Welcome everyone to the site which provides you with a clear explanation of the Eligibility criteria, Exam pattern and syllabus for the upcoming SI recruitment conducted by Bihar Police Department. Candidates who have already applied for the exam are requested to download the admit card and Hall tickets from the official website of Bihar Police Department at csbc.bih.nic.in. In this post. We are explaining the most important points required for the selection process.

Bihar Police SI Eligibility 2017:

Firstly. let me explain about the Eligibility criteria for attempting this exam.

Age limit:

Candidates who are willing to write this exam should have an age of more than 21 years at the time of examination. Maximum age the candidate can possess is 37 years. So, Candidate should not have more than 37 years of age for getting the eligibility to write this exam.

Age limit: 21 – 37 years.

Educational Qualification Required:

The candidate should be completed his 10th and 12th class from State or Central Board of Education and Graduation from any recognized university.

10th and 12th class – State or Central board of Education.

Graduation – Any Recognized University.

Candidates who are posses both these qualifications can appear for the exam.

Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 2017:

Most of the candidates mainly get confused in this part. So, read carefully every point published here for a clear understanding of the Bihar Police Exam pattern 2017. If you go through the notification, you can understand that the exam will be conducted in two rounds. The first exam will be Prelims and the final exam will be Mains. The candidates who get above cut-off marks in the prelims exam are eligible to write the mains examination. So, both the exams have their own importance.

Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 2017 for Prelims exam:

A total of 100 questions will be given in the prelims exam. Total marks awarded for this exam will be 200 marks. Depending upon the cut-off marks decided by the Bihar Police department, a list of candidates who are eligible for writing the mains exam will be released.

Total number of questions – 100.

Total number of Marks – 200.

Each question will carry a negative marking of 0.2 marks for every wrong answer.

Bihar Police SI Exam pattern 2017 for Mains exam:

Mains exam is divided into 2 papers where each paper consists of 100 questions each. Total marks for each paper is 200 marks. This exam pattern is also quite similar to Prelims exam but the syllabus for each paper vary. The candidates who get pass marks in both Prelims and Mains are eligible for Physical Fitness Examination.

Mains paper-1:

Total number of questions- 100.

Total marks awarded- 200.

Negative marking for each question- 0.2 mark.

Mains paper-2:

Total number of questions- 100.

Total marks awarded- 200.

Negative marking for each question- 0.2 mark.

Step-by-Step procedure of selection process:

  • The written exam which consists of both prelims and mains exam.
  • A physical exam where your fitness will be tested.
  • Physical Measurement test.
  • Medical examination
  • Verification of Documents.

Bihar Police SI 2017 Exam Syllabus:

Prelims exam:

Syllabus for paper-1 is General knowledge / current affairs. topics like Culture and Region, Ports Inland harbors, soil, rivers, mountains, freedom movement, sports, defense, History, languages, Capitals and Currencies, full forms, abbreviations, discoveries etc include in General knowledge.


The first paper of Mains exam is based on General Hindi. It includes synonyms, antonyms, sentence errors, Comprehension type questions comes under it.

Second paper consists of General Studies, General Science, Mathematics, Indian history, Indian geography and Mental ability test etc topics covered under it.

That’s all about the Bihar Police SI 2017 syllabus, Exam pattern and Eligibility criteria.

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