A Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is conducted by the West Bengal Board of Examination for admission to degree programme in Engineering and Technology courses.
Eligibility : Candidates must ave passed 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination in the general or vocational stream of the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or an examination recognised as equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry, Maths, English and Vernacular or any other fifth subject. Age limit is not over 21 years on August 1 of the year of admission (3 year relaxation for SC/ST candidates). There is no age limit for admission to Jadavpur University.
Admission Procedure : Application form and other information can be obtained from the Engineering Colleges/ Board on cash payment of the requisite amount. The form can also be obtained by post from West Bengal Board of Examination, Slater Hall, BE College, Howrah - 711 103 by paying through a IPO of the requisite amount. Completed application form along with bank challan should reach the Board office by the notified date usually in the end of December. After the receipt of the application by the Board, on Admit Card is sent to each applicant, informing his / her examination for JEE.
Selection : Selection is made on the basis of marks obtained in the Joint Entrance Examination . The exam is held at 52 centers in West Bengal and 1 centre in Delhi.Candidates who apply for B Arch course are required to appear in the eligibility test in Geometrical & Free Hand Drawing and Aptitude Test conducted by the Board. Candidates whose name appear in the merit list are also required to apply separately to the Central Selection Committee/Jadavpur University in the Prescribed application form after their notification.
Pattern & Medium of Examination: Test consists of physics (100 marks), chemistry (100 marks) and mathematics (200 marks) of 3 hour duration each. The questions are of 12th standard and in English language with Bengali translation.
Reservation of seats: SC-22%, ST-6%, Sports-2%, Physically Handicapped-1%, Seats are also reserved for Defence Personnel, Govt.of India nominees.
Domicile Restrictions: West Bengal residents. Candidates should have been residing in the State continuously for 10 years or whose parents are permanent residents of West Bengal.