WBJEE Cutoff 2020

WBJEE 2020 Cutoff – Check WBJEE Cutoff Marks and Ranking

Interesting to see that a cut off score determines your future, Isn’t it? The fate-determining cut off scores is no exception in the admission procedure of colleges in West Bengal. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) conducts and calculates the fate of students of the state in their admission to engineering, architectural, and pharmacological courses offered by the government, and self-financing colleges in the state.

Before Going to WBJEE 2020 Cutoff scores

  • The WBJEE 2020 is scheduled on May 26, 2020
  • The last date to apply for WBJEE 2020 is January 22, 2020

More About WBJEE Cutoff

The WBJEE colleges cut off scores are the basis for two merit lists prepared by the Board conducting WBJEE

  • The General Merit Rank (GMR) list for admission to engineering courses
  • The Pharmacy Merit Rank (PMR) list for admission to pharmacy courses
  • The colleges accepting WBJEE as an admission criterion will have their individual cut off lists for different courses
  • The results of WBJEE will be released before the cut off scores
  • The admission procedure will have multiple rounds of counseling with descending cut off scores
  • Candidates who score above the cut off will only be eligible for the counseling process
  • The cut off scores will be published with WBJEE opening and closing ranks 2020
  • Candidates who have appeared for JEE Mains and have a qualifying cut off score can also apply to WBJEE to fill in 10% of sears in self-financing colleges in the state

Calculating WBJEE Cutoff Marks 2020

The board calculates the WBJEE 2020 cut off scores for based on the following

  • Total number of candidates who have applied for WBJEE 2020
  • Number of candidates who appear for WBJEE 2020 exam
  • Total number of vacancies available in the colleges participating in the admission process of 2020
  • The difficulty level of the exam which will be calculated based on percentile marks obtained by the candidates
  • Previous years’ trend in cutoff scores

The cut-off scores are based on the marking scheme of the paper. The question paper consists of 3 sections with different marking scheme

Category 1

  • Only 1 option out of the others here are correct.
  • All the question have 1 mark.
  • ¼ marks is deducted for negative marking.

Category 2

  • Only 1 option out of the others here are correct.
  • All the individual question have 2 marks.
  • ½ marks is deducted for negative marking.

Section 1 (Detailed)

  • Consists of questions with only 1 correct option
  • Each correct answer carries 1 mark while the wrong answer carries a negative mark of -0.25

Section 2

  • Consists of questions with only 1 correct option
  • Each correct answer carries 2 marks while the wrong answer carries a negative mark of -0.5

Section 3

  • Consists of questions with more than 1 correct option
  • Each correct answer carries 2 marks
  • Partial or totally incorrect answers carry no negative mark while the mark to be given will be calculated the based number of correct options

Know the Difference in WBJEE Cutoff Marks 2020

There are 3 different WBJEE cut off scores as follows

Eligibility Cut off

  • This cut off score is looked upon as the minimum score required for qualifying the WBJEE
  • Along with the eligibility cut off score, the candidates are expected to have an aggregate of 45% in mathematics, physics, and chemistry in the 12th standard and also a 30% score in English

Qualifying Cut off

  • The qualifying cut off scores is calculated based on the range and percentile of marks scored by the candidates in WBJEE 2020.
  • Not all the candidates who have eligibility cut off score need not be marked with a qualifying cutoff

Admission Cut off

  • Each participating institute will release their individual cut off score based on the number of applications
  • The admission cut off scores will depend on the institute and will also differ between departments and categories

Cut off Score and Merit List

The Board calculates cutoff scores to prepare a merit list ranking to qualify WBJEE. The ranks are calculated based on the maximum and minimum marks obtained and percentile of marks obtained in each year.

The table below provides an approximate ratio of cut off scores to merit ranks computed.

WBJEE Cut off ScoresMerit Rank
>215<10
200 to 21511 to 50
180 to 20051 to 200
165 to 180200 to 600
150 to 165600 to 1000
135 to 1501000 to 2500
120 to 1352500 to 4000
105 to 1204000 to 6000
80 to 1056000 to 10000
70 to 8010000 to 16000
60- 7016000 to 25000
50 – 6025000 to 35000
<50>35000

Cut off score for GMR

  • The cut-off scores for GMR are calculated based on marks obtained in mathematics, physics, and chemistry/
  • The candidates can also apply to pharmacy courses based on the GMR also.
  • This cut off score is applicable for admission to engineering, architectural, and technological courses across the state.

Cut off score for PMR

  • The cut-off scores for PMR are calculated based on marks obtained in biology, physics, and chemistry.
  • The candidates with PMR can apply only to pharmacy courses across the state.

Previous Year Cut off for Jadavpur University

 

Course

Category

Rank

Production Engineering

General

1146

SC

11456

ST

64230

OBC

7098

Information Technology

General

305

SC

13823

ST

5005

OBC

1897

Chemical Engineering

General

863

SC

7725

ST

37798

OBC

4384

Civil Engineering

General

1193

SC

9399

ST

30811

OBC

5275

 

Cut off for Engineering and Management

 

Course

Category

Rank

Computer Science & Engineering/ Computer Science & Technology

General

1780

SC

ST

OBC

Electrical Engineering

General

6868

SC

ST

OBC

Electronics & Communication Engineering/Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

General

3974

SC

ST

OBC

 

Maulana Azad College

 

Course

Category

Rank

Computer Science & Engineering/ Computer Science & Technology

General

2173

SC

12087

ST

36492

OBC

6856

Information Technology

General

2887

SC

15984

ST

63486

OBC

9166

 

Government College of Textile and Engineering

 

Course

Category

Rank

Apparel & Production Management

General

19115

SC

30978

ST

69359

OBC

28968

Computer Science & Engineering/ Computer Science & Technology

General

5987

SC

15425

ST

49971

OBC

10843

 

Haldia College

 

Course

Category

Rank

Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

General

– (WBJEE)

SC

76071

ST

52716

OBC

Biotechnology

General

51180 (WBJEE)

SC

77198

ST

80575

OBC

Chemical Engineering

General

27710 (WBJEE)

SC

67526

ST

OBC

 

Facts Check

  • A total of 36,000 candidates have applied for WBJEE 2020 for their admissions to 104 participating colleges
  • Jadavpur University and Calcutta University are the top most competitive institutes and will have higher WBJEE cutoff marks than other participating colleges
  • For GMR, the candidates should have taken both paper 1 and paper 2 while for PMR, the ranking is based on paper 2
    • Candidates appearing for only paper 1 will not be considered for calculation of WBJEE cut off 2020 and the admission procedure in WBJEE 2020
  • There are separate cut off scores for categories like SC/ST/OBC A/OBC B/PwD
  • One can look up to seat matrix released on the official website () for course-wise and institute-wise availability of seats before and during the counseling procedure
  • Candidates who have qualified WBJEE will have to register online with a fee based on preferred course/institute in order to participate in the counseling procedure

Take Away!

Securing a WBJEE colleges cut off does not guarantee admission into an institute. Therefore, it is required to be in the icing layers for getting admission to the dream course in the desired institute. To be successful, there are no secret insights. Tons of hard work with a little smart work will take you a long way.

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