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WBJEE 2018

Last Date to Apply

19 January 2018

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About WBJEE 2018

WBJEE 2018 is a common entrance exam for admission to Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-financed Institutes of West Bengal into Undergraduate courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture. WBJEE 2018 will be held for admission to various Universities/ Colleges/ Self-financing technical institutes in West Bengal for a degree in Engineering, Architecture & Pharmacy and Architecture. WBJEE 2018 will be conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB).

There is no residential certificate of West Bengal required for appearing in the exam although the WB domicile candidates will be given preference for admission in the Government colleges. The application form has to be filled online and there is no offline application process. Candidates applying for the WBJEE 2018 will be eligible for the admissions to the following courses listed below:

  • Engineering/ Technology
  • Architecture
  • Pharmacy

Latest Update: The window to Remove Image Discrepancy In Photograph and Signature has been activated, In case any candidate has uploaded wrong or inappropriate images can change the same. Follow the link below for detailed instructions and official link.

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WBJEE 2018 Dates

 Events

Dates

WBJEE Online Application Begins - Registration Started!

19 December 2017

Online Application Ends

19 January 2018

WBJEE Admit Card 2018

10 April 2018 (Tentative)

WBJEE Exam Date

  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Chemistry

22 April 2018 (Sunday)

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM &
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

WBJEE Results

5 June 2018 (Tentative)

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WBJEE 2018 Eligibility criteria

Nationality: Candidate must be citizen of India

Age: Candidate must be 17 years as on 31 December 2018 and there is no upper limit on age for all the courses. There is no upper age limit. A candidate born on or after 1 Jan 2001 is not eligible for WBJEE Exam.

For Marine Engineering: The candidate must be at least 17 years and should not be more than 25 years as on 31 December 2018

Residential/ Domicile Requirement for WBJEE 2018

There is no particular Residential/ Domicile requirement to appear in the WBJEE 2018.

Candidates must be residing continuously in West Bengal for at least ten years. ( as on 30 December 2017). Candidates parents must be a permanent resident of West Bengal having a permanent address within the State of Bengal.

Domicile: Applicants will be required to have the West Bengal Domicile to apply for the admissions, however, Domicile will not be required for the given below courses. For these colleges/courses, students from outside West Bengal can also apply for the given below courses

For Self Financing Institutions - In these institutes 80-90% seats are reserved through WBJEE 2018, 10% on the basis of JEE Main 2018, and maximum 10% will be through Management Quota. The seats will be allotted through WBJEE e-counselling.

Academic Qualification to appear in WBJEE 2018

  • A candidate must pass Higher Secondary(10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognised Council\Board.
  • Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually if specified by the concerned Council/Board. 
  • For admission to all the courses given below the student should have scored minimum 30% marks in English in Class 12.
Engineering (other than Jadavpur University)
  • Must have Physics and Mathematics  as compulsory subject with Chemistry /Biotechnology /Biology /Technical Vocational Subjects (Engineering Drawing / Computer Science)
  • Passed (10+2) with minimum 45% (40% for SC/ST/PwD/OBC candidates) marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics combined.
Engineering (Jadavpur University)
  • Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subject with minimum pass marks individually in each subject.
  • Minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwD/OBC candidates) marks in above subjects combined.
Architecture
  • Candidate must have Physics and Mathematics  as compulsory subject with Chemistry /Biotechnology /Biology /Technical Vocational Subjects (Engineering Drawing / Computer Science)
  • Passed (10+2) with minimum 50% (40% for SC/ST/PwD/OBC candidates) marks in above subjects combined.
  • Qualified NATA conducted by Council of Architecture or in JEE Main Paper 2
Pharmacy
  • Candidate must have passed ‘10+2’ examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks.
  • Candidates must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category e.g. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • The students possessing 10+2 qualification from non-formal and non-class rooms based schooling such as National Institute of Open Schooling, open school systems of States etc. shall not be eligible for admission to B. Pharm. Course.

WBJEE 2018 Application form and Admit Card

WBJEE 2018 Application Form is now available and can be filled by candidates until 19 January 2018. Therefore, the candidates must fill the form correctly and submit the same on or before the due date. The link to fill the form is given below. Along with the application link, the guidelines to fill the form is also available on this page.

WBJEE 2018 Application Form

Guidelines to fill the WBJEE 2018 Application Form

  • After registration, the candidates will be able to fill the application form by providing personal details, educational details, communication details, etc.
  • During form filling, the applicant is also required to choose a PASSWORD and a security question and answer.
  • The candidate will need the above Application No. and Password for all subsequent login.Candidates need to upload the relevant documents
  • At last, candidates need to submit the application form by paying the application fee.

Please note that the candidate's name, father’s name, mother’s name, domicile and date of birth taken together must be unique for each application. Once an Application Number is generated and the password is chosen, the candidates may log out or continue to upload documents.

Documents to be uploaded with WBJEE Application Form 2018 -

  • Recent coloured passport sized photograph
  • Signature
  • Left-hand thumb impression

WBJEE 2018 Payment Options

The candidates can make the payment of the WBJEE application form by any of the two ways given below:

  • Payment by Debit/Credit Card: The candidate has to select Debit / Credit Card option to pay the fee and follow the instruction to complete the payment process. 
  • Payment by Allahabad Bank Challan: The candidate has to select Allahabad Bank Challan mode to deposit the fee. As soon as he/she selects the option, a challan will be generated. The candidate has to take it to any core banking service (CBS) facility enabled Branch of the Allahabad Bank for making payment

Submission of the Application Form

 
The candidates are advised to check the details of the duly filled application form before the final submission. Candidates are required to keep at least two photocopies of the application form for future reference. The candidates do not need to send any document to WBJEE office by post. After checking all the details carefully,

After checking all the details of the application form carefully, candidates need to submit the application form by paying the application fee. Application fee can be submitted by two ways described above,

WBJEE Admit Card 2018

WBJEE Admit card will tentatively be available for download from 10 April 2018 on the official website. Admit cards will be generated on the notified date for the candidate to download and take a print. Candidates are advised to retain their admit cards carefully in secured place in undamaged condition in all respects till completion of admission procedure.

The candidate has to carry a printed hard copy of the admit card along with a photograph to the examination centre.  Otherwise, the entry of the candidates may be restricted at the exam centre.

 WBJEE Admit Card 2018

WBJEE 2018 Fees

The application fee for the WBJEE 2018 is same for all the courses. However, the type has been divided into two sections. Thus, while paying the application fee, the candidates have to select the type of the course. 

Type

Availability of courses for admission
through WBJEE 2018

Fees payable (in INR)

E

Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharm only


500

M

Medical/Dental/Pharm only

WBJEE 2018 Result and Counselling

Within one week of the exam, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will release the WBJEE Answer Keys. The candidates will be able to check the answer keys and can analyse their scores. WBJEE result is expected to be declared on 5 June 2018. The selection of the candidates will be done based on merit list and then the WBJEE counselling procedure will be held. The shortlisted candidates will be called to appear in counselling.

The detailed information regarding admission to the concerned Universities/ Colleges and allotment of seats therein shall be made available in due course. It should be noted that being Merit Listed does not make a candidate eligible for admission to any concerned University/ College. Necessary document in the regards is to be produced at the time of counselling.

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WBJEE Counselling 2018

WBJEE Counselling 2018 for Engineering/ Architecture/ Pharmacy Courses will be started in the month of June 2018 (after the declaration of result). The candidates will be able to register for the counselling through online mode. The complete details about WBJEE Counselling 2018 is available on a separate which can be acquired by the candidates by following the link below

WBJEE Counselling 2018

WBJEE 2018 Exam pattern

The “WBJEE 2018” examination will comprise questions on three subjects: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Based on courses offered, there will be 2 (two) categories of examinees as listed below

Option

Availability of courses for admission through WBJEE 2018

Candidates have to appear in the following subjects

Type

1

Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharma

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

E

2

Pharmacy only
(other than Jadavpur)

 Physics & Chemistry  E/M/C

 

WBJEE 2018 Exam Pattern

In every subject, all questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ-type, with four options against each of the questions).

  • Each question paper will contain 3 categories of questions.
  • Exam pattern would be as follows:

Subject

Category I

Category II

Category III

Total Questions

Total Marks

Mathematics

50 x 1 marks

15 x 2 marks

10 x 2 marks

75

100

Physics

30 x 1 marks

5 x 2 marks

5 x 2 marks

40

50

Chemistry

30 x 1 marks

5 x 2 marks

5 x 2 marks

40

50


WBJEE Marking Scheme


Category 1 Questions

  • There will be only one correct answer.
  • Each Correct answer will yield 1 mark each.
  • Negative Marking: -1/4 of the marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
  • For any combination of response with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/4 (25% negative marks) 

Category 2 Questions

  • There will be only one correct answer.
  • Each Correct answer will yield 2 marks each
  • Negative Marking: -1/2 (25% negative marks).
  • For any combination of response with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/2 (25% negative marks) 

Category 3 Questions

  • More than one option may be correct and marking of all correct options only will yield two marks.
  • Only all Correct response will yield 2 marks
  • For any combination of answers containing one or more incorrect responses, net mark awarded will be zero (0) and
  • For partially correct response without any incorrect marking Marks awarded = 2 X (no of correct responses) / (total no of correct options)

Mode of Answering

  • Questions must be answered on specially designed machine readable answer sheets (OMR Answer Sheet).
  • Candidates are required to mark the answer using BLUE/BLACK BALL POINT PEN ONLY ON on the OMR Answer Sheet

Mock Test & Solved Papers for WBJEE Engineering Entrance

1) WBJEE: 8 Mock Tests & Solved Papers (2007 - 2013) 3rd Edition

WBJEE 2018 Important details

Last year 1,55,472 students registered for WBJEE and out of that 1,39,640 students appeared for the entrance exam. So in all 1,17,267 students appeared for Engineering Entrance, 63330 students appeared for the medical exam and 1,39,640 for pharmacy and out of that 77,826, 4433, 99558 students were eligible for counselling of Engineering, Medical & Pharmacy respectively.

Subject No. of Students Appeared
Physics 1,39,640
Chemistry 1,39,640
Mathematics 1,17,267
Biology 63,330

 

WBJEE 2018 Test Centres

WBJEE Admit Card

WBJEE 2018 Participating Universities

There are 9 universities, 9 Govt. Engineering Colleges and 82 Self Financing Institutes in West Bengal that accepts WBJEE Score for admission

  • Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya
  • IIEST Shibpur (Now the admission would be based on JEE Main)
  • Institute of Jute Technology, Calcutta University
  • Jadavpur University
  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
  • University Institute of Technology, Burdwan
  • University of Calcutta
  • University of Kalyani
  • Uttar Banga Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya
  • West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Science.

WBJEE 2018 Participating Institutes

WBJEE 2018 Contact

WBJEEB
AQ-13/1, Sector-V,
Salt Lake City, 
Kolkata-700 091

Phone: (033) 23671198
Toll-free WBJEE help number: 1800-1023-781
Email: wbjee@nic.in

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