About BPSC Civil Services 2019

Bihar Combined Competitive Examination is conducted by Bihar Public Service Commission for recruitment to various gazetted posts like Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jailer, Block Development Officer (BDO) etc in various state government departments. As many as 434 vacancies will be filled through this examination. According to BPSC Civil Services eligibility criteria, candidates must be a graduate in any discipline. The age limit varies as per categories for different posts. BPSC Civil Services 2019 comprises three stages – preliminary, mains and personality test. The prelims exam is qualifying in nature and marks obtained by candidates in this stage is not counted for the final merit list. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam are called for the mains exam. Based on the total marks obtained in mains exam, candidates will be selected for personality test. Final merit list to select candidates for various posts will be prepared based on the marks of mains exam and personality test.

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Conducting Body: Bihar Public Service Commission
BPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam - Duration 2 Hours

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BPSC Civil Services 2019 Important Dates

BPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam (Session 2019)

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28 Oct, 2019 - 11 Nov, 2019

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28 Oct, 2019

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15 Oct, 2019

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05 Oct, 2019 - 13 Oct, 2019

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BPSC Civil Services (Session 2019)

Past Dates and Events

10 Jul, 2019 - 13 Aug, 2019

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10 Jul, 2019 - 29 Jul, 2019

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04 Jul, 2019

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BPSC Civil Services 2019 Eligibility Criteria

According to BPSC Civil Services eligibility criteria, applicants should be graduate in any discipline from a recognised university. The maximum age limit as on August 1, 2019, is 37 for male while 40 for female, while minimum age limit is 20, 21 and 22 which differs as per posts and categories. Relaxation in the age limit will be provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories.

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Application Process

The application form of BPSC Civil Services for preliminary exam is available online from July 10 to July 24. The step by step procedure to fill BPSC Civil Services application form for the prelims exam is given below.

Registration

  • To apply for BPSC Civil Services, candidates had  to first register for the exam by clicking ‘Online Registration’ tab.      
  • Click on ‘Apply online’ in the next step
  • Candidates had to enter all the required details.  
  • After entering details, click on ‘Submit’ button
  • User name and password will be sent to candidate’s registered email ID.    

Payment of examination fees

  • The fee payment link will be activated next day of registration after 11 am.  

  • After the link was activated, candidates had to pay the requisite fees online.    

Filling the online application form  

  • Candidates had to fill details like educational qualification, exam centres, optional subjects etc.    

  • Upload scanned images of photograph and signature   

  • Click on ‘submit’ button to finally submit the application form   

  • Download  the application form by clicking ‘download filled application’    

  • Candidates should check whether the printed application form has registration number, bar code and application number.     

BPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST, OBC, General Online Female, Male ₹ 150

BPSC Civil Services Main Exam Application Details

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male ₹ 750
SC, ST, OBC Online Female, Male ₹ 200
SC, ST, OBC, General PWD Online Female, Male ₹ 200

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Syllabus

BPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Syllabus

General studies
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
Questions on General Mental Ability.

BPSC Civil Services Main Exam Syllabus

General Hindi
General Studies-paper 1
Modern History of India and Indian culture
Current events of national and international importance
Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams
General Studies-Paper 2
Indian polity
Indian Economy and Geography of India
The role and impact of science and technology in the development of India
Agriculture-Section 1
Agriculture-Section 2
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science-Section-1
Animal physiology
Livestock production and management
Milk technology
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science-Section-2
Genetics and animal breeding
Population, genetics applied to animal breeding
Breeding systems
Health and hygiene
Milk product technology
Meat hygiene
Extension
Anthropology-Section 1
Meaning and scope of anthropology and its main branches
Marriage
Kinship, descent, residence, alliance, kins terms and kinship behavior, lineage and clan kinship categories
Economic anthropology
Political anthropology
Origins of religion animism and animatism, difference between religions and magic Totemism and taboo
Fieldwork and fieldwork traditions in anthropology
Study of social organçation, youth organçation, economic organçation, political organçation and religion among Indian tribes-oraon, munda, ho, santhal and birhors of bihar
Anthropology-Section 2(a)
Foundation of the theory of organic evolution Lamarckism,Darwinism and the synthetic theory, human evolution, biological and cultural dimensions, microevolution
The order primate
Fossil evidence of human evolution
Genetics
Varieties of the modern races of man
Races in India
Anthropology-Section 2(b)
Technique, method and methodology distinguished
Diffusion and diffusionism
Patterns basic personality construct and model personality.The relevance of anthropological approach to national character studies Recent trends in psychological anthropology
Function and cause.Malinowski's contribution to functionalism in social anthropology Function and structure redcliffe-brown Firth fortes and nadel
Contributions of anthropology to planning and development
Indian Anthropology-Section 3
Paleolithic, mesolithic, neolithic proto historic (Indus civilçation) dimensions of Indian culture
Distribution of racial and linguistic elements in Indian population
The bases of the indian social system
Botany-Section 1
Microbiology
Pathology
Cryptogams
Phanerogams
Morphogenesis
Botany-Section 2
Cell biology
Genetics and evolution
Physiology and biochemistry
Ecology
Economic botany
Chemistry-Section 1
Atomic structure and chemical bonding
Thermodynamics
Solid state
Chemical kinetics
Electrochemistry
Concentration cells, liquid junction potential, application of e.M.F. Measurements of fuel cells
Photochemistry
General chemistry of 'd' block elements
General chemistry of 'f ' block elements
Reactions in non-aqueous solevent (liquid ammonia and sulphur dioxide)
Chemistry-Section 2
Reaction mechanisms
Pericyclic reactions
Chemistry of the following name reactions
Polymeric systems
Molecular structural determination
Civil Engineering-Section 1-Part A
Theory of structures
Structural steel
Reinforced concrete
Civil Engineering-Section 1-Part B
Kinematics and dynamics of fluid flow
Laminar flow
Boundary layers
Civil Engineering-Section 1-Part C
Soil mechanics and foundation engineering
Civil Engineering-Section 1-Part D
Computer programming
Civil Engineering-Section 2-Part A
Building construction
Civil Engineering-Section 2-Part B
Transportation engineering
Civil Engineering-Section 2-Part C
Hydrology
Ground water flow
Water resources planning
Water requirement for crops
Canals
Water logging
Canal structures
Diversion head works
Storage works
Spillways
River training
Civil Engineering-Section 2-Part D
Water supply
Intake of water
Water treatment
Water storage and distribution
Distribution system
Sewerage system
Sewage treatment
Solid waste
Environmental pollution
Sanitation
Commerce and Accountancy-Section 1-Part-I
Accounting, auditing and taxation
Commerce and Accountancy-Section 1-Part – II
Business finance and financial institutions
Commerce and Accountancy-Section 2-Part I
Organisation theory
Commerce and Accountancy-Section 2-Part II
Industrial relations
Economics-Section 1
Economics-Section 2
The Indian economy
Agricultural production
Industrial production
Pricing policies of agricultural and industrial outputs
Budgetary trends and fiscal policy
Foreign trade and the balance of payments
Indian planning
Bihar economy
Electrical Engineering-Section 1
Network
Static and magnetics
Measurements
Electronics
Electrical machines
Electrical Engineering-Section 2-Part A
Control systems
Industrial electronics
Electrical Engineering-Section 2-Part B(Heavy Currents)
Induction machines
Synchronous machines
Speical machines
Power system and protection
Utilisation
Economic and other aspects of different systems of rail traction
Electrical Engineering-Section 2-Part C(Light Currents)
Communication system
Microwaves
D.C amplifiers
Geography-Section 1-Part A
Geomorphology
Climatology
Soils and vegetation
Oceanography
Ecosystem
Geography-Section 1-Part B
Devleopment of geographical thought
Human geography
Settlements geography
Political geography
Economic geography
Geography of India-Section 2
Physical aspects
Human aspects
Resources
Agriculture
Industry
Transport and trade
Settlements
Political aspects
Geography of Bihar
Geology-Section 1
General geology
Geomorphology
Structural geology
Palacontology
Stratigraphy
Geology-Section 2
Crystallography
Optical mineralogy
Mineralogy
Petrology
Economic geology
Applied geology
History-Section 1-Part A
The Indus civilization
The vedic age
The Pre-Maurya period
The Maurya empire
The Post-Maurya period (200 b.C-300 a.D)
The Gupta age
Post-Gupta period (b.C 500-750 a.D)
General review of science and technology, education and learning
History-Section 1-Part B(Medieval India)
India: 750 A.D. To 1200 A.D
India: 1200 – 1765
History-Section 2-Part A
Modern India
History-Section 2-Part B
World History (1500 - 1950)
Labour and Social Welfare-Section 1
Labour legislation and labour administration
Labour and Social Welfare-Section 2
Industrial relations and social welfare
Law-Section 1-Part -1
Constional law of India
Law-Section 1-Part -2
International law
Law-Section 2-Part -1
Law of crimes and torts
Law-Section 2-Part -2
Law of torts
Law-Section 2-Part -3
Law of contracts and mercantile law
Management-Section 1
Organizational design
Economic environment
Quantitative methods
Statistical methods
Management-Section 2-Part 1
Marketing management
Management-Section 2-Part 2
Production and materials management
Management-Section 2-Part 3
General tools of financial analysis
Investment decision
Financing decision
Working capital management
Income determination and distribution
Management-Section 2-Part 4
Human resource management
Mathematics-Section 1
Linear algebra
Calculus
Analytic geometry of two and three dimensions
Differential equations
Vector, tensor, statics, dynamics and hydrostatics
Mathematics-Section 2
Algebra
Real analysis
Complex analysis
Partial differential equations
Mechanics
Hydrodynamics
Numerical analysis
Probability and Statistics
Operational research
Mechanical Engineering-Section 1
Statics
Dynamics
Theory of machines
Mechanics of solids
Manufacturing science
Production management
Mechanical Engineering-Section 2
Thermodynamics
Fluid machines
Heat transfer
Energy conversion
Environmental control
Philosophy-Section 1(Metaphysics and Epistemology)
Epistemology and metaphysics
India and western
Philosophy-Section 2(Socio political philosophy and philosophy of Religion )
Physics-Section-1
Mechanics
Thermal physics
Waves and oscillations
Physics-Section-2
Electricity and magnetism
Modern physics
Electronics
Political Science and Internation Relations-Section 1-Part A
Main feature of ancient Indian political thought
Nature and scope of political science
The emergence and nature of the modern state
Political obligation
Theory of democracy
Liberalism, evolutionary socialism (democratic and febian)
Political Science and Internation Relations-Section 1-Part B
Approaches to the study of comparative politics
Political institution
Political process
Indian Political System
Political Science and Internation Relations-Section 2-Part 1
Political Science and Internation Relations-Section 2-Part 2
Psychology-Section 1
The scope of psychology
Methods of psychology
The nature, origin and development of human behaviour
Cognitive processes
Learning
Remembering
Thinking
Intelligence
Motivation
Personality
Language and communication
Attitudes and values
Recent trends
Models of man, the mechanical man, the organic man
Psychology-Section 2
Individual differences
Psychological disorders
Therapeutic approaches
Application of psychology to organçational and industrial problems
Small groups
Social change
Psychology and the learning process
Disadvantaged groups
Psychology and economic development
Management of information and communication
Problems of contemporary society
Public Administration-Section 1
Basic premises
Theories of organisation
Principles of organçation
Administrative behaviour
Structure of organçations
Personal administration
Financial administration
Accountability and control
Administrative reforms
Administrative law
Comparative and development administration
Public policy
Public Administration-Section 2
Evolution of Indian administration
Environmental setting
Political executive at the union level
Structure of central administration
Centre state relation
Public services
Machinery for planning
Public undertaking
Control of public expenditure
Administration of law and order in bihar
State administration with special reference to bihar
District administration with special reference to bihar
Local administration with special reference to bihar
Welfare administration in bihar
Issue areas in Indian administration
Sociology-Section 1
Scientific study of social phenomena
Pioneering contributions to sociology
Social structure and social organçation
Social stratification and mobility
Family marriage and kinship
Formal organçation
Economic system
Political systems
Educational systems
Religion
Social change and development
Sociology-Section 2
Indian Society
Social stratification
Family, marriage and kinship
Economic system
Political system
Educational system
Religion
Tribal societies
Rural social system and community development
Urban social organçation
Population dynamics
Social change and modernçation
Statistics-Section 1
Probability
Statistical inference
Linear interence and multivariate analysis
Statistics-Section 2
Sampling theory and design of experiments
Engineering statistics
Operational rescrach
Quantitative economics
Demography and pshychometry
Zoology-Section 1-Part A
A general survey, classification and relationship of the various phyla
Protozoa
Porifera
Coelenterata
Helminths
Annelida
Arthropoda
Mollusca
Echinodermata
Zoology-Section 1-Part B
Ecology
Ethology
Biostatistics
Economic zoology
Zoology-Section 2-Part 1
Cell biology
Genetics
Evolution and Systematics
Zoology-Section 2-Part 2
Bio-chemistry
Physiology
Embryology
Hindi Language and Literature-Section 1
History of Hindi Language
History of Hindi literature
Hindi Language and Literature-Section 2
Kabir
Surdas
Tulsidas
Bharatendu harishchandra
Premchand
Jayashankar "prasad
Rama chandra shukla
Surya kant tripathi nirala
S.h. Vatsyayan
Gajanan madhav muktibodh
English Language & Literature-Section 1
Detailed study of a literary age (19 th century)
Evidence of first
English Language & Literature-Section 2
Shakespeare
Milton
Jane Austen
Wordsworth
Dickens
George Eliot
Hardy
Yeats
Eliot
D.H. Lawrence
Urdu Language & Literature-Section 1
The coming of the Aryans in India
Significant features of Urdu phonology
Dakhani Urdu
The significant features of the dakhani Urdu literature (1450-1700)
Urdu Language & Literature-Section 2
Prose and poetry
Bengali Language & Literature-Section 1
History of the Bengali language
History of Bengali literature
Bengali Language & Literature-Section 2
Vaisnava paravail
Mukundaram
Michael Madhusudan datta
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
Rabindranath Tagore
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
Pramatha Chaudhuri
Bibhuti Bhushan Bandyopadhyay
Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay
Jibananada das
Sanskrit Language & Literature-Section 1-Part 1
Sanskrit Language & Literature-Section 1-Part 2
Sanskrit Language & Literature-Section 1-Part 3
Sanskrit Language & Literature-Section 1-Part 4
Sanskrit Language & Literature-Section 2
General Study of works
Evidence of first hand reading
Language and Persian Literature-Section 1
Language and Persian Literature-Section 2
Firdausi
Nizaemi Aruzi Samarquadi Chahar Magalas
Khayyam, Rubaiyat,
Minucheheri-Qasaid
Maulana Rum Masunawi
Sadi Shirazi
Amir Khusrau
Hafiz
Abul Fazi
Bahar Mashhadi.Diwan-i-Bahar
Jawal Zadesh.Yake Bud Yake Na Bud
Arabic Language and Literature-Section 1
Arabic Language and Literature-Section 2
Poets
Authors
Pali Language & Literature-Section 1-Part 1

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Exam Pattern

The preliminary examination as per BPSC Civil Services exam pattern consists of only one paper on General Studies. All the questions asked in this paper will be objective type. Total duration of the exam is 2 hours and carries 150 marks. For each correct answer, candidates will score 1 mark while there is no negative marks for wrong answers.

BPSC Civil Services Main Exam Exam Pattern

According to BPSC Civil Services exam pattern 2018, the mains exam comprises General Hindi, General Studies – I and II and optional papers. Total marks allotted for the mains exam is 900. There are total 34 optional papers, out of which candidates will have to select one paper. The personality test of BPSC Civil Services carries 120 marks.

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Admit Card

BPSC Civil Services admit card 2019 for preliminary exam will be atleast after a month of filling the application form . Then only candidates can download their BPSC Civil Services admit card. The admit card will be issued to candidates who have successfully applied for the exam. BPSC Civil Services admit card 2019 displayed candidates name, roll number, category, exam time, date and details of exam centre. Candidates must bring the admit card along with photo-identity proof to the examination centre.

BPSC Civil Services Main Exam Admit Card

BPSC Civil Services admit card 2018 for mains exam is issued to candidates who have qualified the preliminary exam by securing the qualifying as well as overall cut off prescribed by the commission and also had filled the mains application form within the allotted time frame. 

Documents Required at Exam

  • Voter identity card
  • Pan card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Driving licence
  • Identity card issued by government

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Answer Key

The commission will released the final answer key of the exam after evaluation of challenges submitted by candidates against the provisional answer key. BPSC Civil Services answer key are released online for all sets of question booklets. The answer key helps the candidates to check the correct answers of questions asked in the exam. Candidates can calculate their probable score based on the number of correct answers. In case of discrepancy in the answer key, candidates could submit challenge later. To submit the challenge candidates had to send the details like name, roll number and address through the post to Combined Secretary-cum-Exam Controller. 

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Result

BPSC 65th Civil Services result of preliminary examination will be declared after the completion of exam. Successful candidates will be further qualified for the mains exam. Only those candidates have been  selected for the mains examination who have secured the qualifying marks in the preliminary examination. 

BPSC Civil Services Main Exam Result

Based on the result of mains exam, candidates will be selected for personality test. The final BPSC result 2018 will be announced based on the marks secured by candidates in the mains exam and personality test. On the basis of candidate’s rank in the merit list, allotments will be done to the various posts.

BPSC Civil Services 2019 Cutoff

The cut off of BPSC is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. BPSC releases cut off for preliminary, mains and personality test. There are two types of BPSC cut off - qualifying and overall cut off. The qualifying cut off of BPSC preliminary and mains exam has been announced by the commission. The qualifying cut-off of preliminary exam is 40 % for general category while it is 36.5 % for OBC. BPSC Civil Services qualifying cut off for extremely backward class and SC/ST/women/PwD is 34 % and 32 %, respectively. Candidates will have to secure the qualifying cut off to clear the exam. Besides, qualifying cut off candidates will have to secure overall cut off to qualify for next round of selection process. Based on the cut off of preliminary exam, the examination authority will select candidates for the mains exam, however, this cut off will not be considered for the final merit list.

BPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam Cutoff

The cut off of BPSC is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates have to score to qualify the exam and become eligible for next round of selection process. BPSC releases cut off for preliminary, mains and personality test. There are two types of BPSC cut off - qualifying and overall cut off. The qualifying cut off of BPSC preliminary and mains exam has been announced by the commission. The qualifying cut off of preliminary exam is 40 % for general category while it is 36.5 % for OBC. BPSC Civil Services qualifying cut off for extremely backward class and SC/ST/women/PwD is 34 % and 32 %, respectively. Candidates will have to secure the qualifying cut off to clear the exam. Besides, qualifying cut off candidates will have to secure overall cutoff to qualify for next round of selection process. Based on the cut off of preliminary exam, the examination authority will select candidates for the mains exam, however, this cut off will not be considered for the final merit list.

BPSC Civil Services Main Exam Cutoff

The qualifying cut off for Hindi paper of BPSC Civil Services main exam is 30 % i.e 30 marks. BPSC Civil Services cutoff 2018 of mains exam will determine candidates eligibility for personality test. Allotments of candidates will be done based on the final cutoff calculated based on candidate’s performance in mains exam and personality test.

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Does BPSC allows people from Nepal to apply for civil service exam.As per the official notification of UPSC , people from Nepal,bhutan and tibet are elligible to apply central government job provided they receive elligibility certificate ?

Sharon Rose Student Expert 27th Oct, 2019

Hello aspirant,

The candidate must be an Indian for Indian Administration service (IAS) and Indian Police service (IPS) .For remaining posts the candidate must either be a citizen of India or subject of Nepal or Bhutan or Tibetan refugee who came to India before 1962, 1st January or a person migrated from Pakistan, Srilanka, Burma,East countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi,Zaire, Vietnam, Ethiopia ,the United public of Tanzania with the intention of permanently staying in India.I hope this is helpful to you.


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