BPSC AAO 2022: Exam Date, Notification PDF

BPSC AAO 2022: Exam Date, Notification PDF

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Aug 26, 2022
BPSC has notified the new exam date for BPSC AAO Prelims exam. The BPSC AAO exam date is on 20 August now. Check latest information here such as BPSC AAO exam date, admit card release date, answer key, syllabus, cut-off and details here.

BPSC AAO answer key 2022 has been released by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) on its official website. The BPSC AAO Prelims exam was held 20 August 2022, Saturday. Candidates can download the set wise answer key form the link that is given here and raise objections by 5 September, 5 PM.

BPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 is conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission for the recruitment of Assistant Audit Officer (AAO) in the BPSC. BPSC AAO is an extremely reputed job that pays you a handsome salary with a good number of perks and benefits. Thousands of candidates apply for BPSC AAO recruitment every year. The selection is done through three stages. The first stage is the Prelims followed by Mains and lastly Interview. The Prelims is for 150 marks, Mains is for 1000 marks. Only those candidates are appointed who qualify all three stages. Know the latest news and information here for the BPSC AAO recruitment such as notification, exam date, eligibility, syllabus and exam pattern, etc.

Important Dates
BPSC AAO Exam Date  -Aug 20, 2022

BPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 Latest Updates

BPSC AAO answer key 2022 has been released by BPSC on its website on 26 August. The candidates who had been waiting eagerly to check the official answer key for Set A, B, C and D from the direct link that is given here. Further, the last date to raise objections via speed post is 5 September 2022, 5 PM.

BPSC AAO Answer Key 2022

BPSC AAO Answer Key Notice

Earlier, the BPSC AAO Prelims was scheduled for 18 June 2022, however, the exam was postponed due to unavoidable circumstances.  Candidates who have applied for the BPSC AAO exam must continue with their exam preparation. You can download the BPSC AAO question paper to solve and check your level of preparedness.

Latest Updates:

  • August 26, 2022: BPSC AAO answer key for prelims exam has been released along with the date to raise objections against it.
  • August 14, 2022: BPSC AAO Admit Card 2022 has been officially released on BPSC website.
  • August 11, 2022: BPSC AAO exam date and the date for downloading admit card have been released.
  • June 21, 2022: BPSC AAO new exam date has been released.
  • June 9, 2022: BPSC AAO exam date is postponed
  • June 22, 2021: BPSC has re-opened the AAO forms on the official website. 
  • April 17, 2021: BPSC AAO Application Form 2021 Released. Apply Now. 
  • April 08, 2021: The Bihar Public Service Commission has released the notification for the Assistant Audit Officer recruitment on the official website @bpsc.bih.nic.in.

BPSC AAO Exam Date 2022

The online application for the BPSC AAO exam 2022 is yet to be announced. However, BPSC is conducting the BPSC Prelims 2021-2022 exam for which new exam date has been notified by the Commission. Candidates can check the BPSC AAO exam date 2021-22 in order to continue their preparation. 

EventsDates (2021)
BPSC AAO Notification Date 2022April 08, 2021
BPSC AAO Online application begins onApril 17, 2021
Last date to apply online for BPSC AAO 2022May 15, 2021
Application Re-opens22 June 2021 to 29 June 2021
BPSC AAO Admit Card Date 2022To be notified
BPSC AAO Exam Date for Prelims

20 August 2022 (New exam date)

18 June 2022 (Postponed)

BPSC AAO Answer Key release date

26 August 2022

Prelims ResultTo be notified
BPSC AAO Mains Exam DateTo be notified
Mains ResultTo be notified
Interview DatesTo be notified

BPSC AAO Notification 2022

Bihar BPSC Assistant Audit Officer exam notification pdf is published on the official website for the vacant posts. The candidates can apply for the exam after the release of official notification, which involves registration, application form submission, uploading documents, application fee. 

As per the official BPSC AAO Notification pdf, the selection process for the Bihar BPSC Assistant Audit Officer involves a written exam (prelims, mains) and a personal interview. BPSC AAO Notification 2022 is yet to be released. Candidates till then are advised to download the BPSC AAO Notification 2021 pdf from the direct link mentioned below and gain a better understanding of the exam. 

BPSC AAO Exam 2021-2022 Notification PDF

BPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 Exam Highlights

BPSC is yet to release the BPSC AAO 2022-2023 notification. At present, it is filling up the previous year vacancy against advertisement number 05/2021. You can check out the major highlights in the table below.

BPSC AAO Exam 2022 Highlights

Conducting Body

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)


Assistant Audit Officer (AAO)

Advertisement No.




Educational Qualification


Application Mode




Selection Process

Written (Prelims & Mains) and Interview


Hindi & English



Official Website


BPSC AAO Vacancy 2022

The BPSC is yet to release AAO Vacancy for 2022. However, candidates till then can refer to 2021 vacancies to get an idea about what to expect this year. In 2021, BPSC released a total of 138 vacancies for the AAO posts in the notification. The category-wise vacancies are given in the table below.











BC Female








BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Salary

The AAO post comes under Pay-Level 7 in the new 7th CPC pay matrix. The selected candidates will get a salary of Rs. 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400 per month. The initial salary will be Rs. 44,900 plus allowances like Dearness Allowance (DA), HRA, TA, etc.

What is the Eligibility For BPSC AAO Exam 2022? 

Any candidate willing to fill the BPSC AAO form should check the BPSC AAO eligibility before they fill out the forms.


The candidate must fall under any one of the given categories:

  1. An Indian Citizen
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. A refugee from Tibet and came to India before 01 Jan 1962 intending to permanently settle in India, or
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam to permanently settle in India.

BPSC AAO Age Limit

The age limit as notified by the commission in the notification is given below. Check the age limit for the general category below.

  • Minimum age limit: 21 yrs.
  • Maximum age limit: 37 yrs.
  • Maximum age limit (Female): 40 yrs.

Age Relaxation

The age relaxation as per the government guidelines is given below. Candidates can check the category-wise age relaxation below.


No. of years of relaxation

Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes

5 years


5 years

Wives of military personnel who are disabled while in military service.

5 years

Unmarried women

5 years


5 years

BPSC AAO Educational Qualification

Aspiring candidates must hold a graduate degree in any one of the subjects Commence, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics from any of the recognized universities. Candidates with MBA (Finance), CA, ICWA, and CS certificates are also eligible for recruitment.

BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Apply Online 2022

Candidates will be able to apply online for the BPSC AAO Post on the official website. The online application link shall be updated below when the notification for BPSC AAO 2022-2023 exam is released.

BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Application Form 2022

Steps to Apply Online For BPSC AAO 2022

The candidates need to follow the instructions given for online application submission for the Bihar BPSC Assistant Audit Officer posts.

  • Click on the link given below or visit the official website @bpsc.bih.nic.in.
  • Click on the “New Registration” button on the page if not already registered.
  • Fill in all the important details sought in the registration form.
  • You will receive the unique application number on your mail ID or mobile number.
  • Apply for the online application by using the application number.
  • Upload all the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee if applicable.
  • Review the application for mistakes.
  • Submit the application and take the printout for future reference.

BPSC AAO Application Fee 

The category-wise application fee for the online application of Assistant Audit Officer is given in the table below. 


Application Fee

General/ OBC/ EWS/ other candidates

Rs. 600/-

SC/ST Candidates of Bihar

Rs. 150/-

Female of Bihar

Rs. 150/-



BPSC AAO Selection Process 2022

The BPSC AAO exam selection process comprises three stages prelims, mains and interview. The candidates are called for the next stage based on their performance in the current stage exam. All the candidates who apply for the recruitment appear for stage I.

  • Preliminary exam: The preliminary exam is the stage I exam. This is qualifying in nature. The exam consists of 150 questions with 150 marks.
  • Mains Exam: The candidates who qualify for the preliminary exam are going to appear for the mains exam.
  • Interview.: The final round is Interview. Here the candidate will be called for a personal interview based on their performance in the mains exam.

BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Exam Pattern 2022

Check the prelims and mains exam pattern for the BPSC AAO Recruitment 2022 exam. 

BPSC AAO Prelims Exam Pattern

The Assistant Audit Officer prelims exam consists of 150 questions of 150 marks. The duration of the exam is two hours. The exam is of objective type. Candidates can attempt the paper in English as well as Hindi language.

S No



No. of Questions

Total Marks


General Studies

2 hrs



BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Main Exam Pattern

Check the mains exam pattern for the assistant audit officer exam below. The exam has four papers consisting of three compulsory papers. Each paper is of duration of three hours.






3 hours

General Studies (Paper-1)


3 hours

General Studies (Paper-II)


3 hours

Optional Subject


3 hours

Candidates must choose from one of the following subjects:

  • Commerce
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Bihar BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Syllabus

The syllabus of the Bihar assistant audit officer for preliminary and mains examination is given below. Check all the topics given in the notification.

BPSC AAO Prelims Syllabus

Check the subject-wise syllabus of the Bihar BPSC assistant audit officer in the table given below.

General Studies

G.K. & Maths

Mental Ability

  • General Science
  • International current affairs
  • Indian and Bihar state history
  • Bihar state geography including important rivers
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian freedom struggle and Bihar state’s contribution towards it.
  • Bihar state’s economy (Post Independence period)
  • Modern Indian History and culture.
  • Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
  • Statistics
  • Differentiation
  • Introduction to Three-dimensional Geometry
  • Straight lines
  • Circles
  • Relations and functions
  • Logarithms
  • Complex numbers
  • Quadratic equations
  • Sequence and series
  • Trigonometry
  • Set and Set theory
  • Probability function
  • Limits and continuity
  • Applications of derivatives
  • Indefinite Integrals binomial theorem
  • Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Definite integrals
  • Conic sections
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Vectors
  • Exponential and logarithmic series.
  • Number series
  • Figural Pattern
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Analogies
  • Number ranking
  • Figurative classification
  • Classification
  • Blood relations
  • Arrangements
  • Arithmetical reasoning
  • Mathematical operations
  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Logical Venn diagrams
  • Directions
  • Number, ranking & time sequence.

BPSC AAO Mains Syllabus

Check the Hindi, general studies (Paper I and Paper II) syllabus in the table below.

General Hindi

General Studies (Paper I)

General Studies (Paper-II)

  • Essay writing
  • Grammar
  • Sentence formation/ syntax
  • Conclusion/ Summary writing
  • Indian culture
  • The modern history of India
  • Contemporary events of national and international importance
  • Statistical analysis, diagrams, and graphs.
  • 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).

BPSC AAO Admit Card 2022

BPSC is going to release the admit card 15-20 before the exam for each stage separately. As the BPSC AAO exam date is officially slated to take place in August 2022, therefore, candidates will be able to download the Prelims call letter from the link that shall be updated below.

Download BPSC AAO Admit Card 2022

BPSC Assistant Audit Officer Result 2022

The commission releases the result for each stage one month after the commencement of the exam. The direct link to check the result is going to be available below.


  • BPSC AAO exam is the BPSC Assistant Audit Officer exam that is conducted annually by the Commission. Candidates with Commerce, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics degree are eligible to apply for BPSC AAO exam. The selection of such candidates shall be done through Prelims, Mains and Interview.

  • BPSC AAO exam date 2022 is scheduled for 20 August 2022. The exam timing is from 12 Noon to 2 PM. Only those candidates who have applied for the BPSC AAO exam shall be able to appear for the Prelims exam as per the exam date.

  • The commission has released 138 vacancies for the assistant audit officer posts. BPSC has notified all the vacancies for each category of candidates based on availability.

  • The BPSC AAO 2022 eligibility is that the candidate must hold a graduate degree in any one of the subjects of Commerce, Economics, Statistics or Mathematics from any of the recognized universities. Candidates with MBA (Finance), CA, ICWA, and CS certificates are also eligible for recruitment.

  • The Pay-Level in the new 7th CPC pay matrix is 7 for BPSC AAO exam 2022 salary. The selected candidates will get a salary of Rs. 44,900 to Rs 1,42,400 per month. Apart from this candidates are entitled to allowances like Dearness Allowance (DA), HRA, TA, etc.

  • BPSC AAO 2022 Syllabus consists of Prelims, Mains and Interview. The Prelims has General Studies questions while BPSC AAO Syllabus for Mains has General Hindi, General Studies 1, General Studies and Optional paper. The optional paper has subjects that include Maths, Commerce, Statistics and Economics.  Lastly, an interview shall be conducted.


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