WBPSC Syllabus 2021

The WBPSC Exam Syllabus 2021 for Prelims and Mains both are given below.

WBPSC Preliminary Syllabus

Subject Marks Duration
English Composition 25 2.30 hours
General Science 25
Current Events 25
History of India 25
Geography of India 25
Indian Polity and Economy 25
Indian National Movement 25
General Mental Ability 25

WBPSC Mains Syllabus

Paper Subject Group A Group B
Paper 1 Bengali / Hindi / Urdu 200 200
Paper 2 English 200 200
Paper 3 General Studies 1 200 200
Paper 4 General Studies 2 200 200
Paper 5 The Constitution of India 200 200
Paper 6 Arithmetic 200 200
Paper 7 Optional Subject 200 200
Paper 8 Optional Subject 200 200
Personality Test 200 200
Total Marks 1800 1800

WBCS Mains optional subjects list with codes

Bengali-01 Hindi-02 Sanskrit 03
English – 04 Pali – 05 Arabic – 06
Persian – 07 French – 08 Urdu – 09
Santali – 10 Comparative Literature – 11 Agriculture – 12
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Science – 13 Anthropology – 14 Botany – 15
Chemistry – 16 Civil – Engineering – 17 Commerce and Accountancy – 18
Computer Science – 19 Economics – 20 Electrical Engineering – 21
Geography – 22 Geology – 23 History – 24
Law – 25 Mathematics – 26 Management – 27
Mechanical Engineering – 28 Medical Science – 29 Philosophy – 30
Physiology – 31 Physics – 32 Political Science – 33
Psychology – 34 Sociology – 35 Statistics – 36
Zoology – 37

WBPSC conducts exams for various groups of services- ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’ and ‘D’.

  • WBPSC Eligibility
    • For Group A and C- 21 to 36 years
    • For Group B- 20 to 36 years
    • For Group D- 21 to 39 years
  • WBPSC Exam Pattern
    • WBPSC Civil Services Exam takes place in three stages:
      • Preliminary- 1 paper (General Studies) (Objective-based)
      • Mains- 8 papers (6 compulsory and 2 Optional) (Objective/Descriptive Test)
      • Interview
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