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Bihar (BPSC)

Bihar Public Service Commission

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) was established on 1st April 1949 after its separation from the Commission for the States of Orissa and Madhya Pradesh. The establishment was on the basis of section 261 of the Government of India Act, 1935. Its was given a constitutional after the Constitution of India came in effect on 26th January, 1950. BPSC is a Constitutional Body under Article 315 of the Constitution of India.


The Bihar Public Service Commission initially began its functioning with Ranchi as its headquarters. The headquarters of the Commission was shifted from Ranchi to Patna in 1951.

BPSC is mandated to conduct recruitment through competitive Examinations and interviews to the services of the State Government.


Recruitment by Bihar Public Service Commission:


Recruitment by BPSC is made by two methods -

Direct Recruitment – Direct recruitment is made mainly by way of conducting competitive examination in which the selection is done on the basis of either of the following procedures:


  • Main (Written) Examination and Interview of the candidates who have cleared the Preliminary Test
  • Written Examination and Interview
  • Interview Only


Promotion – Promotion is granted to civil servants through the Departmental Promotion Committee