WBCS Admit Card 2019 West Bengal Civil Services Exam Scheme Paper Pattern

WBPSC (West Bengal Public Service Commission) will hold a written exam for Civil Service (Exe) exam in February 2020. The WB Civil Services (Exe) exam has been divided into groups A, B, C and D. In the first phase, the commission will organize a preliminary test. The WB Civil Service (Exe) Preliminary Exam is scheduled to be held on 09 February 2020 (tentatively). For the same, the WBPSC will release WBCS Admit Card on its official website. Aspirants will be able to download the same by using the application registration number and password/date of birth.

The candidates who have applied for the WBCS 2019 can download the WBCS Admit Card by visiting the official website. A direct link to visit and download the admit card is available below.

The WBCS has been grouped into four different categories and each group has separate departments.

Recruitment Authority West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)
Exam Name Civil Services (Exe)
Selection Method
  • Written Examination
  • Personality Test
Preliminary Test Date 09/02/2020
Admit Card Release Date 15 days prior to the exam date
Website www.pscwbonline.gov.in

A large number of candidates appear in the examination for various posts under Civil Services in the state of West Bengal. The recruitment board will take more than four months to complete the entire recruitment process.

After the completion of the Preliminary Exam on 09 February, the authority will hold a Main Exam and Personality Test. The candidates who qualify the Preliminary Test will be called up for Main Exam and so on. The complete schedule will be released by the authority on its website very soon.

WB Civil Service Exam Scheme – Paper Pattern

The WBCS Preliminary Exam will consist of objective type multiple-choice questions. A number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Preliminary Examination will be allowed admission to the Main Examination and a number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Main Examination will be called to appear at the Personality Test.

Scheme of the Preliminary Examination

The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper, viz., a paper on “General Studies”. 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. The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University.

The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:-

1 English Composition 25 Marks
2 General Science 25 Marks
3 Current events of National & International Importance 25 Marks
4 History of India 25 Marks
5 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25 Marks
6 Indian Polity and Economy 25 Marks
7 Indian National Movement 25 Marks
8 General Mental Ability 25 Marks

Scheme of the Main Examination

The Main Examination will 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. There will be two papers of the optional subject of 200 marks each. Each paper, Compulsory or Optional, will carry 200 marks and will be of 3 hours duration.

Out of six compulsory papers four papers i.e. (i) General Studies- I, (ii) General Studies- II, (iii) The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India and (iv) Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning will be of MCQ Type to be answered in OMR answer sheets and remaining two compulsory papers i.e. Paper – I and Paper – II will be of conventional type written examination.

Personality Test

A number of candidates selected in order of merit on the results of the Main Examination for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D shall have to appear at a Personality Test. Each candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest.

The object of the test will be to assess the candidate’s personal qualities e.g., alertness of mind, the power of clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, leadership and also the candidate’s range of interests.
Candidates for Group ‘B’ Service (West Bengal Police Service) will be specially tested at the interviews with regard to their suitability for the service.

Marks for the Personality Test

  1. Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ 200 Marks
  2. Group ‘C’ 150 Marks
  3. Group ‘D’ 100 Marks

WB Civil Services Admit Card Details – General Instructions

The WBCS Admit Cards will be released on the official website in the first week of January 2019. Aspirants will be able to download the call letter by using the application registration number and password/date of birth. Candidates can also go through the direct link given on this page.

WB Civil Services Admit Card will consist of details like candidate’s name, roll number, photograph, registration details, exam center details, exam time and general instructions on the admit card print. Aspirants must follow the instructions given by the authority.

Postulates must bring a valid printout of WB Civil Services Admit Card print along with a valid photo identity proof while appearing in the written exam. The candidates without admit card print and valid photo id will not be allowed to enter the examination centre. A valid photo identity proof may be as follows:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Pan Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter Identity Card
  • Passport
  • Bank Passbook

How to download WBCS Admit Card 2019

  • Visit the official website of WBPSC.
  • Click on the Latest Advertisements/Announcements Section.
  • Find the link for Civil Services Admit Card 2019.
  • On the next page, fill the required details.
  • Check the filled information and click on the submit button.
  • Finally, download the respective admit card.
  • Take a printout of it for future use.

Direct Links:-

Official Website – Click Here Download WBCS Admit Card 2019 Here

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