Syllabus - Bihar Police Constable

Bihar Police Constable

Bihar Police Constable Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018 Bihar Police Recruitment Board had recently released a notification to conduct the Constable Examination very soon. Hence, for those applying candidates, the Bihar Police Constable Syllabus is a pre requisite. You can check the Detailed Bihar Police Constable Syllabus & Exam Pattern below. The syllabus for the Bihar Police Constable Examination is divided in two parts viz. written examination & Physical Standard Test. The written examination is consisted of four subjects namely Hindi, English, General Science, General Studies and Mathematics. The total questions in the online written examination are 100 and are given equal weightage of 1 marks each question. The aspirant will have to complete the paper within 120 minutes of the starting of the paper. The questions paper is of Objective type containing Multiple Choice Questions. The candidates should also notice that the mode of examination will be online.

Bihar Police Constable Exam Pattern - 

Sr. No.


Total Questions

Total Marks


Type of Paper


General Hindi






120 Minutes






General English




General Science




General Studies











Mode of Examination - Online

Bihar Police Constable Syllabus - 

English - 

  • Preparing Note and writing summary of a given passage: Identifying Central / Main Point and supporting details etc. and perceiving overall meaning and organization, The texts should deal with sociopolitical and cultural issues along with the principals enshrined in the constitution.
  • Comprehension of unseen factual / imaginative passages (Short and long question answer items): Developing the skills of reasoning, drawing inferences.
  • Reading of tales / short stories / short plays: Reading with understanding and imbibing virtues, Bihar writers, Indian writers, Commonwealth writers and native writers of English.
  • Reading of informative pieces / essays: Read with understanding and respond effectively in writing. On Environment, Economics, Sports, Science, health and hygiene. Adolescence, Human Values and human rights, Cultural diversity and unity etc.
  • Reading poems for enjoyment and understanding: Enjoying and understanding poems and imbibing human values and / or encountering truth, World fame poets (Both native and non native poets of English), Indian Poets, Bihari Poets.
  • Free Composition on familiar / contemporary issues: Communicative skills in writing,  Notices, memorandum, formal and informal letters, application etc.
  • Various registers of English: Build Communicative competences in various registers of English. Support with standard pieces of writing.
  • Translation from mother tongue into English: Ability to translate from mother tongue into English and vice versa. Wide ranging topics covering different aspects of life including great personalities.
  • Grammatical items and structures:

(a) The use of different Tense forms for different kinds of narration (e.g. media commentaries, report, programmes, etc.

(b) Reported speech in extended text.

(c) The use of passive forms in scientific and innovative writing.

(d) Converting one kind of structures as well as other items to exemplify stylistic variations in different discourses.

(e) Modal auxiliaries – Uses based on semantic considerations.

(f) Phrases and idioms

(g) Analysis.

(h) 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: Identifying central / main point and supporting details etc. and perceiving overall meaning and organization, Informative pieces on contemporary burning issues.
  • Comprehension of unseen imaginative passages / graph / chart / table (Short and long question answer items): Developing the skills of reasoning, drawing inferences. The texts should deal with sociopolitical and cultural issues along with the principals enshrined in the constitution.
  • Reading of tales / short stories / short plays: Reading with understanding and imbibing virtues, Indian writers, Bihar writers, commonwealth writers, native and other nonnative writers of English.
  • Reading of Informative Pieces / essays: Reading with understanding and acquiring general knowledge of practical value, On Reproductive health, Art and culture, Mass media, Travel and tourism, Peace and harmony etc.
  • Reading poems for enjoyment and understanding: Enjoying and understanding poems and imbibing human values and / or encountering truth. Bihari poets, Indian poets, Commonwealth poets, native and other non native English poets.
  • Free Composition on familiar / contemporary issues: Communicative skills in writing,  Reports, message, CVs, e-mail, formal and informal.
  • Various registers of English (Contd.): Build communicative competences in various registers of English, Support with standard pieces of writing.
  • Translation from mother tongue into English: Ability to translate from mother tongue into English and vice versa, Informative and inspiring pieces.


  • प्रेमचंद
  • राम चन्द्र शुक्ला
  • कुमार गंधर्व
  • विष्णुभाट गोडसे वरसइकर
  • सत्यजीत राय
  • भोला पासवान शास्त्री
  • कृष्णा सोबती
  • फणीश्वरनाथ रेनू
  • हरिशंकर पारसाई
  • ओदोलेन स्मेकल 
  • मेहरुनिसा परवेज़
  • कृष्णा कुमार
  • चंद्रधर शर्मा गुलेरी
  • बाल कृष्ण भट्ट
  • शिव पूजन सहाय
  • रामधारी सिंह दिनकर
  • विष्णु प्रभाकर
  • अज्ञेय
  • जगदीश चंद्र माथुर
  • मोहन राकेश
  • नामवर सिंह
  • जय प्रकाश नारायण
  • पद्म सचदेव
  • दलित अत्मकथा
  • उदय प्रकाश
  • पंकज विशत
  • जे कृष्ण मूर्ति

बी) कविता

  • विद्यापति- चानन भेल विषम सर रे, सरस बसंत समय भल पाओल
  • कबीर- संतो देखत जग बौराना, हो बलैया कब देखोगी तोहि
  • मीराबाई- जो तुम तोड़ो पिया, में गिरधर के घर जाऊ
  • सहजोबाई- मुकुट लटक अटकी मन माहि, राम तजु पे गुरु न बिसाऊ भारेंदु भारतेन्दु हरिश्चंद्र- भारत दुर्दशा
  • मैथिली शरण गुप्ता- झंकार
  • सूर्यकांत त्रिपाठी निराला- तोड़ती पत्थर
  • नागार्जुन- बहुत दिनों के बाद
  • त्रिलोचन- ग़ालिब (सानेट)
  • केदारनाथ सिंह- जगरनाथ
  • नरेश सक्ससेना- पृथ्वी
  • अरुण कमल- मातृभूमि
  • जायसी
  • सूरदास
  • नाभादास
  • ताज बीबी / चांद बीबी
  • घननाद
  • भूषण
  • सुभद्रा कुमारी चौहान
  • जय शंकर प्रसाद
  • शमशेर बहादुर सिंह
  • मुक्तिबोध
  • रघुवीर सहाय
  • राजकमल चौधरी
  • विनोद कुमार शुक्ला
  • ज्ञानेद्रपति
  • गगन गिल


 इकाई -

  • समुच्चय
  • सम्बन्ध और फलन
  • गणितीय तर्कशास्त्र
  • बूलियन बीजगणित

इकाई- 2

  • अनुक्रम और श्रेणी
  • समिश्र संख्याए
  • द्विघात समीकरण एवं व्यंजक
  • संचय और क्रम संचय
  • गणितीय आगमन का सिद्धांत
  • द्विपद प्रमेय
  • रैखिक असमिकाए
  • कुछ प्रमुख अन्नंत श्रेणी

इकाई- 3

  • त्रिकोणमिति

इकाई- 4

  • नियामक ज्यामिति
  • शंकु खंड
  • त्रिविमिय ज्यामिति का परिचय

इकाई- 5

  • कलन का भाग


  • सांख्यिकीय
  • प्रथिकता

General Studies - 

(A) History

  • Pre-history, Proto-history and Prehistoric cultures
  • The Pre-historic world, Harappan Civilization
  • Ancient Civilizations, Early Indian Religions
  • The Medieval History, Political and economic History of the Mauryan
  • Vehicles of modernization, Culture and economy from Post Mauryan to Gupta Period
  • Modernisation affirmed, Economy Society and culture during early medieval period
  • Spread of Modernisation, Political Changes under sultanate
  • Ills of Modernity, Indo-Islamic culture (1500-1700)
  • Three Ideologies and their mutual conflicts, Urban economy in Medieval age
  • Sanity Vs Motivated politics, Bhakti and Sufi Movements
  • Further Changes/ Post-modernisation, Rule of the East India Company
  • The revolt of 1857
  • The Indian awakening in 19th century
  • The Nationalist movements (1918-1947)
  • Partition and Independence
  • Visions of the new state

(B) Geography

  • Fundamentals of Physical GeographyUnitsGeography as a discipline, Earth, Landforms, Climate, Hydrosphere (Water) oceans, Biosphere
  • Economic GeographyUnitsResource, Man and Environment, Main Crops of the World, Major Industries of the World
  • Fundamentals of Human Geography- Nature and Scope
  • People
  • Human Activities
  • Transport, communication & Trade
  • Human Settlement
  • Fundamentals of Natural Geography
  • Introduction
  • Physical aspects & drainage systems
  • Climate, Vegetation and soil
  • Resources and development
  • Transport, communication & International Trade
  • Population
  • Natural Hazards and managements

(C) Political Science

  • Concept of politics
  • State
  • Theories of the Origin of State, Working of federalism in India
  • Sovereignty, Fundamental Rights and Duties
  • Key Concepts
  • Union Executives
  • Parliament
  • State Executive
  • State legislature
  • Indian Judiciary
  • Electoral Systems in India, Electoral Process
  • Working of local self government with special reference to Bihar
  • National Integration and challenges
  • Foreign Policy of India


  1.  A. Introduction
  • What is Economics ?
  • Basic understanding of economics and economic phenomenon especially in context of the concept of scarcity and allocation of resources.
  • Definitions of Economics: Adam Smith, Alfred Marshall, Lionel Robbins, Samuelson.
  • Meaning, Scope and importance of statistics in Economics.

           B. Collection, Organisation and Presentation of Data

  • Collection of Data- Sources of Data- Primary and secondary; how basic data is collected; methods of collecting data; three important sources of secondary data. Census of India, National Sample Survey Organisation and Directorate of Statistics & Evaluation, Bihar, Patna.
  • Organisation of Data: Meaning and types of variables; Frequency Distribution.
  • Presentation of Data : Tabular Presentation and Diagrammatic Presentation of Data :

(i) Geometric forms (bar diagams and pie diagrams),

(ii) Frequency diagrams (histogram, polygon and ogive) and

(iii) Arithmetic line graphs (time series graph).

C. Statistical Tools and Interpretation

  • Measures of Central Tendency- mean (simple and weighted), median and mode.
  • Measures of Dispersion- Absolute dispersion (range, quartile deviation, mean deviation and standard deviation), relative dispersion (co-efficient of quartile-deviation, co-efficient of mean deviation, co-efficient of variation). Lorenz Curve: meaning and its application.
  • Introduction of Index Numbers- meaning; what does an Index number show, measure or indicate; How you can construct index number; types- wholesale price index, consumer price index and index of industrial production, uses of index numbers; Inflation and index numbers.

2. Economic Development of Bihar & India

A. Development Policies and Experience (1947-90)

  • A brief introduction of the state of economy of Bihar and Indian on the eve of independence.
  • Common goals of Five Year Plans.
  • Main features, problems and policies of :

(i) Agriculture (institutional aspects and new agricultural strategy etc.)

(ii) Industry (agro-based, industrial licensing, etc.) and

(iii) Foreign trade.

B. Economic Reforms since- 1991

  • Need & main features: Liberlisation, globalization and  Privatisation.
  • An appraisal of SEZ & LPG Policies.
  • Impact of Bihar.

C. Current Challenges Facing Economy of Bihar and India.

  • Poverty: Absolute and relative; Meaning of poverty line; vicious circle of poverty; causes of poverty; Government and non-government measures on poverty alleviations; Main programmes for poverty alleviation : A critical assessment.
  • Rural development: Key issues- credit and marketing- role of cooperatives and self help groups; agricultural diversification; alternative farming- organic farming.
  • Population growth over the years; Census of 2001; age, sex composition; density of population and occupational distribution; the current National Policy on Population.
  • Human Capital Formation: How people become resource; Role of human capital in economic development; Growth of Education Sector in India.
  • Employment: Growth informalisation and other issues;  problems and policies.
  • Infrastructure: Meaning & types; Case studies: Energy and Health- Problems and Policies- A Critical assessment;
  • The role of Public Distribution System in providing food security in Bihar; A critical examination of the PDS.
  • Capital formation in Bihar; Capital requirements for economic growth.
  • Environment: Sustainable economic development; limited availability of resources; environmental degradation.

D. Development Experience of Bihar: A comparison with other states

  •  Bihar and Punjab
  • Bihar and Maharashtra 

                       Issues: Growth, sectoral development and other developmental indicators.

E. Development Experience of India: A comparison with neighbours

  • India and Pakistan
  • India and China 

                    Issues: Growth, sectoral development and other developmental indicators.

3. Introductory microeconomics

A. Introduction

  • What is microeconomics ?
  • Central problems of an economy, production possibility curve and opportunity cost.

B. Consumer Behaviour and Demand

  • Consumer’s Equilibrium- Meaning and attainment of equilibrium through Utility Apporoach: One and two commodity cases;
  • Demand, market demand, determinants of demand, demand schedule, demand curve, movement along and shifts in demand curve.
  • Price elasticity of demand, measurement of price elasticity of demandpercentage, total expenditure and geometric method.

C. Producer Behaviour & Supply

  • Production function : Returns to Factor and Returns to Scale.
  • Supply : Market supply, determinants of supply, supply schedule, supply curve movement along and shifts in supply curve,
  • Price elasticity of supply, measurement of price elasticity of supply- Percentage and geometric method.
  • Cost and Revenue: Short run costs- Total cost, Total variable cost, Total Fixed cost; Average Fixed cost, Average variable cost and Marginal cost-meaning and their relationship. Revenue-total, average and marginal revenue; Opportunity cost : definition, application.
  • Producers’ equilibrium- Meaning and its conditions in terms of total cost and total revenue.

D. Forms of Market and Price Determination

  • Forms of Market- Perfect competition, Monopoly, Monopolistic competition- their meaning and features.
  • Price determination under perfect competition- Equilibrium price, effects of shifts in demand and supply.

E. Simple applications of Tools of demand and supply Curves

  • The teachers can be given the flexibility to choose the issues : rationing, floor and ceilings and Food availability decline (FAD) Theory. The teachers are encouraged to choose alternative examples that are simple and easy to understand.

4. Introductory macro-economics

A. National Income and related aggregates

  • Macroeconomics : Meaning
  • Circular flow of income, concepts of GDP, GNP, NDP, NNP (at market price and factor cost), National Disposable Income (gross and net); Irivate Income, Personal Income and Personal Disposable Income.
  • Measurement of National Income : Value added method, Income method and Expenditure method.

B. Determination of Income and Employment

  • Aggregate demand, Aggregate supply and their components.
  • Prospensity to consume and prospensity to save (average and    marginal)
  • Meaning of Involuntary unemployment and full employment.
  • Determination of income and employment : Two sector model.
  • Concept of investment multiplier and its working.
  • Problems of excess and deficient demand : Measures to correct excess and deficient demand- availability of credit, change in Government spending.

C. Money and Banking

  • Money – meaning, evolution and functions.
  • Inflation: cost-push; demand-pull; causes, effects of inflation on different groups of society; measures to control inflation.
  • Central Bank – meaning and functions.
  • Commercial banks – meaning and functions.
  • Recent significant reforms and issues in Indian Banking System : Privatisation and modernization.

D. Government Budget and the Economy

  • Government budget- meaning and its components.
  • Objectives of government budget.
  • Classification of receipt- revenue and capital;
  • Taxes – types
  • Classification of expenditure- revenue and capital, plan and non plan & developmental and non-developmental.
  • Balanced budget, surplus budget and deficit budget: meaning and implication.
  • Revenue deficit, fiscal deficit and primary deficit: meaning and implications; measures to contain different deficits.
  • Latest budget of Bihar and India.

E. International Trade:

  • Why International Trage takes place
  • Balance of payments accounts- meaning and components
  • Foreign exchange rate- meaning (Fixed and Flexible), merits and demerits, Determination through demand and supply.
  • A brief analysis about recent exchange rate issues.

General Science

Physics -

  • Physical World & Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy & Power
  • Motion of System of Particles & Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Heat & Thermodynamics
  • Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magentism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics, Optical Instrument, Wave Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Matter Waves
  • Atoms & Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems, Satellite communication system and its uses

(B) Chemistry

  • Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of atom
  • Radio activation
  • Classification of Elements and Recurrence of Properties
  • Chemical bond and molecular structure
  • State of matter- gas and liquid
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox equation
  • Hydrogen
  • Block Elements (Alkali & Alkaline Metal)
  • P-Block elements
  • Construction and Properties of Some Important Compounds
  • Organic Chemistry - Some Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental chemistry
  • solid state
  • Merger
  • Basic chemicals
  • chemical kinetics
  • Surface chemical
  • General principles and procedures for separating elements
  • Element of class-1 and class-2
  • Class-15
  • Class-16
  • Class-17
  • Class-18
  • D- and F-Block elements
  • Coordination compound
  • Halogen compounds of Alken and arenes
  • Alchol, Phenol and ether
  • Aldehyde, ketone and carboxylic acids
  • Nitrogen containing organic compound
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday life

(C) Biology

  • Diversity of living world
  • The complexity and structural organization of living
  • Cell structure and function
  • Plant work
  • Petrobiology
  • Creatures & Environment
  • Reproduction and development
  • Genetics and bio development
  • Biotechnology and its applications
  • Biological Science and Human Welfare: Introduction
  • Introduction to Man and Environment