WBJEE 2020

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• WBJEE 2020 Registration process begins from 18 October 2019 to 13 November 2019

• WBJEE 2020 Exam date – 2nd of February 2020.

• WBJEE 2020 Application Link – WBJEE Application Link

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WBJEE 2020 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.

WBJEE 2020 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:-

Name of Test West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
Conducting Body WBJEE Board (WBJEEB)
Commencement of Online Registrations 18th October 2019
Last date for Online Registrations 13th November 2019
Correction and Confirmation of Application Form November 14 to November 16, 2019
Download of Admit card January 27, 2020
Date of Examination 2nd of February 2020
Mode of application Online
Registration Link wbjeeb.nic.in/wbjeecms/public/home.aspx
Courses offered Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture
Official website wbjeeb.nic.in

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 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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