WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019
Saumya Vishnoi, 11 Feb 2019, #WBJEE
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WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019 - The qualifications required and the conditions that has to be fulfilled by the students to participate in the entrance examination constitutes the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2019. It is mandatory to fulfill the WBJEE 2019 eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. Candidates need to fulfill the conditions in various categories like nationality, age, academic qualification, domicile, etc to be eligible for WBJEE. Candidate should have qualified the 10+2 exam with the passing marks. Before applying for the exam, all the candidates are advised to go through the WBJEE eligibility criteria 2019 given below. Institute specific eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2019 is also provided in the article below for all candidates. WBJEE 2019 will be conducted in offline mode on May 26. Only registered and eligible candidates will be able to participate in WBJEE 2019. Check the full article to know more information about WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019.
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The admission authorities of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board has prepared the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2019. All candidates are required to satisfy the determined WBJEE eligibility criteria 2019 for admissions. Inability to meet the criteria leads to the candidate’s disqualification from WBJEE 2019. 

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General Eligibility Criteria of WBJEE 2019

Nationality: The candidate should be a citizen of India

Age Criteria: The minimum age required by the candidate to be eligibile for WBJEE 2019 is 17 years as on December 31, 2019. The candidate should have been born on or before December 31, 2002. There is no upper limit for B.Tech programmes except for Marine Engineering where the upper age limit is 25 years as on December 31, 2019.

Academic Qualification: The candidates should have qualified his/ her 10+2 (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science/ Computer Application as compulsory subjects with individual passing marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects mentioned above in regular class mode. Those candidates who will be appearing in the qualifying exam in 2019 are also eligible to apply for WBJEE 2019. 

Marks Required: General category candidates should have secured an aggregate of 45% and reserved category candidates should have scored 40% in the above three subjects taken together to be eligible for WBJEE 2019. All candidates are required to have qualified English in 10+2 with at least 30% marks. The board of the qualifying examination must be recognized by Central and State government concerned.

Domicile: To be treated as the domicile for West Bengal, the candidate should be a resident of West Bengal for 10 years consecutively as on December 31, 2018 or the parents of the candidates should be permanent residents of West Bengal with a permanent residential address in the state.

Residential/ Domicile Requirement for WBJEE 2019

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

Requirements in terms of Residential/ Domicile Criteria

  • There is no particular Residential/ Domicile requirement to appear in WBJEE 2019.
  • However, the West Bengal Residential/ Domicile requirement is applicable for admission to any Government Engineering/ Technology colleges of the State as well for admission to any reserved category of seats in respect of any course in any of the enlisted University/ University Department as well as in any Engineering/ Technology college of the state.
  • The West Bengal Residential/ Domicile requirement is also applicable for any seat under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) scheme.
  • Candidates will have to download the required proforma which will be given and keep the certificate ready to be produced during counselling or admission etc.
  • If the certificate is then found to be invalid, the candidate will lose the opportunity of admission in institutes and courses offered.

Institute Specific WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2019

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 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 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 admissions 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 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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