WBJEE 2020 – West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has started application form correction for WBJEE 2020, on wbjeeb.nic.in. The last date to make changes in November 16, 2019. WBJEE 2020 Exam Date is February 02, 2020. The exam is held across various exam centers in the state of West Bengal, Assam and Tripura. It is an offline examination for admission in 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.
Latest: WBJEE 2020 Application Form correction facility is available. Click here to Edit Form
Admission against 10% seats in architecture/engineering courses offered by the self-financed engineering and technology colleges of West Bengal is based on JEE Main 2020 scores. You can check below the important dates of WBJEE 2020 from the table below.
|WBJEE 2020 official notification released on||17 Oct 2019|
|Publication of information brochure and complete details||17 Oct 2019|
|WBJEE Application Form available on||18 Oct 2019|
|Last date of online form fill-up including payment and downloading confirmation page||13 Nov 2019|
|Window for correction by candidates||14 – 16 Nov 2019|
|Downloadind of admit card||27 Jan 2020|
|WBJEE Exam Date||02 Feb 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|
- Application Form
- How To Apply
- Application Form Correction
- Admit Card
- OMR Answer Sheet
- Answer Key
WBJEE 2020 Application Form
The WBJEE 2020 Application Form is released online only. The online form can be submitted by folloing the process given below:
Step 1: Visit the official website or click here
Step 2: Access the application form link and register first to access the form. To register enter the below given details:
- Father’s name
- Mother’s name
- Date of birth
- Identification number and type
- Contact details
- Password of choice
Step 3: After registration is done, application number is sent to contact number via SMS an to the registered email ID. Also, the same appears on the screen. Submit the application number and password to login.
Step 4: The application form appears next, where you have to complete the rest of the details.
Step 5: Upload the scanned images next.
Step 6: Pay the application fee and download the confirmation page.
Application Fee for WBJEE 2020: The application fee to submit the WBJEE 2020 Application Form is as follows:
|General||Rs. 700 + bank charges|
|SC/ST/OBC-A/OBS-B||Rs. 500 + bank charges|
Mode of payment of fee: The application fee can be paid in the online mode pnly via the following channels –
- Net Banking
- Debit Card
- Credit Card
Documents needed to fill the WBJEE 2020 Application Form:
Apart from the above details, there are a few documents that you have to use for reference and uploading in the application form. Check the same below:
|Documents for reference||Documents for uploading|
|Government issued ID Card||Passport sized photo|
|Online payment details||signature|
Specifications of images to be uploaded in the application form:
You need to upload the images in the application form as per the formats below:
|Dimension||4 cm X 3 cm||4 cm X 1.5 cm|
|Size||3 kb to 100 kb||3 kb to 30 kb|
How to scan images to match the above specifications:
– Click the photo in a domension of 3 cm x 4 cm in size
– Then scan the image in 300 dpi
– Now crop the scanned image in the above size specification
– Save the image in the smallest possible size
WBJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility that the students have to take care of while applying for WBJEE 2020 is –
A) Eligibility for appearing in WBJEE
B) Eligibility for admission in Engineering colleges after WBJEE
C) Eligibility for admission in Pharmacy colleges after WBJEE
We have explained all below:
A) The eligibility criteria to appear in WBJEE 2020 are as follows:
Nationality: Applicants must be an Indian citizen
Age limit: There is no upper age limit, however, the lower age limit is of 17 years as on December 31, 2020. A candidate’s date of birth must be on or before December 31, 2003
Some exceptions in age limit are as follows:
– For admission in Marine Engineering courses there is an upper age limit of 25 years as on December 31, 2020. The rest remains the same.
B) Eligibility for admissions in Engineering courses:
Qualification and subjects: 10+ 2 qualified at the time of admission with Physics and Maths compulsory subjects. The other one compulsory subject can be Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer Science/Computer Application/Technical Vocational Subject.
Marks in the qualifying exam: Candidates must pass in each of the 3 subjects individually. The minimum pass marks in all the 3 subjects combined is 45% (40% for the SC.ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD candidates). English subject is also necessary with a minimum of 30% marks.
C) Eligibility for admissions in Pharmacy courses:
Qualification and subjects: 10+ 2 qualified at the time of admission with Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology as compulsory subjects.
Marks in the qualifying exam: Candidates must pass in each of the 3 subjects individually. The minimum pass marks in all the 3 subjects combined are 45% (40% for the SC.ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD candidates). English subject is also necessary with a minimum of 30% marks.
Exception from admission: Students from non-formal and non-classroom based schooling like of NIOS and open school systems of states are not eligible for admission in the Pharmacy courses.
WBJEE 2020 Application Form Correction
You can make changes in the already submitted application form. However, not all the fields can be changed. This one time opportunity is provided to the candidates to make corrections in their form if any.
Here are the details that you cannot change once the form is submitted:
- Father’s Name
- Mother’s Name
- Date of Birth
To make the changes:
– Login with the application number and password
– The application form correction link is active in the dashboard
– Access the link and make the correction
– Download the revised confirmation page
Form correction is a one-time facility and can be done in the online mode only. Once the changes are submitted they are considered to be the final details.
If you have JEE Main 2020 Score
The candidates who wish to skip WBJEE 2020 and apply for admission via JEE Main 2020 scores, then they can do so. Such candidates can check the details below:
- 10% seats are available for JEE Main 2020 merit listed candidates in all the self-financed engineering and technology colleges of West Bengal.
- Counselling of such students is based on merit and preference and is conducted by WBJEEB.
WBJEE 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of WBJEE 2020 is as follows:
Mode of the Exam: Offline (OMR based examination)
Number of papers: 2 (Maths and Physics & Chemistry)
Type of questions in the paper: 155 MCQs
Total Marks: 200
Total Time: 4 hours
To be noted: In the exam, in each of the 3 subjects you get to face 3 category of questions:
Category 1: Questions that carry 1 marks
Category 2: Questions that carry 2 marks
Category 3: Questions that carry 3 marks
The distribution of questions is as follows:
Scoring Methodology / Marking Scheme
The marking scheme refers to the negative marking and the marks per question pattern. The same can be checked in the image below:
WBJEE 2020 Syllabus
The candidates have to preapre for the exam as per the syllabus prepared by WBJEEB. The syllabus PDF of all the 3 subjects asked in WBJEE 2020 is given via the links below:
Books recommended for WBJEE 2020
You can check below some of the recommended books for WBJEE 2020 Preparation.
|Name of the book||Buying Link|
|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 Examination Centre
The exam centers of WBJEE 2020 is as follows:
|District||Number of Zones|
|North 24 Parganas||3|
|South 24 Parganas||3|
Center in Other State
WBJEE 2020 Admit Card
WBJEE 2020 Admit card is released for all the registered candidates under their respective logins. To download the admit card the candidates have to use their application number and password. On the exam day, the admit card has to be carried in the printed format only.
With the admit card carry the below documents:
- Colored photo same as the one uploaded in the application form
- A valid government ID
Note that the admit card must be kept safe even after the exam is over as it is needed at the time of admission. No candidates shall be allowed inside the exam center without the WBJEE 2020 Hall Ticket/Admit Card.
If a candidate loses their admit card after the exam, they can request the board to issue them another card. Fo that they have to apply to WBJEEB by submitting a DD of Rs. 500 in the name of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable at Kolkata.
WBJEE 2020 Exam Schedule
The exam schedule of WBJEE 2020 is as follows:
|Paper||Name of Paper||Time|
|1||Mathematics||11 AM to 1 PM|
|2||Physics and Chemistry||2 PM to 4 PM|
WBJEE 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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.
WBJEE 2020 Counselling
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.
Reservation in WBJEE 2020 Participating Institutes
Only the candidates of West Bengal domicile are eligible for reservations. The resrvation policy depends on the nature of the institute. The reservation rules are as follows:
|Nature of the institute||Reservation rule|
|State University||As per the concerened university/authority|
|Government colleges||Reservation rule of state government|
|Private and self financing colleges||as per the decision of the concerned Institution|
|Private and self financing universities||as per the decision of the concerned authority|
Note: At the time of admission, to claim any of the above reservation, the students have to produces a valid domicile certificate.
WBJEE 2020 Notice
The candidates can check below the official notice for WBJEE 2020:
WBJEE 2020 Information Brochure
Also, with the notice, the detailed brochure of WBJEE is also available. The same can be downloaded by clicking on the image below:
WBJEE 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : : The upper age limit is none. However, the lower age limit is 17 years as on December 31, 2020. For admission to the degree level Marine Engineering Course The upper age limit is 25 Years as on December 31, 2020
Ans : The list of seats will be made available before the counselling. As for no official seats have been released by the organization.
Ans : You check the list of boards eligible for WBJEE 2020 from the official website.
Ans : 1.25 lakhs students appeared for WBJEE 2019
Ans : WBJEE is a state-level examination. WBJEE is considered easier than JEE Advanced but tougher than JEE Mains.
Ans : No, there is not as such rules for no.of times appearing in WBJEE. However, you have to pass the examination to appear in the counselling process.
Ans : Interested candidates need to pass 10+2 with 45% of marks, domicile certificate (if) applicable and the lower age limit is 17 years on December 31, 2019.
Ans : Yes, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination will be conducted in 2021. However, there is not any official date released by the website. WBJEE 2020 will be conducted on February 02, 2020 (Tentatively)
Ans : Yes, candidates from every state can apply for WBJEE. There is no requirement of residential domicile to appear in the examination.
Ans : Candidates belonging to ST/SC/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD will have to provide their certificates to claim their reservation. Reservation can be claimed by the West Bengal candidates only.
Ans : WBJEE authorities have provided with 23 West Bengal Districts and 2 Other districts from other places. Candidates can choose any from the mentioned place.
Ans : WBJEE is a state-level examination Conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board and many private and governmental Institutes in West Bengal.
Ans : General Merit List (GMR) and Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR). GMR is used for engineering counselling and PMR is used for Pharmacy counselling.