WBCS Exam 2023 – The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) will be releasing the WBCS Exam notification 2023 in & around December 2022. The WBCS 2023 Pre Exam notification will be issued in online mode at wbpsc.gov.in.
Along with the West Bengal Civil Service Exam Recruitment Notification, the WBCS application form 2023 will also be released on the WBPSC official website. The Civil Service notification 2023 contains detailed information about the application process, application fees, WBCS eligibility, syllabus of the exam, exam pattern, vacancies, and more.
The WB Civil Service notification 2023 will be released in PDF format for download by candidates. Applicants must go through the WBCS notification to know all about the WBCS 2023 exam.
To know more about the WBCS Exam notification 2023, Read the article below.
WBCS Exam 2023 – Overview Prelims
|Exam name||West Bengal Civil Service Exam|
|Conducting Body||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) WBCS|
|WBCS age limit||21 to 39 years (as per the post)|
|Educational Qualification||Min Graduation|
|Exam Level||State-level exam|
|Application mode||Online Only|
|Application fee||Rs 210 + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee|
|Exam Stages||Preliminary – Mains – Personality Test/Interview|
|WBCS 2023 vacancies||To be Announced Soon|
How to download WBCS Exam Notification 2032?
The West Bengal Civil Service notification can be downloaded from the WBPSC official website.
Steps to download the WBCS notification 2023 are mentioned below.
- Visit the WBPSC official website – wbpsc.gov.in.
- Search for the WBCS notification 2023 link.
- Click on the West Bengal Civil Service notification 2023, and the notification PDF file will appear on the screen.
- Check all the WBCS 2023 exam details mentioned in the notification.
- Download the WBCS notification 2023 for future use and reference.
Quick Links: Public Service Commission, WB Results – Wbpsc.gov.in
- West Bengal Civil Service is popularly known as W.B.C.S.
- It is now known as West Bengal Administrative Service.
- It is the state administrative civil service cadre of the Indian state of West Bengal.
WBCS Exam 2023 – Exam Dates
The WBCS notification 2023 will be released by the Commission in December 2021. To keep a track of all the WBCS 2023 events, one can check the WBCS exam dates 2023 in the table below.
WBCS exam dates 2023
|WBCS Events||WBCS 2023 exam dates|
|WBCS notification 2023 release date||December 2022|
|WBCS 2023 apply online date||December 2022|
|Last date for WBCS 2023 form submission||January 2023|
|Last date to pay the application fee||January 2023|
|WBCS prelims admit card 2023 date||To be announced|
|WBCS 2023 prelims exam date||To be announced|
|Prelims result||To be announced|
|WBCS Admit card 2023 for mains exam||To be announced|
|WBCS 2023 Mains exam date||To be announced|
|Mains result||To be announced|
|Interview dates||To be announced|
|Final WBCS Result 2023||To be announced|
Details mentioned in WBCS Exam Notification 2023
- WBCS exam dates 2023
- WBCS eligibility criteria
- Steps to fill out WBCS application form 2023
- WBCS syllabus 2023
- WBCS exam pattern
- Application fee
- WBCS 2023 Selection process
WBCS Exam 2023 – Eligibility Criteria
The West Bengal Public Service Commission mentions the WBCS eligibility criteria for all the Group A, B, and other posts in the WBCS notification 2023.
The Civil Service eligibility criteria for all the posts vary a bit, To know about the WBCS eligibility criteria 2023 check the table below.
WBCS eligibility 2023
|Age limit||Minimum limit group A and C – 21 years group B – 20 years (For West Bengal Police Service only)Group D – 21 years|
Maximum limit group A and C – 36 years group B – 36 years group D – 39 years
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor’s degree|
|Language||Applicant must be able to read, write and speak in Bengali|
WBCS Exam 2023 – Application form
The WBCS application form 2023 will be released by the Commission on the WBPSC official website in December 2023. Eligible candidates will be able to fill out the WBCS application form online mode by entering some basic personal and academic details.
For successful submission of the application, form candidates need to pay the requisite WBCS 2023 application fee as per their category.
Details required to fill WBCS form 2023
|Candidate’s Name||Mother’s Name||Father’s Name||Date of Birth|
|Gender||Matriculation (10th Class)||Education Board||Roll Number|
|Year of Passing||Mobile Number||Mobile Number||Email ID|
|State / UT of Permanent Address||Payment details||Scanned images|
WBCS application fee
|For General||Rs 210/- + service charge|
|For SC/ ST/ PwD Category||Nil|
WBCS Exam 2023 – Syllabus Paper 1 & 2
The WBCS syllabus has not been changed for many years by the Commission,
The West Bengal Public Service Commission prescribes the WBCS syllabus 2023 for prelims and the main stage of the WBCS selection process in the WBCS notification 2023.
The WBCS syllabus contains details of all the topics and chapters and subjects from which questions are asked in the WBCS 2023 prelims and mains exam.
Paper Subject Syllabus Paper I Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali Letter writing / Report writing, Precis Writing, Composition, and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali Paper-II English Letter writing / Report writing,
and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English
Paper III General Studies I Indian History (special emphasis on National Movement)
Geography of India (special reference to West Bengal)
Paper IV General Studies II Science and Scientific &
Technological advancement Environment
(Biodiversity and Coastal Regulation Zone, Global Warming, Industrial and Environmental Pollution, Ozone Layer and related issues.)
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Paper V Indian Constitution & Indian Economy The Constitution of India,
Central State relations,
Devolution of central funds to state Indian Economy
Planning and objectives of five years plan,
Monetary policy and Functions of Reserve Bank of India,
Central and State Finance Commission,
Fiscal Policy of Government of India.
Paper VI Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning (i) Logical Deduction
(ii) The forcefulness of the Arguments
(iii) Implication of sentences
(iv) Inferring from diagrams,
(v) Series, Letter series,
(vi) Number Series, Analogy tests, Symbol Interpretation, Mathematical puzzles, Odd man out, Perception test, Non-verbal reasoning & Selecting the correct sequence.
WBCS Exam 2023 – Exam Pattern
The WBCS exam pattern will be mentioned in the WBCS notification 2023. As per the previous trends, the West Bengal Civil Service examination has three stages. Where the prelims stage is of 200 marks, the mains of 1600 marks, and the interview of 200 marks.
To know more about the WBCS exam pattern 2023 check the table below.
WBCS/WBPSC exam pattern for all the stages
Stages of exam Type of the exam WBCS papers Marks Preliminary Exam Objective General Studies 200 Mains Objective + Conventional Paper-I (Conventional Type)
Paper-VI (Paper-VII & VIII (Optional Subject chosen by the candidate)
200 for all the papers (1 to 8) Personality Test Interview – 200
WBCS Exam 2023 – Selection Process
The WBCS selection process 2023 has three stages – Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Candidates need to qualify all the stages of the selection process to get recruited as,
- Sub-Divisional Magistrate,
- Deputy Superintendent of Police,
- Block Development Officer,
- Basic Shiksha Adhikari, etc.
In the different West Bengal government departments.
The stages of the WBCS selection process are mentioned below:
- Personality Test
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