West Bengal SSC Recruitment Exam 2014 for Sub-Inspector

West Bengal SSC Recruitment Exam 2014 for Sub-InspectorWBSSC SI Exam Application


West Bengal Staff Selection Commission
Mayukh Bhavan,
Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 091.

Sub – Inspector of Food Recruitment 2014

Applications in prescribed format are invited from Indian Citizens or such other nationals as are declared eligible by the Govt. of India for recruitment to the following post under various Regional and District Offices of Government of West Bengal, selection of which will be made through a Written Test followed by a Personality Test to be conducted by the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission in terms of section 6 (1) of the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission Act, 2011 :

Name of the PostPost CodeName of the DepartmentNo. of PostsScale of Pay
Sub-Inspector in the sub-ordinate food & supplies service ( Grade III )595Food & Supplies1131Pay Band - 2 ( Rupee5,400/- - 25,200/- )
Initial Pay in the Pay Band - Rupee6,240/-
Grade Pay - Rupee2,600/-
N.B : Drawal of salary during the period of probation ( for a period of three years ) - only the entry point pay i.e. Basic Pay plus Grade Pay shall be allowed with annual increment @ 3% per annum and medical allowances, if any.

Reservation of WBSSC Sub Inspector Vacancies 2014 :

Category ( Sub Category )No. of Vacancies
Unreserved ( Orthopedically Handicapped )34
Unreserved ( Ex-Serviceman )45
Unreserved ( Meritorious Sports Persons )22
Unreserved ( Exempted Category )181
Scheduled Caste158
Scheduled Caste ( Ex - Serviceman )12
Scheduled Caste ( Exempted Category )79
Scheduled Tribe46
Scheduled Tribe ( Exempted Category )22
Backward Class : A79
Backward Class : A ( Exempted Category )34
Backward Class : B57
Backward Class : B ( Exempted Category )23

District / Region-wise WBSSC Sub Inspector Vacancies 2014 :

District / RegionOfficeOffice wise VacanciesDistrict wise Vacancies
South 24 ParganasDistrict Controller, F&S5050
West MidnaporeDistrict Controller, F&S7474
HooghlyDistrict Controller, F&S5585
JDR Hooghly30
BirbhumDistrict Controller, F&S6868
DarjeelingDistrict Controller, F&S3939
Uttar DinajpurDistrict Controller, F&S3939
MaldahDistrict Controller, F&S3232
BurdwanDistrict Controller, F&S110136
JDR, Asansol26
BankuraDistrict Controller, F&S5858
HowrahDistrict Controller, F&S 30
JDR, Howrah25
NadiaDistrict Controller, F&S2727

JalpaiguriDistrict Controller, F&S3636
East MidnaporeDistrict Controller, F&S5555
Dakshin DinajpurDistrict Controller, F&S2525
MurshidabadDistrict Controller, F&S6262
North 24 ParganasDistrict Controller, F&S4393
JDR, Barrackpore 50
Cooch BeharDistrict Controller, F&S2727
District Controller, F&S4646
Kolkata MetropolitanDirectorate of DP & S4124
Directorate of Rationing (H.Q.)104
Directorate of Transportation02
Directorate of NCEC02
Directorate of Finance02
Directorate of CG10

Note I : Total vacancies for WBSSC Sub Inspector as stated above is purely provisional and subject to change. Conditions of WBSSC Sub Inspector recruitment will be guided by the provisions of the West Bengal Services ( Appointment, Probation and Absorption of Group ‘C’ Employees ) Rules, 2013 issued under Finance Department Notification No.1832-F (P) dt. 01.03.2013. Refer Recruitment Rules under “Commission” in the website.

WBSSC Sub Inspector Eligibility Criteria / Qualifications 2014

  1. A Pass in Madhyamik Examination of the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent.
  2. Ability to read, write and speak in Bengali / Nepali;
  3. Must possess sound health, ability to undertake extensive tours in rural areas of West Bengal.

Note :

The above noted qualifications must be possessed by the candidate on or before the date of publication of the WBSSC Sub Inspector advertisement.

If it is found during verification of testimonials at any stage that the candidate has acquired qualification as stated above at any date after the date of publication of this advertisement, his / her candidature will be summarily rejected.

Age Limit for WBSSC Sub Inspector 2014 :

  1. The age of the candidate shall be not less than 18 years and not more than 40 years on the 1st day of January, 2014.
  2. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for SC and ST candidates of West Bengal, by 3 years for BC – A and BC – B candidates of West Bengal and upto 45 years of age for Persons with Disabilities ( having physical disability of at least 40% and above ) and by 2 years for candidates who have been in Government service continuously for at least two years. Age relaxation for the Ex-Servicemen candidates will be as per rules calculated on the basis of the tenure of service rendered ( Finance Deptt. Notification No. 6249-F dated 13 / 06 /1982 ).
  3. The claim of a candidate for relaxation of age as a Government employee should be proved by a certificate from the appointing authority showing the period of his / her continuous service under Government and the same should be produced by the successful candidates for verification before Interview, failing which candidature will be cancelled and submission of such false declaration will attract penal measures;
  4. Date of birth as recorded in madhyamik or equivalent admit card / certificate will only ba accepted.

Scheme of WBSSC Sub Inspector Recruitment 2014

WBSSC Sub Inspector Recruitment will be made on the basis of Written Test followed by Personality Test to be conducted by the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the Written Test will only be called for verification of testimonials and Personality Test. Final Merit list / Rank list will be prepared on the basis of aggregate marks of Written Test and Personality Test.

WBSSC Sub Inspector Written Test 2014 : Full Marks – 100.

West Bengal Staff Selection Commission will hold a written test tentatively on 27th July, 2014 ( Sunday ).

WBSSC Sub Inspector Personality Test 2014 : Full Marks – 20.

The West Bengal Staff Selection Commission will arrange for verification of testimonials and Personality Test of the shortlisted Candidates tentatively in the month of February – April, 2015. Verification of testimonials of candidates will be done prior to Personality Test. Any candidate found ineligible during verification shall not be allowed to appear for the Personality Test and his / her candidature shall be rejected summarily.

Scheme & Syllabus for Written Test

The WBSSC Sub Inspector Examination 2014 will consist of only one paper on –

i. General Studies ( Matters of common experience including Every Day Science, Current Events and Problems with special reference to India, Elementary Knowledge of Indian History and Indian Geography ).

ii. Arithmetic ( Questions will be set on the basis of the syllabus of Madhyamik Examination of the W.B.B.S.E. with Mental Ability ).

Total Marks – 100 ( General Studies – 50 Marks and Arithmetic – 50 Marks ).

Duration of WBSSC Sub Inspector Examination 2014 : 1.30 Hours ( One and Half Hours ).

There will be a total 150 Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions in the following manner :

General Studies : 100 Questions, each carrying ½ ( 0.5 ) mark and

Arithmetic : 50 Questions, each carrying 1 mark.

There will be negative mark of 0.25 per wrong answer for Arithmetic and 0.125 for General Studies.

Period of WBSSC Sub Inspector Application 2014

WBSSC Sub Inspector Applications 2014 may be submitted either Online or Offline with effect from the date of advertisement in newspaper & West Bengal Staff Selection Commission’s website www.wbssc.gov.in so as to reach the office of the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission latest by 14th March 2014 ( 4.00 P.M. ). No application shall be received after the last date and time of submission of applications.

West Bengal Staff Selection Commission will not take any responsibility for any kind of postal delays / applications lost in transit. Hence, candidates should ensure that their applications must reach West Bengal Staff Selection Commission’s office within the last and time of receiving of applications.

Offline candidates must keep a photocopy of the application form after proper filling up and affixing the postal e – payment receipt for future reference with the West Bengal Public Service Commission, if any. No communication without the photocopy as stated shall be entertained from the end of the West Bengal Public Service Commission.

WBSSC Sub Inspector Examination Fees & Processing Fees 2014

The following Examination Fees and / or Processing Fees have been fixed by the West Bengal Staff Selection Commission for WBSSC Sub Inspector Examination :

Si.NoCategoryExamination FeeProcessing FeeTotal Amount Payable
1.All categories except Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe and Persons with Disabilities ( of 40% and above only )Rupee200/-Rupee20/-Rupee220/-
2.Scheduled CasteNilRupee20/-Rupee20/-
3.Scheduled TribeNilRupee20/-Rupee20/-
4.Persons with Disabilities ( of 40% and above only )NilRupee20/-Rupee20/-
  1. All categories of candidates except Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Persons with Disabilities ( of 40% and above only ) shall pay Examination fees of Rupee200/- and Processing fees of Rupee20/- ( Total amount – Rupee220/- ) only.
  2. Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe / Persons with Disabilities ( 40% and above only ) shall pay Processing fees of Rupee20/- only as they are exempted from paying any Examination fees. However, shortlisted candidates are required to produce their SC / ST / Disabilities ( 40% and above ) Certificates issued by the competent authority at the time of verification.
  3. If any shortlisted candidate fails to submit the documents as stated above, his / her candidature shall be rejected summarily without any further communication to him / her.
  4. No exemption of fees is available to the SC / ST candidates of other states.
  5. Neither claim for refund of the fee will be entertained nor will it be reserved for any other examination under any circumstances whatsoever.
  6. Applications not accompanied with the requisite examination and / or processing fees shall be rejected straightway, without making any communication with the concerned candidate in this regard.


WBSSC SI Exam Syllabus

Subject-wise distribution of marks for Written Examination will be as follows :

Section A : General Studies

Sl. No.Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
1Everyday Science ( Physics / Chemistry / Biology )25
2History & Geography25
3General Knowledge & Current Affairs of National Importance10
4General Knowledge & Current Affairs of International Importance10
5Know Your State ( West Bengal )105
6Art & Culture105
7Sports 10

Section B : Arithmetic

Sl. No.Subject
No. of QuestionsTotal Marks
1Divisibility / Fractions / Decimals / Recurring Decimals55
2Simplification / HCF / LCM
5Ratio & Proportion55
7Simple interest55
8Profit & Loss
9Time & Distance / Time & Work55
10Area of Rectangles & Squares

The above noted break up of marks is indicative in nature. Commission may change subject wise break up of marks without any further notification in this regard.


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