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For the convenience of applicants, we have provided the complete WBCS Syllabus for Pre/ Mains and Exam Pattern on this web page.  Therefore check the WBPSC Civil Service Exam Syllabus on this Page. On this Page, we have given the WBPSC Civil Services Prelims & Mains Exam Syllabus. Aspirants who are going to attend the Exam can check the West Bengal Civil Services Group A, B, C & D Syllabus. Individuals can also download WBCS Exam Syllabus in PDF form by pressing the available link.


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The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination. The marks obtained in this examination by the candidates will not be considered for final selection. Only those candidates who will be declared qualified at the Preliminary Examination in a year shall be eligible for admission to the W.B.C.S. (Exe.) etc.(Main) Examination of that year.
WBCS Syllabus & Exam Pattern

WBCS 2019 Mains Exam Date

Mains Exam Date
25-07-2019, 26-07-2019, 27-07-2019 and 28-07-2019
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A candidate must have the following qualifications which should be clearly stated in the application. The qualifications prescribed in the advertisement are as per the notified recruitment rules issued by Govt. Candidates must fulfil the essential qualifications by the closing date.
A degree of a recognized University.

WBCS 2019 West Bengal Civil Service Syllabus & Exam Pattern Summary 
Name of Exam Civil Service
Board of Organization West Bengal Public Service Commission WBPSC
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Date of Mains Exam
25-07-2019, 26-07-2019, 27-07-2019 and 28-07-2019
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Selection Method

The W.B.C.S. (Exe.) etc. Examination consists of two parts – (1) Written Examination and (2) Personality Test. Written Examination will be held in two successive stages, viz., (i) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) and (ii) Main Examination (Both Objective and Conventional Type). 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 will be called to appear at the Personality Test.
Written Examination

  • Prelims
  • Mains

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WBPSC Civil Service 2019 WBCS Preliminary Examination Details

Syllabus for WBPSC Civil Service 2019 WBCS (preliminary)

  • English Composition 25 Marks
  • 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

WBPSC Civil Service Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019 | WBCS Prelims / Mains Previous Papers

West Bengal Syllabus for English Composition

  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • The same words are bearing more than one meaning.
  • Vocabulary test
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Use of appropriate and qualifying words etc

WBCS 2019 Syllabus for General Science

  • General appreciation and understanding of science.
  • Including matters of everyday observation and experience.

West Bengal Civil Services Exam Syllabus For History

  • Emphasis will be on the broad general understanding of the subject in its social.
  • Economic and political aspects.

WBCS Preliminary Syllabus for Geography of India

  • Social and Economic Geography of the country.
  • Including the main features of Indian Agricultural and Natural Resources with special reference to West Bengal.

WBCS Pre Syllabus for Indian Polity and Economy

  • Panchayati Raj
  • Knowledge of the country‘s Political System.
  • Community Development and Planning in India.

Indian National Movement

  • Nature and character of the Nineteenth Century Resurgence.
  • The Growth of Nationalism and Attainment of Independence.

West Bengal Civil Services Prelims Syllabus for General Mental Ability

  • Understanding
  • Logical perception
  • Natural conclusion

WBPSC Civil Service 2019 WBCS (Mains)

Paper I : Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
Paper II : English – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English
Paper III : General Studies-I : (i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.
Paper IV : General Studies-II : Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
Paper V : The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India.
Paper VI : Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning.
WBCS Mains Syllabus for Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali Syllabus

  • Composition
  • Precis Writing
  • Drafting of Report
  • Letter Writing
  • Translation from English to Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali etc

WBCS Main Syllabus 2019 for English

  • Letter writing
  • Drafting of Report
  • Precis Writing
  • Composition
  • Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English etc

WBCS Syllabus 2019 for General Studies

  • Ozone Layer & related issues
  • Geography of India.
  • Indian National Movement.
  • General Science.
  • Indian History.
  • Geography of West Bengal.
  • Environment.
  • Scientific & Technological Advancement.
  • Global Warming.
  • General Knowledge
  • Biodiversity and Coastal Regulation Zone.
  • Industrial & Environmental Pollution.
  • Current Affairs – National & International etc.

WBCS Exam Syllabus 2019 for Indian Constitution\

  • Central Finance Commission
  • Constitution of India
  • Role & Functions of RBI
  • Planning process & Objectives of five years plan
  • Central State Relation
  • Indian Economy
  • State Finance Commission
  • Functions of RBI and Monetary Policy
  • Fiscal Policy of Government of India

PSC West Bengal Civil Service Exam 2019 Syllabus for Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning

  • Diagrams Series
  • Logical Deduction
  • The implication of sentences
  • Letter Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number series
  • Analogy tests
  • Data Interpretation
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Mathematical puzzles
  • Symbol Interpretation
  • Perception test
  • The Odd man out
  • The forcefulness of the Arguments
  • Non-verbal reasoning etc

WBPSC Civil Services Syllabusfor Optional Subject

  • Bengali.
  • Hindi.
  • Statistics.
  • Sanskrit.
  • English.
  • Pali.
  • Persian.
  • French.
  • Urdu.
  • Santali.
  • Comparative Literature.
  • Agriculture.
  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science.
  • Botany.
  • Chemistry.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Arabic.
  • Commerce and Accountancy.
  • Computer Science.
  • Economics.
  • Anthropology.
  • Geography.
  • Geology.
  • History.
  • Electrical Engineering.
  • Law.
  • Mathematics.
  • Physics.
  • Management.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Philosophy.
  • Physiology.
  • Medical Science.
  • Political Science.
  • Psychology.
  • Sociology.
  • Zoology.

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Exam Pattern for WBCS Civil Service 2019


S.No Subject Marks Duration
1 English Composition 25 2 hours 30 minutes
2 General Science 25
3 Current Events of National & International Importance 25
4 History of India 25
5 Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25
6 Indian Polity and Economy 25
7 Indian National Movement 25
8 General Mental Ability 25
    Total 200 Marks

The WBPSC Civil Service Preliminary Exam will Consist only one paper.
In West Bengal PSC Civil Services Executive Prelims Exam, Questions are asked from General Studies.
It is an Objective type Examination.
The Papers Consists of 200 multiple-choice questions.
Each question carries one mark.
The Exam duration is 2½ hours.


S.No Exam Paper Subject Marks Duration
1 Written Test I Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali  200  3 hours
II English  200  3 hours
III General Studies – I  200  3 hours
IV General Studies – II  200  3 hours
V  Indian Constitution & Indian Economy  200  3 hours
VI  Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning  200  3 hours
VII  Optional Subject (Paper – I)  200  3 hours
VIII  Optional Subject (Paper – II)  200  3 hours
    Total  1600 Marks
2 Personality Test 200 Marks
   Total 1800 Marks

The West Bengal PSC Civil Services Main Exam consists of 6 Compulsory papers and 1 optional Subject of 2  paper (Only for Group A & B applied candidates).
WBPSC Civil Services Mains Exam consists of 8 Papers.
Each paper contains 200 questions and carries 200 marks each.
The Time duration for each Paper is 3 hours.

Tips for preparation of written examination

  • All candidates should give maximum time to their study regularly.
  • Candidates should make their study time or schedule of the day and accordingly start to preparing i.e. make sure to divide your entire time between all related subjects and prepare accordingly daily.
  • Candidates requires to maximum use of flow charts and diagram to understand deeply the concern topic.
  • Candidates must regular practice to solve old year examination papers; with this you will be able to increase your knowledge as well as time accuracy.
  • Group study is very useful to crack any written examination so we therefore advise to all concern contenders to make a group of eligible and suitable friends and study combindly one or two hour in a day and arise your question before them and explain your answer to others too.
  • Time breaks is also essential while preparing hard for any written examination so after 2-3 hours study candidates should take a break of 15-20 minutes for mind fresh.

IDENTITY VERIFICATION for WBCS 2019 West Bengal Civil Service Prelims / Mains

The original certificates/documents of successful candidates will be verified for which dates will be notified after declaration of result. On the basis of written test, the provisionally qualified candidates will be required to produce original certificates of Essential and Desirable Qualifications along with one set of photocopy, duly attested,
The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter and in the Attendance List. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the Online Examination.

  • Certificates and Mark sheets of qualifying examinations.
  • Aadhar card.
  • Proof of Educational Qualifications.
  • Date of Birth Certificate / S.S.C
  • School Study Certificate
  • Declaration by the Unemployed (For claiming examination fee exemption)
  • No Objection Certificate from Employer (if anywhere employed)

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