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Admission to Degree Level Engineering Courses, 2019-20

Guidelines for admission to vacant seats in degree level engineering, technology, architecture and pharmacy courses after the e-counseling in 2019 through decentralized counseling (institution level) and also for admission under Management Quota seats and other relevant issues for the academic year 2019-20.

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Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education
Bikash Bhavan, 6th Floor, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 091.

No: 361-Edn(T)/10M-86/15 Date: 17/07/2019

NOTIFICATION

Subject: Guidelines for admission to vacant seats in degree level engineering, technology, architecture and pharmacy courses after the e-counseling in 2019 through decentralized counseling (institution level) and also for admission under Management Quota seats and other relevant issues for the academic year 2019-20.

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 (9) 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 shall complete the said e-counseling and allotment process up to the round of counseling and accordingly shall generate the final admission status report as well as vacancy status report in respect of all the participating institutions for the academic session of 2019-20.

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 2019-20 conducted by the WBJEEB) for admission of students through de-centralized 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 courses thorough De-centralized Counseling and Allotment Process in 2019-20:

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

2. For admission to Institutions other than 8 Government Engineering & Technology Colleges:

2.1 All other participating institutions, participated in e-counseling conducted by the WBJEEB in 2019 including the Universities/ University Departments 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 by this Notification.

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

Candidates besides fulfilling all the eligibility criteria as stipulated by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board in respect of the examination ‘WBJEE-2019’ must secure a valid Merit Rank either in the ‘WBJEE-2019’ or a valid Merit Rank in the JEE (MAIN)-2019 but candidates with WBJEE-2019 Merit rank shall be given higher preference.

Further vacant seats, if any, can be offered for admission to intending diploma engineers either on the basis of their ‘JELET-2019’ Merit Rank or on the basis of marks obtained in the diploma examination from an AICTE approved Diploma Institution with a minimum of 45% (40% for reserved category students) marks in aggregate obtained in relevant field of engineering/ technology with JELET Rank holder given higher preference.

However, for such diploma engineering candidates an indicative list of appropriate/ relevant disciplines for admission to 1st year of U.G. Level Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture Courses vis-a-vis the relevant Diploma Program is given in the Annexure-I.

Moreover, B.Sc. passed candidates from a recognized University as defined by the UGC with at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to Reserved Category) and having Passed XII standard with Mathematics as a subject may also participate in the said de-centralized counseling.

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

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

2.4 Eligibility Criteria for admission to degree course in Pharmacy:

Candidates besides fulfilling eligibility criteria as specified by the WBJEEB in respect of the WBJEE-2019 must secure a valid Pharmacy Merit Rank i.e. PMR-2019 in WBJEE-2019 or a valid ‘JEE-MAIN-2019’ rank (All India Rank). However, WBJEE-2019 rank holder shall be given higher preference.

2.5 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-2019’ must secure a valid Merit Rank i.e. GMR-2019 in WBJEE-2019 or a valid ‘JEE-MAIN-2019’ rank (All India Rank) along with either qualified in the ‘NATA’ or having qualified in the Paper-II of JEE (MAIN)-2019. However, WBJEE-2019 rank holders shall be given higher preference.

Further vacant seats, if any, can be offered for admission to candidates having Diploma in Architecture with Maths as compulsory subject from any AICTE approved Institution. Besides that for admission to B.Arch. Course the other directives of Council of Architecture (COA) issued from time to time have to be complied with.

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

4. Guidelines for admission under Management Quota:

Self-financing Colleges may admit students under Management Quota as declared in the Seat Matrix from amongst the WBJEE-2019 and/or JEE (MAIN)-2019 Merit listed candidates and JEE (MAIN)-2019 Paper-2 (for Architecture) Merit listed candidates subject to fulfillment of all t e eligibility criteria stipulated by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board. However, WBJEE-2019 rank holder shall be given higher preference.

List of candidates admitted under the Management Quota must be submitted in specified Format communicated in the matter, to the Director of Technical Education, as communicated vide No. 547(T) dated 12.07.2019.

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

5. Two self-financing Pharmacy Colleges namely i) Gitanjali College of Pharmacy and ii) M.R. College of Pharmaceutical Science and Research have been established with the approval of AICTE and PCI, NOC from State Govt. and affiliation from MAKAUT but could not participate in the e-counseling process. Another self-financing pharmacy college namely, Haldia Institute of Pharmacy has also obtained AICTE and PCI approval and affiliation from West Bengal University of Health Sciences but could not participate in the e-counseling process.

The Sister Nivedita University, self-financing University has received AICTE approval for the course Computer Science and Business System in 2019-20 following the AICTE norms.

All three above mentioned colleges as well the Sister Nivedita University are allowed to admit students in relevant courses through de-centralized counseling in the academic session 2019-20.

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/- R.N. Chakraborty
Deputy Secretary

No. 361-Edn dated 17.07.2019, Source

Annexure-I

Sl. No. Diploma Branches Degree Branches
1 Agricultural Engineering (AGR) AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING (AGR)
2 Apparel Production and Management APPAREL & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (APM), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY ((JFT)), TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY (TEX))
3. Applied Electronics & Instru. Engg. APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ (ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE) INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING (ICE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
4 Architecture (ARCH) CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV)/ ARCHITECTURE
5 Automobile Engg. (AE) AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING (ATE), MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO)
6 Bio-Medical Engg. BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEERING (BMD)
7 Bio-Tech. BIO-TECHNOLOGY (BOT)
8 Ceramic Tech CERAMIC ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (CRM), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
9 Chemical Engg. (CHE) CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (CHE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
10 Chemical Tech. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (CHE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
11 Civil Engg. (CE) CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV),/ CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING (COE)
12 Computer Science & Engg. (CSE) COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING/ COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CSE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
13 Computer Science & Technology (CST) COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING/ COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CSE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
14 Computer Software Technology (CSWT) COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING/ COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CSE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
15 Construction Engg. CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING (COE)
16 Construction Tech. CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING (COE)
17 Electrical & Electronics Engg. (EEE) ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (ECE), ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EEE), ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ELE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
18 Electrical Engg. (EE) ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EEE), ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ELE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), MARINE ENGINEERING/ MARINE TECHNOLOGY (MRE), POWER ENGINEERING/ POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (PWE)
19 Electrical Engg. (Industrial Conrol) [EE(IC)] ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ELE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), POWER ENGINEERING/ POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (PWE)
20 Electrical Power System (EPS) ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING (ELE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), POWER ENGINEERING/ POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (PWE)
21 Electronics & Comm. Engg. (ECE) ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (ECE), ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EEE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
22 Electronics & Instrumentation Engg. (EIE) APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE), INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING (ICE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
23 Electronics & Tele Comm. Engg. (ETCE) ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (ECE), ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EEE), APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE) INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING(ICE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
24 Electronics Engg. ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EEE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
25 Fashion Tech. APPAREL & PRODUCTION MANGEMENT (APM), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY (TEX)
26 Food Processing Tech.(FPT) FOOD TECHNOLOGY (FET)
27 Food Tech. FOOD TECHNOLOGY (FET)
28 Foot Wear Tech.(FWT) LEATHER TECHNOLOGY (LET)
29 GIS-GPS CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV)
30 Information Tech. (IT) COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING/COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CSE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT)
31 Instrumentation & Control Engg. (ICE) ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING (EEE), APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE), INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING (ICE)
32 Instrumentation Engg. APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE), INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING (ICE)
33 Instrumentation Tech. APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE), INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING (ICE)
34 Leather Goods Tech. & Accessories LEATHER TECHNOLOGY (LET)
35 Leather Goods Tech. (LGT) LEATHER TECHNOLOGY (LET)
36 Leather Tech. LEATHER TECHNOLOGY (LET)
37 Marine Engg. MARINE ENGINEERING/ MARINE TECHNOLOGY (MRE)
38 Mechanical Engg. (ME) AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING (ATE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), MARINE ENGINEERING/ MARINE TECHNOLOGY (MRE), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO), POWER ENGINEERING/ POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (PWE)
39 Mechanical Engg. (Production) [ME(P)] AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING (ATE), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO)
40 Medical Electronics ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (ECE), APPLIED ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING/ ELECTRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION ENGINEERING (EIE), INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL ENGINEERING(ICE),
41 Medical Lab Tech. (MLT) BIO-MEDICAL ENGINEERING(BMD), BIO-TECHNOLOGY(BOT)
42 Metallurgical Engg. (MET) METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING (MTE)
43 Mining Engg. (MIN) CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV)
44 Mining Survey (MIS) CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV)
45 Multimedia Tech. (MMT) COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGINEERING/ COMPUTER SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (CSE), INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INT)
46 Packaging Tech. (PACK) CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (CHE), PRINTING ENGINEERING/ PRINTING TECHNOLOGY (PNT)
47 Plastic Mould Tech. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING(CHE), MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO)
48 Plastic Tech. CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (CHE), MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO)
49 Pottery & Ceramic Tech. CERAMIC ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (CRM), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT)
50 Power Plant Engg. POWER ENGINEERING/ POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (PWE)
51 Printing Engg. PRINTING ENGINEERING/ PRINTING TECHNOLOGY (PNT)
52 Printing Tech. (PT) PRINTING ENGINEERING/ PRINTING TECHNOLOGY (PNT)
53 Production Engg. MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO)
54 Survey Engg. (SE) CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV)
55 Technical (Civil) CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV)
56 Textile Tech. (handloom) APPAREL & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT (APM), JUTE & FIBRE TECHNOLOGY (JFT), TEXTILE TECHNOLOGY (TEX)
57 Tool and Die Making MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (MEC), PRODUCTION ENGINEERING (PRO)