BPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022 - Download Section Wise Syllabus PDF

BPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022 - Download Section Wise Syllabus PDF

ByShubham Verma  |  Updated on: Jan 17, 2022Get detailed Bihar CDPO Syllabus 2022: Download BPSC CDPO PT Syllabus and Mains Syllabus PDF in English & Hindi. Note the topics to be covered for the upcoming exam.
Get detailed Bihar CDPO Syllabus 2022: Download BPSC CDPO PT Syllabus and Mains Syllabus PDF in English & Hindi. Note the topics to be covered for the upcoming exam.
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The Bihar Public Service Commission has rolled out the BPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022 on its official website www.bpsc.bih.nic.in. This is a highly competitive exam held to select the applicants for the Bihar Social Welfare department across the state of Bihar. Hence all aspirants preparing for BPSC CDPO Exam 2022 must be very well aware of the Exam Pattern and BPSC CDPO Syllabus. 

Knowing the syllabus will help you study strategically and cover all essential topics. Below you will find detailed BPSC CDPO Syllabus related information for your easy understanding.

BPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022

The Bihar CDPO Syllabus is as per the selection process of the examination. The selection process involves three stages:

  • Stage 1: BPSC CDPO Preliminary Exam 2022
  • Stage 2: BPSC CDPO Mains Exam 2022
  • Stage 3: BPSC CDPO Interview.

All candidates who qualify the Paper 1 or the preliminary exam will be taking the Paper 2 or Mains exam. All candidates who clear the mains exam will be called for the interview round. Aspirants who qualify for all three stages of the selection process will make it to the merit list. Note the syllabus of all stages, prelims and mains below. 

You will find the Subject-Wise BPSC CDPO Syllabus 2022 hereunder for your ready reference.

BPSC CDPO Syllabus - Section- wise pattern

Even before you begin to look at the syllabus, you must first understand the BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern in detail. The below table will give you a detailed understanding of the BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern 2022 of Paper 1 and Paper 2 and Interview. Check BPSC CDPO Exam Pattern & Selection Process 2022 in detail


Exam Type

Subject Name





General Knowledge


120 Minutes



Compulsory Subjects


General Studies Paper 1

General Studies Paper 2

Optional Subjects


Home Science

Labour and Social Welfare






180 Minutes

180 Minutes

180 Minutes

180 Minutes



BPSC CDPO Prelims Syllabus 2022

The Bihar CDPO prelims exam includes two sections- General Knowledge and General Awareness

BPSC CDPO GK & GS Syllabus: The General Knowledge Section of the BPSC CDPO Syllabus includes the following topics. 

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

BPSC CDPO Mains Syllabus 2022- General Studies Paper

Check the topics to be covered in General Studies Paper 1 & 2 of the syllabus. 

General Studies Paper 1

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

General Studies Paper 2

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

BPSC CDPO Mains Syllabus 2022- Hindi

Know the topics included in General Hindi section of Bihar CDPO mains exam below. 

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

BPSC CDPO Syllabus: Optional Subjects

BPSC CDPO Syllabus also includes a syllabus for optional subjects. 

BBPSC CDPO Sociology Syllabus 

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

BBPSC CDPO Home Science Syllabus

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

BBPSC CDPO Psychology Syllabus

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


  • Yes, the sample paper will be based on the Bihar Social Welfare department's updated syllabus.

  • Yes, the syllabus for each subject will be listed separately. Candidates can also download them from BYJU'S Exam Prep's website and app. You can download BPSC CDPO Syllabus.

  • No, the syllabus does not change every year. However, it is subject to change as per the discretion of the exam conducting authorities.

  •  150 objective type questions are carrying 1 mark each.

  • Below given table will give you details about the minimum qualifying marks for the preliminary exam.


    Minimum Qualifying Marks

    General Category


    Other Backward Classes


    Extreme Backward Classes






    Women Candidates


    Physically Disabled Candidates



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