WBJEE B.Tech -

WBJEE B.Tech (WBJEE B.Tech - 2017)

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

How to Apply for WBJEE B.Tech 2017

  • Application for WBJEE-2017 has to be done online only. There is no printed application form.
  • It is essential to have a mobile number and a unique email ID.
  • All future communications will be received from and sent through the registered mobile number and email ID. Communications from candidates from any other mobile number or email ID cannot be considered genuine/official and hence are liable to be ignored. 
  • WBJEEB will not be responsible for non-receipt of any communication by the candidates if the mobile number and/or the email ID is found wrong/non-existing/changed.
  • Once the registration details i.e. name, father’s name, mother’s name and date of birth are entered and submitted, they cannot be changed/modified/edited 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 & during registration with the University.
  • Do not attempt to make any duplicate application.
  • Do not share your application number; password, security question/answer with anyone.
  • Upload scanned copy of photograph, signature and left thumb impression only as described 
    • Essential features of the photograph
    • The photograph must be taken on or after 01.12.2016. 
    • It should be taken in a professional studio. Low-quality photograph by Mobile Phone or self-composed portraits is not acceptable and may likely to be rejected.
    • Background of the photograph must be of very light color.
    • The face of the candidate should occupy at least 50% of the entire space for photograph looking straight to the camera.
    • Spectacles of dark or tinted glasses are not acceptable.
    • The photograph must match with the candidates’ appearance during the examination.
    • Copy of the same photograph needs to be produced for entering the examination centre, during counseling, admission, registration with the university etc.
  • If any information other than name, father’s name, mother’s name and date of birth given in the application need to be corrected then do the correction within the given window period of correction since no correction is possible thereafter.
  • If you receive any SMS/email regarding the discrepancy in the photograph/signature/LTI uploaded by you, take corrective action immediately within one day.

Payment of Examination Fees:

  • After uploading of images candidates will be directed automatically to the fee-payment step.
  • 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).
  • The amount of fees to be paid for appearing in the WBJEE-2017 is Rs 500 (Rupees five hundred only) plus the Bank’s Service Charges as applicable.
  • The fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances.
  • Keep copies of the confirmation page, admit card in safe custody. It is not possible to generate any duplicate copy.

Eligibility for WBJEE B.Tech 2017

Eligibility Criteria for appearing in the WBJEE:

  • Citizenship: Applicant must be a citizen of India.
  • Age Restriction:
    •  The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on 31.12.2017. There is no upper age limit in appearing in the WBJEE. A candidate born on or after 01.01.2000 is not eligible to appear in the WBJEE.
    • However, for admission to the degree level Marine Engineering Course The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on 31.12.2017 and the upper age limit is 25 Years as on 31.12.2017.

General Academic Qualifications criteria For appearing in the WBJEE both Paper-I and Paper-II (for enlistment in the Merit Rank List-I i.e. the GMR):

  • Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Examination i.e. the ‘10+2’ examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.
  •  Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ examination with at least 30% marks.
  • The Board of the said Qualifying Examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.

For appearing in the WBJEE only in Paper-II (For enlistment in the Merit Rank List-II i.e. the PMR):

  • Candidate must have passed ‘10+2’ examination with Physics and Chemistry along with any one of Mathematics/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.
  • Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ examination with at least 30% marks.
  • The Board of the said Qualifying Examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.
  • The criteria for admission into Bachelor of Pharmacy course in Jadavpur University.
  • Important consideration in terms of academic qualification A candidate appearing in the Qualifying Examination i.e. the ‘10+2’ Standard Examination in 2017 may appear in the WBJEE but shall not be made eligible for allotment of seat for admission if he/she does not pass the Qualifying Examination with required minimum standard of eligibility criteria as stated above.

Important information to candidates regarding eligibility

  • WBJEEB do neither verify the information provided by the candidate during on line application nor verify any certificate of date of birth, domicile, income, reservation category, academic qualification etc. for deciding the eligibility of the candidate. Admit cards issued only on the basis of the information provided by the candidate. Also, there is no scope of changing/correcting any information after the last date of online application.
  • All verifications are done during counselling, admission, registration with the university etc. If at any stage after examination it is found on scrutiny that the applicant is otherwise ineligible, his/her candidature shall be treated as cancelled even if he/she secured a Merit Rank in the WBJEE. Hence securing a Rank in the WBJEE does not constitute a right/guarantee in favor of a candidate for his/her claim for admission who ultimately fails to comply the specified norms and standards.

WBJEE B.Tech 2017 Important Instructions

  • Candidates will be allowed to enter the examination centre 30 minutes before the commencement of the test.
  • No candidate will be allowed to seat for the test in any centre other than the one allotted to him/her & mentioned in the admit card.
  • Carry the following documents in order to enter the examination centre.
    • A hard copy of admit card of WBJEE
    • A copy of colored photograph uploaded during online application.
    • Any photo identity card in original such as Aadhar card/ Pan card / Passport/ 10 th standard admit card/ School – ID card.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall beyond the scheduled time of commencement of the test under any circumstances.
  • Candidates are not allowed to carry any written or printed material, calculator,  log table, wristwatch, any communication device like mobile phones etc. inside the examination hall. If a candidate is found with such items, his/her candidature will be summarily cancelled.
  • Put your signature & left thumb impression at the appropriate place on the attendance sheet.
  • Check that your Roll number, photograph, the spelling of your name in the attendance sheet matches with those given in your admit card. If any correction is needed, bring it to the notice of the invigilator.
  • Question booklet seals can be opened only at the time of commencement of test and as announced by the invigilator. Check all the pages of question booklet. If there is any damage or missing page or any difficulties to read the question booklet, ask your invigilator to replace the whole set from the same series.
  • Candidates may do rough work in the space provided in the question booklet.
  • No candidate will leave his/her seat without permission of the invigilator until the test is over.
  • No candidate will leave the hall until the end of the test & all OMRs are collected & tallied by the invigilator.
  • Candidates are allowed to take his/her question booklet after the test.
  • Any candidate found to occupy a seat other than the one allotted to him/her will be reported against & his/her paper will be cancelled.
  • If any examinee is found impersonating, he will be handed over to the police & candidature of the original candidate will be cancelled.

WBJEE B.Tech 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

  • However, availability of such reserve category seats shall be restricted to students domiciled in West Bengal only. 
  • 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.
  • 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:

  •  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.
  • 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 the seat.
  • 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 to 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 B.Tech 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