WBJEE 2021 Reservation Quota


UG Level / Admission at State Level
Conducting Institute: wbjee
Common Name: wbjee Exam
Website: http://wbjeeb.nic.in

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board follows reservation quota for certain sections of WBJEE candidates. The reservation quota is applicable for SC, ST, OBC, PwD and minority candidates. Besides, the reservation facility is also available under defense quota, merit list and management quota. The reservation part is available just for candidates residing in West Bengal.

The post here is a brief on WBJEE 2021 Reservation Quota.

This is to mention here that the reservation rules would be based on the reservation rules followed by the participating institutions in WBJEE.

  1. University or University Departments - Specific University rules of that concerned university Government Engineering or Technology or Medical or Dental or Pharmacy Colleges - West Bengal Government reservation rules
  2. Self-financed institutions - Specific rules of that concerned institution

It is to note here that the applicants seeking application in 2021 WBJEE reservation quota must upload their concerned state, tribe, class or disability certificates signed by a competent authority during the WBJEE application process. The certificates would be further checked during counseling and any failure here would not approve the desired reservation.  The certificate must be issued before the date of application.

SC/ST candidates

These candidates would have their concerned certificates issued by any 1 of the authorities below-

  • Kolkata Deputy Land Revenue Collector
  • Kolkata Stamp revenue Collector
  • Kolkata Metropolitan Magistrate
  • Kolkata Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate
  • Kolkata Chief Metropolitan Magistrate
  • First Class Stipendiary Magistrate
  • Executive Magistrate
  • Sub-divisional Officer
  • Divisional Magistrate (Sub- Page 14 of 46)
  • Deputy Collector
  • Collector
  • Additional District Magistrate
  • Deputy Director of Backward Class Welfare Directorate of West Bengal
  • Commissioner of Backward Classes Welfare, West Bengal

OBC A & B candidates

  • Sub Divisional Officer of a Sub- Division in a District
  • District Welfare Officer, Kolkata & Ex-officio Joint Director, BCW – for Kolkata candidates.

Pwd Candidates

For engineering/technology/architecture/pharmacy courses

Reservation would be available for candidates with at least 40 percent disability regarding loco-motor disorder, speech and hearing impairment & visual impairment.

For medical & dental courses

Reservation quota would be available for candidates with minimum 50 to 70 percent disability in lower limb.

Certificate issuing authority

Medical head or officer-in-charge of

  •  Primary Health Centres
  • State General Hospitals
  • Block Primary Health Centres
  • Sub-Divisional hospitals
  • Rural hospitals
  • District hospitals

Under Minority Quota

50 percent of seats have been reserved for minority quota candidates in higher technical academic institutions.

Under Defence Quota

9 seats in Engineering/Technology have been reserved for Defence Quota candidates. Among 9, 2 seats have been reserved for Jadavpur University. Students aspiring to apply under this quota would apply to WB Rajya Sainik Board’s Home Department.

Reservation under merit list

The self financed Engineering and Technology colleges of West Bengal have got 10 percent of approved seats for reservation under merit list.

Reservation under management quota

Here too, The self financed Engineering and Technology colleges of West Bengal have got 10 percent of approved seats for reservation under management quota. The process is also applicable for self-financed courses under Burdwan University’s University Institute of Technology.

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