WBCS 2019 Prelims Online Apply, Exam Date, Questions and Syllabus

WBCS 2019 Notification published for Prelims and Main Exam. Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSCWB) published the official notification for West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) Examination 2019. Know all the details information about the WBCS 2019 Examination conducted by Public Service Commission. West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) Exam 2019 will organize to recruit in various groups A, B, C & D. Qualified candidates will join in the Post of BDO, Jt. BDO, Police Commissioner, Tax Officer, Food Officer, Revenue Officer etc.

WBPSC WBCS 2019 exam

WBCS 2019 Exam will organize in three stages – Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test. The online application for WBCS 2019 Exam will start from 6th November and Continue up to 26th November 2018. Candidates, who passed their Graduation Exam, can apply for PSC WBCS 2019 Exam. Know all the details information about West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Civil Service (Exe) Exam 2019. The tentative date of WBCS 2019 Exam is 9th February 2019.


Name of the ExamWest Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) Examination 2019
Conducting BodyPublic Service Commission, West Bengal
Minimum QualificationGraduation
Application Period6th to 26th November 2018
Exam Date9th February 2019
Job LocationWest Bengal

WBCS 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSCWB) published the required eligibility guidelines for apply WBCS 2019 Exam Online. Candidates must have the following qualifications for West Bengal Civil Service Exam 2019.

Nationality: The candidate must be a Citizen of India or such other nationals as declared eligible by the Government of India.

Age Limit: Candidates must have to follow the age limit criteria for West Bengal Civil Service Exam WBCS 2019. All the dates will be calculated as on 1st January 2019.

GroupMinimum AgeMaximum Age
A & C21 years36 years
B20 years36 years
D21 years39 years

The upper age limit relaxation available for SC, ST and OBC category candidates.

Education Qualification: Candidates, who passed Graduation degree from any recognized University can apply for WBPSC WBCS 2019 Examination. Candidates must be the ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali).

Special Eligibility for WB Police Service: The minimum height requirement is 1.65 meters for male candidates and 1.50 meters for female candidates. Height relaxation available for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese Tribals etc candidates.

Important Dates for WBCS 2019 Exam

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Civil Service Exam (WBCS) 2019 official notification published. Know all the important dates for Online Registration, Fees Payment, Admit Card Download and WBCS 2019 Exam Date.

Online Application Start6th November 2018
Last Date of Online Application26th November 2018
Online Fees Payment last date26th November 2018
Offline Fees Payment last date27th November 2018
Admit Card Download22nd January 2019 onwards
Preliminary Exam Date9th February 2019
WBCS 2019 Preli ResultLast week of June 2019
WBCS Main ExamAugust 2019

WBCS 2019 Online Application

The complete application process for PSCWB Civil Service (Exe) Exam 2019 is Online. The Online Application Start from 6th November and continue upto 26th November 2018. The step by step application process described below.

Step-1: To apply for WBCS 2019 Exam visit the Online Application Portal of PSCWB. You can visit any one of these websites – www.pscwbapplication.in or visit https://pscwb.ucanapply.com for West Bengal Civil Service Exam Online Application.

PSCWB WBCS 2019 Online Application

Step-2: After visiting the website, click on the ENROL YOURSELF button if you are a first-time applicant at WBPSC or click on the Sign In if you have already Enrolment Number and Password.

Step-3: After successful Sign In click on the Apply button under Advertisement No. 29/2018 and then fill the Application Form carefully. Upload scanned Photo and Signature.

Step-4: Now pay the WBCS Exam Application Fee of Rs. 210 through Credit/Debit Card, Net Banking or through bank counter (offline) deposit. No application fees will require for SC, ST and PH candidates.

Step-5: After paying the Application Fees (if applicable) take print out the confirmation page for future reference.

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WBCS 2019 Exam Pattern & Selection Process

West Bengal Public Service Commission will conduct the WBCS 2019 Exam in three steps – Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test. There shall be Negative Marking for each wrong answer to the MCQ questions. The exam pattern of West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam described below.

WBCS Preliminary Exam

West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) 2019 Preliminary Exam will be held on 20th January 2019. There will be total eight subjects and each subject will contain 25 marks. Total marks for WBCS Preliminary Exam is 200 and Duration of the Exam will be 2 hours 30 minutes.

The standard of the WBCS Preliminary Question Paper will be the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University. The Topics/Subjects are given below.

English Composition25 Marks
General Science25 Marks
Current events of National & International Importance25 Marks
History of India25 Marks
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal25 Marks
Indian Polity and Economy25 Marks
Indian National Movement25 Marks
General Mental Ability25 Marks


WBCS Main Exam

Candidates who will qualify WBCS Preliminary Exam, are eligible to seat for Main Exam. The main exam shall consist six compulsory papers and one optional subject consisting of two papers (only for the candidates applying for Group A or B). Each paper will carry 200 marks and duration of the exam will be 3 hours.

The list of papers for WBCS Main Examination –

Paper I: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali

Paper II: English – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English

Paper III: General Studies-I : (i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.

Paper IV: General Studies-II: Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Paper V: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India.

Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning

Paper VII: Optional Subjects.

Read More, Download WBCS 2019 Syllabus for Prelims and Mains Exam with latest updates.

Personality Test

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of WBCS Main Exam Performance to appear at Personality Test. Experts will be asked questions on the matter of General Interest to the candidates at assessing their personal qualities like alertness of mind, the power of clear and logical exposition, moral and intellectual integrity, leadership and interests. The marks for Personality Test for each group given below.

Group – A & B200
Group – C150
Group – D100


WBPSC WBCS 2019 Admit Card

West Bengal Public Service Commission will issue WBCS 2019 Admit Card for Preliminary and Main Exam. WBCS Admit Card will available Online from the PSCWB website, www.pscwbonline.gov.in before 10 days of the exam. Admit Card will contain all the details information about the candidate and the exam centre. Without having the WBCS Exam Admit Card, candidates cannot seat for the examination.

WBCS 2019 Notification

Check the official notification of WBCS Exam 2019 from here. Know all the details info and points and WBPSC Civil Service Exam under advertisement no. 29/2018.

PSCWB WBCS 2019 Exam Centres

Exam Centre for WBCS 2019 Preliminary Exam will be organized in Kolkata and other districts also. The list of exam centres are – Kolkata (North), Kolkata (South), Baruipur, Diamond Harbour, Barrackpore, Howrah, Burdwan, Asansol, Medinipur, Tamluk, Bankura, Berhampore, Malda, Jalpaiguri, Alipirduar, Cooch Behar, Siliguri, Kalimpong, Darjeeling.

The WBCS Main Examination will be held in Kolkata centre only. The Personality Test will be held in the office of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal, in Kolkata.

WBCS Help Line

Public Service Commission, West Bengal started special Help Line for Civil Service (Executive) Exam 2019. For Payment related queries contact to these phone number – (033)2262-4181 /(033)4003-5104. For any Technical Support you may contact at – 9836219994 / 9836289994 / 9073953820 phone numbers. You can also contact through email at, pscwbhelp@gmail.com for any help regarding WBCS exam.

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