a) For Engineering / Technology Courses other than Marine Engineering:
Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age as on 31.12.2013. There is no upper age limit.
b) Marine Engineering course:
Candidates must be at least 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2013 and must not be above 25 (twenty five) years of age as on 31.07.2013; as per guidelines of appropriate authority.
State-Aided Universities - Domicile not Requirement
Government Engg /Technical Colleges - Domicile Requirement
Self Financed Institutes - Domicile not Requirement
EXPLANATION FOR DOMICILE OF WEST BENGAL:
The candidate MUST have been residing in West Bengal continuously at least for last 10 (ten) years as on 31.12.2012.
His/her parents MUST be permanent residents of West Bengal having their permanent home address within the State of West Bengal.
Competent Authority to issue Residential/Domicile Certificate:
In order to become eligible for admission to Government Engineering / Technology Colleges Residential/Domicile Certificate has to be submitted by the intending candidate in the Proforma as given in the Appendix VII of this Brochure. The proforma is to be downloaded and printed on an A4 size white paper and will be required to be filled in properly (as applicable). It must be signed and certified by any of the following competent authorities from Central Government or State Government having local jurisdiction over the place of the permanent residence of the concerned candidate or his/her parents, as the case may be, viz.
Additional District Magistrate;
Deputy Magistrate & Deputy Collector;
Sub – Divisional Officer;
Block Development Officer;
Superintendent of Police,
Additional Supdt. of Police;
Sub Divisional Police Officer or Deputy Supdt. of Police,
Judicial Magistrate of any rank or position in the concerned district or Metropolitan locality or Hon’ble High Court at Calcutta or Hon’ble Supreme Court of India;
Commissioner, Additional Commissioner, Joint Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner of Municipal Corporation;
Executive Officer of Municipality; xi) Commissioner, Additional Commissioner, Joint Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Commissioner of Police Commissionerate;
Assistant Secretary or above in the Secretariat to the Government of West Bengal or Central Government;
Deputy Director or above in the Directorate to the Government of West Bengal or Central Government.
Every official certifying the Domicile Status of the candidate or his/her parents MUST provide one’s FULL NAME, DESIGNATION, PLACE OF POSTING WITH ADDRESS, LANDLINE AND MOBILE NUMBER ALONG WITH THE EMPLOYEE’S IDENTITY CARD NUMBER. These details are MANDATORY. CERTIFICATION FROM ANY AUTHORITY OTHER THAN WHAT HAVE BEEN ENUMERATED ABOVE ‘WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.’ No elected people’s representative like municipal commissioner, councillor/alderman of Municipal Corporation, MLA or MP is entitled to issue such certificates.
Candidates applying for WBJEE – 2014 must have the following minimum academic qualifications, specified by the AICTE, different for different courses as mentioned below. Candidates who are appearing for the higher secondary examination (10+2 level) or its equivalent examination in 2013 but standing to pass the same with these minimum academic qualifications, specified by the AICTE; will become eligible during counselling after the declaration of results of WBJEE – 2014. The candidates found to possess lower qualifications will be debarred from registration for the counselling process and will not get admission in any of the institutes.
For Engineering/Technology & B. Pharm courses other than Marine Engineering:
Candidates must pass Higher Secondary Examination (10+2 level) or its equivalent examination with a minimum of 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together (40% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) and with at least 30% marks in English (for all categories of candidates) besides having individual pass marks in each of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Vernacular (or any other fifth subject).
For Marine Engineering Course:
Candidates must pass Higher Secondary Examination (10+2 level) or its equivalent examination with a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together and with at least 50% marks in English either in 10th or in 12th Standard besides having individual pass marks in each of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Vernacular (or any other fifth subject).
For Architecture Course:
A candidate, besides satisfying the eligibility criteria as stated in Para above (For Engineering/Technology & B. Pharm courses other than Marine Engineering), must qualify in the NATA (National Aptitude Test in Architecture) conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi and necessary document in this regard is to be produced at the time of Counselling.