BPSC 67th Prelims 2022 Likely To be Held on 20 Sep, 802 Posts Available

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is likely to announce the date for the BPSC 67th combined preliminary exam officially anytime soon. As per the BPSC Chief Atul Prasad’s announcement, the exam will be conducted on September 20 and 22, 2022 (in two shifts). 

Moreover, the BPSC prelims admit card 2022 will be released seven days prior to the exam. Eligible and registered candidates will be able to download their admit cards from the official website – bpsc.bih.nic.in – using their user ID and password.

Note

  • More than 6 lakh candidates will be appearing for the BPSC 67th combined preliminary exams.
  • The BPSC 67th preliminary exams 2022 was held on 8 May 2022 earlier but it was cancelled due to a paper leak incident. 
  • Registered candidates have been waiting for the new dates to be announced ever since.

BPSC 67th Prelims 2022 – Overview

Exam name BPSC 67th Combined Preliminary Exams
Conducting body Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)
Date of exam September20 and September 22, 2022 (Tentative)
Number of candidates appearing More than 6,00,000
Admit card release date Seven days prior to the exams.
Official Website bpsc.bih.nic.in 
Selection stages 3 stages:
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interviews
Exam duration 120 minutes
Negative marking NIL
Total marks 150

BPSC 67th Prelims 2022 – Number of Posts

  • A total 802 posts are meant to be filled through BPSC 67th Combined Competitive Exam 2022
  • Some of the posts are as follows:
    • General Administration Department of Bihar Civil Services (Subdivision Officer)
    • Deputy Superintendent of Police
    • Revenue Officer
    • Labour Superintendent
    • Tax Assistant Commissioner
    • Assistant Planning Officer and other posts. 
  • The commission has also decided to make some changes in the pattern and assessment of the combined preliminary exam 2022, under which marks will be provided through the percentile method.
  • According to the new BPSC rules, candidates will be allowed to enter the exam centres 1 hour before the exam begins. 
  • The seal of the question booklet will be broken in the examination hall and the OMR will be opened before the candidates to avoid any paper leak.
  • Several other precautionary measures, including the installation of CCTVs, GPS, and others, will be taken to conduct the exam in a secure manner.

BPSC 67th Prelims 2022 – Selection Process

  • The selection process of the BPSC 67th prelims 2022 will be done on the basis of the candidates’ in three stages as follows:
    • Prelims
    • Mains
    • Interviews
  • Finally, candidates who pass the main exam will be called for an interview round.

BPSC 67th Prelims 2022 – Exam Pattern

  • There is no negative marking in the BPSC prelims 2022 exam.
  • BPSC 67th prelims exam will be of 150 marks and the time allotted for the same is 2 hours.
  • Candidates need to score minimum marks as decided by the commission to qualify for the Main examination.
  • All the questions are set in English and Hindi. Some questions are meant to test the candidate’s knowledge of English and are set in English only.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many stages are there in the BPSC Prelims 2022?

There are three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview.

Is there a negative marking in the BPSC Prelims 2022?

There is no negative marking in the BPSC 2022 exam.

How many posts are to be filled through BPSC Prelims 2022?

A total 802 posts are meant to be filled through BPSC 67th Prelims 2022.

What are the names of the posts which are to be filled through BPSC Prelims 2022?

Some of the posts to be filled through BPSC prelims exam are General Administration Department of Bihar Civil Services (Subdivision Officer), Deputy Superintendent of Police, Revenue Officer, Labour Superintendent, Tax Assistant Commissioner, Assistant Planning Officer, and other posts.

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