Public Service Commission, West Bengal is inviting online applications to fill up 26 vacancies for Civil Judge (Jr. Division). The selection of the candidates will be done through the West Bengal Judicial Service Examination 2020. A detailed advertisement (Advertisement No. 12/2020) is available at the official website wbpsc.gov.in consisting of information related to recruitment. Eligible candidates can apply online at the website starting from July 07, 2020. The last date to pay the fees and apply online is August 02, 2020. Candidates will however be able to pay offline fees till August 03, 2020, although the bank challan must be generated by August 02, 2020.
Applications for the aforementioned recruitment can only be done online through the official website of WBPSC. Candidates must note that submission of more than one application can get their candidature rejected. An application fee of Rs 210 and other additional service charges as applicable needs to be paid by all Unreserved and BC candidates. The fee is exempted for those who belong to SC/ST or PWD categories of the state of West Bengal. Once submitted, there are no provisions to make edits in the application form.
There are 16 vacancies for Unreserved candidates, 03 & 01 for SC and ST categories respectively, 03 vacancies for OBC(A), 02 vacancies for OBC(B), and 01 vacancies for PWD. Appointments to these vacancies will be made initially on a temporary basis. The selection of candidates is to be conducted through a three-stage process consisting of a Preliminary exam, a final exam, and a personal interview. Those who qualify the Prelims are shortlisted for the Final exam. Qualifiers of the final exam are shortlisted for the Personal Interview. The final merit list of shortlisted candidates is published through the website of the Commission after the completion of the interview stage. Successful candidates will be placed at the pay scale of Rs.27,700-770-33090-920-40450-1080-44770.
Any Indian citizen can apply for the aforementioned recruitment. However, they must be within the age range of 23 to 35 years. Relaxations on the upper age limit are applicable as per government norms. Candidates need to have a degree in law from a state or central government recognized institute and enrollment as an advocate in the Bar Council of any State or UT of India. In addition, the ability to speak, read and write in Bengali is a mandatory eligibility condition except for those, whose mother tongue is Nepali. Unreserved candidates will be allowed only three attempts to clear the exam while SC/ST/OBC category will be allowed only five attempts.