WBJEE 2020 RESULT & COUNSELLING
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As per an official of WBJEEB, results for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE 2020) can be declared in the last week of May. However, the dates are tentative and may get further extended to June since the lockdown has been extended till May 31, 2020. The exam was successfully conducted on February 2, 2020. The result will be published in the form of Rank Card, having all relevant ranks, total score and component score in Paper I and Paper II on the official website. Find WBJEE Expected Cut Off for 2020
For the first time in the history, this year WBJEE was conducted earlier than the higher secondary or Uchcha Madhyamik examinations. WBJEE 2020 was identical to JEE Main in terms of the kind of questions that were asked. Students reported there were two wrongly printed questions, including a trigonometry question in one of the sets. Check Your Rank With WBJEE Rank Predictor
The counselling process is set to begin in July 2020. Candidates are advised to preserve WBJEE Admit Cardtill the admission gets confirmed. The notification for counseling and WBJEE Seat Allotment and admission will be released shortly after the publication of the result.
The entire schedule for the WBJEE 2020 is available in the table given below:
|WBJEE Exam Date 2020||February 2, 2020|
|Release of Model Answer Keys||February 17, 2020 (Released)|
|Release of WBJEE 2020 Result||4th week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|WBJEE 2020 Cut Off||4th week of May 2020 (Tentative)|
|WBJEE 2020 Counselling Registrations||1st week of July 2020 (Tentative)|
Candidates who have appeared for WBJEE 2020 can follow the below mentioned steps to download their scorecard once it becomes available.
Candidates obtaining marks more than the set WBJEE Cut off will be called for the counseling in order of ranks indicated in the merit list.
(Sample WBJEE Scorecard has been provided below. The information given is of the year 2019.)
Candidates need to carefully check all the particulars on rank cards before downloading them. Apart from the personal details mentioned on WBJEE rank card, the following details will be also included:
|Roll Number||Application Number|
|Date of Birth||Total Marks|
|Composite Marks in Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry)||GMR (General Merit Rank)/PMR (Pharmacy Merit Rank)|
In case candidates need a soft copy of WBJEE Rank Card after completion of e-counseling, the same can be obtained from the board by sending a written request along with a demand draft of INR 500 issued in favour of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” and payable at Kolkata.
Request window for issuance of duplicate rank card will be notified by the exam board. The duplicate rank card will be sent to candidates’ registered email address.
WBJEEB prepare two separate merit lists based on the papers (subjects) appeared in WBJEE 2020 and the marks obtained thereof. The two lists are: General Merit List (GMR) and Pharmacy Merit List (PMR).
|Courses in which admission can be seeked via Merit List||Applicable for all Degree Level Engineering / Technology / Architecture Courses available in all enlisted Engineering / Technology Colleges and Universities within the state of West Bengal.||Applicable for all Degree Level Pharmacy Courses available in all enlisted Pharmacy Colleges and Universities|
|Admission in Pharmacy course in Jadavpur University||GMR will be considered for Degree Level Pharmacy Course available at Jadavpur University.||PMR shall not be accepted.|
|Preparation of List||It is prepared on the basis of candidate’s score in all subjects i.e. mathematics, physics, and chemistry in WBJEE.||The list is prepared on the basis of scores obtained in the combined paper of Physics and Chemistry in WBJEE.|
|Ranking||Ranking will be done in descending order of total marks scored in all subjects.||Ranking will be done in descending order of total marks scored in Physics and Chemistry.|
|Reservation||Separate reserved category merit list will also be published indicating SC Rank, ST Rank, OBC-A Rank, OBC-B Rank, PwD Rank, TFW Rank.||Separate reserved category merit list will also be published indicating SC Rank, ST Rank, OBC-A Rank, OBC-B Rank, PwD Rank, TFW Rank.|
|Tie-Breaking Rule||It is subject to the marks scored (explained below). However, if a tie still persists, DOB will be considered where older candidates will be given admission.||It is subject to the marks scored (explained below). However, if a tie still persists, DOB will be considered where older candidates will be given admission.|
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The tie-breaking criteria for WBJEE 2020 for GMR and PMR:
After application of the tie-breaking rules as applicable, if there be still ties, the same will be broken by the date of birth (DOB) of the candidates, with the older candidate having preference over the younger one.
Candidates who will suceed in qualifying the entrance test will be called for counselling rounds. WBJEE 2020 Counselling and Seat Allotment will be conducted in online mode.
Following are the institutes which will offer admission based on WBJEE scores. The complete list of participating colleges will be released by the board. However, candidates can refer to this list for reference.
|S.No||Name of Institute|
|1||Jadavpur University, Kolkata|
|2||Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata|
|3||Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya|
|4||Haldia Institute of Technology|
|5||Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata|
|6||Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia|
|7||Academy of Technology, Adisaptagram, Hooghly|
|8||Government College of Engineering & Ceramic Technology, Kolkata|
|9||Goverment College of Engineering and Leather Technology, Kolkata|
|10||Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Berhampore|
Post declaration of result, a list of top ten students will be declared by WBJEEB. The released list of top scorers will be provided here. Meanwhile, you can check the list of top position holders of previous years.
|Rank||Name of the Candidate|
|10||Subodh Jyoti Ghosh|
Ques: How can I download my WBJEE Rank Card?
Ans: The process of downloading rank card is same as of checking the result. A simple 4 step process to download the WBJEE rank card is as follows:
Ques: I have forgotten my password, how can I check my WBJEE Result?
Ans: Forgotten password can be retrieved by clicking on ‘Forgot Password’ at WBJEE Login. You will have to enter your registered email address or phone number to access the password.
Ques: When can I register for WBJEE Counselling?
Ans: After the result, WBJEEB will release the dates for WBJEE e-counselling. There will be 3 rounds of seat allotment for candidates who meet the WBJEE Cut Off for various institutes and courses.
Ques: Where can candidates seek admission with WBJEE Scores?
Ans: WBJEE qualified candidates can seek admission to Undergraduate programs in Engineering & Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy programs in Universities, Government-aided Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes in West Bengal. Roughly 104 institutes participate in the WBJEE e-counselling to allocate seats in around 42 engineering disciplines. Each participating institute will release their own discipline-wise opening and closing cut-off scores for admission.
Ques: What all details will the WBJEE Rank Card carry?
Ans: The Board publishes the WBJEE Results online on its official website. The scores of individual students are recorded on Rank Cards, each carrying the rank secured, composite score and sectional scores in both the papers of the entrance exam.
Ques: Will the answer keys and OMR sheets be available for download till admissions are over?
Ans: Candidates can download copies of their respective WBJEE OMR response sheets and answer keys. Please bear in mind that these documents will not be available online post-publication of WBJEE result. In case any candidate fails to download the documents in time and requires them after the WBJEE results are published, an application fee of INR 500 per document will have to be paid as a demand draft in favour of ‘West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board’ payable at Kolkata. The documents will be sent to the registered email ID of the candidate.
Ques: How can I get a Calculation Sheet?
Ans: You can estimate your WBJEE score from your OMR response sheets and answer keys released by the Board. You can request for a calculation sheet from the Board, by paying a fee of INR 500 per paper by demand draft in favour of ‘West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board’ payable at Kolkata. The calculation sheets will be sent to the registered email ID of the candidate.
Ques: What is the scoring methodology adopted in WBJEE?
Ans: The scoring methodology adopted in WBJEE for the different category of questions is tabulated below:
|Category I||Category II||Category III|
|Only one correct option||Only one correct option||There can be multiple correct options|
|+1 for each correct answer||+2 for each correct answer||+2 for each correct answer|
|-1/4 for each incorrect answer||-1/2 for each incorrect answer||Combination of one correct and one incorrect option will be marked 0.|
|Multiple responses to a single question will be treated as incorrect answer||Multiple responses to a single question will be treated as incorrect answer||For partially answered correct option, marks awarded will be = 2 x (no. of correct options marked ¸ total no. of correct options).|
|Questions not attempted will be marked 0||Questions not attempted will be marked 0||Questions not attempted will be marked 0|
Ques: How is ranking done for WBJEE?
Ans: The Board releases two separate Merit Lists, based on the papers appeared in WBJEE and the marks scored in them:
|General Merit Rank (GMR)||Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR)|
|Is based on the combined score in Paper 1 & 2||Is based on Paper 2 scores only|
|Ranking is in descending order of total score||Ranking is in descending order of Paper 2 score|
|counselling and admission is done on the basis of GMR||counselling and admission is done on the basis of PMR|
|Separate reserved category positions for SC/ST/OBC A/OBC B/PwD/TFW etc.||Separate reserved category positions for SC/ST/OBC A/OBC B/PwD/TFW etc.|
|Is considered for admission to all Engineering & Technology/Architecture and also Pharmacy programs in Jadavpur University||Is considered for admission to all Pharmacy programs except in Jadavpur University|
Ques: What are the tie-breaking rules for GMR in WBJEE?
Ans: The tie-breaking rules for GMR are as follows in order of application:
Ques: What are the tie-breaking rules for PMR in WBJEE?
Ans: The tie-breaking rules for PMR are as follows in order of application:
Ques: Can I request a duplicate rank card?
Ans: You will not be able to download and print WBJEE rank cards from the official website after a specified date. However, if you require a duplicate rank card after the completion of e-counselling and admission process, the same can be applied for, till July 31, 2020, by paying a fee of INR 500 in the form of a demand draft in favor of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable in Kolkata.
Ques: I have secured a WBJEE rank. Am I eligible for e-counselling?
Ans: Everyone who secures a WBJEE rank may not be eligible for e-counselling. In order to qualify for e-counselling, candidates will have to score above the cut-off marks determined by the Board apart from securing a rank in WBJEE. The cut-off score will be announced at the time of WBJEE Result declaration.
Ques: I have appeared for my 12th Board exam this year. I have also applied for WBJEE. In case I clear WBJEE but do not pass my Board Exam, do I still qualify for counselling?
Ans: A candidate appearing in the Qualifying Examination in 2020 is eligible to appear for WBJEE 2020. However, the candidate will not be considered eligible for admission unless the minimum eligibility criteria for admission, i.e., successfully completing the Qualifying Examination is fulfilled.
Ques: I have secured a merit ranking in WBJEE. Does that guarantee me admission to the institute and program of my choice?
Ans: Securing a WBJEE Rank does not entitle a candidate to guaranteed admission into an institute or program of choice. The candidate has to satisfy the norms and standards as specified by the participating institutes.
Ques: What is the expected WBJEE Cut off for 2020?
Ans: The WBJEE 2020 Cut Off will be available along with the Results. For now, a trend can be estimated by checking the cut off scores of top participating institutes of WBJEE:
|College Name||General Category|
|Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|Bengal Engineering & Technology||832||43037|
|Institute of Engineering & Management||21||3596|
|Kalyani Govt. Engineering College||370||2528|
|Heritage Institute of Technology||574||11495|
|Haldia Institute of Technology||481||31721|
|Jalpaiguri Govt. Engineering College||669||4106|
|RCC Institute of Engineering & Technology||2166||101554|
|Netaji Subhash Engineering College||2082||11987|
Ques: What is the WBJEE seat matrix?
Ans: Course-wise and institute-wise availability of seats as provided by the participating institutes is termed as seat matrix and is published before e-counselling and seat allotment. Based on seat matrix, the final seat allotment is done through WBJEE e-counselling.
Ques: Will the Board inform us about the counselling session?
Ans: The Board will issue a separate notification with the details regarding e-counselling, seat allotment and subsequent admission in the official website soon after the publication of WBJEE Result. No individual emails will be forwarded to candidates.
*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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