BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis 2015

BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis 2015

BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis 2015: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts the Combined Competitive Exam for recruiting candidates in various departments of the Bihar State Government. BPSC recently released the official notification regarding the 60th, 61st and 62nd Combined Joint Preliminary and Mains Examination.

This year, there are around 642 Posts in various departments of the Bihar Government under BPSC Recruitment. The online application has started from today and the last date of registration is 31 October 2016. 

Here, we are providing BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis 2015, viz. previous years exam review. Candidates appearing for the first time must give it a thorough read. First, let us go through the exam pattern for BPSC recruitment exam.


BPSC Exam Pattern 2016

The selection procedure for the BPSC Recruitment 2016 is like all other State PSC Exams. All aspiring candidates who are eligible first appear for the preliminary exam, which is objective type. The candidates who get through the first stage preliminary exam is called for Mains exam, which is of subjective nature.

Preliminary Exam

The BPSC exam pattern for the combined competitive preliminary exam consists of:

  • A total of 150 questions carrying one mark each.
  • Multiple choice questions and the exam is qualifying in nature.
  • The total time to solve to paper is 2 hours.

Mains Exam

For the Written Examination, there are basically four papers in BPSC Main Examination:

  1. Hindi
  2. General Studies Paper 1
  3. General Studies Paper 2
  4. Optional Paper

Total marks assigned to Written Examination is 900. The applicants will have to obtain at least 30 marks in Hindi paper which will be qualifying in nature.

 Name of the Subject  Marks  Duration
 General Studies Paper 1  300  3 hours
 General Studies Paper 2  300  3 hours
 Optional Paper  300  3 hours
 Total  900  9 hours

Note: No marks is assigned to Hindi Paper.

All the candidates who successfully clear the mains examination will move to the final round i.e. Interview.


56 to 59th BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis (Preliminary)

Analyzing previous years’ papers give useful insight into the nature and pattern of the exam. The BPSC Combined Competitive Preliminary Exam was held on 15 March 2015. The preliminary exam consists of 150 questions and total marks allotted to the paper is 150. The questions are asked from wide ranging topics related to history, polity, economy etc.

The following piece of information consists of the subject weightage of marks for each topic and the overall difficulty level. Have a look at the BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis for prelims from the table below:

History 30
Polity  5
Geography 17
Economy 20
Science 20
Math 10
Sports 10
Bihar 10
Current Affairs and GK 18
Total 150

The overall level of difficulty of the exam was Easy to moderate. The main focus of the paper was on topics such as- Modern India, Economy, Science, Current Affairs and Geography. Current Affairs as well as questions based on the state of Bihar also had significant contribution. Least weightage of marks is under the topic of Polity.

This was our BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis for year 2015. We hope this article gives you useful information regarding the 56th to 59th BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Analysis.

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