Overview

The Commission will hold the West Bengal Judicial Service Examination, 2018 for recruitment to the post of Civil Judge (Jr. Divn.) in West Bengal Judicial Service.

The Public Service Commission, West Bengal will hold the West Bengal Judicial Service Examination, 2018 in accordance with the existing rules for recruitment to the posts in West Bengal Judicial Service. The necessary particulars are stated in the following paragraphs. A candidate should verify from the notified rules that he/she is eligible for admission to the examination. The conditions prescribed cannot be relaxed.

The W.B.J.S. Examination will be held in three successive stages, viz., (i) Preliminary Examination (MCQ Type), (ii) Final Examination (Conventional Type – Written) and (iii) Personality Test. A number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Preliminary Examination will be allowed admission to the Final Examination and a number of candidates to be selected on the results of the Final Examination will be called to appear at the Personality Test.

The Preliminary Examination will be held in Kolkata (Code – 01) and Darjeeling (Code – 02) in June, 2018 or thereabout. Only candidates of Kalimpong District and three Hill Sub-divisions of Darjeeling, viz., Darjeeling Sadar, Mirik and Kurseong will be allowed to appear at Darjeeling Centre. The Final Examination will be held at Kolkata in July, 2018 or thereabout. Personality test will be held thereafter in the office of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal.

Anticipated Vaccancy: 24 [ Unreserved – 16, SC – 02, ST – 01, OBC Category A – 02, OBC Category B – 02, PWD – 01 (HI)].

Eligibility Criteria/ Skills Required:

Qualification:

(i) A citizen of India or such a person of other nationality as declared eligible by Government of India;

(ii) A degree in Law from any University or Institution affiliated to any University recognized by the State Government or the Central Government;

(iii) Enrolment as an advocate in the roll of Bar Council of any State or Union Territory in India on the date of advertisement for the examination;

(iv) Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali) – vide Finance Department’s Notification No.1243-F(P) dated 02.03.2016.

Age:

Not less than 23 years and not more than 35 years on the date of advertisement for the examination on 14.04.2018 (i.e. born not earlier than 15.04.1983 and not later than14.04.1995).

Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST candidates of West Bengal, by 3 years for BC candidates of West Bengal and upto 45 years of age for Persons with Disabilities having physical disability of 40% and above and by 2 years for candidates who have been in Government service for at least two years.

How to Apply?:

Applications can be submitted through online only in the Commission’s website at www.pscwbapplication.in on and from 11.00 a.m., the 17th April, 2018.

Before applying for the post, candidates are required to enroll themselves as per ‘ONE TIME ENROLLMENT’ scheme through the same website.

Those who have already made enrollment through the same website (i.e. www.pscwbapplication.in ) need not enroll once again.

Important Dates:

Commencement of submission of online application: The 17th April, 2018 from 11:00 a.m.

Closing date for submission of online application: The 7th May, 2018 (upto 12-00 midnight)

Closing date for submission of fees through online: The 7th May, 2018 (upto 12-00 midnight)

Closing date for submission of fees through offline: The 8th May, 2018.

{However, the Challan must be generated by the 7th May, 2018 positively}.

About Public Service Commission, West Bengal

As a body enshrined in the Constitution of India, the Public Service Commission, West Bengal, has sincerely remained active in discharging its constitutional duties and living up to its tradition as inherited from the Bengal Public Service Commission that was formed under the Government of India Act,1935 and which started functioning with effect from April,1937.