WBJEE Reservation Criteria 2019

WBJEE Reservation Criteria 2019

WBJEE 2019 follows reservation policy which depends on the category of the candidate and the category the participating institute. The reservation of seats is claimed by the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD category students and those who fall under Defence quota.

To avail the benefits of reservation candidates must mention their correct category during the registration process.

WBJEE 2019 Reservation Categories

1. WBJEE Reservation criteria for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B 2019

Reservation details for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B is given below. Along with the details on authorized officers who can issue Caste certificate.

Depending on the category of participating institutions, reservation of seats for such category of students shall be available following the guidelines as provided below:

SI No Nature of Institutions Applicability of Reservation Rules
1 State University/University Departments Reservation rules of concerned University
2 Government Engineering/ Technology / Pharmacy Colleges Reservation rules of the State Government
3 Private & Self Financing Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy Colleges As per the decision of the concerned Institution
4 Private & self Financing Universities As per the decision of the concerned Institution

Important points

  1. However, availability of such reserve category seats shall be restricted to students domiciled in West Bengal only.
  2. Candidates claiming such seats must submit relevant Certificate issued from either of the competent Authorities as enlisted below
  3. The certificate is to be produced during counselling, admission. And if the certificate is found to be invalid, the candidate will lose the opportunity of admission in reserve category. The system will automatically put him in general category and the facility will be available from 2nd round of counselling.

Competent authorities to issue Caste certificate for SC/ST

  1. Sub-divisional Officer for all districts except Kolkata
  2. District Welfare Officer, Kolkata and
  3. Ex-Officio Joint Director, B.C.W. in case of Kolkata Municipal Area (as defined in clause (9) of Section 2 of K.M.C Act, 1980

Competent authorities to issue Caste certificate for OBC-A/OBC-B

As per the Backward Classes Welfare Department of Govt. Of West Bengal the following authorities are authorised to issue caste certificate.

  1. Sub-divisional Officer of a Sub-division in a district is authorised officer, whereas in Kolkata such certificate is issued by such an officer as the State Govt. by modification authorizes.
  2. Accordingly, the District Welfare Officer, Kolkata and Ex-Officio Joint Director, B.C.W. has been notified to act as the certificate issuing authority in respect of Kolkata covering the jurisdiction of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

2. WBJEE Reservation criteria for PWD candidates 2019

PWD candidates with 40% to 70% of disability will be given reservation under Reservation for PWD candidates. The following types of disabilities subject to condition that the candidate can carry out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to B.E/B. Tech/B. Arch/B. Pharm courses without any special concession and exemption.

Disabilities are as follows:

  1. Locomotor disability
  2. Visual Impairment
  3. Hearing impairment
  4. Speech and language disability PwD

Competent authorities to issue PWD Certificate

Officer-in-Charge/ Head of Department/ Head of the institute of Sub Divisional Hospitals, District Hospitals, Govt. Medical Colleges run by the Govt. of West Bengal.

Special concessions to PWD candidates

  1. 40% reduction on application fees
  2. PWD candidates will be given 20 minutes of extra time for each paper, for which the candidate must sit for the examination in the Board’s office in Kolkata.
  3. Visually impaired candidates can use a scribe/writer provided they are having less/lower academic qualification than the candidate. Highest qualification of such scribe/writer will be passed/appeared in 10th standard exam in the Board’s office in Kolkata, for which the candidate must sit for the examination in the Board’s office in Kolkata.

To avail the above mentioned concessions the candidates must formally apply in writing (enclosing a copy of his/her confirmation page and PWD certificate) to the Chairman, WBJEEB and send/submit the application to the Board office by 31.01.2019

Please note that the Board’s decision in this regard will be final and binding on the candidate

3. WBJEE Defense Personnel Reservation criteria 2019

13 seats are available for admission of the wards of Defense Personnel as per the Govt. order. The seats are supernumerary in nature and separate allotment is done by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board as per the following guidelines:

  1. For consideration under Defense Quota, intending candidates registered for the WBJEE-2019 will have to apply to the Rajya Sainik Board, Home Department, Government of West Bengal, Writers’ Buildings, Kolkata – 700001 through the concerned Zila Sainik Board, W.B. for Ex-servicemen and Units (for serving soldiers) in the prescribed form with an attested copy of WBJEE - 2019 Admit Card.
  2. Based on the recommendation of the said Rajya Sainik Board, a separate list shall be published by the WBJEEB for subsequent offline counselling and allotment of seats inter-se merit basis. Securing a General Merit Rank (GMR) is mandatory for such category of seat.
  3. Allotment of seats under Defense Quota is not done through e-counseling.

Institution-wise and course-wise availability of such seats under Defense Quota for 2018 is given below. List for 2019 shall be published before counselling.

Institution-wise and course-wise availability of such seats under Defense Quota for 2018

SI.No Name of the Institution Name of the available course(s) No. of seats
1 Jadavpur University As decided by the University Authority 2
2 Jalpaiguri Govt. Engg. College

1. Mechanical Engg.

2. Information Tech.

1

1

3 Kalyani Govt. Engg. College Electrical engineering 1
4 Purulia Govt. Engg. College

1. Comp. Sc. & Engg.

2. Electronics & Comm. Enggg.

1

1

5 Coochbehar Govt. Engg. College

1. Comp. Sc. & Engg.

2. Electronics & Comm. Engg.

1

1

6 Govt. College of Engg & Leather Tech., Kolkata Leather Technology 1
7 Govt. College of Engineering & Ceramic Tech., Kolkata Information Tech 1
8 Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Tech., Serampur Information Tech 1
9 Govt. College of Engineering & Textile Tech., Berhampur. Comp. Sc. & Engg 1

4. WBJEE Reservation Seats for Admission through JEE (Main) 2019

Admission through JEE Main 2019 exam mainly depends on Merit of the candidate. Seats are available for students merit listed in JEE (Main) 2019 up to the extent of 10% of the approved seats in all Self Financed Engineering & Technology Colleges of West Bengal.

Allotment of seats shall be strictly on the basis of merit and preference of students through the e-counselling process conducted by the WBJEE Board.

Allotment of seats shall be strictly on the basis of merit and preference of students through the e-counselling process conducted by the WBJEE Board.

5. WBJEE Tuition Fee Waiver scheme Reservation criteria 2019

Reservation under Tuition Fee Waiver scheme is for candidates who are economically backward. The total annual income of the family will be considered and candidates must submit Income certificate to support their claim. Read below for more details.

  1. The Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme (TFW) has been implemented by the Government of West Bengal for meritorious and economically backward students domiciled in West Bengal for admission to all the participating universities/university departments / government colleges as well as private and self financing colleges offering Engineering / Technology /Pharmacy/ Architecture Courses. However, for Universities/University Departments, quantum of availability of such seats is under the discretion of the University Authorities.
  2. For all the government as well as private & self financing Engineering /Technology /Pharmacy colleges, a maximum of 5% of sanctioned intake per course is available on supernumerary basis (over and above the sanctioned seats) for admission under TFW scheme.
  3. The selection of candidates for the TFW scheme shall be decided on the basis of merit and preference of eligible students in WBJEE-2019.
  4. The candidate must be domiciled in West Bengal and the domicile certificate has produced during counselling and admission.
  5. Total annual Family Income of the student from all sources must be less than Rs. 2.50 lakhs (Rupees two lakhs and fifty thousand only).
  6. The waiver is limited to the Tuition Fee only. All other fees will have to be paid by the beneficiary.

Competent authority to issue Income certificate

Income certificate must be submitted during counselling and admission process failing which the seat will not be allotted under TFW category and the candidate will be put under general category and the facility will be available from 2nd round of counselling.

Competent authorities who can issue certificate are given below:

  1. An officer in the rank of Assistant Secretary or above in State or Central Government
  2. District Magistrate
  3. Additional District Magistrate
  4. Sub-Divisional Officer
  5. Block Development Officer
Note

Please note that income certificate issued by any elected people’s representative such as municipal commissioner, councillor of municipal corporation/municipality, member of three-tier panchayat system or GTA,MLA or MP are not acceptable for WBJEE 2019.

Certificate to be submitted

INCOME CERTIFICATE

WBJEE 2019 Income Certificate

Domicile certificate formats

Proforma a1 – Domicile/Residential certificate for candidates residing in West Bengal continuously for at least last ten years as on 31/12/2018

WBJEE 2019 Proforma a1

Proforma a2 – Domicile/Residential certificate for candidates residing in West Bengal continuously for at least last ten years as on 31/12/2018

WBJEE 2019 Proforma a2

Proforma b – Domicile/Residential certificate for candidates not residing in West Bengal but whose parents are permanent residents of the State (having permanent home address within West Bengal)

WBJEE 2019 Proforma b


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