West Bengal Civil Service Examination
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WBCS EXAM Basic Information
Updated On - June 29 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede
Following table shows the status of WBSC 2021 exam:
|Exam status||Application forms are closed.|
|Exam date||Postponed. The revised date announced.|
The important dates of WBCS for the academic session of 2021 are mentioned in the table given below.
WBCS 2021 Notification
WBCS 2021 Application started
|24 December 2020|
WBCS 2021 Application closed
|15 January 2021|
WBCS Prelims Exam
|22 August 2021|
First candidates have to appear in the Pre Examination. Those who will qualify for this round will be called for the mains examination.
After the successful conduction of the preliminary examination. Mains examination qualified candidates will be called for personality test.
Candidates shortlisted for Personality Tests will be required to specify the order of their preference for the posts or services to which they have applied. Choice of preference thus exercised will be deemed to be final and no alteration thereafter will be allowed.
Candidates who will be selected for appointment will have to go through the medical examination for the certificates of their fitness for Government service in the form prescribed for the purpose.
The application fee structure is mentioned in the table given below.
|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.
The exam pattern of the WBCS exam 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)|
WBCS Exam 2021 Result 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 canceled. All the candidates who will appear in all the stages of the WBCS 2021 will be able to check the result by using login credentials on the official website.
The selection process consists of the following given list:
Aspirants can check the WBCS exam 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||24 Dec - 15 Jan 2021|
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.
24 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021