PSC Clerkship

The Public Service Commission conduct CLERKSHIP Examination on the result of which recruitment is made for clerical posts (lower division assistant or lower division clerk and post similar to that of lower division assistant or lower division clerk in the Secretariat, Directorates, District offices and similar posts) under Government of Examination.

Latest update and result of PSC CLERKSHIP

  • Result of PSC CLERKSHIP Part-II will be uploaded soon.
  • Date of typing test for PSC CLERKSHIP will be declared soon after publishing Part-II result.
  • WBPSC Clerkship Part-1 result 2019-20 is out. 66491 candidates are shortlisted for appearing Part-II examination.


In continuation to the Commission’s Notice No. 71-Con/PSC dt. 30.09.2021 regarding Clerkship Examination, 2019, the Commission has decided to call 9693 candidates of different categories in order of merit from the merit list published under the Commission’s aforesaid Notice dt. 30.09.2021 to appear for Computer Type Test as per schedule to be fixed by the Commission in due course. The list of 9693 candidates is given in Annexure-A. Candidates are being called in the ratio of 1:1.4 against vacancies in the respective categories in order of merit. All candidates securing the same marks as that of the last selected candidate of that particular category have been called for the Computer Type Test. Candidates will appear in Computer Type Test subject to their being eligible after document verification. Candidates have to qualify in the Computer Type Test to be eligible for being enlisted in the Final Merit List subject to the condition that the candidates will fulfill the eligibility criteria as stipulated in clause 4 of the advertisement No. 05/2019 [ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali) vide Finance Dept. Notification No. 1243-F(P) dt. 02.03.2016]. Recommendation will be made from the Final Merit List as per available vacancies in the respective categories. It may be noted that mere appearance in the Computer Type Test and/or qualifying in the same does not guarantee employment/appointment. Before the Computer Type Test, verification of documents will be undertaken in online mode. Candidates will have to upload their documents by accessing the link at between 12.00 noon on 22.12.2021 and 12.00 midnight on 05.01.2022. Instructions for uploading of documents are given at Annexure-B and Annexure-C below. If any candidate fails to upload relevant documents within the stipulated date and time, it would be presumed that the candidate is not interested to take part in the Computer Type Test and his/her candidature will not be considered for the Final Merit List, irrespective of marks obtained in written examination, without any further reference to him/her The following documents will have to be scanned and uploaded at in between 22.12.2021 and 05.01.2022. (i) Recent passport sized coloured photograph. (ii) Govt. photo identity proof (Aadhaar/EPIC/Passport/Driving Licence) (iii) Admit Card of Madhyamik/equivalent examination showing the date of birth and language(s) studied. (iv) Certificate & Mark sheet confirming passing of Madhyamik or its equivalent from a recognized Board/Council. (v) SC/ST/OBC Certificate, if applicable. (vi) Current ‘NCL’ certificate (for OBC candidates only). (vii) Certificate/relevant document confirming Meritorious Sport persons/Ex-Servicemen, if applicable. (viii) PWD certificate, if applicable. F. All the documents mentioned above will have to be produced before a Group-A Govt. officer and a certificate in the format prescribed at ‘Annexure-C’ will have to be obtained from the officer and uploaded at “” along with the scanned copies of the above certificates/documents.

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In continuation to the Commission’s Notice No. 103 P.S.C./Con. Dt. 16/12/2021 regarding Clerkship Examination, 2019, the Commission has decided to extend the closing date of uploading the documents by accessing the link at by another 7 days i.e. up to 12.00 midnight of 12.01.2022 considering the prevailing pandemic situation. All other terms of the Notice No. 103 P.S.C./Con Dt. 16/12/2021 remain the same

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Important dates regarding PSC CLERKSHIP (Ad 05/2019):

Details Dates
Commencement of submission of online application 22 February,2019
Closing date for submission of Online Application 25 March, 2019
Closing date for submission of Fee through Online Application 25 March, 2019
Closing date for submission of fees through offline 26 March, 2019
Clerkship part-I examination date 25 January,2020
Date of releasing clerkship part-I result 24 July, 2020
Clerkship part-II examination date 6 December,2020
Date of releasing Clerkship Part-II result Will be notified soon
Clerkship typing test exam date Will be notified soon

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Cut-off marks of PSC CLERKSHIP 2020 (Ad 05/2019)

PSC has declared PSC CLERKSHIP Part-I result and shortlisted 66,491 candidates for part-II examination. PSC has also announced cut off marks of each category.

Category Marks
UR 65.00
OBC-A 43.00
OBC-B 56.33
SC 48.67
SC (LD&CP) 5.33
ST 29.67
PH (LV) 0.33
PH (HI) 0.33
PH (LD&CP) 26.67
MSP 0.33

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The qualification for direct recruitment shall be as follows :

  1. Pass in Madhyamik examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.
  2. Acquisition of elementary knowledge in Computer operation with ability of typing on computer at the speed of 20 (twenty) words per minute in English or 10 (ten) words per minute in Bengali.

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Not below 18 years but not more than 40 years as on 01.01.2019 (i.e. born not earlier than 2nd January, 1979 and not later than 1st January, 2001).

Concession in age :

The upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for S.C. & S.T. candidates and by 3 years for B.C. (non-creamy layer) candidates. In the case of Persons with Disabilities (PWD), the upper age limit is relaxable upto 45 years. No relaxation is applicable to S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of other States as they shall be treated as general candidates. Upper age limit is also relaxable for ExServicemen who have put in not less than six months’ continuous service in any rank (whether as a Combatant or as a NonCombatant ) in the Armed Forces of the Union. Such Ex- Servicemen shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post/service for which he seeks appointment by more than 3(three) years, he shall be deemed to have satisfied the condition regarding age limit.

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Eligibility Criterion

  1. The candidate must be (a) A citizen of India (either natural or by registration), or (b) Such other nationals as declared eligible by the Govt. of India. Provided that a candidate belonging to category (b) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government.
  2. Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali (not required for those candidates whose mother tongue is Nepali) – vide Finance Department’s Notification No.1243-F(P) dated 02.03.2016.

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SC/ST candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (PWD) having physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. BC (non-creamy layer) candidates of West Bengal are, however, required to pay usual fee as aforesaid. NO EXEMPTION OF FEE IS AVAILABLE TO SC/ST/BC CANDIDATES OF OTHER STATES. 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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Phases of Examination

PART – I MCQ 100 1 HR 30 MINS



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Syllabus for the Examination

Part -I :

English : Fundamentals of the English language such as vocabulary, grammar, sentence structure, synonyms, antonyms and its correct usage etc.

General Studies : Matters of everyday observation including everyday science, current events and problems with special reference to India and elementary knowledge of Indian History and Indian Geography.

Arithmetic : Divisibility, fractions, decimals, recurring decimals, simplification, HCF, LCM, Partnership, Average, Ratio and proportions, percentage, simple interest, profit & loss, time & distance, area of rectangles and squares.

Part-II :

Group-A : English

  1. a) Drafting of a report in English from points or materials supplied
  2. b) Condensing of a prose passage (Summary/Precis)
  3. c) Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali, as the case may be, into English

Group-B : Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali :

  1. a) Drafting of a report from points or materials supplied
  2. b) Condensing of a prose passage (summary or précis)
  3. c) Translation from English into Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali, as the case may be

NOTE : The standard of examination shall be similar to that of Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

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Scale of Pay

(PB-2) Rs.5,400/- to 25,200/- + G.P. Rs. 2,600/- besides D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. admissible as per rules
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