WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2020
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WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2020 - West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board has announced the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2020. Candidates can now check the details regarding the requirements and conditions for admissions through WBJEE 2020 eligibility criteria. Various factors such as age, education, domicile and other conditions which has to be satisfied by candidates are present in WBJEE eligibility criteria 2020. If the candidates are unable to meet the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2020, then they are likely to be disqualified from the admission process. Before filling the application form, the candidates are requested to read WBJEE 2020 eligibility criteria. WBJEE is conducted for admissions into the B.Tech courses offered by the participating institutes of the state. Read the full article to know more about WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2020.
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WBJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates should check the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2020 before applying for the entrance exam. WBJEE eligibility criteria 2020 consists of the requirements that the candidates have to meet for admissions into the B.Tech seats offered by participating institutes. If the candidates are unable to meet the specified criteria, then it is likely that their candidature will be cancelled by the authorities.

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General Eligibility Criteria of WBJEE 2020

  • Nationality - The candidates should have Indian nationality.

  • Age Limit - Required to be at least 17 years old as on December 31, 2020 or should have been born on or before December 31, 2003. There is no upper age limit. However, for Marine Engineering, the upper age limit is 25 years as on December 31, 2020.

  • Educational Qualifications - Candidates should have passed 10+2th standard (or equivalent) qualifying examination with Mathematics and Physics along with any one of Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects. The mentioned subjects should have been passed individually in regular class mode (theory and practical). Those candidates who will be appearing for the qualifying examination in 2020 will also be eligible for WBJEE 2020. The board of the qualifying examination should be recognized by Central and State government.

  • Required Marks - An aggregate of 45% marks should have been secured by the general category candidates in the three compulsory subjects. For reserved category candidates, the aggregate marks to be scored is 40%. Candidates should have also qualified English with at least 30% marks.

  • Domicile - Candidates should have been a resident of West Bengal for 10 consecutive years as on December 31, 2019 to have domicile eligibility. If the parents of the candidates are permanent residents of West Bengal with a permanent residential address in the state then domicile eligibility will be given to the candidates.

WBJEE 2020 Residential/Domicile Requirements

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S.No

Type of Institute

Category of Seats

Domicile Requirement

1

State-Aided Universities offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses

General

No

Reserved

Yes

2

Government Engineering & Technology Colleges

General

Yes

Reserved

Yes

3

Self-Financing Institutions offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses

General

No

Reserved

Yes


Important Points of Domicile Eligibility Criteria of WBJEE 2020

  • Candidates without domicile eligibility will also be able to appear for WBJEE 2020.

  • However, for admissions into the Government Engineering/Technology state colleges as well as reserved seats, the candidates are required to meet the domicile eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2020.

  • Allotment through Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme will also require domicile.

  • Candidates are advised to download the required proforma and keep all of their certificates ready for the counselling and allotment process.

  • Those candidates who are not able to submit their domicile certificates when required will be disqualified from admissions.

WBJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria (Institute Specific)

S.No

Institute

Specific Eligibility Criteria

1

University of Calcutta

All available courses except Jute and Fibre Technology

  • Candidates aspiring for admissions to all B.Tech courses except ‘Jute & Fiber Technology’ at the University of Calcutta, need to have passed class XII or equivalent exam from any recognized Council or Board with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.

  • They should have obtained at least 60% (55% for reserved category students) aggregate marks in Science group taking the above-mentioned subjects together with individual passing marks in all three, excluding vernacular first language and another language as a second language and EVS with minimum 30% marks in English.

For Jute and Fibre Technology

  • Should have passed class XII 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 in the above mentioned subjects, excluding vernacular first language and other language as a second language and EVS and 30% marks in English.

2

Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering and Technology)

  • Should have passed ‘10+2’ or equivalent exam with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as compulsory subjects with at least 60% (45% for reserved category students) aggregate marks in the three subjects taken together.

  • The candidates should also have obtained individual pass marks (both in theory & practical where ever applicable) in each of the subjects mentioned above and with at least 30 % marks in English.

3

West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences

  • For admission in B.Tech (Dairy Technology) course at West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, the candidates should have qualified class XII with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in each of these subjects in regular class mode.

  • They 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.

4

Neotia University

For B.Tech in Computer Science Engineering & Robotic Engineering

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Computer Science as compulsory subjects with at least 60% marks in these three subjects taken together.

For B.Tech in Other Branches

  • For admission to all B. Tech courses except Marine Engineering at Neotia University, the candidates should have passed class XII or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with 60% aggregate marks in these subjects taken together.

For Marine Engineering

  • Should have passed class XII or equivalent test with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 60% aggregate marks in these subjects.

  • They will also be required to secure at least 50% marks in English in either 10th standard or 10+2 standard.

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Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 28th Feb, 2020

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sorry to say at this score you can not get any government colleges, let along tier 1 private colleges like techno india, heritage institute of technology , meghnad saha, netaji subhas, iem kolkata  etc. now there is many tier 2 and tier 3 colleges in west bengal which has no good placement record , less number of faculty, no extra curricular activities.. so you need to think again, or you may appear in jee main april session exam and try to get better score.

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Singampalli sai rahul Student Expert 28th Feb, 2020
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I will mention the ptevious years opening and closing ranks of all the branches in MSIT,Kolkata for general category students-
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The tentative date for WBJEE results is March'20 which will be declared in online mode at wbjeeb.nic.in. Answer key for the conducted exam has already been released.

You can also stay updated at https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/wbjee

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expected marks 56 in wbjee 2020. what will be the expected rank.

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 27th Feb, 2020
Hello,


As per your expected marks in WBJEE 2020 your probable rank will be around 15751 - 16251.

There are various that determine WBJEE Cutoff like :
Number of applicants in the exam.
Number of candidates appeared for WBJEE 2020
Availability of seats
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Previous year cutoff trends

Check past year cutoffs from the link below:

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