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The West Bengal College Service Commission was established by an Act passed in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in 1979. Its main functions are to select and recommend Assistant Professors, Librarians and Principals to all (nearly 500) the Government-aided Colleges in West Bengal, as well as to conduct the State Eligibility Test (SET). The Act of 1979 was revised in 2012 and 2017.

The present activities of the Commission is being outlined as follows :

A. RECOMMENDATION OF PRINCIPALS

Recommendation for the Posts of Principal in Govt.-aided Colleges has been made nearly two hundred fifty (250) in last 5 years as mentioned below.

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 1/2013) FOR THE POSTS OF PRINCIPAL
Vacancy Status -214
Recommended – 126

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 2/2015) FOR THE POSTS OF PRINCIPAL
Vacancy Status -172
Recommended – 66

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 2/2017) FOR THE POSTS OF PRINCIPAL
Vacancy Status -150
Recommended – 66

B. RECOMMENDATION OF ASSISTANT PROFESSORS & LIBRARIANS

In last 8 years more than seven thousand five hundred (7500) candidates have been recommended for Assistant Professors & Librarians in different Govt.-aided Colleges as mentioned below.

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 1/2012) FOR THE POSTS OF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & LIBRARIAN

Vacancy Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
822 785 216 173 202 63 2261
Recommended Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
* 847 676 70 111 177 26 1907

* Excess for City Group of Colleges

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 1/2015) FOR THE POSTS OF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & LIBRARIAN

Vacancy Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
1092 1296 610 378 357 131 3864
Recommended Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
* 1230 1153 131 310 357 79 3260

* Excess for City Group of Colleges

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 1/2017) FOR THE POSTS OF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN TEACHERS TRANING COLLEGES(B.Ed. Dept.)

Vacancy Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
50 20 16 53 18 13 170
Recommended Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
43 09 12 36 04 02 106

SYNOPSIS OF RECOMMENDATION (ADVT NO 1/2018 & ADVT NO 1/2019) FOR THE POSTS OF ASSISTANT PROFESSOR & LIBRARIAN

Vacancy Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
905 662 509 291 188 120 2675
Recommended Status
UR SC ST OBC-A OBC-B PH/VH TOTAL
905 583 275 281 182 97 2323

C. SET EXAMINATION

Since 1994 the West Bengal College Service Commission conducted University Grants Commission (UGC) accredited State Eligibility Test (SET) Examination on behalf of the Government of West Bengal.

The synopsis of SET mentioned below :

YEAR OF ADVT. NO. OF APPEARED CANDIDATES NO. OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES PERCENTAGE OF QUALIFIED CANDIDATES
2013 26111 1643 6.29
2014 26380 859 3.26
2015 32207 1047 3.25
2017 43692 2842 6.5
2018 50908 3374 6.63
2020 48769 3586 7.35

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