West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE Exam Pattern 2024)

    West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE Exam)

    West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is conducted by the state government of West Bengal to get enrollment in private and government engineering institutes of West Bengal. Students can give this exam after completing their class 12th with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Math. Almost 20 to 30 K students appear for this exam every year. This exam is a pen paper-based examination. 

    This exam was started in 1962 by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Their purpose is to get their students admission in graduation from the best engineering colleges in West Bengal. WBJEE Exam only includes multiple-choice type’s questions. 

    WBJEE exam is conducted only once a year. 

    WBJEE Exam Highlights

    WBJEE Exam rules and regulations are all set by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Here are some important WBJEE Exam highlights:



    Exam frequency

    1 time in a year

    Exam mode


    Exam time

    2hrs 30 minutes

    No. of students appear

    1-2 lakhs

    Colleges involved


    WBJEE Exam Eligibility Criteria

    WBJEE Exam eligibility criteria are set according to the length and depth of each subject and also set by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board community.

    • For sitting in the WBJEE exam students must be the age of 16 years old and there is no above age limit for the students.
    • Students should have passing marks in their Physics, Chemistry, and Math in their class 12th. They should have a valid passing certificate and mark sheet.
    • Students must also have passing marks in English subjects in their class 12th.

    WBJEE Exam pattern

    WBJEE exam will be held on 28th April 2024 in this the questions are multiple-choice questions. There are two papers for the WBJEE exam. 1st is Math and 2nd paper is Physics and Chemistry. The question paper is divided into three categories 1st category in which one question is of one mark and in 2nd category, each question will be of 2 marks and in 3rd category, each question also will be of 2 marks. Both papers are of 2 hours each which is 4 hours of the total exam. This is a pen paper-based exam students need to fill the OMR sheet. Physics and Chemistry have 40 questions and Math has 75 questions. WBJEE Exam pattern also involves negative marking also.

    WBJEE Exam Question Paper Pattern

    WBJEE Exam question paper pattern is divided into three categories by the West Bengal joint entrance examination board. Question paper pattern:






    1 mark ( 30 questions)

    1 mark (30 questions)

    1 mark (50 questions)


    2 mark (5 questions)

    2 mark (5 questions)

    2 mark (15 questions)


    2 mark (5 questions)

    2 mark (5 questions)

    2 mark (5 questions)

    WBJEE Exam center

    WBJEE Exam center is held within the districts of West Bengal.


    Cities (Zones)

    Within West Bengal


    Alipurduar (671)


    Bankura (681)

    Bishnupur (682)


    Bolpur (691)

    Suri (692)

    Paschim Burdwan

    Asansol (701)

    Durgapur (702)

    Purba Burdwan

    Burdwan (711)

    Cooch Behar

    Cooch Behar (721)


    Kurseong (731)

    Siliguri (732)

    Dakshin Dinajpur

    Balurghat (741)

    Uttar Dinajpur

    Raiganj (751)


    Arambagh (761)

    Bandel, Chinsurah (762)

    Srirampur (763)


    Bally, Uttarpara (771)

    Central Howrah, Shibpur (772)

    Domjur (773)

    Uluberia (774)


    Jalpaiguri (781)


    Jhargram (791)


    Kalimpong (801)


    Central Kolkata (811)

    North Kolkata/ Salt Lake (812)

    South Kolkata (813)


    Malda (821)

    Paschim Medinipur

    Garbeta (831)

    Kharagpur (832)

    Medinipur (833)

    Purba Medinipur

    Contai (841)

    Haldia (842)

    Tamluk (843)


    Berhampur (851)

    Jiaganj (852)

    Raghunathganj (853)


    Kalyani (861)

    Krishnanagar (862)

    Nabadwip (863)


    Purulia (871)

    North 24 Parganas

    Barrackpur, Barasat (881)

    Basirhat (882)

    Bongaon (883)

    South 24 Parganas

    Diamond Harbour (891)

    Jainagar (892)

    Sonarpur, Baruipur (893)

    Other States


    Silchar (900)


    Agartala (910)

    WBJEE Exam Syllabus

    WBJEE Exam syllabus is divided into three subjects Physics, Chemistry and Math. West Bengal joint entrance examination board divides it according to each subject's weightage and difficulty level. Exam syllabus:


    • Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions
    • Kinematics
    • Laws of motion
    • Gravitation
    • Friction
    • Surface tension
    • Bulk properties of matter
    • Viscosity
    • Kinetic theory of gases
    • Thermodynamics
    • Current Electricity
    • Oscillations & Waves
    • Electrostatics
    • Magnetic effect of current
    • Electromagnetic induction & alternating current
    • Magnetics
    • Electromagnetic waves
    • Nuclear Physics
    • Solid-State Electronics
    • Optics I (Ray optics)
    • Optics II (Wave Optics)


    • Atomic Structure
    • The Periodic Table and Chemical Families
    • Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
    • Coordination Compounds
    • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
    • Solid State
    • Liquid State
    • Gaseous State
    • Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
    • Physical Chemistry of Solutions
    • Ionic and Redox Equilibrium
    • Hydrogen
    • Chemistry of Non-Metallic Elements and their Compounds
    • Chemistry of Metals
    • Chemistry in Industry
    • Polymers
    • Surface Chemistry
    • Chemistry of Carbon Compounds
    • Environmental Chemistry
    • Compounds
    • Alcohols
    • Aromatic Compounds
    • Application Oriented chemistry
    • Principles of Qualitative Analysis


    • Algebra
    • Logarithms
    • Complex Numbers
    • Quadratic Equations
    • Matrices
    • Permutation and combination:
    • Principle of mathematical induction
    • Binomial theorem
    • Sets, Relations, and Mappings
    • Statistics and Probability
    • Trigonometry
    • Two dimensions Coordinate geometry
    • Three-dimensional Coordinate geometry
    • Vectors
    • Differential Equations
    • Integral calculus
    • Differential calculus

    WBJEE Exam Result

    Only students can apply those who have an eligible score in their class 12th in Physics, Chemistry, and Math for sitting in WBJEE exam 2024. Students have to register themselves for the colleges they have to be in after getting the valid score in the WBJEE exam in the West Bengal region only as the WBJEE exam is for the West Bengal engineering college exam. If their marks match the eligibility criteria given by the particular college they can get admission to any West Bengal engineering college. 

    The WBJEE exam result Announced on 17th June 2024 by the West Bengal joint entrance examination board.

    WBJEE Exam Cut-off

    WBJEE Exam cutoff will be announced after the exam consulting will be done in July which is all set by the West Bengal entrance examination board.

    WBJEE Exam Preparation Tips

    • Make an agenda for every particular subject.
    • Understand your strength and weakness in each and every subject and work on them according to that.
    • Follow the latest syllabus provided by the WBJEE exam board.
    • Study according to the exam pattern that has been set for each particular subject.
    • Understand the basic concepts on each subject.
    • Solve the previous year's WBJEE exam question papers that will give you good WBJEE Exam preparation tips.
    • Practice mock tests.
    • Regularly solve the different question papers of each and every subject and combine subject question papers also.
    • Do a thorough revision of the given syllabus of a particular subject.

    WBJEE Exam Important Dates

    Candidates are able to download the admit card from April 22, 2024. The exam will be conducted on 30th April 2024 through offline mode (OMR Sheet). The result will be published through online mode in June 2024. The counselling will be conducted from the August/ September 2024.

    WBJEE 2024 Cut Off will be released at the time of publication of result in August/ September 2024. It will be decided by the board as per the result and marking scheme.

    Their dates are divided very finely as the board wants to give time to students to be prepared for their test properly and they don’t get confused with the registration and exam dates. WBJEE Exam important dates are:

    Availability of admit card

     April 22, 2024

    Exam Date

    28th April 2024

    Announcement of result

    June 2024

    Starting of counselling

    August/ September 2024

    Cutoff released

    August/ September 2024


    WBJEE Exam Admit Card

    Students can get the admit card from the official website of WBJEE. Students should carefully check each and every detail that is written on the admit card. It should be correct from their name to the center name in which they are going to give their exam for WBJEE.

    In case any information goes misplaced that can make the student disqualify from the exam. So, before going to your given exam center students should carefully verify each and every piece of information written on the admit card. If there is any problem, students should immediately report to the official website of WBJEE. WBJEE Exam admits card official date is April 22, 2024


    WBJEE is a West Bengal joint entrance examination to get admission in West Bengal private and government engineering colleges.
    The time duration for the exam is 2 hours for both papers which is 4 hours.
    The mode of the WBJEE exam is offline.
    The exam is held only once a year.
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