WBPSC Exam Dates

The West Bengal Public Service Commission recruits individuals to fill vacant positions in the state government of West Bengal’s administrative branch. Only a select few candidates out of lakhs take the test, which is extremely competitive.

A detailed notification regarding the West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam 2023 has been published by the West Bengal Public Service Commission. Preliminary, Main Exam and Interview Round are the three stages of the recruitment procedure that will shortlist applicants. To be recruited for positions in the West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) cadre as well as for some other services and posts under Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D, a candidate must pass all three steps of the recruitment process.

According to the WBCS Notification 2023, online registration for the WBCS will be available until March 21, 2023. The WBPSC Notification provides information about the test date, but in order to help candidates navigate through its extensive content, this article will provide a concise summary of the exam dates for the WBPSC exams:

For any latest information regarding the exam dates candidates just need to refer to this article for future information regarding the same.

Candidates preparing for the Government Exams can find the following like useful

WBCS Exam 2023 Summary

The West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam will be held by the West Bengal Public Service Commission for several posts within the West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) cadre as well as for a few other services and positions. Check out the table below for a summary of the WBCS Exam 2023. 

WBCS 2023 Exam- Overview
Exam Conducting Body West Bengal Public Service Commission
Name Of Exam  West Bengal Civil Services (WBCS 2023)
Category Government Jobs
Official website  https://wbpsc.gov.in/
Exam Frequency Once a year
Vacancy Yet To Be Released
Exam Stages
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
Language of the exam English & Bengali
Eligibility Criteria Graduation

The candidates can download the Answer Keys for various levels of the WBCS Exam and also check the updates of the Results of the WBCS Exam from the linked page.

What Are The Exam Dates For WBCS Exam?

The exam takes place in three stages:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

The important dates for the West Bengal Civil Services Exam (WBCS 2023) have been released by the West Bengal Public Service Commission through WBCS Notification 2023. The WBCS 2023 Online Registration will take place from February 28 through March 21, and the Preliminary Exam will take place in June 2023. Read all of the important days for the WBCS 2023 Exam listed in the table below. 

WBPCS WBCS 2023 Exam Dates
Event Exam Date
WBCS 2023 Notification Release 25th February 2023
WBCS 2023 Registration Begins 28th February 2023
WBCS 2023 Last Date To Apply 21st March 2023
WBCS 2023 Last Date to Pay Online fee 21st March 2023
WBCS 2023 Closing Date for Submission of Fees offline 22nd March 2023
WBCS 2023 Application Correction  31st March to 6th April 2023
WBCS Prelims Admit Card  June 2023
WBCS Prelims Exam 2023 Yet To Be Announced
WBCS Prelims Result 2023 Yet To Be Announced
WBCS Mains Admit Card Yet To Be Announced
WBCS Mains Exam Date 2023 Yet To Be Announced
WBCS Mains Result 2023 Yet To Be Announced
WBCS Interview 2023 Yet To Be Announced

Check the complete WBPSC Exam Eligibility here in the linked article.

However, to provide a greater understanding of the exam schedule, we will still list the exam dates from previous years. By knowing the exam dates, candidates can prepare for the exam in advance by creating a study schedule.

WBCS Previous Exam Dates
Event Exam Dates
WBPSC Prelims Exam 2022 19th June 2022
WBPSC Mains Exam 2022 Yet To Be Announced
WBPSC Interview 2022 Yet To Be Announced
WBPSC Prelims Exam 2021 22nd August 2021
WBPSC Mains Exam 2021 20th, 21st, 22nd and 24th May 2022
WBPSC Interview 2021 Yet To Be Announced
WBPSC Prelims Exam 2020 09th February 2020
WBPSC Mains Exam 2020 27th August to 31st August 2021
WBPSC Interview 2020 22nd November to 15th December 2022
WBPSC Prelims Exam 2019 09th February 2019 (In the official notification, it was 20th January 2019)
WBPSC Mains Exam 2019 25th August 2019 to 28th August 2019
WBPSC Interview 2019 30th April 2021 to 20th May 2021 [Online Mode]
WBPSC Prelims Exam 2018 28th January 2018
WBPSC Mains Exam 2018 17th August 2018 to 20th August 2018
WBPSC Interview 2018 25th February to 24 March 2020 

The interview usually takes 2-4 months after the mains exam but during the Covid situation, the dates were delayed. The interview in Covid times was held in online mode keeping in line with the safety norms. For details on the WBPSC exam preparation, candidates may check the linked article.

To prepare for other government exams, check the links below:

Frequently Asked Questions about WBPSC Exam Date


Q1. Will the interview for WBPSC take place online or offline?

Ans. Given the fact that during Covid-19 social distancing was mandatory, the WBPSC interview was conducted in online mode. The WBPSC 2023 interview can be conducted offline or online depending on the Covid 19 situation in the country. The notification of the interview schedule will detail in what mode the interview will be conducted.

Q2. What is the date of WBCS prelims 2023?

Ans. The WBCS prelims exams for 2023 will take place in June 2023. The dates for the mains exam for the same year are yet to be announced.

Q3. When is the notification for the WBPSC released usually?

Ans: The notification for the WBPSC is usually released in the months of December or January. The notification for WBPSC 2023 was released on 23rd February 2023, in 2021 it was released on 19 December 2020. While the notification for WBPSC 2020 was released on 04 November 2019.

Q4. When will the admit cards for the WBCS main test be released?

Ans: The Commission will release the WBCS main exam admit card around ten days before the exam commencement date.

To know more about the WBPSC Exam, candidates can refer to the following links. To learn more in detail about other PSC Exams, visit the linked article.

Related Links
WBCS Eligibility WBCS Result
Current Affairs UPSC Exam Strategy
WBCS Admit Card WBPSC exam preparation
PSCWB Exam Eligibility UPPSC PCS Preparation
BPSC Preparation EWS Certificate


Leave a Comment

Your Mobile number and Email id will not be published.