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WBJEE 2019: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Jan 23, 2019 17:21 IST

    In this article, engineering aspirants who are preparing for WBJEE 2019 will get all the important information like application form, important dates, exam pattern, syllabus and cut off analysis.

    WBJEE 2019: Application Form, Important Dates, Syllabus and Eligibility
    WBJEE 2019: Application Form, Important Dates, Syllabus and Eligibility

    About the Exam

    West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state level common entrance test organized by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to the Undergraduate Level Engineering and Medical Courses through a common entrance test in the State of West Bengal.

    In this article, engineering aspirants who are preparing for WBJEE 2019 will get to know about all the details related to WBJEE 2019 like key dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus.

    Latest news about WBJEE 2019:

    The application process for WBJEE 2019 has concluded on 22 January (5:00 PM). The board is going to provide correction facility to students from 23 January. Students will have to correct their mistakes (if any) before 25 January. Registered candidates will not be allowed to do correction after 25 January and their WBJEE Application Form 2019 got rejected.

    The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has activated the application window for WBJEE 2019. Students can submit online application form through the official website on or before January 22, 2019.

    WBJEE Important Dates 2019:

    Engineering aspirants should know all the important events related to WBJEE 2019 like last date of application, application correction window, admit card release date, exam dates, answer key dates as well as result dates. The candidates can check the table provided below to know all key dates of WBJEE 2019.

    Events

    Important Dates/Day

    Online application begins

    December 26, 2018

    Last date of application submission

    January 22, 2019

    Correction Window

    January 23 to January 25, 2019

    Admit card issue date

    May 15, 2019 (Tentative)

    Date and time of Examination

    Paper-I (Mathematics)

    Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)

    May 26, 2019

    11:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.

    2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m

    Result announcement

    July 2, 2019 (Tentative)

    WBJEE Previous Years' Solved Question Papers

    WBJEE Application Form 2019:

    Students can submit their application for WBJEE 2019 through online mode only. The last date to submit the application for WBJEE 2019 is January 22, 2019. Students can follow the steps given below to apply for WBJEE 2019.

    Registration: First students have to visit the official website of WBJEE 2019. Then, they have to do registration by entering the details like name, father’s name, mother’s name, date of birth, identity type, identification number, gender, contact details like address, mobile number and e-mail id. Thereafter, they have to choose a password and enter the security pin as mentioned at the bottom to submit the registration details.

    Filling up the application form: Once the registration for WBJEE 2019 has been completed; candidates can proceed to fill the application form with academic details, personal details, test details, exam centre details.

    Uploading documents: In this step, candidates need to upload a scanned copy of all the required documents i.e. Photograph and Signature as per the specifications mentioned in the instructions.

    Fee payment: Students can pay the examination fee of Rs 500 either in cashless mode by net banking/debit card/credit card or in cash using the e-challan of Allahabad bank.

    Submit the application form: Once candidates pay WBJEE 2019 and they can download the confirmation page and keep it for further use.

    WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019:

    Students can find all the eligibility criteria for WBJEE 2019 like citizenship, educational qualification, age limit, qualifying examinations for admission to engineering or Pharmacy courses in the table given below:

    Eligibility criteria

    Required

    Citizenship

    Must be a citizen of India

    Age Limit

    Should be born on or before December 31, 2002. There is no upper age limit.

    Note: The lower and upper age limit is 17 and 25 years respectively as on December 31, 2019 for admission to Marine Engineering


    Academic Qualification for admission to Engineering courses

    Should have passed their 12th board exams(recognized by Central or State government) with Physics and Mathematics or Chemistry /Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications as compulsory subjects

    And

    Students should scored at least 45% marks (40% if student belong to reserved category) in all three subjects.

    And

    Should score at least 30% marks in English subject


    Academic Qualification for admission to Pharmacy courses

    Should have passed their 12th board exams(recognized by Central or State government) with Physics and Chemistry or Mathematics/Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Computer Applications as compulsory subjects

    And

    Should scored at least 45% marks (40% if student belong to reserved category) in all three subjects.

    And

    Should score at least 30% marks in English subject


    WBJEE Application Fee 2019:

    After filling all the required information in the online application from and submitting the application from, candidate have to pay examination fee of Rs 500 which is non refundable. Students can pay the examination fee either in cashless mode by net banking/debit card/credit card or in cash using the e-challan of Allahabad bank.

    WBJEE Syllabus 2019:

    Students should know the updated syllabus before starting preparation for the examination. With the help of the updated syllabus students can know the domain of their study and start preparation accordingly. There are three subjects in WBJEE i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The syllabus mostly includes the syllabus of class 11 and class 12. Students can check the updated and subject-wise syllabus for WBJEE 2019

    WBJEE Physics Syllabus 2019

    WBJEE Chemistry Syllabus 2019

    WBJEE Maths Syllabus 2019

    WBJEE Admit Card 2019:

    The candidates who have registered successfully for WBJEE 2019 can download their admit card after May 14, 2019 (tentatively). Students can find all the necessary details related to exam like exam centre, test schedule, paper on their admit card. Students have to carry a hardcopy of their admit card in the examination centre. If a candidate found any discrepancies in the information provided on the admit card, he/she should immediately contact WBJEEB so that necessary action can be taken. Candidates can follow the steps as mentioned below to get their admit card for WBJEE 2019.

    1. Visit the official website of WBJEE 2019
    2. Candidates will have to click on link showing Admit card for WBJEE 2019.
    3. After clicking the link, a new page will open up where you can enter your credentials and download the admit card.

    WBJEE Exam Centres 2019:

    The exam centres list for WBJEE 2019 has been published by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) along with the notification. The candidates appearing for the WBJEE entrance exam must check the exam centres list before filling up the application form. Candidates who are from West Bengal, Assam and Tripura can select any three zones according to their priority. While candidates from other states must select any of the three zones out of Kolkata, Howrah, North 24 , Parganas, and South 24 Parganas. Students can check the district-wise examination zones from the table given below:

    District-wise list of examination zones for WBJEE 2019

    Districts of W B.

    Zones

    Alipurduar

    Alipurduar (671)




    Bankura

    Bankura (681)

    Bishnupur (682)



    Birbhum

    Bolpur (691)

    Suri (692)



    Paschim Burdwan

    Asansol (701)

    Durgapur (702)



    Purba Burdwan

    Burdwan (711)




    Coochbihar

    Coochbihar (721)




    Darjeeling

    Kurseong (731)

    Siliguri (732)



    Dakshin Dinajpur

    Balurghat (741)




    Uttar Dinajpur

    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)




    Kalimpong

    Kalimpong (801)




    Kolkata

    Central Kolkata (811)

    North Kolkata/ Salt Lake (812)

    South Kolkata (813)


    Malda

    Malda (821)




    Paschim Medinipur

    Garbeta (831)

    Kharagpur (832)

    Medinipur (833)


    Purba Medinipur

    Contai (841)

    Haldia (842)

    Tamluk (843)


    Murshidabad

    Berhampur (851)

    Jiaganj (852)

    Raghunathganj (853)


    Nadia

    Kalyani (861)

    Krishnanagar (862)

    Nabadwip (863)


    Purulia

    Purulia (871)




    North 24 Parganas

    Barrackpur, Barasat (881)

    Basirhat (882)

    Bongaon (883)


    South 24 Parganas

    Diamond, Harbour (891)

    Jainagar (892)

    Sonarpur, Baruipur (893)







    Other States





    Assam

    Silchar (900)




    Tripura

    Agartala (910)




    WBJEE Exam Pattern 2019:

    It is very important to know the paper pattern before appearing for actual examination. WBJEE 2019 will be conduct in offline mode (i.e., OMR based). In this mode students have to solve the questions and mark the bubble on the OMR sheet corresponding to that question. Students can find the latest patter of WBJEE 2019 in the table given below:


    Category-I


    Category-II



    Category-III



      Total Number of Questions 


    Total Marks


    No. of Questions

    No. of Questions

    No. of Questions



    Mathematics

    50

    15

    10

    75

    100

    Physics

    30

    5

    5

    40

    50

    Chemistry

    30

    5

    5

    40

    50

     A.    Category 1

    • Only one option is correct out of the four given options.
    • For each correct response one mark is awarded, while 1/4 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
    • Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as incorrect answer, which means 1/4 mark will be deducted.

    B.     Category 2

    • Only one option is correct out of the four given options.
    • Two marks will be awarded for each correct answer, while 1/2 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.
    • Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as incorrect answer, which means 1/2 mark will be deducted.

    C.    Category 3

    • One or more than one option is correct for each question.
    • Each question carries two marks.
    • Marking of correct options will lead to a maximum mark of two on pro rata basis.
    • There is no negative marking for incorrect answer.
    • For partially correct response, marks awarded will be = 2 (No. of correct options marked/Total no. of correct options)

    WBJEE Cutoff of 2016

    WBJEE Cut Off is the minimum rank required to appear in the counseling of WBJEE. It is closing rank set by WBJEE participating Institutes. WBJEE cut off list varies for different participating institutes and categories.

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University Of Technology:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    CSE/CST

    522 to 2048

    5330 to 14110

    15003 to 22990

    Information Technology

    1202 to 3636

    13037 to 19811

    37769 to 55749

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 of Jadavpur University:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    Chemical Engineering

    150 to 953

    1786 to 8677

    Civil Engineering

    437 to 913

    3327 to 8255

    CSE/CST

    1 to 134

    177 to 2155

    Electrical Engineering

    89 to 564

    396 to 5325

    ECE/ETE

    53 to 242

    278 to 3951

    Information technology

    134 to 537

    1265 to 7180

    Mechanical Engineering

    18 to 603

    576 to 6069

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 of Jadavpur University:

    Programmes

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    OBC A (Opening & Closing)

    OBC B (Opening & Closing)

    Chemical Engineering

    20622 to 30512

    1863 to 3266

    923 to 2130

    Civil Engineering

    3075 to 20397

    1754 to 2671

    1161 to 1750

    CSE/CST

    3229 to 8051

    100 to 527

    132 to 348

    Electrical Engineering

    8420 to 18635

    435 to 1980

    750 to 1161

    ECE/ETE

    5479 to 12482

    527 to 819

    242 to 835

    Information technology

    12482 to 20413

    1893 to 2979

    801 to 1296

    Mechanical Engineering

    12498 to 21207

    819 to 1863

    668 to 1251

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 of Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College, Jalpaiguri:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    Civil Engineering

    2740 to 5756

    11278 to 16013

    4548 to 50025

    CSE/CST

    735 to 3629

    6320 to 15281

    36918 to 45424

    Electrical Engineering

    1948 to 4547

    9049 to 15893

    32399 to 47371

    ECE/ETE

    2367 to 5114

    10625 to 15956

    45000 to 54097

    Mechanical Engineering

    894 to 4427

    6628 to 15283

    29776 to 49025

    Information Technology

    2863 to 6352

    14287 to 18418

    45424 to 61113

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 Haldia Institute Of Technology:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    Civil Engineering

    2743 to 11223

    26644 to 88152

    66264 to 93659

    CSE/CST

    481 to 71393

    16684 to 86434

    38297 to 91811

    Electrical Engineering

    4147 to 11169

    18052 to 82555

    83989 to 100839

    Information Technology

    3890 to 79371

    28726 to 62613

    80924 to 93659

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 Heritage Institute Of Technology, Kolkata:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    Biotechnology

    5101 to 5908

    22085 to 14882

    60165 to 74618

    Chemical Engineering

    3055 to 6622

    12905 to 14933

    48594 to 77642

    CSE/CST

    574 to 53511

    5468 to 71948

    13419 to 61545

    Civil Engineering

    1433 to 93721

    18055-19198

    57236-83125

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 Kalyani Government Engineering College:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    CSE/CST

    370 to 1561

    4292 to 9412

    10858 to 31722

    Electrical Engineering

    449 to 2645

    6372 to 10712

    22411 to 31667

    ECE/ETE

    581 to 2235

    4862 to 11097

    22907 to 36997

    Information Technology

    1197 to 3431

    8151 to 14613

    21207 to 40418

    Mechanical Engineering

    738 to 2657

    5752 to 11259

    22706 to 32449

    WBJEE Cut off 2016 of University Institute Of Technology, Burdwan:

    Programmes

    General (Opening & Closing)

    SC (Opening & Closing)

    ST (Opening & Closing)

    AEIE/ EIE

    1667 to 14475

    20462 to 34045

    68803 to 95236

    Civil Engineering

    1790 to 7276

    11272 to 30135

    30836 to 79841

    CSE/CST

    1047 to 4734

    15745 to 27577

    41120 to 60168

    Electrical Engineering

    1548 to 8064

    14721 to 27151

    45791 to 83989

    ECE/ETE

    1969 to 8290

    14188 to 30133

    66147 to 69460

    Information Technology

    2426 to 9778

    21522 to 31387

    60168 to 86890

    WBJEE 2019 – Results

    The results of WBJEE 2019 will be announced by July 2, 2019. Candidates who will score as per the cut off marks will be termed as qualified for the engineering examination. There will be two rank lists for WBJEE 2019 will be as mentioned below:

    • General Merit Rank List (GMR): For aggregate marks scored in both papers. The students who have appeared in both papers of WBJEE and have qualified the exam as per the cut off marks will be eligible for admissions to engineering & technology/architecture courses and also for pharmacy courses offered at Jadavpur University. Moreover, the GMR list will also mention reserved category a candidate belongs to against his/her rank.
    • Pharmacy Merit Rank List (PMR): The rank list of WBJEE 2019 will be based only on the marks of paper 2 candidates. The candidates who appeared for paper 2 of WBJEE 2019 and qualified for the exam as per the minimum cut off marks will be ranked in descending order of their ranks. The candidates ranking in the list will be eligible for admission in pharmacy courses of Universities and Pharmacy Institutes except at Jadavpur University.

    Students should also know some tie-breaking rules in WBJEE rank list which are given below:

    In case, one or more candidates score same marks in WBJEE 2019 papers, the following methods will be implemented to resolve the ranking —

    1. For General Merit Rank List (GMR):

    The following methods will be used candidates who appeared for paper 1 and paper 2

    • Less negative marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry took together
    • More positive marks in Mathematics and Physics took together
    • More positive marks in Mathematics and Chemistry took together
    • Less negative marks in Mathematics and Physics took together
    • Less negative marks in Mathematics and Chemistry took together
    • More positive marks in Mathematics for only the 2 marks questions
    • More positive marks in Physics for only the 2 marks questions
    • More positive marks in Chemistry for only the 2 marks questions
    • Less negative marks in Mathematics for only the 2 marks questions
    • Less negative marks in Physics for only the 2 marks questions

    2. Pharmacy Merit Rank List (PMR):  

    For candidates who only appeared for paper 2 of WBJEE, the tie-in ranks will be resolved by the methods given below:

    • Less negative marks in Physics & Chemistry
    • More positive marks in Chemistry
    • Less negative marks in Chemistry
    • More positive marks in Chemistry for only the 2 marks questions
    • Less negative marks in Chemistry for only the 2 marks questions
    • More positive marks in Physics for only the 2 marks questions
    • Less negative marks in Physics for only the 2 marks questions

    Note: In case, if the tie still exists then the date of birth will be taken into consideration to break the tie in ranks and candidates older in age will be given preference.

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