Eligibility Criteria

May 25, 2016 12:52 IST

    The detailed Eligibility Criteria is given in WBJEE official released document. According to this, if after examination or admission, or during any stage there of it is found on scrutiny that an applicant is under age or otherwise ineligible, his/her application for admission will be cancelled outright even if he/she appeared in WBJEEM-2016 and secured a position in the Merit List. Permission to appear in WBJEEM-2016 or securing a rank in the Merit List on the basis of the performance in the said examination does not constitute a right/ guarantee in favour of the candidate for his/her admission to any Engg/Tech, Pharmacy, Architecture, Medical or Dental course unless he/she fulfills all applicable criteria as described below.

    All the Applicants must be a citizen of India.

    For Engineering / Technology (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy and Architecture Courses, Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2016. There is no upper age limit.

    In Calcutta University (Other than Dept. of Jute & Fibre Technology): Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board in regular class mode with:

    a) Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and

    b) Minimum of 60% marks in the above subjects taken together (55% for SC/ST/ PwD/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    Dept. of Jute & Fibre Technology, Calcutta University

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board in regular class mode with:

    a) Individual pass marks in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology as compulsory subjects

    b) Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together (40% for SC/ST/PwD/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    In Jadavpur University:

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in General Stream in regular class mode of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board with:

    a)      Individual pass mark in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

    b)      Minimum of 60% marks in above subjects taken together (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) having 60% marks in Mathematics (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, as applicable, as specified by the concerned Council/Board.

    In other Institutes:

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board in regular class mode with:

    a) Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and

    b) Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together (40% for SC/ST/ PwD/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    For Marine Engineering course: Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2016 and must not be above 25 (twenty five) years of age as on 31.07.2016.

    As per the norms and standards of the Director General of Shipping, Gov. of India:

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board in regular class mode with:

    a) 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks in the said subjects

    b) Minimum of 50% marks in English as subject in either in ‘10’ or in ‘10+2’ standard.

    Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, as applicable, as specified by the concerned Council/Board.

    Architecture Course:

    In Jadavpur University:

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in General Stream in regular class mode of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board with:

    a) Individual pass mark in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

    b) Minimum of 60% marks in above subjects taken together (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) having 60% marks in Mathematics (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    c) Candidate must 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 Central Board of Secondary Education.

    Necessary document in the regards is to be produced at the time of counseling. Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, as applicable, as specified by the concerned Council/Board.

    In other institutes:

    As per the norms and standards of the Council of Architecture (COA): No candidate with less than 50% marks in aggregate shall be admitted to the architecture course unless he/she has passed an examination at the end of new (10+2) scheme of Senior School Certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of Examination at the 10+2 level. Candidate 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 Central Board of Secondary Education. Necessary document in the regards is to be produced at the time of counseling.

    For Pharmacy Course:

    In Jadavpur University

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in General Stream in regular class mode of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board with:

    a) Individual pass mark in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

    b) Minimum of 60% marks in above subjects taken together (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) having 60% marks in Mathematics (45% for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, as applicable, as specified by the concerned Council/Board.

    In other institutes:

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/ Board in regular class mode with:

    a) Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biotechnology/Biology as compulsory subjects and

    b) Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together (40% for SC/ST/ PwD/OBC candidates) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, as specified by the concerned Council/Board.

    For Medical/Dental Courses:

    Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2016. There is no upper age limit.

    As per the norms and standards of the Medical Council of India:

    Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination recognized by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences in regular mode with:

    Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

    Minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences taken together (40% for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates, 45% for Pwd candidates) and

    30% marks in English (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.

    Note: Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

    Admission to seats under “All India Quota”: Candidates will have to apply separately to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, subsequent to their notification for the purpose. Medical Fitness: Medical Certificate will have to be produced during counselling from a Registered Medical Practitioner regarding physical and mental fitness as per proforma to be provided at the time of counseling.

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