BPSC 66th PCS Notification 2020: Bihar Public Service Commission, BPSC has released the notification for 66th Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination on its official website which is www.bpsc.bih.nic.in. 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, labor enforcement officer, revenue officer, block Panchayati raj officer and other posts.
The online application process for the BPSC 66th CCE Exam 2020 has begun from 28 September 2020 onwards.
BPSC 66th Notification 2020: 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|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Age Limit||20 to 37 years|
BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020 Notification PDF
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.
BPSC 66th Notification 2020 Important Dates
The BPSC has released the official notification of the 66th Combined Competitive Examination. The important dates for the BPSC 66th Notification 2020 is given below:
|BPSC 66th Notification 2020 Event||Date|
|Notification release||16 September 2020|
|Start of online application||28 September 2020|
|Last date to apply online||20 October 2020|
|Admit card release (Prelims)||To be announced|
|Exam date (Prelims)||27 December 2020|
|Results (Prelims)||To be announced|
|Admit card released (Mains)||To be announced|
|Exam date (Mains)||To be announced|
|Results (Mains)||To be announced|
|Final Interview||To be announced|
|Final result||To be announced|
BPSC 66th Notification 2020 Vacancy Details
BPSC has notified a total of 731 vacancies for various posts in different departments of Bihar government.
|SL No||Category||Vacancy||35% of the Posts from all
Categories are reserved for
|2||Economically Weaker Section (EWS)||54||15|
|5||Extremely Backward Class (EBC)||106||33|
|6||Backward Class (BC)||53||15|
|7||Backward Class Female||NA||16|
The post wise vacancy details for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020 is given below:
|SNO||Name of the Post||Pay scale||Vacancies|
|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|
|8||Bihar Innovation Service||Level-9||25|
|9||Upper District Transport Officer||Level-7||40|
|10||City Executive Officer||Level-7||17|
|12||Labor Enforcement Officer||Level-7||65|
|14||Block Panchayat Raj Officers||Level-7||216|
BPSC 66th CCE Notification 2020 Eligibility Criteria
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 For BPSC CCE Recruitment 2020
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
|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
|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
The online application link for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020 is given below.
Steps To Apply For BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020
- As you click the given online apply link.
- Click on the ‘Apply Online’ tab given next to it.
- Enter the required credentials,
- Upload the required documents such as photograph, signature, or any other documents if required.
- Make Payment and Submit the final form.
- After, successful submission of the online application form the candidates will have to take a print out of the same.
BPSC 66th CCE Notification 2020 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.
BPSC 66th Notification 2020 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 of a duration of 2 Hours.
- The minimum qualifying marks in Prelims are:
- General Category – 40%
- BC – 36.5%
- OBC – 34%
- Women/SC/ST/PwD – 32%
Stage of Exam
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|
|Civil Engineering||Economics||Commerce and Accountancy||Electrical Engineering|
|Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science||Anthropology|
- 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
- The final merit list will be made based on the candidates’ marks in Mains and Interview
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BPSC 66th Notification 2020 FAQs
Q. When can I apply for the BPSC 66th Notification 2020?
Ans. You can apply for the BPSC 66th Recruitment 2020 from 28 September to 20 October 2020.
Q. What are the exams for the BPSC Recruitment 2020?
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?
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 exam date for the BPSC Prelims Exam 2020?
Ans. The BPSC Prelims Exam 2020 will be held on December 27. 2020.