Examination date : 25th January 2020
Name of the Post : LDC(Lower Division Clerk / Lower Division Assistant (LDA)
Qualification- The qualification for direct recruitment shall be as follows:-
(a) Passed in Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent;
(b) acquisition of elementary knowledge in computer operation with the ability of typing on the computer at the speed of 20(twenty) words per minute in English or 10(ten) words per minute in Bengali.
Note.- The candidates are required to exercise option for (b) above at the time of submission of application.
Age – The age for direct recruitment shall be not less than 18 years and not more than 40 years on the 1st day of January of the year of advertisement.
Application Fees : General, OBC Candidates Rs. 160/- + Bank Charges, SC, ST fees exempted.
LIST OF PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION CENTRES WITH CODE NO. :
01–Kolkata (North), 02–Kolkata (South), 03–Baruipur, 04–Diamond Harbour, 05–Barrackpore, 06–Barasat, 07– Krishnanagar, 08-Howrah, 09- Chinsurah 10–Burdwan, 11–Asansol, 12- Purulia, 13–Medinipur, 14–Tamluk, 15-Jhargram, 16–Bankura, 17-Suri, 18–Berhampore, 19–Malda, 20- Balurghat, 21- Raiganj, 22–Jalpaiguri, 23–Alipurduar, 24–Cooch Behar, 25–Siliguri, 26-Kalimpong and 27–Darjeeling
N.B.: The P.S.C., W.B. reserves the right to allot a candidate to a centre other than the centre (for Preliminary Examination) opted for by the candidate at the time of submission of application, if necessary.
Scheme of Examination –
(1) The examination shall consist of two parts viz.
Part I and Part II.
The Part I will carry 100 marks having 100 questions of l(one) mark each, comprising of multiple choice objective type questions on English (30 marks), General Studies(40 marks) and Arithmetic (30 marks).
Part II shall consist of conventional type questions on –
(a) Group A – English;
(b) Group B – Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali,carrying 50 marks each for Group-A and Group-B.
The duration of Part I examination shall be one and half hours and the duration of Part II examination shall be 1 hour.
(2) The elementary knowledge in computer operation and ability of typing on computer of the candidates shall be judged only after they are found qualified in Part I and Part II.
Syllabus for Examination.– The syllabus for examination shall be as detailed below :-
Part – I
English language such as Vocabulary, Grammar, Sentence structure, Synonyms,Antonyms and its correct usage etc.
Matters of everyday observation including every day 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, H.C.F., L.C.M, Partnership, Average, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Simple Interest, Profit and Loss, Time and Distance, Area of Rectangles and Squares.
Group A English:
(a) Drafting of a report in English from points or materials supplied.
(b) Condensing of a prose passage (summary or precis).
(c) Translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali, as the case may be, into English.
Group B Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali:
(a) Drafting of a report from points or materials supplied.
(b) Condensing a prose passage (summary or precis)
(c) Translation from English into Bengali or Hindi or Urdu or Nepali or Santali, as the case may be.
How to Apply for Public Service Commission LDC Recruitment 2019?
Eligible candidates can apply online at Public Service Commission LDC Recruitment 2019 (direct link to be provide below) from
Steps to be follow for Apply Online:
- Before starts Apply Online candidates have valid email & Mobile no. Also keep ready Scanned copies of photo, signature, LTI.
- Candidates log on to Public Service Commission LDC Recruitment
- Select the desired post.
- Read the information carefully and Click on “Enroll Yourself” for New user & “Sign in” for Old Existing User.
- Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit”.
- After Registration, Log in with Registered Number and Password.
- Fill the all the necessary details in the application and upload Photo, Signature.
- Fees paid through online
- Take a print out of Online system generated application form for future use.
Start Date of Application : To be notified after available
Last date of Application : To be notified after available
Online Apply Link : Public Service Commission LDC 2019
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Examination date : 25th January 2020