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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

WBJEE 2017 Notification Released


What is WBJEE?

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) was constituted in the year 1962 by the Government of West Bengal, in exercise of the powers conferred under article 162 of the Constitution of India pursuant to No. 828-Edn (T), dated 02.03.1962 for the purpose of conducting Joint Entrance Examination for admission to various institutions in West Bengal imparting education in medical, engineering and technological courses.

The endeavor of the Board has always been directed towards enhancement of transparency in conducting Common Entrance Examinations for various professional Undergraduate and Postgraduate level courses in the State through effective state-of-the-art technology.

The Board has been awarded the status of Statutory Body enacted vide ‘West Bengal Act XIV of 2014’ named as ‘The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board Act, 2014’.

Eligibility:

Citizenship: Applicant must be a citizen of India.

Age Restriction: The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on 31.12.2017. There is no upper age limit in appearing in the WBJEE-2017. A candidate born on or after 01.01.2000 is not eligible to appear in the WBJEE-2017.

However, for admission to the degree level Marine Engineering Course The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on 31.12.2017 and the upper age limit is 25 Years as on 31.12.2017.

For Engg Courses: Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Examination i.e. the '10+2' examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.

For Pharma courses: Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Examination i.e. the '10+2' examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode

Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above three subjects taken together.

Must have passed English in the '10+2' examination with at least 30% marks.
The Board of the said Qualifying Examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.

Important dates:

Activity
Date (with time)
Start of Online form fill-up
05/01/2017
Last date of online form fill-up including payment and downloading confirmation page
04/02/2017
Window for correction by candidates
06/02/17 to 08/02/17
Publication of Downloadable Admit Card in www.wbjeeb.nic.in
12/04/2017 (tentative)
Date of Examinations:
Paper-I (Mathematics)
Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry)
23/04/2017
11:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Publication of Results
05/06/2016 (tentative)

Exam Pattern:



Category-I
Full Marks-1
Category-II
Full Marks-2
Category-III
Full Marks-2
Total No. of Questions
Total Marks

No. of Questions
No. of Questions
No. of Questions


Paper-I
Mathematics
50
15
10
75
100
Paper-II
Physics
30
5
5
40
50
Chemistry
30
5
5
40
50

In Category I: Only one answer option is correct;

In Category-II: Only one answer option is correct;

In Category-III: One or more answer options are correct.

There will be negative marking for every wrong answer

Mode of Examination: OFFLINE

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