WBCS 2023 notification has been released online on February 26. The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPCS) released the scheme and syllabus for the WBCS 2023 examination. The WBCS 2023 application will start online on February 28. The last date to apply for WBCS 2023 exam will be March 21. The WBCS 2023 application edit window will open on March 31 and will end on April 6. WBCS 2023 notification did not release the number of vacancies in the official notification. WBCS 2023 exam date will be released later. WBCS prelims result and the cutoff is expected soon.
Exam Labs : WBCS 2023 Notification, Application, Vacancies, Exam Dates
WBPSC WBCS 2023: WBCS 2023 notification has been released online on February 26. The Commission released the official advertisement for the WBCS 2023 exam mentioning the age-limit, eligibilities, post groups, pay scales for all the posts. The Commission also released the scheme and syllabus for the WBCS 2023 exam separately. The Commission did not release the number of vacancies for the WBCS 2023 exam. The Commission will release the WBCS 2023 vacancies and exam dates later. The last date to apply online for the WBCS 2023 exam will be March 21 up to 3.00 PM. The candidates can submit the WBCS 2023 application fee by March 22. The WBPSC can conduct the WBCS prelims 2023 in April/May 2023. WBCS 2023 prelims exam dates will be released soon. WBCS 2023 exam will be conducted to recruit the candidates for West Bengal Civil Service. There are four types of services in WBCS which are summarised below:
- WBCS Group A
- WBCS Group B
- WBCS Group C
- WBCS Group D
WBPSC WBCS 2023 prelims exam is expected to be conducted on May-June 2023. The Commission will start accepting the WBCS 2023 applications from February 28. The last date to apply for th WBCS 2023 exam is March 21. The WBCS 2023 application editing window will open from March 31 to April 6. WBCS 2023 exam will be conducted to recruit the candidates for the group of services as mentioned above in the WBCS. The Commission conduct the WBCS exam every year to fulfil the requirement of various departments. WBCS 2023 prelims exam will be conducted offline at the designated exam centres.
WBCS 2023 Overview
The candidates can see here the highlights of the WBCS 2023 exam:
|Exam Name||West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS)|
|Conducted by||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|WBCS 2023 Notification||28-Feb-2023|
|Vacancies||To be released later|
|Stages of Exam||Three stages (Prelims, Mains (Written) and Personality Test)|
|Geographical Scope of exam||State-level (West Bengal Only)|
|Exam frequency||Once a Year|
|Common Eligibility||Graduate in any discipline|
|Exam Duration||Prelims: 2 HoursMain Exam: 3 Hours (for each paper)|
|WBCS Age Limit||Lower age limit is 21 years, Upper age limit is 36 years (different for some posts)|
|Language of question paper||English and Bengali|
|Application Fees||INR 210|
WBCS 2023 Exam Date
WBPSC is expected to release the WBCS 2023 exam dates soon. The Commission will release all the dates for WBCS 2023 exam. The candidates can see below the tentative dates for the WBCS exam dates 2023.
|WBCS Event||Date||Salient Features|
|Notification||26-Feb-2023||WBPSC issued WBCS 2023 notifications online only|
|Application start date||28-Feb-2023||The WBCS online application will be started as per the dates given in the official notification|
|Application end date (Online Mode)||21-Mar-2023||The WBCS online application will be available for one month|
|Application Fee (Offline Mode)||22-Mar-2023||The WBCS online application will close as per the dates given in the official notification|
|WBCS 2023 Application Correction||31-Mar-2023 to 06-Apr-2023||The WBPSC will provide the facility to edit the details of WBCS 2023 application in online mode|
|Admit card||To be announced||WBCS e-admit card 2023 will be released online|
|WBCS 2023 Prelims Exam||To be announced||The WBCS Prelims exam 2023 will be conducted at 26 designated exam centres across the state|
|WBCS 2023 Answer Key||To be announced||WBCS prelims answer key 2023 PDF will be released online for all sets|
|WBCS 2023 Result (prelims)||To be announced||WBCS 2023 result for the prelims exam will be released within two months of the exam|
|WBCS 2023 Main Exam||To be announced||The WBCS main exam will be conducted in Kolkata in offline mode.|
|WBCS 2023 Main Exam||To be announced||The WBCS result for the main exam will be declared online only|
|WBCS 2023 Interview||To be announced||The WBCS interview will be conducted at the WBPSC office premises. WBPSC can also conduct the online interview depending on the prevailing conditions.|
|WBCS 2023 Final Result||To be announced||WBCS 2023 final result will be declared online online|
The above dates are tentative and will be changed after the official notification.
WBCS 2023 Notification
WBPSC released the WBCS 2023 notification on February 26. The Commission released a short notice in this regard on February 22. The application will start with the release of the official notification. The notification is the official document which notifies the vacancies, eligibility, exam dates, syllabus and exam pattern for the exam. The official notification also mentions the tentative month of the prelims exam. Candidates should download the WBCS 2023 notification for future reference because the rules mentioned in the notification will be applicable till the completion of the Exam.
WBCS 2023 Notification PDF Download
WBPSC released the WBCS 2023 notification online on February 26. The candidates should read the official notification with all the details of the exam. To keep the official notification handy, the candidates should download the official WBCS 2023 notification so that they can refer to it even when there is no connectivity. The candidates can download WBCS 2023 notification pdf is available to download.
Download Here: WBCS 2023 notification pdf
WBCS 2023 Application
The Commission will activate the WBCS 2023 apply online link on February 28. The Commission will provide 22 days for the candidates to apply online for the exam. The candidates can see below the steps to apply online for WBCS 2023 exam:
Sign in with the enrolment number and password
Go to the dashboard
Steps 1. Click on the application forms
Step 2. Select the name of examination from the drop-down list given at the bottom of the page
Check the eligibility conditions and mark the checkbox for confirming the eligibility and press continue.
Step 3. A form will appear on the screen showing various application stages. Choose the application details
Step 4. Fill in the personal details and click on the save and continue button given at the bottom of the form
Step 5. Upload the passport-size photograph and signature of the stipulated size, then save and continue
Step 6. After photographing and signature, upload the mark sheets and certificates in the Add academic details section.
Step 7. After adding academic details, add the preference for the services and press save and continue
Step 8. A filled application form will appear for the scrutiny
Step 9. Check the WBCS application form details. No change in the WBCS application will be allowed after the payment of application fees. Click on Back to my application button
Step 10. Select the application and proceed to fee payment
Step 11. Online payment and cash payment are available
Step 12. Pay the fee and submit the application form.
Step 13. After payment of fees, print the application form and take it for future reference
WBCS 2023 Vacancies
The Commission conducts the WBCS exam every year to recruit candidates for various services. The expected number of WBCS 2023 vacancies is 250 – 300. This number is tentative and based on the trend maintained in the WBCS vacancies of previous years. The Commission will mention the actual WBCS 2023 vacancies in the official notification.
WBCS 2023 Eligibility
The candidates should check the eligibility criteria mentioned in the official notification. The WBCS 2023 eligibility criteria have the following components.
WBCS 2023 Qualification
The official notification mentions the qualification required to apply for the WBCS 2023 exam. The minimum educational qualification required to apply for the WBCS exam is a Graduate Degree from any discipline. The official notification mentions a degree from a recognised university and the ability to read and write Bengali but this is not required for the candidates to have Nepal as their mother tongue.
WBCS 2023 Age Limit
The WBPSC notification mentions the age limit for all the posts separately. This is the most searched component of the WBCS exam. The candidates can see below the age limit as mentioned in the official notification. The WBCS 2023 age will be counted from January 1, 2023.
WBCS 2023 Age Limit for Group ‘A’ and Group ‘C’ Services
WBCS age limit for Group A and C are similar. For WBCS 2023 Group A and C, the candidates must be born not earlier than January 2, 1987, and not later than January 1, 2002. The candidates must fall under the following age bracket:
- Lower Age Limit – 21 years
- Upper Age limit – 36 years
WBCS 2023 Age Limit for Group B Services
The WBCS group B service only includes the West Bengal Police Services (WBPS). The age criteria for WBCS Group B are as follows:
- Lower Age Limit – 20 years
- Upper Age limit – 36 years
WBCS 2023 Age Limit for Group D Service
The WBCS Group D services are the clerical positions in the state administrative machinery. The WBCS age criteria for Group D services are:
- Lower Age Limit -21 years
- Upper Age limit- 39 years
WBCS 2023 Age Relaxation
The Commission mention age relaxation for certain categories (of state only) of candidates. The WBCS age relaxation provided by the Commission is as follows:
|Backward Classes of West Bengal (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|SC and ST||5 years|
In the case of Persons with Disabilities (PWD), the upper age limit is relaxable up to 45 years. S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of other States shall be treated as General category candidates.
Besides the educational and age limit criteria, there are certain physical requirements which are required for certain positions
WBCS 2023 Exam Pattern
The WBCS 2023 exam will be a three-stage examination where the candidates will be required to appear and clear all the stages of exam separately. The Commission will mention the WBCS 2023 exam pattern in the for all the stages separately. The three stages of the exam are
- WBCS Prelims
- WBCS Mains(written)
- WBCS Mains (Personality Test)
The candidates can see below the WBCS exam pattern for each of the stage separately.
WBCS 2023 Exam Pattern for Prelims Exam
The WBPSC conduct the prelims exam in offline mode. The WBCS prelims exam will be an objective type exam having one MCQ-based paper. The WBCS prelims exam pattern can be summarised as below:
WBCS Prelims Exam
|Name of Paper||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|General Studies Paper||100 Questions||200|
This paper will have 8 parts and the marks assigned to each part is fixed.
|3||Current events of National & International Importance||25|
|4||History of India||25|
|5||Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25|
|6||Indian Polity and Economy||25|
|7||Indian National Movement||25|
|8||General Mental Ability||25|
WBCS 2023 Exam Pattern – Main Exam
WBPSC WBCS main exam is also conducted offline in the pen and paper mode. There will be 8 papers in the WBCS main exam. The candidates can see here the WBCS main exam pattern:
|Paper III||General Studies-I – Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||200|
|Paper IV||General Studies-II – Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.||200|
|Paper V||Constitution of India and Indian Economy||200|
|Paper VI||Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning||200|
|Paper VII||Optional Subject – Paper I||200|
|Paper VIII||Optional Subject – Paper II||200|
The Compulsory papers are Objective type papers while the optional subject papers are conventional essay-type papers.
WBCS 2023 Exam Pattern – Personality Test
The candidates should note that the marks assigned to the WBCS personality test are different for each of the post groups. The marks assigned to different WBCS services is summarised below:
|Service Group||Marks Assigned|
|Group ‘A’ & ‘B’||200 Marks|
|Group ‘C’||150 Marks|
|Group ‘D’||100 Marks|
WBCS 2023 Syllabus
The syllabus is the key to the selection in any examination and the WBCS exam is also not an exception to it. The Commission releases the WBCS syllabus for each stage is mentioned separately by the Commission in the official notification.
WBCS 2023 – Prelims Syllabus
There are eight sections in the WBCS prelims exam and the marks are assigned to each section. So it is easy to prepare the sections because the Commission will ask a definite number of questions from a section and consequently a balanced paper will be asked every year. The WBCS prelims syllabus is mentioned in the form of topics only. These topics as mentioned in the official notification is:
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – English
Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Vocabulary test, Phrasal Verbs, the Same words bearing more than one meaning, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – General Science
General appreciation and understanding of science, including matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – History of India
In History, emphasis will be on a broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Geography of India
Physical Geography, Social and Economic Geography of the country, including the main features of Indian Agricultural and Natural Resources with special
reference to West Bengal.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Indian Polity and Economy
Country’s Political System, Panchayati Raj, Community Development and Planning in India.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Indian National Movement
Nature and character of the Nineteenth Century Resurgence, Growth of Nationalism and attainment of Independence.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Mental Ability
Ability will relate to Logical perception, understanding and natural conclusion.
WBCS 2023 – Main Syllabus
There are six papers in the WBCS main exam and each paper carries 200 marks. The WBCS syllabus is defined below:
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Paper I: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
- Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words),
- Précis Writing
- Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Paper – II: English
- Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words),
- Précis Writing,
- Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Paper III: General Studies – I
- Indian History with special emphasis on the National Movement and
- Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Paper IV: General Studies – II
- Science and Scientific & Technological advancement,
- Biodiversity and Coastal Regulation Zone,
- Global Warming,
- Industrial and Environmental Pollution,
- Ozone Layer and related issues.
- General Knowledge and
- Current Affairs.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Paper V: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India.
- Central State relation and devolution of central funds to state,
- Planning process and objectives of five years plan,
- Functions of RBI and Monetary policy,
- Central Finance Commission & State Finance Commission
- Fiscal Policy of Government of India.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus – Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning.
The standard of Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning will be similar to that of the Compulsory Mathematics paper at the Madhyamik Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal.
Test of Reasoning will cover
Analytical Reasoning: Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning:
(ii) The forcefulness of the Arguments
(iii) Implication of sentences
(iv) Inferring from diagrams, Series: (i) Letter series, (ii) Number series,
- Inferring from Data, Analogy tests,
- Symbol Interpretation,
- Mathematical puzzles,
- The odd man out,
- Perception test,
- Non-verbal reasoning & Selecting the correct sequence.
Besides the above, there are two optional subjects.
WBCS 2023 List of Optional Subjects
The candidates can see here the list of optional subjects.
|Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science||13|
|Commerce and Accountancy||18|
The above list is subject to change in case the Commission notifies additional optional subjects in the official notification.
WBCS 2023 Admit Card
The Commission releases the admit card of each phase of the exam separately. The WBCS 2023 admit cards will be released online only and the candidates will be required to download their admit card from the official website in the following manner:
- Go to the official website of WBPSC – wbpsc.gov.in
- Go to the ‘Candidate’s Corner’ given on the right-hand side
- Click on the ‘Download Admit-Card’ link
- A new window will open, select the advertisement from the list and enter the enrollment number and date of birth
- Download WBPSC WBCS admit card 2023 and save it for future reference
WBCS 2023 Result
The Commission releases the WBCS result in online only. The Commission will release the WBCS 2023 result mentioning the roll number of the qualified candidates. The selected candidates will then be called for the next stage of examination.
WBCS Prelims Result
WBCS prelims result is expected soon. The Commission will release the prelims result online only and along with the result, the commission will also release the cutoff for each category.
WBCS 2023 Cutoff
The cutoff marks are released with the official result pdf. The Commission arrives at the category-wise cutoff after considering the number of vacancies in each of the categories and the candidates required to fill them.
The candidates who score equal to or more than the cutoff marks(of their Category) are declared qualified in the exam. The candidates can see here the WBCS cutoff of previous years.
WBCS Cutoff 2023 – Prelims Exam
The Commission releases the cutoff for the prelims exam with the result pdf. The Commission mentions the category-wise cutoff with the prelims result.
WBCS 2023 Selection Process
WBPSC conducts the WBCS exam in the offline mode but the application and other processes are fully online. The notification, application, admit card, result, cutoff, merit list all are released online only. WBCS 2023 exam selection process can be summarised below:
- Prelims Exam
- Main (written) exam
WBCS 2023 Prelims Exam
The Commission conducts the prelims exam in an offline mode. There is only one paper in the prelims exam. The prelims exam is a compulsory for all and its cutoff is released with the result pdf.
|WBCS Paper||Maximum Marks||Duration of Exam|
|General Studies||200||2 Hours|
WBCS 2023 Main Exam
WBCS main exam is a mix of objective and conventional type papers. There are 8 papers in the main exam. Out of 8, four papers are compulsory. The compulsory papers are objective type only. The rest of the papers are conventional types. The candidates who clear the main exam are called for an interview.
WBCS Personality Test
The candidates who clear the main exam will be called for an interview. WBCS personality test is conducted at the headquarter of WBPSC at Kolkata only. The maximum marks awarded for the interview is 100.
WBCS 2023 Preparation
WBCS exam is the premier exam of the West Bengal Public Service Commission and hence the competition in the exam is also high. The candidates are required to prepare for the WBCS in a planned manner to get maximum marks in the exam and ensure their selection.
- The candidates are required to devise a customised preparation strategy as per their affinities and interest and religiously follow the same.
- The candidates should read and make a list of topics given in the syllabus and make provisions in the preparation plan to prepare all of them.
- Make provisions for answer writing, practice with mock tests and previous year’s question papers and revision.
- The candidates must prepare the preparation notes because they are very useful at the time of revision at the time of examinations
- Prepare current affairs daily to reduce the baggage for the next day.
WBCS 2023: List of Services
There are four services for which the WBCS 2023 exam will be conducted. The following is the list of services
WBCS Group A Services Posts
- 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
WBCS Group B Services Post
- West Bengal Police Service
WBCS Group C Posts
- 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
- 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
WBCS Group D Posts
- Inspector of Co-operative Societies
- Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department
- Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department
WBCS 2023 Salary
The WBCS salary is one of the highest among state officials. The candidates can see the pay scale of various groups of services as mentioned in the official notification. The candidates can see below the list of Services and the corresponding salaries.
WBPSC Salary Structure for Group A Services
According to the official WBPSC Notification 2023 published on the official website, the WPBSC Group A services include six job posts. Every job post’s pay scale is described separately in the notice.
|WBPSC Group A Services||Details|
|Recruitment Body||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Name of the Job/Post in WBPSC||West Bengal Public Service (Executive)|
Assistant Commissioner of Revenue as a part of WB Revenue Services
WB Co-operative Service
WB Workforce Service
WB Food and Supplies Service
WB Employment Service
|Pay Scale||Pay Scale of Group A is Rs. 56,100 to 1,44,300/-|
WBPSC Salary Structure for Group B Services
The West Bengal Police Service is the employer of choice for Group B services. The following information relates to Group B posts’ WBCS Salary 2023.
|WBPSC Group B Services||Details|
|Recruitment Body||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Name of the Job/Post in WBPSC||West Bengal Police Service|
|Pay Scale of Group B services in WBPSC||Rs. 56,100 to 1,44,300/-|
WBPSC Salary Structure for Group C Services
There are nine profiles organised under WBCS’s group C services. The pay scale and additional benefits for category C posts are as follows:
|WBPSC Group C Services||Details|
|Recruitment Body||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Name of the Job/Post in WBPSC||Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home|
Joint Block Development Officer in WBPSC
West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I
Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
Chief Controller of Correctional Services in WBPSC etc
|Pay Scale of Group C services in WBPSC||35,800 – 92,100/- for the positions of Assistant Canal Revenue Officer and Chief Controller of Correctional Services. Rs. 42,600 to 1,09,800/- for Superintendent, District Correctional Home/Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home.For the remaining group-C service positions, salaries range from Rs. 39,900 to 1,02,800.|
WBPSC Salary Structure for Group D Services
The official WBPSC Announcement 2023 lists three services as part of the WBCS Group D. The information and other perks offered to applicants chosen for these positions are as follows:
|WBPSC Group D Services||Details|
|Recruitment Body||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Name of the Job/Post in WBPSC||Inspector of Co-operative Societies|
Panchayat Development Officer
|Pay Scale of Group D services in WBPSC||Rs.32,100 – 82,900/-|
|Net emoluments at joining level||Dearness Allowance (DA)|
Medical Allowance (MA)
House Rent Allowance (HRA).
WBPSC Perks and Additional Benefits
By assisting several state government departments, the candidates chosen as part of the WBCS Selection Procedure 2023 are in charge of guaranteeing service stability in the West Bengal state. Employees of the WBCS are also in charge of confirming the existence of all active firms and the extent to which they, directly and indirectly, support the expansion of the state. Throughout their probationary period, these employees receive the following perks and benefits:
- No special holidays is been provided to WBPSC officers although they have been permitted to take leaves if required or in emergencies.
- WBPSC officers are also been allotted self-maintained quarters apart from salary and perks
- At concessional rates, the WBPSC officers are also eligible for loans.
WBCS 2023 FAQs
Q: Is the WBCS 2023 notification released?
A: Yes, the WBCS 2023 notification has been released online on February 26. The Commission released the official notification mentioning the WBCS 2023 eligibility, age-limit, posts and post groups, salary associated with the posts. WBCS 2023 application will start on February 28. The last date to apply for the WBCS 2023 exam is March 21. The Commission did not release the WBCS 2023 prelims exam and the WBCS 2023 vacancies.
Q: When can I apply for WBCS 2023?
A: WBCS 2023 application will be available from February 28. The last date to apply online for the WBCS 2023 exam is March 21. The last date to submit the WBCS 2023 application fee offline will be March 22. The Commission will activate the WBCS 2023 application correction facility on March 31. The candidates can apply for the WBCS 2023 exam after enrollment with the West Bengal Public Service Commission. The candidates can obtain enrollment of WBPSC registration number to apply online for the WBCS 2023 exam. The candidates can apply for the exam only as per the dates mentioned in the official notification of WBCS 2023.
Q: What is the last date to apply for the WBCS 2023 exam?
A: The last date to apply for the WBCS 2023 exam will be March 21. The candidates can submit the WBCS 2023 application fee in offline mode (through Bank Challan) till March 22. The Commission will start the WBCS 2023 application from February 28.
Q: Does WBCS happen every year?
A: The West Bengal Public Service Commission conducts the WBCS exam every year to recruit candidates for Group A, B, C and D posts. There were somw miss in during the COVID-19 pandemic but now it is being conducted regularly.
Q: Can I register twice for WBCS?
A: No. the candidate cannot register twice for the WBCS exam. Each registration will correspond to you only one WBCS application. The candidates requires to enroll again to apply afresh for the WBCS exam.
Q: Can a WBCS become DM?
A: WBCS Group A Officers are entitled to be promoted as an IAS officers after certain years of service. Every year, one third of the total vacancies of IAS (in the state) are filled through the promotion from the state services. After getting promoted, the WBCS officer can serve as a district magistrate in the state.
Q: Can WBCS become BDO?
A: After the selection and the initial training of 2 years, the WBCS officers are posted as Sub District Magistrate or Deputy Collector. Only sometimes do they join the services as Block Development Officers.
Q: Is 1 year enough for WBCS?
A: The candidates should understand that WBCS is the premier exam of the state and hence the competition is very high in the exam. the candidates required one year of of concentrated and focused preparation for the exam to get selected in it. there are various cases where the candidate were selected after one year of preparation only.
Q: Is WBCS tough?
A: West Bengal Public Service Commission conduct the WBCS exam once every year. It is the topmost exam conducted by the commission having the highest salaries among all of the state control services. WBCS exam seems tough to the candidates who do not have a proper planning and strategy of preparation.
Q: How many seats are available for WBCS?
A: WBCS exam notifies around 250 to 300 vacancies every year. So the seat available in the WBCS exam is around 300. Besides it, there is a reservation for each of the category.
Q: Is NCERT enough for WBCS?
A: No, only NCERT books are not enough for selection in WBCS exam. the candidates are required to refer to standard books for each of the topic given in the WBCS syllabus so that they can answer the questions related to the topic racket of any difficulty level (of any difficulty level) and secure better marks to ensure their selection.
Q: Can an average student pass WBCS?
A: Yes average student can pass the WBCS exam This is the reason that no minimum percentage is required fill the WBCS applications. Candidates having any grades in their graduations can I apply for the exam and clear it.
Q: How many years does it take to crack WBCS?
A: The number of years required for the WBCS exam difference from candidate to candidate. Some of the candidates prepare for one year and clear the exam but where is others could not clear it in even three years. It only depends on the level of depression of the candidate.
Q: What is the highest salary in WBCS?
A: The candidate selected for the Group A service in WBCS exam have the highest salary. The candidates can see below the list of services having the highest salary in the WBCS exam.
|Group A Services in WBCS|
|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)]|
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