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WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification: Eligibility and Apply link

WBCS Recruitment 2022: West Bengal Public Service Commission has published the official recruitment notification for conducting West Bengal Civil Services (Executive) Examination 2022 on 26th February 2022 on the official website i.e. The online application process will begin on 3rd March 2022. The graduate candidate can apply online till 24th March 2022 from the official website. In this article, we are providing you with detailed information regarding the important dates, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, and other details related to WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification.

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Overview

West Bengal Public Service Commission will be inviting online applications for recruiting West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services. For the ease of candidates, we have summarized the details below regarding the WBCS Recruitment 2022.

Name of Organization West Bengal Public Service Commission
Exam Name WBCS 2022
Number of Vacancies Notify soon
Name of Post Various Post
Category Recruitment
WBCS Notification 26th February 2022
Selection Procedure
  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview
Mode of Application Online
Job Location West Bengal
Official Website

WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification PDF

WBCS has released the official notification for the recruitment of various posts in the cadre of West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services and posts. The detailed WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification has been provided below. The commission has realized the notification PDF on 26th February on the official website. The interested candidates can download the WBCS Notification 2022 from the direct link provided below.

Click here to download the WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification PDF

WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification: Important Dates

The below table contains all the important dates released in the WBCS Recruitment 2022 according to the notification PDF. The online application will begin on 3rd March 2022. Check the dates below.

Activity Dates 
WBCS Notification Release Date 26th February 2022
Date of Commencement of Online Application 03rd March 2022
Last Date of Online Application Submission 24th March 2022
Last Date of Fee Payment (Online) 24th March 2022
Last Date of Fee Payment (Offline) 25th March 2022
Period of Editing Application 01st to 07th April 2022
WBCS Prelims Exam Date 2022 To be notified
WBCS Mains Exam Date 2022 To be notified

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Apply Link

The online application window will be activated from 3rd March 2022. The candidates interested and eligible for the WBCS Recruitment 2022 can apply from the direct link given below or can also apply from the official website. The last date to apply online will be 24th March 2022. Candidates can apply from the link provided below.

Click here o apply online for the WBCS Recruitment 2022 (Link Inactive)

WBCS Recruitment 2022 Notification: Vacancy Details

The vacancy details will be released soon as the detailed notification will be released. The commission will surely release a huge number of vacancies on the official website. We will soon update the vacancy details here.

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Before the recruitment process candidates must go through the eligibility criteria mentioned in the notification PDF. The educational qualification and age limit have been provided below.

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Educational Qualification

The candidate must hold a graduate degree i.e an undergraduate degree in any discipline from any recognized University as per WBCS Notification 2022. The candidate should have the ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (except those aspirants whose mother tongue is Nepali).

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Age Limit

WBPSC has notified the WBCS age limit 2022 for the West Bengal civil services examination for all the Group Services. The details of the WBCS age limit are given below.

Age limit
1 For services and posts included in Group ‘A’ & ’C’ 21- 36 years
2 West Bengal Police Service only (i.e. Group ‘B’ Service) 20- 36 years
3 For services and posts included in Group ‘D’ 21- 39 years

WBCS Age Relaxation

There is no age relaxation for WBCS 2022. The only age limit relaxation is given to ST as per WBPSC Notification 2022. The WBCS Age Relaxation for various categories is mentioned below:

Category WBCS age relaxation
1 WBCS age relaxation for SC/ST/BC of West Bengal 5 years
2 WBCS age relaxation for SC/ST of Other States 5 years
3 WBCS age relaxation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
4 Persons with Disabilities (PWD) up to 45 years

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Nationality

As per the WBCS 2022 eligibility criteria mentioned, notified by the West Bengal Public Service Commission, the candidate must be

  1.  A citizen of India (either natural or by registration), or
  2. Such other nationals as declared eligible by the Govt. of India.

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Application Fees

The category-wise application fees are tabulated below.

S.No. Category Fee
1 General/ OBC/ EWS ₹ 210 + Services Charges/ GST
2 SC/ST/ PwD (only West Bengal) No Fees
3 SC/ST/ PwD of other states ₹ 210 + Services Charges/ GST

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Selection Process

The selection will be done on the basis of three phases:

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

WBCS Recruitment 2022:  Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. The Preliminary Examination will serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination.
  2. The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper i.e. “General Studies”.
  3. The paper will be of an objective type consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions. The paper will carry 200 marks and will be of 2½ hours duration.
  4. The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University.
  5. The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:
Subject  Marks No.of Questions Duration 
1 English Language 25 25 2 Hours
2 General Science 25 25
3 Current events of National & International Importance 25 25
4 History of India 25 25
5 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25 25
6 Indian Polity and Economy 25 25
7 Indian National Movement 25 25
8 General Mental Ability 25 25
Total 200 200 2 Hours

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Mains Exam Pattern

  1. The Main Examination shall consist of six compulsory papers and one optional subject consisting of two papers (Only for candidates applying for group A and/or B) to be chosen by the candidates from the list of optional subjects given below.
  2. There will be two papers on the optional subject of 200 marks each.
  3. Each paper, Compulsory or Optional, will carry 200 marks and will be of 3 hours duration.
Papers Group A Group B Group C Group D
Language Paper (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali) 200 200 200 200
English Paper 200 200 200 200
General Studies – Paper I 200 200 200 200
General Studies-Paper II 200 200 200 200
Constitution of India and Indian Economy 200 200 200 200
Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning 200 200 200 200
Optional Subject – (One subject: Two papers of 200 marks each) 400 400
Personality Test 200 200 150 100
Total Marks 1800 1800 1350 1300

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Interview

The candidates selected in the main examination will be called for the interview for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D shall have to appear at a Personality Test. The main 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.

WBCS Recruitment 2022: Syllabus

The detailed syllabus for the WBCS Recruitment 2022 is provided below. Candidates must go through the syllabus which will help for the preparation of WBCS Recruitment 2022.

S.No. Subjects Topics
1 English Composition
  1. Synonyms and Antonyms
  2. Idioms and Phrases
  3. Vocabulary Test
  4. Phrasal Verbs
  5. Homophones
  6. Fill in the qualifying words
2 General Science
  1. General appreciation
  2. Understanding of science
  3. Matters of everyday observation
  4. Experience as expected from an educated person not having made special studies of scientific disciplines
3 Current Events of National and International Importance Significant events affecting India and its relations with the world
4 History of India
  1. Ancient
  2. Medieval
  3. Modern
5 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
  1. Physical Geography
  2. Social Geography
  3. Economic Geography
6 Indian Polity and Economy
  1. Indian Constitution
  2. Panchayati Raj
  3. Constitutional Bodies, etc.
7 Indian National Movement
  1. Nature and character of Nineteenth-Century Resurgence
  2. Growth of Nationalism
  3. Attainment of Independence
8 General Mental Ability
  1. Logical Reasoning
  2. Common Aptitude

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WBCS Recruitment 2022: FAQ

Q.When will the WBCS 2022 online application begins?

Ans. WBCS 2022 Online application will begin on 3rd March 2022.

Q. What is the last date to apply for WBCS Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The candidates can apply till 24th March 2022.

Q. How many vacancies are released for the WBCS Recruitment 2022?

Ans: The total number of vacancies will be released soon.


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