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. Recruitment takes place for four groups – A, B, C & D.
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. In the recent notice, the commission has announced the dates of the WBCS Mains 2020. The dates of WBCS (exe.) etc. (Main) Exam is – 19-26 December 2020. WBCS 2021 notification is yet not out but the commission has notified the date of WBCS (EXE.) Prelims 2021 which is 7th FEBRUARY 2021.
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 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||19 December 2020 – 26 December 2020|
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
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:
|Notification||Yet to be out|
|Prelims Date||7th February 2021|
|Mains Result Date||–|
|Notification||4th November 2019|
|Prelims Date||9th February 2020|
|Prelims Result||September/October 2020 (Tentative)|
|Mains Date||19th December 2020 – 26th December 2020|
|Mains Result Date||–|
|Notification||6th November 2018|
|Prelims Date||9th February 2019|
|Prelims Result||15th May 2019|
|Mains Date||25th July – 28th July 2020|
|Mains Result Date||September 2020 (Tentative)|
|Notification||10th November 2017|
|Prelims Date||28th January 2018|
|Prelims Result||21st June 2018|
|Mains Date||17th August – 20th August 2020|
|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;
|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.