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WBCS Main Question Paper PDF Book – 2021, 2019, 2018

WBCS Main & Prelims Question Paper PDF Book Download of last 10 years. Those who wish to crack West Bengal Civil Service Examination should go through this post till the very end. They have already published the Civil Services 2021 notification on their site. These days competition is very tough and gone are the days when you can easily crack the exam after preparing from very limited study material. Now no amount of study material is enough for candidate as the level of examination is very hard for an average student. Don’t worry we are here with WBCS Mains and Preliminary past year question papers.

These papers will help you in understanding the difficulty level of exam and how examiner asks the question. In the article we have provided direct links of all the question papers which are available in PDF format. For better preparation it’s must to know the syllabus and exam pattern as it will help aspirant to manage their time efficiently.

Download WB Civil Service Previous Papers PDF

We have also published all the solved question papers on the basis of (Group A, B, C, D). Don’t worry they are available for free of cost. To score good marks in the exam it’s must to attempt multiple mock tests along with past year question paper. For other information and updates related to the examination go to official website which is wbpsc.gov.in.

Each year West Bengal Public Service Commission conducts the exam for various groups in which candidate have to score good marks to pre themselves. Detailed information about each group is as follows:

Group A – West Bengal Civil Service (Executive), Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service, West Bengal Co-operative Service, West Bengal Labour Service, West Bengal Food and Supplies Service, West Bengal Employment Service [Except the post of Employment Officer (Technical)], 

Group B – West Bengal Police Service 

Group C – 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 (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs, Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation), Chief Controller of Correctional Services 

Group D – Inspector of Co-operative Societies, Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department positions.

WBCS Previous Year Papers PDF

Official AuthorityWest Bengal Public Service Commission
ExamWest Bengal Civil Service Examination
Exam TypeMain & Prelims Exam
CategoryPrevious Year Papers
Position Group A,B,C,D.
LocationWest Bengal
Websitewbpsc.gov.in

WBCS Exam Syllabus, Selection Process

It’s very important to understand the syllabus and selection criteria of the exam. No preparation is enough for the exam if you don’t know these basic things. Candidates will be selected for West Bengal Civil Services only on the basis of selection criteria followed by the officials. Below is list of selection criteria which has to be followed for selection of candidates:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Personality Test

Time management is very important aspect of the competitive exams which generally students ignore. If you practice WBCS Previous Year Question Papers then you will surely get edge over other aspirants. Also don’t forget to revise important topics in the last few days to improve your accuracy and memory power. Along with previous year papers do give a try to practice sets as it will ultimately result in enriching your score. In your notebook point out the important topics which are repeating in the question papers and give special focus to them.

WBCS Executive Prelims Test Pattern

Subjects NamesQuestions Marks
English Composition2525
General Science2525
Current Events of National & International Importance2525
History of India2525
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal2525
Indian Polity and Economy2525
Indian National Movement2525
General Mental Ability2525
Total200 Questions200 Marks
Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • In WBCS Prelims Exam questions will be asked only from General Studies
  • Exam will be of total 200 marks
  • Total time will be given to complete exam is 2.5 hours so manage your time accordingly
  • Only graduate level questions will be asked in the paper

WBCS Executive Mains Exam Pattern

Paper NamesMarks
Paper I: Letter Writing/ Drafting of Report, Precis Writing, Composition & Translation200 Marks
Paper-II: Letter Writing/ Drafting of Report, Precis Writing, Composition & Translation200 Marks
Paper III: General Studies I200 Marks
Paper IV: General Studies II200 Marks
Paper V: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of the Reserve Bank of India200 Marks
Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning200 Marks

WBCS Mains Previous Year Question Paper Pattern 2021

Compulsory PapersMarks
Group ‘A’Group ‘B’Group ‘C’Group ‘D’
Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali &
Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
200200200200
English & Translation from
Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English
200200200200
General Studies-I200200200200
General Studies-II200200200200
Constitution of India and Indian Economy200200200200
Numerical & Reasoning Ability200200200200
Optional Subject (Anyone)400400
Personality Test200200150150
Total Marks1800180013501300
  • Out of 6 compulsory papers, Paper 1, 2 will be a conventional type and rest papers will be of objective type questions. Paper 1-6 will be up to Reasoning ability in the table
  • Answers can be given only in English or Bengali language (not for language papers)
  • Please note that Political Science & Botany are optional subjects
  • Incase of optional papers, candidates can write in Nepali language
  • Aspirant have to follow ay one language to finish the paper
  • Yes, Negative marking is there. Marks will deducted on each wrong entry

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