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WBJEE - 2015 Eligibility Criteria

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam (WBJEE)-2015, eligibility criteria has been published. Click here to view the eligibility criteria for WBJEE-2015.

Dec 10, 2014 15:15 IST
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Age Restriction:
1. Engineering / Technology (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy & Architecture Courses:
Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2014. There is no upper age limit.
2. Marine Engineering course:
Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2014 and must not be above 25 (twenty five) years of age as on 31.07.2014; as per guidelines of appropriate authority.

Academic Eligibility: For Engineering/Technology courses other than Marine Engineering:
In Colleges other than Jadavpur 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 with:

  • Individual pass marks in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/a Technical Vocational Subject (Engineering Drawing/Computer Science)
  • 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.

In Jadavpur 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 with:

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • Minimum of 60% marks in the above subjects taken together (55% 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, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

For Marine Engineering Course:
Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with :

  • 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks in the said subjects
  • 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, if specified by the concerned Council/Board.

Residential/Domicile Eligibility:
The Residential/Domicile requirement for admission to different institutes pursuing Engineering/Technology courses in West Bengal are listed below:

Type of institute

Category of Seats

Domicile
Requirement

State-Aided Universities offering Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy / Architecture courses

General category Seats

No

Reserved category Seats

Yes

Government Engineering & Technology Colleges

General category Seats

Yes

Reserved category Seats

Yes

Self Financing Institutions offering Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy / Architecture courses

General category Seats

No

Reserved category Seats

Yes

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