WBJEE 2017 NEWS
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WBJEE 2018 is a state-level common entrance test which is set to be conducted in the month of May 2018. It will be held under the guidance of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB). A total of 36000 seats will be filled in Undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and architecture programmes in the state of West Bengal.
To be able to apply for WBJEE 2018, a candidate must be a domicile of West Bengal and should have scored at least 50% in class XII. Candidates can visit the official website of WBJEE 2018 i.e. wbjeeb.nic.in. to register themselves. An official notification regarding WBJEE 2018 is expected to be out by December 2018. WBJEEB will release the same.
WBJEE 2018 Application Form will be available from January 2018 onwards. All candidates who register successfully will sit for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination in April. WBJEE 2018 Result will release in the month of June 2018. Final allotment of seats in the participating institutes of WBJEE will be done on the basis of WBJEE Cutoff.
|Name of Examination||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)|
|Conducting Body||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)|
|Date of Examination||April 2018|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Courses Offered||Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture|
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|No. of Seats Available||Approx 3600|
The official notification regarding all the important dates of WBJEE 2018 will release in December 2017. Candidates can fill WBJEE 2017 Application Form from January 2018 onwards. Given below are the rest of WBJEE 2018 exam dates.
|Availability of WBJEE information Brochure||Last week of December 2017|
|Online registration process starts||January 2018|
|Last date to fill application form||1st week of February 2018|
|Last date of fee payment||1st week of February 2018|
|Last date of documents upload||2nd week of February 2018|
|Last date to print WBJEE confirmation page||2nd week of February 2018|
|WBJEE correction window open||2nd week of February 2018|
|Availability of Admit card||April 2018|
|Exam date||May 2018|
|Declaration of result||June 2018|
There are some essential criteria ruled out by WBJEEB that a candidate must fulfil. WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018 are important to comply before filling the application form. They have been described below:
WBJEE 2018 Application Form will be available from January 2017 to February 2017. It can be filled online at the official website of WBJEEB. Follow the below steps to learn how to register for WBJEE 2018:
The application fee in WBJEE 2018 will differ course-wise. It has to be paid while filling WBJEEB 2017 Application Form. The detailed course-wise application fee is given below:
|E: Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy only||INR 500 + bank’s service charges|
|M: Medical/ Dental only||INR 500 + bank’s service charges|
|C: Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy/ Medical/ Dental||INR 600 + bank’s service charges|
WBJEE 2018 Application Fee can be paid through 2 modes given below:
Online Mode- To remit WBJEE 2018 Application Fee online, a candidate can choose to pay from a debit card, credit card or net-banking. A successful payment will lead the candidate to print the ‘Confirmation Page’.
Offline Mode: Candidates can also pay offline through an E-Challan of Allahabad Bank. To do this, applicants will click on the offline option and a challan will be generated. This will contain the details of the candidate along with the amount to be paid. Applicant will then take a print out of this challan and to the Branch of the Allahabad Bank for making payment.
Once the application form-filling process is complete, a window for rectifying errors in WBJEE 2018 Application Form will open by the end of February. During this time, candidates can make changes only in their Date of Birth, Gender, PwD status and Tuition Fee Waiver status. To make any changes, candidates can visit wbjeeb.nic. and log in using their registration number and password.
The Admit Card of WBJEE 2018 will be available for download from April 2018, tentatively. Candidates will be required to enter their application no. and password to download it. WBJEE 2018 Admit Card can be availed from the official website of WBJEE i.e. wbjeeb.nic.in.
Candidates must ensure that the details mentioned on WBJEE 2018 Admit Card are true and correct. It will contain details such as candidate’s name, photograph, signature, exam centre details, roll number etc. Once cross-checked, take multiple prints of WBJEE 2018 Admit Card for further use. WBJEE Admit Card 2018 will look like this:
In case of any discrepancy or queries regarding WBJEE 2018 Admit Card, contact:
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City,
Toll Free Number: 1800 345 0050
Phone: (033) 23671198
WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018 contains 155 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics combined. They all will be Multiple Choice Questions with four options for each. Candidates are required to mark their answers by using only blue or black ball point pen in the given OMR Sheet.
The exam will be held in 2 slots on the same day. The first slot will have 80 questions from Physics and Chemistry combined. They will be of total 100 marks. The second slot will have 75 questions from Mathematics of total 100 marks.
All the other highlights of WBJEE 2018 Exam Pattern are given below:
|WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights|
|WBJEE 2017 Exam Date||April 23, 2017|
Paper-I (Mathematics) – (11:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.)
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry) – (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
|Language of paper||English|
|Time Duration||2 hours + 2 hours|
|Mode of examination||Offline|
|Total marks||200 marks|
|Number of sections||3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)|
Category 1 questions- +1 for correct answer; 0.25 marks deducted for every incorrect answer
|Category 2 questions- +2 for correct answer; 0.25 marks deducted for every incorrect answer|
|Category 3 questions- +1 for correct answer; no negative marking|
Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. They all will be of the higher secondary level. All important chapters from these subjects have been listed below:
|Algebra||Co-ordinate Geometry of Two Dimensions|
|Trigonometry||Co-ordinate Geometry of Three Dimensions and Calculus|
|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 centre of mass, connected systems, Friction||Electrostatics|
|Bulk properties of matter||Magnetic effect of current|
|Heat & Thermal Physics||Electromagnetic induction & alternating current|
|Optics I (Ray optics)||Particle nature of light & wave particle dualism|
|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||-|
Candidates will be able to check WBJEE Result 2018 online on wbjeeb.nic.in. It is expected to be declared in the 1st week of June 2018. WBJEE result 2018 will be published in the form of WBJEE 2018 Rank Card, which will contain the ranks, total score & composite scores in Paper I and II. After the declaration of result, WBJEE cutoff list will be published by the authority.
The steps to check the WB JEE Result have been given below:
A candidate who qualifies WBJEE 2018 and also clears WBJEE Cutoff, will proceed for admission formalities. The cutoff varies according to the college and course. WBJEE Cutoff 2018 will be based on the number of registrations for WBJEE 2018, candidates who actually appeared, last year’s cutoff, etc.
The below table mentions the expected WBJEE 2018 Cut off. It provides the opening and closing ranks for different colleges accepting WBJEE Result 2018.
|College Name||Opening rank||Closing rank|
|Bengal Engineering and Technology||832||43037|
|Institute of Engineering and Management||21||3596|
|Kalyani government engineering college||370||2528|
|Heritage Institute of technology||574||11495|
|Haldia Institute of Technology||481||31721|
|Jalpaiguri Government Engineering college||669||4106|
|RCC Institute of Engineering and Technology||2166||101554|
|Netaji Subhash Engineering college||2082||11987|
After publication of WBJEE result 2018, candidates who clear WBJEE Cutoff must look out for the notification of WBJEE Counselling 2018 at its official site. The counselling is expected to be held in the last week of June 2018. An additional counselling fee is to be paid to participate in WBJEE Counselling 2018.
WBJEEB will provide institute-wise and course-wise seats that are available. Candidates can choose their choice of college from this list. WBJEE Counselling 2018 will be held in 3 rounds. To participate in the same, candidates have to report at the reporting center for document verification. Seats will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of the merit & preference.
WBJEEB has a provision of reserving certain number of seats in the participating colleges of WBJEE. These seats are reserved on the basis of a candidate’s category. Candidates who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B / PwD and who are a domicile of West Bengal will be eligible for the reserved seats. The reservation rules applicable in various WBJEE Participating Colleges are given below:
|Nature of Institute||Reservation Rules|
Concerned University Act/ Rules
Reservation Rules of Government of West Bengal
As notified by concerned Institution Authority
There are a number of institutes that accept WBJEE score. At the time of WBJEE Counselling 2018, candidates will be allotted one of these colleges. Seat allotment will be based on the student's performance in WBJEE 2018. For the academic year 2018-19, there are approximately 104 WBJEE 2018 Participating Institutes that offer admission to eligible students. These institutes are divided into :
Here are some of the most popular colleges under WBJEE 2018.
The seats offered to candidates applying for various streams under the Engineering programme are mentioned below:
|Agriculture Engineering||21||Power Engineering/ Power Plant Engg||104|
|Apparel Production and Management||36||Food Technology||233|
|Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering||1371||Food Engg. & Technology/ Food Technology||36|
|Architecture/ Architectural Engineering||21||Instrumentation and Control Engineering||184|
|Automobile Engineering||11||Polymer Science and Technology||16|
|B. Arch (General)||36||Jute and Fibre Technology||64|
|Biomedical Engineering||92||Leather Technology||33|
|Biotechnology||329||Marine Engineering/ Marine Technology||60|
|Ceramic Technology||42||Mechanical Engineering||5186|
|Chemical Engineering||390||Metallurgical Engineering||36|
|Civil and Environmental Engineering||63||Optics and Optoelectronics||8|
|Civil Engineering||4993||Pharmaceutical Technology/ Pharmacy||1086|
|Construction Engineering||42||Printing Technology/ Printing Engineering||32|
|Dairy Technology||32||Production Engineering||104|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||884||Textile Technology||82|
|Electrical Engineering||5414||Information Technology||3164|
|Electronics and Communication Engg./Electronics and Telecommunication Engg.||6254||Instrumentation Engg./ Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering||176|
|Computer Science and Engg./ Computer Science and Technology||6176||--||-|
Ques. What documents are required while filling WBJEE 2018 Application Form? Is it mandatory to upload them?
Ans. A candidate has to upload his Category certificate, Domicile certificate, Registration certificate/ mark sheet of class 10th, Income certificate and PWD certificate while registering himself. Yes, it is mandatory to upload them.
Ques. What is the upper age limit to register for WBJEE 2018?
Ans. There is no upper age limit per say. However, a candidate must be atleast 17 years of age as on December 31, 2016.
Ques. Should I submit my application form offline?
Ans. No, please keep the printed copy of WBJEE Form with you for future use. You do not need to send it anywhere.
Ques. I have lost my WBJEE Admit Card. How can I participate in on-line counseling?
Ans. A candidate has to produce original Admit card. Duplicate Admit card may be collected from the Board, if not done already.
Ques. How many choices can a candidate give?
Ans. The number of choices available for a candidate are based on the eligibility criterion and details submitted by one during registration.
Ques. What are the working hours of Reporting Centers, Help Centers, Participating Institutes and Board Headquarter?
Ans. They work between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm.
Ques. In case of any questions, who should I contact?
Ans. In case of any query/ question, candidates can contact:
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091.
Phone : (033) 2367 1159/ 1198
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Toll free help desk: 1800-1023-781
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