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|
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.
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:
Scale of Pay for WBCS Group A officers:
Scale of Pay for WBCS Group B officers:
Scale of Pay for WBCS Group C officers:
Scale of Pay for WBCS Group D officers:
As per the WBCS 2020 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)
The result of WBCS 2019 Personality Test will be out soon.
Candidates may also check the WBCS Syllabus in the linked article.