WBJEE 2018


WBJEE 2018WBJEE 2018The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has released the notification for WBJEE 2018, according to which WBJEE will be conducted on April 22, 2018. WBJEE will be held in the pen and paper mode for admission to undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and architecture courses in government colleges as well as self-financed institutes in the state. Registration for WBJEE is expected to start in the first week of January 2018. As per WBJEE 2018 exam pattern, candidates have to appear in two papers namely, paper 1 (Mathematics) and paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). Each paper is further divided into three categories with different marking scheme. To complete each paper of WBJEE 2018, students will be given 2 hours. Candidates who have passed class 12 or equivalent examination with at least 45% (40% for reserved category candidates) are eligible to appear in WBJEE 2018. Through WBJEE 2018, around 104 engineering institutes will be offering admission in over 44 branches. Last year over 1 lakh candidates qualified WBJEE to fill nearly 35,000 seats. For complete information about WBJEE 2018 such as important dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, exam centres and more read the article given below on this page.


WBJEE 2018- Exam Overview

Exam name West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination
Exam category Undergraduate
Exam level State
Conducting Body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination
Commonly known as WBJEE
Programmes covered B.Tech/ B.E./ B.Arch/ B.Pharm
Exam Duration Paper 1 and 2 – 2 hours

WBJEE Important Dates 2018

WBJEEB has announced the dates for registration along with the exam date. WBJEE 2018 is scheduled to be held on April 22 while the application form will be released online in January 2018. WBJEE important dates are listed in the table given below:

WBJEE 2018 dates

S.No. WBJEE events Important dates
1. WBJEE 2018 notification August 31, 2017
2. WBJEE online application form First week of January 2018
3. Last date to fill WBJEE application form and fee payment First week of February 2018
4. Image correction window First week of February 2018
5. WBJEE 2018 admit card Second week of April 2018
6. WBJEE 2018 exam date April 22, 2018
7. WBJEE 2018 OMR sheet Third week of May 2018
8. WBJEE 2018 answer key Third week of May 2018
9. Declaration of WBJEE result First week of June 2018
10. WBJEE counselling 2018 Second week of June 2018

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018

To appear for the state level entrance examination conducted by WBJEEB aspirants have to fulfil WBJEE eligibility criteria:

  • Citizenship – Only candidates who are a citizen of India are eligible for WBJEE.
  • Age requirement – Candidates must be 17 years of age as on December 31, 2018. There is no upper age limit for appearing in WBJEE.
  • Academic qualification – In class 12 or equivalent examination, candidates must have obtained a minimum 45% marks (40% for reserved category) collectively in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Computer Application. The minimum qualifying marks for English is 30%.

WBJEE Application Form 2018

The application form of WBJEE will be released online and the fee is Rs. 500 and it can be paid online by net banking/ debit card/ credit card or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan. Applicants can complete WBJEE 2018 application process in four simple steps given below:

Steps to fill WBJEE application form 2018

Steps How to fill WBJEE application form
1. Filling personal, educational, communication and course details in WBJEE application form
2. Uploading of scanned images
3. Payment of WBJEE 2018 application fee
4. Print out of confirmation page

WBJEE Exam Centres 2018

The entrance test will be held in around 44 cities spread across 20 districts of West Bengal, Assam and Tripura. Applicants have to select any three exam cities in order of their preference while filling the application form. The complete address of the exam centre of WBJEE 2018 will be mentioned on the admit card. The decision of the board in allocation of WBJEE exam centre will be final. No request for change of WBJEE 2018 exam centre will be entertained under normal circumstances.

WBJEE Admit Card 2018

The admit card of WBJEE will be issued online for all successfully registered candidates. WBJEE admit card 2018 is likely to be available online in the second week of April and can be downloaded through the application number and password. WBJEE admit card will have details about the exam such as date and time, roll number, address of exam centre among others. Candidates must take a print out of WBJEE admit card and ensure to carry it along with them to the centre on the exam day.

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018

As per the exam pattern of WBJEE 2018 defined by WBJEEB, the entrance test will be held in the offline mode. There will be two compulsory papers in WBJEE 2018- paper 1 (Mathematics) and paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). There will be three categories of questions in each of the subjects. All the three categories will have multiple choice questions. However, in category I and II only one option will be correct while in category III there might be more than one correct answer. In paper 1 candidates have to attempt a total number of 75 questions while in paper 2, Physics and Chemistry subjects will have 40 questions each. Both the papers of WBJEE will be of 100 marks each with different marking scheme for each of the three categories.

WBJEE Syllabus 2018

Questions in both paper 1 and paper 2 will be based on WBJEE syllabus 2018. Candidates have to study topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as prescribed in the syllabus of WBJEE 2018. In Mathematics, questions will be asked from topics such as Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus etc. Physics comprises of current electricity, Kinematics, Gravitation, Thermodynamics to name a few. While, from Chemistry subject, candidates have to attempt questions from Atomic structure, Coordination compounds, Physical chemistry of solutions, Polymers among others.

WBJEE Sample Papers 2018

The sample papers of WBJEE 2018 is available online for aspirants to practice for the entrance examination. WBJEE sample papers help candidates to prepare more effectively for the examination. After completing the syllabus, it is important for students to revise by solving sample papers of WBJEE. It will help candidates to overcome their shortcomings, get rid of silly mistakes and know about the type of questions they might expect in the entrance test. With regular practice, candidates will be able to improve their speed and accuracy level and improve time management skills. As the structure of the sample papers is similar to WBJEE question paper it will give aspirants a prior experience of the actual test.

WBJEE 2018 exam day guidelines

Test takers must keep note of few instructions that must be followed on the examination day:

  • Reporting time – Candidates will be allowed to enter WBJEE exam centre 30 minutes before the commencement of the examination.
  • Important documents – Test takers must carry the print out of WBJEE admit card, a copy of coloured photograph and photo identity card such as aadhaar card/ pan card/ passport/ class 10 admit card/ school ID card.
  • Banned items – Applicants will not be allowed to carry any written or printed material, calculator, pen, log table, wristwatch, any communication device like mobile phones etc. inside the examination hall. Candidates found with such items will be reported and their candidature summarily cancelled.
  • WBJEE question booklet – The seal of the question booklet of WBJEE must be opened by candidates after the invigilator makes the announcement. In case candidates find any damage or missing pages in the question booklet they must report to the invigilator for replacement.
  • Code of conduct – In the examination hall, test takers must maintain complete silence. If any candidate is found to be adopting any unfair means, their candidature will be cancelled and will be debarred from the examination.

WBJEE Answer Key 2018

WBJEEB will release the answer key of WBJEE in the third week of May 2018. WBJEE 2018 answer key will consist correct answers to all the questions asked in the entrance exams. Candidates must download answer key and crosscheck their responses to calculate the probable score. Prior to the release of answer key, WBJEE OMR sheet 2018 of all the test takers will be published online. In case candidates are not satisfied with the official answer key they can challenge it online by paying Rs. 500 per question.

WBJEE Result 2018

The result of WBJEE is likely to be announced in the first week of June 2018. WBJEE result will be declared online in the form of rank cards. To download WBJEE result candidates have to log in with their application number and password. WBJEE rank card 2018 will contain paper wise score, total score and rank secured by candidates in the entrance test. Candidates must retain the print out of WBJEE 2018 result until the completion of admission process.

WBJEE Merit List 2018

On the basis of score obtained by candidates in WBJEE 2018, a merit list will be prepared by the Board. WBJEE merit list will be published in the name of General Merit Rank (GMR). In case, two or more students obtain the same rank, the tie breaking rule will be applied to determine their merit ranks. Separate category merit list will also be published for candidates belonging to reserved category. Only GMR will be taken into consideration for the WBJEE 2018 counselling and seat allotment process.

WBJEE Cutoff 2018

WBJEE cutoff will be announced by WBJEEB along with the result. Only those candidates who will obtain the minimum cutoff score and/or rank will be eligible for counselling. WBJEE 2018 cutoff will be different institute, course and category wise. WBJEE cutoff will be prepared based on various factors such as number of qualified candidates, seat availability etc.

WBJEE Counselling 2018

The counselling of WBJEE will be held online in three rounds in the second week of June 2018. After the publication of result, the board will release the schedule for WBJEE counselling. All qualified candidates have to register in order to participate in the WBJEE counselling 2018 which involves registration, choice filling and locking, seat allotment, fee payment and document verification at the reporting centres. The details of the reporting centre will be mentioned in the rank cards of candidates qualified for the counselling process. Apart from the entrance test, WBJEE 2018 counselling will also be done for students qualifying in JEE Main 2018.

WBJEE Seat Allotment 2018

Seat allotment of WBJEE will be done on the basis of merit and preference of students through the e-counselling process to be conducted by WBJEEB. The course-wise and institute wise seat availability will be published online before counselling and WBJEE 2018 seat allotment process. Once the seats are allotted candidates have to visit WBJEE 2018 reporting centres to accept their seats. After accepting the allotted seat candidates have to report to their respective institute and complete admission formalities.

WBJEE Participating Institutes 2018

There are a total number of 104 participating institutes of WBJEE which includes various government colleges, private self-financing institutes and state universities/ departments. WBJEE 2018 participating institutes admission to around 44 engineering and architecture courses. Candidates can check the names of the top ten participating institutes of WBJEE from the table given below.

WBJEE participating institutes

S.No. WBJEE 2018 participating institutes
1 Jadavpur University, Kolkata
2 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Salt Lake
3 Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, Nadia
4 Techno India University, Kolkata
5 Haldia Institute Of Technology, Haldia,Purba Medinipur
6 Heritage Institute Of Technology, Kolkata
7 Institute Of Engineering & Management, Salt Lake
8 Kalyani Goverment Engineering College, Kalyani,Nadia
9 Academy Of Technology, Adisaptagram, Hooghly
10 Govt. College Of Engineering & Ceramic Technology, Kolkata

WBJEE Programmes 2018

Through WBJEE 2018, the engineering institutes in the state of West Bengal will be offering admission in around 44 courses to eligible candidates. The list of WBJEE programmes along with the code is listed below in the table:

WBJEE 2018 Course list

S.No. Course code Course name
1 101 Agricultural Engineering
2 102 Apparel Production & Management
3 103 Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
4 104 Architecture
5 105 Automobile Engineering
6 106 B.Arch (General)
7 107 B.Pharm/Pharmaceutical Technology
8 108 Biomedical Engineering
9 109 Biotechnology
10 110 Ceramic Engineering And Technology
11 111 Chemical Engineering
12 112 Chemical Technology
13 113 Civil And Environmental Engineering
14 114 Civil Engineering
15 115 Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security)
16 116 Computer Science & Engineering (Data Analysis)
17 117 Computer Science & Engineering/Computer Science & Technology
18 118 Construction Engineering
19 119 Dairy Technology
20 120 Electrical & Electronics Engineering
21 121 Electrical Engineering
22 122 Electronics & Communication Engineering/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
23 123 Electronics & Communication Engineering (Industry Integrated)
24 124 Food Technology
25 125 Food Technology And Bio Chemical Engineering
26 126 Information Technology
27 127 Instrumentation And Control Engineering
28 128 Instrumentation Engineering/Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering
29 129 Jute & Fibre Technology
30 130 Leather Technology
31 131 Marine Engineering/Marine Technology
32 132 Mechanical Engineering
33 133 Mechanical Engineering-Second Shift
34 134 Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Manufacturing)
35 135 Metallurgical Engineering
36 136 Optics & Optoelectronics
37 137 Polymer Science & Technology
38 138 Power Engineering (Energy Study)
39 139 Power Engineering/Power Plant Engineering
40 140 Printing Engineering/Printing Technology
41 141 Production Engineering
42 142 Robot Manufacturing
43 143 Telecommunication Engineering
44 144 Textile Technology

Contact details

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091
Phone : (033) 2367 1159/ 1198
Email : wbjeeb[at]gmail[dot]com
Toll free help desk: 1800-1023-781
Official website- http://wbjeeb.nic.in/

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  • subhrajeet roy

    I applied fr wbjee…btt i cmpltd just 1st step..bt when i was trying to do d next step an error occured..wht will i do fr this..?..sir.hlp me plz

  • gaurav

    sir by giving wbjee exams can i get top government colleges of west bengal

  • gaurav

    sir i am from chhattisgarh can i get government college under wbjee

  • Sayan

    For Repeaters do we need to register ourselves again during the registration process? or will our previous registration be sufficient?

  • surya

    What exactly is the eligibility criteria for wbjee medical 2016? here its written maths is compulsory.
    what if i dont have maths as one of my subjects?

  • sawan sharma

    wbjee 2015 councelling me abhi tak mera kuch nahi hua !!! please guid me frenz

  • Savio D’souza

    Hi Sudhir when will the results be declared?

  • Subham

    is other state OBC have same counselling as west bengal OBC get

  • Tiyasa Nandi

    I have tfw,I gave wbjee this year.Which is my original rank tfw rank or genaral rank?

  • Souptik Roy


  • shubham saxena

    hlo sir
    wbjee exam date for subject pcm
    what date ?????
    tell me

    • Hi Shubham,

      The exam for PCM will be held on 6th May 2015.

  • Hafiz

    Hello, How can I get an Admit card of WBJEE of 2015 ?

    • Hi Hafiz,

      Just click on the above mentioned link and then fill our details and download the admit card.

  • niladri nandi

    Can’t students of other states apply in the wbjee2015 exam?

    • Sudhir Harit

      Hi Niladri,

      Outside state candidates will be given admission through JEE Main

      • niladri nandi

        For medicals?

      • niladri nandi

        How to take admission in medical colleges in Kolkata? Any private medical college’s? Suggest something because I want to take admission in medical college and in Kolkata

  • shubh

    is the exam conducted online or through pen paper…??

    if yes then what are their centres ¿??

  • soumen ulal

    I I want to know date of admitcard

  • Sir amar domicile niye problem hoche..i mean that ami ranchi te study kori aar amar baba defence ae service kore but amader residence MALDA(W.B)thats why domile performa A and performa B does not satisfy so plz. Kindly request you to suggest me about my problem.

    • enggteam

      Hi Raja,

      You can fill and submit WBJEE 2015 application form now. The last date of submission of form is 14th Feb

  • Debjyoti Biswas

    what are the documents need for this exam??

  • mananjay Kumar

    hello sir
    I am passed I.sc agriculture from u.p intermediate board with 1st year physics, Math and botany 2nd year with chemistry and zoology and my residential area is Bihar… I’m eligible to fill the form

  • ankitraj

    sir mera date of birth 03/01/1997 h. kya mai wbjee engineering entrance exam due salts hu?

  • Name:Ujjawal singh

    Hello sir
    i want to say that i have resident address of w.b permanently but i am student of up board and passed madhyamik from w.b board then i can give the exam of wbjee joint entrance

  • sumit

    I had physics ,chemistry , boilogy , english as my subjects in 12 and no maths .. Am i eligible to fill the form

    • enggteam

      Hi Sumit,

      You are eligible for the Medical exam but not for the engineering entrance exam

      • Name:Ujjawal singh

        i am student of up board but sir i have all identical proof of w.b and permanet address of w.b then how can i give the exam of wbjee plz sir give me suggestion

    • enggteam

      Hi Tanmay,

      WBJEE Application forms will be available from 22 Dec

    • enggteam

      Hi Rana,

      WBJEE 2015 Application Form will be available from Dec 22nd 2014.

  • sameer

    hello sir..
    please tell me date of wbjee application form..

    • enggteam

      Hi Sameer,

      The concern authorities have not released the application form dates yet. We will let you know as soon as they announce a date…