WBCS – Different Groups & Post
The services and post to which recruitment is made on the results of the W.B.C.S. (Executive) etc. Examinations are divided into groups : A, B, C and D.
Minimum Qualification Graduate (in any discipline).
A candidate may compete for one or more groups but is required to submit one application only indicating choice of group(s).
Group – A ( Age- 21 - 36 )
- 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 [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]
Group – B (Age- 20 – 36 )
- West Bengal Police Service
Group – C (Age – 21 – 36 )
- Superintendent District correctional Home
- Joint Block Development Officer
- Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices
- West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
- Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
- West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade – I
- Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
- Chief Controller of Correctional Services
- Joint Registrar (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal)
Group – D (Age – 21 – 39)
- 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 – Preliminary Exam
- The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper, viz., a paper on “General Studies”.
- 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. For each wrong answer there will be negative marking
- The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University.
The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:
Current events of National & International Importance
History of India
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
Indian Polity and Economy
Indian National Movement
General Mental Ability
WBCS Preliminary Cut off Marks
- Cutoff Marks Out of 200
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WBCS – Main Exam
Paper - I
Paper - II
Paper - III
Paper – IV
Paper - V
Paper - VI
Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali /Santali-Letter writing (within 150 words)/Drafting of Report (within 200 words)
English - Letter writing (Within 150 words)/Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Precise writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/Santali to English.
General Studies I: (i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.
General Studies-II: Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning
Optional Subject-one Subject to be chosen, Two papers of 200 marks each.
WBCS – Personality Test
WBCS Personality Test Interview Preparation in civil services examination is the final hurdle to cross .Then there is smile for rest of the lives. (Group A & B – 200, Group C – 150 marks & Group D – 100 marks)
- This is the final lap for the students to get success.
- The personality test carries 200 marks (Group A & B)* out of the total 1800 mark scheme of the Civil Services Examination based on which the final selection list is prepared.
- Interview will be conducted a separate Board who are aware of the personal and professional track record.
- Questions will be based on General Interest, related to National and International Importance.
- The object of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service by a Board of competent and unbiased observers .
- The test is intended to judge the mental caliber of a candidate.
- Some of the qualities to be judged are mental alertness, critical analysis and assimilation, clear and logical exposition.
- Student needs balance of judgments, variety and depth of interests, ability for social cohesion and leadership, intellectual and moral integrity etc.