PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, WEST BENGAL
Scale of pay : (PB-4A) Rs.15,600/- to 42,000/- + G.P. Rs. 5,400/- Gross emoluments at the entry level : Rs.21,000/- besides D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. admissible as per rules.
Qualifications : A candidate must have the following qualifications which should be clearly stated in the application. The qualifications prescribed in the advertisement are as per the notified recruitment rules issued by the Govt. Candidates must fulfil the qualifications by the closing date. A Bachelor’s degree in Commerce of a recognized University or Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or Membership of the Institute of Costs and Works Accountants of India.
Age : Not more than 32 years as on 01.01.2016 (i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1984). Concession in age : The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for S.C. & S.T. candidates and by 3 years for B.C. candidates. In the case of Persons with Disabilities (PWD), the upper age limit is relaxable upto 45 years. No relaxation is applicable to S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of other States as they shall be treated as general candidates.
Note : Date of birth as recorded only in the Madhyamik or equivalent certificate will be accepted. The age limits apply to all candidates whether in Government Service or not. CANDIDATES WITH LOCOMOTOR DISABILITY/CEREBRAL PULSY WILL BE ALLOWED COMPENSATORY TIME OF 20 MINUTES PER HOUR.
Other requirements : (i) A citizenship of India or such a person of other nationality as declared eligible by Govt. of India. (ii) Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali) – vide Finance Department’s Notification No.1243-F(P) dated 02.03.2016.
Fee : Rs.210/- (Rupees two hundred ten) only + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee subject to a minimum of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for online payment through debit/credit card plus 12.36% of service charge as Govt. Duty or Service Charge of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for Net Banking or Service Charge of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty) only for payment through Bank Counter (off-line payment).
SC/ST candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (PWD) having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. BC candidates of West Bengal are, however, required to pay usual fee as aforesaid. NO EXEMPTION OF FEE IS AVAILABLE TO SC/ST/BC CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES. No claim for refund of the fee will be entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any other examination.
APPLICATION : Applications can be submitted through online only.
HOW TO APPLY ONLINE : Candidates have to first go for “One Time Registration” (link available on top of the left panel in home page of the website of WBPSC Online) and fill up all the required data and uploading scanned photo and signature to get User ID and Password. The process of one time registration is mentioned in details in right panel of the home page of the website , in “Instruction to Candidate” link under Candidate’s Corner. However, those candidates who have earlier registered themselves with PSC, West Bengal need not to do registration again. They can use their previous User Id and Password for login into their respective Dashboards. With the User ID and Password, as provided to the candidate, they need to login to their Dashboard through the link “Login to your Account” which is available in right panel of the home page of the website under Candidate’s Corner. Candidates who forget their password can reset the password for which the link is available in the Candidate’s Login Page which can be opened through the link “Login to your Account”. For resetting the password, click on the “Reset Your Password” link. Then after, candidates have to provide User ID, Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended and Grandfather’s Name. Mother’s Maiden Surname, Last School Attended and Grandfather’s Name should match exactly the one given during One Time Registration. If all the data matches correctly, candidates will get the new password. Candidates are advised to note down the new password for future reference. After login into the Dashboard, candidates will find the name of the Examination with Apply Now link. Click on the link and the application form will be opened.
Important Notes :
Commencement of submission of online application : The 25th April, 2016 from 11:30 a.m.
Closing date for submission of online application : The 17th May , 2016 (upto 12-00 midnight)
Closing date for submission of fees through online : The 17th May, 2016 (upto 12-00 midnight)
Closing date for submission of fees through offline : The 18th May, 2016.
* However, the Challan must be generated by the 17th May, 2016 positively.
For further details and assistance the candidates may contact the following numbers on any working day from 11-00 a.m. to 4-00 p.m.
(033) 2262-4181 [Related to Offline Payment]
(033) 4003-5104 [Related to Online Payment]
(033) 2419-8187 [For general information]