WBCS (Exe) Exam 2016 – The Public Service Commission, West Bengal invites application for the West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) etc. Examination, 2016 of which recruitment to the West Bengal Civil Service (Exe.) and certain other services and posts will be made. Candidates can check detailed information regarding age limit, qualifications, scale of pay, closing date for submission of fees and online applications, scheme and syllabus of the examination etc. from this page given below.
The W.B.C.S. (Exe.) etc. Examination was held in two successive stages, viz., (i) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) and (ii) Main Examination (Both Objective and 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 / Objective) will be called to appear at the Personality Test.
Latest – WBCS (Exe) List of Selected Candidates 2015 has been published. Check here
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.
Schedule for West Bengal Civil Services (Exe) Exam 2016 is given below.
|Commencement of submission of online application||4th December, 2015 from 11:30 a.m.|
|Closing date for submission of online application||21st December, 2015|
|Closing date for submission of fees through online||21st December, 2015|
|Closing date for submission of fees through offline||22nd December, 2015*|
|Download Admit card||11th January, 2016|
|West Bengal Civil Services (Exe) Exam (Preliminary)||24th January, 2016 from 12:00 to 02:30 PM|
WBCS (Exe) Exam Application Form 2016
Applications can be submitted through online mode only from Commission’s website www.pscwbonline.gov.in or through the direct link provided below.
- Application process is over now..!!
Challan must be generated by the 21st December, 2015 positively.
Before applying for the post, candidates are required to register as per “ONE TIME REGISTRATION” scheme through the same Website. Those who have already made registration in any examination conducted by P.S.C., W.B. need not register once again.
Candidates are advised to read thoroughly and cautiously the documents available in the link Important Information and Scheme and Syllabus present in the top of the application form before filling the application. Application once submitted shall be treated as final. No request for change in application form will be entertained after the submission of application. The candidates are advised to check the entries made against each column thoroughly before submission of application.
Scheme and Syllabus of Examination – Click here
Application Fee : Rs.200/- (Rupees two hundred) only + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee subject to a minimum of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for online payment through debit/credit card plus 12.36% of service charge as Govt. Duty or Service Charge of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for Net Banking or Service Charge of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty) only for payment through Bank Counter (off-line payment).
SC/ST candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (PWD) having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. BC candidates of West Bengal are, however, required to pay usual fee as aforesaid. No exemption of fee is available to SC/ST/BC candidates of other states. No claim for refund of the fee will be entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any other examination.
There are two payment methodologies – Online Payment and Offline Payment
In Offline Payment Mode, Candidates will get a Challan of United Bank of India (UBI) in their dashboard. On selecting the Offline Payment mode, candidates will be forwarded to their respective Dashboard from where they have to download the Challan by clicking the Challan button. Candidates can go to nearest UBI next working day 11:00 AM onwards and within closing hours of the bank to deposit the requisite fees. Initially, the application submission status in the dashboard of the candidate will be shown as Submitted. After depositing the fees in the bank, on next working day or two, candidate will find their application submitted status as Completed.
In Online Payment mode, there will be three options of payment, viz., Credit Card, Debit Card and Net Banking. Soon after selecting the Online Payment option, candidates will be forwarded to Payment Gateway for making the payment. After successfully making the payment, candidates will be redirected to their respective Dashboard, where they will find their application submission status as Completed.
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.
- Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required in the case of Nepali speaking candidates of the three Hill Subdivisions of Darjeeling District, viz., Darjeeling Sadar, Kalimpong and Kurseong).
- 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, 1984 and not later than the 1st January, 1995). 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, 1984 and not later than the 1st January, 1996). Those candidates whose date of birth lies between the 1st January, 1995 & the 1st January, 1996 [i.e. whose age is between 20 & 21 years as on 01.01.2016] may apply for Group B only.
Concession in age : The upper age limit is relaxable for S.C., S.T. & B.C. candidates of West Bengal, by 5 years for S.C. & S.T. candidates and by 3 years for B.C. candidates. In the case of Persons with Disabilities (PWD), the upper age limit is relaxable upto 45 years. S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of other States shall be treated as general candidates.
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.
The candidate must be
- A citizen of India (either natural or by registration), or
- Such other nationals as declared eligible by the Govt.
Provided that a candidate belonging to category (b) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government.
The candidate must have good health and character and suitability in all respects for appointment to Government service.
WBCS (Exe) Exam 2016 Important Information
Choice of Groups of Services and Allotment
As already stated, a candidate may apply for one or more of the four groups of services, viz., A, B, C, and D. The candidate is required to state clearly in the appropriate column of the application the particular Group or Groups for which he/she intends to compete. No further application for change of group(s) will be entertained.
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. No separate Personality Test will be held for different groups viz. Group-‘A’, Group-‘B’, Group-‘C’ and Group-‘D’ in respect of a candidate.
(iii) Candidates called to Personality Tests on the results of their Main Examination (Written/ Objective) will be required to specify the order of their preference for the posts or services included in the Group or Groups for which they have applied. Choice of preference thus exercised will be deemed to be final and no alteration thereafter will be allowed.
(iv) Allotment of candidates will be made in order of merit and according to the number of vacancies. Due consideration will be given, as far as practicable, to the preferences indicated by a candidate, if any, but the Commission reserves the right to allot the candidate to any service or post for which he/she is a candidate on consideration of his/her fitness and the number of vacancies available.
- All appointments will be made on temporary basis in the first instance.
- Candidates are particularly advised to note that unless they indicate preference for a post or service they shall not be recommended for such post or service even if they may be otherwise eligible for the same on the results of the examination. Belated request for being considered for appointment to such post or service is liable to rejection.
Candidates who will be selected for appointment will be required to appear before a Medical Board for certificates of their fitness for Government service in the form prescribed for the purpose.
Any attempt on the part of a candidate to enlist support for his / her application through persons, officials of Government, or agencies will disqualify him / her for appointment. Spontaneous recommendations from persons interested in the candidates, or otherwise known to them, will be disregarded and will render the candidates ineligible.
Results of the Examination
The names of the candidates called to Personality Test and those recommended for appointment will be published provisionally subject to determination of eligibility of the candidates in all respects and verification of original certificates etc. If at any stage of such verification any candidate is found ineligible, his / her candidature / allotment will be cancelled.
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