West Bengal Civil Service Examination 2013 (WBPCS )

West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) etc. Examination, 2013

Advt No.09/2012 In accordance with the State Services Recruitment Rules, the Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold the West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) etc. Examination, 2013 www.quest-education.com

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Qualifications : .(i) A degree of a recognized University.(ii) Ability to read, write and speak Bengali (not required for recruitment in the case of candidates from hill areas of the district of Darjeeling, i.e. for Nepali speaking candidates).

Vacancies : The number of vacancies in different services and posts to be filled up on the results of the examination will be announced in due time. Certain vacancies may be reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes of West Bengal declared as such by the Govt. of West Bengal. Some vacancies may also be reserved for Persons with Disabilities (40% and above) provided that they are otherwise suitable and possess the capacity to perform the duties attached to the post. The benefits of reservation of vacancies for S.C/S.T/B.C. candidates are admissible to S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of West Bengal only. The S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of other States shall be treated as general candidates.

Age : Age not below 21 years but not more than 32 years on the 1st January of the year of examination for services and posts included in Group ‘A’,’C’ and ‘D’ (i.e. born not earlier than the 2nd January, 1981 and not later than the 1st January, 1992). For the West Bengal Police Service only (i.e. Group ‘B’ Service) age not below 20 years but not more than 32 years on the 1st January of the year of examination (i.e. born not earlier than the 2nd January, 1981 and not later than the 1st January, 1993).

Scale of pay attached to different posts of Group A, B, C & D :



Group A

i) West Bengal Civil Service (Executive) Rs.21,000/-
ii) West Bengal Commercial Tax Service
iii) West Bengal Agricultural Income tax Service
iv) West Bengal Excise Service
v) West Bengal Co-operative Service
vi) West Bengal labour Service
vii) West Bengal Food and Supplies Service
viii) West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)]
ix) West Bengal Registration and Stamp Revenue Service

Group B

West Bengal Police Service Rs.21,000/-

Group C


Joint Block Development Officer



Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices


West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service


West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I


Assistant Commercial Tax Officer


Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation) Rs.13,400/-


Chief Controller of Correctional Services:

Group D


Inspector of Co-operative Societies Rs.12,270/-


Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department


Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

Note : Age as recorded only in the Madhyamik or equivalent certificate will be accepted. The age limits apply to all candidates whether in Government Service or not.

Fee : Candidates must enclose with their applications a fee of Rs.210/- (Rupees two hundred ten) only in the form of Indian Postal Order which must be purchased on a date after publication of this advertisement and crossed and endorsed to The Secretary, Public Service Commission, West Bengal, or in the form of a receipted challan from a Government Treasury in West Bengal or the Reserve Bank of India, Kolkata under the head “0051-00-105-State PSC Examination fees-001-Examination fees-16 other fees”. Money Orders, Cheques, Bank Drafts, Cash etc. will not be accepted.

Selection Process : 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.

Applications along with (i) I.P.O./Treasury Challan, in original, for Rs.210/- only (for candidates other than SC/ST of West Bengal and for candidates having physical disabilities of 40% and above), (ii) One copy of recent passport size photograph signed by the candidate and pasted on the application (An identical copy of the photograph will be required for pasting on the Attendance Sheet to be sent by this office along with the Admit Card), (iii) Photocopies of certificates of age, prescribed educational qualification and other documents in support of the claim for having SC/ST/BC and Persons with Disabilities (40% and above) status from competent authority, if applicable, either self-certified or duly attested by a Group-’A’ Officer of Central/State Government or Head of a recognised Secondary School or College and (iv) Two self-addressed unstamped envelopes may be submitted either personally between 11-00 a.m. & 3-30 p.m. on all working days at the Enquiry Counter of the Commission’s Office at 161-A, S.P. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata – 700 026 or strictly by registered or speed post or under certificate of posting addressed to the Deputy Secretary (Examination), Public Service Commission, West Bengal at the same address. The envelope containing application must be superscribed with (i) advertisement no., (ii) the name of the Examination and (iii) the name of the Examination Centre opted. Applications received after the closing date shall be rejected. The application form shall be filled in candidate’s own handwriting in blue/black ink and signed by him/her. Closing date for receipt of application- 30th November, 2012.

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