The West Bengal University of Technology Post Graduate Entrance Test (WBUT PGET) is a state-level entrance examination conducted by the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal (MAKAUT) for admission to postgraduate engineering and technology (M.Tech) and pharmacy (M.Pharm) programs offered by MAKAUT and its affiliated colleges.
To be eligible for WBUT PGET, candidates must have passed a bachelor’s degree in engineering and technology (B.E./B.Tech) or pharmacy (B.Pharm) from a recognized university with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates).
The WBUT PGET application process is online. Candidates must visit the official website of the exam and register themselves by creating a login ID and password. Once registered, candidates can fill up the application form and pay the application fee.
WBUT PGET is a computer-based test (CBT) conducted in a single session of 3 hours. The exam consists of 150 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) divided into three sections:
- Section 1: Mathematics (50 questions)
- Section 2: Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy (100 questions)
- Section 3: General Aptitude (50 questions)
Each question in WBUT PGET carries 1 mark for a correct answer and there is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
The results of WBUT PGET are announced online on the official website of the exam. Candidates who qualify the exam are eligible to participate in the counseling process for admission to M.Tech and M.Pharm programs offered by MAKAUT and its affiliated colleges.
Important Dates for WBUT PGET 2023-24
|Online application opens||August 21, 2023|
|Last date for online application||August 31, 2023|
|Date of exam||To be announced|
|Declaration of result||To be announced|
WBUT PGET Syllabus
The syllabus for WBUT PGET is based on the undergraduate syllabus of engineering and technology (B.E./B.Tech) and pharmacy (B.Pharm) programs. The following table provides a brief overview of the syllabus for each section of the exam:
|Mathematics||Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Probability and Statistics|
|Engineering/Technology/Pharmacy||Core subjects of the undergraduate program|
|General Aptitude||Logical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude|
WBUT PGET Preparation Tips
Here are some tips for preparing for WBUT PGET:
- Start your preparation early and give yourself enough time to cover the entire syllabus.
- Understand the exam pattern and marking scheme.
- Collect all the necessary study materials, including previous year’s question papers and mock tests.
- Make a study plan and stick to it.
- Focus on understanding the concepts rather than memorizing them.
- Practice solving MCQs regularly.
- Take mock tests to assess your preparation and identify your weak areas.
WBUT PGET is a competitive exam, and it is important to start your preparation early and prepare well. By following the tips above, you can increase your chances of success in the exam.