WBJEE 2022 Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

WBJEE 2022 Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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The WBJEE 2022 examination will be conducted on the 30th of April, 2022. Earlier, the exam date was April 23. The revised exam date has officially been confirmed by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) on its official website. The admit card will be available tentatively from April 25, 2022, onwards. Till 16th January, the candidates could fill up their WBJEE admit Card form 2022.

Only successfully registered candidates will be able to download WBJEE Admit Card 2022 by entering their application form number and password. WBJEE 2022 will be conducted as a pen and paper-based test in two shifts. Using the roll number and password, candidates can check their seat allotment on the official website after the dates are announced.

WBJEE 2021 Counseling, as well as Seat Allotment, was open to candidates who were qualified for JEE Main. The JEE Main exam determines the allocation of 10% of engineering seats in WB JEE Colleges.

Before the deadline, selected candidates must pay the seat acceptance fee and verify their documentation. On August 6, the WBJEE 2021 results were out. Panchojanyo Dey took first place out of 64,850. Learn more about WBJEE 2022 by reading on.

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Recent WBJEE 2022 Updates & News

  • WBJEEB will release the WBJEE 2022 admit card on April 25 on the official website.
  • The WBJEE exam has been rescheduled from April 23 to April 30.
  • Lately, WBJEE 2022 Mop-up exam is to be conducted on 30 April 2022. 
  • Admit Card will be released on 25 April 2022.
  • WBJEE 2022 Results will possibly be declared in the fourth week of May.

About WBJEE & Conducting Authority

WBJEE 2022 (or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) is a state-level entrance exam for undergraduate (UG) courses in West Bengal. The courses also include Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture. The WBJEE 2022 Exam Pattern and Syllabus have not changed. The exam will be an OMR exam with two papers: mathematics (Paper-I) and physics and chemistry (Paper-II) (Paper-II). To be considered for admission, candidates must pass both papers.

On April 30, 2022, the WBJEE entrance exam will take place. Candidates who want to take the WBJEE exam and admission process will have to fill out an application form by January 16. (6 PM).

Fundamental Information of WBJEE

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination is a centralized state-government exam. It is run by the WBJEE Board for admission to several private as well as public engineering institutes.

After completing 12th grade, students take the test to be admitted to graduation (commonly known as Bachelors) courses. Those who studied Science in 10+2 stream in plus two levels with the specific subjects tested in the examination, Physics, Chemistry, and also, Mathematics, are eligible to sit the exam.

Exam Name West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam
Authority Name West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
Frequency of WBJEE Exam Once a year
Category of Exam Undergraduate
Mode of Exam Offline
Examination Level State Level
Papers Included I Paper – Mathematics
II Paper – Physics and Chemistry
Time Duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Number of Applicants 1.5-1.8 lakh
No. of Colleges Participating 102 colleges
Exam Purpose The qualifying candidates are eligible for the B.Tech & B.Pharma Course in different institutes.
Official Website http://www.wbjeeb.in/

Important Dates of WBJEE 2022

The WBJEE 2022 essential dates are out. The exam date 2022 has been announced. The vital adjustments include a timetable of when the different events relating to the examination and admission will take place. Candidates will have a decreased probability of missing any events if they refer to the crucial dates. Exam dates for WBJEE 2022 can be found in the table below.

Events Dates
Application Date for WBJEE 24-Dec-2021
Final Date of Submission 16-Jan-2022
Admit Card Release Date 25th April 2022
Exam Date


Paper I (Mathematics) – 11 AM to 1 PM

Paper II (Physics and Chemistry) – 2 PM to 4 PM

Model Answer Key Release Date To be notified
Date of Final Answer Key To be notified
Candidate Response Sheet Release Date To be notified
Result Announcement Fourth week of May 2022
WBJEE 2022 Counseling To be notified

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WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

WBJEEB has set out specific eligibility requirements for the candidates. Above all, candidates must meet the WBJEE 2022 eligibility requirements to apply for the Joint Entrance Exam. Candidates who do not meet the eligibility requirements can’t apply for WBJEE 2022 Exam. WBJEE eligibility requirements may fluctuate depending on the course and institute.

Nationality – The WBJEE Aspirants must be Indian Citizens.


Applicants must be at least 17 years old before December 31, 2022, or you must have been born on or before December 31, 2005. There are no age restrictions. Candidates applying for Marine Engineering, on the other hand, must be 25 years old by December 31, 2022.

However, the minimum age requirement for admission to the Marine Engineering Course is 17 years as of December 31, 2022. And the max. age requirement is 25 years as of 31st December 2022.


Aspirants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics with any one of the listed below subjects as compulsory subjects. Also, with individual pass marks in all the three subjects in regular class mode.

  • Computer Science; Chemistry; Biology; Biotechnology; and Technical Vocational Subject

In all, aspirants must have got a minimum of 45 percent (40 percent for candidates from reserved categories such as SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, and PwD) in the above three subjects.

Candidates must have scored at least 30% on the English section of the Class 12 exam.

Most importantly, the Qualifying Examination Board must be recognized by the Central / State Government.

Qualifying Marks – Candidates in the general category must have received a minimum of 45 percent in their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination. The minimum aggregate mark for protected categories is 40%. In addition, candidates must have received a minimum of 30% in English.

WBJEE 2022 Eligibility criteria for Pharmacy,

  • Firstly, candidates must have passed a qualifying exam at the 10+2 level or an equivalent examination recognized by any state or federal government board.
  • Candidates must have passed the 10+2 level with Mathematics and Physics as mandatory subjects and any optional subject from Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Computer Application, or Computer Science as an optional subject.
  • English Subject: Candidates must get a 30 percent proficiency in English at the 10+2 level.
  • For the qualifying entrance examination, candidates must earn a minimum of 45 percent for general categories and 40 percent for restricted categories.

How to Register and Apply for WBJEE 2022

WBJEEB has finally closed the application form for WBJEE 2022. The deadline for submitting the WBJEE 2022 application form was 16 January. To participate in the entrance and admission procedure, aspirants must complete WBJEE registration 2022 and submit their application form before the deadline. Candidates must fill out the application form with their personal, academic, and contact information. Now, candidates can check all other information of WBJEE from here. Eventually, get all the details of the application process.

Register on WBJEE Site

Candidates must first register for WBJEE 2022 by providing their name, gender, date of birth, and other information. Applicants must also create a password of their choosing.

How to Fill Form

The candidates must then fill in their correct personal and academic information based on the documents they have. It is also necessary to provide contact information.

Document Upload Process 

Candidates must upload scanned pictures and signatures that meet the specified standards.

Fee Payment 

Candidates will be led to a payment portal from where pay the application fee using an online payment method such as net banking, credit card, or debit card.

WBJEE Exam Fee: Rs. 400 (SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates); Rs. 500 (General candidates)

The application costs for WBJEE 2022 are cut by 40% for PwD applicants. All PwD candidates must formally apply in writing to the Chairman and send their application to the Board office to appear. As proof, they must include a copy of their WBJEE confirmation page and PwD certificate. After receiving the application form, they are granted a reimbursement.

Final Confirmation Page

Finally, the candidates will have to submit and print out the confirmation page for future use.

WBJEE 2022 Syllabus

WBJEEB has released the official announcement as well as the WBJEE Syllabus 2022. The WBJEE Syllabus 2022 has remained unchanged this year. As a result, students must thoroughly research the topics covered in the syllabus.

Some topics in the curriculum are more important than others. The students must evaluate the main themes by analyzing the patterns from the previous year. Students will benefit greatly from developing a plan in this manner. The topics included in the WBJEE 2022 Syllabus are mostly from the 11th as well as 12th-grade chapters.

Find more about WBJEE exam syllabus 

Exam Pattern of WBJEE 2022

The candidates are required to appear for two papers mentioned below:

  • Paper I – Mathematics
  • Paper II – Physics and Chemistry (Combined)

Aspirants appearing in both papers and who are awarded ranks will be eligible for admission in Engineering/Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy courses in all institutes. Whereas, aspirants appearing in Paper-II only and who are awarded ranks will be eligible for admission in Pharmacy courses only.

  • WBJEE 2022 is an objective type exam
  • The questions will be based on the subjects of Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.
  • The questions will be divided into three categories as category 1, category 2, and category 3.
  • In every subject, all questions will be Multiple Choice Questions, with four options.

Gathering more information about the exam structure, parts, weightage, evaluation scheme, and duration is critical for passing any exam. Moreover, objective questions are in the WBJEE 2022 exam.

Those who take Paper 2 will only be able to enroll in pharmacy courses. Candidates who take both Paper 1 and Paper 2 can enroll in Architecture, Engineering, Technology, and Pharmacy courses.

  • For category 1 of the WBJEE Exam, there will be only one correct answer for each question. A right answer will receive 1 point, while an incorrect answer will receive -0.25 marks.
  • For WBJEE Exam Category 2: Each question will have only one valid option. A correct answer will receive 2 marks, while the incorrect answer will receive -0.5 marks.
  • For WBJEE Exam Category 3: Each question will have one or more correct options. Correct answers will receive 2 marks; incorrect answers will receive 0 marks. Whereas partially correct answers will receive marks calculated as follows: 2 x (number of right options marked/total number of correct options).

WBJEE Admit Card

WBJEE 2022 admit cards will be available for download on 25 April, 2022.  Download the Admit Card via the internet. Thus, access the Hall ticket using their registration/application number. The candidate’s information, such as name; exam date; exam time; and exam center, will be on the admit card. As a result, the hall ticket must be kept safe and presented at the testing center. The candidate will not get access if they do not have an admission card at the center. Candidates will be required to provide their legal identity evidence in addition to their WBJEE admit card.

The following are the procedure the download the Admit Card for WBJEE,

  • Firstly, Visit the website for more information.
  • Select the link to the admit card.
  • Further, candidates must enter their registration/application form number as well as their password.
  • Then press the ‘Submit’ button.
  • On the screen, the Admit Card will appear.
  • Candidates must examine the admission card for any anomalies before downloading it.
  • For future use, get the hard copy of the Hall ticket/Admit Card.

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WBJEE 2022 Merit List: Yet to be declared

WBJEEB is supposed to create the WBJEE 2022 merit list when the online results are out. The qualifying candidates on the merit list can appear for the counseling program. It is divided into categories:

  • GMR – General Merit Rank
  • PMR – Pharmacy Merit Rank

As per 2021: Candidates who took both Papers I and II received both GMR and PMR. Whereas those who took Paper 2 received PMR. SC, ST, PwD, OBC-A, OBC-B, and TFW reserved category merit places were released separately by WBJEEB. Candidates should be aware that counseling, seat allocation, and admission will be solely based on GMR and PMR, not category ranks.

Candidates must log in with the relevant credentials to view the merit list. JEE Main candidates will get 10% of the seats in all self-financed and technical colleges. And when two or more candidates get the same score on the exam, the authorities will compile a merit list.

WBJEE 2022 Cut off Marks

The WBJEE Cut-off vs rank has been a topic of both confusion and curiosity.

WBJEE 2022 Cutoff is the minimum score necessary for admission to West Bengal colleges for B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Pharma programs.

WBJEE 2022 Cut Off will be released after the announcement of the result. It will be released by the conducting authority of WBJEE through online mode. Candidates who successfully appeared in the state-level exam can check the cut-off marks for Medical, Engineering, and Technology courses. Cut-off marks are the minimum marks candidates have to score to qualify for the examination. Candidates who will reach the cut-off marks will be eligible for admission to various institutions in West Bengal. In this article, candidates will get the complete information related to WBJEE cut-off 2022.

WBJEE Counseling will be open to candidates who score equal to or higher than the cutoff.

WBJEE Result (2022)

WBJEE 2022 results will possibly be out by May/June 2022. The WBJEE result contains the marks and rank in the entrance examination. By logging into the respective accounts with valid Application Numbers and Passwords, the candidates can download their rank cards. The state rank and marks for both papers will be in of total scores and candidate scores. The authority will provide the rank card to every candidate, but only qualified candidates will be given a rank.

Candidates who will appear for the WBJEE 2022 exam do follow the processes outlined below to obtain their scorecard once it is available.

  • Firstly, visit WBJEE 2022 has an official webpage at wbjeeb.nic.in.
  • Click on the “WBJEE 2022 Result” link.
  • WBJEE 2022 Result and Rank Card will be displayed on the screen if you log in with your Application Number, Password, and Security Pin as stated on your WBJEE Admit Card.
  • Finally, Take a printout of the rank card to keep for future reference.

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Counseling Procedure of WBJEE

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) will commence the WBJEE counseling after the declaration of the result. The exam conducting authority will release the schedule of WBJEE counseling 2022 soon on the official website – wbjee.nic.in. Candidates who will qualify for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2022 have to complete registration to participate in the counseling of WBJEE 2022.

Shortlisted students must attend WBJEE counseling 2022, which will be in an online format. To take part in the counseling process, students must first register on the official website.

Candidates will qualify for WBJEE 2022 Counselling after achieving the minimum exam score. The counseling will take place entirely online, with a centralized computer-assisted decision filling and seat assignment process. And then select their preferred courses and colleges. Candidates must also pay the counseling fee of Rs. 500 online by net banking, credit card, or debit card. The course and college selections must take place in the order of choice.

Seat Allotment of WBJEE 2021 (Previous year)

On August 27, the authorities published the WBJEE 2021 seat allotment round 3 results. Therefore, candidates must log in to their accounts to check their allotment status. The qualifying candidates must download their allotment letters after checking their status. Individual allocation letters will not mail. Most importantly, candidates must complete the document verification process and pay the fee. However, the authority will cancel the allotment if the aspirant does not perform the following,

  1. Letter of Seat Allotment
  2. Receipt of Counselling Registration Fee
  3. Print out of WBJEE 2021 Scorecard
  4. WBJEE 2021 admit card
  5. Mark sheet of 12th standard qualifying exam
  6. Admit card of 10th standard qualifying exam
  7. Domicile certificate
  8. Category certificate
  9. PwD certificate

Seat Reservation for WBJEE 2021 in the Reserved Category

  • Firstly, Depending on the type of institute, proportional representation to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwD/TFW according to the appropriate rules.
  • Also, Reservations are only available to Indian citizens and candidates from West Bengal.
  • Candidates must provide the requisite paperwork to claim benefits under the Reserved Category.

Seat Reservation for PwD candidates in WBJEE 2021

  • The benefits of this reservation are available to anyone who has at least 40% of a defined disability.
  • Locomotor Disability; Visual Impairment; Hearing Impairment; Speech and Language Disability; and others are examples.

Seat Reservation for the wards of Defense Personnel in WBJEE 2021

  • These candidates must apply through their respective Zila Sainik Board, W.B. (for ex-servicemen), and also, Units to Rajya Sainik Board; Home Department; Government of West Bengal; Writers’ Buildings; Kolkata – 700001. (for serving soldiers).
  • In total, 13 seats in Government Engineering colleges/universities are earmarked for “wards of defense personnel” from various branches.

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Q. 1 What are the courses in WB-JEE?

Ans. Given below is a list of some of the most prevalent courses chosen by WB-JEE applicants after passing the exam:

  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Apparel & Production Management
  • Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Automobile Engineering
  • B.Arch. (General)
  • Pharm. /Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Ceramic Engineering and Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Technology
  • Civil And Environmental Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security)
  • Computer Science & Engineering (Data Analysis)
  • Computer Sci. & Eng./ Computer Sci. & Tech.
  • Construction Engineering
  • Dairy Technology
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (Industry Integrated)
  • Food Technology
  • Food Technology and Bio-Chemical Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Instrumentation And Control Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering/Instrumentation & Electronics Engineering
  • Jute & Fibre Technology
  • Leather Technology
  • Marine Engineering/Marine Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (Automobile Manufacturing)
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Optics & Optoelectronics
  • Polymer Science & Technology
  • Energy Engineering
  • Power Engineering/Power Plant Engineering
  • Printing Engineering/Printing Technology
  • Production Engineering
  • Robotic Engineering
  • Textile Technology

Q.2 What is a good score in WB-JEE?

Ans. The WB-JEE test for B.Tech students is 200 points long and consists of three subjects: mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Therefore, a decent score in WB-JEE 2022 is over 130, and with this number, you have a strong possibility of securing a proper rank.

Aspirants taking only Paper 2 (for programmes such as Pharm) should know that the test covers 100 marks (Physics and Chemistry). A score of 90+ is regarded as excellent, while a score of 75 or higher is acceptable.

Q.3 Is it easy to crack WB-JEE?

Ans. Although WB-JEE is less complicated than JEE Main, the curriculum for both tests is nearly the same. As a result, completing JEE Main sample examinations and becoming familiar with the degree of difficulty would undoubtedly equip you to confront WB-JEE with ease. Prepare for WB-JEE 2022 by practising WB-JEE sample papers and solving preceding year question papers. Consistent practice will not only aid in your prepping but will also allow you to assess your readiness.

Q.4 Can I give WB-JEE after the 12th?

Ans. As per the eligibility criteria for WB-JEE 2022, applicants must have obtained a minimum of 45 percent in Class 12th or an equivalent qualifying test from a recognized board to sit for WB-JEE 2022. WJEE 2022 is open to students who are taking their 12th-grade exams.

Q.5 When will the WB-JEE 2022 be held? 

Ans. WB-JEE 2022 was held on 30th April by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board. The WB-JEE 2022 was administered as a pen-and-paper mode in many cities within the state and a few places outside of it. The WB-JEE 2022 test date was announced on the authorized web page.

Q.6 Does WB-JEE 2022 have any negative marking?

Ans. Negative marking is present in WB-JEE 2022. There will be category-specific negative marking for wrong answers, and each correct answer will receive category-specific marks. No points will be deducted for unanswered/ unattempted questions. However, each wrong response will result in a deduction of 1/4 mark in Category 1 and 1/2 mark in Category 2. In Category 3, there are no negative marks.

Q.7 What is the time duration of the WB-JEE 2022 exam?

Ans. The total time duration to complete the WB-JEE exam is Four hours. The exam advances in 2 slots, Paper 1 (Mathematics) is conducted from 4 am to 1 pm (2 hours) in slot one. Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry) is undertaken in slot two from 2 pm to 4 pm (2 hours).

Q.8 What are the various kind of WB-JEE 2022 questions?

Ans. The WB-JEE consists entirely of MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions), with applicants having at least four alternatives for each question. The questions on the entrance exam are divided into three categories simultaneously. In Category 1, there are 50 arithmetic problems and 30 physics and chemistry questions. Category 2 & 3 has 25 questions in mathematics and five questions in physics and chemistry.

Q.9 What is the mode of the WB-JEE examination for the WB-JEE 2022?

Ans. The WB-JEE 2022 test will be held offline (pen and paper) using an OMR-based style. The WB-JEE 2022 was given in several cities throughout the state and also a few locations beyond it. Applicants will be expected to mark their answers using a black or blue ballpoint pen. Inappropriate response marking might result in incorrect answers.

Q.10 WB-JEE 2022 or JEE Main 2022: Which is more difficult?

Ans. It is pretty simple to acquire a respectable rank in WB-JEE for a student who has prepared well for JEE(main) or JEE(advanced). Because JEE is a national-level test, but WB-JEE is a state-level exam, the questions in WB-JEE are simpler than in JEE(main). Moreover, WB-JEE follows the same syllabus as JEE MAINS, with JEE MAINS questions more difficult.

Q.11 How can I register for WB-JEE 2022?

Ans. To register for WB-JEE 2022, the applicants must follow the following steps:

  1. Go to the authorized webpage
  2. Fill out the WB-JEE 2022 registration form with the necessary details.
  3. Fill out the application form using the WB-JEE credentials produced by the system.
  4. Upload any needed papers.
  5. Submit the WB-JEE 2022 application cost.
  6. Complete and submit the WB-JEE 2022 application process.

Q.12 How can a candidate update the information on my WB-JEE form?

Ans. The West Bengal JEE Board (WB JEEB) began the WB JEE 2022 application form modification session on 11th January 2022. Applicants will be allowed to update their application forms until 13th January 2022. The service is solely accessible online, and there are no other means to make adjustments.

Q.13 Can I apply for WB-JEE 2022 on more than one occasion?

Ans. Yes, one can apply for WB-JEE 2022 on more than one occasion. No limitation is there on the number of times a person can enroll for the WB-JEE test. But there is an age restriction for people who seek admittance in West Bengal using WB-JEE scores. Participants registering for the exam must be at least 17 years old as of 31st December of the admission year.

Q.14 Can I get admission to the courses if I do not appear for WB-JEE 2022 but JEE Main?

Ans. Candidates will not be able to get admitted to colleges that accept WB JEE ranks by providing their JEE Mains rank. Both tests are held separately, and one must take the one held by them to get admitted to their respective colleges. The WB-JEE entrance test is required for admission to WB JEE colleges.



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