WBJEE 2017: The admit card for the entrance exam that will be held on April 23, has been released by WBJEEB.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2017 will be conducted on April 23 and the admit cards for all eligible applicants were scheduled to be uploaded at 2 pm on April 10, however, the board availed the facility prior the scheduled time. The candidates can fetch WBJEE admit card from the official website by using their application number, password and date of birth.
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) will be holding the common entrance exam for admissions into different Degree-level courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy, and Architecture. Total 9 State-funded/ state-aided universities, 9 government colleges, 4 private & self-financing universities, 77 private & self-financing colleges and 5 Private & self-financing colleges (Minority Institutions) of West Bengal will be admitting students on the basis of their performance in WBJEE 2017.
Initially, the admit card of WBJEE 2017 was supposed to be available from April 12, however, through a press note issued on April 4, the Board clarified that the release of WBJEE admit card has been preponed to April 10. The Board had also published a list of candidates whose admit cards could not be generated. These candidates had not uploaded the scanned images of their photograph/ signature/ thumb impression while submitting the application form.
The applications for WBJEE 2017 were filled from January 5 to February 4, while the exam is scheduled to be held on April 23. The entrance exam date clashes with the UPSC NDA examination which may result in lesser number of applicants this year.
WBJEE 2017 will be held as OMR based exam comprising of two papers. These two papers will be Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics & Chemistry). Paper 1 will have total 75 questions and will be conducted in the first shift (11 am to 1 pm). On the other hand, Paper 2 will have total 80 questions, 40 questions from each subject. Paper 2 will be conducted in the second shift from 2 pm to 4 pm. Each paper will be 100 marks.
Since the WBJEE 2017 admit card will be available from 2 pm tomorrow, the candidates are advised to download the same from the WBJEE website. One should check all the details mentioned in the admit card to ensure that the particulars are correct. In case of any error, one should immediately contact the Board.