WBJEE 2019 – Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Registration, Syllabus

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Overview

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board conducts 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.

UPDATE (Dec 14, 2018): WBJEE 2019 notification released. Registrations to start from December 26, 2018. Check other important dates here.

WBJEE 2019: Check Eligibility | Check Syllabus

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

About

Papers

PaperSubject(s)
Paper 1Mathematics
Paper 2Physics and Chemistry

Type

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

Pattern

  • 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
Category-I50
Category-II15
Category-III10
Subject: Physics
Category-I30
Category-II5
Category-III5
Subject: Chemistry
Category-I30
Category-II5
Category-III5

Schedule

Date

May 19, 2019 (Sunday) Clashes with JEE Advanced 2019, exam date to be reconsidered.

Timing

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

Eligibility

For appearing in the WBJEE

Citizenship

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India.

Age

  • Candidates must be at least 17 years of age as on 31.12.2019.
  • 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 31.12.2019.

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 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.

Requirement of Domicile

  • There is no particular Residential/Domicile requirement to appear in the WBJEE.
  • For admission to any Government Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy Colleges of the State as well as for admission to any reserved category of seats, Residential / Domicile is required.

Past Question Papers

See previous year Question Papers and Answers here.

Fees

The prescribed registration fee for WBJEE 2019 is ₹500.

Registration

  • The registrations for WBJEE 2019 examination will begin in December 26, 2018.
  • The last date to apply is January 22, 2019 upto 5 PM.

Application Procedure

Steps

  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.

Note

  • 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 and Date of birth.
  • The correction window will be open for a few days after the last date of registration.

Test Centres

Test Cities

Centres in West Bengal

Centres in West Bengal

DistrictCentre Zone
AlipurduarAlipurduar
BankuraBankura
BankuraBishnupur
BirbhumBolpur
BirbhumSuri
CoochbiharCoochbihar
Dakshin DinajpurBalurghat
DarjeelingKurseong
DarjeelingSiliguri
HooghlyArambagh
HooghlyBandel, Chinsurah
HooghlySrirampur
HowrahBally, Uttarpara
HowrahCentral Howrah, Shibpur
HowrahDomjur
HowrahUluberia
JalpaiguriJalpaiguri
JhargramJhargram
KalimpongKalimpong
KolkataCentral Kolkata
KolkataNorth Kolkata / Salt Lake
KolkataSouth Kolkata
MaldaMalda
MurshidabadBerhampur
MurshidabadJiaganj
MurshidabadRaghunathganj
NadiaKalyani
NadiaKrishnanagar
NadiaNabadwip
North 24 ParganasBarrackpur, Barasat
North 24 ParganasBasirhat
North 24 ParganasBongaon
Paschim BurdwanAsansol
Paschim BurdwanDurgapur
Paschim MedinipurGarbeta
Paschim MedinipurKharagpur
Paschim MedinipurMedinipur
Purba BurdwanBurdwan
Purba MedinipurContai
Purba MedinipurHaldia
Purba MedinipurTamluk
PuruliaPurulia
South 24 ParganasDiamond Harbour
South 24 ParganasJainagar
South 24 ParganasSonarpur, Baruipur
Uttar DinajpurRaiganj

Centres outside West Bengal

Centres outside West Bengal

  • Agartala (Tripura)
  • Silchar (Assam)

Note

  • 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 other states must select any three zones from Kolkata, Howrah, North 24 Parganas, and South 24 Parganas 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 on May 7, 2019.
  • 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 WBJEE portal on payment of ₹500 per question plus the bank’s service charges. The fee once paid is non-refundable.

Result

  • The final result will be published in the form of 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.

Counselling

  • 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 result.

Important Information

  • Candidates must bring Downloaded Admit Card, One copy of photograph, Any photo identity card, and 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

ActivityDate
Start of Online form fill-upDecember 26, 2018
Last date of online form fill-up including paymentJanuary 22, 2019 (5 PM)
Window for correction by candidatesJanuary 23, 2019 – January 25, 2019
Publication of Downloadable Admit CardMay 7, 2019
Paper-I (Mathematics),
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)
May 19, 2019 (11 AM to 1 PM) TBA,
May 19, 2019 (2 PM to 4 PM) TBA
Publication of ResultsJune 25, 2019

Contact Information

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

WBJEEB Contact Information
AddressController of Examinations,
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board,
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata – 700091, West Bengal (India)
Phone033-23671159, 033-23671198
Admission Helpline1800-1023-781, 1800-3450-050
Email[email protected]

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