BPSC Civil Services 2018 / Bihar IAS 2017 – 2018 Main Exam – Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has issued a notification for BPSC Main Examination 2017-18 for recruitment to the various posts under Bihar Administrative Services, Bihar Police Services, Bihar Financial Services, Bihar Probation Service, and other associated departments. Candidates can check all the information related to BPSC Civil Services 2017 / Bihar IAS 2017 – 18 on this page like application form, important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, etc.

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BPSC Civil Services 2018 / Bihar IAS 2018 Prelim Exam

Interested candidates can apply online as per the given schedule. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying, which is available on the official website or on this page.

Events 63rd CCE (Prelims) 60th & 62nd CCE (Mains)
Registration Starting Date 13 Nov 2017  22 Dec 2017
Last Date of registration 11 Dec 2017 12 Feb 2018
Online Fee submission last date 11 Dec 2017 12 Feb 2018
Last date of online application 15 Dec 2017 16 Feb 2018
Last date to submit hard copy of form and challan 22 Dec 2017 26 Feb 2018
Admit Card issue date 19 to 29 Jun 2018 18 Apr 2018
Exam Date 01 Jul 2018 27 Apr to 04 May 2018
Result date To be announced To be announced
63rd CCE Prelim Exam Notice: Click here to check the notice.

Vacancy Details

63rd CCE (Prelims)

Total No. of Post – 355

  1. Bihar Administrative Service – 31 Posts
  2. Bihar Police Service- 06 Posts
  3. Bihar Financial Services- 123 Posts
  4. Employment officer- 03 Posts
  5. Inspectorate Prisons serve- 09 Posts
  6. Bihar Registration Service- 16 Posts
  7. Bihar Labour Service- 11 Posts
  8. Assistant Registrar – 01 Posts
  9. Revenue Officer – 19 Posts
  10. Product Inspector -13 Posts
  11. Labor Enforcement Officer – 123 Posts

Pay Scale: Rs. 9300 – 34800/-

60th & 62nd CCE (Mains)

Total No. of Post – 642

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidate should have completed Graduation or equivalent from a recognized university.

Age Limit

  • 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 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

Application Fee

  • For SC / ST candidates from Bihar – Rs. 200/- + Rs. 59/- as GST
  • For Others – Rs. 750/- + Rs. 59- as GST

How to Apply

  1. First candidates have to fill the application form.
  2. Second candidates have to pay the application fee.

Exam Pattern

63rd CCE (Prelims)

  • Written examination (Preliminary Examination) will be of objective type and Time duration of the will be 2 hrs.
  • Maximum Marks – 150
  • Questions in the written examination will be from General Science, Indian History, Bihar History, Rivers of Bihar, National Movement and the contribution of the Bihar in National Movement and Economic condition of Bihar at the time of Independence.
  • Questions to check general mentality ability will also there.

60th & 62nd CCE (Mains)

  • Written Exam will be consist of three subjects question papers.
    • General Hindi (01)
    • General Studies (02)
    • Selective subject

    Both subjects (General Hindi and General Studies) are compulsory subjects.

    Selected subjects are given below.

    BPSC Civil Services 2018 / Bihar IAS 2017 – 2018 – Prelim Exam Details (63rd Common Combined Competitive Examination)

  • Marks:
    • General Hindi (01): 100 Marks
    • General Studies (02): (Two papers) 300 Marks for each paper
    • Selective subject: 300 Marks
  • Minimum Marks: 120 Marks
  • Time Period: 3 Hrs for each subject

Selection Process

Selection process consisting of :

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

Candidates shortlisted after the application process will have to appear in the preliminary examination. Candidates those are eligible for Preliminary Examination will get admit card. Date and the venue of the Preliminary Examination will be given on the Admit Card.

Candidates who will qualify the Preliminary Examination will go for the second round,i.e, Mains Examination. 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 will be called for Interview.

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 Bihar Public Service Commission: www.bpsc.bih.nic.in

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