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WBCS Notification 2022

WBCS 2022 Notification: The official notification against advt. no. 2/2022 has been released by West Bengal Public Service Commission for conducting West Bengal Civil Services (Executive) Examination 2022 on 26th February 2022 on its official website i.e. @wbpsc.gov.in. The online application for WBCS 2022 will start from 03rd March 2022 and end on 24th March 2022. The recruitment will be made to the Group A, B, C & D posts in the cadre of West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services and posts under the West Bengal Public Service Commission on basis of marks obtained in West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) etc. Examination, 2022. Read the complete article for more information like eligibility, notification pdf, age limit, syllabus, and exam pattern of WBCS 2022 Exam.

WBCS 2022 Exam- Overview

The online application process against various posts in WBCS 2022 will start from 03rd March 2022 onwards. Candidates can check the overview of WBCS Exam 2022 from the table given below.

WBCS 2022- Overview
Name of Organization West Bengal Public Service Commission
Exam Name WBCS 2022
Number of Vacancies to be notified
Name of Post Various Post
Category Govt Jobs
WBCS Notification 26th February 2022
Selection Procedure
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
Mode of Application Online
Job Location West Bengal
Official Website wbpsc.gov.in

WBCS 2022 Notification PDF

West Bengal Public Service Commission, WBPSC has released detailed notification against Advt. No. 2/2022 for the recruitment of Group A, B, C &D posts in the cadre of West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services and posts. The detailed WBCS Notification 2022 has been released on the official website of WBCS @wbpsc.gov.in on 26th February 2022. Candidates can download the WBCS 2022 notification directly from the link mentioned below for a better understanding of the WBSC 2022 Exam.

WBCS 2022 Notification PDF- Click to Download

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WBCS Notification 2022- Important Dates

West Bengal Public Service Commission will be recruiting West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services. The notification has been released on 26th February 2022. Some important dates regarding WBCS 2022 are given in the following table.

Events Dates 
WBCS Notification Release Date 26th February 2022
Date of Commencement of Online Application 03rd March 2022
Last Date of Online Application Submission 24th March 2022
Last Date of Fee Payment (Online) 24th March 2022
Last Date of Fee Payment (Offline) 25th March 2022
Period of Editing Application 01st to 07th April 2022
WBCS Prelims Exam Date 2022 To be notified
WBCS Mains Exam Date 2022 To be notified

WBCS Vacancy 2022

West Bengal Public Service Commission, has not revealed the vacancy details of different services and posts in its notification. WBPSC will recruit candidates in the various number of candidates on different services and posts of Group A, B, C & D of the West Bengal Civil Service(Exe.) and certain other services of West Bengal through the WBCS 2022 Exam. Complete detail of Group-Wise Services/Posts vacancies that come under the WBPSC will be provided here once released by WBPSC officially.

Group Services/Posts Vacancy
Group A 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
Group B West Bengal Police Service
Group C 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
Registrar(District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)/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
Group D 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 Online Registration 2022

West Bengal Public Service Commission will start accepting the online applications for WBCS 2022 Exam on 03rd March 2022. The last date for online application is 24th March 2022.  The direct link to apply online will be provided here as soon as it is made active on the official website@ https://wbpsc.gov.in/. Bookmark this page to get notified when WBCS 2022 Online Registration process starts.

Link to Apply Online for WBCS  2022 (Inactive)

WBCS 2022 Application Fee

There is a very nominal fee for WBCS online application. The fee is non-refundable for all categories.

S.No. Category Fee
1 General/ OBC/ EWS ₹ 210 + Services Charges/ GST
2 SC/ST/ PwD (only West Bengal) No Fees
3 SC/ST/ PwD of other states ₹ 210 + Services Charges/ GST

How to fill WBCS Online Form 2022?

WBCS online applications will start on 03rd March 2022. The eligible candidates must know the following steps to fill out the online application form.

  • Visit the official website of West Bengal Public Service Commission @https://wbpsc.gov.in/ or click on the direct link given above in the article.
  • Register yourself by clicking on “ONE TIME REGISTRATION”.
  • Fill in your details.
  • Now Click on “Login if Already Registered” and log in with your credentials.
  • Now enter all the required details as mentioned in WBCS Application Form.
  • Pay the required fee.
  • Submit the WBCS Application Form
  • Download and take a printout of the WBCS Application Form for future reference.

WBCS Eligibility Criteria 2022

WBPSC Eligibility 2022 will be released in the official WBCS 2022 notification. The WBCS eligibility criteria are the minimum requirement for applying for WBCS Examination.

WBCS Nationality

As per the WBCS 2022 eligibility criteria, notified by the West Bengal Public Service Commission, 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

The candidate must hold a graduate degree i.e an undergraduate degree in any discipline from any recognized University as per WBCS 2022 notification. Additionally, the aspirant should have the ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (except those aspirants whose mother tongue is Nepali).

WBCS Age Limit

WBPSC has notified the WBCS age limit 2022 for the West Bengal civil services examination for all the Group Services. The details of the WBCS age limit are given below.

S.No.
Services
Age limit
1 For services and posts included in Group ‘A’ & ’C’ 21- 36 years
2 West Bengal Police Service only (i.e. Group ‘B’ Service) 20- 36 years
3 For services and posts included in Group ‘D’ 21- 39 years

WBCS Age Relaxation

There is no age relaxation for WBCS 2022. The only age limit relaxation is given to ST as per WBPSC Notification 2022. The WBCS Age Relaxation for various categories is mentioned below:

S.No.
Category WBCS age relaxation
1 WBCS age relaxation for SC/ST/BC of West Bengal 5 years
2 WBCS age relaxation for SC/ST of Other States 5 years
3 WBCS age relaxation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
4 Persons with Disabilities (PWD) up to 45 years

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WBCS Exam Pattern 2022

As per the notification issued by West Bengal Public Service Commission for WBCS 2022 Exam, the selection includes three phases-

  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. 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 appearing in W.B.C.S.(Exe.) etc.(Main) Examination.

WBCS Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

  1. The Preliminary Examination will serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination.
  2. The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper i.e. “General Studies”.
  3. 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.
  4. The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University.
  5. The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:
S.No.
Subject  Marks No.of Questions Duration 
1 English Language 25 25 2 Hours
2 General Science 25 25
3 Current events of National & International Importance 25 25
4 History of India 25 25
5 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25 25
6 Indian Polity and Economy 25 25
7 Indian National Movement 25 25
8 General Mental Ability 25 25
Total 200 200 2 Hours

WBCS Mains Exam Pattern 2022

  1. 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.
  2. There will be two papers on the optional subject of 200 marks each.
  3. 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
English Paper 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
Personality Test 200 200 150 100
Total Marks 1800 1800 1350 1300

WBCS Interview

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. Candidates can check the marks allotted to the Group A, B, C & D Services to the WBCS Interview/ Personality Test from the table given below.

Group Marks 
Group A & B 200
Group C 150
Group D 100

Note: Candidates for Group ‘B’ Service (West Bengal Police Service) will be specially tested at the interviews with regard to their suitability for the service.

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.

S.No. Subjects Topics
1 English Composition
  1. Synonyms and Antonyms
  2. Idioms and Phrases
  3. Vocabulary Test
  4. Phrasal Verbs
  5. Homophones
  6. Fill in the qualifying words
2 General Science
  1. General appreciation
  2. Understanding of science
  3. Matters of everyday observation
  4. Experience as expected from an educated person not having made special studies of scientific disciplines
3 Current Events of National and International Importance Significant events affecting India and its relations with the world
4 History of India
  1. Ancient
  2. Medieval
  3. Modern
5 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
  1. Physical Geography
  2. Social Geography
  3. Economic Geography
6 Indian Polity and Economy
  1. Indian Constitution
  2. Panchayati Raj
  3. Constitutional Bodies, etc.
7 Indian National Movement
  1. Nature and character of Nineteenth-Century Resurgence
  2. Growth of Nationalism
  3. Attainment of Independence
8 General Mental Ability
  1. Logical Reasoning
  2. Common Aptitude

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WBCS Executive Salary 2022

As per the notification WBCS 2022, West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) Salary is discussed in the table below for all posts.

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 Notification 2022- FAQs

Q. When will the WBCS 2022 online application start?

Ans. WBCS 2022 Online application will start on 03rd March 2022.

Q. What is the last date to apply for WBCS 2022?

Ans. The Last date to apply for WBCS 2022 is 24th March 2022.

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