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WBJEE ( West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination )

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board for admission into various undergraduate courses in Engineering / Technology / Medical / Dental / Veterinary and Pharmacy in Universities / Colleges in West Bengal and B. Arch Course in Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur and Jadavpur University.


The applicant must be a citizen of India and should have passed the H.S. (10+2) or its equivalent examination. The general candidates must have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biological Sciences taken together (40% for SC/ST candidates) and at least 30% marks in English (for all categories). In addition, candidates must secure at least pass marks in the subjects individually including vernacular (or any other fifth subject) as mentioned below:


Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and vernacular or any other fifth subject.


physics, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, English and vernacular or any other fifth subject.


 Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biological Sciences, English and vernacular or any other fifth subject.

Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in 2009 will be allowed to sit for JEM-2009 provisionally and their admission, if merit listed, will be subjected to satisfying the minimum requirements of eligibility as specified above.

Age Restriction:

 Applicant shall be between 17 years and 24 years of age on 31st December 2009.

There is no upper age limit except for the Marine Engineering course for which the upper age limit is 20 years as on 01.01.2009.

Residential Requirements:

 For admissions to Medical / Dental / Veterinary courses and for admission to Engineering /Technological /Architecture /Pharmaceutical courses in Government Engineering /Technological Colleges / State Universities, candidate must be resident of West Bengal for a period of not less than 10 (ten) years uninterruptedly / continuously as on 31.12.2008 or their parents must be permanent resident of West Bengal having their permanent home address in West Bengal.

Reservation: Reservation for SC/ST/PC candidates are as per State Govt. Rules.

WBJEE 2009 Exam Centres:

To be located in the State of West Bengal and Tripura.

WBJEE 2009 Application Form

Cost of WBJEE 2009 Application Form: The Application Kit (i.e., prescribed printed application form along with Information Brochure and a printed envelope) will be available from different Branches of United Bank of India (as specified below) on payment of Rs.500/- (for E / M type Form) and Rs.600/- for C type Form in cash.

Sale of WBJEE 2009 Application form: The Application Kit will be available from 28.11.2008 to 31.12.2008 at the following Branches of UNITED BANK OF INDIA: Old Court House St., College St, Sealdah, Shyambazar, Jadavpur, Behala, Mayukh Bhawan  Salt Lake, B. E. College Extn. Counter and at Asansol, Durgapur City Centre, Burdwan (Main Branch), Katwa (Station Rd.)

Serampore, Chinsurah, Arambag, Kalyani, Krishnagar, Barasat, Diamond Harbour, Kolaghat Haldia, Kharagpur, Suri, Bolpur, Bankura, Purulia, Berhampur, Raiganj, Balurghat, Malda, Siliguri, Darjeeling (25, H.D. Lama Rd.) Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Agartala (Tripura) on all working days between banking hours on payment of requisite fee.

The Application Kit may also be obtained by Post from the Board on application with an additional fee of Rs.80/- (Rupees eighty) only. The total amount (i.e., cost of application form plus Rs.80/-) has to be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favour of  West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board payable at Howrah/Kolkata .

The last date for request by post for application kit is 18.12.2008 and the last date for receipt of completed application form by Speed Post only is 14.01.2009. Request for application form received beyond the stipulated date as mentioned above will not be entertained and the Board shall not be held responsible in any manner whatsoever for such non-receipt arising out of postal delay.

The Application Kit may also be obtained from the Board's Office only with payment of late fee of Rs. 100/- (Rupees one hundred only) in addition to the actual cost of the form. The whole amount is to be paid through a Bank Draft to be drawn in favour of "West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board" payable at Kolkata / Howrah from 01.01.2009 to 07.01.2009. The application form once purchased cannot be returned or replaced.

How to Apply:

The duly filled in application form must be sent in the printed envelope received by the candidate within the Application Kit by SPEED POST only so as to reach the office of the Board by 14.01.2009. Submission of Application Form by hand or courier service will not be accepted. There is no provision for selling or receiving the application form with late fee from the Board office.

WB JEE 2009 Important Dates:

West Bengal JEM 2009 Sale of Application materials (from listed UBI Branches): 28.11.2008 to 31.12.2008

Last date for Receipt of request for West Bengal JEM 2008 Application material "by post": 18.12.2008

Last date for Receipt of completed West Bengal JEM 2009 applications "by Speed Post: 14.01.2009