WBJEE 2021 Seat Allotment result for Mop-Up Round has been released by WBJEEB on September 11. Candidates can check their seat allotment on the official website using their roll number and password. Candidates who have qualified JEE Main are also eligible to participate in WBJEE 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment. 10% of the engineering seats at WBJEE Colleges are allocated on the basis of JEE Main exam. WBJEE Counselling Registration and Choice Filling for JEE Main and Architecutre seats has started on September 28. Candidates who applying for JEE Main and Architecture seats can apply till September 30. Check WBJEE 2021 Counselling
WBJEEB had released WBJEE 2021 Result on August 6, 2021. Candidates can visit the official website at- wbjeeb.nic.in to download their WBJEE 2021 Rank Card. According to the reports, 65170 candidates appeared for the exam of which 64850 have qualified and are eligible for e-Counselling. Check WBJEE Cutoff
What is WBJEE? WBJEE 2021 (or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) is a state-level entrance exam providing admissions to various UG courses like Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture at colleges in West Bengal. Read the entire article to know more about WBJEE 2021 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cutoff, and much more. There has been no change in WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern and Syllabus. The exam will be held as an OMR examination with two different papers Mathematics (Paper-I) and Physics and Chemistry (Paper-II). Candidates need to qualify both papers to be eligible for admission. WBJEE 2021 Question Paper will consist of MCQs based mostly on the syllabus of Class 11 and 12. Check WBJEE 2021 Syllabus
WBJEE 2021 Highlights
|WBJEE Full Form||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination|
|Conducting Body||West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board|
|Mode of Application||Online Download WBJEE 2021 Information Brochure|
|Mode of exam||Offline (OMR based)|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Exam Duration||2 hours (120 minutes)|
|Number of Papers||2 (Paper 1- Mathematics; Paper 2- Physics and Chemistry)|
|Number of Questions||155|
|Application Fee (Reduced in 2021)||General- INR 500 |
SC/ ST/ OBC- A/ OBC- B- INR 400
|Number of Seats||34125|
|WBJEE Helpline||1800 1023 789/ 1800 3450 050|
WBJEE 2021 Exam Dates
|Release of Official WBJEE 2021 Notification||February 19, 2021|
|WBJEE 2021 Application Form Schedule||February 23, 2021 to March 30, 2021|
|WBJEE 2021 Form Correction||March 31, 2021 to April 2, 2021|
|Availability of WBJEE 2021 Admit Card||July 10, 2021 to July 17, 2021|
|WBJEE 2021 Exam Date||July 17, 2021|
|Release of WBJEE 2021 Model Answer Key||July 21, 2021|
|Release of WBJEE 2021 OMR Sheet and Responses||July 30, 2021|
|Release of Final WBJEE 2021 Answer Key||August 5, 2021|
|Declaration of WBJEE 2021 Result||August 6, 2021 (Out)|
|Commencement of WBJEE 2021 Counseling||August 13, 2021|
WBJEE 2021 Counselling
WBJEE 2021 Counselling is conducted in online mode for all the courses. An additional counselling fee is to be paid to participate in counselling rounds. WBJEEB will provide institute-wise and course-wise seat details that are available. Candidates are required to provide a choice for the college and course from the available list.
- WBJEE 2021 Counselling will comprise3 rounds of counselling and seat allotment.
- Separate counselling is organized for candidates applying on the basis of WBJEE and JEE Main.
- Once candidates are allocated seats, they are required to visit the reporting center for document verification.
- The seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of WBJEE Merit List & preference provided by the candidates.
WBJEE 2021 Merit List
After the declaration of result, WBJEEB will prepare WBJEE 2021 Merit List containing details such as the overall score, sectional score. Two separate merit lists will be prepared:
- General Merit Rank(GMR)
- Pharmacy Merit Rank(PMR)
Candidates who appear in both Paper I and Paper II will be issued both GMR and PMR, candidates who appear in Paper 2 only will be issued PMR. WBJEEB will also release separate reserved category-wise merit positions for SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD and TFW categories. However, candidates must note that counselling, seat allotment and admission will be done on the basis of GMR and PMR basis only and not on category ranks.
Must Read: How is WBJEE Merit List Compiled?
WBJEE 2021 Cutoff
WBJEE 2021 Cutoff is the minimum marks required by a candidate to be eligible for B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Pharma admissions to colleges in West Bengal. WBJEEB will release WBJEE 2021 Cutoff after the conclusion of the counselling process. The closing ranks will be treated as WBJEE Cutoff for different participating colleges. Candidates with marks equal to or more than the cutoff will be able to participate in WBJEE Counselling.
Each participating college of WBJEE will release separate cut-off lists for different courses. Candidates can check the previous year WBJEE Cutoff for some of the top colleges in the section below:
|College Name||Opening rank||Closing rank|
|Bengal Engineering and Technology||832||43037|
|Institute of Engineering and Management||21||3596|
|Kalyani government engineering college||370||2528|
|Heritage Institute of Technology||574||11495|
|Haldia Institute of Technology||481||31721|
|Jalpaiguri Government Engineering college||669||4106|
|RCC Institute of Engineering and Technology||2166||101554|
|Netaji Subhash Engineering college||2082||11987|
WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Before registering for the exam each candidate needs to meet the WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria:
|Age Restriction||At least 17 years as of December 31, 2021; There is no upper age limit (however, for admission to marine engineering course, the upper age limit is 25 years as of December 31, 2021)|
|Qualification Requirement||For Engineering Courses: Must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Mathematics and one among Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Computer Application/ Technical Vocational Subject as compulsory subjects. |
For Pharmacy Courses: Must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology as compulsory subjects with the individual pass marks.
|Minimum General Qualifying Marks||Must have obtained at least 45% marks in the compulsory subjects.|
|Minimum English Subject Qualifying Marks||Must have scored at least 30% in English subject in the qualifying examination.|
Check detailed WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
WBJEE 2021 Seat Reservation
WBJEEB reserves seats for stipulated categories as per the norms of the concerned institution or state government of West Bengal. WBJEE 2021 Seat Reservation is provided to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/ PwD category and those who fall under Defense quota.
WBJEE 2021 Seat Reservation under Reserved Category
- The seats are allotted to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwD/TFW as per the applicable rule depending upon the type of the institute.
- Such reservations are restricted to Indian citizens and candidates domiciled in West Bengal.
- To claim the benefits under Reserved Category, candidates are required to submit the relevant documents.
WBJEE 2021 Seat Reservation for PwD candidates
- A person with not less than forty percent of a specified disability can avail of the benefits of this reservation.
- These can include Locomotor Disability, Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Speech and Language Disability, etc.
WBJEE 2021 Seat Reservation for admission of the wards of Defense Personnel
- In total, 13 seats are reserved for “wards of defense personnel” in the Government Engineering colleges/universities across different branches.
- These candidates need to apply to Rajya Sainik Board, Home Department, Government of West Bengal, Writers’ Buildings, Kolkata – 700001 through their respective Zila Sainik Board, W.B. (for ex-servicemen), and Units (for serving soldiers).
WBJEE 2021 Application Form
Candidates can fill WBJEE 2021 Application Form by visiting the official website. Given below are the steps for registering for WBJEE exam:
- Visit the official website at wbjeeb.nic.in.
- Register and verify the email address and phone number.
- Fill in personal details on the registration portal.
- Choose password and security questions along with its answer.
- Review and submit the application form.
- After submission, an application number will be delivered to the candidates.
- This number needs to be preserved for future reference.
- Upload the required documents in the right dimensions.
- Pay WBJEE 2021 application fee online.
- Take a screenshot of the confirmation page and save it for future reference.
WBJEE 2021 Application Fee
WBJEEB has reduced the non-refundable WBJEE 2021 application fee. Given below is the application fee for different categories. The candidates will have to pay additional bank service charges.
WBJEE 2021 Application Form Correction
WBJEE Board provides students with an opportunity to make corrections to their submitted applications. Only candidates who have applied and paid the WBJEE application fee, can modify/ edit the application form.
- No primary registration data such as name, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, and date of birth can be modified.
- Students will be able to make corrections in their domicile, category/ PwD status, exam centers, photograph & signature, etc.
WBJEE 2021 Admit Card
WBJEE 2021 Admit Card is an important document for the candidates to carry at the exam center along with ID proof. Candidates must verify the details mentioned in their admit card before downloading to make sure there are no discrepancies.
Candidates who have completed the registration process can WBJEE 2021 Admit Card using the steps mentioned below:
- Visit the official website for WBJEE – wbjeeb.nic.in
- Click on the link “Download WBJEE Admit Card” given on the homepage.
- A login portal will appear, enter your Application Number and Password.
- Click on submit and your WBJEE admit card will appear on the screen.
- Check all the details and download it.
Note: WBJEE 2021 Admit Card should be preserved till the admission process concludes.
WBJEE 2021 Exam Centres
Allocation of WBJEE 2021 Exam Center will be based on the choices filled by candidates during online registration. However, the final discretion will be that of WBJEEB. The exam will be held in 60 cities of West Bengal and Assam and Tripura. Students must note that no change of allotted WBJEE 2021 Exam Center will be entertained under any circumstances.
- Students belonging to the states of West Bengal, Assam and Tripura can choose any three zones as per their preference.
- Students belonging to other states must select the three zones from the table below:
|Districts of West Bengal||Zones|
|Howrah||Salkia/ Bally/ Uttarpara|
|Kolkata||Salt Lake/ New Town|
Check WBJEE 2021 Exam Centers
WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern
WBJEE 2021 is held in two slots for two paper exams namely Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (Physics and Chemistry). The exam is held as an offline OMR-based test. The question paper consists of 155 questions against 200 marks.
- WBJEE 2021 will be held in English, Hindi, and Bengali languages.
- Each paper is held for 2 hours.
|Mode of Exam||Offline (OMR based)|
|Total Duration||4 hours (2 hours + 2 hours)|
|Papers||Paper-I - Physics, and Chemistry Paper-II - Mathematics|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Number of Questions|| |
WBJEE 2021 Marking Scheme
|Category of Questions||Chemistry||Mathematics||Physics|
|Category I||1 Mark (30 questions)||1 Mark (50 questions)||1 Mark (30 questions)|
|Category II||2 Marks (5 Questions)||2 Marks (15 questions)||2 Marks (5 questions)|
|Category III||2 Marks (5 questions)||2 Marks (5 questions)||2 Marks (5 questions)|
For each incorrect Category I answer, ¼ marks will be deducted while for each Category II answer, ½ marks will be deducted. For partially correct response marks in the Category-III will be given as 2 X (no. of correct answers marked / total number of correct answers). Not attempting the question will get zero marks. Check detailed WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern
WBJEE 2021 Syllabus
WBJEEB has released WBJEE 2021 Syllabus along with the official notification. The syllabus is not subjected to frequent changes. This year too no changes have been made in WBJEE 2021 Syllabus. WBJEE 2021 will be conducted based on the syllabus only. Hence, the students need to thoroughly study the topics given in the syllabus. Check WBJEE 2021 Syllabus
Some topics in the syllabus carry more weight than others. The students need to analyze the past year’s trends to evaluate the essential topics. Devising the plan accordingly will be of great help to the students. WBJEE 2021 Syllabus is mainly based on topics from the Class 11th and 12th chapters.
WBJEE 2021 Preparation Tips
The students who are preparing for WBJEE 2021 on their own must get hold of the best preparation resources. Below are some of the tips that will help the students secure high scores on the first attempt at WBJEE 2021.
- Attempt a Diagnostic Test: Before starting the preparation, the students need to attempt a diagnostic test. This will enable them to evaluate their points of weakness and strengths.
- Spend considerable time evaluating the mistakes: The evaluation of one’s own mistakes will prove fruitful in the long run. The students are advised to go through their mistakes again and again to boost their confidence.
- Set up and follow timetable: Spend a considerable amount of time on the topics of weakness. Devise the timetable accordingly and muster enough determination to follow it.
- Take frequent short breaks: It is advised to take frequent short breaks. It will help in increasing the student’s attentivity while studying.
- Solve Previous Year’s Question Papers: Solving and analyzing the previous year’s question papers is the key to ace WBJEE 2021. The students need to attempt as many of them as they can get hold of.
- Avoid Last Minute Preparation: The students are advised to not start any new topic the day before the exam. Keep revising the stuff for which you have already prepared. The last moment preparations will end up confusing the students.
Best Books for WBJEE Preparation
Given below are the recommended books for WBJEE 2021. The students are advised to switch to these only after they are thoroughly done with their NCERT books of the 11th and 12th standards.
|Name of the Book||Name of the Author/Publisher||Price|
|WBJEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering – Physics and Chemistry||MTG Editorial Board||INR 520|
|18 Years JEE Main Chapter-Wise Solved Papers (2019 – 2002)||Disha Experts||INR 381|
|WBJEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering – Mathematics||MTG Editorial Board||INR 550|
|WB JEE Engineering Solved Papers 2020||Arihant||INR 372|
WBJEE Previous Year Question Paper
One of the best ways for preparation for WBJEE 2021 is solving as many previous year question papers and mock tests as possible. The table below provides link to previous year WBJEE Question Papers along with their solutions:
|Year||WBJEE Paper||WBJEE Question Paper||WBJEE Answer Key|
|2020||Mathematics||Check Here||Check Here|
|Physics & Chemistry||Check Here||Check Here|
|2019||Mathematics||Check Here||Check Here|
|Physics & Chemistry||Check Here||Check Here|
|2018||Mathematics||Check Here||Check Here|
|Physics & Chemistry||Check Here||Check Here|
|2017||Mathematics||Check Here||Check Here|
|Physics & Chemistry||Check Here||Check Here|
WBJEE 2021 Paper Analysis
WBJEE 2021 has been concluded on July 17. Detailed WBJEE 2021 Paper Analysis will be updated here soon. Meanwhile, you can refer to the initial student reactions’ for WBJEE 2021 and the section-wise difficulty level of the exam.
|Paper||WBJEE 2021 Paper Analysis|
|Mathematics Analysis||Check Here|
WBJEE 2021 Answer Key
Official WBJEE 2021 Answer Key have been released. The OMR response answer sheets (OMR images) of the candidates, in which the choices filled by a candidate as answers to the questions would be mentioned, will be released soon. Candidates can ascertain their respective scores by matching WBJEE 2021 Answer Key with their OMR response sheet. The process of downloading the OMR response key and WBJEE 2021 Answer Key comprises of the following steps:
- Visit WBJEE 2021 official website and click the link to download WBJEE 2021 Answer Key.
- Enter your registration number, password and security pin.
- All the recorded responses will be displayed along with the official answer key
In case the candidates feel that there are misprints in their OMR Responses or are not satisfied with the correct answer of the question they can opt for a review by ‘Challenging Responses’ or ‘Challenging Answer Key’ respectively. In such cases, the candidate has to submit INR 500 for each response he wants to be reviewed.
|WBJEE 2021 Paper||WBJEE 2021 Question Paper||WBJEE 2021 Answer Key|
|Paper I (Mathematics) |
Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)
WBJEE 2021 Rank Predictor
Collegedunia’s exclusive WBJEE 2021 Rank Predictor will help candidates to predict their expected rank in the exam based on approximate scores. Along with the expected rank, candidates will also be able to know a list of suitable colleges that will accept their scores. The Rank Predictor uses the previous year's opening and closing ranks and WBJEE marks vs rank analysis to predict the rank range. Candidates can use the same to calculate their rank ranges and know top colleges for admission. Check WBJEE 2021 Rank Predictor
Aspirants must however note that the ranks obtained using Collegedunia’s WBJEE Rank Predictor are only suggestive and not 100% accurate. Therefore, candidates must wait for the actual results to be declared.
WBJEE 2021 Marks vs Rank
WBJEEB takes into consideration a number of factors before actually determining WBJEE rank. However, scores obtained in WBJEE 2021 and the difficulty level of the questions asked are major factors while determining a candidate’s rank. Based on the previous year opening and closing ranks, the table below covers the expected WBJEE 2021 Marks vs Rank analysis.
|WBJEE 2021 Marks||WBJEE 2021 Rank|
Since the exam for B.Tech admission is held for 200 marks, WBJEE 2021 scores above 130 can be considered a good score for admission to top colleges in West Bengal. Check WBJEE 2021 Marks vs Rank: What is a Good WBJEE Score?
WBJEE 2021 Result
WBJEE 2021 Result have been declared on August 6 at wbjeeb.nic.in. Candidates can download their rank card by logging into their accounts using Application Number and Password. The result will dhow the state rank and marks for both the papers in form of total score and scores secured by the candidates. Every candidate will be provided the rank card however, only qualified candidates will be allotted a rank.
Candidates who appear for WBJEE 2021can follow the below-mentioned steps to download their scorecard once it is available.
- Visit the official website of WBJEE 2021 at wbjeeb.nic.in
- Click on the link for “WBJEE 2021 Result”.
- Login using your Application Number, Password and Security Pin as mentioned on WBJEE Admit Card
- WBJEE 2021 Result and Rank Card will be displayed on the screen
- Download the rank card and take a printout for future references.
The image below shows the sample of WBJEE Score Card
WBJEE 2021 Colleges
For the academic year 2021 –22, there are approximately 105 WBJEE Participating Institutes offering admission to eligible students. The participating institutes for WBJEE 2021 are divided into :
- Government Colleges
- Private Colleges (Self-financed)
- Private Universities (Self-financed)
- Minority Institutes
- University/University Department
There are 9 government Colleges, 9 government universities, 82 private and self-financed colleges and 5 private and self-financed universities taking part in WBJEE 2021.
WBJEE 2021 Helpdesk
WBJEE 2021 FAQs
Ques. When will WBJEE 2021 be conducted? Will WBJEE 2021 be postponed?
Ans. According to the latest notification released, WBJEEB has postponed WBJEE 2021 because of COVID-19. The exam is now scheduled to be held on July 17, 2021 instead of July 11, 2021. The admit card has been released on July 10, 2021, 2021 and will be available for download till July 17, 2021.
Ques. What is the duration of the examination for WBJEE 2021?
Ans. The total duration of WBJEE is 4 hours. The exam consists of 2 papers, Mathematics (Paper-I) for 2 hrs, Physics and Chemistry (Paper-II) for another 2 hrs. Both the papers are conducted on a single day.
Ques. What are the different categories of questions in WBJEE 2021?
Ans. WBJEE question paper consists of three different categories, Category-I consists of one mark questions, Category-II&III consists of two mark questions each.
Ques. Is there any negative marking in WBJEE 2021?
Ans. Yes,1/4th marks will be reduced for wrong answers in categories I&II, however, there are no negative marks in category III in WBJEE.
Ques. What is the mode of conduction for WBJEE 2021?
Ans. WBJEE is held in offline mode. This applies for both the papers, ie: maths in paper 1 and physics and chemistry in paper 2.
Ques. Which is more difficult, WBJEE 2021 or JEE Main 2021?
Ans. JEE Main is almost always more difficult than WBJEE. Questions asked in WBJEE are a little more straightforward and mathematical as compared to the more conceptual questions of JEE.
Ques. What is the best university I can get admission in through WBJEE 2021?
Ans. One of the best places to get admission through WBJEE 2021 is the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Jadavpur University. They have a NIRF Univ. rank- 6 ,QS India rank- 12, QS BRICS rank- 75, NAAC - ‘A’ and ARWU(Shanghai Ranking)- 901–1000.
Ques. How can I apply for WBJEE 2021?
Ans. You can apply for WBJEE 2021 on the official website, through online mode only. WBJEE 2021 Application Process will be conducted from February 23 – March 23, 2021. There is no printed application form available. WBJEE 2021 application process involves online registration, filling the form, uploading photo and signature and registration fee payment. WBJEE application fees 2021 for General/ EWS category is INR 500 and for SC/ ST/ OBC-A and OBC-B candidates, it is INR 400.
Ques. Is it important to have an email ID and mobile number of my own for WBJEE 2021?
Ans.Yes, all the future communications for WBJEE 2021 are to be done through the registered mobile number and e-mail id, so candidates are suggested to have their own registered mobile number and e-mail ID.
Ques. Can I fill more than one WBJEE 2021 application form?
Ans.No. More than one WBJEE application form can lead to rejection.
Ques. How can I change the details on my WBJEE form?
Ans. In case of any discrepancy, you will be contacted by authority via message or e-mail. In that case, you need to correct it immediately within a day. Basic information like Name, Date of Birth, Father's Name, Mother's name cannot be changed once your WBJEE application form 2021 is filled and submitted.
Ques. I did not appear for WBJEE 2021 but appeared for JEE Main, can I be admitted to the courses?
Ans. Yes, at the time of counselling, the JEE Main candidates will have to pay a registration fee of Rs 500/- Once the payment is done successfully the confirmation page can be downloaded.
Ques. How many times can I appear for WBJEE?
Ans. As of now, there are no restrictions on the maximum number of times you can attempt WBJEE. There are no age restrictions on the exam either, except for the marine biology course, which expects candidates to not be older than 25 years.
Ques. Where can I find WBJEE 2021 application form?
Ans. You can find the application form for WBJEE 2021 on their official website, wbjeeb.nic.in, under the registration tab
Ques. What are the dimension specifications of the photo and signature which we have to upload during our WBJEE application process?
Ans. Follow these specifications while applying for WBJEE 2021
|Photograph||jpeg/jpg||3 kb to 100 kb||4 cm X 3 cm|
|Signature||jpeg/jpg||3 kb to 30 kb||4 cm X 1.5 cm|
Ques. How much do I have to pay for WBJEE application fees?
Ans. The following WBJEE application fees are applicable for 2021:
- General/EWS : INR 500
- SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B : INR 400
Ques. What is the best WBJEE 2021 book to practice questions from?
Ans. WBJEE Engineering Solved Papers 2021 by Arihant Experts is a pretty good source for WBJEE problem-solving practice. Students can also refer to various WBJEE Practice Papers.
Ques. Does Jadavpur University accept WBJEE PRM for enrollment into their pharmacy course?
Ans. No. Jadavpur University is the only institution in West Bengal that will not accept the PMR for WBJEE during admission to their pharmacy course.
Ques. How much do I need to score to get a WBJEE 2021 rank of 50 or better?
Ans. WBJEE score needed to get a specific rank is different each year, as the ranks are dependent on multiple factors such as the difficulty level of the exam, the number of candidates and their average scores. According to previous years trends, a score of 200 or higher should get you a rank of around 50.
Ques. Is there any WBJEE reservation for wards of defence personnel?
Ans. Yes, a total of 13 seats in government engineering colleges across various branches are kept for wards of defence personnel under WBJEE 2021 reservations.
Ques. How does up-gradation work in WBJEE counselling?
Ans. After the first round of WBJEE counselling 2021, you have a total of three options.
- Freeze: You accept the seat you have been allotted and go on to confirm it
- Slide: You accept the Institute you have been allotted, but you apply for a different branch in that institute
- Float: You apply for a different institute and branch according to your preference list
Like this, you will go through 2 other rounds of counselling before the finalization of your seat.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.