WBJEE 2024 Exam – Application, Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board conducts the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) for admission to different Undergraduate Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture in Universities, Government Colleges as well as Self Financed Institutes in the State of West Bengal.

Exam NameWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examination
Also Known AsWBJEE
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelState
Exam ModeOffline (Pen-Paper based test)
Conducted byWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board

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UPDATE (June 6, 2024): WBJEE 2024 Result has been declared, read WBJEE 2024 Result.

UPDATE (May 22, 2024): Recorded responses for WBJEE 2024 exam are now available, read WBJEE 2024 Recorded responses.

UPDATE (May 7, 2024): Official Answer Keys for WBJEE 2024 are now available, read WBJEE 2024 Official Answer Key.

UPDATE (Apr 18, 2024): Admit cards for WBJEE 2024 exam are now available, read WBJEE 2024 Admit Card.

UPDATE (Feb 7, 2024): Application Correction is now open for WBJEE 2024, read WBJEE Application Correction.

UPDATE (Jan 30, 2024): Last date to apply for WBJEE 2024 has been extended, read WBJEE 2024 Last date.

UPDATE (Dec 28, 2023): WBJEE 2024 applications are open now, read WBJEE 2024 Application.

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WBJEE 2024: Important Dates | Syllabus



Paper 1Mathematics
Paper 2Physics and Chemistry


Mathematics (Paper-I),
Physics + Chemistry (Paper-II)
For seeking admission in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Pharmacy courses


  • The exam will be a pen-and-paper based examination.
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • There will be three categories of questions in each subject.
  • Answers are to be marked (bubbled) by using only a blue/black ball-point pen on the OMR Answer Sheet.

Question Types

Question Category 1

  • Only one option is correct.
  • Correct option will yield 1 (one) mark.
  • Incorrect option will yield -¼ (negative ¼) marks.
  • For any combination of more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -¼ (negative ¼) marks.
  • Not attempting the question will fetch zero marks.

Question Category 2

  • Only one option is correct.
  • Correct option will yield 2 (two) mark.
  • Incorrect option will yield -½ (negative ½) marks.
  • For any combination of more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -½ (negative ½) marks.
  • Not attempting the question will fetch zero marks.

Question Category 3

  • One or more options are correct.
  • Marking all correct options only will yield 2 (two) marks.
  • For any combination of answers containing one or more incorrect options, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and it will yield zero (0) mark.
  • For partially correct answers, i.e. when all correct options are not marked and also no incorrect option is marked, marks awarded = 2 X (no of correct options marked) / (total no of actually correct options).
  • Not attempting the question will fetch zero marks.

No. of Questions

The no. of questions in each part is as follows:

CategoryNo. of Questions
Subject: Mathematics
Subject: Physics
Subject: Chemistry



April 28, 2024


SubjectTiming of Examination
Paper-I (Mathematics)11 AM to 1 PM
Paper-II (Physics and Chemistry)2 PM to 4 PM


For appearing in the WBJEE


  • Applicant must be a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.

Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must have passed/ appearing in 2024 for the class 12th examination or its equivalent examination.


  • Candidates must be at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2024.
  • There is no upper age limit for appearing in WBJEE, though for admission to the degree level Marine Engineering Course, the upper age limit is 25 years as on December 31, 2024.

For Admissions

For admission to Engineering courses

  • Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Examination (10+2 examination) with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application / Technical Vocational Subject as compulsory subjects.
  • Candidate must have passed these three subjects individually.
  • Candidate must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% for ST, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in these three subjects taken together.
  • Candidate must also have passed English in the Qualifying Examination with at least 30% marks.
  • Candidates must satisfy additional eligibility requirements for admission to Jadavpur University, read more here.
  • For the Marine Engineering course, candidates must secure a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics taken together and a minimum of 50% marks in English.

Domicile of West Bengal

Domicile Requirement

There is no particular Residential/Domicile requirement to appear in the WBJEE. The candidate must be a domicile of West Bengal for the following cases:

  • For admission to any Government aided Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy Colleges of the State.
  • For Admission to any Reserved category of seats in any institute.
  • For Admission to 90% of the General category seats at Jadavpur University.
  • For Admission at Aliah University for all seats.

Domicile Eligibility

Candidates will be treated as a domicile of West Bengal if one fulfills any of the following criterion:

  • Candidates residing in West Bengal continuously at least for last 10 years as on December 31, 2023 (Pro forma A1 or A2 required).
  • Candidates whose parent(s) is/are permanent resident(s) of West Bengal having permanent address within the State of West Bengal (Pro forma B or Residential proof required).


Past Question Papers

See previous years’ Question Papers and Answers here.


WBJEE 2024 Application Fee is as follows:

General – Male₹500
General – Female₹400
Third Gender₹300
SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ EWS/ PwD/ TFW – Male₹400
SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ EWS/ PwD/ TFW – Female₹300


  • The registrations for WBJEE 2024 examination will begin from December 28, 2023.
  • The last date to apply is January 31, 2024 February 5, 2024.
  • NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

Application Procedure


  1. Candidates need to visit the WBJEE website and register by furnishing all the required details in the Online Application.
  2. Upload the scanned image of your recent colour photograph and signature (in JPG format).
  3. Pay the Examination Fee online using Net Banking/Debit/Credit card.
  4. A confirmation page will be generated which means that the candidate has been successfully registered.
  5. The candidate should take a printout and preserve the confirmation page for future reference.


  • Candidate is required to produce a copy of the same photograph as uploaded online for entering the examination centre and later during counseling.

Application Correction

  • Candidates will be provided a facility to make corrections in their application form particulars.
  • It is a one-time facility and is extended to the candidates to avoid any hardship to them.
  • Candidates will be able to correct the data filled in the application form except any primary registration data namely Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s name, Gender, Domicile, and Date of birth.
  • The correction window will be open for a few days after the last date of registration.

Test Centres

Test Cities


DistrictZoneZone Code
State: West Bengal
Cooch BeharCooch Behar15
Dakshin DinajpurBalurghat16
HooghlyBandel/ Chinsurah20
HowrahHowrah Maidan/ Shibpur22
HowrahSalkia/ Bally/ Uttarpara23
HowrahSantragachi/ Domjur24
KolkataCentral Kolkata (Moulali/ Beliaghata/ Narkel Danga/ Phool Bagan/ Kakurgachi/ Park Circus)29
KolkataNorth Kolkata (Shyam bazar/ Bagh Bazar/ Girish Park/ Burra Bazar/ College Street/ Sealdah)30
KolkataSalt Lake/ New Town (Salt Lake/ Lake Town/ New Town/ Rajar Hat)31
KolkataSouth Kolkata (Ballygaunge/ Minto Park/ Bhowanipore/ Tollygaunge/ Jadavpur)32
KolkataWest Kolkata (Joka/ Behala/ Alipore/ Chetla/ Khidirpore/ Budge Budge)33
North 24 ParganasAshoknagar41
North 24 ParganasBarasat (Airport/ Madhyamgram/ Barasat)42
North 24 ParganasBarrackpur (Dum Dum Jn. To Barrackpur)43
North 24 ParganasBasirhat44
Paschim BurdwanAsansol45
Paschim BurdwanDurgapur46
Paschim MedinipurGarbeta47
Paschim MedinipurKharagpur48
Paschim MedinipurMedinipur49
Purba BurdwanBurdwan50
Purba MedinipurContai51
Purba MedinipurHaldia52
Purba MedinipurTamluk53
South 24 ParganasGaria/ Sonarpur/ Baruipur55
South 24 ParganasJainagar56
Uttar DinajpurRaiganj57
Other States


  • Allocation of examination centre will be based on the choices given by the candidate during the online form fill-up.
  • Candidates from West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura must select any three zones in order of preference.
  • Candidates from states other than West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura must select any three zones from Kolkata, Howrah, and Paschim Burdwan in order of preference.
  • No request for change of allocated centre will be entertained under normal circumstances.

Admit Card

  • Admit cards are expected to be generated for the students to download and print after it’s announced.
  • A printed copy of the downloaded admit card should be produced at the time of examination.

Answer Keys

  • The Model Answer Keys will be published shortly after the examination.
  • Challenges of the model answer keys will be accepted online through WBJEE portal on payment of ₹500 per question plus the bank’s service charges. The fee once paid is non-refundable.
  • The Board will review the challenges and publish the final and frozen Answer Keys.
  • Also, the images of OMRs and machine-read responses will be uploaded on the WBJEE website two to three weeks after the examination. Candidates can view their OMR images and machine-read responses.
  • Candidates who are not satisfied with the captured responses can challenge online through the WBJEE portal on payment of ₹500 per question plus the bank’s service charges. The fee once paid is non-refundable.


  • The final result will be published in the form of a Rank Card, which will contain all relevant ranks, total score and component scores in Paper-I (Mathematics) and Paper-II (Physics and Chemistry).
  • Rank card with scores will be issued to all the candidates who appeared in the examination.
  • Rank will be allotted only to those candidates who clear a cut-off score decided by the WBJEE board.


  • A list of General Merit Rank (GMR) shall be prepared based on the total score obtained in Paper-I and Paper-II taken together.
  • Counselling/allotment of seats will be done on the basis of General Merit Rank (GMR) through WBJEE counselling.
  • A separate notification with details of e-counseling/seat allotment and admission will be published on WBJEE website shortly after the publication of the result.
  • Seats are available for student’s merit listed in JEE (Main) 2024 up to the extent of 10% of the approved seats in all Self-Financed Engineering and Technology Colleges of West Bengal.

Important Information

  • Candidates are advised to enter the examination centres at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.
  • Candidates must bring a printed copy of the downloaded Admit Card, One copy of the photograph same as uploaded in the Application, any photo Identity card, and a Black/ Blue Ball Point Pen.
  • Written or printed material, calculator, pen, log table, wristwatch, any communication device like mobile phones etc. are not allowed in the Examination Hall.

Important Dates

Start of Online form fill-upDecember 28, 2023
Last date of online form fill-up including paymentJanuary 31, 2024 February 5, 2024
Window for correction by candidatesFebruary 7 – February 9, 2024
Publication of Downloadable Admit CardApril 18, 2024
Paper-I (Mathematics),
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)
April 28, 2024 (11 AM to 1 PM),
April 28, 2024 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Release of Model Answer KeysMay 7, 2024
Last date to challenge Answer KeyMay 9, 2024
Publication of ResultsJune 6, 2024

Contact Information

Candidates can contact WBJEEB through written communication, phone or email.

WBJEEB Contact Information
AddressThe Controller of Examinations,
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board,
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata – 700091, West Bengal (India)
Phone033-23671159, 033-23671149, 033-23671199
Admission Helpline1800-1023-781, 1800-3450-050
Email[email protected]

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