Bihar Public Service Commission Updated Syllabus


The paper on General Studies will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:-

General Science

Questions will cover general appreciation and understanding of science, including matters of everyday observation and experience, as may be expected of a well educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.

Current events of national and international importance

History of India and salient features of the history of Bihar

The emphasis will be on the broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects. The candidates are expected to be familiar with the broad aspects of the history of Bihar.

General Geography and geographical division of Bihar and its major river systems

The emphasis will be on geography of India and Bihar. Questions on the Geography of India and Bihar will relate to physical, social and economic Geography of the country including the main features of Indian agricultural and natural resources.

Indian Polity and Economy and major changes in the economy of Bihar in the post independence period.

Questions will test knowledge on the country’s political system, Panchayati Raj, community development and planning in India and Bihar.

Indian National Movement and the part played by Bihar

Questions will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence and candidates will be expected to answer questions on the role of Bihar in the freedom movement of India.

Questions on General Mental Ability

BPSC Mains Syllabus