BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2024, Selection Process, Eligibility, Fee, Vacancy

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) has announced that it will soon begin recruiting for the position of Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) under the Social Welfare Department. The official notification for the year 2024 will mark the commencement of this process. Interested candidates should stay updated for further details regarding this recruitment.

BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2024, Selection Process, Eligibility, Fee, Vacancy

BPSC CDPO Recruitment 2024

Organization BPSC
Post Name CDPO
Department Social Welfare
Application Date To be announced
Vacancies To be announced
Eligibility Bachelor’s degree, Age: 21-37 (male), 21-40 (female)
Application Fee General/OBC/EWS Male: ₹600, Female/SC/ST: ₹150
Selection Process Prelims (Online), Mains (Offline) & Interview
Official Website bpsc.bih.nic.in

The application window will open for approximately four weeks following the release of the notification. The direct link to apply will be activated in the table above upon the announcement.

BPSC CDPO Vacancy 2024

The Bihar Public Service Commission has not made an official announcement regarding the number of vacancies for the Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) position for the year 2024-25. In the previous year, there were a total of 55 positions available, with specific reservation details.

  • General – 22
  • Other Backward Class – 13
  • Economically Backward Class – 5
  • Economically Weaker Section – 6
  • Schedule Caste – 09
  • Schedule Tribes – 0

The vacancy details will be updated in the table above once the official notification is released.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the CDPO post in terms of educational qualification and age limit are as follows:

  • Education Qualification: Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from a university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • Age Limit: The minimum age requirement for this opportunity is 21 years old. The upper age limit is 37 for males and 40 for females. Thank you for your attention to this information.

Candidates interested in applying for the CDPO post are strongly advised to thoroughly verify the eligibility criteria details in the notification brochure.

Application Fee

The application fee for the CDPO (Child Development Project Officer) post is ₹600 for male candidates belonging to the General, Backward Class, or Economically Weaker Section categories. However, female and male candidates from the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes categories will only need to pay a fee of ₹150.

Selection Process

The selection process for the CDPO post consists of three stages: PrelimsMains, and Interview. Here are the details:


  • Mode: Objective (Online)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Number of Questions: 150
  • Total Marks: 150
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer carries 1 mark.
  • Sections: General Knowledge
  • Medium: English & Hindi


  • Mode: Descriptive (Offline)
  • Duration: 3 hours per subject (Total of 12 hours for all subjects)
  • Number of Papers: 4
  • Total Marks: 1000
  • Marking Scheme: Not mentioned (presumably, each question carries different marks)
  • Sections: General Hindi, General Studies I, General Studies II, Optional Subject (Home Science/ Labour & Social Welfare/ Psychology/ Sociology)
  • Medium: English & Hindi


  • Mode: In Person
  • Total Marks: 120
  • Sections: Tests overall personality, not just bookish knowledge

Candidates who apply for the CDPO post will first be called for the Prelims. This will be followed by the Mains and Interview. The final selection list will be prepared based on candidates’ performance in the last two stages.

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