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  • BPSC Latest Updates

    • 14 February, 2022 : BPSC Motor Vehicle Inspector Written (Objective) Exam Update.
    • 14 February, 2022 : BPSC 31st Bihar Judicial Services Main (Written) Exam Result.
    • 17 December, 2021 : BPSC AE Exam Date 2021 Out for Electrical/ Civil/Mechanical Posts.

    BPSC has released the result of 31st Bihar Judicial Services Mains (Written) Competitive Examination on its website.

Important Dates

BPSC 2022 Notification

BPSC 2022 notification will be released in the month of August and closed in the month of September (approximately). It will be released on the official website of the BPSC and candidates need to fill the form as per the mentioned rules and regulations.

BPSC Notification 2022 contains information about the tentative exam dates, eligibility criteria along with age relaxations, the application process, exam pattern and syllabus. The BPSC Notification 2022 PDF will be provided as soon as it is released on the official website.

BPSC Exam Date

BPSC Exam Date 2021

Here are BPSC Exam Date 2021 along with the other important dates on the exam:

BPSC Events BPSC Exam Dates
Release of BPSC Official Notification September 24, 2021
Starting for BPSC Applying Online September 30, 2021
Last Date for BPSC Applying Online November 05, 2021
Admit Card 2022 Release Date To Be Announced
BPSC 2021 Examination January 23, 2022 (Postponed)
BPSC 2021 Results Announcement To Be Announced
BSSC Cut off

BPSC Exam Date 2022

Event Name Dates (Tentative)
BPSC Official Notification September, 2022
Beginning of Prelims Applications September, 2022
End of Prelims Applications November, 2022
BPSC Prelims Admit Card December 2022
BPSC Prelims Exam Date December, 2022

Exam Pattern

BPSC Exam Pattern 2022

The BPSC is a two-tier-based examination and candidates have to clear the Prelims as well as the Mains examination for the final selection. Overall there will be 150 questions for 1 mark each in Prelims and occupy candidates for 2 hours. Whereas, the main exam is based on a written test and is also called subjective Type examination.

BPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

The candidate will be given 150 questions that they have to complete within 120 minutes on an OMR based sheet. Multiple choice-based objective-type questions will be included in the BPSC 2022 prelims and there is no negative marking.

The candidates can take the exam in three languages: English, Hindi, and Urdu as per the convenience. The BPSC 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Offline (OMR Based)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions 150 Questions
Total Weightage 150 Marks (1 mark per question)
Duration of Exam 120 Minutes

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

Paper Total Marks Duration
General Hindi 100 3 hrs
General Studies Paper-1 300 3 hrs
General Studies Paper-2 300 3 hrs
Optional Paper 300 3 hrs


The BPSC Exam is conducted for a wide range of disciplines. The discipline-wise syllabus for some of the most chosen ones is provided below. The candidates can also refer to the official website of BPSC for more details about the syllabus.

The syllabus and the topics asked for the BPSC 2022 are History of India (Importance to Bihar), Current Affairs (International and National), Indian Economy, Culture of India, Statistical graphs, analysis, and diagrams. The subject of the respective optional subject chosen by the candidate before the BPSC 2022 Exam.

BPSC Optional Subjects 2022

Some of the optional subjects that the students can opt are Anthropology, Geography, Sanskrit Language and Literature, Botany, Agriculture, etc.

List of BPSC Optional Subject
Agriculture Mechanical Engineering
Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science Philosophy
Anthropology Physics
Botany Political Science And International Relations
Chemistry Psychology
Civil Engineering Public Administration
Commerce & Accountancy Sociology
Economics Statistics
Electrical Engineering Zoology
Geography Hindi Language & Literature
Geology English Language & Literature
History Urdu Language & Literature
Labour and Social Welfare Bangla Language & Literature
Law Sanskrit Language & Literature
Management Persian Language & Literature
Mathematics Arabic Language & Literature
Mechanical Engineering Pali Language & Literature
Philosophy Maithili Language & Literature

Eligibility Criteria

BPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022

It is important to check the eligibility before applying for the BPSC 2022 Exam. Here, we have provided complete details about the BPSC Eligibility criteria. The candidates must have the prescribed educational qualifications and must fulfil the age criteria to apply for the BPSC Exam.

BPSC Eligibility: Nationality

The candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Bihar

BPSC Eligibility: Age Limits

The candidate applying for the BPSC must fulfil the age criteria as per the official notification. The age criteria for the same are provided below.

  • The candidate applying for the post must have attained the age of 20 years and not have attained the age of 37.
  • Relaxations in the upper age limit are provided to the candidates belonging to the reserved category like OBC/ST/SC Category.

BPSC Eligibility: Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in the concerned discipline from any recognised university.


Application Process

BPSC Application Form 2022

The application process for the exam is online and they have to fill up the application forms available on the official website. The steps to apply for the online BPSC 2022 exam are provided below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of BPSC- https://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/Application.htm
  • Step 2: Under the important announcements, look for the BPSC online application and click on it.
  • Step 3: Click on new registration and complete the BPSC registration process.
  • Step 4: You will receive the registration number and password on your mail-id or the phone number.
  • Step 5: Log in using your credential and click on apply now and complete your application form and proceed with the document upload.
  • Step 6: Upload all the required documents like previous year mark sheets, Aadhar card, caste certificate, etc. in good quality and submit them.
  • Step 7: Proceed with the application fee payment process and pay the mentioned application fees online through any provided options.
  • Step 8: After successful fee payment, save a copy and take a printout of the application form along with the fee payment receipt for future references.

BPSC Application Fees 2022

The applicants have to pay the application fees to complete their application process for the BPSC 2022. The BPSC 2022 Application Fees for various categories are provided below.

Category Application Fees
SC/ST/Woman/Handicapped/Permanent residents of Bihar (All Category) Rs.150
Other States Rs.600