WBCS Syllabus 2023 Prelims & Mains {Download PDF}

WBPSC WBCS 2023 Syllabus Download PDF for Preliminary & Mains Exam: Check updates WBCS Syllabus for Prelims along with the Mains Exam Pattern. Also, Download WBPSC WBCS Official Exam Scheme & Syllabus PDF for Mains Compulsory & Optional Papers. In this page, we will provide you the detailed updated syllabus of W.B.C.S 2023 and the examination pattern.

Latest Update: WBCS New Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2023 has been published. Here we have given the detailed new exam pattern & syllabus below. Links to download the new syllabus of West Bengal Civil Service for Prelims & Main Exams are also provided here.

বাংলায় WBCS এর সিলেবাস জানতে এখানে ক্লিক করুন.

এখানে দেখে নিন ডব্লিউ বিসিএস এর জন্য কি কি বই পড়বেন.

wbcs exam syllabus 2022 for mains & prelims exam - download pdf bengali & english language

Download West Bengal Civil Service Exam Syllabus 2023 for Preliminary & Mains Exam from here. We have discussed the examination pattern of WBCS and provided all the updates about this years exam. Read the detailed information about W.B.C.S Group A, B, C, D Selection Process.

Other Important Links for WBCS Aspirants

WBCS 2023 Notification
WBCS Previous Cut Off Marks
Salary of WBCS Officers
WBCS Exam Date for Prelims & Mains Exam

West Bengal Civil Service 2023 Exam Selection Process

The selection process of the W.B.C.S consist of three stages which are:

StageName of the ExamFull Marks
1stPreliminary Exam200 Marks
2ndMain Exam1600 Marks for Group A & Group B
1200 Marks for Group C & Group D
3rdPersonality Test200 Marks for Group A & Group B
150 Marks for Group C
100 Marks for Group D

WBCS Prelims Syllabus 2023

Subject Name Marks Questions
English Composition 25 25
General Science 25 25
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
Total200 Marks200 Questions

WBCS Prelims Exam Pattern:

  • Questions of the Preliminary Exam in WBPSC WBCS will be of Multiple Choice (Objective MCQ) Type.
  • Exam will be conducted offline.
  • OMR Sheet will be given to answer.
  • Duration of the Exam will be 2 Hours.

Recommended Books for WBCS Prelims:

  • “Bharoter Itihas” by Dr Atul Chandra Roy for Indian History & Indian National Movement (In Bengali).
  • Indian Polity” by Laxmikanth – Buy Here.
  • Quantitative aptitude and Reasoning” book by R.S Agarwal.
  • Indian Economy” by Ramesh Singh – Buy Here.

Read Complete WBCS Book List 2023

WBCS Main Exam Syllabus 2023

SubjectMarksDurationType of Paper
Language Paper200 3 HoursDescriptive
English Paper200 3 HoursDescriptive
General Studies – Paper I200 3 HoursObjective
General Studies – Paper II200 3 HoursObjective
Constitution of India and Indian Economy200 3 HoursObjective
Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning200 3 HoursObjective
Optional Subject (2 Papers)200 + 200 (For Group A & B)3+3 HoursDescriptive

WBCS মেইন পরীক্ষার প্রশ্নপত্রের প্যাটার্ন – Detailed Syllabus

ডব্লিউ বি সি এস মেন পরীক্ষায় মোট আটটি পেপার থাকে. এর মধ্যে 6 টি পেপার কম্পালসারি এবং 2 টি ঐচ্ছিক বিষয়ের পেপার থাকে. প্রার্থীদের যে কোনো একটি ঐচ্ছিক বিষয়কে চয়ন করতে হয় এবং ওই একটি বিষয়ের উপরই দুটি পেপার থাকে.

প্রত্যেকটি পেপার এর মান 200 নম্বর হয়ে থাকে.

সর্বমোট 1600 নম্বরের পরীক্ষা হয় গ্রুপ A এবং গ্রুপ B এর জন্য.

গ্রুপ C এবং গ্রুপ D এর জন্য ঐচ্ছিক বিষয় থাকে না. তাই গ্রুপ সি ও গ্রুপ ডি এর জন্য মেন পরীক্ষা সর্বমোট 1400 নম্বরের হয়ে থাকে.

Check WBCS Selection Process & Syllabus.

Paper I Syllabus:

  • 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 Syllabus:

  • 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 Syllabus:

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 Syllabus:

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

Environment Syllabus will consist of the following topics:

  • Bio diversity and Coastal Regulation Zone,
  • Global Warming,
  • Industrial and Environmental Pollution,
  • Ozone Layer and related issues

Paper V Syllabus:

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

Indian Economy including role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India Syllabus will be of following topics:

  • Central State relation and devolution of central funds to state,
  • Planning process and objectives of five years plan,
  • Functions of RBI and Monetary policy,
  • Central Finance Commission & State Finance Commission
  • Fiscal Policy of Government of India.

Paper VI Syllabus:

Reasoning questions will be asked from following topics:

  • Analytical Reasoning: Data Sufficiency,
  • Logical Reasoning: Logical Deduction, Forcefulness of the Arguments, Implication of sentences, Inferring from diagrams,
  • Series: Letter series, Number series,
  • Inferring from Data,
  • Analogy tests,
  • Symbol Interpretation,
  • Mathematical puzzles,
  • Odd man out,
  • Perception test,
  • Non-verbal reasoning &
  • Selecting the correct sequence.

Arithmetic Questions will be similar to that of the Compulsory Mathematics paper at the Madhyamik Examination.

Optional Subject List for Mains Exam:

Candidates need to choose one subject from the list given below for optional”

  • Bengali
  • Hindi
  • Pali
  • English
  • Sanskrit
  • Arabic
  • Santali
  • French
  • Urdu
  • Persian
  • Comparative Literature
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science
  • Anthropology
  • Botany
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce and Accountancy
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Law
  • Geology
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Geography
  • Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Medical Science
  • Political Science
  • Zoology
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Psychology.

আপনাদের যদি ডব্লিউবিসিএস পরীক্ষার ব্যাপারে বা Main এর পাঠক্রম এর ব্যাপারে আরো জানতে হয়, তাহলে আমাদেরকে অবশ্যই কমেন্টের মাধ্যমে জানান.

WBCS Personality Test – Group Wise Marks Distribution

Group NameMarks
Group A200 Marks
Group B200 Marks
Group C150 Marks
Group D100 Marks

বাংলা ভাষায় WBCS এর সিলেবাস

পশ্চিমবঙ্গ সিভিল সার্ভিস একটি অত্যন্ত গুরুত্বপূর্ণ প্রতিযোগিতামূলক পরীক্ষা। তিনটি ধাপের মাধ্যমে বিভিন্ন পদে প্রার্থীদের নিয়োগ করা হয়। এই তিনটি ধাপ হলো – প্রিলিমিনারি পরীক্ষা. মেন পরীক্ষা এবং ইন্টারভিউ. এখানে আমরা প্রিলিমিনারি ও মেন পরীক্ষার পাঠক্রম নিয়ে আলোচনা করব:

প্রিলিমিনারী পরীক্ষার সিলেবাস:

  • ইংরেজি – 25 Marks
  • সাধারন বিজ্ঞান – 25 Marks
  • জাতীয় ও আন্তর্জাতিক গুরুত্বের বর্তমান ঘটনা – 25 Marks
  • ভারতের ইতিহাস – 25 Marks
  • পশ্চিমবঙ্গের বিশেষ উল্লেখ সহ ভারতের ভূগোল – 25 Marks
  • ভারতীয় রাজনীতি ও অর্থনীতি – 25 Marks
  • ভারতীয় জাতীয় আন্দোলন – 25 Marks
  • সাধারণ মানসিক ক্ষমতা – 25 Marks.

মেন পরীক্ষার সিলেবাস:

  • ভাষার প্রশ্নপত্র – 200 Marks,
  • ইংরেজি প্রশ্নপত্র – 200 Marks,
  • সাধারণ অধ্যয়ন: প্রথম পত্র – 200 Marks,
  • সাধারণ অধ্যয়ন: দ্বিতীয় পত্র – 200 Marks,
  • ভারতের সংবিধান এবং ভারতীয় অর্থনীতি – 200 Marks,
  • পাটিগণিত এবং যুক্তির পরীক্ষা – 200 Marks,
  • ঐচ্ছিক বিষয় (২টি পত্র) – 400 Marks.

Subject Wise Syllabus of WBCS 2023

English Topics:

Arithmetic Topics:

W.B.C.S Mains Exam Instructions

  • BCS selection process mainly consists of three steps – Prelims, Mains & Interview. The mains is the second stage of selection.
  • Main Exam is the toughest of all the three exams. Deep knowledge of subjects of a candidate is tested through the mains exam.
  • The mains test is of 8 papers. Six are compulsory and Two are optional.
  • To pass the mains exam, one must qualify the cut off marks. There is no subject specific cut off. Candidates have to clear aggregate cut off which is decided by the commission depending on the caste category.
  • After passing the mains exam, interview round will be conducted. Candidates will be called for interview in order of merit list prepared after the WBCS Mains result.

Verification of Documents

After the successful candidates are recommended for the Group A, B, C & D posts, they have to undergo a document scrutinisation round. The candidates have to verify the documents they have uploaded during application form fill up. For these, one must take the following documents with him / her:

  1. Personal Identification Card such as (PAN, Aadhar, Voter),
  2. Graduation Certificate,
  3. Marksheet of graduation,
  4. Birth Certificate,
  5. Certificate and Marksheets of Class 10 and 12th,
  6. SC, ST, OBC, PH Certificate (If any),
  7. Other Extra Curriculum Activities Certificate etc.

Please note that a basic documents verification may be conducted during the interview round.

How to Download WBCS Syllabus Online in PDF Format?

To download the West Bengal Civil Service Exam Syllabus 2023 online, you can follow the steps as given here:

  1. Go to the official website www.wbpsc.gov.in.
  2. Now, click on the “Syllabus” menu.
  3. Choose “West Bengal Civil Service” from the list.
  4. After that, click on the “PDF” logo beside the WBCS Etc Exam Scheme & Exam Pattern 2023.
  5. Now, the syllabus of the exam will be downloaded.
  6. You can take a print of the syllabus for references during your preparation.

This way you can easily download the WBPSC Syllabus in PDF format.

WBCS New Syllabus 2023 PDF linkDownload
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WBCS Main Exam Syllabus 2023Download
Optional Subject Syllabus 2023 {All Subject} LinkDownload
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WBCS Previous Year Question Paper in English & Bengali LanguageDownload
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In which language the WBCS Mains Answer Paper can be writtern?

The answer can be written in English or Bengali. For some optional subjects, the answer may be written in Nepali Language also.

What will be negative marking for Preliminary & Mains Exam objective questions?

There will be .25 negative marks for each wrong answer of MCQ.

What will be duration of Preli exam?

The prelims will be of 2 Hours duration.

How long the mains exam will be held?

Each day 2 Papers will be schedule for mains. So, the total duration of mains exam will be 4 days.

What is the official website to download WBCS Syllabus PDF?

You can download the official syllabus from www.wbpsc.gov.in website.

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