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Bihar Police Constable written exam scheduled to be conducted on 20th January has been postponed. The exam is conducted by the Central Selection Board of Constable. The notification for the same was released in October. And the last date for applying was 4th November. In this article, let us check the details of the exam, that is, the exam pattern and syllabus.
Police Constable Exam Details
The candidates should be between 18- 25 years. The upper age relaxation will be given to the eligible candidates according to the government norms.
The applicant should have completed the intermediate( Plus two). Also, those who have completed the +2 from Bihar State Madrasa Education Board or Bihar State Sanskrit Shiksha Board or other equivalents recognized by the State Government.
|Category||Height||Chest Expanded||Chest Unexpanded|
|General and OBC||165 Cms||86 Cms||81 Cms|
|SC/ST||160 Cms||79 Cms||84 Cms|
The total vacancies reported are 11880.
The pay scale will be of Level 3 job. Selected candidates will be having a salary between Rs. 21,700 — 69,100/-.
Police Constable Exam Pattern
- Written Examination: Consist of 100 questions for 100 marks. The time duration will be of two hours. There is no negative marking, so the candidates can attempt all questions.
- The qualifying marks will be 30%. Candidates scoring above this will only be selected to the next level.
|Subject||Number of questions and marks|
|Hindi, English, General Awareness, Current Affairs||50|
|Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, History, Geography, Polity, Economics||25+25|
- Physical Efficiency Test: Will be out of 100 marks.
Police Constable: Syllabus
- Preparing Note and writing a summary of a given passage.
- Comprehension of unseen factual/imaginative passages (Short and long question-answer items).
- Free Composition on familiar/contemporary issues.
- Various registers of English.
- Translation from the mother tongue into English.
Grammatical items and structures:
- The use of different Tense forms for different kinds of narration (e.g. media commentaries, reports, programs, etc.
- Reported speech in extended text.
- The use of passive forms in scientific and innovative writing.
- Converting one kind of structure as well as other items to exemplify stylistic variations in different discourses.
- Modal auxiliaries – Uses based on semantic considerations.
- Phrases and idioms
- Converting one kind of sentence/clause into a different kind of structures as well as other items to exemplify stylistic variations in different discourses.
Precis of a given passage.
Comprehension of unseen imaginative passages/graph/chart/table (Short and long question-answer items).
Reading of tales / short stories / short plays/poems for enjoyment and understanding. Also that Informative Pieces/essays.
Free Composition on familiar/contemporary issues. Various registers of English. Translation from the mother tongue into English.
- Pre-history, Proto-history, and History.
- The Pre-historic world.
- Ancient Civilizations.
– Mesopotamia, Rome, China, Greece.
– Emphasis on efforts to regulate the order ( law codes), science, technology, and philosophy.
– Empire building endeavors
– Slavery and the position of women.
– Early Indian Religions
– Buddhism – Buddhist sites of Bihar
- The Medieval Order.
- Vehicles of modernization.
- Science and Technology – Aryabhatta
- Modernization affirmed.
– The British experience – Revolution of 1688 and the Industrial Revolution.
– The American war of Independence.
– The French Revolution
– Economy Society and culture during the early medieval period
– Varna and caste system
– Evolution of regional cultural identities
– Agrarian relations.
- The spread of Modernisation.
(i) Europe – Greece, Italy, Germany, Turkey.
(ii) Asia – China, Japan, Iran, India.
Political Changes under sultanate
A brief survey of the ruling dynasties and important rulers thereof.
- Ills of Modernity.
– Colonialism and neo-colonialism in Africa, Asia, and the western world.
– The First World War.
– Indo-Islamic culture (1500-1700)
– Language and Literature
– Art and Architecture
– Dress and lifestyle
- Three Ideologies and their mutual conflicts.
– Fascism / Nazism
– The second world war.
– The urban economy in the Medieval age
– Urban centers (emphasis on towns fo Bihar)
- Sanity Vs Motivated politics.
– League of Nations
– Non-aligned movement
– Cold War
– Bhakti and Sufi Movements
– Leading saints and their sayings
– Characteristic features
– Contributions to Indian culture
- Further changes / post-modernisation
– The Chinese Experience
– The breakup of the USSR
– The rule of the East India Company
– Revenue settlements
– Economic Impact
– Policies of expansion
- The revolt of 1857
– Effects Role of Kunwar Singh in Bihar
- The Indian awakening in the 19th century
– Important personalities and organization
– Points of self-introspection
– Dimensions of international consciousness development
- The Nationalist movements (1918 – 1947)
– Non-cooperation movement
– Civil disobedience movement
– Quit India Movement
– The naval Mutiny
– NB- Activites in Bihar must be mentioned.
- Partition and Independence
– Muslim League and the Two nation theory
– Wavel Plan
– Mountbatten Plan
– India Independence Act
– Pangs of Partition
- Visions of the new state
– Making of the constitution
– Reorganization of States
– Five-year Plans & missed economy
- Geography as a discipline
– Nature and Scope
– Science & Spatial attributes
– Branches of Geography
– Importance of physical geography (Nature and scope)
– Origin and Evolution of the Earth.
– Interior of the Earth.
– Wegener’s continental drift theory and plate tectonics.
– Geological process Earthquake, volcanoes.
– Minerals and Rocks
– Types of Rocks and its characteristics.
– Geomorphic process weathering and erosion.
– Landforms and their types.
– Composition and structure.
– Elements of Weather and Climate.
– Insolation: Angle of incidence of Sun’s ray & distribution.
– Heat Budget
– Heating and Colling of Atmosphere.
– Conduction, Convection, Radiation.
– Problems of Global Warming.
– Green House Effects.
– Pressure belts.
– Winds: Planetary, Seasonal & Local, and its effects.
– Air masses and fronts.
– Cyclones: Tropical & Temperate.
– Condensation and Evaporation process.
- Hydrosphere (Water) oceans
– Hydrological Cycle
– Study of Submarine Relief.
– Distribution of temperature and Salinity.
– Movements of Ocean water waves, tides, and currents.
– Role of Man in Ecological Imbalance.
– Human and Environmental effects.
– Meaning and Scope
– Classification and Conservation
- Man and Environment
– Major Natural Regions of the world
– Equatorial Region
– Monsoon Region
– Tropical Region
– Temperate grassland
– Human Life.
- Main Crops of the World
– Grains – Rice, Wheat & Pulses
– Cash Crops – Cotton & Sugarcane
– Plantation Crops – tea
– Milk production
– Geographical conditions, distribution, and world-trade of different crop production.
- Major Industries of the World
– Utility and distribution of Iron-ore, Cotton-textile, Factors of Industrialization and its effects on the economy.
- Fundamentals of Human Geography
– Nature and Scope
– The population of the world, distribution, density, and growth.
– Population change, spatial pattern, and structure, determinant of population changes, Age and Sex ration, rural-urban composition.
– Human development, Concept, selected indicators, International comparison.
- Human Activities
– Primary activities: Concept and changing trends, gathering, Pastoral mining, subsistence Agriculture.
– Secondary activities: Concept, Manufacturing Agro-Processing, House-hold, small scale, large scale.
– Tertiary activities: Concept, Trade, Transport and communication, and Trad.
– Quaternary activities – Concepts knowledge-based Industry, Information Technology- USA, Britain, India its contribution.
- Transport, communication & Trade
– Land Transport: Road, railways, Air, Water.
– Satellite communication, cyber zone, International Technology – USA, Britain, India its contribution.
- Human Settlement
– Types, Characteristics & problem. Rural & Urban, Morphology of cities,
Problems related to Human Settlements in developing countries.
– Location, Neighborhood relations and place of India in a world.
- Physical aspects & drainage systems
– Drainage systems
– Physical divisions
- Climate, Vegetation, and soil
– Weather & climate, Distribution of temperature, pressure, winds & rainfall. Indian monsoons, distribution. Wildlife conservation
– Soil, Major types ( ICAR classification ) there distribution and conservation.
- Resources and development
– Land Resources: Agriculture land-use, major crops, and Agricultural development and problems.
– Water resources: Achievement and usages, problems and conservation.
– Mineral and Energy Resources: Metals and non- metals, minerals and its distribution and conservation, conventional and non-conventional resources of Energy.
- Transport, communication & International Trade
– Road, Railway, Water-ways, Airways, Gas and Oil pipeline, National electricity grid.
– Distribution, density & growth, the composition of population, language and religion, rural-urban population.
- Natural Hazards and managements
- Flood and Drought, Earthquake and volcano, landslides, cyclones, Tsunami.
Concept of politics
– Nature, Definition & scope of Political Science.
– Traditional & Modern view, characteristics & differences.
– Relation of Political Science with other social sciences – history, Economics, Sociology, Psychology, Geography & Philosophy.
– Significance of the study of Political Science.
- Indian Government and Politics – Making of Indian constitution and its goal
– Constitutional Development
– Sources of constitution
– Constituent Assembly
– Essential elements of State
– Nature, Justification & importance of State.
– The salient feature of the Indian Constitution
- Theories of the Origin of State
– Devine Theory
– Force Theory
– Social contract theory
– Evolutionary Theory
– Working of federalism in India
– Indian federation and its units
– Process of changes of name, boundary, and territory of the state.
– Controversial issues.
– Aim and characteristics of the federal state.
– Unitary features
– Characteristics of monistic & pluralistic
– Impact of Globalization
- Fundamental Rights and Duties
– Amendments in fundamental rights
- Key Concepts
– Law: Meaning, source, type, the relation between law & ethics
– Liberty: Meaning, Type
– Equality: Meaning, Type, the relation between liberty & equality.
– Justice: Meaning, Features, Type, Social Justice
– Rights: Meaning, Types, Characteristics, Difference theories, Laski’s view of Right.
– Duties: Meaning, Duty of an Ideal citizen, Relationship between Rights & duties.
– Directive principals of State Policy
– Nature and sources
– Difference between fundamental rights and directive principals of state policy
- Union Executives
– President: Election, Powers, functions, real position, impeachment.
– Vice-President : Election Power & function.
– Council of Misters: Composition (with special reference to coalition politics).
– Prime Minister: Power, Function, Duties +Role.
– Lok Sabha: Composition, Power, function.
– Rajya Sabha: Composition, Power, function.
- State Executive
– Governor: Power, Function, and Position.
– Council of Ministers: Power, function, and role with special reference to coalition politics.
– Chief Minister: Power, function, duties, and role.
- State legislature
– Bihar legislative assembly: Composition, power, and function.
– Bihar legislative council: Composition, power, and function.
- Indian Judiciary
– Supreme court of India: Organisation and function.
– Patna High Court: Organisation and functions.
– Lok Adalat, Fast Track Courts, Family Courts, PIL.
- Electoral Systems in India
– Election Commission
– Electoral Process: Maladies and reforms.
– Importance of Voting
– Party system and role opposition.
- Working of local self-government with special reference to Bihar
– 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments.
– Bihar Panchayati (Amendment) Act-2006
– Rural and Urban local govt.
- National Integration and challenges
- Foreign Policy of India
– Basic principles with special reference to nuclear policy
– NAM, SAARC, UNO
So, all these about the syllabus for the upcoming Bihar Police Constable exam 2020. Cover all topics and attempt mock tests. Entri wishes all good luck!
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