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BPSC Syllabus 2018

BPSC 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus for all the exams will be released officially. The candidate must note down the syllabus properly for effective preparation. The syllabus for prelims exam 2018 is given below.

Syllabus for prelims exam

General Studies

  • Current events in the national and international level
  • General science
  • History of India
  • Salient features of History of Bihar
  • General Geography of India
  • Geography of Bihar along with the river system
  • Indian polity and Economy
  • Changes occurred in Bihar after the independence
  • Contribution of Bihar in Indian national movement
  • Questions related to constitution of india
  • Questions relating to Mental ability
  • Decision making
  • Problem solving skills
  • Questions related to sports, Prizes and awards
  • Science and Technology
  • Management during disaster and its impact
  • Biodiversity
  • Panchayat Raj systems
  • United Nations Organisation

Syllabus for Main Exam

Hindi
  • Grammar
  • Framing sentences
  • Essay writing
  • Precis writing

 

General Studies (Paper I)
  • Current happenings in national and international level
  • History and modern culture of India especially in respect to Bihar
  • Western education system
  • Role of Bihar in the freedom struggle
  • Mauryan and Pal art
  • Patna Qualm paintings
  • Questions related to Gandhi, Nehru, and Tagore
  • Basics of Statistics
  • Graphs and Venn diagrams

 

General studies (Paper II)
  • Indian Polity particularly with respect to Bihar
  • Basic features of Indian economics
  • Geography of India
  • Impact of Science and technology for the development of India mainly with respect to Bihar.

Optional subjects

Syllabus for only a few optional subjects is listed below. The candidate should visit the official website to view the syllabus of the remaining subjects.

S.No Subject Syllabus

1

Agriculture
  • Ecology
  • Factors affecting crop distribution
  • Environmental pollution
  • Agroclimatic zones of Bihar
  • Crop patterns in Bihar
  • Spices of Bihar
  • Kharif and Rabi season
  • Forestry plantation
  • Characters of weeds
  • Soil formation and types of soil in Bihar
  • The problem of Tal Diara and chour land
  • Nitrogen-fixing bacteria
  • Erosion and runoff management
  • Water usage for agriculture in Bihar
  • Marketing and pricing in Bihar for agricultural products

2

Animal Husbandry
  • Animal nutrition especially proteins, minerals, vitamins
  • Animal Physiology
  • Livestock production and management
  • Role of technology in the production of Milk.
  • Animal breeding
  • Health and hygiene
  • Meat hygiene

3

Anthropology
  • Scope of Anthropology
  • Economic anthropology
  • Marriage
  • Community and social institution
  • Political anthropology
  • Origin of religion animism and animatism
  • Fieldwork in anthropology
  • Study of social organization
  • Lamarckism
  • Primates order
  • Fossils for human evolution
  • Study of social organization
  • Theory in anthropology
  • Indian anthropology
  • Genetics
  • Modern race
  • Races in India

4

Botany
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Cryptogams
  • Phanerogams
  • Morphogenesis
  • Cell biology
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Physiology and biochemistry
  • Ecology
  • Economic Botany

5

Chemistry
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • Thermodynamics
  • Solid state
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • General chemistry of d block elements
  • General chemistry of f block elements
  • Nonaqueous solvents
  • Reaction mechanism
  • Pericyclic reactions
  • Polymers
  • Photochemical reactions
  • Determination of Molecular structure

6

Civil Engg
  • Theory and design of the structure
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Soil mechanics and foundation engg
  • Computer programming
  • Building construction
  • Transportation Engg
  • Water resource and irrigation engg
  • Environmental engg

7

Commerce and Accountancy
  • Accounting and finance including accounting, auditing, and taxation
  • Business finance and financial institution
  • Organization theory and Industrial relations

8

Economics
  • Indian economics
  • Agricultural production
  • Industrial production
  • Pricing policies of agriculture and industrial outputs.
  • Budgetary trends and fiscal policy
  • Monetary and credit trends
  • Foreign trade and the balance payments
  • Indian planning
  • Bihar economy

9

Electrical Engg
  • Network
  • Static and magnetics
  • Electronics
  • Electrical machines
  • Control systems
  • Industrial electronics
  • Electrical machines
  • Special machines
  • Communication systems
  • Microwaves
  • D.C Amplifiers

10

Geography
  • Principles of Geography
  • Human and economic geography
  • Geography of India

11

Geology
  • General geology
  • Geomorphology
  • Structural geology
  • Paleontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Crystallography
  • Optical mineralogy
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Applied Geology
  • Economic geology

12

History
  • History of India
  • The Vedic age
  • The pre-Maurya period
  • The Mayura empire
  • The post-Maurya period
  • The Gupta age
  • Medieval India
  • A general review on science and technology
  • India 1200 to 1765
  • Modern India
  • World History

13

Labour and social welfare
  • Labour legislation and labour administration
  • Industrial relations and social welfare

14

Law
  • The constitutional law of India.
  • International Law
  • Law of crimes and torts
  • Mercantile Law

15

Management
  • Marketing management
  • Production and material management
  • Financial management
  • H R

16

Maths
  • Linear Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Differential equation
  • Vector, Tensor, Statics, Dynamics, and Hydrostatics
  • Algebra, Real Analysis, Complex Analysis, Partial

Subject wise Books for Preparation

Choosing the right book will help in the effective preparation process. There are lots and lots of books available. The aspirant must pick the best one.

General Studies

  • NCERT books
  • Laxmikanth’s book on Indian Constitution
  • The website launched by MEA
  • Apart from these daily newspapers and magazines will do.

Hindi

Basic books from class 10 will do well for preparing Hindi.

Optional Subjects

NCERT books and reference books of undergraduate level.