WBCS 2023 Notification: West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has finally issued the WBCS 2023 Notification. Hence, WB Civil Service Examination 2023 detailed information is shared on this page. Furthermore, WBCS 2023 Apply Online Link is active at wbpsc.gov.in from 28th February 2023. Thus, the interested aspirants can start filling West Bengal Civil Service Examination 2023 Online Application Form till 21st March 2023. More Details are available in the section below.
WB Civil Service Exam 2023 Notification Overview
|Recruitment Authority||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC).|
|Exam Name||WBCS 2023|
|Job Type||State Govt Jobs|
|Place of Posting||West Bengal|
West Bengal Civil Service Examination is the best job opportunity for the young and dynamic candidates who want to secure an High Paying and Respectable Govt Jobs in West Bengal. Therefore, the aspirants those who are curiously waiting for WBCS 2023 Notification can apply now from 28th Feb 2023. In addition to this, the aspirants can check the WB Civil Service 2023 Eligibility conditions put forth by West Bengal Public Service Commission through the official notification. So, here we have provided the detailed description on it in the following sections.
|Post Name||Group A, Group B, Group C & Group D|
|Category of Job||Both Gazetted & Non-Gazetted Posts under the West Bengal State Government|
|WBCS Salary 2023||Group A & B – Pay Level :16 (56,100 – 1,44,300) besides D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. admissible as per rules.|
Group C – Pay Level : 15 (42,600 – 1,09,800 ), Pay Level : 14 (39,900 – 1,02,800 ) & Pay Level : 12 (35,800 – 92,100) besides D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. admissible as per rules.
Group D – Pay Level : 10 (32,100 – 82,900 ) besides D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. admissible as per rules.
wbpsc.gov.in WBCS 2023 Group of Services
West Bengal Civil Service aspirants can find the group of services for which the WBCS 2023 Examination will be held. Thus, the Post Details which will be filled up through this exam are as follows –
|Service||Group A Service|
|1||West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)|
|2||Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service|
|3||West Bengal Co-operative Service|
|4||West Bengal Labour Service|
|5||West Bengal Food and Supplies Service|
|6||West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]|
|Service||Group B Service|
|1||West Bengal Police Service|
|Service||Group C Service|
|1||Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home|
|2||Joint Block Development Officer|
|3||Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices|
|4||West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service|
|5||West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I|
|6||Assistant Commercial Tax Officer|
|7||Joint Registrar (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal)|
|8||Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)|
|9||Chief Controller of Correctional Services|
|Service||Group D Service|
|1||Inspector of Co-operative Societies|
|2||Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department|
|3||Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department|
WBCS 2023 Notification Eligibility Criteria
Most importantly, all aspirants should fulfil the essential conditions to apply. This includes the required educational qualifications and age limit of WB Civil Service Examination 2023. The eligibility criteria to apply are –
|Educational Qualifications||Candidates should have completed Graduation in any stream from a recognized University.|
|Age Limit||• Minimum Age Requirement – 21 Years.|
• Maximum Age Limit – 36 Years.
However, there is admissible age relaxation as per Govt orders. Hence, candidates can check age limit details in WBCS Notification available at its official portal and apply before the last date.
WBCS 2023 Exam Selection Process in Details
West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) published WBCS Notification 2023 has the following stages of selection –
- Preliminary Examination.
- Mains Examination
- Interview / Personality Test
Candidates should note that the Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only for the Main Examination. The marks obtained by the candidates in Preliminary Examination will not be considered for final selection. The Final Merit List will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in Main Examination and Personality Test taken together.
WBCS 2023 Preliminary Exam Pattern
The WBCS Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination. The marks obtained in this examination by the candidates 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 WBCS (Exe.) etc.(Main) Examination of that year.
|III||Current Events of National & International Importance||25|
|IV||History of India||25|
|V||Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25|
|VI||Indian Polity and Economy||25|
|VII||Indian National Movement||25|
|VIII||General Mental Ability||25|
- Questions will be MCQ in nature.
- Negative marking for each wrong answer will be applicable and will be printed on the top of Question Booklet.
- The time allotment for this examination is 2hrs and 30 minutes.
WBCS 2023 Mains Examination Pattern
WBCS 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) chosen by the candidates from the list of optional subjects as given on the WBCS Notification 2023. 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.
|SI No||Subjects||Duration||Marks||Group of Services|
|Paper I||Bengali or Hindi or Urdu or Nepali or Santali||3 Hours||200||For A, B, C & D|
|Paper II||English||3 Hours||200||For A, B, C & D|
|Paper III||General Studies-I||3 Hours||200||For A, B, C & D|
|Paper IV||General Studies –II||3 Hours||200||For A, B, C & D|
|Paper V||Constitution of India and Indian Economy||3 Hours||200||For A, B, C & D|
|Paper VI||Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning||3 Hours||200||For A, B, C & D|
|Paper VII||Optional Subject Paper 1||3 Hours||200||Only for Group A and / or B|
|Paper VIII||Optional Subject Paper 2||3 Hours||200||Only for group A and / or B|
- Candidates qualifying the Preliminary Examination shall have to appear for the Mains Examination.
- Out of six compulsory papers four papers i.e. (i) General Studies- I, (ii) General Studies- II, (iii) The Constitution of India and Indian Economy and (iv) Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning will be of MCQ Type and remaining two compulsory papers i.e. Paper – I and Paper – II will be of conventional type written examination.
- Questions of two papers of the optional subjects will be of conventional type and the standard of the examination will be approximately that of an Honors Degree Examination.
WBCS 2023 Examination Centre List
The Prelims Examination of the WBCS Examination 2023 will be held at the following centres while the Mains & Interview Stage will be conducted at Kolkata only.
List of WBCS Preliminary Exam Centres
How to Apply for West Bengal Civil Service Exam 2023 ?
Aspirants should go through the process of filling WBCS application form before applying. Since, West Bengal Civil Service Recruitment 2023 Online Application Form is available at WBPSC Official Website from 28th Feb to 21st March 2023 . Thus, the Steps to fill Online Form of West Bengal Civil Service Examination are shared below for the convenience of the aspirants –
- Firstly, candidates interested should make a visit to the official portal i.e. wbpsc.gov.in
- Now, search for WBCS Notification 2023 pdf, download it and go through the rules and regulations.
- Furthermore, verify the eligibility with the required Educational qualifications and age limit.
- If eligible, then click on West Bengal Civil Service Recruitment 2023 Apply Online link.
- Next, enter the required details correctly.
- Later, Upload scanned recent photograph, and signature correctly.
- Next, pay the application fees through various online / offline.
- Applicants should check once again all the filled details in the application form.
- At last, click on Submit for successful submission of online form.
- Finally, Take a print out of the applied form for future reference.
WBCS 2023 Notification – Important Dates
Here are the important dates in connection with WBCS Notification 2023. Hopefully the aspirants through this will be fully aware of the related key dates .
|Start Date of online application||28th February 2023|
|Closing date for online application||21st March 2023 (Up to 3 PM)|
|Online Fees Submission Last Date||21st March 2023 (Up to 3 PM)|
|Offline Fees Submission Last Date||22nd March 2023 (However, the Challan must be generated by the 21st March, 2023 positively.)|
|Correction Window||31st March, 2023 to 6th April, 2023 (up to 3:00 pm)|
|Prelims Examination||June 2023|
WBCS Notification 2023 – Important Links
The interested candidates should note that the information provided above about WB Civil Service Examination 2023 is an overall description. In addition, applicants should also go through the official West Bengal Civil Service Notification 2023 PDF which is available on the official website. However, candidates can also download WBCS Notification 2023 & Apply Online through the link given below.
|Apply Online Link||Click Here|
|Exam Pattern & Syllabus||Click Here|
|Admit Card||Click Here|
We hope the information here is useful for the aspirants. Therefore stay connected to this page to catch the latest updates on WBCS 2023. Meanwhile bookmark this portal to catch the latest Sarkari Naukri updates on time.
23rd March 2023 is the last date to apply.
www.wbpsc.gov.in is the official website to apply.