What is the syllabus for BPSSC SI Mains Exam?

What is the syllabus for BPSSC SI Mains Exam?

The Bihar Police Subordinate Service Commission (BPSSC) conducts the recruitment drive for the job of Sub Inspector (SI) in the Bihar Police Department. Because the Bihar Police SI exam is so tough to pass, it’s vital that you don’t skimp on your preparation.

There will be two sections to the test: preliminary and mains. For each of them, the Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern is shown below.

Syllabus for Bihar Police SI Mains 

Students are eligible to take the main examination after completing the preliminary test, which is a qualifying examination in which students must study extra courses and topics. Below is the Bihar Police SI Mains Syllabus

Bihar Police SI Mains Syllabus 
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  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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



Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 

  1. Prelims

There will be two portions to the preliminary test: general knowledge and current events. The exam will feature multiple-choice questions. There will be 200 such questions in all. 

Section Marks Number of Questions Duration
Current Events 100 200 2 Hours
General Knowledge/Awareness
  1. B. Mains

Those who pass the preliminary exam will be eligible to take the mains exam. There will be two components to the mains exam: Paper I and Paper II. There will be 100 questions on each of these papers, each earning two points.

Section Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper I General Hindi 100 200
Paper II General Studies, Geography of India, Civics, Mathematics, General Science, Indian History, & Mental Ability Test 100 200

Physical Efficiency Test 

The Physical Efficiency Test is a set of physical tests that candidates must accomplish before moving on to the medical examination phase.

Test Event  For Males For Females
Run 1 Mile in 6 minutes 30 Seconds 1 km in 6 minutes
High Jump 4 feets 3 feets
Long Jump 12 feets 9 feets
Shot Put 16 pound for 16 Feet 12 Pound for 10 feet

Medical Test 

Students are eligible for the Medical Exam round if they have completed and passed the physical efficiency exam. The details of the medical test rounds are yet undisclosed. However, it frequently consists of the following:

  • Weight Measurement
  • Visibility Measurement
  • Blood tests

To score well in the exam through rigorous practice of the Bihar Police SI mock tests and previous year question paper, you can visit BYJU’S Exam Prep. 

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