WBPSC WBCS Official Notification 2023 @ wbpsc.gov.in: West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has released the Detailed Advertisement Notification for WB Civil Service (Exe.). The aspirants should take note of the key dates of the upcoming WBPSC Exam 2023 notification, such as Prelims Test Date, application form fill up starting and last dates etc from this article.
Update on 23/01/2023: As per unofficial sources, WBPSC is going to release the W.B.C.S Notification for the year 2023 very soon in coming month. Keep checking our page for updates on WBCS 2023.
WBCS Notification 2023 | Summary
|Exam Conducting Authority||West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)|
|Name of Exam||West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) etc. Exam|
|Advertisement Number||Not Released Yet|
|Notification Release Date||January / February 2023 (Tentative)|
|Type of Post||Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D|
|Selection Process||Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, Interview|
|WBCS Preliminary 2023 Exam Date||May / June 2023 (Expected)|
|Eligibility Criteria||Graduation in any stream|
|Mode of Application Form Submission||Online|
|Posting Location||Anywhere in West Bengal|
The Public Service Commission of West Bengal releases WBCS Notification almost every year. 4 Different groups of services are there which are advertised vide the official notification. The notification is made available to the public on the official web portal of the WB Public Service Commission.
Important Dates of WBCS 2023
|Events||WBCS 2022 Dates||WBCS 2023 Dates|
|WBCS Notification Release Date||24 February 2022||January 2023|
|Detailed Notification released date||27 March 2022||February 2023|
|Starting of Application Form Fill up||3 March 2022||February 2023|
|Last Date of WBCS Form fill up||5 April 2022||March 2023|
|Fee Submission last Date (online)||5 April 2022||March 2023|
|Fee Submission Last Date (offline)||7 April 2022||March 2023|
|Last Date of Challan generation||5 April 2022||March 2023|
|Editing window of WBCS Application Form||8 to 14 April 2022||April 2023|
|Preliminary Exam Date for WBCS||19 June 2022||May 2023|
|Mains Exam Date||September / October 2022 (Tentative)||August 2023|
Registered Aspirants need to login and review the personal details in Profile Section and make necessary changes if any. This should be done before final submission of application form.
Other Important Links for WBCS Aspirants
|WBCS Syllabus 2023 (For Prelims & Mains)|
|WBCS Important Book List 2023 (Recommended by Toppers)|
|WBCS Previous Cut Off Marks|
|Salary of WBCS Officers|
|WBCS Exam Date for Prelims & Mains Exam|
This year, the WBCS 2022 notification was released on 24th February 2022. Last Year the WBCS 2021 Notification was released through advertisement number 18/2020 on 19-12-2020.
Next year the WBCS 2023 notification is expected to be released on January 2023.
WBCS Age Limit 2023
|Group A, Group C||21 to 36 Years|
|Group B||20 to 36 Years|
|Group D||21 to 39 Years|
Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:
Candidates who belong to SC / ST / BC (Non-Creamy Layer) category and are residents of West Bengal will get the upper age limit relaxation. Also, the Physically Handicapped (PwD) candidates will get relaxation in upper age limit. There is no relaxation for Ex-serviceman category as per the previous year notification WBCS 2022. The relaxation for upper age limit will be as per the table given –
WBCS Eligibility Criteria 2023
|1||Bachelors Degree in any stream.|
|2||Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali. If candidates’ mother-tongue is Nepali, then this criteria is not required.|
Please note that you must complete your graduation degree by the closing date of submission of application.
If you want to know the Detailed Eligibility Criteria of WBCS 2023, read this article.
West Bengal Police Service (WBPS) Group B Physical Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must have minimum height prescribed by the PSC for the WB Police Service (Group B of WBCS). The physical requirement for the WB Group B Police Service is as follows –
|Male Candidates||1.65 Meters|
|Female Candidates||1.50 meters|
|Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese Tribals etc Male / Female candidates||will be relaxed based on govt notification|
This criteria is only required for candidates willing to serve as Group B Cadre i.e (WBPS).
WBCS 2023 Application Fee
|Unreserved (General)||Rs. 210 + service charge|
|For SC / ST / PwD Category||No Fee Required|
Fee Can be submitted Online with Debit Card, Credit Card, Netbanking and offline with Bank Challan.
One can submit Offline fee till the next day from closing date of application form fill up.
WBCS 2023 Syllabus:
The West Bengal Civil Service Examination will consist of the following steps:
|Preliminary Exam||200 Marks|
|Mains Exam||1600 Marks for Gr A & B, 1200 Marks for Gr C & D,|
|Interview||200 Marks for Gr A & B, 150 Marks for Gr C & D.|
Syllabus of Prelims:
|Current events of National & International Importance||25||25|
|History of India||25||25|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25||25|
|Indian Polity and Economy||25||25|
|Indian National Movement||25||25|
|General Mental Ability||25||25|
|Total||200 Marks||200 Questions|
Syllabus of Mains:
|Subject||Marks||Duration||Type of Paper|
|Language Paper||200||3 Hours||Descriptive|
|English Paper||200||3 Hours||Descriptive|
|General Studies – Paper I||200||3 Hours||Objective|
|General Studies – Paper II||200||3 Hours||Objective|
|Constitution of India and Indian Economy||200||3 Hours||Objective|
|Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning||200||3 Hours||Objective|
|Optional Subject (2 Papers)||400||3+3 Hours||Descriptive|
|Total||1800 for Gr A & B|
1200 for Gr A & B
|24 Hours in total 4 Days for Gr A & B|
18 Hours in total 3 Days) for Gr C & D
WBCS Book List 2023
Getting top positions in West Bengal Civil Service Examination requires steady and smart preparation. Aspirants must know the important books for WBCS Prelims & Mains Preparation. We have listed some important books here for each subject. These books have been recommended by WBCS toppers. Also, you can choose among these Best Books for WBCS 2023 in Bengali & English language. So, the WBCS 2023 Books list will be following:
- “Bharoter Itihas” by Dr Atul Chandra Roy for Indian History & Indian National Movement (In Bengali).
- “Quantitative aptitude and Reasoning” book by R.S Agarwal.
- “Objective General English” by S.P Bakshi (Arihant publication).
- “Indian Polity” by Laxmikanth.
- “Indian Economy” by Ramesh Singh.
- Quantitative Aptitude + Logical Reasoning by RS Agarwal.
Check Detailed book list for prelims & mains and get the direct buying links of all these books from Amazon – Click Here.
Practice Free Question With Answer For W.B.C.S Written Exam 2023
|General Knowledge||Click Here|
|Indian History||Click Here|
|General English||Click Here|
|Indian Geography||Click Here|
|More Subject Study Materials||Click Here|
Preliminary Exam Centers
Preliminary Exams will be held in the following centers:
- 03–Diamond Harbour,
- 07–Chinsurah ,
- 25-Kalimpong and
Steps to download WBCS Notification 2023
Once published officially, West Bengal Civil Service Advertisement Notification 2023 can be downloaded through the following steps –
- Go to the WBPSC official website which is www.wbpsc.gov.in.
- Now, click on the Menu > Advertisement / Announcement option.
- After that, click on the “Advertisement” link on the drop down menu.
- Now, Select “WBCS Executive Examination 2023” PDF link from the list.
- Click on the “PDF” icon from there.
- Your WBCS 2023 Advertisement Notification will be downloaded in PDF format.
How to fill up WBCS Application Form online?
Register with WBPSC:
Step 1: To register with WBPSC, you need to visit the official website www.wbpsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Now, click on “One time Registration“.
Step 3: Now, a registration form be shown and you need to fill up all the information such as:
- Mobile Number,
- Email ID,
- Date of Birth,
- Father’s Name,
- Mother’s Name.
Step 4: Now, click on the “Register” button.
Step 5: Note down the Enrolment Number that will be generated after submitting the Registration form.
Login to WBPSC:
Step 1: Go to wbpsc.gov.in again and click on “Login if Already Registered“.
Step 2: Enter your “Enrolment Number” and “Password“. Enter the Captcha Code and click on “Sign in“.
Step 3: Now, choose WBCS 2023 from the list of available examination shown in the dashboard.
Step 4: Enter your educational details and personal details such as:
- 10th Marks,
- 12th Marks,
- College / Graduation Marks,
- Full Address,
- Full Name,
- Age & Date of Birth etc.
Step 5: Upload scanned copy of your Photograph and Signature.
Step 6: Verify all the details and click on the Submit button.
Print the submitted application and keep it safe with you for future use. If there is any mistake in the submitted application, you can edit the application form once within the stipulated time frame which is announced by the PSC.
Please note that you need to keep these information and roll number handy during downloading of your WBCS Admit Card.
Documents Required to Upload during WBCS Form Fill up
Keep the following documents ready during online application form fill up for WBCS:
- Aadhar Card,
- Voter Card,
- 10th Pass Certificate & Marksheet,
- 12th Pass Certificate & Marksheet,
- Graduation Certificate & Marksheet,
- Any Other Qualification’s Marksheet & Certificate,
- Date of Birth Proof,
- Residence proof,
- Experience Certificate if Any,
- Caste Certificate if any,
- PH Certificate if any.
Website Not Opening Problem while WBCS Application Form fill up
Many candidates are facing issue of “website not opening” showing the error “Your connection is not private“. This is happening due to the SSL connection problem. To resolve this, follow the method below:
1. If you are using Chrome Browser, then Click on “Advanced” button.
2. Now, click on “Proceed to wbpsc.gov.in (unsafe)“.
3. After that, the WBPSC.gov.in will be opened. You don’t need to do the same next time onwards.
Correction of Error in WBCS 2023 Submitted Form
In case you have submitted incorrect information in your WBCS 2023 Application Form, you can correct the submitted details within a stipulated time frame. For WBCS 2023, the last date for editing an already submitted form will be mentioned in the notification. You can edit some particular information and thereafter submit this form to make correction in the form.
|WBCS 2023 Notification||To be available soon|
|Last Date Extension Notice||Download|
|WBCS 2022 Detailed Notification||Download (OUT)|
|WBCS Application form fill up link 2022||Click Here to Apply Online|
|WBCS Indicative Advertisement 02/2022||Download|
|WB Audit & Accounts Service 2021-22 Notification||Check Here|
|Old WBCS 2021 Advertisement||Download PDF|
|Salary of WBCS Officers||Check Here|
|Latest Govt Jobs in West Bengal||Check Here|
|WBPSC Upcoming Recruitment Exams||Check Here|
After the application form is released, the candidates need to visit the official website www.pscwbapplication.in or wbpsc.gov.in to apply online and downloading the PDF Advertisement Notification.
Frequently Asked Questions on West Bengal Civil Service
The number vacancy is never released by WBPSC. However, the type of post will be same.
As the notification for WBCS 2023 has not been announced, the exact date of application form fill up is not known yet. However, it is hoped that the Application Form fill up window will be open from February to March 2023.
You need to register online through www.wbpsc.gov.in and then login with your credentials and fill up all the details to submit your WBCS 2023 application form.
You can try registering once again if you have not received OTP in your mobile. Also, switch off your mobile and then switch on and check your Inbox.
Go to “LOGIN IF ALREADY REGISTERED”. Then click on “FORGOT ENROLLMENT NUMBER?”. This way you can get the enrolment number.
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