WBJEE 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern, Admit Card & More

Have you passed 12th standard? Do you want to crack WBJEE this year? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of WBJEE 2021 exam.

WBJEE 2021

Here, readers will find the following details – WBJEE 2021 schedule, eligibility criteria, application process, syllabus, exam pattern, admit card, result, counseling and admission process. In short, this post contains all the important details that you need to know about this entrance examination.

 

Come, let us take a closer look at WBJEE test-overview:

Name of the entrance exam:WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination)
Conducted by:WBJEE Board
Mode of application:Online
Level:State (West Bengal)
Frequency:Conducted once in a year
Purpose:Admission into UG programs (Engg, Architecture & Pharmacy)
Mode of examination:Offline
Medium (language) of examination:English, Bengali
Duration:4 hours
Number of questions:Physics: 40 Chemistry: 40 Mathematics: 75
Total marks:200
Marking scheme:1 mark (category 1 questions) 2 marks (category 2 & 3 questions)
Negative marking scheme:-0.25 mark (category 1 questions) -0.50 mark (category 2 questions)
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

WBJEE is a state level entrance exam. WBJEE board conducts this exam each year in the state of West Bengal. The main aim of this test is to facilitate admission of eligible candidates into state colleges for programs like – engineering (B.E. or B.Tech.), pharmacy (B.Pharm.) and architecture (B.Arch.).

 

WBJEE is not an online exam. It is conducted in traditional ‘offline’ mode. The paper consists of objective type questions. Candidates have to highlight their choice in the OMR answer sheet.

 

In short, this test primarily deals with UG level admission of 12th passed candidates. Thus, 12th passed candidates from WB will benefit from this guide. It has been crafted keeping their needs in mind.

 

Our WBJEE guide consists of 6 sections –

  1. Section 1: WBJEE 2021 schedule and dates
  2. Section 2: Eligibility criteria
  3. Section 3: Application process
  4. Section 4: Syllabus and exam pattern
  5. Section 5: Admit card
  6. Section 6: Result, counseling and admission process

 

Let us check out section 1 now –

 

WBJEE 2021 Schedule & Important Dates

EventDate
Application process to start on3rd or 4th week of December, 2020
Last date to apply3rd week of January, 2021
Admit card issued on2nd or 3rd week of April, 2021
Date of examination3rd week of April, 2021
Result to be declared on4th week of May, 2021
Counseling process to start from4th week of May, 2021

 

Each year, hundreds of thousands of candidates apply for WBJEE. WBJEE board is known to entertain application forms from eligible candidates only! Are you eligible to apply for this test? Let us find out –

 

WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be considered eligble to appear for WBJEE, a candidate must fulfil certain criteria. They must satisfy certain academic and non-academic requirements.

 

WBJEE eligibility criteria consists of aspects such as – age limit, nationality, domicile and educational qualifications. Let us check them out one by one –

 

Age limit

  • Minimum age required is – candidate should be at least 17 years of age at the time of entrance exam (as on 31st December, 2021).
  • There is no upper age limit set by WBJEE board. For marine engineering course, the upper age limit is 25 years.

 

Nationality and domicile

  • Indian nationals are eligible to apply for this test.
  • Candidates from any state are eligible to apply for this test.
  • Only candidates who have domicile certificate may secure admission into Govt state colleges and avail benefits of reservation.
  • Only candidates who have domicile certificate may avail benefits of Tuition Fee Waiver scheme.

 

Educational qualification for B.Tech. admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – completed 12th Science with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/CS/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Application subjects from a recongized board.
  • Minimum aggregate marks required (3 subjects mentioned above combined) is 45% (40% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates).

 

Educational qualification for B.Pharm. admission

  • Minimum educational qualification required is – completed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/CS/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Application subjects from a recongized board.
  • Minimum aggregate marks required (3 subjects mentioned above combined) is 45% (40% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates).
  • Candidates appearing in 12th board final examination are also eligible to apply for this test. However, they must be able to provide proof of passing 12th board and meet other requirements at the time of admission though!

 

Let us check out the application process now. Here is everything you need to know about it –

 

WBJEE 2021 Application Process

Candidates may apply for WBJEE exam online. It is a simple and straightforward process. WBJEE application process consists of the following main stages –

  1. Registration
  2. Form-filling
  3. Uploading required documents
  4. Payment of application fee

 

Here are important dates related to WBJEE application process –

EventDate
Application process to start on3rd or 4th week of December, 2020
Last date to apply3rd week of January, 2021
Application correction (online) window to open on4th week of January, 2021
Application correction (online) window to close on4th week of January, 2021
Admit card issued on2nd or 3rd week of April, 2021

 

What is the registration process like? How many steps are involved in this process? Come, let us find out –

 

Step by step registration process

  1. Visit the official website of WBJEE (wbjeeb.nic.in).
  2. Search for WBJEE registration link and click on it.
  3. Fill up the registration form by entering details such as – name of the candidate, personal details, email id and mobile number.
  4. Choose a strong password and security question. Submit the registration form.
  5. The system will generate an application number.
  6. Candidates may use their application number, password and security question to login to the website now.
  7. Fill up the application form by entering personal, academic and category details.
  8. Choose preferred exam center.
  9. Upload scanned images of your latest passport size photograph and signature specimen.
  10. Pay the application fee online (debit/credit cards, net banking or payment gateways).
  11. After payment is done, you will be redirected to a confirmation page.
  12. Download the document and take its printout for further use/reference.

 

Application fee

CategoryApplication fee
General700 INR
SC/ST/OBC500 INR

 

Scanned images of documents must meet the following standards –

 

Guidelines for scanned images

DocumentFormatSize
PhotographJPG/JPEG3-100KB
Signature specimenJPG/JPEG3-30KB

 

Candidates must upload their latest passport size photograph. Scanned images must be of high-quality.

 

Let us check out section 4 now –

 

WBJEE 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

WBJEE syllabus consists of 3 main sections –

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics

 

Let us take a closer look at each section –

 

Syllabus

  • Physics: Units and dimensions, laws of motion, gravitation, oscillations and waves, properties of matter, solids and fluids, kinematics, thermodynamics, current electricity, electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic induction, optics, friction etc.
  • Chemistry: Chemical equilibrium, chemical reactions, chemical bonding, hydrogen, alcohols, ethers, phenols, atomic structure, polymers etc.
  • Mathematics: Integral calculus, differential calculus, sets, matrices and determinants, vector algebra, trigonometry, geometry, probability, statistics, permutations and combinations etc.

 

Category-wise questions

WBJEE paper consists of three sections – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each paper can further be divided into three categories –

  1. Category 1
  2. Category 2
  3. Category 3

 

Let us check out the number of questions in each category –

SubjectCategory 1Category 2Category 3
Physics3055
Chemistry3055
Mathematics501510

Marks distribution

CategoryNo of questionsMarks per question
Category 1401 mark
Category 2402 marks
Category 3752 marks

 

Let us check out the negative marking scheme being used in WBJEE –

 

Negative marking scheme

CategoryNegative marking
Category 1-0.25 marks
Category 2-0.5 marks
Category 3No negative marking

 

Let us check out the paper pattern now. Here it is –

 

Exam pattern

Mode of examination:Offline
Medium (language) of examination:English, Bengali
Duration:4 hours
Number of questions:Physics: 40 Chemistry: 40 Mathematics: 75
Total marks:200
Marking scheme:1 mark (category 1 questions) 2 marks (category 2 & 3 questions)
Negative marking scheme:-0.25 mark (category 1 questions) -0.50 mark (category 2 questions)
Nature of questions asked:MCQs

 

Let us check out section 5 now –

 

WBJEE 2021 Admit Card

WBJEE admit card contains the following information –

  • Name of the candidate
  • Application number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Exam date and time
  • Exam center details
  • General instructions
  • And more…

 

It is mandatory to bring your admit card to the exam center. Without a valid admit card, candidates won’t be allowed inside the exam hall! Candidates may download their admit card online. Follow these steps to obtain it –

  1. Visit the official website of WBJEE.
  2. Once the admit card has been released, you will find the link on the website. Click on it.
  3. Login using your credentials (application number and password).
  4. Download the admit card and take printout for further use/reference.

 

Let us check out section 6 now (it deals with post-exam activities) –

 

WBJEE 2021 Result

WBJEE board is known to release WBJEE result online. Candidates may keep an eye on the official website for updates and notifications. Once the result is announced, they may access the website and search for WBJEE result link. Click on the link and enter your credentials. You will be able to see WBJEE result on your screen. Save it and take printout for further use/reference.

 

WBJEE 2021 Counseling and Admission

Candidates who have qualified WBJEE test will be assigned a rank. Only candidates who possess ‘rank’ are eligible to apply for counseling. WBJEE counseling is an online process. Eligible candidates may register for this process online. Seats will be distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of merit list.

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