BPSC Syllabus 2022: Download BPSC Prelims & Mains Syllabus PDF in Hindi & English

BPSC Syllabus 2022: Download BPSC Prelims & Mains Syllabus PDF in Hindi & English

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jan 19, 2022Check detailed BPSC Syllabus 2022 and important topics for the exam. Download 67th Bihar PCS Syllabus PDF in Hindi and English for both Prelims and Mains examination.
Check detailed BPSC Syllabus 2022 and important topics for the exam. Download 67th Bihar PCS Syllabus PDF in Hindi and English for both Prelims and Mains examination.
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BPSC Syllabus 2022: The Bihar Public Service Commission determines the Bihar PCS Syllabus 2022. Candidates can access the new Bihar PCS syllabus for the 67th Combined Competitive Exam on this page. For all phases of the BPSC recruiting process, we have covered the Bihar PCS syllabus 2022. Aspirants can also download the BPSC Prelims and Mains Syllabus PDF provided below.

67th BPSC Syllabus 2022

BPSC releases the official BPSC Syllabus for Prelims & Mains along with the notification and vacancy details. The 67th BPSC Syllabus 2022 includes the syllabus for both Prelims and Mains Exam. Candidates preparing for the BPSC Combined Competitive Exam 2022 must download the Bihar PCS Syllabus 2022 pdf and go through the topics to be covered. One of the most important steps to productive exam preparation is to be well versed with the detailed BPSC syllabus which is available in both English & Hindi. It provides a clear framework as to what topics need to be completed and which books to refer to. 

You can also download the BPSC Syllabus PDF 2022 from the direct link mentioned below. 

It is very important to note the sections that need to be covered before the exam preparation. The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts the exam in three stages. 

  1. BPSC Prelims Exam – 1 objective type paper for 150 marks
  2. BPSC Mains Exam – 4 descriptive papers (1 qualifying + 3 merit ranking)
  3. BPSC Interview/ Personality Test – 120 marks

Check detailed BPSC Exam Pattern 2022 for better understanding. 

The BPSC Selection Process is a stage-wise procedure. Candidates who qualify for the prelims exam, appear for the Mains Exam. Applicants who clear the Mains Exam appear for the interview and then the final merit list is made. 

67th BPSC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022

Before you download and go through the detailed Bihar PCS syllabus for both prelims and mains exams, you must understand the paper pattern of all the stages. 

Stage of BPSC Exam

Type of Exam


Total Marks






2 Hours




One qualifying paper (Hindi)

900 ( 3 Papers of 300 marks each)

3 Hours for each Paper

Personal Interview

Physically Present



Not Defined

BPSC Prelims Exam Syllabus 2022

The most important stage of the BPSC Combined Competitive Exam is the Prelims as the number of applicants is high and the selection rate is very low. You must be well versed with the Bihar PCS syllabus and topics to be covered for the Prelims Exam.

Current AffairsCurrent events of national and international importance. You can refer to Bihar Current Affairs 2022  to remain updated. 
India's history and important characteristics of Bihar's history
- In History, emphasis will be placed on the wide overall knowledge of the topic in its social, economic, and political dimensions. The applicants are anticipated to be acquainted with the wide elements of Bihar's history including the Indian National Movement and Bihar's role in it. 
- The question on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth-century resurgence, growth of nationalism, and attainment of Independence, and candidates will be expected to answer questions on the role of Bihar in the freedom movement of India.
General Mental Ability Questions Practice BPSC Question Papers for practice
General ScienceThe issues of general science will include a general understanding of science, including issues of everyday observation and experience, as can be anticipated of a well-educated individual who has not made a unique study of any scientific discipline.
GeographyGeneral Geography of India and geographical division of Bihar and its major river systems.
- In Geography, the focus will be on India and Bihar geography. Questions on the geography of India and Bihar will relate to the country's physical, social, and economical geography, including the primary characteristics of Indian agricultural and natural resources.
Indian Economy and Indian PolityIndian Economy and Indian Polity and major changes in the economy of Bihar in the post-independence period.
- Questions of Indian Economy and Indian Polity will test knowledge on the country’s political system, Panchayati Raj, community development, and planning in India, and Bihar.

BPSC Mains Exam Syllabus 2022

BPSC Main Exam begins with a qualifying paper of General Hindi. Aside from that, General Studies Paper 1 and General Studies Paper 2 will each be worth 300 points. There will be an Optional Paper, which the candidate chooses during the application process. The candidates who qualify for the BPSC Prelims Exam will appear for the Mains Exam. Check the detailed BPSC Mains Syllabus as per the official notification below. 

Stage of ExamName of PaperTotal MarksDuration
Main Exam (Subjective)General Hindi (Qualifying)1003 Hours
General Studies Paper 13003 Hours
General Studies Paper 23003 Hours
Optional Paper3003 Hours

BPSC General Hindi Syllabus 

General Hindi Paper (only qualifying in nature, 30 marks are required): The BPSC General Hindi paper will be a qualifying exam. The qualifying paper's syllabus is at the same level as the Bihar School Education Board's (BSEB). The paper will be worth 100 points and will be subjective; the marks will be distributed as follows:

  • निबंध- 30 अंक
  • व्याकरण- 30 अंक
  • वाक्य विन्यास- 25 अंक
  • संक्षेपण- 15 अंक

BPSC Mains GS Syllabus 2022

BPSC Mains Exam consists of two General Studies papers, GS 1 and GS 2. These are the most scoring papers of the BPSC Mains examination. Each GS Paper is 300 marks making the total marks from all these papers to be 900.

List of BPSC Optional Subjects

  • It consists of one paper that carries 300 marks (Duration 3 hrs).
2Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
6Civil Engineering
7Commerce & Accountancy
9Electrical Engineering
13Labour and Social Welfare
17Mechanical Engineering
20Political Science And International Relations
22Public Administration
26Hindi Language & Literature
27English Language & Literature
28Urdu Language & Literature
29Bangla Language & Literature
30Sanskrit Language & Literature
31Persian Language & Literature
32Arabic Language & Literature
33Pali Language & Literature
34Maithili Language & Literature


Download BPSC Syllabus pdf

We have provided the latest BPSC Syllabus 2022 PDF in Hindi & English. You can download the pdf from the given below link:

BPSC Syllabus 2022 PDF in English (Pre + Mains)

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  • NCERT books are enough to prepare for the general papers as most of the questions asked can be solved through the knowledge provided by NCERT books, especially Math and Science. It is advised that students should read standard books for detailed understanding.

  • To keep up with important national and international news, Toppers recommend reading a newspaper every day. For civil service exam preparation, The Hindu and The Indian Express are the two most important newspapers. Aspirants for the BPSC should also consider the news in the context of Bihar.

  • Yes, there is an interview of 120 Marks.

  • To pass in Hindi subject, you have to get at least 30 marks.

  • Yes, there is a paper on Hindi language Class XII level [Subjective] in BPSC exam for 100 marks.

  • General Hindi, General Studies (Paper-I), General Studies (Paper-II), and Optional Subject are the four papers of the BPSC PCS Mains examination.

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