WBJEE 2021 : Everything you need to know

  • BY Saurav Anand

  • Jul 18, 2021


Answer keys for WBJEE 2021 are slated to be released in July 2021. The date of the exam has been changed. Examination dates have been set for 17th July 2021. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state-level test administered by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Applicants to UG courses in Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy are admitted through this exam. The candidates who pass this entrance test are eligible for admission to several courses offered by the government. There are numerous colleges and universities in West Bengal, as well as self-financed institutions.

What is WBJEE?

WBJEEB administers the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE), an exam at the state level. West Bengal is home to a number of federally funded engineering & technical institutions and a number of universities that offer B.Sc., B.Tech. and B.Pharma programs.

WBJEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria

There are certain eligibility criteria that WBJEEB has prescribed for candidates wishing to apply for WBJEE. To be eligible to take the Joint Entrance Exam, candidates must meet the WBJEE 2021 eligibility requirements. The exam won't be given to candidates who fail to meet the eligibility requirements. Different courses and institutes have different eligibility criteria for the WBJEE.

Find out what the eligibility criteria are for WBJEE 2021 below.

WBJEE Eligibility Requirements For 2021

  • Aspirants must be Indian citizens 
  • There is an age restriction Candidates must meet the age requirement (as of December 31, 2021) or be born on or before December 31, 2004, in order to appear for the exam. In other words, the applicant should be born on or before December 31, 2004. WBJEE 2021 does not have an upper age limit.
  • However, the lower and upper age limits for admission to the Marine Engineering Course are 17 and 25 years, respectively, as of December 31, 2021.


Exam Name West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
The conducting body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)
Level State Level
Mode of Application Online
Exam Held Once a Year
Duration 120 Mins
No. Of Papers 2 (Paper 1- Mathematics; Paper 2- Physics and Chemistry)
Question Type Multiple Choice Question
Fees Rs. 500
No. of students taking Exam 1 lakh+

WBJEE 2021 Cut Off

To be eligible to apply to colleges in West Bengal, a candidate must score a minimum score in the WBJEE 2021 Cutoff. In the case of WBJEE 2021, the cutoff will be announced after the counseling process is completed. Colleges participating in the WBJEE will use the closing ranks to set their cutoff scores. Students whose marks are equal to or more than the cut-off can participate in WBJEE counseling.

Guidelines for the WBJEE 2021 Exam Day

WBJEE admit cards contain instructions for the test day that candidates must carefully read to avoid any last-minute complications. Here are some guidelines that will help you avoid chaos during the exam period:

Documentation Required

  • Online (computer-based) testing is conducted by WBJEEB. To do any extra or rough work, it is always a good idea to have a pen and paper on hand.
  • The candidate should also take food and water to the test center. WBJEE exam centers do not allow certain things aside from the things to be carried, including calculators, watches, mobile phones, log tables, and calculators. 

The following documents need to be carried to the test center

  1. WBJEEB issues an admit card to candidates as part of WBJEE. The WBJEE test center will not allow candidates who do not have an exam admit card to enter.
  2. Valid Identification Proof: Candidates must also have valid identification proof with their admit card for WBJEE 2021.
  • Adhaar Card
  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • Pan Card

Counseling for WBJEE 2021

All courses in WBJEE 2021 will be counseled online. Participation in counseling rounds is subject to an additional fee. According to WBJEEB, seat details for each institute are available along with course details. A candidate must choose from the available list of colleges and courses.

  • We expect WBJEE 2021 counseling and seat allotment to take place in three rounds.
  • Those wishing to apply through the WBJEE or JEE Main tests are offered separate counseling.
  • Candidate must verify their documents at the reporting center once their seats are assigned.
  • WBJEE Merit List & preference will decide the allocation of seats to candidates.

Questions and Answers Regarding WBJEE 2021

Q. What will be the WBJEEB's WBJEE counseling schedule for 2021?

A. As soon as the WBJEE 2021 exam is completed, the WBJEEB will start counseling.

Q. Can WBJEE be taken online or offline?

A. This is an offline, pen-and-paper-based test.

Q. Which scholarship schemes are offered through WBJEE in West Bengal?

A. WBJEEB offers scholarships to aspirants through its Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) schemes. WBJEE exam candidates who perform well in academics qualify for this scholarship. Candidates seeking UG admission are eligible to apply for these schemes

Q. For what reasons is WBJEE written examination important?

A. The WBJEE exam is used to admit students to colleges in West Bengal offering B.Tech and B.Pharma courses. Consequently, candidates should appear for the exam in order to be eligible to participate in the online counseling process for seat allocation.

Q. Why should you verify if you are eligible for the WBJEE before registering for the exam?

A. In order to qualify for the WBJEE exam, candidates must follow the eligibility rules. No candidates will be permitted to participate in the exam if they do not meet the minimum requirements. They will also have their applications canceled by WBJEEB.

Institutions Accepting WBJEE

S.No Name of Institute
1. Abacus Institute Of Engineering & Management, Mogra, Hooghly
2. Academy Of Technology, Adisaptagram, Hooghly
3. Asansol Engineering College, Asansol, Burdwan
4. B.P. Poddar Institute Of Management & Technology, Kolkata
5. Bankura Unnayani Institute Of Engineering, Bankura
6. Bengal College Of Engineering & Technology, Durgapur
7. Bengal College Of Engineering, Durgapur
8. Bengal Institute Of Technology & Management, Santiniketan
9. Bengal Institute Of Technology, Dhapa, Kolkata
10. Birbhum Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Suri, Birbhum
11. Budge Budge Institute Of Technology, Budge-Budge
12. Calcutta Institute Of Engineering & Management, Tollygunge, Kolkata
13. Calcutta Institute Of Technology, Uluberia, Howrah
14. Camellia Institute Of Engineering And Technology, Bud Bud, Burdwan
15. Camellia Institute Of Technology & Management, Bainchi, Hooghly
16. Camellia Institute Of Technology, Badu Road, Madhyamgram
17. Camellia School Of Engineering & Technology, Barasat
18. College Of Engineering And Management, Kolaghat
19. Dr. B. C. Roy Engineering College, Durgapur
20.. Dr.Sudhir Chandra Sur Institute Of Technology And Sports Complex, Dum Dum
21. Dream Institute Of Technology, Bishnupur, 24-Parganas-South
22. Dumkal Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Dumkal, Murshidabad
23. Durgapur Institute Of Advanced Technology & Management, Durgapur
24. Elite College Of Engineering, Mahispota, Sodepur
25. Future Institute Of Engineering & Management, Sonarpur
26. Global Institute Of Management And Technology Krishnanagar, Nadia
27. Greater Kolkata College Of Engineering & Management, Baruipur
28. Guru Nanak Institute Of Technology, Panihati, Sodepur
29. Haldia Institute Of Technology, Haldia, Purba Medinipur
30. Hemnalini Memorial College Of Engineering, Haringhata
31. Heritage Institute Of Technology, Kolkata
32. Hooghly Engineering & Technology College, Hooghly
33. Ideal Institute Of Engineering, Kalyani
34. Imps College Of Engineering & Technology, Malda
35. Institute Of Engineering & Management, Salt Lake
36. Institute Of Science And Technology, Paschim Medinipur
37. Jis College Of Engineering, Kalyani, Nadia
38. Jld Engineering And Management College, Baruipur
39. Kanad Institute Of Engineering & Management, Mankar, Burdwan
40. Mallabhum Institute Of Technology, Bishnupur, Bankura
41. Mckv Institute Of Engineering, Liluah, Howrah
42. Meghnad Saha Institute Of Technology, Kolkata
43. Modern Institute Of Engineering & Technology, Bandel, Hooghly
44. Murshidabad College Of Engineering & Technology, Murshidabad
45. Narula Institute Of Technology, Agarpara, Kolkata
46. Neotia Institute Of Technology Management And Science, D.H.Road
47. Netaji Subhash Engineering College, Garia, Kolkata
48. Nshm Knowledge Campus, Durgapur Group Of Institutions
49. Omdayal Group Of Institutions, Uluberia, Howrah
50. Pailan College Of Management & Technology, Pailan Park
51. Rcc Institute Of Information Technology, Kolkata
52. Sanaka Education Trusts Group Of Institutions, Durgapur, Burdwan
53. Saroj Mohan Institute Of Technology, Guptipara, Hooghly
54. Seacom Engineering College, Sankrail, Howrah
55. Siliguri Institute Of Technology, Siliguri
56. St. Mary's Technical Campus Kolkata, Barasat
57. St. Thomas College Of Engineering & Technology, Khidirpur, Kolkata
58. Supreme Knowledge Foundation Group Of Institutions, Mankundu, Hooghly
59. Surendra Institute Of Engineering & Management, Siliguri
60. Swami Vivekananda Institute Of Science & Technology, Sonarpur
61. Techno Engineering College Banipur, 24 Parganas-North
62. Techno International Batanagar
63. Techno International New Town, Rajarhat, New Town
64. Techno Main Salt Lake, Sector-V, Salt Lake

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