Applications are invited from Indian Citizens for admission to undergraduate courses in Engineering/Technology/ Medical/Dental and Pharmacy  in Universities/Colleges in West Bengal and B. Arch Course in Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur and  Jadavpur University for the academic session 2012-2013, on the basis of a JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION, to be conducted by the "WEST BENGAL JOINT ENTRANCE  EXAMINATIONS BOARD". Detailed  information  will be available in the Information  Brochure which will be served along with Application Form and in  the websites: and

Scheme of Examination:


Availability of Courses for admission through “JEM-2012”

Subjects to be appeared - JEM-2012

Type of form to
be applied


Engineering & Technology / B.Arch. / Dairy Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Pharmacy

Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry.



Medical / Dental / Pharmacy

Biological Sciences, Physics & Chemistry



Engineering & Technology / B. Arch. / Dairy Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Pharmacy / Medical / Dental

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences




WBJEE 2012 Important Dates - Schedule of Examination (JEM-2012)


 Date of Examination

9.30 a.m. to
11.30 a.m.  

12.30 p.m. to
2.30 p.m.

     3.30 p.m. to
5.30 p.m.

April 15th 2012,

(100 marks)

Physics (50 marks)  & Chemistry (50 marks)  

Biological Sciences 
(100 marks)


WBJEE 2012 Application Form :

             To be available from 28th December, 2011 at selected U B I Bank Branches.

Eligibility criteria: (1) The applicant must be a citizen of India and must have passed the H.S.(10+2) or its equivalent examination

(a) For B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. – General candidates must secure at least 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together (40% for SC/ST candidates) and at least 30% marks in English (for all categories)

(b) For Pharmacy – General candidates must secure at least 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology taken together (40% for SC/ST candidates) and at least 30% marks in English (for all categories).

(c) For Marine Engineering – At least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together and 50% marks in English either in 10th standard or in (10+2) standard.

(d) For MBBS* and BDS* –
General candidates must secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together (40% for SC/ ST candidates) and 30% marks in English (for all categories)
(2) In addition to above candidates must secure at least pass marks in the subjects individually including
vernacular (or any other fifth subject) as mentioned below –

BE/B.Tech/B.Arch. –

          Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Vernacular or any other 5th subject.
– Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Vernacular or any other 5th subject.
Pharmacy – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology, English, and Vernacular or any other 5th subject.
(3) For MBBS* and BDS* courses in addition to aforesaid eligibility criteria, the general candidates must
have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together (40% for
SC/ST) in the Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal.

          Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in 2012 will be allowed to sit for JEM-2012 provisionally and their admission, if merit listed, will be subjected to satisfying the minimum requirements of eligibility as specified above.

Age Restriction :

         Candidates must be 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2012. There is no upper age limit except for the Marine Engineering course for which the upper age limit is 25 years as on 31.07.2012.

Residential Requirements: Candidates desirous of seeking admission to Government Engineering / Technology Colleges, Govt. Medical* and Dental* Colleges as well as to Private Medical* and Dental* Colleges, must have been residing in the State of West Bengal continuously at least for last 10 (ten) years as on 31.12.2011 or their parents must be permanent resident of West Bengal having their permanent home address in the State of West Bengal.

Reservation :

          Reservation for SC/ST/PC candidates are as per State Govt. Rules.

Examination Centress:

           To be located in West Bengal and Tripura.

Cost of Application Form :

         The Application Kit (i.e., prescribed printed Application Form along with Information Brochure and a printed window envelope) will be available from different Branches of United Bank of India (as specified below) on payment of Rs.500/- (for E / M type Form) and Rs.600/- (for C type Form) in cash.

Sale of Application form

                The Application Kit will be available from 28.12.2011 to 18.01.2012 at the following Branches of UNITED BANK OF INDIA : Old Court House St., College St, Sealdah, Hatibagan, Jadavpur, Behala, Mayukh Bhawan – Salt Lake, BESU Shibpur, Asansol, Durgapur City Centre, Burdwan (B.C.Rd.), Katwa (Station Rd.), Serampore, Chinsurah, Arambag, Kalyani, Krishnagar, Barasat, Barrackpore, Bongaon, Basirhat, Sonarpur, Basanti, Diamond Harbour, Canning, Kolaghat, Haldia, Kharagpur, Medinipur, Jhargram, Tamluk, Suri, Bolpur, Bankura, Bishnupur, Purulia, Jhalda, Berhampur, Raghunathgunj, Raiganj, Balurghat, Malda, Siliguri, Alipurduar, Darjeeling (25, H.D. Lama Rd.), Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Agartala (Tripura) on all working days between banking hours on payment of
requisite fee.

                 The Application Kit may also be obtained by Post from the Board’s Office on application with an additional fee of Rs.200/- (Rupees two hundred) only. The total amount (i.e., cost of application form plus Rs.200/-) has to be paid by Demand Draft drawn in favour of “WEST BENGAL JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS BOARD” payable at Howrah/Kolkata. The last date for making request for application-kit by post is 06.01.2012 and the last date for receipt of completed application form by Speed Post only is 24.01.2012. Request for application form received beyond the stipulated date as mentioned above will not be entertained and the Board shall not be held responsible in any manner whatsoever for such non-receipt arising out of postal delay. The Application Kit may also be obtained from the Board’s Office only with payment of actual cost of the form plus late fee of Rs. 300/- (Rupees Three hundred) only from
19.01.2012 to 21.01.2012. In that case, the whole amount is to be paid through a Bank Draft to be drawn in favour of“West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable at Kolkata / Howrah. The Application Form once purchased cannot be returned or replaced.

How to Apply

           The duly filled in Application Form must be sent in the printed window envelope received by the candidate within the Application Kit by SPEED POST only so as to reach the office of the Board by 24.01.2012.

Submission of Application Form by hand or courier service will not be accepted.


Key Dates:

1. Sale of Application Kit ( from listed UBI Branches) : 28.12.2011 to 18.01.2012
2. Last date for

(a) Receipt of request for Application Kit “by post” : 06.01.2012

(b) Receipt of duly filled in applications “by Speed post” only : 24.01.2012 * provided no restriction is imposed by appropriate authorities

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