WBPSC: West Bengal Forest Service & Subordinate Forest Service Examination

WEST BENGAL FOREST SERVICE
AND
WEST BENGAL SUBORDINATE FOREST SERVICE EXAMINATION

 

In accordance with the rules regulating recruitment to the West Bengal Forest Service and the West Bengal Subordinate Forest Service, the Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold the combined examination for direct recruitment to the posts of Assistant Divisional Forest Officer in the West Bengal Forest Service and the posts of Forest Ranger borne in the cadre of West Bengal Subordinate Forest Service. The rules of the examination and other particulars are stated in the following paragraphs and in the appendices. A candidate should verify from the notified rules and particulars that he/she is eligible for admission to the examination. The conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed.

 

1. The examination will be held in two successive stages, viz., (i) Preliminary Examination ( Objective Type ) and (ii) Main Examination (Conventional Type - Written) and Personality Test. A number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Preliminary Examination will be allowed admission to the Main Examination (Written) and a number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Main Examination (Written) will be called to appear for the Personality Test. Scheme of the examination, list of prescribed papers and their syllabi are given in the appendices.

 

2. The Preliminary Examination will be held in Kolkata and Darjeeling. Only hill tribe candidates of Darjeeling district and other candidates of the three hill sub-divisions viz., Darjeeling Sadar, Kalimpong and Kurseong will be allowed to appear at Darjeeling centre. The Main Examination will be held in Kolkata only. The Personality Test will be held thereafter in the office of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal in Kolkata.

 

3. This is a combined competitive examination comprising two separate and distinct examinations for West Bengal Forest Service and West Bengal Subordinate Forest Service respectively. Accordingly, a candidate may compete for one or both the Services, but he/she is required to submit one application only indicating his/her choice in that respect.

 

ABSTRACT TABLE PAPERS/SUBJECTS AND MARKS FOR MAIN EXAMINATION AND PERSONALITY TEST :

 

A. Compulsory Subjects West Bengal Forest Service West Bengal Subordinate Forest Service
  No. of Papers  Marks No. of Papers  Marks
1. English
1. Bengali/Hindi/
Urdu/Nepali
3. General Studies
one
one
one
100
100
100
one
one
one
100
100
100
B. Optional Subjects        
1. Subject I
2. Subject II
Two
Two
200
200
Two
Two
200
200
C. Personality Test 200 —- 100
Total marks…   900   800