BSSC CGL Syllabus 2023: The Bihar Staff Selection Commission, in their official notification, has released the detailed BSSC CGL Syllabus and Exam Pattern along with the marking scheme, marks distributions, and other details. BSSC has announced 2187 vacancies for different positions. The aspirants who are going to appear for the upcoming Bihar SSC CGL Examination should be well aware of the exam pattern and the complete syllabus. In this article, we have discussed the complete BSSC CGL Syllabus 2023 for your reference. 

BSSC CGL Syllabus 2023: Overview

 The selection of candidates for various positions under Bihar Staff Selection Commission would be primarily based on the Prelims and Mains exam which will be held online. The BSSC CGL Syllabus 2023 has been summarized below- 

Bihar SSC CGL Syllabus 2023:
Exam Conducting BodyBihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC)
Exam NameBSSC CGL 2023
Post NamesSecretariat Assistant, Malaria Inspector, Planning Assistant, Data Entry Operator Grade-C and Auditor 
Mode of ExamOnline
Type of questionsObjective Type
Number of Questions150
Marking Scheme4 Marks
Negative Marking1 Mark
Selection ProcessPrelims & Mains

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Bihar SSC CGL Selection Process 2023

 Bihar Staff Selection Commission will be recruiting candidates for different vacant posts on the basis of two stages: 

Stage 1- Prelims Exam

Stage 2- Mains Exam

Only those students who will clearly qualify for the Prelims Exam will be eligible to apply separately for the Mains Examination. For the Mains examination, BSSC CGL is expected to shortlist the applicants in the ratio of 1:5 with respect to the total number of available vacancies.

BSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

  1. The BSSC CGL Preliminary Exam 2023 is a qualifying exam that is objective in nature.
  2. For the BSSC CGL Prelims Students will get 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  3. Candidates qualifying the BSSC CGL Preliminary Exam will be eligible to appear for the BSSC CGL Mains Exam 2023. 
BSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern 2023
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
General Studies502002 hours 15 minutes
General Science and Mathematics50200
Comprehension/ Logical Reasoning/ Mental Ability50200

BSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern 2023

  1. The BSSC CGL Mains Exam 2023 will be held in form of 2 papers.
  2. Candidates would be getting  2 hours and 15 minutes for each paper.
  3. Paper 1 will comprise of a language paper (Hindi language) having 100 questions for a total of 400 marks.
  4. There will be minimum qualifying marks of 30% in paper 1 and Only the candidates securing 30 % marks will be eligible for paper 2.
  5. For the BSSC CGL Mains 2023 Paper 2 there will be 3 sections. The pattern and syllabus for paper-2 are similar to that of the BSSC CGL 2023 preliminary exam.
BSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern 2023
SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Paper- 1 
Hindi Language1004002 hours and 15 minutes
Paper- 2
Section A-General Studies502002 hours and 15 minutes
Section B- General Science and Math50200
Section C-Reasoning Ability50200

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus 2023

The candidates must have detailed knowledge about the key concepts and topics to be asked in the Bihar SSC CGL Exam 2023. The detailed syllabus for the BSSC CGL Exam has been given below.

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus for General Studies

Current International & National Affairs

  1. Important Summits & Events
  2. International Awards
  3. First in the world
  4. International leadership
  5. International Reports
  6. International committees and recommendations
  7. Important Sports Institutes, Sports Competitions and Awards of India and Madhya Pradesh.
  8. News related to the state of Bihar.

National and Regional Constitutional / Statutory Bodies

  1. Election Commission of India
  2. State Election Commission
  3. Union Public Service Commission
  4. Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission
  5. Comptroller and Auditor General.
  6. NITI Aayog
  7. Human Rights Commission
  8. Women Commission
  9. Child Protection Commission
  10. Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Commission
  11. Backward class Commission
  12. Information Commission
  13. Vigilance Commission
  14. National Green Tribunal
  15. Food preservation Commission

History Of India

  1. Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economic Systems of Ancient and Medieval India
  2. Social and Religious Reform movements in 19th and 20th century
  3. Independence struggle and the Indian National Movement for Freedom
  4. Integration and Reorganization of India after Independence

History of Bihar 

  1. Major events and Major dynasties
  2. Contribution of Bihar in the freedom movement
  3. Major arts and Sculpture
  4. Major Tribes and Dialects
  5. Major festivals, Folk music, Folk arts and Folk literature
  6. Important Literators and their literature
  7. Religious and tourist places
  8. Important Tribal Personalities

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus for General Science

  1. Basic Principles of Science
  2. Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology
  3. Environment and Biodiversity
  4. Ecological System
  5. Nutrition, Food, and Nutrient
  6. Human Body
  7. Agricultural Product Technology
  8. Food Processing
  9. Health Policy and Programmes
  10. Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus for Mathematics

  1. Percentage
  2. Time & Work
  3. Area
  4. Profit & Loss
  5. Simple & Compound Interest
  6. Time & Distance
  7. HCF & LCM
  8. Problem On Ages Etc.
  9. Bar, Graph
  10. Pictorial Graph
  11. Pie Chart

BSSC CGL Prelims Syllabus for Reasoning

  1. Logical reasoning and analytical ability
  2. Decision-making
  3. Problem-solving
  4. Interpersonal skills including communication skills
  5. General mental ability
  6. Basic numeracy

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus 2023

The candidates who successfully qualify the Prelims of BSSC CGL 2023 would be eligible for giving the BSSC CGL 2023 mains. The BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus breaks down into two distinct papers. The first paper comprises of General Hindi, whereas the second paper comprises of General Science, General Studies, Mathematics and Reasoning. Candidates can thoroughly prepare for the written test by referring to the BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus mentioned below-

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for Hindi

  1. समास
  2. संधि
  3. अलंकार
  4. तत्सम एवं तदभव
  5. वर्तनी
  6. विलोम
  7. पर्यायवाची
  8. मुहावरे एवं लोकोक्तियाँ
  9. कारक
  10. लिंग
  11. वचन
  12. वाक्य संशोधन, आदि

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for General Awareness

  1. History, Geography of India
  2. Constitution of India & Polity
  3. Awards and Honours
  4. Independence Movement
  5. Important Books & their Authors
  6. Economic Affairs, Community Development
  7. Fiver Year Plans, Sports
  8. Science & Technology
  9. Indian Agriculture & Natural Resources
  10. Important Headquarters and their formation

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for General Science

  1. Biology-   Topics such as Plant and Animal Kingdom,
  2. Reproduction, Heredity, Evolution, Life Process, Cell, etc,
  3. Physics-  Motion, Human Eye, Sound, Reflection and Refraction,
  4. Gravitation, Electricity, Energy, Magnetic Field, etc.,
  5. Chemistry-  Chemical Reactions, Acid, Bases & Salts,
  6. Compound, Atoms & Molecules, Matter, Periodic Table,
  7. Important Inventions and Discoveries by scientists,
  8. Application of important principles of Science,

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for Mathematics

  1. Percentage
  2. Time and Work
  3. Average
  4. Area
  5. Profit & Loss
  6. Simple & Compound Interest
  7. Time & Distance
  8. HCF & LCM
  9. Problem On Ages Etc.
  10. Bar, Graph
  11. Pictorial Graph
  12. Pie Chart

BSSC CGL Mains Syllabus for Reasoning

  1. Series
  2. Arithmetical Reasoning
  3. Venn Diagrams
  4. Number Series
  5. Inequality
  6. Coding And Decoding
  7. Problem-Solving Techniques
  8. Statement & Conclusion Type Questions
  9. Visual Memory
  10. Arithmetical Number Series
  11. Arithmetic Reasoning
  12. Non-Verbal Series
  13. Syllogistic Reasoning
  14. Seating Arrangements
BSSC CGL Syllabus 2023: FAQs

Ans. The duration of the exam will be of 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Ans. For every correct answer candidate secures 4 marks whereas for a wrong answer there is a penalty of minus 1 mark.

Ans. The total marks for BSSC CGL Prelims is 600 for 150 questions.

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