Bihar CGL Exam Overview

Updated On : 26 Jul, 2022

IMPORTANT POINTS: AT A GLANCE

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission has received the requisitions related to vacancies (reservation category-wise) of graduate level posts from various departments/offices by the General Administration Department, Bihar, Patna. According to the requirement, online applications were accepted by eligible Indian citizens for the combined graduate level competitive examination.

The applications were accepted from 14th April to 1st June 2022. The Bihar Staff Selection Commission has extended the last date for submission of the application forms for the Combined Graduate Level Examination from 17th May to 1st June 2022. The application link has been activated on 14th April 2022 at their official website i.e.BSSCThrough this recruitment process 2187 candidates are going to be recruited against the post lying vacant in different departments. 

Important  Dates

Event

Date

Notification released on

06 April 2022

Application started on

14 April 2022

Last Date Of Fee Submission 

30 May 2022

Last Date To Apply

01 June 2022

Important link

Apply Link

Click Here

Official Website

Click Here

Official Notice

Click Here

APPLICATION PROCESS

How To Apply

  1. Visit the Commission's official website, www.bssc.org, to begin the online application process for the CGL. To find the URL for registration, Click Here

  2. Click on this link, fill out the form, and you will receive your unique login ID and password.

  3. After creating your login ID and password, log in and go to the Apply Online section of the official website. Select the BSSC CGL Recruitment.

  4. Completely fill out the form with all of the necessary data. Afterwards, the required documents should be scanned and uploaded. Double-check these details before clicking the Submit button.

  5. After that, you'll be directed to an online payment page where you can finish paying the application fee. Once the payment has been made, you can download the application form.

  6. The application form should be printed. Download and print the receipt for the application fee payment made online.

Application Fee

Category

Application Fee

For  General/ OBC/ EWS

INR 540/-

For SC/ST/PH

INR 135/-

ADMIT CARD

Admit card is the most important document which is mandatory to appear in the exam. Admit card is the document in which your exam timing, exam date, name, date of birth and centre details are mentioned. Candidates are required to read their admit cards carefully before appearing in the examination.

How To Download The Admit Card

  1. Open the website Click Here first.

  2. Then you should open the notice board (Suchna Patt).

  3. There is a link to the CGL Admit Card there.

  4. Open a new tab by clicking the link.

  5. Your registration number and password must be entered.

  6. The admit card will appear on the screen.

  7. Take a printout of the document after downloading it.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

1.  Educational Qualification

By the last date of submission of the online application, candidates must have completed graduation from a recognized university and passed the minimum educational qualification mentioned against the posts mentioned in the below table.

Post Name

Department Name

Educational Qualification

Secretariat 

Assistant

General

Administration

Department

Graduate

Planning

Assistant

Planning

&

Development

Department

Graduate

Malaria

Inspector

Health

Department

Graduation or equivalent in the Faculty of Science

Data Entry Operator Grade-C

Finance

Department

Graduate with PGDCA or BCA / B.Sc ( IT) or its equivalent from a recognized institute

Auditor

Office

Registrar,

Cooperation

Committee

Graduation (with Mathematics) or Bachelor of Commerce

Auditor

Directorate of Analysis

Graduation (Graduate with any one of the subjects in

Commerce, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics )

 2. Age

  • Candidate's minimum age should be 21 years and 37 for Male or 40 for Female (General)

  • For OBC/BC (Male & Female) 40 years.

  • For SC/ST (Male & Female) 42 years

EXAM PATTERN

Prelims

The BSSC CGL Prelims is a qualifying exam with an objective format. The BSSC CGL Prelims Exam lasts 2 hours and 15 minutes. Candidates who pass the BSSC CGL preliminary test are eligible to appear in the BSSC CGL mains exam.

Subject

Questions

Marks

General Science

50

200

General Science and Mathematics

50

200

Comprehension/ Logical Reasoning/ Mental Ability

50

200

Total

150

600

Mains

The BSSC CGL Mains Exam consists of two parts, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Paper 1 consists of 100 questions for a total of 400 marks and there is a language test in Hindi. Candidates must receive at least a 30 percent on the first exam in order to qualify for paper 2. Three sections are there in the BSSC CGL Mains Paper-2 exam. The format and substance of Paper 2 are the same as those of the preliminary exam. It will take two hours and fifteen minutes to finish each paper.

Paper

Subject

Questions

Marks

1

Hindi

100

400

2

General Science

50

200

General Science and Mathematics

50

200

Comprehension/ Logical Reasoning/ Mental Ability

50

200

SYLLABUS

Subject

Syllabus

Reasoning  Ability 

Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Venn Diagrams, Number series, Inequality, Coding and Decoding, Mirror/ Water image, Statement and Conclusion, Visual Memory, Odd one out, Cube and dice, Syllogism, Seating Arrangements, Figure counting, Analogy, Blood relation, Ranking and Matrix.

General Knowledge &General Studies

Advent of European companies, East India Company and Nawab of Bengal and Regional States: Punjab and Mysore Charter Acts,Governor General and Viceroy, Revolt of 1857, British Revenue Policies, Development of Education in Modern India, Development of Press in Modern India, Indian National Congress (1885), Revolutionary Activities Outside India, Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement (1905), Congress Sessions Formation of Muslim League (1906), Morley-Minto Reforms (1909), Delhi Durbar, Home Rule League Movement (1916), Gandhi and His Early Movement, Peasant Movements, Government of India Act, India Council Act, Rowlatt Act and Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (1919), Khilafat Movement and Non-Cooperation, Movement(1919-22) Important Political Parties, Simon Commission(1927), Revolutionary Movement in India, Proposal of Complete Independence (1929), Civil Disobedience, Movement (1930) Gandhi-Irwin Pact (1931), Round Table, Conference (RTC)(1930-32), Communal AwardAnd Poona Pact (1932), Provincial  Election and Formation of Cabinet (1937), Response in Wake of WW-II, Indian Princely States, Quit India, Movement (1942) And Demand fo Pakistan

Post War Scenario, Partition of India and Independence, Newspapers and Journals

Stone Age, Valley Civilization, Vedic Age, Buddhism, Jain, Religion, Shaiva, Bhagavata, Religion, Sixth century B.C.E, Political Condition, Greek Invasion, Maurya Empire, Post-Mauryan Period, Gupta and Post-Gupta Period, Architecture in Ancient India, South India Ancient Literature and Culture Pre-Medieval Period, Muslim Invasion of India Delhi Sultanate, Vijayanagara, Empire, Bhakti and Sufi Movement, Mughal Dynasty and Mughal Period.

Indian Geography

Physical Division, States and Union territories of India, Species/Tribes, Drainage System, Climate, Natural Disasters, Soils, Agriculture, Green Revolution, Food Crops, Cash Crops, Pulses & Silk, Transport & Tourism


World Geography

Universe, Earth, Rocks, The Grasslands, Countries and their Borders, Towns and Cities along the Banks of Rivers, Capital cities of the world, International Border Lines, Old Names of Countries, Lakes and Water, Fall and Miscellaneous.

Polity

The Constitutional Development of India, Constituent Assembly and Making of the Constitution, Articles of the Constitution The Preamble Amendment of the Constitution, The Citizenship

Fundamental, Directive Principles of State Policy, Fundamental Duties, The President, The Vice-President, The Parliament

Schedules/ Parts of the Constitution, Types of Writs, The Supreme Court, The Governor, The Prime Minister, The Chief Minister, The High Court, The Centre-State

Relations, Emergency Provisions, Panchayati Raj, Constitutional Bodies and

Non-Constitutional Bodies



General Science

Physics/ Chemistry/ Biology

Arithmetical \& Numerical Ability Syllabus

Simplification, Decimals, Data Interpretation, Fractions, L.C.M., H.C.F., Ratio \& Proportion, Percentage, Discount,

Simple \& Compound Interest, Mensuration,

Time \& Work, Average, Profit \& Loss,

Time \& Distance and Tables \& Graphs etc.

Current Affairs

National and International awards, Indian Language, Book and Author, Capital and Currency, Sports, Important Events, Indian and Neighbouring Countries, Important days  and Theme, Economic Servey, Budget, Important Index report 2021-22, Important Organisation, Brand Ambassador, Important and Portal, Important Appointment, Joint Military Exercise and Bihar Special Current. 

Hindi Language Syllabus

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विकारी शब्द, अविकारी शब्द (अव्यय), संधि, विलोम शब्द, पर्यायवाची शब्द , तत्सम शब्द, तद्भव शब्द, लिंग, वचन, कारक, काल, अनेकार्थी शब्द, वाक्यांशो के ;लिए एक शब्द का निर्माण, लोकोक्तियाँ एवं मुहावरें, वर्तनी, त्रुटि, वाक्य संशोधन, रस, अलंकार, छंद, वर्ण उच्चारण और वर्तनी, संज्ञा/ सर्वनाम/ क्रिया/ क्रिया-विशेषण, सम्बन्ध बोधक, समुच्चय बोधक तथा

विस्म्याधि बोधक।

POST & SALARY

Post Name

Department Name

No. of Post

Pay Level

Secretariat 

Assistant

General

Administration

Department

1360

7

Planning

Assistant

Planning

&

Development

Department

125

7

Malaria

Inspector

Health

Department

74

7

Data Entry Operator Grade-C

Finance

Department

2

6

Auditor

Office

Registrar,

Cooperation

Committee

256

5

Auditor

Directorate of Analysis

370

5

Total 

2187


QUALIFYING MARKS

Category

Marks

General Category

40%

Backward Class

36.50%

Other Backward Class

34%

SC/ST

32%

Female (All Category)

32%

Divyang (All Category)

32%

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