WBCS Answer Key 2020 for prelims will be released by West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBCS) anytime soon in PDF format mode at pscwbapplication.in. WBCS 2020 answer key will be published for the prelims stage held on February 9. Candidates can check the answer key of WBCS 2020 for all sets of the question paper from the link below. WBCS answer key displays the correct answers of questions asked in each set of the question paper. Through WBCS answer key 2020, candidates can check the number of answers marked correctly and incorrectly in the exam. Based on the number of correct answers, candidates can calculate their expected score.

WBCS Answer Key 2020

Latest: Download the official answer key of WBCS 2020 for the prelims stage from the table below. (Link to be activated soon)
Check expected WBCS cutoff 2020 here

The preliminary exam of WBCS was conducted on February 9, 2020 while the schedule of the mains exam will soon be intimated to the candidates mains exam. For more information on WBCS 2020 answer key, marking scheme, dates etc., candidates can read this article below.

WBCS Answer Key 2020 by Coaching Institutes

The links to access the answer key of WBCS 2020 released by coaching institutes has been provided in the table below.

WBCS 2020 Answer Key - Unofficial

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WBCS Answer Key 2020 - Official (link soon to be active)


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WBCS 2020 Answer Key Dates

The dates pertaining to the release of answer key are given below along withe WBCS exam dates.



WBCS 2020 prelims exam

February 9, 2020

Release of prelims answer key (Unofficial)

February 9, 2020 (Available)

WBCS prelims answer key (official)

Anytime soon

WBCS Prelims result in 2020June 2020
WBCS 2020 mains examTo be announced
WBCS mains answer KeyTo be announced

How to download WBCS Answer Key 2020?

The steps to download the answer key are explained below.

  1. Click on the link ‘WBCS 2020 answer key’ link above
  2. In a new page, the answer key of WBCS will be opened in a PDF file
  3. Download and save the PDF file for further reference.

WBCS Answer Key by Coaching Institutes - 2019

The links to access the answer key of WBCS released by coaching institutes has been provided in the table below.

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WBCS Answer Key 2018 - Set-wise

The answer key has also been available for all sets of the question paper. The links to check set-wise answer key of the exam has been given below.

How to calculate score using WBCS Answer Key 2020?

To calculate score, candidates will have to follow the marking scheme given below.

  • For the correct answer, candidates will score 1 mark.

  • There are no negative marks for any wrong answer.

  • Candidates can calculate their score based on the number of correct answers.

WBCS Question Papers 2020

Candidates can check the question papers of WBCS in the form of PDF. By going through the WBCS question papers, candidates will be able to know the level of questions asked in the exam. Candidates can also go through the previous years question papers to practice from it for the upcoming examination. To download the previous years question papers, candidates need to click on the 'Download Here' option.

WBCS question paper for 2019 is available for SET B and C of prelims exam in the table below.

WBCS Previous Years Question Papers - 2019

SetsQuestion Papers
SET BDownload Here
SET CDownload Here

Know the scheme of examination

WBCS consists of only one paper, General Studies. The paper has 200 multiple-choice objective type questions. The total marks allotted for the paper are 200. Candidates have to attempt the paper within 2 1/2 hours. The standard of paper as per WBCS exam pattern is of graduate level.

WBCS 2020 Result

The result of prelims exam will be announced in May 2020. The roll numbers of qualified candidates will be made available in PDF format. Based on WBCS 2020 result of the preliminary exam, candidates are selected for the mains exam. The preliminary examination is only to shortlist candidates for the mains exam. The marks obtained in the preliminary exam are not counted for the final merit list.

WBCS 2020 Cutoff

Candidates will be able to check the cutoff of WBCS along with the result. On the basis of WBCS cutoff of the preliminary exam, candidates will be selected for the mains exam. WBCS 2020 exam is conducted for recruitment of candidates in West Bengal Civil Services and other posts and services. The selection process comprises three stages, Preliminary, Mains and Interview.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - WBCS Answer Key 2020

Question: When can I check the correct answers for the prelims exam of WBCS 2020 ?


The exam conducting authorities will release the answer key of WBCS 2020 on its official website anytime soon for all sets in the form of PDF. Keep visiting this page to stay updated on WBCS answer key 2020. 

Question: How do I know that these many correct answers will qualify me or not?


With the help of WBCS 2020 answer key, you will be able to calculate your expected scores. After that, you must check the expected WBCS cut off marks to know that these many marks will qualify you the prelims stage or not. 

Question: I got SET A of the question paper in the WBCS exam. Where can I finf the answer key for SET A?


The exam conducting bodies will release the official WBCS answer key 2020 for all sets - set A, B, C and D anytime. However, there are various leading coaching institutes too who release the answer key of WBCS soon after the exam gets over.  

Question: How important is to download the WBCS 2020 answer key?


It totally depends upon you whether you want to check the answer key or not.  However, if you check WBCS answer key 2020, you will know the number of correct and wrong answers given by you in the exam and thus will be able to calculate your expected scores. 

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Difference between FET and FISLM and their advantage.

Awanya Dabas 19th Feb, 2020


FET, basically Fellowship Entrance Test is conducted by NBE(National Board of Examinations) for admission to various fellowship programmes that are offered by NBE. Basically, it is an entrance exam to get admission into Post Doctoral FNB programme.

FISLM refers to Faculty council of interdisciplinary Studies, Law and Management. The FISLM courses are affiliated to Faculty Council of Engineering and Technology. This exam offers a degree in M.E. or M.Tech. from Jadavpur University.

Hope this answer helps!


can I change my optional subject ?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 10th Dec, 2019


you did not mention the exam name which you have applied under west bengal public service commission, however if you are asking about wbcs (west bengal civil service), you can not change the optional subject name once you have final submitted the application form.

hope you may understand. for more exam updates follow careers360 website.


will reading of the text from class five to ten be sufficient for cracking any wbcs post? how can i enhance the possibility of getting any job?

Shareef 5th Sep, 2019
I don't think just 1 to 10th covers whole syllabus of WBCS exam
Here is the syllabus you need to cover.
General studies
The constitution on India and economy
Analytical reasoning
You have may more things to get Understand.
You have different syllabus for prelims exam like
English composition
General science
History of India etc,
And these are again divided into different topics.
I would suggest you to visit the below mentioned link for a brief and clear cut information.

Please refer it.You will get the information you should know before going to attempt exam.Thank you
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