BPSC 70th Exam 2024 Notification – Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut-Off etc.

BPSC 70th Exam 2024: After the release of the notification, the BPSC 70th Application Form for the year 2024 will be available on the official website of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). To apply for the examination, prospective applicants need to visit the official BPSC website, which can be accessed at https://bpsc.bih.nic.in. Once there, they should carefully follow the instructions provided in the official notification to fill and submit the application.

BPSC 70th Exam 2024

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To ensure that you do not miss any important information on the application process for BPSC 70th Exam in 2024, make sure you frequently check the official notification and BPSC website for changes. For more details, read the complete article which is given below.

BPSC 70th Notification 2024

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is about to release its notification for 70th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination (CCE) which is expected to be released in early 2024. This exam is an important state-level assessment sponsored by BPSC that serves as a gateway to various administrative and executive posts within the Government of Bihar. Candidates looking for different types of Civil Services jobs in various departments and organizations of Bihar can easily apply online by visiting the official website which can be found at https://bpsc.bih.nic.in.

BPSC 70th Exam 2024 – Overview

Particulars Details
Examination Name BPSC 70th Notification 2024
Conducting Authority Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Prelims Apply Online Starting Date To be announced
Prelims Apply Online Last Date To be announced
Departments General Administration Department of Bihar Civil Services (Subdivision Officer)/Preferential Sub-Committee and equivalent officers of General Administration, Tax Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Director, Assistant Planning Officer, Supply Inspector, Labor superintendent, Inferior Electoral Officer, Revenue Officer, Block Panchayat Raj Officer and Other Posts
Application Process Online
Eligibility Criteria Graduation (Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university)
Selection Process Prelims – Mains – Interview
Job Location Bihar
Official Website bpsc.bih.nic.in

BPSC 70th Exam Date 2024

The date of conducting 70th Combined Competitive Examination will be officially announced by Bihar Public Service Commission after accepting the application forms from eligible and interested candidates. Since the notification is likely to be released in March or April 2024, we estimate that the exam may take place in July or August 2024. Candidates are required to know that the exam will be conducted in offline mode through OMR sheet with 02 hours exam time duration.

Bihar Public Service Commission will soon provide important dates for BPSC 70th Notification 2024, including online application process, release of admit card and BPSC exam date for the year 2024.

Event Date
BPSC 70th Notification 2024 Apply Online Announced Soon
BPSC 70th Notification 2024 Last date Announced Soon
BPSC Prelims Examination Date 2024 30th September, 2024
BPSC Prelims Result 2024 Release 3rd November, 2024
BPSC Mains Apply Online Announced Soon
BPSC Mains Apply Online Last Date Announced Soon
BPSC Mains Correction window will open till Announced Soon
BPSC Mains Exam Date 2024 3rd to 7th January, 2024
BPSC Mains Admit Card 2024 Announced Soon
BPSC Mains Exam Result Date 2024 31st August, 2025
Interview 17th to 28th August, 2025
Final Resule Will Release On? 31st August, 2025

BPSC Exam Calender 2024

BPSC 70th Exam Eligibility Criteria 2024

The application process for BPSC 70th CCE exam is restricted to those individuals who fulfill the required eligibility criteria set by the Bihar Public Service Commission. The Commission conducts a combined competitive examination to select candidates, and only those meeting the specified standards are eligible to apply. Details regarding eligibility including age requirements can be found in the BPSC 70th Notification 2024.

BPSC 70th Age Limit 2024

There are different age requirements for different groups in BPSC 70th Exam in 2024. The minimum age limit for BPSC 69th Exam is 20, 21 and 22 years, while the upper age limit is different for different categories. See below for upper age limit to be eligible for BPSC 70th exam:

Category Upper Age Limit
General Category – Male 37 years
General Category – Female 40 years
BC/OBC (Male, Female) 40 years
SC/ST (Male, Female) 42 years

BPSC 70th Education Qualification 2024

The minimum educational qualification for BPSC 70th Combined Competitive Exam is graduation or equivalent degree from a recognized university. It is essential that the candidates possess a degree from a university approved by the UGC or otherwise recognized by the Government. Additionally, final year graduation candidates are eligible to enroll for the BPSC 70th exam, but they will have to wait for the completion of the final BPSC exam before they can get the graduation result.

BPSC 70th Physical Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates can check the details of BPSC 70th Physical Eligibility Criteria 2024 from the below table:-

Physical Eligibility Criteria Details
  • The minimum height for general category male candidates is prescribed at 5 feet 5 inches.
  • The minimum height should be 5 feet 2 inches, regardless of the category of female candidates.
  • However, for male candidates from SC/ST category, the minimum height requirement is slightly lower i.e. 5 feet 3 inches.
  • In terms of chest measurement, male candidates of general category should have a chest size of at least 32 inches.
  • The chest size of male candidates of SC/ST category should be minimum 31 inches.

BPSC Exam 2024 Application Form

The link to apply online for BPSC 70th Preliminary and Main Exam 2024 will be activated immediately after the BPSC 70th Notification 2024 is released by the BPSC officials. The BPSC online application process is the medium through which interested candidates can submit their applications for the BPSC 70th Combined Competitive Examination.

To apply online, candidates should either visit the official Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) website or use the direct link provided by following the step by step instructions. To successfully complete the BPSC 70th Application online process, it is important to complete the application form carefully, upload required documents and ensure timely submission. To apply for BPSC 70th Exam 2024 reach the online link given in the source below.

Steps to Apply BPSC 70th 2024

To complete BPSC 69th Mains application form, candidates are advised to follow the following steps:

  • Candidates must visit the official website of BPSC @bpsc.bih.nic.in.

BPSC Upcoming Vacancy

  • On the homepage, candidates have to locate and select the link “Apply Online”.
  • Click on the link BPSC Apply Online 2024 given on the new page.

BPSC 68th Mains Admit Card 2023

  • To access the application portal candidates should log in using their credentials.
  • Complete the application form and make required fee payment.
  • Click on the “Submit” button to finalize the BPSC Exam application form.
  • Candidates are advised to download the verification page for their records.
  • Keep a hard copy of the confirmation page with you for future reference.

BPSC 70th Application Fee 

When the candidates fill the application form for BPSC 70th Notification 2024, they have to pay the fee online. The amount to be paid depends upon their category. The application fee for SC/ST/Women/Disabled and people residing in Bihar is Rs 150/-. If the candidates are from other states, they have to pay Rs 600/-. The fee details can be checked in the table given below:

Category Application Fee
General and OBC ₹600/-
SC, ST, and PH ₹150/-
Female candidates from Bihar (residents) ₹150/-

BPSC 70th Exam Pattern 2024

To deeply understand the BPSC exam syllabus, candidates must be well-versed and adequately aware of the exam pattern. This article is related to the normalized exam pattern for BPSC.

  • Total Marks – 1170
  • Mode of Exam
    • Prelims
    • Mains
    • Interview – Face to face 
Stages  Details 
  • Total No. of Paper – 01
  • Duration – 2 hours
  • Maximum Marks – 150
  • Type of Examination – Multiple Choice Questions [MCQ]
  • Total No. of Papers – 05
  • Duration – 3 hours for each
  • Total Marks – 900
  • Since the Hindi and optional papers are qualifying in nature, the exam will be conducted for a total of 1100 marks, but candidates will get marks only out of 900 marks.
  • Type of Exam – Subjective
  • Total Marks – 120
  • Mode of the interview – Face to face

BPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 

BPSC exam is conducted in both English and Hindi languages, Prelims is qualifying in nature but it has to be passed to reach Mains.

S. No. Paper Duration No. of questions Total Marks
1 General Studies 2 hours 150 150

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern 

Once a candidate is successful in the preliminary exam, he or she qualifies to appear for the main exam.

S. No. Paper Total Marks Duration
1. General Hindi 100 3 hours
2. General Studies Paper 1 300 3 hours
3. General Studies Paper 2 300 3 hours
4. Optional Paper 300 3 hours
5. Essay 300 3 hours
Total Marks 900

BPSC 70th Exam Prelims Syllabus

General Studies

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

Things to note regarding Prelims Syllabus:

  1. General Science:
    • The questions focus on general understanding of science without requiring specialized knowledge.
  2. History:
    • Tests candidates on general knowledge of history including the history, social environment and political scenario of Bihar.
  3. Geography:
    • It contains questions about agriculture and natural resources of India with a focus on the geography of Bihar.
  4. Indian Polity and Economy:
    • Tests knowledge of the political system of India, Panchayati Raj, community development and planning both at the national and Bihar levels.
  5. Indian National Movement:
    • Tests knowledge of the nature of the 19th century, the growth of nationalism, India’s independence and the role of Bihar in the independence movement.

BPSC 70th Exam Mains Syllabus

Hindi Paper

Hindi paper is only of qualifying nature. The minimum pass criteria for BPSC Mains Hindi paper is 30% marks.

  1. निबंध (Essay)
  2. व्याकरण: पर्यायवाची, वर्तनी, तत्सम एवं तदभव, अलंकार, विलोम, लिंग, कारक (Grammar)
  3. वाक्य विन्यास (Syntax)
  4. संक्षेपण (Summarisation)

General Studies I

General Studies I paper carries 300 marks and the time duration of this paper will be 3 hours.

  1. Indian Culture: Questions in this area will cover the general history of the country from the middle of the nineteenth century onwards with a special focus on Bihar.
  2. Modern History of India: Introduction and development of western education (including technical education), contribution of Bihar in India’s freedom struggle, Santhal rebellion of 1857, Birsa Movement, Champaran Satyagraha, Quit India Movement of 1942, features of Maurya and Palaeolithic art, Patna Kulam paintings, as well as questions on Gandhi, Tagore and Nehru, will all be covered in this section of the exam.
  3. Current international and national events of importance
  4. Statistical Analysis, Diagrams and Graphs: This section contains exercises on statistics, diagrams and graphs to test the candidate’s ability to draw conclusions from the information given.

General Studies II

General Studies II paper carries 300 marks and the time duration of this paper will be 3 hours.

  1. Indian Politics: This section will mostly assess the applicant’s familiarity with the country’s current political system (with emphasis on Bihar).
  2. Indian Economy and Geography of India: This section includes questions related to economic planning in India as well as physical, economic and social geography of India (with emphasis on Bihar).
  3. Role and impact of science and technology in India’s development.

Optional Subjects

For optional subjects, there will be 34 papers out of which candidates will choose the optional subject as per their choice. This paper will be qualifying in character. This paper will be of 300 marks and the questions will be of honors level.

  1. Agriculture
  2. Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  3. Anthropology
  4. Arabic Language and Literature
  5. Bangla Language and Literature
  6. Botany
  7. Chemistry
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. Commerce and Accountancy
  10. Economics
  11. Electrical Engineering
  12. English Language and Literature
  13. Geography
  14. Geology
  15. Hindi Language and Literature
  16. History
  17. Labour and Social Welfare
  18. Law
  19. Maithili Language and Literature
  20. Management
  21. Mathematics
  22. Mechanical Engineering
  23. Pali Language and Literature
  24. Persian Language and Literature
  25. Philosophy
  26. Physics
  27. Political Science and International Relations
  28. Psychology
  29. Public Administration
  30. Sanskrit Language and Literature
  31. Sociology
  32. Statistics
  33. Urdu Language and Literature
  34. Zoology

BPSC 70th Cut Off 2024 

As told earlier that BSPC 70th Notification 2024 is not released yet, the cut off given below is of previous year. The announcement of BPSC 69th Prelims Cut-Off Marks provides important information about the performance standards in various categories. Last year cut-off for unreserved category was set at 91.67. The minimum marks required to qualify the BPSC 69th Prelims exam for different categories are represented by these marks, which are important for the candidates. Check BPSC 69th CCE Cut-Off details below:

69th BPSC Prelims Cut Off 2023

Category Cut-off Marks
Unreserved 91.67
Unreserved (Female) 84.00
EWS 86.67
EWS (Female) 77.67
SC 75.00
SC (Male) 61.33
ST 79.33
ST (Female) 54.00
EBC 84.67
EBC (Female) 74.67
BC 88.67
BC (Male) 80.67
BCL 77.33
Disabled (VI) 61.33
Disabled (DD) 52.00
Disabled (OH) 72.67
Disabled (MD) 53.67
Grandchild of Ex-Freedom Fighter 76.00

FAQs (BPSC 70th Exam 2024)

How many questions are there in BPSC 70th Preliminary Exam?

There will be 150 questions of 150 marks in BPSC 70th Prelims.

Is there any negative marking in BPSC examination?

There is negative marking of 1/3 in BPSC exam prelims. For main examination, there is no negative marking.

When will BPSC 70th Application Form be available for the year 2024?

BPSC 70th Application Form for 2024 will be available on the official Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) website once the notification is released.

Is it difficult to pass BPSC exam?

BPSC CCE requires in-depth knowledge of current affairs, general studies, Hindi knowledge and other 34 optional subjects. Its severity depends on the preparation of the persons.

What departments are included in BPSC 70th Vacancies for Level-9 and Level-7 posts?

The vacancies are in different departments including finance, election, sugarcane, education and others. Detailed information is available in official notification.

What is the passing percentage of Hindi in BPSC examination?

Hindi subject has maximum marks of 100 and passing percentage of Hindi for BPSC 2024 is 30%. The level of Hindi is class 12th.

Are BPSC Mains Exam Papers Subjective?

Yes, BPSC Mains consists of four subjective papers.

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