The recruitment drive for General Duty Medical Officers (GDMOs) in West Bengal offers a total of 300 vacancies. The vacancies include 102 positions for candidates under the Unreserved (UR) category, 67 for Scheduled Castes (SC), 19 for Scheduled Tribes (ST), 43 for Other Backward Classes (OBC-A) under the non-creamy layer, and 29 for OBC-B under the non-creamy layer. Additionally, there are 14 positions reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), comprising 10 for UR candidates and 4 for SC candidates, along with 26 openings for candidates falling under the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).
WBPSC GDMOs Recruitment 2023: Important Dates
|1||Commencement of Online Applications||September 21, 2023|
|2||Closing Date for Online Application Submission||October 12, 2023 (until 3 p.m.)|
|3||Last Date for Online Fee Payment||October 12, 2023 (until 3 p.m.)|
|4||Last Date for Offline Fee Payment||October 13, 2023|
|5||Last Date for Generating Payment Challans||October 12, 2023|
WBPSC Recruitment 2023: Qualifications
Applicants must possess essential qualifications, including a medical qualification listed in the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, and registration as a medical practitioner in West Bengal. Desirable qualifications include six months of practical training as House Staff in a government hospital or recognized institution.
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WBPSC Recruitment 2023: Age Limit
The age limit for ordinary Medical Graduates is not more than 36 years, while those with Post-graduate Medical qualifications should not exceed 40 years as of January 1, 2023.
SC and ST candidates from West Bengal can avail up to 5 years, while OBC candidates (belonging to categories ‘A’ and ‘B,’ and falling under the non-creamy layer) are eligible for a relaxation of up to 3 years. SC, ST, and OBC candidates from other states must apply as general candidates for unreserved positions. Additionally, Persons with Benchmark Disabilities can benefit from age relaxations up to 45 years. In specific cases, political sufferers can also have their upper age limit relaxed by a maximum of 4 years.
Read the official notice here
Interested candidates can submit their applications online through the official website (https://wbpsc.gov.in) within the stipulated dates. Ensure to check the official notification for detailed instructions on the application process, fees, and eligibility criteria.
Step 1: Start by visiting the official website of the West Bengal Public Service Commission (WBPSC), which is https://wbpsc.gov.in.
Step 2: Look for the registration link on the website and click on it. You will need a valid email ID and mobile number to register. Fill in the required details to create your account.
Step 3: Once registered, log in to your account. Find the application form for the General Duty Medical Officer recruitment. Fill in all the necessary details accurately, including personal information, educational qualifications, and experience if applicable.
Step 4: Scan and upload the required documents, such as your photograph, signature, and any other documents specified in the application form. Ensure that the documents meet the specified size and format criteria.
Step 5: Pay the application fee online through the provided payment gateway. Note that the application fee details and payment methods will be available on the website. Keep a copy of the payment receipt for future reference.
Step 6: Review all the information provided in the application form and the uploaded documents. Make any necessary corrections. Once you are sure that all details are accurate, submit the application form.