WBSSC Recruitment 2023 Online Form, Exam Date, Vacancies, Exam Pattern

WBSSC or West Bengal Staff Selection Commission is a recruiting body that is responsible for appointing candidates for government jobs in Group B and Group C posts in departments of West Bengal State. The authorities will release the official notification at its official website i.e. www.westbengalssc.com. The selection process will be based on Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Personality Test. Check all the details of WBSSC Recruitment 2023 such as eligibility criteria, exam schedule, the application process, exam pattern, etc. in the article below.

WBSSC Recruitment 2023 Highlights

Name of the exam West Bengal Staff Selection Commission
Conducted by West Bengal Government
Level of exam National
Mode of application Online
Mode of examination Online/ Offline
Stages of exam Prelims, Mains and Interview
Exam time 1 hour 30 minutes
Location of job West Bengal
Frequency of exam Once a year
Official website www.wbssc.gov.in

WBSSC Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
Application process commencement date June 2023
Last date for registering July 2023

Eligibility Requirements

The applying candidate should have passed the 12th exam or its equivalent from a recognized board of education.

Age limit:

Minimum Age Limit 18 years
Maximum Age Limit 27 years
Maximum Age Limit for certain posts (Exceptional) 30 years

WBSSC Recruitment 2023 Application Process

  • Initially, open the official website of WBSSC at wbssc.gov.in
  • Enter your user ID and password and get the application form.
  • Provide your details, educational qualification, interest, etc. in the form.
  • Upload all the relevant scanned documents that are asked in the form and
  • Make the payment of the application fee by e-challan or debit card.
  • Cross-check all the details entered in the form and submit it.
  • Save the application form in a pdf form and take a printout for future reference.

Application Fee:

Category Application fee
General/ OBC candidates INR 200/-
SC/ ST/ PD candidates INR 140/-

Documents Required

  • Voter ID
  • Employee ID
  • College ID
  • Aadhaar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Driving License
  • Document issued by Gazetted Officer

Exam Pattern

For Clerk:

  • The examination will take place in the form of a written method i.e. in offline mode.
  • The total duration of the clerk examination is 60 minutes.
  • The paper consists of 45 marks overall.
  • There is no provision for negative marking for the wrong answers.
  • The language of the examination will be both Hindi and English.
  • The clerk-level exam includes four sections in the paper namely General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Arithmetic, and General English.

For Group D:

  • The examination for Group D posts will also be held in the form of written in offline mode.
  • The total duration to solve the paper is 60 minutes.
  • Overall questions contain 60 marks.
  • There is no provision for negative marking for the wrong answers.
  • The exam medium will be in both Hindi and English.
  • It involves four sections which are General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Arithmetic, and General English.

WBSSC Recruitment 2023 Posts

  • Assistant Audit Officer
  • Tax Assistant
  • Assistant Accounts Officer
  • Upper Division Clerks
  • Assistant Section Officer
  • Assistant Enforcement Officer
  • Inspector of Income Tax
  • Sub Inspector
  • Inspector of Central Excise
  • Junior Secretariat Assistant
  • Inspector Preventive Officer
  • Junior Engineer
  • Inspector Examiner
  • Inspector
  • Accountant
  • Stenographer Grade C
  • Auditor
  • Stenographer Grade D
  • Lower Division Clerk
  • Assistant Sub Inspector
  • Junior Statistical Officer
  • Statistical Investigator Grade II

Selection Procedure

The recruitment process includes 3 stages. The candidates need to separately pass all the stages i.e. Prelims, Mains, and Interview process to get recruited in WBSSC.

Stage 1: Prelims

All the candidates who apply for WBSSC Exam should take the screening test for Prelims. In the Prelims test, they will be asked objective type (multiple choice) questions and their knowledge of Arithmetic, Reasoning, General Awareness, and English subjects will be tested.

Stage 2 Mains

In the second stage i.e. Mains, only prelims qualified candidates will be allowed to take part. In the Mains test, the candidate’s knowledge of Indian History, Economics, Culture, Polity, International Affairs, etc. will be tested.

Stage 3: Interview

Those candidates who qualify the main exam successfully are eligible to give the last round i.e. the Interview. The final list of selected candidates will be prepared and released based on the marks achieved by candidates in both Mains and Interview stages according to which posts will be allocated.

Stage 4

The last stage can either be a typing test or a physical/medical test depending on the authorities of WBSSC Recruitment 2023. The candidates appointed for the posts of Group C and Group D will be tested based on their typing speed within the allotted time frame. In the Medical/Physical test, the physical and mental strength of the candidate is tested. Therefore, the candidates must ensure that they are mentally fit before taking up the WBSSC exam.

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