WBJEE 2021:  WBJEE is a state-level entrance examination conducted for candidates who wish to seek admission in Engineering. WBJEE full form is West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. All the state universities, government colleges, and institutions in the state of West Bengal will provide admission to candidates on the basis of the WBJEE score 2021. Every year, the West Bengal Board conducts the WBJEE for admission into B.E/ B.Tech courses. Around two lakh candidates take this examination every year and around 1.5 lakh candidates take to qualify the same. In this article, we will provide information about the WBJEE Application form date release, eligibility, exam date, WBJEE Syllabus download, exam pattern, WBJEE Counselling Registration, etc. Therefore, keep on reading the article.

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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB)

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has been empowered to conduct Common Entrance Examinations for admission to UG and PG Professional and Vocational Courses both in the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. As such, it always endeavors to advocate transparency and implement effective state-of-the-art technology in conducting such examinations. WBJEEB has been instrumental in conducting the admission process through online application and allotment through e-Counselling since 2012.

For the academic session of 2021-22, the WBJEE Board is going to conduct the Common Entrance Examination (WBJEE) for admission to UG Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture Courses in Universities, Government Colleges as well as Self Financing Engineering & Technological Institutes in the State of West Bengal.

About WBJEE 2021 Exam

Name of the examWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examination
Common NameWBJEE
LevelState Level Entrance Exam
Exam CategoryUndergraduate (Engineering)
Exam ModePen Paper Based
Registration ModeOnline
Conducting BodyWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
Official Websitewbjeeb.nic.in

WBJEE Exam Dates 2021

WBJEE Board will announce all the dates regarding WBJEE 2021 in their official information brochure. We will update the dates here as soon as they are released on the official website of WBJEE. Until then, check the tentative dates below.

EventsDates (Tentative)
WBJEE 2021 Registration beginsJanuary 2021
WBJEE Last Date of Application Form3rd week of January 2021
Availability of application correction windowLast week of January 2021
WBJEE Admit Card Download2nd week of April 2021
WBJEE 2021 Date3rd week of April 2021
Answer Key Release1st week of May 2021
WBJEE Result Date4th week of May 2021
WBJEE Counselling DateLast week of May 2021

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2021

Students must make sure to check all the criteria set by the exam conducting authority. Without fitting into the eligibility criteria of WBJEE 2021, candidates will not be able to seek admission. WBJEE  exam eligibility criteria will be based on various factors given below.

Age Limit

  • The lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as of 31.12.2020. A candidate should have been born on or before 31.12.2003. There is no upper age limit in appearing in the WBJEE-2021.
  • However, for admission to the degree level Marine Engineering Course the lower age limit is 17 (seventeen) years as of 31.12.2020 and the upper age limit is 25 Years as of 31.12.2020.


  • Appearing student must be a citizen of India.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate should have qualified his/ her examination 10+2 with physics, mathematics along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Computer Science/Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • The candidates should have obtained at least 45% (40% for reserved category of SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) as an aggregate of the three subjects.
  • The Board of the said Qualifying Examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.


  • Candidates should have qualified English in the 10+2 examination with at least 30% marks.


  • The Candidates should be a domicile of West Bengal.

For admission to WBJEE 2021 Engineering courses

  • Candidate must have passed the Qualifying Examination i.e. the ‘10+2’ examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Computer Science / Computer Application/Technical Vocational Subject as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.
  • Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category e.g. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ examination with at least 30% marks.
  • The Board of the said Qualifying Examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned.

For admission to WBJEE 2021 Pharmacy courses

  1. Candidate must have passed ‘10+2’ examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects as stated above in regular class mode.
  2. Must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category e.g. SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the above three subjects taken together.
  3. Must have passed English in the ‘10+2’ examination with at least 30% marks.
  4. The Board of the said Qualifying Examination must be recognized by the Central Government or State Government concerned. However, the students possessing 10+2 qualifications from non-formal and non-class rooms based schooling such as the National Institute of Open Schooling, open school systems of States, etc. shall not be eligible for admission to B. Pharm. Course.

WBJEE Application Form 2021

WBJEEB will release the application form on WBJEE 2021 official website. The application form will be available online mode on the official website. Each candidate who fills the WBJEE application form 2021 has to fill in all details, pay the application fee, and submit the form before the last date. WBJEE aspirants also have to upload their scanned images to the application form.

Candidates have to fill in only the correct information in the application form. After submitting the application form, candidates will receive a confirmation.

How to fill WBJEE Application Form 2021?

The candidate has to enter the registration details i.e. Name, Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, and Date of birth. Applicants need to be careful while entering the registration details. The candidates must provide correct information while filling the application form. This is because all the original documents will be verified at the time of counselling process. Therefore, any invalid information will lead to the cancellation of the applicant’s candidature.

Step 1: WBJEE 2021 Registration

Visit the official website of WBJEE. If you are a new candidate, you need to register yourselves first in order to fill the WBJEE Application Form 2021. After successful registration, you will generate your login for WBJEE 2021 exam. Now, move on to the next step.

Step 2: Fill Details in Application Form

After registration, login using the given credentials. After logging in, enter the details as asked. Ensure that all the details are correct and valid.

  • Personal Details
  • Academic Details
  • Exam Centre Choice

Step 3: Upload Documents

In order to proceed to the final step, candidates have to upload their recent photograph and signature in a prescribed format.

PhotographJPG/ JPEG3KB to 100 KB4 cm x 3 cm
SignatureJPG/ JPEG3KB to 100 KB4 cm x 1.5 cm

Step 4: Payment of WBJEE Application Form Fee

After uploading images, candidates have to make the application fee payment.

Candidates have to pay the Examination Fees either in cashless mode by Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Paytm or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan. The candidate has to take a print of the challan and deposit the fees in cash in any branch of Allahabad Bank with Core Banking Services (CBS). There is no other method of paying the application fee besides this. WBJEE Application Form Fee is non-refundable under any circumstance.

CategoryApplication Fee (INR)
General Category700
SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC- B500

Step 5: Confirmation Page Printout

Upon successful payment of the fee, a candidate will be automatically directed to the option for downloading the ‘Confirmation Page.’

NOTE: The application is not complete until the confirmation page is generated.

The confirmation page contains information as given by the candidate. As such, the Board is in no way responsible for any mistake in it. Also, the same information will be repeated in the admit card and the rank card. Candidate should take a Print-out of the Confirmation Page and should preserve the same carefully till the completion of the admission process. The confirmation page cannot be regenerated after completion of the declared e-counselling and admission process conducted by the Board. Hence, it is the responsibility of the candidate to preserve it safely.

WBJEE Application Form Correction 2021

  1. If any candidate intends to correct any other information in his/ her application, then they can do so during the given correction window period using the edit mode. The Board will not entertain requests for any correction under any circumstances beyond the correction window period.
  2. Also, the WBJEE Board does not make any correction on behalf of any candidate.
  3. Confirmation page, admit card, rank card, etc. will be issued with the personal detail as is given by the candidate. WBJEE Board will not be responsible for any mistakes committed by the candidate in the application form. The candidate has to take corrective actions at their end with the institute, where they take admission.

WBJEE 2021 Syllabus

WBJEE Exam will prescribe the syllabus of WBJEE 2021. The examination paper will consist of questions as per the syllabus given by the Board. Therefore, candidates must have a complete understanding of the WBJEE 2021 Syllabus. The subjects for the WBJEE exam are Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2021

Understanding the exam pattern of WBJEE is the first step in the preparation process. The exam pattern consists of various points. Read them below.

  • WBJEE Exam will take place in offline mode in OMR sheets
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours per paper
  • The examination will take place in two shifts, i.e. Paper 1 (Mathematics) & Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry)
  • WBJEE question paper will contain multiple-choice questions
  • 1 correct answer will fetch 1 mark to the candidate for Category-I. However, 2 marks for each correct answer in Category-II
  • Candidates must use a black or blue ball pen to mark their answers.

WBJEE Marking Scheme 2021

Category of QuestionsMarking Method
  • 1 mark for the correct answer
  • -1/4 (25%) mark deduction for a wrong answer
  • 0 marks for unattempted questions
  • More than 1 answer for 1 question will be considered for negative marking
  • 2 marks for a correct answer
  • -1/2 (25%) mark deduction for a wrong answer
  • 0 marks for unattempted questions
  • More than 1 answer for 1 question will be considered for negative marking
  • 2 marks for a correct answer
  • A combination of right and wrong answer will fetch 0 marks
  • For a partially correct answer, marks will be= 2x (number of right answers marked/ total number of right answers)
  • 0 marks for unattempted questions

WBJEE Admit Card 2021

The exam conducting authority i.e. WBJEEB is responsible to release the hall ticket of WBJEE 2021. Candidates who will register and submit the WBJEE 2021 application form correctly will be to download the admit card. In order to download the WBJEE hall ticket, the candidate has to enter the login credentials. WBJEE admit card will carry important information about the candidate and exam venue, time, and date. Without admit card and ID proof, candidates will not be allowed to take the WBJEE examination.

Important Points Regarding WBJEE 2021 Admit Card

  1. A candidate has to carry a hard copy of the admit card to the WBJEE examination centre.
  2. Candidates must ensure that the admit card is not mutilated/ distorted/ soiled even by accident.
  3. Candidates can generate duplicate admit cards only till the date of examination. Hence, candidates are advised to retain their admit cards carefully in a safe place to avoid any damage to the document.
  4. In order to get a duplicate hall ticket of WBJEE, the candidate must apply to the Board and pay a processing fee of Rs. 500/- by a bank draft in the name of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable in Kolkata.
  5. WBJEEB does not verify the information provided by the candidate during the online application. Admit cards are issued only on the basis of the information provided by the candidate.
  6. All document verifications are to be done during counselling, admission, registration with the university, etc. If at any stage after examination, it is found on scrutiny that the applicant is otherwise ineligible, his/her candidature shall be treated as cancelled even if he/she had appeared in and secured a Merit Rank. Hence, appearing in the examination and securing a rank does not constitute a right/guarantee in favour of a candidate for his/her claim for admission.

WBJEE Exam Centres 2021

Allocation of WBJEE examination centre is on the basis of the choices given by the candidate during online form fill-up. However, the discretion of the Board in the allocation of examination centre shall be final. No request for change of allocated center will be entertained under normal circumstances. Candidates from West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura must select any three zones in order of preference.

  1. Candidates from other states must select any three zones from Kolkata/ Howrah/ North 24 Parganas/South 24 Parganas in order of preference. Any examination zone may be dropped if adequate numbers of candidates are not available or under any unavoidable circumstance. In such a case, the candidate will be allocated an alternative examination zone.

WBJEE Answer Key 2021

The West Bengal JEE Board will release the official answer key of WBJEE 2021 in the online mode. Candidates can access the WBJEE Official Answer Key @ wbjeeb.nic.in. WBJEE Exam will take place in offline pen and paper-based mode. With the WBJEE Answer Key 2021, candidates can check all the correct answers to questions asked in the examination. The WBJEE 2021 Answer Key can also be used to calculate the probable score. If the student is not satisfied, he/she can challenge the model WBJEE 2021 Answer key by paying Rs. 500  plus the bank’s service charges. The amount is payable by net banking/debit card/ credit card. The fee once paid is non-refundable.

After evaluation, WBJEE final answer key 2021 will release along with the OMR response sheet.

WBJEE Result 2021

All candidates who have taken the WBJEE paper 1 and paper 2 can download their WBJEE Result from the official website of WBJEE. The Result of WBJEE will be available in the form of a Rank card. The rank card will carry the candidate’s rank, marks achieved in the different sections, and total score. Those who qualify for the exam can participate in the WBJEE Counselling.

WBJEE Cutoff 2021

After the release of the cutoff of WBJEE, the Committee will release the cutoff list for various courses (category-wise). All the candidates who meet the cutoff will further appear for the counselling rounds. Hence, in order to meet the WBJEE Cutoff, candidates must perform well in the entrance examination.

There are multiple factors that affect the preparation of the cutoff list. A few of the factors are listed below.

  • Total number of applications
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Total number of candidates
  • Availability of seats
  • Previous year cutoff trends

WBJEE Counselling 2021

Qualifying candidates have to appear for e-counselling. The admission will be on the basis of the GMR and 10% of seats will be filled through JEE Main rank. Document verifications are done during WBJEE counselling and subsequent admission and registration will be done with the university.

  • A separate notification with details of e-counseling/seat allotment and admission will be published on WBJEE official website. Only those, eligible for e-counselling, will be able to participate in it.
  • Course-wise and institute-wise availability of seats as provided by the competent authorities will also be published before counseling and allotment.
  • Credentials of all candidates participating in e-counselling will be verified at Reporting Centres on stipulated dates.


Q1: When will WBJEE Application Form 2021 release?
Ans: The form will release in the January 2021.
Q2: Does WBJEE exam take place in online mode?
Ans: No, it takes place only in offline mode.
Q3: Is it possible to make corrections WBJEE Application Form?
Ans: Yes, WBJEEB allows the candidates to make amendments in the application form.
Q4: Does WBJEE Counselling take place online?
Ans: No, only the notification releases online. The entire counselling process takes place offline.


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