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BPSC 69th CCE Last Minute Exam Guide for Prelims 2023

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BPSC 69th CCE Last Minute Exam Guide for Prelims 2023

Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Combined Competitive Examination (CCE) is a highly competitive examination that allows candidates to get selected for various administrative jobs in the state. This is a golden period of your preparation for the 69th BPSC CCE Preliminary exam, which will be held on 30 September 2023. Here's the last-minute guide to help you get the most out of the time you have left. Before starting with the preparation tips, let us first check the exam pattern and schedule of the exam.

69th BPSC Exam Pattern 2023

According to the BPSC 69th Notification, which was issued on June 27, 2023, the BPSC Combined (Preliminary) Competitive Examination will be held on 30 September 2023. The exam will be conducted in offline mode, i.e. pen and paper-based examination. Candidates who secure the minimum qualifying marks will be shortlisted for the BPSC Mains examination. Explore all the relevant information provided below for the upcoming BPSC Prelims 2023:

  • The BPSC 69th Preliminary Exam will be qualifying in nature.
  • There will be only objective multiple-choice questions. 
  • For each wrong answer by the candidate, there will be a negative marking of 1/3 mark.


No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Exam Duration

General Studies



2 Hours


150 questions

150 marks

69th CCE Exam Schedule 2023

The 69th Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) Prelims 2023 will be held in a single shift on 30 September 2023. The exam will be conducted from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for the General Studies (GS) paper.

Click to check the official exam notice 

69th BPSC Last Minute Preparation Tips

The 69th BPSC Last Minute Preparation Tips are essential for any students taking the Prelims test on 30 September 2023.  While you are in the last stages of your preparation, you should not be stressed and should devote at least 8 – 9 hours of time per day to reviewing the study materials and analyse the tests you have attempted. 

The strategy for the last few days of preparation differs from the one used throughout the year. This post on last-minute BPSC test preparation tips seeks to provide adequate instructions that you should follow to ensure seamless preparation. We are giving you some tips to increase your marks in the BPSC Prelims 2023. You must do the following things before appearing in the actual exam: 

Practise BPSC Mock Tests

Taking mock tests and solving previous year's question papers is widely regarded as one of the most effective methods of revising all concepts and current affairs. You should try to attempt at least two full-length BPSC Mock Tests per day.

Revision of Short Notes

Review your preparation notes, practise important questions, and take the BPSC CCE Quiz to strengthen your weak points. Remember, “Revision is the key to success”. 

Build Exam Day Strategy

During the 69th BPSC exam, it is critical to follow a proper plan. To avoid errors in your replies, you must carefully read the questions first. Next, skip the difficult and time-consuming questions and answer those questions first you are familiar with. Practising mock tests and quizzes will assist you in achieving a high score.

Stay Confident

During the last-minute preparation, you should maintain your confidence and try to be positive. A positive attitude will undoubtedly improve your exam results. You must also take enough rest; sleeping at least 7–8 hours a day will be sufficient. 

Important Topics for 69th BPSC CCE

Current Affairs is a crucial section for the BPSC 2023, and it is also one of the highest-scoring categories. The most significant topics for the BPSC 2023 Exam that applicants must be thoroughly familiar with are listed below:

  • General Everyday Science 
  • Current Affairs of National/International Significance.
  • General understanding of the History of India coupled with a broad overview of the history of Bihar.
  • Geography - Physical, social and economic geography of the country. The focus will also be on Indian agriculture, natural resources and river systems of the state.
  • Indian political system, as well as the systems regulated within the state Panchayati Raj, community development and planning in India and Bihar.


During last-minute preparation, you should consolidate what you already know. Stay calm, attentive, and confident. Good luck for your BPSC 69th CCE Preliminary exam! Remember, you’ve prepared well, and now it’s time to shine

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