WBCS Preliminary and MAIN Previous Paper TILL DATE



WBCS-West Bengal Civil Service conducts exams for various departments . The most important exam is WBCS Executive . A large number of people wait for this exam every year . Before preparing any exam every candidate must know the complete syllabus and the exam pattern . Here we update all previous papers of WBCS regularly. You will get all previous paper till date .

All the candidates who are preparing for the Civil Services Examination of West Bengal will have to undergo three stages of selection, i.e. Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test and Interview.


Stage 1: Preliminary Exam

  • There will be one exam in the preliminary examination on the topic of general studies.
  • The paper will be objective type nature having 200 MCQ’s for 1 mark each. The total marks for the prelims will be 200.
  • The Total time duration for the preliminary exam will be two and a half hours.
  • The level of difficulty for the paper will be set on the basis of level of knowledge as expected from a graduate of any faculty of a recognized university.
  • The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge.
Subjects Marks
English Composition 25
General Science 25
Current events of National & International Importance 2 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

Stage 2: Mains Examination

  • Candidates who are declared qualified in the preliminary examination will be able to appear for the mains exam of WBCS 2017.
  • The mains exam will have a total of 6 compulsory papers and 2 papers on one optional subject as chosen by the candidates.
  • The total marks for all the papers whether compulsory or optional will be 200 and the time allotted for all the exams will be 3 hours.

Topics for Compulsory Papers are as given below:

Paper No Topic Nature of Examination
Paper 1 Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali Conventional Writing Type
Paper 2 English
Paper 3 General Studies- I MCQ Based Objective Nature
Paper 4 General Studies- II
Paper 5 The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India
Paper 5 Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning

Mains Exam Compulsory Papers – Detailed Topics

  • Paper I: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
  • Paper II: English – Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English.
  • Paper III: General Studies-I : (i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.
  • Paper IV: General Studies-II : Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
  • Paper V: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India.
  • Paper VI: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning.

Optional Subjects

PRELIMINARY
WBCS Preliminary last 15 Years (2003-2017)[29 MB]
WBCS Preliminary last 14 Years Answerkey (2003-2016)[1.1 MB]
MAIN
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SUBJECTSSIZELINKCOUNT
HISTORY Optional 20170.04 MB
GEOGRAPHY Optional 20170.04 MB
ANTHROPOLOGY Optional 20170.14 MB
BANGLA Optional 20170.73 MB
ENGLISH Optional 20170.14 MB
SOCIOLOGY Optional 20170.98 MB
POLITY Optional 20170.33 MB
WBCS MAIN Compulsary (All Subject)201718 MB
Previous Paper
COMPULSARY Papers (2008 - 2017)2.8 MB
HISTORY Optional 17 Years( 2000 - 2017 )0.93 MB
GEOGRAPHY Optional 17 Years ( 2000 - 2017 )17 MB
ANTHROPOLOGY Optional 17 Years ( 2000 - 2017 )2 MB
ZOOLOGY Optional 16 Years ( 2000 - 2016 )11 MB
BOTANY Optional 16 Years ( 2000 - 2016 )4.0 MB
ECONOMY Optional 16 Years ( 2000 - 2016 )5 MB
CHEMISTRY Optional ( 2012 - 2016 )6 MB
MECHANICAL Engineering ( 2012 - 2016 )4.0 MB
MATHEMATICS Optional ( 2012 - 2016 )3 MB
PSYCHOLOGY Optional 16 Years ( 2000 - 2016 )2 MB
PHYSIOLOGY Optional ( 2012 - 2015 )6 MB
POLITY Optional 16 Years ( 2000 - 2016 )12 MB
SOCIOLOGY Optional 17 Years ( 2000 - 2017 )3 MB
BANGLA Optional ( 2012 - 2017 )8 MB
SANSKRIT Optional Paper ( 2012 - 2015 )22 MB
ENGLISH Optional 17 Years ( 2000 - 2017 )1.8 MB
Electrical Eng Optional ( 2012 - 2015 )6 MB