WBCS Prelims expected cutoff marks

WBCS preliminary 2020 expected cutoff and previous years cutoff


Every year West Bengal Public Service Commission(WBPSC) conducts West Bengal Civil Service(WBCS) Exam to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of the state Government Group-A and Group -B Services. The examination consists of two parts – (1) Written Examination and (2) Personality Test. Written Examination will be held in two successive stages, viz., (i) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type) and (ii) Main Examination (Both Objective and Conventional Type). A number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Preliminary Examination will be allowed admission to the Main Examination and a number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Main Examination will be called to appear at the Personality Test.

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WBCS Prelims expected cutoff marks

West Bengal Civil Service Preliminary Examination is meant to serve as a screening test wherein a candidate has to secure qualifying marks for eligible for Main Examination. Every year around 2 lakh candidates appear for WBCS prelims, out of which around 13000 qualifies for mains and the end only around 500 candidates to crack highly dignified state civil services exam.

Cutoff of WBCS Preliminary Examination

The cut off of WBCS Preliminary Exam is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure to qualify for WBCS Main Exam.

Cutoff for WBCS Preliminary Examination is determined on the factors such as the number of candidates who sit for the examination, level of difficulty of examination, reservations, Candidate selection ratio for the respective stage- prelims, mains and interview, etc. Keeping in mind the convenience of the candidates, we are giving detailed cut-offs and the number of candidates qualified for the main exam of the previous year:

Previous Year Preliminary Exam Cutoff and Number of Candidates Qualified

2017NA NA NA NA NA 7922
201683 NA NA NA NA 6185
2015113 112 113 112 93 5269
2014101 99 101 99 78 NA
2013111 111 111 106 78 NA
201198 96 96 90 65 NA
201095 90 90 85 65 NA
2009118 114 114 110 85 NA
2008108 106 106 101 80 NA
2007104 100 100 93 62 NA
2005110 105 105 100 75 NA
2004106 100 100 95 65 NA
2003105 102 102 95 65 NA
2002100 95 95 87 60 NA

NA – Data Not Available

Expected cutoff of WBCS Preliminary Exam 2020

The West Bengal Civil Service 2020 Preliminary exam has been conducted on 9th February 2020. The answer key of the WBCS prelims exam is available on the Public Service Commission website.

Expected CutoffGen: 105 (+/-5)
OBC: 103 (+/-5)
SC: 96 (+/-5)
ST: 75 (+/-5)
Expected Number of Candidates Qualified for Main Exam13000+
Date of Main Exam (Tentative)December 2020

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