WBPSC Notifies Recruitment 2017 For 254 Assistant Professor Posts


2017 WBPSC nofication has been releasd in the official website, interested candidate can register themselves from the online potrail, West Bengal Public Service Commission had released a notification (advertisement no: 19/2017) last week for inviting applications to fill Assistant Professor vacancies.

On 21st August 2017, the application process for WBPSC recruitment started and will remain open till 11th September.

In the West Bengal Education Service under the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology and Biotechnology, WBPSC recruitment 2017 will be done for general degree colleges. WBPSC has called for applications for the vacant seats in the following 30 subjects:

  • Anthropology
  • Bengali
  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Conservation Biology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Nepali
  • Persian
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Phycology
  • Sanskrit
  • Santali
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Urdu
  • And Zoology

As far as the eligibility is required, The age of the applicant shall not be more than 37 years, the minimum requirement is that the applicants must have qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) or State Level Eligibility Test (SLET) or State Eligibility Test (SET).

The applicants need to pay 210/- INR as the application fee with an additional convenience fee for the chosen payment mode. SC/ST category applicants of West Bengal as well as Persons with Disabilities (P.W.D.) with 40% physical disability and above do not require to pay any fee. The applicants who are willing to apply for the Assistant Professor posts shall possess a good academic record with minimum 55% marks at Master’s degree in an applicable subject or an equivalent grade B in 7 point scale wherever pointer system is implemented or an equivalent Degree from a recognized University.

The date for the exam is yet to be decided and will soon be declared by the authorities. The last date for submitting the application fee is 11th September, while the last date for the payment of application fee via e-challan will be 12th September.

Talking about the exam pattern, the WBPSC written exam will comprise of the subjects such as

  • Reasoning
  • Aptitude
  • General Knowledge
  • Concerned Subjects
  • And General English

In order to get selected, the applicants will have to pass each selection round as organized by the WBPSC. As per the norms, the candidates shall have to acquire minimum cut-off score in the written examination as outlined by the Commission.The recruitment procedure will be taken place through a written test followed by a personal interview round. The selected applicants will get salary of 15,600/- INR to 39,100/- INR and a grade pay of 6,000 /- INR.

Candidates for more information can visit the official website.


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