WBJEEM 2017 Notification and Dates | West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam

WBJEE 2017 Notification and Dates

Online applications for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) - 2017 for admission into Undergraduate Courses of Engineering/Pharmacy /Architecture in various institutions of West Bengal for the academic year 2017 will be available on and from 05th January 2017

The application for this examination will be received online and the form will be available at the portal of the board at www.wbjeeb.nic.in

WBJEE 2017 Participating Institutes

There are around 103 institutes offering engineering/technology courses in West Bengal thru WBJEE including Universities/Govt. Colleges/Private Universities/Private Colleges and Minority institutes. Some of the participating institutes mention below:
Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya – Kalyani
Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology - Salt Lake
Govt. College of Engg. & Textile Technology – Berhampur
Jadavpur University – Kolkata
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology – Salt Lake
University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University – Burdwan
University of Calcutta – Kolkata
University of Kalyani, Science Instrumentation Centre – Kalyani
Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya – Cooch Behar
West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences – Haringhata, Kalyani

WBJEE 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must be the citizen of India. He/she should have the domicile of West Bengal for Medical courses; those candidates are not domicile of West Bengal, They can appear for engineering courses

Age Limit

The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on 31st December 2017. There is no upper age limit in appearing in the WBJEE-2017. A candidate born on or after 01st January 2000 is not eligible to appear in the WBJEE-2017
However, for admission to the degree level Marine Engineering Course; the lower age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2017 and the upper age limit is 25 Years as on 31st December 2017

Educational Qualification:

Candidates applying for WBJEEM-2016 must have the following minimum academic qualifications Candidates who are appearing for the higher secondary examination (10+2 level) or its equivalent examination in 2017

For appearing in the WBJEE-2017 both Paper-I & Paper-II (for enlistment in the Merit Rank List-I i.e. the GMR):

a) Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Exam i.e. the ‘10+2’ exam with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode

b) Candidates must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above three subjects taken together

c) Candidates must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ exam with at least 30% marks; the board of the said qualifying exam must be recognized by the Central Govt. or State Govt. concerned

For appearing in the WBJEE-2017 only in Paper-II (For enlistment in the Merit Rank List-II i.e. the PMR):

Candidate must have passed ‘10+2’ examination with Physics and Chemistry along with any one of Mathematics / Biotechnology /Biology / Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode

Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above three subjects taken together

Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ examination with at least 30% marks; the board of the said Qualifying Exam must be recognized by the Central Govt. or State Govt. concerned

The Criteria for admission into Bachelor of Pharmacy course in Jadavpur University is given in section 3.3.1.2-a

A candidate appearing in the Qualifying Examination i.e. the ‘10+2’ Standard Exam in 2017 may appear in the WBJEE-2017 but shall not be made eligible for allotment of seat for admission if he/she does not pass the Qualifying Exam with required minimum standard of eligibility criteria as stated above

Institute specific eligibility criteria:

University of Calcutta

All available Courses except ‘Jute & Fibre Technology: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (55% for Reserve Category Students) marks in all the above three subjects taken together, individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects and with at least 30% marks in English

Jute & Fibre Technology Course: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Exam with Physics/Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry /Biotechnology/Biology as compulsory subjects with at least 45% (40% for Reserve Category Students) marks in all the above three subjects taken together, individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects and with at least 30 % marks in English

Jadavpur University

Faculty of Engg. & Technology: a) All available courses including Bachelor of Pharmacy and except the five Year degree course in Architecture Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (45% for Reserve Category Students) marks in all the above three subjects taken together, individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects and with at least 30 % marks in English

Five Year Degree Course in Architecture: Besides the academic qualifications as stated above, candidates must qualify either in NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the COA (Council of Architecture) or in the Paper-II of JEE-Main, 2017 conducted by the CBSE Board

The West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences:

B. Tech (Dairy Technology) Course: Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Examination i.e. the ‘10+2’ examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular Class mode
Must have obtained at least 50% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English taken together; the Board of the said Qualifying Exam must be recognized by the Central Govt. or State Govt. concerned

The Neotia University

All available B. Tech Courses except Marine Engineering: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks in the above three subjects taken together

B.Tech in Marine Engineering: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks in the above three subjects taken together and at least 50% in English

Course specific Eligibility Criteria:

Course in Marine Engineering: As per the norms and standards of the Director General of Shipping, Government of India
Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent exam from a recognized Council/Board in regular class mode with:
a) 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks (both in theory and practical where ever applicable) in each of the said subjects;
b) Minimum of 50% marks in English as subject in either in ‘10’ standard or in ‘10+2’ standard
c) These requirements are applicable for the Marine Engineering Course in any of the participating Institutions

Five Year Degree Course in Architecture:
a) As per the norms and standards of the Council of Architecture (COA):
No candidate with less than 50% marks in aggregate shall be admitted to the architecture course unless he/she has passed an examination at the end of new ‘10+2’ scheme of Senior School Certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of Examination at the 10+2 level
Candidate must also qualify either in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi or in Paper 2 of JEE Mains conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education
These requirements are applicable for the five year degree course in Architecture in any of the participating Institutions except the Jadavpur University, for which the academic eligibility criteria

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of seats for students Merit listed in JEE (Main) 2017 Applicable for candidates merit listed in the JEE-Main-2017 Seats are available for students merit listed in JEE (Main) 2017 up to the extent of 10% of the approved seats in all Self Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal
Allotment of seats shall be strictly on the basis of merit and preference of students through the e-counselling process conducted by the WBJEEB
The eligibility and other criteria described in section 3 for admission to degree level Engineering / Technology /Pharmacy/Architecture courses, will be applicable for JEE (Main) 2017 merit listed candidates also

Reservation of Seats for admission under Management Quota:
This is applicable only for Self Financing Colleges of the State offering B.E. /B.Tech./ B.Pharm / B. Arch. Courses. It is also applicable for courses running on self- financing basis under the University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University. However, Institutions may or may not opt for admission of students under such quota
A Maximum of 10% of sanctioned seats may be admitted under such management quota directly by the Concerned Management of those Institutions

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam 2017

It is the Common Entrance Examination in offline mode (paper based examination) for admission to different Degree Level Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges as well as Self Financing Engineering & Technological Institutes in the State of West Bengal

Subjects of Exam

The “WBJEE-2017” will be on Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Two papers of examinations will be there
Paper-I - Mathematics and Paper-II - Physics & Chemistry combined
For admission to any Engineering/Technology/Architecture Course appearing in both Paper-I and Paper-II is compulsory
For admission to Pharmacy Course of the Jadavpur University, appearing in both Paper-I and Paper-II is compulsory

Schedule of WBJEE-2017

Paper-I (Mathematics) [11.00 am to 01.00 pm]
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry) [02.00 pm to 04.00 pm]
Date of Test: 23rd April 2017

Syllabus of Exam: The subject wise Syllabus for the ‘WBJEE-2017’ is available in APPENDIX-7

In every subject, all questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type, with four options against each of the questions. There will be three categories of questions in each of the subjects

In Category I: Only one answer option is correct;

In Category-II: Only one answer option is correct;

In Category-III: One or more answer options are correct.

How to Apply

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Application has to be filled up online at the portal of the board, www.wbjeeb.nic.in
The candidates need to visit the portal and click the requisite link Online Application WBJEEM-2017 and thereafter will be directed to the actual application form; the form is interactive in nature and the fields required to be filled up are categorized in different sub-sections
The application form is broadly categorized into three steps: filling of Personal Details; Document Uploading and Fee Payment
Candidates need to fill in the first part i.e. Personal Details and will thereafter be directed to document uploading; once the documents are successfully uploaded, the system enters into the fee payment

Finally, the candidate may take a printout of Confirmation Page Generated upon successful Fee Payment for his or her own record; there is no need to send any document by post

Application Fee Details

The candidate will be directed to the page of fee payment and will have following two options:

Payment by Debit/Credit Card: The candidate has to select Debit/Credit Card option to pay the fee and follow the instruction to complete the payment process; after successful payment, candidate will be able to print the "Confirmation Page"

The amount of application fees to be paid for appearing in the WBJEE-2017 is Rs.500/- (Rupees five hundred only) plus the Bank’s Service Charges as applicable. The Examination Fees can be paid in cash less mode by ‘Net Banking’/ ‘Debit Card’/ ‘Credit Card’ or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan

Payment status is updated online and hence should show ‘OK’ immediately after the payment. But in some rare cases it may be delayed due to the Bank’s network delay/failure or transaction failure at the Electronic Payment Gateway (EPG)

Bank e-Challan: The candidate has to select “Allahabad Bank e-challan” to submit the application fee through bank. As soon as he selects it an e-Challan will be generated containing details of the candidate

The candidate has to take a printout of the same and take it to the nearest Core Banking Service (CBS) facility enabled Branch of the Bank for making payment. After payment, the candidate has to login to the system and upload the details written on the e-Challan by the bank official

Application Fee

WBJEE 2017 Application fee can be paid through offline and online methods
Applicants can pay WBJEE application fee via Credit/Debit Card or through the challan of Allahabad Bank
Type-E: Rs 500/- + Bank’s service Charge
Type-C: Rs 600/- + Bank’s service Charge
Detail Information Bulletin and other information will be available in website www.wbjeeb.nic.in

WBJEEM - 2017 Dates

Start of Online Form fill-up 05th January 2017
Last Date of online form fill-up including payment and downloading confirmation page 04th February 2017
Window for correction by candidates 06th February 2017 to 08th February 2017
Publication of Downloadable Admit Card 12th April 2017 (tentative)

Date of Exams:

Paper-I (Mathematics) [11:00 a.m. to 1.00 pm] - 23rd April 2017
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry) [02.00 pm to 04.00 pm] – 23rd April 2017
Publication of Results 05th June 2017 (tentative)

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board

AQ-13/1, Sector V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091, Tel. No.: (033) 23671159/1198, Email: [email protected], Website http://wbjeeb.nic.in/

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