(WBJEE) Joint Entrance Examinations (JEM-2012)



Applications are invited from Indian Citizens for admission to undergraduate courses in Engineering / Technology /Architecture/Medical*/Dental* and Pharmacy in Universities/Colleges in West Bengal for the academic session 2012- 2013, on the basis of a JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION, to be conducted by the "WEST BENGAL JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS BOARD".

Scheme of Examination:

Option Availability of Courses for admission
through “JEM-2012”
Subjects to be appeared in JEM-
Type of
form to be
1 Engineering & Technology / B.Arch. / Dairy
Technology/Agricultural Engineering /
Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry ‘E’
2 Medical* / Dental* / Pharmacy Biological Sciences, Physics &
3 Engineering & Technology/B. Arch./Dairy
Technology / Agricultural Engineering /
Pharmacy / Medical* / Dental*
Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry
and Biological Sciences

Schedule of Examination (JEM-2012):

Date of
9.30 a.m. to
11.30 a.m.
12.30 p.m. to
2.30 p.m.
3.30 p.m. to
5.30 p.m.
(100 marks)
Physics (50 marks) &
Chemistry (50 marks)
Biological Sciences
(100 marks)

Eligibility Criteria:

(1) The applicant must be a citizen of India and must have passed the H.S.(10+2) or its equivalent examination
(a) For B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch. – General candidates must secure at least 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together (40% for SC/ST candidates) and at least 30% marks in English (for all categories)
(b) For Pharmacy – General candidates must secure at least 45% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology taken together (40% for SC/ST candidates) and at least 30% marks in English (for all categories). (c) For Marine Engineering – At least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taken together and 50% marks in English either in 10th standard or in (10+2) standard.
(d) For MBBS* and BDS* – General candidates must secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together (40% for SC/ ST candidates) and 30% marks in English (for all categories)

(2) In addition to above candidates must secure at least pass marks in the subjects individually including vernacular (or any other fifth subject) as mentioned below –
BE/B.Tech/B.Arch. – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English and Vernacular or any other 5th subject.
MBBS*/BDS* – Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English and Vernacular or any other 5th subject.
Pharmacy – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics or Biology, English, and Vernacular or any other 5th subject.

(3) For MBBS* and BDS* courses in addition to aforesaid eligibility criteria, the general candidates must have to secure at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biological Sciences taken together (40% for SC/ST) in the Joint Entrance Examination, West Bengal.Candidates appearing in the qualifying examination in 2012 will be allowed to sit for JEM-2012 provisionally and their admission, if merit listed, will be subjected to satisfying the minimum requirements of eligibility as specified above.


Age Restriction:

Candidates must be 17 (seventeen) years of age or above as on 31.12.2012. There is no upper age limit except for the Marine Engineering course for which the upper age limit is 25 years as on 31.07.2012.

Cost of Application Form:

The Application Kit (i.e., prescribed printed Application Form along with Information Brochure and a printed window envelope) will be available from different Branches of United Bank of India (as specified below) on payment of Rs.500/- (for E / M type Form) and Rs.600/- (for C type Form) in cash. Sale of Application form : The Application Kit will be available from 28.12.2011 to 18.01.2012 at the following Branches of UNITED BANK OF INDIA : Old Court House St., College St, Sealdah, Hatibagan, Jadavpur, Behala, Mayukh Bhawan – Salt Lake, BESU Shibpur, Asansol, Durgapur City Centre, Burdwan (B.C.Rd.), Katwa (Station Rd.),
Serampore, Chinsurah, Arambag, Kalyani, Krishnagar, Barasat, Barrackpore, Bongaon, Basirhat, Sonarpur, Basanti, Diamond Harbour, Canning, Kolaghat, Haldia, Kharagpur, Medinipur, Jhargram, Tamluk, Suri, Bolpur, Bankura, Bishnupur, Purulia, Jhalda, Berhampur, Raghunathgunj, Raiganj, Balurghat, Malda, Siliguri, Alipurduar, Darjeeling (25, H.D. Lama Rd.), Jalpaiguri, Coochbehar, Agartala (Tripura) on all working days between banking hours on payment of requisite fee.

How to Apply:

The duly filled in Application Form must be sent in the printed window envelope received by the candidate within the Application Kit by SPEED POST only so as to reach the office of the Board by 24.01.2012. Submission of Application Form by hand or courier service will not be accepted.

Key Dates: Sale of Application Kit ( from listed UBI Branches) : 28.12.2011 to 18.01.2012

Last dates for:

(a) Receipt of request for Application Kit “by post” : 06.01.2012
(b) Receipt of duly filled in applications “by Speed post” only : 24.01.2012
* provided no restriction is imposed by appropriate authorities


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