WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 – West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has announced the mains exam date of the Miscellaneous Services Exam 2020 at the official website, wbpsc.gov.in. The main exam is scheduled to be held on February 21, 2021. Earlier, The answer key of the Miscellaneous Services Exam 2020 (prelims) is released on the official website. The preliminary stage of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services Exam 2020 was conducted on March 08, 2020. Qualifying candidates are to be recruited for different miscellaneous services posts of the State. Read this article to know the complete details of the exam and get all the important download links.
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WBPSC Miscellaneous Services Exam Date 2020 Announced
The exam date of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services recruitment 2020 is announced at the official website of the Commission. Successful applicants are to be recruited in different Miscellaneous Services departments of the Government of West Bengal. Get all the important events and dates of the recruitment here.
|Start of online application||10 Jun 2019|
|End of online application||01 Jul 2020|
|Last date of paying |
application fee (online)
|01 Jul 2019|
|Last date of paying |
application fee (offline)
|02 Jul 2019|
|Admit card release||26 Feb 2020|
|Date of preliminary exam||08 Mar 2020|
|Relelase of answer key||11 Mar 2020|
|Last date to raise objections, if any||16 Mar 2020|
|Date of mains exam||21 Feb 2021|
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Answer Key
The commission has released the answer key of WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 at the official website, pscwbapplication.in. The answer key of WBPSC Miscellaneous Services exam is available in the pdf format. Candidates can use this answer key to compare their answers with question papers. Candidates can also raise objections against the answer key at the stipulated date.
Answer Key: Click here to check the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 answer key.
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Eligibility Conditions
The Commission announced the minimum eligibility conditions through the official notification published at the website. Indian citizens who are compliant with the specified age limitation and requisite educational qualifications to apply. Check out the details of the eligibility conditions here in this section.
Candidates must be of the minimum age of 20 years to apply. The maximum specified age limit is 39 years. The age of the candidates are calculated based on the date of January 01, 2019. The Commission allows specified relaxations in the maximum age limit for candidates belonging to special categories. Check out the applicable age relaxations for all categories below.
|Category||Relaxation in upper age|
|Backward Classes (Non Creamy Layer)||03 years|
|PwD||Upto 45 years|
The specified minimum educational qualification is a Bachelor’s Degree from any recognized University/ Institution. Candidates having a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline are eligible to apply.
How to apply for the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020
The application process of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 is conducted online. Candidates can submit the online application within the specified time period. The applications can be submitted only through the official website of the Commission. No other modes of application are accepted by the Commission.
How to Apply
Applications are to be submitted through the official website of the Commission at pscwbapplication.in. The overall application process is a two stage process. Candidates must first enroll at the website through the “ONE TIME ENROLLMENT” scheme. Candidates who have completed the enrollment before are not required to enroll again. Once the enrollment is complete, candidates can submit their applications before the closing date.
The WBPSC specifies the application fee for the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services Exam 2020 in the official notification for the exam. Candidates belonging to recognised special categories are allowed relaxations/ exemptions in the application fee. Check out the details of the application fee below.
|Backward Classes||Rs 160|
Candidates are required to deposit the applicable service charges and any other associates costs that may be incurred in the process of paying the application fee. Check out the details below.
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Exam Scheme
The exam scheme of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 exam consists of two stages of examination and a final personality test. The first stage of the examination is the preliminary stage followed by the final examination. Candidates qualifying in the preliminary and final examination of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 are to be shortlisted through a final personality test. Read on to find out more about the details of the exam pattern and marking scheme of the different stages of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 exam.
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Exam Pattern
As per the scheme of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Exam, the examination is conducted in two stages and a final personality test. The exam pattern of the preliminary exam and the final exam can be checked below.
The preliminary exam is a screening test of qualifying nature. Candidates qualifying in the preliminary exam are to eligible to appear for the final examination. The preliminary exam is a 200 marks question paper of 01 hour 30 minutes duration. Check out the main features of the exam below.
- Language: The question paper is documented in the English & Bengali language.
- Exam mode: The examination is conducted offline i.e. on pen & paper.
- Sections: There are two sections namely General Studies & Arithmetic.
- Number of questions: There are 100 questions in total.
- Type of questions: The questions are objective type (MCQ format).
Check out the marks distribution below
|Section||Marks per |
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The final exam is consisted of three papers of 150 marks each. The examination for all the papers are conducted on the same day. The time allowed for Paper I & II is 1 hour and 30 minutes. The time allowed for Paper III is 2 hours and 30 minutes.
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Syllabus
The WBPSC has notified the syllabus for the all stages of the examination in details. The syllabus of the preliminary exam consist of general studies and arithmetic. The syllabus is as per the syllabus of Madhyamik Examination conducted by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.
The syllabus of each of the papers of the final examination is specified by the Commission. The syllabus of the Paper I & II of the final exam can be checked below.
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Exam Center
The preliminary examination of the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 is going to be conducted across major cities in the state of West Bengal. The final exam is to be conducted in Kolkata. Candidates can get the details of the exam center through the admit cards issued by the Commission. Check out the list of exam centers with their respective center codes below
Check out the details of exam center allocation below
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Admit Card
The entry of the applicants into the allocated examination centers is based on the possession of a valid and duly issues admit card. Candidates who does not carry the admit card are not allowed to enter the exam hall. Admit cards are released by the Commission on the official website before the exam date. The admit cards for the WBPSC Miscellaneous Services Exam 2020 (preliminary) are already available on the website of the Commission.
WBPSC Miscellaneous Services 2020 Results
WBPSC final selection is based on the performance of the candidates in all three stages of the examination. The candidates who qualify in the preliminary examination with the required qualifying marks are eligible to appear in the final exam. The Commission publishes the merit list of candidates who are called for the Personality test and for those who are selected for final recommendation. The merit lists can be downloaded from the website of the Commission after the examination.
|Official Notification||Click here|
|Scheme & Syllabus||Click here|
|Exam date notice||Click here|
The West Bengal Public Service Commission is the conducting body for various recruitment examinations related to Civil Services departments in the State of West Bengal. WBPSC was established in the year 1937 on April 01. The Governor of the State appoints the Chairman and other important members of the Commission. WBPSC engages in the activities of conducting recruitment exams, facilititating recruitments and making promotions and transfers of civil services employees of the state.