BIS Exam 2022: Dates, Exam Pattern, Results, Eligibility

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BIS Exam

BIS Exam 2022: BIS or Bureau of Indian Standards is a central government body responsible for quality control, marking, and quality certification of goods and services. BIS comes under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Every year the BIS conducts a recruitment exam to fill posts of Graduate Engineers, Scientists Junior Translator, Assistant Director etc.

In this blog covers the basic idea of Job descriptions and salaries etc for the posts let out by BIS. As the candidates will be appointed in a government organization so you can count this as Government Exam

BIS Exam 2022 Overview

Below, we have provided few important information about the BIS exam below that will help you to understand the exam pattern.

Exam Conducting BodyBureau of Indian Standards (BSI)
Exam LevelNational 
Frequency Annually
Number of Vacancies276
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Application fees800
Exam Duration 2 hours
Eligibility Graduation
Language English and Hindi

BIS Exam Dates 2022 (Latest Updates)

The entrance exam for recruitments of 2022 was conducted by BIS over a period of 6 months from notification to results and selection of candidates. Know more about application, BIS Exam Pattern 2022 and BIS Exam Result 2022. 

Event Date
Exam Official Notification 202216 April 2022
Application Process19 April 2022 to 09 May 2022
BIS Exam Date 2022 (Assistant and Senior Technician)03 September 2022
BIS Exam Date 2022 (ASO)30 October 2022
Exam Admit Card10 days before exam
Exam Result 2022 (PA)11 October 2022
Result 2022 (SSA)11 October 2022

BIS Exam 2022

The BIS Exam was conducted for 276 vacancies this year. The vacancies for Scientist B were only 16, and those for graduate engineers were 100, rest of the vacancies were divided amongst other available posts. Here is a list of posts for which the BIS Exam 2022 was conducted with the number of vacancies. Number of vacancies for certain posts have not been notified yet. 

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Exam Vacancy

Bureau of Indian Standards hires under 3 groups, Group A, Group B, and Group C. Group A includes vacancies for Assistant Director (Finance), Assistant Director (Marketing and Consumers Relation), Director (Legal), Assistant Director (Hindi); Group B posts have Assistant Section Officer, Personal Assistant, Assistant (Computer Aided Design), Technical Assistant (Laboratory), Technician whereas the group C posts include Stenographer, Secretariat Assistant, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Horticulture Supervisor. 

BIS Vacancies under Group A

Assistant Director (Administration and Finance)1
Assistant Director (Marketing and Consumer Affairs)1
Assistant Director (Library)47

BIS Vacancies under Group B

Assistant Section Officer47
Personal Assistant28
Junior Translator (Hindi)1

BIS Vacancies under Group C

Library Assistant To be Notified
Senior Secretariat Assistant100
Junior Secretariat AssistantTo be Notified

BIS Exam Pattern 2022

The BIS Exam Pattern seldom changes from the set benchmark, here is the latestexam pattern approved by the Bureau itself which is most likely to be followed in BIS Exam 2023 as well. The 2 hour exam is conducted online with CBT pattern in which the candidate has to score 50% or more marks to qualify. The detailed BIS Exam Pattern 2022 for various posts is given below. 

Exam Pattern 2022 for Assistant Director

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning4040
English Language4040
Quantitative Analysis2020
Domain Specific Questions5050
Total 150

Exam Pattern 2022 for Junior Engineer

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050
General Awareness2525
Quantitative Analysis2525
Domain Specific Questions5050
Total 150

Exam Pattern 2022 for Scientist-B and Graduate Engineers

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning4040
English Language4040
Quantitative Analysis2020
Domain Specific Questions5050
Total 150

Exam Pattern 2022 for Technical Assistant (LAB, Computer Aided Design), Senior Technician

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050
General Awareness2525
English Language2525
Domain Specific Questions5050
Total 150

Exam Pattern 2022 for Assistant Section Officer, Personal Assistant and Other Posts

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050
General Awareness2525
Quantitative Analysis2525
English Language5050
Total 150

BIS Exam Syllabus 2022

It is wise to screen through the detailed syllabus before applying for any post under BIS Recruitment. It will also help you prepare for your exam in a planned manner. Here is the BIS Exam Detailed Syllabus 2022.

Quantitative Analysis
Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal and Non-verbal
  • Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Cause and Effects
  • Input Output
  • Calendars and Clocks
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Cubes and dices
  • Statement analysis
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Series and sequences
  • Decision Making
  • Puzzles
  • Syllogism
  • Blood relations
English Language Syllabus

Assistant Director Finance Syllabus 2022

Below, we have mentioned important points of the syllabus for Assistant Director exam under BIS recruitment. Take a look for the topics below. 

Library Syllabus 2022

Assistant Director Marketing Syllabus

  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Consumer Strategy
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media Management
  • International and National Marketing
  • Product Strategy and Branding
  • Salesforce Marketing

BIS Exam 2022 Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria for BIS Exam 2022 depends upon the age, nationality, qualification, and number of attempts. For this exam only Indian Citizens are eligible to sit for posts from Group A, B and C. There has been no specific notification on the number of attempts one can sit for. The details about age limit and educational qualifications has been listed below: 

Educational Qualification

The candidate must be a graduate to sit for the exam. Other specific qualifications are mentioned hereunder: 

Assistant Director (Consumer and Marketing)MBA or Masters or Diploma in Journalism/Social Work from a recognised institution.
Assistant Director (Finance)CA or Cost and Works Accountant or Subordinate Accounts Service Accountant or MBA in finance 
Assistant Director Legal AdministrationBachelor’s in law or Relevant work experience in State/ Central/ Union Territory Government or Government Recognised Statutory/ Autonomous Body/ Public Sector Undertaking
Assistant Director (Library)M.Lib or PG Diploma in Information Science/Library Science
Assistant Section OfficerQualified Computer Proficiency and Graduation from a reputed university.
Personal Assistant Qualified Computer Proficiency and Graduation from a reputed university. Level 6 expert of the National Skill Qualification system and English and Hindi shorthand expertise. 
Junior Translator HindiPost Graduation in English or Hindi from recognised institutions and 2 year work experience in terminology or translation.
Stenographer Graduation and at least Level-6 expert of the National Skill Qualification.
Senior Secretariat Assistant Graduation and Computer Proficiency
Junior Secretariat AssistantGraduation and Computer Proficiency and typing speed. 

Age Limit

The candidate applying for any post must be above 21 years of age. The specific age criteria is mentioned post wise.

Age LimitPosts
35 YearsAssistant Director (Library, Administration, Finance and Marketing)
30 YearsAssistant Section Officer, Personal Assistant
27 YearsSenior Secretariat Assistant, Junior Secretariat Assistant, Stenographer, Junior Translator Hindi, Library Assistant 

BIS Exam 2022 Result

The Exam Dates were notified in April and the exams were successfully conducted in September and October 2022. The BIS Exam results 2022 are slowly being released on the official website. THe BIS PA Result 2022 and BIS SSA Result 2022 was released on 11 October 2022. To check the results one can follow the steps mentioned below. 

  1. Open BIS Official Website 
  2. Go to the career section.
  3. Look for the ‘Result’ tab and click on it. 
  4. Enter the necessary credentials and click on the result.
  5. Check your details and download the result. 


What is the BIS Exam?

BIS Exam is the entrance exam conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, to recruit people based on the number of vacancies. The exam recruits Group A, Group B, and Group C candidates.

What are the eligibility criteria for the BIS Exam?

The Candidate must at least be 21 years of age and a graduate with 50% aggregate marks to sit for BIS Entrance Exam.

How to apply for the BIS Exam?

To apply for the BIS Exam the candidate must visit the official website of BIS and register themselves on the portal. The candidate must then login using the credentials mailed to them on registration and proceed with the application. 

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