Pay your college fees in 6 easy installments at 0% interest
Learn More

West Bengal B.Tech Admissions 2021 – Check Dates, Entrance Exam, Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Application Form

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: June 23, 2021 | WBJEE

Get all the details related to West Bengal B.Tech admissions 2021. Find out all about B. Tech entrance exams, eligibility, selection process, fees, important dates for West Bengal B.Tech admissions here.

 

West Bengal B.Tech Admissions 2021

West Bengal B.Tech Admission 2021 - WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board) is responsible for conducting B.Tech admissions in West Bengal. WBJEEB admission process for B.Tech courses in West Bengal is completely based on the merit of the candidates in the entrance exams and qualifying exams. Engineering colleges in West Bengal offer B.Tech courses in different specialisations, and students can choose any B. Tech specialisation if they satisfy the eligibility criteria of that specialisation. West Bengal is home to many government engineering and technology colleges, state universities, private engineering colleges and private universities. 100% of engineering seats in government engineering colleges and universities are filled by WBJEEB while it fills only a limited number of seats in private institutes. All the details pertaining to West Bengal B.Tech admissions 2021 such as B.Tech admission dates of West Bengal, eligibility criteria, West Bengal B.Tech admission process and application form can be checked here.

About West Bengal B.Tech Admissions 2021

West Bengal B.Tech admission process begins in August. In order to take part in the admission process for B.Tech courses in West Bengal engineering colleges, the students will have to clear the state-level or national-level entrance exams first. The admission process also begins only after the announcement of entrance exam results. Meanwhile, students can start their preparation for entrance exams so that they can secure a better score. Students with a good score in the entrance exam will have higher chances of securing a seat in top West Bengal engineering colleges.

Entrance Exams Accepted by West Bengal Engineering Colleges 2021

West Bengal engineering colleges accept state-level and national-level entrance exam score for B.Tech admissions. The following is the list of entrance exams accepted by engineering colleges of West Bengal for B.Tech admissions –

WBJEEB conducts WBJEE for UG engineering courses in February. Most engineering colleges in West Bengal accept WBJEE score for B.Tech admissions.

On the other hand, students with a valid JEE Main score and All India Rank (AIR) can register for engineering admission in West Bengal. These students are not required to appear for the WBJEE exam. Most B.Tech colleges in West Bengal consider JEE Mains score for B.Tech admissions. WBJEEB releases a separate merit list for JEE Main candidates.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech Admission in West Bengal 2021

The eligibility criteria for B.Tech admissions in West Bengal is as follows –

Nationality

  • Candidates aspiring for B.Tech admissions in West Bengal must be the citizens of India.

Domicile Rule

  • The domicile rule of West Bengal is only applicable for students aspiring to secure admission in government engineering colleges or universities across the state.
  • There is no specific domicile rule for students who wish to join private engineering colleges or universities.
  • The domicile rule applies to reserved category students aspiring for B.Tech admission in West Bengal.
  • Students applying for B.Tech course under the Tuition Waiver Scheme (TFW) must be the residents of West Bengal.
  • The domicile certificate will be issued to only those students who have been the permanent residents of West Bengal for the past 10 years.

Age Limit

  • For B.Tech admissions in West Bengal, there is no upper age limit. However, the lower age limit of the applicants should be 17 years as on December 31 of the admission year.
  • For B.Tech admission in Marine Engineering specialisation, the lower age limit should be 17 years and the upper limit should not exceed 25 years.

Academic Qualification

  • B.Tech aspirants of West Bengal must have passed Class 12 with Physics and Mathematics as the mandatory subjects along with Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Chemistry.
  • The B.Tech applicants of West Bengal should have 45% of marks in Class 12 to be considered for B.Tech admission process in West Bengal.
  • For reserved categories, the minimum marks required in Class 12 are 40%.

Institute-Specific Special Eligibility Criteria

  • Students aspiring to secure admission in the University of Calcutta, Jadavpur University and Neotia University must note that 60% of marks in Class 12 are mandatory to secure admission.
  • The eligibility criteria for different B. Tech specialisations in the above universities are different, and students make a note of it.

Also Read: Andhra Pradesh B.Tech Admissions 2021

West Bengal Engineering Admission Important Dates 2021

The engineering admission dates of West Bengal are as follows -

Event

Date

WBJEE 2021 Exam Date

July 17, 2021

Result announcement

AUgust 2021

WBJEE 2021 counselling

To be Notified

Filling and locking of choices

To be Notified

Round 1 seat allotment

To be Notified

Round 2 seat allotmentTo be Notified
Round 3 seat allotmentTo be Notified

West Bengal Engineering (B.Tech/ B.E) Admission Procedure 2021

The B.Tech admission process of West Bengal engineering colleges begins as per the schedule mentioned above. The B.Tech admission process of West Bengal involves different stages, and the candidates must note that there is a wide difference between the West Bengal B.Tech admission process and the counselling process. The admission process involves the preparation of a merit list, allocation of ranks etc. As mentioned earlier, candidates with a valid WBJEE and JEE Main score are eligible for the B.Tech admission procedure of West Bengal. More details are elaborated below.

Preparation of GMR (General Merit Rank)

WBJEEB prepares GMR (General Merit Rank) for B.Tech admissions based on the following factors –

  • GMR is prepared based on the score obtained by the candidates in Paper 1 & 2 of WBJEE examination.

  • WBJEEB shall do the ranking of the candidates in the descending order of total marks scored in all the subjects of WBJEE examination.

  • The counselling process and seat allotment for West Bengal B.Tech courses are done based on GMR only.

  • For reserved categories, there will be a separate indication of merit and rank in GMR.

  • A special indication of merit is also made for JEE Main qualifiers who applied for B.Tech admission in West Bengal.

Tie-Breaking Methodology in Determination of Merit Rank for GMR

In case of a tie between two or more candidates, while preparing GMR for West Bengal B.Tech admissions, the issue is resolved as follows –

  • Less negative marks scored in group subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics will be taken together

  • More positive marks scored in Physics and Mathematics will be taken together

  • If the tie still persists, more positive marks in Chemistry and Mathematics will be taken together

  • If the tie still persists, less negative marks score in Mathematics and Physics are taken into consideration

  • Less negative marks scored in Mathematics and Chemistry are considered if the tie still persists

  • More positive marks in Mathematics will be considered only for 2 mark questions

  • The above rule applies for Physics and Chemistry subjects if the tie still persists

After the preparation of GMR, WBJEEB issues notification for West Bengal B.Tech counselling process.

West Bengal B.Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2021

Before having a look at the counselling process for West Bengal B.Tech admissions, the candidates must have a glance at the reservation policy for B.Tech admissions in West Bengal –

Reservation of Seats for PwD/ OBC-B/ OBC-A/ ST/ SC

The reservation policy for B.Tech admission in West Bengal depends on the category of participating institutes. Reservation for PwD, OBC-B, OBC-A, ST and SC is applicable as per the following norms –

Institutions

Applicability of Reservation Policy

Self Financing and Private Universities

Reservation policies are applicable as per concerned University Rules/ Acts

Private & Self Financing Engineering Colleges

Reservation policies are applicable as per the decision of the concerned institution.

Government Engineering Colleges

Reservation rules are applicable as per the State Government

State/ Public Universities

Reservation rules are applicable as per concerned university.

The above reservation policies for West Bengal engineering admissions are applicable for West Bengal domicile/ resident students.

West Bengal B.Tech Counselling Process 2021

WBJEEB conducts an online E-Counselling process for B.Tech courses in West Bengal. The online counselling process involves different stages. WBJEEB conducts three rounds of counselling for B.Tech courses followed by a Mop-Up round. The detailed West Bengal B.Tech counselling process is elaborated below.

Who is Eligible for E-Counselling Process?

All the candidates who have been featured in WBJEE GMR (General Merit Rank) list are eligible to take part in the West Bengal B.Tech counselling process. Candidates with a valid JEE Main AIR (All India Rank) can also register for the e-counselling process.

Registration for E-Counselling Process: The candidates who featured in the General Merit Rank list must visit the official website of WBJEE to register for the e-counselling process. During the registration process, the candidates will be asked to create a candidate’s identification code and password. Generate the login credits and fill in the necessary details in the online counselling form for B.Tech courses. The candidates must enter the Roll Number or Hall Ticket Number of WBJEE/ JEE Main in the application form. Upload the prescribed documents and proceed to the next stage.

Payment of E-Counselling Fee: The applicants will have to pay the E-Counselling fee of Rs. 500 after the registration. The e-counselling fee can be paid by using a debit/ credit card/ internet banking.

Online Option Entry Process: Now, the candidates must log in to the official website by using the candidate’s identification code and password. Click on the relevant link that indicates Option Entry/ Choice Filling. The option entry will be displayed along with the list of colleges and courses. The candidates can choose a maximum number of colleges and courses in the option entry form. If you are sure about the option entry, save the options and lock them.

The primary counselling process is completed with option entry and seat allotment follows next.

West Bengal B.Tech Selection Process 2021

The selection of candidates for West Bengal B.Tech admission is purely based on GMR (General Merit Rank) list. The candidates will be allotted seat as per their merit, rank, and reservation policies. Refer admission procedure section above for more details.

Documents Required for B.Tech Admissions in West Bengal

After the seat allotment, the candidates must report to the Reporting Centres (RCs) with the following documents –

  • WBJEE/ JEE Main Rank Card

  • Provisional Seat Allotment Letter

  • WBJEE Confirmation Page

  • Class 10 and Class 12 Certificate or Mark Sheet

  • Caste Certificate (Applicable only for Reserved Categories)

  • Income Certificate (Only for TFW Category)

  • Domicile Certificate

  • Printout of Option Entry Form

Also Read: Maharashtra B.Tech Admissions 2021

Popular B.Tech Colleges in West Bengal

Here is the list of some of the top B.Tech engineering colleges in West Bengal. The list includes popular B.Tech specialisation offered in engineering colleges along with intake of students –

Name of the College

Popular B.Tech Specialisation Offered

Student Intake through E-Counselling Process

Abacus Institute of Engineering and Management

Computer Science and Engineering

63

Aryabhatta Institute of Engineering and Technology

Civil Engineering

60

B.P. Poddar Institute of Management and Technology

Electrical Engineering

57

Bengal College of Engineering and Technology

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

63

Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management

Instrumentation and Control Engineering

57

Dream Institute of Technology

Mechanical Engineering

54

Durgapur Institute of Advanced Technology and Management

Chemical Engineering

60

Future Institute of Engineering and Management

Information Technology

57

Haldia Institute of Technology

Biotechnology

57

Heritage Institute of Technology

Information Technology

57

Ideal Institute of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

60

JIS College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

108

Modern Institute of Engineering and Technology

Computer Science & Engineering

57

Netaji Subhas Engineering College

Information Technology

86

Kalyani Government Engineering College

Electronics and Communications Engineering

63

West Bengal B.Tech Seat Allotment 2021

Candidates can check the seat allotment by submitting their roll number and password. Candidates who secure the seat must follow the steps below –

Payment of Provisional Admission Fee: Candidates who secure a seat must pay the provisional admission fee by using credit/ debit card/ internet banking. The provisional admission fee for all categories is Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 3,000 for TFW category.

Physical Reporting at the Reporting Centres: After the payment of provisional seat allotment fee for B.Tech admission, the candidates must visit the nearest Reporting Centre for document verification and admission confirmation. Here, the candidates can accept the admission or opt for ‘Upgradation of Seat’ so that they become eligible for subsequent rounds of the admission process. If the candidates choose ‘No Upgrade’, his/ her existing allotment will be confirmed, and RC will issue a seat allotment letter.

Reporting to the Institute: The candidates who confirm their admission at RC must report to institute with all the relevant documents/ certificates and seat allotment letter within the specified date. The candidates will have to deposit the remain fees (first-year B.Tech fee) at the college.

The seat allotment process for West Bengal B.Tech admissions will be completed with the reporting of candidates to the allotted institute.

For more colleges, click on the link below –

B.Tech Colleges in West Bengal, Specialisations Offered and Fee Structure

For the latest updates on West Bengal B.Tech admissions 2021, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!

/articles/west-bengal-btech-admissions/

Be the First to Know

Get Access to Latest Updates

View All Questions

Related Questions

i scored 55.826 (percentile score) in TANCET 2020 which college can i get the seat for MCA?

-DineshUpdated on August 19, 2021 01:54 PM
  • 6 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student, 

With 55.826 percentile score in TANCET 2020, you can take admission to MCA at the following colleges:

If you want to learn more on which colleges you can get with your TANCET score, do not forget to check the TANCET Participating Colleges 2020 and TANCET Cut-off 2020.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number ...

READ MORE...

What are the admission dates for the year 2021 for ER&DCI Institute of Technology?

-g jagadeesh kumarUpdated on August 18, 2021 02:02 PM
  • 3 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The application process for admission at ER&DCI Institute of Technology starts around July- August but the admission dates for 2021 have not been released yet. You are advised to stay tuned with College Dekho and the official website for the update as soon as dates are out.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.

READ MORE...

Is it possible to pursue M.Tech after 6 years of Bachelor degree and get the job?

-AnonymousUpdated on August 10, 2021 09:13 PM
  • 3 Answers
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, it is possible to pursue M.Tech after 6 years gap of Bachelor's of Engineering degree and get a job. For admission to the M.Tech courses at premier Engineering institutes in India, you can apply for the GATE exam. There is no age limit for the GATE exam. All you need to do is to prepare well for the test, irrespective of your study gap.

You can also read the following articles to gain more insights:

GATE Eligibility Criteria

List of Top 25 Colleges for M.Tech Admission Through GATE

M.Tech Entrance Exams 2020 ...

READ MORE...

Do you have a question? Ask us.

  • Typical response between 24-48 hours

  • Get personalized response

  • Free of Cost

  • Access to community

Subscribe to CollegeDekho News

By proceeding ahead you expressly agree to the CollegeDekho terms of use and privacy policy
Apply Now

Engineering Related News

Top 10 Engineering Colleges in India

View All

Never miss an exam update !!

Top