WBUT PGET 2017 – The PG engineering seats in the colleges of West Bengal are filled through WBUT PGET. The examination is conducted by MAKAUT, which was earlier known as WBUT. Candidates who wish to receive admission in any of the participating institutes are required to qualify PGET, even if they have qualified GATE. Interested candidates will be able to apply for the examination in the month of June 2017 and the written test will be held in July 2017. Candidates may check important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, admit card issuance, selection process and more information about WBUT PGET 2017 from the article below.




WBUT PGET 2017 Salient Features

The salient features of WBUT PGET 2017 are as mentioned below:

  • Exam Name: West Bengal University of Technology (WBUT) Post Graduate Entrance Test (PGET)
  • Conducted by: The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (Earlier known as West Bengal University of Technology)
  • Exam Level: State Level
  • Course Level: PG Engineering

WBUT PGET 2017 Participating Institutes

The institutes which will grant admission through WBUT PGET 2017 are as mentioned below:

  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal
  • Gurunanak Institute of Technology
  • Narula Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Engineering & Management
  • Netaji Subhash Engineering College
  • Gupta College of Technological
  • Haldia Institute of Technology
  • Heritage Institute of Technology
  • Asansol Engineering College
  • Dr B.C. Roy Engineering college

WBUT PGET 2017 Programmes

The above mentioned institutes will grant admission in following M.Tech disciplined.

S.No M.Tech Course Specialisation
1 Electronic and Communication Engineering
  • VLSI Technology
  • VLSI Design & Embedded Technology
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Embedded Technology
  • Mobile Communication Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Telecommunication Engineering
2 Computer Science
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer System Technology
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
3 Microelectronics and VLSI Technology
4 Multimedia and Software System
5 Bio Technology
6 Ceramic Technology
7 Lather Technology
8 Chemical Engineering
9 Bio-Informatics
10 Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
11 Electrical Engineering
  • Power System
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Device
    & Power System
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Power Electronics & Drives
12 Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Goe Technical Engineering
13 Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Heat Power Engineering
14 Food Technology
15 Textile Technology
  • Chemical Processing in Textile
  • Textile Engineering
  • Mechanical Processing in Textile
16 Automotive Technology
17 Biomedical Instrumentation
18 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
19 Production Engineering
20 Industrial Engineering and Management
21 Computer Science (CSE) and IT Related
  • Multimedia and Software System

WBUT PGET 2017 Important Dates 

The tentative important dates of WBUT PGET 2017 will be replaced with actual dates when it will be released.

Events Dates
Release of application form 4th week of June 2017
The last date to submit applications 2nd week of July 2017
Issuance of admit card 3rd week of July 2017
WBUT PGET 21017 will be conducted in 3rd week of July 2017
Result of the exam will be announced in 4th week of July 2017
Commencement of counselling August 2017

WBUT PGET 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for WBUT PGET 2017 to be fulfilled by the candidates are as mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have an M.Sc/B.Tech/B.E degree, in the respective stream, from a recognised institute.
  • Candidates who will be in the final year of the examination may also apply.
  • Those who have given GATE 2017 and aim to be listed in the merit list prepared for GATE qualifiers must have a valid score as well.
  • The Associate Members of a Professional of Engineers are also eligible.

WBUT PGET 2017 Application Form

The application form of WBUT PGET will be available on the website and the link to avail it will be uploaded on this page. Candidates will have to submit personal, educational, communicational details in it. Apart from it, candidates will also have to mention their GATE 2017 details, if they have applied for it.

The application fee is Rs. 600, for the General and OBC candidates, and Rs. 300 for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. To submit the fee, candidates will have to prepare a Demand Draft. It should be made from any nationalised bank, in the favour of ‘MAKAUTWB-PGET’, payable at Kolkata.

WBUT PGET 2017 Admit Card

The admit card of the examination will only be released online. Candidates will be able to download it from this page because the link to do so will be uploaded here as soon as the hall ticket will be released. The WBUT PGET Admit Card 2017 is a crucial document, without it candidates will not be allowed to write the examination.

WBUT PGET 2017 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of WBUT PGET 2017 is as below:

Particulars Details
Duration Two Hours
Mode Offline
Language English
Section Three Sections for:

  • General English and Aptitude
  • Mathematics
  • Chosen Specialization
Type of Questions Multiple Choice and Numerical Type
Total Questions 100 Questions
Distribution of Questions The Distribution of Questions will be as Below:

  • General English and Aptitude – 20 questions
  • Mathematics – 30 questions
  • Chosen Specialization – 50 questions

* Those who will opt for Bio-Technology will have to solve 60 questions

Marks per Question 1 Mark
Negative Marking None

WBUT PGET 2017 Syllabus

The syllabus for the General English and Mathematics section will remain same for all the candidates. However, the syllabus for the chosen specialisation will vary. It will mostly consist of topics which were studied in the undergraduate course. The candidates may check the complete syllabus by clicking on the heading of this section.

WBUT PGET 2017 Sample Paper

The sample paper for WBUT PGET 2017 will be available online and offline. Candidates must practice from it to get a better understanding of the paper pattern. Solving it will also help candidates in increasing the accuracy and question solving speed.

WBUT PGET 2017 Result

The result WBUT PGET will be released online and the candidates will be able to check it by submitting the Application Number and E-mail Id. In it, the score and rank of the candidates will be announced.

The rank, or merit, for the GATE and NON-GATE qualifiers will be prepared separately by following the mechanism below:

Calculation of rank for GATE Qualifiers: 70% weightage will be given to GATE 2017 score and 30% weightage to PGET score.

Calculation of rank for Non-GATE Qualifiers: 80% weightage will be given to WBUT PGET 2017 score and 20% weightage to qualifying examination score.

WBUT PGET 2017 Cutoff

The WBUT PGET cutoff 2017 will be determined on the basis of various factors; like the number of applicants, difficulty level of the exam, number of seats, previous year cutoff, etc. It will be the minimum score which the candidates will have to score in order to qualify the examination. The qualified candidates will be called for seat allocation and admission.

WBUT PGET 2017 Counselling

The allocation for the seat, in the WBUT PGET participating institutes, will be done in the counselling round. To participate in this round, qualified candidates will have to register online and submit choices for the courses and colleges.

Once all the choices are submitted, on the basis of it, and the merit, the allocation will be done. Candidates satisfied with the allocated seat will have to confirm it. On the other hand, candidates not satisfied with the allocation may opt to participate in the further round of counselling.

WBUT PGET 2017 Contact Details

Address: Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUT, WB),
BF 142, Sector 1, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata 700064, West Bengal