(Eligibility Criteria) WBJEEE: Degree Programmes


West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board


:: Eligibility criteria ::

In WBJEEM-2015, there are two separate merit lists of candidates eligible for centralized eCounselling:

(i) Engineering,
(ii) Pharmacy (for Pharmacy colleges other than Jadavpur University). Additionally the JEE Mains rank will be considered for seats earmarked for JEE Mains.

After counselling 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-2015 and secured a position in the merit list. Permission to appear in wbjeem-2015 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 as specified below.

Citizenship: Applicant must be a citizen of India.

Age Restriction:

a) Engineering / Technology (other than Marine Engineering), Pharmacy and Architecture Courses:

Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2015. There is no upper age limit.

b) Marine Engineering course:

Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2015 and must not be above 25 (twenty five) years of age as on 31.07.2015; as per guidelines of appropriate authority.

Academic Requirements:

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.

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

For Architecture Course:

No Candidate with less than 50% marks in aggregate shall be admitted unless he/she has passed an Examination at the end of the new 10+2 scheme of senior school certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of Examination at the 10+2 level and also pass an Aptitude Test as specified by Council of Architecture.

Note:-Passing in Mathematics as a subject of Examination at 10+2 level is mandatory.

No Candidate with less than 50% marks in aggregate shall be admitted unless he/she has passed an Examination at the end of the new 10+2 scheme of senior school certificate Examination or equivalent with Mathematics as a subject of Examination at the 10+2 level and also pass an Aptitude Test as specified by Council of Architecture.
Note:-Passing in Mathematics as a subject of Examination at 10+2 level is mandatory.

For Pharmacy Course:

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).

In Pharmacy 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.

  • 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).

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

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