Prelims to be held on 26 December, Check BPSSC SI complete Exam Pattern Syllabus Here

Bihar Police SI Syllabus 2020: BPSSC has announced the prelims date for Bihar Police Sub Inspector (SI) and Sergeant Recruitment 2020 against 2213 vacancies. Download PDF detailed exam pattern and syllabus for Bihar Police SI Prelims and Mains here.

Bihar Police SI Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020: Bihar Police Subordinate Selection Commission (BPSSC) is all set to conduct the prelims exam for recruitment of Sub Inspector and Sergeant Posts. The candidates who applied for Bihar Police SI 2020 will be downloaded Bihar Police Sub Inspector and Sergeant against the advertisement number 03/2020 through the official website of

According to the official announcement, the commission has decided to conduct the prelims exam on 26 December 2021 in two sessions and the admit card for the same will be uploaded within 15 days (11 December) before the commencement of the exam. The candidates are advised to keep checking on the official website for the latest updates.

The commission had released the notification in August 2020. Wherein, a total of  2213 vacancies have been announced in the Home (Police) Department of the state. Of these 2213 vacancies, BPSSC seeks to recruit 1998 vacancies of Sub Inspectors (SI). The online application process was ended on 29 September 2021.

The recruitment will be carried out through written Prelims and Mains examinations. Here in this article, we have shared the latest exam pattern and subject-wise syllabus of the Bihar Police SI Prelims and Mains. Candidates who would appear for the exams should definitely go through the syllabus here before beginning with the exam preparations. Let’s first have a look at the important dates of the Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020 below:

Important Dates of Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020
Start of Online Application Process 16 August 2020
Last Date of Online Applications 29 September 2020
Prelims Exam Date 26 December 2021
Mains Exam Date To be notified later
Date of PET To be notified later

For the ease of the candidates, we have shared below the selection process, exam pattern and detailed syllabus of the Bihar Police SI 2020 Recruitment Exam that will enable candidates to boost their preparations in a systematic manner.

Exam Date

Bihar Police SI Selection Process 2020

The selection process for Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020 involves three successive phase:

– Written Prelims Exam

– Written Mains Exam

– Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 2020

BPSSC organises two phases of written exams for the recruitment of Sub Inspectors in Bihar Police. These phases are – Prelims and Mains. The exam pattern is different for both Prelims and Mains examinations. Have a look at the exam pattern below:

Bihar Police SI Prelims 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Name Bihar Police SI Prelims 2020
No. of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 200 Marks
Time 2 Hours
Subjects General Knowledge

Current Issues

-The Bihar Police SI Prelims 2020 exam will be conducted in written mode

-Questions will be asked in objective Multiple Choice format

-Minimum qualifying marks for Prelims exam are 30%

-There is negative marking of 0.2 marks for every marked wrong by candidates

Bihar Police SI Mains 2020 Exam Pattern                                      

Paper No. of Questions Marks Time
General Hindi 100 200 2 Hours
General Studies 100 200 2 Hours
 Total 200 400 4 Hours

-The Bihar Police SI Mains 2020 will also be held in written mode in Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) format

-General Hindi paper is qualifying in nature and candidates just need to obtain 30% marks to pass this paper

-There is negative marking of 0.2 marks for every marked wrong by candidates

-Total Number of Candidates to be selected for PET-Physical Efficiency Test will be 6-times the total number of Vacancies.

Bihar Police SI Syllabus 2020: Prelims & Mains

Have a look at the detailed syllabus of both Prelims and Mains exams here:

Bihar Police SI Prelims Syllabus 2020 Current Events – National & International


Important National Facts

Renowned Personalities & Common Names

Full forms and Abbreviations


Diseases and Nutrition

Award and Authors

Culture and Religion

Heritage and Arts

Countries & Currencies

Diplomatic Relations, Defence & Neighbors

Bihar Police SI Mains Syllabus 2020
General Hindi


Unseen Passage

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शभ्द अवुम पद



क्रिया विशेषण


General Studies



Number System

Introduction to Algebra

Whole Numbers

Negative Numbers and Integers

Ratio and Proportion

Data Interpretation



Basic geometrical ideas

Understanding Elementary Shapes





Fractions Exponents

Cube root

Profit & Loss


Blood Relations



Figure Series

Alphanumeric series

Odd One Out




Natural Phenomena

Natural Resources

Electric current and circuits

Magnets & magnetism

Environmental concerns


Change of matter

The structure of Atom


Metals & Nonmetals



Acids, base, salt

The Universe



Work & Energy


Indian Constitution

Parliamentary Government

The Judiciary


Central Government

State Government

Local Government

Understanding Media

Unpacking Gender

Social Justice & Marginalised



New Kings and Kingdoms

Culture and Science

Sultans of Delhi


First Empire

Creation of an Empire

Contacts with Distant Lands

Social Change

Regional Cultures

Establishment of Company Power

Rural Life and Society

Colonialism and Tribal Societies

Revolt of 1857-58

Women and reform

Nationalist Movement

India After Independence




Human Environment

Natural Resources, Human resources


Geography as a social study

Planet Earth in solar system


Political Map of India

Bihar Police SI 2020 Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates who would successfully clear prelims and mains exam will get shortlisted for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) which will include following tests for males and females:

Test Male Female
Run 1 Mile in 6 min 30 Sec 1 Km in 6 min
High Jump 4 ft 3 feet
Long Jump 12 ft 9 ft
Shot Put 16 pound for 16 Ft 12 Pound for 10 ft

Bihar Police SI Merit List 2020: Criteria for selection of Candidates

The BPSSC will only consider the marks obtained by candidates in the Mains examination for preparing final merit list. The marks of Bihar Police SI Prelims exam are not counted for the merit list. The minimum qualifying marks or cut off marks that candidates need to obtain in the Bihar Police SI Mains exam are:

Category Passing Marks
SC/ST/Female  32%
EBC  34%
BC  36.5%
General  40%

The appointment of candidates as Bihar Police Sub Inspector will be based on their performance in Mains and Physical Efficiency Test.

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