About JEXPO 2019

JEXPO 2019 was a pen-paper-based entrance exam that was conducted on May 30 (rescheduled) for admission to various diploma courses offered by polytechnic institutes in the state of West Bengal, including engineering and technology. The exam comprised two papers of 2 hours each – Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (Physics and Chemistry). Some 19,000 seats will be on offer through the exam, excluding management quota seats. The conducting body of the exam, also known as WB Polytechnic, is West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development. The result of the entrance exam has been declared on June 6 in the form of merit lists.  Application form of JEXPO 2019 was released by West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development on January 29 and could be filled in both online and offline modes up to April 18 (extended). However, the fee would be different depending on which mode the candidate chooses. Also, there is a special fee concession for female candidates.

The exam authorities have declared the first phase seat allotment result of JEXPO 2019 on July 1 and the second allotment result in July in online mode. Candidates who get short-listed based on the merit list only will be eligible to participate in the counselling and seat allotment process. Please note, the first four-seat allotment rounds will be held online, which will be followed by a special offline round to fill vacant seats.

Exam level: State Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Conducting Body: West Bengal State Council of Technical Education
Duration 4 Hours

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JEXPO 2019 Important Dates

12 Jul, 2019 - 16 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Admission/seat booking for phase 3 | Mode: Online
12 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Results of seat allotment phase 3 - Start Date | Mode: Online
08 Jul, 2019 - 11 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Admission/seat booking for phase 2 | Mode: Online
08 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Results of seat allotment phase 2 - Start Date | Mode: Online
02 Jul, 2019 - 06 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Admission/seat booking for phase 1 | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Results of seat allotment phase 1 - Start Date | Mode: Online
17 Jun, 2019 - 29 Jun, 2019 Counselling - Registration and choice filling | Mode: Online
06 Jun, 2019 Result | Mode: Online
30 May, 2019 Exam | Mode: Offline
10 May, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
29 Jan, 2019 - 18 Apr, 2019 Application | Mode: Offline and Online

JEXPO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

It is important that candidates go through the eligibility criteria of JEXPO 2019 before they start preparing for the exam. It is because, if they don’t meet the prescribed eligibility criteria, they will not be considered for admission even if they qualify in the exam. So, it will be a loss of valuable time and effort on the part of the candidate. Among the important eligibility criteria that the candidate is required to fulfil include that of nationality, qualifying exam, minimum marks, subject combination, and age limit. 

Eligibility criteria of JEXPO 2019

  • Nationality – Indian nationals are eligible to apply
  • Qualifying exam – The candidate needs to have passed Class 10 exam conducted by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or an equivalent exam with minimum 35% aggregate marks in English, Physical Science/Science and Mathematics, among others.
  • Age limit – The candidate must be born no earlier than July 2, 2004.

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Exam officials had released the application form of JEXPO 2019 from January 29 in both online and offline modes. To fill the form online, the candidates simply had to go the online application portal and start the application process right away. However, to apply offline, using OMR-based application forms, the candidate had to first obtain it on cash payment of Rs. 500 (female candidates need to pay only Rs. 250). The application process for both the modes is described in brief below.

Procedure to fill Online Application form of JEXPO 2019 

  • Registration – One required a valid email id and mobile number to register. 
  • Filling of application form – In this step, the candidate had to fill different sections of the application form, like personal, academic and contact details.
  • Uploading of documents – When uploading scanned images of photograph and signature, care had to be taken that they were in the prescribed format. 
  • Payment of application: The application fee for male candidates applying through online mode was Rs. 450; fee for female candidates was Rs. 250.
  • Submission of application form: Just check that the application form is complete in all respects before submitting it.

Filling of JEXPO application form – Offline mode

To apply using printed OMR Application Form, the candidate had to first obtain it along with the information booklet from:

  • Designated Polytechnics and ITIs on cash payment of Rs. 500 (female candidate need to Rs. 250 only).

The candidate had to duly fill the printed application form – including filling all relevant sections, pasting photograph and signature at the appropriate space – and submit it before the last date. Applications received after the last date was not considered. 

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, OBC, ST Offline Male ₹ 500
General, SC, OBC, ST Offline Female ₹ 250
General, SC, OBC, ST Online Male ₹ 450
General, SC, OBC, ST Online Female ₹ 225

JEXPO 2019 Syllabus

Real numbers
Laws of indices
Co-ordinate geometry
Distance formula
Linear simultaneous equations
Properties of parallelogram
Factorisation, transversal and mid-point theorem
Profit and loss
Theorems on area
Construction of a parallelogram whose measurement of one angle is given and equal in area of a triangle
Construction of a triangle equal in area of a quadrilateral
Area and perimeter of triangle and quadrilateral shaped region
Circumference of circle
Theorems on concurrence
Area of circular region
Internal and external division of straight line segment
Area of triangular region
Quadratic equations with one variable
Simple interest
Theorems related to circle
Rectangular parallelopiped or cuboid
Ratio and proportion
Compound interest and uniform tate of increase or decrease
Theorems related to angles in a circle
Right circular cylinder
Quadratic surd
Theorems related to cyclic quadrilateral
Construction of circumcircle and incircle of a triangle
Theorems related to tangent to a circle
Right circular cone
Construction of tangent to a circle
Real life problems related to different solid objects
Concept of measurement of angle
Construction-determination of mean proportional
Pythagoras theorem
Trigonometric ratios and trigonometric Identities
Trigonometric ratios of complementary angle
Application of trigonometric ratios
Heights and distances
Mean, median, ogive, mode and numerical aptitude
Physical science
Force and motion
Atomic structure
Mole concept
Structure and properties of matter
Acids, bases and salts
Work, power and energy
Separation of components of mixtures
Concerns about our environment
Behaviour of gases
Periodic table and periodicity of the properties of elements
Ionic and covalent bonding
Chemical calculations
Thermal phenomena
Current electricity
Electricity and chemical reactions
Inorganic chemistry in the laboratory and in industry
Atomic nucleus
Organic chemistry and general awareness

JEXPO 2019 Exam Pattern

To get a good score it is not sufficient to simply complete one’s school syllabus, because the diploma exam is a different ball game altogether. For example, unlike board exams which is subjective in nature, the entrance exam will instead have objective type questions. Also, there is also some difference between the two as far as subjects are concerned. It is therefore recommended that the candidate takes some time out and checks out the syllabus of JEXPO 2019 before they start with their exam preparation.

JEXPO Exam Pattern 2019

  • The exam will be conducted in offline (pen-paper-based) mode
  • Answers have to be entered on OMR answer sheets by darkening circles using black/blue ball-point pen. 
  • There will be two papers – Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (Physics and Chemistry). Both are mandatory.
  • The duration of each paper will be 2 hours
  • Question type will be multiple choice.
  • Each paper will be of 100 marks

Admit cards for the pen-and-paper exam has released on May 10 in the online mode; it will not be sent by post or any other means to the individual candidates. On the day of the exam, the candidate has to bring along the admit card and also a valid and original photo ID. Without these documents, the candidate will not be allowed inside the exam hall. The admit card would carry important information like the name of the candidate, roll and application number, date and time of the exam, and also exam centre details. It must be noted that the admit card will be required even after the exam is over, for example at the time of counselling, so one mustn’t lose or damage it until at least the admission process is over.

How to download the admit card of JEXPO 2019

  • Click on the admit card download link.
  • Login to the portal by entering application number 
  • The admit card will be displayed on the screen

Check that the details mentioned on the admit card is correct and legible. If satisfied, download and take a printout.

JEXPO 2019 Exam Centers

State City
West Bengal Kolkata
North 24 Parganas
South 24 Parganas
Purba Bardhaman
Paschim Bardhaman
Purba Medinipur
Paschim Medinipur
South Dinajpur
Cooch Behar
Tripura Agartala

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Original photo ID, including - aadhaar card, admit card, certificate of madhyamik or equivalent, voter ID, driving licence, PAN card, passport, bank passbook, or any photo ID issued by the government

JEXPO 2019 Answer Key

Exam conducting authorities will release the answer key of JEXPO 2019 a week or so after completion of the exam; answer keys will be available for all the four question sets - A, B, C and D. JEXPO 2019 answer key and will contain the correct answers to questions in each set, so candidates will be able to compare their answers and calculate probable scores. 

Also, various coaching institutes will come up with unofficial answers keys of JEXPO before the release of the official version. But candidates must note that the final authority on the correct answers will be the official version only.

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Exam officials has declared the result of JEXPO 2019 online on June 6 for all candidates who have appeared in the exam. The result is available in the form of merit list, which though includes only those candidates who have appeared in both paper I and II and scored positive marks in the entrance exam. Also, the result so declared is final and exam officials will not accept any request for review.

Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

The counselling of JEXPO 2019 is being conducted in online mode, but if there are vacant seats left after online rounds, a special manual (offline) round will be held to fill those vacant seats. Some 19,000 self-finance diploma seats will be offered through the counselling process, not including management quota seats. The 3rd phase seat allotment result of JEXPO released on July 12 in online mode. 

Online counselling is open to valid rank holders only, who have to register for counselling and participate in the choice filling. There are around 565 choices to pick from; please note here choice is a combination of institute and branch. It is recommended that candidates pick as many choices – in the order of priority – to maximize their chances of admission. The allotment of seats will be based on the merit rank of the candidates and also choices filled by them.

Meanwhile, the special offline counselling will be open to only those candidates who haven’t been offered a seat in any of the online rounds. 

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Printout of provisional allotment letter cum money receipt
  • Admit card of madhyamik or equivalent examination as age proof and for determination of district of schooling (in case a candidate is allotted district quota seat) at Madhyamik or equivalent examination level.
  • Mark sheet of madhyamik or equivalent examination.
  • JEXPO 2019 admit card.
  • Caste certificate

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