WBJEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria

WBJEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria

WBJEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria - Citizenship

Applicant must be a citizen of India.

WBJEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria - Age Restriction

  • Engineering / Technology (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy & Architecture Courses: Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2014. There is no upper age limit.
  • Marine Engineering course: Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2014 and must not be above 25 (twenty five) years of age as on 31.07.2014; as per guidelines of appropriate authority.
  • Medical/Dental Courses:  Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2014. There is no upper age limit.

WBJEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria - Residential/Domicile requirement

The Residential/Domicile requirement for admission to different degree level Medical, Dental Engineering/Technology, Pharmacy & Architecture courses in West Bengal are listed below:

Type of institute Category of Seats Domicile Requirement
State – Aided Universities offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses General category Seats NO
Reserved category Seats YES
Government Engineering & Technology Colleges General category Seats YES
Reserved category Seats YES
Government Pharmacy Colleges General category Seats YES
Reserved category Seats YES
Self Financing Institutions offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses General category Seats NO
Reserved category Seats YES
Medical/Dental Colleges General category Seats YES
Reserved category Seats YES

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Explanation/Clarification for Residential/Domicile Requirement:

Candidates seeking admission in (I) Government Engineering/Technology and Pharmacy Colleges, (II) Medical/Dental Colleges, (III) Reserve category seats of any Institution, including TFW Category Seats must be domicile of West Bengal and accordingly submission of Domicile Certificate in prescribed format from competent authority is mandatory prior to their selection in any of those Institutions.

The Domicile of West Bengal shall be treated for those candidates who are
EITHER
Residing in West Bengal continuously at least for last 10 (ten) years as on 15.12.2013 (Proforma A-I and A-II)
OR
whose parent(s) is/are permanent resident(s) of West Bengal having permanent address within the State of West Bengal (Proforma B).

Procedure for Submission of Domicile Certificate:

  • Candidate must submit Domicile Certificate in either Proforma A-I or Proforma A-II or Proforma B, whichever is applicable for his/her case.
  • The ‘Blank Proforma’ is downloadable in duplicate. Download the same and print it on A4 size white paper.
  • Get the Certificate filled in properly and duly authenticated/signed by a competent Authority as per the list provided in section 5.3.3.
  • The Duplicate Copy of the Certificate is to be kept with the Office of the Issuing Authority for future reference/verification.
  • Photocopy of the Original Certificate and a photocopy of either of his/her parent’s (father/mother who is a permanent resident of West Bengal) voter ID card or passport (2nd page) are to be attached with the Confirmation Sheet.
  • Original Certificate need not be submitted with the Confirmation Sheet. The candidate must retain the same and shall have to produce it at the Reporting Centre during admission.

Competent Authority to issue Residential/Domicile Certificate:

  • Please refer the information brochure point no 5.3.3 HERE

WBJEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria - Academic Requirements

After examination or admission or during any stage thereof, if it is found on scrutiny that an applicant is under age of otherwise ineligible, his/her application for admission will be cancelled outright even if he/she appeared in WBJEE 2014 and secured a position in the merit list. Permission to appear in WBJEE 2014 or securing a rank in the merit list on the basis of the performance in the said examination does not constitute a right / guarantee in favour of the candidate for his/her admission to any engineering , pharmacy, architecture, medical or dental course unless he/she has fulfilled all the prescribed requirements as specified below.

For Engineering/Technology & B. Pharm courses other than Marine Engineering:

In Colleges other than Jadavpur University

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with:

  • Individual pass marks in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational Subjects (Engineering Drawing / Computer Science)
  • Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together (40% for SC/ST/PwD/OBC candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

In Jadavpur University

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with:

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • Minimum of 60% marks in the above subjects taken together (55% for SC/ST/ PwD/OBC candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

For Marine Engineering Course:

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with:

  • 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks in the said subjects
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English as subject in either in ‘10’ or in ‘10+2’ standard.

Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

For Architecture Course:

A candidate, besides satisfying the eligibility criteria as stated in Para above (For Engineering/Technology & B. Pharm courses other than Marine Engineering), must qualify in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi and necessary document in this regard is to be produced at the time of Counselling.

For Pharmacy Course:

In Colleges other than Jadavpur University

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with:

  • Individual pass marks in Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics/ Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational Subjects (Engineering Drawing / Computer Science)
  • Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together (40% for SC/ST/ PwD/OBC candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination of the Higher Secondary (10+2).

In Jadavpur University

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with:

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects
  • Minimum of 60% marks in the above subjects taken together (55% for SC/ST/ PwD/OBC candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination of the Higher Secondary (10+2).

Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

For Medical/Dental Courses:

General Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination recognized by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences with

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
  • Minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology taken together (40% for SC/ST candidates, 45% OBC-A, OBC-B candidates) and 30% marks in English (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

In addition, candidates must have to secure at least 50 percentile marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together (40 percentile for SC/ST candidates, 45 percentile for OBC-A, OBC-B candidates) in WBJEEM-2014.

Additional Information to candidates seeking admission to Medical/Dental courses :

  • Admission to seats under “All India Quota” : Candidates will have to apply separately to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, subsequent to their notification for the purpose.
  • Medical Fitness: Medical Certificate will have to be produced during counseling from a Registered Medical Practitioner regarding physical and mental fitness as per proforma to be provided at the time of counseling.

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