WBCS Exam Notification, Latest Update, Exam Date, Results

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WBCS Exam 2020: 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.

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WBCS Exam 2020

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:

Group A

  • 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

Group B

  • West Bengal Police Service

Group C

  • 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

Group D

  • 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 2020 Notification

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has been released the WBCS 2020 notification on 5th November 2019 at the official website of WBPSC. Download the WBCS 2020 notification by clicking on the below activated link.

Click Here to Download WBCS 2020 Notification

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WBCS Notification 2020

WBCS Exam Overview

Features Details
Name of the exam West Bengal Civil Services (WBCS)
Organization West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)
Exam Mode Online
Selection Process Written Exam(Prelims & Mains) and Interview
Job category State Govt Jobs
Job Location West Bengal
Official Website wbpsc.gov.in

WBCS 2020 Exam Date

WBCS 2020 exam date has been released by the West Bengal Public Service Commission at the official website.  WBCS 2020 Preliminary Exam will be conducted on 7th February 2020 and Main Exam will be conducted on 19 to 26 December 2020.

WBCS 2020 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 2020 dates (Tentative) are given in the below table:

Events Dates
WBCS 2020 Notification 5th November 2019
Start online application 5th November 2019
Online Application Last Date 25th November 2019
Last date for Payment fee (Online) 25th November 2019
Last date for Payment fee (Offline) 26th November 2019
WBCS Preliminary Exam 9th February 2020
WBCS Preliminary Exam Results May 2020
WBCS Main Exam 19th – 26th December 2020
WBCS Main Exam Results February 2021 (Tentative)
WBCS Interview date April 2021 (Tentative)
WBCS Final Results out June 2021 (Tentative)

WBCS 2021 Notification

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) will be released the WBCS 2021 notification on November 2020 at the official website of WBPSC. The download link will be activated below while the notification is out.

WBCS Eligibility Criteria

Look at the below table to know the required eligibility for WBCS 2020-2021.

Group Qualification Age  Limit
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 Fee

  • 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 2020 Exam through online. The link will be activated at the official website of WBPSC on November 2019. For any latest news, keep an eye on this page or visit WBPSC official website for regular basis.

Click Here to Apply Online (Closed)

How to Prepare for WBCS Exam?

WBCS Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

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
1 English Composition 25 25
2 History of India 25 25
3 Indian National Movement 25 25
4 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25 25
5 General Science 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 2020 Main Exam will be available at the official website of WBPSC. Below we will update the direct link to download the WBCS 2020 admit card while it is available at the official website.

WBCS Result

WBCS 2020 prelims exam result will be released after complete the exam. The qualified candidates will be called for Interview. According to the notification, WBCS 2020 Main exam result will be announced on February 2021(Tentative).

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