BPSC Assistant Recruitment 2022: Applications Re-Opened

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BPSC Assistant Application Re-opened! Candidates can apply between 14th December 2022 to 21st December 2022. Earlier, the application dates were between 7th September to 30th September 2022. The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released the notification to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant. A total of 44 vacancies have been announced. This is a great Bihar Government Job opportunity for Graduate candidates. Interested candidates can check the application process, eligibility criteria, salary, and other details of the BPSC Assistant Recruitment 2022. 

  • Candidates with a Graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university are eligible for this post.
  • The appointed candidates will be entitled to Pay Matrix Level 7 (INR 44,900 – INR 1,42,400).

BPSC Assistant Recruitment 2022 Overview

Recruiting organization

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC)

Official website

BPSC website

Post

Assistant

Vacancy

44

Application start date

7th September 2022

14th December 2022 (Re-opened)

Application end date

30th September 2022

21st December 2022 (Re-opened)

Selection Process

  • Prelims
  • Mains

Prelims Exam Date

To be announced

Mains Exam Date

To be announced

Download BPSC Assistant Notification 2022

BPSC Assistant Latest Updates:

10th December 2022: BPSC Assistant Applications Re-opened!

Candidates can apply for the BPSC Assistant Exam for the 2022 cycle from 14th December 2022 to 21st December 2022. Earlier, the applications were accepted from 7th September to 30th September 2022. Check the notice PDF for the same below.

Download BPSC Assistant Applications Re-opened Notice PDF

BPSC Assistant Vacancy 2022

The Bihar Public Service Commission has announced a total of 44 vacancies for the post of Assistant. The category-wise distribution of these vacancies is given below.

Category

BPSC Assistant Vacancy

UR

23

EWS

4

SC

7

ST

0

OBC

8

BC

1

BC (Women)

1

Total

44

BPSC Assistant Application Process 2022

The applications for BPSC Assistant Recruitment must be submitted online between 7th September to 30th September 2022. The steps to apply are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the BPSC Application Portal.

Step 2: Click on New Registration. Enter the required details and complete the registration.

Step 3: Using the Registration Id and Password, login and proceed to fill the BPSC Assistant Application Form.

Step 4: Enter all the required details in the application form and upload the required documents. To upload the size of these documents, you may use the PrepForSure Photo Resize Tool.

Step 5: Pay the application fee.

Step 6: Submit the application form.

BPSC Assistant Application Fee

The application fee to be paid by candidates belonging to different categories is as follows:

Category

Application Fee (INR)

UR

600

SC/ST candidates of Bihar

150

Women residents of Bihar (UR/Reserved)

150

PwBD

150

Others

600

BPSC Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates applying for the Bihar Assistant Recruitment must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the said post. The commission has specified the eligibility in terms of age, qualification, etc. Check all details of the BPSC Assistant Eligibility Criteria in the following subsections.

BPSC Assistant Age 

As on 1st August 2022, the age of the applicants for the said post must be at least 21 years. The upper age limit of the applicants must be as mentioned below:

Category

Upper Age Limit

UR Male

37

BC/EBC (Male. Female)

40

UR Female

40

SC/ST (Male, Female)

42

BPSC Assistant Educational Qualification

To be eligible for the post of Bihar Assistant, the applicants must have completed a Graduate degree in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institution (as on the closing date of the application).

BPSC Assistant Selection Process 2022

The selection process for the Bihar Assistant Recruitment will include the following two stages:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination

Candidates who qualify the Prelims exam will be shortlisted for the Mains exam. The number of the shortlisted candidates for the same will be 10 times the available vacancies.

BPSC Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates appearing for the Bihar Assistant Recruitment must check the exam pattern before starting their preparation. This will help understand the marking scheme, topic-wise weightage, and other details. Knowing the same, candidates will be able to devise a proper preparation strategy to score well. So, check the details of the BPSC Assistant Exam Pattern for the Prelims & Mains in the following subsections.

BPSC Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

The Prelims exam will be an objective-type test to assess the candidate’s knowledge of General Knowledge. Check details of the same below:

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

General Studies

50

50

General Science & Mathematics

50

50

Mental Ability

50

50

Total

150

150

  • Each question will be of 1 mark.
  • The exam duration will be 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • The medium of the question paper will be bilingual- English, Hindi
  • The Prelims will be an Open Book Exam. Candidates will be allowed to carry a maximum of 3 books to the exam centre (1 for each of the above mentioned subjects).

BPSC Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2022

The BPSC Assistant Mains Exam will be an objective-type test comprising two sections- General Hindi, General Knowledge. Check the detailed exam pattern below:

Paper

Subject

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

1

General Hindi

100

100

2 hours 15 minutes

2

General Knowledge

150

150

2hours 15 minutes

2.A

General Studies

50

50

2.B

General Science & Mathematics

50

50

2.C

Mental Ability

50

50

  • Paper 1 will only be qualifying in nature (Minimum qualifying marks 30%)
  • The medium of Paper 1 will be Hindi only, while Paper 2 will be bilingual (English, Hindi).
  • Paper 2 will have 3 sections on General Studies, General Science & Mathematics, and Mental Ability.

BPSC Assistant Syllabus 2022 

Candidates preparing for the said recruitment must be well versed with the syllabus for the Prelims and Mains Exams. Candidates can check the detailed BPSC Assistant Syllabus by referring to the attached PDF.

Download BPSC Assistant Syllabus (Prelims & Mains)

BPSC Assistant Salary

The candidates appointed as BPSC Assistant will be entitled to Pay Matrix Level 7 with pay scale INR 44,900 – INR 1,42,400.

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