WBJEE 2022: OMR Sheets and Recorded Responses (Available), Result (Soon), Counselling

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam 2022 ( WBJEE )

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Updated on May 26, 2022 15:22 IST

WBJEE 2022 OMR sheets and recorded responses to the question paper have been released at wbjeeb.nic.in. The final date to raise objections against the recorded responses is May 28, 2022. WBJEE 2022 result is expected to be announced soon. Along with the result, the final WBJEE 2022 answer key will also be made available. WBJEE 2022 was held on April 30 as a pen-and-paper-based test. During the examination, the candidates had to attempt 155 questions within the exam duration. Candidates were able to fill out the WBJEE application form 2022 until January 16. Only the registered candidates will be able to participate in the entrance examination. Read to know the details about WBJEE 2022. 

What is WBJEE?

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state-level exam conducted by WBJEEB. The exam is a gateway for candidates seeking admission into B.Tech and B.Pharma courses at universities, government colleges and self-financing engineering & technical institutions in West Bengal. Last year, a total of 73119 students appeared for the exam out of whom 72298 were ranked. Out of the 72000 students who were ranked, 55154 were male and 17144 were female students.

Latest Updates

  • May 26, 2022: WBJEE 2022 OMR sheets and responses released
  • May 6, 2022: WBJEE 2022 official answer key released
  • May 2, 2022: WBJEE 2022 unofficial answer key released

WBJEE 2022 Highlights

The important highlights of WBJEE 2022 can be checked below.

Particulars Details
Name of the Exam West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam or WBJEE
Conducted By West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) 
Exam Level Undergraduate 
Exam Frequency Annual
Mode of Exam Pen-and-Paper-Based
Total Registrations 92,685 (2021)
Course offered through the exam BTech/BPharm
Exam Fees

General Category - INR 500

SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B -  INR 400

Exam Duration

4 Hours (2 Hours for Each Paper)

Number of Papers

Paper 1 - Mathematics

Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry

Total Questions

155

Marking Scheme

Category I - Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. An incorrect response will yield a loss of ¼ mark. For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/4 (25% negative) marks.

Category II - Only one option is correct, correct response yield two marks. An incorrect response will yield -1/2 (25% negative) marks For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield a -1/2 (25% negative) mark.

Category III - One or more options may be correct. Only correct responses will yield 2(two) marks. There is no negative marking.

Medium of Exam English and Bengali
Colleges Accepting Exam Score BTech/BPharm courses at universities, government colleges and self-financing engineering & technical institutions in West Bengal. 
No. of Test Cities 50
Official Website wbjeeb.nic.in
Contact Details

WBJEE Email ID: info@wbjeeb.in

WBJEE Helpline: 1800-1023-781, 1800-3450-050

WBJEE 2022 Answer Key

WBJEEB has released the OMR sheets and response sheet of WBJEE 2022. Candidates will be able to raise objections against the recorded responses online until May 28. WBJEE 2022 model answer key was released on May 6. Candidates can check the correct responses to the entrance examination questions through the WBJEE answer key 2022 and calculate their probable secured marks. Objections against the answer key were accepted until May 8, 2022. For every challenge, the candidates had to pay INR 500. The unofficial answer key of WBJEE 2022 is also available.

WBJEE 2022 Application Form

WBJEEB has ended the WBJEE 2022 application process on January 16. Candidates were able to access the application form on the official website. No other mode of application was accepted by the authorities. While filling out the WBJEE application form 2022, the candidates had to provide their personal, academic and communication details. Only after the payment was completed, the application form was successfully submitted.  

WBJEE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

WBJEEB has prescribed certain eligibility criteria for WBJEE aspirants. Candidates are required to comply with WBJEE eligibility criteria 2022 to apply for the Joint Entrance Exam successfully. Candidates failing to comply with the eligibility norms will not be allowed to appear for the exam. WBJEE eligibility criteria might vary for different courses and at the institute level.

Take a look at the WBJEE 2022 eligibility criteria below.

Eligibility criteria for appearing in WBJEE 2022

Nationality

  • The aspirant must be an Indian citizen

Age restriction

  • A candidate must be at least 17 years of age (as of December 31, 2022) to appear for the exam or be born on or before December 31, 2005. There is no upper age limit for appearing in the exam.
  • However, for admission to the Marine Engineering Course, the lower age limit is 17 years as of December 31, 2022, and the upper age limit is 25 years as of December 31, 2022.   

WBJEE 2022 Eligibility criteria for B.Tech admissions

  • Aspirants should have passed Class 12 or equivalent with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of the listed below subjects as compulsory subjects with individual pass marks (in both theory and practical wherever applicable) in all the three subjects in regular class mode. 
  1. Chemistry
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Biology
  4. Computer Science
  5. Computer Application
  6. Technical Vocational Subject
  • Aspirants must have secured a minimum of 45 per cent marks (40 per cent in the case of candidates belonging to reserved categories such as SC, ST, OBC-A, OBC-B, PwD) in the above three subjects taken together.
  • Candidates should have qualified English in the Class 12 exam with at least 30 per cent marks.
  • The Board of the Qualifying Examination must be recognised by the Central Government or State Government concerned.

Also Read: WBJEE 2022 Exam Centres

WBJEE 2022 Important Dates 

Candidates can check the details regarding WBJEE 2022 important dates from the table given below:

Events

Dates 

Release of WBJEE 2022 application form

21-Dec-2021 24-Dec-2021

Final date to submit the application form

07-Jan-2022 16-Jan-2022 (extended)

Application Correction window opens

18-Jan-2022 to 20-Jan-2022

Admit card release date

18-Apr-2022 22-Apr-2022

WBJEE 2022 exam

23-Apr-2022 30-Apr-2022

Paper I (Mathematics) - 11 AM to 1 PM

Paper II (Physics and Chemistry) - 2 PM to 4 PM

Answer key release date

06-May-2022

Final date to raise objections against the answer key

08-May-2022

Release of OMR sheets and recorded responses

26-May-2022

Final date to raise objections against the OMR sheets and recorded responses

28-May-2022

Release of final answer key 

To be notified

WBJEE 2022 results

Fourth week of May 2022

Counselling registrations and choice filling

To be notified

Round 1 Seat Allotment

To be notified

Round 2 Seat Allotment

To be notified

Seat allotment results for Mop Up Round

To be notified

Counselling registration for JEE Main/NATA candidates

To be notified

WBJEE 2022 Preparation Tips

To perform well in the entrance exam, the candidates are advised to follow some preparation tips of WBJEE 2022. The following preparation tips can be checked for reference:

  • Check Exam Pattern: Before starting off their preparation process, the candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of WBJEE 2022. Using the exam pattern, the candidates will be able to know the important features of the entrance examination. 
  • Know Official Syllabus: By being familiar with the WBJEE syllabus 2022, the candidates will be able to plan out their studies for the entrance exam. 
  • Create a Timetable: One of the important tasks for the candidates to complete is to create a personalized timetable. This will allow the candidates to maintain a strict routine for the examination.
  • Attempt Mock Tests: Candidates should ensure that they attempt mock tests regularly. This will help the candidates to know their current status in terms of preparation and be familiar with the pattern of the exam. Candidates can also figure out their commonly made mistakes and correct them before the examination.
  • Revise Regularly: Revision is one of the most important factors during the preparation process. Candidates should ensure that they revise every day so that they do not forget what they studied. 
WBJEE 2022 Syllabus

The authorities have released the official WBJEE syllabus on the official website. The subjects and topics that have to be studied for the entrance exam are listed in the syllabus of WBJEE 2022. Before starting their preparation, the candidates are advised to check the WBJEE syllabus. Candidates will have to study topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for the exam.

WBJEE 2022 Exam Pattern

Details regarding how the entrance exam will be conducted will be released through the WBJEE exam pattern 2022. Candidates will be able to check information on the mode, duration, type of questions, marking scheme and more through the exam pattern of WBJEE 2022.

Particulars Details
Mode

Offline (pen-and-paper-based test)

Duration  4 hours (2 hours for each paper)
Medium of Exam English and Bengali
Sections

Paper 1 - Mathematics

Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry

Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions 155 Questions

WBJEE 2022 Admit Card

Registered candidates can now access the WBJEE 2022 admit card online. Details regarding the allotted exam centre, date, timings, guidelines to follow and more is available in the WBJEE admit card/hall ticket. Candidates will have to present the WBJEE admit card 2022 along with identity proof at the exam centres. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to attempt the examination. Candidates are advised to keep the WBJEE admit card safely till the admission process is over. 

WBJEE 2022 Result

WBJEE 2022 result will be available on the official website tentatively in the fourth week of May. The marks and ranks obtained in the entrance examination will be available in the WBJEE result. Candidates will be able to download the WBJEE result 2022 in the form of a rank card. The WBJEE rank card should be downloaded and kept safe for future use. 

WBJEE 2022 Counselling

WBJEEB will start the WBJEE 2022 counselling after the result is announced. The qualified candidates will have to participate in the counselling process for admissions. Firstly, the candidates will have to register for the WBJEE counselling and fill in their choice of colleges and courses in the order of preference. Allotment will be done according to the candidate's rank, preference and availability of seat. 

Colleges Accepting WBJEE 2022 score

Enlisted below is a list of popular colleges in West Bengal which accept WBJEE scores.

Seacom Skills University

NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur

Techno India University

Calcutta University - CU 

Jadavpur University - JU

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology

Techno India Salt Lake

Institute of Engineering and Management

Adamas University

Guru Nanak Institute of Technology, Kolkata

University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata 

JIS College of Engineering 

Click here for the complete list of WBJEE colleges

Previous Year WBJEE Statistics

Particulars Details
Number of candidates who applied for WBJEE 2021 92,685
Number of candidates who appeared for WBJEE 2021 65,170
Number of candidates who qualified WBJEE 2021 64,850

WBJEE 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. When will WBJEE 2022 be held?

A. WBJEE 2022 was conducted on April 30.

Q. Why is it important to verify WBJEE eligibility criteria before applying for the exam?

A. candidates need to comply with the WBJEE eligibility norms. Candidates, who do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements, will not be allowed to appear for the exam and their applications will be cancelled by WBJEEB.

Q. When will WBJEE 2022 application form be released?

A. WBJEE 2022 application form was extended until January 16.

Q. Will WBJEE 2022 be postponed?

A. No, WBJEE 2022 was not postponed by the authorities.

Q. Is WBJEE conducted in online or offline mode?

A. WBJEE is conducted offline in pen and paper-based test mode.

Q. What is the duration of WBJEE 2022?

A. The duration of WBJEE 2022 is 4 hours.

Q. Where can I check the official WBJEE 2022 syllabus?

A. The official WBJEE 2022 syllabus is available online.

Q. What is GMR?

A. GMR is the General Merit List released by WBJEEB for admission to all the Degree Level Engineering / Technology / Architecture Courses available in all enlisted Engineering / Technology Colleges and Universities within the state of West Bengal.

Q. When will WBJEEB declare WBJEE counselling 2022?

A. WBJEEB will announce the WBJEE counselling dates after the result is announced.

Q. Why is WBJEE written exam important?

A. Admissions to the B.Tech and B.Pharma courses offered at colleges in West Bengal are done through the WBJEE exam. This makes it mandatory for candidates to appear for the exam and then participate in the e-counselling for seat allotment.

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

A. WBJEE aspirants are offered scholarships under the Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) schemes of WBJEEB. The scholarship applies to those students who have performed well in academics and the WBJEE exam. These schemes are applicable for candidates seeking admission to the UG courses in Engineering/Architecture/Pharmacy. The amount of scholarship lies between Rs 1,400 to 1,500 per month.

WBJEE 2022 Contact Information

AQ 13/1, Sector-V, SaltLake City, Kolkata – 700091

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Comments

What should be the expected rank with 45/200 marks in WBJEE 2022?

Reply to Argha Mallick

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Vinay kr Pandey

Guide-Level 15

4 days ago

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Anamika Sharma

Contributor-Level 6

a week ago

I am getting a rough number of more than 35 out of 200 in Wbjee,2022. What can be my estimated rank? Please, anyone, tell me.

Reply to Rohit Raj

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Pranav Raj

Contributor-Level 10

3 weeks ago

Hi Rohit, Your rank will be between 10k and 12k.

Can I fill WBJEE form for 2022 this time because I didn't know last date for WBJEE exam?

Reply to PHYSICS WALLAH FOLLOWERS

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Group Captain Vinayak Deodhar

Scholar-Level 18

2 months ago

Hello, the last date to submit application form for WBJEE was 16 Jan 22. However to help you I am attaching a link that will give you all the required information. https://www.shiksha.com/engineering/articles/wbjee-2022-exam-blogId-51429
Best wishes to you.

What rank should I get in wbjee(mca) to get admission in techno main salt lake? What was the previous year rank?

Reply to Piyali Saha

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Group Captain Vinayak Deodhar

Scholar-Level 18

2 months ago

Hello Piyali Saha, I am attaching a link that will give you all the required information.
https://www.shiksha.com/college/techno-main-salt-lake-salt-lake-city-kolkata-48911/courses
Best wishes to you.

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