Bihar Police SI 2021: Exam pattern

By Avinash Kumar|Updated : June 12th, 2021

Bihar Police SI 2021 Exam pattern: Bihar Police Subordinate Selection Commission (BPSSC) has released the notification for the post of Bihar Police SI/Sergeant. Before starting the preparation for Bihar SI Exam, candidates must go through the detailed pattern of the exam. It will help in knowing the necessary information regarding the Bihar Police SI Examination.

Before appearing for the Bihar Police SI Exam 2021, candidates must be thorough with the Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 2021 and the Bihar SI Syllabus 2021. Bihar Police SI Exam 2021 is a competitive exam conducted to select suitable candidates for Sub Inspector at the Police department of the state.  So, candidates must first understand the latest exam pattern in order to prepare for the Bihar Police SI exam effectively. 

All aspirants applying for Bihar Police SI Exam 2021 must be thoroughly aware of the Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 2021. Bihar Police SI Exam 2021 shall be conducted soon as per the BPSSC Calendar 2021. Below you will get all details associated with Bihar Police SI New Exam Pattern 2021 for your ready reference. 

The selection process of Bihar Police SI recruitment consists of 4 phases which are as follows:

  • Phase I: Preliminary Exam
  • Phase II: Mains Exam
  • Phase III: Physical Efficiency Test
  • Phase IV: Physical Fitness Test

The final selection of the candidates will be made based on the successful candidates of each phase.

It is very important to understand the latest exam pattern of the Bihar Police SI examination for the students who are preparing for the Bihar Police SI Exam 2021. This latest SI exam pattern will help them in the right planning for the exam preparation. 

Bihar Police SI Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

 Bihar Police SI Prelims exam consist of two subjects General Knowledge and Current Events. Bihar Police SI Preliminary exam pattern is shown below.

Name of Subject

Total Questions

Total Marks


General Knowledge

100 Questions


2 Hours

Current Events

  • Bihar Police SI Preliminary exam is qualifying in nature.
  • It consists of multiple-choice questions.
  • To qualify for SI prelims you have to score minimum 30% marks in the exam otherwise you will get disqualified.

Bihar Police SI Mains Exam Pattern

 Bihar Police SI Mains exam consists of two Papers General Hindi and General Studies. Bihar Police SI Mains exam pattern is shown below.

Name of Subject

Total Questions

Total Marks


Paper-I General Hindi



2 hours

Paper-II General Studies, General Science, Mathematics, Civics, Indian History, Geography of India, and Mental Ability Test



2 hours

Physical Efficiency Test 

Physical Efficiency is the third phase in the recruitment of Bihar Police SI. It consists of various physical challenges that the candidates need to pass through to be eligible for final selection through the medical examination round. Below are the details shown about the Physical Efficiency Test

Test Event 

For Males

For Females


1 Mile in 6 minutes 30 Seconds

1 km in 6 minutes

High Jump

4 feets

3 feets

Long Jump

12 feets

9 feets

Shot Put

16 pound for 16 Feet

12 Pound for 10 feet


Physical Fitness Test/Medical Test

After the physical fitness test has been completed and the students have cleared that round, they are eligible for the Medical Test round. Below are the details about the physical fitness test rounds (unclear as of now). But normally it consists of :

  1. Weight Measurement
  2. Visibility Measurement
  3. Blood tests.


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