Bihar Police tests candidates in 3 stages - Prelims, Mains & Physical Efficiency Test to hire for Sub-inspector posts. The Bihar SI Recruitment 2019 is ongoing to fill 2446 vacancies. The Bihar SI Syllabus for prelims exam covers General Knowledge & current events while the mains exam tests candidates in Hindi, General Studies, Science, mathematics, civics Indian history, Indian Geography, and Mental Ability Test. Candidates can download Bihar SI Syllabus PDF from the link mentioned below.

Candidates appearing in the Sub Inspector exam should go through the Bihar SI Exam Analysis to know about the important topics in the exam and complete a review of the paper. The Bihar Sub Inspector prelims exam to be conducted on 22nd December 2019.

Bihar SI Syllabus

Bihar Police Sub Inspector exam syllabus focuses on testing the candidate's general aptitude along with basic information about Science, maths & history. The difficulty level of the exam is easy to medium and a thorough study of the Bihar Police SI Syllabus will ensure that the candidate clears the recruitment exam.

Let us take a look at the Bihar SI Exam Pattern for prelims to understand the marks segregation.

Bihar SI Prelims Exam Pattern

Total Questions



General Knowledge

100 Questions


2 Hours

Current Events

Bihar SI Previous Year Paper

Bihar SI Previous Year Paper

Bihar SI Prelims Syllabus

Following topics are covered under the Sub-inspector prelims exam -

Culture and Religion About Soil & Rivers
Mountain Ranges About Indian Ports
Inland Harbours Details about Freedom Movement
Sports-Related Information Static General Knowledge
Prominent Discoveries Heritage & Arts
State Level Dances Capitals & Currencies
Heads of State

Award Recipients

Current events that are popular in the country

How To Download Bihar SI Syllabus PDF?

You can download the Bihar Sub Inspector Syllabus for both prelims and mains by clicking on the links in the table below.

Bihar Sub Inspector Prelims Syllabus PDF Bihar SI Mains Syllabus PDF

Bihar Police SI Syllabus for Mains

The Syllabus for Mains has been provided below. Subjects covered in the Mains exam are as follows-

  • Hindi Language
  • General Studies
  • General Science
  • Civics, Indian History, Geography of India
  • Mathematics 

Exam Pattern for the mains exam has been mentioned in the table below.

Paper Bihar Police SI Exam Pattern No. of Questions  Maximum Marks
1 General Hindi 100 Questions 200 Marks

General Studies, General Science, Civics,

Indian History, Geography of India, Mathematics and Mental Ability Test

100 Questions 200 Marks

Read on to know about the Mains Police Sub Inspector Syllabus

Bihar SI General Hindi Syllabus 

Following topics are covered in General Hindi -

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Error & Correction
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test

Bihar SI General Studies Syllabus  

Bihar Police Sub Inspector recruitment exam tests candidates in the following topics under General Studies 

  • History of India
  • Indian Politics & latest updates
  • Current Events in the country and neighboring countries
  • Geography
  • Economy
  • Banking
  • Sports e.t.c

Bihar Police SI Syllabus for General Science

Following topics are covered under General Science:-

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology 

The difficulty level of the subjects will be of the 12th standard level. The questions asked in the science section are generic and will not involve complex calculations.

Civics, Indian History, Geography of India

Candidates will also be questions on the following topics in the mains of Sub Inspector recruitment.

  • History of India
  • Culture & Heritage
  • Geography
  • Environment-related problems & solutions
  • Economy
  • Freedom Movement
  • Indian Agriculture & Natural Resources 
  • Constitution of India & Politics
  • 5 Year Plan & 10 year Plan
  • General Knowledge of the Geographical and Political condition of Bihar.

Bihar SI Syllabus for Mathematics

The following topics are covered under the Math section

Simplification Average Percentage
Time & Work Profit & Loss Simple & Compound Intrest
Time & Speed Investment Related


Age-Related Problems Bar Graph Pictorial Graph
Pie Chart  Data Interpretation  Similarities and Differences

Bihar Police Syllabus for Mental Ability Test

Following topics are covered under the MAT (Mental ability test)

Visualization of Space Problem-solving Judgment & Decision Making
Visual Memory discriminating observation Concept of Relationship
Verbal and Figure classification Number series Non-Verbal Series

What are the Best Books for Bihar Police SI Preparation?

Download the Detailed Bihar SI Syllabus PDF mentioned above along with the list of Best Books to crack Bihar Sub Inspector Recruitment exam has been mentioned below

  • Bihar Police Sub-Inspector Exam 2017-18 by Drishti Publication 
  • Bihar Police Sub-Inspector Practice Workbook 2017-18 by Arihant Publications
  • Kiran BPSSC Bihar Police Daroga (SI) Snatak Stariya Prarambhik Pariksha Guide cum Practice Work Book (Hindi) KP 2027 by Kiran Publications
  • Bihar Daroga (Bihar Police Sub-Inspector) Preliminary Examination (P.T) Practice Work Book With Question Bank(55 Sets) by Spark Experts
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