Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2016
Dec. 12, 2016
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name WPCS INTERNATIONAL INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0001086745  
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Trading Symbol WPCS  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,888,659