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West Bengal Polytechnic Diploma Entrance Test 2020

Pen & Paper Mode

VOCLET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 500
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:West Bengal State Council of Technical Education (WBSCTE)

VOCLET 2020 (Cancelled): Application Form Window (Reopen)

Updated On - August 29 2020 by Akriti Maurya

VOCLET 2020 has been can cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The application window has been reopened from 14 August 2020. It is also known as Vocational Lateral Entry Test will be conducted by West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development (WBSCT & VE). This exam is organised every year for those candidates who want to pursue Polytechnic courses from the second year. Candidates who will qualify the exam will get admission into various diploma programmes in Engineering, Technolog, Architecture, Pharmacy and various other fields. Through VOCLET, candidates will get admission into various government or private polytechnic institutions situated in the state of West Bengal. Candidates can go through the full article to know all the information about VOCLET 2020.

Latest Updates

  • Due to the present situation under COVID-19 pandemic, the entrance examinations for VOCLET-2020 will not be conducted this year. Detailed methods for preparation of merit list and admission guidelines will be published shortly.
  • The application window has been reopened from 14 August until 01 September 2020.

VOCLET 2020 Application Form

The application form of VOCLET 2020 has been reopened until 01 September 2020. Candidates can check all the information about VOCLET 2020 Application Form given below:

  • Candidates can submit their application form in any of the online or offline modes.
  • For Online Application form, candidates have to visit the official website of conducting body (www.webscte.co.in).
  • And for offline registration, interested candidates can collect the form from all Government & Government Sponsored and Self Financed Polytechnics affiliated to WBSCT&V&SD(TED).
  • Procedure for submitting the online application form and payment of application form will be notified soon in the Council's website.
  • Candidates can also purchase the printed OMR application form along with Information Brochure for VOCLET 2020 from polytechnic institutions affiliated to WBSCTE.
  • Candidates have to fill the OMR Application fee and submit at designated polytechnic centres.

VOCLET 2020 Application Fee

The VOCLET 2020 Registration Fee information can be checked in the below-given points:

Mode of Payment: The VOCLET 2020 Registration fee can be paid either through online or offline mode.
  • Online - Candidates have to pay the amount of Rs. 450/- (Rs. 225/- for valid Kanyashree enrolees) as an application fee while submitting the form online.
  • Offline - Candidates have to pay the application fee in cash of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for Kanyashree enrollees) while purchasing the application form from the polytechnic centres on all working day except for Sunday and Gazetted Holidays.

VOCLET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should match the eligibility before applying for the exam. The details about VOCLET 2020 Eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

  • Candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
Age Limit 
  • There is no age limit for applying for the VOCLET 2020 examination.
Educational Qualification 
  • Candidates must have passed or appeared the class 12 examination of the West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development or having passed 2 years' ITI and Madhyamik or equivalent examination.
  • Applicants who have appeared in ITI are not eligible for VOCLET 2020.
  • Candidates who have passed vocational courses from Councils/Boards other than WBSCT&VE&SD (West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development) are also not eligible.

VOCLET 2020 Result 

Candidates may check the result details through the below-given points-

  • The VOCLET 2020 result will be available online at the WBSCTE official website.
  • The result is supposed to be declared in the first week of June 2020.  
  • Candidates can check their results by entering roll number and date of birth from the website. Successful applicants can appear in further counselling or other admission processes.
  • Candidates are advised to take the printout of the result for future reference.

VOCLET 2020 Counselling

Candidates may check the counselling details through the below-given points

  • VOCLET 2020 counselling process will begin within the first week of June 2020.
  • Through the counselling process, candidates can get admission in various Polytechnics/Technological colleges and institutes.
  • Complete information relating to counselling will have to be checked by the candidate from the official web site.
  • During the counselling method, the process of document verification and seat allotment is to be done. Candidates have to show their essential documents for the counselling.
  • Reserved class candidates should have shown their Caste Certificate throughout counselling.
  • If in any case, a candidate fails to provide any of the specified documents, his/her candidacy will be rejected by the Council.

List of Diploma Courses Offered

Candidate can start their polytechnic career in various fields depending on the VOCLET 2020 rank or scores. List of Diploma courses a candidate can choose is given below:


Automobile Engineering


Metallurgical Engineering


Food Processing Technology

Mine Surveying

Computer Science & Technology

Civil Engineering

Computer Software Technology

Mining Engineering

Medical Laboratory Technology

Printing Technology

Mechanical Engineering (Production)

Chemical Engineering

Electronics & Instrumentation Engg

Mechanical Engineering

Modern Office Practice & Management

Electrical Engineering

Electronics & Telecommunication Engg

VOCLET 2020 Scores accepting colleges

There are many colleges in West Bengal state which accepts VOCLET 2020 scores. Some of those colleges accepting VOCLET 2020 marks are shown below:

  • Adyapeath Annada Polytechnics College
  • Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Polytechnic (Govt.)
  • Birla Institute of Technology (Govt.)
  • Ramkrishna Mission Shilpapitha 
  • Central Footwear Training Centre(Govt.)

VOCLET 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates have to check below, the whole test pattern of VOCLET 2020:

Exam Mode: VOCLET 2020 exam will be conducted in offline mode only.
Number of Papers: The exam consists of 2 papers. Paper I of the exam is Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry and Paper-II of the exam are Mechanics & Computer.
Kind of Questions: The entrance exam consists of a total of two hundred multiple selection questions (MCQ's).
Time Duration: 1 hour will be allotted for each exam.
Total Marks: Total allotted marks will be 100.
Marking Scheme: Candidate will get One Mark for Each correct response. 0.25 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer.
VOCLET 2020 Paper Pattern
ExamSubjectsNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration









1 hour






1 hour
 Total1001002 hours

VOCLET 2020 Syllabus

VOCLET 2020 syllabus for different subjects are as follows:

For Mathematics
  • Laws of Indices
  • Complex Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Trigonometry
For Physics
  • Units of Measurements
  • The dimension of Physical Quantities
  • Motion in a Straight Line
  • Scalar and Vector Products of Vectors
For Chemistry
  • Chemical Equation
  • Equilibrium and Acidimetry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
For Computer Applications
  • Introduction to Computer Systems
  • Computer Software and Programming Languages
Candidates can check VOCLET 2020 Information Bulletin.

VOCLET 2020 Preparation Tips

Interested applicants can check some of the important preparation tips given below and then prepare for the exam:

  • First of all, candidates have to obtain official information bulletin from the official website.
  • Candidates must go through all the information related to the examination scheme including syllabus.
  • Now Applicants have to make a proper time-table for their study and divide subject assigning equal time to every section.
  • Candidates have to solve previous year question papers or sample papers on a routine basis for better preparation.
  • Aspirants should refer to relevant study material and books.
  • Stay healthy and take proper diet.

VOCLET 2020 Admit Card

VOCLET Admit Card 2020 will be available on the official website. Candidates can check the details about VOCLET hall ticket below:

  • Candidates can download the VOCLET admit card 2020 from the official website of the conducting authority (www.webscte.co.in).
  • Admit card can be downloaded by entering the candidate's Application Number.
  • VOCLET admit card will contain various details like Candidate's name, roll number, exam date, name & address of the examination centre.
  • Admit card will not be sent to the candidates via post or any other mode.
  • Candidates must preserve their admit cards carefully till the completion of the admission procedure.

VOCLET 2020 Highlights

Candidates may check the details of the VOCLET highlights through the below-given table

VOCLET 2020 Basic Information
Date of  Exam

26 April 2020

Conducting Body

West Bengal State Council of Technical Education, Department of Government of West Bengal

Mode of VOCLET 2020 Exam

Offline Pen Paper Based Test

Medium of VOCLET 2020 Exam

English, Bengali

Duration of VOCLET 2020 Exam

02 Hours (120 Minutes) for each Paper Total – 04 hours

Type and Number of Questions

Objective Type Questions
Paper-I – 100 questions
Paper-II – 100 questions


Paper-II - 2 sections
(Section-A – Physics, Mathematics & chemistry
Section-B – Mechanics and Computer

Course Offered

Polytechnic Diploma in Engineering

VOLCET Official Website


VOCLET Examination is the selection test for the Admission to Diploma Courses in Polytechnic colleges of West Bengal state. WB State Education Council masterminds placement test for the admission to different polytechnic recognition designing courses in Bengal.
West Bengal State Council is going to direct WBSCTE VOCLET Entrance Examination to offer admission to the qualified competitors in the second year of Diploma Courses in Government and Self-Financed Polytechnic Colleges. Willing candidates must apply inside the given time period.

West Bengal State Council of Technical Education

West Bengal State Council of Technical Education is the recognised body and a state-level council for technical education, under the Department of Technical Education & Training, Ministry of Technical Education& Training.

The Council has also been entrusted with the responsibilities for the conduct of Short Term training Programme in different centres and affiliate institutes offering Vocational Courses under the supervision of West Bengal State Council of Technical Education.












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VOCLET Important Dates

VOCLET 2020 Form Date14 Aug - 01 Sep 2020

West Bengal Polytechnic Diploma Entrance Test 2020 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


Paper 2
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1Engineering Mechanics50150
2Computer Awareness50150

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Form Start Date:

14 Aug 2020

Form End Date:

01 Sep 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 01 Sep 2020
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