BPSC Mains Exam Dates 2020 Revised – Check New Exam Dates Here!

The dates of Mains Exam of BPSC are rescheduled. The new dates for the 65th Mains Exam of BPSC are 13th, 14th and 20th October 2020. Previously, the exam was dated on 16.10.2020 which is now re-scheduled on 20.10.2020. The official notification of 65th Civil Service of BPSC had been released on 04.07.2019. The first phase i.e., preliminary exam was conducted on 15.10.2019 and its result got announced on 06.03.2020. The candidates shortlisted were 6517 out of 2, 57,247, who appeared for prelims exam. The shortlisted candidates of prelims can appear for mains starting from 13.10.2020.

BPSC Mains Exam Date

Aspirants can have a glance at official notification regarding rescheduled examination dates. The detailed scheduled is expected to release soon.

Fee Payment24.06.2020
Last Date to Apply30.06.2020
Last date to send application via post04.07.2020 (By 5 pm)
Mains Exam13 th ,14 th and 20 th October 2020

65th BPSC Mains Exam Pattern

There will be 4 papers in the Mains examination. The time duration of 3 hours will be provided for each paper. The 4 papers are, General Hindi; 2 papers on GS i.e., General Science I and General Science II. 4th paper will be of optional subject as chosen by candidate. Each paper will have maximum marks of 300 marking the total of 900 marks except Paper I which carries 100 marks and is only of qualifying nature, hence will not be counted for merit purpose.

Paper IGeneral Hindi3 hours100 Marks
Paper IIGeneral Studies I3 hours300 Marks
Paper IIIGeneral Studies II3 hours300 Marks
Paper IVOptional Paper3 hours300 Marks


  • Questions in the exam will be descriptive in nature.
  • The choice to choose the language to write answers depend on candidate, languages option are:
    • English
    • Hindi
    • Urdu
  • Candidates shortlisted from main exam will have to appear for Interview which carries 120 marks.

Final Merit List will depend on the marks obtained in Mains Exam & Interview.

Cut-off marks of BPSC Mains Exam

CategoryMinimum qualifying marks
Women/ SC/ ST/ PwD0.32

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