WBCS Cut Off 2022: Prelims, Mains Expected and Previous Years Cut off

WBCS Cut Off 2022: Prelims, Mains Expected and Previous Years Cut off

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Aug 11, 2022
WBCS Cut Off 2022 is expected to be released soon by West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC). Check category wise WBCS 2022 Prelims cut off, expected cutoff, and recent year score trends of 2019, 2018, 2017, & 2016.

WBCS Cut Off 2022 Prelims is awaited after the exam conducted by the West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) on June 19, 2022. It is expected that the commission will release the WBCS Cut off 2022 For Prelims in the month of August this year. It is mandatory for the candidates to score equal to or more than WBCS Cutoff in the prelims exam, to get a hall ticket for the Mains Exam. 

After analyzing the difficulty level of questions and section-wise weightage, the WBCS Expected cutoff is shared by the experts of Byjus Exam Prep. While preparing the expected cutoff, the previous year's trends and this year's good attempts are taken into consideration. The WBCS Prelims Cut off 2022 is the minimum mark to be secure for the next round so that the applicants are eligible for further rounds. Below you can check out the WBCS expected cut off 2022 for prelims and mains exam.

WBCS Cut Off 2022

The experts shared the expected WBPSC WBCS Cut Off 2022 For the Prelims exam, after thoroughly analyzing the preliminary papers. The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) conducted the WBCS 2022 Prelims Exam on 19 June  2022. Now, the cut off for the West Bengal Civil Service exam is awaited by the appearing candidates.

The WBCS expected Cut off 2022 available here, will be helpful for those applicants who appeared for the exam. Check the WBCS cut off 2022 components, the download process, last year's score trend, and other important details.

WBCS Prelims Cut Off 2022

WBCS Cut-off 2022 For Prelims exam is expected to be released in the 4th week of August or the 1st week of September month this year. It is known to all that the prelims exam cut-off is the much-needed score to qualify for the Mains exam. However, it is not same for every category and reserve category applicants will get some relaxations in WBCS Prelims Cut off.

WBCS Expected Cut Off 2022 & 2021

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) conducted the WBCS Mains Examination For the 2021 cycle on 20, 21,22 & 23 May 2022. WBCS's Mains expected cut-off is based on the feedback that is received from the candidates who appear for the exam. The candidates can check out the expected cut-off below for the WBCS Mains exam so that they can know about their qualifying status for the exam. The cut-off for the WBCS Mains is based on several factors, one of which is the paper's difficulty level.


Expected Cutoff

Paper 1

120 marks

Paper 2

Paper 3 (GS 1)

120 - 125 marks

Paper 4 (GS 2)

WBPSC WBCS Prelims Expected Cut-off (2022 Cycle)

Candidates who appeared in WBPSC WBCS Prelims Exam are waiting for the expected cut-off and actual cutoff. Applicants check the expected cut-off so that they can predict their score and chances of getting selected for next round of selection.

Category- Wise WBCS Prelims 2022 Expected Cut off


Marks (Out of 200)













WBCS Cut off 2019, Category-Wise cutoff

Check the WBPSC cutoff 2019 for all the categories below. Analysis and understanding the level of the exam. 

CategoriesMarks :

WBCS Cutoff 2019 for Prelims (Out of 200)

General P.H94.21
BCA P.H88.78
BC-B P.H86.11
SC P.H85.21
ST P.H51.13

WBCS Previous Year Cut Off: Prelims & Mains

Earlier, the commission released the WBCS Prelims Cut-off 2021 cycle and the list of candidates who qualified for that exam. In the table below, we have mentioned official data of Category-wise WBCS Cut off for Prelims Exam 2021. 


It is correct to say that West Bengal Civil Services Exam is one of the toughest exams to clear in the WB State. That's why candidates should have a proper strategy and some WBCS Preparation Tips to increase the chances of getting selected. Also, This strategy starts by looking at the previous year's cut-off marks. A fair understanding of the cutoff marks provides insights into the difficulty level of the exam and helps you prepare an efficient preparation strategy. 

Previous Year WBCS Cut off 

Below, we have mentioned WBCS Cut off for previous years to understand the trend. Also, we have mentioned the category-wise score, so applicants can have an understanding of the minimum required marks for them. Check the previous year's WBCS Cutoff 2018, 2017, 2016. 2015, 2014 below mentioned table.

WBCS 2018 cut off Prelims (Out of 200)
General P.H93.67
BCA P.H92.67
BC-B P.H92.67
SC P.H85.33
ST P.H64.67

WBCS 2016 cut off Prelims (Out of 200)


WBCS 2015 cut off Prelims (Out of 200)


WBCS 2014 cut off Prelims (Out of 200)


WBCS Mains Cut off 2018


WBCS Mains Cut off 2017


How is WBCS Cutoff Calculated?

The WBCS Cutoff is calculated on the basis of various parameters such as the difficulty level of the exam, average performance of aspirants, vacancy, and more. After the WBCS prelims, the selected candidates are, on average, 10 to 12 times the vacancies. This limit affects the total cutoff.  For example, if there are 300 vacancies in WBCS, then 3000 candidates will be selected to write mains. If there are 3000 candidates who get 105 marks or above, then the cut-off will be 105.

Types & Stages of WBPSC Cutoff

There are three stages at which WBCS cut off is calculated i.e. Prelims stage, Mains stage, and Final cutoff after the interview process. At the Mains stage, prelims marks are not considered. The final cut-off is based on combined marks of mains and interviews.

Minimum qualifying marks at each stage

The maximum marks in the WBCS prelims exam are 200 because there is only one question paper of 200 marks. For this paper, cut-off marks are calculated. In the Mains paper, a minimum of 33% marks is required in all GS papers, if fallen below process ends there.


  • WBCS Cut Off is the minimum required score to pass the exam and be promoted to the next round of the exam or selection process. It does not remain the same for every category of candidates who appear in WBPSC WBCS Exam

  • West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBCS) declares the WBCS Prelims cutoff. For that, the commission analyzes various aspects like the number of candidates appearing in the exam, the difficult level of the exam, and the number of posts vacant. 

  • If you got the WBCS Prelims Cut off Marks then you will get selected for WBCS Mains Exam. In case, you get failed to score according to the required marks, candidates will not be able to appear in the next written exam. 

  • To Score equal to WBPSC WBCS Cut off, candidates should have to follow the below-mentioned steps.

    • Do an Analysis of WBCS Syllabus and learn about topics.
    • Practice with them regularly.
    • Finish the syllabus early so you will get time for revision.
    • At last, do self-evaluation by practicing mock tests and question papers.
  • According to the prediction of WBCS Expected Cut off 2022 for Prelims exam,

    • General- 125
    • OBC - 124
    • SC - 118
    • ST-115
    • PH-105