BPSC AAO Exam Pattern 2021: Know Prelims, Mains & Interview Phase Details

BPSC AAO Exam Pattern 2021: Know Prelims, Mains & Interview Phase Details

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Oct 6, 2021BPSC AAO Notification 2021 released. Interested candidates can check the eligibility, vacancy, salary, selection process, syllabus, admit card, result, cut-off and other details.
BPSC AAO Notification 2021 released. Interested candidates can check the eligibility, vacancy, salary, selection process, syllabus, admit card, result, cut-off and other details.
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BPSC AAO Exam Pattern & Selection Process

BPSC AAO 2021 Selection Process and Exam Pattern must be thoroughly understood by the candidates preparing for the exam. The exam pattern provides clarity about the sections of the question papers, marking scheme and stages of the final selection process. 

Bihar Public Service Commission has released the official notification for filling up 138 Vacancies in the post of Assistant Audit Officer in the Bihar State. The online application for the exam has started on 17 April 2021 and the last date to apply online for BPSC AAO is 15 May 2021. Check how the exam will be conducted and the pattern for each stage of the examination. 

The BPSC AAO selection process is a three-stage exam:

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

BPSC AAO Prelims Exam Pattern

According to the official notification, the preliminary test of BPSC AAO will consist of a single paper on General Studies. It will have 150 questions of 1 mark each. The candidates will get 2 hours to attempt the paper. There is no mention of any negative marking in the official notification for the BPSC AAO Prelims exam. The question asked will be similar to the BPSC Civil Services Exam. The candidates who are successful in the Preliminary round will be called for the mains exam.

S No

Paper

Duration

No. of Questions

Total Marks

1.

General Studies

2 hrs

150

150

 

BPSC AAO Mains Exam Pattern

  • A candidate must score at least 30 marks in the General Hindi Paper. The marks of the General Hindi Paper will not be added to the final marks. 
  • In the other subjects, General Category Candidates must score a minimum of 40%, OBC(36.5%) and SC/ST(32%) marks to qualify.
  • The candidates who are successful in the Mains round will be called for Personal Interviews by the Commission.

S. no.

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

1.

Compulsory Subjects:

 

General Hindi

General Studies-1

General Studies-2

3 Hours

3 Hours

3 Hours

100

300

300

2.

Optional Subject:

 

 

 

3 hours

 

 

 

300

Candidates must choose one of the following subjects:

Commerce

Economics

Mathematics

Statistics

BPSC AAO Interview

The interview round will be held for 120 marks of the candidates who are successful in the BPSC AAO Mains exam. 

The BPSC AAO Mains and BPSC AAO Interview marks together will form the final merit list of selected candidates. 

BPSC AAO Mains(600 marks) + BPSC AAO Interview(120 Marks)= Final Merit List(Out of 720 Marks).

Note: The marks of the General Hindi Paper will not be added to the final marks. 

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  • BPSC AAO 2021 will be conducted in 3 stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview.

     
  • The prelims round shall have 150 Multiple choice questions, each question shall have 1 mark.

     
  • No the marks in the prelims round will not be counted while calculating the final merit list.

     
  • No, a candidate need only score a minimum of 30 marks in the General Hindi Paper. Its marks will not be added to the final merit list.

     
  • The BPSC AAO 2021 will have a personal interview round of 120 Marks.

     

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