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WBJEE

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.

Eligibility

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:

Citizenship

Candidate applying for the exam must be an Indian citizen.

Age Limit

  • Candidates appearing for WBJEE exam to gain admission in Engineering / Technology (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy and Architecture programme must be at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2016. There is no upper age limit for WBJEE 2016.
  • Candidates appearing for the exam gain admission in Marine Engineering course must be at least 17 years of age or above as on December 31, 2016 and must not be above 25 years of age as on July 31, 2016 as per guidelines of appropriate authority.
  • Candidates appearing for WBJEE 2015 Medical/Dental exam must be at least 17 years of age as on December 31, 2016. There is no upper age limit here.

PROCESS

WBJEE 2016 Application form


    The application form is categorised into two sections which are:


  • Personal details
  • Fee payment details

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)
Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharm only 500
Medical/Dental/Pharm only 500
Engg/Tech/Arch/Pharm/ Medical/Dental 600

Pattern

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