West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Exam

What is WBJEE Exam?

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) was established in 1962 by the Government of West Bengal to conduct various Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) for admission to institutions spread across the state. 

Every year, WBJEEB conducts the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) for admission to many private and government undergraduate engineering and pharmacy institutions in West Bengal. Candidates who come out with the qualifying marks in the exam can seek admission in universities, government colleges and self-financed institutes of West Bengal.

Candidates have to appear for both papers – Paper-I (Mathematics) and Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry-combined) for engineering and technology. One who appears only for Paper-II will get admission only in the pharmacy courses. Aspirants have to note that the architecture admissions will be provided through NATA and medical admissions will be made through NEET UG, which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). 

WBJEE 2021

The WBJEEB will conduct the WBJEE for entrance to the undergraduate courses in the fields like engineering and pharmacy on July 11, 2021. The online applications will be accepted between February 23 and March 23, 2021. The registered candidates can download their WBJEE admit card from July 6, 2021, onwards. 

WBJEE 2021 Notification 

The WBJEEB has released the WBJEE notification on the official site - www.wbjeeb.nic.in. It is advised to download the information bulletin of WBJEE and check all the details meticulously. Aspirants should get familiar with the selection process and exam pattern before kick-starting the online application process.

Download WBJEE Notification 2021

WBJEE 2021 Exam Schedule 

WBJEE notification 2021 February 20, 2021
Starting date to apply online  February 23, 2021
Last date to fill WBJEE applications March 23, 2021
Starting date of online correction and downloading of revised confirmation page March 24 to 26, 2021
WBJEE admit card 2021 July 6, 2021
WBJEE exam date – Paper-I (Mathematics)  July 11, 2021 (11 am to 1 pm)
WBJEE exam date – Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)  July 11, 2021 (2 pm to 4 pm)
WBJEE result 2021 August 2021

WBJEE Eligibility

Candidates have to meet all the eligibility requirements set by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in order to apply for the WBJEE 2019. A candidate must be a citizen of India and should not be less than 17 years of age. There is no upper age limit for WBJEE. However, the upper age limit is 25 years for Marine Engineering course. 

  • For Engineering: Aspirants must have passed the 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of chemistry/biotechnology/biology/computer science/computer application/technical vocational subject as a compulsory subject. 
  • For Pharmacy: Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination with physics, chemistry, mathematics/biology as compulsory subjects. Explore WBJEE eligibility here. 

WBJEE Registration

Application for WBJEE 2021 has to be done through online mode and there is no offline mode to register. The online registration for the WBJEE will be held till March 23, 2021. Candidates need to have a working contact number and a valid email Id to register. All the future communications by the board will be sent to the respective contact number and email Id. Aspirants are advised to visit the WBJEE Registration 2021 page to know more details. 

WBJEE Application Fee

The WBJEE application fee can be paid either in cashless mode by Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan, which will be automatically generated for downloading once the same option is selected. The applicant has to take a print of the e-challan and deposit the fees in cash in any branch of Allahabad Bank with Core Banking Services (CBS).

  • Application Fee - INR 500 + GST

Allocation of the examination centre will be based on the choices given by the candidate during the online form fill-up. However, the discretion of the Board in the allocation of the examination centre shall be final. No request for change of allocated centre will be entertained under any circumstances.

WBJEE Admission Through JEE Main 

A total of 10% of seats are reserved for students' merit list in JEE Main in all the Self-Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal. Candidates should note that the allotment will be purely based on the merit and preference of students through counselling conducted by WBJEEB. 

WBJEE Exam Pattern 

Aspirants should know the paper pattern of the exam to crack. The exam pattern will provide all the key details, such as duration, number of questions, sections, etc. WBJEE is an offline exam that comprises multiple-choice questions. There will be two papers in WBJEE -  Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry combine). Candidates who appear only for Paper I will not get any rank. 

Subject Category I (1 mark) Category II (2 marks) Category III (2 marks) Total Questions Total Marks
  No of Questions No of Questions No of Questions    
Mathematics 50 15 10 75 100
Physics 30 5 5 40 50
Chemistry 30 5 5 40 50
Total 110 25 20 155 200

The Board will provide 120 minutes for each paper. The marks for the incorrect answers will be deducted based on the category. Read more about the WBJEE exam pattern here. 

WBJEE Admit Card 2021

The WBJEEB will release the WBJEE admit card on July 6, 2021. The registered candidates can visit the official website of WBJEE to download the admit card, which is a necessary document to take the examination. Candidates are advised to check all the details of the WBJEE admit card after downloading. Find more details about the WBJEE admit card here. 

WBJEE District-wise List of Examination Zone 

Districts of West Bengal Zones
Alipurduar Alipurduar      
Bankura Bankura Bishnupur    
Birbhum Bolpur Suri    
Paschim Burdwan Asansol Durgapur    
Purba Burdwan Burdwan      
Coochbihar Coochbihar      
Darjeeling Kurseong Siliguri    
Dakshin Dinajpur Balurghat      
Uttar Dinajpur Raiganj      
Hooghly Arambagh Bandel, Chinsurah Srirampur  
Howrah Bally, Uttarpara Central Howrah, Shibpur Domjur Uluberia
Jalpaiguri Jalpaiguri      
Jhargram Jhargram      
Kalimpong Kalimpong      
Kolkata Central Kolkata North Kolkata South Kolkata  
Malda Malda      
Paschim Medinipur Garbeta Kharagpur Medinipur  
Purba Medinipur Contai Haldia Tamluk  
Murshidabad Berhampur Jiaganj Raghunathganj  
Nadia Kalyani Krishnanagar Nabadwip  
Purulia Purulia      
North 24 Parganas Barrackpur, Barasat Basirhat Bongaon  
South 24 Parganas Diamond Harbour Jainagar Sonarpur, Baruipur  
Other States
Assam Silchar      
Tripura Agartala      

Note: Any examination zone may be dropped in unavoidable circumstances. Discretion of the board shall be final in this regard.

WBJEE Answer Key 2021

The organising board, WBJEEB, will release the WBJEE answer key within a month after conducting the exam. The WBJEE answer key will be available only on the official website. The board will also accept the challenges against the final answer key. Candidates need to pay INR 500 per question plus the bank's service charges.   

WBJEE Result 2021

The WBJEEB announced the WBJEE result in August 2021. The results will be available in the form of a rank card. One should enter their login ID and password to check the WBJEE 2021 result. Candidates will find all the details about the score and paper in their rank card. 

Steps To Check WBJEE Result 2021 

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE
  • Find the WBJEE result link on the homepage 
  • Enter the application number and password 
  • Submit the details to access WBJEE result 2021
  • Download the WBJEE result 2021 and take a printout of the same for future reference. 

WBJEE Cut-off 2021

Candidates have to secure minimum marks to become eligible for taking part in the WBJEE counselling and seat allocation process. The organising body will release the cut-off score for both the papers. The cut-off score will differ from each field such as engineering and pharmacy. Candidates who have appeared only for Paper-II and scored above cut-off score will get Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR). One who appeared for both the papers and scored above cut-off score will get General Merit Rank (GMR) and PMR. However, the institute cut-off score will be different based on the category and course. 

WBJEE Counselling 2021

In order to take admission in an institute and course of their choice, candidates need to attend the WBJEE 2021 counselling process. The verification of the documents and other procedures will be done during the WBJEE counselling 2021. No admission will be provided without undergoing the WBJEE counselling. 

A separate notification will be released soon with details of counselling/seat allotment and admission in the official website after the announcement of results. Candidates are advised to visit the official website ( www.wbjeeb.in) regularly to track the latest updates. The course-wise and institute-wise availability of seats to be provided by the Competent Authorities will also be published before counselling and allotment.

WBJEE 2021 Application Form Released

The WBJEEB has started the online application process of the WBJEE 2021. Interested candidates who are aspiring for admission can start filling the online applications till March 23. 

The Board will also make corrections in the application forms between March 24 and 26, 2021. The written exam will be held in pen and paper-based test on July 11, 2021. 

23 February 2021
WBJEE 2021 Registration To Begin On February 23

The WBJEEB is all set to release the WBJEE 2021 application form in online mode on February 23. Interested candidates can start filling the online applications by March 23 at 5 pm.  One can make corrections in the application form from March 24 to 26, 2021.

The WBJEE 2021 entrance exam will be held in pen and paper-based test on July 11. The admit card of WBJEE 2021 will be released online mode on July 6. 

19 February 2021
WBJEE 2021 To Be Held On July 11

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board has announced the WBJEE 2021 exam date. The exam will be held on July 11, 2021.

Interested candidates who are aspiring for the WBJEE 2021 exam can check the exam date and other details on the official website. The exam notification will be released anytime soon. 

4 February 2021
WBJEE Round 3 Seat Allotment Result 2020 Declared

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Council has released the round three WBJEE counselling. Candidates who have registered for the admission can check the WBJEE round 3 seat allotment result online on the official website wbjee.nic.in .

One should use their login credentials such as roll number and password to check the WBJEE counselling. Candidates who have been allotted seats in the counselling have to confirm their choice of seat acceptance/upgradation before October 24. One should pay the application fees for accepting the seat. 

19 October 2020
WBJEE 2020 Second Round Allotment Result Declared

The WBJEEB has announced the result for WBJEE 2020 seat allotment round 2 on the official website - wbjeeb.nic.in. Candidates can check the second allotment result of counselling through their roll number and password.

The selected candidates can confirm their admission and pay the provisional admission fee until September 30, 2020. One can also opt to register for the third round of counselling. The fresh registrations for the third round of WBJEE counselling will also commence from October 6.

24 September 2020
WBJEE 2020 Counselling Registration For Round 2 Started
WBJEE 2020 Counselling Round 1 Seat Allotment Result Announced
WBJEE 2020 Counselling And Cut-off Details
WBJEE 2020 Result To Be Released In July
WBJEE Answer Key 2020 Released
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