Exam Dates for JEXPO-2021 and VOCLET-2021 announced by West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education

The West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development has announced the exam date for JEXPO 2021 and VOCLET 2021 for admission to Diploma Courses in Engineering & Technology courses in government and private polytechnic institutions of the state. As per the notification the exam is scheduled to be held on July 18, 2021 in two different shifts. 


The online application process for JEXPO 2021 and VOCLET 2021 will begin on March 25, 2021 and will conclude on June 14, 2021. The application in any other mode is not acceptable.

The JEXPO and VOCLET exam for year 2020 was canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic. 

For JEXPO, the minimum educational qualification required is a class 10 pass with at least 35 per cent marks in the final exam. However, for VOCLET, the minimum educational qualification required is class 12 pass as per the (10+2) pattern of education. In addition, any candidate who has completed  2 year’s ITI course after passing the class 10 or the madhyamik exam are also eligible for VOCLET.

JEXPO, VOCLET exam is conducted in offline (pen and paper) mode. There are only MCQ type questions in the paper. Question paper consists of 100 questions carrying 1 mark each. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in these examinations for every incorrect answer. The overall duration of the JEXPO, VOCLET exam is two hours only.

The JEXPO syllabus is based on the subjects of mathematics and physical science as specified by the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education for class 10. The subjects included are mathematics, physics and chemistry. The VOCLET syllabus, on the other hand, is as per the 10+2 syllabus of the West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development. The indicative subjects are mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics and computer science.