WB JELET 2024 Application Form, Exam Date, Schedule, Eligibility

WB JELET 2024: WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board) conducts Lateral Engineering Test every year in the state of West Bengal. The main purpose of this test commencement is to grant admission into Lateral Entry In Bachelor’s Degree Courses in Engineering, Pharmacy, Technology, etc. The board authority will announce the exam schedule accordingly at their official website. WB JELET 2024 will most likely take place in the second week of June 2024. The online application form for this entrance examination will be provided through the portal i.e. www.wbjeeb.nic.in.

It is a state-level engineering entrance exam which is one of the most sought one. The candidates will get admission into desired courses in Government, Universities Colleges as well as Technological Institutes, Self Financing Engineering in the West Bengal state. You will get the study material for instance exam syllabus, exam pattern, question papers, and latest news, etc. from this article.

WB JELET 2024 Overview

WB JELET Full form West Bengal Joint Entrance Lateral Engineering Test
Exam Conducting Body WBJEEB
Full Form of Exam Conducting Body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Exam Level State
Exam Type Engineering Entrance Exam
Official Website www.wbjeeb.nic.in
Courses Offered Through Admission Lateral Entry In Bachelor’s Degree Courses in Pharmacy, Engineering, Technology
Colleges Where Admission is Granted Government, Universities Colleges as well as Technological & Self Financing Engineering Institutes in the West Bengal state
Minimum Educational Qualification Requirement Diploma or BSc Degree
Mode of Exam Mode OMR based
Types of Paper Paper-I for Diploma in Engineering/ Technology OR

BSc candidates

Paper II for Diploma in Pharmacy candidates

Type of Questions Multiple- Choice Question
Number of Questions 100
Total Marks 120 in Paper I

100 in Paper II

Marking Scheme Category 1: +1, -¼;

Category 2:+2, 0

Exam Duration 2 hours

WB JELET 2024 Important Dates

Application Form Availability Date 1st Week of April 2024
Last date to Apply 1st Week of May 2024
Issue date of Admit Card 1st Week of June 2024
JELET 2024 Exam On Second week of June 2024
Release date of Answer Key Notified soon

WB JELET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

For Engineering and Pharmacy examinations, the eligibility criteria differ on the age and educational background. However, the remaining criteria of eligibility for admission to each programme are the same.


An applicant who is a Indian citizen can take part in this exam.

Age Limit:

In order to take up this entrance exam, there is no age limit. However, the maximum age limit for the BSc candidates is 27 years  as of December 31, 2024, and 25 years for Diploma in Marine Engineering candidates.

Education Criteria:

a.) Pharmacy: Those candidates who possess a Diploma in Pharmacy along with 45% minimum marks from an AICTE-approved institution (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ PwD).

b.) Engineering / Technology: A Diploma in Engineering/ Technology from an AICTE-approved institution is required. Besides this, candidates need to attain a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ PwD). Aspirants who have studied mathematics as their primary subject in Class 12th are eligible.

Academic Qualification:

Candidates holding a BE or B.Sc. degree applying for admission to Engineering or Technology courses should have passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a subject, as well as a BE/ B.Sc. with 45% minimum marks from a UGC accredited university.
Those having diploma in Engineering, Technology or Pharmacy who wish to register for degree programmes via the entrance exam must have attained 45% from an AICTE-accredited Pharmacy Institute/ Polytechnic Institute.

WB JELET 2024 Application Form

  • Candidates will get the online application form most likely in the month of January.
  • The form will be available only in an online mode on the official website of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board.
  • Make sure to fill out the complete form because the authorities of WBJEEB will reject the incomplete form.
  • Officials may reject the multiple forms.
  • Though the candidates will be provided with the facility to edit the few particulars in the application form however they are instrcuted to fill the form correctly to avoid the rejection of the application form and last-minute rush.
  • Preserve the print copy of filled form for any future use.

Application Fee

Here are the comprehensive information about the application fee:

Applicants are required to make the payment of Rs.500/- for General category and Rs 400 for those who falls under the category of SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B candidates, plus the Bank’s service charges as applicable. The mode of application fee payment consists of credit card, debit card or net banking. Refund of fee won’t be entertained by the conducting body.

Exam Pattern

  • Exam Mode: Offline mode(PBT)
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Total number of question: 100 questions
  • Types of Question: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Marking Scheme: Candidates will receive 1 mark for each correct answer
  • Negative Marking: There won’t be any deduction of marks for an incorrect attempt.
Exam Passed Topic Marks
BSc degree Mathematics 100 marks
Diploma in Pharmacy Pharmacy 100 marks
Diploma in Engineering or Technology Engineering Mathematics 20 marks
Electrical Technology 15 marks
Computer Application 20 marks
Environmental engineering 15 marks
Engineering Mechanics 15 marks
The strength of Materials 15 marks


The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) is in charge of announcing the entrance exam outcome. After that, the official website of the board will publish the result link on wbjeeb.nic.in. While the date of outcome is as per schedule by the board.
To obtain the rank, login at the link. After that the rank and score of  the entrance exam decides your admission to Lateral Entry In Bachelor’s Degree Courses in Pharmacy, Engineering, Technology courses. Engineering colleges across India offer admission based on the results of West Bengal JELET.

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