Public Service Commission of West Bengal has released official notification for West Bengal Civil Service (Exe) etc. Examination, 2018. The exam is conducted to fill the post of state civil services. Any graduate from a recognized university is eligible to appear for the examination. Group A, B, C and D positions will be filled by the same examination. Students applying for Group A and B have to write the additional optional paper in the mains stage of examination.
The examination consists of two parts:
(1) Written Examination
(2) Personality Test.
Written Examination will be held in two successive stages:
(i) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)
(ii) Main Examination (Both Objective and Conventional Type).
Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
Letter writing (within 150 words) / Drafting of Report (within 200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English.
(i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement.
(ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.
Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs. (The Topic ‘Environment‘ in paper General Studies II will include the following:- Biodiversity and Coastal Regulation Zone, Global Warming, Industrial and Environmental Pollution, Ozone Layer and related issues.)
Indian Polity and Economy
The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India.(The Topic ‘Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India‘ of the 5th compulsory paper will consist of the following:- Central State relation and devolution of central funds to state, Planning process and objectives of five years plan, Functions of RBI and Monetary policy, Central Finance Commission & State Finance Commission and Fiscal Policy of Government of India.)
Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning:
The standard of Arithmetic part of Compulsory Paper – VI(Arithmetic & Test of Reasoning) will be similar to that of the Compulsory Mathematics paper at the Madhyamik Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal. Test of Reasoning will cover Analytical Reasoning
Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning:
(i) Logical Deduction
(ii) Forcefulness of the Arguments
(iii) Implication of sentences
(iv) Inferring from diagrams,
(a) Letter series,
(b) Number series, Inferring from Data, Analogy tests, Symbol Interpretation, Mathematical puzzles, Odd man out, Perception test, Non-verbal reasoning & Selecting the correct sequence.
Note – Out of six compulsory papers four papers i.e. (i) General Studies- I, (ii) General Studies- II, (iii) The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India and (iv) Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning will be of MCQ Type to be answered in OMR answer sheets. Remaining two compulsory papers i.e. Paper – I and Paper – II will be of conventional type.
Optional Subject of consist of two papers (Only applicable to Group A & B candidates). The candidates have to select one optional subject can be selected from the list of 37 subjects.
The candidates selected in order of merit on the results of the Main Examination for all the services and posts included in Groups A, B, C and D will have to appear for a Personality Test. Each candidate will be asked questions on matters of general interest. The object of the test will be to assess the candidate‘s personal qualities e.g., alertness of mind, the power of clear and logical exposition, intellectual and moral integrity, leadership and also the candidate‘s range of interests.
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