WBPSC WBCS Form 2024: Online Application Link, Application Fee

West Bengal Civil Service 2024 ( WBCS )

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Updated on Mar 22, 2024 12:32 IST

The WBCS 2024 application form will be released as per the dates mentioned in the WBCS 2024 notification. The West Bengal Public Service Commission is expected to release the official WBCS notification 2024 soon on its official website. The candidates will be required to fill out the applications online only. The candidates will be required to read the notification to get all the details of the official application. The last date to apply for the WBCS 2024 exam will be mentioned in the official notification. The candidates should submit the WBCS application fee with the application form because it is mandatory to pay the application fee.

The Commission is also expected to provide the WBCS 2024 application correction facility after the last date of application. The important WBCS 2024 dates will be mentioned in the official notification.

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria to apply for WBCS?

A:
The West Bengal Civil Service Exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts under the state government, such as Deputy Superintendent. The eligibility criteria to apply for WBCS are as follows: 1. Nationality: The candidate must be Indian to apply for WBCS. The WBCS exam has no mandatory state domicile rule. 2. Age: For the West Bengal Police Service, the minimum age must be between 20 and 36. Other positions have a minimum age requirement of 21 to 36. 3. Education: The applicant must be a graduate of a recognised university to apply for WBCS. 4. Physical Standard: There is a minimum height requirement to apply for the West Bengal Police Service. It is 1.65 meters for male candidates and 1.50 meters for female candidates. You can find the detailed notification on this page of Shiksha: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/wbcs-exam-notification.
 

Q:   Are the candidates of age between 20 and 21 eligible to appear in the WBCS exam?

A:
Yes, the candidates who are between 20 and 21 years of age are eligible to fill out the form for WBCS 2023 but only for the Group B services. Those candidates whose date of birth lies between January 1, 2002, and January 1, 2003 [I. e. whose age is between 20 and 21 years as of 01.01.2023] may apply for Group B posts only.
 

Q:   Are there any physical standards required for the WBCS exam?

A:
The state government of West Bengal holds the West Bengal Civil Service Exam to select officers for Groups A, B, C, and D. Yes, there are positions for which candidates must meet minimum physical requirements in order to apply for the WBCS exam. This requirement is for the West Bengal Police Service, which is a Group "B" service: 1. For male candidates, the minimum height requirement is 1.65 meters. 2. Female candidates must be at least 1.50 meters tall to be eligible for WBCS. 3. For candidates like Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese Tribals, and others, there are relaxations available. You can know in more detail on this Shiksha Page: https://www.shiksha.com/exams/wbcs-exam.
 

How to Enrol for WBCS 2024 Exam?

The candidates need to enrol on the WBCS online portal before applying for the WBCS exam. The candidates can see below the steps to enrol at the WBPSC official application website.

  • The candidates need to provide an active mobile number, valid email id father's name and mother’s name
  • After registration, an OTP will be sent to the candidate's mobile number.
  • Using this OTP, the candidates can enrol on the online portal.
  • After that, the enrolment number and password will appear on the screen.
  • This enrolment number will be used in the WBCS 2024 application process.

 

Q:   How can I enroll for WBCS 2024 exam?

A:

The candidates can enroll anytime on the official website of the West Bengal Public Service Commission irrespective of any active application. The enroll means the one time registration on the official website. To enroll for the WBCS 2024 exam, follow these steps as outlined in the provided sources:

  • Visit the official WBCS website and select "Examination Name" from the menu on the left.
  • Click on the "Enroll Yourself" link and complete the Enrollment Form by entering all required information.
  • Verify the OTP code sent to your mobile number and note down the enrollment number and password displayed on the screen
 

Q:   Which documents are required with the WBPSC enrollment form?

A:

The candidates should read the instructions mentioned on the official website for the enrollment/registration process. The candidates should follow these instructions and proceed accordingly. The documents required with the WBPSC enrollment form are:

  • Active mobile number
  • Valid email ID
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
 

Q:   Is there any enrollment fee for the WBCS enrollment?

A:

There is no specific mention of an enrollment fee for the WBCS enrollment in the provided sources. Candidates are required to enroll themselves on the official website as per the 'ONE TIME REGISTRATION' scheme, but there is no indication of any fee associated with this enrollment process.

The candidates are required to follow the steps given in the enrollment form at the official website of West Bengal Public Service Commission.

 

WBCS 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of WBCS 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Apr '24

WBPSC WBCS 2024 Online Application Dates

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

16 Dec '23

WBPSC WBCS 2023 Prelims Exam Date

05 May '23 -

14 May '23

WBCS 2023 Application Correction

28 Feb '23 -

21 Mar '23

WBCS 2023 Application Dates

How to Fill Out the WBCS Application 2024?

The candidates could fill out the WBCS applications through the WBCS apply online link only.

Step 1. Sign in with the enrolment number and password

  • Go to the dashboard
  • Click on the application forms

Step 2. Select the name of examination from the drop-down list given at the bottom of the page
Check the eligibility conditions and mark the checkbox for confirming the eligibility and press continue.

Step 3. A form will appear on the screen showing various application stages. Choose the application details

Step 4. Fill in the personal details and click on the save and continue button given at the bottom of the form

Step 5. Upload the passport-size photograph and signature of the stipulated size, then save and continue

Step 6.  After photographing and signature, upload the mark sheets and certificates in the Add academic details section.

Step 7. After adding academic details, add the preference for the services and press save and continue

Step 8. A filled application form will appear for the scrutiny

Step 9. Check the WBCS application form details. No change in the WBCS application will be allowed after the payment of application fees. Click on Back to My Application button

Step 10.  Select the application and proceed to fee payment

Step 11. Online payment and cash payment are available

Step 12. Pay the fee and submit the application form. 
Step 13. After payment of fees, print the application form and take it for future reference

Direct Link to apply online for WBCS 2024 exam will be available here after its official release

Size and dimension of Photograph and Signature for WBCS Application 2024

The candidates can see below the WBCS 2024 application formalities for uploading the images with the application form.

  • Both should be in JPEG format.
  • The size should not be more than 100Kb.
  • The dimension should be within 3.5 x 4.5 cm in size (138 x177 pixel)

See Here: WBCS Eligibility Conditions 2024

Q:   When will WBCS 2024 application start?

A:

The application process for the WBCS 2024 exam is expected to start in April 2024. The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) is anticipated to release the official notification dates in the WBCS 2024 exam calendar, which will include details about the application start date and other essential information related to the exam.

The Commission is expected to release the WBPSC calendar soon and proceed accordingly. The Commission will start the WBCS 2024 applications with the release of official notification. 

 

Q:   What will be the last date to apply for WBCS 2024?

A:

The West Bengal Public Service Commission is expected to release the West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) 2024 application and exam dates on its official website. The Commission is expected to release the WBCS 2024 notification online in April 2024. The Commission will start the WBCS 2024 application with the release of official notification. 

The WBCS 2024 applications will be filled online only. The Commission will provide one month to apply online for the exam. 

 

Q:   How to apply online for WBCS 2024?

A:

The West Bengal Public Service Commission is expected to release the WBPSC exam calendar 2024 on its official website. The Commission is expected to release the WBCS 2024 applications in April 2024. To apply for the WBCS 2024 exam, candidates can follow these steps:

Enrollment on WBCS Online Portal:

  • Candidates need to enroll on the WBCS online portal before applying for the exam.
  • Provide an active mobile number, valid email ID, father's name, and mother’s name.
  • An OTP will be sent to the candidate's mobile number for registration.
  • Use the OTP to enroll on the online portal and receive an enrollment number and password.
  • Filling Out the Application:

Access the WBCS apply online link.

  • Sign in with the enrollment number and password.
  • Select the examination name from the drop-down list and confirm eligibility.
  • Fill in personal details, upload a passport-size photograph, and signature within specified dimensions.
  • Upload mark sheets and certificates, add preferences for services, and review the filled application form.

Fee Payment:

  • Proceed to fee payment after checking application details.
  • Choose between online payment or cash payment using a UBI Challan at a designated bank branch.
  • Pay the fee and submit the application form.

Final Steps:

  • After fee payment, print the application form for future reference.

These steps outline the process of applying for the WBCS 2024 exam, ensuring that candidates complete all necessary requirements accurately and on time.

 

How to Pay WBCS Application Fee?

Two modes of payment for the application fees will be available for the candidates. Online and offline. If the candidates select the online fee payment, they can select the bank at the payment gateway and pay the fee. If the candidates choose the pay by cash, the candidates need to generate a UBI Challan and pay the fees at the designated bank branch. 

After the application process, the next in line is the WBCS admit card for the Prelims exam.

WBCS Application Fee

The official notification mentions the WBCS application fee for all the categories. The candidates can submit the WBCS application fee online as well as in offline mode through the bank challan. The Commission provided an exemption to certain categories of candidates from paying the application fee. The candidates can see such categories as given below:

WBCS Categories Application Fee (in INR)
Unreserved Category 210
OBC of West Bengal 210
Candidates from Other States 210
SC, ST and PwD (above 40% disability) Exempted

The candidates will be required to pay the WBCS application fee in time and without it the WBCS application will not be deemed completed.

Q:   What will be the application fee for WBCS 2024?

A:

The West Bengal Public Service Commission will mention the WBCS 2024 application fee in the official notification. The WBCS 2024 notification is expected to be released online in April 2024.

The application fee for the WBCS 2024 exam is INR 210 for Unreserved category candidates, including bank charges. However, there is no application fee for SC/ST candidates.

 

Q:   How can I pay the WBCS 2024 application fee?

A:

The Commission will mention the WBCS application fee in the official notification. The West Bengal Public Service Commission is expected to release the WBCS application fee submission dates in the official notification. To pay the application fee for the WBCS 2024 exam, candidates have two options: online payment and offline payment.

Online Payment:

  • Candidates can choose the online payment option and select the bank at the payment gateway to pay the fee.
  • Payment can be made using a credit card, debit card, or net banking.
  • After verifying and saving all the information, candidates can proceed with the online payment process.

Offline Payment:

  • If candidates prefer to pay by cash, they need to generate a UBI Challan after filling out the application form.
  • The UBI Challan can be taken to a designated bank branch to pay the fees offline.

By following these steps, candidates can successfully pay the application fee for the WBCS 2024 exam, ensuring their application process is complete.

 

Q:   Which categories are exempted for paying the WBCS 2024 application fee?

A:

The West Bengal Public Service Commission will mention the WBCS 2024 application fee in the official notification. The candidated are requested to read the notification carefully and pay the WBCS application fee according to their category. The categories exempted from paying the application fee for the WBCS 2024 exam are:

  • SC candidates
  • ST candidates
  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD) with 40% disability or more from West Bengal
 

WBCS 2024 applications FAQs

The candidates can see here important questions related to WBCS application form.

Q:   Will WBPSC provide WBCS 2024 Application Corrections?

A:

The West Bengal Public Service Commission can provide the WBCS application correction facility this year. The Commission will mention for such facility in the official notification. Normally, once the application form for the WBCS exam is submitted, candidates cannot edit the mandatory fields. It is crucial to ensure all information is accurate before confirming the application, as no edits will be allowed once the application is confirmed.

 

Q:   What are the mandatory fields in the WBSC application form?

A:

The West Bengal Public Service Commission is expected to release the West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) 2024 notification in April 2024. The Commission will mention the WBCS 2024 application details in the official notification. The mandatory fields in the WBCS application form, as indicated in the provided sources, include:

  • Active mobile number
  • Valid email ID
  • Father's name
  • Mother's name
  • Scanned passport-sized color photograph (in "jpeg" format, not exceeding 100KB)
  • Scanned signature using a Blue/Black pen on a white sheet (in "jpeg" format, not exceeding 100KB)
 

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