BPSC 65th CCE 2020 – Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has published a new notification regarding the exam date of 65 Combined (Main) Competitive Exam at the official website, bpsc.bih.nic.in. The examinations that were earlier scheduled for October 16, 2020, is now re-scheduled to October 20, 2020. Now, BPSC 65th CCE 2020 mains is scheduled to be held on October 13, 14, and 20, 2020. Candidates who submitted the application form for BPSC 65th CCE 2020 (mains) can get the admit card on the official website. BPSC 65th CCE 2020 selection process is done in three phases, preliminary exam, main exam, and interview. Know all the important details related to the BPSC 65 Combined (Mains) Competitive Exam 2020 from this page.
Latest: New BPSC 65th CCE Mains 2020 Mains exam dates are announced. Check official notice below.
BPSC 65th CCE 2020
The 65th Combined Competitive Examination 2020 is conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission for recruitment into 423 vacant positions in different departments and organizations under the governance of the Bihar state government. The Commission already conducted the Prelims and released the results through the official website following which, candidates can apply for the Mains as per schedule. Check out the schedule of events related to BPSC 65th CCE 2020 below.
|Events||65th CCE (Preliminary)||65th CCE (Mains)|
|Commencement of online registration||10 Jul – ||04 May 2020|
|Last date to submit application fee|
09 Aug 2019
|Last date of submission of |
13 Aug 2019
|Speed post of the Application Form||–|
|Availability of admit card||05 Oct 2019||to be announced|
|Conduction of the examination||15 Oct 2019|
13. 14 & 20 Oct 2020
|Release of answer key||29 Oct 2019||to be announced|
|Last date to send objections|
against answer key, if any
|11 Nov 2019||to be announced|
|Re-exam date for PWD Candidates||17 Feb 2020||–|
|Release of Answer Key of Re-exam||20 Feb 2020||–|
|Last date to submit objectins, if any||27 Feb 2020||–|
|Declaration of result||06 Mar 2020||to be announced|
Overview of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
The Combined Competitive Exam is conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission once a year for recruitment purposes. The exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates into vacancies emerging in different organizations and departments of the state government. We have compiled the complete information about the BPSC 65th CCE 2020 exam here in this page. However, go through a simple overview to check out about the exam at a glance.
|Name of Exam||65th Combined Competitive Examination|
|Conducting Body||Bihar Public Service Commission|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Last Conducted in||2019|
|Exam Fees||Prelims: Rs600/- |
Mains: Rs 750/-
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Offline|
BPSC 65th CCE Mains 2020 Exam Date Announced!
New BPSC 65th CCE Mains Exam Date
The exam that was scheduled on October 16, 2020 is now re-scheduled for October 20, 2020. Check the official notice below.
BPSC 65th Mains Exam Dates
Bihar Public Service Commission has announced the 65th CCE Mains 2020. The mains examination is scheduled on October 13, 14 and 16, 2020. The official notice is released on the official website. Refer to the image provided below:
Offical Notification For BPSC 65th CCE Mains 2020
Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released the official notification for the 65th Combined Competitive Exam (Mains) 2020. Qualifiers from the Prelims are invited to apply for the Mains before the last date as per the notice/detailed advertisement released online. Check out excerpts of the notice below and download the detailed notice from the direct links provided at the end of this article.
Application Form of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
The application process of BPSC 65 Combined (Main) Competitive Examination is conducted in two phases. The initial applications are for the Prelims exam and all eligible candidates can apply for the Prelims. The second stage of application is conducted after the Prelims and it is for the Mains exam. Only those who qualify in the Prelims can apply for the Mains. The candidates have to fill the application form and submit the specified fee before the specified last date. A link is activated on the official website of the conducting body for the online application and payment process during the schedule of application.
The application process cannot be completed without the payment of the specified application fee. The application fee for BPSC 65 CombinedCompetitive Examination 2020 is as follows.
Application Fee for Prelims
|SC/ST (Bihar State)||₹150|
|Female Candidates (Reserved/UR) of Bihar State||₹ 150|
|PwD (40% or more)||₹150|
Application Fee for Mains
|SC/ST (Bihar State)||₹200|
|Female Candidates (Reserved/UR) of Bihar State||₹ 200|
|PwD (40% or more)||₹200|
Mode of payment
The candidates can use Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking for submitting the application fee.
Exam Pattern of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
Having prior knowledge of the exam pattern before actually appearing in the examination is actually an advantage. The examination patterns of Prelims and Mains are given here. The question paper of the Prelims is objective in nature while the Mains exam is descriptive in nature. Check out the exam pattern of both stages of the exam below.
Exam Pattern of 65th CCE (Prelims)
- Written examination (Preliminary) is based on general studies.
- Question type- Objective.
- Time duration- 2 hrs.
- Maximum Marks – 150
- Questions in the written examination are from General Science, Indian History, Bihar History, Rivers of Bihar, National Movement, and the contribution of the Bihar in the National Movement and Economic condition of Bihar at the time of Independence.
Exam pattern of 65th CCE (Mains)
- Question type – Descriptive
- Time duration – 3 hrs.
- Maximum marks – 1000
- The written exam consists of three compulsory papers and a mandatory selective paper.
- General Hindi
- General Studies (Paper I)
- General Studies (Paper-II)
- Selective subject
Syllabus of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
Candidates can check the syllabus of the BPSC 65th Combined Competitive Examination 2020 (Prelims & Mains) from the direct link provided below. The syllabus of each stage of the exam is issued through the official website and contains the list of indicative subjects/topics from which, the question papers are framed for the exam. The prelims are conducted for a single paper of 150 marks while in the Mains exam, there are three compulsory papers and a selective paper.
Click here for BPSC 65th CCE 2020 Syllabus.
Preparation Tips For BPSC 65th CCE 2020
The BPSC 65th CCE 2020 is an important recruitment examination conducted by the Bihar Public Service Commission. It is for the recruitment of personnel into various departments of the state government. One can easily anticipate the level of competitiveness and the difficulty of the exam. Therefore, one must start early preparations and develop a smart study strategy to crack the exam in the first go and fulfil their goals of landing a government job in the state. Here we have provided some important and useful preparation tips for the convenience of candidates to go about the exam.
Tip 1: Have a study plan that covers the syllabus completely. One must note that the syllabus contains different subjects and sub-topics and one must ensure that the study plan effectively covers all such topics and subjects.
Tip 2: At first, identify and acquire all learning resources. Candidates can refer to previous year question papers, solved papers, mock tests, guides, and even textbooks for preparation.
Tip 3: Make short notes as you study through each subject/topic. These notes can help one remember what is studied for a long time and at the same time, come in handy as last-minute revision materials.
Tip 4: Solve mock tests and refer to previous year question papers. Solving mock tests can help one get accustomed to the question paper. At the same time, previous year question papers can also be utilized to understand the exam pattern better and know about the distribution of marks.
Admit Card for BPSC 65th CCE 2020
Successful applicants are issued admit cards to appear in the exam around one to two weeks before the exam date. One can download the admit card for the BPSC 65th Combined Competitive Examination 2020 from the official website bpsc.bih.nic.in. The Commission releases the admit card for both the Prelims and Mains as per schedule. To download the admit card, candidates need to use the login credentials such as roll number and date of birth to log in to the portal. Candidates are advised to preserve the admit card after downloading it for future references.
Answer Key of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
The conducting body releases the answer key after the prelims exam which as per the schedule. One must note that the answer keys are only released for the prelims since the question paper is objective in nature. The answer key contains the correct answers to each question asked in the exam. The BPSC 65th CCE Answer Key 2020 is helpful for all the candidates to cross-check the correct answers with their own responses. It increases the transparency of the evaluation system and helps candidates estimate the final score before the release of the result.
Result of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
After BPSC 65th Combined Competitive Examination 2020, the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) declares the result on the official website i.e. bpsc.bih.nic.in, as per the schedule. The candidates who appear in the examination will be able to check the result from the official website by entering the login credentials. The results are expected in three stages. At first, the results of the Prelims are released which contains the name of shortlisted candidates to appear in the Mains exam. Thereafter, the results of the Mains exam are also published after the exam. Candidates can expect the final results after the final interview stage. All results of the BPSC 65th CCE 2020 exam are published through the official website only.
Minimum Qualifying marks
One must note that candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks as specified by the Commission to qualify in each stage of the exam. The minimum marks are relaxable for specific candidates, who belong to special reserved categories. Check out the minimum qualifying marks from excerpts of the official notification provided below.
Vacancy Details of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
A total number of 423 posts have been advertised by the Commission for recruitment through the BPSC 65th CCE 2020 exam. Candidates can refer the below-given image for the information regarding a total number of vacant posts of BPSC 65 Combined Competitive Examination 2020, which as follows:
For certain reserved categories of candidates, the Bihar Public Service Commission offers advantages. Reservation benefits and other details are shown in the picture below.
Eligibility Criteria of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
Candidates must be compliant with the minimum eligibility conditions as specified in the official advertisement. The eligibility conditions are specified in terms of the educational qualification and age range to apply. One must also be physically fit and fine as per standards specified in the minimum eligibility conditions. Candidates can check out the details below.
Candidate should have completed Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university.
- For unreserved Category – Age should not be greater than 37 years for Males and 40 years for Females.
- For OBC (Male & Female) Category – Age should not be greater than 40 years.
- For SC / ST (Male & Female) Category – Age should not be greater than 42 years.
- Minimum age should be 20 years for Bihar Police Service, District Commandant, and Product.
- Minimum age should be 22 years for the rest of the post.
Physical Ability (For Bihar Police & District Commandant)
- Height –
- For Others Not at least 5 ft 5 inches.
- For SC / ST at least 5 ft 3 inches.
- For Females at least 5 ft 2 inches.
- Chest (without expansion)-
- For Others at least 32 inches.
- For SC / ST at least 31 inches.
Selection Process of BPSC 65th CCE 2020
The complete selection process for recruitment through the BPSC 65th CCE 2020 exam consist of the following three stages.
- Preliminary Examination
- Mains Examination
Candidates shortlisted after the application process have to appear in the preliminary examination. Eligible applicants are issued admit cards to appear in the Preliminary Examination. Date and the venue of the Preliminary Examination are given on the Admit Card and after the exam, the results are published through the official website. One must note that the Prelims are only qualifying in nature and used for the initial screening of candidates.
Candidates who will qualify the Preliminary Examination become eligible to go for the second round, i.e. Mains Examination. One has to reapply for the Mains exam after qualifying in the Prelims. At the time of filing of the application, candidates have to choose one subject from the given subjects for Mains Examination.
Candidates who will qualify the Main Examination are called for the final interview. The final selection of the candidates will be based on the performance of the candidates in the Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and Interview.
Official website of BPSC: bpsc.bih.nic.in
To know more about BPSC 65th Combined (Mains) Competitive Examination 2020 – Download Notification
Important downloads for BPSC 65 Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination 2020
|Information Brochure||Click here|
|Exam Notice||Click here|
|Admit Card Notice||Click here|
|Re-examination Notice||Click here|
|Indtrauction for admit card||Click here|