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WBJEE is a state-government controlled centralized test, conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to many private and governmental engineering institutions in West Bengal. Aspirants can have access to the official notification and detailed brochure for WBJEE 2019 on the official website (www.wbjeeb.in). The Common Entrance Examination has been scheduled by the Board on May 26, 2019.

Intermediate graduates from all over the country are eligible to appear for WBJEE 2019. Check WBJEE Eligibility

The exam consists of objective type of questions and is conducted in offline mode (OMR based exam). Check WBJEE Exam Pattern

Results are announced online, and cut-offs will be category specific. Check WBJEE Cut off.

Highlights of WBJEE 2019

Name of Examination West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
Conducting Body WBJEE Board (WBJEEB)
Date of Examination May 26, 2019
Mode and Type of Exam Offline | State Level Undergraduate Entrance Exam
Mode of Application Online
Courses Offered Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture
Official Website wbjeeb.in
Helpdesk 1800 1023 789/ 1800 3450 050
No. of Seats Available 34125

Important

10% of engineering seats are also allocated on the basis of JEE Main in Self-Financed Engineering and Technology Colleges. Check JEE Main 2019.

About WBJEE

  1. WBJEE is a state level entrance test that intends to enroll candidates in B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharma program offered at various Govt. Colleges & Universities and Self-Financed Institutes in West Bengal
  2. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB), is the central body responsible for managing the entrance test and subsequent admission procedure
  3. There is no west Bengal domicile requirement to apply
  4. Admission in MBBS and BDS is based on NEET scores and 5-year degree course in Architecture is based on NATA/ JEE Main Paper II
  5. Minimum eligibility for appearing in WBJEE is passing 10+2 or its equivalent Board in India

WBJEE 2019 Exam Calendar

The detailed schedule for WBJEE 2019 was released on the official portal i.e. www.wbjeeb.in. The same is tabulated below:

Event Date
WBJEE 2019 Official Notification December 21, 2018
WBJEE 2019 Application Form Date December 26, 2018 – January 22, 2019
WBJEE 2019 Form Correction January 23 – 25, 2019
WBJEE Admit card will be available from May 14, 2019
WBJEE 2019 Exam date May 26, 2019
Declaration of WBJEE 2019 Result July 2, 2019

WBJEE 2019 Schedule

Paper Exam Time Last Entry Time
Paper 1 (Mathematics) 11.00 am to 01.00 pm 10.30 am
Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry) 02.00 pm to 04.00 pm 01.30 pm
CheckWBJEE Syllabus    

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

Note(s)

Engineering

Passed ‘10+2’ examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects.

Pharmacy:

Passed ‘10+2’ examination with Physics and Chemistry along with any one of Mathematics / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects.

Qualifying Marks

WBJEE 2019 Application Form

The online registration will commence on December 26, 2018. The official link to register is now activated.

Steps involved to apply for WBJEE 2019 involved:

Quick Facts

Note: Candidates seeking admission to Pharmacy courses only need to appear for Paper 2 while for all other undergraduate programs, candidates need to appear in Paper I and Paper II.

Guidelines to Fill WBJEE Online Application

Stats: Out of the 1,25,075 engineering aspirants registered for WBJEE 2019, 50,030 candidates or 40% are from outside the state. In 2017, around 36% of 1,17,544 applicants were from outside West Bengal.

WBJEE Application Form Correction

Fact: No modification can be made in the primary registration data such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth and gender. This is the last chance to make corrections in the application form. If a candidate sends a direct request to the board’s office for WBJEE form correction, it will be rejected.

WBJEE Admit Card and Exam Center

Note: WBJEE admit card should not be mutilated/ distorted/ soiled even by accident. Duplicate admit cards can be generated till April 22, 2019, with additional fee payment of INR 500.

Exam Centers

WBJEE Exam Pattern

WBJEE consists of two papers - Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). The questions will be based on the syllabus in the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) pattern with 4 options against each

question.

As per the WBJEE Exam Pattern, there are 3 categories of questions in each subject, which is mentioned in the table below:

Subject Category 1 (1 Mark Each) Category 2 (1 Mark Each) Category 3 (1 Mark Each) Total Questions Total Marks
Physics 30 Questions 5 Questions 5 Questions 40 50
Chemistry 30 Questions 5 Questions 5 Questions 40 50
Mathematics 30 Questions 15 Questions 10 Questions 75 100

WBJEE Marking Scheme

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

WBJEE Syllabus

The objective type questions in the entrance exam will be purely based on WBJEE Syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics which is similar to class 12 syllabus. The subject wise important topics of WBJEE Syllabus is mentioned below:

Mathematics

Algebra Coordinate Geometry of Two Dimensions
Trigonometry Coordinate Geometry of Three Dimensions and Calculus

Physics

Physical World, Measurements, Units & Dimensions Kinematics
Atomic Physics Laws of Motion
Nuclear Physics Work, Power, Energy
Solid state Electronics Kinetic Theory of Gases
Optics (II) Wave Optics Oscillations & Waves
Motion of center of mass, connected systems, Friction Electrostatics
Gravitation Current Electricity
Bulk properties of matter Magnetic Effect of Current
Viscosity Magnetics
Heat & Thermal Physics Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current
Thermodynamics Electromagnetic Waves
Optics I (Ray Optics) Particle Nature of Light & Wave-particleDualism

Chemistry

Atoms, Molecules & Chemical Arithmetic Coordination Compounds
Atomic Structure Chemistry of Metals
Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry Chemical Energetic and Chemical Dynamics
The Periodic Table and Chemical Families Physical Chemistry of Solutions
Environmental Chemistry Chemistry in Industry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure  

Recommended Books for WBJEE 2019

There are plenty of well-known refresher books for WBJEE available in the market. However, there is a word of caution for all the aspirants. The syllabus for WBJEE is entirely based on the class 11th and 12th curriculum of West Bengal State Board. Therefore, the textbooks prescribed in the school curriculum are the primary sources of reference and preparation.

However, for aspirants looking to explore other options, some highly recommended reference books are provided below.

Name Author/Publisher ISBN No.
WBJEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering - Mathematics MTG Editorial Board 9387351203
WBJEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering - Physics and Chemistry MTG Editorial Board  
  1. There is no prior requirement of West Bengal domicile status to apply for WBJEE 2019. Candidates only need to produce domicile certificate in order to apply for government participating institutes in case of claiming reserved category seats
  2. Candidates need to secure a minimum of 45% in 10+2 qualifying examination. The lower age limit is 17 years as on December 31, 2019
  3. There is no upper age limit to apply for WBJEE 2019
  4. For admission to the Marine Engineering Course, the upper age limit is 25 years
  5. There are certain institutes who have outlined additional criteria for admitting candidates to specific courses
    1. Candidates appearing for 10+2 qualifying exam can register for WBJEE 2019 provided they pass the examination with the required minimum percentage.
    2. The verification will be done during the counselling process and failure to meet the criteria at any stage would lead debarment from the admission process.
    3. Check Here to check the list of recognized Board for admission through WBJEEB
    4. Course-wise Academic Qualification
    1. At least 45% marks in all the 3 subjects. 40% for SC/ ST/ OBC-A /OBC-B /PwD
    2. Must have passed English subject with at least 30% marks
    1. Fill WBJEE Application Form
    2. Upload the Images
    3. Pay the Fees
    1. WBJEE Application Form can be completed until January 22, 2019
    2. The last date to download the confirmation page is January 25
    3. The application fee is INR 500 which can be deposited either by Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Paytm or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan
    4. The Bank’s Service Charges are also applicable on application fee payment
    1. The application for WBJEE 2019 has to be made online only.
    2. Valid mobile number and email id is a must. All the future communications (till admission) will be sent through the registered mobile number and email id.
    3. Details entered during Registration: Name, Father’s name, Mother’s name, Gender, Date of Birth, cannot be modified.
    4. A Scanned copy of the photograph and signature must be uploaded as per the specifications are given by WBJEEB for online application.
    5. If any candidate receives any SMS/email regarding a discrepancy in the application form, he must take corrective action immediately within one day.
    6. It is advisable not to wait for the last day to make fee payment in order to avoid payment failure by Bank or EPG.
    7. As no duplicate copies are provided later, confirmation must be preserved carefully.
    1. The Board also provides the WBJEE Form Correction facility to make changes.
    2. Only candidates who had applied and paid the application fee, could modify/edit the changes in the application form in the form correction window.
    3. Login with Application Number and Password to access the online application form.
    1. Admit can be accessed through wbjeeb.in by successfully registered candidates.
    2. Admit card carries the candidate’s name, the location of the exam center, photograph & signature and other exams related information.
    3. Verify the information present on the admit card and report to the concerned authority in case of any discrepancies.
    1. Based on the preference provided by the candidate at the time of registration, the allocation of the WBJEE Exam Centre is done.
    2. The exam will be conducted in 23 districts of West Bengal and in Silchar (Assam) and Agartala (Tripura). No changes are entertained post submission of the form.
    3. Candidates from Tripura, Assam and West Bengal need to provide options for any three zones in order of preference.
    4. For other states, candidates need to provide any three choices from Kolkata/ Howrah/ North 24 Parganas/South 24 Parganas
    5. A copy of the color photograph was uploaded during the online application.
    6. Any photo identity card in original such as Aadhaar card/Pan card/Passport/voter card/ class 10th standard admit card/School – ID card.
    1. Mode of Exam: Offline (OMR Pattern)
    2. Total Marks: 200 Marks (100+100)
    3. Types of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
    4. Total Number of Questions: 155
    5. Answering Mode: Darkening the appropriate circle in black/blue ball point pen only.
    1. Mark the answers using only blue or black ballpoint pen in the OMR sheet.
    2. ¼ of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted as a penalty for marking the wrong answer.
    3. No negative marking on category 3.
    1. Only 1 option is correct
    2. Each question carries 1 mark
    3. ¼ marks will be deducted on marking incorrect responses
    1. Only 1 option is correct
    2. Each question carries 2 marks
    3. ½ marks will be deducted on marking incorrect responses
    1. 1 or more options may be correct
    2. Only correct responses will fetch 2 marks
    3. Combination of correct and incorrect response will be treated incorrectly
    4. Partially correct answer: total marks = 2 X (no. of correct options/total no. of correct options)