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WBPSC Notification 2023

WBPSC Notification 2023: West Bengal Civil Services was released by the West Bengal Public Service Commission(WBPSC) on their official website i.e. www.wbpsc.gov.in on 22nd February 2023. The WBPSC exam is conducted in 3 phases for the recruitment of the officers under Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group B posts for various departments. This article contains all the information regarding the WBPSC exam.

Starting on February 28, 2023, qualified candidates may submit online applications through the official website @wbpsc.gov.in. But first, candidates must register themselves under the “OTR” programme. The WBCS Prelims exam date will be announced soon, and the deadline for submitting an online application is March 21, 2023.

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WBPSC 2023 Notification

The WBPSC Exam 2023 overview contains all the important WBPCS exam details from the official WBPSC Notification 2023. The aspirants are required to read the details carefully because this information is necessary for the candidates to know about it table is given below.

WBPSC Exam 2023 Overview
Exam Name West Bengal Civil Service Exam 2023
Conducting Body West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)
Service Category Group A, Group B, Group C and Group D
WBPCS Official Website Wbpsc.gov.in
Stages of WBPSC Exam Three Stages of the WBPSC Exam are:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
Qualification for WBPCS Exam Graduation from a recognised university
WBPCS 2023 Vacancy Yet to be notified

WBPSC Notification PDF 2023

Here is the WBPSC Notification 2023 PDF for the upcoming WBCS Exam 2023.

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WBPSC 2023 Exam Date

The crucial dates for WBCS 2023 have been officially disclosed by WBPSC on its website. The preliminary examination for WBCS is scheduled to take place on the 16th of December 2023. For a comprehensive overview of WBPSC WBCS Exam Dates 2023, refer to the provided table containing all the pertinent information.

WBCS 2023 Important Date

Events Date
WBCS 2023 Application Starts 28th February 2023
WBCS 2023 Application & Fee Ends (online) 21st March 2023(End)
18th to 20th April 2023 (Payment Window Re-open)
WBCS Offline Fee Submission 22nd March 2023
19th to 24th April 2023 (Payment Window Re-open)
WBCS Prelims Exam 2023 5th November 2023(Postponed)
WBCS Prelims New Exam Date 2023 16th December 2023
WBCS Prelims Admit Card 2023 1st December 2023
WBCS 2023 Result Will be Notified Later

WBPSC Vacancy 2023

WBPSC will announce the vacancy along with the notification release. Vacancies will be distributed throughout the departments after the final results are made public, and candidates will be assigned to their departments based on merit.

WBPSC Application Form 2023

Aspirants can apply for the WBPSC 2023 exam by visiting the official website of WBPSC. The WBPCS Application Form 2023 process is through online mode only and multiple applications from a single candidate are strictly prohibited. Candidates can follow these steps to apply for the WBPSC WBCS 2023 Exam:

  • Applicants first visit the official website of WBPSC
  • Applicant needs to click on the “One Time Registration” button on the homepage of WBPSC for registration
  • Applicants need to fill up the required details for registration ID and password and will receive an SMS or e-mail from WBPSC as verification.
  • Now they have to log in with the same Registration ID and password that has been provided at the time of one-time registration.
  • They have to fill in all the required information that is asked.
  • Finally, they have to pay the Application fee and then submit and print the submitted application form for future use

WBPSC 2023 Application Fee

The candidates belonging to the Unreserved category have to pay the application fee, however, candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD (40% disability or more) candidates of West Bengal are exempted from any kind of fee.

WBPSC 2023 Application Fee

Category Fee
Unreserved/BC/EWS Rs. 210/- (excluding Service charges & GST)

WBPSC 2023 Salary

The Group-wise WBPSC 2023 Salary distribution is given below. The WBPSC 2023 details of the salary of all 4 groups of officers are taken from the official notification.

WBPSC 2023 Salary Details
Post Name (Group A Officers) Pay Scale (Rs.)
WBPSC Executive Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300
Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in WBPSC Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300
WB Co-operative Service Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300
WB Labour Service Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300
WB Food & Supplies Services Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300
WB Employment Services (Except technical) Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300

Group B officers

WB Police Service Rs. 56,100- 1,44,300

Group C officers

Superintendent, Distt. Correctional Home/Deputy Superintendent, Central Correction Home Rs. 35,800-92,100
Joint Block Development Officer Rs. 35,800-92,100
Deputy Assistant Director Of Consumer Affairs as well as Fair Business Practices Rs. 35,800-92,100
WB Junior Social Welfare Services Rs. 35,800-92,100
WB Subordinate Land Revenue Service Grade 1 Rs. 35,800-92,100
Assistant Commercial Tax Officer Rs. 35,800-92,100
Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation) Rs. 35,800-92,100
Chief Controller of Correction Services Rs. 35,800-92,100
Joint Registrar Rs. 35,800-92,100

Group D officers

Inspector of Co-operative Societies Rs. 32,800-82,100
Panchayat Development officer in the Panchayat & Rural Development Department Rs. 32,800-82,100
Rehabilitation Officer in the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department Rs. 32,800-82,100

WBPSC 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are supposed to check their eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Both educational and age limits are very important to be mentioned for the exam. In case of any discrepancy is found during the verification round, the candidature of the candidates will be cancelled. The WBPSC Age limit Criteria are as follows

WBPSC 2023 Age Limit
Exam Category Age Limit
Group A and B officers 21 years to 36 years
Group C officers 20 years to 36 years
Group D officers 21 years to 39 Years
WBPSC 2023 Age Relaxation
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST of West Bengal 5 years
SC/STs of other states 5 years
OBCs (exclusions of Creamy Layers) 3 years
PwD 45 years

The candidates are required to have completed their Bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognized university. For WBPCS 2023 Exam, the candidates should have the knowledge of how to speak, read, and write Bengali (except for Nepali candidates).

WBPSC Syllabus 2023

The candidates are required to know the syllabus of the exam to clear the examination. The WBPSC Syllabus has been provided below.

Subject Name Syllabus
General Science
  • General Science subject without any high degree experience
  • Basic understanding of science
  • Matter of everyday observation
  • Vocabs
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Homophones
  • Fill in the Blanks
Current Affairs
  • National and International Importance
  • Indian geography with special reference to WB
  • Ancient & Medieval Indian History
  • National Movement & Indian Freedom Struggle
  • Growth of Indian Nationalism
  • Constitution of India
  • Local Government and Institutions
  • Constitutional and Non-Constitutional Bodies etc.
Mental Ability
  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude

WBPSC 2023 Exam Pattern

The WBPSC 2023 Exam is conducted in 3 stages Prelims, Mains, and Interviews. The Prelims stage is qualifying in nature. The candidates who clear the Preliminary exam will be eligible for the main exam. The Preliminary exam is an MCQs-based examination and the Mains exam will be both MCQs-based as well as subjective type. The purpose of the Prelims exam is to check the basic knowledge of the candidates.

WBPSC Prelims Exam 2023
Subject Marks Questions Time
English 25 25 2 hours
General Science 25 25
Current Affairs 25 25
Indian History 25 25
Geography with special reference to WB 25 25
Polity and Economy 25 25
Indian National Movement 25 25
Mental Ability 25 25
Total 200 200

There are 6 compulsory papers and 1 optional consisting of two papers having 200 marks each (which is only for Group A & B jobs). The Marks distribution of the mains paper.

WBPSC 2023 Mains Exam Pattern
Paper Group A Group B Group C Group D
Language Paper


200 200 200 200
English Language 200 200 200 200
GS Paper I 200 200 200 200
GS Paper II 200 200 200 200
Polity & Economy 200 200 200 200
Arithmetic & Reasoning 200 200 200 200
Optional Paper (Paper 1 and 2) 400 400
Interview 200 200 150 100
Total 1800 1800 1350 1300

WBPSC 2023 Interview Stage

Candidates clearing the Mains exam will be eligible for the Interview stage. The candidate who clears the WBPCS 2023 Interview stage will be recommended by WBPSC for an appointment as an office in West Bengal Services.

WBPSC 2023 Cut Off

The number of vacancies and applications received will determine the WBPSC 2023 Prelims and Mains Cut-Off Marks. The WBPSC Cut-off scores will determine whether or not an applicant is eligible for the following stage. WBPCS will publish the official WBPSC 2023 Cut off marks. The WBPSC 2020 and WBPSC 2021 Prelims Cut-off marks are given below because the WBPSC 2023 Prelims Result has not yet been released.

WBPSC 2020 Prelims Cut Off

Category Marks
General 127
OBC A 119
SCs 113.6
STs 98.3
PwDs 96.3
OBC B 122
WBPSC 2021 Prelims Cut Off
Category Marks
General 121.67
OBC A 121.67
SCs 114
STs 94
OBC B 121.67

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Who is the exam conducting body of WBCS?

The WBPCS is the exam conducting body for WBCS 2023 exam.

Is there is optional paper in WBPSC Exam 2023?

Yes, there is one optional paper in WBCS exam 2023?

What is the educational qualification for appearing in WBCS exam 2023?

The candidates who wants to appear for the WBCS exam must have a graduation degree for a recognised university

How many stages are there in WBCS Exam 2023?

The WBCS exam has three stages, Prelims, Mains and Interview.

Is mains of WBPSC exam 2023 is Objective type?

Yes the GS papers of the Mains exam of the WBCS exam 2023 is objective and the optional paper is subjective in nature

When will be WBPSC Exam 2023 Prelims will be held?

The WBPSC Exam 2023 Prelims date will be notified by WBPSC on 28th February notification.

Does WBPSC Exam held every year?

Yes, WBPSC exam held every year which is conducted by WBPSC

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