BPSC Exam 2020 exam date & other dates

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The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts examinations every year to select applicants for civil service jobs in Bihar according to the merits of the applicants.
The recruitment is for Group B and Group C which takes place via a common written examination that takes place at the state level. Here you can find all the details of the BPSC 2020-21 Application form, Exam Dates, Age Limit, Exam Pattern, Eligibility & Criteria.

BPSC 2020 important dates:

Given below are BPSC Exam 2020 exam date & other dates, i.e., online registration, etc. 

EventsExam Dates
Online registration starting date7th February 2020
Last date for online registration21st February 2020
Last date for submission of application form26th February 2020
Last date of submitting hard copy along with challan3rd week of December 2019
Download the admit card2nd week of June 2020
BPSC 2020 examination date1st week of July 2020
Announcement of result1st week of September 2020

Pattern of the examination:

Given below is the BPSC 2020 examination patter:

  1. Preliminary Examination: This is an objective type exam. It is based on the qualifying examination for which candidates have to attempt multiple-choice questions. One needs to choose the most appropriate answer from the given options. There will be total 150 questions for 1 mark each. The exam duration will be 2 hours.
  2. Main Examination:This is a subjective type exam.
  3. Compulsory Subjects in the exam:
  • General Knowledge
  • English
  • Mathematics

 Facility for 2 Optional Subjects: The list for choosing any two subjects is as follows:

  • Statistics
  • Zoology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Agriculture


General Studies: It is divided into two different categories such as:

  • GS Paper I
  • GS Paper II

The maximum marks for General Knowledge will be 200 and the candidate needs to complete it in three hours. The GS section is divided into three different sections such as:

First Optional Paper –

  • Paper 4 – paper I of First Optional subjects for 200 Marks
  • Paper 5 – Paper-II of First Optional subject for 200 Marks

Second Optional Paper –

  • Paper 6 – paper I of Second Optional Subject for 200 Marks
  • Paper 7 – Paper-II of Second Optional Subject for 200 Marks

Optional Papers: This consisted of the mentioned below subjects:

  1. Agricultural
  2. Management
  3. Animal Husbandry &Veterinary Science
  4. Mathematics
  5. Anthropology S
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Botany
  8. Medical Science
  9. Chemistry
  10. Philosophy
  11. Civil Engineering
  12. Physics
  13. Commerce & Accountancy
  14. Political Science & International Relations
  15. Economics
  16. Psychology
  17. Electrical Engineering
  18. Public Administration
  19. Geography
  20. Sociology
  21. Geology
  22. Statistics
  23. Indian History
  24. Zoology
  25. Law

After clearing the Prelims as well as written test, the candidate will move for Personal Interview which comprises of 150 marks.

Syllabus of the Prelims Exam:

Given below is the BPSC 2020 examination patter:

    • General Knowledge
    • General Mental Ability Questions
    • Indian and World Geography
    • Indian Polity and Economy
    • Current events of national and international importance
    • History of India and Indian National Movement

    English: Editing and omissions, Antonyms, and Synonyms, Filling in the blanks, Re-arranging jumbled up sentences, Use of prepositions, idioms/phrases, Word analogies, Test of spellings, Comprehension of passage and answering questions based on the passage

    Mathematics: Algebra, Linear Algebra, Calculus, Trigonometry, Analytic Geometry, Ordinary Differential Equations, Dynamics, Vector Analysis, Statics and Hydrostatics, Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Partial differential equations.

The BPSC Interview Process:

    • Candidates who have cleared the Main examination and prelims need to appear for Personal Interviews. The final selection of the candidates is based on the basis of the marks attained in Prelims, main, and interview.

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