WBCS Exam Analysis 2021: WBPSC Prelims Exam Review, Questions Asked, Difficulty Level, Attempts

WBCS Exam Analysis 2021: WBPSC Prelims Exam Review, Questions Asked, Difficulty Level, Attempts

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Aug 22, 2021WBPSC Civil Services 2021 exam dates are announced for Group A, B, C and D services. It is a prime opportunity to work for the WB Government. Check all the important details about the WBCS 2021 exam such as the exam pattern, vacancy details, syllabus, eligibility criteria, application form, cut off, and much more.
WBPSC Civil Services 2021 exam dates are announced for Group A, B, C and D services. It is a prime opportunity to work for the WB Government. Check all the important details about the WBCS 2021 exam such as the exam pattern, vacancy details, syllabus, eligibility criteria, application form, cut off, and much more.
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WBCS Exam Analysis 2021

WBPSC has successfully conducted the WBCS Prelims Exam 2021 on 22nd August 2021. The WBCS Prelims Exam is conducted in one shift of 2.5 hours which includes one paper for GS & aptitude. WBCS Exam Analysis 2021 for the prelims exam provided with detailed information about the level of the prelims paper, difficulty level of each section, expected WBCS cutoff 2021 and more. 

Candidates can also download WBCS question paper 2021 for both Prelims paper 1 and paper 2 along with the answer key. BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts conduct the WBCS Prelims Exam Analysis which covers the following topics:

WBCS Prelims Exam Highlights 2021

The WBPSC Prelims Exam is conducted in one session. It is essential to understand the pattern of the WBCS Prelims Exam for better understanding. West Bengal Public Service Commission (PSCWB) has conducted the West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Prelims exam 2021 

  • The Prelims Exam is objective in nature. 
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for every incorrect answer. 
  • The WBCS Prelims paper 2021 is in both English & Bengali
  • Except for the language paper, answers in all papers, compulsory and optional, may be written in either English or Bengali

Topics

Marks

English Composition

25 marks

General Science

25 marks

Current events of National & International Importance

25 marks

History of India

25 marks

Geography of India (special reference to West Bengal)

25 marks

Indian Polity and Economy

25 marks

Indian National Movement

25 marks

General Mental Ability

25 marks

WBCS Prelims 2021 Question Paper Analysis

The WBCS 2021 paper contains the following sections. You can gain valuable insights about the WBCS 2021 paper from the details below. 

English Composition

  • Cloze Test
  • Idiom: :make both ends meet” mean
  • Right word for one love oneself
  • Idiom: once in a blue moon mean
  • Sentence convert: Affirmative to interrogative conversion
  • Holier than theu mean
  • Under the weather mean
  • Add a suitable prefix to make opposite of the word capable
  • Synonym: supercilious
  • Claustrophobia mean
  • Cloze Test (Fill in the blanks)
  • Cloze Test (Fill in the blanks)
  • Cloze Test (Fill in the blanks)
  • Antonym: Weird
  • He is taller than you___ two inches. (add Preposition)
  • She___ from the bus and walked to the back gate.
  • Vicissitude mean
  • Correct spelling of Accommodation
  • Find the correct sentence 
  • Antonym: Superficial 
  • He persided___ the meeting.  (add Preposition)
  • Word replacement (serenity)
  • Past tense of rewind
  • Officious mean
  • A place where bee are kept

General Science

  • Solder used for
  • Person on a swing stands up. The time period of the swing
  • Power of lens, focal length
  • A heavy body and a light body have equal kinetic energy
  • Boat floating on a tank carrying passengers, if passenger drink water from the tank then the water level of tank
  • Pure silicon at 0 K is
  • Topographical Map
  • Dilatometer
  • Chopping of an Onion makes one cry 
  • Velocity ratio of one hour hand to one minute hand
  • The Spectrum of color in Compact Disc
  • Ratio of rms speed and most probable speed for ideal gas
  • Pendulum clock
  • The waves produced by motor boat sailing on water
  • Dry ice means
  • The freezing chest in fridge kept at top because
  • Which is not Unit of distance
  • Thermal and electrical conductivity of diamond is
  • Ratio of diameter of moon and earth
  • Solar cooker works on the principle of
  • Length of filament of heater reduced 10% then power 
  • Hydraulic press is based on

Current Events of National and International Importance

  • Gatidhara Scheme
  • NRC
  • New station in Antarctica
  • Asiad Gold Medalist Boxer
  • Niti Ayog 
  • 46th President of USA
  • Rajiv Gandhi khel Ratna Award
  • Virus in bats from Mahabaleshwar
  • Toolkit
  • Covid-19
  • French open 2021
  • Chief Election Commissioner of India
  • Kanyashree Scheme
  • Padman movie
  • Which Commodity tops the current list of Imported commodity 
  • Name of Online Classroom Program cyclone “Yaas” was given by
  • Captain of the Indian Men's hockey team for the Tokyo Olympics 
  • Sidho and kanho are associated with
  • Chief Guest of Republic Day 2021
  • Central Rice research Institute is 
  • Insurance Premium payable for Swasthya Sathi Scheme
  • Perseverance rover was successfully landed by Nasa on the surface of planet
  • Largest wind farm of India located in
  • What is the limit of annual turnover of small enterprises 
  • Namami Gange Programme
  • Khajuraho the City of the Gods
  • The confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda is located is 
  • ICC World Cup
  • Letter of Burma is a book of essays penned by
  • Who wrote the drama Neeldarpan
  • The leader of Narmada Bachao Andolan
  • Largest IT company in India
  • Badland topography important characteristic of which region

History of India

  • Chipko Andolan is known as
  • Turkish Sultan introduced the Iqta system
  • Editor of newspaper Sandhya
  • Musilm general conquered Bengal in the 13th Century
  • Who wrote Ramcharitmanas
  • Khutba was
  • Militant Nationalism
  • Vikramsila Bihara
  • Allahabad Pillar Inscription
  • Asiatic Society in Calcutta Aligarh School
  • Dandi March
  • Titumir
  • Poverty and unbritish rule in India
  • An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind
  • Khilafat Movement
  • Gandhi influenced by
  • Nayankara System
  • Sher-i-Bengali
  • Sandhykar Nandi
  • Grand Old Man of India
  • Who wrote Amuktamalyada
  • Civil Disobedience Movement
  • Partition of Bengal
  • Netaji INA Flag
  • Rampa Rebellion of 1922-24
  • Revolutionary leader made mercy petition from Jail
  • Pakistan Resolution
  • Safety Valve Theory
  • Ibn Batuta came to India during which ruler
  • Sakabda Commence
  • Swaraj is my birth right
  • Eka Movement
  • Bengal Revolutionaries 
  • Who composed song during Partition of Bengal
  • Ulgulan
  • University of calcutta
  • Ain-i-Dahsala
  • India Independence League
  • Major symbol of Mahatma Gandhi during his non-violent freedom struggle
  • Who Design of first Indian national flag
  • Which sultan was not a slave before he ascended the throne
  • Mughal Emperor during the revolt of 1857
  • First industrial policy revolution taken

Geography 

  • The highest peak of the Eastern Ghat
  • Sharavati Hydroelectric Project
  • Mukutmanipur Dam
  • Punarbhava & Atrai river
  • The Valley of Kashmir is located in between
  • Largest Glacier
  • Mice 
  • Kurnool-Kudapa
  • Producer of Tin
  • River divides West Bengal
  • Siachen glacier is located at which range
  • Boundary line of sundarban is
  • The largest river of the south India is

Indian Polity and Economy

  • Government of India passed the act to protect the human right in the year
  • Indian Constitution voting age reduced to 18 to 21
  • His superfluous Highness
  • Judges of Supreme  Court retire at the age of 
  • India is a
  • Article 18
  • Inter state council is formed by the
  • New Delhi the new capital of India was inaugurated by Lord irwin
  • Printing Currency
  • Election Commission 
  • The Chief Justice of High Court
  • President of India
  • Article 21 of Constitution of India ensues
  • “Protection of Life and personal liberty” is guaranteed under article no.
  • Which is the Direct tax in India
  • Public Account Committee
  • Inflation is 
  • Export processing Zone
  • Money Bill

General Mental Ability

  • A battery consists of 10 cells, each of emf 1V.
  • A Spring constant
  • Vehicle covers distance what is the average speed
  • DUMA
  • Average Speed
  • Ratio & proportion
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Calendar
  • Find the missing number
  • The binary equivalent of decimal number

Misc.

  • How many new government medical colleges have become functional in West Bengal during the last 10 years.
  • Sabool Sathi is a scheme for
  • What was the carlyle circular and when was it issued in colonial India
  • Shanti swarup bhatnagar prize for which field
  • Who is the custodian of Indian constitution
  • Mansab means 
  • Which is correct for Himalaya range from south to North
  • Variability of rainfall during august in India would be more pronounced generally at
  • First incident of british official assisanation after revolt 1857
  •  Which coastal area of India affected by “Hudhud Cyclone”
  • Sundarban is declared as ramsar site in (year)
  • Subaltern school of historiography was Online Classroom Program headed by
  • Nobel prize in literature was awarded
  • Which novel of sarat chandra reflected the revolutionary movement of India
  • Census of India 2011, which Ut has high sex ratio

WBCS Expected Cut Off 2021

We have tabulated the WBCS Prelims Exam Cutoff 2021 below for your convenience. This will determine whether you can take the WBCS Mains Exam or not. The variables that most influence the cut off are:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of Candidates appeared for the exam
  • Level of the Exam

WBCS Prelims 2021 Expected Cut Off

CategoryMarks
General130
OBC121
SC115
ST100
EWS123

WBCS Previous Year Cut Off

Exam

Cut Off (out of 200)

WBCS 2020

107 (Expected)

WBCS 2019

105.13 

WBCS 2018

97.67

WBPSC Prelims Question Paper & Answer Key

The Question Paper for the WBCS 2021 Preliminary Examination can be downloaded here. We are providing you with WBCS prelims question papers 2021 and answer key below. You can also download the WBPSC prelims 2021 question papers and answers PDF to understand the pattern of the exam. 

WBCS Prelims Question Paper 2021

WBCS Prelims Answer Key 2021

WBCS Prelims Exam Analysis: 09th February 2020

WBCS expected cut off 2020, detailed exam analysis & Question Paper PDF. West Bengal Public Service Commission (PSCWB) conducted West Bengal Civil Service (WBCS) Prelims exam 2020 on 9th February 2020 across various centres of West Bengal. The Prelims exam was held in the one shift i.e. 12- 2.30 PM. The Paper consists of 200 objective type questions with four options. Most of the candidates want to know the detailed review of the WBCS Prelims exam so that they can get an idea of the expected cut-off. 

Subject Wise WBCS Question Paper Analysis 2020

Subject

No. of Questions

Difficulty level

English Composition

25

 Moderate

General Science

25 

Easy 

History of India

25 

Easy 

Indian National movement

25 

Easy 

Geography of India (with special focus to West Bengal)

25 

Easy 

Indian Polity and Economy

25 

Easy 

General Mental Ability

25 

Moderate 

Current Event of National and International importance

25 

Easy 

Total Questions

200

Easy

Topic-wise WBSC Question Paper Analysis 2020

English Composition

  • Preposition
  • Spotting Error
  • Tense
  • Active-Passive
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Prefix

General Science

  • Sir C. V. Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for his work connected with which of the following phenomenon of radiation?
  • Light from the sun reaches us in nearly
  • Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named
  • Graphite, carbon and diamonds are
  • The scale used for measuring the intensity of the earthquake is
  • Potassium permanganate is used to purify water as it is

History of India

  • Who founded the Anglo-Vedic college?
  • 'Neel-Darpan' by Dina Bandhu Mitra portrays the plight of
  • Who authored 'The Spirit of Islam'?
  • Boghazkoi is important because
  • Who among the following built the Alai Darwaza?
  • Which among the following was the single biggest item of import to the Vijayanagar empire?
  • Who wrote 'Rajatarangini'?

Indian National Movement

  • The English established their first factory in India at
  • Who was elected as President of the All India Khilafat Conference (23rd November 1919)
  • In which Act yearly Rs. 1 lakh was allotted for the education of Indians?
  • Who founded the Khuda-i-Khidmatgar party?
  • Which Indian mass movement began with the famous 'Dandi March' of Mahatma Gandhi?

Geography of India (with special focus to West Bengal)

  • What is the name of the Lake between the Godavari and Krishna deltaic region?
  • The largest producer of milk in the world is
  • First Indian product to get G.I Tag is
  • Literacy rate in West Bengal census 2011
  • Somasila Dam is located in which Indian State?
  • How many Indian States have touched the borders of West Bengal?\
  • The rank of West Bengal in India with reference to the total population, vide 2011 census report is
  • Bikaner Canal is taken off from the river

Indian Polity and Economy

  • The Constitution of India was adopted by
  • When Indian Rupee gets depreciated vis-ÿ-vis U.S. dollar, it usually makes our
  • When was the Madras State officially renamed as Tamil Nadu?
  • 'Indian Constitution' is adopted by the Constituent Assembly on
  • 'Economic Reform' measures in India was formally introduced in
  • The present Finance Minister of India
  • The slogan 'Garibi Hatao' is coined by
  • The Human Development Index (HDI) is published by the

General Mental Ability

  • Blood Relation
  • Odd one out
  • Missing Number
  • Number System

Current Event of National and International importance

  • NATGRID will start by
  • International Day of the Tropics is observed every year on
  • The severe cyclonic storm that struck West Bengal in 2019 was
  • Teachers' Day is observed every year in India on
  • Demonetisation of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 currency notes were announced on
  • Fit India Movement, launched in August 2019 by
  • The Governor of West Bengal is

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