WBPSC Invites Applications For Assistant Programme Officer Post


Public Service Commission West Bengal (WBPSC) is inviting application from the eligible candidates for the posts of Assistant Programme Officer under the Panchayats and Rural Development Department, Govt. of West Bengal. Selection of the candidates will be through Special Recruitment Examination-2017. Interested and eligible candidates may apply Online only through the official website of the Public Service Commission West Bengal.

Vacancy Details:


No. of Vacancies: 50 Nos. (UR-23, SC-11, ST-03, OBC-10, PH-02, Meritorious Sportspersons*-01)

Educational Qualification: Degree from a recognized University or its equivalent.

NOTE: Candidates must have ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (Not applicable to the candidates whose mother tongue in Nepali).

Age Limit: Minimum-21 years and maximum-39 years as on 01/01/2017.

Pay Scale: Rs.7,100 – Rs.37,600 and Grade Pay Rs.3,900/-

Sports eligibility for 01 post reserved for Meritorious Sportsperson:
*Meritorious Sportsperson in the area of International Competition, National Competition, Inter-University Tournament and National Sports/Games for School Education in the following list of Sports:-
(i) Athletics (including Track and Field events), (ii) Badminton, (iii) Basket Ball, (iv) Cricket, (v) Football, (vi) Hockey, (vii) Swimming, (viii) Table Tennis, (ix) Volley Ball, (x) Tennis, (xi) Weightlifting, (xii) Wrestling, (xiii) Boxing, (xiv) Cycling, (xv) Gymnastics, (xvi) Judo, (xvii) Rifle Shooting, (xviii) Kabaddi and (xix) Kho-Kho.

Upper Age Relaxation: Upper age limit is relaxable by 05 years for SC/ST, 03 years for OBC and 10 years for PWD category. Ex-Serviceman & Others, if any — As per Govt. norms.

Candidates belonging to the reserved category of state other than West Bengal, will be treated as General Candidates.

Candidates’ Selection: Selection of the candidates will be through Preliminary Examination, Final Examination and Personality Test.

Preliminary Examination will be held in Kolkata centre as well as in Burdwan, Medinipur, Malda and Siliguri centre tentatively on 16/09/2017 and Final Examination will be held in Kolkata.

Application Fee: Candidates must pay Rs.160/- as Application Fee.


How to Apply: Interested and eligible candidates may apply online only through the official website of Public Service Commission West Bengal — www.pscwb.org.in from dated 27/06/2017 to 18/07/2017

Before applying for the post, candidates are required to register themselves by clicking the link “ONE TIME REGISTRATION” in the commission’s website. Candidates who have registered earlier may login to their dashboard directly.

DO NOT SEND ANY PRINT-OUT/HARD COPY OR DOCUMENTS TO ANYWHERE AT THIS STAGE. All the verification will be done in due course.

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 27/06/2017 (11:30 am)
Closing Date of Online Application: 18/07/2017 (12:00 midnight)

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