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West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations (WBJEE) 2016

WBJEE 2016 : Eligibility

After examination or admission, or during any stage thereof, if it is found on scrutiny that an applicant is under age or otherwise ineligible, his / her application for admission will be cancelled outright even if he / she appeared in WBJEEM – 2016 and secured a position in the merit list. permission to appear in WBJEEM 2016 or securing a rank in the merit list on the basis of the performance in the said examination does not constitute a right / guarantee in favour of the candidate for his / her admission to any engg / tech, pharmacy, architecture, medical or dental course unless he / she has fulfilled all the prescribed requirements.


1. For Engineering / Technology courses other than Marine Engineering :

In Colleges other than Jadavpur University :

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board with :

  • Individual pass marks in Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational Subjects ( Engineering Drawing / Computer Science )
  • Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together ( 40% for SC / ST / PwD / OBC candidates ) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks ( for all categories of candidates ) in the said qualifying examination.

In Jadavpur University :

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board with :

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
  • Minimum of 60% marks in the above subjects taken together ( 55% for SC / ST / PwD / OBC candidates ) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks ( for all categories of candidates ) in the said qualifying examination.

2. For Marine Engineering Course :

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board with :

  • 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together with individual pass marks in the said subjects
  • Minimum of 50% marks in English as subject in either in 10 or in 10+2 standard.

3. For Architecture Course :

A candidate, besides satisfying the eligibility criteria, must qualify in the NATA ( National Aptitude Test in Architecture ) conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi and necessary document in this regard is to be produced at the time of Counselling.


4. For Pharmacy Course :

In Colleges other than Jadavpur University

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board with :

  • Individual pass marks in Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects along with Mathematics / Biotechnology / Biology / Technical Vocational Subjects ( Engineering Drawing / Computer Science )
  • Minimum of 45% marks in the above subjects taken together ( 40% for SC / ST / PwD / OBC candidates ) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks ( for all categories of candidates ) in the said qualifying examination of the Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ).

In Jadavpur University

Candidates must pass Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council / Board with :

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects
  • Minimum of 60% marks in the above subjects taken together ( 55% for SC / ST / PwD / OBC candidates ) as well as pass in English with a minimum of 30% marks ( for all categories of candidates ) in the said qualifying examination of the Higher Secondary ( 10+2 ).

5. For Medical / Dental Courses :

General Candidates must pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination recognized by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences with

  • Individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
  • Minimum of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology taken together ( 40% for SC / ST candidates, 45% OBC-A, OBC-B candidates ) and 30% marks in English ( for all categories of candidates ) in the said qualifying examination.

Note : Pass marks in any subject shall imply pass marks in theory and practical individually, if specified by the concerned Council / Board.

In addition, candidates must have to secure at least 50 percentile marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together ( 40 percentile for SC / ST candidates, 45 percentile for OBC-A, OBC-B candidates ) in WBJEEM 2016.



Age Restriction:
  • For Engineering / Technology ( other than Marine Engineering ), Pharmacy & Architecture Courses : Candidates must be at least 17 ( seventeen ) years of age as on 31.12.2016. There is no upper age limit.WBS Scholarship,
  • Marine Engineering Course : Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2016 and must not be above 25 ( twenty five ) years of age as on 31.07.2016; as per guidelines of appropriate authority.
  • Medical / Dental Courses : Candidates must be at least 17 ( seventeen ) years of age as on 31.12.2016. There is no upper age limit.

Residential / Domicile requirement :

The Residential / Domicile requirement for admission to different degree level Medical, Dental, 6 Engineering / Technology, Pharmacy & Architecture courses in West Bengal are listed below :

Type of Institute Category of SeatsDomicile Requirement
State-Aided Universities offering Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy / Architecture coursesGeneral Category Seats
NO
Reserved Category Seats
YES
Government Engineering &Technology CollegesGeneral Category Seats
YES
Reserved Category Seats
YES
Government Pharmacy CollegesGeneral Category Seats
YES
Reserved Category Seats
YES
Self Financing Institutions offering Engineering / Technology/ Pharmacy / Architecture coursesGeneral Category Seats
NO
Reserved Category Seats
YES
Medical / Dental CollegesGeneral Category Seats
YES
Reserved Category Seats
YES

Explanation / Clarification for Residential / Domicile Requirement :

Candidates seeking admission in (I) Government Engineering / Technology and Pharmacy Colleges, (II) Medical / Dental Colleges, (III) Reserve category seats of any Institution, including TFW Category Seats must be domicile of West Bengal and accordingly submission of Domicile Certificate in prescribed format from competent authority is mandatory prior to their selection in any of those Institutions.

The Domicile of West Bengal shall be treated for those candidates who are

EITHER

Residing in West Bengal continuously at least for last 10 ( ten ) years as on 15.12.2016

OR

whose parent(s) is/are permanent resident(s) of West Bengal having permanent address within the State of West Bengal.


For WBJEEM Admission to B.E / B.Tech / B.Arch / B.Pharm Courses :

PWD category candidates will be Eligible with a minimum of 40% disability with respect to Loco – motor disorder, Visual impairment, Speech & Hearing Impairment subject to the condition that the candidate is capable of carrying out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to B.E / B.Tech / B.Arch courses without any special concession and exemption.

For Admission to MBBS / BDS Courses :

PwD category candidates will be ELIGIBLE with 50 – 70% Loco-motor disability of lower limb. However, in case any seat in the earmarked quota remains unfilled on account of non-availability of candidates with loco-motor disability between 50% – 70%, any such unfilled seat in the said quota shall be filled up by persons with loco-motor disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50%. The Medical Board constituted at IPGMR / SSKM Hospital will verify all certificates at the time of counselling. It may be noted that candidates with disabilities OTHER than loco-motor disability will not be considered as ELIGIBLE for PwD category.


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

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


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