WBJEE 2018 – The 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|
|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|
|2||102||Apparel Production & Management|
|3||103||Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering|
|10||110||Ceramic Engineering And Technology|
|13||113||Civil And Environmental Engineering|
|15||115||Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security)|
|16||116||Computer Science & Engineering (Data Analysis)|
|17||117||Computer Science & Engineering/Computer Science & Technology|
|20||120||Electrical & Electronics Engineering|
|22||122||Electronics & Communication Engineering/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering|
|23||123||Electronics & Communication Engineering (Industry Integrated)|
|25||125||Food Technology And Bio Chemical Engineering|
|27||127||Instrumentation And Control Engineering|
|28||128||Instrumentation Engineering/Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering|
|29||129||Jute & Fibre Technology|
|31||131||Marine Engineering/Marine Technology|
|33||133||Mechanical Engineering-Second Shift|
|34||134||Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Manufacturing)|
|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|
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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