Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released the notification of 65th Main Combined Main Competitive Examination. Candidates who have passed BPSC 65th PT (BPSC 65th Prelims) can apply for the main examination from May 4, 2020 by visiting bpsc.bih.nic.in. The last date to apply online is 28 May 2020. Examination fees can be paid between 4 May to 18 May. The deadline for receipt of hard copy of application and all documents / certificates from speed post / attached post in the Commission office is June 15. The total vacancy in BPSC 65th examination is 423.
The online link will be available to pay the examination fee online after 11 am on the next date of the date on which the registration has been done. The link will be available for the applicant to fill the online application form after 11 am on the next date on which the payment has been made.
BPAC Main Exam Pattern
The BPSC 65th Main Examination will be of three subjects, with two compulsory subjects. General Hindi General Studies (two papers) of 100 marks each will be of 300 marks. Apart from this, it is compulsory to keep one of the subjects as an optional subject. Each optional subject will have a paper of 300 marks. The duration of the examination for each subject will be of three hours.
The qualifying marks of General Hindi is 30 marks which is compulsory. It will not be counted in the merit list. In other subjects, it is mandatory to get 40 percent marks for general category, 36.5 percent for backward classes, 34 percent for extremely backward classes, 32 percent marks for SC, ST, women, differently-abled. Bringing less marks than this will leave the candidates out of the competition.
Merit list will be made on the basis of marks in the main examination and successful candidates will be called for interview which will be of 120 marks.
General category – Rs 750
SC and ST category of Bihar – 200 rupees
All women of Bihar state – Rs 200
Divyang class – 200 rupees
All other candidates – Rs 750
The last date for accepting hardcopy of online application is 15 June 2020 at 5 pm. It has to be sent to this address- Joint cum Secretary Examination Controller, Bihar Public Service Commission, 15, Jawaharlal Nehru Marg (Bailey Road), Patna – 800001.
The BPSC PT exam was held on 15 October 2019. PT’s result was declared on 6 March. 6517 candidates were selected for the main examination. After this, on 21 April, BPSC passed 5 more candidates. That is, 6522 candidates have been selected for the main examination.
According to the calendar, the BPSC 65th Main Exam is scheduled to be held in June and the result is expected in October. Interviews will be held in December 2020.