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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination [ WBJEE ]

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By Vidhi Gautam Last Updated: March 15th, 2021

About WBJEE 2021

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) is an undergraduate state level entrance exam. WBJEE conducted once a year in an offline mode for students looking to pursue their bachelor's degree in Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy, i.e., B.Tech/ B.E, Pharma.D, and B.Pharmacy, B.Arch, etc. This examination is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board, in about 23 cities in West Bengal and 2 cities other than West Bengal.

WBJEE is a pen and paper based examination that consists of 155 questions from Physica, Chemistry, and Mathematics. It consists of two papers, i.e., Paper I (Mathematics), and Paper II (Physics and Chemistry). The paper consists of questions based on both the XI and XII subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Aspiring candidates must have to complete the exam within a time duration of 2 hours.

Candidates who are opting for both I and II papers become eligible to take admission to any undergraduate course in the field of Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy. If the candidate appears only in Paper 2, then their only option will be to take admission in pharmacy courses only (except in Jadavpur University).

WBJEE Exam 2021: Key Element

ATTRIBUTES DETAILS
Name WBJEE
Full-Form West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations
Conducting Authority West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Exam Level State-level examination
Exam Frequency Annually once
Course Offered Undergraduate courses of Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy
Registration Mode Online
Exam Mode Pen and Paper based (Offline)
Numbers of Questions 155 Questions
Exam Pattern MCQ
Duration 2 hours
Registration Fee 500 INR General Category
400 INR Reserved Categories
Language English
Exam Website https://wbjeeb.nic.in/

WBJEE Important Dates 2021 Exam

Candidates can check all the important dates such as application form, admit card, exam, and the result of the WBJEE exam from the table mentioned below:

PARTICULAR DATE
WBJEE Registration begins 23 February 2021 (Tuesday)
WBJEE Registration closes 23 March 2021 (Tuesday till 05:00 PM)
WBJEE Application form Correction Window opens 24 March 2021 (Wednesday)
WBJEE Application form Correction Window closed 26 March 2021 (Friday)
WBJEE Admit card release 06 July 2021 (Tuesday)
WBJEE Admit card ended 11 July 2021 (Sunday)
WBJEE Exam date 11 July 2021 (Sunday)
Paper I: 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Paper II: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
WBJEE Result To Be Notified

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2021

In order to write the WBJEE examination, all applicants need to pass the eligibility criteria. These criteria are stated below:

  • A candidate seeking admission for the undergraduate courses must have passed class 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board or university with a minimum of 45% aggregate marks in compulsory subjects.
  • Relaxation of 5% has been given to the reserved category (40%).
  • Candidates must also clear the English with at least 30% marks.
  • Compulsory Subjects: Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics /Biology
  • Nationality: Only Indian Nationals are eligible.
  • Age Limit: 17 years as on December 31, 2021
  • Students in Class 10+2 or awaiting board results are also eligible to apply for WBJEE.

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2021

WBJEE 2021exam is conducted in the pen and paper based offline (PBT) mode. The WBJEE paper consists of 155 questions that are divided into two papers, i.e., Paper I, and Paper II comprise the subjects such as Mathematics (for paper I), and Physics, and Chemistry (for paper II). Paper I and Paper II are conducted into two shifts.

Students have to choose the exam paper based on the course they are opted for. They will have to answer all the questions within the time duration of 2 hours.

In the WBJEE exam, candidates who opted for both the exam, after getting qualified they become eligible to take admission in all the courses offered by the WBJEE exam, i.e., Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy. But if the candidates only appeared in paper II, then they will only be eligible for taking admission in the Pharmacy courses (except in Jadavpur University). The question paper is also divided into three categories for each subject.

  • WBJEE 2021 entrance will going to be conducted in pen and paper based offline (PBT) mode.
  • The paper consists of MCQ type questions.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Total no of questions: 155 Questions
  • Papers:
    • Paper I – Mathematics
    • Paper II – Physics and Chemistry combined
  • Category:
CATEGORY SCORES
Category I
  • MCQ question.
  • 01 mark for each correct answer.
  • 0.25 will be deducted for the wrong answer.
  • 0 marks for unattempted questions.
  • For any question having more than one correct answer, if the candidate chooses an answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Category II
  • MCQ question.
  • 02 mark for each correct answer.
  • 0.25 will be deducted for the wrong answer.
  • 0 marks for unattempted questions.
  • For any question having more than one correct answer, if the candidate chooses an answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Category III
  • One or more correct answers.
  • 02 mark for each correct answer.
  • 0.25 will be deducted for the wrong answer.
  • 0 marks for unattempted questions.
  • 0 marks for any question having more than one correct answer, and if the candidate chooses 1 correct and 1 wrong answer.
  • For the partially correct answer, marks will be awarded as
    • 2 x (number of correct options + total number of correct options).
Subjects Number of Questions
(Category Wise)
Total Questions Total Marks
Physics Category I: 30
Category II: 05
Category III: 05
40 50
Chemistry Category I: 30
Category II: 05
Category III: 05
40 50
Mathematics Category I: 50
Category II: 15
Category III: 10
75 100
Total Category I: 110
Category II: 25
Category III: 20
155 200

WBJEE Syllabus 2021

WBJEE is a state level entrance exam conducted every year by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board, West Bengal for providing admission in the undergraduate Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy courses at different institutes/colleges at West Bengal. The WBJEE exam consists of 2 papers, i.e., Paper 1 (Physics, Chemistry) and Paper 2 (Mathematics). Tabulated below is the important topics covered by different subjects in the syllabus of the WBJEE 2021 exam:

WBJEE Physics Syllabus 2021

The section of Physics in the WBJEE 2021 exam consisting of 40 questions. The WBJEE 2021 exam syllabus for this section are as follows:

Physics Topics
Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions Kinematics Laws of motion
Gravitation Friction Surface tension
Bulk properties of matter Viscosity Kinetic theory of gases
Thermodynamics Current Electricity Oscillations & Waves
Electrostatics Magnetic effect of current Electromagnetic induction & alternating current
Magnetics Electromagnetic waves Nuclear Physics
Solid State Electronics Optics I (Ray optics) Optics II (Wave Optics)

WBJEE Chemistry Syllabus 2021

The section of Chemistry in the WBJEE 2021 exam consisting of 40 questions. The WBJEE 2021 exam syllabus for this section are as follows:

Chemistry  Topics
Atomic Structure The Periodic Table and Chemical Families Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
Coordination Compounds Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Solid State
Liquid State Gaseous State Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
Physical Chemistry of Solutions Ionic and Redox Equilibria Hydrogen
Chemistry of Non-Metallic Elements and their Compounds Chemistry of Metals Chemistry in Industry
Polymers Surface Chemistry Chemistry of Carbon Compounds
Environmental Chemistry Compounds Alcohols
Aromatic Compounds Application Oriented chemistry Principles of Qualitative Analysis

WBJEE Mathematics Syllabus 2021

The section of Mathematics in the WBJEE 2021 exam consisting of 75 questions. The WBJEE 2021 exam syllabus for this section are as follows:

Mathematics Topics
Algebra Logarithms Complex Numbers
Quadratic Equations Matrices Permutation and combination:
Principle of mathematical induction Binomial theorem Sets, Relations and Mappings
Statistics and Probability Trigonometry Two dimensions Coordinate geometry
Three dimensions Co-ordinate geometry Vectors Differential Equations
Integral calculus Differential calculus

WBJEE Exam Registration Process 2021

Candidates who want to participate in the WBJEE exam 2021 have to apply for the exam by filling the application form through the official website. It is an online process that involves the following steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE – Click Here
  • Click on the link Fill WBJEE 2021 Registration Form.
  • Click on New Registration after which you will be redirected to the registration page where you have to click on the Click here to proceed.

Step 2: Fill WBJEE online application form 2021

  • After doing the registration process the form will have appeared in front of you and you have to fill in all the required details in it.

Step 3: Upload Documents

  • Upload the scanned photograph (Check the Dimension).
  • Upload the scanned signature (Check the Dimension).

Step 4: Fee Payment

  • After clicking Save & Next, the fee payment page will be redirected.
  • Choose payment mode (Net Banking, Credit card, and Debit Card).
  • Click Proceed to pay.
CATEGORY FEE
UR 500 INR
Reserved 400 INR

Step 5: Final Submission

  • After completing all the steps mentioned above candidates will have to do the final submission of the WBJEE form.
  • Don’t forget to download the filled-in application form.

Colleges accepting WBJEE 2021 Score

Listed below are some of the top Colleges/institutes accepting the scores of the WBJEE entrance exam:

WBJEE Exam Centers 2021

There are overall 23 districts in the state of West Bengal and 2 outside of West Bengal state where the WBJEE will be conducted. The exam centers, cities, and center codes can be seen in the table below:

WBJEE Exam Domestic Centers of West Bengal

DISTRICT CITIES/CODES
Alipurduar
  • Alipurduar – 671
Bankura
  • Bankura – 681
  • Bushnupur – 682
Birbhum
  • Bolpur – 691
  • Suri – 692
Paschim Burdwan
  • Asansol – 701
  • Durgapur – 702
Purwa Burdawan
  • Burdawan – 711
Coochbehar
  • Coochbehar – 721
Darjeeling
  • Kurseong – 731
  • Siliguri – 732
Dinajpur Dakshin
  • Balurghat – 741
Dinajpur Uttar
  • Raiganj – 751
Hooghly
  • Arambagh – 761
  • Bandel Chinsurah – 762
  • Srirampur – 763
Howrah
  • Bally, Uttarpara – 771
  • Central Howrah, Shibpur – 772
  • Domjur – 773
  • Uluberia – 774
Jalpaiguri
  • Jalpaiguri – 781
Jhargram
  • Jhargram – 791
Kolkata
  • Central Kolkata – 811
  • North Kolkata – 812
  • South Kolkata – 813
Kalimpong
  • Kalimpong – 801
Malda
  • Malda – 821
Medinipur Paschim
  • Garbeta – 831
  • Kharagpur – 832
  • Mendinipur – 833
Medinipur Purbo
  • Contai – 841
  • Haldia – 842
  • Tamluk – 843
Murshidabad
  • Behrampur – 851
  • Jiaganj – 852
  • Raghunathganj – 853
Nadia
  • Kalyani – 861
  • Krishnanagar – 862
  • Nabadwip – 863
Purulia
  • Purulia – 871
North 24 Parganas
  • Barrackpur, Barsat – 881
  • Basirhat – 882
  • Bangaon – 883
South 24 Parganas
  • Diamond Harbour – 891
  • Jainagar – 892
  • Sonarpur, Baruipur – 893

WBJEE Exam Centers other than West Bengal

DISTRICT ZONE/CODES
Assam Silchar – 900
Tripura Agartala – 910

WBJEE FAQs 2021

Q1. Only the belongings of West Bengal can appear in this exam?

A1. No, students who belong to any of the states in India can give WBJEE exam. There isn't any requirement for West Bengal residence status.

Q2. By giving the WBJEE exam in which course can I get admitted?

A2. WBJEE is a state-level entrance exam conducted to provide admission to students in undergraduate engineering, technology, architecture, and pharmacy courses offered by various private and government colleges in West Bengal.

Q3. Which is better Wbjee or JEE mains?

A3. WBJEE is a state level exam that is conducted in West Bengal to get admission in various undergraduate engineering courses.

JEE is a national level exam that is conducted every year to get admission in an undergraduate engineering course. JEE score is accepted by every college and you can get admission to a good college according to your marks obtained.

It depends on what you want to do both the entrance exams are for to take admission in undergraduate engineering course. but WBJEE is for the state level and JEE main is for the national level.

Q4. I only appeared in paper II of the WBJEE exam. Am I eligible to take admission in Engineering Courses?

A4. No, the candidates who only appeared in paper II, are only eligible for taking admission in the Pharmacy courses (except in Jadavpur University).

Q5. How to apply for WBJEE?

A5. The application process of WBJEE has been divided into mainly 5 steps as mentioned below:

  • Online WBJEE Registration
  • Fill WBJEE Application Form
  • Upload Photograph and Signature
  • Pay WBJEE Application Fee
  • WBJEE Confirmation Page (When WBJEE application form is filled completely, a confirmation page will be generated)

Best Wishes to all the WBJEE exam aspirants from the CollegeMarg team!

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