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    WBJEE 2021 Registration, Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus and Result

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    WBJEE is conducted to grant admission to students in UG Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy courses that are offered by various colleges in West Bengal. WBJEE 2021 is tentatively scheduled to be held in the 3rd week of May 2021. 

    WBJEE exam pattern basically comprises of two offline papers – one is Mathematics paper and the other paper is Physics & Chemistry in two sessions. Those who appear for both the papers are by default eligible for various programs including Engineering, Architecture and Pharmacy in the included colleges.

    WBJEE 2021 Highlights

    WBJEE 2021 Exam Highlights

    The important details regarding the WBJEE 2021 are highlighted in the table below: 

    Name of the Examination 

    WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination)

    Conducted by

    WBJEE BOARD

    Course offered 

    Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture

    Official website

    wbjeeb.nic.in

    Exam level 

    State Level 

    Mode of Application

    Online 

    Mode of examination 

    Offline

    Number of seats allotted

    34,125

    Helpline number 

    1800 1023 789/ 1800 3450 050

    WBJEE 2021 Important Dates

    WBJEE 2021 Exam Dates

     WBJEEB will soon announce the fixed dates of the exam. The tentative dates for the WBJEE 2021 exam are illustrated in the table below:

    Events 

    Tentative Dates

    Release of the Application form (Both Online and Offline) 

    4th week of December 2020

    Last Date for the Submission of Application form

    3rd week of January 2021

    Application form correction window 

    4th week of January 2021

    Admit card Release Date

    2nd  week of May 2021

    Date of Examination

    3rd week of May 2021

    Announcement of Result

    4th week of June 2021

    WBJEE 2021 Exam schedule 

    Papers 

    Exam Timings

    Last Entry Time

    Paper 1 – Mathematics

    11 am to 1 pm

    10:30 am

    Paper 2 – Physics and Chemistry

    2 pm to 4 pm

    1:30 pm 

    WBJEE 2021 Eligibility

    WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

    It is mandated for the candidates to fulfil the WBJEE Eligibility criteria 2021 before appearing for the exam. The eligibility depends on various factors like Nationality, age limit, domicile requirements, qualifications and qualifying marks. Various factors are listed below :

    1. WBJEE Domicile 
    • There is no early necessity of domicile certificate to apply for WBJEE 2021.
    • Candidates who want to claim reserved category seats must produce a domicile certificate in order to apply for government participating institutes.
    1. Nationality 
    • Only Indian citizens can appear for the exam.
    1. Age Limit 
    • There is no upper age limit and lower age limit is 17 years as on December 31, 2020.
    • However, the Marine Engineering course expects an upper age limit of 25 years.
    1. Educational Qualification
    • For Engineering courses, candidates should pass Class 12 with Physics and Chemistry along with one of these mandatory subjects- Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/ Computer Science/ Computer Application/ Technical Vocational. 
    • For Pharmacy courses, candidates must have passed Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology as compulsory subjects.
    1. Minimum Qualifying Marks
    • Candidates should score an aggregate of 45% marks in any 3 mandatory subjects. For architecture, candidates must have passed 12 will 50% and must qualify the NATA or Paper-II of JEE Main.
    • The minimum qualifying marks for SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B and PwD candidates is 40%.
    • Candidates must pass the English test with at least 30% marks.
    • Candidates who are exposed to non-formal, irregular class mode, non-classroom-based schooling, distance education are not eligible for WBJEE 2021 admission.
    • The participating universities have their own fixed criteria for various courses.
    WBJEE 2021 Registration

    WBJEE 2021 Application Form

    WBJEE Application Form is available from the Last week of December 2020 at the official website. Candidates who are eligible can apply for the same in online mode only. Mentioned below are the steps required to apply for WBJEE 2021:

    • Visit their official website – wbjeeb.nic.in and click on Registration for WBJEE 2021.
    • You will be redirected to a new page where you must enter personal details like name, date of birth, contact number, Email ID and submit it.
    • You will receive the exam registration number and password on both the contact number and Email ID.
    • Log in using these credentials to fill the WBJEE Application form 2021.
    • Attach your domicile certificate, category, PwD status, home district, family income, nationality, religion, exam centre and other details.
    • Candidates are required to upload their passport size photo and signature in the format and size specified below :

    WBJEE Photo and Signature Guidelines 2021

    Parameters

    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

    WBJEE 2021 Application fees

    • General/EWS : INR 700
    • SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B : INR 500

    The final step is to download the confirmation page ensuring the application process is successful.

    WBJEE 2021 Application Form Correction 

    The application form correction window will be tentatively open until Last week of January 2021. Candidates who have applied and paid the application fee can modify or edit the application form. 

    NOTE : All the primary registration data including name, father’s name, mother’s name, gender, date of birth cannot be modified.
    WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern

    WBJEE 2021 Admit Card 

    Once the registration is successful, candidates will be issued a WBJEE Admit card in the 2nd week of May 2021. WBJEE hall ticket is available at the official website- wbjeeb.nic.in. Candidates must use their login credentials (registration number and password) to download the admit card.

    Admit card contains all the important details including the candidate's name, exam time, exam centre, photograph and signature and another exam relevant information. It is great to verify the information on the admit card and in case of any discrepancies, report to the concerned authority. It is better to preserve the admit card till you complete the admission process. 

    WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern 

    It is necessary to know the exam pattern in order to strategize the preparation plan accordingly. To help students plan for the WBJEE 2021, we have jotted down the pattern of the examination below.

    SubjectsCategory ICategory IICategory IIITotal QuestionsTotal Marks
    Physics30554050
    Chemistry30554050
    Mathematics50151075100

    WBJEE 2021 Marking Scheme

    There are 3 categories of questions in the exam pattern with marking scheme as described below: 

    Categories

    Number of correct options

    Marks per question

    Negative marking 

    Category 1

    One only

    1

    -0.25 marks

    Category 2

    One only

    2

    -0.5 marks

    Category 3

    One or more

    2

    0 marks

    It's important to note here that in category 3, only the right response will fetch you 2 marks. Any correct or incorrect response won’t fetch you any mark. Also, for a partially correct response, you will fetch the marks as per the following formula:

    2 X (Number of Correct Options Marked ÷ Total Number of Correct Options)

    WBJEE 2021 Syllabus 

    The MCQs in WBJEE 2021 will be completely based on the physics, chemistry and maths syllabus of class 11 and class 12 curriculum. The important maths, physics and chemistry topics are below as follows: 

    Maths topics 

    Physics topics

    Chemistry topics 

    A.P, G.P, H.P

    The physical world, measurements, units and dimensions

    Atoms, molecules, chemical arithmetic 

    Complex Numbers

    Kinematics

    Atomic structure

    Polynomial Equations

    Law of motion, Centre of Mass, Friction, Gravitation.

    Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry

    Permutation and Combination

    Thermodynamics, viscosity, kinetics

    The periodic table and chemical families

    Principle of Mathematical Induction

    Oscillations and waves 

    Chemical bonding and molecular structure 

    Binomial theorem

    Electrostatics 

    Coordination compounds

    Matrices 

    Current Electricity

    Chemical energetics and chemical dynamics

    Sets, Relations and Mapping 

    Magnetic effect of current

    Physical chemistry

    Statistics and Probability

    Magnetics 

    Environmental chemistry

    Trigonometry

    Electromagnetic induction and Alternating current 

    Chemistry of carbon compounds

    Coordinate Geometry – 2D and 3D

    Electromagnetic waves 

    Aromatic compounds

    Calculus 

    Optics

    Introduction to Bio-molecule

    WBJEE 2021 Admit Card

    WBJEE 2021 Recommended Books 

    There are a couple of well-known preparatory books for WBJEE 2021 in the market, however, the syllabus for WBJEE is entirely based on the class 11th and class 12th curriculum of West Bengal State Board. So, the primary source of preparation and reference should be the textbooks prescribed in the school curriculum. 

    Furthermore, for aspirants who wish to refer additional material apart from the prescribed material can refer to the following books listed below:

    Name of the Book 

    Publisher name

    WBJEE Engineering Solved Paper 2021

    Arihant Experts

    WBJEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering – Physics and Chemistry

    MTG Editorial Board

    WBJEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering – Mathematics

    MTG Editorial Board

    18 Years JEE Main Chapter-Wise Solved Papers (2019 – 2002)

    Disha

    WBJEE 2021 Answer Key

    • WBJEE Board publishes the answer keys right after the exam at wbjeeb.nic.in.
    • The answer keys will be released in the form of PDF and will be available online. 
    • Candidates can download or challenge the WBJEE answer keys by logging in using their credentials (registration number and password).
    • Candidates who want to challenge the answer keys will have to pay INR 500 per question via net banking, debit card or credit card. 
    • Scanned images of WBJEE Response Sheets will also be available at the official website.
    • After reviewing the challenges, WBJEEB freezes the released answer keys and decisions on response sheets. Their decision is considered to be the final one and no more communication can be done.

    WBJEE 2021 Result/Rank Card

    WBJEE Results will be released in the form of a rank card at the official website. Results can be downloaded using Application Number and Password. WBJEE Rank cards have all relevant ranks, total score, qualifying status and component scores in each paper.

    Rank cards will be issued to every exam taker, but rank will be awarded to only qualified candidates. Rank cards will be necessary at the time of counselling and admission, therefore it must be preserved.

    WBJEE 2021 Merit List 

    WBJEEB will release two distinct merit lists on the basis of papers and marks scored by candidates:

    • General Merit List: GMR is produced based on the aggregate scores secured both in paper 1 and paper 2 together. 
    • Admission will be granted all to all Engineering, Technology, Architecture courses and Pharmacy course in Jadavpur University will be done based on General Merit List only.
    • Pharmacy Merit List: PMR is prepared purely based on scores obtained in paper 2- has Physics and Chemistry only. 
    • Admission will be granted to all pharmacy courses except in Jadavpur University based on Pharmacy Merit List. 
    • Candidates appearing in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will obtain both GMR and PMR whereas the candidates appearing in Paper 2 will be issued PMR only.
    • In addition to that, WBJEEB releases separate reserved category-wise merit positions for SC, ST, OBC categories.
    • Not to forget counselling, seat allotment and admission will be done based on GMR and PMR and not on category ranks.

    WBJEE 2021 Cutoff 

    Candidates appearing in both the papers of WBJEE 2020 will receive GMR and PMR if they obtain marks equal and above WBJEE cutoff as decided by WBJEEB. Candidates appearing in Paper 2 will be just allotted a PMR rank.

    • WBJEE cutoff score or rank will be announced by the board soon after the results are released.
    • Each participating college of WBJEE releases distinct cut-off lists for different courses.
    WBJEE MarksWBJEE Rank
    Marks > 213Ranks < 10
    212 to 20011-50
    199 to 18851 — 200
    187 to 175201 — 600
    174 to 163601 — 1000
    162 to 1501001 — 2500
    149 to 1382501 — 4000
    137 to 1254001 — 6000
    124 to 1006001 — 10000
    99 to 7510001 — 16000
    74 to 6316001 — 25000
    62 to 5025001 — 35000
    < 50> 35000

    WBJEE 2021 Reservation of Seats

    • Reserved seats are available for specified categories as per the norms of the concerned institution or state government of West Bengal.
    • Seats are reserved based on the candidate’s category.
    • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD and domicile of West Bengal are eligible for the reserved seats. 
    • The reservation rules relevant to various WBJEE participating colleges are listed below:

    Name of the Institution 

    Reservation rules 

    State University/ University Departments 

    Concerned University rules

    Government colleges 

    Reservation Rules of Government of West Bengal

    Private Universities 

    As decided by the authority of the concerned institution.

    • Reservation is available for PwD Candidates with 40-70% in the categories listed below:

    1. Locomotor Disability
    2. Visual Impairment
    3. Hearing Impairment 
    4. Speech and language disability
    • Totally 13 seats are reserved for wards of defence personnel in the Government Engineering Colleges across various branches.
    • These candidates are supposed to apply for Rajya Sainik Board, Home Department, Government of West Bengal, Writers Buildings, Kolkata- 700001 through their respective Zila Sainik Board, West Bengal (for ex-servicemen) and Units for serving soldiers.
    • The total family income should exceed INR 2.5 lakhs per annum and the waiver will be considerable with regard to the tuition fee.

    WBJEE 2021 Counselling 

    • The authority releases an answer key right after the examination is over.
    • The results will be declared online, and candidates can check their results by logging into the web portal.
    • Results will be released in the form of a rank card displaying the rank scored by the candidates in the exam. 
    • Candidates who hold a rank will be invited for counselling. They undergo the counselling process where a seat will be allocated to them in a college based on the rank secured, and the number of seats allotted for that course. 
    Frequently asked questions

    WBJEE 2021 FAQs

    Ques. How can I apply for WBJEE 2021?

    Ans. You can apply for WBJEE 2021 on the official website, through online mode only. There is no printed application form available.

    Ques. Is it important to have an email id and mobile number of my own?

    Ans.YES, all the future communications are to be done through registered mobile number and e-mail id, so candidates are suggested to have there own registered mobile number and e-mail id.

    Ques. Can I fill more than one application form?

    Ans.NO, More than one application form can lead to rejection.

    Ques. How can I change my details?

    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 filled and submitted.

    Ques. I did not appear for WBJEE 2021 but appeared for JEE mains, can I be admitted to the courses?

    Ans. Yes,At the time of counselling, the JEE Mains candidates will have to pay a registration fee of Rs 500/- Once the payment is done successfully the confirmation page can be downloaded.

    Ques. What is the duration of the examination?

    Ans. The total duration of the WBJEE exam 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?

    Ans. The question paper consists of three different categories, Category-I consist of one marks, Category-II&III consists of two marks each.

    Ques. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

    Ans. Yes,1/4th marks will be reduced for wrong answers in categories I&II, however, there are no negative marks in category III.

    *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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