BPSC PCS Study Plan: 50 Days study plan

The Bihar Public Service Commission holds competitive examinations to fill various positions such as Assistant Audit Officer, Assistant Engineer, Civil Officer, Project Manager, and Judicial Services. Individuals from across the country are invited to grab this opportunity and register for the BPSC PCS exam. BPSC PCS  has advertised a total number of 562 openings for the year 2021, according to the official notification on their website. The BPSC PCS exam is categorized into three sections, the first of which is the preliminary examination, followed by the main examination, and the final step in the selection process is the interview.

With the help of a proper study plan prep strategy, it is easier to crack this exam. In this blog, we will discuss the BPSC PCS Study Plan for 50 days. This will help you analyze how you can attempt the exam and what your preparation strategy should be.

BPSC PCS Exam Pattern:

Before getting into the BPSC PCS Study Plan, let us know about the IBPS PCS exam pattern. The BPSC PCS selection process is divided into three stages: preliminary examination, main examination, and interview. To advance to the next level, candidates must pass each round. Before applying for the BPSC PCS exam, candidates should read the eligibility requirements carefully. If any fraudulent information is discovered during or after the interview process, the candidate will be disqualified.

An applicant will be eligible for the jobs posted under BPSC PCS Recruitment 2021 if he or she passes all stages of the BPSC PCS selection process, as well as the document verification process. Each stage of the recruitment process is held on a different day and in a different location as determined by the BPSC PCS. The BPSC PCS PCS Exam Pattern is detailed below.

Prelims 150
Interview process Physical standards, Document verification

Preliminary Exam

  • The first round of the BPSC PCS’s selection process is the Preliminary exam, which consists of objective questions. 
  • There are 150 questions in the preliminary exam, each worth one mark.
  •  According to the Bihar Public Service Commission’s official notice, there will be no negative marking in the preliminary test for an unattended question or incorrect answer. 
  • The total time allotted to complete the prelim exam is 2hours
SectionTotal Number of QuestionsTotal MarksTime allotted 
Prelims1501502 hours

Stage 2: Mains 

  • Candidates who pass the preliminary exam will be invited to take the mains exam, which is the second stage of the BPSC PCS selection process.
  • The BPSC PCS mains exam pattern will have four papers, with the General Hindi paper serving as a qualifying exam.
  • The four sections of the mains exam are General Hindi, General Studies I, and General Studies II and the optional paper which is worth 900 points.
  • The optional paper is the fourth section of the mains exam, candidates will be given the choice to choose from 34 subjects at the time of filing the application process.
  • According to the Bihar Public Service Commission’s official notice, there will be no negative marking in the mains exam for an unattended question or incorrect answer. 
  • The total time allotted for each paper in the mains exam is 3hours
  • To be called for the next step of the selection process, candidates must pass the mains exam.
SectionMarksTime allotted 
General Hindi (Qualifying)1003 hours
General Studies I3003 hours
General Studies II3003 hours
Optional Paper3003 hours
Total 900 (excluding qualifying marks)

BPSC PCS Study Plan-Prelims 2021:

Let us dive deep into the BPSC PCS 2021 exam study plan for the better preparation of BPSC PCS Prelims 2021.

1History of ancient BiharChronology of Indian history
2Indus Valley CivilizationEarly and Later Vedic Period
4Shishunaga, Nanda, Mahajanpadas, HaryankaMauryan
5Previous year Questions on Ancient historyPrevious year Questions on Ancient history
7General Mental AbilityGeneral Mental Ability
8History of modern BiharForeign invasion in India
9Kushan empireGupta empire
10Sangam age, chalukya dynasty, PallavasPalas, Rashtrakutas, Pratiharas, rajput states.
12General Mental Ability practiceGeneral Mental Ability Practice
13Mock Test-1Analyze Mock test
14History of Medieval BiharVijayanagar and Bahmani Kingdom
15Delhi Sultanate-1Delhi Sultanate-1
16Mughal empire-1Mughal empire-1
17History of Modern BiharBhakti and Sufi Movement
18Advent of EuropeanPeasant Movements in India
19Tribal revoltsRevolt of 1857
20INCGovernors-general and Viceroys- their tenure and important work
22General Mental Ability PracticeGeneral Mental Ability Practice
23Mock Test-2Mock Test-2 Analysis
24Indian National Movement-1Indian National Movement-1
25Newspapers and important journals by freedom fightersEducation during the British raj
26Development of PressThe revolutionary period during Britishers
28General Mental AbilityGeneral Mental Ability
29Mock Test-3Mock Test- 3 Analyse
30Geography of BiharGeography of Bihar
31Classical dances, folk dances, and martial artsIndian Paintings
32Famous temples in IndiaIndian school of philosophy
33Previous year paperRevise
34Mock Test-4Mock Test- 4 Analyse
35Physiography of IndiaPhysiography of India
36World GeographyWorld Geography
37Industries of IndiaIndustries of India
38Minerals of IndiaClimate of India
39Mock Test-5Mock Test-5 Analyse
41Tiger reserves, biospheres, bird sanctuaries, etcImportant River system, lake, etc
42General ScienceGeneral Science
49Mock test-6Mock test-Analyse
50Mock Test-7Mock test-Analyse

Apart from the above-mentioned BPSC PCS Study Plan, make sure to read current affairs on a daily basis.

BPSC PCS Study Plan: General Tips and Tricks

Here are a few tips and tricks for BPSC PCS exam preparation. 

  1. Make Time Table- Many students apply for any exam but then do not study systematically. For systematic study you need a proper time table. So first of all prepare a time table covering all the topics asked in the exam.
  2. Read good books: There are plenty of books available in the market, but reading all of them will be of no use. Refer to the standard books only. If you have notes from your coaching institute then refer to them for your preparation.
  3. Read Newspaper: For current affairs section in general Knowledge, newspapers will be very helpful.
  4. Revision is the key: One thing that sets toppers apart is the habit of revision. For this exam, revision is the key, you have to remember whatever you are reading.
  5. Mock Tests for Prelims: Join a mock test series for better understanding of the actual exam level, test series can immensely help you in acing this exam.
  6. Previous Year Question Papers: Go through the previous year question papers, It will help you to get a better idea of the level of exam and the kind of questions asked. 
  7. Keep a check on time: While attempting the mock test, make sure to attempt it in the prescribed time slot.

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