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WBJEE 2023 Exam Information

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state-controlled centralised test administered by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination board. It is held for admission to a variety of private and public medical and engineering schools in West Bengal. The exam is for those who wish to continue their education after completing the 12th grade. The exam is administered once a year and is used to admit students to various undergraduate engineering and pharmacy programmes. The review for 2023 is set for April of that year. Only online applications will be accepted for this study.

In 1962, the West Bengal government established the West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB). The board has been designated as a Statutory Body, with the authority to conduct frequent, combined, competitive entrance examinations for admission to undergraduate professional and vocational courses at any university in Bengal. It has always been focused on improving transparency through the use of cutting-edge technology. It is a prestigious exam, with approximately 300,000 candidates taking it each year, and the number is growing. Various colleges accept students based on their WBJEE scores, and the following institutions participate in this session:

  • 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 2023 Exam Date

The exam conducting body of WBJEE has announced that the entrance exam will be held on April 30th, 2023. Morning (Paper 1) and Afternoon (Paper 2) shifts are usually held for the WBJEE exam (Paper 2).

WBJEE 2023 Exam Date



Release of WBJEE 2023 Information Brochure

December 23, 2022

WBJEE 2023 application date

December 23, 2022

Last date to fill and submit the application form

January 20, 2023

WBJEE application form correction dates 2023

January 22 to 24, 2023

WBJEE Admit Card Date 2023

April 20, 2023

WBJEE 2023 Exam Date

April 30, 2023

Release of Preliminary Answer Key of WBJEE 2023 date

To be notified

Last date to challenge Answer Key

To be notified

WBJEE 2023 Final Answer Key

To be notified

WBJEE Result Date 2023

To be notified

Mode of application


Courses offered

Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture

Official website


The exam is conducted in two shifts – morning and evening and has the following schedule for 2023 WBJEE exam:-


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 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the WBJEE exam have been established by the board, and candidates who wish to take the exam must be aware of them. Only a few eligibility criteria are used by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board, and they vary depending on the course. Candidates should only fill out the application form if they meet the entrance exam’s eligibility requirements. WBJEE has established a strict policy for candidate verification. In WBJEE 2023, there will be two papers: paper 1 for mathematics and paper 2 for physics and chemistry combined. There is no limit to how many times you can take the WBJEE exam.

The following eligibility criteria must be checked by candidates:-

  • Although there is no upper age limit, candidates must be at least 17 years old. Admission to the Marine Engineering Course has a maximum age limit of 25 years.
  • To be eligible for the WBJEE 2023 entrance exam, candidates must have been born before December 31, 2006.
  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen from any state in the country.
  • Candidates will be considered West Bengal residents if they have lived in the state for the past ten years or if their parents have a permanent address in West Bengal.

WBJEE 2023 Registration

Before filling out the application form, candidates must carefully read the instructions on the official website. Once the application is submitted, it is considered final and treated as if the candidate has agreed to all of the board’s terms and conditions. If any information is found to be unfit according to the instructions, the conducting authority has the right to reject the application.

This entrance examination does not have a printed application form. Candidates must use the official website to fill out the original application form. On the official website of WBJEEB, candidates can apply online and pay using Net Banking, Credit Card, or Debit Card. The following is the application fee structure:





General, SC, ST, OBC


Female, Male

INR 500

The application form will be available starting December 23rd, 2022, and must be submitted by January 20th, 2023. Candidates should be cautious when filling out the application form’s details, as they will no longer be able to edit or modify them once the correction window has closed.

WBJEE 2023 Exam Pattern

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board exam pattern should be reviewed by candidates taking the entrance exam. The exam pattern contains details about the marking scheme, review time, paper mode and sections, and the types of questions that will be asked. Candidates will be able to prepare more effectively if they study the WBJEE exam pattern. The following is the basic WBJEE exam pattern:

S. No




Exam Duration

4 hours


Examination mode



Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


Number of Sections

3 – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics


Total questions (in Numbers)

155 (Physics will have 40, Chemistry will have 40, Mathematics will have 75)


Total Marks



Marking Scheme

Category 1 – Correct answer will have 1 mark

Category 2 – Correct answer will have 2 marks


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