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WBJEE 2017 Application Correction, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

WBJEE 2017- WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board) will conduct WBJEE 2017 on April 23 for admission to undergraduate programmes in engineering, architecture, and pharmacy in West Bengal. A total of 36,000 seats will be available in 104 participating colleges of WB JEE 2017.

News Alert- WBJEE Image Correction window extended till February 20, 2017. Visit to upload corrected images. Read more

Candidates who have successfully completed their WBJEE Registration 2017, will be eligible to download their WBJEE Admit Card 2017 from April 12, 2017 onwards. WBJEE Admit Card will be issued on WB JEE will be conducted in offline mode and will be objective in nature. DownloadWBJEE Admit Card 2017 

WBJEE Admissions to Medical courses will now be done through NEET, as directed by the Supreme Court. The Cut off for WBJEE 2017 will decide the selection of the candidate in a particular course. Candidates must obtain the scores equivalent to the scores or ranks in the WBJEE Cut off 2017, to be eligible for WBJEE Counselling.

News Alert- Presidency student’s council urges the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) to rethink about a number of decisions. The council requests WBJEEB to include subjective questions from history, political science and sociology, since objective questions can’t alone test the ability of a candidate. The council also protested on WBJEE Board’s decision to refuse Bengali as the medium of instruction along with English and against the cost of WBJEE admission forms. The amount has now been fixed at INR 400.

About WBJEE 2018

The official notification of WBJEE 2018 will release in December 2017. Candidates can begin filling the WBJEE Application Form from January 2018 onwards. WBJEE 2018 will most likely be held in April 2018. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will conduct WBJEE 2018. Read more about WBJEE 2018

WBJEE 2017 Exam Highlights

Name of ExaminationWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
Conducting BodyWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)
Date of ExaminationApril 23, 2017
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Courses OfferedEngineering, Pharmacy, Architecture
Mode of ExaminationOffline
No. of Seats AvailableApprox 3600

What’s new in WBJEE 2017?

•Candidates need to upload their Photograph, Thumb Impression & Signature only. If a candidate receives an SMS regarding any discrepancy in WBJEE Form, it needs to be corrected within a day.

•The dimension for Photograph & Signature have changed. Photograph must be between 10-100 kb and Signature must be between 3-30 kb.

•During WBJEE Form Correction, candidates will not be allowed to change details such as name, date of birth, mother’s name, etc. Other changes can be made.

Read more about How to crack WBJEE 2017?

WBJEE Exam Date

The Registration for WBJEE 2017 will start from January 5, 2017. WBJEE 2017 is set to be conducted on April 23, 2017. The other essential dates for WBJEE 2017 are given below. 

Release of Information BrochureDecember 28, 2017
Commencement of online registration processJanuary 5, 2017
Last date to submit WBJEE Form February 4, 2017
Last date of Fee paymentFebruary 4, 2017
Last date of printing the WBJEE 2017 Confirmation PageFebruary 4, 2017
WBJEE 2017 Application Form Correction windowFebruary 6 – February 8, 2017
WBJEE  Admit CardApril 12, 2017 (Tentative)
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.)
Declaration of WBJEE  ResultJune 5, 2017 (Tentative)



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WBJEE 2017 Admit Card

The WBJEE 2017 Admit Cardwill be tentatively available online fromApril 12, 2017. Candidates can download it from the official website i.e. Candidates can obtain the WBJEE 2017 Admit Card by logging in with details like application form number, date of birth and security pin. A printed copy of the WBJEE Admit Card must be carried by candidates in the examination hall. It would be also required at the subsequent stages of the exam. 

How to download WBJEE 2017 Admit Card?

The steps to download the WBJEE 2017 Admit Card are mentioned below:

wbjee admit card 2017

  1. Visit the official site of WBJEE 2017 i.e.
  2. Click on ‘Download Admit Card’ link
  3. Candidates should enter their application form number, date of birth and security pin
  4. Check all the details carefull
  5. Download the WBJEE 2017 Admit Card

WBJEE 2017 Exam Centers

WBJEE 2017 will be held across multiple centers in West Bengal and also in Agartala, Tripura and Silchar, Assam. Candidates can indicate the choice ofWBJEE Exam Center by mentioning the same in the online application form. Candidates should fill three centers in order of their preference. It is advised to the applicants to be careful while selecting WBJEE 2017 Test Center among the 21 centers in West Bengal no changes will be allowed after its selection.The candidates are required to enter District and Zone codes of the exam center preference in the WBJEE 2017 Application Form. 

WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern

WBJEE 2017 will be conducted on April 23, 2017. The medium of WB JEE is English only and will be conducted offline. The exam will take place in 2 batches. Mathematics will held in morning while Physics & Chemistry will take place in afternoon session. The total time duration of the WBJEE 2017 is 4 hours.

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WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern Highlights

The below table displays the exam pattern of WBJEE 2017. 

SubjectTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Physics + Chemistry401002 hours
Mathematics751002 hours

Candidates are therefore advised to check the exam pattern of WBJEE 2017 very carefully, in order to make themselves aware about the types of questions, duration of exam, marking scheme, important topics, etc. to prepare well and mode of exam. 

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WBJEE 2017 Reference Books

The candidates may consider the following reference books to prepare for WBJEE 2017:

Book NameAuthor Name
Fundamentals of PhysicsPradeep Publications
Inorganic ChemistryOP Aggarwal
Architecture Entrance BookP.K Mishra
Problems Plus In IIT JEE MathematicsA.Das Gupta
Arihant’s A Complete Self Study GuideArihant Publications
Organic ChemistryLG WADE
12th NCERT Books-

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WBJEE Question Papers

It is always advisable to practice the WBJEE Question Papers or Previous Years’ Papers as much as possible. They help give the candidate an idea about how the actual exam is going to be. Solving these papers in a set time will help you gather speed and accuracy. 


WBJEE Result

WBJEE Result for this year will be declared on June 5, 2017. The result can be checked online on the official website. The marking scheme will form the basis of the WBJEE 2017 Result. Candidates can check the WBJEE Result 2017 by entering their roll number, date of birth, and captcha code shown on the screen.

How to check WBJEE Rank Card?

The steps to check the WB JEE Result have been given below:

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE 2017
  • Click on the WBJEE Result” tab
  • Enter WBJEE 2017 Roll number, Password and the captcha code.
  • Download the WBJEE 2017 result shown on the screen
  • Take the print out of the result.

WBJEE Answer Keys

The answer keys of WBJEE 2017 will be released post WBJEE Result i.e. June 5, 2017. These answer keys will help candidates analyse and calculate their expected score. Candidates can download their WBJEE Answer Keys from the official website of WBJEE i.e.

WBJEE Cutoff 2017

WBJEE 2017 Cut off will decide the selection of the candidate in a particular course. Candidates must obtain the scores equivalent to the scores or ranks in the WBJEE Cut off 2017, to be eligible for WBJEE Counselling. The WBJEE 2017 Cut off List for Engineering courses will be prepared on the basis of the candidate’s performance in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. These sources are considered for preparation of WBJEE 2016 Cut off List for Engineering/Technology/Architecture course.

The table below mentions the expected WBJEE 2017 Cut off List. It provides the candidates with the ranks corresponding to the marks obtained by the candidates:

College NameOpening rankClosing rank
Jadavpur University12537
Bengal Engineering and Technology83243037
Institute of Engineering and Management213596
Kalyani government engineering college3702528
Heritage Institute of technology57411495
Haldia Institute of Technology48131721
Techno India161625549
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering college6694106
RCC Institute of Engineering and Technology2166101554
Netaji Subhash Engineering college208211987

WBJEE 2017 Participating Colleges

Candidates will be allotted one of the WBJEE Participating Colleges once they get a seat during WBJEE Counselling. Candidates will get admissions to the participating institutes based on the ranks secured in WBJEE 2017. For the academic year 2017-18, 104 colleges are participating in the state level entrance test for offering admissions to various undergraduate engineering programmes. There are 5 types of these Participating Institutes:

  • Government Colleges

  •  Private Colleges (Self-financed)

  •  Private Universities (Self-financed)

  •  Minority Institutes

  •  University/University Department

Some of the top WBJEE Participating Colleges are given below:

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Coochbehar Government Engineering College

University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University, Burdwan

Kalyani Government Engineering College

University of Calcutta

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College

Read more about WBJEE Participating Colleges

WBJEE 2017 Seat Intake for Engineering

The seats offered to candidates applying for various streams under the Engineering programme have been mentioned below:

Agriculture Engineering21Power Engineering/ Power Plant Engg104
Apparel Production and Management36Food Technology233
Applied Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering1371Food Engg. & Technology/ Food Technology36
Architecture/ Architectural Engineering21Instrumentation and Control Engineering184
Automobile Engineering11Polymer Science and Technology16
B. Arch (General)36Jute and Fibre Technology64
Biomedical Engineering92Leather Technology33
Biotechnology329Marine Engineering/ Marine Technology60
Ceramic Technology42Mechanical Engineering5186
Chemical Engineering390Metallurgical Engineering36
Civil and Environmental Engineering63Optics and Optoelectronics8
Civil Engineering4993Pharmaceutical Technology/ Pharmacy1086
Construction Engineering42Printing Technology/ Printing Engineering32
Dairy Technology32Production Engineering104
Electrical and Electronics Engineering884Textile Technology82
Electrical Engineering5414Information Technology3164
Electronics and Communication Engg./Electronics and Telecommunication Engg.6254Instrumentation Engg./ Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering176
Computer Science and Engg./ Computer Science and Technology6176----

WBJEE Counselling

Post declaration of WBJEE Result, candidates can apply for WBJEE Counselling in the last week of June 2017. The online registration process is the initial step for WBJEE 2017 Counselling.  An additional counselling fee has to be paid by the candidates during online registration for WBJEE 2017 counselling. After that, candidates can fill their choices and institute preference.

Allocation of Seats for Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture Course through WBJEE 2017 Counselling

  • 80% seats will be filled through marks scored in WBJEE 2017
  • The available 10% Seats will be filled through the Joint Entrance Examination (i.e. JEE Main 2017)
  • Remaining 10% seats will be considered under the Management Quota, as desired by the Institutions


WBJEE Reservation of Seats

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 InstituteReservation Rules


Concerned University Act/ Rules

Government Colleges

Reservation Rules of Government of West Bengal

Self-financed Colleges

As notified by concerned Institution Authority

WBJEE Seat Allotment

Candidates must note that the seat allotment process for WBJEE will be held in three rounds. Seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of their rank and choice of college. Choice-filling will only be allowed in the first round of seat allotment. Seats will be allotted to candidates in the order of merit. It is important to report at the reporting centre in person to complete the WBJEE Admission formalities.

WBJEE 2017 Registration

Candidates can read the complete WBJEE 2017 Registration from the below steps. Candidates must cross-check the details entered in the WBJEE Form and also verify the documents uploaded before submission.

wbjee registration

  • Visit the official website of WB JEE 2017
  • Set security question and choose a password. The registration process will begin like this:

wbjee form

  • Fill in details in WBJEE 2017 Application Form
  • Application fee payment of INR 500 through debit/credit card or through Allahabad bank challan.
  • Uploading documents such as photograph, signature, and category certificates.
  • Generation and printing of confirmation page after final submission of the application form.

Read more aboutWBJEE 2017 Registration Process

WBJEE 2017 Application Form Correction

The WBJEE 2017 Application Form Correction can be made from February 6- February 8, 2017. During this period, candidates can make corrections  to the following details:

  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Reservation category
  • PwD (Persons with Disability) status 
  • TFW (Tuition Fee Waiver) status

Candidates who have registered for WBJEE 2017 can login with their Registration number and password to make the necessary corrections. 

WBJEE 2017 Eligibility 

Candidates applying for WBJEE 2017 must make sure they fulfill the specified eligibility criteria of WBJEE. The important conditions are given below:

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India
  • Candidate must have a domicile of West Bengal
  • Candidate must have passed with at least 50% marks in higher secondary examination with individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English 
  • Candidate must be atleast 17 years of age as on December 31, 2017

Read more about WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

Contact Information

In case of any query/ question, candidates can contact the WBJEEB.

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board

AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091.

Phone : (033) 2367 1159/ 1198

Email : wbjeeb[at]gmail[dot]com

Toll free help desk: 1800-1023-781

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