About WBJEE 2019

 West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) will conduct a common entrance examination called as WBJEEM for admissions to the undergraduate courses in engineering and pharmacy in the state . The entrance exam is commonly called as West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE). Candidate appearing in the Paper-I (Mathematics) and Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry-combined) and getting ranked will be able to take admission in Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy courses while candidates appearing only in paper 2 and getting ranked will get admission only in Pharmacy courses being offered at Universities, Government Colleges, and Self Financing Engineering and technological institutes of West Bengal. 

Architecture admissions are through NATA while medical admissions are through NEET UG. The application form of WBJEE 2019 will tentatively be available in December 2018 while the last date to fill the same will be January 2019. The exam will be held tentatively in April 2019 with the result announced in the first week of June 2019.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Duration 4 Hours

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WBJEE 2019 Important Dates

20 Nov, 2018 (Tentative) Advertisement | Mode: Offline and Online
21 Dec, 2018 - 21 Jan, 2019 (Tentative) Application | Mode: Online
14 Apr, 2019 (Tentative) Admit Card - Available | Mode: Online
21 Apr, 2019 (Tentative) Exam | Mode: Offline
11 May, 2019 - 14 May, 2019 (Tentative) Answer Key - Preliminary | Mode: Online
20 May, 2019 (Tentative) Answer Key - Final | Mode: Online
26 May, 2019 (Tentative) Score Card | Mode: Online
26 May, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online
09 Jun, 2019 - 16 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) Counselling - Choice filling and Registration | Mode: Online
19 Jun, 2019 - 04 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) Others - Choice locking and Seat allotment | Mode: Online

WBJEE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

WBJEE B.Tech

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has set few eligibility parameters for the aspirants of WBJEE 2019. Eligibility criteria differs from course to course. There will be two papers in WBJEE 2019: Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry Combined).  Participants taking part in both paper and getting ranked will be eligible for admission in BTech/Pharmacy/Architecture courses. In order to take part in that exam aspirants need to fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed for the WBJEE 2019. For taking admission in the WBJEE 2019 BTech course:

  • Candidates must be citizen of India.
  • His/her age should not be less that 17 years on Dec. 31, 2019, there is no upper age limit for WBJEE 2019 but for Marine Engineering Degree Course upper age limit will be 25 years on Dec. 31, 2019.
  • Candidate should have passed Class 12 as regular student from a recognized board with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science/ Biotechnology/Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • The aggregate marks in these three subjects taken together should not be less than 45% (for SC/ST/OBC /PwD 40%).

WBJEE B.Arch

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has set few eligibility parameters for the aspirants of WBJEE 2019. Eligibility criteria differs from course to course and some institutes have put in their additional terms. Three will be two paper in WBJEE 2019: Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry Combined). Candidates who will take part in Paper 2 and get ranked will be eligible for taking admission in only Pharmacy course. Participants taking part in both paper and getting ranked will be eligible for admission in BTech/Pharmacy/Architecture courses. In order to take part in that exam aspirants need to fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed for the WBJEE 2019. For taking admission in the WBJEE 2019 B.Arch course:

  • Candidates must be citizen of India.
  • His/her age should not be less that 17 years on Dec. 31, 2019, there is no upper age limit for WBJEE 2019.
  • Candidate should have passed Class 12 as regular student from a recognized board with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/Biology/Computer Science/ Biotechnology/Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • The aggregate marks should not be less than 50% in Class 12. 
  • Candidate should have cleared either National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) conducted by Council of Architecture (COA) or Paper 2 of JEE Main 2019.

WBJEE B.Pharm

WBJEE 2019 Eligibility criteria differs from course to course. Candidates who appear for Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry Combined) can apply for only pharmacy courses while candidates who appear for both Paper 1 & 2 can apply for engineering coyrses as well. The eligibility criteria for WBJEE 2019 for the B.Pharm courses are:

  • Only citizens of India are eligible to apply.
  • Age should not be less that 17 years on Dec. 31, 2019. However, there is no upper age limit for WBJEE 2019.
  • Candidate should have passed Class 12 as regular students from a recognized board.
  • They must have studied with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/Computer Science/ Biotechnology/Computer Application as compulsory subjects with pass marks in both Practical and Theory sections individually.
  • The aggregate marks in these three subjects taken together should not be less than 45% (for SC/ST/OBC /PwD 40%).
  • Candidates should have passed English subject of Class 12 with at least 30% marks.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, ST, OBC, SC PWD Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 500

The notification for the WBJEE 2019 is released in the third week of November. aspirant can apply only through online mode by visiting the official page. Application window for applying online will tentatively be open from third week of December, 2018 to third week of Jan., 2019. Before applying one must read carefully information given in the information brochure of WBJEE 2019 and follow them cautiously. Aspirant need to have active mobile no. and email ID for applying because all information will be sent to the applicant through this registered e-mail and Mobile no. 

WBJEE 2019 Application process

Registration: It starts with the candidate registering online for the WBJEE 2019. It's very important to fill information while registering because the information given in this stage i.e. Applicant Name, Mother's Name, Date of Birth, Father's Name etc., will not be available for editing later.

Application for Filling: In this stage will be asked to fill information related with eligibility, course, city and communication etc. 

Document Uploading: Once applicant have finished filling information they will have to upload scanned copy of signature and photo. Recent colour photo must uploaded and the original of it must be saved as it will be needed during the exam, counselling process, admission and registration process.

Required Image

NameSize (storage)DimensionFormat
Photo3kb- 100kb4cm x 3cmJPEG/JPG
Sign3kb- 100kb
4cm x 1.5cm
JPEG/JPG

 

Application fee and Confirmation: In order to complete online application process candidates will have to pay Rs. 500 towards application fee by using online (Credit/Debit card or Net banking) or offline mode. Once form is submitted candidates should take print out of the Confirmation page and keep it safely for future reference.

WBJEE 2019 Application Process

Aspirant should make themselves familiar with the syllabus of all subjects of WBJEE 2019 and prepare for them according to their grasp and weightage given to the subjects. Practising a lot with the help of papers of previous years and sample papers in will help a lot in improving aspirants performance. Students should analyze their performance after solving every sample paper and then try to work on the topics which need more attention in order to cracking the exam WBJEE 2019.

In order to cracking any exam gathering information about the exam pattern, sections, weightage, evaluation schema, duration, plays very important role. Exam will be held in offline mode and it will comprise multiple choice questions. There will be two papers in WBJEE 2019; Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry combine). Candidates taking part in Paper 2 will be able to take admission in pharmacy courses only, candidates taking part in Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be eligible for taking admission in Architecture/Engineering/TechnologyPharmacy courses. Aspirants taking part in only paper 1 will not get any Rank. 

Candidates will get 120 minutes for each paper i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. Scoring schema is a little different for WBJEE form any other entrance exam as questions will be divided there categories and how many marks will be awarded or deducted for a question will depend on the fact which categories question it was.

For category 1 questions there will be just one correct option, 1mark will be given for correct answer while incorrect answer will fetch -0.25 marks.
For category 2 questions there will be just one correct option and 2 marks will be given for correct answer while incorrect answer will fetch -0.5 marks.
For category 3 questions there will be one or more options can correct and 2 marks will be given for correct answer while incorrect answer will fetch 0 marks while for partially correct answers candidates will get marks as per this formula: 2 x (no. of correct options marked/total no. of correct options).

Question Paper Pattern of WBJEE 2019

SubjectCategory 1 (1 mark)
Category 2 (2 marks)
Category 3 (2 marks)
Total QuestionsAggregate Marks
QuestionsQuestions
Questions
Mathematics50151075100
Physics30554050
Chemistry30554050


Admit card for WBJEE 2019 is a very important document for appearing in the exam, no candidate will be allowed to take part in WBJEE 2019 without admit card. Admit card will be made available on the site and all aspirants are supposed to download it and take print out of it and keep it safely with them because candidates with distorted/mutilated or soiled admit card won't be permitted to appear in WBJEE 2019 examination. It will give information about the Roll no. and allotted exam centre to participant. Aspirants are required to read the information provided in admit card of WBJEE 2019 and follow them carefully. In case participant needs duplicate Admit card after exam the same can be provide by board only that to till July 31, 2019. For receiving it candidate will have to apply to board and pay fee of Rs. 500 in the form of bank draft payable at Kolkata and made in favour of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board.

WBJEE 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Tripura Agartala
Assam Silchar
West Bengal Alipurduar
Bankura
Bishnupur
Bolpur
Suri
Asansol
Durgapur
Burdwan
Cooch Behar
Siliguri
Balurghat
Raiganj
Jalpaiguri
Jhargram
Kolkata
Malda
Kharagpur
Medinipur
Contai
Haldia
Tamluk
Jiaganj
Kalyani
Krishnanagar
Nabadwip
Purulia
Berhampore
Barrackpore
Basirhat
Bongaon
Diamond Harbour
Baruipur
Andhra Pradesh Srirampuram

Documents Required at Exam

  • Copy of WBJEE-2019 Admit card
  • 1 copy of colur photograph which was uploaded in the online form of WBJEE-2019
  • Original copy of photo-id card such as Pan card/ Aadhar card/Passport/10th admit card/School-ID/voter card etc.

WBJEE 2019 Result will be declared by the end of May, 2019. It will be released in the form of Rank Card. Information about the score, total and of Paper 1 and 2; and concerned ranks according to the papers will be there in the Rank Card of WBJEE 2019. With the help of their log in ID and password candidates can download and view their Rank Card.


Model Answer Keys is expected to be released by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) with in three weeks of conducting exam. Candidates can challenge the model key after logging in on the Board's website but for that purpose they would have to pay fixed fee i.e. Rs. 500/- per question, by Credit/debit card/net banking/e-challan. The challenges will be reviewed and final Answer keys of WBJEE 2019 will be uploaded. Tentatively, 2-3 weeks after WBJEE 2019, image of OMR Sheets and answers read by machine will also be made available on Board's website, with the help of application number and password students can view it and if they are not happy with captured answers, they can file their challenge online after paying stipulated fee of Rs 500 per question.  

WBJEE 2019 Cutoff score is the minimum mark which aspirants will have to gain to become eligible for taking part in counselling and seat allocation process for available various course. Cutoff score for taking admission in Technology/Engineering/Architecture and Pharmacy will differ from each other. Board will declare cutoff score for both the papers, If candidates has appeared in only Paper 2 and scored above cutoff only then he/she will get Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR). Candidates having appeared in exam of Paper 1 and Paper 2 and scoring above the cutoff mark will get General Merit Rank (GMR) and PMR both. Those candidates will not get any rank who will take part in only Paper 1. Depending up on the category of candidate, selected course and Institute cutoff mark will be different.

Mode of Counselling: Online

For taking admission in institute and course of their choice, all GMR and PMR holders of WBJEE 2019 will have to participate in the counselling process of WBJEE 2019. Verification of documents is done only during Counselling and admission process and registration with university. So, it's a necessary step towards taking admission. No candidate will be given admission without taking part in counselling of WBJEE 2019. Before counselling and allotment the seat matrix comprising information about the Institute and Course wise availability of seats will be published on the board's site. Participants can make use of this for selecting appropriate option for themselves.

These are the steps for taking part in counselling process of WBJEE 2019:

Registration and Payment of counselling fee: Eligible candidates need to register online for taking part in the Counselling process by submitting required information. In order to register for counselling process candidates are supposed to pay Rs. 500 and applicable charge towards the counselling fee of WBJEE 2019 through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking. Participants Identity code and password will be created.

Online Choice filling and Locking: As per their choice participant can select course and institute and lock them before the last date fixed in this regard. Participants should keep a copy of the locked options with them for future reference.

Allotment of seat and Verification: Candidates will be allocated a seat in their preferred course and institute as per the availability on the order of merit. Those candidates who got allocated a seat in first round should pay required provisional admission fee online and then physically report to the Reporting Center for verification of documents with original and copies of required documents; they can exercising seat confirmation or up-gradation option at center. Candidates who will not report to centers their allotted seat will be cancelled and they will be dropped out from the up coming online counselling rounds.

Second round of WBJEE 2019 seat allotment will be done for the seats remaining vacant after the first round of reporting. Then Third round of WBJEE 2019 seat allotment will be published for the seats remaining vacant after the second round of reporting. Finally, mop up round of e-counselling will be conducted for registered candidates.

Top 10 Participating Institutes of WBJEE 2019 (in alphabetical order)

Serial no.Institute
1.

Academy of Technology, Adisaptagram, Hooghly

2.

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya

3.

Government College of Engineering & Ceramic Technology, Kolkata

4.

Goverment College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Kolkata

5.

Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampore

6.

Haldia Institute of Technology

7.

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

8.

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

9.

Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia

10.

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata

WBJEE 2019 Counselling Centers

State City
West Bengal Kolkata
Asansol
Burdwan
Hooghly
Balurghat
Raiganj
Suri
Haldia
Paschim Medinipur
Cooch Behar
Jalpaiguri
Berhampore
Bishnupur
Kalyani
Nadia
Malda
Purulia
Darjeeling
Howrah
Tripura Agartala

Documents Required at Counselling

  • WBJEE 2019 Rank Card
  • Provisional Allotment letter's print out
  • Confirmation page of WBJEE 2019
  • Yes upgradation or No Upgradation option form
  • Marks sheet of class 10 and self-attested copy for verification of Age, name and marks in English subject
  • Marks sheet of class 12 and self-attested copy for verification of marks
  • For Architecture Course certificate or Marks sheet of NATA or JEE Main 2019's Paper 2
  • Domicile Certificate and self-attested copy (only for West Bengal candidates)
  • Caste Certificate and self-attested copy (only for SC/ST/OBC candidates of West Bengal)
  • Income Certificate and self-attested copy for TFW verification (only for West Bengal candidates)
  • Physically challenged Certificate and self-attested copy for PwD category verification (only for West Bengal candidates)

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