WBPSC Notification 2020 - Last Date to Apply, Posts & Pay

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) released its 2020 Civil Services Notification on 4 November 2019. 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 2020 Notification, the Combined Competitive Examination’s Prelims is scheduled tentatively on 09 February 2020. The dates of WBCS (exe.) etc. (Main) Exam has not been mentioned in the WBPSC notification 2020. The commission has mentioned to announce these dates later in 2020.

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.

WBPSC Notification 2020:- Download PDF Here

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 will take place on 09 February 2020 (Tentative)
Challan must be generated by 25 November 2019

Following the table above, candidates who are preparing for WBPSC 2020 can keep on checking the official website-https://www.pscwbonline.gov.in/

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:

Year Notification Date Prelims Date Prelims Result Mains Date
WBPSC 2020 4 November 2010 9 February 2020 (Tentative) To be announced later
WBPSC 2019 6 November 2018 9 February 2019 15 May 2019 25 July-28 July 2019

WBPSC Mains 2019 Answer Keys:-Download PDF Here

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

WBPSC 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;

  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 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:

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group A officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group A Pay Scale

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group B officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group B Pay Scale

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group C officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group C Pay Scale

Scale of Pay for WBCS Group D officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group D Pay Scale

WBCS Vacancy

As per the WBCS 2020 notification, details on vacancy are given below:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - 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 2019 Personality Test will be out soon.

Candidates may also check the WBCS Syllabus in the linked article.

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