West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) is an authorised body to conduct WBPSC exam 2019 to recruit the candidates for the different government jobs in the state of West Bengal. This article covers all the required information for all interested candidates. If you would consider yourself eligible for this exam, you should fill up the application form along with downloading the admit card before going to attempt the exams.
This article contains all the required information. In a case, you would need more, then you can take the help of the official website of this commission i.e. pscwbonline.gov.in.
If you are seeking a career where you would able to experience perks like high salary, medical allowances, LTC, house allowances, etc. then you should attempt this civil service exam. In a case, you are coming in the categories like Scheduled caste, Scheduled Tribe, Other Backward Classes, etc. you will get more benefits than general category.
WBPSC Exam Dates
|Official Notification Release Date||November 6, 2018|
|Date of release of Application form||November 6, 2018|
|Date for submission of application form||November 26, 2018|
|Last date to pay for the application fee||November 27, 2018|
|Date for corrections||November 28-December 3, 2018|
|Prelims exam date||February 9, 2019|
|Release of Prelims answer key||February, 2019|
|Prelims Result Date||June 2019|
|Main exam date||Will add soon|
|Main Exam result||Will add soon|
|Date of personality test||Will add soon|
|Date of final result||Will add soon|
Eligibility Criteria for WBPSC
- An interested candidate should hold the citizenship of India.
There will be different age limits categorised as per Groups:
- For Group A & C: The candidates coming in this category should have age not below 21 years and not more than 36 years
- For Group B – The candidates coming in this category should have age not below 20 years and not more than 36 years
- For Group D – The candidates coming in this category should have age not below 21 years and not more than 39 years
Moreover, age relaxation has offered by this commission as per category. The candidates coming under ST or SC will get 5 years of age relaxation and for OBC, only 3 years of age relaxation. For PH candidates, there will be 10 years of age relaxation.
- The candidates should hold the graduation level degree from the recognised college or university.
- The candidates must able to read, write and speak in Bengali (but not for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali).
- The candidates who are waiting for their results can attempt the preliminary exam but for this, they should have a letter where it should mention about awaited results. Moreover, these candidates will not be eligible to attempt the WBPSC Main Exam.
WBPSC Application Form 2019
The application form of West Bengal Public Service Commission 2019 is a way to attempt this civil service exam. The candidates who filled up their application form can give this exam. Let’s follow the steps to be considered while filling up the application form:
Steps to fill Application form
Personal details: The candidates have to fill up all required personal details such as name, date of birth, mother tongue, country name, gender, the name of the father, etc. which must be accurate. In a case, candidates write down wrong information, then they will be answered and their application process will get stopped. Moreover, if candidates submit multiple application forms, then the last one will consider valid for the final process.
Contact details: The candidates are requested to fill up their accurate contact details, including permanent address, mobile number, current address, email ID, etc.
Educational Qualification details: The candidates are requested to provide accurate qualification details such as educational and employment qualification.
Examination details: This area is mandatory as well. In it, the candidates should fill details like the choice of exam centre for prelims, a group for the concerned post, the choice of language in Compulsory Paper 1, etc.
Upload of documents: The candidates should upload the necessary documents such as marksheet of 10th, 12th, and Bachelor degree. In brief, whatever documents asked would be uploaded in proper scanned manner.
Payment of fee: This is a very significant step as without it the application form will consider incomplete. Application Fees are mentioned as below:
- SC/ST (Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe) candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (PWD) having physical disability of 40% and above: will exempt for an application fee.
- For General candidates of West Bengal and SC/ST/BC Candidates of other states: Rs.210/- + Rs.5/- only (total will be Rs. 215/-) for Online Payment or Rs.20/ only if the candidates would pay through offline mode.
Save and download the application form: Make sure to save your application form. Moreover, you can take the printout of the same for future references.
WBPSC Admit Card 2019
Admit Card is an important document as without it no candidate would get an entry into the examination hall. To download the admit card, the candidates have to take the help of the official web portal by writing about the Enrolment No. or First Name and Date of Birth (DOB) on the login page.
At the time of the exam date, the candidate must carry the hard copy of his admit card and one valid photo id proof. Hence, it is recommended to take the print out of your admit card once you get it to download.
Exam Pattern of West Bengal Public Service Commission
It is very imperative to know about the exam pattern before start preparation. It helps the students to know about the subject details, marks allotted to each question, question types etc. There will be three exams in WBPSC civil service exam:
1. Preliminary Exam
2. Main Exam
1. Preliminary Examination
It will be the first exam and will be written. The time duration will be 2.30 hours. The total marks will be 200. It should be noted that marks that would score by this exam will not be added while calculating the final results but it is significant to clear otherwise candidate will not be permitted to get an entry for the Main examination.
|History of India||25|
|Current events of National & International Importance||25|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25|
|Indian National Movement||25|
|Indian Polity and Economy||25|
|General Mental Ability||25|
2. Mains Examination
It will be the second exam and marks will be added while calculating the final output. The duration of this exam will be 3 hours. It will have 6 compulsory papers and 1 elective subject having two papers. The type of this exam will be Conventional type. Moreover, the optioned subjects will be 37.
|General Studies I||200||MCQ|
|General Studies II||200||MCQ|
|The Constitution of India||200||MCQ|
Paper I: The paper 1 will have language like Bengali/Hindi/Santali/Urdu/Nepali/ – Letter writing (within 150 words), Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition as well as Translation from English to Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/ Bengali/Santali.
Paper II: The paper 2 will have language like English – Letter writing (within 150 words), Précis Writing, Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Composition and Translation from Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/ Bengali/Santali to English.
3. Personality Test/ Interview
During this exam, alertness of mind, intellectual and moral integrity, the power of clear and logical exposition, leadership and also the candidate’s interests will be analysed by the officers appointed by this commission. It should be noted that the candidates associated with Group ‘B’ Service will be specially tested by the interviewer with regard to their suitability for the service.
For Group ‘A’ & ‘B’, personality test will have 200 marks. For Group ‘C’, the personality test will have 150 marks. For Group ‘D’, the personality test will have 100 marks.
WBPSC Syllabus and Result 2019
To get the syllabus and the result of this civil service exam, the candidates are recommended to take the help of the official web portal of this commission pscwbonline.gov.in. For this, you would need to log in again at the official web portal by adding the id and password.
In brief, attempting WBPSC civil service exam is not a daunting task. The candidates that would take the help of the above article will able to get it cleared easily as it shows a clear way. Again, if you would find more help, then you can either put your query in the following comment box or take the help of the official web portal of this commission.
All the Best!