BPSC

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The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is a body created by the Constitution of India to select applicants for civil service jobs in the Indian state of Bihar according to the merits of the applicants.

The history of Constitution of India reveals that the concept of conducting competitive examination for appointment to certain posts came into consideration way back in the year 1853 and a committee for giving shape to that was constituted under the chairmanship of Lord Macaulay in the year 1854. Later on the Federal Public Service Commission and the State Public Service Commissions were constituted under the Government of India Act 1935 The Bihar Public Service Commission came into existence from 1 April 1949 after its separation from the Commission for the States of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh, in accordance with sub-section (1) of section 261 of the Government of India Act 1935, as adapted. Its constitutional status was pronounced with the promulgation of Constitution of India on 26 January 1950. It is a Constitutional body under Article 315 of the Constitution of India. The Bihar Public Service Commission initially began its functioning for the State of Bihar with its headquarters at Ranchi. The State Government decided to shift the headquarters of the Commission from Ranchi to Patna and it was finally shifted to Patna on 1 March 1951. The first Chairman of the Bihar Public Service Commission was Shri Rajandhari Sinha. Shri Radha Krishna Choudhary was the first Secretary to the Commission.The Bihar Public Service Commission (Conditions of Service) Regulations, 1960 was framed by the State of Bihar in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 318 of the Constitution of India and in supersession of the Regulation published with the Appointment Department's notification no. A-2654 dated 31 March 1953. Under Rule 3 of the Regulations, 1960 the Commission was constituted with a Chairman and 10 (ten) other members. The strength of members was reduced to 6 (six) after bifurcation of the State of Bihar and the State of Jharkhand vide notification no. 7/PSC-1013/95 (Part-3) Per 8262 dated 9 October 2002 of the Personnel & Administrative Reforms Department, Bihar.

 

Recruitment is made by two methods Direct Recruitment:-Direct recruitment is made mainly by way of conducting competitive examination in which the selection is done on the basis of either of the following procedures. a)Main (Written) Examination and Interview of the successful candidates of the Preliminary Test prescribed under rules.. b)Written Examination and Interview. c)Interview. Promotion:-Promotion is granted to civil servants through the Departmental Promotion Committee (under the chairmanship of the Commission) constituted for the same and in accordance with the rules framed by the State Government.

These are the posts offered to a candidate if he cracks BPSC-PCS (exam) — Bihar Administrative Services Bihar Police Services Police Superintendent Bihar Financial Services Bihar Home Guard Services Assistant Planning Officer Asst Project Officer/ Asst Director Bihar Probation Services (Probation Officer) Rural Development Officer Municipal Executive Officer Bihar Education Services District Minority Welfare Officer Planning Officer/ District Planning Officer Bihar Registration Services Bihar Jail Services Bihar Labor Services Assistant Director- Social Security Sugarcane Officer Asst Director- Child Protection Bihar Election Services District Audit Officer Assistant Registrar

The BPSC will hold a three tier exam for the final selection of the candidates for the various posts. The candidates need to clear all the stages of the BPSC exam to appear successfully in the merit list. There will be a written exam consisting of Prelims and Main Exam followed by an Interview. The BPSC Prelims Exam is qualifying in nature. Candidates who clear the BPSC Prelims Exam will be called for the main exam. The Main Exam comprises 900 marks. If a candidate qualifies the BPSC Main Exam then he is called for the Interview that is of 120 marks. So, the merit is prepared out of 1020 marks.

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