Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern- Preliminary and Mains Exam, Physical Efficiency Test

For the recruitment drive for Sub Inspector (SI) for Bihar Police that commenced in 2020, the Examination is scheduled to be held on 05-12-2021.  Furthermore, the 2021 Recruitment Notification for Sub-inspector in Bihar Police is expected to be announced any time now, even though no official announcement in this regard has as yet been made. The recruitment drive that is officially being undertaken right now is for a total of 2213 vacancies for Sub-Inspector Bihar Police and Sergeant Bihar Police. Since the Examination for SI Bihar Police is to be held soon, it is a good idea to be aware of the Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern for the various stages of the Examination process.

Bihar Police SI Selection Process

The Recruitment process of the Bihar Police SI involves 5 steps. Candidates require to clear each stage to qualify for the next.  The process of selection has the following stages:

  • Stage 1- Prelims Examination 
  • Stage 2- Mains Examination 
  • Stage 3- Physical Efficiency Test
  • Stage 4- Medical Test
  • Stage 5- Document Verification

Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern: Preliminary Examination 

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Current Affairs and General Knowledge 100200
  • Total No. of Questions – 100
  • Each question carries 2 Marks
  • Examination paper duration is 2 Hours (120 minutes)
  • Negative marking will be applicable.

Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern: Mains Exam

PaperSubjectNo. Of QuestionMax. Marks
IGeneral Hindi100 Questions200 Marks
IIGeneral Science, General Studies, Civics, Geography of India, Indian History, Mental Ability Test, and Mathematics.100 Questions200 Marks
  • Both the papers have objective-type, multiple-choice questions
  • Each question carries 2 marks
  • Negative Marking is applicable


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Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern: Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Event NameMaleFemale
1 Mile RunWithin 6 MinuteNot Applicable
1 KilometreNot Applicable Within 6 Minute
High JumpMinimum 4 FeetMinimum 3 Feet
Long JumpMinimum 12 FeetMinimum 9 Feet
Shot Put ThrowMinimum 16 FeetMinimum 10 Feet

Height & Chest

Male (General, Backward and Extremely Backward categories)165 Cm81 cm – 86 cmN/A
Male (Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes)160 Cm79 cm – 84 cmN/A
Female160 CmN/A48 Kg


  • For Male Candidates – 1 Mile in 6 Minutes
  • For Female Candidates – 1 Km in 6 Minutes
Long JumpHigh JumpGola Fek
Min 12 FeetMin. 9 feetMin. 4 FeetMin. 3 Feet16 pounds on 16 feet10 pounds on 9 feet


With information about the examination pattern for the various stages of the selection process, it should become easier to prepare while keeping the examination pattern information in mind.  Also, it will be a good idea to take the various mock tests and work with the question papers from the previous years so that you become very familiar with the pattern and are comfortable with it.  This will enable you to quicken your speed and navigate the Examination easily. If you are well prepared and confident, there is a good chance of qualifying. The same goes for fitness-related tests.  You are now aware of the pattern that is followed, so align your training routine to fit in with the requirements of the test. Make a clearly and carefully thought out timetable and then follow it.  Keep your health up and keep your body rested well.  A combination of all these elements should see you through the selection process and to the post of SI in Bihar Police.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How many questions will be posted in the Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern for Mains Examination for SI Bihar Police?

There will be a total of 200 questions in the Mains Examination for Bihar Police SI.

What type of questions will be posted in the Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern for Written Examination for Bihar Police SI?

All the questions that will be asked in the Preliminary Examination, as well as the Mains Examination, will be objective type, multiple-choice questions.

What is the minimum requirement for the long jump of male candidates in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for Bihar Police SI?

The minimum requirement for the long jump of male candidates in the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) for Bihar Police SI is 12 feet.

What is the minimum requirement for Gola Fek for male and female candidates for Bihar police SI?

The minimum requirement for Gola Fek for the male candidates for Bihar police SI is 16 pounds thrown for a minimum distance of 16 feet, and for the female candidates, it is 10 pounds thrown a minimum distance of 9 feet.

Which level of science is a candidate for Bihar Police SI expected to know for the Written Examinations?

The level of science a  candidate for Bihar Police SI is expected to know for the Written Examinations is of the 12 standard levels.

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