West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations

WBJEE 2024: Admit Card, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

WBJEE admit card 2024 is scheduled to be released on April 18, 2024. Aspirants who successfully filled out the application form can download their admit cards at wbjeeb.nic.in/wbjee
WBJEE Exam 2024

WBJEE Exam 2024

WBJEE 2024: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will conduct the WBJEE 2024 exam in an offline mode for admission to different engineering courses. Along with the engineering programmes, WBJEE exam is also taken by candidates for admission to pharmacy courses. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) conducts the WBJEE exam in an offline mode. As per the schedule, the exam will be conducted on April 28, 2024. WBJEE admit card 2024 will be released on April 18, 2024.

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) conducts the WBJEE exam in an offline mode. The exam is conducted to give eligible candidates admission to various engineering and pharmacy undergraduate programs in different colleges and universities in West Bengal. 

Candidates who fulfil the WBJEE eligibility criteria can fill out the application form. Aspirants who successfully fill out the application form will receive the WBJEE admit card. Students can download their admit cards using the login credential such as registration number and date of birth. 

There are two papers in the WBJEE exam 2024: Paper 1 and Paper 2. The first paper consists of maths questions, and the second paper has physics and chemistry questions. Aspirants must show up for both papers in order to be considered for admission to top colleges of West Bengal. Only Paper II is open to candidates who want to enrol in pharmacy programmes. Nonetheless, a student must show up for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 in order to be admitted to Jadavpur University's Pharmacy programme. 

Students who end up cracking JEE Mains 2024 get access to up to 10 per cent of approved seats in Self Financed Engineering Colleges of West Bengal. 

WBJEE Exam 2024: Highlights

Interested candidates can check the highlights of the WBJEE exam in the table below:

Particulars

Details

Exam Mode

Offline Mode 

Duration of Exam

Paper 1: 2 Hours

Paper 2: 2 Hours

No. of Papers

Paper I - Mathematics

Paper II - Physics & Chemistry

No. of Questions

Physics - 40 questions

Chemistry - 40 questions

Mathematics - 75 questions

Maximum Marks

Mathematics: 100 Marks

Physics & Chemistry: 100 Marks

Marking Scheme

Category 1 - One Mark for each Correct Answer

 Category 2 & 3 - Two marks for each incorrect answer

Negative Marking

Category 1 - 0.25 Marks

Category 2 - 0.5 Marks

Category 3 - No negative marking.

WBJEE Admit Card 2024

The WBJEE admit card will be released by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) in April 2024. Candidates must carry their admit card to the exam centre failing which they will not be allowed to take the examination. Also, after downloading the admit card, students must verify the details mentioned on the admit card. Meanwhile, interested students can check the steps to download the admit card:

  • Visit the official website of the conducting authority.
  • Click on the WBJEE Admit Card link available on the homepage
  • Submit the registration number and asked details
  • Upon submitting the details, the admit card will appear on the screen
  • Download and save the admit card
  • Take a printout of the admit card.

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WBJEE Application Form 2024

WBJEE application form 2024 has been released by WBJEEB on the official website. Aspirants who fulfil the eligibility criteria can fill out the application form using their personal and education details. The steps to fill out the application form are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of WBJEEB
  • Click on WBJEE Registration link available on the homepage
  • Enter your personal details like name, gender, date of birth, email address, and mobile number
  • Click on Registration tab
  • Upon successful registration, candidates will receive the registration number on the registered email address & mobile number
  • Now, login with the registration number and password received on the email ID.
  • Fill out the details as asked in the application form
  • Upload documents, photograph, and signature (scanned copy)
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit the application form
  • Download the confirmation page received on the email ID.

Read More: WBJEE Application Form 2024

WBJEE Application Fee 2024

Candidates are required to pay the application fee after they are done with filling the application form. The WBJEE application fee is Rs 500 for general candidates and Rs 400 for reserved category candidates.

WBJEE 2023 Application Fee

WBJEE Exam Dates 2024

Interested candidates can check the WBJEE exam dates in the table below:

Events

Dates

Application Form Starts

December 28, 2023

Application Form Ends

January 31, 2024

Form Correction

February 3-5, 2024

Admit Card

April 18, 2024

WBJEE 2024 Exam date

April 28, 2024

Answer Key Release

May 2024

Result

May 2024

Counselling Start Date

June 2024

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2024

The WBJEE eligibility criteria include parameters that candidates must fulfil in order to become eligible for the exam. Aspiring students must fulfil the educational requirements, age limit criteria, and domicile requirements in order to apply for the exam. Interested aspirants can check the eligibility criteria below:

Age Limit

  • The minimum age to apply for the WBJEE exam is 17 years.
  • There is no maximum age limit for the exam. However, students must not be more than 25 years old for admission to the Marine Engineering course.

Educational Qualification

  • For admission to Engineering/Technology courses, students must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Mathematics, and one of the compulsory subjects: Chemistry, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Biology, or any Technical Vocational Subject. They must have at least 45% as aggregate in all three subjects and minimum 30% in English.
  • For admission to Pharmacy courses, students must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics as required subjects. They must have also scored 45% overall in all subjects.

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2024

Students preparing for the exam must be aware of the exam pattern. The WBJEE exam consists of two papers: Paper 1 (Mathematics) & Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry). The questions in both papers are divided into three categories. Interested students can check the table below to know more about subject-wise question distribution:

Category

Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry

Category 1

1 Mark (50 questions)

1 Mark (30 questions)

1 Mark (30 questions)

Category 2

2 Marks (15 questions)

2 Marks (5 questions)

2 Marks (5 Questions)

Category 3

2 Marks (10 questions)

2 Marks (5 questions)

2 Marks (5 questions)

Read More: WBJEE Exam Pattern 2024

WBJEE Marking Scheme

Category

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Marking Scheme

  • There will be 1 mark given for each accurate response.
  • A wrong response will result in a deduction of 0.25 marks.
  • Unanswered questions receive a score of 0 (zero).
  • There will be 2 marks given for each accurate response.
  • A wrong response will result in a score of 0.5 marks.
  • Unanswered questions receive a score of 0 (zero)
  • There may be one or more viable choices.
  • If all appropriate options are chosen, 2 markswill be given.
  • A 0 (zero) mark will be awarded for any response that contains both the right and wrong answers.
  • The scores given for a partially accurate response are equal to 2 X (the number of correct alternatives indicated plus the total number of correct options).
  • Inability to answer the question will result in a score of 0 (zero).

WBJEE Syllabus 2024

Subject

Topics

Physics

  • Current Electricity
  • Gravitation
  • Physical World, Measurement, Units, and dimensions
  • Kinematics
  • Optics
  • Magnetic Effects Of Current 
  • Laws Of Motion
  • Atomic Physics
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Viscosity
  • Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents
  • Thermodynamics
  • Particle nature of light and wave-particle dualism
  • Nuclear Physics
  • The motion of Centre of the mass, connected system, Friction
  • Solid-State Electronics
  • Oscillations And Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Kinetic Theory Of Gases
  • Magnetics
  • Bulk Properties of Matter

Chemistry

  • Dalton’s Atomic Theory
  • Concept of Nuclear Atom
  • Ionic and Redox Equilibria
  • Physical Chemistry of Solutions
  • Chemical Dynamics
  • Hydrogen
  • Chemical Equilibria
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry 
  • The Periodic Table and Chemical Families
  • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Polymers
  • Solid State
  • Chemistry of Metals
  • Chemistry of Non-Metallic Elements and their compounds
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Compounds
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Chemistry in Industry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Carbon Compounds
  • Liquid State
  • Haloalkanes
  • Haloarenes
  • Application Oriented Chemistry
  • Alcohols
  • Principles of Qualitative Analysis
  • Introduction to Bio-Molecules
  • Aromatic Compounds

Mathematics

  • Binomial Theorem
  • A.P., G.P., H.P.
  • Polynomial Equations
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Differential Calculus
  • Complex Numbers
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Principle of Mathematical Induction
  • Matrices
  • Differential Equations
  • Sets, Relations, and Mappings
  • Trigonometry
  • Relation and its properties
  • Coordinate Geometry of two dimensions
  • Application of Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry of three dimensions 
  • Vectors
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus

Read More: WBJEE Syllabus 2024

WBJEE Answer Key 2024

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) releases the answer key after the conclusion of the examination. The board first releases the provisional answer key which candidates can challenge if they are not satisfied with the answer provided by the board. Candidates have to pay a fee of Rs 500 per question to successfully challenge the answer. 

The board releases the WBJEE final answer key along with the result. The final answer key is not subjected to any kind of objection by candidates.

Read More: WBJEE Answer Key 2024

WBJEE Result 2024

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) releases the result after the successful conclusion of the exam. The result is released in the form of a scorecard containing the marks obtained by candidates. The board also releases two types of rank list: General Merit Rank (GMR) and Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR). The General Merit Rank is released for candidates who appear for both Paper 1 & Paper 2. The Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR) is released for candidates who appear for only Paper 2. In case of tie, the board uses the tie-breaking rule to decide the qualifying status of the candidate. It is important to note that the tie-breaking rule for GMR & PMR is different.

Tie-Breaking Rules for GMR

  1. a) Less negative marks in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics taken together.
  2. b) More positive marks in Physics & Mathematics taken together.
  3. c) More positive marks in Chemistry & Mathematics taken together.
  4. d) Less negative marks in Physics & Mathematics taken together.
  5. e) Less negative marks in Chemistry & Mathematics taken together.
  6. f) More positive marks in Maths for only 2 marks questions
  7. g) More positive marks in Physics for only 2 marks questions
  8. h) More positive marks in Chemistry for only 2 marks questions
  9. i) Less negative marks in Mathematics for only 2 marks questions
  10. j) Less negative marks in Physics for only 2 marks questions.

Tie-Breaking Rules for PMR

  1. a) Less negative marks in Chemistry & Physics
  2. b) More positive marks in Chemistry
  3. c) Less negative marks in Chemistry
  4. d) More positive marks in Chemistry for only 2 marks question
  5. e) Less negative marks in Chemistry for only 2 marks questions
  6. f) More positive marks in Physics for only 2 marks questions
  7. g) Less negative marks in Physics for only 2 marks questions.

Read More: WBJEE Result 2024

WBJEE Cutoff 2024

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) releases the cutoff score on the official website. The WBJEE cutoff is released in the form of opening and closing ranks course-wise & institute-wise. Candidates must fall within the cutoff range in order to become eligible for the counselling round. The cutoff is influenced by various factors. These factors are as follows:

  • Total Number of Seats Available
  • Total Number of Candidates Appeared in the Exam
  • The Difficulty Level of the Exam

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WBJEE Counselling 2024

Aspirants who qualify the exam will be called for the counselling round. The counselling session is conducted in online mode. Interested candidates can check the process of the counselling round below:

  • Registration
  • Payment of Counselling Fees
  • Choice Filling and Locking
  • Seat Allotment
  • Provisional Allotment Letter
  • Reporting at the Allotted Institute
  • Document Verification
  • Payment of Admission Fee
  • Final Allotment Letter

Read More: WBJEE Counselling 2024

WBJEE Seat Allotment 2024

The WBJEE authorities offer seats to eligible candidates on the basis of their performance, rank, and availability of seats. Around 3 seat allotment rounds are conducted. During these rounds, candidates can accept, hold, and reject the admission offers received by them. Around 34,891 seats are expected to be allotted during WBJEE counselling 2024. Out of these, 10% seats will be allotted to candidates who manage to crack JEE Main 2024 exam. 

There are several reservation quotas under which many seats are reserved in WBJEE seat allotment process. Given below are the institute and course-wise reserved seats under defence quota:

Name of the Institution

Name of the course

Number of seats

Jadavpur University

To be decided by the University Authority

2

Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri

Mechanical Engineering

Information Technology

1

Kalyani Government Engineering College, Kalyani Nadia

Electrical Engineering

1

Ramakrishna Mahato Government Engineering College, Purulia

Comp. Sc. & Engineering 

Electronics & Communication Engineering

1

Cooch Behar Government Engineering College, Cooch Behar

Comp. Sc. & Engineering 

Electronics & Communication Engineering

1

Government College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Kolkata

Leather Technology

1

Government College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology, Kolkata

Information Tech

1

Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore

Information Tech

1

Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampore

Comp. Sc. & Engineering 

1

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is WBJEE Exam 2023?

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is an undergraduate-level exam conducted by WBJEEB for admission to engineering, technology, pharmacy, and architecture courses at different colleges and universities of West Bengal.

When will the WBJEE exam be conducted?

The WBJEE exam 2023 will be conducted on April 30, 2023. The exam will be conducted in pen and paper mode.

When will the WBJEE admit card be released?

The admit card will be released on April 20, 2023. Candidates who successfully fill out the WBJEE application form will receive the admit card.

Can I participate in the WBJEE counselling with JEE Main scores?

Yes, one can participate in WBJEE counselling if they have JEE Main scores. The counselling process for such candidates is held separately by the board.

Is there negative marking in WBJEE exam 2023?

Yes, there is a negative marking in the WBJEE exam. The questions asked in the WBJEE exam are divided into three categories. The category 1 & 2 question receives a negative marking of 1/4 of the total marks allotted to that question. There is no negative marking for category 3 questions.

When will the application form for WBJEE 2024 be released?

The WBJEE application 2024 was released on December 28, 2023 at the official website, wbjeeb.nic.in. 

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