WBJEE 2018 - The registration for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2018 is now over. Candidates who wished to apply for admissions through WBJEE 2018 exam had to fill their applications by January 19, 2018. The registered candidates will now be able to remove the discrepancy in their uploaded images. The admit card will be available for registered candidates from April 12 and this has to be produced at the exam centre. WBJEE 2018 exam will be conducted in offline mode on April 22, 2018 in two sessions - morning and evening. The result will be available in the first week of June 2018. Candidates who qualify the WBJEE 2018 will be called for the counselling and seat allotment session. WBJEE is conducted for admissions into B.E/ B.Tech courses offered by some 104 Government as well as Self Financing Engineering & Technological participating institutes. To know all about WBJEE 2018 such as important dates, application, eligibility, exam pattern, result, counselling and more, read the full article.
Latest: Facility to make corrections in WBJEE 2018 Application Form will be available from January 26-28
Quick Facts about WBJEE 2018
WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination)
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
Mode of Exam
Offline (OMR) Mode
Duration of Examination
Category of Exam
Number of Registrations
Over 1.27 Lakh
B.Tech Programmes Offered
Availability of Online Application Form
December 19, 2017
Last date to Fill Online Application Form
January 19, 2018
Facility for Removal of Discrepancy in Uploaded Images
January 2, 2018
Correction Facility for Registered Candidates
January 26-28, 2018
Release of Admit Card
April 12, 2018 (Tentative)
WBJEE 2018 Exam
April 22, 2018
Paper I (Mathematics)
Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)
Availability of Answer Key
Third week of May 2018
Declaration of Result
June 5, 2018 (Tentative)
Second week of June to Third week of July 2018 (Tentative)
All candidates will be required to meet the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2018 to participate in the admission process. The various criteria related to age, citizenship, educational qualification and more have to be satisfied by the candidates, The following criteria have to be met by the candidates:
Nationality - The candidates must be a citizen of India.
Age Limit - The lower age limit for the candidate is 17 years as on December 31, 2018. Candidates born on or after January 1, 2001 will not be eligible for WBJEE 2018. There will be no upper age limit. Those candidates who are applying for Marine Engineering should not be above 25 years of age as on December 31, 2018.
Educational Qualification - The candidates should have qualified his/her 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects. The candidates should have obtained at least 45% (40% for reserved category) as an aggregate of the three subjects.
English Language Requirement - Should have qualified English in the 10+2 examination with at least 30% marks.
Domicile - The candidates should be a domicile of West Bengal.
The application form of WBJEE 2018 was available in online mode. The candidates had to submit their personal, academic and contact information while filling up the application form. The last date to submit filled application form was January 19, 2018. To register for WBJEE 2018, candidates had to follow the five steps given below:
Steps to Fill WBJEE 2018 Application Form
Step 1 – Online Registration: The candidates had to register themselves after reading the instructions provided by the admission committee.
Step 2 – Filling of Application Form: Personal details, course and exam city options, educational details and communication information had to be filled by the candidates. Selection of password also had to be done.
Step 3 – Uploading of Scanned Images: Next, candidates had to upload scanned photograph and signature as per prescribed guidelines.
Step 4 – Payment of Application Fees: The required application fee had to be paid online (net banking/credit card/debit card/Paytm) or offline mode (bank challan).
Step 5 – Print Out of Confirmation Page: After submission of application form, the candidates had to take a print out of the confirmation page.
Mode of Payment
Rs. 500 + Bank Charges
While filling the online application form, the candidates had to select their preferred examination centres. Once selected, the candidates were not allowed to change their exam centres of WBJEE 2018 after submission of application form.Out of the 23 participating districts, 21 are in West Bengal and 2 are outside the state.
WBJEE 2018 Exam Centres in West Bengal
Bardhaman, Durgapur, Asansol
Bandel, Chinsurah, Srirampur, Arambagh
Uluberia, Ball-Uttarpara, Central-Shibpur, Domjur
Kol-Central, Kol-South, Kol-North
Kharagpur, Medinipur, Jhargram, Garbeta
Tamluk, Haldia, Contai
Berhampur, Jiaganj, Raghunathganj
24 Pgs North
Barrackpur-Barasat, Habra, Basirhat
24 Pgs South
Diamond-Harbour, Jainagar, Sonarpur-Bariupur
WBJEE 2018 Exam Centres outside West Bengal
All candidates will be required to check the exam pattern of WBJEE 2018 to know the question paper pattern, mode of examination, total marks and more information. WBJEE 2018 examination will be conducted by the official authorities in offline mode. For WBJEE, each section will be divided into three categories. By knowing WBJEE exam pattern, the candidates will be able to prepare for the entrance examination well.
Exam Pattern of WBJEE 2018
Mode of Examination
Duration of Exam
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total Number of Questions
1 mark will be given for every correct answer in Category 1 and 2 marks will be allotted for each correct response in Category 2 and 3.
1/4th mark will be deducted for each incorrect response in Category I and II. There is no negative marking for Category 3.
Using the WBJEE 2018 syllabus, the candidates will be able to know which topics and chapters are important for the entrance examination. Planned preparation can be done by the candidates using the WBJEE syllabus. The official authorities will be responsible for releasing the syllabus of WBJEE 2018. The subjects of Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry are included in the syllabus and are similar to the 12th standard qualifying examination syllabus.
WBJEE 2018 Syllabus
The sample papers are the questions papers, similar to the real examination paper of WBJEE 2018. The sample papers for WBJEE 2018 are not released officially, however, various coaching centres do release it in online mode. Solving sample papers will help the candidates get the feel of the type of questions that may be present in the examination. The preparation method of the candidates will also become more practical and strong by solving WBJEE sample papers. Time management can also be practised by attempting the sample papers.
WBJEE Sample Papers
The admission authorities will issue the admit card on April 12, 2018. WBJEE 2018 admit card is an important document which all candidates will have to produce at the examination centre. Registered candidates will be able to access their admit card online by logging into their accounts. The name of the candidate, examination date and timings and more information will be present on the admit card of WBJEE 2018. If the candidates are not able to present their admit card in the examination centre then he/she will not be allowed to participate in the entrance examination.
Steps to Download WBJEE 2018 Admit Card
The candidates will have to submit their registration/application number and password to obtain the admit card
The admit card link will be displayed on the screen.
The candidates are requested to check all of the information present on the admit card. Downloading and print out of the generated WBJEE 2018 admit card should be done after checking all the details.
WBJEE 2018 Exam Day Guidelines
The candidates will be allowed to enter the examination centre 30 minutes before the examination starts.
No candidate will be allowed to take the examination in any centre other than the one that will be allotted to him/her and will be mentioned on the admit card.
Along with the admit card, the candidates will be required to carry a copy of their coloured photograph (similar to the one used in the online application form) and any photo identity card in original (Aadhaar card/Pan Card/Passport/10th standard admit card/School ID card).
All candidates are advised to be seated at least 15 minutes before the test.
The candidates will not be allowed to carry any written or printed material, calculator, pen, docu-pen, log table, wristwatch, any communication device like mobile number inside the exam hall.
The OMR Number and the question booklet serial number should be the same.
No candidate will be allowed to leave the exam hall till the end of the examination.
Impersonation and breaking of the rules will hamper the candidature.
The answer key of WBJEE 2018 will be released by the official authorities. The correct answers to the questions asked in WBJEE 2018 will be available in the answer key. Using the released answer key, the candidates will be able to compare their responses to the correct ones and calculate their scores. The candidates will also be able to challenge the released answer key. Various coaching institutes will also be releasing the WBJEE 2018 answer key. Along with the answer key, the candidates will also be able to check their OMR sheets and recorded responses by submitting their application number and password.
The result of WBJEE 2018 will be declared in online mode tentatively on June 5, 2018. The result will be released in the form of rank cards. The total score, rank and component scores secured by the candidates will be available in the result. The candidates will be able to download their WBJEE 2018 result by logging in using their application number and password. All of the candidates who secure a rank may not be eligible for counselling.
How to Check WBJEE 2018 Result?
The candidates will have to login using their WBJEE 2018 application number and password.
The result and rank card will be displayed on the screen.
The candidates will have to download and print the rank card for future use.
The concerned authorities will be releasing the cutoff for WBJEE 2018, which will consist of the marks which the candidates will have to secure to qualify for the counselling and seat allotment session. WBJEE 2018 cutoff will be different as per the course, institute selected and category of the candidates. Various factors will be taken into consideration while preparing the cutoff. Those candidates who are not able to meet the cutoff may not be allotted seats under WBJEE 2018.
The online counselling for WBJEE 2018 will commence tentatively from the second week of June 2018. All candidates who have qualified the examination will be able to register themselves for the counselling process. Online registration will be allowed only once before the first round of counselling. No fresh registrations will be allowed during the second and third round of counselling. The given steps will have to be followed by the candidates during WBJEE counselling:
Step 1: Online Registration – The candidates will have to register themselves for counselling and pay the counselling fees. The counselling fee for WBJEE 2018 is non-refundable.
Step 2: Choice Filling and Locking – Selection of courses and institutes as per the preference of the candidates has to be done. The candidates will be able to fill as many choices as they want. The locked choices have to be printed out for future use.
Step 3 – Seat Allotment – The allotment of seats will be done as per the merit and selection of courses and institutes by the candidates. Individual allotment letters will not be sent. The allotted candidates will have to report at the Reporting Centres to complete the admission formalities.
Step 4 – Verification of Documents and Payment of Fees – The candidates will have to verify their documents and pay the required fees at the Reporting Centres.
Documents Required for Verification
WBJEE 2018 Admit Card
Seat Allotment Letter
Receipt of Counselling Registration Fee
Print out of WBJEE 2018 Rank from the Website
12th Standard Mark Sheet
10th Standard Qualifying Examination Admit Card
Category Certificate (if applicable)
PwD Certificate (if applicable)
Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
Counselling Registration Fee
Rs. 500 + bank charges (if applicable)
Around 104 engineering institutes are currently participating in WBJEE 2018. The candidates can check the list of participating institutes to know which institutes will be offering admissions into the B.Tech courses.
Top 10 Participating Institutes
Name of Institute
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City,
WBJEE Official Website: http://wbjeeb.in
WBJEE 2018 Official Information Brochure: