WBCS Prelims

Syllabus

Syllabus for preliminary Examination

 

(i) English Composition [ Marks-25]

    Questions on English Composition will cover Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Vocabulary test, Phrasal Verbs, the same words bearing more than one meaning, use of appropriate and qualifying words etc.

 

(ii) General Science [ Marks-25]

W.B.C.S: Preliminary Examination

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:

 

WBCS Preliminary Exam-2005 (Eng Ver)

W.B.C.S EXECUTIVE EXAMINATION, 2005

Preliminary

Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Marks: 200  English Version

(Collected From Memory)

 

Direction for Question Nos. 1 to 3 :
Choose the correct item from the given options.

1. One who acquires a bad name is-
(a) famous  (b) evil   (c) notorious   (d) infamous

 

WBCS Preliminary Exam-2008 (Beng Ver)

W.B.C.S EXECUTIVE EXAMINATION, 2008

Preliminary Exam
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Marks: 200

১ নং থেকে ২৫ নং প্রশ্ন মূল প্রশ্নপত্রে আছে:

 

26.  জাতীয় কংগ্রেস প্রতিষ্টার সময় ভারতের ভাইসরয় ছিলেন
(A)  কার্জন   (B) ক্যানিং   (C) লরেন্স   (D) ডাফরিন

 

27.  কার কাছ থেকে ইস্ট-ইণ্ডিয়া কোম্পানী লাভ করেছিল ?
(A)সুজা-উদ্‌-দৌলা   (B) ঔরংজেব   (C) প্রথম বাহাদুর শাহ    (D) দ্বিতীয় শাহ আলম

 

WBCS Preliminary Exam-2008 (Eng Ver)

W.B.C.S EXECUTIVE EXAMINATION, 2008

Preliminary Exam
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Marks: 200

 

1.In which House of the Parliament, the Presiding Officer is not  member of the House?
(A)  Lok Sabha   (B)  Rajya Sabha   (C) Vidhan Sabha   (D) Vidhan Parishad

 

2.Who founded “National Mela”?
(A) Rajnarayan Bose   (B) Naba Gopal Mitra   (C) Jyotirindra Nath Tagore   (D) Akshay Kumar Dutta

 

WBCS Preliminary Exam-2007 (Eng Ver)

W.B.C.S EXECUTIVE EXAMINATION, 2007

Preliminary Exam
Time: 2 hours 30 minutes Marks: 200
(English Version)

 

1. Political crime against one’s own country is called
(a) Treachery   (b) Treason    (c) Sedition   (d) Terrorism

 

 2. A drawback usually observed in women is called
(a) Womanly    (b) Womanish   (c) Female   (d) Feminine