WBCS 2023 Notification Out, Apply Online @ wbpsc.gov.in

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 AuthorityWest Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC).
Advertisement No01/2023
Exam NameWBCS 2023
Application ModeOnline
Job TypeState Govt Jobs
Place of PostingWest 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 NameGroup A, Group B, Group C & Group D
Category of JobBoth Gazetted & Non-Gazetted Posts under the West Bengal State Government
WBCS Salary 2023Group A & BPay 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 –

ServiceGroup A Service
1West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)
2Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service
3West Bengal Co-operative Service
4West Bengal Labour Service
5West Bengal Food and Supplies Service
6West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]
ServiceGroup B Service
1West Bengal Police Service
ServiceGroup C Service
1Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home
2Joint Block Development Officer
3Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices
4West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
5West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I
6Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
7Joint Registrar (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal)
8Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
9Chief Controller of Correctional Services
ServiceGroup D Service
1Inspector of Co-operative Societies
2Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department
3Rehabilitation 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 QualificationsCandidates 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.

Sl. NoSubjectsMarks
IEnglish Composition 25
IIGeneral Science25
IIICurrent Events of National & International Importance25
IVHistory of India25
VGeography of India with special reference to West Bengal25
VIIndian Polity and Economy25
VIIIndian National Movement25
VIIIGeneral Mental Ability25
  • 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 NoSubjectsDurationMarksGroup of Services
Paper IBengali or Hindi or Urdu or Nepali or Santali3 Hours200For A, B, C & D
Paper IIEnglish3 Hours200For A, B, C & D
Paper IIIGeneral Studies-I3 Hours200For A, B, C & D
Paper IVGeneral Studies –II3 Hours200For A, B, C & D
Paper VConstitution of India and Indian Economy3 Hours200For A, B, C & D
Paper VIArithmetic and Test of Reasoning3 Hours200For A, B, C & D
Paper VIIOptional Subject Paper 13 Hours200Only for Group A and / or B
Paper VIIIOptional Subject Paper 23 Hours200Only 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

13Diamond Harbour

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 –

  1. Firstly, candidates interested should make a visit to the official portal i.e. wbpsc.gov.in
  2. Now, search for WBCS Notification 2023 pdf, download it and go through the rules and regulations.
  3. Furthermore, verify the eligibility with the required Educational qualifications and age limit.
  4. If eligible, then click on West Bengal Civil Service Recruitment 2023 Apply Online link.
  5. Next, enter the required details correctly.
  6. Later, Upload scanned recent photograph, and signature correctly.
  7. Next, pay the application fees through various online / offline.
  8. Applicants should check once again all the filled details in the application form.
  9. At last, click on Submit for successful submission of online form.
  10. 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 application28th February 2023
Closing date for online application21st March 2023 (Up to 3 PM)
Online Fees Submission Last Date21st March 2023 (Up to 3 PM)
Offline Fees Submission Last Date22nd March 2023 (However, the Challan must be generated by the 21st March, 2023 positively.)
Correction Window31st March, 2023 to 6th April, 2023 (up to 3:00 pm)
Prelims ExaminationJune 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.

NotificationClick Here
Apply Online LinkClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here
Admit CardClick Here
ResultClick 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.

Good Luck


When is the Last Date to apply as per WBCS 2023 Notification ?

23rd March 2023 is the last date to apply.

Which is the official website to apply ?

www.wbpsc.gov.in is the official website to apply.

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