WB Excise SI Examination Pattern: Complete Exam Pattern and Physical Fitness Test.

West Bengal Excise Sub Inspector Examination Pattern Details download | Exam Pattern & Method of Recruitment

West Bengal Police Recruitment Board has announced the recruitment of Excise Sub Inspector in West Bengal. Candidate can register from 2nd February 2018 until 4th March 2018. The advertisement is open to both male and female candidates. Candidates with graduation in any subjects can only apply to the WB Excise SI Recruitment 2018. We expect most of the graduate candidates especially from the West Bengal State have registered their candidature for the post. Govt. Jobs in West Bengal has always been in demand among youths all over the country as West Bengal being one the largest states has several favorable conditions like climate, food habits, natural beauties, and many others.

All of these and more, make the state of West Bengal a perfect hub to job aspirants from Eastern Region especially. Well, we have decided to elaborate the WB Excise SI Examination pattern of the WB Excise SI Recruitment 2018 with a view to guiding you all for a better understanding of the WB Excise SI Selection Process. If you are one of the candidates, who have applied to Excise Sub Inspector Recruitment then you can go through this article as it will surely help you to prepare better.

Candidates who have not applied yet for this recruitment can apply to this West Bengal Govt. Jobs through our article on [West Bengal Sub Inspector Excise Recruitment 2018]

West Bengal SI Excise Recruitment Data Chart

Opening Date of Application2nd January 2018
Closing Date of Application4th March 2018
Last Date of receiving Hard Copy of Application4th March 2018
Number of Vacancies161 Posts
Application Fee (except SC&ST candidates)Rs. 270/-
Written Exam DateConducted
Admit Card Download10 days before the exam

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WB Excise SI Examination Pattern | Method of Recruitment

Selection of Sub-Inspector and Lady Sub-Inspector of Excise under Govt. of West Bengal would be to be conducted by the West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) on the basis of

  • Preliminary Written Examination,
  • Physical Measurement Test (PMT),
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET),
  • Final Combined Competitive Examination and
  • Personality Test

Preliminary Written Examination:

Preliminary Written Examination shall be conducted to screen candidates for the Physical Measurement Test & Physical Efficiency Test. Marks obtained in the Preliminary Written Examination shall not be counted for the purpose of determining the final merit list. Duration of the examination will be 1½ hours with full marks of 200 having MCQ based questions. As per the notification, Preliminary Written Examination will either be an OMR based examination or computer-based on-line examination (CBT) depending on the number of applicants. Preliminary Written Examination will be held on the following subjects having MCQ based questions on –

  • General Knowledge & Current Affairs: 20 Questions (40 Marks)
  • Test of Language (Bengali/Nepali): 20 Questions (40 Marks)
  • English: 20 Questions (40 Marks)
  • Elementary Mathematics: 20 Questions (40 Marks)
  • Reasoning: 20 Questions (40 Marks)


Physical Measurement Test (PMT):

Candidates who have cleared the preliminary examination will be called for PMT & PET. The standards of the PMT on which candidates will be checked are given below

PostsCategory of CandidatesHeight (in cm)Chest ( in cm)Weight ( Kg)
SI of ExciseCandidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis, and Scheduled Tribes)16779 cm. with a minimum expansion of 5 cm56
Gorkhas, Rajbansis and Scheduled Tribes16076 cm. with a minimum expansion of 5 cm.52
Lady SI of ExciseCandidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Rajbansis and Scheduled Tribes)160NA48
Gorkhas, Rajbansis and Scheduled Tribes155NA45

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

After clearing the physical measurement Test, candidates’ will have to clear the Physical Efficiency test or PET. It will be conducted in this manner

  • Male candidates: Long distance run of 800 meters in 3(three) minutes.
  • Female candidates: Long distances run of 400 meters in two minutes.

Final Combined Competitive Examination:

Qualified candidates of the PMT & PET candidates will be eligible to appear for the Final Combined Competitive Examination on the date as decided by West Bengal Police Recruitment Board. The examination will be a conventional type examination having three papers on the following subjects

Paper – IGeneral Studies and Arithmetic

·         General Studies-50 marks

·         Logical and Analytical Reasoning-25 marks

·         Arithmetic-25 marks

1002 hours
Paper – IIEnglish501 hours
Paper – IIIBengali or Nepali or Hindi or Urdu501 hours

Question paper for Paper – I (General Studies and Arithmetic) will be set in three different languages namely English, Bengali and Nepali for job aspirants.

Personality Test:

Candidates who are selected merit wise on the basis of the performance of Final Combined Competitive Examination will be summoned to appear at the Personality Test. Final merit shall be prepared on the basis of the collective performance in both the Final Combined Competitive Examination and Personality Test.

Thus, you all might have received the information with regard to Examination Pattern of West Bengal Excise SI Recruitment 2018 in this article. You can also check our article on [WB Excise SI Recruitment Exam Syllabus Download] for syllabus details.

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