WBPSC WBCS 2023 Notification published for Prelims and Main Exam. Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSCWB) published the official notification for West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) Examination 2023. Know all the details information about the WBCS 2023 Examination conducted by Public Service Commission. West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) Exam 2023 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.
WBCS 2023 Exam will organize into three stages – Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Personality Test. The online application for the WBCS 2023 Exam will start in March. Candidates, who passed their Graduation Exam, can apply for PSC WBCS 2023 Exam. Know all the details information about West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Civil Service (Exe) Exam 2023. The tentative time of the WBCS 2023 Exam is June 2023.
WBPSC WBCS Exam Info
|Name of the Exam||West Bengal Civil Service Exam|
|Conducting Body||WB Public Service Commission|
|Minimum Qualification||Under Graduate|
|Application Start||28th February 2023|
|Last date of Application||21st March 2023|
|Exam Date||June 2023|
|Job Location||West Bengal|
WBPSC WBCS 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSCWB) published the required eligibility guidelines for applying WBCS 2023 Exam Online. Candidates must have the following qualifications for West Bengal Civil Service Exam 2023.
The candidate must be a Citizen of India or such other nationals as declared eligible by the Government of India.
Candidates must have to follow the age limit criteria for West Bengal Civil Service Exam WBCS 2023. All the dates will be calculated as of 1st January 2023.
|Group||Minimum Age||Maximum Age|
|A & C||21 years||36 years|
|B||20 years||36 years|
|D||21 years||39 years|
The upper age limit relaxation is available for SC, ST and OBC category candidates.
Candidates, who passed the Unger Gradute (UG) degree from any recognized University can apply for WBPSC WBCS 2023 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 2023 Exam
West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Civil Service Exam (WBCS) 2023 official notification published. Know all the important dates for Online Registration, Fees Payment, Admit Card Download and WBCS 2023 Exam Date.
|Online Application Start||28th February 2023|
|Last Date of Online Application||21st March 2023|
|Online Fees Payment last date||21st March 2023|
|Offline Fees Payment last date||22nd March 2023|
|Admit Card Download||Last week May 2023|
|Preliminary Exam Date||June 2023|
|WBCS 2023 Preli Result||September 2023|
|WBCS Main Exam||February 2024|
WBCS 2023 Online Application
The complete application process for PSCWB Civil Service (Exe) Exam 2023 is Online. The Online Application Start in March 2023. The step-by-step application process is described below.
Step-1: To apply for the WBCS 2023 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.
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. 01/2023 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 2023 Exam Pattern & Selection Process
West Bengal Public Service Commission will conduct the WBCS 2023 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) 2023 Preliminary Exam will be held on May 2023. 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 Composition||25 Marks|
|General Science||25 Marks|
|Current events of National & International Importance||25 Marks|
|History of India||25 Marks|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25 Marks|
|Indian Polity and Economy||25 Marks|
|Indian National Movement||25 Marks|
|General Mental Ability||25 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.
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 & B||200|
|Group – C||150|
|Group – D||100|
WBPSC WBCS 2023 Admit Card
West Bengal Public Service Commission will issue WBCS 2023 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 2023 Notification
Check the official notification of the WBCS Exam 2023 from here. Know all the details info and points of the WBPSC Civil Service Exam under advertisement no. XX/2023.
PSCWB WBCS 2023 Exam Centres
The exam Centre for WBCS 2023 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 2023. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org for any help regarding the WBCS exam.
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