West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) for Medical & Pharmacy

WBJEE Medical 2017

Last Date to Apply

April 2nd week 2017

About WBJEE Medical

WBJEE Medical Admissions will be done on the basis of the NEET scores. Through NEET scores, the candidates can get admission in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-financed Institutes of West Bengal to Undergraduate courses in Medical and Dental programmes. However, NEET scores are not required for all the medical courses offered by the WBJEEB. The detail information about the courses and the entrance tests required for the admission in the colleges of West Bengal is given here. WBJEE Medical exam is held yearly for admission to various Medical Colleges/ Universities in West Bengal. Get the details on the WBJEE Medical Admissions on this page below.

Admission to MBBS and BDS course will be done on the basis of NEET. Ministry of AYUSH has also demanded all the state government to admit students in AYUSH Undergraduate courses through NEET So the NEET scores are mandatory for BHMS/ BAMS/ BUMS courses. It has become mandatory from the year 2017 onwards.

Entrance Exams Required for WBJEE Courses

The admission in some of the medical courses will be done on the basis of the NEET scores. Although, NEET score is not required for all the medical courses and the admission in the WBJEE Medical courses is done on the basis of some other entrance tests which is mentioned below.

Courses Entrance Tests required
MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BAMS/ BUMS NEET
B.Sc Nursing/ BPT/ BASLP WBJEE JENPAUH/ JENPARH
Bachelor of Veterinary/ Animal Husbandry WBJEE EVETS
Engineering/ Architecture/ Pharmacy WBJEE Entrance Test 


WBJEE BHMS/ BAMS/ BUMS Seats

Courses

 Govt. College Seats

Private College Seats

BHMS

196

370

BAMS

54

100

BUMS 

0

50 

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WBJEE Medical Eligibility criteria

Nationality: Candidate must be citizen of India

Age Limit: Candidate must be 17 years as on 31 December 2017

  • There is no upper limit on age for all the courses except Marine Engineering course where candidate should not be more than 25 years as on 31 July 2017

Residential/ Domicile requirement:

  • Candidates must be residing continuously in West Bengal for at least ten years ( as on 15 December 2017

OR

  • Candidates parents must be the permanent resident of West Bengal having the permanent address within the State of Bengal.

Academic  Qualification: 

  • The candidate must pass Higher Secondary(10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination recognised by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • Candidate must have Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as compulsory subject with minimum pass marks individually in each subject
  • Candidate must have passed (10+2) with minimum 50% (55% for SC/ST/PwD/OBC candidates) marks in Physics, chemistry and Biology combined together and minimum 30% minimum marks in English
  • In addition, candidates must have to secure at least 50 percentile marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together (40 percentile for SC/ST candidates, 45 percentile for OBC-A, OBC-B candidates).
  • The candidate must have passed Class 12 Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology /Biotechnology and any other elective subject with English as a compulsory subject. 
  • Candidates who are appearing in Class 12 Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are also eligible to apply.

Percentage Criteria: Candidates must have secured minimum 50% marks in PCB group for general candidates and 45% (for General-PH) and 40% (for SC/ST/OBC candidates).

WBJEE Medical Application form and Admit Card

The candidates are required to fill the NEET Application Form Online to get admission in Universities/Colleges in West Bengal. The CBSE are also providing the facilitation centres to help the candidates of rural areas in filling and submitting the online application. The detailed information about the mode and Payment options can be found from the link given below. 

NEET Application Form

Availability of Courses for the WBJEE Medical Admissions

Availability of courses for admission in WBJEE Medical courses

Candidates have to appear in the following subjects

Type

Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharma

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

E

Medical/Dental/Pharma

Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry

M

Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharma/Medical/ Dental

Biological Sciences, Maths, Physics, Chemistry

C

Pharmacy only (other than Jadavpur

Physics & Chemistry

E/M/C

WBJEE Medical Fees

Application Fee:

Type

Availability of courses for admission
in WBJEE Medical courses

Fees payable (in INR)

M

Medical/Dental/Pharm only

Rs. 500

C

Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharm/ Medical/Dental

Rs. 600

WBJEE Medical Result and Counselling

Written Exam

  • On the basis of the result of Written Admission Test, candidates will be shortlisted according to their scores in the exam.
  • Merit list does not make a candidate eligible for admission to any concerned University / College 

Counselling procedure for WBJEE Medical /Dental courses

  • The dates and time of the aforesaid counselling process will be notified on the website in due course
  • E- Counselling: Admission to M.B.B.S. Course in Medical Colleges and B.D.S. Course in Dental Colleges will be done through e-counselling after the publication of Merit List.
  • Venue for counselling: Central Selection Committee (AYUSH) BAMS, certificate BHMS Swastha Bhawan, GN29 Sector-5, 
  • Seat Allotment: The seat allotment will be based on the rank position in the Merit List of the Joint Entrance Examination having regard to preferences for Medical or Dental Colleges and subject to passing the qualifying examination satisfying the eligibility criteria.

Final Selection: On the basis of personal interview and counselling, the final list of candidates will be prepared.

WBJEE Medical Exam pattern

The admission in the aforementioned courses will be done on the basis of NEET scores. The candidates are advised to check the exam pattern for the NEET and prepare accordingly. The candidates are advised to follow the syllabus while preparing for the NEET.

WBJEE MBB/ BDS/ BHMS/ BAMS/ BUMS Exam Pattern

NEET 2017 will be conducted in pen and paper mode only and the total duration of the exam will be 3 Hours.

  • Marking Scheme: Four Marks will be awarded for each correct response. There is Negative marking in NEET 2017 exam and one mark will be deducted from the total score.
  • The medium of exam: NEET 2017 will be conducted in 10 languages that is Hindi, English, Bengali, Assamese, Oriya, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telegu and Kannada.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 180 questions from all the subjects given in the table below:
Subject Number of Question  Marks
Physics 45  180 
Chemistry 45  180
Zoology 45  180 
Biology  45  180 
Total  180 720 

 
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WBJEE Medical Important details

WBJEE Scholarships is now been offering by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme and other Free-ship Schemes.

WBJEE is a common entrance exam for undergraduate courses in Medical, Dental, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture to the different Universities, Government Colleges and Self-financed Institutes of West Bengal.

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WBJEE Medical Admission Dates 2017

Events Dates
NEET application ends 1 March 2017
WBJEE JENPAUH/ JENPARH application ends
22 March 2017
WBJEE EVETS application ends

WBJEE Medical Contact

Address:

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

Contact Details:

Phone: (033) 23671198
Toll-free Helpline Number: 1800 345 0050
Email: wbjee@nic.in