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Bihar Staff Services Commission has released the official notification for BSSC CGL Exam. The official notification for the exam contains all the relevant information related to eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, and salary. The selection process for the exam comprises of prelims and the main examination. Candidates must begin their preparation at the earliest in order to qualify the examination. The candidates who wish to prepare for the exam must now start preparing after understanding BSSC CGL Syllabus. The syllabus and exam pattern are essential in order to prepare well for the exam. You can now cover the BSSC CGL Exam with the help of our Bihar History Free E-Book. The most relevant details related to the BSSC CGL Syllabus and exam are as follows:
  1. The BSSC CGL application process is set to begin on 14th of April 2022. 
  2. The last date to apply for the exam is May 17th.
  3. There are a total of  2,187 vacancies.
  4. The stages in the BSSC CGL exam are- preliminary exam, written exam, main exam, physical ability test, and personal interview.
  5. The syllabus for the exam comprises of topics from subjects such as General Awareness, maths, comprehension and reasoning ability.
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Table Of Contents

  1. BSSC CGL Syllabus 
  2. BSSC CGL Exam Pattern 
  3. BSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern 
  4. BSSC CGL Syllabus In Hindi 

BSSC CGL Syllabus 2022 

As mentioned above the exam comprise of four stages preliminary exam, a written exam, a physical ability test, and a personal interview. The syllabus for mains and prelims exams often overlaps. The candidates must know the list of topics asked in the exam and prepare as per the relative weightage of the exam and the importance of the section in the exam. The detailed BSSC CGL Syllabus is as follows :
BSSC CGL Syllabus - Section  Topics 
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 etc.

History Of India 

  1. Major features, Events and their administrative, Social and Economical 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.



General Science and Mathematics

Basic Principles of Science.

Important Indian Scientific Research Institutions and Their achievements, Satellite and Space technology.

Environment and Biodiversity.

Ecological System.

Nutrition, Food, and Nutrient.

Human Body.

Agricultural Product Technology.

Food Processing.

Health Policy and Programmes.

Pollution, Natural Disasters and Management.


  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Time & Work
  • Area
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Time & Distance
  • Hcf & Lcm
  • Problem On Ages Etc.
  • Bar, Graph
  • Pictorial Graph
  • Pie Chart Etc
Comprehension Reading Comprehension
  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.

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BSSC CGL Exam Pattern 

The detailed exam pattern along with the marking scheme is as important as the syllabus for the exam. The Exam has four stages and a detailed exam pattern must be known to all the candidates. The BSSC CGL exam pattern for each stage is as follows:

BSSC CGL Prelims Exam Pattern 

  1. The exam has three sections.
  2. Each section has 50 questions.
  3. There each question carries 4 marks.
  4. The total marks in the prelims exam are 600

The exam pattern and marking scheme is illustrated below:


Number  of Questions


Time Duration

General Science



2 Hours 15 minutes

General Science and Mathematics



Comprehension/Reasoning/ Mental Ability







BSSC CGL Mains Exam Pattern 

  1. The exam is held in form of 2 papers.
  2. Each paper is for 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  3. Paper 1 is a language paper (Hindi language) having 100 questions for a total of 400 marks.
  4. There are minimum qualifying marks of 30% in paper 1, Only those candidates who are able to secure 30 % marks will be considered for paper 2.
  5. There will be 3 sections in BSSC CGL Mains Paper-2 of the main exam. The pattern and syllabus for paper-2 are similar to that of the preliminary exam.
The exam pattern is illustrated below:
Subject No. of Questions Marks Duration
Paper-1 Hindi Language 100 400 2 hours and 15 minutes
Paper 2 2 hours and 15 minutes
Section A-General Studies 50 200
Section B- General Science and Math 50 200
Section C-Reasoning Ability 50 200

BSSC CGL Syllabus In Hindi 

Section Topics
General Studies (सामान्य अध्ययन)
  • भारत और पड़ोसी देशो का इतिहास
  • संस्कृति
  • भूगोल
  • स्वतंत्रता आंदोलन
  • आर्थिक परिदृश्य
  • भारतीय कर्षि और प्राकृतिक संसाधनों की मरमुख विशेषता
  • भारतीय संविधान
  • देश की राजनैतिक प्रणाली
  • समुदायिक विकाश
  • पंचवर्षीय योजनाए
  • रास्टीय आंदोलन में बिहार का योगदान
  • वैज्ञानिक आविष्कार और खोज
  • रास्टीय और अंतर्राष्टीय पुरस्कार
  • भारतीय भाषाएँ
  • राजधानिया
  • मुद्रा
  • खेल-कूद
  • करेंट अफेयर्स – राष्ट्रीय और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय
General Science (सामान्य विज्ञान)
  • भौतिक शास्त्र
  • रसायन शास्त्र
  • जिव विज्ञानं
  • भूगोल
Mathematics (गणित)
  • पूर्ण संख्याओं का अभिकलन
  • दशमलव और भिन्न
  • संख्याओं के बिच परस्पर संबंध
  • मौलिक अंकगणितीय संचालन
  • अनुपात और समानुपात
  • प्रतिशत
  • साधारण ब्याज
  • लाभ-हानि
  • छूट
  • औसत
  • कार्य समय
  • साझेदारी
  • समय और दूरी
Reasoning & Mental Ability (मानसिक क्षमता और तर्क)
  • तार्किक विचार
  • खून का रिश्ता
  • कोडिंग-डिकोडिंग
  • संख्या और शब्द श्रृंखला
  • शब्दों की व्यवस्था
  • पहेली सारणीकरण
  • संबंध अवधारणाएं
  • वर्गीकरण
  • बैठक व्यवस्था
  • समानताएं और अंतर
  • रैंकिंग, दिशा, वर्णमाला परीक्षण

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What are the posts through BSSC CGL Exam?

The posts through BSSC CGL Exam are - Secretariat Assistant, Planning Assistant, Malaria Inspector, and Data Entry Operator Grade C.

When does the application process begin for BSSC CGL Exam?

The application process for BSSC CGL will begin on 14 th Of April.

Is there negative marks in BSSC CGL?

Yes, there is negative marking in the BSSC CGL Exam- 1 mark is deducted for wrong answer.

Are the BSSC Syllabie for Mains and Prelims the same?

Yes, the syllabus for prelims and paper-2 of the mains exam is similar. However, the mains exam also has paper-1, which is a Hindi language paper of 400 marks.

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