BPSC DACO Mains Exam Date 2022 Released! Check the details here



BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Exam Date has been recently released by the Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC). Based on the notification, the BPSC DACO Mains examination will commence from 30th November 2022 to 2nd December 2022. 

A total number of 38 vacancies has been announced for the post of District Art and Culture Officer in the Art, Culture, and Youth Department of the State Government. So BPSC DACO 2022 Examination is being conducted to fulfil those vacancies. 

Based on the Preliminary Results, 247 candidates in total have qualified and got the chance to appear in the BPSC DACO Mains Examination.

How to Apply for BPSC DACO Mains Examination 2022?

Candidates who have cleared Prelims can apply for the BPSC DACO Mains Examination 2022. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website bpsc.bih.nic.in.
  • An ‘apply online’ option will pop up on the home page.
  • Candidates have to click on that option.
  • Now click on the Daco Mains 2022 application link.
  • Then the candidates have to log in and apply for the exam.
  • Fill in the required credentials.
  • The next step is the payment of the fee and submission of the form.
  • Candidates should download the applied form and take a printout for further requirements.

BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Examination: Application Fee

Rs 750 needed to be paid by the General or the Unreserved category students. For the SC/ST/PwD/Females, the application fee is Rs 200.

BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Examination: Syllabus

Before applying for the BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Examination, aspirants should note down the detailed syllabus for this examination. Knowledge of the syllabus helps aspirants to build up a strong strategy to attain a good score. 

Subject Syllabus 
General studies paper 1CulturesGeographyEminent personalitiesAgricultureHistoryIndian freedom movementRights and customsStatistics Analysis Drawing and IllustrationArtsAnimal husbandryPainting and handicraftsDifferent castesArchitectureFestivalsDialectsTribes Religious and historical places
General Studies paper 2General politicsSocial events related to IndiaScience and technologySpatial visualizationNon-verbal seriesIndian constitutionFigures classificationHistory of IndiaArithmetic reasoningGeography of IndiaArithmetic number seriesCulture and heritage of India
General HindiGrammarVocabularyAntonyms and synonymsEssay writingOne-word substitutionProverbsSummary writing
History of art and TraditionHistory of Modern Art in the westShilpa TextsHistory of Indian ArchitectureHistory of Indian SculptureFundamental Elements of Art and AestheticsOutline of Western ArtTextile and Decorative ArtArt of SouthEast AsiaHimalayan ArtIndian IconographyIndian Manuscript PaintingMughal PaintingRajasthani PaintingBuddhist IconographyJaina IconographyPahari PaintingDeccani PaintingArt of Central AsiaOriental ArtBuddhist Painting in India and Its ExtensionIndian PaintingFolk and Tribal Art of IndiaMyths and Symbols in Indian Art

BPSC DACO 2022 Mains 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates should take a glance at the exam pattern of BPSC DACO 2022 Mains, as it is very much necessary to know their strong and weak points.



General Hindi





Sentence syntax 


Summary writing


General Studies

Paper 1


Paper 2


History of Art and Art Tradition in Bihar


Arts Management 


BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Examination: Effective Strategies

A strategy has a great impact on the score of the candidate. Smart work is important too along with hard work. Here are a few points that you should always keep in mind while preparing for BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Examination.

Focus on the syllabus 

Candidates should check the detailed description of the syllabus at the time of the preparation for the BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Examination. Completion of the topics mentioned in the syllabus is necessary.


The Revision is the key behind gearing up the score of the candidates. New information is necessary but you should recall the previously read portion. 

Practice mock papers 

Practising mock papers is a very good habit to get adjusted to the pattern of the examination. The practice of mock papers on a regular basis will increase your confidence level.


How many papers are there for the BPSC DACO Mains Examination?

Candidates have to write 4 papers – General Studies Paper 1, General Studies Paper 2, General Hindi, and an Optional paper.

What is the official website of BPSC?

The official website of BPSC is bpsc.bih.nic.in.

What is the application fee for the BPSC DACO Examination 2022?

For General or unreserved candidates it is Rs 750 and Rs 200 for SC/ST/Female candidates.

How many attempts can an aspirant take to appear for BPSC DACO 2022 Mains Exam?

There is no limit on the number of attempts until the candidate crosses the age criteria.

How many vacancies are there for the BPSC DACO 2022 post?    

As per the notification from the official website of BPSC, 38 seats are currently vacant.