PSCWB Civil Service (Executive) Examination 2012 Prelims Exam Scheme and Syllabus


The scheme and syllabus of the examination shall be as detailed in the Schedule below :-
1. Scheme of the Preliminary Examination : The Preliminary Examination will consist of only one paper, viz., a paper on
“General Studies”. The paper will be of an objective type consisting of 200 multiple-choice questions. The paper will carry 200 marks and will be of 2½ hours duration. The standard of the paper will be of the level of knowledge as expected of a graduate of any faculty of a recognized University. The paper will include questions covering the following fields of knowledge:


English Composition

25 Marks


General Science

25 Marks


Current events of National & International Importance

25 Marks


History of India

25 Marks


Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal

25 Marks


Indian Polity and Economy

25 Marks


Indian National Movement

25 Marks


General Mental Ability

25 Marks

The Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a Screening Test only for the purpose of selection of candidates for the Main Examination. The marks obtained in this examination by the candidates will not be considered for final selection. Only those candidates who will be declared qualified at the Preliminary Examination in a year will be eligible for admission to the W.B.C.S. (Exe.) etc.(Main) Examination of that year.

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