Bihar State Exams

BPSSC Syllabus


BPSSC Syllabus

BPSC Exam three stages:

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview




  1. General Science
  2. Events of national and international importance
  3. History of Bihar and Indian History
  4. Geography(mainly Geography of Bihar)
  5. Indian Polity and Economy
  6. Changes in the economy of Bihar post-independence
  7. Indian National Movement and the Role of Bihar
  8. General Mental Ability.





syllabus of the BPSC Prelims Exam:

1.     General Science (General understanding of science, including matters of everyday observation and experience). The questions on Science and Tech will be such that they do not require subject specialization.

2.     Current Affairs of National/International importance

3.     History of India and Bihar (General understanding of the subject with the broad aspects of the history of Bihar)

4.     Geography of India and Bihar (Questions will relate to physical, social and economic geography of the country including the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources)

5.     General geography and geographical division of Bihar and its major river systems

6.     Indian polity (Questions will test knowledge on the country’s political system, panchayati raj, community development and planning in India and Bihar)

7.     Indian economy and economy of Bihar post independence

8.     Indian Movements and Contribution of Bihar in it (Question will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence with special reference to Bihar)

9.     Indian Economy and Polity

1.     Indian Political System

2.     Panchayati Raj

3.     Community Development

4.     Planning in India and Bihar

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern


Paper name



Main Exam (Subjective)

General Hindi (Qualifying)


3Hrs For Each Paper

General Studies Paper 1


General Studies Paper 2


Optional Paper




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