West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) 2013 for technical, engineering & pharmacy courses
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) will be held on 21 April 2013 for undergraduate admission to technical, engineering & pharmacy courses in government colleges, universities and self-financing institutes in West Bengal.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will conduct the WBJEE Common Entrance Test for admission to different degree level courses in engineering & technology, pharmacy and architecture in universities, government colleges as well as self financing technological institutes in West Bengal.
The board also conducts counseling for admission to certain undergraduate programs.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will not conduct any entrance exam for admission to medical and dental under-graduate programmes. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) has replaced the WBJEE (medical) from 2013 onwards.
WBJEE tests for admission to the following programs:
- Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)
- Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.)
- Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.)
- Bachelor Pharmacy (B.Pharm.)
WBJEE provides a list of 96 institutes offering the above programs.
WBJEE 2013 Important Dates
Results will be announced on the board's website and other select websites.
- Submission of online form: 11 January to 16 February 2013
- Fee payment:11 January to 19 February 2013
- Confirmation page and top sheet available: 11 January to 21 February 2013
- Receipt of envelope with necessary documents: 11 January to 28 February 2013
- Status of applications available online: 1 March to 31 March 2013
- Admit card available for download: 1 April to 21 April 2013
- Admit cards dispatched by post: 1 April to 10 April 2013
- Examination: 21 April 2013
- Results available by: 10 June 2013
WBJEE 2013 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must have passed 10+2 or be appearing for the exam in 2013. For government engineering/technical colleges, West Bengal residency is required. Residency is not required for state-aided universities and self-financed institutes.
Engineering/Technology (except Marine Engineering)
You must have passed 10+2 or the equivalent with at least 45 percent marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry together, 30 percent in English and pass marks individually in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, English and Vernacular (or another fifth subject).
Candidates should be at least 17 years of age by 31 December 2013.
Besides passing 10+2, you must have a minimum of 60 percent marks in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics combined and at least 50 percent marks in English (10th or 12 Standard). Individual pass marks in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, English and Vernacular (or another fifth subject) are also required.
Candidates must be at least 17 (as of 31 December 2013) and no more than 25 as of 7 December 2013.
Requirements are the same as for engineering/technology candidates, with the addition of qualifying in National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA). NATA is conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi.
WBJEE 2013 Exam Pattern
The written test will be scheduled as follows:
- Mathematics: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (100 marks)
- Physics: 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. (75 marks)
- Chemistry: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (75 marks)
All questions are multiple choice.
WBJEE 2013 Syllabus
Complex numbers, quadratic equations, logarithms, A.P., G.P., H.P., binomial theorem (positive integral index), principle of mathematical induction, permutation and combination, probability, infinite series, matrices and sets, relations and mappings.
Coordinate geometry of two dimensions: equations and formulas
Straight line, basic ideas, circle, ellipse and hyperbola.
Integral calculus, differential calculus, differential equations, application of calculus.
Gravitation, mechanics and general properties of matter - dynamics, vibrations, hydrostatics and fluid mechanics, wave motion, electromagnetism, thermodynamics, thermal physics, optics, electrostatics, current electricity and modern physics.
Atoms, molecules and chemical arithmetic. Atomic structure, the periodic table and chemical families. Gaseous state, chemical bonding and molecular structure, chemical energetics and chemical dynamics. Chemical equilibria, ionic and redox equilibria, physical chemistry of solutions, solubility and solubility products. Redox equilibria, chemistry of non-metallic elements and their compounds. Halogen, chemistry in industry, chemistry of metals, heavy chemicals and environmental chemistry. Chemistry of carbon compounds, aliphatic compounds, electronic effects, alkenes and alkynes, ethers, aldehydes and ketones, carboxylic acids, aromatic compounds, aromatic aldehydes, haloarenes. Application-oriented chemistry, introduction to bio-molecules, principles of qualitative analysis.
WBJEE 2013 Application Procedure
The application must be completed online. You will need to provide personal details and fee payment details. Once you have an application number, you will need to return to print the e-Challan for the post office or bank, enter further payment details and print the confirmation page and top sheet. The fee to apply is Rs. 500/-. A service charge of Rs. 6/- also applies. You may submit this payment through a bank or post office.
Once you have followed all instructions and filled out the necessary documents and provided any certificates, send the application form by Speed Post only.
The admit card can be downloaded or received in the mail.
WBJEE 2013 Exam Centres
The exam centre will be determined based on your response in the online application. You will not be able to change your exam centre after this point.