Admission to Degree Level Engineering Courses, 2021-22

Guidelines for admission to vacant seats in degree level engineering, technology, architecture and pharmacy courses after the e-counseling in 2021 through decentralized counseling (institution level) and also for admission under Management Quota Seats and other relevant issues for the academic year 2021-22.

Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education
Technical Branch
Bikash Bhaban, 6th Floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700091

No: 323-Edn(T)/10M-86/15 Date: 29.10.2021

NOTIFICATION

Subject: Guidelines for admission to vacant seats in degree level engineering, technology, architecture and pharmacy courses after the e-counseling in 2021 through decentralized counseling (institution level) and also for admission under Management Quota Seats and other relevant issues for the academic year 2021-22.

The State Govt. in the Higher Education Department has entrusted the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) for conducting of examinations, counseling and allotment process for selection and admission of candidates to the degree level engineering technology, architecture and pharmacy courses in the State as provided under Sub-Section (d) of Section 40 of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board Act, 2014 (West Bengal Act XIV of 2014) read with Section 21 of the said Act.

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board has already completed the said e-counseling and allotment process and accordingly has generated the allotment and admission status report as well as vacancy status report in respect of all the participating institutions for the academic session of 2021-22.

While a reasonable number of seats in such professional technical courses is lying vacant, it has been decided by the State Govt. in the Higher Education Department to allow all the participating institutions (participated in the e-counseling process in 2021-22 conducted by the WBJEEB) for admission of students through de-centra!ized counseling and allotment process in strict compliance with the norms and guidelines as stated below:

Norms and Guidelines for admission to vacant seats of degree level engineering/ technology/ architecture/ Pharmacy programs thorough De-centralized Counseling and Allotment Process in 2021-22:

1. For admission to Government Engineering & Technology Colleges (8 Colleges) of the State:

  • Each college shall issue a Notification in their respective official Website seeking application from the eligible candidates – with a ‘clear guidelines’, cut-off date of application, method of application, etc.
  • Participating candidates must be domiciled in West Bengal.
  • Participating candidates besides fulfilling all the eligibility criteria and the terms and conditions as stipulated by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in respect of the examination ‘WBJEE-2021′ for admission to any such technical courses must have obtained a valid Merit Rank i.e. “GMR’ in the WBJEE-2021.
  • Allotment shall be made strictly on the basis of general merit and preference of a candidate.

2. For admission to State Universities/ University Departments imparting technical education:

Such institutions are at liberty to conduct their own individual counseling and admission procedure for admission to declared vacant seats in respect of degree level engineering / technology / architecture / pharmacy courses in strict compliance to the norms and guidelines as stated in this Notification.

  • Participating candidates besides fulfilling all the eligibility criteria and the terms and conditions as stipulated by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in respect of the examination ‘WBJEE-2021′ for admission to any such technical courses must have obtained a valid Merit Rank i.e. “GMR’ in the WBJEE-2021.
  • Allotment shall be made strictly on the basis of general merit and preference of a candidate.

3. For admission to all other Institutions imparting technical education:

All other participating institutions, participated in e-counseling process conducted by the WBJEEB in 2021 are at liberty to conduct their own individual counseling and admission procedure for admission to declared vacant seats in respect of degree level engineering / technology / architecture / pharmacy courses in strict compliance to the norms and guidelines as stated in this Notification.

Eligibility Criteria for admission to U.G. Level Engineering & Technology except Marine Engineering Course:

Candidates besides fulfilling all the eligibility criteria as stipulated by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in respect of the examination WBJEE-2021 must secure a valid Merit Rank either in the ‘WBJEE-2021’ or a valid Merit Rank in the ‘JEE (MAIN)-2021’ but candidates with ‘WBJEE-2021’ Merit rank shall be given higher preference.

Further vacant seats, if any, can be offered for admission to intending candidates on the basis of result in ’10+2′ examination strictly following the eligibility criteria as per the approving/regulatory authority.

Further vacant seats, if any, can be offered for admission to intending diploma holder candidates in engineering & technology as well as B.Sc. pass candidates strictly following AICTE guidelines-2021 in the matter.

Eligibility Criteria for admission to U.G. Level – Marine Engineering:

Candidates must fulfill all criteria as per norms and guidelines of the D.G. Shipping.

Eligibility Criteria for admission to degree course in Pharmacy:

Candidates besides fulfilling eligibility criteria as specified by the WBJEEB in respect of the ‘WBJEE-2021’ must secure a valid Pharmacy Merit Rank i.e. ‘PMR-2021’ in WBJEE-2021 or a valid ‘JEE-MAIN-2021’ rank (All India Rank). However, WBJEE-2021 rank holder shall be given higher preference.

Further vacant seats, if any, can be offered for admission to intending candidates on the basis of result in ’10+2′ examination strictly following the eligibility criteria as per the approving/regulatory authority.

Eligibility Criteria for admission to 5-Year B.Arch. Course:

Candidates besides fulfilling eligibility criteria as specified by the WBJEEB in respect of the ‘WBJEE-2021’ must fulfill eligibility criteria as may be specified by the approving authority/regulatory authority i.e. Council of Architecture.

4. General Guidelines for conduct of de-centralized counseling in respect of the Self-financing Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture Colleges as well as self Financing Private University / University Departments:

  • Every Institution must declare the list of vacant seats in a discipline-wise manner in the Institutional Notice Board as well as in the institutional website inviting clear “Notice” seeking application from eligible candidates for admission through such system.
  • Institutions must declare/publish the list of applicants eligible/ shortlisted for admission as against the declared vacant seats along-with list of ineligible candidates, if any, with proper justification for rejection there off.
  • Admission must be made in order of merit and preference of candidates in a transparent manner in strict compliance to the eligibility criteria.
  • Institutions must publish the list of finally admitted students along-with their merit within the stipulated time frame as may be defined by the respective affiliating University. A list of such admitted students must be submitted to the Director of Technical Education, Govt. of West Bengal as well as to the Affiliating University within the said cut-off date.

5. Guidelines for admission under Management Quota:

Self-financing Colleges may admit students under Management Quota as declared in the Seat Matrix strictly following the norms and guidelines and in strict observance of the eligibility criteria as may be specified by the Approval/Regulatory Authority.

List of candidates admitted under the Management Quota must be submitted in specified Format to the Affiliating University as well as the Director of Technical Education.

The Maximum Tuition fees for Management Quota seats will be as per the prevailing Govt. Order vide No. 351-Edn(T) dated. 23.06.2010

6. The entire admission process must be completed within cut-off date as stipulated by the concerned Affiliating University so that the admitted candidates are registered with the concerned affiliating university in a timely manner.

Sd/- Deputy Secretary

No. 323-Edn dated 29.10.2021, Source

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