WBCS Prelims Exam Postponed Till 15th May; Check Details Here

The public Service Commission of West Bengal has recently issued a notice about the exam dates of the prelims exams. West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has postponed the exam dates for West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Exam 2021. As per the recent notice released, the exam has been postponed till 15th May 2021. The revised schedule will be released soon on its official website. The new dates for the prelims exam will be notified soon on the official website by the Commission.

WBCS 2021 Important Dates

Activity Dates
WBCS 2021 Notification 19th December 2020
WBCS 2021 Commencement of Online Application 24th December 2020
Last date for submission of the Online Application 15th January 2021
Last date for submission of fees through online 15th January 2021
Last date for submission of fees through offline 16th January 2021
Prelims Exam Dates After 15th May 2021
Mains Exam Dates To be notified

Click here to download the official PDF of WBCS 2021 Notification

WBCS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • A degree of a recognized University
  • Ability to read, write, and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali).

Age Limit (as of 01st January 2021)

  • For Group A & C: 21 to 36 Years.
  • For West Bengal Police Service: 20 to 36 years. (i.e. born not earlier than the 2nd January 1985 and not later than the 1st January 2001).
  • For Group D posts: 21 to 39 years.

Age Relaxation:

  • OBC: 3 years.
  • SC/ST: 5 Years.

WBCS 2021 Application Fee

  • Rs.210/- + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee subject to a minimum of Rs.5/-  for online payment through debit/credit card plus service charge /GST as applicable as Govt. Duty or Service Charge of Rs.5/- Net Banking or Service Charge of Rs.20/- only for payment through Bank Counter (off-line payment).

How to Apply For WBCS 2021 exam?

Candidates need to follow the steps given below to apply for the WBCS 2021 exam.

  1. Click on the direct online application link above.
  2. As the new page opens, Fill in all the important details asked in the form.
  3. Fill in the other credentials, upload the required documents.
  4. Verify all the entered details of the form
  5. Finally, make the required application fee payment.
  6. Click Submit button

Click here to Apply Online for WBCS 2021


WBCS Pattern 2021

As per the notification, the WBCS exam involves three phases:

  1. Preliminary exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. Personality Test

WBCS 2021 Notification: FAQ

Q 1. When was the WBCS 2021 notification released?

Ans. The WBCS 2021 notification was released on 19th December 2020.

Q 2. When will the WBCS 2021 prelims exam be conducted.?

Ans. The WBCS 2021 prelims exam is going to take place after 15th May 2021 tentatively.

Q 3. What is the selection process for WBCS 2021?

Ans. The desired candidate will be selected based on their performance in Prelims, Mains, and interview exam.

Q 4. What is the exam pattern of the WBCS prelims exam?

Ans. The prelims exam has 8 sections of 200 marks. The number of questions in prelims is also 200.

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