68TH BPSC 2022 OVERVIEW, NOTIFICATIONS, ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION PROCESS

Updated On : 25 Nov, 2022

68TH BPSC EXAM 2022 RECRUITMENT:

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) released the BPSC 68th Exam Notification on 18th November 2022, and the examination is tentatively scheduled for 12th February 2023. The BPSC 68th Exam will be divided into three stages: preliminary, mains, and interview. The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) holds this examination annually to select eligible candidates for positions in the General Administrative Department in the state of Bihar. The various posts come under the General Administrative Department such as Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Director, Superintendent of Bihar police, Commerce Tax Officer, Election Officer, Revenue Officer, Welfare Officer, etc. 

Through this article we are providing you with all the information which is required to know before applying for it, Read on to get all the required information regarding BPSC PCS/CCE.

68th BPSC Examination - IMPORTANT POINTS

Exam Name

68th Combined Competitive Exam 

Exam Conducting Body

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)

Application Dates

25th November to 20th December 2022

Vacancy

281

Official Website 

BPSC 

Official Notice 

Click Here

BPSC 68TH IMPORTANT DATES:

IMPORTANT DATES

Event

Date

Notification Released

18th November 2022

Application Started 

25th November 2022

Last Date to Apply

20th December 2022

68th BPSC Exam Dates 2022

BPSC 68th Pre. Exam Date

12th February 2023

68th CCE - Prelims Result Date

27th March 2023

68th CCE (Mains)

12th May 2023

68th CCE - Mains Result Date

26th July 2023

68th CCE - Interview Date

11th August 2023

68th CCE - Final Result

9th October 2023

Note: All the dates mentioned in the table above are tentative as per the official calendar released by the commission.

BPSC 68TH IMPORTANT LINKS:

Official Website

Click Here

Official NoticeClick Here

Exam Calendar (Tentative)

Click Here 

Application Link

Click Here

BPSC 68th CCE Nalanda Batch OffersClick Here 

HOW TO APPLY FOR BPSC 68TH EXAM:

Candidates can apply online for the BPSC 68th Combined Competitive Examination by visiting the commission's official website. Following are the instructions to be followed to apply for this exam (once the official link is activated):

  • First, visit the official website of the BPSC.

  • Click on the “Apply Online” button for the BPSC 68th Combined Competitive Examination.

  • If you are new to the portal, register yourself first by filling up the required information (your name, date of birth, father/mother’s name, mobile number, e-mail ID etc.)

  • After registering, login with the registration number and password to fill up your form.

  • Fill in all the details in this application form along with your qualification details.

  • Make the Payment of the Online Application Form and submit the final application after verifying all the details carefully.

  • Download and take a printout of this final application form for future reference.

Application Fee

Category

Exam Fee

GEN/OBC of Other States

Rs.600/-

SC/ ST/ Women/ Handicapped/ Permanent residents of Bihar  (All Categories)

Rs.150/-


You can pay your application fee online using any of the following methods: net banking, UPI, debit card, or credit card.

68TH BPSC 2022 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

If you want to apply for the posts through the 68th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination, you must first meet the eligibility criteria requirements. The following information will help you determine your eligibility for BPSC vacancies under the 68th CCE:

  1. Nationality

The candidate must be an Indian citizen to be eligible to apply for this post. 

  1. Age Limit

To apply for this exam, candidates must be between the age of 20 and 37 years. According to government regulations, Age relaxation will be provided to the reserved group Candidates belonging to other states will not be entitled to any reservation and shall be treated as general category candidates.

Category-wise age relaxation is tabulated below:-

Category

Upper Age Limit

General (Male)

37 years

General (Female)

40 years

BC/ OBC

40 years

SC/ ST

42 years

  1. Educational Qualification

Candidates must hold a Graduate Degree in the relevant field or its equivalent from an accredited university.

BPSC 68TH EXAM SELECTION PROCESS:

The Exam will be conducted in three phases: 

  • Prelims

  • Mains 

  • Interview. 

*Candidates must have to clear both the written examinations and then they have to appear in the interview for the final selection. 

EXAM PATTERN FOR BPSC 68TH:

  1. PRELIMS EXAMINATION

The following are the most important aspects of the BPSC exam pattern:

  • Prelims examination will be conducted in offline mode and will be OMR based.

  • The questions will be objective in nature and there is no negative marking in BPSC Prelims.

  • The BPSC Combined Competitive Prelims Exam consists of only one paper, which is General Studies (GS).

  • The BPSC Prelims exam has a total of 150 marks and lasts 2 hours.

  1. MAINS EXAMINATION

PAPER

MARKS

EXAM 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

*BPSC Optional Paper

Candidates have to select one of the following 34 optional subjects in the BPSC Mains Examination:

Statistics

Hindi Language and Literature

Persian Language and Literature

Agriculture

Pali Language and Literature

Maithili Language and Literature

Chemistry

Arabic Language and Literature

Physics

English Language and Literature

Urdu Language and Literature

Sociology

Bangla Language and Literature

Sanskrit Language and Literature

Zoology

Botany

Political Science and International Relations

Psychology

Public Administration

Philosophy

Management

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Labour and Social Welfare

Geology

History

Law

Geography

Economics

Commerce and Accountancy

Electrical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Anthropology

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science

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BPSC 68TH EXAM SYLLABUS:

BPSC 68th Pre Syllabus

COMPULSORY SUBJECT - GENERAL STUDIES

The paper on General Studies will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:- 

  • General Science Current events of national and international importance.

  • History of India and salient features of the history of Bihar. 

  • General Geography and geographical division of Bihar and its major river systems. 

  • Indian Polity and Economy and major changes in the economy of Bihar in the post-independence period. 

  • Indian National Movement and the part played by Bihar in it and also Questions on General Mental Ability. 

BPSC 68th Mains Syllabus

COMPULSORY PAPER -  GENERAL HINDI

इस पत्र में प्रश्न बिहार विद्यालय परीक्षा समिति के माध्यमिक (सेकेण्डरी) स्तर के होंगे। इस परीक्षा में सरल हिंदी में अपने भावों को स्पष्टतः एवं शुद्ध-शुद्ध रूप में व्यक्त करने की क्षमता और सहज बोध शक्ति की जाँच समझी जायेगी।

अंकों का विवरण निम्न प्रकार होगा:-

  • निबन्ध - 30 अंक 

  • व्याकरण - 30 अंक 

  • वाक्य विन्यास - 25 अंक 

  • संक्षेपण - 15  अंक     

COMPULSORY PAPER - GENERAL STUDIES PAPER- I

  • Modern History of India and Indian culture. 

  • Current events of national and international importance. 

  • Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams.

COMPULSORY PAPER - GENERAL STUDIES PAPER- II

  • Indian Polity

  • Indian economy and Geography of India

  • The role and impact of science and technology in the development of India

Optional Paper

For optional Subjects, details refer to the official BPSC Syllabus PDF BPSC CCE Syllabus 

68TH BPSC EXAM ADMIT CARD:

Candidates will be able to download their admit cards before 9-10 days of the exam. Admit card is the most important document which is mandatory for taking the examination and contains following information:

  • Name

  • Date Of Birth

  • Photograph

  • Registration Number

  • Name Of Exam Centre

  • Date Of Birth

  • Reporting Time

Steps to be followed to Download The Admit Card:

  • First, visit the official website of the commission, i.e.  BPSC

  • Now, go to the important announcements and click on the “BPSC Admit Card” link.

  • Log in with your registered details such as registration ID or password.

  • Your Admit Card for the same will appear on the screen. Now you can download it and take a printout for further usage.

BPSC 68TH SALARY:

Employees will receive a salary of Rs 4.3 to 4.5 LPA. ( Average salary of the employees is 4 LPA for the same). Some other benefits will also be provided along with these remunerations like-

  • Travel Facilities

  • Good Work Environment

  • Flexible Work Timings

  • Renewal Of Salary On Fixed Date

FAQS ON BPSC 68TH EXAM:

Q. How many Vacancies are in 68th BPSC?

A. A total of 281 vacancies are announced by the commission for 68th CCE.


Q. Who is eligible for the BPSC exam?

A. All Graduates between the age of 20 and 37 years are eligible for the BPSC Exam.


Q. Is the BPSC exam tough?

A. Although this exam is considered difficult to pass, with careful preparation and hard work candidates can pass this examination on the first attempt. 


Q. What is the next BPSC exam?

A. The upcoming BPSC exam is the “BPSC 67th Mains Exam” which is scheduled to be held on the 29th of December 2022. 


Q. Is BPSC held every year?

A. Yes, The Bihar Public Service Commission conducts the Combined Competitive Examination once every year. 


Q. How to prepare for the BPSC 68th Prelims Exam?

A. As the BPSC Preliminary Examination only consists of General Studies (GS) paper, weekly and monthly magazines are good sources to begin your current affairs preparation for the BPSC exam.

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