BPSC 68th Exam 2022: Application Form, Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Eligibility

BPSC 68th Exam

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) releases notification for BPSC Combined Competitive Exam every year. Through this exam, candidates are selected for the post of General Administration Department of Bihar Civil Services (Subdivision Officer) / Preferential Sub-Committee and equivalent officers of General Administration, Inferior Electoral Officer, Revenue Officer, Assistant Planning Officer, Tax Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Director, Supply Inspector, Labor superintendent, Block Panchayat Raj Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police Home Department, etc.

In the year 2022, BPSC 68th Notification 2022 will be released. Those candidates who are looking to apply for this need to fill and submit the online application form before the last date. In this article, we are going to provide all the necessary information related to Bihar IAS 68th Notification 2022.

BPSC 68th Civil Service 2021 Important Dates

Candidates may check the 68th BPSC 2022 tentative dates given in the following table.

Main Events Tentative Dates
Releasing of 68th Notification 4th week of September 2022
Starting of online application form submission 4th week of September 2022
Last date to apply online 1st week of November 2022
Last date to pay the registration fee 1st week of November 2022
Final date to send documents by posts 1st week of November 2022
68th BPSC Admit Card 2022 November 2022
Date of BPSC Prelims Exam Date 2022 2nd week of December 2022
Declaration of result and answer key To be notified
Date of 68th BPSC Main Exam To be notified
Result Declaration To be notified

Name of Posts and Number of Vacancies (BPSC)

The official number of vacancies will be known only after the release of BPSC 68th Exam notification. However, you may check the number of vacancies as per 67th Exam notification.

Post Name Males Vacancy Females Vacancy Total
Bihar Administrative Service (बिहार प्रशासनिक सेवा)


57 31 88
State Tax Assistant Commissioner (राज्य कर सहायक आयुक्त) 14 07 21
Inferior Electoral Officer (अवर निर्वाचन प्रदधिकारी) 03 01 04
Bihar Education Service (बिहार शिक्षा सेवा) 09 03 12
Planning Authority/District Planning Authority (नियोजन प्रदधिकारी/ज़िला नियोजन प्रदाधिकारी) 02 00 02
Labor Superintendent (श्रम अधीक्षक) 02 00 02
District Audit Authority Cooperation Committees and Equivalents (ज़िला अंकेक्षण प्रदधिकारी सहयोग समितियाँ एवं समकक्ष) 02 03 05
Assistant Director Social Security (सहायक निदेशक सामाजिक सुरक्षा) 08 04 12
Assistant Director Child Protection Services (सहायक निदेशक बाल संरक्षण सेवा) 04 00 04
Assistant Planning Officer/Assistant Director (सहायक योजना प्रदाधिकारी/सहायक निदेशक) 36 16 52
Rural Development Authority (ग्रामीण विकास प्रदाधिकारी) 90 43 133
Municipal Executive Authority (नगर कार्यपालक प्रदाधिकारी) 73 37 110
Revenue Officer & Equivalent (राजस्व अधिकारी एवं समकक्ष)Revenue Officer & Equivalent (राजस्व अधिकारी एवं समकक्ष) 27 09 36
Supply Inspector (आपूर्ति निरीक्षक) 03 01 04
Block Panchayat Raj Officer (प्रखंड पंचायत राज प्रदाधिकारी) 13 05 18
Deputy Superintendent of Police Home Department (पुलिस उपाधीक्षक गृह विभाग) 14 06 20
Assistant Registrar Cooperation Societies and Equivalents (सहायक निबंधक सहयोग समितियाँ एवं समकक्ष) 08 01 09
Subdivision Backward and Most Backward Classes Welfare Officer (अनुमंडल पिछड़ा एवं अति पिछड़ा वर्ग कल्याण प्रदाधिकारी) 92 47 139
Other 38 14 52
Total Vacancies 495 228 723


BPSC 68th Exam Notification 2022 Eligibility Criteria


Candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria in order to apply for this exam.


Educational Qualification

  • Applicants must have completed graduation for a recognized board or university.


Age Limit

  • The maximum age norms of candidates depend upon the category as given below.
    • General Category (Male) – 37 years
    • General Category (Female) – 40 years
    • BC/ OBC (Male/ Female) – 40 years
    • SC/ ST (Male/ Female) – 42 Years

BPSC Application Form 2022

BPSC 68th Application Form will release online through the official website. Those who want to apply may check out the application process explained below.

  • First of all, you need to visit the official website of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC).
  • On the official website, you need to register by entering some of your basic details like name, email address, phone number, etc.
  • Once registered, you will have to sign in by entering your login credentials generated during registration.
  • In the next step, you will have to provide your complete educational, personal, and contact details.
  • The details entered in the application form should be accurate. Otherwise, the form should be accurate.
  • Along with the details, aspirants have to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature.
  • After submitting the form, candidates will have to pay the required application fee online.
  • Finally, take a printout of the application form submitted and keep it safe for future requirements.

Application Fee

The application fees are different for candidates from various categories.

  • Women/ ST/ SC/ Physically Handicapped/ Permanent residents of Bihar (All Category) – Rs. 150/-
  • Other state candidates – Rs. 600/-

68th BPSC CSE 2022 Selection Process

  • The selection process of BPSC Civil Service Exam 2022 includes the following three rounds.
    • Preliminary Exam
    • Main Exam
    • Interview
  • Those who will clear the preliminary exam will be invited for the main exam.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of main exam and interview. Marks scored in the preliminary exam will not be counted in the final exam.

BPSC Exam Pattern 2022

Bihar CDPO Preliminary Exam Pattern 2022

  • Mode of examination – Offline (OMR Sheet based test)
  • Type of questions – Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions – 150
  • Duration of exam – 120 minutes
  • Marking Pattern – Each question will carry 1 marks
  • Maximum Marks – 150

Main Exam Pattern

  • Mode of examination – Offline (OMR Sheet based test)
  • Type of questions – Subjective type multiple choice questions
  • Language of Questions – Both Hindi and English
  • Number of papers – 4 compulsory
  • Duration of exam – 180 minutes for each paper
  • Maximum Marks – 1000

Subject wise distribution of marks

Exam Type of questions Subjects Total Marks Duration
Prelims Objective General Knowledge 150 2 hours
Main Subjective Compulsory Subjects

– Hindi

– General Studies Paper 1

– General Studies Paper 2

– Optional Subject





– 100 marks

– 300 marks

– 300 marks


Optional Subject

– 300 marks



– 3 hours (180 minutes)

– 3 hours (180 minutes)

– 3 hours (180 minutes)


Optional Subject

– 3 hours (180 minutes)


120 marks      

Note: There is no negative marking in the BPSC exam.

BPSC Syllabus 2022

  • General Knowledge/ Current Affair (Preliminary Exam) – History of India and Bihar, Geography of India and Bihar, General geography and geographical division of Bihar, Indian polity, Indian economy and economy of Bihar, Indian Movements and Contribution of Bihar in it.
  • General Studies Paper 1 – Indian Culture, Modern History of India, Contemporary events of national and international importance, Statistical Analysis, diagrams and graphs
  • General Studies Paper 2 – Indian (and Bihar) Polity, Indian (and Bihar) Economy, Indian (and Bihar) Geography, Role and impact of Science and Technology in the development of India (and Bihar)
  • Optional Subject – English Language and Literature, Urdu Language and Literature, Hindi Language and Literature, Persian Language and Literature, Arabic Language and Literature, Pali Language and Literature, Maithili Language and Literature, Bangla Language and Literature, Sanskrit Language and Literature, Chemistry, Sociology, Physics, Agriculture, Statistics, Botany, Zoology, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Psychology, Public Administration, Labour and Social Welfare, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Law, Civil Engineering, Economics, Commerce and Accountancy, Electrical Engineering, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science, Anthropology

BPSC 68th Exam 2022 Admit Card

  • The admit card for Bihar 68th Exam will release in online mode only.
  • To check the result, aspirants have to provide their registration details on the official website.
  • The details about the date, time, and venue will be mentioned on the admit card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without an admit card.
  • Along with the admit card, aspirants are required to carry one photo ID proof along with the admit card.

Result and Merit List

  • Soon after the exam, the commission will upload the result online through the official website.
  • To check the result, candidates will have to enter the roll numbers and other registration details.
  • Those successful candidates who will clear the preliminary exam will be invited to take part in the main exam.
  • Along with the result, the commission will also release the merit list of candidates selected for admission.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured by candidates in the main exam and interview.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Is knowledge of Hindi compulsory for clearing the BPSC exam?

Answer: yes, there is a compulsory paper of Hindi Language in the BPSC Examination.

Question – 2: How many papers are there in the BPSC examination?

Answer: There is the only one paper in the single exam.  Four papers are there in the main exam.

Question – 3: Do we have subjective paper as well?

Answer: Yes, the main examination will be subjective in nature.

Question – 4: In which language the questions will be asked?

Answer: The questions will be asked in Hindi as well as in the English language.

Question – 5: Is it possible to submit the application form in Offline mode?

Answer: The application form will release in online mode only.

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