One of the most renowned State Level Civil Services Exams is organized by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) for the appointment of numerous positions, including Sub Divisional Officer, Rural Development Officer, District Sanapark Officer, and various PCS level Officers, and many others. The Bihar Public Service Commission determines the BPSC Syllabus that includes both the syllabus for the Prelims and Mains examination of the Bihar PCS. The commission was legally established to support the Bihar State Government in matters relating to recruitment, reassigning, and disciplining public employees in the state. In preparation for the upcoming 68th BPSC Exam, let’s take a look at the BPSC Syllabus 2023.
BPSC Syllabus in Hindi
बिहार लोक सेवा आयोग (बीपीएससी) हर प्रकार के उम्मीदवार को पूरा करने के लिए हिंदी और अंग्रेजी दोनों भाषाओं में पाठ्यक्रम जारी करता है। हम आपको प्रारंभिक और मुख्य दोनों परीक्षाओं के लिए हिंदी में बीपीएससी पाठ्यक्रम प्रदान कर रहे हैं। पाठ्यक्रम के प्रत्येक भाग के गहन विश्लेषण के लिए बीपीएससी सिलेबस हिंदी पीडीएफ डाउनलोड करें। नीचे हिंदी में बीपीएससी सिलेबस का एक नमूना दिया गया है।
BPSC Syllabus in English
Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) releases the Syllabus both in Hindi and English languages to cater for every type of candidate. We are providing with you a BPSC Syllabus in English for both Prelims and Mains examinations. Read the complete article to knowing the complete BPSC Syllabus here.
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BPSC Syllabus Prelims
The basic understanding of the General Knowledge of a candidate is examined in the BPSC Prelims exam. The BPSC Prelims Syllabus lays the groundwork for the candidates that are required to clear the BPSC Mains Exam. There is only one paper in the Bihar Prelims exam i.e., the General Studies paper. According to the official BPSC Calendar 2022–23, the 68th BPSC Prelims 2023 will take place on 12th February 2023. The following is the BPSC Prelims General Studies (GS) Syllabus:
- Current Affairs of national and international importance.
- General Science: Questions on general science will cover a broad understanding and appreciation of science, as well as topics of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not specifically studied any scientific area.
- History: History of India and its salient feature, History of Bihar, Basic understanding of the topic’s social, economic, and political dimensions
- Geography: Geography of India, the Country’s physical, social, and economic geography, as well as the key characteristics of Indian agriculture and natural resources. Geography of Bihar, Geographical division of Bihar State and Major River systems in Bihar
- Indian Polity: General understanding of the Panchayati raj, community development, and planning in India and Bihar.
- Indian Economy: Major changes in Bihar’s economy in the post-independence period.
- Indian National Movement: Bihar’s participation in these movements. Candidates will be expected to respond to questions about the nature and characteristics of the 19th-century revival, the development of nationalism, and the achievement of independence in relation to the Indian National Movement. Candidates will also be asked about the role of Bihar in the Indian freedom movement.
- General Mental Ability Questions.
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BPSC Syllabus for Mains
The main focus of the BPSC Mains Syllabus is on the candidates’ understanding of General Studies. The Mains exam will consist of four papers: General Hindi, General Studies Papers 1 and 2, and Optional Subject.
BPSC Mains Syllabus for Hindi
The BPSC Mains Syllabus for Hindi is a compulsory paper that is qualifying and descriptive in nature. The level set by the Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) will be the basis for the BPSC Mains Syllabus for Hindi papers. To prepare for this subject, you might study from any credible Hindi textbook. The topics covered in the Mains syllabus are described below.
- निबंध (Essay)
- व्याकरण (Grammar): पर्यायवाची, अलंकार, विलोम, वर्तनी, तत्सम एवं तदभव, लिंग, कारक, आदि|
- वाक्य विन्यास (Syntax)
- संक्षेपण (Summarisation)
BPSC Mains Syllabus GS Paper 1
- Modern History of India and Indian Culture, which includes the broad history of the country (with special
reference to Bihar) from about the middle of the 19th century.
- The introduction and growth of western education will be covered in questions on Bihar’s Modern History (including technical education).
- Bihar’s role in the freedom struggle of India.
- Santhal Uprising,
- 1857 in Bihar,
- Birsa Movement,
- Champaran Satyagrah
- Quit India Movement 1942.
- Knowledge of the chief features of Mauryan and Pal art.
- Patna Qulam Painting
- Basic knowledge of Gandhi, Tagore and Nehru.
- Exercises in statistical analysis, graphs, and diagrams will assess the candidate’s capacity to infer reasonable inferences from data presented in statistical, graphical, or diagrammatic form and to identify any limitations, constraints, or contradictions.
BPSC Mains Syllabus GS Paper 2
Questions in the GS Paper 2 of the BPSC Syllabus will test your understanding of Indian politics, with a focus on Bihar.
- Indian Polity: Political system in India and also including the political system in Bihar
- Indian Economy: Planning in India,
- Geography of India: It mainly includes the economic, physical and social geography of India and also focused on Bihar especially.
- Science and Technology: The contribution and effects of science and technology to the development of India and Bihar. The candidate will be tested on their knowledge of how science and technology have impacted India and Bihar and the emphasis will be on applied aspects also.
BPSC Optional Subjects
Out of the 34 subjects available for the BPSC mains exam, candidates may choose one to pass the optional papers. Here is the complete list of all the subjects given below in the table.
|Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science||Political Science and International Relations|
|Commerce and Accountancy||Sociology|
|Electrical Engineering||English Language and Literature|
|Geography||Urdu Language and Literature|
|Geology||Hindi Language and Literature|
|History||Persian Language and Literature|
|Law||Arabic Language and Literature|
|Labor and Social Welfare||Pali Language and Literature|
|Mechanical Engineering||Maithili Language and Literature|
|Mathematics||Bangla Language and Literature|
|Management||Sanskrit Language and Literature|
BPSC Syllabus PDF
The BPSC Syllabus is usually released in the form of a PDF document by the Commission on its official website. Candidates can download the BPSC Syllabus PDF and use it as a reference while preparing for the BPSC exams. The syllabus PDF typically includes detailed information about the topics covered in each subject and the weightage assigned to each topic. It is important for candidates to thoroughly familiarize themselves with the BPSC syllabus and prepare accordingly to increase their chances of success in the exams.
The BPSC 68th Prelims Result 2023 has already been declared. The result was announced on 27th March 2023 on the official website of BPSC. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their results by visiting the official BPSC website. The result is available in the form of a PDF file, which contains the list of candidates who have qualified for the exam.
BPSC Syllabus FAQs
Q. What is the syllabus for BPSC?
Ans. The syllabus for the BPSC Prelims Exam covers Current Affairs, General Science, Polity, Economy, History and the National Movement and General Mental Ability.
Q. What are passing marks in BPSC?
Ans. The minimum qualifying marks in the BPSC Mains Exam are based on categories such as General Category – 40% BC – 36.5% and OBC – 34%.
Q. Is UPSC and BPSC syllabus the same?
Ans. No, it is not exactly the same. General awareness and current affairs topics are the same but the nature of questions can be different for both exams and BPSC also includes state-specific questions.
Q. Does BPSC have Math?
Ans. In the BPSC Prelims examination, mathematics is covered in between 10 and 12 questions, most of which are at the intermediate or matriculation level.