examination

Pattern of BPSC Prelims Examination

One General Studies Paper, 150 questions with 150 marks

Syllabus:

(1) Current Affairs of national and international importance
(2) General Geography of India and Bihar
(3) History of India and Bihar
(4) Indian Polity and Economy (including Bihar)
(5) Indian National Movement
(7) Basic Mathematics

Pattern of BPSC Mains Examination

There are five papers:

(1) Hindi                                                   (Maximum Marks –100)
(2) General Studies Paper – 1                (Maximum Marks –200)
(3) General Studies Paper – 2                (Maximum Marks –200)
(4) Paper 1 of First Optional Paper      (Maximum Marks –200)
(5) Paper 2 of First Optional Paper      (Maximum Marks –200)
(5) Paper 1 of Second Optional Paper (Maximum Marks –200)
(7) Paper 2 of Second Optional Paper (Maximum Marks –200)
(6) Interview                                              (Maximum Marks –150)

(1) First Paper Hindi is only required to be passled with minimum 30 marks and its marks will not be added to the total marks.

Essay (Nibandh) : 30 marks
Grammar (Vyakaran): 30 marks
Sentence arrangement (Vakya Vinyas): 25 marks
Precis (Sakshepan): 15 marks

(2) There are three sections in GS Paper – 1 and total 8 out of 12 questions need to be answered.

Syllabus for GS Paper 1:

Section 1 (Modern History Of India and Indian Culture): Three out of four questions need to be answered.

Section 2 (Current Event of National and International Importance): Three out of four questions need to be answered.

Section 3 (Statical Analysis, Graphs and Diagrams): Two out of four questions need to be answered.

(3) There are three sections in GS Paper – 1 and total 8 out of 12 questions need to be answered.

Syllabus for GS Paper 2:

Section 1 (Indian Polity ): Three out of four questions need to be answered.

Section 2 (Current Event of National and International Importance): Three out of four questions need to be answered.

Section 3 (Indian Economy and Geography): Two out of four questions need to be answered.

(4), (5), (6) & (7) Two Papers will be for optional subjects. These can be choosen from the following list:

Optional Subject (Any two of the following)

Agriculture
Management
Animal Husbandry & Vetinary Science
Mathematics
Anthropology
Mechanical Engineering
Botany
Medical Science
Chemistry
Philosophy
Civil Engineering
Physics
Commerce & Accountancy
Political Science & International Relations
Economics
Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Public Administration
Geography
Sociology
History
Philosophy
Geology
Statistics
Indian History
Zoology
Law
Labour and Social Welfare
Hindi Language and Literature
English Languagr and Literature
Urdu Language and Literature
Bangla Language and Literature
Sanskrit Language and Literature
Parasi Language and Literature
Arabi Language and Literature
Pali Language and Literature
Maithili Language and Literature

Total Full makes of BPSC Main exam (Written) is  1200.

(6) Interview marks will be of 150.

Final marks are the sum of Main paper (Witten Paper) marks and Interview marks. Based on these marks, merit list is prepared.

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