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 board will release the WBJEE result on July 2, 2019. 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. 

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 2019 Admit Card Released

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) has released the admit card for WBJEE 2019. Aspirants can download the admit card from the official website. The entrance exam will be held on May 26, 2019. 

Candidates need to submit their login details such as application number and password to download the WBJEE admit card 2019. The admit card will be available on the website until the exam date. Aspirants are advised to download and save the admit card until the end of the admission process. 

The WBJEEB conducts the entrance examination for admission to private and government undergraduate engineering and pharmacy institutions in West Bengal state. The WBJEE result will be released on July 2, 2019.

14 May 2019
WBJEE 2019: Online Correction And Downloading Revised Confirmation Page Started

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has started accepting online correction and downloading of the confirmation page. The registration process for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) was closed on January 22, 2019.

Candidates who have registered for the WBJEE 2019 and want to make any correction to their application forms can use this option. The online correction option is available only till Friday, i.e., January 25, 2019. The admit cards will be released 10 days prior to the WBJEE examination. 

WBJEE is an entrance examination conducted for admission to engineering and pharmacy institutes spread across West Bengal. Candidates need to appear for the examination that consists of two papers – Paper I (mathematics) and Paper II (physics and chemistry combined). The test will be conducted for a total of 200 marks. Access the complete WBJEE exam pattern here.


23 January 2019
Online Registration Process Starts For WBJEE 2019

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) has started accepting the online application forms for WBJEE 2019. Interested candidates who are aiming for admission to undergraduate courses in engineering & technology, pharmacy and architecture in universities, government colleges and self-financed institutes in the West Bengal state can apply between December 28, 2018, and January 22, 2019. 

Candidates are advised to check the WBJEE eligibility criteria before filling the application form. At the WBJEE application, a candidate needs to fill up personal information such as domicile, category, PwD status, home district, family income status, religion nationality, etc. Read more about how to apply WBJEE 2019 here. 

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2019 will be held on May 19. The written examination consists of subjects such as mathematics, physics and chemistry. The correction facility for registered candidates will be between January 23 and 25, 2019.

26 December 2018
WBJEE 2019 Notification Released And Exam To Be Held On May 19

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has released the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2019 notification. According to the official notification, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2019 will be held on May 19. The organising body is all set to start the online application process from December 26, 2018. Interested candidates can apply for WBJEE till January 22, 2019.

The online correction and downloading the revised confirmation page will be from January 23, 2019. The WBJEE admit card will be available for download from May 7, 2019. However, the results for WBJEE 2019 will be released on June 25.

WBJEE is conducted for admission to engineering and pharmacy courses. The duration of the exam is four hours which will be held in two parts in three categories – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. To know more about the WBJEE exam pattern, click here.

14 December 2018

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