BPSC 65th Mains Exam 2020: Check revised schedule here . There is a news of work for the candidates appearing in the 65th Joint Main (written) competitive examination of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). BPSC has issued a notification on its official website, announcing the new possible date for 65th Main Examination. According to the notification, the BPSC 65th Main Exam is likely to be conducted on 13 October 2020, 14 October 2020 and 16 October 2020. It has been informed by the commission that the detailed schedule of the main examination will be released soon on the official website.
The official notification for BPSC 65th Civil Services Recruitment Examination was issued on 4 July 2019. BPSC has to fill 434 vacancies in various posts in various departments of the state government. For this, preliminary examination was held in February 2020. At the same time, on the instructions of Patna High Court, this examination was again conducted for PWD candidates. In all, more than 2.5 lakh candidates had appeared in both the examinations.
Significantly, the main examination has been postponed twice before. As per earlier notification, the main examination was scheduled on 25 July 2020, 26 July 2020 and 28 July 2020. Which was postponed due to the epidemic. Later, it was scheduled on 4 August, 5 August and 7 August 2020. However, these dates of the main examination were later postponed. Candidates should keep an eye on the official website for the latest updates regarding the main examination starting from October 13.
BPSC 65th Mains Exam 2020 : Exam Pattern
The BPSC 65th Main Examination will be of three subjects, with two compulsory subjects. General Hindi General Studies (two papers) of 100 marks each will be of 300 marks. Apart from this, it is mandatory to keep one of the subjects as an optional subject. Each optional subject will have a paper of 300 marks. The duration of the examination for each subject will be of three hours.
The qualifying marks of General Hindi is 30 marks which is compulsory. It will not be counted in the merit list. In other subjects, it is mandatory to get 40 percent marks for general category, 36.5 percent for backward classes, 34 percent for extremely backward classes, 32 percent marks for SC, ST, women, differently-abled. Bringing less marks than this will leave the candidates out of the competition. Merit list will be made on the basis of marks in the main examination and successful candidates will be called for interview which will be of 120 marks.