WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - Check Age Limit, Documents, Qualification
WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2023 - WBJEEB has released the WBJEE 2023 eligibility criteria along with the information brochure at wbjeeb.nic.in. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before submitting WBJEE application form 2023. The WBJEE 2023 eligibility criteria consists of the various requirements to appear in West Bengal JEE such as nationality, age, domicile, academics, and more.
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The eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2023 is determined by the WBJEE authorities after checking different factors related to examination and admission. If WBJEE 2023 eligibility criteria are not satisfied, then the candidates will not be able to get allotted into the WBJEE participating institutes. Read the full article to know more about WBJEE 2023 Eligibility Criteria.
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WBJEE 2023 Eligibility Criteria
There are certain conditions and requirements that the candidates have to meet to be eligible for WBJEE 2023 exam. The authorities decide the eligibility criteria for the WBJEE 2023 exam as per government policies. Before filling out the WBJEE 2023 application form, the candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria for West Bengal JEE 2023 since those who do not meet the conditions will be disqualified.
WBJEE 2023 General Eligibility Criteria
For WBJEE 2023, the candidates are required to be of Indian nationality.
Should have been a permanent resident of West Bengal for 10 consecutive years as on December 31, 2022.
Candidates will also be considered eligible if their parents are permanent residents of the state with a permanent residential address.
Institute-Wise WBJEE 2023 Domicile Requirements
Type of Institute
Category of Seats
Government Engineering & Technology Colleges
State-Aided Universities offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses
Self-Financing Institutions offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses
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Points to Remember
If the candidates do not have domicile eligibility, they will still be allowed to appear for WBJEE exam 2023. However, they will be able to apply for a limited amount of seats.
Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme will also require domicile eligibility.
Those candidates who have applied for domicile seats but are not able to submit the certificates will be disqualified.
Candidates are advised to download the required proforma and keep all of their certificates ready for the process of WBJEE 2023 counselling and allotment.
There are certain age eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2023 for the candidates. As per the criteria, the candidates should be minimum 17 years old as on December 31, 2023. Candidates should have been born on or before December 12, 2006. No upper age limit. However, if the candidate is applying for Marine Engineering, then the candidates have to be maximum of 25 years of age as on December 31, 2023.
Should have passed the 10+2th (or equivalent) examination conducted by a board recognized by the Central and State Governments.
Candidates should have qualified Physics and Mathematics along with any one of the following - Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects in the qualifying examination.
The above-mentioned subjects should have also been passed individually in regular class mode (theory and practical).
Candidates who will be appearing for the qualifying examination in 2023 will also be considered eligible for the WBJEE 2023 exam.
General category candidates should have scored an aggregate of 45% in the three compulsory subjects in 10+2th (or equivalent) examination.
Reserved category candidates should have secured an aggregate of 40% marks.
Should have also qualified English with minimum 30% marks.
Institute-Specific Eligibility Criteria For WBJEE 2023
Other than the general eligibility criteria for WBJEE 2023, there are some institutes which have specific conditions which need to be met by the candidates for admissions.
Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering and Technology)
Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (45% for reserved category students) aggregate marks.
Individual pass marks (both in theory & practical) in each of the subjects mentioned above should have also been secured and at least 30% marks in English.
University of Calcutta
For all available courses except Jute and Fibre Technology
Should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam from any recognized Council or Board with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (55% for reserved category students) aggregate marks.
Candidates should have also scored individual passing marks in the above mentioned subjects along with vernacular first language, second language, EVS and minimum 30% marks in English.
For Jute and Fibre Technology
Candidates should have qualified 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognised board and council with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (50% for reserved category students) aggregate marks.
Should have also passed in vernacular first language, second language, EVS and scored 30% marks in English.
West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences
Should have qualified 10+2 (or equivalent examination) with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects and also passed individually in these subjects in regular class mode.
General category candidates should have secured at least 50% (40% in case of candidates belonging to the reserved category) aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English taken together.
For B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering & Robotic Engineering
Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinations with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Computer Science as compulsory subjects with at least 60% aggregate marks.
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For Other B.Tech Courses
Should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exams with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with 60% aggregate marks.
For Marine Engineering
Candidates should have qualified 10+2 or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 60% aggregate marks.
At least 50% marks in English should have been secured in 10th or 10+2 standard.
WBJEE 2023 Application Form
The authorities will release the WBJEE 2023 application form in online mode. Candidates will be able to access the WBJEE 2023 application form in online mode only. All of the required personal, academic, and contact information has to be provided in WBJEE 2023 application form and the required fee had to be paid. The admit card of WBJEE 2023 will be generated for only those candidates who complete the application process before the final date.
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Questions related to WBJEE
What is the application fee of WBJEE for Calcutta University admission ?
The application fee for WBJEE exam is Rs 500 for general candidates and Rs 499 for SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B. The fee is non-refundable.
What is the WBJEE cut-off for B.Pharma admission at GCTS Asansol?
As per GCTS, Asansol Cut-Off 2021, the opening and closing home state rank was 17534 and 17534 respectively, while the opening and closing rank for Outside Home State category was 1616 and 2721 respectively.
Does NIT Durgapur accept Wbjee score?
NO, the Joint Entrance Examination Main, formerly known as the AIEEE, is the sole admissions test accepted by NITs. The Government of India's Ministry of Human Resource Development recognises the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur as an Institute of National Importance. You can gain admission to state government by taking the WBJEE.
When is WBJEE 2023 exam date?
WBJEE 2023 will be held on April 30, 2023. The examination will be conducted as a pen-and-paper-based test.
What are the total number of questions in WBJEE 2023?
There will be a total of 155 questions in the WBJEE 2023 examination.