WB Forest Service Recruitment 2020 Notification WBPSC Application Form

WBPSC will conduct West Bengal Forest Service Recruitment 2020 Exam for different posts in the state. Candidates looking for applying for the WB Public Service Commission conducted WBFS & WBSFS recruitment examination should read the information below carefully. The WBPSC is yet to communicate to the aspirants regarding the full recruitment notification advertisement. Total 182 Vacancy has been published for WBSFS & WB Forest Service Recruitment 2020. In that notification, the West Bengal Public Service Commission stated that the WB Forest Service and Subordinate Forest Service application form fill up will start from 11th June on www.pscwbapplication.in.
Update: Detailed Advertisement Released for WB Forest Service Exam 2020. Read detailed information and download the notification from the link given in the post.
Therefore, Grab all the details regarding the latest vacancy in the state of West Bengal for Different Forest Service & Subordinate Forest Service posts. Check here detailed Physical eligibility criteria, educational qualification requirement, exam pattern, vacancy details, age limit, procedure to apply, downloading link of WB Forest Service Recruitment 2020 notification (PDF) below.

Download WB Forest Service Previous Question Papers.

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WBPSC Forest Service Exam Notification 2020 – Recruitment & Vacancy Details

After a straight gap of 5 years, the West Bengal Public Service Commission notified about the commencement of competitive examination for Forest Service posts. In 2013 the last WBFS Notification was released for various Forest Department posts. Now, the authority is going to conduct a WB Forest Service Recruitment 2020 drive for the posts in the State’s forest department.

Also check here West Bengal Police SI Previous Question Paper Download.

West Bengal has 14% forest cover among the total area of the State. So, to manage and maintain the forestry in the state and for multipurpose other assignments, the State requires officers of various category. As forestry is in Combined List of both State & Centers role, so West Bengal Govt assigns officers via its Separate State Forest Service exam called WBFS. Both the West Bengal State Service and Sub-ordinate Forest Service is conducted via single examination.
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WB Forest Service Exam Details

Recruitment AuthorityWB Public Service Commission (WBPSC)
LocationWest Bengal
Vacancy182 Posts
Advertisement No14/2020
Exam NameVacancyAge LimitEligibilitySalary
West Bengal Forest Service (W.B.F.S)


Minimum Age – 21 years
Maximum Age
General – 36 Years
Age to be calculated as on 1.1.2020
Bachelor’s Degree in Science or Engineering with subjects as mentioned in notification. List of subjects mentioned below.WBFS – Pay Scale of 15600-42000 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400.
WB Subordinate Forest Service (W.B.S.F.S)


Minimum Age – 21 years
Maximum Age
General – 39 Years
Same as WBFSWBSFS – Pay Scale of Rs 7,100 – 37,600 with Grade pay of Rs 3,900.
Application Form Fill Starts From11-06-2020 (11 AM onwards)
Last Date of application form fill up & online fee payment2-07-2020 (12 Midnight)
Closing date of offline fee payment3-07-2020
Exam Date (Preliminary Test)5-08-2020 (tentative)
Exam FeeRs 210 for General & BC
Nil for SC ST of WB State
Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam, Mains & Interview / Personality Test
Official Websitewww.pscwbonline.gov.in
Download Indicative Advertisement NotificationClick here.
Detailed Advertisement Notification Download PDFClick here.
Apply OnlineOnline Application Form link  to be available from 11th June 2020

Age Upper Limit Relaxation

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit will be provided for the SC ST OBC candidates of West Bengal as per following rules.

SC (Scheduled Caste)5 Years
ST (Schedule Tribe)5 Years
OBC3 Years

For Govt Service candidates the same age limit applies as General Category candidates.
There is no mention of Ex-serviceman candidates age relaxation in WBFS / WBSFS.

Physical Eligibility Criteria for WB Forest & Subordinate Forest Service Recruitment

The appearing candidates must ensure that they possess minimum physical requirement as prescribed by the West Bengal Forest Department.

Minimum Height & Chest Requirement for WBFS & WBSFS


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Chest (cm)

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Relaxation will be provided for ST & other races as mentioned in notification.

Walking test for WBFS & WBSFS

Each candidate must appear in this physical fitness test. Details of the walking test is given below.

GenderDistanceMaximum Time
Male25 KM4 Hours
Female16 Km4 Hours

Exam dates of mains and personality test / medical or physical test will be disclosed by the board in due time.
Name of Subjects Candidates should have in their Graduation / Engineering –

  • Agriculture,
  • Botany,
  • Chemistry,
  • Computer Science,
  • Computer Applications,
  • Agricultural Engineering,
  • Chemical Engineering,
  • Civil Engineering,
  • Computer Engineering,
  • Electrical Engineering,
  • Electronics Engineering,
  • Mechanical Engineering,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Forestry,
  • Geology,
  • Horticulture,
  • Mathematics,
  • Physics,
  • Statistics,
  • Veterinary Science and
  • Zoology.

Download Study Material for WBFS Exam 2020 Prelims & Mains.

Syllabus of WBFS 2020

Selection process

(i) Preliminary Examination (Objective Type),
(ii) Main Examination (Conventional Type)
(iii) Personality Test / Interview.
Candidates should also possess certain physical measurement as required by WBPSC.
Preliminary exam is the first step of selection. It will carry 200 Marks and duration of the test is 2:30 Hours. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) objective type will be asked.


  • English – 20 marks,
  • Arithmetic – 20 marks
  • Current Events of National and International Importance – 25 marks,
  • World Geography – 25 marks,
  • Indian Polity and Economy – 20 marks,
  • History of India – 25 marks
  • Indian National Movement – 20 marks,
  • General Mental Ability – 20 marks,
  • General Science – 25 marks,




Compulsory SubjectsEnglish Essay, Precis Writing and Composition in English & Bengali / Urdu / Nepali
General Studies


Optional SubjectAny two of the subjects in the list mentioned below

List of optional subjects –
i) Computer Science,
ii) Mathematics,
iii) Chemistry,
iv) Agriculture
v) Computer Application,
vi) Agricultural Engineering,
vii) Chemical Engineering,
viii) Civil Engineering,
ix) Forestry,
x) Electrical Engineering,
xi) Veterinary Science
xii) Mechanical Engineering,
xiii) Environmental Science,
xiv) Computer Engineering
xv) Geology,
xvi) Horticulture,
xvii) Botany
xviii) Physics,
xix) Statistics,
xx) Electronics Engineering,
xxi) Zoology.

How to Apply for WB Forest Service Exam 2020 @ WBPSC website

The WBFS indicative advertisement notification 2020 has not stated that much information. However, to apply against the WBPSC Advertisement 14/2020, aspirants have to visit the official website www.pscwbapplication.in or www.pscwbonline.gov.in. Then register online with the West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) website. If you have earlier done “One Time Registration”, then you need to directly proceed to the Apply Online Link for the WBPSC Forest Service Exam Application Form. Then follow the below steps to apply against West Bengal Forest Service Recruitment 2020

  1. Visit the direct link to apply online for the WBFS Exam 2020.
  2. Now login with registration id and password.
  3. Then find the link to proceed to the application form.
  4. Fill up the application with proper details.
  5. Click on the submit button after verifying all the data,
  6. Now upload your photographs and signature.
  7. Finally Submit the form and pay the required fee.
  8. At last, your application form will be generated.
  9. After that Keep a print out of the WBPSC Forest Service Exam Application Form 2020 for further use.

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