BPSC 2020 - Exam Dates, Notification, Application, Admit Card, Posts

Latest Update on BPSC Combined Competitive Examination (BPSC 67th CCE/BPSC 2021, BPSC 66th CCE/BPSC 2020, BPSC 65th CCE/BPSC 2019). 

About BPSC – Bihar Public Service Commission

BPSC stands for the Bihar Public Service Commission. The BPSC conducts recruitment exams to fill Group A, B, C posts in the state administration of Bihar. Among the various exams, the Combined Competitive Exam (CCE) is one of the most prestigious and tough exams. Via the CCE, the BPSC recruits for about 20 posts and services. Read on to find information about BPSC, the online application process, BPSC notification, and other pertinent details related to the BPSC CCE.

Table of Contents:

  1. BPSC Exams
  2. Online Application
  3. Admit Card
  4. Posts and Salaries
  5. About BPSC

BPSC Exam Updates in Detail

  1. About BPSC 2020 | 66th BPSC:
    • BPSC Mains 2020 revised timetable is out. The 66th BPSC CCE will now take place from 29th July 2021 onward. The detailed timetable is below:
Date of BPSC Exam


10 AM – 1 PM

2 PM – 5 PM

29th July 2021 General Hindi General Studies Paper-I
30th July 2021 General Studies Paper-II
31st July 2021 Optional Paper
  • The submission date for BPSC 66th Mains was extended. Candidates can find detailed information on the 66th BPSC CCE Mains notification post. Candidates can also check the important dates w.r.t BPSC Mains in the linked article.

BPSC 2019

BPSC – 66th CCE

The BPSC Exam is conducted on similar lines as the IAS Exam. The exam pattern of BPSC CCE is given below:

  • Stage 1 – Prelims – 150 marks (Objective Type)
  • Stage 2 – Mains – 900 marks (Descriptive Theory)
  • Stage 3 – Interview – 120 marks (Oral)

The details about the 66th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination are listed in the table below:

BPSC Exam 2021 Details
BPSC Syllabus Read/download the detailed BPSC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains
BPSC Eligibility The BPSC Eligibility Criteria comprises:

  1. Nationality
  2. Age Limit
  3. Educational Qualification
  4. Physical Fitness
Release of BPSC 66th Notification 16th September 2020
Start of Bihar 66th CCE Application Process 16th September 2020
Last date to apply for BPSC 2020 28th October 2020
Total Vacancies 564
Release of BPSC 66th Prelims Admit Card 16th December 2020 [Check the importance of BPSC Admit Card in the linked article]
66th BPSC CCE Prelims Date 27th December 2020

Re-Examination – 14th February 2021

BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Provisional Answer Keys 21st January 2021
BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Official Answer Keys 24th March 2021
BPSC 66th CCE Prelims Result 24th March 2021
66th Bihar CCE Mains Application Submission Last Date 30th April 2021 [Extended to] 10th May 2021
66th Bihar CCE Mains Date 29th July to 31st July 2021 [Revised Dates]

Candidates preparing for Bihar PSC 66th Combined Competitive Examination can get BPSC preparation tips and study material from the linked article.

66th BPSC Notification/BPSC 2020 Notification:-Download PDF Here


The important details about 65th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination are mentioned below:


BPSC Exam 2020-21 Details
Release of BPSC 65th Notification 4th July 2019
Start of Bihar 65th CCE Application Process 4th May 2020
Last Date to Submit BPSC 2019 Application 10th August 2019
Total Vacancies 423
Release of BPSC 65th Prelims Admit Card 5th October 2019


65th BPSC CCE Prelims Date 15th October 2019

6517 candidates declared successful

65th BPSC CCE Prelims Re-Examination Date for multiple disabled candidates 17th February 2020
65th BPSC CCE Prelims Result 22nd April 2020
65th BPSC CCE Mains Date 25th November 2020 – 28th November 2020
65th BPSC CCE Mains Result Date 30th June 2021
65th BPSC CCE Interview Dates 2nd-18th August 2021

BPSC Calendar 2020-21:- Download PDF Here


The important details about 64th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination are mentioned below:

BPSC Exam 2018 Details
Release of BPSC 64th Notification 2nd August 2018
Start of Bihar 64th CCE Application Process 2nd August 2018
Last Date to Submit BPSC 2018 Application 10th September 2018
Total Vacancies 1465
Release of BPSC 64th Prelims Admit Card 28th November 2019


64th BPSC CCE Prelims Date 16th December 2018
64th BPSC CCE Prelims Result 24th February 2019
64th BPSC CCE Mains Date 12th July 2019 – 16th July 2019
64th BPSC CCE Mains Result 17th July 2020
64th BPSC CCE Interview Date 1st December 2020 onward

BPSC Online Application

Salient Points related to BPSC Online Application:

  1. For the first stage of the BPSC exam i.e. the Prelims, candidates have to submit the online application before the last date mentioned in the notification
  2. The online application fee for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates is Rs 150 for BPSC Pre
  3. Even though candidates have to fill another form if they clear Prelims, the choice of Optional Subject for Mains needs to be entered in the Prelims Application Form
  4. Candidates have to first open the official BPSC website and register for the exam
  5. The next day after registration, candidates can pay the fee online
  6. The next day after paying the fee, candidates have to fill the application form online
  7. BPSC will not entertain any requests regarding changing of details entered by candidates in the form
  8. Candidates should double-check the entered Email Id and Mobile Number
  9. The User Name and Password generated as part of the registration process should be noted down by the candidates
  10. Candidates will also have to upload scanned copies of their photograph and signature (Hindi and English)
  11. After submitting the online application for BPSC Prelims, candidates should log in again and click on “Download Filled Application Section” on the dashboard
  12. Download the filled application and take two printouts for safekeeping
  13. For all exam related details, candidates should refer the BPSC notification
  14.  Candidates who clear the Prelims stage will have to fill another form
  15. The application fee for the Mains stage is Rs 750 for General Category and Rs 200 for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates
  16. Most of the information in the application form will be pre-populated from the Prelims Application
  17. Candidates have to fill the form and download the same.
  18. Candidates have to take a printout of the Mains form and attach the self-attested copies of mark sheets and certification. After signing on the marked places, candidates have to send the hard copy of Mains application along with the payment receipt to the Bihar Public Service Commission before the last date mentioned in the BPSC notification
  19. For more information, candidates should go through the BPSC notification for Mains

BPSC Admit Card

The admit card for BPSC Exam will be released a month before the examination. The hall ticket for 65th BPSC Mains examination and call letter for 64th BPSC interview will be released ahead of the examination dates. To stay updated with the BPSC Admit Card details, candidates can check the linked article

BPSC Posts and Salaries

The BPSC post and salaries (pay scale) will be given in the notification. The detailed recruitment details along with the posts and salaries can be found on the BPSC Notification page.

About BPSC

The Bihar PSC is a constitutional body under Article 315 of the Indian Constitution.

The BPSC came into existence in 1949 after its separation from the Orissa and Madhya Pradesh commissions. It is mandated to assist the state government in matters of recruitment, transfers and disciplinary actions.

The BPSC headquarters at the time of its inception was located in Ranchi which was later shifted to Patna, the state capital.

At present, the composition of BPSC is Chairperson plus six other members. The current BPSC chairman is Sri Shishir Sinha who was appointed in April 2018.

BPSC Contact Details are as follows:

  • Address: 15, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Bailey Road, Patna – 800001
  • Official Website: http://bpsc.bih.nic.in and https://onlinebpsc.bihar.gov.in/main/home
  • Phone: 0612-2215795 and +91-9297739013

The detailed information, notification, vacancies, eligibility, syllabus, and online application can be found on the official BPSC website.

To get details of other PSC Examinations, candidates can check the table below:


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    1. Hi
      You can refer to BYJU’S Current Affairs for your preparation. From here, you will get collated current affairs from important sources and this can help with your BPSC preparation.

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