WBJEE FAQs

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state-level examination conducted for admission into B.Tech and B.Pharm courses in the state of West Bengal. All the queries regarding the WBJEE are listed in this page. Clear all your doubts regarding WBJEE by reading this article.

Frequently Asked Questions on WBJEE 2020

Q1: I have made a mistake while filling the application form. How can I correct it?

Answer: The changes can be made during the correction window. However, it is not possible to make any changes in Name, Parent’s Name, Date of Birth and Gender.

Q2: What is a correction window?

Answer: It is the 3 days period after the closure of online application when the candidate can correct any data or image on his application, except any primary data like Name, Parent’s Name, Date of Birth and Gender.

Q3: I have not received the application number on my mobile number. What should I do?

Answer: The candidate must have a valid mobile number and the network connection must be good so that the SMS is not missed.

Q4: What should I do if I forget my password?

Answer: Click on the “Forgot Password” link so that the password can be changed.

Q5: What should I do if I forget the Application Number?

Answer: Click on the “Forgot Application Number” link so that the password can be changed.

Q6: What are the lower age limit and upper age limit?

Answer: The lower age limit is 17 years. There is no upper age limit. However, for degree level Marine Engineering courses, the upper age limit is 25 years.

Q7: Can I change my choice of examination zone?

Answer: No, changing the examination zone will not be entertained.

Q8: I forgot to enter the Pin code of the school I am studying. What should I do?

Answer: Candidates can correct it during the Correction Window.

Q9: What should be the date of issue of the Domicile certificate?

Answer: The candidate must have completed 10 years of his stay as on 31.12.2019. Therefore, the date on the certificate must be later than  31.12.2019. 

Q10: Why do I  get a message “Admin approval required” on the website?

Answer: In case the photograph or signature uploaded by the candidate is not as per the specified requirement, an SMS is sent to the registered phone number requesting the candidate to change the photo/signature. The revised image is approved by the Board, which needs about 3 days of time. If a candidate logs in during these 3 days, he will see an alert message as “Admin approval required”.

Q11: What happens if I do not upload a correct photograph or signature?

Answer: Admit card will not be issued.

Q12: Is the application fee refundable if I do not attend the examination?

Answer: No, it is non-refundable.

Q13: What should I do if I don’t receive the confirmation page even if the fee is deducted from my bank account?

Answer: The confirmation page is generated once the payment is received.by the Board. If you have not received the confirmation page, it must be due to payment failure. The candidate should make the payment again to receive the confirmation page. As per the rule, the failed payment amount will be reversed by the Bank.

Q14: What should I carry to the examination hall?

Answer: The following documents should be carried to the examination hall

  • The hard copy of the Admit card.
  •  A copy of colour photograph as it was uploaded while filling the application form.
  • Any Photo ID proof in original (Aadhar Card/  Passport/ Voter Card / 10 Std Admit Card/ School ID card).

Q15: Where can I get a direction to reach the examination centre?

Answer: Address and landmark of the centre will be mentioned in the admit card.

Q16: How many seats are reserved for JEE- Main candidates?

Answer: 10% of approved seats in Private and Self-Financing Engineering & Technology Colleges shall be available for admission through JEE -Main.

Q17: When was the application form for WBJEE- 2020 available?

Answer: The application form was available on the official website from 18 October 2019 to 13 November 2019.

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