WBJEE 2018 RESERVATION
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WBJEEB provides reservation of seats for students under reserved category depending on the category of participating institutes. Certificates proofing the reservation will be required to present at the time of WBJEE Counselling. The reservation of seats is provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD category students and those who fall under Defense quota.
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The WBJEE Board doesn’t verify the information provided at the time of registration and there is no provision for uploading such certificates while makingWBJEE Application. To avail the use of reservation scheme offered by WBJEEB, candidates must mention their correct category during the registration.
The WBJEE 2018 Reservation can be claimed only by the candidates who possess a domicile in the state of West Bengal. Different rules regarding WBJEE 2018 Reservation are applicable for different universities and institutes.
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Only the candidates from West Bengal can claim the benefit of WBJEE Reservation. For various WBJEE 2017 Reserved Categories, the rules prevailing at the time of admission will be followed which are mentioned below:
Before counseling, the list of reserved seats will be available on the official portal.
During the stage of document uploading in application process, candidates who are seeking for WBJEE 2018 Reservation, are required to upload their SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD certificates issued by competent authority. Only after the candidate obtains the receipt of the certificate, he will be issued the WBJEE Admit Card. During WBJEE 2017 Counselling, certificates will be verified and checked as uploading the certificate doesn’t amount to reservation of a seat. Candidates cannot claim WBJEE 2018 Reservation if the certificate is found to be faulty during WBJEE Counselling. The decision of the Counsellor is considered final.
For SC/ST candidates, there are certain guidelines that they need to follow to claim the WBJEE Reservation. The aforementioned certificates, which are required to be submitted, should have been issued by any of the following authorities:
For claiming SC/ST reservation in WBJEE 2017, the required certificates, issued by aforementioned authorities, should be uploaded and issued on date prior to the actual online application submission. Such a certificate issued on a later date will not be accepted for admission during WBJEE 2018 Counselling.
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Candidates with physical disabilities are permitted to give the WBJEE 2017. The candidates who are disabled physically can claim the reservation through PwD category. The considerations for claiming the WBJEE 2017 Reservation through PwD category for various categories are mentioned below:
The reservation can be claimed by the candidates with at least 40% disability with respect to Loco-motor disorder, Visual impairment, Speech & Hearing Impairment with a the condition that they can ably carry out all practical and theory work without any special concession and exemption.
WBJEE 2017 Reservation can be claimed by the candidates having at least 50-70% Loco-motor disability of lower limb only. In case of earmarked quota stays unfilled due to non-availability of candidates with loco-motor disability between 50% - 70%, such vacancy will be filled by candidates having loco-motor disability of lower limbs between 40% to less than 50%.
The candidates with disabilities other than loco-motor disability are not eligible for claiming WBJEE 2018 Reservation.
The PwD certificate should be issued by Officer-in-Charge or Medical Head of Primary Health Centers, Block Primary Health Centers, State General Hospitals, Rural Hospitals, Sub-Divisional Hospitals or the District Hospitals run by the State Government or any hospital run by a statutory body or authority.
All certificates are verified by The Medical Board constituted at IPGMR / SSKM Hospital during WBJEE 2018 Counselling.
For admission through WBJEE 2017, 50% of the approved seats are available for minority candidates in the higher Technical Education Institutes, which have been granted the Minority Status.
Though, minority category candidates may seek admission in the government approved minority institutes against specified minority quota notified by the State Government of West Bengal.
Candidate need to apply to Rajya Sainik Board through the concerned Zila Sainik Board of West Bengal (for ex-servicemen) and Units (for serving soldiers) in the prescribed form along with an attested copy of WBJEE 2017 Admit Card for claiming defence quota. This certificate should not be uploaded but produced for defence quota during offline counselling.
The seat allotment under Defence Quota is not conducted through e-counselling.A separate merit list for the offline counselling and allotment of seats under the defence quota is published by the WBJEEB.
Under defence quota, a total of 9 seats are reserved out of which seven are reserved for different courses in Govt. Engineering & Technology Colleges and the remaining two are reserved in Jadavpur University. The university authority will decide the courses of such seats in Jadavpur University.
The number of seats per college for Defence quota is displayed below with the help of a table:
|Name of the Govt. Engg./ Technology College||Course Name||No. of Seats|
|Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College||Mechanical Engineering||1|
|Govt. College of Engg. & Textile Tech., Serampore||Information Technology||1|
|Govt. College of Engg. & Textile Tech., Berhampore||Computer Science & Engineering||1|
|Govt. College of Engg. & Ceramic Tech., Kolkata||Information Technology||1|
|Govt. College of Engg. & Leather Tech., Kolkata||Leather Technology||1|
|Kalyani Govt. Engineering College, Kalyani||Electrical Engineering||1|
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Up to 10% of the approved seats in all Self-Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal are made available for students merit listed in JEE Main 2017. The basis of allotment of seat adopted by the board during the e-counselling process should strictly be merit and preference of the institution mentioned by the candidates.
For JEE Main 2018 merit listed candidates, the eligibility and other criteria as mentioned for various courses under WBJEE 2017 for various degree level courses shall be applicable. Though, the candidates are not required to be domiciled in West Bengal.
Management quota is applicable for Self Financing Colleges of the State offering B.E. /B.Tech. / B. Pharm / B. Arch. Courses as well as courses running on self- financing basis under the University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University. Though, university may decide to not take admission under this quota. Under management quota, at most 10% of sanctioned seats may be admitted directly by the institution management. Academic qualification, citizenship, age restrictions etc. are stipulated as eligibility criteria under the Management Quota for admission to degree level Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy, Architecture courses. Though, there is no need for candidates to be domiciled West Bengal.
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During WBJEE 2017 Registrations, candidates are required to upload few documents after filling the details in the WBJEE 2017 Application Form. The table below displays list of the documents that must be uploaded along with the file size they are required to be uploaded in:
|Document Name||File Size|
|Recent colored passport sized photograph||4 to 100 KB|
|Signature||1 to 30 KB|
|Left hand thumb impression||1 to 30 KB|
|WBJEE 2017 Admit card/ registration certificate/ mark sheet of 10th standard, where date of birth is mentioned or birth certificate||50 to 300 KB|
|Domicile certificate||50 to 300 KB|
|SC/ST/OBCA/OBCB certificate||50 to 300 KB|
|PwD certificate||50 to 300 KB|
|Income certificate||50 to 300 KB|
Candidates who are claiming reservation must upload the above listed documents during WBJEE 2018 Application Process. The required certificates should be issued by the competent authority within the prescribed time period. Any delay may amount to non-acceptance for admission. WBJEE 2018 Admit card will be issued only after the receipt of certificates. In case it is found that certificates are not in order, then the candidate will be ineligible for further admission process. During WBJEE 2018 Counselling, the authorities verification of certificates. Candidates are required to produce the same as uploading them during the application process is not enough on its own. A failure to produce the required certificates for verification in counseling process means that the candidate can’t claim reservation.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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