West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has recently released the ICDS Supervisor Mains 2020 Admit Card. Aspirants can download their respective ICDS admit card from pscwbapplication.in or wbpsc.gov.in. Moreover, the mains examination for WBPSC ICDS Supervisor (Female Only) will take place on December 12 & 13, 2020. The exam will be conducted in two shifts – from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. and 2:00 P.M. TO 3:30 P.M.
The Candidates who have qualified the prelims exam can also check ICDS mains syllabus 2020 from the website. Also, the direct link for ICDS Supervisor Exam Syllabus 2020 for mains is available below.
ICDS Mains Syllabus
Applicants appearing for the mains examination must note that the mains examination is a descriptive test. Candidates have answered the questions in the given answer keys. The WBPSC ICDS Supervisor Mains paper consists of 04 different papers which are – Paper 1, Paper 2, Paper 3 and Paper 4.
ICDS Mains 2020 Paper 1 is an English test. The questions are asked related to the report drafting, translation from Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali to English, English grammar and summary/ precis writing. The level of Paper 1 English is of 12th standard.
Paper 2 of ICDS Mains Exam is of Bengali/Hindi/Urdu/Nepali/Santali. In this Paper, WBPSC asks questions related to the drafting of report grammar, summary/ precis wiring, translation from English to Bengali/ Hindi/ Urdu/ Nepali/ Santali. All of the questions are of 12th standard.
The next paper is Paper 3 wherein questions are asked related to General Studies & Current Affairs. It covers topics such as verbal and non-verbal reasoning, current affairs, general knowledge, women empowerment issues, life science with an emphasis on Nutrition and Health. These questions can be answered in either Hindi or English language.
The fourth paper of Quantitative Aptitude where Arithmetic questions are asked. Questions asked in this section are of class 10th standard. Candidates can answer the Paper 4 questions either in Hindi or English.
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ICDS Mains Exam Pattern
Each paper of WBPSC ICDS Mains Examination carries 100 marks. The maximum marks for the mains examination are 400 marks. Candidates will get 90 minutes for each paper. As we know, the mains examination is a descriptive paper, there will be no negative marking in the exam. Except for Paper 3 and Paper 4, candidates can answer the questions of Paper 1 and Paper 2 in the given language only as these are a language-based test.
Candidates must note that WBPSC ICDS Prelims Examination was of qualifying nature. The final merit list for WBPSC ICDS Supervisor recruitment is prepared based on the performance in the Mains and Interview round.