West Bengal Notification- WBCS 2019

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) released its 2019 Civil Services Notification on 6 November 2018. WBCS (Exe.) etc. examination takes place as Combined Competitive Examination. The Recruitment takes place for four groups-A, B, C & D.

According to the WBPSC 2019 Notification, the Combined Competitive Examination’s Prelims was scheduled for 20 January 2019. However, the date was changed to 09 February 2019. The result of WBPSC Prelims was announced on 16 May 2019. As per WBPSC notification 2019, the Mains Examination 2019 recently took place, starting from 25 July 2019 to 28 July 2019. The admit cards for Mains examination were out on 10 July 2019.

WBPSC Notification 2019:-Download PDF Here

Candidates may check the details of WBPSC recruitment 2019 notification in the table below:

WBPSC 2019 Notification

WBPSC released its notification on:

06 November 2018

Last date to apply was:

26 November 2018

Admit Card for Prelims was out on:

22 January 2019

Prelims took place on:

09 February 2019

Result of Prelims came out on:

16 May 2019

Admit Card for Mains rolled out on:

10 July 2019

Mains Exam dates are:

25 July 2019- 28 July 2019

Answer Keys for Mains (MCQ-Papers) were out on:

14 August 2019

Result of Mains Exam will be out on:

October 2019 (tentative)

Following the table above, candidates who are waiting for WBPSC 2019 mains result, can keep on checking the official website- www.pscwbapplication.in

WBPSC Mains Answer Keys 2019:-Download PDF Here

WBPSC Year-Wise Notification Details

The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) annually releases its official notification in November. The examination takes place in Two Tiers– Written and Personality Test. The written test comprises of Preliminary Stage and Mains Stage, exams of which usually takes place in January and July respectively. The pattern for written test slightly relates to IAS Exam.

Candidates may check the table below to understand the year-wise WBPSC notification details:


Notification Date

Prelims Date

Prelims Result

Mains Date

WBPSC 2019

6 November 2018

9 February 2019

15 May 2019

25 July-28 July 2019

WBPSC 2018

10 November 2017

28 January 2018

21 June 2018

17 August-20 August 2018

WBPSC 2017

4 November 2016

29 January 2017

13 April 2017

15 July-19 July 2017

To know the WBPSC Eligibility for an aspirant to sit for its Civil Services Exam, check the linked article.


The WBPSC Combined Competitive Examination is divided into four groups- A, B, C, D. Candidates can compete for any group by applying for any one of the four. There are various posts in the four groups.

Check below to get the details:

WBPSC 2019 Posts

Group A

6 posts;

  1. West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)
  2. Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service
  3. West Bengal Co-operative Service
  4. West Bengal Labour Service
  5. West Bengal Food and Supplies Service
  6. West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]

Group B

West Bengal Police Service

Group C

9 posts;

  1. Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home
  2. Joint Block Development Officer
  3. Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices
  4. West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service
  5. West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I
  6. Assistant Commercial Tax Officer
  7. Joint Registrar (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission)
  8. Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
  9. Chief Controller of Correctional Services

Group D

3 posts;

  1. Inspector of Co-operative Societies
  2. Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department
  3. Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

To know the best WBCS Preparation Strategies, candidates may check the linked article.

WBCS Scale of Pay

The different posts attached to Groups A, B, C, D of WBPSC have a different scale of pay.

As per the official notification, check below the pay matrix of various posts attached to different groups:

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group A officers:

WBPSC Notification- Group A Pay Scale

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group B officers:

WBPSC 2019- Group B Pay

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group C officers:

WBPSC 2019- Group C Pay

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group D officers:

WBPSC 2019- Group D Pay

WBCS Vacancy

As per the WBCS 2019 notification, details on vacancy are given below:

WBPSC Notification- Vacancy

How can candidates apply for the WBCS Exam?

  • Apply online – Candidates have to log in to https://pscwbonline.in and fill the form. (Make sure to fill only one application form as more than one form on a candidate’s name is liable to be cancelled.)
  • Pay the Fees– Rs. 210 (Excluding 1 per cent of a service charge of the examination fee only for online payment + GST as applicable by Govt./Service Charge of Rs.5 only for net banking/Service Charge of Rs.20 for offline payment)

The result of WBCS Mains 2019 and WBCS 2019 Personality Test will be out soon.

Candidates may also check the WBPSC Syllabus.

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