The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam or the WBJEE is a doorway to admissions in to various degree level courses in Medical, Dental, Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Government Colleges as well as Self Financing Technological Institutes in West Bengal. It is the most popular entrance exam for students fresh out of school in West Bengal. The WBJEE score is accepted by most of the colleges in the state.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board or WBJEEB was created in the year 1962. It was primarily formed for holding Common Entrance Examinations for admission to the Undergraduate Level Engineering Courses in the State of West Bengal.
The WBJEE examination is held for three types of examinees which is given below. Aspiring students are required to select the type during online application of the exam.
|E||Mathematics, Physics + Chemistry||For seeking admission in Engg./ Tech./ Arch. courses or in Pharmacy course in Jadavpur University|
|M||Biological Sciences, Physics + Chemistry||For seeking admission in Medical/ Dental courses|
|C||Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Physics + Chemistry||For seeking admission in Engg./ Tech./ Arch courses or Medical/ Dental courses or in Pharmacy course in Jadavpur University|
Application Process for WBJEE
The registration and application process for WBJEE is purely online. The application form is to be filled up ONLINE on the official website of the WBJEE.
The student who is willing to apply for the exam is required to visit the website and CLICK on the link and thereafter will be directed to the application form. Candidate can fill this easy to understand form in a matter of minutes and apply for the exam. Candidates must see Appendix – III & XII for detailed guidelines for filling the form. The candidate is required to provide their personal details in the form to obtain an Application Number and a Password. The candidate will then be required to upload important documents and a photograph to register for the WBJEE. Next, the candidate will have to make the payment by Allahabad Bank Challan and register.
The WBJEE score is accepted by most of the institutes of West Bengal. Be it a Government, Private or Self Financing Institutes, all colleges accept the WBJEE score for admissions to their undergraduate courses. One can check the list given below of the Government Engineering and Technology Colleges and State Universities/University Departments which participate in the WBJEE counselling procedure.
Government Engineering and Technology Colleges
|S. No||Name of Institute||Address of Institute|
|1||Cooch Behar Government Engineering College, Cooch Behar||Harinchawra, P.O. Ghughumari, Coochbehar, Pin- 736170|
|2||Goverment College Of Engineering And Leather Technology,Kolkata||LB Block, Sector-3, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700098|
|3||Govt. College Of Engg. & Textile Technology, Berhampore||4 CANTONMENT ROAD,BARRACK SQUARE,BERHAMPORE,MURSHIDABAD,742101|
|4||Govt. College Of Engineering & Ceramic Technology,Kolkata||73, Abinash Chandra Banerjee Lane. Kolkata – 700010|
|5||Govt. College Of Engineering & Textile Technology, Serampore||12 William Carey Road, Serampore Hooghly-712201|
|6||Institute Of Pharmacy, Jalpaiguri||Hospital Road P.O. & Dist.-Jalpaiguri Pin.-735101 (W.B)|
|7||Jalpaiguri Goverment Engineering College,Jalpaiguri||JALPAIGURI GOVT. ENGG. COLLEGE|
|8||Kalyani Goverment Engineering College,Kalyani,Nadia||Kalyani Government Engineering College Kalyani 741235, Nadia|
|9||Purulia Government Engineering College, Purulia||vill: Agharpur P.O.Ramamoti P.S. Joypur Land mark :Chas Road railway station, Purulia, Pin- 723103|
State Universities/University Departments
|S. No.||Name of Institute||Address of Institute|
|1||Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya||Mohanpur, Nadia West Bengal Pin:741252|
|2||Department Of Jute And Fibre Technology, Calcutta University||35 BALLYGUNGE CIRCULAR ROAD, KOLKATA-700019|
|3||Jadavpur University||188 RAJA S C MALLIK ROAD KOLKATA – 700032|
|4||Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University Of Technology, West Bengal||BF-142 Saltlake, Sector -I Kolkata – 700064|
|5||University Institute Of Technology, Burdwan (Self Financing Course)||Golapbag(North), Burdwan-713104, W.B.|
|6||University Of Calcutta||(Main campus): 87/1 College Street Kolkata-700073 (Rajabazar Science College Campus): University College of Science and Technology, 92 A.P.C. Road, Kolkata-700009. (Technology Campus): JD-3, SECTOR III, SALT LAKE, KOLKATA -700098|
|7||University Of Kalyani, Science Instrumentation Centre||Kalyani, Nadia-741235|
|8||Uttar Banga Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya||P.O.Pundibari, Dist: Coochbehar, PIN- 736165, West Bengal|
|9||West Bengal University Of Animal & Fishery Sciences||68, K.B. Sarani, Belgachia, Kolkata-700037, West Bengal|
It surely is good option for candidates to take the WBJEE in order to secure a seat in a good college in West Bengal. One can find numerous books and study material resources on the internet to prepare for the exam. Each college accepts admissions on the basis of merit of the students in the WBJEE so as to make the process a transparent one.