West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination or the WB-JEE is a state-government controlled centralised test for admission to many private and governmental medical and engineering institutions in West Bengal. The test is taken after the 12th grade for admission to graduation (also known as Bachelors) courses. The exam can be taken by those who studied Pure Science stream in plus two level with the specific subjects tested in the examination, which are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. There are actually two separate tests for medical colleges and engineering colleges, the difference being that the medical test has the Biology paper while the engineering test has the Mathematics paper.
Stats are that every year approximately 3 lakh people take the examination and it is increasing.
The result for WBJEEM -2014, the Joint Entrance Examination conducted for admission to Engineering / Technological / Architecture, Medical / Dental degree level courses in universities / colleges / institutions in West Bengal have has been declared today, i.e. June 5. To access the results candidates are required to enter their roll number and date of birth.
The results are out on multiple websites.
WBJEEM-2014 merit rank will be given to all eligible applicants who appear in all the relevant papers of WBJEEM-2014. Two separate merit lists for each of the two categories of courses, i.e. Engineering and Pharmacy, have been made available.
For admission to MBBS and BDS courses in West Bengal through WBJEEM scores, candidate must also pass Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination recognized by the West Bengal University of Health Sciences with individual pass marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and minimum of 50 per cent marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology in aggregate (40 per cent for SC/ST, OBC-A, OBC-B candidates) and 30 per cent marks in English (for all categories of candidates) in the qualifying examination.
This year onwards, a positive score i.e at least a zero is mandatory for being eligible for attending centralised counseling sessions conducted by the board. All the aspirants who appeared for the exam, irrespective of their score, will be awarded the rank.