BPSC Syllabus 2023
BPSC Syllabus 2023 is categorized into two main written stages - Prelims, and Mains. The Prelims exam is the first stage which is qualifying in nature. Candidates who clear Prelims appear for the next stage, which is conventional. The merit list shall be determined based on the marks obtained in Mains and Interview. The Bihar PCS Syllabus for Prelims and Mains is mainly focused on the subjects related to general knowledge of the Bihar state which includes social science, economy, polity, etc.
Bihar PCS aspirants can download the BPSC syllabus for Prelims and Mains in English and Hindi. You must note that the candidates who qualify in the BPSC Mains exam will also have to appear for the interview. Hence, to ensure that you are fully prepared for the upcoming Bihar PCS exam, we have provided you with a detailed syllabus having the important topics and sub-topics for all papers.
BPSC Syllabus in Hindi
A heavy number of candidates apply for the BPSC exam every year. Owing to the lucrative job opportunity & the dignity that the job entails, it is one of the most popular exams in Bihar. To crack such a competitive exam, candidates need to be fully equipped with all kinds of necessary resources and information such as the BPSC Syllabus.
Download here: BPSC Syllabus in Hindi PDF
To provide equal assistance to all kinds of applicants, we have provided the BPSC Syllabus in Hindi as well. The Hindi syllabus will enable the candidates to comprehend the PCS syllabus easily and they will be ready to face all kinds of challenges in the exam.
BPSC Mains Syllabus
BPSC syllabus for Mains focuses majorly on the General Studies knowledge of the candidates. There will be 5 papers in the Mains exam consisting of General Hindi, Essay, General Studies 1, General Studies 2, and one Optional paper.
The candidates can select one paper from a list of 34 papers from the BPSC Mains syllabus. All the papers except those of General Hindi & Optional Paper will carry 300 marks each and the Hindi & Optional paper will carry 100 marks. It is extremely important for the candidates to score the required cutoff marks to be able to stand a chance in the competition.
BPSC Mains Syllabus
General Hindi (Qualifying)
Optional Paper (Qualifying)
General Studies Paper 1
General Studies Paper 2
BPSC Mains Syllabus for Hindi
As per the BPSC Syllabus, the Hindi paper in the Mains exam shall be descriptive and qualifying in nature. The syllabus for Hindi will be based on the Bihar School Education Board (BSEB) level. You can study any good book to prepare for this subject. The details of the key topics in the BPSC Mains syllabus are given below.
निबंध (Essay): An essay will have to be written in Hindi on any one topic
व्याकरण (Grammar): अलंकार, पर्यायवाची, विलोम, तत्सम एवं तदभव, वर्तनी, लिंग, कारक, आदि|
वाक्य विन्यास (Syntax)
BPSC Mains Syllabus for GS Paper 1
BPSC Mains Syllabus for GS and optional paper is a bit detailed. Marks scored in this second stage will determine candidates' place in the final merit list. The BPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 1 (Mains) extends what you studied for the Prelims. However, for the Mains syllabus, you must answer the questions descriptively.
- Modern History of India and Indian Culture- This will have questions based on India's history with special reference to Bihar from the 19th century onwards.
- Modern History of Bihar will have questions on the introduction and expansion of Western and technical education.
- Bihar’s role in the freedom struggle of India
- Santhal Uprising, Revolt of 1857 in Bihar, Birsa movement, Champaran Satyagrah, Quit India Movement, 1942
- Knowledge of Mauryan and Pal art features
- Patna Kalam Painting
- Questions based on Gandhi, Tagore and Nehru
- Statistical analysis, graphs and diagrams will consist of exercises to test the candidate’s ability to draw common-sense conclusions from statistical, graphical or diagrammatic information and to point out deficiencies, limitations or inconsistencies therein.
BPSC Mains GS Paper 2 Syllabus
BPSC Syllabus for GS Paper 2 Mains, will have questions that test your knowledge about Indian Polity, and the main emphasis is given to Bihar state. Aspirants need to cover all the key topics to outperform in the exam. Include all the topics in the preparation strategy to score good marks. The BPSC Mains Syllabus for GS Paper 2 is as follows.
|BPSC Mains Syllabus|
|GS Paper 2|
Indian Political system, including the political system in Bihar
Planning in India
Geography of India, such as the physical, economic, and social geography of India and Bihar
The role and impact of science and technology in the development of India and Bihar