WB Public Service Commission

Different examination conducted by West Bengal Public Service Commission




 i) A citizen of India or such a person of other nationality declared eligible by Government of India.

ii) A degree of a recognized University or its equivalent.

iii) Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for recruitment in the case of Nepali speaking candidates from hill areas of the District of Darjeeling).



Miscellaneous Services Recruitment Examination


Personality Test : 100 marks.

     A limited number of candidates selected merit-wise on the results of the Final Examination (Written) will be called to the Personality Test.

     Final Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained in all the three papers of the Final Examination and that obtained in the Personality Test taken together.




Final Examination  (Conventional Type – Written)


Final Examination : 450 marks.

The examination will consist of three papers of Conventional type questions, namely,

Paper-I : English,

Paper-II : Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali

Paper-III : General Studies and Arithmetic.


Full Marks and time for each of Papers - I & II will be 150 and 1 hour and 30 minutes respectively.


Miscellaneous Services Recruitment Examination


Preliminary Examination : 200 marks.


The examination will consist of only one paper containing Multiple choice objective type questions on

 (i) General Studies (150 marks) and

(ii) Arithmetic (50 marks) and

        having 1 hour and 30 minutes duration.



Scheme of The Examination


The examination will be held in three successive stages viz.


(1) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type),

(2) Final Examination (Conventional Type – Written)

(3) Personality Test, as detailed below.


    The Preliminary Examination will be held in September or thereabout simultaneously in Kolkata (N), Kolkata (S), Baruipur, Barasat, Howrah, Chinsurah, Burdwan, Asansol, Midnapore, Tamluk, Bankura, Berhampore, Malda, Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri, Siliguri and Darjeeling.