WBCS Result 2020 - Public Service Commission, West Bengal is expected to declare WBCS 2020 Result 2020 prelims exam in June in PDF format at- pscwbapplication.in. The result of WBCS 2020 will contain the roll number of all qualified candidates who have appeared in the preliminary exam which will be conducted on February 09. Based on the WBCS Result 2020 preliminary exam, candidates will be selected for the mains exam, which is expected to be conducted in August 2020. WBCS 2020 result will be declared separately for preliminary, mains exam and final allotment. WBCS 2020 result of mains exam will be declared in September 2020. In this article, candidates can find more details on the WBCS Result 2020 including calculation of score, preparation of merit list, WBCS important dates and previous years’ result.

WBCS Result 2020

WBCS 2020 exam is conducted each year to recruit candidates for Group A officers for the West Bengal Provincial Civil Services. The final WBCS 2020 Result will be declared based on the marks obtained by candidates in mains and the personality test which is the final selection process of WBCS 2020. In 2019, a total of 15997 candidates qualified the prelims exam and were eligible to appear for the mains.

WBCS Result 2020 - Important Dates

In the following table, candidates can check important dates related to WBCS 2020 result for prelims, mains and the final result.

WBCS 2020 Important Dates



WBCS Preliminary Exam

February 09, 2020

Result of Preliminary Exam

June 2020

WBCS Mains Exam

August 2020

Result of Mains exam

September 2020

WBCS Personality Test/Interview

October 2020

Final Result

November-December 2020

How to Check the WBCS 2020 Result?

Candidates are advised to follow the following step-by-step guide to check WBCS result 2020 for all the stages.

Step 1: Visit the official website of WBCS - pscwbapplication.in

Step 2: Click on the link ‘WBCS 2020 result’ on this page

Step 3: In a new page, the result PDF file will open

Step 4: Check your roll number in the PDF file

Step 5: Download and save the file for future reference

WBCS Result 2020 - Stages

The WBCS 2020 result will be declared in three stages separately:

  • Preliminary exams

  • Mains exam

  • Final Result

How to calculate the score of WBCS Preliminary Exam 2020?

  • Candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer.

  • There is negative marking in the Mains and Prelims exam of WBCS.

  • Prelims - 1/3 negative marking

Mains - You have a total of six papers in which there are two language papers. You don’t have any negative marking in the two language papers and your optional paper. But you have negative marking in the rest of the four multiple-choice questions based Mains paper which is one third (1/3) of the total marks allotted to the question.

  • The score of candidates has been calculated based on the number of correct answers after deducting a penalty for wrong answers.

WBCS 2020 Result for Preliminary Exam

The result of the WBCS 2020 prelims exam is expected to be declared in the month of June on the official website of WBCS in PDF format. The preliminary exam consists of a paper on General Studies. The paper is an objective type test consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions. The total marks allotted for this paper is 200. The examination authority decides qualifying marks for a preliminary examination to shortlist candidates for mains exam. Candidates whose roll number appears in the WBCS result 2020 for the prelims exam will be eligible to appear for the mains exam of WBCS.

WBCS Result 2020 for Mains Exam

The result of the WBCS 2020 mains exam is likely to be declared in September 2020. WBCS mains examination consisted of six compulsory papers and one optional subject comprising of two papers (only for candidates applying for group A and/or B). The two papers of an optional subject carry 200 marks each. And the compulsory chosen paper carries 200 marks. Based on the WBCS result 2020 for mains, candidates will be selected for the personality test/interview. Marks allotted for personality test for Group A & B posts is 200 while it is 150 for Group C posts. The total marks of personality test for Group D posts are 100 marks.

WBCS 2020 Result for Final Allotment

The final result of WBCS will be declared in November 2020. The exam conducting authority will declare the result for final allotment based on candidate’s performance in the mains exam and the personality test/Interview. WBCS Result 2020 for Final Allotment for Group A and B posts will be calculated out of 1800 marks (1600 marks will be calculated for mains exam and 200 marks will be calculated for personality test/interview). The final result for Group C and D will be determined out of 1350 (1200 marks of mains exam and 150 marks for Personality Test) and 1300 (1200 marks of mains exam and 100 marks of Personality Test), respectively. WBCS will release a merit list of candidates based on the marks in mains exam and personality test. The merit list will contain the roll numbers and names of all the selected candidates. Based on the final result, candidates will be allotted for various civil service posts in the West Bengal Provincial Civil Services.

What after a candidate gets finally selected?

If a candidate qualifies all the stages of the selection process of WBCS 2020, he/she will be finally selected for recruitment in the following 4 groups of the WBCS recruitment:

  • Group A

  • Group B

  • Group C

  • Group D

WBCS 2020 - Groups and Posts



Group A - West Bengal Civil Service (Executive)

Assistant Commissioner of Revenue in the integrated West Bengal Revenue Service

West Bengal Co-operative Service

West Bengal Labour Service

West Bengal Food and Supplies Service

West Bengal Employment Service

Group B

West Bengal Police Service

Group C

Superintendent, District Correctional Home Deputy Superintendent, Central Correctional Home

Joint Block Development Officer

Deputy Assistant Director of Consumer Affairs and Fair Business Practices

West Bengal Junior Social Welfare Service -

West Bengal Subordinate Land Revenue Service, Grade-I

Assistant Commercial Tax Officer

Joint Registrar (West Bengal State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission under the Consumer Affairs Department, Government of West Bengal)

Assistant Canal Revenue Officer (Irrigation)

Chief Controller of Correctional Services

Group D

Inspector of Co-operative Societies

Panchayat Development Officer under the Panchayat and Rural Development Department Rehabilitation Officer under the Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Department

WBCS Answer Key 2020

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBCS) will release the answer key of WBCS after the exam is conducted in PDF format. Candidates can check WBCS answer key 2020 for all sets of the question paper. The answer key will display correct answers of each question asked in each exam. Through WBCS 2020 answer key, candidates can check the number of answers marked correctly and incorrectly in the exam and calculate their expected score.

WBCS Cut off

The cut off WBCS for preliminary exam will be released along with the result. It will be released separately for prelims, mains and final selection. WBCS cut off is the minimum qualifying marks a candidate needs to score in order to qualify each stage of exam and become eligible for next round of selection process.

WBCS Cut off Prelims 2019 (Category-Wise)


Cutoff Marks Out of 200





















What after the declaration of the WBCS Result 2020

After the result of WBCS for each stage is declared by the exam conducting body the candidates will qualify for the subsequent stage like - candidates qualifying the prelims will be eligible to appear for mains and then for the interview (personality test). Post qualifying the personality test they will be selected for the various vacant posts in the West Bengal government organization.

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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.

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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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