WBJEE 2017 Reservation of Seats


WBJEE 2017 Reservation of SeatsWBJEE 2017 Reservation of Seats – Candidates who want to apply under the reserved category must go through the criteria set for the reservation of seats applicable for the candidates who belong the domicile of the state of West Bengal. Candidates seeking admission under the reserved seats need not upload their documents/certificates.The certificates will be checked at the time of counselling.  The certificates of the Reservation of Seats of WBJEE 2017 must be issued by the competent authority on or before March 31, 2017. 10% of the seats are reserved for JEE Main 2017. If certificates are found invalid then the candidates will loose their admission under reserved category and they will be considered as General Category in the 2nd round of counselling. All the candidates will be admitted only if they satisfy the eligibility norms set by the WBJEE 2017. For more details on WBJEE 2017 Reservation of Seats read the article given below.

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WBJEE 2017 Reservation of Seats

The list of reservation of seats will be available before the WBJEE 2017 Counselling

ST / SC candidates

All the applicants must upload and submit their documents at the of Application Form of WBJEE 2017 fill up. The documents submitted at the time of Counselling will not be accepted.

The candidates under this category must get their signatures from the following officials:

  • Deputy Collector of Land Revenue, Kolkata
  • Collector of Stamp Revenue,Kolkata
  • Metropolitan Magistrate, Kolkata
  • Additional Chief
  • Metropolitan Magistrate, Kolkata
  • Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Kolkata
  • 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate
  • Executive Magistrate
  • Sub-divisional Magistrate
  • Sub-divisional Officer
  • Deputy Collector
  • Additional District Magistrate Collector and
  • District Magistrate within their respective local jurisdictions – In case the candidate ordinarily resides within such jurisdictions

OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates

  • The candidates belonging to this category must read the memorandum issued by the Government of West Bengal.
  • The documents uploaded and submitted by OBC -A/OBC-B candidates must be issued prior to the time of online WBJEE 2017 Application Form. The documents will not be submitted for the admission through the counselling process.

PWD Candidates

  • In this category, the reservation will be available for candidates with a minimum of 40% disability with Loco-motor disorder, Visual impairment, Speech & Hearing Impairment subject to the condition that the candidate is capable of carrying out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to engineering courses.
  • Candidates with disabilities other the Loco- motor disability will not be considered for reservation.

The following authorities must issue the PWD (person with disabilities) certificates

  • Officer-in-Charge or Medical Head of Primary Health Centres,
  • Block Primary Health Centres,
  • State General Hospitals, Rural Hospitals,
  • Sub-Divisional Hospitals or the District Hospitals run by the State Government or any hospital run by a statutory body or authority.

Reservation under Minority Quota

The candidates under the minority quota will be only applicable for admission in minority institutes as approved by the Government of West Bengal.

WBJEE 2017 Reservation of Seats under Defence Quota

The table below shows the seats reserved under the colleges of West Bengal.

S.No. Name of the Colleges Engineering Courses No. of Seats reserved
1 Jadavpur University As decided by the
University Authority
2 Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College Mechanical Engineering 1
  Information Technology 1
3 Govt. College of Engg. & Textile Tech, Serampur Information Technology 1
4 Govt. College of Engg. & Textile Technology, Berhampur Computer Science & Engineering 1
5 Govt. College of Engg. & Ceramic Technology, Kolkata Information Technology 1
6 Govt. College of Engg. & Leather Technology, Kolkata Leather Technology 1
7 Kalyani Govt. Engineering College, Kalyani Electrical Engineering


8 Purulia Govt. Engineering College, Purulia Comp. Sc. & Engineering
Electronics & Communication



9 Coochbehar Govt. Engg. College  Comp. Sc. & Engineering
Electronics & Communication

Reservation of Seats for JEE Main 2017 candidates

  • There are 10% of seats available for JEE Main 2017 and AIEEE.
  • The candidates may not be domiciled in West Bengal.
  • All the candidates applying under this category must fulfil the Eligibility Criteria of WBJEE 2017
  • The candidates can apply seats in all Self Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal.
  • The admission will be done on the basis of the merit list and preference of students through an e-counselling process conducted by the State Board.

Reservation of Seats under Management Quota

  • The candidates will be admitted under Self Financing Colleges of the State offering Engineering (B.E/B.Tech ) courses in WBJEE 2017.
  • There is total of 10% of seats available under this quota.
  • All the candidates must satisfy the eligibility norms set by the WBJEE 2017. However, such candidates may not be domiciled in West Bengal.

Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme

It will be applicable for students of meritorious and economically backward classes living in West Bengal. 

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