WBPSC WBCS 2024 - Application, Eligibility, Fee, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result  - pscwb.co.in (2024)

The advertisem*nt for the West Bengal Civil Services 2024 exam may be released in July or August 2024 by the WBPSC. Candidates who are interested in sitting in the recruitment test are highly recommended to stay tuned to get detailed information.


West Bengal Public Service Commission will release the notification for WBCS 2024 most probably by the third quarter, and then window to apply is likely to be available upto four weeks at https://psc.wb.gov.in/. To apply online, a link will be also activated below shortly after the official release of the advertisem*nt.

StateWest Bengal
Exam NameWB Civil Services 2024
OrganizationWest Bengal Public Service Commission
Application FeeGeneral: ₹210 with GST, OBC (CL/NCL), SC/ST: Exempted
Apply DateTo be announced (anticipated in August/September 2024)
Exam Date
  • Prelims: Anticipated in December 2024
  • Mains: Second quarter of 2025 (speculated)
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains & Interview
Official Websitehttps://psc.wb.gov.in/

WBCS is held annually by the WBPSC to recruit aspirants for the post Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D across various departments and organizations under the Government of West Bengal. Once the notification is made public, aspirants will be able download it to check all details thoroughly.

WBCS 2024 Application Form

The application form for West Bengal Civil Service 2024 examination will be available for around two weeks on the official website of WBPSC. To apply, applicants have to submit the required basic and educational qualification details, documents with photograph and signature and application online.

WBCS 2024 Vacancy

Number of vacancies for WBCS 2024 Group A, B, C and D posts is not yet disclosed officially by the WBPSC. You may check the post names from the table below.

Group A

Post NameDepartmentVacancies
Assistant Commissioner of RevenueWest Bengal Revenue Service
West Bengal Co-operative ServiceCo-operation Department
West Bengal Employment ServiceLabour Department
West Bengal Labour ServiceLabour Department
West Bengal Food and Supplies ServiceFood and Supplies Department

Group B

Post NameDepartmentVacancies
West Bengal Police ServicePolice Department

Group C

Post NameDepartmentVacancies
Superintendent, District Correctional HomeCorrectional Administration
Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional HomeCorrectional Administration
Joint Block Development OfficerPanchayat and Rural Development Department
Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer AffairsConsumer Affairs Department
West Bengal Junior Social Welfare ServiceSocial Welfare Department
West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Gr-ILand Revenue Department
Assistant Commercial Tax OfficerCommercial Taxes Department
Joint RegistrarConsumer Affairs Department
Assistant Canal Revenue OfficerIrrigation Department
Chief Controller of Correctional ServicesCorrectional Administration

Group D

Post NameDepartmentVacancies
Inspector of Co-operative SocietiesCo-operation Department
Panchayat Development OfficerPanchayat and Rural Development Department
Rehabilitation OfficerRefugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

The table will be updated with specific vacancy numbers once the WBCS 2024 notification is officially released.

WBCS 2024 Eligibility Criterias

To apply for WBCS 2024 examination, a candidate must meet the certain eligibility criteria in different terms. Go through the table below and find out if you are eligible to participate in this test or not.

Educational QualificationA candidate must have pursued a Bachelor’s degree from a UGC or AICTE recognised university or institutions, respectively.
Age LimitGroup A & B: A candidate must be between 21 to 36 years.
Group C: One’s age must not be below 20 and above 36 years.
Group D: An individual’s age shouldn’t be below 21 and above 39 years.

Note: The applicant must have studied Bengali as a language subject at the Madhyamik level, and there will be upper age relaxation for 3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST.

WBCS 2024 Application Fee

To apply for WBCS 2024 examination, a candidate will have to pay a certain amount. The details regarding the application are available inside the table below.

CategoryApplication Fee
General₹210 with GST.
PWD & Ex-Servicemen

One will be able to the required amount for WBCS 2024 exam using one of the provided payment gateway by the deadline of fee submission.

WBCS 2024 Selection Process

Selection process for West Bengal Civil Service 2024 Exam consists of Prelims, Mains and Interview. Go through the table below and check the details regarding it.

ModeDurationTotal QuestionsMaximum MarksQuestion TypeMarking SchemeSectionsMedium
PrelimsOffline2 hours200200Multiple ChoiceEach question carries a weightage of 1 mark, and incase of incorrect respons⅓ marks will be deducted.English CompositionEnglish
General Science
Current events of National & International Importance
History of India
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
Indian Polity and Economy
Indian National Movement
General Mental Ability
Main ExamOffline3 hours (per paper)Objective & ConventionalLanguage (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali)Respective Language
General Studies I
General Studies II
Polity and Economy
Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning
Optional Subject – Paper IRespective Subject
Optional Subject – Paper II
InterviewFace-to-face200OralEnglish or Bengali, as per choice.

Candidates who will apply for WBCS 2024 will be called for Prelims, and then it will be followed by Mains and Interview.

WBCS 2024 Admit Card

The admit card for WBCS 2024 prelims will be released officially by the West Bengal Public Service Commission a week prior to exam date. Candidates who will apply to participate in the WB Civil Service 2024 examination will have to provide login credentials such as Registration Number and Password.

WBCS 2024 Exam Date

Date for the West Bengal Civil Service 2024 examination isn’t announced officially by the WBPSC. It is anticipated that prelims may take place in December 2024, those who clear the first stage will be called for second. There is high speculation that Mains may take place in the second quarter of 2025.

WBCS 2024 Result

The results for WBCS 2024 Prelims will be announced within four to six weeks after the commencement of the exam. The outcome will be published on the WBPSC’s official website a merit list, which will display the roll number of those aspirants who will be eligible to participate in the second stage of selection process i.e. Mains.

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