West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board conducted WBJEE 2016 on May 17, 2016. Candidates who have applied for Engineering or Medical (UG) admissions can download admit card at wbjeeb.nic.in. After the exam, board will release answer keys of WBJEE 2016 physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology papers. Admission and counselling will be on the basis of WBJEE 2016 result and merit list. Get here complete details of WBJEE 2016 (also known as WBJEEM 2016) including eligibility, exam pattern, application form, important dates, admit card, results.
Latest Update – WBJEE 2016 Answer Key is now available. Check ‘Answer Key’ link below
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2016
About WBJEE 2016 – West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board is conducting WBJEE 2016 for under-graduate engineering and medical admissions. Admit Card of WBJEE 2016 is being issued online at wbjeeb.in, wbjeeb.nic.in and candidates who have applied are able to download the admit card / hall ticket.
Urgent Announcement reg Bio-Sc paper
The Honourable Supreme Court in a judgement passed on 9th May 2016, has held that only National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) would enable students to get admission to MBBS or BDS studies.
In compliance of the said order of the Honourable Supreme Court, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has decided not to conduct the examination on Biological Sciences Paper scheduled to be held on 17th May, 2016 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.
However, examinations on the subjects of Physics + Chemistry and Mathematics will be held as scheduled at their respective timing as declared earlier.
It may be noted that the candidates who applied for “Medical” (type – M) examinations can, if they so desire, sit for Physics + Chemistry paper, which will make them eligible for the Pharmacy course.
The modality of refund of application fees, where applicable will be decided in due course, and will be intimated through the WBJEEB Website.
Important dates of WBJEE 2016 is given below.
|Start of online form fill-up||05 Jan 2016|
|Last date of form fill-up and registration||29 Feb 2016|
|Last Date of document Uploading||02 Mar 2016|
|Last date of fee payment||05 Mar 2016|
|Last date of printing of confirmation page||31 Mar 2016|
|Window for correction (based on board’s feedback and self-induced errors)
along with uploading of correct certificates etc by candidates
|07 to 12 Mar 2016|
|Publication of WBJEE 2016 Admit card||
03 May 2016
|WBJEE 2016 Exam will be held on||17 May 2016|
|Publication of Result||05 June 2016|
Books recommended for WBJEE Preparation
|WBJEE Engineering Entrance Solved Papers and Practice Sets||Buy Online|
|WBJEE Medical Entrance Solved Papers and Practice Sets||Buy Online|
|Pradeep’s Biology (Set of 2 books)||Buy Online|
|HC Verma Concept of Physics (Set of 2 books)||Buy Online|
WBJEEB had announced the WBJEE 2016 exam date taking into consideration the Assembly General Elections, WBCHS exams, ISC exam, and CBSE datesheet.
- WBCHS examination will be held from February 15 to February 29, 2016.
- ICS examination will be held from February 9 to April 1, 2016.
- CBSE examination will be held from March 2 to April 20, 2016.
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. This board also holds exams such as JELET, JECA, JEHOM. Admission to Undergraduate courses in more than 15 medical colleges, 100 engineering colleges, 5 dental colleges and other offering MBBS, BDS, BE / B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Arch is through the WBJEE exam.
WBJEE Application Form
Application form of WBJEE 2016 is available on the official website at wbjeeb.in, wbjeeb.nic.in. Detailed information bulletin containing guidelines for application form of WBJEE 2016 is made available by the board. Interested candidates can also apply for the exam in the online mode from the “Application Form” link mentioned above.
Candidates will be required to fill their personal details. After filling all details and successful submission, an Application number will be generated for the candidate’s future reference. During form filling, candidate is also required to choose a PASSWORD and a security question and answer. Candidate has to remember this question-answer pair for prompt retrieval of password in case it is forgotten at later stage.
In case of any critical error in date of birth, gender, reservation category, PwD status, TFW status, or in any uploaded document, a window period before issue of admit card will be allowed for the candidate to make corrections. No other data are allowed to be changed by the candidate.
WBJEE 2016 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Syllabus of WBJEE 2016 is the same as last year, but the exam pattern has undergone some changes again. There will be 150 questions in the Biological Sciences paper, 100 in Physics and Chemistry, and 100 questions in Mathematics.
|Category 1||80 x 1||30 x 1||30 x 1||50 x 1|
|Category 2||25 x 2||5 x 2||5 x 2||15 x 2|
|Category 3||10 x 2||5 x 2||5 x 2||10 x 2|
Category 3 questions will be multiple answer correct type and Category 1, 2 will be single answer correct type MCQs. Negative marking for Category 1 is 1/4 marks and for Category 2 is 1/2 marks.
The syllabus for WBJEE was revised last year. Detailed syllabus includes topics for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. These must be studied by the candidate. Questions based on the WBJEE syllabus will be asked in the entrance exam.
WBJEE 2016 Eligibility Criteria
Citizenship – Applicant must be a citizen of India.
Age limit – Restriction on age is identified for engineering and medical courses.
- Engineering (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy and Architecture: Minimum age is 17 as on 31 December. There is no upper age limit.
- Marine Engineering: Minimum age is 17, and maximum age is 25 as on 31 December.
- Medical/Dental Courses: Minimum age is 17 as on 31 December. There is no upper age limit.
Domicile of West Bengal – The table below will best be able to explain the residential / domicile requirement of WBJEE.
Who is a West Bengal domicile?
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 30th December;
- Or whose parent(s) is / are permanent resident(s) of West Bengal having permanent address within the State of West Bengal.
Educational qualification – Academic requirement is specified for different programs. For academic qualification, detailed domicile requirement & submission process and reservation of seats click here.
WBJEE Admit Card 2016
Admit card of WBJEE 2016 has been released as per the schedule given above. Candidates who have submit the application form on time along with fees shall be able to download the WBJEE admit card / hall ticket 2016 by logging in to the candidate login page. The following credentials to be needed to download the admit card.
- Registration Number,
Information about the candidate such as name, roll number and details of the examination including date and time, exam hall (venue) will be printed in the hall ticket / call letter / test admission ticket.
|May 17, 2016||09:00 AM to 11:30 AM||Biological Sciences||150|
|12:45 PM to 02:45 PM||Physics and Chemistry||100|
|03:30 PM to 05:30 PM||Mathematics||100|
Allocation of examination center: Allocation of examination centre will be based on the choices given by the candidate during online form fill-up.
WBJEE 2016 Answer Key
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) releases model answers of WBJEE usually around a week after the exam. Candidates can check the WBJEE answer key 2016 for biological sciences, mathematics, physics, chemistry and know how many questions they have marked correctly. The purpose of releasing the answer keys is to let candidates know transparently about the marking process.
Immediately after the exam, several coaching centers will also publish the WBJEE 2016 answer key. There could be some differences between them, and the official answer key of WBJEE 2016. However it will be useful to analyze exam performance.
Results will be compiled by checking marks against the final official answer keys.
WBJEE Result 2016
Result of WBJEE 2016 will indicate the scores and ranks of candidates. Seat allotment during counselling will be on the basis of WBJEE 2016 merit list and seat preferences selected by the candidate. Soon after declaration of WBJEE Result, individual counselling process for medical will be announced at WBMCC website, and engineering counselling at WBJEEB website.
Important points to be noted about the WBJEE results are highlighted in the points below.
- Separate merit lists will be drawn for Engineering, Medical, Pharmacy. Rank of the candidate will indicate the position in the merit list of WBJEE 2016.
- Wherever marks obtained by candidates shall be equal, tie-breaking methodology will be used. This process can be read in the information brochure of WBJEE 2016.
- Apart from having obtained merit in the WBJEE 2016 result and merit list, candidate must be eligible for the course and college. Relevant documents for eligibility will be needed at the time of counselling and admission.
- Counselling of WBJEE 2016 is anticipated to begin in June / July and usually ends by August / September.
Counselling and admission through WBJEE
- After results declaration, counselling will be done by the board for all the candidates who have obtained merit in the exam.
- Engineering and medical counselling are done separately.
- Such candidates who have appeared in the physics, chemistry and mathematics exams, will be eligible for WBJEE Engineering Counselling.
- Such candidates who have appeared in the physics, chemistry and biology exams, will be eligible for WBJEE Medical Counselling.
Conducted each year for under graduate engineering and medical admissions in West Bengal, the WBJEE is the most important engineering entrance exam and medical entrance exam for candidates seeking admission in science / engineering and medical colleges in West Bengal.
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Students who are looking to pursue career in engineering need to appear in the physics, chemistry and mathematics exams. Whereas medical aspirants need to write the tests for physics, chemistry and biological sciences.
WBJEE 2016 engineering entrance exam – Class 10+2 students who have studied physics, chemistry and mathematics are mainly looking for admission in engineering colleges in West Bengal. Such students must appear for the WBJEE engineering 2016 exam to get the state quota seats. A state brimming with meritorious candidates, competition is undoubtedly tough in the exam. However, the exam is so designed to test a candidate’s aptitude in engineering, and with the right preparation for WBJEE, it can be aced.
WBJEE 2016 medical entrance exam – Those looking for a career in medical sciences vie for the medical and dental seats in West Bengal colleges. Admission in more than 20 medical and dental colleges in WB is done through the WBJEE medical entrance test. It is important to know the syllabus for biological sciences and other subjects, and prepare accordingly to score high in the medical entrance exam.
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