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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

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WBJEE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 700
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)
  • Courses:B.Tech, B.PHARM, B.Arch
  • Streams:Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture

WBJEE 2023: Result, Merit List, Counselling, Admission Process

Updated On - July 20 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

WBJEE 2023 Exam date has been released online. The exam will held on 30 April 2023 (Sunday). Application form is released on 23 December 2022. WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) is a Common Entrance Examination for admission to Undergraduate Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes in the State. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) is a conducting body of WBJEE. It is conducted annually at the state level. The wbjee result 2023 official website. Candidates can read this complete article to get more information about WBJEE 2023. WBJEEB will conduct OMR based Common Entrance Examination (WBJEE-2023) for admission in the academic session 2023-24 into Undergraduate Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture of different Universities, Government Colleges as well as Self Financing Engineering & Technological Institutes in the State of West Bengal.

WBJEE Counselling 2023 Latest Updates

It is crucial for candidates to adhere to the WBJEE 2023 counselling schedule and follow the instructions provided on the official website. Keeping track of important dates and actively participating in the counselling process will help secure a seat in the desired program and institution.

  • Registration Dates: WBJEE 2023 counselling registration has started on July 20 and will continue until July 25. Candidates must complete the registration process within this timeframe.
  • Eligibility: The counselling is open for candidates who have obtained a rank in JEE Main 2023, those with a rank in WBJEE, and those with both WBJEE and JEE Main ranks.
  • Official Website: To register for WBJEE counselling 2023, candidates need to visit the official website wbjeeb.nic.in.
  • Last Date for Application: The deadline for WBJEE 2023 counselling application is July 25. Candidates must ensure they submit their applications before this date.
  • Courses Offered: WBJEE is a state-level entrance examination that facilitates admission to undergraduate Engineering, Pharmacy, and Architecture programs in government and self-financed institutions and universities in West Bengal.
  • Registration Process: Candidates need to log in to the official website using their WBJEE 2023 roll numbers to register and apply online for counselling.
  • Seat Allotment Result: The round 1 seat allotment result is scheduled to be announced on August 1. Candidates should keep an eye out for the updates on the official website.
  • Mock Seat Allocation: On July 27, WBJEE 2023 mock seat allocation, based on choices filled-in by candidates, will be displayed. This allows candidates to get an idea of the seats they might be allocated.
  • Choice Modification and Locking: Candidates will have the option to modify and lock their choices until July 28. Ensure to finalize and lock your preferences within the specified time.

WBJEE 2023 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the important information about WBJEE 2023 Dates and events from the given table below:

WBJEE 2023 Exam Schedule
EventsDate (Announced)
WBJEE 2023 Registration Date23 December 2022
Last date to fill form & make fee payment20 January 2023
Application Form Correction22-24 January 2023
Availability of admit card

20 April 2023 - 30 April 2023

Exam date
Paper - 1
Paper - 2

30 April 2023

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Publication of Answer keyMay 2023
Last date of challenging the answer keyMay 2023
Publication of final answer keyMay 2023
Declaration of result3rd week of May
Choice filling of colleges for counselling 26 August 2023
Beginning of counselling26 August 2023

What is WBJEE exam?

Answer: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination, or WBJEE exam, is a state-level competitive test conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) for admission to degree programs in Engineering & Technology and Pharmacy in universities, government colleges and self-financed institutes.

When WBJEE Exam held in 2023 ?

Answer: The examination will be held on April 30th, 2023. The examination will be conducted as a pen-and-paper-based test. 

WBJEE 2023 Application Form

WBJEE Application form 2023 candidates need to know about all the important updates regarding the registration form so that they submit their application form timely before the last date. 
  • The Application form for WBJEE 2023 Form fill-up date is 24 December 2022 to 10 January 2023 will available only in Online mode.
  • Candidates had to register themselves on the official website by providing basic details like Name, Father's Name, Mother's Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Identification Type & number.
  • Once the WBJEE 2023 Registration has been completed, the applicant had to Fill-in the rest of the details (Domicile, Category, PwD status, Home district, Family Income status, Religion, Nationality, etc.) to do the Final submission.
  • Candidates must have a valid/working email address and mobile number to fill the application form.
  • Must keep the printout of the confirmation page for further use.
  • Multiple application forms of the single candidates lead to the cancellation of the exam for the candidate.

WBJEE 2023 Online Registration Process

Candidates can check some basic steps of WBJEE Registration from the below points:

  • STEP 1: Registration(Candidates have to register themselves by providing some basic information)
  • STEP 2: Fill Details(Fill information about the education and other stuff)
  • STEP 3: Upload documents(need to submit a scanned copy of all the required documents in the correct format)
  • STEP 4:  Payment(Payments will be done in Online mode, check application fees below)
  • STEP 5: Print Confirmation Page(Must take the printout of the confirmation page for further process.

WBJEE 2023 Application Form Correction 

Given below are some points related to WBJEE application form correction, candidates must check it:

  • Candidates can make changes in their application forms from the given time.
  • Candidates' could correct other than Name, Father Name, Mother Name, gender, and date of birth.
  • The conducting authority was not making any corrections from the candidate side.
  • WBJEEB was not going to consider any request for any correction under any situation after the correction window period.

WBJEE 2023 Application Fee

Candidates can check the category wise WBJEE Application Fees 2023 in the below-mentioned table:

WBJEE Registration Fees 2023

Applicant Category



Rs. 500/-


Rs. 400/-

Mode of Payment: Candidates can make payment through online mode only via using Net-Banking/Credit card/Debit Card to pay the fee (with bank charges applicable)
NOTE: Candidates must note that Fees once paid will not be refunded back under any circumstances.

WBJEE 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfil the WBJEE 2023 Eligibility Criteria before filling the application form to know whether they are eligible for the exam or not. The WB Joint Entrance Exam eligibility criteria are given below:

Citizenship: The candidate must be a citizen of India.
Age Limit
  • The lower age limit of the Aspirant is 17 years as of 31 December 2023 and there is no upper age limit to apply for WBJEE 2023.
  • Applicant should have been born on or before 31 December 2004
  • Only for admissions in Marine Engineering Course, the upper age limit is 25 years.

WBJEE Education Qualification for Admission 

Candidates can check the given below table regarding Engineering Eligibility:

Qualifying Exam

Must qualify 10+2 or equivalent exam recognized by the Central Government or the concerned State Government.


Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects and anyone from the Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, Computer Science & Computer Application.


Must have secured 45% marks (40% marks for SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD categories) in the above-mentioned subjects.

English Subject

Should have qualified English at 10+2 level with a minimum of 30% marks.

Pharmacy Eligibility Criteria are mentioned below, candidates must check them:
Qualifying Exam

Must quality 10+2 level or equivalent examination.


Physics & Chemistry as compulsory subjects and anyone from the Mathematics, Biotechnology, Biology, Computer Science & Computer Application.


For general category candidate Minimum, 45% marks and 40% marks for other reserved categories is required.

English Subject

It is mandatory to qualify for the English subject in the 12th class with a minimum of 30% marks

The eligibility criteria for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam 2023 of Engineering and Pharmacy are given as per the official website. 

WBJEE 2023 Admit Card

WBJEE Admit Card 2023 must be downloaded by all the Candidates and undermentioned guidelines must be followed;

  1. Candidates can download Admit Card from the official website of WBJEE 2023.
  2. Candidates must show the Admit Card (WBJEE 2023) on-demand for entry to the Examination Hall. An applicant not having a printout of the downloaded admit card and valid photo identity shall not be allowed to enter the Examination Hall by the Center-in-Charge.
  3. A photograph of the applicant and the biometric will be taken at the Centre before the candidate is indicated in his seat for taking the examination. The seat will be randomly allotted to the candidate on completing the procedure.
  4. Candidates found carrying any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers or any other material except those mentioned above inside the examination Hall will be debarred from appearing at the examination.
  5. In the examination hall, Mobile Phones, Bluetooth devices, Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Electronic Watches with the facilities of calculators are not allowed. Carrying such items during the Exam may lead to the cancellation of the candidate.
  6. No Candidates, without the special permission of the Centre-in-Charge, will leave the seat or Examination Hall until the duration of examination is over.

WBJEE 2023 Exam Pattern

Knowing the WBJEE 2023 Exam Pattern is a vital part of writing any entrance test, as Candidates can make up a strategy on how to take the exam, how to divide their time to obtain optimum results, and prepare themselves mentally.

WBJEE exam pattern
Number of Questions

155 questions

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Mode of Exam

Offline (OMR) 

Mode of Answer

Candidates have to answer by darkening the appropriate circle with black/blue ballpoint pen only

No. of Paper

Two Paper:

Paper 1: Mathematics

Paper 2: Physics and Chemistry(Combined)

Marks Allotted to Each Question
For Section 1: +(1) For Correct answers & -(1/4) For Incorrect Answers
For Section 2: +(2) For Correct answers & -(1/2) For Incorrect Answers
For Section 3: +(2) For Correct answers & (0) For Incorrect Answers

For a Partially correct answer, marks will be awarded will be = 2 x (no. of correct options marked / Total no. of correct options)

Maximum Marks


Duration of Exam
4 Hours (2 Hours for each shift)

Candidates can follow the table of Sections, Time duration allotted, the number of questions asked in each section, and Marks per section.                                      

WBJEE Subject-wise Paper Pattern
Section 1
Section 2
Section 3
Total Questions
Time Duration



50 Questions

15 Questions

10 Questions


120 minutes
Paper -1: [11:00 AM - 01:00 PM]



30 Questions

5 Questions

5 Questions


120 minutes
Paper - 2:  [2:00 PM - 4:00 PM]



30 Questions

5 Questions

5 Questions


  • Section 1 consists of 1 mark each, section 2 consists of 2 marks each, and Section 3 consists of 3 marks for each question.
  • ¼ of the marks allotted to a question will be deducted as a penalty for marking the wrong answer in Section 1 and Section 2.
  • There will be no negative marking for Section 3.

WBJEE 2023 Syllabus

Candidates can check the WBJEE 2023 Syllabus which comprises the topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects:

For Physics:
  • Kinematics
  • Physical World, Measurements Units& dimensions
  • Laws of motion
  • Magnetics
  • Gravitation
  • Viscosity Thermodynamics
  • Work, power, energy
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic effect of current
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Atomic Physics
  • Solid-state Electronics etc.
For Chemistry
  • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • The Periodic Table and Chemical Families
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Solid State
  • Gaseous State
  • Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
  • Liquid State
  • Physical Chemistry of Solutions
  • Hydrogen
  • Chemistry of Non-Metallic Elements and their Compounds
  • Ionic and Redox Equilibria
  • Chemistry of Metals
  • Polymers
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Chemistry in Industry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Aliphatic Amines
  • Aliphatic Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols
  • Chemistry of Carbon Compounds
  • Ethers
  • Aldehydes and Ketones
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Application Oriented chemistry
  • Introduction to Bio-Molecules
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Principles of Qualitative Analysis
For Mathematics:
  • Algebra
  • A.P., G.P., H.P.
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combination
  • Matrices
  • Sets, Relations, and Mappings
  • Principle of mathematical induction
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Application of Calculus
  • Calculus
  • Differential calculus
  • Coordinate geometry of three dimensions
  • Second-order derivative
  • Integral calculus
  • Vectors

WBJEE  Preparation Tips

Candidates have to check the preparation tips for WB Joint Entrance Exam 2023 entrance exam for better prepare:

  1. Candidates should be able to manage their time wisely to not get exhausted during their study time. A proper schedule should be made and followed.
  2. Since the Exam has negative marking, the Candidates should appear for the examination with a clear mind and should be sure about the answers he/she marks. 
  3. If the aspirant is not sure about the answers, it would be advisable for him/her to leave the space empty and not mark any wrong answers. 
  4. While studying, Candidates should take enough breaks to make sure that their mind is calm and composed.

WBJEE 2023 Counselling

The qualifying Candidates can go to West Bengal JEE 2023 counselling as instruction is given below:

  • The WBJEE counselling 2023 is conducted in online mode for each course.
  • The Candidates are required to register themselves by visiting the official website and selecting the ‘New Candidate Registration’ option.
  • The candidate has to enter their WBJEE 2023 Application number, Roll number, Name, and Date of Birth.
  • WBJEE 2023 Counseling is comprised of 3 rounds of counselling and seat allotment.
  • Candidates need to fill their choices for the college and course based on their preferences.
  • Candidates are allotted seats based on the preference list and the availability of seats.
  • Once all the information is filled in and submitted by the candidate, they will not be able to make any changes in any category.

WBJEE 2023 Answer key

The official WBJEE answer key has been released by the exam conducting authority which is WBJEEB.
  • Candidates can also get their response sheet (OMR) online mode.
  • With the help of the answer key, candidates can expect the marks which they are going to score in the final result.
  • WBJEE 2023 answer key was released online mode on the official website.
  • First, the WBJEEB had published the provisional answer key and after that WBJEEB release the final answer key.

WBJEE 2023 Results

WBJEE 2023 Result can be downloaded by visiting the official site.
  1. Candidates can log in by entering their WBJEE 2023 application number and password. 
  2. The results were announced in the form of a Score Card/RankCard.
  3. The Score Cards contain information about General Merit List (GMR) and Pharmacy Merit List (PMR) ranks, total score and qualifying status, etc.
  4. Merit List is prepared based on performance in the exam.
  5. WBJEE Board had announced the examination cut-off score/rank after the announcement of the result.
  6. Each participating college of WBJEE was released separate cut-off lists for each course.

Check WBJEE 2023 Cut Off here

WBJEE 2023 Merit List

The West Bengal Joint Entrance exam board will release two separate merit lists for the papers and marks scored by the candidates. Check the below-given categories of the Merit list prepared by the authority.

A. General Merit Rank(GMR):
  • GMR is prepared based on the total score obtained in both Paper 1 and Paper 2(together).
  • The ranking list is prepared in descending order of the total marks scored in all the subjects.
  • A separate reserve category merit position is indicated for the respective category of candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD, TFW.
  • Admission in all Engineering, Technology, Architecture courses, and Pharmacy courses in Jadavpur University are based on General Merit Rank only.
  • Also, counselling/allotment of seat/admission is done based on GMR only(not on category ranks).
B. Pharmacy Merit Rank(PMR): 
  • The Authority released a separate list of Pharmacy merit rank(PMR) based on the score obtained in Paper 2 only, i.e Physics and Chemistry.
  • The ranking was prepared in the descending order of marks scored in Paper 2.
  • Also, a separate reserve category merit position was given for the respective category of candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD, TFW.
  • Admission to all the pharmacy colleges except for Jadavpur University is given based on the PMR list only.
  • Counselling/allotment of seat/admission is given based on PMR only(not on category ranks) for Pharmacy colleges.

Note: Candidates appearing in only paper 1 are not eligible for any rank( GMR or PMR).

WBJEE 2023 Exam Centre

Candidates can check the WBJEE 2023 Exam centre in the mentioned below table:

DistrictExam Centre






Paschim Burdwan






Dakshin DinajpurBalurghat
Uttar DinajpurRaiganj


Bandel, Chinsurah



Bally, Uttarpara

Central Howrah, Shibpur










Central Kolkata

North Kolkata/Salt Lake

South Kolkata



Paschim Medinipur





Purba Medinipur














North 24 Parganas

Barrackpur, Barasat



South 24 Parganas

Diamond Harbour


Sonarpur, Baruipur





Which Colleges accept WBJEE score ?

Answer: A variety of colleges accept WBJEE scores, mainly institutes in West Bengal under state government accepts WBJEE Score. Including Jadavpur University, Bengal Institute Of Technology & Management, Santiniketan, Sister Nivedita University etc.
Category of WBJEE college and score of admissions

State-funded/State aided Universities / University Departments

100% seats in respect of all available courses shall be admitted through the WBJEE 2023.

Government Engineering & Technology Colleges

100% seats in respect of all available courses shall be admitted through the WBJEE 2023.

Private & Self-Financing Universities


Number of seats available for admission in courses through WBJEE 2023 will be given in the Seat Matrix to be published before counselling and admission.

Private & Self-Financing Engineering & Technology Colleges

90% of the Seats shall be available for admission through the WBJEE 2023 and remaining 10% seats shall be available for admission through JEE Main 2023. However, there may be some institutes allowed to admit students under management quota.

Private & Self-Financing Engineering & Technology Colleges-Minority Institutions

50% of approved seats shall be open to all categories of candidates available through the WBJEE.

WBJEE Participating Institutes

List of Popular Engineering Colleges Accepting WBJEE Scores. Candidates can the given mentioned table concern with WBJEE Colleges and course-wise number of available seats in that institute:
List of Popular Engineering Colleges Accepting WBJEE Scores
Name of InstituteName of CourseAvailable Seat
Jadavpur UniversityAs decided by the authority2
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering CollegeMechanical Engineering and Information Technology1 seat for each
Kalyani Government Engineering CollegeElectrical Engineering1
Purulia Government Engineering CollegeComputer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering1 seat for each
Coochbehar Government Engineering CollegeComputer Science & Engineering and Electronics & Communication Engineering1 seat for each
Govt. College of Engineering and Leather Tech, KolkataLeather Technology1
Govt. College of Engineering & Ceramic Tech., KolkataInformation Technology1
Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Tech., SeramporeInformation Technology1
Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Tech., BerhampurComputer Science & Engineering1
Candidates can download the WBJEE 2023 Information Brochure PDF here.

WBJEE 2023 Highlights(Basic Information)

Below given are the main or vital points of the WBJEE exam, candidates must check the table:

Brief about WBJEE
Exam Name

WBJEE 2023 or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

Conducting Body

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board


State Level


 B.E/ B. Tech, B. Arch, B. Pharma

WBJEE Official website


Application Form Link

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Exam Mode

Offline (Pen and Paper-based)/ OMR Based

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in B.E/ B. Tech, B. Arch, B. Pharma program for candidates, in different Government Colleges and Universities of West Bengal.

Stay connected for West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam(WBJEE) conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB).

Who conduct WBJEE?

Answer: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) are conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board, which is an independent autonomous body under the Government of West Bengal.

wbjee is private or government?
Answer: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is controlled by the State Government.

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board was constituted in the year 1962 by the Government of West Bengal. The Board is given the status of Statutory Body enacted vide "West Bengal Act XIV of 2014" named as "The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board Act, 2014". The Board is authorized to conduct common, combined, competitive, entrance examinations for admission to the undergraduate professional and vocational courses in any College or any University in the State of West Bengal. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) also conduct the following examination in various courses:

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WBJEE Important Dates

WBJEE 2023 Form Date Starts25 Dec - 31 Dec 2022
WBJEE 2023 Exam Date30 Apr 2023
WBJEE 2023 Result14 May - 20 May 2023

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :


Negative Marking:


NOTE:Depend on Category


Instructions:Each subject three Categories having different marking scheme and negative marking.

Paper 2
Exam Duration:

2 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Objective

Negative Marking:


NOTE:Depends on Category


Instructions:Each subject three Categories having different marking scheme and negative marking.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

25 Dec 2022

Form End Date:

31 Dec 2022

The last date to submit the form was on 31 Dec 2022
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