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WBCS 2022 Application Form: (Released), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Age Limit, How to Apply?

Updated On - March 04 2022 by Vikash Jha

WBCS 2022 Application Form or West Bengal Civil Services exam application form has been released on 03 March 2022 by the West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC). Eligible candidates can fill out the application forms till 24 March 2022. Through WBCS Exam qualified applicants will be appointed to the various posts of administrative departments of West Bengal like deputy collectors, DSP, or various posts in the revenue and other services. The exam is held at the two stages- Preliminary & Mains. To submit the form successfully, candidates need to pay the required amount of application fee through online mode. For more details about the WBCS 2022 Application Form, candidates can check this page.

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West Bengal Civil Services Examination Application Form has been released from 03 March 2022. The last date to apply online is 24 March 2022. Click Here to download the official notification.

WBCS 2022 Application Form Important Dates

Candidates can check the schedule of the West Bengal Civil Service Examination 2022 for the form filling below.
WBCS 2022 Schedule
EventsDates (Tentative)
Date of WBCS Recruitment Notification 2022 Release25 February 2022
Starting of Application Form Fill up03 March 2022
Last Date of WBCS 2022 Form fill up24 March 2022
Fee Submission Last Date25 March 2022
Edit Window01 to 07 April 2022
Preliminary Exam Date for WBCS 2022to be announced
Mains Exam DateSeptember / October 2022

WBCS 2022 Application Form

Before applying for any of the posts the candidates are advised to check eligibility criteria. Get the few basic important instructions of West Bengal Civil Service Examination 2022 below in the given points:
  • The registration will be opened for all posts differently.
  • Applicants had to apply online on the official website of the WBCS.
  • To apply online the candidates had to first start with the registration by filling in a few basic information.
  • One should give a valid contact number & mail id to get all the related information via SMS or mail.
  • Applicants must fill the form with all the relevant details on or before the last date. 
  • Do not fill Multiple forms as it will lead to the cancellation of forms.
  • Without the fee payment, no form will be accepted.
  • The application once submitted shall be treated as final. No request for any change will be entertained after the submission of the application.
  • After filling the form must get the print out of it & retain it in the good condition until the recruitment process is done.

Direct Link to Apply for WBCS 2022-- Click Here

Documents Required to fill the WBCS Exam Recruitment Form 2022

The candidates need to have the following documents to fill the form:
  • S.S.C. Marksheet
  • H.S.C. Marksheet
  • A degree certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking
  • Caste certificate
  • PWD certificates

How to Retrieve the Password of WBCS 2022 Recruitment Exam?

The candidates could get the new password by following the below steps:
  • Step 1 - Candidates who forget their password could reset it for which the link was available in the Candidate’s Login Page. To open the same click on the link “Login to your Account”.
  • Step 2 - For resetting the password, click on the “Reset Your Password” link.
  • Step 3 - Then after, candidates had to provide the following details User ID, Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended, and Grandfather’s Name. 
  • Step 4 - If all the data matches correctly, candidates could get the new password. 

How to Apply for WBCS Exam 2022?

The candidates can fill WBCS exam form for recruitment to different post by following the below steps:

Step 1 - Registration

  • On the official website of WBCS, a link was given on top of the left panel on the home page. Click on the same.
  • Fill in the basic details asked to get User ID and Password.
  • After that upload the scanned copy of the passport size photo & signature.
  • Candidates are requested to note down the User ID and Password for future reference.
  • Those candidates who had registered themselves earlier with PSC, West Bengal need not register once again. They could use their previous User Id and Password for login into their respective Dashboards.

Step 2 - Login

  • With the User ID and Password, they need to login to their Dashboard through the link “Login to your Account” which was available in the right panel of the home page of the website under Candidate’s Corner.
  • After login into the Dashboard, candidates had to click on the Apply Now link, on clicking application form was opened.

Step 3 - Fill the form

  • Fill in the other details asked like personal details, educational details, caste, address, etc.
  • The candidate may change the photo and/or signature, if required, by clicking the respective Edit Button.

Step 4 - Make the WBCS Application Fee Payment 2022

The application fee structure is mentioned in the given below table.

WBSC Registration Fees 2022
CategoryExamination Fee
For GeneralRs 210/- + service charge 
For SC/ ST/ PwD CategoryNil
No claim for a refund of the fee will be entertained.
  • There is no Exemption of application fee for candidates who are belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD categories of other states.
  • A service charge of 1% of exam fee only for online payment through debit/credit card/ Net banking/GST as applicable as Govt. Duty
  • Service Charge of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty) only for payment through Bank Counter (off-line payment).

WBCS 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Check WBCS 2022 minimum eligibility requirements below:

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India or,
  • Other nationals declared eligible by Govt. of India.
  • For Posts of Group A & C: must not be below 21 years & the maximum age is 36 years
  • For Posts of Group B: must not be below 20 years and must not be more than 36 years
  • For Posts of Group D: applying candidate must be of 21 years and should not be more than 39 years
Note: Age, as recorded only in the Madhyamik or equivalent certificate, will be accepted. The age limits apply to all the candidates whether in Govt. service or not. 
Relaxation in Age: Relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit is given to the candidates belonging to the SC/ST category and relaxation of 3 years in the upper age limit is provided to BC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates. For PWD candidates belonging to West Bengal relaxation in the upper age limit till 45 years is provided. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category of other states will be treated as general category candidates.
Educational Qualifications:
  • Must have a degree from a recognized University.
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali)
Physical Standards for West Bengal Police Service (Group ‘B’ Service):
  • For Male Candidates: Minimum height requirement is 1.65 meters
  • For female Candidates: Minimum height requirement is 1.50 meters subject to relaxation in case of candidates belonging to races i.e Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese Tribals, etc.

WBCS Admit Card 2022

West Bengal Public Service Commission will issue the admit card for the exam. WBPSC will release separate admit cards for all three stages of the exam i.e Preliminary exam, Physical Test, and Mains Exam. 

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Form Start Date:

03 Mar 2022

Form End Date:

24 Mar 2022

The last date to submit the form was on 24 Mar 2022
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