WBCS 2024 Prelims Online Apply, Exam Date, Questions and Syllabus WBPSC WBCS Exam

WBPSC WBCS 2024 Notification published for Prelims and Main Exam. Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSCWB) published the official notification for West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) Examination 2024. Know all the details information about the WBCS 2024 Examination conducted by Public Service Commission. West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) Exam 2024 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 2024 exam
WBCS Exam Notification & Online Application

WBCS 2024 Exam will organize into three stages – Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test. The online application for the WBCS 2024 Exam will start in March. Candidates, who passed their Graduation Exam, can apply for PSC WBCS 2024 Exam. Know all the details information about West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Civil Service (Exe) Exam 2024. The tentative time of the WBCS 2024 Exam is July/August 2024.


Name of the ExamWest Bengal Civil Service Exam
Conducting BodyWB Public Service Commission
Minimum QualificationUnder Graduate
Application StartJune 2024
Last date of ApplicationJune 2024
Exam DateAugust 2024
Job LocationWest Bengal

WBPSC WBCS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSCWB) published the required eligibility guidelines for applying WBCS 2024 Exam Online. Candidates must have the following qualifications for West Bengal Civil Service Exam 2024.


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 2024. All the dates will be calculated as of 1st January 2024.

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

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

Education Qualification

Candidates, who passed the Unger Gradute (UG) degree from any recognized University can apply for WBPSC WBCS 2024 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 is available for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese Tribals etc candidates.

Important Dates for WBCS 2024 Exam

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Civil Service Exam (WBCS) 2024 official notification published. Know all the important dates for Online Registration, Fees Payment, Admit Card Download and WBCS 2024 Exam Date.

Online Application StartJune 2024
Last Date of Online ApplicationJune 2024
Online Fees Payment last dateJune 2024
Offline Fees Payment last dateJune 2024
Admit Card DownloadLast week July 2024
Preliminary Exam DateJuly 2024
WBCS 2024 Preli ResultSeptember 2024
WBCS Main ExamFebruary 2025

WBCS 2024 Online Application

The complete application process for PSCWB Civil Service (Exe) Exam 2024 is Online. The Online Application Start in June 2024. The step-by-step application process is described below.

Step-1: To apply for the WBCS 2024 Exam visit the Online Application Portal of PSCWB. You can visit any one of these websites – www.wbpsc.gov.in or visit https://pscwb.ucanapply.com for West Bengal Civil Service Exam Online Application.

PSCWB WBCS 2024 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 your Enrolment Number and Password.

Step-3: After successful Sign In click on the Apply button under Advertisement No. XX/2024 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 a print out the confirmation page for future reference.

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WBCS 2024 Exam Pattern & Selection Process

West Bengal Public Service Commission will conduct the WBCS 2024 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 the West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam is described below.

WBCS Preliminary Exam

West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) 2024 Preliminary Exam will be held on August 2024. There will be total of eight subjects and each subject will contain 25 marks. Total marks for WBCS Preliminary Exam is 200 and the 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

This is the complete process of the WBCS Preliminary Exam Process. You have to clear this exam at first. After that, you can seat for WBCS Main Exam.

WBCS Main Exam

Candidates who will qualify WBCS Preliminary Exam, are eligible to seat for Main Exam. The main exam shall consist of 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 the 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 2024 Syllabus for Prelims and Mains Exam with latest updates.

WBCS 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 2024 Admit Card

West Bengal Public Service Commission will issue WBCS 2024 Admit Card for the Preliminary and Main Exam. WBCS Admit Card will available Online from the PSCWB website, www.wbpsc.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 2024 Notification

Check the official notification of the WBCS Exam 2024 from here. Know all the details info and points of the WBPSC Civil Service Exam under advertisement no. XX/2024.

PSCWB WBCS 2024 Exam Centres

The exam Centre for WBCS 2024 Preliminary Exam will also be organized in Kolkata and other districts. 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 the 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 a special Help Line for Civil Service (Executive) Exam 2024. For Payment related queries contact these phone numbers – (033)2262-4181 /(033)4003-5104. For any Technical Support you may contact at – (033)2419-7715 / (033)2419-8187 phone numbers. You can also contact through email at, pscwbit01@gmail.com for any help regarding the WBCS exam.

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