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Candidates will appear for WBJEE 2018 on April 22, 2018. The last date of WBJEE Application process is January 19, 2018. However, the image correction facility has started on January 02, 2018. The candidates can avail this opportunity to make the required changes in the images so that the application form is successfully submitted. The Board will issue admit card, on April 10, against the properly submitted applications. WBJEE 2018 will be held in 23 districts of West Bengal and in Assam and Tripura. From 11:00 am to 01:00 pm, the Paper for Mathematics will be held and from 02:00 pm to 04:00 pm, the Paper for Physics and Chemistry will be conducted. In all, WBJEE will be a 200 marks examination the qualifying candidates of which will be granted admission in UG Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture courses offered by the colleges in the state. Check WBJEE 2018 exam dates, application process, eligibility, syllabus, pattern, and more details on this page.

Latest: WBJEE 2018 Application Form Correction window is now available. Click on the “Application Form Correction” link below to make the necessary corrections in the application form. Also, eligibility criteria for pharmacy admission has been revised, scroll down to check.

WBJEE 2018

There are 4 categories of institutes which participate in WBJEE. These are State funded/State aided Universities / University Department, Government Engineering & Technology Colleges, Private & Self Financing Universities, and Private & Self Financing Engineering & Technology Colleges. Candidates may check all the important dates for West Bengal JEE 2018 from the table below.

Important Event Dates
WBJEE 2018 official notification released on 31 Aug 2017
Publication of WBJEE 2018 information brochure and complete details 18 Nov 2017
WBJEE 2018 Application Form available on official website 19 Dec 2017
Last date of online form fill-up including payment and downloading confirmation page 19 Jan 2018
Last date of downloading confirmation page 24 Jan 2018
Window for correction by candidates 26 to 28 Jan 2018
Download admit card of WBJEE 2018 from official website 10 Apr 2018 12 Apr 2018
WBJEE 2018 Exam Date 22 Apr 2018
WBJEEB will release provisional answer keys May 2018
Challenging of answer keys May 2018
Display of final official answer keys May 2018
Declaration of results 05 Jun 2018 1st week of Jun 2018

Additional Benefits/Facilities For PwD Candidates

Note that 10% seats in the Self-Financed Engineering and Technology colleges of the state will be filled via JEE Main 2018. However, the JEE Main qualifying candidates will also have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2018.

Key Points About West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

Changes in WBJEE 2018

As of now, no significant changes have been reported in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. WBJEE 2018 is on the similar lines as that of last year. However, if there are any changes then they will be notified by WBJEEB in January 2018. As soon as any changes are officially published in WBJEE exam, they will be updated here.

Mode of examination

WBJEE 2018 is a common entrance examination in offline (pen and paper mode). By pen and paper mode it means that question paper will be provided in paper format (hard copy). Candidates who appear in exam will mark answers in an OMR answer sheet which will be provided to them in exam hall. A sample OMR sheet may be obtained from WBJEEB website for practice purpose. In an OMR sheet there will be bubbles / circles in front of a question number, which has to be filled in to indicate answer. Bubble must be completely filled so that OMR reader machine can know that candidate has marked that as an answer.

Subjects of examination

WBJEE 2018 exam subjects include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. There is one paper on Mathematics and another combined paper on Physics and Chemistry. The Paper I or Paper 1 refers to Mathematics question paper and Paper II or Paper 2 refers to Physics and Chemistry question paper.

  • Paper I and Paper II both need to be attempted by candidates who wish to get admission in Engineering / Technology / Architecture. Also, it is essential for admission to Pharmacy in Jadavpur University.
  • Appearing in only Paper II is sufficient for Pharmacy admission in any college except Jadavpur University. Even those who appear in both papers are eligible for Pharmacy.

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018

Eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2018 include the restriction on nationality, age, educational qualification, domicile.

Nationality – Candidates must be Indian nationals.

Age limit – The lower age limit to appear in WBJEE 2018 is 17 (seventeen) years as on December 31, 2018. There is no upper age limit for WBJEE 2018.

  • In the case of Marine Engineering, the lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years, and upper age limit is 25 (twenty-five) as on December 31, 2017.

Educational Qualification – Eligibility criteria with regards to education is again specified separately for candidates who come under GMR and PMR.

For Engineering Admission – Those who will appear in both Paper I and Paper II

  • They must have passed class 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics both, along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • In each of the 3 subjects individually they must have obtained passing marks.
  • Aggregate marks in the 3 subjects should be 45% (40% for reserved category candidates).
  • They must have passed English in class 12th with at least 30%.

For Pharmacy Admission – Those who will appear in only Paper II

  • They must have passed class 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry both, along with any one of Mathematics / Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • In each of the 3 subjects individually they must have obtained passing marks.
  • Aggregate marks in the 3 subjects should be 45% (40% for reserved category candidates).
  • They must have passed English in class 12th with at least 30%.

Residential and Domicile Criteria in WBJEE 2018 – In the information brochure, it is mentioned there is as no particular Residential/Domicile criteria to appear for WBJEE, but:

  • To get admission in any Government Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy Colleges or in reserved seats, the Domicile of West Bengal will be required.
  • Even to get TFW, the Domicile has to be shown.

Who is An Eligible Resident or Domicile of West Bengal – As per above, in one way or the other, the Residential / Domicile criteria is applicable. Now, the relatable questions that pop’s up is what are norms to be fulfilled for being eligible for WB Domicile? Well, these are as below:

  • Candidate should be a resident of West Bengal for a minimum of 10 years, as on December 31, 2017.
  • Those candidates are also an eligible domicile, whose parents are residents of West Bengal and have a permanent address of the state.

WBJEE 2018 Application Form

The application form of WBJEE 2018 has been released, on www.wbjeeb.in. The Board will not release a printed or offline version of it. Candidates need to register by submitting the following details in the application form:

  • Personal Details
  • Contact Details
  • Choose Password
  • Security Pin

After registration, the candidates will be able to enter details in the application form. Candidates should note that the details once submitted cannot be changed. Hence, the candidates should submit it carefully. After registration, the candidates will be able to access the application form of WBJEE and fill details in it. Candidates will also have to upload a scanned image of the photograph and signature in the form. The images should in JPG or JPEG format.

Application Fee: An application without the fee amount will not be accepted. The application fee for WBJEE 2018 is Rs. 500. The candidates can submit it through Net Banking, Debit Card, Credit Card, Paytm or via E-challan of Allahabad Bank

WBJEE 2018 Examination Centre

The exam centers of WBJEE 2018 has been announced. Through WBJEE is a state level examination but it will also be held in the state of Assam and Tripura. The candidates will have to tell their choice for centers while submitting the application form. The list of WBJEE exam centers 2018 is as follows:

District of WBJEE Zone of WBJEE Exam Center
Alipurduar
  • Alipurduar
Bankura
  • Bankura
  • Bishnupur
Birbhum
  • Bolpur
  • Suri
Paschim Burdwan
  • Asansol
  • Durgapur
Purba Burdwan
  • Burdwan
Coochbihar
  • Coochbihar
Darjeeling
  • Kurseong
  • Siliguri
Dakshin Dinajpur
  • Balurghat
Uttar Dinajpur
  • Raigang
Hooghly
  • Arambagh
  • Bandel
  • Chinsurah
  • Srirampur
Howrah
  • Bally
  • Uttarpara
  • Central Howrah
  • Shibpur
  • Domjur
  • Uluberia
Jalpaiguri
  • Jalpaiguri
Jhargram
  • Jhargram
Kalimpong
  • Kalimpong
Kolkata
  • Central Kolkata
  • North Kolkata
  • South Kolkata
Malda
  • Malda
Paschim Medinipur
  • Garbeta
  • Kharagpur
  • Medinipur
Purba Medinipur
  • Contai
  • Haldia
  • Tamluk
Murshidabad
  • Berhampur
  • Jiaganj
  • Raghunathganj
Nadia
  • Kalyani
  • Krishnanagar
  • Nabawip
Purulia
  • Purulia
North 24 Parganas
  • Barrackpur
  • Barasat
  • Basirhat
  • Bongaon
South 24 Parganas
  • Diamond
  • Jainagar
  • Sonarpur
Center in Other State
Assam
  • Silchar
Tripura
  • Agartala

WBJEE 2018 Admit Card

Before the exam, the admit card of WBJEE 2018 will be released. It will be issued online and the candidates will be able to download it from the official website. On the exam day, the admit card is to be carried as a hard copy and in good condition. Distorted or soiled admit card of WBJEE 2018 will not be accepted. Candidates can request for the duplicate admit card. However, if a candidate will request for the duplicate admit card after the examination then they will be required to pay Rs. 500, through DD to the WBJEE Board.

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 will have multiple choice questions. Each question will have 4 options. Exact exam pattern of WBJEE 2018 will be known when WBJEE 2018 information brochure is released. Until then, candidates can take a look at past year exam pattern to go ahead with their exam preparation.

Type of question Mathematics Physics Chemistry
Category I (single option correct, full marks – 1) number of questions
50 30 30
Category II (single option correct, full marks – 2) number of questions 15 5 5
Category III (one or more answers correct, full marks – 2) number of questions 10 5 5
Total number of questions 75 40 40
Maximum marks 100 50 50

Scoring methodology / Marking scheme

As can be seen, there are three types or categories of questions. In each category, the marking scheme is different and is as displayed in the image below.

WBJEE 2018 Syllabus

Broadly speaking, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination syllabus is based upon PCM topics taught in classes 11th and 12th. Even so, WBJEEB specifies complete WBJEE syllabus so as to make things easier for aspirants. Candidates can check WBJEE 2018 syllabus from here or information brochure (which is yet to be released). Since the syllabus is crucial and vast, it has been talked about separately. Check complete WBJEE 2018 Syllabus here.

Books recommended for WBJEE 2018

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WBJEE Question Paper 2018

Question paper of WBJEE 2018 will be separate for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Since WBJEE is a offline pen-and-paper based exam, students can take home the WBJEE 2018 question paper after exam. This is helpful for them as they can use question paper and answer key to check exam performance even before the board declares result of WBJEE 2018. Question paper of WBJEE 2018 is also useful for students who will appear for WBJEE 2019 as a previous year question paper which they can use to prepare for exam. For students who are appearing in WBJEE 2018, it is advisable to go through last year’s exam question paper and practice.

WBJEE Answer Key 2018

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will release model answers of WBJEE usually around a week after the exam. Candidates can check the WBJEE answer key 2018 for mathematics, physics, chemistry and know how many questions they have marked in answer sheet that are correct. 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 2018 answer key. There could be some differences between them, and the official answer key of WBJEE 2018. However it will be useful to analyze exam performance. The board will compile results by checking marks against the final official answer keys.

WBJEE Result 2018

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will declare WBJEE 2018 Result Merit Lists. Merit lists will be compiled on the basis of marks scored in exam only. Any other component such as board exam marks are not to be considered.

There will be two merit lists in the result of WBJEE 2018.

Merit Rank List I (GMR): WBJEE 2018 Result GMR will be for engineering / technology / architecture courses admissions, and also for Jadavpur university pharmacy admission. This list will be based upon marks obtained in Paper I and Paper II both.

Merit Rank List II (PMR): WBJEE 2018 Result PMR will be for pharmacy admissions.

Separate ranks will be specified for SC Rank, ST Rank, OBC-A Rank, OBC-B Rank, PwD Rank, TFW Rank.

Counselling for WBJEE 2018

After the declaration of the final results, the candidates will be provided with the notification with details of e-counselling/seat allotment and admission. All the details related to counselling will be published on the official website www.wbjeeb.nic.in , as per the schedule dates. Only the eligible candidates will be considered for this e-counselling. (WBJEE) is held for admission of candidates in colleges and universities of the state. The exam is conducted by WBJEE Board and the admission is granted in the UG Pharmacy, Engineering, and Architecture courses. For the admission in 2017-18 session, WBJEE 2017 was held on 23 April 2017. The candidates, who will secure an appropriate rank in WBJEE, will be called for seat allocation in Government Colleges and Self Financed Institutes. Read more to know the eligibility criteria, selection procedure, counselling details and more information on WBJEE 2018.

School Boards Recognized by WBJEE Board

The list of recognized Board is as as mentioned below.

  • A Level Of General Certificate Of Education, Cambridge University (IGSE)
  • Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
  • Andhra Pradesh Open School Society
  • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council
  • Assam Sanskrit Board
  • Banasthali Vidyapith
  • Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate
  • Bihar Board of Open Schooling and Examination
  • Bihar Intermediate Education Council, Patna
  • Bihar Sanskrit Shiksha Board
  • Bihar School Examination Board
  • Bihar State Madrasa Education Board, Patna
  • Board of High School and Intermediate Education, Uttar Pradesh
  • Board Of Higher Secondary Examinations Tamil Nadu
  • Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh
  • Board Of School Education Uttarakhand
  • Board of School Education, Haryana
  • Board Of Secondary Education, Orissa
  • Board Of Secondary Education Andhra Pradesh
  • Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan
  • Board Of Secondary Education,Assam
  • Board Of Secondary Education,Manipur
  • Cbse I (Cbse International)
  • Central Board of Secondary Education
  • Chattisgarh Sanskrit Board, Raipur
  • Chattisgarh State Open School
  • Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education
  • Chhattisgarh Madrasa Board
  • Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination
  • Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur
  • Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha
  • Dayalbagh Educational Institute (Deemed University)
  • Edexcel, London (Uk)
  • Goa Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education
  • Government Of Karnataka Dept. Of Pre-University Education
  • Gujrat Secondary & Higher Secondary Education Board
  • Haryana Open School, Bhiwani
  • Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education
  • Indian School Certificate
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education
  • Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi
  • Karnataka Board of the Pre-University Education
  • Karnataka Open School
  • Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board
  • Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Education
  • Kerala Board of Public Examination
  • Kerala State Open School, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
  • Madhya State Open School Education Board
  • Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education
  • Maharishi Patanjali Sanskrit Sansthan
  • Meghalaya Board of School Education
  • Mizoram Board of School Education
  • Nagaland Board of School Education
  • National Institute of Open Schooling
  • Punjab School Education Board
  • Rajasthan State Open School, Jaipur
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Hyderabad
  • Rastriya Sanskrit Sansthan
  • School Education Department, Govt of Tamil Nadu
  • Telangana Pradesh Open School Society
  • Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education
  • The Haryana Open School
  • The Jammu & Kashmir State Open School
  • The Kerala State Higher Education Council
  • The West Bengal Council of Rabindra Open Schooling
  • Tripura Board of Secondary Education
  • U.P.Sec. Sanskrit Education Council
  • Uttar Pradesh State Open School Board
  • Uttranchal Siksha evam Pariksha Parisad
  • Vishwa Bharti University, Shantiniketan, Birbhoom, WB
  • Vocational Higher Secondary Education Department, Govt of Kerala
  • West Bengal Board of Madarsa Education
  • West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education
  • West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education & Training

Contact Details:

Address: Controller of Examinations
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
AQ-13/1, Sector –V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700091
Examination Helpdesk:-1800-1023-781
Website: www.wbjeeb.in

To download or check the information brochure of WBJEE 2018 candidates can – Click Here

WBJEEB Exams Common Entrance Exams

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