JELET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

JELET Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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JELET Exam stands for Joint Entrance Lateral Entry Test. Further, the exam is conduct by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Because, the exam itself name Lateral.

Similarly, the exam is conduct for the students who had previously pursue a B.Sc, Diploma, or D.pharma and are looking for Admission to the colleges in West Bengal in the 2nd year directly.

The first year is consider is to mark as the Null for the Lateral Students because their previous course is cover as the first year. Similarly, the courses for which Lateral Students apply are – B.Tech, B.E., and B.Pharma.

The Exam is a state-level Exam and conduct only once a year. The JELET exam paper comprises Multiple choice questions and also negative marking is also concerned in the evaluation of the exam.



  • The Application has been start from May 2021.
  • Admit Cards have been release on August 23, 2021, by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination. Subsequently, those students who have completed their registrations are suggest to avail their admit cards from the official website.

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The Exam is only for Lateral Entry Students. Consequently, the exam is conduct in offline format and the body that conducts the examination is WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination).

Above all, WBJEE is the lateral exam conduct body constitute in 1962 by the West Bengal Government. Above all, the body is conduct under the power of article 162.

Later on, WBJEE, Conducts especially for the Lateral Entry students for granting them admissions according to the marks score by them. JELET is also an exam that is conduct by the same Body.

WBJEE has been award the status of statutory wide and name as the “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board act, 2014”.



The JELET exam conducts one time a year. JELET exam offers many courses to eligible students but only in West Bengal. Likewise, the exam is conduct in an offline form in pen and paper format.

The exam consists of 100 marks and also there exists a negative marking of the quarter mark. Moreover, the question paper format is based on Multiple choice questions.

Firstly, the exam duration is 2 hours and the medium for the exam is English. Similarly, the JELET exam is a state-level exam.

To Clarify, all the syllabus is covered from the diploma and the first-year syllabus of the respected program. Moreover, the candidates get one chance for the exam because the exam conducts only one time in a year.

Meanwhile, the Candidate eligibility plays an important for giving the JELET exam.

Moreover, the candidate must be a citizen of India. Similarly, the age of the candidate is not more than 27 years and for some other courses, the age of the candidate must not exceed 25 years.



Moreover, the role of Admit card is very important as the admit card is the identity of the candidate and it helps to make an entry for the exam.

The admit release on the official website of the exam conducting body and also the availability of the admit at the time of exam is mandatory for the student.

At the latest, the admit cards were available on August 23 – 29.

Exam Name JELET
Full form Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry
Conducting Body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
Level of Exam State Level
Category Undergraduate (Lateral Entry)
Frequency Once in a year
Courses Offered Lateral entry in Engineering (B.E.), Technology (B.Tech), and Pharmacy (B.Pharma)
Application fee INR 500
Mode Offline
Questions Type Multiple Choice Questions MCQs/Objective Type
Duration 2 hours
Total Number of Questions 100 questions
Marking Scheme +1 mark for the Correct answer
Negative marking -0.25 mark will be deducted for incorrect answers
Total marks 100
Medium English


Moreover, the exam was conducted on August 29, 2021. Similarly, the result date is not released yet. Similarly, the counseling process is also getting delay as the result is not released yet.

The result will be available on the official website of WBJEE. JELET notification will be released shortly.

The candidates who give the JELET Exam must require to score at least 45% for the general category while for the other categories other than general they reduce to only 40%. The cutoff marks vary from course to course.



The date for the JELET exam was 29 August 2021. It was the notification released on the official website. Some of the important dates related to the JELET exam are mentioned below for the reference of the candidates.

Events Dates
Registration begins May 4, 2021
Last date to register May 24, 2021
Release of Admit cards August 23, 2021
JELET Exam August 29, 2021
JELET result To be notified
JELET counselling To be notified

To check all the dates regarding the exam visit the link given below:



The notification about the JELET Exam is released by the official conducting body of the examination that is WBJEE. The exam was conducted in August.

The notification released by the official handle is that that the exam date is 29 August 2021.

The notification regarding the availability of admit cards was released and the date was 23 August 2021.

Whereas the dates for the result and the start of counseling are yet to release. All the dates, exam notifications, and everything related to the exam will be available on the official website given below.

Access the link to get in touch with all the upcoming notifications –



To be eligible for the exam, the candidate must be eligible as per the eligibility criteria suggested for the JELET Exam. T

he eligibility criteria for the JELET exam are the same for all the categories of students appearing for the exam.

This is because the exam grants admissions, so the student must be eligible for that college also.

The eligibility criteria for the JELET exam is given below:

Age Limit – Certainly, there is no limit on the age for the candidate for appearing in the exam but, for the B.Sc candidates, the age must not exceed 27 years at the time of registration for the exam.

Similarly, for the Diploma holders in Marine engineering the age must not exceed 25 years at the time of registration.



For Pharmacy:

The candidate must be passed a diploma with at least 45% marks while for the categories other than general the 40% marks are required minimum from an authorized AICTE approved Institution.

For Engineering/technology:

Candidates seeking admissions for Engineering and Technology must have passed intermediate with at least 45% marks with mathematics as the compulsory subject from an authorized board and also diploma with 45% from an authorized and AICTE approved institution.

Candidates holding a Diploma in Engineering, Technology, or Pharmacy must have their diplomas with a minimum of 45% from any polytechnic institution approved by AICTE.

The candidates having less than 45% marks in the diploma apply will be straight away rejected and are not eligible for the JELET exam.

The only relaxation granted for the reserved or the categories other than the general categories is that the general is allowed to have at least 45% marks in diploma while the other categories are required to have 40% marks in previous education.

JELET exam is not for Foreign students means the candidate who wants to seek admission through the JELET exam must be a citizen of India.



The registration date for the JELET was started from May 4, 2021, and the last date for the Registration process was 24 May 2021. The registration process for both the streams – Engineering/Technology and Pharmacy is the same.

The candidate must follow the following steps for registering for the JELET Exam –

Registration – Step 1

The candidate is suggested to register with all the genuine attributes. Candidate must fill the registration form with documented name, Mobile number, and email id to create a new account to fill-up the form.

The login details will be sent to the verified mobile number that is required to log in for further references.

Filling up the Application Form – Step 2

In this step, the candidates must have to fill in the credentials such as name personal details, Academic details, and contacts as per the documentation verified by the Government.

Uploading of Image – Step 3

The candidates are required to upload all the scanned documents. The scanned documents are required photo, Signature, and left-hand thumb impression.

Most importantly, the photo must have a transparent background, and also the focus must be on the face of the candidate.

Payment of Registration fee – step 4

The medium for the online medium of payment is Net Banking, Credit card, or Debut card.

The candidate is suggested to keep the transaction slip and in case of the offline payment keep the slip or note the slip/challan number for future references.

Confirmation Page – Step 5

After filling the application form, recheck all the entered information and click on the confirmation button.

Moreover, the image to be upload must have the dimension of (3.5cm x 3.5cm), size of (10KB – 100KB), and format of the image must be .jpg/ .jpeg. Similarly, for the signature and left-hand thumb impression dimensions must be of (3.5cm x 1.5cm), size of (3KB – 30KB), and the format must be of .jpg/.jpeg.


The JELET syllabus was release by the exam conducting body at the 3rd semester for the candidates because the maximum portion of the syllabus is cover from the Diploma or the previous form to which they belong.

Likewise, the Question paper also comprises of the following subjects – Engineering Mathematics, Computer Application, Electrical Technology, Environmental Engineering, Strength of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Soil and Water, Farm Machinery and Power, Food processes and Food Harvest Engineering, Basic Printing Engineering, Printers’ Material Science, Mathematics, and Pharmacy.

Moreover, the topics that come in engineering mathematics are – Matrix and Vector, Numerical Method, Differential Equations, Partial Differentiation, Probability, and Statistics.

The topics that come under the Electrical Technology are – Kirchoff’s Law, AC Fundamentals, AC Series Circuits, Storage cells, Transformers, motors, Magnetic Circuits, Motor starter, Motors for industrial uses, Power for industrial use, Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution, House wiring, and so on.

JELET syllabus for Computer science includes the topics such as – Introduction to computer, Information representation, Software concepts, Introduction to programming, Computer networking, and the internet.

JELET Syllabus for Environmental Engineering includes the topics such as – Air and Environment, Air pollution, Analysis of air pollution, Air pollution control measures and Equipment, Methods and approach of air pollution control, water and environmental water resources, soil waste disposal, and so on.

These are some topics that come under the JELET syllabus and also the topics also come under these topics. From all the topics the respective JELET form.



The JELET exam pattern is simple as it conducts in offline mode and the question paper consists of 100 marks and each question is weight 1 mark. Certainly, every correct answer will be mark for the 1 mark and every 0.25 mark will be deduct for every wrong answer.

Meanwhile, the time allot for completing the exam is 2 hours and the question paper is in English language writing.

Unanswered questions will be rejected and the questions in which more than one option is marked are also got reject. However, it is mandatory to attempt all the 100 questions.

The candidates are require to get through the exam pattern before registration. Similarly, the exam pattern release by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board is as follows –

Examination Mode Offline
Number of papers 1
Numbers of questions 100
Types of questions MCQs
Maximum Marks 100
Exam Duration 2 hours
Language English Only
Marking Scheme 1 mark for every right response
Negative Marking ¼ marks will be deducted for every wrong answer

Moreover, None of the topics was left for the examination. Therefore, every topic from the JELET Syllabus will be cover and the question may come from any of the topics mention in the JELET Syllabus. Similarly, every section or subject comprises 10 – 20 marks in the question paper.



The admit card for the JELET Exam was release by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Subsequently, the candidates are suggest to download the JELET admit card from the official website after filling up the credentials.

The admit is also know as the exam hall entry ticket without that the entry for giving the examination is invalid.

The candidates are suggest to properly upload the image as per the guidelines because that will be display on the admit card and if any problem occurs, then the candidate may suffer at the time of examination because if the hall ticket is not clear then the entry may be not grant.

Moreover, the JELET Admit card will have the Exam center code, Exam center Name, Date of the examination, and most importantly, the registration number of the candidate.

To Clarify, the JELET exam admits card release date was August 23, 2021.

The highlights of the JELET admit card elaborates that the candidate is not eligible to appear in the exam center other than the allotted one.

The candidate is suggest to carry any of the governmental id proof along with the admit cards such as PAN card, Aadhar card, Driving License, Passport, or any other id proof.

In conclusion, If any problem occurs, the candidate’s particulars or problem in the photo on the admit card and signatures shown on the admit card and conformation page, the candidate is require to approach the concern authority.



Further, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will release the result on the official website. The JELET result dates are not released yet but the notification for the dates of the JELET result will be release shortly.

Therefore, the result will release in the form of the rank card that contains the rank of the candidate with the total score.

The candidates have to follow the following steps to fetch the result from the official website when released-

Step-1 – Visit the official Website.

Step-2 – Find the relevant link “JELET results”

step-3 – Log in with the credentials (id, password, username) that were provided at the time of the registration.

Step-4 – The result will appear in the form of a scorecard on the screen.

Step-5 – The candidates are required to download and take a printout of that scorecard which is the JELET result for Future Use.

Consequently, the candidates who give the JELET Exam are suggest to download the result from the official website. Most importantly, the details mentioned on the JELET result are – Candidate’s name, Date of Birth, Examination name, Register Number, Roll Number, Marks secured, Rank secured, Overall Rank, Category, PC rank, and so on.



Q. How can the candidate review the result, if possible?

Answer – The information regarding the re-evaluation or reviewing the result is not available and also it is not disclosed by the WBJEE board, but the candidate may review the result after consulting the authorities for more information.


Q. Is there any difference between the scorecard and the result?

Answer – Likewise, there is no difference between the scorecard or the result. Moreover, the only difference is that the result on the screen can be consider as the scorecard and in print form, it is consider as the Result.


Q. What are the requirements to get admission to Jadavpur University through JELET Exam?

Answer – The process for getting admission to Jadavpur university is also the same but the difference is that Jadavpur university suggests filling the JELET examination form through their official Website. Also, the marks to get admission are somewhat more than that of other universities.


Q. What is the number of applicants who appear for the JELET exam?

Answer – There are a lot of candidates who appear for the JELET examination while some of them only register and do not appear for the exam. For instance, From the previous insights, it can be conclude that near about 73,000 students sit in the JELET exam.


Q. Is there any way left for the Candidate to take admission if not qualify for the JELET?

Moreover, No there is no possible way for the Candidate to take admission in the colleges that accept candidates through JELET. Moreover, Such candidates are free to take admissions to indirect admission Colleges.


Q. Does the Merit list of all the courses are the same?

No, the Merit list of all the courses is different. Moreover, the merit lists are divide as per the marks secured by the Candidates in their respective fields.


Q. Where is the authority situated to admit card query contact?

The candidate can contact the authorities that are located in Kolkata, and the complete address is Salt Lake City, Sector-V, AQ- 13/1, Kolkata- 700 091.


Q. What is the Fee of the application form?

The Fee for the application form is INR 500. The Application is to be pay after registration in the online mode.


Q. What is the number of seats that are available for the SC/ST candidates in the colleges that accept JELET Scores?

There are limited seats available for particular categories. The number of seats available for the SC category is – 2,143 while for the ST category is – 579. The total of both is 2,722.


Q. From what areas did the JELET syllabus form?

Moreover, the JELET syllabus comprises the questions from the Intermediate Level and some of the portion of the syllabus from the Diploma portion.


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