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Bihar Police Department Recruitment


Bihar police agency was formed in the year 1935 and Director General of Police heads the department. The state is divided into four zones which are further divided into two or three ranges and comes under the direct command of Deputy Inspector-General. Examinations for posts under Bihar police is conducted by Bihar Police Exam Board (BPEB). Currently, there are more than 1500 vacancies for the posts under Bihar Police. Other important state level police recruitments are Arunachal Pradesh PoliceKerala PoliceChattisgarh PoliceMaharashtra Police, etc. 


S. No.PostsAge limitEducational QualificationsPay Scale
1.Head Constable18-28 yearsMust pass 10th or 12thRs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200
2.Constable18-28 yearsMust pass 10th or 12thRs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200
3.Assistant Sub Inspector18-28 yearsMust have done 3 years of polytechnic diplomaRs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200
4.Sub Inspector18-28 yearsAny GraduateRs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200
5.Home Guard18-28 yearsMust pass 10th or 12thRs. 5,200 – Rs. 20,200


  • 6 years of age relaxation for SC candidates.
  • 8 years of age relaxation for ST candidates.
  • 3 years of age relaxation for OBC candidates.

Physical standards

  • For General Male candidates
  • HeightNot less than 165 cms
  • Chest (normal) -81 cms
  • Chest (expanded) – 86 cms
  • For SC/ST Male candidates
  • HeightNot less than 160 cms
  • Chest (normal) -79 cms
  • Chest (expanded) – 84 cms
  • For Gorkha candidates
  • HeightNot less than 158 cm
  • Chest (normal) – 79 cms
  • Chest (expanded) – 84 cms
  • For Female candidates
  • HeightNot less than 155 cm
  • Chest (normal) – Not required
  • Chest (expanded) – Not required


Other important government job notifications released by the government are Bihar Assistant ProfessorsBihar CCEBihar TET,etc. For more updates on the Bihar Police Department examinations stay connected to Drona.

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Application Procedure

Eligible candidates can apply online for the advertised posts by submitting an ‘application form’ which is notified on the official website.

  • Log on to the Official website i.e. http://biharpolice.bih.nic.in/.
  • Click on the desired advertisement on the home page.
  • Click on apply online and fill the details carefully.
  • May the necessary payments.
  • Click on the link “Submit application”.
  • Take the print out of the application form for future reference.

Selection Procedure

The mode of selection is conducted in three consecutive steps. Candidates selected in Step 1 must attend the next step of the selection mode and so on.

  • STEP 1 – Written Examination
  • STEP 2 – Physical test
  • STEP 3 – Interview

Written Examination

The first stage of selection procedure in Bihar Police Department examination is Written Examination. There are 3 papers in this section. For written examination candidates should have a thorough knowledge of the subjects along with current affairs and Standard GK.

Physical Test

The Physical test is the second stage of the Bihar Police Department examinations. Candidates should match up to the specifications mentioned in point 3.1. There are other physical efficiency tests that need to be qualified by the candidates like, running, high jump, long jump and shot put.


The Interview is the last stage of the recruitment process for the Bihar Police Department examinations.

Exam Pattern

For the selection of deserving candidates from all the candidates, the Bihar Police Department conducts the examination in three consecutive steps.

Written Examination

It is the first stage of Bihar Police examination. It consists of one objective type paper. There are total 100 questions carrying a total of 300 marks. The time duration for each paper is 2 hours.

The questions in the examination of Bihar Police is asked from the following categories-

  • Maths
  • Hindi
  • English
  • Geography
  • Civics
  • General Science

Physical Test

The candidates should match the specification of physical standards mentioned in 3.1.

For Male candidates

  • Running – 1 km in 6 minutes.
  • High jump – 3 feet 6 inches
  • Long jump – 10 feet
  • Shot put – 16 pounds (14 foot)

For Female candidates

  • Running – 1 km in 8 minutes.
  • High jump – 2 feet 6 inches
  • Long jump – 7 feet
  • Shot put – 12 pounds (8 foot)


It is the last stage of Bihar Police examination. The candidates selected for the written examination must attend the Interview. Interviews are taken for reviewing the selected candidate’s personality.


All the syllabus related to the Bihar Police examinations are provided here.

Bihar Constables Syllabus CBSC

Bihar Dressers CSBC Syllabus

Syllabus for Mathematics –

  • Number Systems
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Time, Work, & Distance
  • H.C.F. & L.C.M
  • Discounts
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Percentages
  • Simplification

Syllabus for Hindi –

  • Synonyms
  • Phrases/Muhavare
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Detection
  • Antonyms
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Translation of Sentences
  • Plural Forms

Syllabus for English –

  • Antonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Correction of Sentences
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Tenses
  • Grammar
  • Synonyms
  • Phrases
  • Comprehension

Syllabus for Geography –

  • Water & Agriculture
  • Geography as a social study and as a science
  • Earth and the solar system
  • Natural and human environment.
  • Globe
  • Types of Resources

Syllabus for Civics –

  • Government of India
  • Social Justice
  • State Government of Bihar
  • Diversity in Indian
  • Judiciary System
  • Parliamentary & Local Government
  • The Indian Constitution
  • Democracy

Syllabus for General Science –

  • Physics (Class X-XII level)
  • Chemistry (Class X-XII level)
  • Biology (Class X level)


Exam Resources

Previous Papers

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Solved Papers

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Reference Books

  • Academic book – Mathematics (Class X level)
  • Academic book – Physics (Class X level)
  • Academic book – Chemistry (Class X level)
  • Academic book – Biology (Class X level)
  • Academic book – Civics (Class X level)
  • Academic book – Geography (Class X level)
  • Reasoning and Arithmetic by ‘ R.S Agrawal’
  • Quantitative Aptitude book for All Competitive Examination by – Abhuit Guha
  • Quickest Mathematics: Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability Useful for all Competitive Exams by – Pratiyogita Kiran

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