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WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age Limit, Domicile, Reservation

Updated On - August 16th 2018 by SONAL ROHATGI

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019: WBJEE Board has defined the eligibility criteria for candidates appearing in West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam. A candidate appearing in 10+2 exam in 2019 may sit in the WBJEE 2019. But they will not be eligible for allotment of the seat for admission if they do not pass the qualifying examination with the required eligibility.

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Inability to meet the criteria leads to the candidate’s disqualification from the entrance examination of WBJEE. All the verifications are done during counselling and subsequent admission rounds. WBJEE eligibility criteria vary for different courses and Participating Institutes

Age Limit for WBJEE 2019

Candidates should have been born on or before December 31, 2002 to be eligible for all the courses offered through WBJEE 2019. The age limit for WBJEE for all the courses is defined below.

  • The lower age limit is 17 years as on December 31, 2019.
  • There is no upper age limit to apply for WBJEE 2019.
  • But for admission in Marine Engineering Course, the upper age limit is 25 years.
WBJEE Board has released the list of recognized Board/Council for admission through WBJEEB 2019. Click Here to check the eligibility for recognized Board/Council.

WBJEE Eligibility- Domicile/Residential Requirement 

Candidate must be a citizen of India to appear for WBJEE. Candidates from any states are eligible. The domicile certificate will be applicable only for admission in government participating institutes and to claim Reservation

  1. There is no particular residential/domicile requirement to appear in WBJEE 2019.
  2. The state domicile requirement is applicable for any seat under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW).  
  3. Candidate will be treated as the domicile of West Bengal who is either:
  • Residing in West Bengal since last 10 years by December 31, 2019.  
  • Whose parent(s) is/are resident(s) and having a permanent address within the State of West Bengal.

Residential/ Domicile Requirement for WBJEE 2019

Type of InstituteCategory of SeatsDomicile Requirement
State-Aided Universities offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture coursesGeneralNo
ReservedYes
Government Engineering & Technology CollegesGeneralYes
ReservedYes
Self-Financing Institutions offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture coursesGeneralNo
ReservedYes

Qualifying Marks for WBJEE 2019

General Academic Qualifications for admission to Engineering/Pharmacy Courses are defined below:

  • For Engineering: Passed class 12 examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • For Pharmacy: Passed class 12 examination with Physics and Chemistry along with any one of Mathematics / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/OBC-C/PwD in all the 3 subjects taken together.
  • Passed English in class 10+2 exam with at least 30% marks.
  • The board of the said qualifying exam must be recognized either by Central Government or State Government.

Institute Specific Special WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

University of Calcutta

All available Courses except Jute & Fibre Technology

  • Pass 10+2 from a recognized Council/Board in a regular class mode with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks (55% marks for ST, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD). 
  • Pass marks in English with a minimum of 30% in the said qualifying examination.

Jute & Fibre Technology

  • Pass 10+2 from any recognised Council/Board in regular class mode with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks (50% marks for ST, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD)
  • Pass marks in English with a minimum of 30% in the said qualifying examination.

Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)

All available courses including Bachelor of Pharmacy and 5-Year degree course in Architecture

  • Pass 10+2 from a recognized Council/Board in a regular class mode with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks (45% marks for ST, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD). 
  • Minimum 60% (45% for SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) marks in Mathematics.
  • Pass marks in English with a minimum of 30% in the said qualifying examination.

Additional requirement for 5-Year Degree Course in Architecture

Must qualify either in NATA conducted by the Council of Architecture or in the Paper 2 of JEE Main.

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences B. Tech (Dairy Technology) course

  • Pass 10+2 from a recognized Council/Board in a regular class mode with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.
  • Must have obtained at least 50% marks (40% marks for ST, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English taken together.
  • Candidates of other boards/Councils (10+2) level passed from institutions in West Bengal will be considered provided that they are a domicile in West Bengal.

Neotia University

B.Tech courses in Computer Science & Engineering and Robotic Engineering

Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry/ Computer Sc. as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks taken together.

B.Tech Courses in Other Branches

Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 60% mark taken together.

B.Tech course in Marine Engineering

Pass ‘10+2’ or equivalent Examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks taken together and at least 50% marks in English.


Course Specific Special WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

The course wise specific special WBJEE Eligibility Criteria are mentioned below:

Degree in Marine Engineering

The following requirements are applicable to the Marine Engineering Course in any of the participating institutions.

  • Pass 10+2 with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks. 
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English as a subject in either of ‘10’ standard or in ‘10+2’ standard.

5-Year Degree Course in Architecture

The following requirements are applicable for the 5-year degree course in Architecture in any of the participating institutions except the Jadavpur University.

  • As per the norms and standards of the Council of Architecture (COA): No candidate with less than 50% marks in aggregate shall be admitted to the B.Arch course unless they have passed an examination at the end of new ‘10+2’ scheme of Senior School Certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of Examination at the 10+2 level.
  • Candidate must also qualify either in the NATA conducted by the COA or in Paper 2 of JEE Main.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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1 Comment
PANKAJ KUMAR YADAV

I am from chhattisgarh , can i apply for.WBJEE 2018.

27 Feb, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Pankaj, Candidate must be a citizen of India to appear for WBJEE. Candidates from any states are eligible. The domicile certificate will be applicable only for admission in government participating institutes and to claim reservation.

25 May, 2018 10:52

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