West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2016 (WBJEE 2016) is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB). This board was established in 1962 primarily to conduct Common Entrance Examinations for Undergraduate Level Engineering Courses in West Bengal. Candidates are offered the opportunity to seek admissions in undergraduate level engineering and medical courses in West Bengal by submitting WBJEE application forms and completing the admission through eCounselling. WBJEEB, for the current academic session will conduct WBJEE in 2016 to offer admissions in UG level engineering & technology, medical, dental, pharmacy as well as architecture courses in Universities, Government Colleges along with Self Financed Institutes of West Bengal. WBJEE 2016 application forms are available online from January 5, 2016 to February 28, 2016. Candidates can download and submit the application form from the official website of WBJEEB. The exam dates for WBJEE exam have been declared by the board. This entrance exam will be held on May 17, 2016.
Candidates need to follow WBJEE 2016 eligibility criteria strictly in order to successfully apply for this entrance exam. The eligibility criteria for the exam are as follows:
Candidate applying for the exam must be an Indian citizen.
After the candidate fills and submits his/her personal details then the system will generate a unique 7-digit numeric application number for the candidate. Once an WBJEE Application Number is generated, the candidate can logout from the system. The candidate is advised to use this system generated Application Number along with his/her date of birth for any future login to the system. So, it is important that the candidate stores his application number accurately. Corresponding to the type of application submitted the candidate need to pay the application fee. The fee candidates need to pay is as mentioned below:
|Availability of courses for admission through WBJEEM - 2016||Fees payable (INR)|
This entrance exam will be conducted to test the aptitude of candidates in four subjects which are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biological Sciences. On the basis of courses offered, there will be three categories of examinees in WBJEE exam:
|Availability of courses for admission through WBJEEM 2016||Candidates have to appear in the following subjects|
|Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharm||Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry|
|Medical/Dental/Pharm||Biological Sciences, Physics, MChemistry|
|Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharm/ Medical/Dental||Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry|
Questions in WBJEE will be on the basis of syllabus mentioned for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biological Sciences. Check the detailed WJBEE 2016 syllabus here.
The exam pattern for WBJEE 2016 states that all questions will be in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format wherein for each question with four options will be given to candidates. Each question will have only one correct answer and candidates need to colour the bubble of the correct answer in their OMR answer sheet.
Questions on the basis of WBJEE exam syllabus will be divided as mentioned below:
|Subject||Category 1||Category 2||Category 3||Total Marks|
|Mathematics||60 X 1 mark each||15 X 2 marks each||05 X 2 marks each||100|
|Biological Sciences||60 X 1 mark each||15 X 2 marks each||05 X 2 marks each||100|
|Physics||45 X 1 mark each||10 X 2 marks each||05 X 2 marks each||75|
|Chemistry||45 X 1 mark each||10 X 2 marks each||05 X 2 marks each||75|