BPSC Syllabus 2019 - For Bihar State Services Prelims and Mains Exam

BPSC Syllabus 2019 - Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released the official recruitment notification for 64th and 65th Combined Preliminary Exam 2019. Candidates appearing for the exam can check the detailed BPSC syllabus for prelims and mains exam in this article.

BPSC 65th CCE Prelims exam completed on 15-October-2019, Candidates can now focus on mains exam. The BPSC main exam carrying 300 marks will comprise - Hindi, General Studies and Optional Subject. The exam will be of 3 hours. BPSC Interview will carry 150 marks.

NOTE: BPSC Prelims Answer Key 2019 was released by NeoStencil Team on 15-October-2019, Candidates can check their expected score using our score calculator and expected cut off marks.

The posts include Bihar Administrative Service, District Commandant, Rural Development Officer, Revenue Officer and various other posts. The pattern of the exam has not been changed and is similar to the 62nd combined examination.

To qualify the BPSC exam, an aspirant must be aware of BPSC syllabus 2019. A good understanding of the syllabus of the exam helps in directing the effort in the right direction thereby increasing the chances of success.

BPSC Syllabus 2019

For BPSC Syllabus, one needs to know about the new BPSC Exam Pattern. To get recruited through Bihar Public Service Commission, candidates need to clear the three stages of the exam which are as follows: 

  • BPSC Pre Exam
  • BPSC Main Exam
  • Interview
BPSC Syllabus, therefore, can be broadly divided into two parts; BPSC Prelims Syllabus for BPSC Prelims Exam and BPSC Mains Syllabus for BPSC Mains Exam. 

Phase I: BPSC Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

The preliminary examination of BPSC comprises of objective type questions. The applicants will be given multiple choices for each question. There will be a total of 150 questions, each carrying 1 mark i.e. total marks assigned for the preliminary examination is 150. The duration of the examination will be two hours i.e. 120 minutes. This Examination is meant to serve as a screening test only and the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination by the Candidates, who are declared qualified for admission to the Main Examination, will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.

BPSC Syllabus for Prelims Exam

S.NO Topics
1. General Science
2. Current events of national and international importance
3. History of India & Bihar
4. Polity and economy of India
5. Economy of Bihar After Independence
6. Indian National Movement and Bihar Contribution in INM
7. Geography of India & Bihar
8. General Mental Ability

Phase II: BPSC Syllabus for Mains Exam

For the Written Examination, there are four papers in BPSC Main Examination. The Papers include Hindi, General Studies Paper 1, General Studies Paper 2 & one Optional Paper. Total marks assigned to Written Examination is 900. The applicants will have to obtain at least 30 % marks in Hindi paper which will be qualifying in nature. The marks obtained in the Mains Examination by the Candidates will determine the merit list for the Interview stage.

BPSC Syllabus for Mains Exam

General Studies Paper I and Paper II will cover the following areas of knowledge:

General Studies Paper I
1. Modern History of India & India Culture
2. Current Events of national and international importance
3. Statistical analysis, graph and diagrams

General Studies Paper II
1. Indian Polity
2. Indian Economy and Geography of India
3. The role and impact of science & technology in the development of India.

Download the complete Syllabus of BPSC for Pre and Mains Exam


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