WBCS Syllabus 2020: The syllabus of WBCS 2020 exam has been defined by the Public Service Commission, West Bengal (PSC WB). The selection procedure consists of 2 exams which are preliminary and main exam. Preliminary exam consists of 8 sections of 25 marks each. Each questions carries 1 mark. The test takers get 2 hours and 30 minutes to solve the questions paper. The qualifying candidates are called for main exam. The main exam has 6 papers of 3 hours each. The paper will have 200 marks in the question paper. Read the article below to know more about WBCS Syllabus 2020.
WBCS Syllabus 2020
Organising Body: Public Service Commission, West Bengal
Name of Exam: West Bengal Civil Services
Name of Papers: Preliminary exam and Main Exam
WBCS Exam Pattern 2020
Below is the exam pattern for preliminary and main exam of WBCS 2020. The candidates mut refer below to know more about the exam of WBCS onducted by PSC, WB.
Duration: The exam will be of 2 hours and 30 mminutes.
No. of questions: There will be total 200 questions in the questions paper.
Type of Questions: All the questions in the exam will be of objective type.
Marking Scheme: There is positive marking of 1 mark for each paper.
|Current events of National & International Importance||25|
|History of India||25|
|Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal||25|
|Indian Polity and Economy||25|
|Indian National Movement||25|
|General Mental Ability||25|
Duration: Each paper will be of 3 hours.
Maximum Marks: The total marks of each paper will be 200 marks.
Type of questions: All the questions in paper-1 & 2 will be of descriptive type and all the questions in rest 4 papers will have objective type questions.
- Paper-1: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
- Paper-2: English
- Paper-3: General studies-1
- Paper-4: General Studies-2
- Paper-5: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy
- Paper-6: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning.
WBSC Syllabus 2020
Below is the syllabus for WBCS 2020 exam for both the levels of all the posts:
Preliminary Exam: The preliminary exam consists of 200 questions paper of 1 mark each. Alll the questions in the question paper will be of objective type. Below is syllabus for the preliminary exam of WBSC 2020:
Section-1: English Comprehensions:
- Idioms and Phrases
- Vocabulary test
- Phrasal Verbs
- Same words bearing more than one meaning
- Use of appropriate and qualifying words
Sections-2: General Science: This sections will include questions from general appreciation and understanding of science, and matters of everyday observation and experience.
Main Exam: In the main exam, candidates will have option to select a subject of their choice. Following is the list of all the subjects that the candidates can choose from in the optional paper:
- Comparitive Liteerature
- Animal Husbandry
- Civil Engineering
- Commerce and accountancy
- Computer science
- Electrical engineering
- Medicall science
- Political science
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The exam of West Bengal Civil Service is conducted by the West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC). The selection procedure of WBCS consists of a preliminary exam, a main exam and a personal interview. There are various posts in different groups which are Group A, Group B, Group C and Group D. The preliminary exam consists of 200 objective type questions to be solved in 2 hours and 30 minutes. Question paper of preliminary exam has 8 sections of 25 marks each. For every right answer, the candidates will be awarded 1 mark.
The main exam has 6 compulsory paper and an optional paper of 3 hours each. Each paper will have 200 marks. Out of 6 papers, first two will be descriptive type of papers. The rest 4 papers will have multiple choice questions in the paper.