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WBJEE 2021: Seat Allotment (Mop-Up Out), Counselling, Choice Filling, Result, Merit List, and Cutoff

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Sonal Vaid

Content Curator | Updated On - Sep 28, 2021

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

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WBJEE 2021 Highlights

WBJEE Full Form West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 
Conducting Body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Exam Level State-level
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
Question Type MCQ
Application Fee (Reduced in 2021) General- INR 500
SC/ ST/ OBC- A/ OBC- B- INR 400
Number of Seats 34125
Official Website wbjeeb.nic.in
WBJEE Helpline 1800 1023 789/ 1800 3450 050
Note: 10% of Engineering seats are also allocated on the basis of JEE Main 2021 in Self-Financed Engineering and Technology Colleges in West Bengal.

WBJEE Exam Dates

WBJEE 2021 Exam Dates

Events Date
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
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WBJEE Counselling

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 Cutoff

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
Jadavpur University 1 2537
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
Techno India 1616 25549
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:

Criteria Requirement
Citizenship Indian
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 Application Form

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.
How to Fill WBJEE 2021 Application Form

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.

Category Amount
General INR 500

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.

Check WBJEE 2021 Form Correction

WBJEE Admit Card

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.
WBJEE Admit Card Sample

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
Kolkata South Kolkata
Kolkata West Kolkata
Paschim Burdwan Asansol
Paschim Burdwan Durgapur

Check WBJEE 2021 Exam Centers

WBJEE Exam Pattern

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.
Particulars Details
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
  • Physics- 40
  • Chemistry- 40
  • Mathematics/ Biology- 75
Total Marks 200
Negative Marking Yes

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)
Total Marks 50 100 50

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 Syllabus

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 Preparation

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.

Check WBJEE 2021 Preparation Tips

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
Physics Analysis
Chemistry Analysis

WBJEE Answer Key

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)
Check Here

WBJEE Rank Predictor

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
>150 1-50
140-145 50-150
130-139 150-250
120-129 250-500
110-119 500-800
100-109 800-1200

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 Result

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 Scorecard

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

Address: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board, AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091.
Phone: (033) 2367 1159/ 1198
Email: wbjeeb@gmail.com
Toll-free help desk: 1800-1023-781

Frequently Asked Questions


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

Documents Format Size Dimension
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.


abantika kar
Can i get private good pharmacy college in west bengal in jeemain rank 184211. Please tell me

You will have to check the cutoff list published by your preferred institutions in West Bengal for JEE Mains to know whether you can get admission with your rank. You can refer to the following link to find the pharmacy colleges in West Bengal and their cutoff marks, Pharmacy Institutions West Bengal

prakhar raj
I am interested in CSE or IT stream of engineering.

To be eligible to enter the WBJEE counselling sessions for CSE or IT specializations of B.Tech., you must have qualified for the WBJEE entrance examination or JEE Mains 2021. You can find more details on the application process and eligibility criteria by visiting the following link, WBJEE Application Process 2021

shivkumar dama
Is there any domicile eligibility applicable in WBJEE as well? Please explain further.
sinbad chongtham

Indian citizens from any state of the country are eligible to apply for the WBJEE Examination. However, there is a domicile requirement for candidates belonging to the reserved categories so that they can avail the Tuition Fee Waiver.

gouri kumari
What is the eligibility required to apply for Pharmacy courses?
sinbad chongtham

Candidates applying for the WBJEE Pharmacy paper must have passed 12th examination from a recognized board with at least 45% marks taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics as compulsory subjects. There is a 5% mark relaxation for the reserved categories. And candidates applying for this examination must have passed English with at least 30% marks.

neha thasale
What are the minimum marks required in 12th to apply for WBJEE?
sinbad chongtham

The minimum marks required to apply for the WBJEE examination is 45% marks in aggregate from a recognized university. However, the minimum mark required for the reserved category candidates is 40% marks in aggregate. 

Please provide me some guidelines regarding photograph and signature.
sinbad chongtham

There are certain parameters to be made while uploading the photograph and signature in the WBJEE registration. The scanned documents should be in JPEG/JPG format. The dimensions should be 4 cm X 3 cm and 4 cm X 1.5 cm for photograph and signature respectively. And the size should be between 3kb to 100kb for the photograph and 3kb to 30kb for the signature. 

sandesh kumar
Please provide me some guidelines regarding photograph and signature.
How much is the WBJEE application fee and how can we pay the same?
sinbad chongtham

The WBJEE application fee for General candidates is INR 500 while the application fee for the reserved categories is INR 400. The application fee must be paid online using debit cards, credit cards or net banking. 

ramesh kumar gupta
Are there any participating colleges that are affiliated to University of Calcutta?
sinbad chongtham

The Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics is the only institute that is affiliated with the University of Calcutta and participates in the WBJEE examination. The institute offers B. Tech, M. Tech and Ph. D programs. 

Please provide me a list of government colleges that participate in WBJEE.
sinbad chongtham

There are 18 Government institutes that participate in the WBJEE examination. You can check the list of these colleges and the programs offered in the respective colleges from Top Government Colleges Participating in WBJEE.

Are there any WBJEE colleges located in Howrah?
sinbad chongtham

There are 4 WBJEE participating colleges in Howrah. They are Bharat Technology, Seacom Engineering College, Calcutta Institute of Technology, and Calcutta Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology & Allied Health Sciences.

rohan bharti
Does any college provide a course in Architecture through WBJEE?
sinbad chongtham

Yes, the Om Dayal Group of Institutions offers admission to the B. Arch program through WBJEE. For more information on the said program at this college, visit B. Arch at Om Dayal Group of Institutions.

priyajit mandal

how can  i do recouncling?

sinbad chongtham

Candidates who are willing to wait for an upgrade in the seat allotment can appear in the counseling session in the next round. To appear in the next round of counseling, candidates must report at the same RC where the provisional letter was issued.

koyena biswas
Provide me some tips to crack and top WBJEE examination.
sinbad chongtham

To crack the WBJEE examination you will need to focus on the following things.

Maintain physical and mental balance

Understand the syllabus and exam pattern

Prepare a study plan

Digest the syllabus thorough either by self-study or joining a coaching program

Solving practice papers

Time Management. 

For more tips, visit WBJEE Preparation Tips.

ambar ahirawar
How can the counselling fee be refunded?
sinbad chongtham

Candidates who are participating in the WBJEE Counseling will have to pay a counseling fee of INR 500. Candidates can apply for a refund of the counseling fee by reporting to the same RC from where the provisional letter was issued.

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What is the seat allotment procedure? Is there any fee to be paid?
sinbad chongtham

The WBJEE seat allotment process is conducted in three rounds according to merit. The seat allotment process consists of reporting, document verification of documents and allotment fee payment. Candidates can also withdraw their admissions. Yes, there is a seat allotment fee. The seal allotment fee for aided institutes is INR 5000 while the allotment fee for self-financed institutes is INR 20000. 

What are the main steps included in WBJEE counselling?
sinbad chongtham

There are five main steps in the WBJEE Counseling process. They are Registration, Payment of Counseling fee, Filling and Locking of Choices, Seat Allotment and Document Verification. You can read more on WBJEE Counseling.

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Which courses can I take admission into through the WBJEE merit list?
sinbad chongtham

WBJEE is a common entrance test conducted West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to UG programs in the field of Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture in the WBJEE accepting colleges. 

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What was the recent statistics of students appearing and passing WBJEE?
sinbad chongtham

In 2021, 65170 candidates have appeared in the WBJEE examination. Out of the total number of candidates that have appeared in the examination, 64850 have qualified for the examination and they are eligible to participate in the counseling session. 

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What is the WBJEE cut- off based on?
sinbad chongtham

The WBJEE cut-offs vary every year as the cut-offs are determined by three main factors. They are mentioned below.

Number of students who appear for the exam
Level of difficulty of the exam
The total number of seats available.