BPSC APO Syllabus 2020 with Assistant Prosecution Officer Prelims/ Main Exam Pattern & Selection Criteria – The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has released a notification for the recruitment of Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO) on 553 posts. Out of the total vacancies advertised, 188 are reserved for female candidates. Here is a look at important details for this BPSC APO recruitment before we discuss the new syllabus, exam pattern and marking scheme, etc.
BPSC APO Syllabus 2020
In order to prepare in the right direction for the Assistant Prosecution Officer exam, we are providing BPSC APO Syllabus 2020 along with exam pattern for Prelims and Main Exam.
Information At a glance:
- Registration dates- February 7th-21st, 2020
- Last date for fees payment- February 26th, 2020
- Last date to complete application- March 6th, 2020
- Eligibility: Law graduation from any recognized institution
- Salary: As per Level 9th of the 7th CPC
|Exam Name||BPSC Assistant Prosecution Officer Exam|
|Conducting Commission||Bihar Public Service Commission|
|Last Date for online application||March 06, 2020|
|Article About||Exam Syllabus|
BPSC APO Selection Criteria
The BPSC APO selection criteria consist of three stages.
- The first is the preliminary examination.
- Second is Mains examination
- The third is Interviews.
Prelims exam will only be qualifying in nature or in other words, is a screening test. That means, that the marks obtained in the prelims examination will not play any part in the final merit. But, the candidates will be selected for the mains exam on the basis of performance in the prelims exam.
BPSC APO Prelims Exam Pattern
The Bihar Assistant Prosecution Officer (APO) prelims exam will consist of two papers; paper 1 & paper 2. Below is the complete overview of the prelims exam pattern.
|Paper||Subject||No. of Questions||Marks||Exam Duration|
|Paper 1||General Studies||100||100||2 Hours|
|Paper 2||Law||100||150||2 Hours|
Prelims paper will be in both languages- Hindi and English.
Both papers 1 & 2 will have objective type questions, with 1 correct answer.
There will be negative marking in the prelims exam. 1/4th mark(s) dedicated to the attempted question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
BPSC APO Exam Syllabus
Here is the BPSC APO Syllabus 2020 for prelims exam syllabus as per the official advertisement.
General Studies (Paper 1): In this paper, questions will be asked from topics and sections covering- General knowledge & Current affairs, General Science, Indian History & Culture, along with general questions covering Indian polity and governance.
Law (Paper 2): This paper will have questions covering the Indian penal code-1860, Indian Evidence Act- 1872, Code of Criminal Procedure-1973, and fundamental knowledge of the Indian Constitution.
BPSC APO Syllabus in Hindi is given in the image below.
BPSC APO Mains Exam Pattern & Syllabus
The BPSC Assistant Prosecution Officer’s main exam will be of descriptive nature and will consist of 7 papers. The detailed pattern is given below.
|Papers||Subject||Total Marks||Minimum qualifying marks||Exam Duration|
|Paper 1||General Studies||100||–||3 hours|
|Paper 2||Hindi Language||100||30||3 hours|
|Paper 3||English Language||100||30||3 hours|
|Paper 4||Indian Penal Code 1860||150||–||3 hours|
|Paper 5||Indian Evidence Act- 1872||150||–||3 hours|
|Paper 6||Code of Criminal Procedure-1973||150||–||3 hours|
|Paper 7||Other Law sections||150||–||3 hours|
BPSC APO Mains exam syllabus in Hindi is given in the image below:
It is compulsory for candidates to obtain minimum qualifying marks in Hindi and English papers to be considered for merit. But the marks of Hindi and English papers will not play any part in the preparation of final merit list.
The detailed syllabus for the mains exam will be updated here in due time. But for now, candidates can take an official advertisement for reference.
The third stage in this recruitment process will be interviewed. The interview stage will carry 100 marks.
Stay tuned for the revised BPSC APO Syllabus 2020 Exam Pattern and further information regarding to Assistant Prosecution Officer Examination.
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