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Bihar Combined Competitive Examination

Introduction

Bihar Combined Competitive Examination (Bihar-CCE) is conducted by Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) for recruitment of candidates under Bihar Administrative Services (BAS), Bihar Police Services (BPS), Bihar Registration Services (BRS), Bihar Labour Services (BLS), Bihar Election Services (BES) and other Bihar state services. Currently, there are more than 600 vacancies under Bihar-CCE. Other similar government job notifications are Haryana Civil ServicesGujarat Civil ServicesNagaland Civil Service ExamWB Civil Service Executive Exam, etc.

Positions

S.No. Posts Age Limit (lower) Qualification Pay Scale Grade pay
1. Bihar Administrative Service 22 years Graduation or equivalent Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
2. Bihar Probation Service 21 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,200
3. Bihar Financial Services 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
4. Bihar Police Service 20 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
5. District minority officers 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
6. District Commandant 20 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 5,400
7. Rural Development Officer 21 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,200
8. Product inspector 20 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
9. Planning officer 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
10. District Audit Officer 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
11. Sugarcane Officer 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
12. Bihar Election Services 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
13. Bihar Labour Service 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
14. Bihar Registration Service 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800
15. Revenue Officer 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,200
16. Assistant Employment Exchange Executive 22 years Rs. 9,300 – Rs. 34,800 Rs. 4,800

Relaxations

The upper age relaxations can be given as –

  • Unreserved male – 37 years
  • Unreserved female – 40 years
  • OBC – 40 years
  • extremely backwards classes(male & female) – 40 years
  • SC/ST – 42 years

Notifications

Other popular notification of Government jobs in the state are Bihar Assistant Professors
Bihar PoliceBihar TET, etc. For regular updates on the notifications associated with Bihar Combined Competitive Examinations visit Drona.

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Application Procedure

  • Log on to the official website ‘http://bpsc.bih.nic.in/’
  • Click on online registration.
  • Register with a valid email id and give a valid password.
  • Enter academic and personal details.
  • Upload your scanned signature and photograph.
  • Make the fee payments.
  • Submit the online application.
  • Take the printout of application form for future references.

Selection Procedure

The selection process for Bihar Combined Competitive Examinations is a categorized into three steps. Candidates qualifying the first step is eligible for the next step and so on.

Step 1 (Prelims)

The Preliminary Examination is the first stage of the Bihar Combined Competitive Examination. This exam is conducted to screen the candidates on the basic level. Good grip on GK and current affairs in necessary to crack prelims. Candidates qualifying preliminary exams are eligible for the next step i.e. Main examination.

Step 2 (Mains)

The Main Examination is the second stage of Bihar Combined Competitive Examination. The Main examination is said to be slightly tough than preliminary examination. It consists of three papers.

Step 3 (Interview)

The Interview is the last stage of the selection procedure in Bihar Combined Competitive Examination.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination

It consists of one paper and paper is of objective type. It consists of 150 questions with total marks of 150. The time duration for prelims examination is 2 hours. The questions are asked from the following category –

  • Paper I -General Studies

Main Examination

It consists of one Hindi paper, two general studies papers and 2 papers from optional subjects. Hindi paper is of 100 marks with a time duration of 1 hour. General studies papers are of 150 marks each with a time duration of 3 hours each. Optional papers are of 200 marks each. The questions are asked from following categories-

  • Paper I – General Studies
  • Paper II – General Studies
  • Paper II – Optional Subject

List of Optional subjects –

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Science
  • Botany
  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Economics
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Indian Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Zoology
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Labour and Social welfare
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Sociology
  • Hindi Language & Literature
  • English Language & Literature
  • Bengali Language & Literature
  • Sanskrit Language & Literature
  • Persian Language & Literature
  • Arabic Language & Literature
  • Pali Language & Literature

Interview

It is the last stage of selection procedure and it carries a total of 150 marks.

Syllabus

Bihar Civil Service Judicial Branch Syllabus BPSC

Bihar Chief Data Base Administrator IT Manager Syllabus

Bihar Judicial Examination Syllabus

Patna High Court District Judges Syllabus

Prelim Examination

The questions are asked from –

General Studies

  • General Knowledge
  • Current Events – National and International Importance
  • History of India & Bihar
  • Principal geographic divisions of Bihar
  • Important Rivers of Bihar
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economic System
  • Changes in Bihar’s Economy after Independence
  • Bihar’s Contribution in National Revolution Of India
  • General Mental ability

Main Examination

The questions are asked from following categories

Paper I – General Studies

  • Modern History of India and Indian Culture
  • Current events of National and International Importance
  • Statistical Analysis, graphs and Venn diagrams

Paper II – General Studies

  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Economy and Geography of India
  • The Role of Impact of Science and technology in the development of India.

Preparation/Strategy

Exam Resources

Previous Papers

Bihar Graduate Level Combined Competitive Exam (CCE) 2014 Paper I

Bihar Graduate Level Combined Competitive Exam (CCE)  2014 Paper II

Bihar AMIN Paper I

Bihar AMIN Paper II

Bihar CILTD Paper1

Bihar CILTD Paper2

Bihar BSSC Amin General Studies Paper

Bihar BSSC Auditor Commerce Paper

Bihar BSSC Auditor GK Paper

Bihar BSSC Auditor Maths Paper

Bihar BSSC-ESI-GK-GS Paper

Bihar BSSC-ESI-MVI Act Rules Paper

Bihar BSSC Graduate Level Main Exam GK Paper I

Bihar BSSC Graduate Level Main Exam GK Paper II

Bihar District Court Patna-Clerk EMP Paper

Patna High Court Manager Paper

 

 

 

 

Solved Papers

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Reference Books

  • General Studies & General Knowledge – GBK Publications
  • “Indian Polity” by M. Laxmikanth
  • “Indian Economy” by Ramesh Singh
  • Indian history and culture by – VK Agnihotri
  • NCERT Books of History
  • Academic books on History and Culture