The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) was
established in 1962 by Government of West Bengal in exercise of the powers
conferred under article 162 of the Constitution of India in pursuant to No.
828-Edn(T), dated 02.03.1962. Subsequently, the Board was recognised as a
Statutory Body vide West Bengal Act XIV of 2014 and was authorised for
conducting the Joint Entrance Examination in respect to admission to
various institutions in West Bengal imparting education in Medical,
Engineering and Technological courses.
The Board has been empowered to conduct Common Entrance
Examinations for admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate
Professional and Vocational Courses both in the Undergraduate and Post
graduate level. As such, it always endeavours to advocate transparency
and implement effective state-of-the-art technology in conducting such
examinations. WBJEEB has been instrumental in conducting the admission
process through online application and allotment through e-Counselling
For the academic session of 2018-19, the Board is going to conduct the
Common Entrance Examination for admission to Undergraduate Courses
in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture Courses in
Universities, Government Colleges as well as Self Financing Engineering &
Technological Institutes in the State of West Bengal.
Eligibility criteria for appearing in the WBJEE-2018
a) Citizenship: Applicant must be a citizen of India.
b) Age Restriction:
(i) The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on 31.12.2018. A
candidate should have been born on or before 31.12.2001. There is
no upper age limit in appearing in the WBJEE-2018.
(ii) However, for admission to the degree level Marine Engineering
Course The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as on
31.12.2018 and the upper age limit is 25 Years as on
For admission to Engineering courses
a) 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.
b) Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates
belonging to reserved category e.g. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the
above three subjects taken together.
Filling up of Application Form
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
a) Any attempt by a candidate to make duplicate registration will be
stopped by the system.
b) Thereafter candidates will 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
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 their password and security
question/answer. If the candidate forgets the password, he/she has to
recover it through “Forgot Password” option. There is no other way to
recover the password even by the Board 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 of the password.
i) At this stage candidates may logout or continue to next step.
a) Admit cards will be generated on the notified date for the student to
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download and take a print. Candidate has to carry a printed hard copy of
the admit card to the examination centre.
b) Candidates must ensure that the admit card is not mutilated/
distorted/ soiled even by accident. Candidates with such mutilated/
distorted/ soiled admit cards will not be allowed to appear in the
c) Candidates can generate duplicate admit cards only till the date of
examination. Hence, candidates are advised to retain their admit cards
carefully in secured place to avoid any damage to the document.
d) If a candidate need a duplicate admit card after the examination, the same
can be provided by the Board, but only till 31/07/2018. In order to get a
duplicate admit card, the candidate has to apply to the Board and pay a
processing fee of Rs. 500/- by a bank draft in the name of “West Bengal
Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable in Kolkata.
e) WBJEEB does not verify the information provided by the candidate
during on-line application. Admit cards are issued only on the basis of
the information provided by the candidate. All applicants, who appear to
be prima facie eligible, will be issued admit cards and will be
provisionally permitted to sit for WBJEE-2018.
f) All verifications are to be done during counseling, 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 had appeared in
and secured a Merit Rank. Hence, appearing in the examination and
securing a rank does not constitute a right/guarantee in favour of a
candidate for his/her claim for admission.
Counselling/seat allotment and admission
a) A separate notification with details of e-counseling/seat allotment and
admission will be published in www.wbjeeb.in and www.wbjeeb.nic.in
shortly after publication of result. Only those, eligible for e-counseling,
will be able to participate in it.
b) Course-wise and institute wise availability of seats as provided by the
competent authorities will also be published before counseling and
c) Credentials of all candidates participating in e-counseling will be verified
at Reporting Centers on stipulated dates.