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.
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 www.wbjeeb.nic.in. 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.
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 Examination||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)|
|Conducting Body||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)|
|Date of Examination||April 23, 2017|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Courses Offered||Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture|
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
|No. of Seats Available||Approx 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.
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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 Brochure||December 28, 2017|
|Commencement of online registration process||January 5, 2017|
|Last date to submit WBJEE Form||February 4, 2017|
|Last date of Fee payment||February 4, 2017|
|Last date of printing the WBJEE 2017 Confirmation Page||February 4, 2017|
|WBJEE 2017 Application Form Correction window||February 6 – February 8, 2017|
|WBJEE Admit Card||April 12, 2017 (Tentative)|
|WBJEE 2017 Exam date|
April 23, 2017
|Declaration of WBJEE Result||June 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. www.wbjeeb.nic.in. 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:
- Visit the official site of WBJEE 2017 i.e. www.wbjeeb.nic.in
- Click on ‘Download Admit Card’ link
- Candidates should enter their application form number, date of birth and security pin
- Check all the details carefull
- 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.
|Subject||Total Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|Physics + Chemistry||40||100||2 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 Name||Author Name|
|Fundamentals of Physics||Pradeep Publications|
|Inorganic Chemistry||OP Aggarwal|
|Architecture Entrance Book||P.K Mishra|
|Problems Plus In IIT JEE Mathematics||A.Das Gupta|
|Arihant’s A Complete Self Study Guide||Arihant Publications|
|Organic Chemistry||LG 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.
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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. wbjeeb.nic.in.
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 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|
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:
Private Colleges (Self-financed)
Private Universities (Self-financed)
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
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WBJEE 2017 Seat Intake for Engineering
The seats offered to candidates applying for various streams under the Engineering programme have been 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||--||--|
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
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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 Institute||Reservation Rules|
Concerned University Act/ Rules
Reservation Rules of Government of West Bengal
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.
- Visit the official website of WB JEE 2017
- Set security question and choose a password. The registration process will begin like this:
- 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.
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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
- 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
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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