West Bengal Joint Entrance 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 2019

The WBJEEB will conduct the WBJEE for entrance to the undergraduate courses in the fields like engineering and pharmacy on May 26, 2019. The online applications will be accepted till January 22, 2019. The registered candidates can download their WBJEE admit card from May 14, 2019. 

WBJEE 2019 Important Dates 

Last date to fill WBJEE applications January 22, 2019
Starting date of online correction and downloading of revised confirmation page January 23, 2019
WBJEE admit card 2019 May 14, 2019
WBJEE exam date – Paper-I (Mathematics)  May 26, 2019 (11 am to 1 pm)
WBJEE exam date – Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)  May 26, 2019 (2 pm to 4 pm)
WBJEE result 2019 July 2, 2019

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 as on December 31, 2019. 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 2019 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 January 22, 2019. Candidates need to have a working contact number and a valid email Id. 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 2019 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. 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 examination centre will be based on the choices given by the candidate during online form fill-up. However, the discretion of the Board in the allocation of examination centre shall be final. No request for change of allocated centre will be entertained under any circumstances.

WBJEE Admission Though 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 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 2019

The WBJEEB will release the WBJEE admit card on May 19, 2019. 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 2019

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 2019

The WBJEEB announced the WBJEE result on June 20. The board has scheduled to release the result on July 2 but released quite early. The results will be available in the form of a rank card. One should enter their login ID and password to check the WBJEE 2019 result. Candidates will find all the details about the score and paper in their rank card. 

Steps To Check WBJEE Result 2019 

  • 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 2019 
  • Download the WBJEE result 2019 and take a printout of the same for future reference. 

WBJEE Cut-off 2019

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 2019

In order to take admission in an institute and course of their choice, candidates need to attend the WBJEE 2019 counselling process. The verification of the documents and other procedures will be done during the WBJEE counselling 2019. 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 2020 Online Application Process Started

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) has started the online registration process for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2020. The WBJEE notification was released yesterday and online applications will be accepted from October 18 to November 13, 2019. 

The WBJEEB has preponed the exam from April to February. Interested candidates can visit the official site to register online for WBJEE. Candidates have to pay the prescribed application fee amount of Rs 500 to complete the registration. 

The Board will be conducting the WBJEE examination on February 2, 2020. It will release the WBJEE admit cards during the last week of January 2020.

18 October 2019
WBJEE 2020 Likely To Be Held In February

The WBJEEB to conduct the WBJEE 2020 examination in February. According to sources, WBJEE exam 2020 preponed from April to February. The exam likely to be conducted on February 2, 2020. Candidates can check all the important details regarding the WBJEE exam 2020 on the official website - www.wbjeeb.nic.in. 

The sources suggest that WBJEEB Chairman confirms preponement. It also suggests that WBJEE 2020 exam will be held before West Bengal Class 12 examination.  The exact details about the WBJEE exam likely to be declared soon.

3 October 2019
WBJEE Counselling 2019: 1st Seat Allotment List Released

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has released the first round allotment result for WBJEE Counselling 2019. Candidates can check their seat allotment status and opening and closing ranks for first counselling from the official website. 

In order to access the WBJEE Counselling list and status, candidates need to use their result details. Once the students are satisfied with their allotment can pay the seat acceptance fee. One should report at the reporting centre with required documents and admission fees between July 4 and 7. 

The WBJEE is conducted for admission to undergraduate courses in Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture courses in the State. The entrance exam conducted on May 26 and the result declared on June 20.

3 July 2019
WBJEE Result 2019 Announced Before scheduled Date

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has announced the WBJEE result 2019 on June 20. Students who have appeared for the written examination on May 26 can visit the official website to access the WBJEE result 2019. 

Candidates need to use their application number and password to check WBJEE result 2019. After checking the result, candidates are advised to download and take a printout of the same for future reference. 

Earlier the WBJEE result 2019 was scheduled to be released on July 2, however, it was declared quite early. The result is available in the form of a rank card that contains total score and component score in Paper I and II. One should retain the rank card securely as no duplicate will be issued. 

20 June 2019
WBJEE 2019: Model Answer Keys Released On Official Website

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) has uploaded the model answer keys for WBJEE 2019. Candidates who had appeared for the written examination can visit the official website to access the WBJEE answer key 2019. The written test held on May 26 in two shifts. 

The WBJEE answer key 2019 available only on the official website. In order to access the answer key, candidates need to enter their application number and password. One can challenge the answer key but in one session. Candidates had to pay a non-refundable amount of INR 500 per question as processing fee. The Board will review and decide on the matter. The last date to challenge the WBJEE answer key is June 5, 2019. 

The WBJEE conducted for admission to various undergraduate courses in engineering and technology, pharmacy and architecture. The WBJEE result will be announced on July 2, 2019.

4 June 2019
WBJEE 2019 Admit Card Released
WBJEE 2019: Online Correction And Downloading Revised Confirmation Page Started
Online Registration Process Starts For WBJEE 2019
WBJEE 2019 Notification Released And Exam To Be Held On May 19
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