Sting Newz Desk: Miscellaneous Services Recruitment Examination, 2018
Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold the Miscellaneous Services Recruitment Examination on the results of which recruitment is to be made to the posts of(1) Assistant Child Development Project Officer, (2) Disaster Management Officer/Block Disaster Management Officer, (3) Block Youth Officer/Municipal Youth Officer/Borough Youth Officer, (4) Sub-Inspector of Excise, (5) Block Welfare Officer/Welfare Officer, 6) Inspector, Backward Classes Welfare, (7) Assistant Agricultural Marketing Officer, (8) Assistant Programme Officer, (9) Controller of Correctional Services, (10) Inspector of Agricultural Income Tax, (11) Consumer Welfare Officer, (12) Saving Development Officer, (13) Posts in West Bengal Subordinate Labour Service, (14) Auditor of Co-operative Societies, (15) Assistant Auditor, Board of Revenue, (16) Extension Officer, Mass Education Extension, (17) Lady Extension Officer, Mass Education Extension, (18) Assistant Controller of Correctional Services, (19) Investigating Inspector (20) Revenue Inspector and certain other posts as may be notified subsequently.
Qualifications : A candidate must have the following qualifications which should be clearly stated in the application. The qualifications prescribed in the advertisement are as per the notified recruitment rules issued by the Govt. Candidates must fulfill the qualifications by the closing date
1. A degree from a recognized University or its equivalent.
2. Age : Not below 20 years but not more than 39 years as on 01.01.2018 (i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1979 and not later than 1 st January, 1998)
Pay : [ For the posts at sl. nos.(1 to 12) (PB–3) Rs.7100-37600/- with Grade Pay Rs.3900/- and for the posts at sl. Nos.(13 to 19) (PB–3) Rs.7100-37600/- with Grade Pay Rs.3600/- ]. Besides pay, the posts carry allowances as admissible.
Physical Standard : Required for Sub-Inspector of Excise – minimum height 160 cm. Chest girth 76 cm. after full expiration and having the capacity for a minimum of 5 cm. chest expansion. Height relaxable by 7.6 cm. for Gorkhas, Garwalis, Assamese and Tribal candidates .
Medical Examination : Candidates who will be selected for appointment will be required to appear before a Medical Board for certificates of their fitness for Government service in the form prescribed for the purpose.
Fee: Rs.160/- (Rupees one hundred sixty) only + Service Charge 1% of Examination Fee subject to a minimum of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for online payment through debit/credit card plus service charge as applicable as Govt. Duty or Service Charge of Rs.5/- (Rupees Five) only for Net Banking or Service Charge of Rs.20/- (Rupees Twenty) only for payment through Bank Counter (off-line payment)
A. Scheme of Examination: The examination will be held in three successive stages viz. (1) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type),(2) Final Examination (Conventional Type) and (3) Personality Test, as detailed below
Preliminary Examination: 200 marks.
The examination will consist of only one paper containing 100 Multiple choice objective type questions carrying 2 marks each on General Studies (150 marks) and Arithmetic (50 marks) and having 1½ hours duration. The Preliminary examination will be a screening test for selection of candidates for admission to the Final Examination. The marks obtained by candidates in Preliminary Examination will not be counted for the purpose of determining the final merit list.
Final Examination: 450 marks.
The examination will consist of three papers of Conventional type questions, namely, Paper-I:
English, Paper-II : Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali and Paper-III : General Studies and Arithmetic. Full
Marks and time for each of Papers – I & II will be 150 and 1½ hours respectively. Full Marks for Paper-III
will be 150 [100 marks for General Studies (Group-“A”) and 50 marks for Arithmetic (Group-“B”)], the
total time being 2½ hours. Answers for Group-A (General Studies) portion should be given in English or in
Bengali or in Nepali and Answers for Group-B (Arithmetic) portion in English or in Bengali but all the
answers for individual group must be in one and the same language.
Personality Test : 100 marks.
A limited number of candidates selected merit-wise on the results of the Final Examination (Written) will be called to the Personality Test. Final Merit List will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained in all the three papers of the Final Examination and that obtained in the Personality Test taken together. The examination of all the three papers (Paper-I, II & III) will be held on the same day
B. Syllabus for the Examination :
(a) General Studies (Preliminary and Final Examination): Questions will be set to test General
Knowledge of a candidate in different spheres. (b) Arithmetic (Preliminary and Final Examination):
Questions will be set on the basis of the syllabus of Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of
Paper – I : English (Final Examination)
Paper – II : Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali (Final Examination)
List Of Preliminary Examination Centres With Code No. :
How to apply
Applications can be submitted by online mode only.
Important Dates :
Commencement of submission of online application : The 3rd January, 2018 from 11:00 a.m.
Closing date for submission of online application : The 24th January, 2018 (12-00 midnight)
Closing date for submission of fees through online : The 24th January, 2018 (12-00 midnight)
Closing date for submission of fees through offline : The 25th January, 2018.