West Bengal B.Tech Admissions 2019 – Dates, Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Application Form

Published: | July 11, 2019
West Bengal B.Tech Admissions 2019 – Dates, Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Application Form

Get all the details related to West Bengal B.Tech admissions 2019. Find out all about B.Tech entrance exams, eligibility, selection process, fees, important dates for West Bengal B.Tech admissions here. The second seat allotment of WBJEE 2019 has been released.

 

WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board) is responsible for conducting B.Tech admissions in the state of West Bengal. The second seat allotment of WBJEE 2019 has been released. 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% 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 2019 such as B.Tech admission dates of West Bengal, eligibility criteria, West Bengal B.Tech admission process and application form can be checked here.

West Bengal B.Tech Seat Allotment 2019

The second seat allotment of WBJEE 2019 has been released. Candidates can check the seat allotment by submitting their roll number and password. Along with the seat allotment, institute wise allotment and cutoff has also been released. Registration for the seat allotment process has ended.

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.

About West Bengal B.Tech Admissions 2019

West Bengal B.Tech admission process 2019 begins in June 2019. 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 and Class 12 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 2019

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 April. The WBJEE application process begins in January, and students need to fill the application form through the official website. 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 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 2019

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 2019

West Bengal Engineering Admission Important Dates 2019

The official notification for West Bengal Engineering Admissions will be released after the announcement of Class 12 results and entrance exam results. The process of conducting WBJEE and JEE Main concludes in April. The admission process for West Bengal B.Tech admissions begins in June. As the official B.Tech admission dates 2019 of West Bengal are not yet released, students can check the tentative West Bengal B.Tech admission schedule here. The official West Bengal engineering admission dates 2019 will be updated here soon.

Event

Tentative Date

Online registration for West Bengal B.Tech admission and payment of counselling fee

June 25-29, 2019

Online choice filling

June 25-30, 2019

Choice-locking facility by candidate

June 29-30, 2019

Choice locking by system June 30, 2019

West Bengal B.Tech Round 1 seat allotment

July 3, 2019

Document verification, payment of initial fees and collecting allotment card from Reporting Centres

July 4-7, 2019

Round 2 seat allotment result

July 9. 2019

Document verification, payment of initial fees and collecting allotment card from Reporting Centres

July 10-11, 2019

Round 3 seat allotment

July 13, 2019

Document verification, payment of initial fees and collecting allotment card from Reporting Centres

July 15-17, 2019

Last date fo reporting and admission at the final allotted institute

July 4-20, 2019

E-admission ends

July 20, 2019

West Bengal Engineering (B.Tech/ B.E) Admission Procedure 2019

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 West Bengal B.Tech admission process and counselling process. The admission process involves the preparation of merit list, allocation of ranks etc. As mentioned earlier, candidates with a valid WBJEE and JEE Main score are eligible for 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 2019

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 2019

WBJEEB conducts 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 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 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 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 2019

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 2019

Top 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

For more colleges, click on the link below –

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

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