WBJEE 2020

WBJEE 2020

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) was established in 1962 by Government of West Bengal. It is a state-government controlled centralized test, The board has been empowered to conduct Common Entrance examinations for admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Professional and vocational courses. The WBJEE exam can be taken by those who studied Pure Science stream in plus two level with the specific subjects tested in the examination, which are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.

  1. Exam Name: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination(WBJEE).
  2. Conduting Body: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB).
  3. Exam Level: State level.
  4. Exam Frequency: Once a year.
  5. Exam Category: Undergraduate Entrance Examination.
  6. Mode of Application: Online.
  7. Exam Mode: Pen and Paper Mode (Offline).
  8. Exam Date: February 2, 2020.
  9. Exam Duration: 2 Hours.
  10. Accepting Colleges: 90+ Colleges.
  11. Number of Applicants: 1,25,000+ candidates.
  12. Official Website: http://www.wbjeeb.in/

WBJEE 2020 Important Dates

The important dates for WBJEE include - Online application form release, examination date, result declaration, counselling and seat allotment dates.

Event Date (tentative)
Application form release date October 18, 2019
Application form last date November 13, 2019
Application form edit start date November 14, 2019
Application form edit end date November 16, 2019
Admit card availability date January 24, 2020
WBJEE 2020 exam date February 2, 2020
Declaration of result/scorecard release June 2020
Starting of Counselling process July 2020

WBJEE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for WBJEE exam differs from course to course. And there are many criteria and requirements that needs to be checked, failing to fulfil the eligibility criteria will lead to rejection of application form.

  1. Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. Minimum Age: The candidate must be of 17 years as on 31st December 2020. A candidate should have been born on or before 31st December 2003.
  3. Maximum Age: For Marine Engineering Course the lower age limit is 17 years as on 31st December 2020 and the upper age limit is 25 Years as on 31st December 2020. There is no upper age limit for others courses.
  4. Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have passed second PUC or 10+2 Higher Secondary or equivalent examination recognized by state or central government.
  5. Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have passed with minimum aggregate of 45% marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD) in the above mentioned three subjects and at least 30% marks in English.
  6. Domicile: Candidates should be residents of West Bengal.

WBJEE 2020 Application Form

WBJEE 2020 aspirants are advised to g through the notification and information brochure of WBJEE 2020 before filling the application form. The application process in detail acan be referred here below.

  1. Step 1: Registration
  2. Step 2: Application form filling
  3. Step 3: Documents upload
  4. Step 4: Fee payment and Confirmation

WBJEE 2020 Time Table

The WBJEE 2020 Examination will be conducted in the month of February 2020 in Offline mode (OMR based). The exam duration for WBJEE 2020 is 2 hours i.e 2 hours for each paper (Paper 1 and Paper 2). Subjects of Paper I and II – Paper I include Mathematics subject whereas Paper II include Physics and Chemistry combined.

WBJEE 2020 Time table
Date Paper Subject Timings Duration
February 2, 2020 Paper-I Mathematics 11:00 am to 1.00 pm 2 hours
Paper-II Physics & Chemistry 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 2 hours

WBJEE 2020 Admit Card

Admit card for WBJEE 2020 is available from January 24, 2020 in online mode in the official website. Candidates must regularly check the official website to be updated about the exam. Steps to download admit card is given below.

Steps to download WBJEE 2020 Admit card
  1. Visit WBJEE official website
  2. Click on ‘Download Admit card 2020’
  3. Enter Application number, Password along with Security pin
  4. Download and take the printout of WBJEE admit card

WBJEE 2020 Exam Pattern

WBJEE Exam is conducted in Febraury 2 2020 tentatively in offline mode for Paper I and Paper II. The exam paper comprises of Objective type of questions on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which are nothing but sections. And each section is further divided into Categories.

Particulars Details
Mode of Examination Offline Mode
Duration of Examination 4 hours
Type of Questions Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
  • 3 Sections (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics )
No. of questions
  • Physics - 40, Chemistry - 40, Mathematics -75
  • Category 1, 2, 3
Category Wise Division of Questions
  • Physics & Chemistry
  • 30 Questions in Category 1,
  • 5 Questions each in Category 2 and 3.
  • Mathematics
  • 50 Questions in Category 1,
  • 15 Questions in Category 2 and
  • 10 Questions in Category 3.
Total Number of Questions 155 Questions
Total Marks of Examination 200 Marks
Marking Scheme
  • Category 1 -1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
  • Category 2 and 3- 2 marks will be given for each correct response
Negative Marking For each incorrect answer, 1/4th mark will be deducted. No negative marking will be done for Category 3

WBJEE 2020 Marking Scheme

Status Category 1 (only one option is correct) Category 2 (only one option is correct) Category 3 (One or more options maybe correct)
Correct answer 1 Mark 2 Marks 2 Marks
Wrong answer -1/4 -1/4 No Marks
Unattempted question No Marks No Marks No Marks
Combination of response For any combination of response with more than one answer, the answer will be treated incorrect and hence -1/4 will be awarded For any combination of response with more than one answer, the answer will be treated incorrect and hence -1/4 will be awarded Any combination of correct and wrong response will be treated as incorrect and will result in 0 marks

WBJEE 2020 Total number of questions and marks


Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Total Questions

Total Marks

Physics 30 Q x 1 M 5 Q x 2 M 5 Q x 2 M 40 50
Chemistry 30 Q x 1 M 5 Q x 2 M 5 Q x 2 M 40 50
Mathematics 50 Q x 1 M 15 Q x 2M 10 Q x 2 M 75 100


155 200

WBJEE 2020 Answer Keys

WBJEE 2020 Answer keys will be released prior to the announcement of WBJEE Result, candidates will have the option to challenge it with valid proofs if they are not satisfied with the answers provided. A final answer key will be released later which is final and cannot be challenged.

Steps to download the WBJEE 2020 Answer keys
  • Click on the link (link shall be updated)
  • View WBJEE 2020 answer keys on the screen.
  • Download the WBJEE answer key and verify the answers.

WBJEE 2020 Results

WBJEE Results 2020 will be declared on on the official website online. Also two separate merit lists will be prepared – General Merit list and Pharmacy Merit list which would all the eligible candidates for counselling process.

How to check WBJEE Result 2020
  • Visit WBJEE 2020 official website
  • Click on the Result link
  • Login using login credentials
  • WBJEE 2020 Result will be displayed in the form of Rank card
  • Download and take the printout of Rank card

WBJEE 2020 Cut off

Cut off encloses opening and closing rank to determine the eligibility of the candidate to gain the admission. Candidates who meet the cut off conditions will be mentioned in Merit list.

Calculation of Scores

The scores are calculated by adding the total number of correct answers and subtracting the incorrect answers. The calculation of scores varies for each category defined under WBJEE Exam Pattern.

WBJEE 2020 Counselling

e-Counselling for WBJEE 2020 will be commenced after the cut off is declared and the merit list are prepared. There will be two separate merit list – General Merit list (GMR) and Pharmacy Merit list (PMR). e-counselling of will be held in three rounds. Candidates have to register themselves first to participate in the WBJEE counselling 2020, pay the counselling fee and fill their choices of courses and colleges.

WBJEE 2020 Reservation criteria

WBJEEB provides reservation of seats for students under reserved category depending on the category. Certificates should be produced for the reservation at the time of WBJEE Counselling.The reservation of seats is provided to the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD category students and those who fall under Defense quota. Verification for reservation claims will be verified/checked during counselling process.

WBJEE 2020 Seat Allotment

WBJEE Seat allotment 2020 will commence after e-Counselling process is completed. Seats will be based on merit/scores of the candidate. The seat allotment will be done online based on the candidates rank in WBJEE 2020, preference and availability of seats. Candidates must login in order to check their allotment details.

Documents to be carried to the reporting centres
  • Admit card of WBJEE 2020
  • WBJEE Result 2020
  • Seat Allotment Letter of WBJEE 2020
  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Class XII (or equivalent) standard examination mark sheet
  • Receipt of Online Counselling Registration Fee (E-Challan)
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD Certificate (if applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  • JEE Main 2020 for candidates who have applied for the 10% quota

WBJEE 2020 Helpline and Contact details

Candidates applying for WBJEE 2020 might have queries regarding Applications, Admit card, Exam, Results, Counselling, Allotments, Admissions. And each query can be solved here by the appropriate person in charge of such issues.

Helpdesk number of WBJEE 2020 is tollfree and can be accessed by both candidates and parents in order to solve their queries.

WBJEE 2020 Helpline numbers
Examination Helpdesk (Toll-free Number) Examination numbers Examination Tele Fax number


(033) 23671149

(033) 23671159

(033) 23671199

(033) 23671149

To know more please visit WBJEE Helpline and Contact details 2020