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West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022: Dates, Courses, , Application, Entrance Exam, Counselling

Aman Agarwal
Aman AgarwalUpdated On: June 19, 2022 03:30 pm IST

The application for SMFWB 2022 will be released in the month of August. Candidates looking to know details related to West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022, such as eligibility, important dates, and more can stick till the end of this article.

SMFWB Paramedical Admission 2021

Admission to paramedical courses in West Bengal depends upon the candidate's marks in a qualifying exam - State Medical Faculty of West Bengal Entrance Examination (SMFWBEE). Depending upon the candidates' scores, the merit list for the West Bengal Paramedical Course is prepared. In this article, candidates can find all the information about enrolling in paramedical courses in West Bengal in both government and private colleges. Those who qualify SMFWBEE 2022 exam will get admission to the various (government and private) Paramedical Colleges in West Bengal.

West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022 Highlights

The major highlights of the West Bengal Paramedical admission 2022 are listed below:-

Category

Highlights

Exam Name

SMFWBEE

Conducting Body

State Medical Faculty of West Bengal

Official Website

https://www.smfwb.in/

Application Mode

Online

Total Number of Seats

(In both Government and Private)

2000 (Tentative)

West Bengal Paramedical Admission Important Dates 2022

Candidates interested in paramedical admission in West Bengal can make a note of all the important dates. The following are the important dates of West Bengal Paramedical admission 2022.

Events

Dates

Commencement of Online Application

August 2022

Online Application Ends

September 2022

Admit Card Availability

September 2022

SMFWBEE Exam Date

October 2022

Publication of Final Merit List & Rank Card

October 2022

Choice filling Session

October 2022

Candidate Registration,Payment of Counselling Fee/ Locking / Choice Modification

November 2022 

Process of Seat Allotment and Publish of Final Allotment Result

November 2022

Online Payment of Seat Allotment / Course Fees

November 2022
Session Commences

December 2022

Course List for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

The list of paramedical course offered by SMFWBEE are listed below:-

S.No.

Course Name

1

Diploma in Electro Cardiographic Technique (ECG Technician)

2

Diploma in Diabetes Care Technology (DDCT)

3

Diploma in Operation Theater Technology (DOTT)

4

Diploma in Dialysis Technique

5

Diploma in Critical Care Technology (DCCT)

6

Diploma in Cath-Lab Technician (DCLT)

7

Diploma in Perfusion Technology (DPFT)

8

Diploma in Neuro Electro-Physiology (DNEP)

9

Diploma in Optometry with Ophthalmic Technique (DOPT)

10

Diploma in Radiotherapy Technology (DRT Tech)

11

Diploma in Physiotherapy (DPT)

12

Diploma in Radiography-Diagnostic (DRD Tech)

13

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT Tech)

Eligibility Criteria for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

The eligibility criteria which candidates need to follow in order to secure admissions in the paramedical program in West Bengal are given below:-

  • Candidates must have passed their 10+2 examination or equivalent examination from any recognised Indian university.

  • In 10+2 examination, the candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their main subjects.

  • The Central State Government or the State Government concerned shall accept the Board of the Qualifying exam.

  • In order to take admission, the candidates should be at least 17 years of age.

Application Process for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

The application form of SMFWBEE 2022 can only be filled in online mode. In order to fill up the application form, candidates need to visit its official website.

SMFWBEE Flow Chart:-

Registration →Upload Image→Payment→Confirmation

Application Registration:

  • In order to register, the applicant needs to first enter his personal information such as Name, Date of birth, Father's Name and Mother's name. While filling up the application form, the candidates need to be careful because the information entered by the candidates will not be changed or modified under any circumstances. Candidates should also note that the information entered by the candidate should be exactly the same in their mark sheet, certificates, identity card, caste certificate etc.

  • Duplicate registration will be blocked by the system.

  • Candidates are then required to complete various personal details, including Nationality, religion, address, Choice of Examination zone, academic records, etc.

  • After completing the application form, the candidates must choose their password and security question and answer.

  • The candidates will be then able to review the whole application and make modifications as required.

  • After that, the candidates will be asked to submit the application form

  • The application number is then produced and the candidate will then receives a confirmation SMS / email.

  • Candidates must recall their password and security question & answer. The system is automated. If the password is lost, there is no way to recover it.

  • At this point, candidates can log out or continue to take the next step.

Uploading of images:

After filling up the application form, candidates need to upload their latest photograph, signature and caste certificate all in one go. The dimension and size of the image and signature is mentioned below:-

Image

Dimension

Size

Format

Recent Coloured Photograph

3.5cm x 4.5 cm

10 kb to 100 kb.

JPEG

Signature

3.5cm x 1.5 cm

3 kb to 30 kb

If the photograph specifications do not match, it is not possible to issue the admit card for the candidate.

Payment of Application Fee

After uploading the image and signature, candidates will be automatically redirected to the payment portal

  • The exam fee can be paid through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card or by using the SBI e-challan, automatically download once the same option is selected. After that, the candidates must take the print out of the Challan and deposit the fee in cash in any SBI Branch with Core Banking Services (CBS).

  • Except for the payment mentioned above, there is no other way to pay the application fee. (Application Fee- Rs 500/-).

  • Once the fee is paid, it is not refundable under any circumstance.

Confirmation

When all of the above steps have been successfully completed, candidates will be able to download and print the ' Confirmation Page ' which indicates that the online application for SMFWBEE 2022 has been completed. The application form will not be complete until the confirmation page is generated.

Documents Required for West Bengal Paramedical Application Process 2022

At the time of reporting, the applicants should have two sets of properly approved photocopies of the relevant original certificates/ documents/ testimonies listed below:

  • Character certificate

  • Migration Certificate

  • Photocopy of the online application form (Two Copies)

  • Allotment letter (Two Copies)

  • Score Card/ Rank Card of the applicant

  • Caste Certificate

  • Two latest photos

  • Certificate of authorisation (if applicants have not been included in the verification centre)

  • Physically Handicapped certificate approved by the recognised Medical Council

West Bengal Paramedical 2022 Exam Pattern

SMFWB (State Medical Faculty of West Bengal) is one of the popular paramedical entrance exams that enables students to get admission into top paramedical colleges. The exam is expected to be held in August so most of you must be looking to know the pattern of the exam. Here is the details about the SMFWB Exam pattern: 

Exam mode

Offline Mode (OMR Based)

Total Section 

2 Section ( Section A: Physics & Chemistry) (Section B: Biology) 

Number of Questions

100

Type of Questions

MCQ

Marking Scheme

1 Marks for every right answer (No negative marking)

Marks wise Section division

Section A: 50 

Section B: 50

West Bengal Paramedical Entrance Exam 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for the SMFWB is structured by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and NTA. All the topics in the different sections mentioned below are derived from the syllabus prescribed by CBSE, COBSE, and NCERT in the classes 11th and 12th. Here is the list of topics in physics, chemistry and biology that one needs to consider for SMFWB: 

Subject

11th

12th 

Physics

Laws of Motion, Work, Energy, and Power, Physical-world and measurement, Kinematics, The motion of systems of particles and rigid body, Properties of Bulk Matter, Gravitation, Thermodynamics, The behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic theory, Oscillations and wave

Current Electricity, Electro statistics, Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents, Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism, Optics, Electromagnetic waves, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices







Chemistry 

Some basic concepts of Chemistry, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties, Solid-state structure of the atom, Thermodynamics, States of Matter: Gasses and liquids, Equilibrium, Hydrogen, Redox reactions, Some p-Block elements, s-Block elements (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals), Hydrocarbons, Organic Chemistry – Some basic principles and techniques, and Environmental chemistry


Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Solutions, General principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, Coordination compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Biomolecules, Polymers and Chemistry in everyday life, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers




Biology

Structural Organization – Plants and Animals, Diversity in the Living World, Cell Structure and Function, Human physiology, Plant Physiology

Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human welfare, Biotechnology and its applications, Ecology and environment, Reproduction








West Bengal Paramedical 2022 Exam Preparation Tips

SMFWB is one of the well-known paramedical entrance tests that most aspirants look to clear in the first attempt with good marks. It can be achieved with effective SMFWB entrance test preparation tips. Below we are highlighting some of the important preparation tips that you can consider while preparing for the exam: 

  • Assign a completion goal for every topic in different subject
  • Try to complete the topics in the given amount of time
  • Make sure to keep notes of all the subjects and topics as it will help you in revising the syllabus
  • Keep the notes for all the chemical reactions and physics formulas 
  • The aspirant should remember the names of all the plants and animals in biology
  • Always try to give one or a minimum of mock tests every month so that you are well aware of your preparation
  • Try solving the previous year's question paper as it will offer practice as well as confidence

Here is the list of books that one can prefer for better preparations: 

  • Physics (Must for AIIMS and Other Medical Entrance Exams)
  • Pradeep’s Objective Physics
  • Dinesh Objective Physics
  • Must for AIIMS and Other Medical Entrance Exams
  • Objective Biology
  • Trueman’s Objective Biology 
  • And many more

Selection Process for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

The candidates will be chosen based on their marks obtained in the West Bengal paramedical entrance exam. After the selection or publishing of the merit list, if it is found that the candidates have provided incorrect information in the application form, their application for admission will be rejected even if their name appears in the merit list.

Counselling Process for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

Online counselling will be made available for the various government institutions and medical colleges as per the candidates' ranking in the merit list and the choices that they have filled regarding the availability of seats. Once online counselling has been conducted, candidates can secure their allotted seats by paying the admission fee of Rs 15,000/- through Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card. However in the case of a Debit Card, the payment of Rs. 15,000/-(is likely to be changed) inclusive of Bank service charges. Once the candidates are accepted to a course in an institute through counselling, they are not allowed to change the course or institution due to any reason.

Examination Centres for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

The selection of the exam centre shall be dependent on the candidate's preference at the time of filling up the online application form. Nonetheless, the faculty's choice in selecting the examination centre will be final. In any cases, no proposal to change the assigned examination centre shall be made.

Total Seats for West Bengal Paramedical Admission 2022

The total number of seats available in the government paramedical colleges in West Bengal is around 1,178. And as far as private institutions are concerned, the seats are approximately 851. In addition to this, the seats are also reserved for the OBC, SC, ST, & PH candidates as per the government rule.

Top Paramedical Colleges in West Bengal

Students aspiring to pursue a paramedical course in the state can check out the following list of top paramedical colleges in West Bengal. You can fill out the Common Application Form available on our website if you wish to pursue a paramedical course in the state or anywhere in the country.

Name of College

Course Offered

Annual Course Fee

NSHM Knowledge Campus Kolkata

Bachelor of Optometry (B.Optom)

₹1,10,000

Master of Optometry (M.Optom)

₹1,40,000

Master of Public Health

₹1,30,000

Seacom Skills University Birbhum

B.Pharm

₹90,000

Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Kolkata

Diploma in Cath Lab Technician

-

Diploma in Medical Lab Technology

Diploma in Dialysis Technology

Diploma in Perfusion Technology

Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis Technology

Paramedical College Durgapur

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

₹50,000

Bachelor of Optometry

₹1,30,000

Bachelor of Medical Lab Technology

₹60,000

Vidyasagar College of Optometry and Vision Science Kolkata

Bachelor of Optometry

₹30,000

Nopany Institute of Healthcare Studies Kolkata

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

₹1,13,000

Master of Physiotherapy

₹96,000

Pailan College of Management and Technology Kolkata

Bachelor of Optometry

₹96,000

NIMAS Kolkata

Bachelor of Optometry

₹47,200

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FAQs

What are the subjects included in SMFWB?

Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are among the subjects in the SMFWB entrance test

 

How many questions are in the SMFWB entrance exam paper?

There are a total of 100 questions among them 50 are assigned from biology and 50 from (physics and chemistry). Each question contains 2 marks and there is no negative marking for wrong answers.

 

How to apply for SMFWB?

To apply for the SMFWB Entrance Exam candidates need to visit the official website. Fill in the required details like the father's name, mother's name and more then submit the application.

 

How to enrol for SMFWB 2022?

To apply for SMFWB 2022 candidates need to visit the official website of SMFWB click on the application link and fill out all the required details.

 

When does the SMFWB 2022 application starts?

SMFWB 2022 application will begin in the month of August and the admit card will be released in the month of September

 

What are the top paramedical college in West Bengal?

 

  • Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology [MAKAUT], Kolkata (formerly known as WBUT)
  • Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital, [NRSMCAH] Kolkata
  • Vidyasagar University, [VU] Midnapore
  • Indian Board of Alternative Medicines, [IBAM] Kolkata
  • Netaji Subhas Open University, [NSOU] West Bengal
  • the University of Burdwan, [UB] Bardhaman
  • Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education And Research, [IOPGMEAR] Kolkata
  • Midnapore Medical College & Hospital, [MMC&H] Medinipur

How many seats are available in SMFWB?

There are a total of 1178 seats available for government medical college hospitals and 851 for private institutes.

 

How to get admission to the West Bengal paramedical courses?

To get admission in the paramedical courses candidate need to qualify SMFWB exam and fulfil the eligibility by providing the required documents.

 

Which paramedical courses have the highest salary?

Some of the popular profiles like Radiologist, Radiotherapy technologist, physiotherapist, nurse and more are among the highest-paid job profiles.

What are the documents required for the West Bengal Paramedical Application process?

 

  • 12 the marks card with a minimum of 50% aggregate
  • 10th marks card
  • Transfer Certificate 
  • Character Certificate
  • Passport size photo 
  • Cast Certificate
  • Migration certificate 
  • Scorecard of SMFWB

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