WBCS Previous Year Papers - Prelims and Mains Papers PDF

WBCS Previous Year Papers - Prelims and Mains Papers PDF

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jun 19, 2022
BYJU's Exam Prep has provided the WBCS Prelims Question Paper 2022 PDF. We have also provide you the previous year question paper PDF for Set A, B, C and D for Prelims & Mains that will help in improving your performance in the WBPSC exam.
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WBCS Prelims Question Papers 2022 is shared here along with the exam analysis of the exam. Candidates who had appeared for the exam can download the question papers PDF from the link. All shifts question papers are provided here. Candidates who are preparing for the exam can also check the latest exam level from the papers.

Practicing the previous year's papers shall prove to be of utmost importance to all the candidates as you get to know the variety of questions that are asked in the exam. Candidates preparing for the West Bengal Civil Service Exam must download the question papers and solve them. Below you can download the latest as well as previous year's question papers. The direct link to download the prelims and mains WBCS Question Papers pdf is given below for the Prelims and Mains exam.

WBCS Question Paper 2022

WBCS Question Paper 2022 for prelims has been made available for all shifts. We have provided you with the WBCS Prelims Question Paper for the exam that was held on June 19, 2022. Hence, the candidates should practice the question papers to boost their preparations and work on the key improvement areas.

WBCS Prelims Question Paper 2022 - Download SET C PDF

WBCS Prelims Question Paper 2022 - Download SET B PDF

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Below you can download WBCS Question Papers 2021/ 2019/ 2018/ 2017/ 2016/ 2015. The direct link to download the WBCS Question Paper pdf is mentioned below. 

WBCS Question Paper 2022 for Mains

Candidates can download the WBCS question paper 2021-2022 for the Mains exam here for each day the exam was held from 20 to 24 May 2022. We have updated the question paper for all the papers below from Paper 1 to Paper 6.

WBCS Question Paper 2022 for Mains
WBCS Mains Paper SetDownload Link
Language Paper 1 (Descriptive)Download PDF
Language Paper 2 (Descriptive)Download PDF
Paper IIIDownload PDF
Paper IVDownload PDF
Paper VDownload PDF
Paper VIDownload PDF

WBPSC Question Paper 2021

WBCS had conducted WBPSC WBCS Prelims exam on 22 August 2021. Candidates can download the WBCS question paper 2021 by clicking on the link that is given below for Set A, B, C and D.

WBCS Question Paper 2021Download PDF Link
WBCS 2021 SET ADownload Here
WBCS 2021 SET BDownload Here
WBCS 2021 SET CDownload Here
WBCS 2021 SET DDownload Here

Download WBCS Previous Year Papers

Download the question paper pdf and solve them in the exam setting within the exam time duration. Check and calculate the score to analyze your weak topics and frequent mistakes. You can start working on them for a better score. 

YearDownload WBCS Paper
WBCS 2019 PaperDownload here 
WBCS 2018 PaperDownload here 
WBCS 2017 PaperDownload here 
WBCS 2016 PaperDownload here 
WBCS 2015 PaperDownload here

WBCS Question Paper Pattern 2022

Before solving the previous year's papers, you must understand the WBCS exam pattern. gain a better understanding of the question format. The West Bengal PSC conducts the exam in three stages. The first stage to be cleared is the Prelims exam, followed by Mains and Interview. 

WBPSC Prelims Question Paper Pattern 2022



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

Advantages of WBCS Previous Year Papers

There are several advantages to solving the WBCS Previous Year Papers for both Prelims and Mains. Toppers and experts recommend solving the papers multiple times for better preparation.

  • the question papers help you determine the best strategy to solve the exam. 
  • Teaches you better time management while solving the question papers. 
  • It helps you minimize mistakes, therefore improving the score. 
  • The previous year's papers also help you understand the weightage distribution of all the topics. 

After going through the WBPSC Question papers, you must solve WBCS Mock Test Series 2022 for better revision and practice.

WBCS Question Paper FAQs

  • Candidates can download the WBCS Previous Year's Question Paper either by visiting the official website of WBPSC or the direct link that is shared below. The question papers prove to be one of the useful resources to elevate their performance. You can download WBCS question papers for 2021, 2020, 2019, and more below.

  • Yes, candidates can download the WBCS question paper 2021 here for the WBPSC WBCS exam. WBPSC conducted the Prelims exam on 22 August 2022. Given below is the link to download Set A, B, C, and D question papers.

  • There is no limit to practicing the number of WBCS question papers. A candidate should solve as many question papers as possible. Practicing questions help in overcoming the mistakes that are likely to be made by a candidate. Apart from this, WBCS mock tests should also be taken frequently to check their progress. 

  • You can download the WBCS Question Paper 2022 from BYJU'S Exam Prep. The WBCS Prelims was held on 19 June 2022. We have provided you with the latest question paper below once the exam gets over.

  • Every candidate should go through the WBCS previous year's question paper. It is the ultimate resource that helps you to understand the WBCS syllabus and exam pattern. In addition to this, you also get to know your progress so far. You learn time management skills and overcome the mistakes that you frequently make.