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West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Exam – Details, Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Pattern and Syllabus

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)

WBPSC stands for West Bengal Public Service Commission, which organizes competitive exams for recruiting government vacancies. It is a prevalent recruitment board because huge hired by Govt Departments through WBPSC.

The West Bengal is a state situated on the Eastern side of the country, India. Most of the people speak in their native tongue, which is Bengali, and it is a very significant factor for a job seeker who wants to get a job through the WBPSC Exam in Government Sector.

The WBPSC published West Bengal Judicial Service Exam Notification for Civil Judge (JR. Division) recruitment. Civil Service Exam of this state, known as WBCS, is one of the widespread recruitment of this Constitutional institution. It releases the exam notification, interview, and thousands of civil servant aspirants to get jobs every year.

WBPSC Exam Details

The entire WBPSC exam and it’s recruitment process takes up to almost one and a half years.

All the candidates may also check the WBPSC exam details in the table below:

Exam NameWest Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Exam
Conducting BodyWest Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)
Purpose of the Exam To recruit for the Group ‘A’, ‘B,’ ‘C,’ ‘D’ services.
Start Date of Application09 July 2021
Last Date of Application15 Jan 2021
Last Date of Fee SubmissionOnline – 29 Jul 2021
Offline – 30 Jul 2021
Exam DatesPrelims – 22 Aug 2021 (from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM)
Mains – To be notified
Admit CardAvailable from the official website from 06 Aug 2021
WBPSC Notification07 July 2021

West Bengal PSC Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the various posts above the candidate must go through the eligibility conditions and make sure he/she fulfils them with respect to educational qualification, as well as the age limit for WBPSC Recruitment.

Educational Qualification

A degree from a government recognized college and the ability to read and write in Bengali; however, it isn’t required for the applicants having Nepali as a primary language.

Age Limit for WBPSC

The aspirants, who belong from the age group of 21 years and 36 years, can apply for the exam. The age will be tallied from January 1 of the test year. The applicants who have been born on and after January 2, 1984, and before January 1 1, 1999, will be eligible for the exam.

Age relaxation in WBPSC

WBPSC Exam Pattern

All the candidates can check the table below to know more about WBPSC Exam Pattern:

TierExamType of the examNumber of question papersMarks
IPreliminary ExamObjectiveGeneral Studies200
IIMainsObjective Conventional         Eight;
Paper-I (Conventional Type)
Paper-II (Conventional)
Paper-III (Objective)
Paper-IV (Objective)
Paper-V (Objective)
Paper-VII & VIII (Optional)
200 for
Paper-I to Paper VI
400 for Paper-VII and Paper VIII
IIIPersonality TestInterview          –200

WBPSC Syllabus

General Studies


WBPSC Syllabus – Prelims

English Composition

General Science

Current Events of National and International Importance

History of India

Geography of India with particular reference to West Bengal

Indian Polity and Economy

Indian National Movement

General Mental Ability

WBPSC Syllabus – Mains

The mains paper of WBSC has six compulsory papers and one optional paper. The WBPSC syllabus for all the papers are given below:

Paper-I: Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/Santali 

Paper-II: English

Paper-III: General Studies-I 

Paper-IV: General Studies-II




This article discusses the general details, exam pattern and syllabus of the West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) Exam which is conducted the West Bengal state. Familiarity with the Bengali language is a huge factor in being able to start your journey towards a career in the West Bengal Government Sector.

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