BPSC stands for the Bihar Public Service Commission. The BPSC conducts recruitment exams to fill Group A, B, C posts in the state administration of Bihar. Among the various exams, the Combined Competitive Exam (CCE) is one of the most prestigious and tough exams. Via the CCE, the BPSC recruits for about 20 posts and services. Read on to find information about BPSC, the online application process, BPSC notification, and other pertinent details related to the BPSC CCE.
Recently, the commission released the BPSC 64th Final Result. The ongoing recruitment is for the 66th BPSC and 65th BPSC Exams.
Table of Contents:
- BPSC Exams
- Online Application
- Admit Card
- Posts and Salaries
- About BPSC
Current Updates w.r.t BPSC Combined Competitive Examinations (CCE):
- About BPSC 2021 | 66th BPSC:
- BPSC Mains 2021 have been postponed. The 66th BPSC Mains that were supposed to be held on 4th, 5th, and 8th June 2021 have been deferred as of 17th May 2021.
- The submission date for BPSC 66th Mains has been extended. Candidates can find detailed information on the 66th BPSC CCE Mains notification post. Candidates can also check the important dates w.r.t BPSC Mains in the linked article.
BPSC – 66th CCE
The BPSC Exam is conducted on similar lines as the IAS Exam. The exam pattern of BPSC CCE is given below:
- Stage 1 – Prelims – 150 marks (Objective Type)
- Stage 2 – Mains – 900 marks (Descriptive Theory)
- Stage 3 – Interview – 120 marks (Oral)
The details about the 66th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination are listed in the table below:
|BPSC Exam 2021||Details|
|BPSC Syllabus||Read/download the detailed BPSC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains|
|BPSC Eligibility||The BPSC Eligibility Criteria comprises:
|Release of BPSC 66th Notification||16th September 2020|
|Start of Bihar 66th CCE Application Process||16th September 2020|
|Last date to apply for BPSC 2020||28th October 2020|
|Release of BPSC 66th Prelims Admit Card||16th December 2020 [Check the importance of BPSC Admit Card in the linked article]|
|66th BPSC CCE Prelims Date||27th December 2020
Re-Examination – 14th February 2021
|BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Provisional Answer Keys||21st January 2021|
|BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Official Answer Keys||24th March 2021|
|BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Result||24th March 2021|
|66th Bihar CCE Mains Application Submission Last Date||30th April 2021 [Extended to] 10th May 2021|
|66th Bihar CCE Mains Date||Postponed
Revised Date yet to be out
Candidates preparing for Bihar PSC 66th Combined Competitive Examination can get BPSC preparation tips and study material from the linked article.
BPSC 65th CCE
The important details about 65th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination are mentioned below:
|BPSC Exam 2020-21||Details|
|Release of BPSC 65th Notification||4th July 2019|
|Start of Bihar 65th CCE Application Process||4th May 2020|
|Last Date to Submit BPSC 2019 Application||10th August 2019|
|Release of BPSC 65th Prelims Admit Card||5th October 2019
|65th BPSC CCE Prelims Date||15th October 2019
6517 candidates declared successful
|65th BPSC CCE Prelims Re-Examination Date for multiple disabled candidates||17th February 2020|
|65th BPSC CCE Prelims Result||22nd April 2020|
|65th BPSC CCE Mains Date||25th November 2020 – 28th November 2020|
BPSC Calendar 2020-21:- Download PDF Here
BPSC 64th CCE
The important details about 64th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination are mentioned below:
|BPSC Exam 2018||Details|
|Release of BPSC 64th Notification||2nd August 2018|
|Start of Bihar 64th CCE Application Process||2nd August 2018|
|Last Date to Submit BPSC 2018 Application||10th September 2018|
|Release of BPSC 64th Prelims Admit Card||28th November 2019
|64th BPSC CCE Prelims Date||16th December 2018|
|64th BPSC CCE Prelims Result||24th February 2019|
|64th BPSC CCE Mains Date||12th July 2019 – 16th July 2019|
|64th BPSC CCE Mains Result||17th July 2020|
|64th BPSC CCE Interview Date||1st December 2020 onward|
BPSC Online Application
Salient Points related to BPSC Online Application:
- For the first stage of the BPSC exam i.e. the Prelims, candidates have to submit the online application before the last date mentioned in the notification
- The online application fee for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates is Rs 150 for BPSC Pre
- Even though candidates have to fill another form if they clear Prelims, the choice of Optional Subject for Mains needs to be entered in the Prelims Application Form
- Candidates have to first open the official BPSC website and register for the exam
- The next day after registration, candidates can pay the fee online
- The next day after paying the fee, candidates have to fill the application form online
- BPSC will not entertain any requests regarding changing of details entered by candidates in the form
- Candidates should double-check the entered Email Id and Mobile Number
- The User Name and Password generated as part of the registration process should be noted down by the candidates
- Candidates will also have to upload scanned copies of their photograph and signature (Hindi and English)
- After submitting the online application for BPSC Prelims, candidates should log in again and click on “Download Filled Application Section” on the dashboard
- Download the filled application and take two printouts for safekeeping
- For all exam related details, candidates should refer the BPSC notification
- Candidates who clear the Prelims stage will have to fill another form
- The application fee for the Mains stage is Rs 750 for General Category and Rs 200 for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates
- Most of the information in the application form will be pre-populated from the Prelims Application
- Candidates have to fill the form and download the same.
- Candidates have to take a printout of the Mains form and attach the self-attested copies of mark sheets and certification. After signing on the marked places, candidates have to send the hard copy of Mains application along with the payment receipt to the Bihar Public Service Commission before the last date mentioned in the BPSC notification
- For more information, candidates should go through the BPSC notification for Mains
BPSC Admit Card
The admit card for BPSC Exam will be released a month before the examination. The hall ticket for 65th BPSC Mains examination and call letter for 64th BPSC interview will be released ahead of the examination dates. To stay updated with the BPSC Admit Card details, candidates can check the linked article
BPSC Posts and Salaries
The BPSC post and salaries (pay scale) will be given in the notification. The detailed recruitment details along with the posts and salaries can be found on the BPSC Notification page.
The Bihar PSC is a constitutional body under Article 315 of the Indian Constitution.
The BPSC came into existence in 1949 after its separation from the Orissa and Madhya Pradesh commissions. It is mandated to assist the state government in matters of recruitment, transfers and disciplinary actions.
The BPSC headquarters at the time of its inception was located in Ranchi which was later shifted to Patna, the state capital.
At present, the composition of BPSC is Chairperson plus six other members. The current BPSC chairman is Sri Shishir Sinha who was appointed in April 2018.
BPSC Contact Details are as follows:
- Address: 15, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Bailey Road, Patna – 800001
- Official Website: http://bpsc.bih.nic.in and https://onlinebpsc.bihar.gov.in/main/home
- Phone: 0612-2215795 and +91-9297739013
The detailed information, notification, vacancies, eligibility, syllabus, and online application can be found on the official BPSC website.
BPSC Related Queries
What is the BPSC Exam?
What is the eligibility for the BPSC Exam?
BPSC Age Limit is:
- Minimum age limit – 22
- Maximum Age Limit – 37
Check BPSC Eligibility in the linked article.
How many subjects are there in the BPSC Exam?
To get details of other PSC Examinations, candidates can check the table below: