West Bengal B.Tech Admission 2024: Application Form (Extended), Admit Card, Result, Counselling, Choice Filling, Seat Allotment, Fee, Colleges

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: January 31, 2024 10:29 am IST | WBJEE

B.Tech admission in West Bengal is offered based on the WBJEE and JEE Main scores of the candidates. Candidates can check the detailed B.Tech admission process of WB here.

 

West Bengal B.Tech Admission 2024

West Bengal B Tech Admission 2024 -.WBJEEB has extended the deadline to fill WBJEE 2024 application form till February 5, 2024. The authorities will also open the application form correction window from February 7 to 9, 2024. West Bengal B.Tech admission 2024 is completely based on the JEE Main 2024 and WBJEE 2024 exam results. Candidates who qualify for both these exams or any one of the exams are eligible for B.Tech admission in the state of West Bengal. Engineering colleges in West Bengal offer B.Tech courses in different specializations, and students can choose any B. Tech specialization if they satisfy the eligibility criteria of that specialization. To take admission candidates have to register themselves for the counselling process and complete the choice filling for their preferred course and college. Post counselling registration and choice filling the authorities release the seat allotment result and candidates have to report to the allotted institute on the dates mentioned by the authorities. Applicants looking forward to West Bengal B.Tech admissions 2024 can check this article to have a detailed understanding.

Also Read: WBJEE Application Form 2024 (Released)

Entrance Exams Accepted by West Bengal Engineering Colleges 2024

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

WBJEEB will be conducting the WBJEE 2024 examination for undergraduate engineering and technology courses in the last week of April 2024. Most engineering colleges in West Bengal accept WBJEE scores for B.Tech admissions. On the other hand, students with a valid JEE Main score and All India Rank (AIR) can also 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. 

Eligibility Criteria of B Tech Admission in West Bengal 2024

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

ParticularsDetails

Nationality

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

Domicile Rule

  • The domicile rule of West Bengal is only applicable for students aspiring to secure admission into 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 courses under the Tuition Waiver Scheme (TFW) must be residents of West Bengal.
  • The domicile certificate will be issued to only those students who have been 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 specialization, 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 the 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 into 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 specializations in the above universities are different, and students make a note of it.

West Bengal Engineering Admission Dates 2024

The engineering admission dates in West Bengal are as follows -

Events

Dates

WBJEE 2024 Counselling Registration and Registration Fee Payment 

Third Week of July 2024

WBJEE 2024 Choice Filling by Candidates 

Fourth Week of July 2024

WBJEE 2024 Mock Seat Allotment Result

Fourth Week of July 2024

Modify / Choice Locking by Candidates 

Fourth Week of July 2024

1st Round of Seat Allotment Result

First Week of August 2024

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee and Reporting to Colleges for Document Verification

First Week of August 2024

2nd Round of WBJEE 2024 Seat Allotment Result

Second Week of August 2024

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee and Reporting

Second Week of August 2024

Registration for Mop-Up Round and Payment of Mop-Up Round Registration Fees

Third Week of August 2024

WBJEE 2024 Choice Filling for Mop-Up Round

Third Week of August 2024

Mock Allotment Result for Mop-Up Round

Third Week of August 2024

Modify / Choice Locking by Candidates

Third Week of August 2024

Mop-Up Round Seat Allotment Result 2024 

Fourth Week of August 2024

Payment of Seat Acceptance Fee and Reporting to Colleges for Document Verification

Fourth Week of August 2024

West Bengal Engineering Admission Procedure 2024

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)

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

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

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

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

5. For reserved categories, there will be a separate indication of merit and rank in GMR5. 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 scores 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 a notification for the West Bengal B.Tech counselling process.

West Bengal B Tech Admission Reservation Policy 2024

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 the 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 the 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 2024

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 the E-Counselling Process?

All the candidates who have been featured in the 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 are featured in the General Merit Rank list must visit the official website of WBJEE to register for the e-counseling 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 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 2024

The selection of candidates for West Bengal B.Tech admission is purely based on the GMR (General Merit Rank) list. The candidates will be allotted seats 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 2024

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

Popular B Tech Colleges in West Bengal 2024

Here is a list of some of the top B.Tech engineering colleges in West Bengal. The list includes popular B.Tech specialization offered in engineering colleges along with the 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 2024

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 a credit/ debit card/ internet banking. The provisional admission fee for all categories is Rs. 5,000 and Rs. 3,000 for the TFW category.

Physical Reporting at the Reporting Centres:

After the payment of the 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.

Also Check - Direct BTech Admission 2024

Reporting to the Institute:

The candidates who confirm their admission at RC must report to the institute with all the relevant documents/ certificates and seat allotment letters within the specified date. The candidates will have to deposit the remaining 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

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For the latest updates on West Bengal B.Tech admissions 2024, stay tuned to CollegeDekho!

FAQs

What is the WBJEE E-Counselling Fee?

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

Who is Eligible for WBJEE 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.
 

What are the entrance exams accepted for West Bengal B.Tech Admissions?

WBJEE and JEE Main are the entrance exams accepted for West Bengal B.Tech Admissions.
 

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