BPSSC Bihar SI Syllabus Exam Pattern (Prelims & Mains) 2020 Vacancy

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BPSSC Bihar SI Syllabus Exam Pattern

Hello, friends, do you planning to prepare for the Bihar SI (उप निरीक्षक) Recruitment 2020?

And looking for the detailed Bihar SI syllabus & Exam Pattern.

Then this article is for you, if you remain with us till the end, then there will be no doubt in your mind related to the BPSSC SI exam.

#Note: Please read this it will save you time.

This post is going to be a bit longer as to help with your Bihar SI 2020 exam preparation we had provided all the necessary details like; BPSSC SI Selection procedure; Important dates for the Bihar Daroga exam; Physical efficiency test; Written exam pattern for Bihar SI pre & mains and many more.

But if you already know all these and as we don’t’ want to waste your time so you can directly check the “Bihar SI Syllabus” from here.

Now, let’s get started and get deeper into the topic.

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Overview

Like you aspirants are aware that Bihar Police Subordinate Selection Commission (BPSSC) has released the notification for the recruitment of 2213 vacancies of  Sub Inspector (PSI) and Sergeant in Bihar police department.


BPSSC will start online application process for the Bihar police 2020 vacancy from 16/Aug/2020 and will continue till 24/Sep/2020.

A total of 2213 vacancies are available for BPSSC police recruitment 2020 under advertisement number 03/2020. Total 1998 vacancies are for the post of Bihar Sub Inspector and 215 for the post of Bihar Police Sergeant.

Guy’s you know that the competitive exams get tougher nowadays., and clearing the exam like BPSSC Bihar SI is not a simple task. But you can clear this exam if you work hard in the correct direction.

Dear aspirants for perfect preparation you must well know that “What to prepare” and “How to prepare” to perform best in this exam.

Thus, the first step to start preparation for any exam is to go through the syllabus and understand it’s exam pattern and then following it with an organized study plan.

All the candidates who are going to appear for the BPSSC Bihar SI 2020 exam can check the study material provided on this page of Pravesh Result.

Here we have shared the Bihar SI syllabus as well as exam pattern on this page for the candidate’s easy reference.

You can also download the Bihar Daroga exam syllabus PDF from here and can boost your preparation strategy to perform well in the BPSSC Sub-Inspector 2020 written examination.

Candidates this post is going to be a little longer as we are providing you the detailed syllabus of all the important topics of the BPSSC Bihar SI exam, but you can jump to the section of your interest.

For your easy reference, we are providing the table of important contents in this post.

Table of Contents

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Exam Details

BPSSC has released a notification for the Bihar Police SI & Sergeant 2020 recruitment recently. Online applications are invited for the post from 16/Aug 2020 till 24/Sep/2020. 

You are advised to apply online by visiting the official website @bpssc.bih.nic.in through the link given below before the last date of submission.

Candidates seeking to apply for the BPSSC SI & Sergeant Recruitment 2020 can check the related important dates, eligibility criteria, selection procedure, physical test, syllabus and exam pattern & other related information in this section.

Candidates interested in the BPSSC SI & Sergeant Recruitment 2020 & fulfill all the eligibility criteria are requested to carefully read the full official notification.

Conducting Organization BPSSC
Post Name Bihar Police SI & Sergeant
Total Post 2213
Exam Type Bihar Police Job
Application Mode   Online [Click Here]
Start Date of Application 16-Aug–2020
Last Date of Application 24-Sep-2020
Exam Date Available Soon
Download Admit Card Available Soon
Download Notification [Click Here]
Official Website https://bpssc.bih.nic.in
Examination Mode Offline

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Selection Procedure

Candidates applying for the posts of BPSSC Bihar SI & Sergeant Recruitment 2020 will be selected based on the following criteria:

Selection Procedure

First, the BPSSC will conduct a joint written competitive examination for all the candidates. The written examination will be in two stages, namely, preliminary and main exam.

After passing both these exams, there will be physical efficiency test (running, jumping, and throwing) followed by the medical examination and document verification.

Thus the steps to get selected as Bihar SI & Sergeant are:

  • Written Exam (Pre & Mains)
  • Physical Efficiency Test
  • Medical Examination
  • Document Verification

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Syllabus & Exam Pattern

If you are going to appear for the written exam of the BPSSC for the vacancies of the Bihar Police SI & Sergeant post then you have to check the Bihar SI Syllabus 2020 and Bihar SI Exam Pattern 2020 to make a perfect strategy for your exam preparation.

Bihar Police Sub-Inspector syllabus and exam pattern help to get an idea about the difficulty level of exam and type of questions asked in the exam.

BPSSC will select only deserving and talented candidates for the Bihar Police SI & Sergeant post.

So you have to improve your subject knowledge and skills to solve as many questions as you can in the exam in the given duration.

Nowadays as competition increasing with time, so to clear the exam students must start the preparation with a solid study plan.

The important step for creating a good study plan is to go thoroughly with the latest exam pattern and detailed syllabus of the respective exam.

So, in this article, we have provided the detailed Bihar SI 2020 Syllabus with the latest exam pattern which will help you to boost your preparation strategy.

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Exam Pattern

As stated earlier Bihar SI written exam will comprise 2 objective test papers, namely, prelims and mains.

Prelims consist of only one paper in which questions related to General Knowledge and Current Affairs will be asked while Mains consists of two papers;

In the first paper, of mains exam questions are asked from the subject General Hindi & in the second paper, miscellaneous questions are asked from topics like General Studies, General Science, Civics, Indian History, Geography of India, Mathematics and Mental Ability.

Now, let’s see below what is the exam pattern of prelims, mains respectively:

Bihar SI Prelims Exam Pattern

BPSSC Sub-Inspector prelims written examination consists of only one section with 100 questions in total. The total marks for the section are 200 and the total duration of the exam is 02 hours(120 Minutes).

Subject No. of Questions Marks
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 100 200


  • The Bihar Police SI Prelims exam will be held offline.
  • The Bihar SI Prelims exam will be of Objective Type.
  • The Pre Exam will be of Minimum 200 Marks with 100 Questions.
  • The Time Duration for the Pre Exam will be 02 Hours.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.2 marks for each wrong answer.
  • In order to qualify the Bihar SI Prelims exam and be shortlisted for the Mains exam, candidates need to get a minimum of 30% marks in the exam.

Bihar SI Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates successfully cleared the Bihar SI preliminary examination will be given the opportunity to appear in the main examination. There will be two papers in the main examination.

The first question paper will be of 2 hours of general Hindi of 200 marks, which will have 100 questions.

And it will be mandatory for the candidates to get a minimum of 30 percent marks otherwise they will be disqualified.

Mains Paper 1 score will not be added to the merit assessment.

The second paper will be of general studies which will be related to general science, civics, Indian history, Indian geography, mathematics, and mental aptitude.

Paper 2 will be of 200 marks in which the total number of questions will be 100 and the duration of the examination will be 2 hours.

Paper No. of Questions Total Marks
General Hindi (Qualifying) 100 200
General Studies 100 200


The paper of General Studies include topics of General Science, Civics, Indian History, Geography of India, Mathematics and Mental Ability


  • The Bihar Police SI Mains exam will be held offline.
  • The Bihar SI Mains exam will be of Objective Type.
  • The Mains Exam will be of Minimum 200 Marks with 100 Questions.
  • The Time Duration for the Mains Exam will be 02 Hours.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.2 marks for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates need to get a minimum of 30% marks in Paper 1 which is qualifying in nature. Marks obtained in Hindi paper will not be counted for the merit list.
  • Based on the main written examination, 6  times the number of vacancies will be selected for physical efficiency test according to the category.

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Physical Standard Test

Candidates who pass the Bihar SI mains written examination will be called to appear in the Physical Standards Test. The following physical measurements will be expected from the candidates:

Category Height Chest Weight
Male (Gen/OBC) 165 cm 81 -86 cm NA
Male (SC/ST) 160 cm 79 – 84 cm NA
Female 160 cm NA 48 Kg

Candidates also have to succeed in the following Physical Efficiency Test.

Test Male Female
One Mile Run Within 6 Minute & 30 Seconds
One Kilometer Run NA Within 6 Minute
High Jump Minimum 4 Feet Minimum 3 Feet
Long Jump  Minimum 12 Feet Minimum 9 Feet
Shot Put Throw Minimum 16 Feet (Ball of 16 Pounds) Minimum 10 Feet (Ball of 12 Pounds)

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Detailed Syllabus

The syllabus of Bihar SI 2020 already released by the examination conducting body. Therefore, it will be very much necessary for the candidate to go through the official Bihar SI syllabus and make themselves aware of the topics that will be covered in the exam. 

We suggest the candidates focus on only those topics given in the official Bihar SI syllabus and practice as much as you can. As all the questions asked in the exam are based on the topics that are given in the syllabus.

Here we are providing you a detailed syllabus for the Bihar Daroga written exam. You can also download the Bihar SI syllabus in PDF format for future reference.

Bihar SI Syllabus | Prelims Written Exam

Below are the topics covered under the Bihar Sub-inspector prelims written exam.

General Knowledge & Current Affairs
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports : championships/ Winners/ Terms /No. of Players
  • Defence, Wars, and Neighbours
  • Important National Facts about India (Monuments, Eminent Personalities, Common Names, Full forms and Abbreviations, Discoveries, Diseases and Nutrition, Award and Authors, etc.)
  • Culture and Religion
  • Heritage and Arts etc.

Bihar SI Syllabus | Mains Written Exam

General Hindi
  • गद्यांश
  • कारक
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
  • वाक्य सुधार
  • पर्यायवाची
  • विलोम शब्द
  • वर्तनी की त्रुटि
  • रिक्त स्थान,
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
  • अनेक शब्दो के लिए एक शब्द
  • संधि
  • वाक्यों में त्रुटिया
  • समास
  • स्त्रीलिंग
  • पुल्लिंग आदि से सम्बन्धित प्रश्न पूँछे जायेंगे।
General Studies
  • History of India
  • Culture & Heritage
  • Geography
  • Environment-related problems & solutions
  • Economy
  • Freedom Movement
  • Indian Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Constitution of India & Politics
  • 5 Year Plan & 10 year Plan
  • General Knowledge of the Geographical and Political condition of Bihar.
General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology 

The difficulty level of the subjects will be at the 12th standard level. The questions asked in the science section are generic and will not involve complex calculations.

  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Time & Work
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Area
  • Time & Speed
  • Investment
  • HCF & LCM
  • Problem On Ages
  • Bar Graph
  • Pictorial Graph & Pie Chart
  • Data Interpretation etc.
Mental Ability
  • Analogies
  • Problem-solving
  • Similarities and differences
  • Discriminating observation
  • Decision making
  • Relationship concepts
  • Visual memory
  • space visualization
  • Analysis, judgment
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Non-verbal series etc.

Bihar Police SI 2020 | Salary

If you had applied for the Bihar Police Sub-Inspector 2020 exam then you have surely one question in mind, What is the salary(or Grade Pay) of Bihar Police SI?

So, Bihar Police SI  is level 6 post that comes in a Pay Matrix of Rs 35400- Rs 112400 as per 7th Pay Commission.

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Final Words

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