West Bengal Public Service Commission will soon start the recruitment process for WBCS (Executive) and Other Services. WBPSC Civil Service Prelims 2023 and the schedule of the main are to be released soon by the board. Candidates who want to sit for WBPSC Exam must check WBPSC Eligibility Criteria before applying online for different posts. Graduates from any discipline from the recognized university/college can apply for any of these posts under WBPSC.
WBPSC Syllabus and Exam Pattern
For starting the preparing for WBPSC exam 2023, it is important to know the WBPSC Syllabus and exam pattern. Written tests and personality assessments will be used to shortlist candidates. The test is divided into two phases: the preliminary and the main exams. Candidates who pass the preliminary round will be able to take the Mains exam. The WBCS preliminary syllabus and mains syllabus must be taken into consideration when candidates apply for the WBPSC recruitment in 2023.
WBPSC Prelims Syllabus 2023
The Prelims paper includes general science, English, current affairs, geography, history, Indian polity, Indian national movement, reasoning and quantitative aptitude. Check the detailed syllabus for prelims.
|Current Affairs||National and International Importance|
|Geography||Indian Geography with special emphasis to West Bengal.|
|Indian National Movements||
WBPSC Mains Syllabus 2023
Candidates who clear the Prelims, need to get ready for the Mains exam. The candidates have to sit for a total of 8 papers for mains. The syllabus for mains included in the compulsory papers is mentioned below:
|Paper I||Paper of Language (Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali)||Letter/report writing, precise writing, composition and translation from English to other languages.|
|Paper II||English||Letter/report writing, composition and translation from different languages like Bengali, Urdu, etc. to English., precis writing.|
|Paper III||General Studies I||
|Paper IV||General Studies II||
|Paper V||Polity and Economy||
|Paper VI||Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning||
WBPSC Exam Pattern Prelims
It has only one paper only, details of the prelims pattern and syllabus are discussed below.
|General Studies||200 marks||2 hours 30 minutes|
WBPCS Mains Exam Pattern
The WBPCS Mains exam has 8 papers in total and the details of all are mentioned below for the convenience of the aspirants.
|Paper I: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali||200||3 hours|
|Paper II: English||200||3 hours|
|Paper III General Studies-I – History of India with a special emphasis on Indian National Movement for freedom struggle, Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||200||3 hours|
|Paper IV General Studies-II – General Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment and ecology, General Knowledge and Current Affairs of national and international importance.||200||3 hours|
|Paper V: Constitution of India and Indian Economy||200||3 hours|
|Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning||200||3 hours|
|Paper VII: Optional Subject – Paper I||200||3 hours|
|Paper VIII: Optional Subject – Paper II||200||3 hours|
WBPSC Optional Subjects 2023
Candidates who cleared prelims are supposed to give mains papers and have chosen one optional subject while applying for mains. Candidates will have to write the answer to two optional papers based on the chosen optional subject. Each paper consists of 200 marks. The subject list provided by WBPSC regarding the optional subjects with their subject code is mentioned below.
|Optional Subject||Subject Code|
|Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Service||13|
|Commerce and Accountancy||18|
Candidates are invited to the “Interview” Round if they pass the WBCS Mains Exam. A Board that is chosen by the WBCS conducts interviews with candidates. The primary fields that the interviewer verified are listed below.
- A board will interview the candidate after reviewing the application form information the candidate provided regarding their job and interests.
- The aim of the interview is for a panel of knowledgeable and objective observers to evaluate the candidate’s personal suitability for a job in the state services.
- In addition to their scholastic studies, candidates need to be current on both domestic and international news.
- Interviews purpose is to get acquainted with candidates analytical ability of the candidates.