WBPSC West Bengal Public Service Commission Fire Operator 1452 Posts

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WBPSC or West Bengal Public Service Commission has announced job notification for the post of Fire Operator. Total vacancies are 1452 and the last date to apply is 03-07-2018. (ডব্লিউবিপিএসসি বা পশ্চিমবঙ্গ পাবলিক সার্ভিস কমিশন ফায়ার অপারেটর পদে নিয়োগের বিজ্ঞপ্তি প্রকাশ করেছে। মোট পদটি 1452 এবং আবেদনপত্রের শেষ তারিখ 03-07-2018।)

wbpsc_logoAbout WBPSC - The Public Service Commission, West Bengal or WBPSC is the state agency authorized to conduct the Civil Services Examination for entry-level appointments to the various Civil Services of state of West Bengal in India. The office of the Public Service Commission, West Bengal is situated in Kolkata. (পশ্চিমবঙ্গ বা পশ্চিমবঙ্গের জনসাধারণের পরিষেবা কমিশন হল রাষ্ট্রীয় সংস্থা, যেটি পশ্চিমবঙ্গ রাজ্যের বিভিন্ন সিভিল সার্ভিসের জন্য প্রবেশ-স্তরের নিয়োগের জন্য সিভিল সার্ভিসেস পরীক্ষায় অংশগ্রহণের জন্য অনুমোদিত। পশ্চিমবঙ্গের জনসাধারণ পরিষেবা কমিশনের কার্যালয় কলকাতায় অবস্থিত।)

Post Details - 

Name of the Post Total no of Vacancies Age Limit Salary Details 
Fire Operator 1452 18-27 years (P.B.-2) Rs. 5,400/- - Rs. 25,200/- with Grade Pay Rs. 2,600/-

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Fire Operator


(P.B.-2) Rs. 5,400/- - Rs. 25,200/- with Grade Pay Rs. 2,600/-



Age Limit

18-27 years (Age Relaxation as per GOI)

Job Location

West Bengal


Total - 1452 Posts

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Educational Qualification

Essential Qualifications - Must have passed the Madhyamik examination or its equivalent from any Govt. recognized Board or Institution.

Desirable Qualification - 

i) Minimum 1(one) year experience in firefighting in any Govt. department or organisation or Public Sector Undertaking or autonomous bodies.

(ii) A certificate from Industrial Training Institute in any of the following disciplines – (A) Civil Engineering; (B) Electrical Engineering; (C) Mechanical Engineering; (D) Automobile Engineering.

(iii) Swimming certificate from any Government recognized club or institute.

Physical Measurement - 

i) The minimum standard of height and chest for a candidate shall be as under:-

Category Height Chest
Candidates of all categories (except Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbansis and Other Hill Tribes) 5’6” or 167.6 cms 32” or 81.3 cms. with the expansion of 2” or 5 cms.
Candidates of Gorkhas, Garwalies, Rajbansis and Other Hill Tribes 5’3” or 160 cms 81.3 cms. with the expansion of 2” or 5 cms.

(ii) Must have to qualify any four of the following endurance tests:-

(a) 1000 meter run within 5 minutes,

(b) Ladder climbing within 20 seconds.

(c) Lifting and carrying of sandbag weighing 63.5 kg continuously for minimum 50 meters.

(d) Run up three stories of the standard staircase within 1 minute.

(e) Rope climbing using only hands within 60 seconds.

(f) High Jump 1.22 meter or more.

Selection Process

Selection will be done through direct recruitment on the basis of a written examination, physical measurement test, endurance test and personality test to be conducted by the Commission. The candidates who qualify in the Written Examination shall, thereafter, be called for Physical Measurement Test and the candidates who qualify Physical Measurement Test shall appear in the Endurance Test and those who qualify in Endurance Test shall be called for Personality Test.

The Written Examination will be held at various venues in Kolkata and in certain other Districts of West Bengal tentatively on the 15th September 2018. Only ST candidates of Darjeeling Districts and other candidates of the three Hill Sub-Divisions, namely Darjeeling Sadar, Mirik and Kurseong will be allowed to appear at Darjeeling Centre. Similarly, all candidates from Kalimpong District will be allowed to appear at KALIMPONG centre. The Physical Measurement Test and Endurance Test will be held thereafter at Kolkata and the Personality Test in the office of Public Service Commission, West Bengal, in Kolkata.

List of Centers with Code - 

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-Mediniur, 14-Tamluk, 15-Jhargram, 16-Bankura, 17-Suri, 18-Berhampore, 19-Malda, 20-Balurghat, 21-Raiganj, 22-Jalpaiguri, 23-Alipurduwar, 24-Cooch Behar, 25-Siliguri, 26-Kalimpong and 27-Darjeeling.

How to apply

Application Fees - Rs.110/-. SC/ST candidates of West Bengal and Persons with disabilities (P.W.D.) having a physical disability of 40% and above are not required to pay any fee. No Exemption of fee is available to BC candidates of West Bengal/SC/ST/BC Candidates of Other States.

Modes of Payment and Convenience Fees- 

(i) For online payment through debit/credit cards: Convenience fee 1% of the examination fee subject to a minimum of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five) only plus 18% G.S.T. on convenience fee.

(ii) For online payment through net banking: Convenience fee of Rs. 5/- (Rupees Five) only plus 18% G.S.T. on convenience fee.

(iii) For offline payment through bank counter: Service Charge of Rs. 20/- (Rupees Twenty) only.

How to Apply - 1) Candidates need to visit the official website of WBPSC - http://pscwbapplication.in

2) Candidate needs to register and then can log in after successful registration.

3) Candidates need to upload scanned photograph and signature.

3) Last Date to apply is 03-07-2018.

For Detailed Notification, Click here - Official Notification

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