WBCS syllabus


three stages namely

·       Preliminary

·        Mains

·       Interview

Preliminary Exam Syllabus


Number of question papers




  1. General Studies





WBCS Prelims Detail Syllabus are:

English Composition

·       Synonyms and Antonyms

·       Idioms and Phrases

·       Vocabulary Test

·       Phrasal Verbs

·       Homophones

·       Fill in the qualifying words.

General Science

·       General appreciation

·       Understanding of science

·       Matters of everyday observation

·       Experience as expected from an educated person not having made special studies of scientific disciplines

History of India

·       Ancient

·       Medieval

·       Modern

Geography of India

·       Physical Geography

·       Social Geography

·       Economic Geography

Indian Polity and Economy

·       Indian Constitution

·       Panchayati Raj

·       Constitutional Bodies, etc.

Indian National Movement

·       Nature and character of Nineteenth-Century Resurgence

·       Growth of Nationalism

·       Attainment of Independence

General Mental Ability

Logical Reasoning

Common Aptitude


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