WBJEE 2017 Exam: Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Counselling and More

Dhanshri Sharma updated on : 11 Apr 2017

WBJEEB conducts the WBJEE entrance exam for aspirants seeking admission to various engineering programmes offered at colleges or institutes across West Bengal.

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board conducts WBJEE once in a year for admission to the undergraduate level engineering courses in the state of West Bengal. Aspirants are allowed to file their candidature/ apply for WBJEE 2017 exam via online application and get admission through e-Counselling for the academic session 2016-2017.

The WBJEE application forms 2017 will be provided online from the last week of December 2016 and will continue to be available until the second week of February 2017 on the official portal of WBJEE 2017. No physical sale of forms will be done. The last date of WBJEE application form submission will be the last week of March 2017.

WBJEE 2017 Eligibility Criteria 

At first, applicants need to have residency of West Bengal state to apply for WBJEE 2017 exam and high school qualification from CBSE with a minimum 45% marks. In addition to this, candidates must have had Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as the core subjects in high school qualification i.e. class 12.

Applicants should not be less than 17 years old when applying for WBJEE exam 2017, whereas Mining Engineering applicants should not be below 25 years of age.



How to Download WBJEE 2017 Application Form

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE 2017
  • Create a log in using details like name and course application
  • Click on ‘Fill Application’
  • Fill in the personal details
  • Upload the scanned copies of documents required
  • Pay the WBJEE application fees via online payment and attach the payment receipt
  • Submit the form along with the enclosures
  • Keep a copy for future references

Aspirants should make sure that WBJEE application can be filled up in online mode only on the official website of the exam and there will be no physical sale of application forms.

How to Download WBJEE 2017 Admit Card

The admit card for WBJEE 2017 can be downloaded from the official website of the conducting body. Students must download the hall ticket for the entrance test on time and check for the details. In case of any discrepancy, they should immediately contact the WBJEE Board.

It is obligatory to carry the hall ticket to the examination center failing which, candidates will be prohibited from appearing in the examination.

The admit card will contain necessary information like roll number of the candidate, name, photograph and signature along with venue and important instructions.

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE Board
  • Click on ‘WBJEE Admit Card 2017’ tab
  • Entre the required details in the respective places
  • Click on submit button
  • Take the print out of the admit card for future reference

WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern

WBJEE question paper will contain objective type questions with four options for the question. The question paper will be asked in OMR pattern.

Also, Candidates are recommended to carry blue and black ball point pen with them. On the WBJEE OMR sheet, the applicants will be allowed to mark their answers by using only blue or black ball point pen.

WBJEE Biology exam paper is of 150 marks in total, whereas WBJEE maths and Physics test papers will be of 100 marks and number of questions depends on the category of paper.

WBJEE examination will be a three hour question paper in English. A MCQ type of question paper, WBJEE supports negative marking, which is done at the rate of 25% of full marks for each wrong answer. Applicants are advised to practice WBJEE previous test papers for fine preparations.

How to Check WBJEE 2017 Results

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE 2017
  • Log in using registration no. and password
  • Click on ‘WBJEE Results 2017’
  • WBJEE result will appear on the screen
  • Take a printout of the result file for the future references

Candidates should keep in mind that only the ones who will qualify WBJEE 2017 exam, to be conducted in May, will be allowed to check the results.

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Also as soon as the result will be out, aspirants are recommended to attend the WBJEE counselling that will take place in July 2017, to get admission on the basis of WBJEE merit list 2017 and WBJEE cut-off 2017.

Notably, admissions to all the courses will be subject to marks candidates have scored in the exam and their eligibility for the same.

WBJEE 2017 Counselling

Candidates, who will score a minimum of qualifying marks in WBJEE exam, will be called to take part in the counselling process. WBJEE counselling schedule will also be published on the official website of the exam conducting authority. Seats will be allotted on the basis of various factors like candidates’ rank, choices filled and availability of seats in colleges.

Candidates who cleared WBJEE test had to register themselves online to participate in WBJEE 2017 counselling for admission in B.Tech programmes offered by colleges that accept WBJEE scores. Candidates must have attached all the important documents mentioned in the application form and photo identification at the time of WBJEE 2016 counselling.

The detailed information regarding admissions to concerned colleges will be provided to students through email. It should be noted that being in the merit list does not necessarily make a candidate eligible for admission to any concerned University / College.

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