WBPSC 2023: Notification Out, Application Form Out, Eligibility, Syllbaus


WBPSC SI Recruitment 2023 Notification and Application form has been released on the official website. There are a total of 509 vacancies to be filled. The candidates can apply from August 23, 2023, to September 20, 2023. Check WBPSC SI Recruitment 2023 Application form Here.

WBPSC 2023: Exam Highlights

Here are some key points about the WBPSC 2023 Exam:

Full form of the Exam
West Bengal Public Service Exam
Name of the Conducting Organisation
West Bengal Public Service Commission
Job Category
Government Jobs
Frequency of Exam
Once a year
Mode of application
Mode of exam
Stages of Exam
Prelims Exam
Mains Exam
Language of Exam
English and Bengali
Official Website

WBPSC 2023: Notification

The indicative official notification for the WBPSC recruitment 2023 is released by the West Bengal Public Service Commission. WPPSC will soon release the details regarding the recruitment process for Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D posts and the number of vacancies on the official website of the commission. One must check the official website regularly for the latest updates and announcements regarding WBPSC recruitment 2023 before applying for the same.

WBPSC 2023: Vacancy

There are multiple vacancies for WBPSC 2023 Exam and the Commission will release the official list of vacancies along with the exam notification.

Group A
West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)
West Bengal Labour Service
West Bengal Food and Supplies Service
Assistant Commissioner of Revenue
West Bengal Co-operative and Employment Service
Group B
West Bengal Police Service
Group C
Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices
West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home
Joint Block Development Officer
Joint Registrar
Assistant Canal Revenue Officer
West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I
Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
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

WBPSC 2023: Exam Pattern

The WBPSC 2023 exam pattern is a two-tier-based examination. The candidates have to clear the Prelims as well as the Mains examination for the final selection. The Prelims exam is a screening test to shortlist candidates for the Mains Exam. Candidates who will clear the WBPSC Mains exam are eligible for the interview. The Mains and Interview scores are considered for the final selection list.

WBPSC Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

The exam pattern for WBPSC Prelims is tabulated below:

SubjectsMarksNumber of Questions
Duration of exam
150 minutes
General Science
Current Events
Indian Polity and Economics
Indian National Movement
General Mental Ability

The Preliminary exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions and forms the screening exam for the mains exam. For every wrong answer, a penalty will be imposed that will be disclosed later.

WBPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2023

The WBPSC Mains exam comprises of six mandatory papers and one optional subject that includes two pieces. Each paper will carry 200 marks and will be spread over 180 minutes.

PaperGroup AGroup BGroup CGroup D
Language Paper
General Studies- Paper 1
General Studies- Paper 2
Constitution of India and the Indian Economy
Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning
Optional Subject
Personality test
Total Marks1800180013501300

The candidates who will be selected in order of merit based on the results of the mains examination will be called for the interview. The interview will assess the soft skills and technical skills of the candidate. The final list of selected aspirants will be based on the total marks obtained in the Main exam and the personality test.

  • Group ‘A’ and ‘B’- 200 Marks
  • Group ‘C’- 150 Marks
  • Group ‘D’- 100 Marks

WBPSC 2023: Syllabus

One must be well aware of the exam syllabus to crack the exam with ease. The WBPSC Exam is conducted for a wide range of disciplines. The candidates can also refer to the official website of WBPSC for more details about the syllabus. The WBPSC 2023 Exam Syllabus is discussed below in detail.

WBPSC Prelims Syllabus 2023

The syllabus for the WBPSC Prelims exam are:

  • Indian history
  • The national movement of India
  • Geography of India
  • Mental ability
  • General Science
  • Indian politics and economy
  • Current affairs
  • English Composition, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Vocabulary test, Phrasal Verbs, Same words bearing more than one meaning and use of appropriate and qualifying words.

WBPSC Mains Syllabus 2023

The detailed syllabus of the WBPSC mains exam is depicted below:

Subject/ PaperSyllabus
Language (Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali)
Letter writing / Report writing, Composition, and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
Letter writing / Report writing, Composition, and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English
General Studies: Paper 1
Indian History and Geography of India (particular reference to West Bengal)
General Studies: Paper 2
Science and Scientific & Technological advancement
General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Indian Constitution and Economy
The Constitution of India
Central State relation, devolution of central funds to state
Indian Economy
Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning
Logical Deduction, The forcefulness of the Arguments, Implication of sentences, Inferring from diagrams, Series, Letter series, Number Series, Analogy tests, Symbol Interpretation, Mathematical puzzles, Odd man out, Perception test, Non-verbal reasoning & Selecting the correct sequence.

WBPSC 2023: Eligibility Criteria

The West Bengal Public Service Commission has set a few eligibility criteria to appear for the WBPSC 2023 Exam. The candidate must be an Indian citizen with good health and character to work for Government. The candidate must be able to read, write and speak in Bengali.

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
Age Limit
Group A and C: 21-36 Years
Group B: 20- 36 Years
Group D: 21- 39 Years
Age Limit Relaxation
SC- 5 Years
ST- 5 Years
OBC- 3 Years
PwD- Up to 45 Years
Educational Qualification
Degree from recognized university

WBPSC 2023: Application Form

The aspirants can apply for the WBPSC 2023 recruitment online on the official website of WBPSC. The candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the WBPSC exam 2023. The WBPSC 2023 Application Process is discussed below in detail.

  • Visit the official website of the WBPSC
  • Click on one-time registration by clicking on the “One-time registration.”
  • Enter the details like mobile number, password, email id, and other required information to complete the registration process.
  • Click on the “Register” Button
  • Take note of the enrollment number that will be generated after the completion of the registration process.
  • Login to the portal using the enrollment number and password
  • Select the WBPSC 2023 exam from the list of available examinations
  • Enter the required personal and educational details
  • Upload the necessary documents, Verify the details and click on the submit button.
  • The candidate can pay the application fees online.

WBPSC 2023 Application Fees

The application fee can be paid through online or offline modes at the candidate’s convenience. The candidate in an unreserved category has to pay a sum of Rs 210 as the examination fee. Candidates belonging to other categories are exempted from the payment.

WBPSC 2023: Admit Card

Once candidates have filled out the application form, the next step is to download the admit card which is released on the official website. Each level of the WBCS exam will contain a separate admit card, and the candidates can download the card from the official website. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam center.

Candidates can download the WBPSC 2023 admit card by following the below-mentioned steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the exam.
Step 2: Click on the link displaying- download admit card.
Step 3: Enter all the necessary details asked.
Step 4: Click on the submit and download the admit card.
Step 5: Take a printout of the admit card for further use.

WBPSC 2023: Result

The WBPSC will declare the WBPSC 2023 Results on its official website after the conduction of the examination. The commission will declare the WBPSC results after each stage. The candidates who will clear the Prelims exam will have to appear for the Mains Exam followed by the Interview.

Here are the steps to check the WBPSC Result 2023:

Step 1: Visit the official website of WBPSC
Step 2: Under the important announcements, look for the WBPSC result link and click on it.
Step 3: Enter your roll number and date of birth and click on login.
Step 4: A pdf of all the qualified candidates will be available to the candidates.

WBPSC 2023: FAQs

Ques. What are the different stages involved in the recruitment process for WBPSC 2023?

Ans. The recruitment process of WBCS Consists of three stages: the preliminary exam round that includes 200 multiple choice questions. The candidates who clear the desired cut-off will be eligible for the main exam. Based on the score of the main exam, the candidates will be called for an interview. The final list of selected students will be declared after the interview.

Ques. What are the subjects of the WBPSC Prelims Exam 2023?

Ans. The Preliminary round will cover subjects like English, General Sciences, Current Events of national and international importance, Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal, Indian Polity and Economics, Indian National Movement, and General Mental Ability.

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for WBPSC 2023 Exam?

Ans. The candidate must be an Indian citizen with good health and character in all respects to work for Government. The candidate must be able to read, write and speak in Bengali. The candidate must have a degree from a recognized university and must be in the age group of 21-36 Years, 20-36 years, and 21-39 years for Groups A, B, C, and D respectively.

Ques. Is it possible to crack WBPSC WBCS on the first attempt?

Ans. With the right preparation sources, strategies, relevant questions, and study roadmap, you can clear the exam on the 1st attempt itself. The aspirants can make a WBCS study plan to maximize their performance.

Ques. Who conducts the WBCS Exam 2023?

Ans. The West Bengal Public Service Commission conducts the West Bengal Civil Service Exam for four Groups every year. The notification will be released on the official website of the WBPSC.

Ques. How to prepare for the WBPSC examination?

Ans. Candidates need to be thorough with the syllabus provided on the official websites. The candidates can prepare from the past 5 years question papers to increase accuracy and speed for the exam.

Ques. What is the minimum age limit to apply for WBPSC Recruitment 2023?

Ans. The minimum age limit to apply for WBPSC Recruitment 2023 is 21 years. Relaxatins are also provided in the uppaer age imit as per the category.

Ques. When will the application form for WBPSC 2023 get released?

Ans. The notification and vacancy details for the year 2023 have not been declared by the West Bengal Public Service Commission so far. However, it is expected to be released by the end of 2023. The candidates are advised to keep checking the official website for the latest updates on the exam.

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