WBJEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB). The Common Entrance Examination will be conducted for admissions to professional undergraduate and post graduate level courses offered in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, Medical, Dental and Architecture in Universities, Government Colleges as well as Self Financing Engineering & Technological Institutes in the State of West Bengal. The required qualifications and conditions to be fulfilled to participate in the entrance examination will constitute WBJEE 2018 eligibility criteria. Different categories such as nationality, age, academic qualification, domicile and more will have to be fulfilled by the candidates.

General Eligibility Criteria of WBJEE 2018

Nationality: All candidates should be citizens of India.

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.   Those candidates who will be appearing in the qualifying exam in 2018 will also eligible to apply for WBJEE 2017.

Age Criteria: The minimum age for WBJEE 2018 candidates is 17 years as on December 31, 2018. 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, 2018.

Marks Required: General category candidates should have secured an aggregate of 45% and reserved category candidates should have scored 40% to be eligible for WBJEE 2018. All candidates are required to have qualified English with atleast 30% marks.

Domicile: Should be residents of West Bengal for 10 years consecutively as on December 31, 2017 OR the parents of the candidates should be permanent residents of West Bengal with a permanent residential address in the state.

WBJEE 2018 Eligibility- Domicile/Residential Requirement

Candidates seeking admission under reserved category must have domicile of West Bengal. Candidate must also possess a certificate as proof of their claim.

  • Candidate should be a permanent resident of the State of West Bengal since last 10 years by December 31, 2018.
  • Candidate’s parent(s) should be permanent resident(s) of the State of West Bengal and have permanent address proof for the same.

Institute Specific WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018

WBJEE eligibility criteria for engineering colleges in terms of academic qualifications differ from each other for some specific Universities. The table below has institute specific WBJEE eligibility criteria to help candidates prepare well for the admission at the college of their choice.

S.No

Name of the University / Institute

Eligibility Criteria

1

The Jadavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)

Candidate must have qualified 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM with at least 60% marks aggregate, which is 45% for reserved category and 30% marks in English.

For five-year degree course in Architecture

Apart from above eligibility criteria, the candidate must qualify NATA or Paper-II of the JEE Main 2018 to secure a seat in Architecture course.

2

The University of Calcutta

Eligibility for all available courses except “Jute & Fibre Technology”:

 

10+2 or any equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with minimum 60% marks aggregate and at least 30% marks in English. Candidates from SC/ST/ OBC/ PwD need to get a minimum of 55% aggregate marks.

 

For Jute & Fiber Technology Course

10+2 or any equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least 45% marks aggregate and at least 30% marks in English. The requirement is 40% for ST/SC/OBC/PWD candidates.

3

The West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences B.Tech.(Dairy Technology) Course

·         Candidate must have passed 10+2 exam with individual pass marks in both theory and practical with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as a compulsory subject in regular class mode from recognized board/institute to get admission in B.Tech (Dairy Technology) course.

·         He/she should have scored minimum 50% aggregate marks (40% for reserved category candidates) in PCM with English.

4

The Neotia University

All B. Tech. Courses except Marine Engineering:

·         The application should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM as compulsory subject with 60% marks aggregate.

B.Tech. in Marine Engineering:

· In order to get admission in the marine engineering course at the Neotia University through WBJEE 2018, the candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM as compulsory subject with minimum 60% marks aggregate and at least 50% in English.

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