Tips to Prepare General Studies For BPSC AE Exam: Preparation Tips & Tricks

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: October 17th, 2023

BPSC AE General Studies is one of the important subjects of the BPSC AE syllabus. The BPSC AE GS paper is for 100 marks. Hence, you must ensure that you are well prepared to score marks in this subjects. To help you out, we have provided you with important tips and tricks to prepare for the BPSC AE General Studies syllabus to score better marks. 

BPSC AE General studies cover topics such as national and international events, Bihar GK, Polity, Economy, Physics, Botany, Zoology, Static GK, Awards & Honours, Currencies & Capital and more! Therefore, candidates should practice as many GK questions to get a good command of these topics to score well in the BPSC AE Exam. Let’s learn about General Studies preparation tips and strategies for the BPSC AE Recruitment 2022.

BPSC AE General Studies Syllabus 

Let us first understand the BPSC AE Syllabus for General studies. The following are the important topics that must be covered by the candidates appearing for the BPSC AE exam 2022. 

  • National and international events.
  • Current affairs- international, national, and regional
  • Polity
  • Economy
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Static GK
  • Awards & Honours
  • Currencies & Capital
  • Geology

Aspirants should keep in mind that Bihar-related topics should get extra attention when studying for the GS.

Tips To Prepare BPSC AE General Studies

Here are some important tips to prepare for the BPSC GS paper. 

  • Although general studies subjects are simple, there is no dedicated book that covers the entire BPSC AE Syllabus. As a result, several books are recommended by specialists for learning certain areas from the general studies syllabus that are challenging for an individual. As a result, one can enrol in a general studies class.
  • However, if a candidate is confident and motivated to learn the General Studies Syllabus topics specified in the previous portion of this article, newspapers, periodicals, and NCERT textbooks are advised to read for them.
  • Candidates preparing for the BPSC AE exam can also learn from BYJU’S Exam Prep App that covers all the aspects of GK questions from a wide range of static GK topics & current affairs. 

Preparation Tips & Strategy for BPSC AE General Studies 

  1. Candidates preparing for General Studies should first learn, then practice, and last, analyze for areas where they may improve.
  2. During the BPSC AE exam preparation, more emphasis should be placed on revision. The more you study the General Studies syllabus, the stronger your grip will get.
  3. Make shorter notes when learning general studies topics. These notes will be quite useful on the final day of revision before the BPSC AE exam.
  4. Try to keep up with some specific publications and magazines for the BPSC AE exam’s General Studies paper. If you get bored when studying General Studies, go to a different topic or take some little breaks.
  5. Give special attention to Bihar GK, as you will most likely be questioned on the state’s geography, history, art, culture, heritage, and more!

BPSC AE Books for General Studies

The following is a list of books for the BPSC Assistant Engineer exam’s General Studies section. The General Studies section will be the same for all engineering discipline candidates.

Book Name


General Knowledge 2021

Manohar Pandey

Encyclopaedia of General Science for General Competitions

Arihant Publications

Lucent’s GK

BPSC AE Examination General Knowledge (With special reference to Bihar)

Made Easy Publications

Candidates should study the previous year’s question paper and practice mock test papers for the BPSC AE exam to boost their confidence.

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