BPSC exam syllabus 2020- Exam Pattern and Syllabus

BPSC Exam Syllabus 2020 latest update –

Bihar Public Service Examination(BPSC)  is held in three stages:-  Prelims,  Mains,  Interview.

BPSC Prelims syllabus Prelims exam consist of only one paper i.e. General studies of total 150 marks. Duration of the exam is 2 hrs.  Negative marking of 1/3 of the marks allocated to the question for every wrong answer. No negative for unattended questions.  Syllabus of General studies are:

 1. General Science

2. General Mental Ability

3. History of Bihar and Indian History

4. Geography

5. Geography of Bihar

6. Indian Polity and Economy

7. Changes in the economy of Bihar post-independence

8. Indian National Movement and the Role of Bihar

9. Events of national and international importance


Total 4 Papers in the mains exam.

General Hindi100       3 hrs
General studies paper 1      300       3 hrs
General studies paper 2 300       3 hrs
Optional Paper300       3 hrs

General Hindi- Syllabus of general hindi are-

  • Essay of 30 marks

  • Syntax of 25 marks

  • Grammar of 30 marks

  • Summary of 15 marks

General Studies Paper 1- Syllabus of General studies paper 1 are -

  • Modern history of india. (History of india and bihar mid 19th century onwards)

  • Indian culture.

  • About events of national and international importance

  • Graphs and statistical analysis.

Details syllabus of paper 1-  

  • Knowledge about the great personalities like mahatma Gandhi, rabindranath tagore, Jawaharlal Nehru, Bhagat singh.

  • Technical education and western education in bihar.

  • Role of bihar in the Indian national movement like Quit India movement, Revolt of 1857, uprising of santhals and champaran satyagraha, dandi march.

  • Patna kalam Paintings

  • Mauryan art

  • Pal Art

General Studies Paper 2- Syllabus of General studies paper 2 are :-

  • Polity of india and Bihar

  • Economy of india and Bihar

  • Geography of india and bihar

  • Role of technology and science in the development of bihar and india.

OPTIONAL PAPER – list of optional paper are-

  • Agriculture

  • Animal husbandry and veterinary science

  • Electrical engineering

  • Mechanical engineering

  •  Civil engineering

  • Commerce & Accountancy

  • Economics

  • Law

  • History

  • Geography

  • Geology

  • Mathematics

  • Management

  • Labour and social welfare

  • Public administration

  • Psychology

  • Political science and international relations.

  • Philosophy

  • Geology

  • Botany

  • Statistics

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Sociology

  • Language and Literature includes English, Arabic, urdu, hindi, Persian, Pali, Maithili, Bangla.

  • Anthropology

More more detailed syllabus visit- BPSC syllabus pdf

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