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 2020

The WBJEEB will conduct the WBJEE for entrance to the undergraduate courses in the fields like engineering and pharmacy on February 2, 2020. The online applications will be accepted until November 13, 2019. The registered candidates can download their WBJEE admit card from January 27, 2020, onwards. 

WBJEE 2020 Exam Schedule 

WBJEE notification 2020 October 17, 2019
Starting date to apply online  October 18, 2019
Last date to fill WBJEE applications November 13, 2019
Starting date of online correction and downloading of revised confirmation page November 14 to 16, 2019
WBJEE admit card 2020 January 27, 2020
WBJEE exam date – Paper-I (Mathematics)  February 2, 2020 (11 am to 1 pm)
WBJEE exam date – Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)  February 2, 2020 (2 pm to 4 pm)
WBJEE result 2020 March/April 2020

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 2020 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 November 13, 2019. 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 2020 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 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 2020

The WBJEEB will release the WBJEE admit card on January 27, 2020. 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 2020

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 2020

The WBJEEB announced the WBJEE result in April 2020. The results will be available in the form of a rank card. One should enter their login ID and password to check the WBJEE 2020 result. Candidates will find all the details about the score and paper in their rank card. 

Steps To Check WBJEE Result 2020 

  • 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 2020 
  • Download the WBJEE result 2020 and take a printout of the same for future reference. 

WBJEE Cut-off 2020

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 2020

In order to take admission in an institute and course of their choice, candidates need to attend the WBJEE 2020 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 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

The West Bengal Board has started the WBJEE second round counselling 2020. The counselling is being conducted for admission in B.Tech courses. The Board has decided to complete the entire counselling process in online mode due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

One should use their login credentials such as WBJEE roll number, date of birth, candidate’s name, and mother’s name. After successful registration, candidates have to fill choices of college and course and upload the scanned documents. WBJEE seat allotment result for round 2 will be declared on September 24. Seats will be allotted on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in WBJEE 2020 exam on considering the choices of college and course filled by candidates. 

11 September 2020
WBJEE 2020 Counselling Round 1 Seat Allotment Result Announced

The WBJEE counselling 2020 round 1 seat allotment result was announced. All the registered candidates can now check their WBJEE seat allotment result on the official website wbjeeb.nic.in up to September 5.

One should confirm their seat (acceptance/rejection) by logging to the website. Candidates who accept the seat are required to upload the documents and pay the seat acceptance fees. The last date to accept the seat is September 5.

The round 2 counselling will commence from September 11 with fresh registration. One who want to participate in the round 2 counselling has to register as a fresh candidate and enter choices of colleges. The sources suggest that round 2 seat allotment result will be declared on September 24.

31 August 2020
WBJEE 2020 Counselling And Cut-off Details

The Board will be starting the WBJEE 2020 counselling soon for admissions to a total of 33,011 engineering seats. It will allow candidates with valid JEE Main ranks to apply for admission. A total of 2804 seats were reserved through JEE Main.

WBJEE counselling 2020 will be of three rounds followed by a spot round if there are vacancies. The Board will release WBJEE cutoff 2020 after the allotments are announced for each round in the form of opening and closing ranks. 


10 August 2020
WBJEE 2020 Result To Be Released In July
WBJEE Answer Key 2020 Released
WBJEE 2020 Admit Card Released
WBJEE 2020 Application Process To Close Today 
WBJEE 2020 Online Application Process Started
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