BPSC 66th Notification 2020: 733 Vacancies, Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut Off, Result, Merit List, Eligibility

BPSC 66th Notification 2020 released @bpsc.bih.nic.in for recruitment of 733 vacancies (revised) in Bihar Combined Civil Services (CCE). BPSC 66th Prelims exam will be conducted on 27th December 2020. Check here BPSC CCE Eligibility Criteria, exam date, Admit Card, syllabus, exam pattern, selection process, cut off and merit list.

Nov 6, 2020 14:21 IST
BPSC 65th Civil Services Exam
BPSC 65th Civil Services Exam

BPSC 66th CCE 2020: Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is going to conduct the BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Exam on 27th December 2020 to fill 733 vacancies in Bihar Civil Services. Candidates who have applied for the BPSC CCE 2020 recruitment will have to appear for the exam. Here in this article, we have shared below the full details of the BPSC CCE Notification PDF 2020 such as eligibility criteria, exam dates, admit card, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, cut off marks, result, merit list, question papers, mock tests and so much more. Go through these details below and start your preparations now for the BPSC 66th Civil Services examination.

The Bihar BPSC Civil Services Recruitment is carried out through three phased process - prelims exam, mains exam and interview. Candidates need to secure BPSC Cut Off Marks to qualify the Prelims and Mains examinations. Upon qualifying the selection process, candidates are posted as Municipal Executive Officer, Police Vice-Chancellor, Block Panchayati Raj Officer, etc. Candidates who are able to fetch recruitment in Bihar government are offered the pay scale of Rs 9,300 – Rs 34,800 + Grade Pay of Rs. 5400, Rs 4800, Rs 4200.

Let's first have a look at the important dates of the BPSC Bihar Civil Services Exam 2020-21 below:

Event

Date

Start of Online Application Process

28th September 2020

Last Date to Apply Online

28th October 2020

BPSC 66th Prelims Date

27th December 2020

Mains Exam Date

-

BPSC 66th Interview

-

BPSC 66th Notification & Vacancy 2020

BPSC has released the official notification regarding the conduct of Bihar Combined Civil Services exam in the year 2020. The notification details the exam details and eligibility criteria for the BPSC 66th CCE exam. 

PDF Download BPSC 66th CCE Notification

This year, following vacancies will be filled through BPSC 66th:

Vacancies: 564 (Revised)

Vacancies for Women: 169

Total Vacancies: 733

Department

Post

Vacancy

Home Department (Reserve Branch)

Deputy Superintendent of Police

42

Home Department (Special branch)

District President

3

Home Department

Prisoner, Prison and Correctional Services Inspectorate

3

Commerce-Tax Department

Assistant Commissioner of State-Taxes

13

Election Department

Electoral Officer

2

Labor Resources Department

Planning Officer / District Planning Officer (Gazetted)

6

Sugarcane Industries Department

Officer

5

Home Department

Bihar Probation Service (Probation Officer)

25

Transport Department

Additional District Transport Officer

40

City Development and Housing Department

Municipal Executive Officer

17

Consumer Protection Department

Food and Supply Inspector

210

Labor Resources Department

Labour enforcement officer (Non-gazetted)

65

Revenue and Land Reforms Department

Revenue Officer

84

Panchayati Raj Department

Block Panchayat Raj Officer (Bihar Panchayat Service)

216

Minority Welfare Department

Minority Welfare Officer

2

Vacancies reserved for Women

169

Total Vacancy

733

BPSC 66th Application Process 2020

Step 1: Visit @ onlinebpsc.bihar.gov.in

Step 2: Click on  "BPSC 66th Civil Services Exam 2020"

Step 3: Click on Registration Link & fill the details

Step 4: Now Apply Online

Step 5: Upload scanned images of Photo & Signature

Step 6: Pay Application Fee

BPSC 66th Eligibility Criteria 2020

Educational Qualification: Candidates should be Graduate with Bachelors Degree or equivalent from a recognised institute

Age Limit:

General Male: 37 Years 
General Female/OBC(Male/Female):
40 years 
SC/ST (Male/Female) -
42 years

BPSC 66th Admit Card 2020

The BPSC 66th is expected to release soon on the official website of the Bihar Commission. Have a look at the process to download the admit card:

Step 1: Visit @ onlinebpsc.bihar.gov.in

Step 2: Click on  "BPSC 66th Admit Card 2020" link

Step 3: Fill Registration Number & Password

Step 4: Download the admit card

BPSC 66th Civil Services: Selection Process

Candidates who want to get through the Bihar Civil Services have to appear for these three successive stages:

- Preliminary Exam

- Mains Exam

- Interview

BPSC 66th Civil Services: Exam Pattern

Let's now have a look at the detailed exam pattern of the BPSC Prelims and Mains examinations below along with the marking scheme.

BPSC 65th Prelims Exam Pattern 

Subjects

Total Marks

Duration

General Studies

General Knowledge

Current Affairs

150

2 Hours

- BPSC Prelims exam is qualifying in nature; marks obtained in this stage are not counted for final merit list.

- The questions will be asked in objective multiple choice format

- The paper will be of total 150 marks

- The duration of exam is 2 hours

- Language of the question paper will be bilingual - Hindi and English

- There will be no negative marking.

BPSC 65th Main Exam Pattern

Sections

Total Marks

Duration

General Hindi

100

3 Hours

General Studies Paper 1

300

3 Hours

General Studies Paper 2

300

3 Hours

Optional Paper

300

3 Hours

- The General Hindi paper is qualifying in nature.

- The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of scores fetched from 900 marks of GS Paper 1, GS Paper 2 and Optional Paper.

- There is a list of 34 optional subjects from which candidates can choose a subject for the exam

BPSC 66th Syllabus: Prelims & Mains

Go through the detailed BPSC Syllabus of Prelims and Mains exam below and start your preparations accordingly for the upcoming exam. The syllabus given below is based on the official notification of the BPSC. Also, Download PDF BPSC Syllabus in Hindi from the link shared below:

BPSC Prelims Syllabus

General Science

Current Affairs - International & National importance

Indian History

History of Bihar

Indian Geography

Geography of Bihar

General geography

Indian polity

Indian economy and Bihar's economy

Indian Freedom Movements

General Mental Ability & Reasoning

BPSC Mains Syllabus

General Hindi

(Qualifying)

Hindi Essay: 30 Marks

Grammar: 30 Marks

Syntax: 25 Marks

Summarisation: 15 Marks

GS Paper 1

 

Indian Modern History

Indian culture

Bihar's role in Indian freedom struggle

Santhal Uprising in Bihar

Birsa movement

Champaran Satyagrah

Quit India Movement

Mauryan and Pal art

Patna Qulam painting

Roles of Gandhi, Tagore and Nehru

Current Affairs National & International importance

Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams

GS Paper 2

Indian Polity

Indian economy and Indian Geography

Role and impact of science and technology

Optional Paper

Candidates can choose the optional subject from these 34 subjects:

Agriculture

Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science

Anthropology

Botany

Chemistry

Civil Engineering

Commerce & Accountancy

Economics

Electrical Engineering

Geography

Geology

History

Labour and Social Welfare

Law

Management

Mathematics

Mechanical Engineering

Philosophy

Physics

Political Science & International Relations

Psychology

Public Administration

Sociology

Statistics

Zoology

Hindi Language and Literature

English Language and Literature

Urdu Language and Literature

Bangla Language and Literature

Sanskrit Language and Literature

Persian Language and Literature

Arabic Language and Literature

Pali Language and Literature

Maithili Language and Literature

BPSC 66th Interview

Candidates who are able to qualify the Bihar Civil Services Mains exam will be shortlisted for the Interview Round. The BPSC 66th Interview is scheduled to take place in 2021. The Interview is of total 120 marks. Candidates who are able to qualify the interview round get shortlisted for the final merit list.

BPSC Cut Off Marks: Prelims & Mains

In order to get shortlisted for Interview round, candidates need to obtain cut off marks in prelims as well as mains exam of BPSC CCE. The Cut off marks are different for prelims and mains exams. Have a look at the official BPSC 65th Prelims Cut off below:

 BPSC 65th Prelims Cut Off 2019-20

Category

Cut Off

GEN

97

GEN (F)

91

EWS

92

EWS (F)

87

SC

89

SC (F)

79

ST

89

ST (F)

89

EBC

92

EBC (F)

876

BC

94

BC (F)

88

BCL

86

PwD-VH/VI

82

PwD-DD

81

PwD-OH

89

PwD-MD

53

Grandchildren of Freedom Fighters

88

Note: Here 'F' stands for Female

BPSC: Important Current Affairs Topics

Have a look at the important current affairs topics on the link mentioned below to boost your preparation level:

BPSC 65th Important Current Affairs Topics

Let's now have a look at the frequently asked questions on Bihar Civil Services exam:

FAQ

How is final merit list prepared for the BPSC 66th Civil Services?

The final merit list of BPSC 66th CCE will be prepared out of total 1020 marks (900 Marks of Mains and 120 Marks of Interview)

How many vacancies will be filled through BPSC 66th CCE Exam?

BPSC 66th CCE exam will fill a total of 731 vacancies.

What is BPSC 66th Prelims Exam date?

BPSC will conduct the 66th Prelims exam on 27 December 2020.

Has BPSC released BPSC 66th Notification 2020?

Yes, BPSC 66th Notification has been released @ bpsc.bih.nic.in.

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