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WBJEE 2020: Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Admit Card, Fees

WBJEE 2020 Notification for Undergraduate Courses

WBJEE 2020: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Boards has invited online applications for West Bengal Joint Entrance Exams (WBJEE) 2020 for admission into Undergraduate Courses of Engineering & Technology / Pharmacy / Architecture in various institutions of West Bengal for the academic year 2020 will be available on 18th October 2019 till 13th November 2019. Check out the complete details like exam date, application form, eligibility criteria, age limit, admit card, selection procedure, important dates, syllabus, fees and more about WBJEE 2020.

About WBJEE 2020

  • WBJEE is conducted every year by West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB).
  • For 2020-21 academic sessions, the Board will conduct the Common Entrance Exam for admission to Undergraduate Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes in the State.

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Name of the Exam: West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE) 2020

Conducting Authority: West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB).

Level of Exam: State Level.

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WBJEE 2020 Exam Dates

  • Online application with payment of fees: 18th October 2019 to 13th November 2019 (5:00 pm)
  • Online correction and downloading revised confirmation page 14th to 16th November 2019
  • Publication of Downloadable Admit Card: 27th January 2020 (Monday)

Date of Exams:

  • WBJEE Exam Date – Paper-I (Mathematics) & Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry): 02nd February 2020 (Sunday)
  • Publication of Results: To be announced

WBJEE 2020 Application Form

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE) Application has to be filled up online at the portal of the board, wbjeeb.nic.in.

  • The applicants need to visit the portal and click the requisite link Online Application WBJEE 2020 and thereafter will be directed to the actual application form; the form is interactive in nature and the fields required to be filled up are categorized in different sub-sections.
  • The application form is broadly categorized into three steps: filling of Personal Details; Document Uploading and Fee Payment.
  • Applicants need to fill in the first part i.e. Personal Details and will thereafter be directed to document uploading; once the documents are successfully uploaded, the system enters into the fee payment
  • Finally, the applicant may take a printout of Confirmation Page Generated upon successful Fee Payment for his or her own record; there is no need to send any document by post.
  • Check complete WBJEE Application Form 2020

WBJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2020 include the restriction on nationality, age limit, educational qualification, and domicile.

Nationality: Applicants must be Indian nationals.

Age Limit

The lower age limit to appear in WBJEE 2020 is 17 (seventeen) years as on December 31st, 2020. There is no upper age limit for WBJEE 2020. In the case of Marine Engineering, the lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years, and upper age limit is 25 (twenty-five) as of 31st December 2020.

Educational Qualification

For admission to Engineering courses

  • Applicant must have passed the Qualifying Exam i.e. the ‘10+2’ Exam with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application/Technical Vocational Subject as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.
  • Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of applicants belonging to reserved category e.g. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ Exam with at least 30% marks.
  • The Board of the said Qualifying Exam must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.

For admission to Pharmacy courses

  • Applicant must have passed ‘10+2’ Exam with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.
  • Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of applicants belonging to reserved category e.g. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ Exam with at least 30% marks.

The important consideration in terms of academic qualification

  • An applicant appearing in the Qualifying Exam i.e. the ‘10+2’ Exam in 2020 may sit in the WBJEE-2020 but shall not be eligible for allotment of the seat for admission if he/she does not pass the Qualifying Exam with the required minimum eligibility criteria.

Institute specific Special Eligibility Criteria

University of Calcutta

  • All available Courses except ‘Jute & Fibre Technology: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Exam with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (55% for Reserve Category Students) marks in all the above three subjects taken together, individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects and with at least 30% marks in English.
  • Jute & Fibre Technology Course: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Exam with Physics/Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry /Biotechnology/Biology as compulsory subjects with at least 45% (40% for Reserve Category Students) marks in all the above three subjects taken together, individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects and with at least 30 % marks in English.

Jadavpur University

  • Faculty of Engg. & Technology: a) All available courses including Bachelor of Pharmacy and except the five Year degree course in Architecture Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Exam with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (45% for Reserve Category Students) marks in all the above three subjects taken together, individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects and with at least 30 % marks in English.
  • Five Year Degree Course in Architecture: Besides the academic qualifications as stated above, applicants must qualify either in NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the COA (Council of Architecture) or in the Paper-II of JEE Main 2020 conducted by the CBSE Board.

The West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences:

  • Tech (Dairy Technology) Course: Applicant must have passed the Qualifying Exam i.e. the ‘10+2’ Exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular Class mode.
  • Must have obtained at least 50% marks (40% in case of applicants belonging to reserved category) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English have taken together; the Board of the said Qualifying Exam must be recognized by the Central Govt. or State Govt. concerned.

The Neotia University

All available B. Tech Courses except Marine Engineering: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks in the above three subjects taken together.

Tech in Marine Engineering: Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Exam with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks in the above three subjects taken together and at least 50% in English.

Course Specific Eligibility Criteria:

  • Course in Marine Engineering: As per the norms and standards of the Director-General of Shipping, Government of India.
  • Applicants must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Exam of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent exam from a recognized Council/Board in regular class mode with:
  • 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks (both in theory and practical where ever applicable) in each of the said subjects;
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English as subject in either in ‘10’ standard or in ‘10+2’ standard
  • These requirements are applicable for the Marine Engineering Course in any of the participating Institutions

Five Year Degree Course in Architecture:

  • As per the norms and standards of the Council of Architecture (COA):
  • No applicant with less than 50% marks in aggregate shall be admitted to the architecture course unless he/she has passed an exam at the end of new ‘10+2’ scheme of Senior School Certificate Exam or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of Exam at the 10+2 level.
  • Applicant must also qualify either in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi or in Paper 2 of JEE Mains conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education.
  • These requirements are applicable for the five-year degree course in Architecture in any of the participating Institutions except the Jadavpur University, for which the academic eligibility criteria.

Reservation of Seats

  • Seats for admission through JEE Main 2020 – Reservation of seats for students Merit listed in JEE (Main) 2019 Applicable for applicants merit listed in the JEE-Main-2020 Seats are available for students merit listed in JEE (Main) 2020 up to the extent of 10% of the approved seats in all Self Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal.
  • Allotment of seats shall be strictly on the basis of merit and preference of students through the e-counseling process conducted by the WBJEE.
  • The eligibility and other criteria described in section 3 for admission to degree level Engineering / Technology /Pharmacy/Architecture courses, will be applicable for JEE (Main) 2020 merit listed applicants also.

Reservation of Seats for Admission under Mgt. Quota:

  • This is applicable only for Self Financing Colleges of the State offering B.E. /B.Tech./ B.Pharm / B. Arch. Courses. It is also applicable for courses running on self- financing basis under the University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University. However, Institutions may or may not opt for admission of students under such quota.
  • A maximum of 10% of sanctioned seats may be admitted under such management quota directly by the Concerned Management of those Institutions.

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam 2020

It is the Common Entrance Exam in offline mode (paper-based Exam) for admission to different Degree Level Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges as well as Self Financing Engineering & Technological Institutes in the State of West Bengal.

Check out WBJEE Exam Pattern 2020

Subjects of Exam

The “WBJEE-2020” will be on Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Two papers of Exams will be there

  • Paper-I – Mathematics and
  • Paper-II – Physics & Chemistry combined

Applicants appearing in both Paper-I and Paper-II and who are awarded ranks will be eligible for admission in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy Courses in all institutes.

Applicants appearing in Paper-II only and who are awarded ranks will be eligible for admission only in Pharmacy Courses (except in Jadavpur University).

WBJEE Syllabus 2020

Applicants can check WBJEE 2020 syllabus from the information brochure. In every subject, all questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type, with four options against each of the questions. There will be three categories of questions in each of the subjects.

It is the Common Entrance Exam in offline mode (OMR based Exam)

  • Schedule of WBJEE-2020
  • Paper-I (Mathematics) [11.00 am to 01.00 pm]
  • Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry) [02.00 pm to 04.00 pm]
  • Date of Test: February 02nd, 2020

No further Exam shall be held under any circumstances for those who will not be able to appear on the above date and time of the WBJEE-2020 Exam.

WBJEE 2020 Pattern of Question Papers

  • Questions will be based on the Syllabus for WBJEE-2020 as is given in APPENDIX-7
  • All questions will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ), with four options against each of the questions. There will be three categories of questions in each of the subjects. The number of questions, as well as maximum marks for each, is given in the following given below:
  • There will be four alternative answers for each question. Applicants will indicate the response to the questions by darkening the appropriate circle completely with blue/black ballpoint pen.

WBJEE 2020 Application Fee Details

  • The applicant will be directed to the page of fee payment and will have the following two options:

Payment by Debit/Credit Card:

  • The applicant has to select Debit/Credit Card option to pay the fee and follow the instruction to complete the payment process; after successful payment, the applicant will be able to print the “Confirmation Page”.
  • The number of application fees to be paid for appearing in the WBJEE-2020 is Rs.700/- (Rupees Seven hundred only) plus the Bank’s Service Charges as applicable. The Exam Fees can be paid in cashless mode by ‘Net Banking’/ ‘Debit Card’/ ‘Credit Card’ or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan.
  • Payment status is updated online and hence should show ‘OK’ immediately after the payment. But in some rare cases, it may be delayed due to the Bank’s network delay/failure or transaction failure at the Electronic Payment Gateway (EPG).

Bank e-Challan:

  • The applicant has to select “Allahabad Bank e-challan” to submit the application fee through bank. As soon as he selects it an e-Challan will be generated containing details of the applicant.
  • The applicant has to take a printout of the same and take it to the nearest Core Banking Service (CBS) facility enabled Branch of the Bank for making payment. After payment, the applicant has to login to the system and upload the details written on the e-Challan by the bank official.
  • WBJEE 2020 Application fee can be paid through offline and online methods.
  • Applicants can pay WBJEE application fee via Credit/Debit Card or through the challan of Allahabad Bank.
  • Detail Information Bulletin and other information will be available in website wbjeeb.nic.in.

WBJEE Admit Card 2020

  • WBJEE 2020 Admit Card will be generated on the notified date for the student to download and take a print. The applicant must carry a printed hard copy of the admit card to the exam center.
  • Applicants must ensure that the admit card is not mutilated/ distorted/ soiled even by accident. Applicants with such mutilated/ distorted/ soiled admit cards will not be allowed to appear in the Exam.
  • If an applicant needs a duplicate to admit card after the Exam, the same can be provided by the Board. In order to get a duplicate, the applicant must apply to the Board and pay a processing fee of Rs. 500/- by a bank draft in the name of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Exams Board” payable in Kolkata.

Evaluation & Declaration of Result

  • The Model Answer Keys will be published in www.wbjeeb.nic.in shortly after the Exam. For this purpose, applicants are advised to regularly follow the website after the Exam.
  • Any applicant can challenge any model answer key by logging in with his/her password.

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