WBCS Admit Card 2020
WBCS Admit Card 2020 has been released by the Public Service Commission, West Bengal on January 27 on its official website @pscwbonline.gov.in. Last date to download the admit card of WBCS is January 31, 2020. However, applicants can also download WBCS admit card from February 1, 2020 at wbpsc.gov.in only. Only those candidates who have successfully applied for the exam can download the WBCS 2020 admit card using their registration number/first name and date of birth. The WBCS 2020 exam is scheduled to be conducted on February 09, 2020, in offline mode. It is mandatory for all candidates to carry the admit card of WBCS 2020 to the exam centre along with a valid photo ID like Aadhar Card, Voter ID, PAN card etc. WBCS prelims admit card 2020 will have details like candidate's name, father's name, roll number, date of birth, scanned photo & signature exam centre details printed on it. Candidates should note that the authority will not send the WBCS 2020 admit card through the post, they can only have download the admit card from the official website. Aspirants looking to appear for WBCS exam can find all important information related to WBCS admit card 2020 in this article.
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The WBCS 2020 exam will be conducted in three stages - Prelims, Mains and Personal Test. Candidates qualifying all the three stages will be recruited for various posts of the West Bengal Civil Services.
How to Download the WBCS Admit Card 2020?
The step-by-step guide to download the admit card for WBCS 2020 is mentioned here. Aspirants should follow them to download the admit card.
Step 1: Visit the official website pscwbonline.gov.in
Step 2: Click on the link ‘WBCS Prelims Admit Card 2020'
Step 3: A login page will appear where you have to enter your login credentials like the first name and date of birth and click on login/submit.
Step 4: Your WBCS 2020 hall ticket appears on the screen
Step 5: Download the admit card take a printout of the same
WBCS Admit Card 2020 - Highlights
Download the admit card of WBCS 2020 a few days before the exam to avoid problems like website lags and server down on the last day.
The e-admit card will not be sent via post and candidates have to download it in online mode only.
Use the correct credentials to download the WBCS Admit Card.
As mentioned in the WBCS Notification 2020, the exam will be conducted across 20 exam centres in West Bengal. The exact address and timing of the exam centres will be mentioned in your admit card.
Those candidates who do not receive their Hall ticket should immediately contact the exam authority for the same.
WBCS 2020 Admit Card - Overview
WBCS Admit Card 2020 Date
January 27, 2020
Public Service Commission, West Bengal
Official Website to Download hall ticket
WBCS 2020 Exam Date
February 09, 2020
No. of candidates appear every year
2.5 lac approx.
WBCS Helpline Contact Details
Call: 9674107555, 9836219994, 9836289994
Email Helpdesk: email@example.com
WBCS 2020 Admit Card - Important Dates
In the following table, we have shared all the dates related to the WBCS admit card, candidates can refer to these dates so they don’t miss any major event.
WBCS Exam Dates 2020
WBCS Prelims Admit Card Release Date
January 27, 2020
|Last date to download the admit card||January 31, 2019|
Prelims Exam Date of WBCS
February 09, 2020
Mains Admit Card Release Date
Mains Exam Date
Personality Test Admit Card Date
Personality Test Date
Stages of the WBCS Admit Card 2020
The exam will be conducted in 3 stages and the admit card of WBCS 2020 will be released separately for 3 stages. Candidates who qualify the current stage will be able to WBCS admit card 2020 download for the subsequent stage.
WBCS Admit Card will be released for 3 stages
WBCS 2020 Admit Card - Preliminary Exam
The Public Service Commission, West Bengal has released the admit card of WBCS 2020 for the preliminary exam on January 27, 2020. Only those candidates who have successfully applied for WBCS 2020 exam can download the admit card. Candidates must carry their admit card to the exam centre on February 09, 2020
WBCS Admit Card 2020 - Mains Exam
Those candidates who qualified the preliminary exam will be issued the admit card for the mains exam. The admit card for the mains exam will be released a few days prior to the mains exam. Candidates must download the WBCS 2020 admit card download from the official website and carry it along with a valid photo ID to the exam centre.
WBCS Hall Ticket 2020 - Personality Test
The personality test is the final round of the WBCS 2020 selection process. Admit Card of WBCS 2020 for personality test will be issued to those candidates who have qualified the mains exam. They should carry the admit card to the exam centre on the day of the personality test.
Details Printed on the WBCS 2020 Admit Card
The following details will be printed on WBCS admit card 2020.
Candidate's Name (Same as filled in WBCS Application Form 2020)
Date of birth
Exam centre details (Reporting time, Venue, Exam Centre Code)
Scanned photograph and signature
Exam day instructions
How to rectify the discrepancies in the Admit Card of WBCS 2020?
Candidates are advised to go through all the details mentioned in their WBCS admit card 2020 carefully and if they find any discrepancies they should immediately contact the exam conducting authority to rectify the errors.
Contact Details of Public Service Commission, West Bengal
Technical Helpdesk (10 AM to 6 PM):
9674107555, 9836219994, 9836289994
Documents to carry along with the WBCS 2020 Admit Card
Candidates must carry the admit card of WBCS 2020 on the exam day along with their valid photo ID, if they fail to do so they won’t be able to appear in the exam. The following are the photo ID (anyone) which a candidate must carry along with their WBCS admit card 2020.
Passing certificate of Class 10
Passing certificate of Class 12
Voter ID Card
Candidates must know the WBCS Exam Pattern and the syllabus of WBCS before appearing for the exam that they can make better preparation strategies and score high in the exam. In the following table we have provided an overview of the WBCS exam pattern 2020 for both the preliminary as well as the mains exam.
WBCS 2020 Exam Pattern - Preliminary Exam
Mode of Examination
Pen Paper based
Duration of Examination
2 hours 30 minutes
Types of Questions
Multiple Choice Type
Total Marks of Examination
No. Of Ques
Subjects and Marks
Current events of National & International Importance
History of India
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal
Indian Polity and Economy
Indian National Movement
General Mental Ability
WBCS Exam Pattern - Mains Exam
The mains exam of WBCS will consist of 6 Compulsory Papers + 1 Optional Paper (2 papers of Candidate's Choice). 2 Papers of the optional subject will carry 200 marks and will have a time duration of 3 hours.
Out of the 6 subjects, the following 4 subjects will be MCQ-based to be answered in OMR answer sheet.
(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
Remaining two compulsory papers i.e. Paper – I and Paper – II will be of conventional written examination.
Compulsory Papers :
Paper 2: Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali – Letter writing (150 words) / Drafting of Report (200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from English to Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali
Paper 2: English – Letter writing (150 words) / Drafting of Report (200 words), Précis Writing, Composition and Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English
Paper 3: General Studies-I:
(i) Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement and (ii) Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal.
Paper 4: General Studies-II: Science and Scientific & Technological advancement, Environment, General Knowledge and Current Affairs.
Paper 5: The Constitution of India and Indian Economy including role and functions of Reserve Bank of India.
Paper 6: Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning.
WBCS Exam Centres 2020
The examination of WBCS 2020 will be conducted across various exam centres of West Bengal only. In the following table, we have mentioned the cities where the exam centres will be located. The exact address of the exam centre will be mentioned in the WBCS 2020 admit card of candidates.
WBCS 2020 Exam Centres
Note: Those candidates who are finally selected for appointment will have to appear before a Medical Board for certificates of their fitness.
Exam day instructions mentioned on WBCS Admit Card 2020
Reach at least 1 hour before the reporting time.
It is advised that candidates visit the exam centre 2-3 days before the exam day to get an idea of the route and traffic and manage the transport accordingly.
Candidates should get a good amount of sleep one day prior to the exam so that they wake up fresh.
There is a negative marking in the WBCS Prelims exam and hence mark only those answers which are known to you.
Keep an extra set of stationery sets.
WBCS Answer Key 2020
The official WBCS 2020 answer key will be released online after the recruitment process is over, however, candidates can download the unofficial answer key which will be released by various coaching institutes like Made Easy and NeoStencil within a few hours after the exam concludes. The unofficial answer key of WBCS 2020 will be memory-based and will contain the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. These institutes will release the answer key for all sets - A, B, C and D. With the help of the WBCS answer key, candidates can evaluate their probable score in the exam.
Public Service Commission, West Bengal will release the WBCS 2020 result for each stage of the exam separately. The result of the WBCS 2020 prelims stage is expected to be released in the month of May 2020. The result of WBCS 2020 will be released on the official website in PDF format and contains the roll numbers of qualified candidates. Based on the result of the current phase the candidate will be selected for the subsequent stage.
WBCS Cutoff 2020
The exam conducting authority will release the WBCS 2020 Cut off along with the result for each stage - prelims, mains and final stage. WBCS Cut off 2020 is the minimum qualifying marks that a candidate needs to score in order to qualify and become eligible for next round of the selection process.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - WBCS Admit Card 2020
Question: Where and how can I download WBCS 2020 admit card?
You can download the WBCS admit card on the official website of WBCS pscwbonline.gov.in.
Question: Can I receive my WBCS admit card 2020 by post?
No, candidates will not receive their admit card by post.
Question: How can I reset my credentials?
Visit the official website and go to the login page. To reset the credentials, candidates have to click on the ‘Reset’ tab provided beside the ‘Submit’ button. Candidates have to enter certain details as asked. If all the data matches correctly, candidates will get the new password.
Question: What if I do not receive my WBCS admit card 2020?
If any candidate does not receive the WBCS admit card, they should inform the examination authority immediately.
Question: Can I get a duplicate WBCS admit card if it is lost?
No, duplicate admit card is not issued.