Answer keys for WBJEE 2021 are slated to be released in July 2021. The date of the exam has been changed. Examination dates have been set for 17th July 2021. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state-level test administered by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Applicants to UG courses in Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy are admitted through this exam. The candidates who pass this entrance test are eligible for admission to several courses offered by the government. There are numerous colleges and universities in West Bengal, as well as self-financed institutions.
What is WBJEE?
WBJEEB administers the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE), an exam at the state level. West Bengal is home to a number of federally funded engineering & technical institutions and a number of universities that offer B.Sc., B.Tech. and B.Pharma programs.
WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
There are certain eligibility criteria that WBJEEB has prescribed for candidates wishing to apply for WBJEE. To be eligible to take the Joint Entrance Exam, candidates must meet the WBJEE 2021 eligibility requirements. The exam won't be given to candidates who fail to meet the eligibility requirements. Different courses and institutes have different eligibility criteria for the WBJEE.
Find out what the eligibility criteria are for WBJEE 2021 below.
WBJEE Eligibility Requirements For 2021
- Aspirants must be Indian citizens
- There is an age restriction Candidates must meet the age requirement (as of December 31, 2021) or be born on or before December 31, 2004, in order to appear for the exam. In other words, the applicant should be born on or before December 31, 2004. WBJEE 2021 does not have an upper age limit.
- However, the lower and upper age limits for admission to the Marine Engineering Course are 17 and 25 years, respectively, as of December 31, 2021.
|Exam Name||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)|
|The conducting body||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Exam Held||Once a Year|
|No. Of Papers||2 (Paper 1- Mathematics; Paper 2- Physics and Chemistry)|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Question|
|No. of students taking Exam||1 lakh+|
WBJEE 2021 Cut Off
To be eligible to apply to colleges in West Bengal, a candidate must score a minimum score in the WBJEE 2021 Cutoff. In the case of WBJEE 2021, the cutoff will be announced after the counseling process is completed. Colleges participating in the WBJEE will use the closing ranks to set their cutoff scores. Students whose marks are equal to or more than the cut-off can participate in WBJEE counseling.
Guidelines for the WBJEE 2021 Exam Day
WBJEE admit cards contain instructions for the test day that candidates must carefully read to avoid any last-minute complications. Here are some guidelines that will help you avoid chaos during the exam period:
- Online (computer-based) testing is conducted by WBJEEB. To do any extra or rough work, it is always a good idea to have a pen and paper on hand.
- The candidate should also take food and water to the test center. WBJEE exam centers do not allow certain things aside from the things to be carried, including calculators, watches, mobile phones, log tables, and calculators.
The following documents need to be carried to the test center
- WBJEEB issues an admit card to candidates as part of WBJEE. The WBJEE test center will not allow candidates who do not have an exam admit card to enter.
- Valid Identification Proof: Candidates must also have valid identification proof with their admit card for WBJEE 2021.
- Adhaar Card
- Voter ID
- Driving License
- Pan Card
Counseling for WBJEE 2021
All courses in WBJEE 2021 will be counseled online. Participation in counseling rounds is subject to an additional fee. According to WBJEEB, seat details for each institute are available along with course details. A candidate must choose from the available list of colleges and courses.
- We expect WBJEE 2021 counseling and seat allotment to take place in three rounds.
- Those wishing to apply through the WBJEE or JEE Main tests are offered separate counseling.
- Candidate must verify their documents at the reporting center once their seats are assigned.
- WBJEE Merit List & preference will decide the allocation of seats to candidates.
Questions and Answers Regarding WBJEE 2021
Q. What will be the WBJEEB's WBJEE counseling schedule for 2021?
A. As soon as the WBJEE 2021 exam is completed, the WBJEEB will start counseling.
Q. Can WBJEE be taken online or offline?
A. This is an offline, pen-and-paper-based test.
Q. Which scholarship schemes are offered through WBJEE in West Bengal?
A. WBJEEB offers scholarships to aspirants through its Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) schemes. WBJEE exam candidates who perform well in academics qualify for this scholarship. Candidates seeking UG admission are eligible to apply for these schemes
Q. For what reasons is WBJEE written examination important?
A. The WBJEE exam is used to admit students to colleges in West Bengal offering B.Tech and B.Pharma courses. Consequently, candidates should appear for the exam in order to be eligible to participate in the online counseling process for seat allocation.
Q. Why should you verify if you are eligible for the WBJEE before registering for the exam?
A. In order to qualify for the WBJEE exam, candidates must follow the eligibility rules. No candidates will be permitted to participate in the exam if they do not meet the minimum requirements. They will also have their applications canceled by WBJEEB.
Institutions Accepting WBJEE
|S.No||Name of Institute|
|1.||Abacus Institute Of Engineering & Management, Mogra, Hooghly|
|2.||Academy Of Technology, Adisaptagram, Hooghly|
|3.||Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, Burdwan|
|4.||B.P. Poddar Institute Of Management & Technology, Kolkata|
|5.||Bankura Unnayani Institute Of Engineering, Bankura|
|6.||Bengal College Of Engineering & Technology, Durgapur|
|7.||Bengal College Of Engineering, Durgapur|
|8.||Bengal Institute Of Technology & Management, Santiniketan|
|9.||Bengal Institute Of Technology, Dhapa, Kolkata|
|10.||Birbhum Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Suri, Birbhum|
|11.||Budge Budge Institute Of Technology, Budge-Budge|
|12.||Calcutta Institute Of Engineering & Management, Tollygunge, Kolkata|
|13.||Calcutta Institute Of Technology, Uluberia, Howrah|
|14.||Camellia Institute Of Engineering And Technology, Bud Bud, Burdwan|
|15.||Camellia Institute Of Technology & Management, Bainchi, Hooghly|
|16.||Camellia Institute Of Technology, Badu Road, Madhyamgram|
|17.||Camellia School Of Engineering & Technology, Barasat|
|18.||College Of Engineering And Management, Kolaghat|
|19.||Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur|
|20..||Dr.Sudhir Chandra Sur Institute Of Technology And Sports Complex, Dum Dum|
|21.||Dream Institute Of Technology, Bishnupur, 24-Parganas-South|
|22.||Dumkal Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Dumkal, Murshidabad|
|23.||Durgapur Institute Of Advanced Technology & Management, Durgapur|
|24.||Elite College Of Engineering, Mahispota, Sodepur|
|25.||Future Institute Of Engineering & Management, Sonarpur|
|26.||Global Institute Of Management And Technology Krishnanagar, Nadia|
|27.||Greater Kolkata College Of Engineering & Management, Baruipur|
|28.||Guru Nanak Institute Of Technology, Panihati, Sodepur|
|29.||Haldia Institute Of Technology, Haldia, Purba Medinipur|
|30.||Hemnalini Memorial College Of Engineering, Haringhata|
|31.||Heritage Institute Of Technology, Kolkata|
|32.||Hooghly Engineering & Technology College, Hooghly|
|33.||Ideal Institute Of Engineering, Kalyani|
|34.||Imps College Of Engineering & Technology, Malda|
|35.||Institute Of Engineering & Management, Salt Lake|
|36.||Institute Of Science And Technology, Paschim Medinipur|
|37.||Jis College Of Engineering, Kalyani, Nadia|
|38.||Jld Engineering And Management College, Baruipur|
|39.||Kanad Institute Of Engineering & Management, Mankar, Burdwan|
|40.||Mallabhum Institute Of Technology, Bishnupur, Bankura|
|41.||Mckv Institute Of Engineering, Liluah, Howrah|
|42.||Meghnad Saha Institute Of Technology, Kolkata|
|43.||Modern Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Bandel, Hooghly|
|44.||Murshidabad College Of Engineering & Technology, Murshidabad|
|45.||Narula Institute Of Technology, Agarpara, Kolkata|
|46.||Neotia Institute Of Technology Management And Science, D.H.Road|
|47.||Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Garia, Kolkata|
|48.||Nshm Knowledge Campus, Durgapur Group Of Institutions|
|49.||Omdayal Group Of Institutions, Uluberia, Howrah|
|50.||Pailan College Of Management & Technology, Pailan Park|
|51.||Rcc Institute Of Information Technology, Kolkata|
|52.||Sanaka Education Trusts Group Of Institutions, Durgapur, Burdwan|
|53.||Saroj Mohan Institute Of Technology, Guptipara, Hooghly|
|54.||Seacom Engineering College, Sankrail, Howrah|
|55.||Siliguri Institute Of Technology, Siliguri|
|56.||St. Mary's Technical Campus Kolkata, Barasat|
|57.||St. Thomas College Of Engineering & Technology, Khidirpur, Kolkata|
|58.||Supreme Knowledge Foundation Group Of Institutions, Mankundu, Hooghly|
|59.||Surendra Institute Of Engineering & Management, Siliguri|
|60.||Swami Vivekananda Institute Of Science & Technology, Sonarpur|
|61.||Techno Engineering College Banipur, 24 Parganas-North|
|62.||Techno International Batanagar|
|63.||Techno International New Town, Rajarhat, New Town|
|64.||Techno Main Salt Lake, Sector-V, Salt Lake|