WBPSC IDO (West Bengal Public Service Commission Industrial Development Officier) Exam

WBPSC has given a marvelous opportunity for Engg. Diploma holder and Graduates to secure one of the most high profile career option under the micro, small & medium enterprises and textiles department, govt. of W.B.

Latest Update and Notification

  • Result of PSC IDO interview is out now. PSC has published the roll no of successful candidates for final selection on 13 January, 2021.
  • PSC IDO exam was conducted on 22 December, 2019 and after that interview is conducted on 17 Nov,2020.
  • Vacancy based on last notification (Ad 10/2019) was 118.

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Live Online Classes:

7 days a week by HO and Branch faculty

Limited Batch:

Limited batch size with personalised attention


Interview Preparation

12 Monthly Exams:

Online + Offline

Doubt-Clearing and Discussion Session:

Once Month

Study Material:

All Study material and handouts in PDF format

Weekly Test:

Weekly M100 Test + Descriptive Test (Online)


Optional subject as add-on

Monthly Performance Discusion:

One-on-One online apointment with the teacher, once a month

Recorded Video Lectures:

100+ hours of introductory and advanced levels

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Physical Classes:

2-3 days a week by HO and Branch faculty


Optional Included

Study Material:

Printed Study material and handouts

12 Monthly Exams and 2 Semester Exam per year:


Weekly Test:

Weekly M100 Test(Classroom) + Descriptive Test (Online)

Monthly Performance Discussion:

One-on-One appointment with the teacher as required by students


Interview Preparation

Doubt-Clearing and Discussion Session:

As required by students

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Important dates regarding PSC IDO

Details date
Application start 14th May, 2019
Application closing date 3rd June,2019
Written exam date 22 December, 2019
Interview date 17 Nov, 2020
Result Publish 13 Jan, 2021

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Final Cut-off (Ad 10/2019):

UR 65
SC 60
ST 60
OBC-A 61
OBC-B 60

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  A degree of a recognised university or a diploma in Engineering or Technology of a recognised University/Institution.
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21 to 39  years.

 The age limit shall be relaxable for the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes (Non Creamy Layer) as per the orders of the Government as may be issued from time to time.


Category  Relaxation on maximum age limit 
SC/ST   5 years 
OBC 3 years 
Persons with Disabilities  6 years 

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Rs. 160/- (Rupees one hundred sixty) only.

 In addition to that, the candidates will be charged as follows:

  • For online payment through debit/credit cards: Convenience fee 1% of the examination fee subject to a minimum of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five) only plus 18% G.S.T. on convenience fee.
  • For online payment through net banking: Convenience fee of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five) only plus 18% G.S.T. on convenience fee.
  • For offline payment through bank counter: Service Charge of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty) only. S.C./S.T. candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (P.W.D.) having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. BC candidates of West Bengal are, however, required to pay usual fee as aforesaid.




 No claim for refund of the fee will be entertained nor will it be held in reserve for any other examination.

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 (P.B. – 3) Rs. 7,100/- – Rs. 37,600/- with Grade Pay Rs. 3,900/-
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WBPSC IDO Recruitment - Selection Process

The WBPSC IDO recruitment 2020 selection process has two stages, first of which is a written test for screening the eligible candidates, and then a personal interview takes place. Candidates are selected for the interview round based on the marks obtained in the written test and the cut off marks, as released by the commission. 
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Syllabus for Screening Test

Syllabus for Screening Test for recruitment to the post of Industrial Development Officer in the Directorate of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, W.B. under the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises and Textiles Department :


Science, Humanities, Industrial Scene & Industrial Potential in West Bengal & India 75 75 1 Hr 30 Minute
Mental Ability Test & Arithmetic 25 25


Mental Ability & Arithmetic (Madhyamik Standard of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education)


Mental Ability

  • Direction Sense Test, Common Sense Test, Logical Interpretation of Data
  • Logical Diagram, Relationship Interpretation, Perception Test
  • Word Formation Test, Letter & Number Series, Work & Alphabet Analogy



  • Percentage
  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Discount
  •  Compound Interest
  •  Partnership
  •  Mensuration & Miscellaneous
  •  Time & Work
  • Decimal & Fraction
  •  Ratio & Proportion Distance
  • Use of Table & Graph
  •  Simple Interest
  • Profit & Loss


General Studies (including Science, Humanities, Industrial Scene & Industrial Potential in West Bengal & India)


Science and Humanities

  • Rivers, Lakes and Seas.
  • Civics
  • Sports
  • Indian History
  • Famous Day and Dates
  • Current Affairs
  • Indian Economy.
  • Famous Places in India.
  • Biology
  • Countries and Capitals.
  • Artists
  • Literature
  • Environmental Issues.
  • Heritage
  • Famous Books & Authors.
  • Indian Parliament.
  • Geography
  • Inventions and Discoveries.
  • General Science.
  • Indian Politics


Industrial Potential in West Bengal & India

  • Latest Administrative Map of West Bengal
  • General Characteristics of West Bengal
  • Industrial Infrastructural Facilities in the State
  • Present Industrial Structure
  • Major Industries in MSME Sector
  • Prospects of Industrial Development
  • Major Schemes in MSME Sector

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