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WBPSC Civil Service Exam Exam Pattern

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WEST BENGAL PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (WBPSC) CIVIL SERVICE EXECUTIVE EXAMINATION PATTERN 2023

 

Here is the detailed exam pattern for the WBPSC Civil Service 2023 Exam:

 

WBPSC Preliminary Exam Pattern:

 

  • The Preliminary Exam is an objective-type exam consisting of multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
  • The exam consists of one paper only, i.e., General Studies.
  • The duration of the WBPSC exam is 2 hours.
  • The exam is conducted for a total of 200 marks.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer.

 

Subject Name

Max. Marks

No. of Questions

Exam Duration 

English Composition

25

25

2 Hours

General Science

25

25

Current events of National & International Importance

25

25

History of India

25

25

Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal

25

25

Indian Polity and Economy

25

25

Indian National Movement

25

25

General Mental Ability

25

25

Total

200

200

2 Hours

 

WBPSC Mains Exam Pattern:

 

  • The WBCS Mains Exam consists of six compulsory papers and one optional subject consisting of two papers.
  • The six compulsory papers are:
    • Paper I: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali (Compulsory)
    • Paper II: English (Compulsory)
    • Paper III: General Studies-I
    • Paper IV: General Studies-II
    • Paper V: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
    • Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning
  •     Two optional papers are-

·  Paper VII: Optional Subject – Paper I

·  Paper VIII: Optional Subject – Paper II

  • Each paper is of 200 marks.
  • The duration of each paper is 3 hours.
  • The optional subject is meant to be taken by candidates opting for Group A and Group B services.
  • For Group C & D, shortlisted candidates will have to give only six compulsory papers in Mains
  • Out of the six compulsory papers, four are of MCQ Type.

 

Papers

Max. Marks

Exam Duration

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

200

3 hours

Paper II: English

200

3 hours

Paper III: General Studies-I - Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal

200

3 hours

Paper IV: General Studies-II - Science and Scientific & Technological Advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.

200

3 hours

Paper V: Constitution of India and Indian Economy

200

3 hours

Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning

200

3 hours

Paper VII: Optional Subject – Paper I

200

3 hours

Paper VIII: Optional Subject – Paper II

200

3 hours

 

WBCS Personality Test:

  • The Personality Test is conducted to assess the candidate's personality, leadership qualities, and suitability for civil services.
  • The test is conducted for a total of 200 marks.
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