BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern 2022: Check BPSC CDPO Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern & Selection Process

BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern 2022: Check BPSC CDPO Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern & Selection Process

ByShubham Verma  |  Updated on: Jan 18, 2022
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The Bihar Public Service Commission has announced the BPSC CDPO exam pattern & selection process 2022 along with the official notification. Aspirants must understand the selection process and BPSC CDPO paper pattern well to build an efficient study strategy based on that information.

The selection process for selecting Child Development Project Officer involves three stages- Preliminary exam, Mains Exam and Interview. You must know all about all facts of the selection process to efficiently level up your preparation and qualify for the BPSC CDPO recruitment process 2022. Below you will find important information related to the BPSC CDPO exam pattern 2022 and selection process for your quick reference. The BPSC CDPO Exam 2022 Dates will be announced soon. 

BPSC CDPO Selection Process 2022

As per BPSC, the selection process will have three stages. They are as follows.

  • Stage 1: BPSC CDPO Prelims 2022: Preliminary Exam/Paper 1

The BPSC CDPO Preliminary Exam 2022 is the first stage of the BPSC CDPO Selection Process. It is an objective type exam with 150 multiple choice questions carrying 1 mark each. This paper carries a total of 150 marks. Candidates who want to make it to the next stage of the selection process must meet or exceed the cut off marks set by the concerned authorities. If a candidate does not qualify for this round, he/she gets automatically eliminated from the BPSC CDPO Selection Procedure.

  • Stage 2: BPSC CDPO Mains 2022: Mains Exam/ Paper 2

Only the candidates who clear the BPSC CDPO Preliminary Exam 2022 will be allowed to take the BPSC CDPO mains exam 2022. In this paper, Hindi, General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies 2 are mandatory to attempt.

Apart from this, candidates can choose one of the many optional subjects for this exam. These subjects include Home Science, Psychology, Sociology and Labour & Social Welfare. Candidates are only allowed to choose one optional subject for this exam. This is a descriptive paper and carries high weightage in the BPSC CDPO selection process 2022

  • Stage 3: CDPO Interview

Candidates who clear both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam are qualified to sit for the Interview round. Only the candidates who clear all the three stages of the BPSC CDPO selection process and are able to furnish appropriate documents shall be given appointment letters/joining letters.

BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern 2022- Prelims, Mains, and Interview

Exam

Exam Type

Prelims

Objective

Mains

Descriptive

Interview

120

BPSC CDPO Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

There is no change in the exam pattern this year. BPSC CDPO Paper 1 exam pattern and BPSC Paper 2 exam pattern has been elaborated in the table given hereunder. It will tell you all about the subjects, total marks, time duration information related to the exam type for your ready reference. 

Bihar CDPO Prelims Paper Pattern 2022

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks Allotted

Duration

General Knowledge

150

150

2 Hours

Total

150

150

Key Points to Remember for BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern 2022

  • BPSC CDPO is an online exam or computer-based examination. 
  • One mark will be given for each correct answer to the question.
  • No information regarding the negative marking has been intimated by the exam conducting authorities.

BPSC CDPO Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates who clear the CDPO PT exam appear for the Mains exam. Check the Bihar CDPO mains paper pattern here. The paper will be descriptive in nature.

Subjects

Marks Allotted

Duration

Hindi

100

3 Hours

General Studies 1

300

3 Hours

General Studies 2

300

3 Hours

Home Science/Psychology/Sociology/Labour and Social Welfare

300

3 Hours

Total

1000

12

BPSC CDPO Interview 2022

Only those candidates who have passed the prelims and mains exams will be eligible to participate in the interview round. The interview will be worth 120 marks. The interview is the final step in the selection process. The final CDPO merit list is made after the interview announcing the list of selected candidates. 

BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern FAQs

  • Gradeup’s exam experts have collated a few questions based on previous interview questions to help you prepare.

    1. Why should we hire you?
    2. What were your failures in life till now, and what have you learned out of them?
    3. Tell us about your schooling and childhood. Who are there in your family, and what are their professions?
    4. Give me a specific example of a time when you used good judgement and logic in solving a problem. 
    5. Which state in India is the largest producer of lignite coal?
    6. Which is the smallest continent in the world?
    7. What characteristics do you see in a person before making them your friends?
    8. Whenever you go through any issue in your life, how do you work it out?
  • The BPSC CDPO exam pattern is the same every year. There will be no change in the exam pattern. 

     
  • ll three phases of the examinations are important. Only if the candidate clears phase 1, he/ she will be moved to phase 2, and it is important to clear the phase 2 exam to move to the final round.

     

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