About JEXPO 2020

JEXPO 2020 is a pen-paper-based entrance exam that will be conducted on April 26 for admission to various diploma courses offered by polytechnic institutes in the state of West Bengal, including engineering and technology. Around 19,000 seats will be offered 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 application form of JEXPO 2020 has been released by West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development on January 2 and can be filled in both online and offline modes. However, the fee is different depending on which mode the candidate chooses. Also, there is a special fee concession for female candidates. The result of the entrance exam will be declared tentatively in the first week of June in the form of merit lists.  

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.

JEXPO 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Joint Entrance Examination for Polytechnics West Bengal
Short Exam Name JEXPO
Conducting Body West Bengal State Council of Technical Education
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level State Level Exam
Mode of Application Offline / Online
Application Fee (General) 500 Rs [Offline] +1 More
Mode of Exam Offline
Mode of Counselling Online / Offline
Participating Colleges 32
Exam Duration 4 Hours

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JEXPO 2020 Important Dates

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Upcoming Dates and Events

02 Jan, 2020 - 15 Apr, 2020

Application - Extended | Mode: Online Ongoing

16 Apr, 2020

Admit Card | Mode: Online

26 Apr, 2020

Exam | Mode: Offline

Past Dates and Events

02 Jan, 2020 - 16 Mar, 2020

Application | Mode: Offline

JEXPO 2020 Eligibility Criteria

It is important that candidates go through the eligibility criteria of JEXPO 2020 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 2020

  • 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 1, 2005.

Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Bank Challan

The official authorities have released the application form of JEXPO 2020 on January 2 in both online and offline mode. To fill the application form online, the candidates simply have 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 2020 

  • Registration – One requires a valid email id and mobile number to register. 
  • Filling of application form – In this step, the candidate have 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 has to be taken that they are in the prescribed format. 
  • Payment of application: The application fee for male candidates applying through online mode is Rs. 450; fee for female candidates is 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 will not be considered. 

Application Fees

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

JEXPO 2020 Syllabus


Mathematics: Unit 01
Real numbers
Mathematics: Unit 02
Laws of indices
Mathematics: Unit 03
Mathematics: Unit 04
Co-ordinate geometry
Mathematics: Unit 05
Distance formula
Mathematics: Unit 06
Linear simultaneous equations
Mathematics: Unit 07
Properties of parallelogram
Mathematics: Unit 08
Mathematics: Unit 09
Factorisation, transversal and mid-point theorem
Mathematics: Unit 10
Profit and loss
Mathematics: Unit 11
Mathematics: Unit 12
Theorems on area
Mathematics: Unit 13
Construction of a parallelogram whose measurement of one angle is given and equal in area of a triangle
Mathematics: Unit 14
Construction of a triangle equal in area of a quadrilateral
Mathematics: Unit 15
Area and perimeter of triangle and quadrilateral shaped region
Mathematics: Unit 16
Circumference of circle
Mathematics: Unit 17
Theorems on concurrence
Mathematics: Unit 18
Area of circular region
Mathematics: Unit 19
Internal and external division of straight line segment
Mathematics: Unit 20
Area of triangular region
Mathematics: Unit 21
Mathematics: Unit 22
Quadratic equations with one variable
Mathematics: Unit 23
Simple interest
Mathematics: Unit 24
Theorems related to circle
Mathematics: Unit 25
Rectangular parallelopiped or cuboid
Mathematics: Unit 26
Ratio and proportion
Mathematics: Unit 27
Compound interest and uniform tate of increase or decrease
Mathematics: Unit 28
Theorems related to angles in a circle
Mathematics: Unit 29
Right circular cylinder
Mathematics: Unit 30
Quadratic surd
Mathematics: Unit 31
Theorems related to cyclic quadrilateral
Mathematics: Unit 32
Construction of circumcircle and incircle of a triangle
Mathematics: Unit 33
Mathematics: Unit 34
Mathematics: Unit 35
Theorems related to tangent to a circle
Mathematics: Unit 36
Right circular cone
Mathematics: Unit 37
Mathematics: Unit 38
Construction of tangent to a circle
Mathematics: Unit 39
Real life problems related to different solid objects
Mathematics: Unit 40
Mathematics: Unit 41
Concept of measurement of angle
Mathematics: Unit 42
Construction-determination of mean proportional
Mathematics: Unit 43
Pythagoras theorem
Mathematics: Unit 44
Trigonometric ratios and trigonometric Identities
Mathematics: Unit 45
Trigonometric ratios of complementary angle
Mathematics: Unit 46
Application of trigonometric ratios
Mathematics: Unit 47
Heights and distances
Mathematics: Unit 48
Mean, median, ogive, mode and numerical aptitude

Physical science+

Physical science: Unit 01
Physical science: Unit 02
Force and motion
Physical science: Unit 03
Atomic structure
Physical science: Unit 04
Mole concept
Physical science: Unit 05
Structure and properties of matter
Physical science: Unit 06
Physical science: Unit 07
Acids, bases and salts
Physical science: Unit 08
Work, power and energy
Physical science: Unit 09
Physical science: Unit 10
Physical science: Unit 11
Separation of components of mixtures
Physical science: Unit 12
Physical science: Unit 13
Concerns about our environment
Physical science: Unit 14
Behaviour of gases
Physical science: Unit 15
Physical science: Unit 16
Periodic table and periodicity of the properties of elements
Physical science: Unit 17
Ionic and covalent bonding
Physical science: Unit 18
Chemical calculations
Physical science: Unit 19
Thermal phenomena
Physical science: Unit 20
Current electricity
Physical science: Unit 21
Electricity and chemical reactions
Physical science: Unit 22
Inorganic chemistry in the laboratory and in industry
Physical science: Unit 23
Physical science: Unit 24
Atomic nucleus
Physical science: Unit 25
Organic chemistry and general awareness

JEXPO 2020 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 2020 before they start with their exam preparation.

JEXPO Exam Pattern 2020

  • 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. 
  • The duration of the paper will be 2 hours
  • Question type will be multiple choice.
  • The paper will be of 100 marks

Admit cards for the pen-and-paper exam will be released in online mode on April 16; 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 2020

  • 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 2020 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 2020 Answer Key

Exam conducting authorities will release the answer key of JEXPO 2020 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 2020 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.

32 Colleges Accepting Admission
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The result of JEXPO 2020 will be declared online tentatively in the first week of June for all candidates who attempt the entrance exam. The result will be available in the form of merit list, which though includes only those candidates who 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 2020 will be 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. 

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 2020 admit card.
  • Caste certificate

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Questions related to JEXPO

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Is the date of the examination of jexpo 2020 has been extended or not???

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 29th Mar, 2020

At this point in time, the registration process has been extended until April 15th. And JEXPO 2020 has been scheduled for April 26th and there is no news yet regarding any postponement of the exam. So for now, we need to wait for the official information. For more information, please visit our page: https://engineering.careers360.com/exams/jexpo


is jexpo exam date will change for corona virus?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 22nd Mar, 2020

Nothing can be said as of now,exam is scheduled to be on 26th April,so we have to wait and see until there's official declaration by the concerned authorities, so please continue with your preparation and focus on studies.

what is the last date of fromfillup of expo exem

Shiksha 15th Mar, 2020


  • JEXPO exam is the state level exam for admissions in various diploma courses offered by polytechnic institutes in West Bengal.
  • JEXPO - Joint Entrance Examination for Polytechnics West Bengal
  • There are total 19000 seats offered (except mngt quota)
  • The application fees for online mode is Rs 450 & offline is Rs 500
  • It will be held on 26th april
  • Last dates of application : 30th march for online & 16th march for offline (omr).
  • You can get admissions in engineering, architecture, pharmacy, other professionals & technical courses.

I hope this helps.


Total how many students are appearing for the JEXPO examination

AnkiT KunwaR 13th Mar, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

I think it will be tough and inaccurate if we will try to predict the exact number of students that are going to appear for JEXPO or any exam but looking at past year statistics , we can expect upto 2-3 lakhs students appearing for the exam.

i hope this helps

hi , i am asking that if my email was incorrected in the form then there is any problem to get my admit

Amit Banarjee 11th Mar, 2020


If you entered incorrect email in your JEE Mains application form , then you have an option to edit your email id in the dates of Correction. The application form correction facility will be available from March 13,2020 to March 16,2020 in the official JEE Main Website. Some additional fees can be charged for correcting details.

I hope this helps!

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