The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state-level entrance exam conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) for admission to undergraduate engineering and technology courses in government and private institutions in West Bengal. It is one of the most popular engineering entrance exams in India, with over 80,000 students appearing for it each year.
The WBJEE is a pen-and-paper exam conducted in two parts:
- Part I: Mathematics (100 marks)
- Part II: Physics and Chemistry (50 marks each)
Each part consists of 50 objective-type questions. The exam duration is 3 hours.
Candidates who have passed the Class 12 examination with at least 45% marks in aggregate (40% for reserved categories) and Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as individual subjects are eligible to appear for the WBJEE.
The WBJEE application process is usually conducted in the months of December-January. Candidates can apply online through the official WBJEE website.
The WBJEE is conducted in various cities and towns across West Bengal. Candidates can choose their exam center from the list of available centers during the application process.
Results and Counseling
The WBJEE results are usually declared in the month of May. After the declaration of results, candidates are required to participate in the WBJEE counseling process to get admission to engineering and technology courses.
The following table shows the important dates for the WBJEE 2024 exam:
|WBJEE 2024 Online Application Start Date||December 15, 2023|
|WBJEE 2024 Online Application End Date||January 15, 2024|
|WBJEE 2024 Exam Date||April 30, 2024|
|WBJEE 2024 Result Declaration Date||May 30, 2024|
Here are some tips to help you prepare for the WBJEE exam:
- Start your preparation early and make a study schedule.
- Follow the NCERT textbooks for Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
- Solve previous years’ WBJEE question papers and mock tests to get familiar with the exam pattern and difficulty level.
- Focus on clearing your concepts and understanding the fundamentals of the subjects.
- Take regular breaks and avoid over-stressing yourself.
The WBJEE is a competitive exam, but it is definitely achievable with proper preparation and hard work. Follow the tips above and give your best effort to crack the exam and get admission to your dream engineering college.
The WBJEE syllabus is based on the Class 11 and 12 syllabus of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. The following table shows the detailed syllabus for each subject:
|Mathematics||Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, Calculus, Statistics|
|Physics||Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Waves and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, Modern Physics|
|Chemistry||Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry|
WBJEE Preparation Resources
There are a number of resources available to help you prepare for the WBJEE exam. Some of the popular resources include:
- NCERT textbooks
- WBJEE previous years’ question papers
- WBJEE mock tests
- WBJEE preparation books
- WBJEE online coaching classes
WBJEE Admission Process
After the declaration of WBJEE results, candidates are required to participate in the WBJEE counseling process to get admission to engineering and technology courses. The counseling process is conducted online and candidates are allotted seats based on their WBJEE rank and preferences.
WBJEE Participating Institutes
The WBJEE participating institutes include government and private engineering colleges in West Bengal. Some of the popular WBJEE participating institutes include:
- Jadavpur University
- West Bengal University of Technology
- National Institute of Technology Durgapur
- Haldia Institute of Technology
- Techno India University
- Heritage Institute of Technology
- Asansol Engineering College
- Hooghly Engineering & Technology College
- Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (Kolkata)