WBCS Exam 2022: Hello friends! Welcome to Jobingov.com. In this article, we have discussed the WBCS exam which conducts by West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) for the recruitment of WBCS officer under various posts in West Bengal.
There are four groups in WBCS officers such as Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D. It has lots of prestigious post like Block Development Officer (BDO), Assistant Commercial Tax Officer, Police Service, Joint Block Development Officer and more.
West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) releases the West Bengal Civil Service Exam Notification at the official website in the month of November. The WBCS Exam consists of two parts that are Written Exam and Personality Test. But the written exam will be held into two stages which are:
- Preliminary Exam (Objective type)
- Main Exam (Objective and conventional type)
If you are interested and want to become a WBCS officer, then check the details information from this post like important dates, eligibility criteria, application fee, exam date, syllabus, results, and more. All the posts recruits by WBCS are given below:
- West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)
- West Bengal Commercial Tax Service
- West Bengal Agricultural Income-tax Service
- West Bengal Excise Service
- West Bengal Co-operative Service
- West Bengal labour Service
- West Bengal Food and Supplies Service
- West Bengal Employment Service
- West Bengal Registration and Stamp Revenue Service
- West Bengal Police Service
- Joint Block Development Officer
- Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices
- West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
- Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
- West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I
- Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
- Chief Controller of Correctional Services
- Inspector of Co-operative Societies
- Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department
- Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department
WBCS 2022 Notification
West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has been released the WBCS 2022 notification on 3rd March 2022 at the official website of WBPSC. Download the WBCS 2022 notification by clicking on the below activated link.
Click Here to Download WBCS 2022 Notification
WBCS Exam Overview
|Name of the exam||West Bengal Civil Services (WBCS)|
|Organization||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Selection Process||Written Exam(Prelims & Mains) and Interview|
|Job category||State Govt Jobs|
|Job Location||West Bengal|
WBCS 2022 Exam Date
WBCS 2022 exam date has been released by the West Bengal Public Service Commission at the official website. WBCS 2022 Preliminary Exam will be conducted in the month of May 2022 tentatively and Main Exam date will be announced later.
WBCS Exam Important Dates:
West Bengal Civil Services Exam is most shout after the exam in West Bengal. Lakhs of aspirants apply for WBCS every year. The WBCS 2022 dates (Tentative) are given in the below table:
|WBCS 2022 Notification||3rd March 2022|
|Start online application||3rd March 2022|
|Online Application Last Date||24th March 2022|
|Last date for Payment fee (Online)||24th March 2022|
|Last date for Payment fee (Offline)||25th March 2022|
|WBCS Preliminary Exam||May 2022|
|WBCS Preliminary Exam Results||To be notified later|
|WBCS Main Exam||To be notified later|
|WBCS Main Exam Results||To be notified later|
|WBCS Interview date||To be notified later|
|WBCS Final Results out||To be notified later|
WBCS Eligibility Criteria
Look at the below table to know the required eligibility for WBCS 2022.
|A||Graduation||Minimum Age: 21|
Maximum Age: 36
|B||Graduation||Minimum Age: 20 (For West Bengal Police Service only)|
Maximum Age: 36
|C||Graduation||Minimum Age: 21|
Maximum Age: 36
|D||Graduation||Minimum Age: 21|
Maximum Age: 39
WBCS Application Fees
- Application fee for all General and OBC candidates is Rs. 210/- and
- SC/ST candidates of West Bengal PWD having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee.
WBCS Apply Online
All aspiring candidates can apply for WBCS 2022 Exam through online. The link has been activated at the official website of WBPSC on 3rd March 2022. For any latest news, keep an eye on this page or visit WBPSC official website for regular basis.
Click Here to Apply Online (Activated)
WBCS Exam Pattern
This examination is taken annually in the month of February. Preliminary is the first phase for the selection of a WBCS Officer. In this stage, serious candidates are shorted out for the main examination.
In this examination there is 200 questions carrying 1 marks each from eight different subjects. All of the questions asked is in multiple choice questions(MCQ) type. From 8 different subjects there will be 25 questions providing 25 marks each.
There will be negative marking for each wrong answer, 1 marks will be deducted for every 3 wrong answer. The cut off marks of the prelims varies from 95-110 that means you have to get only 47-55%. Subject wise number division is shown below:
|SL. No||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks|
|2||History of India||25||25|
|3||Indian National Movement||25||25|
|4||Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25||25|
|6||General Mental Ability||25||25|
|7||Indian Polity and Economy||25||25|
|8||Current events of National & International Importance||25||25|
WBCS Admit Card
The admit card for WBCS 2022 Main Exam will be available at the official website of WBPSC. Below we will update the direct link to download the WBCS admit card while it is available at the official website.
WBCS 2022 prelims exam result will be released after complete the exam. The qualified candidates will be called for Interview.
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