WBCS Prelims 2021; Check exam pattern and syllabus

WBCS Prelims 2021 to be conducted on August 22, 2021. Check the WBCS exam pattern 2021 and syllabus here.

WBCS Prelims 2021; Check exam pattern and syllabus
vikrant.shukla | Aug 5, 2021 - 7:11 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) will be conducting the West Bengal Civil Services (WBCS) exam on August 22, 2021. Candidates who are to appear in the WBCS prelims exam 2021 can check the exam pattern and syllabus while preparing for the exam. The WBCS exam pattern consists of the stages, sections, time duration and marking scheme of the exam.

The WBCS exam 2021 is conducted in three stages - preliminary, mains and personality test. The WBCS exam pattern 2021 is mentioned in the official notification released on the official website - wbpsc.gov.in.

WBCS exam pattern 2021 - Preliminary

Subject

Marks

Number of questions

Duration

English Composition

25

200

2 hours 30 minutes

General Science

25

Current Events of National and 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

Total

200

200

2 hours 30 minutes


WBCS Syllabus 2021 - Preliminary

Sections

Topics

English Composition

Idioms

Phrases

Vocabulary Test

Synonyms

Antonyms

Verbs

Same words, different meanings, etc.

Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal

The physical, social and economic geography of India; main features of Indian Agriculture and natural resources with special reference to West Bengal

Current Affairs

Knowledge on everyday occurrences in India and around the world

General Science

Matters of everyday observation

General appreciation

Understanding of science

History of India

The social, economic and political aspect of Indian history

Indian National Movement

Nature and character of Nineteenth-Century Growth of Nationalism

Resurgence

Attainment of Independence, etc.

Indian Polity and Economy

To test candidate’s knowledge of country's Political System, Community Development, Panchayat Raj and Planning in India

General Mental Ability

Understanding

Logical perception

Natural conclusion, etc.


What after the WBCS prelims exam 2021?

Few days after conducting the WBCS prelims exam, the exam conducting authority will declare the prelims exam result in online mode. Candidates who will qualify in the prelims exam as per the result will be eligible to appear in the mains exam.

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