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The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) is considered to be one of the prestigeous jobs in the State of Bihar. BPSC has released a notification of Mineral Development Officer (MDO) in the Mines and Geology of the Government of Bihar with many vacant positions. The total number of vacancies released by BPSC are 20. The registration for BPSC MDO begins from May 4th, 2020.The BPSC has issued advertisement notification for the mineral development officer on 22nd April. However, the process of online application for these posts has not been started yet. To apply, candidates must first register. Online registrations can be made from May 4 to May 18, 2020. In this blog we will discuss about BPSC MDO 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern.
BPSC MDO 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Important Dates
|BPSC MDO Registration Start Date
|4th May 2020
|BPSC MDO Registration End Date
|18th May 2020
|Last Date To Apply Online
|2nd June 2020
|Last Date To Pay Fee Online
|25th May 2020
|Last Date To Send
Hardcopy via speed post
|10th June 2020,
up to 5 pm
BPSC MDO 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Vacancy
The total no. of vacancies for the post of BPSC Mineral Development Officer is 20.
BPSC MDO 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern: Exam Pattern
The BPSC MDO written exam will be conducted for 300 marks. There will be a total of 3 papers for the BPSC MDO Exam of 100 marks each.
- Paper 1- General Knowledge based on BPSC Prelims Syllabus.
- Paper 2- Mines/Geology
- Paper 3- Minerals Mines Act
|Type of Question
|1 hour 30 min
|Mining engineering /Geology
|1 hour 30 min
|Minerals Mines Act
|1 hour 30 min
Points to be Noted:
- There will be a choice for the candidates to answer questions between mining engineering and geology.
- The shortlisted candidates from the written test will be called to appear for the interview. The Interview will be of 50 marks.
- The final list of the candidates will be prepared on the basis of the marks secured in the written test and the interview.
BPSC MDO 2020 Syllabus: Paper I (General Knowledge)
- Indian National Movement
- Current Affairs – National and International
- Important Days
- Science – Inventions & Discoveries
- Books and Authors
- Indian History
- General Policy
- Science and Technology
- Awards and Honors
- Budget and Five Year Plans
- Countries and Capitals
- International and National Organizations
- Capitals of India
- Indian Economy
BPSC MDO Syllabus 2020 – Paper-II (Geology/ Mining Engineering)
- Geomorphology and Remote Sensing
- Structural Geology
- Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
- Environmental Geology
- Indian mineral deposits and mineral economics
- Ore genesis
- Mineral exploration
- Geology of fuels
- Engineering geology
BPSC MDO Syllabus 2020 – Paper III (Minerals Mines)
- Surface Mining
- Mine Environmental Engineering
- Minerals Mining
- Industrial Training in Underground Mines
- Mineral Recovery
- Underground Metal Mining Technology
- Mine Designing
- Metalliferous Mining
- Rock Mechanics & Ground Control
- Mine Surveying Practice
- Mine Machinery
BPSC Mineral Development Officer: Admit Card
The BPSC Mineral Development Officer applications are underway and candidates must apply as soon as possible. As per the dates and details regarding the admit card, the authorities haven’t provided any news. But the admit card will be released 2-3 weeks before the BPSC MDO exam. Once the download link is activated, we will provide you with the same.
BPSC Mineral Development Officer: Results
The BPSC Mineral Development Officer result is one of the most important things that all aspirants wait for as it provides the details regarding the selection of a candidate. The BPSC MDO result will be released after the MDO exam 2020. The result will contain the list of shortlisted candidates for further rounds.
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