WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 – Know How To Apply Online, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & More!

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The West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) is soon expected to release the WBPSC Food SI recruitment notification 2023. The WBPSC Food SI notification 2023 will aim at recruiting candidates in Grade-III, under the Food & Supplies Department, Govt. of West Bengal. It is estimated that the West Bengal Commission will announce the vacancy for over 957 willing aspirants as per the previous recruitment held in 2018.

  • The final selected candidates will be posted as the Sub-Inspector in the Subordinate Food & Supplies Service, Grade-III, under the Food & Supplies Department of the West Bengal Government.
  • There are expected to be three stages in the selection process which are written examination, verification of testimonials, and personality test.
  • The candidates must possess a Pass certificate in the Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent
  • Candidates should fill the online application form for the WBPSC Food SI recruitment available on the commission’s website.
  • Once the application is complete, the candidates can start preparing for the selection process that comprises a written exam, and the Personality Test (Interview).
  • The WBPSC Food SI results will be out upon completion of the WBPSC Food SI recruitment exam.

*Note: The official WBPSC Food SI notification PDF 2023 is to be announced soon. In this article, we have compiled all the important information regarding the WBPSC Food SI recruitment 2023 as expected from the previous notification details of 2018 recruitment. Most of the information is likely to remain the same. However, incase of any changes, we will update the page accordingly. Towards the end, we have also listed a few common queries that the candidates might be having regarding the upcoming WBPSC Food SI recruitment.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 Important Information:

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Overview

Exam Conducting Authority

West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC)

Official Website

WBPSC

Name of the Post

Sub-Inspector in the Subordinate Food & Supplies Service (Food SI)

Selection Process

Written Exam, Testimonials Verification, Personality Test

Mode of application

Online

Job Location

West Bengal

Exam Mode

Offline

Recruitment Year

2018

2023

Total Number Vacancies 

957

To be announced

Starting of Application

22nd August 2018

To be announced

Last Date of Online Registration Form

18th September 2018

To be announced

Hall Ticket Release Date

To be announced

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Exam Date and Time

To be announced

Exam Centers

  • Kolkata
  • Baruipur
  • Diamond Harbor
  • Barrackpore
  • Barasat
  • Krishnanagar
  • Howrah,
  • Chin surah
  • Burdwan
  • Asansol
  • Purulia
  • Medinipur
  • Tamluk
  • Jhargram
  • Bankura
  • Suri
  • Berhampore
  • Malda
  • Balurghat
  • Raiganj
  • Jalpaiguri
  • Alipurduar
  • Cooch Behar
  • Siliguri
  • Kampong
  • Darjeeling

To be announced

Download the Previous year’s Official WBPSC Food SI Notification PDF 2018 Here!

Note* – WBPSC Food SI notification Link for 2023 recruitment will be activated soon

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 Vacancy

The WBPSC Food SI vacancy is divided into categories. Here, we provide a table below to illustrate the expected 957+ post-wise vacancy details for the WBPSC Food SI recruitment by analyzing the trend of the previous year.

Community Category

No. of Vacancies (predicted analyzing trend of the previous year)

Unreserved

454+

Schedule Caste

208+

Schedule Tribe

58+

Other Backward Class (OBC) [A]

98+

Other Backward Class (OBC) [B]

69+

Ex-Service Men

50+

Meritorious Sportsperson

20+

Total

957+

  • The reservation under S.C./S.T./O.B.C.(NC) candidates will be only valid for the candidates who are permanent residents of West Bengal only.
  • The S.C./S.T./B.C. candidates of State other than West Bengal shall be treated as general candidates.
  • All the Ex-Servicemen will be eligible for reservation who have put in not less than six months of constant service in any rank in the Armed Forces of the Union.
  • Exchange of reservations between Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe is strictly prohibited.
  • The number of vacancies is subject to change and the final resolution lies in the hands of the WBPSC authorities.

How to Apply Online for the WBPSC Food SI Exam?

Step 1: Visit the WBPSC Food SI Recruitment official website @ https://wbpsc.gov.in/ .

Step 2: Signing in with the Enrolment ID and password

Step 3: Select Sub-Inspector (SI) in the Subordinate Food & Supplies Service and click on application details.

Step 4: In the next step, the applicant will have to upload their documents and fill in all the required details. Use the PrepForSure Resize Tool to upload the documents as per specifications.

Step 5: Once all the details are filled in, the candidate is required to Review the details entered and Confirm. Once the application form is submitted no edit will be allowed.

Step 6: In the last step, candidates will have to pay the required fees for the exam.

Step 7: On successful completion of the application, a pdf file will be generated in a separate tab. Download the Pdf document and keep a printout of the same for future reference.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Application Fee 2023

After filling the application form candidates need to pay the application fee decided by the commission. The WBPSC Food SI application fee is set as per the category of the candidates and is non-refundable.

Category

Application Fees

General

Rs. 110/-

SC/ST/PWD (whose permanent disability is more than 40%) of West Bengal

Exempted

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Selection Process 2023

There are mainly two stages as per the previous recruitments conducted by WBPSC for the post of Sub Inspectors that the candidates have to clear in order to be selected

Written Examination

This stage-I of the WBPSC Food SI selection process is a written exam that is objective type in nature and consists of a total of 100 marks. The exam tests the knowledge of candidates across topics of General Studies and Arithmetic.

Personality Test (Interview)

This is the final stage in the selection process of the WBPSC Food SI recruitment and consists of a total of 20 marks. All the candidates shortlisted in the written examination will be called for the interview. In this stage, candidates will be tested on their knowledge and skills required for the respective positions. A candidate who is called for this stage has to bring with them the hard copy of all the original documents in support of the claims made by them during the application process.

Note: The commission shall prepare the final merit list based on the marks obtained by candidates in both stages of the selection process. The qualifying round will be fixed by the commission.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 2023 (Expected)

The candidate must ensure that he/she fulfills the WBPSC Food SI Eligibility Criteria set by the commission. If the candidate does not meet any of the WBPSC Food SI qualification, age limit nationality, or any other criteria as will be decided by the commission, his/her application will be summarily rejected by the WBPSC, and application fees will neither be refunded nor adjusted.

Go through the expected Eligibility details for WBPSC Food SI recruitment 2023 as per the previous notification.

WBPSC Food SI Age Limit 

The candidate must be at least 18 years and not more than 40 years of age to qualify for the WBPSC Food SI examination.

Minimum Age: 18 years

Maximum Age: 40 years

Age Relaxations

The age relaxation for candidates in different categories will be as per Government Rules prescribed for the purpose as tabulated below. 

Category

Age Relaxations

SC/ ST

05 years

OBC (Non – Creamy layer)

03 years

PWD

Upto 45 years of age

Ex-SM

03 years

*Note: No relaxation applies to S.C./S.T./O.B.C. candidates of other States. They will be treated as general candidates.

WBPSC Food SI Educational Qualifications

  • The candidate must be pass in Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent
  • The candidate should know how to read, write, and speak in Bengali. This is not required for the candidates who have Nepali as their mother tongue.

WBPSC Food SI Nationality

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or any other nationality as declared eligible by the government of India.

WBPSC Food SI – Other Eligibility

  • The candidate should be in good mental condition. All the candidates selected by the commission will be tested by the Medical Board as prescribed by the Government.
  • Must also possess sound health and ability to undertake extensive tours in rural areas of west Bengal.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Admit Card 2023 

The WBPSC Food SI Admit Card will be released by the West Bengal Public Service Commission after the completion of the online application process. Several aspirants who will be applying for the vacancy will be able to download their WBPSC Food SI admit card through the official website of WBPSC.

Follow the steps mentioned below to successfully download the WBPSC Food SI admit card 2023:

Step 1: Open the official WBPSC website.

Step 2: Go to the “Candidate’s Corner” section present on the right side of the screen.

Step 3: Click on the “Download Call Letter” As you click it you will be redirected to a new page.

Step 4: Select the WBPSC Food SI Admit Card link.

Step 5: Start entering the relevant details like Enrolment no., First name, Date of Birth.

Step 6: Go through all the details before submitting them. Next, tap on the submit option.

Step 7: Save the WBPSC Food SI Admit Card and take a print of it. Carry the same with you to the exam center.

Hall tickets will not be sent by post to any applicant. Candidates have to take out a clear printout of their hall ticket to gain access to the examination hall. Carefully read all the instructions mentioned on the admit card. In case of any queries, you can contact the commission's facilitation counter and website.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment Exam Pattern 2023 (Expected)

The WBPSC Food SI exam pattern 2023 is expected to consist of two stages i.e. Written Examination, and Personality Test (Interview).

  • The written exam consists of two sections i.e. General studies and Arithmetic, both of 50 marks each.
  • All the candidates shortlisted in the written test will have to appear for the personality test round.
  • All the candidates who cleared the written examination will have to submit a copy of all the documents for testimonial verification.

In the table below we'll discuss the complete exam pattern, which includes the subject, number of questions in each exam, duration of the exam, and maximum marks awarded for each exam.

Papers

Subject

Type

Total Marks

Duration

(in minutes)

Written Exam Part I

General Studies

Objective

50

90

Written Exam Part II

Arithmetic

Objective

50

Personality Test

20

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 Syllabus (Expected)

The WBPSC Food SI Syllabus will be released by the West Bengal commission separately on their website after the release of official notification 2023. Understanding the pattern of the WBPSC Food SI syllabus is of paramount importance as it will help you in formulating a balanced strategy to tackle the exam.

Here is the detailed syllabus of the previous recruitment 2018 for all the papers of the WBPSC Food SI Examination. Go through this syllabus as of now to start with your preparation. The syllabus is expected to remain more or less the same and incase of any addition or removal of topics, we will update it here immediately after the official syllabus for WBPSC Food SI recruitment 2023 is out.

WBPSC Food SI Written Examination Syllabus

A. General Studies

This section can be broadly categorized as all the information related to Matters of common experience including everyday science, current events, and problems with special reference to India, elementary knowledge of Indian history, and Indian Geography. Here is the extension for the same:

  • Knowledge of current events
  • Knowledge of scientific aspects
  • Indian polity
  • Political system
  • Constitution of India
  • History of India
  • Geography

B. Arithmetic

  • Allegation or Mixture
  • Average
  • Banker's Discount
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Boats and Streams
  • Calculus
  • Calendar
  • Chain Rule
  • Clock
  • Complex Number and Quadratic Equations
  • Compound Interests
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Height and Distance
  • LCM and HCF
  • Linear Equations
  • Logarithm
  • Mensuration
  • Number System
  • Odd Man Out and Series
  • Partnership
  • Percentage
  • Permutations
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Probability
  • Problems on Age
  • Problems on Trains
  • Profit and Loss
  • Progressions
  • Races and Games
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Relations and Functions
  • Simple Interest
  • Simplification
  • Square and Cube Root
  • Stocks and Shares
  • Surds and Indices
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Work and Distance
  • Trigonometry
  • True Discount
  • Vector
  • Volume Surface Area and Perimeter

Personality Test

There is no prescribed syllabus for this stage. In this stage all over the suitability of the candidate, for a particular position is checked based on the series of questions. One must remember that they should possess a strong knowledge of current events and should be able to present their judicious opinion on any kind of national/international affairs. Candidates should work on their communication skills for this round.

WBPSC Food SI Salary (Expected)

As per the 2018 WBPSC Food SI notification, candidate candidates as Sub Inspectors under WBPSC Recruitment will draw their monthly salaries in the pay scale of (PB-2) Rs.5,400/- to 25,200/- + Grade pay. Rs. 2,600/-. Besides the basic pay, D.A., M.A. and H.R.A. will be provided as admissible under the WBPSC rules.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 Cut Off (Expected)

The WBPSC Food SI cut-off marks vary every year as there are a lot of factors determining it. The cut-off marks are released by the WBPSC after the completion of the written exam. One can expect a margin of around 80% to 58% of the total marks to be WBPSC Food SI cut-offs.

Since the cut-offs for WBPSC Food SI recruitment 2023 are not yet released, the cut-offs of the previous year can be considered as a reference for candidates, who plan to appear for the exam this year.

WBPSC Food SI Previous Year’s Cut-offs for Written Exam

UR

OBC [A]

OBC [B]

SC

ST

EXSM [UR]

EXSM [SC]

MSP [UR]

79.6671

74.6673

75.3339

76.0006

59.3339

53.0007

38.6672

58.6671

*UR- Unreserved, OBC- Other Backward Classes, SC- Scheduled Caste, ST- Scheduled Tribe, EXAM- Ex-Servicemen, MSP- Meritorious Sports Person

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 Answer Key

The WBPSC Food SI Answer key will be released soon after the commencement of the written examination. It will help the aspirants who want to refer to the answer and gauge their chances of selection. Releasing the answer key restores the transparency in the selection process. With the help of the answer key, the candidate can analyze their answers and calculate their marks.

Follow these steps to download the WBPSC Food SI Answer Key:

Step 1: Open the WBPSC website.

Step 2: Click on the examination tab present on the top of the website.

Step 3: Under this click on the “WBPSC Food SI Answer Key”.

Step 4: You will be redirected to another page where you can see the answer key for various exams.

Step 5: Search for the answer key of the written examination for Food SI Recruitment 2023.

Step 6: Download the PDF and you will find the section-wise answers for all the questions.

Recommended Books to Prepare for the WBPSC Food SI

Candidates can refer to the books mentioned in the table below to prepare for the WBPSC Food Sub-Inspector recruitment 2023.

Books Name

Author/Publication

Arithmetic for General Competitions

Paramount

Quantitative Aptitude

Dr. R.S. Aggarwal

General Knowledge

Arihant/Lucent

Current Affairs

PrepForSure

Quantitative Aptitude for all Competitive Exams

Kiran Prakashan

How to Prepare for WBPSC Food SI?

To prepare for the WBPSC Food SI candidates must follow a few tips that will be beneficial to prepare for the examination.

  • Be well-versed with the exam pattern and syllabus of the examination to begin the preparation.
  • Collect the study material and start with the basic concept to get a clear idea about the topic.
  • For General Studies refer to newspapers, magazines, attempt current affairs quiz, etc.
  • For mathematics go through the WBPSC Food SI previous year question papers, attempt mock tests, refer books to clear the concept.
  • Make short notes to revise them at the end of each chapter.

WBPSC Food SI Recruitment 2023 Result

The WBPSC Food SI results for the written examination will be released by the official authorities after the successful completion of the exam. All the candidates who appeared for the examination can check their results on the official website of the commission.

The WBPSC Food SI results are declared following the release of the official answer key for the examination. Post the declaration of the result, qualified candidates who have achieved the cut off marks are eligible to appear for the Personality Test.

Here we assist you with the detailed steps to check your results on the official website of WBPSC once the WBPSC Food SI Result dates are announced:

Step 1: Visit the official website of WBPSC.

Step 2: Click on the Result / Recommendation tab present on the top of the home page.

Step 3: Search the link for the Result of the written exam for WBPSC Food SI 2023.

Step 4: Click on the WBPSC Result link

Step 5: The Result Pdf will be opened showing the roll no. of all the qualified candidates.

Step 6: Match your roll number and know your shortlisting status.

Step 7: If the page takes longer to load there might be some server error. In such a case wait for some time or try reloading the page again later.

The final result is released by the commission after the Personality Test that contains the list of candidates who are finally shortlisted for the WBPSC Food SI recruitment.

Also check WBPSC Clerkship recruitment articles below!

WBPSC Clerkship Admit Card

WBPSC Clerkship books

WBPSC Clerkship cut off

WBPSC Clerkship eligibility criteria

WBPSC Clerkship exam pattern

WBPSC Clerkship result

If you are preparing for the exam then you can download WBPSC Food SI Previous Year Paper here!

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