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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination

Admit card: 06 Jul - 11 Jul 2021

Pen & Paper Mode

Admit card: 06 Jul - 11 Jul 2021

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 2021(11 July): Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

Updated On - June 07 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

WBJEE 2021 will be conducted on 11 July 2021. 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. Candidates can read this complete article to get more information about WBJEE 2021.

WBJEE 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the WBJEE 2021 exam status from the below table:


West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2021 Status

Application forms are closed.
Exam datePostponed

Latest Update:

  • WBJEE 2021 Admit Card will be released on 06 July 2021.
  • The last date to download the admit card is 11 July 2021.
  • The exam will be conducted on 11 July 2021.

WBJEE 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can find important dates and events related to WBJEE 2021 from the given table below:

WBJEE 2021 Dates
WBJEE 2021 Registration Date23 February 2021
Last date to fill form & make fee payment30 March 2021(6 PM)
Availability of admit card06 July to 11 July 2021
Exam date11 July 2021
Publication of Answer keyLast week of July 2021
Last date of challenging the answer keyLast week of July 2021
Publication of recorded responsesLast week of July 2021
Publication of final answer key1st week of August 2021
Declaration of resultAugust 2021
Beginning of counselingAugust 2021

WBJEE 2021 Timetable pdf

WBJEE 2021 Application Form

WBJEE Application form 2021 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 West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2021 was 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 registration process 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 2021 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 2021 Application Fee

Candidates can check the category wise WBJEE Application Fees 2021 in the below-mentioned table:

WBJEE Registration Fees 2021

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 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must fulfill the WBJEE 2021 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 on 31 December 2020 and there is no upper age limit to apply for WBJEE 2021.
  • Applicant should have been born on or before 31 December 2002
  • 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 mention below, candidates must check it:

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 12th class with a minimum of 30% marks

The eligibility criteria for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam 2021 of Engineering and Pharmacy are given as per the official website. 

WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern

Knowing the WBJEE 2021 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 consist 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 2021 Syllabus

Candidates can check the WBJEE 2021 Syllabus which comprises the topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subject:

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 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates have to check the preparation tips for WB Joint Entrance Exam 2021 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 2021 Admit Card

WBJEE Admit Card 2021 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 2021.
  2. Candidates must show the Admit Card (WBJEE 2021) 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 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.

Candidates can download WBJEE 2021 Information brochure Pdf here.

WBJEE 2021 Answer key

The official WBJEE answer key will be released by the exam conducting authority which is WBJEEB.
  • Candidates can also get their response sheet (OMR) in 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 2021 answer key was released in 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 2021 Results

WBJEE 2021 results can be download by visiting the official site.
  1. Candidates can log in by entering their WBJEE 2021 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 2021 Cut Off here

WBJEE 2021 Counselling

The qualifying Candidates can go to West Bengal JEE 2021 counseling as instruction is given below:

  • The WBJEE counseling 2021 is conducted in online mode for each course.
  • The Candidates required to register themselves by visiting the official website and selecting the ‘New Candidate Registration’ option.
  • The candidate has to enter their WBJEE 2021 Application number, Roll number, Name, and Date of Birth.
  • WBJEE 2021 Counseling is comprised of 3 rounds of counseling 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 2021 Merit List

The West Bengal Joint Entrance exam board will release two separate merit list 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 the 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, counseling/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.
  • Counseling/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 2021 Exam Centre

Candidates can check the WBJEE 2021 Exam center 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





WBJEE Participating Institutes

Candidates can the given mentioned table concern with WBJEE participating institutes and course-wise number of available seats in that institute:

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

WBJEE 2021 Highlights(Basic Information)

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

Exam Name

WBJEE 2021 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 link


Exam Mode

Offline (Pen and Paper-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).

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

Admit card06 Jul - 11 Jul 2021
WBJEE 2021 Form Date23 Feb - 30 Mar 2021
WBJEE 2021 Result01 Aug - 31 Aug 2021 (Tentative)
Application Correction31 Mar - 02 Apr 2021

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:

23 Feb 2021

Form End Date:

30 Mar 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 30 Mar 2021
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