BPSC CPDO 2022: Exam Date, Admit Card, News

BPSC CPDO 2022: Exam Date, Admit Card, News

ByShubham Verma  |  Updated on: Nov 7, 2022
BPSC CDPO Admit Card has been released for the Mains exam date 2022 which is scheduled for 8 and 9 November. Candidates can download CDPO Mains call letter by downloading it from here for filling up 55 vacancies. Get the direct link here.

BPSC CDPO Mains Exam Date 2022 is on 8 and 9 November 2022. The exam will be held in two shifts on each day Candidates who have been declared qualified in the CDPO Prelims exam will be able to appear for the Mains exam as per the exam schedule. The BPSC CDPO admit card has been made available to you here.

BPSC CDPO is one of the premier exams that is conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission for Bihar Social Welfare Department. It announced 55 vacancies for BPSC CDPO exam 2021-2022. Aspirants must focus on revising the BPSC CDPO syllabus and consistently practice mock tests. Download the Bihar CDPO question paper pdf to check your stand and accordingly improve your level for the exam. Check further updates and news on BPSC CDPO exam date here.

Important Dates
BPSC CDPO Mains Exam Date  -Nov 8, 2022- Nov 9, 2022

BPSC CDPO Exam 2022 Latest News

BPSC has released the BPSC CDPO Admit Card 2022 and exam schedule on its website. The candidates can download the BPSC CDPO Mains admit card 2022 prior to the exam date which is on 8 and 9 November 2022. The exam shall be held in two shifts. The first shift is from 9:30 AM to 12:30 Noon while the second shift is from 2 PM to 5 PM. The link to download the call letter is updated below here.

BPSC  released the BPSC CDPO result 2022 and Final Answer key on 12 September 2022 on its website. The candidates who took the Prelims exam on 15 May can download the official result pdf through the direct link that is given below. 

BPSC had released the CDPO answer key on 8 June for the Prelims exam. The exam was held on 15 May in offline mode. A total of 55 vacancies shall be filled up for the CDPO in various Departments.  BPSC CDPO Notification 2021-2022 was released earlier. Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) released an official notification announcing the vacancies for Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) Posts on 04 March 2021. BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2021-22 Notification is now available on the official website. A total of 55 vacancies have been released for the CDPO in various Departments.

BPSC CDPO Exam Latest News 2022

  • 2nd November 2022: BPSC CDPO Admit Card 2022 for Mains has been officially released.
  • 21 September 2022: BPSC CDPO mains application form 2022 has been started.
  • 16 September 2022: BPSC has declared the CDPO Mains exam date through its annual calendar. 
  • 12 September 2022: BPSC CDPO Prelims result and official final answer key has been released along with the cut off.
  • 8 June 2022: BPSC CDPO answer key 2022 has been released.
  • 03 February 2022: BPSC CDPO Prelims Exam Date 2022 released for the exam scheduled for 15 May 2022. 

BPSC CDPO Exam Date 2022

BPSC has successfully completed conducting the CDPO exam Prelims exam and released the result as well. It has released the Mains exam date which is in November 2022.



BPSC CDPO Notification 2021-22

03 March 2021

BPSC CDPO Online registration begins

5th March 2021

The last day to apply online for BPSC CDPO 2021

1st April 2021

BPSC CDPO Exam Date 2022

15 May 2022

BPSC CDPO Answer Key Release Date (Provisional)

8 June 2022

BPSC CDPO Final Answer Key Released on

12 September 2022

CDPO result released on

12 September 2022

BPSC CDPO Mains application form start date

21 September 2022

Last date to apply for BPSC CDPO Mains exam

7 October 2022
CDPO Mains exam date8 and 9 November 2022
BPSC CDPO Mains resultTo be announced

What is BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022?

Under the Bihar Social Welfare Department, the Bihar Public Service Commission has issued a notification for the recruitment of 55 Child Development Project Officer ( Bal Vikas Paeiyojana Padadhikari) positions. Read an overview of the exam below.




Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)


Child Development Project Officer (CDPO)



Starting Date

March 05, 2021

Closing Date

April 01, 2021


Govt Jobs

Job Location


Official Site


BPSC CDPO Vacancy 2022

Check the category-wise BPSC CDPO Vacancy below. The mentioned Bihar CDPO vacancy are as per the CDPO notification advertisement number 03/2021. 


No. of Vacancy









BC Female






Total Post



As per the BPSC notification for Child Development Project Officer Post, the salary for BPSC CDPO is of Level -9. The grade pay will be Rs. 53100-167800. Know about CDPO salary and job profile for further information.

BPSC CDPO Apply Online 2022

BPSC CDPO Online Application Form 2021-2022 for Mains exam is active now. Candidates can fill out the CDPO Mains online from before 7 October 2022 through the link that is given below here. The Prelims application for Child Development Project Post was available from 05 March 2021 until 01 April 2021.

BPSC CDPO Apply Online for Mains

How to Apply For BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2022?

  • Open the official website of BPSC CDPO
  • Click on the New Registration link
  • Enter your details and register yourself
  • You will receive your registration number and password on your registered email and phone number.
  • Use this registration number and password to log in and fill the rest of the application form
  • Make the application fee payment
  • Submit and take the printout of the BPSC CDPO registration form.

BPSC CDPO Application Fee for Mains

  • General, BC, EWS: Rs. 750/-
  • SC, ST Candidates: Rs. 200/-
  • Bihar Domicile Female: Rs. 200/-
  • Pay the Exam Fee Through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking Fee Mode.

CDPO Eligibility Criteria 2022

BPSC has also released the list of candidates who did not fulfil the CDPO eligibility. Candidates can now check the list of ineligible and merged applications on the official website.

CDPO Education Qualification

The candidate should be a Graduate of any recognized University.


The age for BPSC CDPO is given below.

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 45 years

BPSC CDPO Selection Procedure

Check the stage-wise Bihar CDPO selection process and prepare for the exam accordingly. Candidates have to clear the preliminary exam, main exam and then an interview 

CDPO Prelims exam 2022: The Preliminary exam carries 150 marks and the duration for the exam is of 2 hours. This will be an objective type test. CDPO prelims is the first stage of the selection and is a screening round. Candidates who clear the CDPO prelims exam will be eligible to appear for the Bihar CDPO mains exam 2022. 

CDPO Mains Exam 2022: The Bihar CDPO mains exam is of 3 hours consisting of 300 marks. From which candidates have to choose one subject. Candidates who clear the Mains examination will appear for the interview round. 

CDPO Interview 2022: The interview carries 120 marks. This is the last round of the selection process. Candidates would be selected based on their total marks.

Download CDPO Question Paper

BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern

It is very important to be clear about the Bihar CDPO exam pattern. The exam pattern includes details about the types of questions asked, total marks, time duration, negative marking and more. 


Type of Exam


Total Marks




General Knowledge

150 Marks

120 Minutes



Compulsory Subjects

  • Hindi
  • General Studies Paper 1
  • General Studies Paper 2

Optional Subject

  • Home Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Labour & Social Welfare

Compulsory Subjects

  • 100 Marks
  • 300 Marks
  • 300 Marks

Optional Subject

  • 300 Marks

Compulsory Subjects

  • 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
  • 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
  • 3 Hours (180 Minutes)

Optional Subject

  • 3 Hours (180 Minutes)


120 Marks

CDPO Syllabus

Candidates should check out the syllabus that is essential to crack the exam. The CDPO Syllabus for Prelims and Mains is given below.

BPSC CDPO Prelims Syllabus

General Knowledge

  • National News (current).
  • International issues.
  • Also, Scientific observations.
  • Indian Culture.
  • History of India.
  • National Dance.
  • Handicrafts.
  • Tribes.
  • Besides, Artists.
  • Tourism spots of Historical Importance
  • Geography of India.
  • Economic issues in India.
  • Countries and Capitals.
  • Science and innovations.
  • World organizations.
  • Famous Places in India.
  • Books And Author.
  • New inventions.
  • Political Science.
  • About India and its neighbouring behaviour countries.
  • The National Current Affairs, as well as, the International current affairs.
  • Important Dates.
  • Also, Music & Literature.

BPSC CDPO Mains Syllabus


  • Social Stratification/ Demography/ Change
  • Types of Society
  • Economy and Society
  • Industrial and Urban Society
  • Political Processes
  • Norms and values–conformity & deviance, Law & customs
  • Sociocultural processes
  • Basic Concepts
  • Society, community, association, institution, culture
  • Social Groups
  • Social structure, social system, social action
  • Status and role, role conflict, a role set
  • Socialization, assimilation, integration, cooperation, competition, conflict, accommodation, social
  • Distance, relative deprivation.
  • Marriage, Family, and Kinship
  • Weaker Sections and Minorities

General Studies Paper 1

  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Current Affairs
  • Reasoning and Mental Ability.

General Studies Paper 2

  • Women Development & Empowerment
  • Child and Law
  • Importance of Early Childhood Years
  • Prenatal Development
  • Development
  • Development Programmes
  • Political Participation
  • Child – Welfare, Labour & Abuse
  • Major Institutes and Schemes in the Field of ECCE


  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Correction of Sentences
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Grammar
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Error Detection etc.

Home Science

  • Environmental Studies.
  • Physics.
  • Chemistry.
  • Biology etc.


  • Adjustment and Stress
  • Social Behaviour
  • Application of Psychology
  • Perception
  • Learning
  • Memory
  • Cognition and Language
  • Intelligence and Aptitude
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Methods in Psychology
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Development of human behaviour
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Personality

BPSC CDPO Admit Card 2022

BPSC CDPO Admit Card will be released 2 weeks before the Mains exam date. Candidates can check the CDPO Mains Admit Card on the official website. Candidates must carry the admit card of BPSC CDPO. Any candidate found without the BPSC CDPO admit card will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

How to download CDPO Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of BPSC CDPO
  • Select the CDPO Admit Card link
  • Enter your BPSC CDPO Login credentials
  • Your BPSC CDPO Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
  • Take a print out of the BPSC CDPO Admit Card.

BPSC CDPO Result 2022

BPSC CDPO result will be displayed on the official website only. There will be no provision for an offline mode of result declaration. The BPSC CDPO Result will be displayed to tell if you have qualified for the exam or not. BPSC shall be announcing the CDPO result for Prelims exam anytime now.

How to check BPSC CDPO Result?

  • Visit the official website of BPSC CDPO
  • Select the CDPO Result link
  • Enter your BPSC CDPO Login credentials
  • Your BPSC CDPO Result will be displayed on the screen
  • Take a print out of the BPSC CDPO Result


  • Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts the Child Development Project Officer or Bal Vikas Paeiyojana Padadhikari (CDPO) exam annually for recruitment in the Bihar Social Welfare Department. BPSC CDPO is one of the most prestigious exams that is conducted for filling up vacancies of CDPO post. The selection is done through Prelims, Mains and Interview.

  • BPSC CDPO exam is conducted for Prelims, Mains and Interview. BPSC has already conducted the Prelims exam while CDPO exam date for Mains exam is in November 2022. Candidates who fill the CDPO Mains application form will be eligible to appear for the BPSC Mains exam which is on 8 and 9 November 2022.

  • BPSC CDPO 2020-2023 notification will be released on BPSC website for Child Development Project Officer (CDPO). However, there has not been any news on the release date of notification. At present, the exam for CDPO 2021-2022 is in process.

  • BPSC CDPO 2022 eligibility is that the candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any Stream from a recognized university. In addition to this the age of the candidates should be at least 21 years. You can check out BPSC CDPO eligibility to know more.

  • BPSC has announced a total of 55 vacancies for BPSC CDPO 2022 exam. There has not been a change in the number of vacancies at present.

  • BPSC CDPO 2022 syllabus consists of Prelims, Mains and Interview. The syllabus for CDPO Prelims consists of General Knowledge while the Mains syllabus is descriptive having optional and compulsory papers. Thereafter, an interview shall also be conducted. Candidates must go through the BPSC CDPO syllabus to be able to know the important topics included in it.


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