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BPSC 66th CCE Recruitment 2020-21: Mains Exam For 731 Vacancies


BPSC 66th PCS Notification 2020-21: Bihar Public Service Commission, BPSC has published a notice regarding the conducting of the 66th Combined (Mains) Competitive Examination on its official website. The Commission has released a total of 731 Vacancies. The BPSC 66th CCE Recruitment is being conducted for the post of superintendent of police, jail superintendent, state tax assistant commissioner, upper election officer, planning commissioner, Bihar Probation Service officer, additional district transport officer, food supply inspector, labour enforcement officer, revenue officer, block Panchayati raj officer and other posts.

BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21: Highlights

Exam Name BPSC 66th Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) 2020
Conducting Body Bihar Public Service Commission, BPSC
बिहार लोक सेवा आयोग (BPSC)
Exam Level Bihar Govt Job
Exam Mode Offline
Language English and Hindi
Selection Process
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
Age Limit 20 to 37 years
Official Website www.bpsc.bih.nic.in


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BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020-21 Notification

BPSC has released the notification PDF for the post of 66th CCE Examination on 16th September 2020 on its official website which is www.bpsc.bih.nic.in. Candidates in large nos. apply for PCS Exam under the Bihar Govt. The online application will commence on 28 September 2020. BPSC has released the Official Notification PDF BPSC 66th PCS Recruitment 2020  that is given below to download.

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BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21 Important Dates

The BPSC has released the official notification of the 66th Combined Competitive Examination. The important dates for the BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21 are given below:

BPSC 66th 2020-21 Event Date
Notification release 16th September 2020
Start of online application 28th September 2020
Last date to apply online 28th October 2020 (Extended)
Admit card release (Prelims) 16th December 2020
Exam date (Prelims) 27 December 2020
Results (Prelims) 27th March 2021
Admit card released (Mains) July 2021
Exam date (Mains)  29 July  to 31 July 2021
Results (Mains) To be announced
Final Interview To be announced
Final result To be announced

BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21 Vacancy Details

BPSC has notified a total of 731 vacancies for various posts in different departments of the Bihar government.

SL No Category Vacancy 35% of the Posts from all
Categories are reserved for
Women Candidates
1 Un-Reserved/ General 233 75
2 Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 54 15
3 Scheduled Caste 94 31
4 Scheduled Tribe 06 0
5 Extremely Backward Class (EBC) 106 33
6 Backward Class (BC) 53 15
7 Backward Class Female NA 16
Total 562 169

The post wise vacancy details for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020 is given below:

 SNO Name of the Post Payscale Vacancies 
1 Deputy Inspector Level-9 42
2 District commander Level-9 3
3 Superintendent of Tax Level-9 3
4 State Tax Assistant Superintendent Level-9 13
5 Inferior Election Officer Level-9 2
6 Planning District Magistrate Level-9 6
7 Reed Officer Level-9 5
8 Bihar Innovation Service Level-9 25
9 Upper District Transport Officer Level-7 40
10 City Executive Officer Level-7 17
11 Supply Inspector Level-7 210
12 Labor Enforcement Officer Level-7 65
13 Revenue Officers Level-7 84
14 Block Panchayat Raj Officers Level-7 216
Total 731

BPSC 66th CCE Notification 2020-21 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates should have a Graduate Degree or equivalent from any recognized institution or University.

Age Limit for BPSC 66th Combined Competitive (Pre) Exam 2020:

General Male – 37 Years
General Female/ OBC/ OBC (Male/Female) – 40 years
SC / SC (Male/Female) – 42 years

Age relaxation will be given as per Govt. Norms.

Application Fee

The application fee for the BPSC CCE 66th Notification 2020 has to be paid in online mode. The exam fee is given below.

Application Fee For Prelims

Category Fee
For General/OBC/Other State Candidates ₹600/-
For SC/ST/PH candidates ₹150/-
For Female Candidates (Bihar Domicile) ₹150/-
Payment Mode Online Mode

Application Fee for Mains

Category Fee
General Candidates ₹750
SC/ST (Bihar State) ₹200
Female Candidates (Reserved/UR) of Bihar State ₹ 200
PwD (40% or more) ₹200

Apply Online Link For BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21

The online application link for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020 is given below.


Steps To Apply For BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020-21

  1. As you click the given online application link.
  2. Click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab given next to it.
  3. Enter the required credentials,
    Personal Details,
    Contact Details,
    Educational Eligibility.
  4. Upload the required documents such as photographs, signature, or any other documents if required.
  5. Make Payment and Submit the final form.
  6. After, successful submission of the online application form the candidates will have to take a printout of the same.

BPSC 66th CCE Notification 2020-21 Selection Process

The selection process of BPSC 66th  Recruitment 2020 comprises prelims exam, mains exam, and interview. Candidates who clear the preliminary examination will be called for the mains exam and personal interview subsequently. For the mains exam candidates also need to choose two optional subjects from the list of 34 subjects given in the BPSC notification PDF.

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BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21 Exam Pattern

BPSC Prelims Exam

  • The BPSC Prelims Exam will be objective in nature.
  • The total marks of the objective paper will be 150 marks for a duration of 2 Hours.
  • The minimum qualifying marks in Prelims are:
    1. General Category – 40%
    2. BC – 36.5%
    3. OBC – 34%
    4. Women/SC/ST/PwD – 32%

Stage of Exam


Total Marks


Prelims (Objective)
  • General Studies
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs


2 Hours

BPSC Mains Examination

  • The BPSC Civil Service Main examination is subjective in nature.
  • There are four paper and three among them is common to all.
  • Candidates have to select one optional paper of their choice. Paper-01 General Hindi is of Qualifying nature only.
SL NO Subject/ Topic Exam Duration  Maximum Marks
1 General Hindi 100 03 hours
2 General Studies-1 300 03 hours
3 General Studies-2 300 03 hours
4 Optional Paper 300 03 hours

List of Optional Papers For BPSC Mains Exam

Agriculture Statistics Hindi Language and Literature Persian Language and Literature
Arabic Language and Literature Pali Language and Literature Maithili Language and Literature Chemistry
Sociology Physics English Language and Literature Urdu Language and Literature
Botany Bangla Language and Literature Sanskrit Language and Literature Zoology
Philosophy Political Science and International Relations Psychology Public Administration
Labour and Social Welfare Management Mathematics Mechanical Engineering
Geography Geology History Law
Civil Engineering Economics Commerce and Accountancy Electrical Engineering
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science Anthropology
  1. Candidates who clear the Mains stage will be called for an interview. As per the BPSC Exam Pattern, the interview will be of 120 marks
  2. The final merit list will be made based on the candidates’ marks in Mains and Interview

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BPSC 66th Notification 2020-21 FAQs

Q. When will BPSC 66th CCE Mains Exam Schedule for?

Ans. BPSC 66th Mains Exam date has been postponed till further notice

Q. What is the selection procedure for BPSC Recruitment 2020-21?

Ans. There will be three stages f the BPSC 2020 Exams: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview.

Q. How many total vacancies are there for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020-21?

Ans. There are a total of 731 Vacancies out of which 169 are for the women candidates while 562 are for the male candidates.

Q. What is the admit card release date for the BPSC Mains Exam 2020-21?

Ans. The BPSC Mains Admit Card will be released 10 days before the exam date.

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