WBJEE 2021: Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Eligibility
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) will conduct WBJEE 2021 exam for admission into engineering, technology, architecture and pharmacy courses offered by different colleges/universities in West Bengal. Applicants can apply for the exam via online mode only. In order to apply, they’ll need to visit the official website of the WBJEE. The examination will be conducted in offline mode. Only those applicants can apply for the exam who satisfy the eligibility conditions laid down by the board. Applicants can get the complete information on the WBJEE 2021 through this article. Read further to know more.
News: WBJEE 2021 admit card has been released now. Download your admit card here
WBJEE 2021 is now scheduled to be held on 11th July 2021, Sunday (tentative). The application form was released on 23rd February 2021.
Important Exam Dates for WBJEE 2021
Given below are the official dates for WBJEE exam. All the dates are updated based on the latest notification of WBJEE 2021 :
|Releasing of Application form||23rd February 2021|
|Last date to submit the form||30th March 2021|
|Application correction window||31st March to 2nd April 2021|
|Releasing of Admit card||6th to 11th July 2021|
|Exam Date||11th July 2021|
|11 :00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m
|Result Announcement||To be notified|
WBJEE Eligibility Criteria
An applicant must fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down by the board for appearing in WBJEE 2021 Examination. For quick reference, applicants can go through the criteria mentioned below-
Age limit: An applicant must be a minimum of 17 years old. For marine engineering, the upper age limit is 25 years. No upper age limit for other disciplines.
- For Pharmacy
Qualifying Exam (Q.E): An applicant should have passed class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biotechnology/Computer Science/ Biology/ Computer Application as the compulsory subjects.
Percentage Required: Minimum 45% aggregate marks are required in the Q.E (40% for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD applicants)
Mandatory: Must have passed in English at 10+2 with minimum 30% marks.
- For Engineering
Qualifying Exam (Q.E): An applicant should have passed class 12th with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/Computer Science/ Biology/ Computer Application as the compulsory subjects.
Percentage Required: Minimum 45% aggregate marks are required in the Q.E (40% for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD applicants) as well as individual passing marks in given subjects.
Mandatory: Must have passed in English at 10+2 with minimum 30% marks.
- For Marine Engineering
An applicant must have passed class 12th with 60% aggregate marks in PCM along with the individual passing marks in each of the given subjects. Applicants also should have scored a minimum of 50% marks in English either in class 10th or class 12th.
- For Architecture
Applicants must have passed class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks and Mathematics as a compulsory subject. An applicant should also have qualified for the NATA/JEE Mains Paper-II.
WBJEE 2021 Application Form
Applicants can obtain the WBJEE 2021 Application form through the official website www.wbjeeb.nic.in. The form can only be filled via online mode. Applicants will be asked to enter their particulars such as personal details, educational details, etc. The details should be entered carefully and the form must be previewed before the final submission. However, applicants will be given an opportunity to edit some of the particulars in the form through the application correction window. Applicants should also keep the scanned photograph and signature ready. Applicants need to pay the requisite amount of the application fee prior to the form submission. The application received without payment will be rejected by the authority.
The application fee to be paid for WBJEE 2021 is Rs. 500/-. The fee can be paid either by online mode (Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking) or by Allahabad bank E-Challan. The fee mentioned will not be refunded under any circumstances.
WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern
Before starting the exam preparation, applicants should familiarize themselves with the exam. To know all about the exam, applicants can check the exam pattern given below-
Exam Mode: offline (pen and paper-based)
Exam Duration: Four Hours
Type of Questions: MCQs
Total Marks: 200
Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Marking Scheme: Each question from category-I will carry 1 mark and 2 marks from category II and III.
Negative Marking: 25 marks will be deducted from category-I and 0.5 from Category-II & III.
Physics Chemistry Mathematics:
- Category-I- 30 30 50
- Category-II- 5 5 15
- Category-III- 5 5 10
- Total Questions- 40 40 75
- Total Marks- 50 50 100
Applicants appearing in Paper I and II both will be eligible for admission in Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses.
Applicants appearing only for Paper-II will be eligible for admission in Pharmacy courses (except in Jadavpur University).
WBJEE 2021 Syllabus
Applicants need to prepare for the exam strictly as per the syllabus prescribed for it. Here’s a quick insight into the syllabus for WBJEE Examination-
- Mathematics: Complex Numbers, Matrices and Determinants, Quadratic Equations, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction and its Applications, Binomial Theorem and its Applications, Sequences and Series, Differential Calculus, Sets, Relations and Functions, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Two Dimensional Geometry, etc.
- Physics: Description of Motion in Two and Three Dimensions, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion and Moment of Inertia, Gravitation, Units, and Measurement, Description of Motion in One Dimension, Solids and Fluids, Oscillations and Waves, Heat and Thermodynamics, Transference of Heat, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Thermal and Chemical Effects of Currents, Magnetic Effects of Current, etc.
- Chemistry: Equilibrium and thermodynamics, Basic concepts, Atomic structures, chemical bonding, and molecular structures, Electrochemistry, Solid-state and solutions, Hydrogen, S and P block elements, d and f block elements, Coordination compounds, Basic organic chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Haloalkanes, and Haloarenes, Alcohol, phenol and ethers, Aldehydes, etc.
How to Prepare for the WBJEE 2021 Examination?
The competition level of WBJEE examination is usually quite high; therefore applicants need to start their preparation early so that they can finish the syllabus on time. Here are some tips which will help the applicants in preparing for the WBJEE 2021 Exam-
- Prepare a schedule for studies, follow the timetable strictly.
- Use a reliable source of reference for the preparation.
- Make notes while studying. Avoid lengthy ones and go for a short version of the notes.
- Solve previous year’s papers to increase your performance.
- Maintain your physical and mental well-being. Eat a balanced diet and never skip meals.
- Revise the topics studied on a regular basis.
- Avoid spending time on social media. That can be done after the exam is over.
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Applicants can note down the name of the noteworthy reference books for WBJEE exam-
- Concepts of Physics by H.C Verma
- Objective Physics by D.C Pandey
- Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
- Fundamental Physics by Pradeep Publications
- Chemistry by R.K Gupta
- Physical Chemistry by O.P Tandon
- Mathematics by R.S Aggarwal and R.D Sharma
WBJEE 2021 Admit Card
Applicants can download the admit card for WBJEE exam by visiting the official website. The admit card must be printed out and a few copied should be made to avoid unfortunate circumstances. The admit card mustn’t be damaged/mutilated. The authorities will not permit the entry to a applicant who does not possess a valid admit card. Applicants should also carry a photograph along with the admit card in the exam hall.
WBJEE Result 2021
The result of the WBJEE 2021 Examination will be published in form of a rank card. The rank card can be downloaded from the official website by login into it. The rank card will be issued for all the applicants who clear the cutoff decided by the board. A merit list will be prepared according to the performance of the applicant in the exam. The shortlisted applicants will further be called for the counseling. Applicants are recommended to follow the website for regular updates.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Ques: How can I correct data entered in my application form?
Ans: You can make corrections in application form data during the Correction period notified by the WBJEEB. However, you can’t make changes in primary data such as your name, mother’s name, father’s name, date of birth, and gender.
Ques: How many days will we get for correction?
Ans: WBJEEB usually gives three days of the time when it comes to making corrections in the application form. You can make corrections in data and images excluding primary data such as your name, mother’s name, father’s name, date of birth, and gender.
Ques: I haven’t received the application number on my mobile. What should I do now?
Ans: You should provide a working mobile number in the application form. Please keep it with you at the time of filling the online application form. Make sure the network connection is good.
Ques: Tell me about minimum and maximum age requirements for taking the exam?
Ans: Applicants should be minimum of 17 years old as of 31st December 2021. The authority has not intimated any upper age limit. However, the upper age limit is 25 years as of 31st December 2021 if you are willing to get admission into a degree-level Marine Engineering course.
Ques: Is it possible to change my choice of examination zone?
Ans: No, you can’t make changes.
Ques: What should be the percentage of disability meeting the eligibility for the PwD category?
Ans: It should be between 40% to 70%.
Ques: What happens if I didn’t upload the correct photograph and signature?
Ans: In that case, you won’t be issued an admit card.
Ques: Is the application fee paid refundable?
Ans: No, it is non-refundable in nature.
Ques: What if I forget to download the transaction receipt?
Ans: Transaction receipt is generated by EPG. Applicants need it for recovery of the amount in case of payment failure.
Ques: What documents do I need to carry on the day of the exam?
Ans: You need to carry the following documents :
- A hard copy of the admit card;
- A copy of color photograph which was uploaded during online application;
- A photo ID in original such as PAN Card/Aadhaar card/Passport/Voter card/class 10th admit card/School-ID card;
Ques: Can I get a duplicate rank card if it is lost?
Ans: Applicants need to apply to the board before the given timeline. For the same, they need to make a payment of Rs.500/- through a bank draft in the name of the “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board” payable in Kolkata.