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BPSC Head Teacher 2023: Check Syllabus Latest Exam Pattern (General Studies and D.El.Ed) for 40506 Vacancies of BPSC Head Teacher in Primary Schools under the Education Department, Govt. of Bihar.
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BPSC Head Teacher 2022 Syllabus & Latest Exam Pattern Download PDF

BPSC Head Teacher Syllabus 2023: The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts the BPSC Head Teacher exam for the selection of eligible Indians to fill up vacancies of Head Teacher across primary schools in the state. The selection process includes a written test and an interview. It is important to study according to the official exam pattern and syllabus as issued by the officials. There are two sections in the exam which include General Studies and questions related to D.El.Ed. 

In this article, we have provided the latest exam pattern and syllabus pdf download link for the BPSC Head Teacher exam.

BPSC Head Teacher 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for the written test for BPSC Head Teacher is released officially by the Commission. There shall be two sections. Section - I General Studies aims to test the general awareness of candidates and Section - II aims to test the knowledge of candidates on the topics from D.El.Ed. The detailed topic-wise syllabus is mentioned below:


Syllabus & Topics

Section – I General Studies

Questions will be asked from:

  • General Science
  • Current events of national and international importance
  • Indian National movement and the part played by Bihar in it.
  • Geography
  • Indian Polity
  • Elementary Mathematics and Mental ability test

Section – II D.El.Ed.


  • Children and childhood: social, cultural and historical understanding.
  • Reference to child rights: With special discussion on children coming from marginalized sections
  • Education, School and Society: Understanding the Interrelationships
  • Process of Socialization in School: Understanding the Role and Effects of Different Factors
  • Education: General Concept, Objectives and Nature of School Education
  • Different bases/approaches to understand education: Philosophical, Psychological, Sociological, Literature of Education, History of Education, etc. Concept of Knowledge: Philosophical Perspectives


  • Mahatma Gandhi-Hind Swaraj: Outlining the relationship between social philosophy and education
  • Gijubhai Badheka – Daydreaming: Outlining the idea of ​​experimentation in education.
  • Rabindranath Tagore – Education: Underlining the role of independence and autonomy in learning
  • From the book Maria Montessori-The Receptive Mind, Chapter titled ‘Sequences of Development’: Outlining the Special Method in relation to children’s learning
  • Statement given to Jyotiba Phule-Hunter Commission (1882): Outlining educational, social and cultural inequality
  • Dr. Zakir Hussain-Educational Articles: Underlining the Importance of Child-Centered Education
  • J. Krishnamurthy – ‘What is education: underlining the role of dialogue in teaching-learning’
  • Article titled ‘Education as a necessity of life’ from John-DV-Education and Democracy: Outlining the Interaction of Education and Society


  • Curriculum and Curriculum: Concept and Miscellaneous Basis
  • Role of Work and Education in Curriculum: The Problem of Focused Pedagogy
  • Psychosocial factors affecting childhood
  • Child Development: Concept, Different Dimensions of Development, Influencing Factors
  • Growth and Development: Understanding of Interrelationships, Methods of Study
  • Understanding the physical and cognitive development of children.
  • Creativity: Concept, special importance in the context of children
  • Meaning of play: Concept, characteristic, importance in the context of children’s development
  • Various Dimensions of Personality Development: Special Reference to Erikson’s Theory
  • Aspects of Emotional Development in Children: John Balby’s Theory and Other Ideas
  • Moral Development and Children: Concept of Right and Wrong, Theory of Jean Piaget and Kohlberg


  • Need and purpose of ECCE
  • Understanding of a contextualized and balanced ECCE curriculum
  • Short & Long Term Objectives and Planning of ECCE Curriculum
  • Creating a child-centred, development-friendly, and inclusive classroom environment
  • Different dimensions of development and learning in the early years
  • Children with special needs (disabled) and early childhood care and education
  • Physical Education: Concept and Importance
  • Current Status of Early Childhood Care and Education in Bihar
  • Challenges and Innovations of early childhood education in Bihar
  • Academic and Social expectations of institutions in the preparation of schools in Bihar


  • Organizational Aspects of School Culture: A Critical Understanding of Concept, Structure and Components
  • Changes in the school system under the Right to Education
  • School organization and management in line with inclusive education
  • Change in school environment and classroom teaching through art integrated education?
  • Nature of classroom teaching: Traditional, child-centred, democratic, creative, etc.
  • Co-curricular and Co-Scholastic Activities: Importance, Planning and Implementation (Activities, Arts, Sports etc.)
  • System of Assessment and Evaluation in School: Continuous and Comprehensive Assessment, Progress Sheet
  • Teacher Professional Development: Concept, Need, Policy Discussion and Limitations
  • School Leadership and Teachers: Administrative, Collective, Pedagogical, Transformational


  • Nearby District Level Institutions: Cluster Resource Center (CRC), Block Resource Center (BRC), District Institute of Education and Training (DIET), College of Elementary Teacher Education (PTEC)
  • State Level Institutions: State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT), Bihar Education Project Council (BEPC), Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB), Bihar Sanskrit Education Board (BSSB), Bihar State Madrasa Education Board (BSMEB), Bihar Board of Open Schooling and Examination (BBOSE)
  • National Level Institutions: National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).


  • Different forms of inclusion and exclusion in Indian society (marginalized society, gender, children with special needs-disabled persons)
  • Understanding Diversity and Inequality in Classrooms: Curricular and Pedagogical Context
  • Nature and Process of Assessment for Inclusive Education
  • Reference to Children with Special Needs in Inclusive Education: Historical Development, Present Situation, Challenges, Context of Bihar
  • Gender discrimination prevailing in the education system and school: with special reference to curriculum, textbooks, classroom processes, student-teacher interaction
  • Role of Education in Gender Sensitivity and Equality
  • Education for Equity, Equality and Social Justice: Concepts, Needs and Constraints
  • The identity of teachers: Contemporary discourse, Concept of an ideal teacher


  • National Curriculum Framework – 2005 and Bihar Curriculum Framework – 2008 with special reference to science, environment, mathematics, language and social science in front of pedagogy
  • Importance and use of audio-video, multimedia tools in teaching-learning
  • Integration of ICT with the plan of Learning planning and school

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BPSC Head Teacher 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check below the key highlights of the BPSC Head Teacher exam pattern:

BPSC Head Teacher Vacancy 2023 Exam Pattern

Question type

Multiple Type Questions

Number of questions


Total marks


Marks allotted for each section

General Studies: 75 marks

D.El.Ed: 75 marks

Marking scheme

1 mark for each correct answer

0.25 marks negative marking for each wrong answer

Duration of exam

2 hours

The Written Exam for BPSC Head Teacher 2022 will include a total of 150 questions from two sections namely Section – I General Studies and Section – II D.El.Ed. Each section shall consist of 75 multiple-type questions. Each section carries 75 marks.

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No. of Questions



Section – I General Studies




2 Hours


Section – II D.El.Ed.








Q1. How many vacancies are there in BPSC Head Teacher 2022?

BPSC Head Teacher 2022 Vacancies: A Total Of 40,506 Vacancies Of BPSC Head Teacher In Primary Schools.

Q2. What is the age limit for BPSC Head Teacher 2022?

There Is No Minimum Age Limit Set However The Maximum Age Limit Is 60 Years Old.

Q3. What is the educational qualification for BPSC Head Teacher 2022?

Read Our Article BPSC Bihar Head Teacher Eligibility 2022: Check Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, How To Apply For 40506 Vacancies.

Q4. What is the last date to apply for BPSC Head Teacher 2022?

Last date to apply for BPSC Bihar Head Teacher Eligibility 2022 has been extended till 2nd May 2022.

Q5. What is the exam date for BPSC Head Teacher 2022?

BPSC Head Teacher Admit Card & Exam Date 2022 are yet to be announced.

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