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WBJEE 2020 Answer Key Available Now!

WBJEE 2020 - West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will be releasing the WBJEE 2020 result soon on its official website. After the declaration of result, the authorities will release the ctegory-wise and General WBJEE merit list for the candidates eligible for counselling. Earlier, the authorities have released the OMR images and Machine Read Responses of WBJEE 2020 for candidates who appeared in exam. Students not satisfied with their recorded responses were able to claim for review up to February 22. The answer key of WBJEE 2020 has already been released on February 17. Candidates were allowed to view and challenge the answer keys up to February 19 (11:59 PM). WBJEE exam consists of two papers - Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). The application form of WBJEE was available from October 18 to November 13. The facility for correction in WBJEE application form was available from November 14 to 16. WBJEE 2020 admit card was released on January 24 in online mode. The result will be declared in the form of rank card. WBJEE will provide admissions into 114 participating institutes through the counselling procedure. Allotment will be done as per the rank secured in the examination. Read the full article to know about important dates, eligibility, application process, counselling and more of WBJEE 2020.
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WBJEE 2020 result to be released soon.

WBJEE 2020

WBJEE 2020 - Highlights

Overview

Details

WBJEE Full form

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

Commonly Known As

WBJEE

Conducted By

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board

Level of Examination

State

Category of Exam

Undergraduate

Purpose of Exam

For admissions into the B.Tech courses offered by the participating institutes

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper Mode (Offline)

Number of Papers

Paper 1 - Mathematics

Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry (combined)

Exam Duration

Paper 1 - 2 Hours

Paper 2 - 2 Hours

Total Number of Questions

155

Application Mode

Online

Approx. Number of Registrations

Over 1.27 Lakh

Number of Participating Institutes90

What's New in WBJEE 2020?

  • The application fee of WBJEE 2020 has increased. General category candidates will now have to pay Rs. 700 while SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates will have to pay Rs. 500.

WBJEE Important Dates 2020

Candidates can check the released important dates of WBJEE 2020 to know when the various admission and examination related events are expected to start. The official dates have been declared by the authorities of WBJEE 2020.

WBJEE 2020 Important Dates

S.No

Events

Important Dates

1

Release of online application form

October 18, 2019

2

Final date to submit the application form of WBJEE 2020

November 13, 2019 (Closed)

3

Correction facility and downloading of revised confirmation page

November 14 to 16, 2019 (Closed)

4

Downloading of WBJEE 2020 admit card

January 24, 2020 (Available Now)

5

WBJEE 2020

February 2, 2020

6

Availability of provisional answer key

February 17, 2020 (Released)

7

Final date to challenge provisional answer key

February 19, 2020 (Released)

8

Release of final answer key

Releasing soon

9

Declaration of result

Releasing soon

10

Registration for WBJEE 2020 counselling

To be notified

11

Filling and locking of choices

To be notified

12

Seat allotment - Round 1

To be notified

13

Seat allotment - Round 2

To be notified

14

Seat allotment - Round 3

To be notified

WBJEE Result 2020

WBJEEB will be declaring the result of WBJEE 2020 in online mode. The result will be released in the form of rank card. Details such as the secured component scores, total scores, ranks and more will be present in WBJEE 2020 result/rank card. To check and download their rank card, the candidates will have to log in using the required credentials.

Procedure to Check WBJEE 2020 Result

  • Go to the official website of WBJEE 2020

  • Click on the result/rank card link

  • Candidates will have to provide their WBJEE 2020 application number and password.

  • Click on Submit

  • The result will be displayed on the screen.

  • Candidates will be able to download the result in the form of rank card and print it out.

WBJEE Merit List 2020

Once the result is declared, the authorities will release WBJEE 2020 merit list in online mode. Candidates will be able to check the merit list of WBJEE 2020 by logging in with the application number and password. The merit list will include the category-wise and General merit for candidates shortlisted for the counselling process. The authorities will prepare a inter se merit in case of same scores obtained by two or more candidates in the exam. Also, it must be noted that 10% seats in all Self-financed and technology colleges are reserved for JEE Main qualified candidates.

WBJEE Answer Key 2020

The authorities have released the provisional answer key in online mode on February 17. The answer key of WBJEE consist of the correct answers to all of the questions asked in the entrance examination. Using WBJEE 2020 answer key, the candidates were able to calculate their probable secured scores by comparing their responses with the correct ones. Candidates were also able to raise objections against the provisional answer key till February 19. For each objection, the candidates has to pay Rs. 500. The final answer key will be released after the objections are reviewed by the authorities.

WBJEE Analysis 2020

WBJEE 2020 was conducted on February 2 as a pen and paper examination. It was seen that the paper followed the pattern of JEE Main. According to the students who attempted the exam, the Mathematics section was tough and lengthy. Most of the questions in the Mathematics section was conceptual and application based. Paper 1 (Mathematics) was divided into three sections:

  • Section A - The questions were of moderate difficulty.
  • Section B - The questions of this section were lengthy and a bit tough.
  • Section C - In this section, the questions were easy to solve.

In Paper 2, Physics and Chemistry were easier as compared to Mathematics. For the Chemistry section, the questions were mainly from Organic, Inorganic and Physical topics. Physics had three sections:

  • Section A - This section was relatively easy with two or three questions being conceptual.
  • Section B - The questions of this section were easy to attempt and there were two conceptual questions.
  • Section C - In this section, all questions were from chapters and based on formula.

WBJEE Admit Card 2020

WBJEEB had released the admit card of WBJEE on January 24. Candidates could access the admit card in online mode. Details about the entrance examination such as the venue address, timings and more were available in the WBJEE 2020 admit card. Candidates must note that they were required to present their WBJEE admit card at the examination centre along with a valid identity proof. No candidate was allowed to enter the examination centre without a valid admit card and photo Id proof.

Steps to Download WBJEE 2020 Admit Card

  • Visit the official website of WBJEE 2020: wbjeeb.nic.in

  • Click on the admit card link

  • Candidates will have to provide their registration/application number and password.

  • Click on Submit

  • All details in the admit card has to be checked for any discrepancies.

  • The admit card has to be downloaded and print out for future use.

Exam Day Guidelines of WBJEE 2020

  • The venue address present in the admit card had to be checked properly by the candidates since no one would be allowed to attempt the examination in any other exam centre except the one that they were allotted.

  • Candidates were advised to reach the exam centre at least 30 minutes before the examination starts. After the scheduled time, the candidates were not allowed to enter the examination hall. Similarly, no candidate was allowed to exit the examination hall before the end of the exam.

  • Without the admit card and identity proof, the candidates were not allowed to attempt the exam.

  • Calculator, documents, pen, wristwatch, log table, written or printed material or any form of communication devices like mobile number were not allowed inside the examination hall.

  • OMR number and the serial number of the question booklet should be same.

  • The instructions listed in the OMR sheet and question booklet had to be read very carefully.

WBJEE Application Form 2020

WBJEEB has closed the WBJEE 2020 application form on November 13. The service for application form correction was available from November 14 to 16 in online mode. To participate in the examination and admission process, candidates were required to fill and submit the application form within last date. While filling out WBJEE 2020 application form, all of the valid details had to be provided. Before registration, the candidates were advised to check the eligibility criteria.

Steps to Fill WBJEE 2020 Application Form

  • Step 1 - Registration: Firstly, the candidates had to register by entering their name, date of birth, gender, parent’s name, identity proof details and more. A password also had to be generated by the candidates.

  • Step 2 - Filling of WBJEE Application Form 2020: After registration, the candidates had to fill their personal, academic and category details.

  • Step 3 - Uploading of Scanned Documents: Next, the candidates were required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned by the authorities. The specifications were

    Photograph: File Size should be 3 KB to 100 KB with dimensions of 4 cm x 3 cm in JPG/JPEG format

    Signature: File Size should be 3 KB to 30 KB with dimensions of 4 cm x 1.5 cm in JPG/JPEG format

  • Step 4 - Fee Payment: The required fee had to be paid by the candidates through online mode i.e., net banking/credit card/debit card.

  • Step 5 - Print Out Confirmation Page: The generated confirmation page had to be downloaded and printed out for future use.

WBJEE 2020 Application Fee - Rs. 700 (General Candidates) Rs. 500 (SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates)

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2020

The authorities state some conditions and requirements that are essential to be fulfilled by the candidates to participate in the entrance examination and for admissions. These conditions constitute the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2020. If the candidates are unable to meet the criteria, then they are likely to be disqualified from the admission process.

WBJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality - Candidates should be a citizen of India.

  • Age Limit - Should be born on or before December 31, 2003. The candidates should be at least 17 years old as on December 31, 2020. WBJEE 2020 does not have any upper age limit. However, candidates applying for Marine Engineering should not be more than 25 years as on December 31, 2020.

  • Academic Qualifications - The candidates should have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application/Technical Vocational Subject as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks. The board of the qualifying examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.

  • Marks Required - Should have obtained at least 45% aggregate marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD) in the above mentioned three subjects. The candidates should have scored at least 30% marks in English.

  • Domicile - Candidates should be residents of West Bengal

WBJEE 2020 Exam Centres

The exam centres of WBJEE consist of the list of cities where the entrance examination was conducted. Candidates were able to select their preference of exam cities while filling out the application form. Allotment of WBJEE 2020 exam centres was done as per preference and availability of seat. WBJEE 2020 was conducted in 60 exam centres across 23 West Bengal districts and 1 districts in Assam and Tripura each.

WBJEE 2020 Exam Cities

Districts

Zones (with codes)

West Bengal Districts

Alipurduar

Alipurduar (671)

Bankura

Bankura (681)

Bishnupur (682)

Birbhum

Bolpur (691)

Suri (692)

Paschim Burdwan

Asansol (701)

Durgapur (702)

Purba Burdwan

Burdwan (711)

Cooch Behar

Cooch Behar (721)

Darjeeling

Kurseong (731)

Siliguri (732)

Dakshin Dinajpur

Balurghat (741)

Uttar Dinajpur

Raiganj (751)

Hooghly

Arambagh (761)

Bandel, Chinsurah (762)

Srirampur (763)

Howrah

Bally, Uttarpara (771)

Central Howrah, Shibpur (772)

Domjur (773)

Uluberia (774)

Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri (781)

Jhargram

Jhargram (791)

Kalimpong

Kalimpong (801)

Kolkata

Central Kolkata (811)

North Kolkata/Salt Lake (812)

South Kolkata(813)

Malda

Malda (821)

Paschim Medinipur

Garbeta (831)

Kharagpur (832)

Medinipur (833)

Purba Medinipur

Contai (841)

Haldia (842)

Tamluk (843)

Murshidabad

Berhampur (851)

Jiaganj (852)

Raghunathganj (853)

Nadia

Kalyani (861)

Krishnanagar (862)

Nabadwip (863)

Purulia

Purulia (871)

North 24 Parganas

Barrackpur, Barasat (881)

Basirhat (882)

Bongaon (883)

South 24 Parganas

Diamond Harbour (891)

Jainagar (892)

Sonarpur, Baruipur (893)

Outside West Bengal

Tripura

Agartala (910)

Assam

Silchar (900)

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates were advised to check WBJEE 2020 exam pattern to be familiar with the nature of the entrance examination. Details such as mode of exam, duration, marking scheme and more is made available through the exam pattern. By knowing the exam pattern, the candidates were able to strategize their preparation process.

WBJEE 2020 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Examination Mode

Pen and Paper Based (Offline)

Duration

2 hours for each paper

Papers

Paper 1 - Mathematics

Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (Objective)

Number of Questions

  • Mathematics - 75 questions

  • Physics - 40 questions

  • Chemistry - 40 questions

Category wise Division of Questions

  • Mathematics - 50 Questions in Category 1, 15 Questions in Category 2 and 10 Questions in Category 3.

  • Physics and Chemistry - 30 Questions in Category 1, 5 Questions each in Category 2 and 3.

Total Marks

200 marks

Marking Scheme

Category 1 - For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded.

Category 2 and 3 - 2 marks will be allotted for every correct response.

Negative Marking

Category 1 and 2 - 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Category 3 - There will be no negative marking

WBJEE Syllabus 2020

The official syllabus of WBJEE 2020 has been released by the authorities. The subjects and topics which had to be studied for the examination were present in the WBJEE 2020 syllabus. Units from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics had to be studied by the candidates. It is to be noted that the WBJEE 2020 syllabus is similar to that of 10+2 qualifying examination. By checking the syllabus before starting off the preparation, the candidates were able to understand what had to be studied.

WBJEE 2020 Syllabus

S.No

Subjects

Topics

1

Mathematics

  • Algebra

  • Trigonometry

  • Coordinate Geometry of Two Dimensions

  • Coordinate Geometry of Three Dimensions

  • Calculus

2

Physics

  • Physical, World, Measurements, Units & Dimensions

  • Kinematics

  • Motion of Centre of Mass, Connected Systems, Friction

  • Laws of Motion

  • Bulk Properties of Matter

  • Gravitation

  • Electrostatics

  • Viscosity

  • Thermodynamics

  • Kinetic Theory of Gases

  • Oscillation & Waves

  • Atomic Physics

  • Current Electricity

  • Solid State Electronics

  • Optics I (Ray Optics)

  • Optics II (Wave Optics)

  • Nuclear Physics

3

Chemistry

  • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic

  • Periodic Table and Chemical Families

  • Atomic Structure

  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry

  • Solid, Liquid and Gaseous State

  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

  • Coordination Compounds

  • Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics

WBJEE Sample Papers 2020

WBJEE 2020 sample papers consist of the model questions which are based on the previous year papers of the examination. Using the sample papers of WBJEE 2020, the candidates were able to boost their preparation and become familiar with how the examination was likely to be conducted. Candidates were advised to regularly solve sample papers to check their preparation progress and rectify their mistakes. Through the sample papers, the candidates would be able to prepare well for the examination.

Previous Year WBJEE Sample Papers

S.No

Particulars

Sample Papers

1

WBJEE 2019 Sample Papers (Physics and Chemistry)

Click Here

2

WBJEE 2019 Sample Papers (Mathematics)

Click Here

3

WBJEE 2018 Sample Papers (Physics and Chemistry)


Click Here

4

WBJEE 2018 Sample Papers (Mathematics)

Click Here


WBJEE Cutoff 2020

The cutoff of WBJEE will consist of the minimum ranks that the candidates will have to secure to have higher chances of admission into the participating institutes. While preparing the cutoff, the authorities will consider various factors related to the entrance examination such as difficulty level, number of applicants, previous year cutoff trends and more. It is to be noted that WBJEE 2020 cutoff will vary as per the selected course, institute and category of the candidates.

WBJEE 2019 Cutoff

Name of the Institute

Course

Category

Closing Rank

Jadavpur University

Electronics & Communication Engineering

General

13849

SC

27885

ST

12428

OBC

1677

Computer Science & Engineering

General

7396

SC

17722

ST

4795

OBC

456

Mechanical Engineering

General

26501

SC

5713

ST

23450

OBC

31731

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, Kolkata

Computer Science & Engineering

General

22720

SC

12087

ST

36492

OBC

6856

Information Technology

General

40398

SC

15984

ST

63486

OBC

9166

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

Computer Science & Engineering

General

3434

SC

6740

ST

8229

OBC

-

Electronics & Communication Engineering

General

5735

SC

10548

ST

41786

OBC

-

Mechanical Engineering

General

11006

SC

13076

ST

70531

OBC

-

WBJEE Counselling 2020

Registrations for WBJEE 2020 counselling will commence in online mode. Those candidates who qualify the entrance examination will have to register for the counselling procedure. The required details have to be provided to complete the registration procedure. Counselling fee of Rs. 500 also has to be paid through online mode i.e., net banking/credit card/debit card. The preferred choices and institutes have to be selected by the candidates. While filling the choices, the candidates are advised to fill as many as they can. All of the choices selected should be in the order of preference.

WBJEE 2020 Seat Allotment

After registration and choice filling for the counselling procedure is completed, the authorities will announce the seat allotment of WBJEE. Candidates will be able to check their seat allotment status in online mode. No individual allotment letters will be sent to the candidates. WBJEE 2020 seat allotment result of all three rounds will be announced on the official website. All of the selected candidates will have to report to their allotted institutes within the specified timeline. Verification of documents and payment of balance fee has to be done for confirmation of admission. Failure to do so will lead to the cancellation of allotted seat.

List of Documents Required for Verification

  • WBJEE 2020 Admit Card

  • Print out of WBJEE 2020 Rank Card

  • Seat Allotment Letter

  • Receipt of Counselling Registration Fee

  • 12th Standard Mark Sheet

  • 10th Standard Qualifying Examination Admit Card

  • Category Certificate (if applicable)

  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)

  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)

WBJEE Participating Institutes 2020

In the previous year, around 90 institutes offered admissions to B.Tech courses through WBJEE. Candidates can check the list of participating institutes of WBJEE 2020 to know which institutes they can opt for and know the number of offered seats along with other details. The updated list of WBJEE 2020 participating institutes will be released with the official brochure.

List of WBJEE 2020 Government Participating Institutes

Name of the CollegeCourseNumber of Seats
COOCH BEHAR GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGECIV57
CSE57
ELE57
ECE57
MEC57
GOVERNMENT COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND LEATHER TECHNOLOGYCSE56
INT42
LET32
GOVT. COLLEGE OF ENGG. &TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY, BERHAMPORECSE46
ELE32
MEC32
TEX46
GOVT. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & CERAMIC TECHNOLOGYCRM42
CSE42
INT42
GOVT. COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY, SERAMPOREAPM38
CSE38
INT38
TEX38
JALPAIGURI GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGECIV63
CSE63
ELE63
ECE63
INT63
MEC63
KALYANI GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGECSE63
ELE63
ECE63
INT63
MEC63
RAM KRISHNA MAHATO GOVERNMENT ENGINEERING COLLEGECIV57
CSE57
ELE57
ECE57
MEC57
GHANI KHAN CHOUDHURY INSTITUTE OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGYELE30
FET30
MEC32

List of Courses offered through WBJEE 2020

CodeBranch Name
AGRAGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
APMAPPAREL & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
EIEAPPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING
ARCARCHITECTURE
ATEAUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING
AIDB.ARCH(GENERAL)
BMDBIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
BOTBIOTECHNOLOGY
CRMCERAMIC ENGINERING AND TECHNOLOGY
CHECHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CHTCHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY
CVECIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
CIVCIVIL ENGINEERING
CSSCOMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING(CYBER SECURITY)
CSDCOMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING(DATA ANALYSIS)
CSECOMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING/COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
CSBSCOMPUTER SCIENCE & BUSINESS SYSTEMS
COECONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING
EEEELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
ELEELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
ECEELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING/ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
ECIELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING(INDUSTRY INTEGRATED)
FETFOOD TECHNOLOGY
FTBFOOD TECHNOLOGY AND BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
INTINFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
ICEINSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL ENGINEERING
IEEINSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/INSTRUMENTATION & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
JFTJUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY
LETLEATHER TECHNOLOGY
MREMARINE ENGINEERING/MARINE TECHNOLOGY
MECMECHANICAL ENGINEERING
MEAMECHANICAL ENGINEERING(AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURING)
MTEMETALLURGICAL ENGINEERING
OPEOPTICS & OPTOELECTRONICS
PSTPOLYMER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
ENEENERGY ENGINEERING
PWEPOWER ENGINEERING/POWER PLANT ENGINEERING
PNTPRINTING ENGINEERING/PRINTING TECHNOLOGY
PROPRODUCTION ENGINEERING
RMTROBOTIC ENGINEERING
TEXTEXTILE TECHNOLOGY

Contact Details

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board

AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City,

Kolkata-700 091

WBJEE Official Website: www.wbjeeb.in

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - WBJEE 2020

Question: When will the application form of WBJEE 2020 be released?

Answer:

The authorities will release the application form of WBJEE 2020 on October 18. Candidates will be able to fill the application form and submit it till November 13, 2020. 

Question: Which subjects should I have passed in 10+2 to be eligible for WBJEE 2020?

Answer:

Candidates should have passed 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application/Technical Vocational Subject as compulsory subjects. They should have scored pass marks in all of the these subjects individually.

Question: Will the admit card be released in online mode?

Answer:

Yes. The candidates will be able to access the admit card of WBJEE 2020. The authorities will release the admit card for the registered candidates on January 27.  

Question: Is the exam pen and paper based?

Answer:

Yes. WBJEE 2020 will be held as a pen and paper based examination. The duration of the examination will be 4 hours. Candidates will have to attempt Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). 

Question: What will the result of WBJEE 2020 consist of?

Answer:

The result of WBJEE 2020 will be released in online mode and will consist of the subject wise and total scores along with ranks and other details. 

Question: How will the seat allotment procedure be conducted?

Answer:

Qualified candidates will have to participate in the counselling of WBJEE 2020 by registering and filling their choice of courses and colleges. Allotment of seats will be done as per the merit, preferences and availability of seat. To confirm the admission, the candidates will have to verify their documents and pay the balance fee.

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