West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination – 2018 (WBJEE 2018)

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination – 2018 (WBJEE 2018)

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What is WBJEE?


WBJEE is a state-level common entrance test for admission to a variety of courses such as Pharmacy, Architecture & Engineering. Conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) on a yearly basis, WBJEE is used by various Universities, Public & Private colleges of West Bengal state for admission. WBJEE 2018 is set to be conducted on 22nd April 2018. A total of 36,000 seats will be filled by undergraduate engineering, pharmacy, architecture programs in the state of West Bengal.

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WBJEE 2018 Important Dates


S. No. Events Tentative Dates
1. Information brochure will be available from Last week of December 2017
2. Online application process starts from 1st week of January 2018
3. Last date of online application submission 1st week of February 2018
4. Last date for uploading important documents 2nd week of February 2018
5. Deadline for fee payment 1st week of February 2018
6. Last date to print WBJEE confirmation page 2nd week of February 2018
7. WBJEE 2018 correction window opens on 2nd week of February 2018
8. Availability of admit card April 2018
9. WBJEE 2018 Exam date April 22, 2018 (Sunday) (Announced)
10. Declaration of result June 2018

WBJEE 2018 Exam Date


As per a notice dated 31 August 2017, the WBJEE 2018 will be conducted on 22nd April 2018.

Mode of Answering


In WBJEE 2018, candidates are required to answer the questions on their OMR sheets which is readable by the method of Optical Mark Recognition by specially designed machines only.

Medium of Examination


The WBJEE 2018 exam will be conducted in both English and Bengali language.

WBJEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria


Nationality


Student should be a citizen of India.

Age Limit


Engineering (except Marine Engineering)/Pharmacy/Architecture Courses
  • Age of the student should be minimum 17 years as on 31st December 2018.
  • No upper age limit for WBJEE.
Marine Engineering

For Marine Engineering branch, candidate’s age should be minimum 17 years and maximum 25 years, as measured on 31st December 2018.

Qualifying Examination


Engineering/Architecture

Candidates must have passed the 12th examination with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved categories) in Physics, Mathematics & Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer/Computer Application.

Students must have had Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer/Computer Application and English (with minimum 30% marks) as subjects.

For 5-year architecture courses, candidates must have qualified either NATA or JEE Main 2018 Paper 2.

Pharmacy

Candidates must have passed the 12th examination with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks (40% for reserved categories) in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer/Computer Application.

Students must have studied the 3 subjects along with English (with minimum 30% marks) in 12th standard.

University/Branch/Course specific criteria will be published later on.  

Domicile Requirements


There is no residential/domicile requirements in order to APPLY for WBJEE 2018.

However, for ADMISSION in the following courses, candidates need to have a West Bengal domicile:

  • Government/Engineering/Pharmacy/Technology colleges.
  • Reserved seats in any institution including TFW category.

Candidates fulfilling either one criterion of the following domicile criterion will be regarded as a resident of West Bengal:

  • If they are residing in West Bengal for the past 10 years as on 31st December 2017.
  • If the parents of the candidate are permanent residents of West Bengal and have a permanent address within West Bengal.

How to Apply for WBJEE 2018?


At Present, the application form for WBJEE 2018 is yet to be released.

WBJEE 2018 application form is expected to release in the 1st week of January 2018. The application is going to be ONLINE only.

Application Fee


The WBJEE 2018 application fees will be Rs. 500 for either Engineering/Architecture/Pharmacy.

The fees can be paid online via:

  • debit/credit card and net banking.
  • e-challan of Allahabad Bank.

Documents to be Uploaded


  • Colored passport-sized photograph.
  • Left-hand thumb impression
  • Scanned Signature.

The detailed procedure of WBJEE 2018 application form is available at http://edupadhai.com/wbjee-2018-application-form.

Admit Card


WBJEE 2018 admit card will be issued in the 2nd week of April 2018 and will be available for download on official website.

A detailed description of the WBJEE admit card 2018 will be uploaded soon.

WBJEE 2018 Exam Pattern


WBJEE 2018 shall consist of 2 papers as described below.

Paper I: Mathematics.
Paper II: Physics + Chemistry.

Paper I

WBJEE 2018 Mathematics paper will consist of 75 questions. With a duration of  2 hours, the paper shall carry a total of 100 marks. The test will consist of 3 categories of questions – Category I, II & III.

Paper II

WBJEE 2018 Paper II i.e. Physics + Chemistry will consist of 80 questions carrying a combined weightage of 100 marks. The duration shall be 2 hours. The test will consist of 3 categories of questions – Category I, II & III.

Marking Scheme

Category I: Only single correct option – 1 mark for correct answer – deduction of 0.25 marks for wrong answers.

Category II: Only single correct option – 2 marks for correct answer – deduction of 0.5 marks for wrong answers.

Category III: More than one correct option – 2 marks for correct answer – no negative marking.

Subjects No. of questions in Category-I (1 marks) No. of questions in Category-II (2marks) No. of questions in Category-III (2marks) Marks Allotted Total Number of Questions
Physics 30 5 5 50 45
Mathematics 50 15 10 100 75
Chemistry 30 5 5 50 45

Results


The WBJEE 2018 results will be declared in the 1st week of June 2018. The candidates will be able to check their results through online mode. The results will be published in the form of Rank cards/ merit list.

The detailed description of the WBJEE 2018 results shall be published soon.

WBJEE 2018 Answer Key


The modal WBJEE 2018 answer key will be published on the official website after the examination. Candidates can challenge the answer key by logging into their account with a password.

With a non-refundable payment of Rs. 500/question via credit/debit card, net banking or e-challan, candidates can challenge the answer key. WBJEEB decision will be final on the answers and no further communication or inquiry will be entertained.

Counselling


The WBJEE 2018 counselling will be held offline in the month of June 2018. Candidates will be called on the basis of the cut-off marks.

All notifications regarding the counseling will be provided online on the official website.  There will be three rounds of counseling. Candidates are required to report with all the necessary documents and their photocopies. The seat will be allotted to the applicants on the basis of their merit and preference.

The detailed description of WBJEE 2018 counselling will be published soon.


Application of Link Link
WBJEEB Official website http://www.wbjeeb.in/
WBJEE 2018 official website http://wbjeeb.nic.in/
WBJEE 2018 Brochure Yet to be Published.
Exam Centres Available Yet to be Released.
WBJEE 2018 Login Page Yet to be published
WBJEE 2018 Syllabus Yet to be published.

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