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Pen & Paper | National Level Exam
Application Fee - General / SC / ST - Rs.500
Important Dates
Registration Date
Jan 05, 2017
Admit Card Date
Apr 12, 2017
Test Date
Apr 23, 2017
Result Date
Jun 05, 2017

WBJEE 2017 - Application Steps

Create Login ID
  • Application for the WBJEE has to be made ONLINE only through the web-portal of WBJEE.
  • For making the application the candidate need to have a working mobile number and an email ID. All future communications will be done using them only.
Filling up the online Application form

The candidate will first enter the registration details i.e.  

  • Candidate’s Name  
  • Father’s Name,  
  • Mother’s name  
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Domicile
  • Category
  • Religion
  • Income Category
  • Nationality
  • Home District
  • Educational Qualification
  • Pin Code
  • Email Id
  • Mobile no.
Image Uploading, Thumb Impression
  • At this stage the candidate is required to upload scanned images of his/her recent colour photograph, signature and left thumb impression (LTI) all in one go.
Fee Payment

The Examination Fees can be paid in these modes:

  • ‘Net Banking’/ ‘Debit Card’/‘Credit Card’  
  • Cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan.

The WBJEE application fee is ? 500 /- (Rupees five hundred only).

Confirmation Page
  • Once the fee payment is made, the candidate will be directed to download the confirmation page.
  • Download the confirmation page and preserve the same.

Tentative WBJEE 2017 Exam Dates

Admit Card Start Date Apr 12, 2017
Test Date Apr 23, 2017
Test Start Date Apr 23, 2017
Registration End Date Feb 04, 2017
Test Results Date Jun 05, 2017
Registration Start Date Jan 05, 2017

How to Apply for WBJEE 2017

Procedure for submission of application Form, payment of Examination Fees and downloading/printing of the Confirmation Page.

  • Application for the WBJEE has to be made ONLINE only through the web- portal of WBJEE.
  • For making the application the candidate need to have a working mobile number and an email ID. All future communications will be done using them only.
  • The candidate will first enter the registration details i.e. Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s name and Date of birth.
  • Be careful while entering the registration details. It cannot be changed/edited/modified under normal circumstances. Also the information must match exactly with the school admit cards, mark sheets, certificates, photo identity cards, caste/category certificates etc. which you have to produce to enter the examination hall, during counselling, during admission and during registration with the University.

a) Any attempt by a candidate to make duplicate registration will be stopped by the system.
b) Thereafter candidates are required to fill up various personal information regarding, Nationality, Religion, Income category, Address, Choice of examination zones, academic detail etc.
c) At the end, the candidate has to choose password and security question/answer.
d) At this stage the candidate can review the entire application and make changes as necessary.
e) The candidate will then be asked to submit the application.
f) Then an application number will be generated and SMS/email will be sent to the candidate.
g) Candidates have to remember password and security question/answer. The system is automatic. There is no way to recover the password if it is lost.
h) It is not possible for any person/agency to change/edit/input any information without knowing the password. Hence candidates must not share their password with anybody. The Board will not be responsible for any change resulting from sharing/ divulging the password.
i) At this stage candidates may logout or continue to next step.

  • At this stage the candidate is required to upload scanned images of his/her recent colour photograph, signature and left thumb impression (LTI) all in one go.

Essential features of the photograph

a) The Photograph must be taken on or after 01.12.2016.
b) It should be taken in professional studio. Low quality photograph by Mobile Phone or self composed portraits is not acceptable and may likely to be rejected.
c) Background of the photograph must be of very light colour.
d) The face of the candidate should occupy at least 50% of the entire space for photograph looking straight to the camera.
e) Spectacles of dark or tinted glasses are not acceptable.
f)The photograph must match with the candidates’ appearance during the examination.
g) Copy of same photograph need to be produced for entering the examination centre, during counseling, admission, registration with the university etc.
Format, storage size and physical dimension of the images must be as under:



Storage size




10 kb to 100 kb.

3.5cm x 4.5cm



3 kb to 30 kb.

3.5cm x 1.5cm

Left hand thumb

impression (LTI)


3 kb to 30 kb.

3.5cm x 1.5cm


  • In case the images do not conform to the above requirement, it will not be possible to issue the admit card. In which case, only the candidate will remain responsible. WBJEEB does not check the images. However, if any discrepancy comes to its notice a SMS will be sent to the candidate’s registered mobile number. The candidate, then has to log in and upload corrected image.

Payment of Examination Fees
a) The Examination Fees can be paid in cash less mode by ‘Net Banking’/ ‘Debit Card’/ ‘Credit Card’ or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan, which will be automatically generated for downloading once the same option is selected. The candidate has to take a print of the challan and deposit the fees in cash in any branch of Allahabad Bank with Core Banking Services (CBS).
b) There is no other method of paying the application fee besides the above.
c) The amount of fees to be paid for appearing in the WBJEE is Rs. 500 /- (Rupees five hundred only) plus the Bank’s Service Charges as applicable.
d) The fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances.

  • Candidate shall automatically be directed to the option for downloading and printing of the ‘Confirmation Page’ which itself signifies the completion of Online-Submission of Application for WBJEE and accordingly implies that the candidate’s application is complete and accepted.


WBJEE 2017 Relaxation Policy

Reservation of seats for students under Reserve Category
Reservation of Seats for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD (earlier Physically Handicapped) Category of Students

Depending on the category of participating institutions, reservation of seats for such category of students shall be available following the guidelines as provided below:


Nature of Institutions:

Applicability of

Reservation Rules


State University/University Departments

State University/University Departments


Government Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy Colleges

Reservation Rules of

the State Government


Private & Self Financing Engineering/ Technology/Pharmacy Colleges

As per the decision of

the concerned Institution


Private & self Financing Universities

As per the concerned

University Act/Rules

a) However, availability of such reserve category seats shall be restricted to students domiciled in West Bengal only.
b) Candidates claiming such seats must submit relevant Certificate issued from either of the competent Authorities as enlisted below. The said Certificate must be issued on or before 31.03.2017.
c) The certificate is to be produced during counseling, admission etc. If the certificate is then found to be invalid, the candidate will lose the opportunity of admission in reserve category. The system will automatically put him in general category and the facility will be available from 2 nd round of counseling onward.

Reservation of Seats for Minority Category of Students

Some of the Private & Self Financing Institutes have been granted the Minority Status.
50% of the approved seats of such Institutions shall be available for admission of Minority Category of students but such admission shall be made through a separate  Common Entrance Examination conducted by the Association of Minority Professional Academic Institutions (CEE-AMPAI). Remaining 50% seats shall be available for admission through the WBJEE but those are not applicable for minority category students.
As such, there is no seat reserved for Minority Category Students for admission through the WBJEE.
However, separate Notification shall be available for admission procedure in respect of Minority Category Students to be notified by the State Government in the Higher Education Department.
Reservation of Seats for admission of the wards of Defense Personnel (Defense Quota Seats)
As per the Govt. Order vide No. 406(T), Dated, 09.06.2016 of the Higher Education Department, Govt. of West Bengal 13(thirteen) seats are available for admission of the wards of Defense Personnel through the WBJEE. Institution-wise and course-wise availability of such seats are as follows:
Those seats are supernumerary in nature and separate allotment is done by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board as per the following guidelines:
A. For consideration under Defense Quota, intending candidates registered for
the WBJEE will have to apply to the Rajya Sainik Board, Home Department, Government of West Bengal, Writers’ Buildings, Kolkata – 700001 through the concerned Zila Sainik Board, W.B. (for ex-servicemen) and Units (for serving soldiers) in the prescribed form with an attested copy of WBJEE Admit Card.
B. Based on the recommendation of the said Rajya Sainik Board, a separate Merit List shall be published by the WBJEEB for subsequent offline counselling and allotment of seats. Appearance in both Paper-I and Paper-II in the WBJEE is mandatory for such category of seat.
C. Allotment of seats under Defense Quota is not done through e-counseling.
Reservation of seats for students Merit listed in JEE(Main)  
Applicable for candidates merit listed in the JEE-Main

Seats are available for students merit listed in JEE(Main) up to the extent of 10% of the approved seats in all Self Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal.
Allotment of seats shall be strictly on the basis of merit and preference of students through the e-counselling process conducted by the WBJEEB.
The eligibility and other criteria described in section 3 for admission to degree level Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy/Architecture courses, will be applicable for JEE (Main) 2017 merit listed candidates also.
Reservation of seats for admission under Management Quota
This is applicable only for Self Financing Colleges of the State offering B.E. /B.Tech./B.Pharm/B. Arch. Courses. It is also applicable for courses running on self- financing basis under the University Institute of Technology, Burdwan University. However, Institutions may or may not opt for admission of students under such quota.
A Maximum of 10% of sanctioned seats may be admitted under such management quota directly by the Concerned Management of those Institutions. The eligibility criteria in terms of academic qualification, citizenship, age restrictions, etc. as stipulated for admission to degree level Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy/Architecture courses shall also be applicable for students to be admitted under the Management Quota.

List of WBJEE 2017 Centers (Expected)

State City Mode of Exam
West Bengal Darjeeling Pen & Paper
West Bengal Kolkata Pen & Paper
West Bengal Malda Pen & Paper
West Bengal Howrah Pen & Paper
West Bengal Burdwan Pen & Paper
West Bengal Hooghly Pen & Paper
West Bengal Uttar Dinajpur Pen & Paper
West Bengal Nadia Pen & Paper
West Bengal Murshidabad Pen & Paper
West Bengal coochbehar Pen & Paper
West Bengal raiganj Pen & Paper
West Bengal bankura Pen & Paper
West Bengal Birbhum Pen & Paper
West Bengal Jalpaiguri Pen & Paper