WBJEEB will conduct the WBJEE 2020 counselling for West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination qualified candidates. It is expected to take place in June, though may get postponed if results get further delayed. The process involves candidates to first register at wbjeeb.nic.in, fill and lock the choices, download the provisional admission letter, appear for the verification at reporting centres and then, finally go to the allotted colleges for admission in the respective courses. The allocation of seats is done according to the General Merit Rank (GMR) and Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR) declared in the WBJEE 2020 result. Check all available information about WBJEE 2020 counselling here such as total number of rounds, upgrading process, documents required for verification etc.
WBJEE 2020 Counselling: Schedule and Latest Details
It is to be noted that the registration for the counselling is done one time only. So, candidates need to register within the deadline as no fresh registration are permitted in the second or third round of counselling. Almost 10% of the seats are reserved for the JEE Main qualified candidates. Check more about WBJEE 2020 counselling from the table given below.
|WBJEE 2020 Counselling||Important Dates|
|Commencement of online registration||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Last date to register||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Locking of choices||2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Seat allotment result for round 1||Jun 2020|
|Payment of fee at the reporting centres, document|
|Seat allotment result for round 2||Jun 2020|
|Payment of fee at the reporting centres, document|
|Jun / Jul 2020|
|Seat allotment result for round 3||Jul 2020|
|Payment of fee at the reporting centres, document|
|Physical reporting at the allotted institutes||Jul 2020|
WBJEE 2020 Cut Off and Opening – Closing Ranks
Every year, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board releases the opening and closing ranks of the participating institutes, This is also known as the cutoff scores for WBJEE. The candidates who gets the minimum qualifying marks according to the marks indicated are required to then take part in the counselling process. Candidates can check the opening and closing ranks of the previous year given below.
It must be noted that 10% of the total seats available for B.Pharm / B.Tech / B.Arch courses are filled through JEE Main rank.
Click Here to check WBJEE Previous Year Opening and Closing Ranks.
At what marks will I be eligible for Counselling?
These are the opening ranks of the previous year analyzed according to different participating institutes. The candidates who get ranks between the range given below can appear for WBJEE counselling.
|OBC – A||8000-13000|
WBJEE 2020 Counselling Registration and Fee
Register Here: Candidates can register for WBJEE 2020 counselling at https://wbjeeb.nic.in/WBJEEBCMS/public/home.aspx as per schedule.
The first which all the qualified candidates need to do after qualifying WBJEE 2020 is the registration at the official website. The candidates have to carefully register by entering the details like roll number, category, etc. Enter the details carefully as the details once entered cannot be changed again.
How to Register for WBJEE 2020 Counselling?
Step 1: Access the link given above.
Step 2: Next, select the options from which you want to apply (WBJEE rank / JEE rank / both).
Step 3: After following the step above, enter the details like roll number, category, domicile state etc.
Step 4: Then, submit all the details and sign the declaration.
Step 5: After signing the declaration, enter the choices of colleges and then lock the choice by clicking on ‘save and continue’ button.
Step 6: Lastly, pay the required registration fee.
Counselling registration fee: The registration fee is Rs 500 according to the previous year. It can be submitted through debit card / credit card / net banking.
Choice Filling and Locking
After the payment, the candidates are required to lock the choices of the colleges in which they want to take admission. After saving the choices, the candidates are required to take the print-out of the choice submitted. If the registered candidates do not lock the choices, then, the system automatically locks the choices.
Some Important Points for WBJEE 2020 Online Choice Filling
Candidates can refer to the points given below while filling the choices of colleges.
- The choices for colleges are shown according to the GMR and PMR rank or both.
- The candidates are required to submit single set of choice even though, they are eligible for both.
- The choice filling is allowed at the starting of first round of counselling only. No fresh choices of counselling have to be filled at the starting second and third counselling rounds.
- The candidates are free to choose as many choices of colleges as they want from the list of available colleges.
WBJEE 2020 Seat Allotment Result
After submitting the choices of colleges, the candidates are allotted seats according to their preferences. Other factors considered at the time of allotment of seats are the performance of the candidates in WBJEE 2020 and the availability of the seats at the selected college. There are total 3 rounds of seat allotment. The candidates need to check their seat allotment from the official website by entering their login credentials.
Payment of provisional admission fee: After checking the seat allotment result, the candidates need to pay the provisional admission fee and take a printout of the submission of the fee.
Physical Reporting at the Reporting Centres
After the fee payment, the online process of counselling comes to an end and the candidates are required to appear for the counselling at the designated reporting centers for the document verification, to receive a provisional admission letter or to get an upgradation option.
What is Change of Willingness in WBJEE 2020 Counselling?
This option is for the candidates who have taken the provisional admission in the 1st round. The candidates can change their willingness from “YES” upgradation to “NO” upgradation after the second round of allotment. For doing this, the candidates need to report at the reporting centres where the admission was taken. The change in the options can be done by following the process given below:
- Submit the provisional admission letter received in the 1st round of counselling
- Then, fill in and sign the option form
- After following the step above, the candidates will be issued a modified letter.
Important note: The candidates cannot change the option ‘NO’ to ‘YES’.
What are the Documents Required for WBJEE 2020 Counselling?
At the time of physical reporting at the reporting centres, the candidates need to carry the original as well as photocopies of the documents for verification. Check the list of the documents given below.
- Some passport size photographs
- 10th class marksheets and certificates
- 12th class marksheet and certificates
- WBJEE 2020 admit card and rank card
- WBJEE 2020 seat allotment letter
- Income certificate
- Domicile certificate
- PwD certificate (if applicable)
- JEE Main 2020 rank card (if applicable)
WBJEE 2020 Submission of Admission Fee at the Reporting Centres
Check the amount of the fees that have to be submitted at the reporting centres given below. The amount is according to the amount specified last year.
|State Aided Universities / Govt. Institutes||Rs 5000|
|Self financing universities . institutes||Rs 20,000|
Withdrawal of Admission and Refund of Fees: The candidates who want to withdraw their fees will have to report at the same reporting centres where provisional admission was taken.
Rounds for WBJEE 2020 Counselling
The Board conducts 3 rounds for WBJEE 2020 counselling. Check the functioning of different rounds given below.
First round of counselling
The candidates who get admission for the first time in any of the three round of allotment are required to report at the reporting centres. They are required to submit their documents and pay the seat acceptance fee. Then, the candidates have to sign a decalaration. If the candidates select no upgradation, then, the candidates will not be allowed to take part in further rounds of counselling.
Second Round of Counselling
In the second round, the choices of colleges filled during the starting of the counselling are considered.
Who is eligible for second counselling?
- Group I – The candidates who did not get any seats in the first round.
- Group II – The candidates who were allotted seats in the first round but their allotted seat was cancelled due to non-fulfillment of eligibility criteria.
- Group III – The candidates who reported at the centres and completed all the admission process but selected ‘YES’ an option for upgradation.
Who is not eligible for Round 2?
- Those candidates who did not report at the centre after the first allotment.
- Those candidates who reported and withdrawn from the admission.
- The candidates who became non-eligible because of not submitting the proper set of documents
Third round of counselling
In the third round of counselling, those candidates can appear whose seat was cancelled, those candidates who did not get admission in the earlier rounds and those candidates who opted for upgradation.
The conversion of seats takes place after the completion of third round only.
Difference between Reported Centres and Allotted Institutes
The reported centres is the place where the qualified candidates have to report with their documents and get the provisional admission letter.
On the other hand, allotted institutes are the institutes where the candidates have finally taken the admission in their respective courses. The allotted institutes accepts the admission letter of the candidates who have reported at the reporting centres and have opted for No- degradation.
WBJEE 2020 Participating Institutes
The candidates can check the provisional list of the participating institutes given below.
- Government Engineering and Technology Colleges
- Aliah University
- Kayani Government Engineering College
- Bengal College of Engineering, Durgapur
- Birbhum Pharmacy School
- Dr. B.C. Roy College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences
- Camellia School of Engineering & Technology, Barasat
- Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata
- Ideal Institute of Engineering, Kolkata
- Hoogly Engineering and Technology College, Hoogly
- P.G. Institute of Medical Scienc
- St. Mary’s Technical Institute, Kolkata
- Narual Institute of Technology, Agarpara, Kolkata
- JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, Nadia
- … and more. Click here for the complete list.
About WBJEE 2020
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination is an entrance examination conducted to grant admission to students in courses like B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm. The examination is conducted in the offline mode. It is a state-level entrance test. There are two papers for the engineering courses, Paper 1 is for Mathematics and Paper 2 is for Physics and Chemistry. The test consists of multiple-choice questions of 01 and 02 marks.