BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) Best Preparation Tips, Strategies & Books for BPSC Prelims And Mains 2022. Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) recruits applicants for civil service jobs under the state administration of Bihar.
Date of Exam: Bihar Public Service Commission has released the BPSC 67th Combined Competitive Prelims Exam date. The preliminary examination will be conducted on April 30, 2022. Candidates can check the exam date notice on the official site of BPSC on official website http://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/
BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) Prelims And Mains 2022
BPSC (Bihar Public Service Commission) 2022 Multiple posts for which the exam is conducted are Sub Divisional Officer, Rural Development Officer, and District Sampark Officer. As the BPSC Exam is expected to be conducted soon, candidates need to speed up their preparation and use effective preparation strategies.
On 1 March 1951, the state government decided to shift the headquarter of BPSC from Ranchi to Patna. The recruitment process is for administrative posts specifically Group B and Group C. Before appearing for the 67th BPSC examination 2022, aspirants must have a good understanding of the exam pattern and the syllabus to direct their preparation in an appropriate way.
BPSC 2022 Exam Pattern
BPSC examination is modelled on the IAS examination. It is conducted in three different tiers, that is, Prelims, Mains and Interview. Prelims and Mains are written examinations followed by a round of personal interviews. Candidates clearing Prelims get qualified for appearing in Mains. Those qualifying Mains are called for the interview.
Prelims have an objective paper with 150 marks. Mains consists of 4 descriptive papers which are subjective in nature and carries a total of 900 marks. The third stage, which is a personal interview, has a weightage of 120 marks.
The third stage, which is a personal interview, has a weightage of 120 marks.
|Prelims||Number of papers – 1|
Total marks – 150
Total duration – 2 hours
Exam type – Objective
Exam mode – Offline
|Mains||Number of papers – 4 ( 3 merit-based papers, 1 qualifying paper)|
Total marks – 900
Total duration – 3 hours ( for each paper)
Exam type – Subjective
Exam mode – Offline
|Interview||Total marks – 120|
Duration – Not Defined
Type – Physical Presence
BPSC 2022 Syllabus
Candidates must be well aware of the latest BPSC syllabus to qualify for the exam with flying colors.
Current Affairs (International and National)
History of Bihar
Geography of Bihar
Indian Freedom Movements
General Mental Ability
|General Hindi (Qualifying Paper)|
GS Paper 1
Indian Modern History
Bihar’s Role in Indian Freedom Struggle
Santhal Uprising in Bihar
Quit India Movement
Mauryan and Pal Art
Patna Kalam Painting
Roles of Gandhi, Tagore and Nehru
GS Paper 2
Role and Impact of Science and Technology
67th BPSC 2022 Preparation and Tips
It becomes very essential for a student to prepare in a suitable manner to achieve the desired result. For this, students must have a well-structured and an organized study plan. Every individual has a different way of understanding things and preparing, although everybody has to follow the same syllabus. Thus, here we have discussed some general tips and suggestions that will help the students in moving ahead in an organized manner;
- Divide your day into sections of study. Give quality time to each and every subject that you are preparing. A good schedule for your studies is a prime necessity. You must stick to your time table.
- Select standard books for your preparation and do not change the books in the middle of your preparation. Stick to them and make quality notes. Make it a point of sparing at least 2 to 3 hours from your studying time for the revision of anything that you prepare on a regular basis.
- You must hold a good grasp over the current affairs section. For developing a good grasp over what’s going around the world, you must initiate the habit of reading newspapers. You can also go for monthly publications of current affairs magazines. Select magazines like Pratiyogita Darpan for better and clear perspectives.
- Make quality and comprehensive notes on history, geography, culture, language and festivals of Bihar. Revise your notes on a regular basis.
- Get a good grasp over the maps of Bihar, India and the World.
- Enroll yourselves with the regular test series so that you can analyze your preparation and writing speed. This will help your brain in constantly reaching out to all the sections of the syllabus and will help in getting a good command over all the school subjects.
- Your basic knowledge for all the subjects must be strong. For this, make sure that you study the NCERT books (Class 6-12) well. The aspirants should have a sound knowledge of these subjects.
Maintaining your health and mental stability is the most important thing you should keep in mind. Never compromise your fun and entertainment. Take out quality time from your busy schedule to refresh your mind.
Given below is the standard books that the aspirants can go for;
|History||India’s Ancient Past: R.S. Sharma|
A History of Medieval India: Satish Chandra
History of Modern India: Bipan Chandra
Indian Art and Culture: Nitin Singhania
|Geography||World and Physical Geography: D.R.Khullar|
Physical and Human Geography: G. C. Leong
Geography of India: Majid Hussian
|Indian Polity||Indian Polity : M. Laximkanth|
The Constitution of India (Pocket Edition): P.M. Bakshi
Introduction to the Constitution of India: D. D. Basu (for conceptual Clarity)
|Economics||Indian Economy: Ramesh Singh|
Indian Economy: Performance and Policies – Uma Kapila
Indian Economy: Mishra and Puri.
Clearing an administrative exam is really a tough task that requires all your attention and hard work. So, prepare for your exam in a structured and organized manner. Give your best and be the next administrator.
BPSC Preparation Tips: FAQs
Ques. Is NCERT enough to prepare for the BPSC?
Ans. Yes, NCERT books are enough to prepare for the general papers as the majority of the questions are asked from NCERT books, especially Math and Science.
Ques. Name some important History books?
Ans. Some of the History books that candidates can refer to include India’s Ancient Past by R.S. Sharma; A History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra; History of Modern India by Bipan Chandra, etc.
Ques. Which subject is best for BPSC?
Ans. The top optional subjects for BPSC include History, Hindi Language and Literature, Labour and Social Welfare, Public Administration, Geography, Maithili Language and Literature, and Sociology.
Ques. Is the BPSC exam tough?
Ans. Candidates who work hard can clear the BPSC exam. Candidates qualifying the prelims exam will be eligible for the next stage, BPSC Mains Exam. As per the student’s feedback, the BPSC Exam 2020 was moderate to difficult.
Ques. How can I prepare for the current affairs while preparing for the BPSC Exam?
Ans. Current affairs play the most crucial role in the BPSC exam and to get a good score in the current affairs section, candidates have to stay updated with recent news and events. Refer to newspapers like the Hindu, etc. to improve your knowledge.