Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment 2022 DV Dates & List Of Shortlisted Candidates Out!

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Bihar NHM CHO DV Dates & Second list of candidates shortlisted for DV Out on 14th October 2022! This is in reference to advt no 02/2022. The State Health Society of Bihar had released a recruitment notification for the post of Community Health Officer on Contractual Basis. A total number of 4050 vacancies had been released for Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment 2022. The interested candidates applied for this recruitment through the NHM official website.

  • The DV of the shortlisted candidates will be held from 3rd November to 30th November 2022 and for those candidates who did not appear in the counselling, DV will be held from 7th November to 25th November 2022.
  • The online applications were accepted between 11th February 2022 to 3rd March 2022.
  • The candidate who will be selected will be posted as Community Health Officers (CHOs) to lead a primary care provider team (ANMs), male health workers (MPW), ASHAs, etc.
  • If you are attempting Bihar NHM CHO, you should also check NHM MP CHO exam details here.

Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment Overview 2022

Hiring Organization


SHSB Full form

State Health Society of Bihar


Community Health Officer



Starting for online applications

11th February 2022

Deadline for online applications

3rd March 2022

Official Website

SHSB Official Website

Download Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment Notification PDF

Bihar NHM CHO Latest Updates

14th October 2022: Bihar NHM CHO DV Dates & List of Candidates Shortlisted for DV Out!

The candidates who have applied for the post of CHO in Bihar NHM must note that the DV Dates and the list of candidates shortlisted has been released. The DV will be conducted from 3rd to 30th November 2022 for the candidates shortlisted in two shifts for each day (10 to 1 & 2 to 5 P.M.). For candidates who didn't attend the counselling, DV is scheduled from 7th to 25th November 2022.

Download Bihar NHM CHO DV Dates Notice

Download Bihar NHM CHO List of Candidates Shortlisted PDF

Bihar NHM CHO Vacancy 2022

A total of 4050 vacancies have been released for this recruitment. The category-wise distribution of vacancies is given below which may change subject to roster approval by the competent authority. 


Male Vacancy

Female Vacancy



















WBC 104

Total 4050

Bihar NHM CHO Apply Online

The online application process, as well as the application fee, will be accepted by the SHSB between 11th February 2022 (10.00 AM) to 3rd March 2022 (6:00 PM). The candidates need not search the application link on the SHSB website as the direct link for the same has been provided.

Direct Application Link

Step 1: Click on the above provided official application link. 

Step 2: New candidates need to proceed by clicking on "Register(New Candidate)". 

Step 3: Fill in basic details like name, education, email ID, mobile number, etc. 

Step 4: After completing the registration, proceed to log in. 

Step 5: Complete your application process by submitting the required details, uploading the requisite scanned documents, and paying the application fee. 

Step 6: Save/Take a print of the finally submitted application form.

When does the Bihar NHM CHO Application Form Stand Invalid?

There are certain factors due to which an application form of an applicant can get rejected or stand invalid. Hence it is of utmost importance that one fills the application form very carefully. The factors are listed below.

  • The Application Form can stand invalid if false information has been provided/ filled in the form.
  • It can get rejected if you provide misleading information.
  • It can stand invalid if the same Application Form is submitted by more than one candidate.  

Application Fee

The application fee will be as per the category of the applicant. The candidates need to pay the application fee through online mode only.


Application Fee


Rs. 500/-

SC/ST of Bihar domicile, Female & PH

RS. 250/-

Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment Eligibility 2022

In order to be eligible for admission in the said course, the candidates need to satisfy the following criteria which are defined in terms of education and age limit.

A. Education & Experience

  • Working regular Staff Nurse GNM/B.Sc. Nursing under Govt. of Bihar or, Working contractual Staff Nurse/GNM/B.Sc. Nursing under NHM/Govt. of Bihar or. Fresh GNM/B.Sc. Nursing General Nurse and Midwil'ery (CNM) from a recognized Institute
  • Candidates should have permanent registration from Bihar Nursing Registration Council/ Indian Nursing Council/ Any State Nursing Council.

B. Age Limit

The minimum age will be 21 years as of 1st January 2022. The upper age limit for each category will be as follows:

Sr. No.










UR (F) /EWS (F)



SC/ST (M & F)




Relaxation of 10 years

Bihar NHM CHO Selection Process 2022

Selection of the candidates in Bihar SHSB CHO Recruitment is purely based on marks obtained by the candidates in BSc (Nursing)/ Post Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)/GNM and availability of vacancy as per reservation roster.

Bihar NHM CHO Syllabus 

As per the recent notification, there is no examination conducted by the authorities, however, in the previous notification, the selection is based on the Computer Based Test. . Below mentioned is the expected syllabus for Bihar NHM CHO Computer Based Test (CBT).

Child Health 

  • Autism 
  • Hematology
  • Anemia
  • Hypovolemic shock
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Learning Disorders 
  • Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Attention Deficit
  • Clinical Trials
  • Cellular & Molecular Therapy
  • Hemophilia 
  • Abuse in Pregnancy 
  • Lactation Support
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Hearing loss 
  • Vision loss
  • Hepatology 
  • HIV
  • Autosomal recessive lysosomal storage disease
  • Cardiogenic shock
  • Hypertension
  • Leukemia 
  • Angelman syndrome 
  • Cancer 

Adolescent Health 

  • Preterm Birth
  • Perinatal Mental Health
  • Antenatal & Postnatal Care
  • Malaria in Pregnancy
  • Respectful Maternity Care
  • Maternal & newborn health integration 
  • Quality of maternal health care 
  • Global maternal health workforce 
  • Family planning & maternal health
  • Maternal health, HIV, & AIDS
  • Maternal health in the US

Maternal Health 

  • Contraceptive services 
  • Basic infertility services 
  • Pregnancy testing & counseling 
  • Preventive education, counseling, testing, & referral
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI)
  • Sexually transmitted diseases service 
  • HIV
  • Breast & cervical cancer screening
  • Breast & pelvic examination
  • Reproductive health issues 
  • Pregnancy achieving services 

Communicable & Non-communicable Diseases 

  • Alzheimer’s Disease 
  • Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes 
  • Diabetes Mellitus type-2
  • Lower back pain 
  • Malnutrition 
  • Obesity 
  • Osteoarthritis 
  • Osteoporosis 
  • Skin Cancer 

Bihar NHM CHO Exam Pattern 2022(Expected – Advt No:06/2021) 

It is important for the candidates to have an overview of the exam pattern so that they can get familiar with the test. Knowing the exam pattern thoroughly will help a candidate manage time during the main test and will also help him/her gauge the weightage for a particular section. The exam pattern for CBT for Bihar NHM CHO is as follows. 


Maximum Questions

Maximum Marks

Child Health

50 questions

100 marks

Adolescent Health 

Maternal Health

Family Planning

Communicable & Non-communicable diseases

  • The CBT will be an Objective Type Exam.
  • The exam will be for 2 hours.
  • There will be a total of 50 questions. 
  • The exam will be for a total of 100 marks. 

Bihar NHM CHO Exam Date

The candidates can have a look at the important application deadlines.



Starting for online applications

11th February 2022

Deadline for online applications

3rd March 2022

Bihar NHM CHO Admit Card 2022

The admit card consists of the details of the candidate as entered by him/her in the online application form. The admit card will also have information about the conduct of the CBT. Follow the steps below to download the admit card.

Step 1: Go to the website of SHSB.

Step 2: Find the option for Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment Admit Card. 

Step 3: Click on the link for Admit Card 2022 Download.

Step 4: Enter the required details and the admit card will be displayed on the screen for download.

Bihar NHM CHO Recruitment Salary & Job Profile 2022

The tentative monthly emolument for the CHO post is Rs. 25,000/- approx. and the per month incentive can be a maximum of Rs. 15,000/-

Internship Opportunity 

The candidates will receive practical training at PHCs, H&WCs/SCs, Anganwadi Centres, and the Community along with rotational postings for 18 days at the District Hospital. 

Job Opportunity 

After successful completion of the certification course, the candidates will be posted as Community Health Officers (CHOs) at Health and Wellness Centres. 

Job Responsibilities

The CHO will lead a team of Health workers including ANMS, MPW, ASHAs, etc. the team will be responsible to carry out various public health functions and manage the work of ambulatory care and alike at the H&WCs. 

Bihar NHM CHO Cut Off 2022

The cutoff for the Computer Based Test (CBT) will be 30% marks overall. The cutoff for the Certification exam is 50% marks in internal evaluation and final examination separately in each of the theory and practical papers.

The Cut-off list will soon be made available to the candidates. Till then we have provided you with a list of expected cut-off marks for the year 2022.

Category of Candidates 

Expected Cut-Off Marks

UR/General Candidates

72-76 Marks

Other Backward Class (OBC) Candidates

68-72 marks

Scheduled Caste (SC) Candidates 

60-64 marks

Scheduled Tribe (ST) Candidates 

54-60 marks

Bihar NHM CHO Answer Key 2022

The candidates can download the answer key by clicking on the link for Bihar NHM CHO answer key 2022, to calculate their marks in the CBT and know if they have passed the CBT or not. 

Bihar NHM CHO Result 2022

The authorities have released the final selection list after the document verification process. Follow the steps below to check your result of the Bihar NHM CHO exam.

Step 1: Visit the website of SHSB. Or, click on the direct link given above.

Step 2: Find the option for Bihar NHM CHO recruitment and click on the link for Merit List 2022 download. 

Step 3: The merit list will appear on the screen in the form of a PDF file.

Step 4: To check your name in the merit list, press CTRL+F and then your name/roll number.

Merit List

Along with the Bihar NHM CHO Results, Organization will also release a Merit List. This list will consist of names of candidates who are selected/eligible for the next stages of the selection process. Candidates can view and download this Merit List by visiting the Official Website of the Organization.

Bihar NHM CHO Preparation Tips 

Candidates who have applied for this recruitment must prepare with great focus and dedication to ace this examination. Good in-depth preparation will give an edge to you and might help you proceed further in the selection process. We have provided you with some tips and tricks which you can follow while preparing for the Bihar NHM CHO examination.

  • To prepare for the Bihar NHM CHO entrance exam, the candidates must work hard as it is a tough and challenging examination with a lot of competition. 
  • The aspirants should be very particular about the syllabus for CBT as it is quite different and detailed. 
  • According to the exam scheme, the aspirants must prepare themselves. 
  • The previous year’s question papers are a great help as they make you familiar with the exam pattern. Solving them will give you confidence. 
  • The aspirants must attempt online mock tests as they are designed in the same format as the actual CBT, which makes you mentally prepared for the actual examination. 

Bihar NHM CHO Best Books For Preparation 

In the table below are a few book recommendations for your reference to help you in your preparation for CBT of Bihar NHM CHO.

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NHM (CHO) Guide

A Panel of Authors


Target CHO

Ambili M Venugopal Muthuvenkatachalam


I CHO: Suggestion’s for CHO Exam

Dr./Adv. S Hussen

Hopefully, this article on the Bihar NHM CHO recruitment was informative for all the eligible candidates. Before applying for this recruitment/certification, the candidate must go through the official notification without fail. Prepare for various Govt job exams like banking, SSC, railways, etc. by downloading the PrepForSure App!