68th BPSC Exam 2022: Apply For 281 Vacancies Here!

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The BPSC 67th Exam application process for mains with late fees closed on 10th December, 2022. Earlier, the BPSC declared the result of 15 additional candidates who have qualified for the BPSC 67th Prelims Exam. The BPSC Mains Exam for the 67th Schedule will be conducted on the 29th, 30th, and 31st of December 2022. BPSC CCE 67th Prelims Exam OMR Sheet is available on the website for the candidates to download and check their responses in the exam. The OMR Sheet will be available from 24th November 2022 to 5th December 2022. On 18th November 2022, The Bihar Public Service Commission released the BPSC 68th Schedule. A total of 281 Vacancies have been released. Interested candidates can apply from 25th November 2022 to 20th December 2022. The BPSC 68th Prelims is scheduled to be held on 12th February 2023 per the 68th Exam Calendar released earlier. The BPSC Prelims Exam Result for the 67th Schedule will be released on 17th November 2022. 11607 Candidates have been declared qualified. The BPSC 67th Exam is for a total of 802 vacancies. Candidates can check the complete details for the BPSC Exam below. 

  • BPSC 68th CCE Application dates for 281 posts are from 25th November 2022 to 20th December 2022. 
  • The BPSC 68th Prelims will be on 12th February 2023, and the BPSC 68th Mains will be on 12th May 2023. 
  • The application dates for BPSC 67th Mains are from 21st November 2022 to 6th December 2022. 
  • BPSC Prelims Results for the 67th Scheduled were declared on 17th November 2022, in which 11607 candidates were declared qualified. Selected candidates will now appear for the BPSC 67th Mains Examination on the 29th, 30th, and 31st December 2022. 
  • BPSC shortlists candidates by conducting Prelims, Mains & Interviews, after which a final merit list will be published.

We have provided the key highlights of the previous cycles of the BPSC Combined Exam below. Read the details on the following page and download the official BPSC Notification from the link below.

Download BPSC 68th CCE Notification PDF

Download Official BPSC 68th CCE Schedule PDF

Download Official 67th BPSC Combined Competitive Examination Notification PDF

Download Official 67th BPSC Mains Exam Notice PDF

BPSC Exam Dates 2022

The Bihar Public Service Commission has mentioned the important deadlines for the BPSC Combined Competitive Examination in its latest advertisement. You should note the following events and their dates which will help you avoid missing any important deadlines. 

The important dates for BPSC 68th CCE exam cycle are as follows:


BPSC Exam Dates(67th CCE)

BPSC Exam Dates (68th CCE)

Notification Released on

24th September 2021

18th November 2022

Application Process Begins on

30th September 2021(Prelims)

21st November 2022 (Mains)

25th November 2022

Last Date to Apply

19th November 2021 (Prelims)

6th December 2022 (Mains)

10th December 2022 (Mains: With a late fee)

20th December 2022
Last Date To Edit 29th November 2021 30th December 2022
BPSC Prelims Admit Card Release Date 20th September 2022 TBA

BPSC Prelims Exam Date

30th September 2022

12th February 2023
BPSC Mains Exam Date 29th, 30th, and 31st December 2022 12th May 2023

Result Date

17th November 2022 (Prelims)

14th March 2023 (Mains) 

27th March 2023 (Prelims)

27th July 2023 (Mains)

Check the BPSC Cut Off for the Previous Year's information here.

BPSC Exam Overview

Well, a candidate must have a proper understanding of the exam he/she is applying for. The most important details of BPSC 68th CCE have been provided below in the overview table.

Details of the BPSC Exam 

Name of Exam conducting body

Bihar Public Service Commission 

Exam Name

BPSC Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination

Official Website

BPSC Official Website


Multiple Posts


 67th Schedule

68th Schedule
Vacancies 802 281
Notification Release Date 24th September 2021 18th November 2022

BPSC Application Start Dates

30th September 2021 (Prelims)

21st November 2022 (Mains)

25th November 2022
BPSC Exam Last Date To Apply

19th November 2021 (Prelims)

6th December 2022 (Mains)

10th December 2022 (Mains: With Late Fee)

20th December 2022
Last Date To Edit 29th November 2021 30th December 2022
BPSC Prelims Admit Card Release Date 20th September 2022 To Be Announced

BPSC Prelims Exam Date

30th September 2022 12th February 2023
BPSC Mains Exam Date 29th, 30th, and 31st December 2022 12th May 2023
BPSC Interview Date To Be Announced 11th August 2023

BPSC Selection Process

Prelims, Mains & Interview

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BPSC CCE Exam Latest Updates

7th December 2022: The BPSC 67th Mains Application Dates Extended!

BPSC has extended the application dates for BPSC 67th Mains Exam with a late fee which is double of the actual application fee. Candidates can check the notice PDF for the same below.

Download the BPSC 67th Mains Application Dates Extended Notice PDF

28th November 2022: The BPSC 67th Prelims Additional Results Declared!

BPSC has declared the result of 15 additional candidates who have qualified for the BPSC 67th Prelims Exam. The results have been declared after taking into consideration the objections raised by the candidates in the difference in answers in the English and Hindi version question paper. 15 more candidates have qualified the cut-off for the BPSC 67th Prelims. The PDF for the same has been shared below.

Download BPSC 67th Prelims Additional Results PDF

25th November 2022:  BPSC 67th Mains Exam Dates Announced! 

The BPSC 67th Mains will be taking place on 29th, 30th, and 31st December 2022. Candidates who have qualified for the BPSC 67th Prelims Exam can fill in the applications for the BPSC 67th Mains from 21st November 2022 to 6th December 2022.

Check BPSC 67th Mains Exam Date Notice PDF

22nd November 2022: BPSC 67th Prelims OMR Sheet Released!

BPSC CCE 67th Prelims Exam OMR Sheet is available on the website for the candidates to download, to check their responses in the BPSC 67th Prelims Exam. The OMR Sheet will be available from 24th November 2022 to 5th December 2022. 

Download BPSC 67th Prelims OMR Sheet Release Notice

18th November 2022: BPSC 67th Mains Notification Released!

The BPSC 67th Mains will be taking place on 29th December 2022. Candidates who have qualified for the BPSC 67th Prelims Exam can fill in the applications for the BPSC 67th Mains from 21st November 2022 to 6th December 2022.

Check BPSC 67th Mains Notification PDF

17th November 2022: BPSC Prelims Result and BPSC Prelims Final Answer Key for 67th Schedule Released!

The Bihar Public Service Commission has released the BPSC 67th Prelims Results and Final Answer Key on 17th November 2022. The BPSC Mains Exam for 67th Schedule will be conducted on 29th December 2022. 11607 candidates have been declared qualified in the BPSC 67th Prelims Exam.

Download BPSC Prelims Results for 67th Schedule

Download BPSC Final Answer Key for 67th Schedule

11th October 2022: BPSC 68th CCE Out Now!

The Bihar Public Service Commission has released the 68th Schedule for the BSPC 2023 Exams. 

BPSC 68th CCE Notification PDF

BPSC Full Form

Officially, the full form of BPSC is Bihar Public Service Commission which holds a Combined Competitive Examination annually with reserved vacancies issued under BPSC CCE Recruitment for several posts. The State Public Service Commission is required to submit an annual report to the Governor of the State under Article 323 of the Indian Constitution. As a result, the Bihar Public Service Commission provides an annual report to the Governor of Bihar detailing the Commission's activities.

BPSC Exam Vacancy 2022 

The Bihar Public Service Commission has released a total of 281 Vacancies for the 68th CCE. The category-wise details of the vacancy have been shared below. 















BC Female




For the 67th CCE, 802 vacancies are released. You should know how many vacancies are available for each of the posts under this recruitment before you submit your online application. Here is the Vacancy List for the BPSC Combined Competitive Examination 2021. 


Total Vacancies

Bihar Administrative Service (बिहार प्रशासनिक सेवा)


State Tax Assistant Commissioner (राज्य कर सहायक आयुक्त)


Inferior Electoral Officer (अवर निर्वाचन पदाधिकारी)


Bihar Education Service (बिहार शिक्षा सेवा)


Planning Authority/District Planning Authority (नियोजन प्रदधिकारी/ज़िला नियोजन पदाधिकारी)


Labor superintendent (श्रम अधीक्षक)


District Audit Authority Cooperation Committees and Equivalents (ज़िला अंकेक्षण प्रदधिकारी सहयोग समितियाँ एवं समकक्ष)


Assistant Director Social Security (सहायक निदेशक सामाजिक सुरक्षा)


Assistant Director Child Protection Services (सहायक निदेशक बाल संरक्षण सेवा)


Assistant Planning Officer/Assistant Director (सहायक योजना पदाधिकारी/सहायक निदेशक)


Rural Development Authority (ग्रामीण विकास पदाधिकारी)


Municipal Executive Authority (नगर कार्यपालक प्रदाधिकारी)


Revenue Officer & Equivalent (राजस्व अधिकारी एवं समकक्ष)


Supply Inspector (आपूर्ति निरीक्षक)


Block Panchayat Raj Officer (प्रखंड पंचायत राज पदाधिकारी)


Welfare Officer (कल्याण पदाधिकारी)


Deputy Superintendant of Police (Home Dept)


Assistant Registrar, Cooperative Societies


Sub-Division Backward & Most Backward Classes Welfare Officer, Backward and Most Backward Classes Welfare Dept


Junior Registrar/Joint Registrar (Bihar Registrar Service) Prohibition Excise & Registration Department


काराधीक्षक (बिहार कार सेवा) (Prison Superintendent)


श्रम प्रवर्तन पदाधिकारी (Labor Enforcement Officer)


Probationer Officer


Superintendent Alcohol Prohibition  2

Total Vacancies


BPSC Combined Competitive Exam Mock Test 

BPSC Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

If you wish to apply for the above-mentioned posts under the BPSC Combined Competitive Examination, you should first fulfill the given criteria. Here are the requirements for you to become eligible for the BPSC Recruitment. 

BPSC Eligibility: Age Limit

The lower age limit for the BPSC Exam is 20,21, or 22 depending upon the post. Candidates can check the official notification shared above for more information. The upper age limit has been shared below. 

  • General Male – 37 Years 
  • General Female/ OBC/ OBC (Male/Female) – 40 years 
  • SC / SC (Male/Female) – 42 years

BPSC Eligibility: Educational Qualification

You must have completed your Graduation or equivalent from a Government Recognized University. 

Read in detail the BPSC Eligibility Criteria to know about Age Limit, educational qualification, and other details.

How to Apply Online for the BPSC Exam? 

Candidates can apply for the BPSC 68th CCE from 25th November 2022 to 20th December 2022. and selected candidates of BPSC 67th Mains can apply for the BPSC Mains are from 21st November 2022 to 10th December 2022. 

Here are the steps in order to apply online for the BPSC CCE Exam, whenever the application process turns active.

Direct to apply for BPSC 68th Exam

(Link will be active soon)

Direct to apply for BPSC 67th Mains Exam

Step 1 – Visit the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission.

Step 2 – Click on the “Apply Online” button for the BPSC Combined Competitive Examination.

Step 3 – Fill in all the details in this application form along with your qualification details.

Step 4 – Make the Payment of the Online Application Form and hit the submit button.

Step 5 – You can also take a printout of this filled application form for future references.

If you are attempting BPSC Exam, you should also check BPSC LDC details here!

BPSC Exam – Application Fees

The Commission has prescribed the application fees for this recruitment in its latest notification. You have to pay the following fee as per your category or else your application will be rejected. The BPSC Mains Exam Application Fee has been shared below. 


Application Fee

(68th Prelims)

Application Fee

(67th Mains)

UR/ General & Others

Rs. 600/-

Rs. 750/-

SC/ST Candidates of Bihar

Rs. 150/-

Rs. 200/-

Women Candidates of Bihar

Rs. 150/-

Rs. 200/-

PwD (40%)

Rs. 150/-

Rs. 200/-

Download BPSC Previous Year Papers to boost your exam preparation.

BPSC Selection Process 2022

The Commission has mentioned the selection process for the BPSC CCE in its latest notification. BPSC will fill the 281 vacancies under BPSC 68th CCE and 802 vacancies under 67th CCE recruitment through the following selection process.

  1. Prelims Exam- Qualifying in Nature
  2. Mains Exam- 900 Marks
  3. Interview Exam- 120 Marks

BPSC Syllabus 2022

The syllabus for BPSC CCE Exam comprises Current Affairs, History, General Science, Geography, Economics and Politics

BPSC Prelims Syllabus



Current Affairs

Current events of national and international importance.


India's history and important characteristics of Bihar's history

– In History, emphasis will be placed on the wide overall knowledge of the topic in its social, economic and political dimensions. The applicants are anticipated to be acquainted with the wide elements of Bihar's history including the Indian National Movement and Bihar's role in it. 

– Question on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the nineteenth-century resurgence, growth of nationalism and attainment of Independence and candidates will be expected to answer questions on the role of Bihar in the freedom movement of India.

General Mental Ability Questions

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General Science

The issues of general science will include a general understanding of science, including issues of everyday observation and experience, as can be anticipated of a well-educated individual who has not made a unique study of any scientific discipline.


General Geography of India and geographical division of Bihar and its major river systems.

– In Geography, the focus will be on India and Bihar geography. Questions on the geography of India and Bihar will relate to the country's physical, social and economical geography, including the primary characteristics of Indian agricultural and natural resources.

Indian Economy and Indian Politics

Indian Economy and Indian Polity and major changes in the economy of Bihar in the post-independence period.

– Questions of Indian Economy and Indian Polity will test knowledge on the country’s political system, Panchayati Raj, community development and planning in India and Bihar.

To ace your examination, you need to be well versed with the BPSC syllabus. The following topics are included in the BPSC prelims syllabus

BPSC Mains Syllabus

The syllabus for BPSC CCE Mains Paper is drawn in the table below:



General Hindi

  • निबंध- 30 अंक
  • व्याकरण- 30 अंक
  • वाक्य विन्यास- 25 अंक
  • संक्षेपण- 15 अंक

General Studies

  • General Studies Paper 1
  • General Studies Paper 2

BPSC Mains Optional Subjects Syllabus

Applicants may choose from the below mentioned optional subjects.

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

BPSC Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The Prelims exam will have objective questions.
  • There will be 150 objective questions for a total of 150 marks in this exam.
  • There will be negative marking for incorrect answers.
  • Prelims will be just a qualifying exam.  


General Studies


2 hours

Total Questions


Max. Marks


Check details related to BPSC Admit Card, here. 

BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

  • The Mains exam will have four papers namely General Studies Paper I, General Studies Paper II, General Hindi & an Optional Paper.
  • This exam has a weightage of 900 marks and you will get exactly 3 hours to solve each paper. 
  • The duration of the Mains Exam will be 3 hours. 
  • Candidates need to score 30% marks in General Hindi to qualify the paper. 


Max. Marks

General Hindi


General Studies I


General Studies II


Optional Paper


Check the BPSC Books list curated by our esteemed experts right now!

BPSC Prelims Syllabus

BPSC Prelims Syllabus

  • Geography
  • Current Affairs
  • Indian History & History of Bihar
  • Economy
  • Indian Polity
  • What was the Indian National Movement & What was the role of Bihar in it?
  • General Mental Ability
  • General Science

BPSC Admit Card 2022

The BPSC Mains Admit Card is expected to be released soon. Candidates may download the admit card using the link given in this article or through the official website by following these simple steps.

Direct Link to Download BPSC Prelims Admit Card (68th CCE)

Direct Link to Download BPSC Mains 67th CCE Admit Card

(Link will be active soon)

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission. Click on the link to “Download BPSC Admit Card”.
Step 2: Enter your login credentials such as Registration No & Date of Birth/Password in the credentials section.
Step 3: Click on the login button.
Step 4: The admit card will be available to the candidates. Double-check all the details mentioned on it and take a copy or two for future reference.

BPSC Salary 2022

A BPSC officer's basic monthly compensation includes TA, DA, and HRA, and a Secretary's monthly salary can reach Rs.2,00,000.

Post Name


Grade Pay

Deputy Collector



Deputy Superintendent of Police



District Commandant



Bihar Education Service



Assistant Commissioner of State-Taxes



Electoral Officer



Planning Officer / District Planning Officer (Gazetted)



Junior Registrar



Food and Supply Inspector



Labour enforcement officer (Non-gazetted)



Revenue Officer



It must be noted here that:

  • Basic Pay + DA (Dearness Allowances) + TA (Transport Allowances) + HRA = Total Salary of a BPSC Officer on a monthly basis (House Rent Allowance)
  • At the outset of their careers, BPSC officers get a 0% Dearness Allowance (DA), which increases over time.

Perks enjoyed by BPSC Officer

The authority and privileges of a BPSC officer are unrivaled by any other profession. A BPSC officer has access to the following amenities:




Due to the demanding nature of the job, a BPSC officer is normally provided with a security guard for himself, as well as security personnel in certain circumstances of life threats.


BPSC has given vehicles to various posts for official functions.

Bills that are heavily subsidized:

BPSC officers typically receive heavily discounted energy, water, gas, and phone connections.


BPSC officers are entitled to subsidized lodging in government guest homes when visiting other states, as well as the usage of the corresponding state Bhavan.

Job security:

BPSC officers have a high level of job security because firing an officer is difficult and time-consuming.

Benefits after retirement: 

BPSC officers might be assigned to several commissions. Many officers are also sought after by private consulting firms because of their unique administrative skills. In addition, they are entitled to a lifetime pension and other retirement benefits.

Check the BPSC syllabus in depth to know the topics asked in the.

BPSC Exam Answer Key 2022

The steps to download the answer key are as follows:

Step 1: Go to the official website of the Bihar Public Service Commission 
Step 2: Click the link for the answer key under the notifications panel
Step 3: The answer key for all the question series – A, B, C, & D will be displayed. 
Step 4: Mark your correct and incorrect answers and calculate the marks accordingly. 
Step 5: Download the answer key for future reference. 

BPSC Exam Cut-Off

BPSC Recruitment publishes a cut off each year to filter out suitable individuals and shortlist them for the interview phase. The cut off differs per reservation category, and once the cut off is met, the interview is cleared, and the final decision is made. Candidates can check the final cut off for BPSC 66th CCE below:

BPSC 66th CCE Cut Off


Written Exam

Final Exam




UR (Female)






EWS (Female)






SC (Female)









EBC (Female)






BC (Female)






Disabled (VI)



Disabled (DD)



Disabled (OH)



Disabled (MD)



Grandchild of Ex Freedom Fighter



After the exam is completed, the Bihar Public Service Commission releases the category-wise cut-off on its official website. Until the, candidates must be familiar with the previous year category-wise cut-off to boost their preparation. Knowing the previous year cut-off will help candidates to judge the difficulty level of the examination and prepare accordingly.

BPSC Exam Result 2022

BPSC shall publish the result after the completion of each of the stages in this recruitment. We will update this section as soon as the results are out. You can use the following instructions to check your BPSC Combined Competitive Examination Result 2022. 

Step 1: Click on the above provided direct result link. (Will be updated soon.)

Step 2: Search for your roll number/name in this result.

Step 3: If your number/name is mentioned, you have been finally selected

Step 4: Download and save the result for future reference.

BPSC Recommended Books for Preparation

To help you prepare better for the BPSC CCE exam, let's take a look at the standard books you must read thoroughly before the exam!




Indian History & Culture

  • India’s Ancient Past
  • History of Medieval India
  • History of Modern India
  • Indian Art & Culture
  • India’s Struggle for Independence
  • A brief history of Modern India
  • R.S. Sharma
  • Satish Chandra
  • Bipin Chandra
  • Nitin Singhania
  • Bipin Chandra
  • Spectrum


  • Atlas
  • World & Physical Geography
  • Geography of India
  • Certificate Physical & Human Geography
  • Oxford
  • D.R.Khullar
  • Majid Hussain
  • Goh Cheng Leong

Indian Polity

  • Indian Polity for Civil Service Examinations
  • Introduction to Constitution of India
  • M. Laxmikanth
  • D.D.Basu

Indian Economy

  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Economy (in-depth analysis)
  • Ramesh Singh
  • Mishra & Puri

Science & Technology

  • Science & Technology in India
  • NCERT 
  • Current Affairs
  • Ravi.P.Agrahari


  • Environment for Civil Service Examinations
  • Khuller

Current Affairs

  • Yojana Magazine
  • The Hindu/The Indian Express
  • Kurukshetra Magazine
  • Local Bihar Newspaper
  • RSTV
  • Pratiyogita Darpan Magazine

BPSC Study Notes

The candidates preparing for BPSC exams must check the study notes curated by our experts for effective preparations of the exam. Studying from these notes will help them to secure better marks in the exam.

BPSC Exam Study Notes

Indian Polity Notes

Economy Notes

Art and Culture Notes

Governance Notes

Ancient India History Notes

Medieval History Notes

Modern India History Notes

Geography Notes

Science And Technology Notes

Environment Notes

India After Independence Notes

Indian Society Notes

Internal Security Notes

Ethics Notes

Disaster Management Notes

World History Notes

BPSC Exam Preparation Tips

Students must prepare for the BPSC Exam systematically to achieve the desired results. To do this, having an organized study plan and being thorough with the syllabus is a must. That being said, every individual carves their own path to success. Here we have suggested a few tips and tricks that’ll make it easier for you to study in an organized manner. Take a look!

  • Divide your day into parts and ensure that you give adequate time to each subject. If you want your study plan to work then you must stick to the time you've allotted to each subject every day. 
  • Always prepare a booklist consisting of standard books for every subject and make sure that you stand by it till the day of the exam. 
  • Revision is the key to cracking any examination and with the vast syllabus of BPSC examination, it becomes all the more. 
  • The current affairs section forms a crucial part of both Prelims and Mains exam. You must have a good hold on this section to increase your marks. Spare at least 45 minutes every day to read the newspaper of your choice and make notes of important points.
  • Make sure that you comprehensively make your notes for all the subjects so that you don't face any trouble while revising them. 
  • Lastly, don't skip on the NCERT for various subjects as they form the foundation in your exam preparation. 

BPSC Salary & Job Profile

The Bihar Public Service Commission conducts the BPSC examination for various posts such as – 

  • Deputy Collector
  • Deputy Superintendent of Police 
  • District Commandant
  • Bihar Education Service
  • Assistant Commissioner of State Taxes
  • Electoral Officer
  • Planning Officer
  • Junior Registrar
  • Food & Supply Inspector
  • Labor Enforcement Officer
  • Revenue Officer
  • BlockPanchayat Raj Officer 

Combining the various allowances offered by the state government, the salary enjoyed by a BPSC secretary can reach up to Rs. 2,00,000 per month. Various other perks enjoyed by the BPSC officers include – security, transport, subsidized bills, job security, fully-funded trips, and other post-retirement benefits. BPSC offers you a dynamic job profile with various perks and benefits to help you do your work better. But with great power comes great responsibility and a BPSC officer must use his/her power to make a difference in the lives of people they're serving. 

BPSC Cut Off 2022

The candidates can check the cut off for the 67th BPSC Exam once it has been released by the authorities. The expected minimum cut-off marks for the BPSC CCE 67th exam are shown below. Going through the minimum cut off percentage will give the candidates a chance to understand the amount of preparation that they will require to secure theme many marks in the exam. 


BPSC 2022 Cut Off Marks

General (Male)


General (Female)


EWS (Male)


EWS (Female)


SC (Male)


SC (Female)


ST (Male)


ST (Female)


EBC (Male)


EBC (Female)


BC (Male)


BC (Female)












Grandchildren of Ex- Freedom Fighters


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