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 a combined competitive examination. Recruitment takes place for four groups – A, B, C & D.

WBCS 2021 notification is yet not out but the commission has notified the date of WBCS (EXE.) Prelims 2021 which is 7th February 2021.  

In the recent notice, the commission has announced the dates of the WBCS Mains 2020. The dates of WBCS (Exe.) etc. (Main) Exam are 24-28 April 2021.  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 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 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 24 April 2021 to 28 April 2021

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/

Update on WBPCS 2020 | WBPSC 2021

  • WBCS (Exe.) Prelims 2021 date announced (Check above)
  • The WBCS Mains 2020 dates announced (Check above)
  • WBCS Prelims 2020 Answer Key was released
  • The commission uploaded the revised schedule of forthcoming examinations for WBCS 2020 | WBCS 2021.. Candidates can download the schedule below:

WBCS Revised Schedule 2020-2021:-  Download PDF Here

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 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 tables below to understand the year-wise WBPSC notification details:

WBPSC 2021
Notification  Yet to be out
Prelims Date 7th February 2021
Prelims Result
Mains Date
Mains Result Date


WBPSC 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 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 2018
Notification  10th November 2017
Prelims Date 28th January 2018
Prelims Result 21st June 2018
Mains Date 17th August – 20th August 2020


WBPSC 2017
Notification  4th November 2016
Prelims Date 29th January 2017
Prelims Result 13th April 2017
Mains Date 15th July 2017 – 19th 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;

  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:

The scale of pay for WBCS Group A officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group A Pay Scale

The scale of pay for WBCS Group B officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group B Pay Scale

The scale of pay for WBCS Group C officers:

WBPSC Notification 2020 - Group C Pay Scale

The 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)

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

For notification details of other PSC Exams, candidates can check the table below:

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