The Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) has released the notification regarding the Combined Graduate Level examination for filling various graduate-level posts in the state. Candidates can apply online on the official website of BSSC bssc.bihar.gov.in from April 14 to May 17, 2022, till 11:59 PM. The examination is conducted to recruit graduates for 2187 vacancies available in different sectors, where 880 vacancies are allotted to General/unreserved categories.
BSSC Application Form
The application form will be available online on the official website of BSSC bssc.bihar.gov.in from April 14, 2022. Candidates can apply online till May 17, 2022. For the successful submission of application form, candidates from General/OBC/EWS category should pay a fee of INR 540/- and those from SC/ST/PH should pay INR 135/-. The date of conduct of examination will be notified later by BSSC. Candidates from outside the state of Bihar can also apply for various vacancies advertised, but the benefits of reservation will only be applicable to the residents of the state.
BSSC CGL Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who have completed graduation from any recognized university can apply for the vacancies advertised. The age limit of the candidate will be calculated as on August 01, 2021. But those candidates who hold the maximum age limit as on August 01, 2015 and possess the prescribed educational qualification are also eligible to apply for the posts. The minimum age limit to apply is 21 years. The maximum age limit is as follows:
- Unreserved category(male)- 37 years
- Unreserved category(female)- 40 years
- Backward classes/Extremely Backward Classes- 40 years
- SC/ST- 42 years
EX- servicemen and serving government personnel are also given relaxations in the upper age limit. For details regarding the eligibility, refer to the official notification provided here:
BSSC Exam Pattern
In case of receiving a high number of applications, a preliminary examination will be conducted in different phases to shortlist the candidates. The results will be prepared after the normalization procedure to ensure fair selection. The examination will consist of objective-type questions from General Studies, General Science and Mathematics and Mental Ability Test (Comprehension/logic/reasoning). The detailed syllabus is also given in the notification. The minimum qualifying marks for various categories is as follows:
- Unreserved category- 40%
- Backward classes- 36.50%
- Extremely Backward classes- 34%
- SC/ST/ Women/ Physically Handicapped- 32%