WBCS 2025

WBCS West Bengal Civil Service is a renowned examination conducted every year. The application for WBCS is soon going to release and aspirants can apply accordingly. If you are desperate to apply for WBCS 2025 then this article will help you a lot.

You will get details about this exam such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, application form, etc.

WBCS Highlights

Find the essential details of WBCS 2025 below:

Name of the OrganizationWBCS (West Bengal Civil Service)
Name of the PostGroup A, B, C & D
Official Websitehttps://wbpsc.gov.in/
Frequency of ExamOnce a year

Candidates who are eagerly waiting for the release of the notification brochure for WBCS 2025 need to know that as soon as the advertisement is made public officially by the WBPSC, a link to apply online by providing the required details, uploading documents and paying the fee will be activated inside the table above.

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WBCS Exam Important Dates

WBCS 2025 Application Starts February 2025
WBCS Online RegistrationFebruary 2025
Last Date to Apply OnlineMarch 2025
Last Date to Pay Online feeMarch 2025
Closing date for submission of fees through offlineMarch 2025
Application Editing Window PeriodMarch 2025
Admit Card December 2025
WBCS Prelims Exam Date 2025December 2025

Vacancy Details

Check the vacancies offered through WBCS:

Group A: In Group A the following posts are covered:

  • Executive
  • Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service
  • West Bengal Co-operative Service
  • West Bengal Employment Service (Except the post of Employment Officer – Technical)
  • West Bengal Labour Service
  • West Bengal Food and Supplies Service

Group B: In Group B, West Bengal Police Service is available

Group C: Group C provides posts as follows:

  • Superintendent
  • District Correctional Home/Deputy Superintendent
  • Central Correctional Home
  • 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
  • Joint Registrar (WB State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Government of WB)
  • Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)
  • Chief Controller of Correctional Services

Group D: The Group includes the posts mentioned below:

  • Inspector of Co-operative Societies
  • Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department
  • Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

Eligibility Criteria

If you are willing to appear in WBCS then check the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

Educational Qualification

  • Applicant must have completed graduation from a UGC-recognized University in any stream.


  • Group A & C: Applicant’s minimum age must be 21 years and the maximum should be 36 years.
  • Group B: The candidate’s age must be between 20 and 36 years.
  • Group D: Aspirant’s age must be between 21 and 38 years.

Note: Candidates belonging to OBC and Scheduled Tribes/Caste categories will get upper age relaxation for 3 and 5 years respectively.

Application Fee

The application fee is a mandatory formality for every candidate. So, while applying for the examination, pay the amount of ₹210 with the service charge and GST. However, candidates who belong to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, or Persons with Disabilities are exempted from this.

Selection Process

The selection procedure for WBCS 2025 comprises three stages – Prelims, Mains, and Interviews.

Stage 1-Prelims

  • The mode of Examination is offline.
  • The exam time duration is 2.5 hours
  • The paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions
  • The paper will consist of 200 questions for 200 marks
  • The candidate will get 1 mark for every correct answer and there will be the deduction of 1/4 mark for every incorrect answer
  • Subjects in the paper will be consisted of English Language, General Science, General Mental Ability

Stage 2-Mains

  • Candidate will appear for the examination in the offline mode.
  • Candidate will get 3 hours to complete the paper
  • Paper will be descriptive
  • Compulsory Papers include Language Paper (Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali), English, General Studies – Paper I, General Studies – Paper II, Constitution of India and Indian Economy, Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning
  • Optional Subject Papers: (Only for candidates applying for group A and/or B)


  • The Interview will be for 200 marks for Group A and B, 150 marks for Group C, 100 marks for Group D
  • The aim of the interview to assess candidate’s personal qualities, alertness of mind, logical exposition, leadership quality, etc
  • Final selection list will be prepared on the basis of applicant’s performance in all the stages of the selection process of WBCS.

Application Process

Here are the steps to apply for WBCS:

  • Visit the official website of the West Bengal Public Service Commission https://wbpsc.gov.in/.
  • On the web portal, tap on ‘West Bengal Civil Services 2025– Application Form’
  • Fill the crucial details in the application form
  • Once the details are filled, upload the prescribed documents with photographs and signatures in the required size and format.
  • After this, pay the application fee via modes such as debit or credit card
  • Lastly, pay the application fee and submit the form.
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