The West Bengal Public Service Commission conducts the state Civil Services Exam named WBCS (EXE) Exam. The exam takes place annually or as and when the Commission announces the date. The WBPSC exam is a three-tier examination- Preliminary, Mains and Interview.
Latest update on WBPSC State Civil Services Exam/ WBCS (EXE) Exam 2020 amid Coronavirus outbreak:
- The commission has announced the postponement of all written examinations, interviews and personality tests until further notification.
- WBCS Mains 2020, scheduled from 27th June 2020, also stand postponed until revised dates are announced by the commission. Check the notice below:
WBCS Mains 2020 date had been announced after WBPSC released the answer-key for Prelims 2020. The Mains examination for the year 2020 were scheduled from 27th June 2020. The dates of mains exam were 27th-28th June 2020 & 4th-5th July 2020.
WBCS Prelims 2020 took place 09 February 2020. Result of the Prelims examination is expected in May 2020 as informed by the commission.
WBCS Prelims 2020 Answer Key:- Download PDF Here
The commission has notified that the WBCS Mains Exams 2020 will be held later in the same year however, no specific date has been announced. The entire WBPSC exam recruitment process takes up to one and a half years.
Candidates may check the WBPSC exam details in the table below:
|What is the name of the exam?||The exam is known by different names:
|Who is the conducting body?||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|What is the purpose of the exam?||To recruit for Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ services|
|What is the pattern of the WBPSC Exam?||WBPSC Civil Services Exam takes place in three stages:
|WBPSC Latest Updates||
For other updates, candidates may check the official websites of the commission:
|WBPSC Vacancy||The PSCWB vacancies vary every year
|WBPSC Syllabus||Aspirants can check the WBPSC Syllabus in the linked article|
|WBPSC Exam Eligibility||Check the complete PSCWB Exam Eligibility here|
|WBPSC Exam Dates||Usually, the Prelims Exam takes place in the month of January, Mains in July/August:
|WBPSC Notification||The commission usually releases the notification in the month of November:
WBPSC Exam Preparation
The WBCS Exam Syllabus is slightly related with IAS Exam. The UPSC Exam starts its recruitment process in the month of February and it usually declares the end result by the month of April/May of next year. The UPSC exam process takes one and a half years, similar to WBPSC which also completes its recruitment procedure in the same time-span.
For other PSC Exams, candidates may also check the linked article.
To know about the PSCWB exam pattern, candidates scroll down below:
The WBPSC prelims exam has only one paper on ‘General Studies.’ has 8 topics:
- English Composition
- General Science
- Current Events of National and International Importance
- History of India
- Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
- Indian Polity and Economy
- Indian National Movement
- General Mental Ability
The WBPSC Mains Exam has below-given six compulsory papers:
- General Studies-I
- General Studies-II
- The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
- Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning
For details on the WBPSC exam preparation, candidates may check the linked article.
West Bengal Public Service Commission
The commission is the state agency which is authorized to conduct the State Civil Services Examination for various groups of services- ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’.
The composition of the commission is given below:
|Shri Debashis Bose, IAS||Chairman||Director, Transport Directorate and Secretary, Transport Dept., Govt. of West Bengal|
|Smt. Amita Saha||Member||Additional General Manager (P & A), MSTC Ltd. (A Govt. of India undertaking)|
|Shri Partha Chowdhury||Member||General Manager (H.R.), Quippo Infrastructure Ltd|
|Dr. Mriganka Mahato||Member||Medical Officer (Ophthalmology), West Bengal Health Service|
|Dr. Mriganka Mahato||Secretary||Joint Secretary, UD and MA Deptt., Govt. of West Bengal|