WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 – Notification, Application Form, Apply Online

Good news for government job seekers. West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC) has invited online applications from eligible Indian Citizens for employment on the post of fire operators in the West Bengal Fire Services. Candidates who have a passion to make an adventurous career can apply to this job. Candidates who want to apply can submit application through online only on the Commission’s website at www.pscwbapplication.in. The closing date for receipt of online application is 3rd July, 2018. But before applying online, candidates are required to know few important things like date of release of official advertisement, advertisement no., number of vacancies, method of recruitment, written examination date & centres, eligibility criteria, application form, process, fee & mode of payment, admit card, result etc.

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Notification & Vacancies

Few days back, the public service commission of state West Bengal has released an official notification for recruitment of fire operators in the West Bengal Fire Services under the Department of Fire & Emergency Services, Govt. of W.B. To view or download it now, click here.

As per official advertisement, total number of vacancies is 1452. Out of which, 80 will be for candidates belonging to Ex-Serviceman category, 32 for Meritorious Sportsperson, 93 for S.T., 309 for S.C., 74 for OBC-B and 157 for OBC-A. For further details, please refer to official notification.


Examination nameWBPSC Fire Operator Direct Recruitment 2018
Conducted byWest Bengal Public Service Commission
Advertisement no.15 / 2018
Post nameFire Operator
No. of vacancies1452
Opening date for receipt of online applicationJune 13th, 2018
Closing date for receipt of online applicationJuly 3rd, 2018
Last date of online fees paymentJuly 3rd, 2018
Last date of offline fees payment through any branch of UBIJuly 4th, 2018
Mode of recruitmentwritten examination, physical measurement test, endurance test and personality test
Admit cards will be issued fromYet to be announced
Date of written examination15th September, 2018 (tentative)
Results will be announced onYet to be announced
Physical measurement test will be onYet to be announced
Endurance test will be onYet to be announced
Personality testYet to be announced
Apply online athttp://pscwbapplication.in/
Helpline Numbers for
Queries related to offline payment(033) 2262-4181
Queries related to online payment(033) 4003-5104
Technical Support9836219994, 9836289994 & 9123971747

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Age limit (As on Jan 1st, 2018)

Minimum age- 18 years & Maximum age- 27; Relaxation in upper age limit will be given to the candidates belonging to the categories of the Other Backwards Classes (Group A and  Group B) or the Schedule Tribes or the Schedule Castes as per the extant rules of the Government.

Essential Educational Qualifications

Applicant should have passed Madhyamik or its equivalent examination from any Board or Institution approved by Government. Preference will be given to the following applicants

  • having at least 1-year experience in firefighting in any Govt. organization or department or Public-Sector Undertaking or autonomous bodies OR
  • have obtained a certificate in any of the following disciplines- Automobile Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from any recognized Industrial Training Institute OR
  • have obtained a certificate in swimming from any government recognized institute or club

Essential Physical Measurement

Candidates of Rajbansis, Garwalies, Gorkhas and other hill tribes81.3 cms. with expansion of 2” or 5 cms.5’3” or 160 cms
Other candidates32” or 81.3 cms. with expansion of 2” or 5 cms.5’6” or 167.6 cms

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Application Fee and Mode Of Payment

There is no application fee for persons having physical disability of 40% or above and S.C./S.T. candidates of West Bengal. All other candidates including B.C. and S.C./S.T. candidates of other states are required to pay an amount of Rs. 110/- as application fee along with additional convenience / service charges.  Fee can be paid either online or offline. For online, candidates are required to make payment through net banking. For offline, candidates are required to make payment through bank counter.

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Application form & process

Interested candidates should fill and submit online applications only @ commission’s official website. The process to attempt online application is given below:

  • Open WBPSC’s official online portal
  • On homepage, find and click on link ‘Fire Operator in the West Bengal Fire Services under the Department of Fire and Emergency Services (Advt. No. 15/2018)’ given under ‘Live Application’ section
  • You will see a new page having several links related to ongoing recruitment exercises
  • Since you are new to WBPSC so click on ‘Enrol Yourself’ tab
  • You will be landed on a new page having enrolment form
  • Enter your mobile number, password, first, middle & last name
  • Select date of birth and gender
  • Type your father’s / mother’s name
  • Enter your email id
  • Click on ‘Sign Up’ tab
  • You will see a confirmation page; verify all the details which you have entered
  • If you want to make any change then click on ‘Change’ tab
  • Otherwise, click on ‘Confirm’ tab
  • Instantly, you will get an OTP on your provided mobile number
  • Enter OTP then click on ‘Validate OTP’ tab
  • A confirmation message will be displayed having your enrolment details such as your enrolment no., password, name, father’s name and date of birth
  • Meanwhile, you will also receive a text message having your enrolment no. & password
  • Click on ‘Sign In’ tab
  • Enter your Enrolment no. & password
  • Then click on ‘Sign In’ tab
  • After logging, select the examination name for which you want to apply
  • click on ‘Application Details’
  • fill and submit the required details
  • Upload scanned image of your signature & photo in the prescribed format
  • fill your qualification & experience details
  • Select examination centre preference (if option is live)
  • After all this, review all the details and confirm
  • Make payment of fee (if applicable)
  • Print your final submitted application form

WBPSC Fire Operator 2018 Apply Online

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Method Of Recruitment

As per official advertisement, the entire selection process will consist of the following examinations / tests:

  • Written examination- It will be an examination having single paper to be held at various examination centres such as Kolkata (North & South), Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Siliguri, Cooch Behar, Tamluk, Krishnanagar, Barasat, Purulia, Asansol, Burdwan, Chinsurah, Howrah, Diamond Harbour etc. Scheme and syllabus for written examination is still unknown as it is not disclosed by WBPSC.
  • Physical measurement and endurance test– Candidates qualified in written examination will be called for this test to be held in Kolkata only. Firstly, there will be a physical measurement test. To qualify PMT, candidates must have essential physical measurements as mentioned above. After qualifying physical measurement test, candidates should undergo an endurance test. To qualify PET, candidates should have to pass at least four of the below given endurance tests:
    • High Jump 1.22 meter or more
    • Rope climbing using only hands within one minute
    • Run up 3 stories of standard staircase within 60 seconds
    • Lifting & carrying 63.5 kg sandbag continuously for at least 50 meters
    • Ladder climbing within 20 seconds
    • 1 km run within 5 minutes
  • Personality test- Candidates qualified in PET shall be called for a personality test to be held in the office of West Bengal Public Service Commission, in Kolkata.  

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

Public Service Commission, West Bengal will issue a separate admit card / call letter for each examination. Before few days from the date of examination, candidates will be able to download admit card / call letter.

How To Download Admit Card?

  • Open WBPSC official website
  • Find and click on download admit card section
  • Select the examination for which you want to download admit card / call letter
  • Enter the required details such as your enrolment no., password and date of birth
  • Your admit card / call letter will be displayed on your computer’s screen
  • Download / Save or Print it on A4 size paper
  • Read the instructions printed on admit card / call letter

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Salary

Finally selected candidates will get a salary of Rs. 5,400/ – Rs. 25,200/- under (P.B. – 2) with Grade Pay Rs. 2,600/-.

WBPSC Fire Operator Recruitment 2018 Result

Results will be announced and published on WBPSC’s official website. To check result, a candidate has to login into his / her account created at the time of attempting online application. The entire process of checking result and downloading score card is explained below:

  • Open official portal
  • Find and click on the appropriate ‘Result’ link (will be activated after official result announcement)
  • Type and submit the asked details like your enrolment no. & password
  • View your result or print it by hitting the cursor on ‘Print’ tab
  • Check your score card

We wish you Best of Luck for WBPSC Fire Operator Direct Recruitment 2018


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