WBJEE 2019 Exam Information

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination board is a state-government controlled centralized test. It is held for the admission to many private and governmental medical and engineering institutions in West Bengal. The examination is for the entrance to graduation after the 12th grade. The exam is conducted annually and is a gateway for admitting individuals into various undergraduate engineering and pharmacy programs. For 2019, the review is scheduled for April 2019. The application for the study will be received through online only.

The government of West Bengal constituted west Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB) in the year 1962. The board has been awarded the status of the Statutory body and is empowered to conduct frequent, combined, competitive, entrance examinations for admission to the undergraduate professional and vocational courses in any university in the state of Bengal. It has always been directed towards enhancement of transparency through useful state-of-the-art technology. It is a prestigious test, and approximately 300,000 candidates take the examination annually, and it has been increasing. Various colleges intake students based on WBJEE ranks and the institutions that take part in this session are:-

  • Jadavpur University
  • University of Calcutta
  • Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College
  • Kalyani Government Engineering College
  • Kalyani University Science Instrumentation Centre
  • University Institute of Technology, Burdwan
  • Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidyalaya
  • West Bengal Academy for Animal and Fishery Sciences
  • West Bengal University of Health Sciences
  • The West Bengal University of Technology and its affiliated institutes.

The WBJEE exam highlights are as follows:-

Name of Test West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
Conducting Body WBJEE Board (WBJEEB)
Date of Examination 22nd April 2019
Mode – Type of Exam Offline – State Level undergraduate entrance exam
Mode of application Online
Courses offered Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture
Official website Wbjeeb.in
Number of seats available 34125

WBJEE 2019 Exam Date

The entrance date of exam has been announced by the exam conducting body of WBJEE, which will be on 19th May 2019. The WBJEE exam is usually held in two shifts – Morning (Paper 1) and Afternoon (Paper 2).

Candidates can check the important dates on the official website as well as the dates are as follows:-

Events Important Dates
Brochure will be available from 14th December 2018
Application form will release from 19th December 2018
Final Date to fill the application form 22nd January 2019
Correction window in the application form 26th January to 28th January 2019
Admit card available for download 10th April 2019
WBJEE 2019 paper 1 22nd April 2019
WBJEE 2019 Paper 2 22nd April 2019
Release primary answer key of WBJEE 2019 First week of June 2019
Final Answer key Third week of June 2019
Announcement of Result 23rd May 2019
Counselling and Registration Second or third week of June 2019
Choice submission Second or third week of June 2019
Locking of choice Third week of June 2019
Seat allotment beginning of Round 1 Third week of June 2019
Document verification Third week of June 2019
Physical reporting and admission First week of July 2019
Seat allotment – Round 2 Fourth week of June 2019
Document verification and admission First week of July 2019
Seat Allotment final Round 3 First week of July 2019
Document verification and admission First week of July 2019
Conclusion of Admission Process Second week of July 2019
Mop-up round (if vacant seats available) July 2019

The exam is conducted in two shifts – morning and evening and has the following schedule for 2019 WBJEE exam:-

Paper Exam Time Last Entry Time
Paper 1  (Mathematics) 11.00 am to 01.00 pm 10:30 am
Paper 2  (Physics and Chemistry) 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm 01:30 pm

WBJEE 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The board has defined the eligibility criteria for the WBJEE exam and candidates who wish to appear for the exam must be aware of the eligibility criteria. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board has only a few eligibility criteria which differs from the course to course. Candidates should proceed to submit the application form only if they meet the eligibility criteria for the entrance exam. WBJEE has laid the strict policy in verification of the candidates. There will be two papers in WBJEE 2019 which are paper 1 for mathematics and paper 2 for physics and chemistry combined. There is no limit to the number of attempts for the WBJEE exam.

Candidates must check the following eligibility criteria:-

  • Candidate should be above 17 years of age though there is no upper age limit. There is an upper age limit for admission in Marine Engineering Course which is 25 years.
  • Candidate should have born before 31st December 2002 to be eligible for the WBJEE 2019 entrance exam.
  • Candidate should be a citizen of India and can be from any state of India.
  • Candidates will be treated as the domicile of West Bengal who is residing in West Bengal since last ten years or whose parents have the permanent address within the state of West Bengal.
  • The General Academic Qualifications for admission according to different courses are as follows; marks should be scored in theory as well as practical in the related subjects:-

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WBJEE 2019 Registration

Candidates are required to read the instructions on the official website carefully before filling the application form. Once the application is submitted, it would be considered as final and treated like the candidate agrees to all the terms and conditions given by the board. The conducting authority holds right to reject the application if any information is found misfit as per the instructions.

There is no printed application form for this entrance examination. Candidates must ensure to fill the original application form from the official website. The mode of application is online, and method of payment can be Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card on the official website of WBJEEB. The Application fee structure is as follows:-

Category Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, ST, OBC Online Female, Male INR 500

The application form will be available from 26th December 2018 and should be submitted before 22nd January 2019. Candidates should be careful in filling the details in the application form as they would not be able to edit or modify the details once the correction window is closed. Candidates can follow the below steps to fill the application form:-

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WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for the entrance exam should check the exam pattern West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. The exam pattern carries the information related to marking scheme, duration of review, mode and sections of the paper, types of questions that will be asked. Candidates will be able to prepare better if they go through the exam pattern of WBJEE. The basic exam pattern for WBJEE is as follows:-

S. No Particulars Details
1 Exam Duration 4 hours
2 Examination mode Offline
3 Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
4 Number of Sections 3 – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
5 Total questions (in Numbers) 155 (Physics will have 40, Chemistry will have 40, Mathematics will have 75)
6 Total Marks 200
7 Marking Scheme Category 1 – Correct answer will have 1 mark

Category 2 – Correct answer will have 2 marks

8. Category Wise Division
  • Physics & Chemistry – 30 questions in category 1, 5 questions each in category 2 and 3.
  • Mathematics will have 50 questions in category 1, and 15 questions in category 2 and about 10 questions in category 3.

The critical points for the WBJEE exam are as follows:-

  1. Candidates would need to carry blue/black point pen as the exam is conducted in offline.
  2. Each question will have four options and candidates would need to choose the correct option and mark the correct one in the answer sheet.

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WBJEE 2019 Syllabus

Hard work along with the smart action is needed to achieve an excellent score in the examination. Candidates would need to put in some strategies and follow the below preparation tips:-

  1. Candidates should make a blueprint for their study plan and give equal importance to the physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics subjects.
  2. Candidates should not miss a day for preparations and use most of your time for exam preparation.
  3. Candidates should make the basic concepts clear and check to understand the officially prescribed syllabus.
  4. Candidates should practice the sample papers to make themselves familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus.
  5. Time is significant for the preparation and candidates should do the planning for the time management. Manage the time for training after analyzing the syllabus and the pattern.
  6. The exam will have the duration of two hours so the candidates should be quick in answering the questions.
  7. The critical point is to dedicate more time to the toughest topics and prepare the timetable to cover all the issues in each subject.
  8. Candidates should choose the study material very carefully. The books should cover the entire syllabus, and it will be beneficial if they include the sample papers.
  9. Candidates should choose to revise on a daily basis. It will be good if they revise the topics studied the day before and continued with the new topics.
  10. Candidates should avoid understanding any new topic just a few days before the exam as this will confuse the candidates.
  11. There is negative marking in the exam so the candidates should avoid the guesswork.
  12. It is essential for candidates to maintain good health. It is advised to take a healthy diet and take a proper sleep at the time of exam preparations.
  13. Meditation and yoga help in a significant way in the concentration in the studies.
  14. Candidates are highly recommended to take the regular mock tests for the better preparation.

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WBJEE 2019 Admit Card

Admit card is the important document for appearing in the exam as candidates will not be allowed to take part in WBJEE examination without it. West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board will release the admit card in the first week of April on the official website. Candidates would need to login and download  the admit card and can follow the below steps:-

  1. Candidates should visit the official website and click on the admit card tab.
  2. The registration number and password which was provided during the application form, would need to be provided for login.
  3. WBJEE hall ticket will be displayed on the window screen and candidates can check their information.
  4. Candidates should download and take the print out of the admit card. It is advised to keep the admit card in safe place.
  5. Candidates should make sure that the admit card is not mutilated/ distorted/ soiled even by accident.
  6. Candidates would need to carry the valid ID proof to the exam centre. The valid ID proof includes PAN Card, 10+2 Admit card, Aadhaar Card, Voter ID card, Passport, Driving License, College ID, and school ID.
  7. Candidates can download the duplicate admit card from website only till the date of examination. After the date of examination, candidates can request the board to issue the duplicate card with the processing fee of INR 500 by a bank draft.

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WBJEE 2019 Result

The WBJEE board will release the exam results in the form of scorecard in the month of June 2019. The scorecard will comprise of marks and ranks obtained by candidates in the exam. The candidate score will be based on the written examination and ranks that is obtained by the candidate in the state. The scorecard will also have the personal details of the candidate and along with the marks scored in each subject. It will have the following information:-

  • Roll Number
  • Application Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Total Marks
  • Composite Marks in Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • General Merit Rank / Pharmacy Merit Rank
  • Qualifying Status
  • Photo
  • Personal details of the candidate

Once the exam result is declared, the authorities will issue the merit list of the qualified candidates. The candidate will be eligible for the next round that is counselling only if the candidate’s name has appeared in the merit list. Candidates would need to login with the registered ID and password on the official website for the result. The result will be displayed on the screen after the login and password and it should be downloaded. Candidates are advised to take the print out of the result for the future references.

The important dates to remember for the result 2019 are:

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WBJEE Cutoff

WBJEE cut off is typically released in the month of May or June every year. The cut off will be the basis on which the candidate will be selected for the preferred college and course. WBJEE cut off are minimum marks required by the candidates in order to seek admission in the college of their choice. The intent of the cut off makes it mandatory for the candidates to score equivalent to the cut off to be appear for the next round which is counselling. Candidates with the highest score have a better chance of seat allotment in the counselling process.

It is expected to have approximately 36,000 applications for the WBJEE 2019 examination. These candidates will have competition to grab the seats in 104 participating colleges. The top colleges of WBJEE are :-

  1. Jadavpur University
  2. University of Calcutta
  3. UIT Burdwan
  4. Kalyani Government Engineering College
  5. Coochbehar Government Engineering College
  6. Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College

It ought to be noticed that the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will discharge a different cut off rundown for the choice of the hopefuls who have connected through JEE primary scores. This is required to fill 10% of endorsed situates in oneself financed Engineering and Technology schools in the state.

The cut off for the WBJEE test is resolved based on the accompanying variables:

  • of students appearing for the exam.
  • Difficulty of the exam.
  • of seats available.

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