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Bihar Police SI Syllabus 2021: Download Free Syllabus PDF Here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:07 PM IST


Check the detailed Bihar Police SI syllabus and download the free pdf here at The Syllabus is important for all the candidates who are appearing for Bihar Police SI Exam to know. 
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Bihar Police SI Syllabus refers to the subjects and topics from which questions are asked in Bihar Police SI Exam. Candidates who are preparing for Bihar Police SI Exam must be familiar with the syllabus of the exam to be able to prepare efficiently for the exam in an organized manner. Bihar Police SI Exam is conducted in three stages: 
  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
Read this article to know all about Bihar Police SI Preliminary and Mains Exam Syllabus and other details that candidates should know.

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Bihar Police SI Syllabus

As already mentioned that Bihar Police SI Exam consists of a preliminary and mains exam, the syllabus of both of these exams differs. The syllabus for Prelims and Mains Exam is as follows:

Bihar Police SI Preliminary Exam Syllabus

In the preliminary exam questions are asked from the following topics:
  • Full forms and Abbreviations
  • Diplomatic Relations, Defence & Neighbors
  • Countries & Currencies
  • Heritage and Arts
  • Culture and Religion
  • Award and Authors
  • Diseases and Nutrition
  • Discoveries
  • Renowned Personalities & Common Names
  • Important National Facts
  • Sports
  • Current Events - National & International

Bihar Police SI Mains Exam Syllabus

In Mains Exam questions are asked from General Hindi and General Studies. General Studies section comprises of questions from different subjects. Detailed Mains syllabus is as follows:

Bihar Polie SI General Hindi Syllabus
  • Unseen Passage
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Grammar: Questions in grammar section are asked from the following topics: अव्यय, निपात, समास, लिंग, वचन, कारक, सर्वनाम, क्रिया, ध्वनी, शभ्द अवुम पद, संज्ञा, विशेषण, क्रिया विशेषण, संधि

Bihar Polie SI General Studies Syllabus
In the General Studies section questions are asked from a various subjects which are Mathematics and Mental Ability, General Science, Civics, Indian History, Indian Geography. The detailed syllabus for each of these subjects is as follows:

Mathematics and Mental Ability
  • Number System
  • Introduction to Algebra
  • Whole Numbers
  • Negative Numbers and Integers
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Data Interpretation
  • SI & CI
  • Discount
  • Basic geometrical ideas
  • Understanding Elementary Shapes
  • Quadrilateral
  • Symmetry
  • Construction
  • Mensuration
  • Fractions Exponents
  • Cube root
  • Profit & Loss
  • Puzzles
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Analogies
  • Figure Series
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Odd One Out

General Science
  • Sound
  • Light
  • Natural Phenomena
  • Natural Resources
  • Electric current and circuits
  • Magnets & magnetism
  • Environmental concerns
  • Pollution
  • Change of matter
  • The structure of Atom
  • Molecules
  • Metals & Nonmetals
  • Carbon
  • Soil
  • Acids, base, salt
  • The Universe
  • Motion
  • Force
  • Work & Energy
  • Indian Constitution
  • Parliamentary Government
  • The Judiciary
  • Democracy
  • Central Government
  • State Government
  • Local Government
  • Understanding Media
  • Unpacking Gender
  • Social Justice & Marginalised
  • Diversity

Indian History
  • New Kings and Kingdoms
  • Culture and Science
  • Sultans of Delhi
  • Architecture
  • First Empire
  • Creation of an Empire
  • Contacts with Distant Lands
  • Social Change
  • Regional Cultures
  • Establishment of Company Power
  • Rural Life and Society
  • Colonialism and Tribal Societies
  • Revolt of 1857-58
  • Women and reform
  • Nationalist Movement
  • India After Independence

Indian Geography
  • Air
  • Water
  • Human Environment
  • Natural Resources, Human resources
  • Agriculture
  • Geography as a social study
  • Planet Earth in the solar system
  • Globe
  • Political Map of India

After having understood the syllabus it is also important to look at Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern briefly.

Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern

The recruitment exam for Bihar Police SI is conducted in three stages:
  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Physical Efficiency Test

Bihar Police SI Preliminary Exam Pattern

In the preliminary exam questions are asked from General Knowledge and Current Affairs only.
  • 100 questions are asked in the exam.
  • The total duration of the exam is 2 hours and it is of a total of 200 marks.
  • Questions are objective or MCQs.
  • The exam is conducted in online mode.
  • There is negative marking and 0.2 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • The minimum qualifying marks are 30% of the total marks i.e. 60 marks.

Bihar Police SI Mains Exam Pattern

This is the second stage of recruitment process and questions are asked from General Hindi and General Studies only. The exam pattern is as follows:
Paper Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
General Hindi 100 200 2 Hours
General Studies 100 200 2 Hours
Total 200 400 4 Hours
  • Mains exam is also objective.
  • General Hindi is qualifying in nature. Candidates must secure 30% marks in General Hindi.
  • There is negative marking and 0.2 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.
  • Only 6 times the number of vacancies are called for PET

Bihar Police SI Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates who qualify prelims and mains are called for PET. The standards for PET are as follows:





1 Mile in 6 min 30 Sec

1 Km in 6 min

High Jump

4 ft

3 feet

Long Jump

12 ft

9 ft

Shot Put

16 pound for 16 Ft

12 Pound for 10 ft


Bihar Police SI Merit List

After conducting all the tests a merit list is prepared. Only the Mains exam is taken into consideration while preparing the merit list. There are different qualifying marks for candidates belonging to different categories which as follows:


Passing Marks









The appointment of candidates as Bihar Police Sub Inspector will be based on their performance in Mains and Physical Efficiency Test.

Also read:
Bihar Police SI Salary Haryana Police Constable Syllabus Haryana Police SI Syllabus
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