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West Bengal MCA Admission 2022 - Dates, Entrance Exam, Application Form, Eligibility, Counselling, Seat Allotment

Abhik Das
Abhik DasUpdated On: January 06, 2022 06:48 pm IST | WB JECA

For MCA admissions in West Bengal, the aspirants have to appear in a state-level entrance exam called WB JECA. WB JECA 2022 is expected to be conducted in August. Check out the article below for all the latest details regarding the West Bengal MCA admission process.

West Bengal MCA Admission Process 2022

The Masters of Computer Applications (MCA) admission process in West Bengal is an entrance-based admission process carried out by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) through which MCA aspirants can apply for admission in various MCA institutions in the state. WBJEEB conducts the Joint Examination for Masters in Computer Applications or JECA in offline mode for candidates seeking admission into the prestigious 2-year MCA programme offered by MCA institutions in West Bengal. Followed by JECA, WBJEEB conducts the counselling process to allocate seats to the MCA aspirants in the WBJECA participating institutions.

The aspiring candidates are requested to go through the sections below carefully for more details regarding the MCA admission process in West Bengal. 

West Bengal MCA Admission Highlights 2022

The highlights table below has some important facts and information regarding the MCA admission process in West Bengal - 

Name of the Exam

West Bengal Joint Examination for Masters in Computer Application (WB JECA)

Officiating Body

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)

Mode of Exam 

Offline

Sections in JECA Exam

Mathematics and Aptitude Tes

Application Process

Online

Medium of Instruction

English

Question Paper Format

Objective

Negative Marking 

Yes

Frequency of Exam

Once a year

Maximum Marks

150

West Bengal MCA Admission Important Dates 2022

The table below contains the latest schedule for the MCA admission process in West Bengal for the academic year 2022-23 - 

Event

Important Dates

Beginning of online application process for JECA 2022

TBA

Last date to apply for JECA 2022

TBA

Online correction of application form 

TBA

JECA 2022 admit card availability

TBA

JECA 2022 exam date 

TBA

JECA 2022 result publication date

TBA

Counselling DatesTBA
Choice FillingTBA
Seat AllotmentTBA

West Bengal MCA Admission Eligibility Criteria 2022

The detailed eligibility criteria which the West Bengal MCA aspirants have to fulfil to be able to sit in the WB JECA 2022 examination are as follows - 

Jadavpur University MCA Eligibility Criteria 2022

Applicants applying for MCA admission at Jadavpur University through JECA must fulfil the following eligibility criteria - 

  • Applicants must have a 3-year bachelor’s degree from any UGC-recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 60%

  • Applicants must have studied mathematics as a compulsory subject at the bachelor’s level and have secured at least 60% aggregate in the same

  • Applicants must have secured at least 60% marks in mathematics in their respective class Xth and XIIth exams 

  • For students from other streams, the duration of the JU MCA programme is 3 years where the bridge course will be taught to them compulsorily in the 1st year

University of Calcutta MCA Eligibility Criteria 2022

Applicants applying for MCA admission at the University of Calcutta through JECA must fulfil the following eligibility criteria -

  • Applicants with a 3-year B.Sc in Computer Science/Computer Applications degree with a 60% aggregate score from a UGC-recognized university can apply

  • Applicants must have studied mathematics as a compulsory subject at the bachelor’s level and have secured at least 60% aggregate in the same

  • Applicants must have secured at least 60% marks in mathematics in their respective class Xth and XIIth exams OR

  • Applicants with a B.E/B.Tech in Information Technology/Computer Science & Engineering degree with at least 60% marks can apply

  • Applicants must have studied mathematics as a compulsory subject at the bachelor’s level and have secured at least 60% aggregate in the same

  • Applicants must have secured at least 60% marks in mathematics in their respective class Xth and XIIth exams

University of North Bengal MCA Eligibility Criteria 2022

Applicants applying for MCA admission at the University of North Bengal through JECA must fulfil the following eligibility criteria -

  • BCA/B.Sc (IT/CS/or equivalent)/B.Tech (IT/CSE/or equivalent)/BA (with mathematics)/B.Com/B.Sc/B.Tech (non-computing disciplines) degree holders with at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized university can apply

  • Applicants must have secured an overall aggregate score of 60% in their respective class XIIth exams as well

  • BA (with mathematics)/B.Com/B.Sc/B.Tech (non-computing disciplines) degree holders have to undergo a bridge course in the first two semesters of the 3-year MCA programme

Vidyasagar University MCA Eligibility Criteria 2022

Applicants applying for MCA admission at the Vidyasagar University through JECA must fulfil the following eligibility criteria -

  • Applicants must have a BCA (from a university)/B.Tech/B.E degree from an AICTE/UGC-recognized university or any other relevant 3-year bachelor’s degree 

  • Applicants must have secured at least 50% aggregate marks in their respective bachelor’s degree examination

Institute Wise MCA Eligibility Criteria 2022

There are several other institutions where MCA is offered and their detailed institute-wise eligibility criteria have been discussed in the following table - 

Name of Institute/University

Eligibility Criteria

Heritage Institute of Technology

Any 3-year bachelor’s degree holder (except for BBA) with 50% aggregate marks who have studied mathematics as a compulsory subject at the 10+2/graduation level 

Techno India University

Techno Main-Salt Lake

BP Poddar Institute of Management and Technology

Techno College Hoogly

Meghnad Saha Institute of

Technology

Bachelor’s in Computer Science Engineering/BCA degree holders with 50% aggregate marks from a recognized university can apply

Netaji Subhas Engineering College

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University

of Technology

Asansol Engineering College

Dr B. C. Roy Engineering College

Future Institute of Engineering &

Management

Guru Nanak Institute of Technology

Haldia Institute of Technology

Institute of Science and Technology

Narula Institute of Technology

RCC Institute of Information

Technology

Regent Education and Research Foundation

Seacom Engineering College

Siliguri Institute of Technology

Techno International - New Town

Calcutta Institute of Technology

Kalyani Government Engineering College

  • Applicants must have a BCA (from a university)/B.Tech/B.E degree from an AICTE/UGC-recognized university or any other relevant 3-year bachelor’s degree

  • Applicants must have studied mathematics compulsorily at the +2 and graduation level

  • Applicants must have secured at least 60% aggregate marks at the +2 and graduation level

  • Applicants with no computer science background have to attend an additional 1-year bridge course programme

The University of Kalyani

West Bengal MCA Admission Application Form 2022

The West Bengal MCA admission application form is released on the official website of WB JECA every year tentatively during May. The interested candidates can apply through the official site after going through the detailed eligibility given above. The following pointers contain the step by step process to apply for MCA admission at West Bengal through WB JECA 2022 - 

S.No

Step

To Do’s

Stage 1

Registration

To begin, candidates must register for the WB JECA exam by providing information such as their name, father’s name, date of birth, telephone/mobile number etc. Candidates must double-check that all of the information they submit is valid since it cannot be altered after the registration 

Stage 2

Image Uploading

Candidates must upload scanned photos of their most recent coloured photos, signature and left thumb impression all at once as per the mentioned specifications

Stage 3

Examination Fee Payment

Candidates will be immediately routed to the fee payment phase after uploading photos. A Rs 500/- examination fee must be paid online via any of the available payment modes. When the same choice is selected, the challan will be created immediately and available for download. Once paid, the price is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Stage 4

Application Submission Confirmation

After successfully paying the WB JECA application form fee, candidates will be directed to download and print the “Confirmation Page”. The application process is not complete until the “Confirmation Page” pops up. Candidates are expected to print the “Confirmation Page” and keep it safe till the admission process is completed

Correction in West Bengal MCA Admission Application Form 2022

If the applicants need to make changes to their submitted West Bengal MCA application forms, they are allowed a window to do so. Certain details in the WB JECA application form may be amended. Nonetheless, the Board’s decision on this matter will be final and binding. 

West Bengal MCA Entrance Exam Admit Card 2022

The WBJEEB has declared that the candidates who have successfully applied for the WB JECA exam for MCA admission in the state will be able to download their JECA 2022 admit cards from the official site after it is released. Mentioned below are steps through which the candidates can access their WB MCA admission admit cards from the official website - 

  1. Click on the direct link to the official website of WB JECA given on this page

  2. Click on the link - WB JECA 2022 Admit Card/Hall Ticket

  3. Enter your JECA 2022 application number and password and click on the “Enter” button

  4. Download the admit card and print multiple copies of the same for future use

West Bengal MCA Entrance Exam Pattern 2022

The latest exam pattern of WB JECA 2022 as per the official brochure on the official site is as follows - 

Mode of Exam

Offline

Type of Questions

Objective

Number of Section

02

Total Duration of Exam

3 hours (2 hours for mathematics and 1 hour for aptitude)

Medium of Instruction

English only

Total Questions 

150

Maximum Marks

150

Negative Marking 

0.25 marks per wrong attempt

West Bengal MCA Admission Result 2022

WB JECA or MCA admission exam results of West Bengal will be released online in the form of rank cards on the official website of WBJEEB or WB JECA. To obtain their rank cards or WB JECA 2022 result, the candidates must first check into the official website. It should be noted that duplicate rank cards will not be created following the conclusion of the online counselling and the admission process.  

The step by step process to download the result card from the official site has been discussed below - 

  1. Click on the link to the official website of WBJEEB JECA 2022 given on this page

  2. Click on the “WB JECA 2022 result” link on the official website

  3. Enter your registration number, password and date of birth information and click on the “Submit” button

  4. Take a copy of the WB JECA 2022 result card for future use

West Bengal MCA Admission Tie-Breaker Policy 2022

In case of a tie in the merit score of the candidates, the officials employ the following methods in decreasing order to decide the merit of such candidates - 

  • Less aggregate negative marks in the Aptitude and Mathematics sections 

  • More positive marks in Mathematics

  • More positive marks in Aptitude

  • Less Negative marks in Mathematics

  • Less Negative marks in Aptitude

  • Candidates with older age will be preferred

West Bengal MCA Admission Counselling Process 2022

Candidates who pass the WB JECA 2022 test with a score higher than the cutoff will be able to participate in the West Bengal MCA admission counselling process. In the state of Bengal, qualified students will be considered for admission into the MCA degree programme offered by government institutions, universities and private institutions. 

To participate in the WB JECA 2022 counselling process, candidates must first register online. After the WB JECA 2022 result is declared, the dates for the WB JECA 2022 online counselling will be announced online. 

The step by step WB MCA admission counselling process is not yet available on the official website or brochure and will be updated here once it is available on the official website. 

West Bengal MCA Colleges for Admission through JECA 2022

The list of colleges and universities offering MCA admission based on WB JECA scores are as follows - 

West Bengal MCA Admission (JECA) Exam Centres 2022

West Bengal domicile candidates appearing for the WB JECA 2022 exam can choose a total of 3 exam centres from the list of centres given below - 

District

Exam Centre City

South 24 Pargana

Baruipur/Sonarpur/Garia

Purba Medinipur 

Haldia

Purba Burdwan

Burdwan

Paschim Medinipur

Medinipur

Kharagpur

Paschim Burdwan

Durgapur

Asansol

North 24 Pargana

Barrackpur

Nadia

Kalyani

Murshidabad

Berhampur

Malda

Malda

Kolkata

West Kolkata (Budge Budge/Khidirpore/Chetla/Alipore/Behala/Joka)

South Kolkata (Jadavpur/Tollygaunge/Bhowanipore/Minto Park/Ballygaunge

New Town/Salt Lake (Rajarhat/New Town/Lake Town/Sal Lake)

North Kolkata (Sealdah/College Street/Burra Bazar/Girish Park/Bah Bazaar/Shyam Bazaar)

Central Kolkata (Park Circus/Kakurgachi/Phool Bagan/Narkel Danga/Beliaghata/Moulali)

Howrah

Uluberia

Domjur/Santragachi

Shibpur/Howrah Maidan

Uttarpara/Bally/Salkia

Hooghly

Serampore

Darjeeling

Siliguri

Cooch Behar

Cooch Behar

Bankura

Bankura

Top MCA Colleges in West Bengal for Direct Admission 2022

Interested MCA students can also apply for MCA admission in several other reputed institutions and colleges of West Bengal based on their merit directly through our Common Application Form. A list of such colleges and their average annual course fee structure have been discussed in the table below - 

Name of College

Average Course Fee (In INR)

Brainware University, Kolkata

112k per annum

Adamas University, Kolkata

118k per annum

University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

80k per annum

City Wise Popular MCA Colleges in West Bengal 2022

Some city-wise popular MCA colleges of West Bengal are as follows - 

Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata

Haldia Institute of Technology, Midnapore

Bengal College of Engineering and Technology, Durgapur

Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Kolkata

BP Poddar Institute of Management and Technology, Kolkata

JIS Colleges of Engineering, Nadia

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