JEXPO 2019 - West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development will conduct JEXPO 2019 (WB Polytechnic) tentatively in last week of April. Candidates who qualify in the exam – to be held in pen-paper-based mode – will be eligible for admission to diploma courses in engineering, technology, architecture and also pharmacy, offered by self-financed polytechnic colleges in the state. Some 19,000 diploma seats will be offered through JEXPO 2019, not including management quota (MQ) seats. Application form of JEXPO 2019 will be available in both offline and online modes and open around last week of January 2019. JEXPO aspirants must ensure they meet prescribed eligibility criteria before filling the application form and submit it before last date – or else applications will not be entertained. The result of JEXPO 2019 will be declared tentatively in 3rd week of May in the form of merit list. Based on the rank obtained by the candidate, first online counselling will be held followed by a special offline round. Go through the rest of the article to learn the full details of JEXPO 2019.
Overview of JEXPO 2019
Name of exam
JEXPO (WB Polytechnic)
Exam conducting body
West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development
19,000 seats in self-financed polytechnics (excluding Management Quota ((MQ)) seats)
All these seats are offered under general category only.
Mode of exam
Pen-and-Paper based (offline)
Mode of application
Both online and offline
Mode of counselling
First there will be online counselling, which will have a total four rounds. This will be followed by a special offline round.
JEXPO 2019 – Important Dates
Candidates can keep themselves updated about all the latest events related to the entrance exam by following the important dates of JEXPO 2019. The dates given for corresponding events in the table below are tentative in nature and will be update once the new dates become available. Also, note that even if a date is declared, exam authorities’ reserves the right to change for any reason they may deem fit – and if it happens it will be reflected here.
Important dates of JEXPO 2019
Issue of OMR application form
Last week of January, 2019
Last date for receipt of OMR appication
1st week of March, 2019
Issue of online application form
Last date to register
Issue of admit cards
1st week of April, 2019
Last week of April, 2019
Declaration of Result
3rd week of May 2019
1st week of June, 2019
JEXPO Eligibility Criteria 2019
All candidates seeking admission to diploma courses are required to meet the eligibility criteria of JEXPO 2019 prescribed by admission authorities; or else the candidate will not be considered for admission. The JEXPO 2019 eligibility criteria includes restrictions related to qualifying exam, minimum marks, and also age limit – as discussed below – that candidates have to meet.
Nationality – The candidate needs to be an Indian citizen
Qualifying exam – The candidate must have passed secondary examination with minimum 35% marks in aggregate. Those appearing in secondary examination are also eligible.
Subject combination – The following subject combination is accepted – English, Physical Science/Science and Mathematics among others as subjects.
Age limit – There is no upper age limit, but the candidate mustn’t be born after July 2, 2004.
How to fill JEXPO application form 2018
The application form of JEXPO 2019 (WB Polytechnic) will be available in both online and offline modes. The OMR-based application form will be available sometime around the last week of January 2019.
How to fill the JEXPO application form 2019 – Online application form
Get registered – The candidate has to get registered using valid email id and mobile number, among other details.
Fill the form – Post successful registration, the candidate has to fill different fields in the application form, including personal, academic and contact details.
Upload photos – The candidate has to next upload scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
Payment of application: In the penultimate step, the candidate has to pay the application fee of Rs. 450 ( Rs. 250 in case of Kanyashree candidates)
Submission of application form: Submit the application form after checking that it is complete in all respects.
Mode of application
Filling of JEXPO application form – Offline mode
If candidates want to submit offline (OMR-based) application form, they have to first purchase it along with the information booklet from listed Polytechnics and ITIs on cash payment of Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 in case of valid Kanyashree candidates). The candidate has to then duly fill the form, attach photograph and put in the signatures – both of the candidate and the parent, and submit it before the last date.
JEXPO Exam Pattern 2019
There are many benefits of going through the exam pattern of JEXPO 2019. To begin with the candidate will get to know that the question paper will include multiple choice questions (MCQs), with questions being asked from physics, chemistry and mathematics. The candidate can use this bit of information provided by the JEXPO 2019 exam pattern to align their exam preparation accordingly – for example solving questions banks with multiple choice questions can help increase speed and accuracy, and consequently do well in the exam.
Synopsis of JEXPO 2019 exam pattern
The test will have two papers – Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (Physics and Chemistry)
Both papers will be MCQs-based.
Each paper will be of 100 marks
The test will be pen-and-paper based
Candidates will be provided with OMR answer sheets, where responses have to be entered by darkening circles using black/blue ball-point pen.
JEXPO Syllabus 2019
Exam conducting authorities will follow the revised syllabus of Class X under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE) for drafting questions for the entrance exam. It is important that all candidates are familiar with the topics covered in each subject if they want to perform well in the entrance exam. It is because, it is unlikely that questions will be asked outside the JEXPO 2019 syllabus.
Syllabus of JEXPO 2019
Real Numbers, Laws of Indices, Graph, Co-ordinate Geometry - Distance Formula, Linear Simultaneous Equations, Properties of Parallelogram, Polynomial, Factorisation, Transversal & Mid-Point Theorem, Pro¿ t & Loss, Statistics, Theorems on Area, Construction of a Parallelogram whose measurement of one angle is given and equal in area of a Triangle, Construction of a Triangle equal in area of a quadrilateral, Area & Perimeter of Triangle & Quadrilateral shaped region, Circumference of Circle, Theorems on concurrence, Area of circular region, Co-ordinate Geometry - Internal and External Division of Straight Line Segment, Co-ordinate Geometry - Area of Triangular Region, Logarithm.
Quadratic Equations with one variable, Simple Interest, Theorems related to circle, Rectangular Parallelopiped or Cuboid, Ratio and Proportion, Compound Interest and Uniform Rate of Increase or Decrease, Theorems related to Angles in a Circle, Right Circular Cylinder, Quadratic Surd, Theorems related to Cyclic Quadrilateral, Construction of circumcircle and incircle of a triangle, Sphere, Variation, Partnership Business, Theorems related to Tangent to a Circle, Right Circular Cone, Similarity, Construction of tangent to a circle, Real life Problems related to different Solid Objects, Trigonometry - Concept of Measurment of Angle, Construction - Determination of Mean Proportional, Pythagoras Theorem, Trigonometric Ratios and Trigonometric Identities, Trigonometric Ratios of Complementrary angle, Application of Trigonometric Ratios - Heights & Distances, Statistics - Mean, Median, Ogive, Mode and Numerical Aptitude.
Measurement, Force & Motion, Atomic Structure, Mole Concept, Matter - Structure
and Properties, Solution, Acids, Bases & Salts, Work, Power & Energy, Sound, Heat, Separation of
Components of Mixtures, Water.
Concerns about our Environment, Behaviour of Gases, Light, Periodic Table and Periodicity of the
Properties of Elements, Ionic and Covalent Bonding, Chemical Calculations, Thermal Phenomena,
Current Electricity, Electricity and Chemical Reactions, Inorganic Chemistry in the Laboratory and in
Industry, Metallurgy, Atomic Nucleus, Organic Chemistry and General Awareness.
JEXPO Admit Card 2019
Exam authorities will release e-admits card of JEXPO 2019 tentatively in the first week of April 2019. Candidates would be able to download the e-admit card by logging into the admit card download portal entering their application number. Please note authorities will not send JEXPO admit card 2019 by any other means, including by post.
The candidate needs to take a printout of the JEXPO 2019 admit card, as it will be needed for taking the offline exam and also for completing other admission formalities. On the day of the exam, along with the admit card the candidate must also bring with him/her an original photo identity proof – Aadhaar, Driving Licence, PAN Card, etc. The JEXPO admit card will contain details like the name of the candidate, exam centre details, and also roll number.
JEXPO Result 2019
The result of JEXPO 2019 (WB Polytechnic) will be published tentatively in the 3rd week of May 2019, and will be available in the form of merit list. The result cum merit list of JEXPO 2019 can be checked in online mode only – and exam authorities will not communicate rank card individually to merit list candidates. Post declaration of JEXPO result, authorities will also not entertain any requests for review of result.
To be included in the merit list of JEXPO, the candidates needs to score positive marks in each paper. If a candidate score zero marks in either paper I or II, the candidate will not be included in the JEXPO 2019 merit list.
JEXPO Counselling 2019
Admission authorities will first conduct the counselling of JEXPO 2019in online mode around the first week of June 2019 – online counselling will have four seat allotment rounds. Candidates who are short-listed for the JEXPO 2019 counselling process will be intimated online through the Council’s website. Eligible candidates have to get registered for counselling and participate in online choice filling process – there will be around 565 choices to choose from. Since the JEXPO counselling will be conducted online, candidates can participate from practically anywhere provided they have an internet connection. It is recommended that the candidates fill as many choices as possible to maximize their chances of getting a preferred seat.
There are around 19,000 self-financed seats that will be offered through JEXPO 2019 counselling and seat allotment process. In addition, there are also Management Quota (MQ) seats which will be filled by the institutes directly. The seat allotment of JEXPO 2019 will be based on the merit rank of the candidate and also choices filled. If a candidate opts for auto-upgradation, the candidate is required to book their allotted seats provisionally and report at reporting centres (RCs) with two copies of “Provisional Allotment cum Money Receipt” and also pay Rs. 2000 in cash for validation.
To ensure the counselling process is smooth and candidates don’t face any trouble, help-desk centres will be set up. If candidates want any assistance, they may visit the help desk centres.
Special Offline Counselling Round of JEXPO 2019
After completion of online round, a special round of counselling will also be conducted for filling vacant seats. Candidates who have already been offered a seat during online counselling are however not eligible to participate in this special round. The allotment of seats during special counselling will be completely based on JEXPO merit rank.
Disclaimer: Please note that the information included in this article is based on details released for the previous session, and will be updated once the notification for the current session is released.