Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020 Online Application (Started) Sub Inspector & Sergeant Eligibility Dates

Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020: Bihar Police Subordinate Selection Commission (BPSSC) has announced to recruit SIs in Bihar Police. With the release of official notification for Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020, application submission process has also begun on 16th August 2020. Those aspirants who were waiting for the release of application form to apply for Bihar SI post can now visit the website of BPSSC.

Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020 notification is available on the official website of BPSSC also we have shared advertisement link below. Bihar Police has released 2213 vacancies for Sub Inspector and Sergeant. Interested candidates can check their eligibility to apply for available vacancies on this page. We have also given a link to apply for SI posts in Bihar Police here in this article. Scroll down the page to know more about the vacant posts in Bihar Police, application process, eligibility criteria, selection process etc.


Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020: An Overview

Before getting detailed information about the recruitment in Bihar Police here, look at some quick information.

Article CategoryRecruitment
Post NameBihar Police SI Recruitment 2020
Conducted ByBihar Police Subordinate Selection Commission (BPSSC)
Job TypeState Government Job
Advertisement No. 3/2020
PostSub Inspector and Sergeant
Number of Vacancies2213
Official NotificationReleased
Application Submission ProcessStarted
Application Submission ModeOnline

Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020

BPSSC has invited recruitment applications for the post of Sub Inspector and Sergeant in Bihar Police through its Advertisement No. 3/2020. With the release of official notification, application process to apply for these posts has also started. One applicant can apply only once. As BPSSC has released vacancies for Sub Inspector and Sergeant post so the applicants will have to mention their preference for the post. Candidates will have to apply online for the available vacancies before the last date. Look at the important dates associated with this recruitment;

Important Dates 

Bihar Police SI Recruitment EventsImportant Date
Official Notification Released OnAugust 14, 2020
Application Process Starts FromAugust 16, 2020
Last Date to Apply OnlineSeptember 24, 2020
Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Exam DateNot Announced Yet

Vacancies Available in Bihar Police

BPSSC has released a combined notification for the recruitment of SI and Sergeant. According to the official notification released by BPSSC, the department will recruit a total of 2213 suitable candidates. The available vacancies in Bihar police for different posts is as follows-

Post NameNumber of Vacancies
Police Sub Inspector1998
Total Vacancies2213

For both of the vacancies, a few posts will be reserved for female applicants and applicants from SC St and EWS categories.

Category-wise Available Vacancies for Bihar SI

Table given below has all the detail of available vacancies for SI-

Category of ApplicantAvailable VacanciesReserved Post for Female Applicant
Female Applicant from BC (3%)58 

Category-wise Available Vacancies for Sergeant Post in Bihar Police

Look at the table given below to check the vacancies available for UR and reserved category;

Category of ApplicantAvailable VacanciesReserved Post for Female Applicant
Female Applicant from BC (3%)07 

PSSC Bihar Police Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Read the eligibility criteria to apply for vacancies of SI and Sergeant-

  • Applications are open for both male and female candidates.
  • Applicants must have done graduation from a recognized university in any stream or has educational qualification equivalent to this.
  • Minimum age of the applicants should be 20 years, and maximum age should not be more than 37 years.  
  • Applicants from reserved category will get the benefit of relaxation in upper age as per the rules of the state govt.
  • Minimum height for applicants from UR and OBC category is 165 cm, and for the candidates from the reserved category, it is 160 cm.
  • For female applicants from all categories, the minimum required height is 155 cm, and the minimum weight is 48 KG.

How To Apply for BPSSC Bihar Police Recruitment 2020?

If you fulfill all the conditions as mentioned above, then you are suitable to apply for the available vacancies. Here are the step-wise instructions that you need to follow to send your applicants to the authorities.

Application submission process has following three steps- Registration and application fee payment, Filling of Application form and checking the status of Application Form.

Step 1: Visit the official website of BPSSC @

Step 2: Home page of the website will appear on screen. Look for the link to apply for the post of SI and Sergeant in Bihar Police and click on it. You can also click on the link given below to reach the registration page directly.

Step 3: Now click on Registration & Make Payment link.


Step 4: Read the instructions and tick on the box, click on Proceed to  Registration and Payment.

Step 5: Add your details in the form you will see on-screen and proceed further.

Step 7: Now, pay the application fee to complete the process to apply for the vacancies.

Step 6: On completion of the registration process, you will receive user id and password on your mobile phone and E-mail.

Step 7: You can check the status of your application now by login with the user name and id on the page.

Bihar Police SI Application Fee

Applicants will have to pay the application fee to complete the process to apply for the vacancies of SI and Sergeant in Bihar Police. Application fee can be paid through debit cards, credit cards, and net baking.

  • All the applicants except candidates from SC/ST will have to pay Rs. 700 as application fee to apply for Vacancies of SI and Sergeant.  
  • For the applicants from SC/ST, the application fee is Rs. 400/-.

Salary for Bihar Police SI/Sergeant Recruitment 2020

For both the posts, the department has decided on the same salaries. Check the table given below-

Post NameLevelPay Scale
For Sub Inspector (SI) Level 6 Rs 35400 – Rs 112400
For Sergeant   Level 6Rs 35400 – Rs 112400

PSSC Bihar Police Recruitment Selection Procedure

Selection procedure for Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020 includes a Written Test and Physical Ability Test (PAT). Written test will be conducted in two phases- Prelim Exam and Mains Exam. In selection exam, multiple-choice questions will be asked.

Prelim Exam: It will be conducted to screen and refine the quality of applicants. This exam will be qualifying in nature, and marks scored in this exam will not play any role in final selection. But it doesn’t mean that this exam is less important. In prelim exam, applicants will have to score minimum qualifying marks to appear the main exam.

It is a must to clear the prelim exam to appear in Main examination.  The duration of this exam will be 2 hours, and it will have objective type questions. The question paper will be for a maximum of 200 marks, and it will have 100 questions. Every question will be for two marks. To clear this exam, applicant will have to score 30% or more marks.

Main Exam: On clearing the prelim exam, selected candidates will have to take the mains exam. The mains exam will also have objective type questions. It will have two papers; Paper I and Paper-II.

  • Paper-I will be for 200 marks. This paper will have 100 questions related to General Hindi. Duration of this exam will be 2 hours, and to qualify it, applicant will have to score 30% or more marks.
  • Paper-II will be having questions related to General Knowledge, the geography of Bihar and India, Indian History, and Logical Reasoning. Duration of this exam will be 2 hours, and it will be having 100 questions for 200 marks

Based on the performance of applicants in written exam, a merit list will be prepared. Merit list will be made available on the official website of BPSSC.

PAT: Selected candidates will participate in PAT. In this level of the exam, applicants will have to participate in long jump, running, and disc throw. This exam will be qualifying in nature, and marks scored in this will not be added in written exam marks.

PSSC Bihar Police Recruitment Application Status

After submission of online applications, candidates can also check the application status. They can check it by visiting the apply link given on the online portal or just visting the link shared below. To track the application status, they must have their application no. or registered mobile number and date of birth.

Important Links

To read the official notification for Bihar Police SI Recruitment 2020– click here

To Apply Online for the available vacancies of SI and Sergeant in Bihar Police, Click here

To check application Status- Click Here

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