Syllabus of BPSC Mains General Studies (GS)

August 11, 2013

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts exam for direct recruitment of Gazetted Officers (Dy.S.P., S.D.O. etc.) for Bihar state. There are three steps of exam for final selection for officer post. First exam is preliminary test (PT). There is only one paper of GS in PT. This exam is for 150 marks. After compete PT you will be eligible for BPSC Mains exam.

There are four paper in BPSC mains exam.

(1) Hindi
(2) General Studies
(3) First Optional Paper
(4) Second Optional Paper

You have to pass first paper (Hindi) with minimum 30 marks. Extra marks in Hindi will not added in total marks.

General Studies subject is divided in two papers. There are three sections in both of GS paper.

Syllabus for GS paper 1 – Maximum Marks – 200

Section 1 – There are 4 questions in this section from “Modern History Of India and Indian Culture” subject. You have to give answer of any three questions from this section.

Section 2 – There are 4 questions in this section from ” Current Event of National and International Importance” subject. You have to give answer of any three questions from this section.

Section 3 – There are 4 questions in this section from “Statical Analysis, Graphs and Diagrams” subject. You have to give answer of any two questions from this section.

That means you have to give answer of 8 question from GS paper 1 in 3 hours.

Syllabus for GS paper 2 – Maximum Marks – 200

Section 1 – There are 4 questions in this section from “Indian Polity” subject. You have to give answer of any three questions from this section.

Section 2 – There are 4 questions in this section from “Indian Economy and Geography” subject. You have to give answer of any three questions from this section.

Section 3 – There are 4 questions in this section from “The Role and Impact of Science and Technology in the Development of India” subject. You have to give answer of any two questions from this section.

That means you have to give answer of 8 question from GS paper 2 in 3 hours.

Rest other 2 paper will be for optional subject.

After qualify BPSC mains exam you will be eligible for Interview. There are 150 marks in Interview.

Comments (6)

  1. Bishwajeet Pratap Singh says:

    Pless Send me all BPSC optional paper lists

  2. Rishi ranjan says:

    Sir,
    i am working with Indian Air Force with effect from 2005. Is there any ex service man Quota for serving personal

    Sir please suggest what we have to do for the same post

  3. Dhirender says:

    Hi rishi,
    How it could be posible that a serving soldeir can avail the facility of exservman. But u can avail d facilty only before obtaining Noc from yor record Hq. Nd hq will issued Noc before one yr of expiry of term of engagement. Good luck.
    Remembr : obstacle are not for soldeir.

  4. yashwant says:

    Hi,
    Thank you, this information is helpful .
    Could you please help me with getting previous year questions in English. I tried to find it in my hometown but could not get it in English.
    Is there any link i can refer for or if do you have it please share.
    Thanks in advance.

    BR

  5. Kavita jha says:

    Thanks for the information sir, but i want 2 knw the notification or vaccany updates for the gazestted officer post. so, can u send me the time 2 time updates regarding vaccancies?

  6. Anil says:

    Hi there, I am not sure how often you reply to the queries, having said that it would be great if you can help me with the previous year question paper of Pub Ad and Geography. Also, the framework of Question paper. Thanks.

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