West Bengal Civil Service Examination
Exam Date: 19 Dec 2020,26 Dec 2020
Pen & Paper Mode
WBCS EXAM Basic Information
Updated On - August 29 2020 by Akriti Maurya
The important dates of WBCS for the academic session of 2020 are mentioned in the given below table.
|Beginning of application form||5 November 2019|
|Last date to fill the application form||25 November 2019|
|Issue date of admit card(Prelims)||27 January 2020|
|Date of WBCS Prelims||9 February 2020|
|Date of WBCS Mains||19 December & 26 December 2020|
|Date of WBCS Prelim Exam 2020 Result||To be announced|
|Date of WBCS Main Exam Admit Card||To be announced|
|Declaration of main exam result||To be announced|
|Availability of admit card for the personality test||To be announced|
|Personality Test Dates||To be announced|
All the above dates are taken from the official website of WBPCS.
The exam pattern of WBCS is listed below.
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs)|
|Number of questions||200|
|Marks for each question||1|
|Time allowed||2.5 hours(150 Minutes)|
|Subjects||English Composition, General Science, Current events of national and international importance, India History, Geography of India regarding West Bengal, Indian Politics and Economics, India's National Movement, General Mental Ability|
|Current events of National & International Importance||25|
|General Mental Ability||25|
|History of India||25|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25|
|Indian Polity and Economy||25|
|Indian National Movement||25|
|Number of papers||Six compulsory and one optional paper|
|Marks for each paper||200|
|Time allowed||3 Hours duration(180- Minutes)|
The admit card of WBCS Prelims exam was released on 27 January 2020 by the official authority on its official website. Admit card will be issued separately for all the three stages i.e prelims, mains, and the personality test. All aspirants are advised to keep their admit cards until the whole admission process is completed. To download the admit card, there are the steps, that candidates must follow.
West Bengal Public Service Commission publishes the official answer key once the prelims & mains examination gets over as per the schedule. With the help pf official answer candidates can calculate their marks (approx) & to analyze their performance in the respective examination. The WBCS 2020 answer key is published on the official website i.e., pscwbonline.gov.in. The authority releases the answer key for both prelims & mains separately.
The names of the candidates called to Personality Test and those recommended for appointment will be published provisionally subject to the determination of eligibility of the candidates in all respects and verification of original certificates etc. If at any stage of such verification any candidate is found ineligible, his / her candidature/allotment will be cancelled. All the candidates who will appear in all the stages of WBCS 2020 exam will be able to check the result by using login credentials on the official website.
The selection process consists of the following given list:
The candidates can check WBCS application form 2020 details below:
The application fee structure is mentioned in the given below table.
|For General||Rs 210/- + Service charge of 1% of examination fee|
|For SC/ ST/ PwD Category||Nil|
Note: There is no exemption of fee for SC/ ST/ PwD categories of other states.
The WBCS eligibility of candidates who want to take admission is mentioned in the given below table.
|Physical Standards for the posts in West Bengal Police Service in Group B Service|
Male candidates must have a minimum height of 1.65 meters.
Female candidates must have a minimum height of 1.50 meters that are subjected to the relaxation to those candidates that are belonging to Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese Tribals, etc.
Aspirants can check WBCS exam short summary below in the given table:
|Exam Name||WBCS exam or West Bengal Public Service Commission exam|
|Conducting body||Public Service Commission, West Bengal|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|WBCS official website||http://pscwbapplication.in/|
|Form Date||05 Nov - 26 Nov 2019|
|Exam Date||19 Dec, 26 Dec 2020|
2 hours 30 minutes
Instructions:The subjects which would be included are English Composition, general science, current events of national and international importance, History of India, Geography, Indian Polity and Economy, Indian National Movement, General Mental Ability.
05 Nov 2019
26 Nov 2019
19 Dec 2020, 26 Dec 2020