WBJEE 2018 (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) is state-level entrance examination conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) for admission to undergraduate engineering, pharmacy and architecture courses. WBJEEB has recently announced the commencement date of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination i.e. April 22, 2018. WBJEE 2018 is a pen-paper test which is conducted in two slots in the same day and each slot is of 2 hours duration. Candidates are required to register themselves online through the official website of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. WBJEE 2018 application form will be made available online tentatively from 1st week of January, 2018 and the results are expected to declare in the month of June 2018. Admission to the eligible and WBJEE 2018 qualified candidates are given on the basis of their merit in West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 and allotment of the seat is done through WBJEE 2018 counselling session. Applicants compete for 3600 seats collectively available in 140 participating institutes of West Bengal.
WBJEE 2018 Overview
|Examination||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018|
|Conducting Authority||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Commencement of Examination||April 22, 2018|
|Mode of Examination||Pen-paper test|
|Courses Offered||Engineering, Pharmacy, and Architecture|
|No. of Seats||3600|
|Examination level||State level|
WBJEE 2018 Exam Date
|Availability of Information Brochure||December 4th/5th week, 2017|
|Beginning of online registration||January 1st week, 2018|
|Last date of application submission||February 1st week, 2018|
|Payment of fee||February 1st week, 2018|
|Last date to document upload||February 2nd week, 2018|
|Correction Window||February 2nd week, 2018|
|Availability of admit card||April 2nd week, 2018|
|Examination date||April 22, 2018|
|Answer Key||May 3rd week, 2018|
|Result declaration||June, 2018|
WBJEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria
It is mandatory for the applicant to fulfill all the eligibility criteria while applying for WBJEE 2018 failing which may result in the cancellation of his/ her candidature. We have brought here the list of all the eligibility criterion required for WBJEE 2018.
- Candidate shall be an Indian national.
- Candidate shall be a domicile of West Bengal
- The minimum age limit of the candidate must be 17 years as on December 31, 2018, and there is no upper age limit. Candidates born on or after January 01, 2001 are not eligible to appear in WBJEE 2018.
- Applicants who have passed HSC/ 10+2 or its equivalent examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and anyone out of Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science as an optional subject with minimum 45% marks in aggregate (40% for the reserved category candidates) and have scored at least 30% marks in English Language from a recognized Board/ University are considered eligible for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018.
WBJEE 2018 Application Form
WBJEE 2018 application form will be made available online on its official website from the 1st week of January 2018 and the application window will remain open until February 1st week 2018. Candidates shall register themselves and use their Id and password to login to their account and fill up the application form. It is advisable to keep all the required documents handy while ready to fill up the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 application form. Follow the step-wise application method mentioned below.
Online Registration: Visit the official website of WBJEE and click on the online registration link. Give your correct basic details as asked and set a security password. Complete the registration process and note down your id and password.
Fill up the Application Form: Use your Id and password to login to your account and read all the instructions carefully before filling the application form. Enter all the data carefully and correctly. Review your entries before final submission.
Upload Documents: Upload a soft copy of your passport sized photograph, signature, and left thumb impression. Make sure the size of the soft copies is appropriate as mentioned.
Pay the Application Fee: Pay the application fee of Rs. 500 through both online and offline modes. Candidates could use Net Banking/ Credit or Debit card to make the payment online or shall pay the application fee using bank challan with additional bank charges in offline mode.
WBJEE Application Form Correction
During the last week of February 2018, application correction window will open and candidates who want to rectifyany mistake in the application form could do so. However, correction is restricted to certain fields only viz. DOB, Gender, PwD status, and Tuition Fee Waiver status. Applicants shall visit the website of WBJEE and login to the account using their Id and password and update the entries.
WBJEE 2018 Admit Card
It is expected that the competent authority will provide WBJEE 2018 admit card by the 2nd week of April, 2018. All the registered candidates will be able to download the admit card by log in to their account using their valid id and password. It is mandatory for the applicants to carry the admit card during WBJEE 2018. If the applicant does not produce the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 admit card in the examination center he/ she will not be allowed to appear in the examination. It is very important to check the admit card thoroughly and make sure all the details are correct. Candidates shall follow the steps given below to download the WBJEE 2018 admit card.
- Visit the official website of WBJEEB, wbjeeb.nic.in.
- Enter your Registration/ Application number and password and log in to your account.
- Admit card will be displayed on the screen.
- Check and Download the admit card.
- Take its print out and carry it to WBJEE 2018.
- In case of any discrepancy in admit card contact the concerned officials or send your grievance at the following address: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
WBJEE 2018 Exam Pattern
WBJEE 2018 is a pen-paper test conducted in two slots on the same day. WBJEE 2018 question paper collectively contains 155 multiple choice objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Paper 1 will have 80 MCQs from Physics and Chemistry of total 100 marks and Paper2 will have 75 MCQs from Mathematics of total 100 marks. Applicants shall use black or blue ball point pen only to mark the answers on the answer sheet.
|Mode of Examination||Offline|
Paper I: Physics and Chemistry (11 am to 1 pm)
Paper II: Mathematics (2 pm to 4 pm)
|Language of Examination||English|
|Time Duration||2 Hours|
|No. of Questions||Paper I: 80 MCQs (Physics- 40, Chemistry- 40)|
Paper II: 75 MCQs (Mathematics)
|Types of Questions||Multiple Choice Objective Type|
|Total number of questions||155|
|Total marks||200 (Paper I & II each of 100 marks)|
|Marking Scheme||Category 1: 1 mark for each correct answer, 0.25 marks deducted for each wrong answer|
Category 2: 2 marks for each correct answer, 0.25 marks deducted for each wrong answer
Category 3: 1 mark for each correct answer and no negative marking
WBJEE 2018 Syllabus
The syllabus of WBJEE 2018 is of the higher secondary level and consists of three subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. WBJEE 2018 syllabus of each subject is listed below in detail.
- Coordinate Geometry of Two Dimensions
- Coordinate Geometry of Three Dimensions
- Physical, World, Measurements, Units & Dimensions
- Laws of Motion
- Bulk Properties of Matter
- Motion of Centre of Mass, Connected Systems, Friction
- Kinetic Theory of Gases
- Oscillation & Waves
- Current Electricity
- Optics I (Ray Optics)
- Optics II (Wave Optics)
- Nuclear Physics
- Atomic Physics
- Solid State Electronics
- Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
- Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
- Atomic Structure
- Periodic Table and Chemical Families
- Coordination Compounds
- Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
- Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
- Solid, Liquid and Gaseous State
- Chemistry in Industry
- Physical Chemistry of Solutions
- Chemistry of Metals
- Environmental Chemistry
WBJEE 2018 Result
WBJEE 2018 result will be declared on the official website of WBJEEB i.e. wbjeeb.nic.in in the 1st week of June, 2018. WBJEE 2018 result will disclose the rank, total score and composite score of paper 1 and 2. Candidates could download their rank card from the website by login to their account using their application number and password. Steps to download the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Result 2018 are given below.
- Pay a visit to the official website, wbjeeb.nic.in
- Click on West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 Result link.
- Enter your Roll number, password and captcha code.
- WBJEE Result will be displayed on the screen.
- Take a print out of it for future reference.
WBJEE 2018 Cutoff
WBJEE 2018 Cutoff will be released online after the declaration of WBJEE 2018 Result. Candidates who will qualify West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 and score equal to or more than WBJEE 2018 cutoff marks will be called for WBJEE 2018 counselling. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 cutoff will vary depending upon college and course and is estimated based on the number of registration, the number of candidates appeared, last year’s cut off, etc.
WBJEE 2018 Counselling
WBJEE 2018 Counselling will be conducted in the last week of June 2018 after the declaration of WBJEE 2018 Result and release of WBJEE 2018 Cutoff. It is expected that West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 Counselling will be held in 3 rounds. WBJEEB offers institute-wise and course-wise seats as per the availability. Applicants shall report at the center of counselling with all the mandatory documents and additional counselling fee to participate in West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2018 Counselling session. Candidates shall register themselves online before the first round of counselling and no new registration will be accepted during the second and third round of counselling. Follow these steps during WBJEE 2018 Counselling:
Visit the official website of WBJEEB and register yourself for WBJEE 2018 Counselling and pay the initial counselling fee which is non-refundable.
Choice Filling and Locking
Select the college and course of your choice as per your preference and check it before locking. Candidates may lock as many choices as they want.
Allotment of the seat will be done on the basis of candidate’s merit, rank, and availability of seat in the selected colleges and course. Candidates have to report at the reporting center with all the required documents to complete the admission formalities.
Document Verification and Payment of Fee
Candidates shall bring along all the mandatory documents during the admission for verification and shall pay the fee of Rs. 500 (including bank charges) at the reporting center. Here is the list of documents required for verification.
- WBJEE 2018 Admit Card
- Seat Allotment Letter
- Print out of WBJEE 2018 Rank from the Website
- Receipt of Counselling Registration Fee
- 12th Standard Mark Sheet
- 10th Standard Qualifying Examination Admit Card
- Category Certificate
- Domicile Certificate
- PwD Certificate
WBJEE 2018 Participating Institutes
It is expected approx. 104 institutes will be participating in WBJEE 2018 including Government Colleges, Private Colleges, Private Universities (Self-Financed), Minority Institutes of West Bengal. Seats will be allotted to the qualified candidates during WBJEE 2018 Counselling in any one of the participating institutes. Here is the list of top WBJEE 2018 participating institutes.
- Jadavpur University, Kolkata
- MaulanaAbul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata
- Haldia Institute of Technology
- Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata
- Academy of Technology, Adisaptagram, Hooghly
- Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia
- Goverment College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Kolkata
- Government College of Engineering & Ceramic Technology, Kolkata
- Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampore
- Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya
WBJEE 2018 FAQs – Asked Questions
1. I have lost my WBJEE Admit Card. How will I participate in WBJEE 2018 counseling?
It is mandatory for the candidate to produce original admit card. However, Duplicate Admit card could be collected from the concerned Board.
2. I want to know the working hours of the Reporting Centers, Participating Institutes and Board Headquarter?
All the centers and participating institutes are open between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm.
3. List the documents required while filling WBJEE 2018 Application Form.
Applicants shall upload their mark sheet of class 10th, category certificate, domicile certificate, income certificate and PWD certificate while filling the application form.
4. What is the upper and lower age limit to register for WBJEE 2018?
The applicant must be atleast 17 years of age as on December 31, 2016, and there is no upper age limit.
5. WBJEE 2018 application form could be submitted offline?
No, WBJEE 2018 application form must be submitted online only and candidates shall keep a printed copy of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Form for future use.