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BPSC Examination Pattern 2016

BPSC – Bihar Public Service Commission has announced the notification for PCS (Provincial Civil Services) Examination. It will be 56th, 57th, 58th and 59th Common Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination. The pattern of the examination is described below –

Examination Pattern

The examination of PCS under BPSC is successively divided in to two parts –

1) Preliminary Examination and
2) Main Examination

And the applicants clearing these two levels will be called for the “Interview”

The description of the various examination is given below –

1) Preliminary Examination – The preliminary examination of BPSC – PCS will comprise of the objective type questions. It is a qualifying examination. The applicants will be given multiple choices for each questions. They will have to choose the best possible answer for them and mark on it. There will be total 150 questions, each of one marks i.e. total marks assigned for the preliminary examination is 150. The duration of the examination will be two hours i.e. 120 minutes

2) Main Examination – The main examination comprises of –

(i) Written Examination and
(ii) Personal Interview

For the Written Examination, there are basically four papers in BPSC Main Examination –

(i) Hindi
(ii) General Studies
(iii) First Optional Paper and
(iv) Second Optional Paper

Total marks assigned to Written Examination is 1200.

Hindi – The applicants will have to obtain at least 30 marks in Hindi. No extra marks will be counted in the total marks.

General Studies–GS (General Studies) is divided in two categories –
GS Paper I and
GS Paper II

200 is the maximum marks for each GS paper. The timing assigned to them is three hours individually. Both the section of GS is further divided into three sections.

First Optional Paper
Paper 4 – paper I of First Optional subjects (Total 200 Marks)
Paper 5 – paper II of First Optional subject (Total 200 Marks)

Second Optional Paper
Paper 6 – paper I of Second Optional Subject (Total 200 Marks)
Paper 7 – paper II of Second Optional Subject (Total 200 Marks)

Optional Papers – The optional papers may comprise of following subjects –

1) Agricultural
2) Management
3) Animal Husbandry &Veterinary Science
4) Mathematics
5) Anthropology S
6) Mechanical Engineering
7) Botany
8) Medical Science
9) Chemistry
10) Philosophy
11) Civil Engineering
12) Physics
13) Commerce & Accountancy
14) Political Science & International Relations
15) Economics
16) Psychology
17) Electrical Engineering
18) Public Administration
19) Geography
20) Sociology
21) Geology
22) Statistics
23) Indian History
24) Zoology
25) Law

The applicants must choose their optional subjects wisely. They must prepare well for their examination. Once they clear the Preliminary examination and the Written Examination (Main), they will be called for the Interview Process. The interview of the applicants will be of 150 marks.

All the Best Aspirants !
Prepare Well !

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