WBCS 2022 Prelims Exam Date Out: West Bengal Public Service Commission has released a detailed notification regarding West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam 2022. The candidates will be shortlisted through a three-stage recruitment process- Prelims, Mains, and Interview Round. A candidate has to qualify in all three stages to get recruited for the posts in the cadre of West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services and posts under Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D. As per WBCS Exam Date Notice released on 29th April 2022, the WBCS preliminary exam is announced to be held on 19th June 2022.
WBCS 2022 Exam Summary
West Bengal Public Service Commission will be conducting the West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam for various posts in the cadre of West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services and posts. Check the overview of WBCS Exam 2022 the below table-
|WBCS 2022 Exam- Overview|
|Conducting Body||West Bengal Public Service Commission|
|Exam Name||West Bengal Civil Services (WBCS 2022)|
|Vacancy||to be notified|
|Exam Date||19th June 2022|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a year|
|Language of the exam||English & Bengali|
WBPSC WBCS Exam Date 2022 Out
West Bengal Public Service Commission has announced the important dates for West Bengal Civil Services Exam (WBCS 2022) through WBCS Notification 2022. The WBCS 2022 Prelims Exam is scheduled for 19th June 2022. Check all important dates for WBCS 2022 Exam as mentioned in the below table.
|WBCS 2022 Exam- Important Dates|
|WBCS 2022 Notification||26th February 2022|
|WBCS Online Registration||03rd March 2022|
|Last Date to Apply Online||24th March 2022|
|Last Date to Pay Online fee||24th March 2022|
|Closing date for submission of fees through offline||25th March 2022|
|Application Editing Window Period||01st to 07th April 2022|
|WBCS Prelims Admit Card 2022||June 2022|
|WBCS Prelims Exam Date 2022||19th June 2022|
|WBCS Mains Exam Date 2022||To be notified|
WBCS Notification 2022 PDF
WBCS has released the detailed WBCS notification against advt no. 02/2022 for West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam 2022 on its official website on 26th February 2022. Detailed information regarding age limit, qualifications, the scale of pay, closing date for the submission of online applications and fees online and offline, Scheme and Syllabus of the examination etc. has been notified along with the WBCS 2022 Notification PDF. Download WBCS 2022 Notification Pdf from the direct link below.
WBCS Online Registration 2022
West Bengal Public Service Commission had accepted the online applications for WBCS 2022 Exam from 03rd March 2022 onwards and the last date for submitting the application form is 24th March 2022. The direct link to apply online was provided here as it has been now active on the official website https://wbpsc.gov.in/.
WBCS 2022 Application Fee
The WBCS application fees are a non-refundable amount for all the categories. However, SC/ST candidates of WB State and Persons with disabilities (40% and above) having a physical disability are not required to pay any WBCS application fee.
|General/ OBC/ EWS||₹ 210 + Services Charges/ GST|
|SC/ST/ PwD (only West Bengal)||No Fees|
|SC/ST/ PwD of other states||₹ 210 + Services Charges/ GST|
Steps to fill WBCS Online Form 2022
The candidates holding the required eligibility can submit their WBCS 2022 Registration Form through online mode only. Follow the below-mentioned steps to fill WBCS Application Form 2022.
Step-1 Visit the official website of West Bengal Public Service Commission @https://wbpsc.gov.in/.
Step-2 Before applying for the examination, the candidates are required to enrol themselves by clicking on “ONE TIME REGISTRATION” appearing on the right side of the homepage.
Step-3 Fill in the required details to get the registration number & password.
Step-4 Click on “Login if Already Registered” and submit the registration number, password, and captcha code.
Step-5 Enter education qualification, age, and other details required in the WBCS Application Form.
Step-6 Pay the requisite application fee through online mode.
Step-7 Submit the WBCS Application Form after thorough verification of the details filled.
Step-8 Download a copy of WBCS Application Form for future reference.
WBCS Vacancy 2022
The number of vacancies in different services and posts to be filled up on the results of the examination will be announced in due time. Posts of some groups may not be filled up on the basis of the results of the examination if vacancies for the same are not reported from the Department concerned within the stipulated time for filling up such vacancies.
|Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service||--|
|West Bengal Co-operative Service||--|
|West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]||--|
|West Bengal Labour Service||--|
|West Bengal Food and Supplies Service||--|
|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||--|
|Joint Registrar |
(WB State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Govt of WB)
|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||--|
WBCS Eligibility Criteria 2022
WBPSC Eligibility 2022 has been released in the official WBCS 2022 notification. The WBCS eligibility criteria is the minimum requirement for applying for WBCS Examination.
As per the WBCS 2022 eligibility criteria, the candidate must be
(a) A citizen of India (either natural or by registration), or
(b) Such other nationals as declared eligible by the Govt. of India.
WBCS Education Qualification
As per the WBCS 2022 educational qualification criteria, the candidate must hold a graduate degree i.e an undergraduate degree in any discipline from any recognised University. Additionally, the aspirant should have the ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those aspirants whose mother tongue is Nepali).
WBCS Age Limit (as on 01.01.2022)
WBPSC has notified the WBCS age limit 2022 for the WB civil services examination for all the Group Services. The details of the WBCS age limit are given below.
|WBCS 2022 Services||WBCS age limit 2022|
|For services and posts included in Group ‘A’ & ’C’||21- 36 years|
|West Bengal Police Service only (i.e. Group ‘B’ Service)||20- 36 years|
|For services and posts included in Group ‘D’||21- 39 years|
WBCS Age Relaxation
The WBCS age limit for SC and WBCS age limit for ST enjoy age relaxation as per WBPSC Notification 2022. The WBCS Age Relaxation for various categories is mentioned below:
|Category||WBCS age relaxation|
|WBCS age relaxation for SC/ST/BC of West Bengal||5 years|
|WBCS age relaxation for SC/ST of Other States||5 years|
|WBCS age relaxation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||up to 45 years|
WBCS Exam Pattern 2022
As per the WBCS 2022 Exam, the selection includes three phases-
- Preliminary exam
- Main Exam
- Personality Test
The marks obtained in this examination by the candidates in Prelims Exam will not be considered for final selection. Only those candidates who will be declared qualified at the Preliminary Examination in a year shall be eligible for admission to the W.B.C.S.(Exe.) etc.(Main) Examination of that year.
WBCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2022
- The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination.
- The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper, viz., a paper on “General Studies”.
- The paper will be of an objective type consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions. The paper will carry 200 marks and will be of 2½ hours duration.
- The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University.
- The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:
|English Language||25||25||2 Hours|
|Current events of National & International Importance||25||25|
|History of India||25||25|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25||25|
|Indian Polity and Economy||25||25|
|Indian National Movement||25||25|
|General Mental Ability||25||25|
WBCS Mains Exam Pattern 2022
- The Main Examination shall consist of six compulsory papers and one optional subject consisting of two papers (Only for candidates applying for group A and/or B) to be chosen by the candidates from the list of optional subjects given below.
- There will be two papers of the optional subject of 200 marks each.
- Each paper, Compulsory or Optional, will carry 200 marks and will be of 3 hours duration.
|Papers||Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D|
|Language Paper (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali)||200||200||200||200|
|General Studies – Paper I||200||200||200||200|
|General Studies-Paper II||200||200||200||200|
|Constitution of India and Indian Economy||200||200||200||200|
|Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning||200||200||200||200|
|Optional Subject – (One subject: Two papers of 200 marks each)||400||400||--||--|
A number of candidates selected in order of merit on the results of the Main Examination for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D shall have to appear at a Personality Test. Each candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The object of the test will be to assess the candidate’s personal qualities e.g., alertness of mind, power of clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, leadership, and also the candidate’s range of interests.
WBCS Syllabus 2022
Candidates appearing for the WBCS exam 2022 must be aware of the syllabus for all the stages. WBCS syllabus 2022 will help the candidates in knowing all topics required for the exam which in turn will guide them to prepare better for WBCS.
|Current Events of National and International Importance||Significant events affecting India and its relations with the world|
|History of India|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal|
|Indian Polity and Economy|
|Indian National Movement|
|General Mental Ability|
WBCS Executive Salary 2022
The candidates must be excited to know West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) Salary. The post through WBCS 2022 will be filled under Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D which is offered salary as mentioned below.
|Post Name||Pay Level||Salary|
|GROUP A- Executive Salary|
|Executive||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|West Bengal Co-operative Service||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|West Bengal Labour Service||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|West Bengal Food and Supplies Service||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|GROUP B Salary|
|West Bengal Police Service||16||Rs. 56,100 - 1,44,300|
|GROUP C Salary|
|Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home||15||Rs. 42,600 - 1,09,800|
|Joint Block Development Officer||14||Rs. 39,900 - 1,02,800|
|Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices||14||Rs. 39,900 - 1,02,800|
|West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service||14||Rs. 39,900 - 1,02,800|
|West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I||14||Rs. 39,900 - 1,02,800|
|Assistant Commercial Tax Officer||14||Rs. 39,900 - 1,02,800|
|Joint Registrar |
(WB State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Govt of WB)
|14||Rs. 39,900 - 1,02,800|
|Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)||12||Rs. 35,800 – 92,100|
|Chief Controller of Correctional Services||12||Rs. 35,800 – 92,100|
|GROUP D Salary|
|Inspector of Co-operative Societies||10||Rs. 32,100 - 82,900|
|Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department||10||Rs. 32,100 - 82,900|
|Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department||10||Rs. 32,100 - 82,900|
WBCS 2022 Admit Card
West Bengal Admit Card for Civil Services exam will be available on the official website https://wbpsc.gov.in/ around 15 days prior to the exam date. The WBCS Admit Card will be released separately for each stage. No admit card/hall ticket will be sent through post or email, the candidates have to download it from the official website only. The details about exam date, venue, timing will be mentioned on WBCS Hall Ticket 2022.
WBCS 2022 Result
The Result of the WBCS 2022 exam will be available at least after a month of the WBCS 2022 Exam Date of each stage. The candidates qualifying prelims exam will be eligible to appear in the Mains exam and only the candidates qualifying mains will be called for an interview/personality test. The final result will be prepared as per the marks obtained in Mains & Interview Round.