Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Recruitment 2020: Last Date to Apply Online, 2213 Posts

Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020: Bihar Police Subordinate Selection Commission (BPSSC) has released the Bihar Police Notification 2020 for the recruitment of 2213 Vacancies of Police Sub Inspector (PSI) and Sergeant. Bihar Police Sub Inspector and Sergeant is a Level 6 post that comes in a Pay Matrix of Rs 35400- Rs 112400 as per 7th Pay Commission. The Bihar Police PSI/Sergeant Application Process has started already. Interested candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply online by visiting the official website Here in this article, we have shared the complete information regarding the Bihar Police recruitment such as Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Salary structure. Go through these details below, but first have a look at the important dates of the Bihar Police SI/Sergeant 2020 Recruitment Process:

Release of Notification PDF14 August 2020
Start of Application Process16 August 2020
Last Date of Application Process24 September 2020
Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Exam DateSoon!

Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Recruitment 2020: Vacancy Details

Have a look at the post-wise vacancy details of the Bihar Police Sub-Inspector and Sergeant recruitment:

Police Sub Inspector (PSI) 1998
Sergeant 215
Total2213 Vacancy

Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Application Process 2020

BPSSC activates online link for the application process of SI & Sergeant recruitment on 16th August on its official website Even Ex-Serviceman and already existing employees of Bihar Government can apply for the post. Have a look at the detailed process to fill application form below:


Step 1: Visit

Step 2: Click on Apply Online for SI and Sergeant posts in Bihar Police

Step 3: Complete the Registration Process and Make Fee Payment


Step 4: Fill the Online Application Form by entering the required details

Step 5: Save confirmation page

Bihar Police Application Fee


OBC/BC/EWC/General – Rs 700

SC/ST – Rs 400

Bihar Police SI Eligibility Criteria 2020

Educational Qualification


Candidates should have completed Graduation and have Bachelor’s Degree before 1st August 2020.

Age Limit

CategoryLower Age LimitUpper Age Limit
General (Male)20 Years37 Years
EBC/ BC (Male)20 Years40 Years
General/ EBC/ BC (Female)20 Years40 Years
SC/ ST (Male & Female)20 Years42 Years



General & BC (Male): Minimum 165 CM

EBC/SC/ST (Male): Minimum 160 CM

Females: Minimum 155 CM Height & 48 kg


For detailed eligibility criteria, visit the following link:

Bihar Police SI Notification PDF 2020

Bihar Police SI Selection Process 2020

Candidates who want to get recruited to the SI post in the Bihar Home Police department need to undergo three phases of selection process. These phases are:


Prelims Exam

Mains Exam

Physical Efficiency Test


Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern 2020

Let’s now have a look at the exam pattern and syllabus of the written prelims and mains examination below:

Bihar Police SI Prelims Exam Pattern

Exam NamePrelims Exam
FormatObjective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Questions100
Total Marks200 Marks
Duration2 Hours
SubjectGeneral Knowledge Current Issues

-The Bihar Police SI Prelims exam will be held offline in written mode


-Questions will be asked in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) format

-Candidates need to gain minimum 30% marks in the exam to qualify this round and get shortlisted for Mains exam.

-There will be negative marking of 0.2 marks for each wrong answer


Bihar Police SI Mains Exam Pattern                                      

PaperTotal QuestionsMarksDuration
General Hindi (Qualifying)1002002 Hours
General Studies1002002 Hours

-The Bihar Police SI Mains exam will be held offline in written mode

-Questions will be asked in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) format


-Candidates need to gain minimum 30% marks in General Hindi Paper which is qualifying in nature. Marks obtained in Hindi paper will not be counted for merit list

-There will be negative marking of 0.2 marks for each wrong answer

-Number of Candidates to be selected for Physical Efficiency Test will be 6-times more than the Vacancies.


Tie-Breaking Principle

If two or more than two candidates obtain equal marks in the Mains examination, then the BPSSC will consider their Date of Birth to rank them on the merit list.

If two or more than two candidates obtain equal marks and are that of same Birth Date, then their selection for the merit list will be done through physical eligibility.

Bihar Police SI Physical Efficiency Test (PET) 2020

Sub Inspector

Run1 Mile in 6 minutes 30 Sec1 Km in 6 minutes
High Jump4 feet3 feet
Long Jump12 feet9 feet
Shot Put16 pound for 16 Feet12 Pound for 10 feet


High Jump4 ft 6 inch3 ft
Long Jump15 ft9 ft
Shot Put16 pound for 20 ft12 pound for 10 ft

Bihar Police SI Cut Off 2020

Candidates will be selected for the final merit list on the basis of their marks obtained in Mains examination. Candidates need to obtain these minimum cut off marks as per their category:

SC/ST/Female – 32%


EBC – 34%

BC – 36.5%

General – 40%


Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Salary 2020

PostLevelPay Scale
Sub Inspector (SI) Level 6 Rs 35400 – Rs 112400
Sergeant   Level 6Rs 35400 – Rs 112400