WBJEE 2020 stands for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination.West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts the WBJEE Examination. It announced the date of West Bengal JEE 2020 which is April 19, 2020. It conducts for admission to Undergraduate Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes in the West Bengal State. Check more details about WBJEE 2020 like eligibility, syllabus, preparation, important books, application, etc from this page.
The WBJEE 2020 helds in 23 districts of West Bengal and as well as in Assam and Tripura. The application process is through online mode only. Candidates may check all the important dates for West Bengal JEE 2020 from the table below.
|WBJEE 2020 official notification released on||Last week of Aug 2019|
|Publication of information brochure and complete details||3rd week of Nov 2019|
|WBJEE Application Form available on||3rd week of Dec 2019|
|Last date of online form fill-up including payment and downloading confirmation page||3rd week of Jan 2020|
|Last date of downloading confirmation page||4th week of Jan 2020|
|Window for correction by candidates||Last week of Jan 2020|
|Downloadind of admit card||2nd week of Apr 2020|
|WBJEE Exam Date||19 Apr 2020|
|Release of Answer Key||Last week of Apr 2020|
|Challenging of answer keys||1st week of May 2020|
|Declaration of result||Last week of May 2020|
There are 4 categories of institutes which participate in WBJEE. These are (i) State funded/State aided Universities / University Department, (ii) Government Engineering & Technology Colleges, (iii) Private & Self Financing Universities, and (iv) Private & Self Financing Engineering & Technology Colleges.
- Application Form
- How To Apply
- Application Form Correction
- Admit Card
- OMR Answer Sheet
- Answer Key
WBJEE Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria of WBJEE include the restriction on nationality, age, educational qualification, domicile.
Nationality – Only Indian nationals are eligible to apply.
Age limit – The lower age limit to appear in WBJEE is 17 years as on December 31 of that academic year. There is no upper age limit.
- In case the candidate is applying for the Marine Engineering course, the lower age limit is 17 years while the upper age limit is 25 years as on December 31.
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 / Technical Vacational Subject as compulsory subjects.
- Candidates must have passed each of the three subjects.
- The Aggregate marks required in the 3 subjects should be 45%. However, it is 40% for reserved category candidates.
- Candidates must have passed English in class 12th with at least 30% marks.
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.
- Passing marks must have been achieved in all the three subjects separately.
- Aggregate marks in the 3 subjects should be 45% or more. (40% for reserved category candidates).
- It is mandatory that they must have passed English in their class 12 with minimum 30% marks.
Candidates appearing in the 10+2 examination may appear for WBJEE 2020 but s/he has to pass the exam with the minimum eligibility criteria.
Residential and Domicile Criteria in WBJEE
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, 2019.
- Those candidates are also an eligible domicile, whose parents are residents of West Bengal and have a permanent address of the state.
WBJEE Exam Pattern
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination conducts in offline mode (OMR based examination). Candidates have to appear for two papers i.e., Paper 1 for Mathematics and Paper 2 for Physics and Chemistry combine. The paper contains multiple choice questions. Each question will have 4 options. As of now, WBJEE 2020 information brochure is not available. Until then, candidates can take a look at past year exam pattern to go ahead with their exam preparation.
There are 3 categories of questions in the exam namely Category I, Category II and Category III. The number of questions and there marks distribution are as follow:
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 2020 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 2020 syllabus from here or information brochure. Since the syllabus is crucial and vast, it has been talked about separately. Check complete WBJEE Syllabus here.
Books recommended for WBJEE 2020
|WB JEE Engineering Entrance Exam Solved Papers||Buy Online|
|Objective Mathematics by RD Sharma||Buy Online|
|Understanding Physics Series by DC Pandey||Buy Online|
|Pradeep Objective Chemistry||Buy Online|
WBJEE 2020 Application Form
The application form of WBJEE releases at the official webiste. The Board will not release a printed or offline version of it. Candidates need to register to access the application form by submitting the following details:
- Personal Details
- Contact Details
- Choose Password
- Security Pin
After registration, the candidates can 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 the registration is done, the candidates will be able to access the application form of WBJEE and fill all the details in it. The scanned images of the photographs and signatures are also needed to be uploaded during the filling up of the application form.
Application Fee: The application fee for WBJEE 2020 is Rs. 500. The candidates can pay it using Net Banking, Debit Card and Credit Card only.
WBJEE Examination Centre
Through WBJEE is a state level examination but it is also held in the state of Assam and Tripura. The candidates have to tell their choice for centers while submitting the application form. The list of WBJEE exam centres are as follows:
|District of WBJEE||Zone of WBJEE Exam Center|
|Uttar Dinajpur|| |
|North 24 Parganas||
|South 24 Parganas|| |
Center in Other State
WBJEE Admit Card
Before the exam, WBJEEB releases the admit card of WBJEE. The board issues it online and the candidates can 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 will not be accepted.
Candidates can request for the duplicate admit card. If a candidate will request for the duplicate admit card after the examination then they will be required to pay Rs. 500 to the WBJEE Board.
WBJEE Question Paper
Question paper of WBJEE 2020 contains separate sections for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Since WBJEE is a offline pen-and-paper based exam, students can take home the WBJEE 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 exam. Question paper is also useful for students who will appear for next year’s WBJEE exam as a previous year question paper which they can use to prepare for exam. For students who are appearing in WBJEE 2020, it is advisable to go through last year’s exam question paper and practice paper.
WBJEE 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 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 publishes the WBJEE 2020 answer key. There could be some differences between them, and the official answer key of WBJEE 2020. However it will be useful to analyze exam performance. The board compiles results by checking marks against the final official answer keys.
WBJEE 2020 Result
Candidates can check WBJEE Result 2020 online, from the official website wbjeeb.in or wbjeeb.nic.in. The result of WBJEE announces via the login, to access which the candidates have to submit the application number and password. The process to check the result is as follows:
- Click on the link provided on this page.
- Enter application number and password in the required space.
- Click on the ‘Submit’ button.
- Check and download the WBJEE result.
The result will not be sent via any offline medium. Hence, the candidates should download and save it after checking it.
How is WBJEE Result Prepared? – The result will be prepared on the basis on the basis of the final answer key. The Board prepared the final answer key after analyzing all the objects send against the preliminary key.
WBJEE Rank Card – The WBJEE Result is announced as a rank card. It contains rank and score secured by the candidates in Paper I for Mathematics and Paper II for Physics and Chemistry. The rank card will be issued to all the candidate who appeared for the examination. However, not all the candidate with a rank will be eligible for counselling.
WBJEE Duplicate Result – It is highly advised that the candidates download the result of WBJEE after checking it. However, it should be noted that the candidates cannot request for duplicate WBJEE Result after the end of counselling.
Yet, if a candidate needs a duplicate WBJEE result then the candidates need to submit a request for the same with WBJEE Board. Also, a candidate has to pay a processing fee of Rs. 500.
WBJEE Merit List (GMR and PMR)
WBJEE Board releases two merit list. One is called as GMR and another as PMR.
WBJEE GMR – General Merit List is prepared as per the performance of the candidate in Paper I and Paper II. It is prepared for those candidates who seek admission in Engineering / Technology / Architecture courses and to Pharmacy Course in Jadavpur University.
WBJEE PMR – Pharmacy Merit Rank is prepared on the basis of the performance in Paper II. PMR is used for granting admission in all the Pharmacy courses, except Jadavpur University.
Counselling for WBJEE 2020
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 publishes on the official website 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. The candidates, who will secure an appropriate rank in WBJEE, are called for seat allocation in Government Colleges and Self Financed Institutes.