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WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018 (Course-Wise) Qualification/Nationality/Age Limit


WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018: Before the candidates appear in WBJEE exam, they must ensure WBJEE Eligibility Criteria. Candidates have to fulfill the eligibility criteria such as course wise Qualification/Nationality/Age Limit etc. to appear in the exam. Before the candidates fill the application form, all the eligibility criteria must be read by them properly. The exam will be conducted tentatively in the month of April 2018 through offline mode. You can check the below given details regarding WBJEE Eligibility Criteria.

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board conducts WBJEE exam to provide admission to eligible aspirants in the government and private engineering colleges in West Bengal state. If you wish to appear in the exam then you must ensure the eligibility norms first. Get the details related to WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018 from the below section of the page well furnished by the team of www.privatejobshub.in.

WBJEE Eligibility Criteria

WBJEE 2018 Eligibility Criteria will be prepared by the admission authorities of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. To get admission it is necessary for all the candidates to satisfy the determined WBJEE eligibility criteria. There is a possibility of candidate’s disqualification in case he’ she is unable to meet the eligibility criteria.

WBJEE Nationality:

Applicants must be an Indian citizen.

WBJEE Qualification:
  • Aspirants must have qualified their 12th standard (or equivalent) examination with Physics and Mathematics along with any one of Chemistry/ Biology/ Biotechnology/ Computer Science/ Computer Application as compulsory subjects.
  • It is mandatory for the candidates to secure individual passing marks in both theory and practical wherever applicable.
  • Appearing aspirants in the qualifying exam of 2018 are also eligible to apply.

WBJEE Age Limit:
  • Minimum age of the aspirants must be 17 years as on December 31, 2018.
  • Aspirants must be born on or before December 31, 2001.
  • No upper age limit is there for B.Tech programmes whereas upper age limit for Marine Engineering programmes is 25 years as on December 31, 2018.
Requirement of Marks:

Aspirants belonging to General category must have got aggregate of 45% and reserved category candidates should have got 40% in the above mentioned subjects. English must be qualified by all the candidates securing 30% marks in 10+2. Qualification of the aspirants must be from Central and State government recognized Board.


Candidates must be citizen of West Bengal for 10 years consecutively as on December 31, 2017 OR aspirants’ parents should be permanent inhabitants of West Bengal having permanent residential address in the state.

Residential/ Domicile Requirement for WBJEE 2018

Type of Institute
Category of Seats
Domicile Requirement
State-Aided Universities offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses
Government Engineering & Technology Colleges
Self-Financing Institutions offering Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy /Architecture courses

Requirements in terms of Residential/ Domicile Criteria:
  • To appear in WBJEE 2018, there is no particular Residential/ Domicile requirement.
  • West Bengal Residential/ Domicile are applicable for the seats under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) scheme.
  • All the candidates are notified to keep their certificate ready to be prodecued at the time of counselling or admission etc
  • In case any certificate is found invalid then the aspirant will not be provided opportunity to get admission in the courses offered in the institutes.
Check Here: WBJEE Counselling

Proforma of Certificate:

Candidates can be treated as Domicile under these conditions. You can go through these conditions:
  • If a person is continuously residing in the state for at least last 10 years as on December 31, 2017 OR
  • The parents of the individual are permanent citizen of West Bengal having permanent address within the state.
If the first requirement is fulfilled by the candidates then they have to acquire domicile certificate in proforma ‘a1’ or proforma ‘a2’. If second condition is fulfilled then you need to present of Voter ID Card/ Aadhar Card/ Passport/ Ration Card of his or her parents. These documents are just required to verify the permanent address of the parents.


These Proforma - ‘a1’ and ‘b’ need to get certified by government officials and Proforma ‘a2’ is to be certified by the head of the institution from where the aspirant has completed their 12th standard.

Institute Specific WBJEE Eligibility Criteria 2018:

Name of the University/Institute
Eligibility Criteria
The University of Calcutta
Must have passed10+2 or any equivalent with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry with minimum 60% marks aggregate and (55% for ST/SC/OBC/PWD candidates) and at least 30% marks in English.
For Jute & Fibre Technology course: 10+2 or any equivalent exam pass with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least 45% marks aggregate (40% for ST/SC/OBC/PWD candidates) and at least 30% marks in English.
The West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences B.Tech.(Dairy Technology) Course
Aspirants must pass the 10+2 exam with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as compulsory subject in regular class mode from recognized board/institute.
He/she should have scored minimum 50% marks in the qualifying exam (40% for reserved category candidates).
The Jadhavpur University (Faculty of Engineering & Technology)
Students must qualify 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM having secured at least 60% for general category (45% for reserve category) marks aggregate and 30% marks in English.
Eligibility for five year degree course in Architecture: Apart from above eligibility criteria, candidate must qualify NATA or Paper-II of the JEE Main 2018.
The Neotia University
Must have Passed 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM as compulsory subject with 60% marks aggregate.
B. Tech. in Marine Engineering: 10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM as compulsory subject with minimum 60% marks aggregate and at least 50% in English.

Important Points:
  • The eligibility criteria such as nationality, qualification, age etc will not be verified at the time of online application process.
  • Candidates can be disqualified, if found eligible at any stage after examination or if their name is in the merit list.
  • Verification of the candidates will be done at the time of counseling and admission procedure.


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