In accordance with the State Services Recruitment Rules, the Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold the West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) etc. Examination on the results of which recruitment is made to the West Bengal Civil Service and certain other services and posts. The rules of the examination and other particulars are stated in the following paragraphs. A candidate should verify from the notified rules that he/she is eligible for admission to the examination. The conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed.
1. The W.B.C.S. (Exe.) etc. 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 and a number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Main Examination (Written) will be called to appear at the Personality Test.
2. The Preliminary Examination will be held at various centres in Kolkata and in certain other districts in West Bengal sometime in the 1st part of the year. Only scheduled tribe’ candidates of Darjeeling district and other candidates of the three hill subdivisions, namely Darjeeling Sadar, Kalimpong and Kurseong will be allowed to appear at Darjeeling centre.
The Main Examination will be held in Kolkata in later part of the same year. The Personality Test will be held thereafter in the office of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal, in Kolkata.