WBJEE or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination is conducted by the WBJEE board for admission of students in technical and medical colleges of the state of West Bengal. It is a highly esteemed examination and allows student from all over the country to get a chance in different Universities, Government Colleges and Self-financed colleges of West Bengal. It not only paves a way for entrance into various degree level Engineering and Technological courses and Medical colleges but also includes other courses like Marine Engineering, Dairy Technology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Architecture, Agricultural Engineering, Leather Technology and Dental Science.
Citizenship – Applicant must be a citizen of India.
Age limit – Restriction on age is identified for engineering and medical courses.
- Engineering (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy and Architecture: Minimum age is 17 as on 31 December. There is no upper age limit.
- Marine Engineering: Minimum age is 17, and maximum age is 25 as on 31 December.
- Medical/Dental Courses: Minimum age is 17 as on 31 December. There is no upper age limit.
- For all Engineering courses (except Marine Eng., B. Arch and B. Pharmacy) a candidate must secure at least 50% marks for the combination of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (40% for SC/ST candidates) and 30% marks in English for all categories at H.S. level exam or any equivalent recognized exam. The candidate must secure passing marks in each of the above mentioned four subjects and any other one subject.
- For Marine Eng. the candidate must secure 60% marks for the above mentioned combinationand 50% marks in English. For B. Pharmacy the combination is Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology and one must secure 50% marks (40% for SC/ST). For B. Arch, the candidate must qualify the NATA test conducted by Council of Architecture (New Delhi).
- For Medical and Dental courses, the candidate must secure at least 50% marks for the combination of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (40% for SC/ST) at H.S. level or equivalent. The candidate must also secure 50% marks for the above combination in the WBJEE entrance exam.
The detailed syllabus is available at the WBJEE board’s website. The highlights of the tentative syllabus is:
- Mathematics – A.P., G.P., H.P.,Logarithms, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Binomial theorem , Sets, Relations and Mappings, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry of two dimensions, Co-ordinate geometry of three dimensions, Calculus, Differential Equations, Application of Calculus, Vectors.
- Physics – Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions, Kinematics, Laws of motion, Work, power, energy, Motion of center of mass, connected systems, Friction, Gravitation, Heat & Thermal Physics, Thermodynamics, Kinetic theory of gases, Oscillations & Waves, Electrostatics, Solid state Electronics.
- Chemistry –– Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic) Aliphatic Compounds,Alcohols, Aromatic Compounds (Benzene, Amines, Haloarenes and Phenols).
- Biology –– Science of Life, Ultra structure and functions of cellular components, Chromosome,Evolution Morphological variations and structural organization.
- Objective Mathematics by M.L. Khanna
- Comprehensive Mathematics JEE advanced
- Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
- G.C. Agarwal/ Modern’s ABC of Chemistry
- Dinesh’s Companion Chemistry
- Dinesh Objective Biology
- Trueman’s Biology.
Beside this students must also follow NCERT books, Chapter wise Explorer WBJEE by MTG and WBJEE solved papers by Arihant.
WBJEE is a tricky exam to crack and a student requires enough practice to achieve a good rank. A well planned routine must be followed so that maximum syllabus can be covered with ease and confidence. Identify the point of weaknesses and try hard to overcome those. Try to revise immediately what you have studied in order to cut-short the loopholes. Always study in a comprehensive manner rather than just jumping through the syllabus.
The examination has a total of 280 questions (all Multiple Choice type) and total of 350 marks.
Total no. questions
|Physics + Chemistry||40 + 40= 80||50 + 50= 100||120 minutes|
Each paper will have three categories with the first category having 1marks for each question. Category 2 & 3 have 2 marks for each question (category 3 has multiple response type questions). Negative marking is applicable in case of incorrect answers for all three categories.
PREVIOUS YEAR CUT OFF:
The cut-off mark are decided by the WBJEE Board and varies from year to year.Minimum 50% marks have to be scored by a candidate(40% for SC/ST).
TIPS FOR PREPARATION:
- A student must ensure the maximum coverage of the syllabus. One must study hard and revise even harder. Try to solve a lot of practice papers in order to increase speed and accuracy.
- The recent trend is that WBJEE is focusing more on the analytical skills of a candidate rather than the gross knowledge. So brush up your problem solving abilities.
- Try to relax before the exams and don’t mess with your sleeping habits.
SCHEDULE OF EXAMINATION “WBJEEM -2016”
Date of Examination
Timing of Examination
17th May, 2016 (Tuesday)
|Biological Sciences||(150 marks)||9.00 a.m. to11.30 a.m. (2 ½ hours)|
|Physics +Chemistry||(100 marks)||12.45 p.m. to2.45 p.m. (2 hours)|
|Mathematics||(100 marks)||3.30 p.m. to5.30p.m. (2 hours)
PREVIOUS YEAR’S IMPORTANT DATES
- Date of issue of application forms –30.12.2014
- (Online application)Last date of application — 02.2015
- Date of Entrance Exam — 05.2015 (Biology)/ 06.05.2015 (PCM)
- Date of Result –05.06.2015