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WBCS Syllabus 2021 recruitment process is in three stages: –

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

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WBCS SYLLABUS – DETAILS

Organization NameWest Bengal Public Service Commission
Post NameWest Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) 2021
CategorySyllabus
Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam,
Mains Exam,
Personality Test
Job LocationWest Bengal
Official Sitewbpsc.gov.in

WBCS – SELECTION PROCESS

Candidates should be selected in three-round to attain the job in WBCS.

Firstly candidates should be given the preliminary test in which they have to be qualified with minimum cut-off marks when candidates qualified the pre-exam then they call for the mains exam after that candidate who clears the Online Written Examination with the qualifying marks are called for the Interview.

Everyone has to compulsorily participate in every round and should get a good score to be promoted to the next round.

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

WBCS – SALARY

WBCS Salary – Group A Services

 Job/Post in WBPSCWest Bengal Public Service (Executive)Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in integrated WB Revenue ServicesWB Co-operative ServiceWB Workforce ServiceWB Food and Supplies ServiceWB Employment Service
Pay Scale of Group A services in WBPSCRs.15,600 to 42,000/-
Compensation Pay in WBPSCRs.5,400/-
Net emoluments at joining levelRs.21,000/- with M.A, D.A and H.R.A as per the rules

WBCS Salary – Group B Services

Job/Post in WBPSCWest Bengal Police Service 
Pay Scale of Group A services in WBPSCRs.15,600 to 42,000/-
Compensation Pay in WBPSCRs.5,400/-
Net emoluments at joining levelRs.21,000/- with M.A, D.A, and H.R.A as per the rules

WBCS Salary – Group C Services

Services NamePay Band & Pay ScaleGross emoluments at the entry-level
Superintendent, District Correctional Home / Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,800/- Rs.15,960/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.
Joint Block Development Officer(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,700/-Rs.14,930/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.    
Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,700/-Rs.14,930/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.    
West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service: (PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,700/-Rs.14,930/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.    
West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,700/-Rs.14,930/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.    
Assistant Commercial Tax Officer(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,700/-Rs.14,930/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.    
Joint Registrar (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer AffairsDepartment, Government of West Bengal)(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,700/-Rs.14,930/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA) and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.    
Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,400/- Rs.13,400/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA), and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.
Chief Controller of Correctional Services(PB-4) Rs.9,000/- to 40,500/- + G.P. Rs. 4,400/- Rs.13,400/- besides Dearness Allowance (DA), Medical Allowance(MA), and House Rent Allowance(HRA) admissible as per rules.

WBCS Salary 2021 – Group D Services

Job/Post in WBPSCInspector of Co-operative SocietiesPanchayat Development OfficerRehabilitation Officer 
Pay Scale of Group A services in WBPSCRs.7,100/- to 37,600/-
Compensation Pay in WBPSCRs.3,900/-
Net emoluments at joining levelRs 12,270/-Dearness Allowance (DA)Medical Allowance(MA) House Rent Allowance(HRA).

ALLOWANCES AND BENEFITS

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Travel Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Paid Leaves
  • Pension
  • Accomodation
  • Loans and Other Facilities

WBCS SYLLABUS – EXAM PATTERN

  1. Prelims consists of one paper only i.e., General Studies.
  2. The WBCS Mains Exam has six compulsory papers and one optional subject which comprises two papers to be attempted by the candidates.
  3. The WBCS Prelims is of  200 marks while the WBCS Mains is of 200 marks each for all the papers.
  4. Optional Subjects are taken by candidates who opt for “Group A and Group B Services”.

The WBCS Exam Pattern is given below.

Stage Name of the examType of examNumber of question papersMarks
IPreliminary ExamObjectiveGeneral Studies 200
IIMainsObjective+
Conventional
Paper-I (Conventional Type)
Paper-II (Conventional)
Paper-III (Objective)
Paper-IV (Objective)
Paper-V (Objective)
Paper-VI
Paper-VII & VIII (Optional)
200 (each) for Paper I to VI 400 for Paper VII and VIII
IIIPersonality TestInterview200

For Prelims Examination

  • Prelims Exam is of a total of 200 marks.
  • GK Questions ranging from Science, History, Geography, Current Affairs, Polity, are asked. In this paper, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) are asked.
Subject MarksNo.of Questions
English Composition2525
General Science2525
Current events of National & International Importance2525
History of India2525
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal2525
Indian Polity and Economy2525
Indian National Movement2525
General Mental Ability2525
Total200200
Duration –  2 Hours

For Mains Examination

  • There are six compulsory subjects in WBCS Mains Exam and one paper is optional.
  • The optional paper comprises of two papers.
  • The optional paper is to be chosen by the candidates who will be opting to join Group A and Group B services.
  • Each of these papers will consist of 200 marks of 3 hours each.

The WBCS Mains Exam Pattern is given below

WBCS Mains Exam Paper Compulsory  PapersMarks
Group A
Marks
Group B
Marks
Group C
Marks
Group D
Paper-IBengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali200200200200
Paper-IIEnglish200200200200
Paper-IIIGeneral Studies-I200200200200
Paper-IVGeneral Studies-II200200200200
Paper-VThe Constitution of India and
Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
200200200200
Paper-VIArithmetic & Test of Reasoning200200200200
Paper-VIIOptional Subject – One subject to be chosen400400

WBCS SYLLABUS – DOWNLOAD PDF

For Prelims Examination

English Composition

  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Vocabulary Test
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Homophones
  • Fill in the qualifying words

General Science

  • General appreciation
  • Understanding of science
  • Matters of everyday observation
  • Experience expected from an educated person not having made special studies of scientific disciplines

Current events of National & International Importance

  • Awards & Honours, Latest Appointments & Discoveries.
  • Significant events affecting India and its relations with the world

History of India

Emphasis will be on the broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic, and political aspects.

Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal

  • Physical, Social, and Economic Geography of the country.
  • Main features of Indian Agricultural and Natural Resources with special reference to West Bengal

Indian Polity and Economy

  • Knowledge of the country’s Political System, Panchayati Raj.
  • Community Development
  • Planning in India

Indian National Movement

  • Nature and character of the Nineteenth Century Resurgence
  • Growth of Nationalism
  • Attainment of Independence.

General Mental Ability

  • Logical perception & understanding.
  • Common Aptitude
  • Natural conclusion.

For Mains Examination

Paper-I

Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali.

Paper-II

English – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English

Paper-III

General Studies-I : (i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.

Paper-IV

General Studies-II Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and
Current Affairs.

Paper-V

The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including the role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India.

Paper-VI

Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning. The Compulsory Mathematics paper will be of the standard of Madhyamik Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal.

Paper-VII

Optional Paper: This will comprise of two papers. The list of optional papers that a candidate can choose is given below. The candidates can choose any one of the subjects given below.

SubjectCode
Bengali1
Hindi2
Sanskrit3
English4
Pali5
Arabic6
Persian7
French8
Urdu9
Santali10
Comparative Literature11
Agriculture12
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science13
Anthropology14
Botany15
Chemistry16
Civil Engineering17
Commerce and Accountancy18
Computer Science19
Economics20
Electrical Engineering21
Geography22
Geology23
History24
Law25
Mathematics26
Management27
Mechanical Engineering28
Medical Science29
Philosophy30
Physiology31
Physics32
Political Science33
Psychology34
Sociology35
Statistics36
Zoology37

Personality Test

  • Candidates should be selected in order of merit on the results of the Main Exam for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D shall have to appear at a Personality Test.
  • Each candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest.
  • The objective of the test will be to assess the candidate’s personal qualities e.g., alertness of mind, power of clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, leadership, and also the candidate’s range of interests.

Note: No separate Personality Tests will be held for different groups viz. Group-‘A’, Group-‘B’, Group-‘C’, and Group-‘D’ in respect of a candidate. Marks will be awarded according to different services against allotted full marks for Personality Test.

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FAQ On WBCS Syllabus

Yes, it is. WBCS exam is very tough but not impossible to crack this exam. It depends on your preparation for exams. One is from the competition aspect, where the success ratio is less, which makes the Civil Services Exam one of the toughest.
There are six papers and two papers of one optional subject. The total number of papers in the WBCS exam is Eight.
The salary of WBCS is in the range of 15,600 - 42,000 with grade pay of Rs. 5,400 with gross emoluments at entry being Rs. 21,000 plus various allowances.
It depends on the preparation, and efficiency of a student. If you are good at self-study, you can clear WBCS without any classroom coaching.
Yes, you can. You can crack the preliminary exam of WBCS exam in 3 months.
No, Bengali is not compulsory for the WBCS exam. But yes it is present in the optional form. It consists of a total of six papers. You can choose any language in paper 1.
An average student can give 6 to 8 hours of proper study for 6/8 months, in the proper direction.

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