WB JECA 2022: Application Form, Exam Date (May 15), Admit Card, Syllabus, Pattern

Joint Entrance Examination for Master of Computer Applications 2022 ( WBJEE JECA )

Admit Card: 12 May '22

Updated on Feb 23, 2022 12:47 IST

WB JECA 2022 will be conducted on May 15 by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. WB JECA 2022 application process is closed. The application process was open from January 25 to February 1. The facility to make corrections in the application form was available from February 3 to 4.  

WB JECA 2022 exam pattern has been released. The exam will be conducted offline as Pen-Paper based test. WB JECA 2022 question paper will have a total of 100 multiple choice questions and the total duration of the exam will be 2 hours.

As per the WB JECA 2022 syllabus, the paper will have questions from Mathematics and General Aptitude including the basics of computer applications. The syllabus will include questions from undergraduate Computer Application courses followed in various institutes of India. More details regarding WB JECA 2022 exam datesapplication form, syllabus, and pattern can be checked from the information brochure. Read below to know more details about WB JECA 2022. 

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What is WB JECA?

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam for Computer Application, commonly known as WB JECA is the exam for admission to MCA courses. The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts the WBJECA every year for admission in the colleges of West Bengal.  Candidates interested in MCA admission in West Bengal need to appear in WBJECA and qualify for the exam. 

WB JECA 2022 Exam Highlights

Features

Details

Full Name

West Bengal Joint Examination for Masters in Computer Applications

Commonly known as

WB JECA

Conducting Body

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB)

Exam Level

Post Graduate

Course offered

Master of Computer Application (MCA)

Mode of Exam

Offline

Medium of Exam

English

Type of Questions

Objective

WB JECA 2022 Dates

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board has announced the WB JECA 2022 dates. Check the schedule of the entrance test in the table given below:

WB JECA 2022 Events

WB JECA 2022 Dates

Start of WB JECA 2022 registration

January 25, 2022

Last date to fill WB JECA application form

February 1, 2022

Correction facility in the application form February 3 to 4, 2022
Release of WB JECA admit cards

May 12, 2022

WB JECA 2022 exam date

May 15, 2021

WB JECA Result 2022

To be announced

WB JECA 2022 Application Form

The application form of WB JECA 2022 has been closed. The application form was available online on the official website wbjeeb.in/jeca from January 25 to February 1. The facility of application form correction was open from February 3 to 4. Candidates interested in taking admission in the MCA course in West Bengal need to fill the application form within the stipulated date and appear for the exam.  

The process of filling WB JECA application form include online registration, filling up the detailed form, uploading scanned images of photograph and signature, and payment of application fees. Candidates belonging to reserved categories also need to upload the category certificate at the time of filling the application form. The application fee of Rs 500 has to be paid via Net Banking’/ ‘Debit Card’/ ‘Credit Card’ or in cash using Allahabad Bank e-challan.

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WB JECA 2022 Eligibility Criteria

MCA course in west Bengal is offered by government and private universities, government colleges, and private engineering colleges. Admission to MCA courses in West Bengal is governed by certain eligibility criteria and policies of the state government. Students aspiring to take admission in MCA through WB JECA need to ensure they fulfill all the conditions before filling the application form 

The conditions of eligibility include education qualification criteria, the age limit for candidates aspiring to appear in WB JECA. Students can check below the eligibility conditions which they must fulfil before applying for the exam.

  • The aspirant must be an Indian National
  • Aspirants must have a domicile of West Bengal
  • There is no age limit
  • Conditions of educational qualification as given below

Modules

Eligibility

Module 1

  • Aspirants must have passed 3 years bachelor's degree program from a university recognized by UGC.
  • They should have secured at least 60% marks in Honors/Aggregate(45% for SC/ST aspirants) OR
  • Aspirants should have a Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) from institutes/colleges recognized by the All India Institute of Common Entrance Examination (AICTE) with 60 per cent in mathematics at the bachelor's level.

Module 2

  • They must have a UGC and/or AICTE recognized bachelor’s degree of 3 years except for BBA with mathematics at 10+2 or graduate level.
  • Obtained 50% marks(45% marks for SC/ST/OBA – A/OBC – B candidates) at graduation level.

Module 3

  • Aspirants must have completed graduation or equivalent degree under (10+2+3) pattern in any discipline from a UGC/AICTE recognized University/Institute.
  • Aspirants must have Mathematics as one of the subjects at each level of education.
  • Aspirants must have secured 60% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/O>BC-B candidates) at each level of education.

Module 4

  • Aspirants must have obtained a BSc Honours degree under (10+2+3) pattern in any discipline from a UGC recognized University/Institute with a minimum of 60% marks in Aggregate (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) along with at least 55% marks in Mathematics.
  • They must secure at least 60% marks in Secondary and Higher Secondary or equivalent level from recognized Boards with at least 60% marks in Mathematics at each level.
  • Aspirants have to secure 60% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) at each level of education.

WB JECA 2022 Syllabus

The West Bengal Board of Joint Entrance Examinations has released the WB JECA syllabus 2022 on the official website. Candiates can check here the details about topics that will be asked in WB JECA 2022 paper. As per the official syllabus announced, the questions in WB JECA 2022 exam will constitute Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Computer Application. The syllabus will include questions from undergraduate Computer Application courses followed in various institutes of India.

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WB JECA 2022 Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern of WB JECA 2022 has been announced. The WB JECA 2022 question paper will consist of 100 multiple choice questions and the total duration of the exam will be 2 hours. All the questions will be multiple-choice questions with one correct answer. There will also be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for every incorrect answer. 

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WB JECA 2022 Admit card

The West Bengal Board of Joint Entrance Examination will release WB JECA admit card 2022 on May 12. Admit cards will be available to download on the official website up to May 15. To download the  WB JECA admit card 2022, aspirants will need to enter their WB JECA application number and date of birth. Candidates must ensure that the admit card is not mutilated/distorted/soiled even by accident. Candidates with such admit cards will not be allowed to appear in the exam.

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WB JECA 2021 Exam Centres

  • Bolpur
  • Bardhaman
  • Durgapur
  • Hoogly
  • Howrah
  • Kolkata-North
  • Kolkata-South
  • Malda
  • Medinipur Paschim
  • Medinipur Purbo
  • Murshidabad
  • Siliguri

Students will have to fill their four preferred choices of exam cities while filling the application form. The exam authorities will allot one exam city to the candidate, details of which will be mentioned on the WB JECA admit card 2022.

WB JECA 2022 Answer Key

The answer key of WB JECA will be released within a week after the conclusion of the exam. WB JECA answer key will be available online on the official website. The board will first release the provisional answer key which will also be open for the challenge up to a certain period of time. Candidates not satisfied with the answers in the provisional key can raise objections online.  The board will review the challenge post which the final WB JECA answer key will be released. 

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WB JECA 2022 Result

The result of WB JECA 2022 will be declared tentatively in the first week of June. WB JECA result 2022 will be available online on the official website. The result/rank card will have a candidate's merit position, score-card with total marks, marks obtained in each subject. Candidates need to download and take a printout of their WB JECA 2022 result/scorecard as it will be required at the time of counselling and admission process.

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WB JECA 2022 Counselling

Aspirants who clear the exam need to appear for WB JECA 2022 counselling which will be held tentatively in June. The WB JECA counselling 2022 will be held in online mode. Candidates have to register for participating in the counselling. Students also need to enter the choices of preferred colleges at the time of counselling registration. The allotment of seats will be done on the basis of merit/score in the WB JECA 2022 exam.

Check more details about WB JECA Counselling 2022 

WB JECA 2022 Participating Colleges

Following is the list of colleges that accept the score of WB JECA exam for admission to their MCA programs 

Techno India University, Kolkata

Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Techno International New Town, Kolkata

Asansol Engineering College, Asansol

Narula Institute of Technology, Agarpara

BP Poddar Institute of Management and Technology, Kolkata

Bengal College of Engineering and Technology, Durgapur

Kalyani Government Engineering College, Nadia

Haldia Institute of Technology, Haldia

University of Kalyani, Kalyani

Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology

Vidyasagar University, Midnapore

Future Institute of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

Institute of Science and Technology, Paschim Medinipur

Calcutta Institute of Technology, Howrah

University of Engineering and Management, Kolkata

MCKV Institute of Engineering, Howrah

Siliguri Institute of Technology, Darjeeling

Regent Education and Research Foundation Group of Institutions

WB JECA 2022 FAQs

Q: What kind of books should I refer to for WB JECA preparation?

A. The WB JECA 2022 application form has been closed. The application form was available from January 25 to February 1 online on the official website wbjeeb.in/jeca

Q. When will the WB JECA 2022 exam be conducted?

A: If the students have passed BCA and class 12 boards, then s/he has to refer to the textbooks of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and BCA course books for the WB JECA preparation as well.

Q. Who will conduct WB JECA 2022 exam?

A. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) conducts the West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam.

Q: What are the courses for which WB JECA 2022 is the entrance test?

A: Students who are aspiring to pursue full-time MCA degree courses can appear for WB JECA 2022 entrance examination.

Q: Does WB JECA provide scholarships?

A: No, admissions are based on exam merit.

Q: Is it necessary to take coaching to crack WB JECA?

A: Although it is not mandatory to take coaching for cracking WB JECA, if a student has the convenience of opting for coaching, s/he may opt for the same to ensure that the preparation is done under proper guidance and strategic way.

Q: What is the duration of the WB JECAexam?

A: The total duration of the WB JECA exam is 2 hours or 120 minutes. The exam is divided into two parts.

Q: In how many cities is WB JECA conducted?

A: WB JECA is a state-level entrance exam and it will be conducted around 15 cities.

Q: What is the final selection process for the qualifying candidates of WB JECA?

A: After the result of WB JECA is declared, the qualifying candidates will have to appear for the counselling rounds to be held in the WB JECA participating institutes. Each of these institutes has their cutoff ranks, based on which the test takers will be shortlisted for the counselling rounds. Based on that, the final admission offer will be made to the candidates.
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