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WBPSC Syllabus 2015

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West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) conducts the exam for filling up the vacant seats such as, Asstt Engineer, Asstt Master and motor Vehicle Inspector etc in the West Bengal. Candidates start preparing for the exams according to the WBPSC Syllabus 2015 by downloading it from this page.

West Bengal Public Service Commission Syllabus 2015

Preliminary Exam

English Composition:

  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Vocabulary test
  • Phrasal Verbs
  • Same words bearing more than one meaning
  • Use of appropriate and qualifying words

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General Science:

General Science will cover general appreciation and understanding of science, including matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of a well-educated person who has not made a special study of any scientific discipline

History of India:

In History, emphasis will be on broad general understanding of the subject in its social, economic and political aspects.


Questions on the Geography of India will relate to Physical, Social and Economic Geography of the country, including the main features of Indian Agricultural and Natural Resources with special reference to West Bengal.

Indian Polity and Economy:

Knowledge of the country’s Political System, Panchayatee Raj, Community Development and Planning in India, Questions on the Indian National Movement will relate to the nature and character of the Nineteenth Century Resurgence, Growth of Nationalism and Attainment of Independence

General Mental Ability:

It will relate to Logical perception, understanding and natural conclusion.

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Main E xamination


  • Letter writing
  • Drafting of Report
  • Precise Writing
  • Composition
  • Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English

General Studies-I:

  • Indian History with special emphasis on National Movement
  • Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal

General Studies-II:

  • Science and Scientific
  • Technological advancement
  • Environment
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs

The Constitution of India and Indian Economy

  • Role and functions of Reserve Bank of India.
  • Central State relation and devolution of central funds to state
  • Planning process and objectives of five years plan
  • Functions of RBI and Monetary policy
  • Central Finance Commission & State Finance Commission and Fiscal Policy of Government of India.

Arithmetic and Test of Reasoning

  • Logical Deduction
  • Forcefulness of the Arguments
  • Implication of sentences
  • Letter series
  • Number series
  • Inferring from Data
  • Analogy tests
  • Symbol Interpretation
  • Mathematical puzzles
  • Odd man out, Perception test
  • Non-verbal reasoning
  • Selecting the correct sequence

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Personality Test

  • Matters of general interest
  • Alertness of mind
  • Power of clear and logical exposition
  • Intellectual and moral integrity
  • Leadership
  • Range of interests.
Subject  Paper Section Topics
Bengali Paper–I Section-A
  • History of Bangla Language.
  • Process of Phonetic Changes in Bangla Language
  • Problems of standardization and reform of alphabet and spelling
  • History of Bangla Literature
  • Tagore and Post Tagoreans (Upto the decade of fifties).
  • Fiction, major authors
  • Women and Bangla Literature
Paper-II Section-A
  • Vaishnava Padavali
  • Chandimangal: Kalketu
  • Meghnadbadh Kavya
  • Rajani
  • Kapalkundala
  • Samya and Bangadesher Krishak
  • Punascha
  • Bichitra Prabandha
  • Chacha Kahini
  • Chandragupta
  • Grihadaha
  • Adhunik Bangla Kabita
  • Prabandha Samgraha
  • Pather Panchali
  • Ekaler Galpo Sanchayan
  • Shrestha Kavita
  • Jagori
  • Ebam Indrajit
Hindi Paper–I Section-A
  • Hindi Linguistic and Grammatical References
  • History of Hindi language and Nagari Lipi
  • Tradition of writing History of Hindi Literature
  • Literary trends of following four periods of Hindi Literature
  • Adikala
  • Purva Madhyakala
  • Uttarmadhyakala
  • Adhunik Kala
  • Kath Sahitya
  • Drama And Theatre
  • Criticism
Paper-II Section-A
  • Kabir
  • Surdas
  • Tulsidas
  • Bihari
  • Prasad
  • Nirala
  • Mahadevi Varma
  • Agyeya
  • Nagarjun
  • Dhumil
  • Sarveshvar Dayal Saxsena
  • Muktibodh
  • Bharatendu
  • Mohan Rakesh
  • Ramchandra Shukla
  • Premchand-Godan
  • Prasad
  • Phanishwar Nath Renu
  • Manu Bhandar
  • Bhairv Prasad Gupta
  • Harishankar Parasai
  • Hazari Prasad Divedi
Urdu Paper–I Section-A
  • Development of Urdu Language
  • Western Hindi and its dialects
  • Daccani Urdu origin and Development, its significant linguistic feature.
  • Fort William College and its contribution to Urdu Literature
  • Genres and their development of Poetry, Aa Ae Mani-e-Kayenat Mujh Mein Aaja
  • Significant features of Lucknow School & Delhi School
Paper-II Section-A
  • Bagho Bahar
  • Abe Hayat (Dibacha)
  • Ood-e-Hindi
  • Ghubar-e- Khatir
  • Godan
  • Lajwanti
  • Toba Tek Singh
  • Maqualate sir syed
  • Ganjhaye Giramaya
  • Safaid Khoon
  • Muqaddama sher-o-shaeri
  • Tanquidi Nazaryat
  • Urdu Tanquid Per Ek Nazar
  • Adab aur zindagi
  • Tanquidi Afkar
  • Essay writing (Compulsory, covering literary and imaginative topics)

Optional Subject Choice: Any One

  • Political Science
  • Botany

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Subject Topics Marks Duration
General Studies English Composition 25 2½ hrs
General Science 25
Current events of National & International Importance 25
History of India 25
Geography of India with special reference to West Bengal 25
Indian Polity and Economy 25
Indian National Movement 25
General Mental Ability 25

 Main Exam Pattern:

Paper Subject


Group A Group B Group C Group D
Paper-I Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu 200 200 200 200 03 hrs each
Paper-II English 200 200 200 200
Paper-III General Studies-I 200 200 200 200
Paper-IV General Studies-II 200 200 200 200
Paper-V The Constitution of India 200 200 200 200
Paper-VI Arithmetic 200 200 200 200
Paper-VII Optional Subject 400 400 —– —–
Paper-VIII Personality Test 200 200 150 150

Total Marks

1800 1800 1350 1300

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