West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has released the WBCS Notification 2021 on 19th December 2020. The WBCS Notification 2020 was released on 4th November 2019. WBCS (Exe.) etc. examination takes place as a combined competitive examination. Recruitment takes place for four groups – A, B, C & D.
WBPSC Notification Latest Update:
- WBCS 2021 notification is out. The commission has earlier notified the date of WBCS (EXE.) Prelims 2021 which is 7th February 2021. However, in the official notification, the date of WBPSC Prelims 2021 hasn’t been mentioned.
- WBCS prelims 2021 and mains 2020 are postponed.
- The WBCS admit card for Mains 2020 will be released 3 weeks prior to the date of examination. Candidates can learn how to download WBCS admit card from the linked article.
- According to the WBPSC 2020 Notification, the Combined Competitive Examination’s Prelims was scheduled on 09 February 2020. Admit card for WBCS Prelims were out on 27 January 2020. WBCS Result for Prelims 2020 has been declared and can be checked at the linked article.
WBPSC Notification 2021:- Download PDF Here
WBPSC WBCS Recruitment Details
Candidates may check the details of WBPSC recruitment 2021 notification in the table below:
|WBPSC 2021 Notification|
|WBPSC released its notification on||19th December 2020|
|Commencement of submission of online application||24th December 2020|
|Closing date for submission of online application||Earlier: 15th January 2021 (up to 12-00 midnight)
Extended till 20th January 2021 (up to 12-00 midnight)
|Closing date for submission of fees through online||Earlier: 15th January (up to 12-00 midnight)
Extended till 20th January 2021 (up to 12-00 midnight)
|Closing date for submission of fees through offline||16th January 2021
Extended till 21st January 2021 (However; challan must be generated by 20th January)
|WBCS Prelims 2021 Date||Earlier – 7th February 2021 [Revised]
Date – 30th May 2021 [Postponed]
|Challan must be generated by||20th January 2021|
|WBCS Admit Card 2021 Release Date||March/April 2021 [Tentative]|
|WBCS Mains 2021 Dates||June/July 2021 [Tentative]|
Candidates may check the details of WBPSC recruitment 2020 notification in the table below:
|WBPSC 2020 Notification|
|WBPSC released its notification on||04 November 2019|
|Commencement of submission of online application||05 November 2019|
|Closing date for submission of online application||25 November 2019 (up to 12-00 midnight)|
|Closing date for submission of fees through online||25 November 2019 (up to 12-00 midnight)|
|Closing date for submission of fees through offline||26 November 2019|
|WBCS Prelims took place on||09 February 2020|
|Challan must be generated by||25 November 2019|
|WBCS Admit Card was released on||27 January 2020|
|WBCS Mains will take place on||17th – 21st May 2021 [Postponed]|
WBPSC Notification 2020:- Download PDF Here
Following the table above, candidates who are preparing for WBPSC 2020 can keep on checking the official website-https://www.pscwbonline.gov.in/apps/home/
The WBCS Prelims 2019 also took place on 09 February of 2019. The result of WBPSC Prelims was announced on 16 May 2019. The Mains Examination 2019 recently took place from 25 July 2019 to 28 July 2019. The admit cards for Mains examination were out on 10 July 2019. The result of the WBCS 2019 mains will be out soon.
WBPSC Notification [Year-Wise]
The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) annually releases its official notification usually 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 tables below to understand the year-wise WBPSC notification details:
|WBPSC Notification 2021|
|Notification Date||Released on 19th December 2020|
|Eligibility||Check WBCS Eligibility in the linked article|
|Prelims Date||March/April 2021|
|Prelims Result Date||To be announced|
|Mains Date||To be announced|
|Mains Result Date||To be announced|
|WBPSC Notification 2020|
|Notification||4th November 2019|
|Prelims Date||9th February 2020|
|Prelims Result||September/October 2020 (Tentative)|
|Mains Date||24th April to 28th April 2021|
|Mains Result Date||–|
|WBPSC Notification 2019|
|Notification||6th November 2018|
|Prelims Date||9th February 2019|
|Prelims Result||15th May 2019|
|Mains Date||25th July – 28th July 2020|
|Mains Result Date||October 2020 (Tentative)|
|WBPSC Notification 2018|
|Notification||10th November 2017|
|Prelims Date||28th January 2018|
|Prelims Result||21st June 2018|
|Mains Date||17th August – 20th August 2020|
|WBPSC Notification 2017|
|Notification||4th November 2016|
|Prelims Date||29th January 2017|
|Prelims Result||13th April 2017|
|Mains Date||15th July 2017 – 19th July 2017|
WBPSC Recruitment – WBCS Posts
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 2020 Posts|
|Group A||6 posts;
|Group B||West Bengal Police Service|
|Group C||9 posts;
|Group D||3 posts;
To know the best strategies for WBCS Exam Preparation, 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:
The scale of pay for WBCS Group A officers:
The scale of pay for WBCS Group B officers:
The scale of pay for WBCS Group C officers:
The scale of pay for WBCS Group D officers:
As per the WBCS 2021 notification, details on vacancy are given below:
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)
Candidates may also check the WBCS Syllabus in the linked article.
For notification details of other PSC Exams, candidates can check the table below:
|KPSC KAS Recruitment||UPPSC Notification|
|MPSC Notification||TNPSC Group 1 Notification|
|APPSC Group 1 Notification||BPSC Notification|
|JPSC Notification||GPSC Notification|
|MPPSC Notification||Kerala PSC KAS Notification|