WB-JEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination) is conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for giving admissions to undergraduate students in fields of Engineering, Pharmacy and Architecture. Candidates from all over India can participate in this examination.
By giving WBJEE examination one can take admission in different types of colleges:-
- 1) Government colleges: - not all colleges are allowed to take students from other states i.e. most of the government colleges are reserved for the candidate that belongs to West Bengal or has a domicile of West Bengal. Colleges like Jadavpur and the University of Calcutta accepts students from all around India, though they have few seats reserved for West Bengal candidates.
- 2) Private universities
- 3) Private Colleges
Over 1.27 lakhs students register for WBJEE Examination every year. WBJEE offers 37 B.Tech programs.
WBJEE Examination consists of two papers which need to be answered by the candidates:-
- 1) Paper-I:- mathematics
- 2) Paper-II:- chemistry and physics
It is mandatory for the candidates interested in taking admission in Engineering/Technology/Architecture Courses to appear in both papers. Pharmacy candidates need to appear for both papers if they wish to take admission in Jayadapur university, whereas for other colleges appearing in mathematics is not necessary.