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About The Examination

The West Bengal Civil Services Examination (CSE) is conducted every year by the West Bengal Public Service Commission as a common examination for recruitment to various services in civil service department of West Bengal.The Civil Services Examination will consist of;

A. The Civil Services Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
B. Main Examination (Objective & Conventional type Written Exam)
C. Personal Interview

Examination Process

  • First the preliminary examination is conducted for screening process.The marks obtained in this examination by the candidates will not be considered for final selection.
  • Preliminary exam is likely to be scheduled in January/February .
  • Candidates qualified in the preliminary examination will only be eligible to apply for Main Examination.
  • Main examination for WBCS is likely to be scheduled in September .
  • Candidates who will achieved the minimum qualifying mark as set by the Commission will be eligible for the Interview by a Board of competent & unbiased members.
  • The object of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate for a career in public service.
  • Questions asked in such interview is of general interest & is intended to judge the mental calibre of a candidate.

Scheme of Examination

Preliminary Exam :

1. General Studies Paper (200 Questions, 200 Marks, Duration- 2 & 1/2 Hrs)
2. The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:
(i) English Composition : 25 Marks
(ii) General Science : 25 Marks
(iii) Current events of National & International Importance : 25 Marks
(iv) History of India : 25 Marks
(v) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal : 25 Marks
(vi) Indian Polity and Economy: 25 Marks
(vii) Indian National Movement: 25 Marks
(viii) General Mental Ability: 25 Marks

Main Exam :

The Main Examination will consist of six Compulsory papers and one optional subject to be chosen by the candidates from the list of optional subjects given below. There will be two papers of the optional subject of 200 marks each. Each paper, Compulsory or Optional, will carry 200 marks and will be of 3 hours duration.

Out of six compulsory papers four papers i.e. (i) General Studies- I, (ii) General Studies- II, (iii) The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India and (iv) Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning will be of MCQ Type to be answered in OMR answer sheets. Remaining two compulsory papers i.e. Paper – I and Paper – II will be of conventional type written examination.

S.NoExamPaperSubjectMarksDuration
1Written TestIBengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali2003 Hours
IIEnglish2003 Hours
IIIGeneral Studies-I2003 Hours
IVGeneral Studies-II2003 Hours
VIndian Constitution & Indian Economy2003 Hours
VIArithmetic & Test of Reasoning2003 Hours
VIIOptional Subject (Paper – I)2003 Hours
VIIIOptional Subject (Paper – II)2003 Hours
Total1600
Grand Total1800

Personality Test

A number of candidates selected in order of merit on the results of the Main Examination for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D will have to appear at a Personality Test. Each candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The object of the test will be to assess the candidate‘s personal qualities e.g., alertness of mind, power of clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, leadership and also the candidate‘s range of interests.

Notification: Notification For WBCS –is likely to be released by October/November every year.

Eligibility

  • A degree of a recognized University
  • Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali)
  • Age : Not below 21 years but not more than 32 years on the 1st January of the year of examination(Relaxation available for different categories)

Course Materials For The Main Test

The concise & updated study materials comprises of twelve sets in General Studies Two Optional Subjects Papers and the same will be Provided at the time of admission & in regular interval. Along with study materials, free monthly magazine for current affairs will be provided to every aspirants of WBCS.

Mock Test:

We are conducting total 20 Mock Tests in the 8 months duration where 8 Mock Tests will be of Full length and All West Bengal level (Weekly 1 test with classroom discussion). Rest 12 mock test will be sectional and only applicable for classroom/correspondence aspirants.

Course Duration & Fees Structure

CourseDurationFees
Regular Course For WBCS – 2019 (Preliminary & Main)8 Months 60,000 INR*
(Excluding Optional)
Integrated IAS Cum WBCS-201915 Months1,50,000 INR*
*Service Tax Applicable

Batch & Timing

Batch Available: Week Days(4 Hours Daily Monday-Friday), Weekend (Saturday & Sunday-15 Hours) only at Salt Lake & Elgin Road Center .

Procedure For Enrollment

The student should send us:

1. The enrollment Form, completed and signed, and with a passport size photograph pasted in the space provided.
2. Documents Required
A) One recent passport size photograph
B) One highest qualification certificate photocopy
C) Candidate’s / parent’s address proof

NOTE : Enrollment forms without the three photographs will not be accepted.

Payment can be made by :

  • A crossed cheque, drawn in favour of “APTI PLUS ACADEMY FOR CIVIL SERVICES PVT LTD” payable at Kolkata/Bhubaneswar Or NEFT/Online Payment.
  • Cash.

 

Contact Location

 Salt Lake

 Elgin Road

 Jaydev Vihar

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