WB JECA 2024: Registration, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Pattern, Question Paper, Cutoff

Joint Entrance Examination for Master of Computer Applications 2024 ( WBJEE JECA )

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WB JECA 2024: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board will conduct the WB JECA 2024 exam tentatively in June. The WB JECA 2024 application form will likely be released in March. The registration process will be online and the form will be available at the JECA 2024 website. More details regarding WB JECA 2024 exam datesapplication form, syllabus, and pattern can be checked here and on the JECA portal.

The WB JECA 2024 exam will be conducted offline as a pen-paper-based test and the question paper will have a total of 100 multiple-choice questions with the total duration of the exam as 2 hours. WB JECA 2024 syllabus consists of Mathematics, General Aptitude and the basics of computer applications. The syllabus includes questions from undergraduate Computer Application courses followed in various institutes in India. Read below to learn more details about WB JECA 2024.

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What is WB JECA?

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam for Computer Application, commonly known as WB JECA is the exam for admission to MCA courses. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts the WBJECA every year for admission in the colleges of West Bengal.  Candidates interested in MCA admission in West Bengal need to appear in WBJECA and qualify for the exam. 

WBJEE JECA 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of WBJEE JECA 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Mar '24

WB JECA 2024 Registration

TENTATIVE

Apr '24

WB JECA 2024 Application Form Correction

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

WBJECA 2024 Admit Card

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

WBJEE JECA 2024 Exam Date

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

WBJEE JECA 2024 Answer Key

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

WBJEE JECA 2024 Answer Key challenge

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

WB JECA 2024 Result

TENTATIVE

WB JECA 2024 Exam Highlights

Features

Details

Full Name

West Bengal Joint Examination for Masters in Computer Applications

Commonly known as

WB JECA

Conducting Body

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB)

Exam Level

Post Graduate

Course offered

Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Mode of Exam

Offline

Medium of Exam

English

Type of Questions

Objective

WB JECA 2024 Application Form

The application form of WB JECA 2024 is likely to be released in March. The application form will be available online on the official website wbjeeb.in/jeca. Candidates interested in taking admission to the MCA course in West Bengal need to fill out the application form within the stipulated date and appear for the exam.  

The process of filling WB JECA application form includes online registration, filling up the detailed form, uploading scanned images of photograph and signature, and payment of application fees. Candidates belonging to reserved categories also need to upload the category certificate at the time of filling the application form. The application fee of Rs 500 has to be paid via Net Banking’/ ‘Debit Card’/ ‘Credit Card’ or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan.

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WB JECA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

MCA course in West Bengal is offered by government and private universities, government colleges, and private engineering colleges. Admission to MCA courses in West Bengal is governed by certain eligibility criteria and policies of the state government. Students aspiring to take admission in MCA through WB JECA need to ensure they fulfill all the conditions before filling the application form 

The conditions of eligibility include education qualification criteria, the age limit for candidates aspiring to appear in WB JECA. Students can check below the eligibility conditions which they must fulfil before applying for the exam.

  • The aspirant must be an Indian National
  • Aspirants must have a domicile of West Bengal
  • There is no age limit
  • Conditions of educational qualification as given below

Modules

Eligibility

Module 1

  • Aspirants must have passed 3 years bachelor's degree program from a university recognized by UGC.
  • They should have secured at least 60% marks in Honors/Aggregate(45% for SC/ST aspirants) OR
  • Aspirants should have a Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) from institutes/colleges recognized by the All India Institute of Common Entrance Examination (AICTE) with 60 per cent in mathematics at the bachelor's level.

Module 2

  • They must have a UGC and/or AICTE recognized bachelor’s degree of 3 years except for BBA with mathematics at 10+2 or graduate level.
  • Obtained 50% marks(45% marks for SC/ST/OBA – A/OBC – B candidates) at graduation level.

Module 3

  • Aspirants must have completed graduation or equivalent degree under (10+2+3) pattern in any discipline from a UGC/AICTE recognized University/Institute.
  • Aspirants must have Mathematics as one of the subjects at each level of education.
  • Aspirants must have secured 60% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/O>BC-B candidates) at each level of education.

Module 4

  • Aspirants must have obtained a BSc Honours degree under (10+2+3) pattern in any discipline from a UGC recognized University/Institute with a minimum of 60% marks in Aggregate (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) along with at least 55% marks in Mathematics.
  • They must secure at least 60% marks in Secondary and Higher Secondary or equivalent level from recognized Boards with at least 60% marks in Mathematics at each level.
  • Aspirants have to secure 60% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) at each level of education.

WB JECA 2024 Syllabus

The West Bengal Board of Joint Entrance Examinations has released the WB JECA syllabus 2024 on the official website. Candidates can check here the details about topics that will be asked in the WB JECA 2024 paper. As per the official syllabus announced, the questions in the WB JECA 2024 exam will constitute Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Computer Application. The syllabus will include questions from undergraduate Computer Application courses followed in various institutes in India.

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WB JECA 2024 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of WB JECA 2024 has been announced. The WB JECA 2024 question paper will consist of 100 multiple choice questions and the total duration of the exam will be 2 hours. All the questions will be multiple-choice questions with one correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every incorrect answer. 

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WB JECA 2024 Admit card

The West Bengal Board of Joint Entrance Examination will release the WB JECA admit card 2024 in June, a few days before the exam date. Admit cards are available to download on the official website. To download the WB JECA admit card 2024, aspirants will need to enter their WB JECA application number and date of birth. Candidates must ensure that the admit card is not mutilated/distorted/soiled even by accident. Candidates with such admit cards will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

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WB JECA 2024 Exam Centres

  • Bolpur
  • Bardhaman
  • Durgapur
  • Hoogly
  • Howrah
  • Kolkata-North
  • Kolkata-South
  • Malda
  • Medinipur Paschim
  • Medinipur Purbo
  • Murshidabad
  • Siliguri

Students will have to fill in their four preferred choices of exam cities while filling the application form. The exam authorities will allot one exam city to the candidate, details of which will be mentioned on the WB JECA admit card 20234

WB JECA 2024 Answer Key

The answer key of WB JECA 2024 will be released in July, a few days after the exam. Candidates will be able to check/download the answer key online from the WB JECA 2024 website. The board will first release the provisional answer key which will also be open for challenge. Candidates not satisfied with the answers in the provisional key are allowed to raise objections online. The board reviews the challenge post which the final WB JECA answer key and result will be released. 

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WB JECA 2024 Result

The result of WB JECA 2024 will be declared in July. WB JECA result 2024 will be available online on the official website. The result/rank card will have the candidate's merit position, score-card with total marks, and marks obtained in each subject. Candidates need to download and take a printout of their WB JECA 2024 result/scorecard as it will be required at the time of counselling and admission process.

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WB JECA 2024 Counselling

Aspirants who will clear the exam need to appear for WB JECA 2024 counselling to get admission in the MCA programs. The WB JECA counselling 2024 will be held in online mode in two rounds in August. Candidates have to register to participate in the counselling. Students also need to enter the choices of preferred colleges at the time of counselling registration. The allotment of seats will be done based on merit/score in the WB JECA 2024 exam.

Check more details about WB JECA Counselling 2024 

WB JECA 2024 Participating Colleges

WB JECA 2024 FAQs

Q. When will the WB JECA 2024 application form release?

A. The WB JECA application form 2024 will be released in March.  

Q. When will the WB JECA 2024 exam be conducted?

A. The WB JECA 2024 exam will be conducted in July.

Q: What kind of books should I refer to for WB JECA preparation?

A: If the students have passed BCA and class 12 boards, then s/he has to refer to the textbooks of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and BCA course books for the WB JECA preparation as well.

Q. Who will conduct WB JECA 2024 exam?

A. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts the JECA.

Q: What are the courses for which WB JECA 2024 is the entrance test?

A: Students who are aspiring to pursue full-time MCA degree courses can appear for WB JECA 2024 entrance examination.

Q: Does WB JECA provide scholarships?

A: No, admissions are based on exam merit.

Q: Is it necessary to take coaching to crack WB JECA?

A: Although it is not mandatory to take coaching for cracking WB JECA, if a student has the convenience of opting for coaching, s/he may opt for the same to ensure that the preparation is done under proper guidance and strategic way.

Q: What is the duration of the WB JECAexam?

A: The total duration of the WB JECA exam is 2 hours or 120 minutes. The exam is divided into two parts.

Q: In how many cities is WB JECA conducted?

A: WB JECA is a state-level entrance exam conducted in around 15 cities across the state.

Q: What is the final selection process for the qualifying candidates of WB JECA?

A: After the result of WB JECA is declared, the qualifying candidates will have to appear for the counselling rounds to be held in the WB JECA participating institutes. Each of these institutes has their cutoff ranks, based on which the test takers will be shortlisted for the counselling rounds. Based on that, the final admission offer will be made to the candidates.

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