The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB) has announced the WBJEE 2023 Exam Date. The WBJEE 2023 Exam for Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and Pharmacy will be held on 30th April 2023. The announcement comes before the WBJEE 2023 Official Information Bulletin which is expected to be released soon.
The information bulletin shall be closely followed-up by the WBJEE 2023 Application Form. For more details and subsequent updates, interested candidates are advised to keep a tap on the West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam official website wbjeeb.nic.in. As in 2022, the WBJEE 2023 applications would be accepted in the online-only mode.
WBJEE 2023 EXAM
The WBJEE is a state-level examination conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB). The exam serves as the gateway to admissions into professional degree courses like B.Tech, B.Pharm, B.Arch, etc, in various colleges across West Bengal. However, colleges in West Bengal also consider scores of national-level exams like JEE Main and NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) for admissions.
Conducted in two languages; English and Bengali in the offline pen and paper mode, the WBJEE Exam has a duration of four hours. The WBJEE Question Paper consists of 3 sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with 40 questions each in Physics and Chemistry and 75 in the Mathematics section, in general.
WBJEE 2023 Exam Syllabus and Eligibility Criteria
Although the WBJEE 2023 Information Bulletin is yet to be released, the exam is likely to have the same syllabus and eligibility criteria as the recently concluded WBJEE 2022. Candidates between 17-25 years of age who have either passed or are appearing for class 12 exams should be eligible to apply for WBJEE 2023.
Applicants opting for Engineering courses should have studied Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects in class 12. Those opting for Pharmacy courses must have studied Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects in class 12.
Besides, different colleges in West Bengal have varying eligibility criteria and minimum passing percentage. Applicants are advised to run through the detailed eligibility criteria and selection process of their preferred institutions. Further details of the WBJEE Exam like Instructions, Exam Rules, Examination Zones, Old Question Papers, etc., are available on the official WBJEEB website wbjeeb.nic.in.