What is WBCS Exam? Eligibility Criteria, Post Details?

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The WBCS(West Bengal Civil Service) is a Reputed competitive exams for West Bengal students. WBCS Exam conducted by West Bengal public service commission (wbpsc). it’s also known as WBCS (exe) exam. After crack WBCS Exam your Job will be higher department and higher position.

Such as UPSC civil services exam, Civil Service exam is national competitive examination of India. Civil services exam conducted by union public service commission (UPSC).

WBCS Exam is a state level civil services exam. Where this exam divided by four groups. Are you join West Bengal administrative post must crack WBCS Exam. Lakh of students will be waiting for WBCS 2024.

Public service commission of West Bengal arranges competitive examination in three phases every year. These three phases are preliminary exam, mains exam and personality test. Wbpsc board release notification per year for WBCS Exam.

So, In this article I will Discuss All About WBCS Exam and it’s all details information like – eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, salary, apply date, Etc.

Are You govt job aspirants must read this article carefully and prepare for WBCS 2024-25.

Post Name:

WBCS Post/Services are divided into four groups:

  • Group -A
  • Group – B
  • Group – C
  • Group – D

These groups comprises different posts in the West Bengal public service commission (WBPSC)

  • West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)
  • Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service
  • West Bengal Co-operative Service
  • West Bengal Labour Service
  • West Bengal Food and Supplies Service
  • West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer(Technical)]
  • West Bengal Police Service
  • Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home
  • Joint Block Development Officer
  • Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices
  • West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
  • West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I
  • Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
  • Registrar(District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)/Joint Registrar (West
    Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission) under the Consumer Affairs
    Department, Government of West Bengal)
  • Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
  • Chief Controller of Correctional Services
  • Inspector of Co-operative Societies
  • Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department
  • Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

Education Qualification :

i)A Degree Of A Recognized University. (No minimum number required and any stream candidates apply for this WBCS Job Vacancy)

But Diploma Candidates not eligible for WBCS.

ii)Ability To read, write and speak in Bengali( Not Required For those candidates mother tongue is Nepali)

Age Limit :

The WBCS Exam Age Limit is different each groups.

Group -A(21-36) Year
Group -B(20-36) Year
Group -C(21-36) Year
Group -D(21-39) Year

Relaxation In upper Age limit-

SC/ST = 5 Year

OBC = 3 Year

Total Vacancy :

Wbpsc Release Official notification for WBCS 2024-25. After Publishing notification, You will be informed, stay tuned.

Important Dates :

Official Notification Out : Coming soon
Opening Date For Online Application : Coming soon
Last Date For Online Application : Coming soon
Tentative Date For Examination : Not Announced

How To Apply :

Eligible candidates must apply WBCS Exam visit Wbpsc official website https://wbpsc.gov.in/

How To apply WBCS 2024 online form. Important steps below.

1. Advertisement Wise Registration:

  • Visit official website and click on advertisement Wise Registration option .
  • Select advertisement of WBCS 2024 & enter mobile number then save and proceed.
  • Registration form open, filling registration form by your personal details, category details, address, upload photo and signature then submit.
  • After save and proceed, preview page open, check Registration details carefully and click on save and proceed.
  • Enrollment id/Applicant id and password send your registered mobile number and email ID.

2. WBCS 2024 Apply Online:

  • Sign in your enrollment id/Applicant id and password .
  • Application form open, filling your details information like – applicant details, communication address, educational qualification, exam center preference, exam language,etc.
  • Fill all details preview page open, check your input information carefully and click on final submission option.

3. Online Payment:

  • After final submission, click on proceed to payment option.
  • Select payment method for online payment.
  • Complete your payment with credit card, debit card, net banking, offline challan.
  • Then, Print Your Application Form for future reference.

Application Fees :

For Apply WBCS 2024 form, must be paid application Fees RS. 210/-(Rupees two hundred ten only)+ GST charges.

But, SC/ST/ PWD(only West Bengal)= No Fees .

Selection Process:

No matter You apply to any post, selection process are same. There will be Selection in total three states:-

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality Test

Preliminary Exam

The WBCS Preliminary Exam is Qualifying nature. but must be passed in prelims exam. after prelims exam pass candidates call for mains exam .

Exam PhasePaperTime SubjectQuestion TypeTotal Marks
Preliminary Exam1 Paper(Qualifying)2 Hour 30 MinutesGeneral Studies
(English language, History, Geography, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Economy, General Science & Indian Polity)

Mains Exam Pattern :

The WBCS Mains exam is very important for all candidates who are apply WBCS exam. The WBCS Exam selection totally depend on WBCS Mains & Personality test. The mains exam consist total 8 paper. but are you apply for WBCS Group-C & D Post , There total mains exam marks is 1200.

PaperSubjectQuestion TypeGroup-AGroup-BGroup-CGroup-D
Paper-IBengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/SantaliDescriptive 200200200200
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies-1: History & GeographyMCQ200200200200
Paper-IVGeneral Studies-II: Science & Technology,
Environment, GK & Current Affairs
Paper-VThe Constitution Of India(Polity) & Indian Economy MCQ200200200200
Paper-VIArithmetic & Reasoning MCQ200200200200
Paper-VIIOptional Subject Paper-IDescriptive 200200——–——–
Paper-VIIIOptional Subject Paper-IIDescriptive 200200——–——–
Total Number1600160012001200

Personality Test:

After Clear mains exam call for personality test. personality test total number different for each group.

Total Marks200200150100
Total Number(Mains+ Personality Test)1800180013501300

Salary :

The WBCS salary for each group is different . there is four group which salary structure is bellow.

GroupPay scale(RS.)
Group-ARS. 56100- RS. 144300
Group-BRS. 56100- RS. 144300
Group-CRS. 35800- RS. 92100
Group-DRS. 32100- RS. 82900

Frequently Asked Question :

WBCS Exam Divided by four groups. So, Age limit is different each groups. Follow Above Post for details.

West Bengal Civil Services

WBCS Exam Conduct By WBPSC Board(West Bengal Public Service Commission)

Yes, WBPSC Board Published WBCS Notification Per Year in February – March Month.

Important Link

Official Notification PdfDownload
Official Website Click Here
Latest Govt Job VacancyClick Here
Our Homepage Visit


After Reading This Post , You Must Have Known WBCS is Reputed and Popular Exam in West Bengal. Here Various Post Available and all Post Divided Four Groups. Per Year Lakh of Students Apply For WBCS Exam. Just Once, Crack This Exam , Your Career is Set. Because, After Selected any Group and Any Post, Your Salary is 40k- 60k.

So, if Your Dream are WBCS , Must Be Preparation Hardly. Minimum Time for Preparation 8-10 Hours(Daily).

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