The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board:-
The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) was established in 1962 by Government of West Bengal in exercise of the powers conferred under article 162 of the Constitution of India in pursuant to No. 828-Edn(T), dated 02.03.1962. Subsequently, the Board was recognised as a Statutory Body vide West Bengal Act XIV of 2014 and was authorised for conducting the Joint Entrance Examination in respect to admission to various institutions in West Bengal imparting education in Medical, Engineering and Technological courses.
The Board has been empowered to conduct Common Entrance Examinations for admission to Undergraduate and Postgraduate Professional and Vocational Courses both in the Undergraduate and Post graduate level. As such, it always endeavours to advocate transparency and implement effective state-of-the-art technology in conducting such examinations. WBJEEB has been instrumental in conducting the admission process through online application and allotment through e-Counselling since 2012.
For 2019–2020 academic session, the Board will conduct the Common Entrance Examination for admission to Undergraduate Courses in Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture in Universities, Govt. Colleges and Self-Financed Institutes in the State.
WBJEE is state level entrance test for admitting candidates in B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Pharma program offered at various Govt. Colleges & Universities and Self-Financed Institutes in West Bengal.
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB), is responsible for managing the entrance test and subsequent admission procedure.
Minimum eligibility for appearing in WBJEE is passing 10+2 or its equivalent Board in India.
There is no West Bengal domicile requirement to apply.
Admission in MBBS and BDS is based on NEET scores and 5-year degree course in Architecture is based on NATA/JEE Main Paper II.