WBJEE 2020 Exam – Admit Card, Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2020

Applications Open

Manipal Institute of Technology (New)

UPES - School of Engineering (New)

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: WBJEE 2020 Admit Card expected to release on January 27, 2020, exam will be held on February 2, 2020.

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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WBJEE 2020: Important Dates | Syllabus

Previous Updates

Previous Updates

  • UPDATE (Nov 14, 2019): WBJEE 2020 Form Correction window open, closes on November 16, 2019.
  • UPDATE (Oct 18, 2019): WBJEE 2020 Registrations started, apply by November 13, 2019.


Applications Open

Manipal Institute of Technology (New)

UPES - School of Engineering (New)

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

April 19, 2020 February 2, 2020

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 December 31, 2020.
  • 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, 2020.

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.


Applications Open

Manipal Institute of Technology (New)

UPES - School of Engineering (New)

Past Question Papers

See previous year Question Papers and Answers here.

Fees

WBJEE 2020 Application Fee is ₹700 (₹500 for SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B candidates).

Registration

  • The registrations for WBJEE 2020 examination will begin from October 18, 2019.
  • The last date to apply is expected to be in November 13, 2019.

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

Centres

DistrictCentre ZoneZone Number
State: West Bengal
AlipurduarAlipurduar671
BankuraBankura681
BankuraBishnupur682
BirbhumBolpur691
BirbhumSuri692
Paschim BurdwanAsansol701
Paschim BurdwanDurgapur702
Purba BurdwanBurdwan711
CoochbiharCoochbihar721
DarjeelingKurseong731
DarjeelingSiliguri732
Dakshin DinajpurBalurghat741
Uttar DinajpurRaiganj751
HooghlyArambagh761
HooghlyBandel, Chinsurah762
HooghlySrirampur763
HowrahBally, Uttarpara771
HowrahCentral Howrah, Shibpur772
HowrahDomjur773
HowrahUluberia774
JalpaiguriJalpaiguri781
JhargramJhargram791
KalimpongKalimpong801
KolkataCentral Kolkata811
KolkataNorth Kolkata / Salt Lake812
KolkataSouth Kolkata813
MaldaMalda821
Paschim MedinipurGarbeta831
Paschim MedinipurKharagpur832
Paschim MedinipurMedinipur833
Purba MedinipurContai841
Purba MedinipurHaldia842
Purba MedinipurTamluk843
MurshidabadBerhampur851
MurshidabadJiaganj852
MurshidabadRaghunathganj853
NadiaKalyani861
NadiaKrishnanagar862
NadiaNabadwip863
PuruliaPurulia871
North 24 ParganasBarrackpur, Barasat881
North 24 ParganasBasirhat882
North 24 ParganasBongaon883
South 24 ParganasDiamond Harbour891
South 24 ParganasJainagar892
South 24 ParganasSonarpur, Baruipur893
Other States
AssamSilchar900
TripuraAgartala910

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 January 27, 2020.
  • 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

  • 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 result.

Important Information

  • Candidates must bring Downloaded Admit Card, One copy of photograph same as uploaded in Application, 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-upOctober 18, 2019
Last date of online form fill-up including paymentNovember 13, 2019
Window for correction by candidatesNovember 14 – November 16, 2019
Publication of Downloadable Admit CardJanuary 27, 2020
Paper-I (Mathematics),
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)
April 19, 2020 February 2, 2020 (11 AM to 1 PM),
April 19, 2020 February 2, 2020 (2 PM to 4 PM)
Publication of ResultsTBA; Expected: April 2020

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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