WBPSC WBCS 2024 – Application, Eligibility, Fee, Exam Date, Admit Card, Result 

The advertisement for the West Bengal Civil Services 2024 exam may be released in July or August 2024 by the WBPSC. Candidates who are interested in sitting in the recruitment test are highly recommended to stay tuned to get detailed information.

WBPSC WBCS 2024

West Bengal Public Service Commission will release the notification for WBCS 2024 most probably by the third quarter, and then window to apply is likely to be available upto four weeks at https://psc.wb.gov.in/. To apply online, a link will be also activated below shortly after the official release of the advertisement.

Country India
State West Bengal
Exam Name WB Civil Services 2024 
Organization West Bengal Public Service Commission 
Application Fee General: ₹210 with GST, OBC (CL/NCL), SC/ST: Exempted
Apply Date To be announced (anticipated in August/September 2024)
Exam Date
  • Prelims: Anticipated in December 2024
  • Mains: Second quarter of 2025 (speculated)
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview
Official Website https://psc.wb.gov.in/

WBCS is held annually by the WBPSC to recruit aspirants for the post Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D across various departments and organizations under the Government of West Bengal. Once the notification is made public, aspirants will be able download it to check all details thoroughly.

WBCS 2024 Application Form 

The application form for West Bengal Civil Service 2024 examination will be available for around two weeks on the official website of WBPSC. To apply, applicants have to submit the required basic and educational qualification details, documents with photograph and signature and application online.

WBCS 2024 Vacancy 

Number of vacancies for WBCS 2024 Group A, B, C and D posts is not yet disclosed officially by the WBPSC. You may check the post names from the table below.

Group A

Post Name Department Vacancies
Executive Various
Assistant Commissioner of Revenue West Bengal Revenue Service
West Bengal Co-operative Service Co-operation Department
West Bengal Employment Service Labour Department
West Bengal Labour Service Labour Department
West Bengal Food and Supplies Service Food and Supplies Department

Group B

Post Name Department Vacancies
West Bengal Police Service Police Department

Group C

Post Name Department Vacancies
Superintendent, District Correctional Home Correctional Administration
Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home Correctional Administration
Joint Block Development Officer Panchayat and Rural Development Department
Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs Consumer Affairs Department
West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service Social Welfare Department
West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Gr-I Land Revenue Department
Assistant Commercial Tax Officer Commercial Taxes Department
Joint Registrar Consumer Affairs Department
Assistant Canal Revenue Officer Irrigation Department
Chief Controller of Correctional Services Correctional Administration

Group D

Post Name Department Vacancies
Inspector of Co-operative Societies Co-operation Department
Panchayat Development Officer Panchayat and Rural Development Department
Rehabilitation Officer Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

The table will be updated with specific vacancy numbers once the WBCS 2024 notification is officially released.

WBCS 2024 Eligibility Criterias 

To apply for WBCS 2024 examination, a candidate must meet the certain eligibility criteria in different terms. Go through the table below and find out if you are eligible to participate in this test or not.

Educational Qualification A candidate must have pursued a Bachelor’s degree from a UGC or AICTE recognised university or institutions, respectively.
Age Limit  Group A & B: A candidate must be between 21 to 36 years.
Group C: One’s age must not be below 20 and above 36 years. 
Group D: An individual’s age shouldn’t be below 21 and above 39 years.

Note: The applicant must have studied Bengali as a language subject at the Madhyamik level, and there will be upper age relaxation for 3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST.

WBCS 2024 Application Fee

To apply for WBCS 2024 examination, a candidate will have to pay a certain amount. The details regarding the application are available inside the table below.

Category  Application Fee
General  ₹210 with GST.
OBC (CL/NCL)
SC/ST Exempted 
PWD & Ex-Servicemen 

One will be able to the required amount for WBCS 2024 exam using one of the provided payment gateway by the deadline of fee submission.

WBCS 2024 Selection Process 

Selection process for West Bengal Civil Service 2024 Exam consists of Prelims, Mains and Interview. Go through the table below and check the details regarding it.

Stage Details 
Mode Duration Total Questions Maximum Marks Question Type Marking Scheme Sections Medium
Prelims Offline  2 hours 200 200 Multiple Choice Each question carries a weightage of 1 mark, and incase of incorrect respons⅓ marks will be deducted. English Composition English
General Science
Current events of National & International Importance
History of India
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
Indian Polity and Economy
Indian National Movement
General Mental Ability
Main Exam Offline 3 hours (per paper) Objective & Conventional Language (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali) Respective Language
English English
General Studies I
General Studies II
Polity and Economy
Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning
Optional Subject – Paper I Respective Subject
Optional Subject – Paper II
Interview Face-to-face  200 Oral English or Bengali, as per choice.

Candidates who will apply for WBCS 2024 will be called for Prelims, and then it will be followed by Mains and Interview.

WBCS 2024 Admit Card 

The admit card for WBCS 2024 prelims will be released officially by the West Bengal Public Service Commission a week prior to exam date. Candidates who will apply to participate in the WB Civil Service 2024 examination will have to provide login credentials such as Registration Number and Password.

WBCS 2024 Exam Date 

Date for the West Bengal Civil Service 2024 examination isn’t announced officially by the WBPSC. It is anticipated that prelims may take place in December 2024, those who clear the first stage will be called for second. There is high speculation that Mains may take place in the second quarter of 2025.

WBCS 2024 Result

The results for WBCS 2024 Prelims will be announced within four to six weeks after the commencement of the exam. The outcome will be published on the WBPSC’s official website a merit list, which will display the roll number of those aspirants who will be eligible to participate in the second stage of selection process i.e. Mains.