JELET 2021: Exam Date, Full Form, Registration, Official Website, Login, Admission, Latest News

Exam Date

Aug 29, 2021

Jun 3, 2021 | Engineering, Pharmacy


The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) is empowered to conduct common, combined, competitive entrance examinations for admission to the undergraduate and postgraduate professional and vocational courses in any College or any University in the State of West Bengal. WBJEE JELET is an entrance test for the candidates who have pursued a Diploma, B.Sc (Science & Technology) or D.Pharma and are looking for admission in West Bengal in 2nd year directly, in the courses such as B.Tech, B.E., and B.Pharma.

Latest Updates:

May 4, 2021: The application forms for WB JELET 2021 are released. Interested candidates can start applying for the exam now. Visit WB JELET Application Form for more information.


What is JELET?

The Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry (JELET) will be conducted offline, i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT). The admission will be given based on the rank secured in the JELET 2021 exam through counseling and the seat allotment process. The application form for the WBJEE JELET exam will be available online on the official website. The candidates are advised to check the official website for updates regularly. Interested candidates can find out more information about the WBJEE JELET 2021 exam below.

JELET 2021 Highlights
Exam Name JELET
Full-Form Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry
Conducting Body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB)
Level of Exam State Level Exam
Category Undergraduate (Lateral Entry)
Frequency Once a Year
Course Offered Lateral Entry in Engineering (BE), Technology (B.Tech), and Pharmacy (B.Pharm)
Application Fee INR 500
Mode Offline i.e. Pen & Paper-based Test (PBT)
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's)/ Objective Type
Duration 2 hours i.e. 120 minutes
Total No. of Questions 100 Questions
Marking Scheme +1 mark for the Correct Answers
Negative Marking -0.25 mark will be deducted for Incorrect Answers
Total Marks 100
Medium English
JELET Official Website

JELET 2021 Exam Dates

As per the authorities, the WB JELET 2021 exam will be held on 29 August 2021 tentatively for which the official notification has been released on its official website. Some of the important dates that the candidates need to look for are given below. Once the dates are out, the candidates need to read the exam notification carefully and proceed with the registration process.

JELET 2021 Exam Dates
JELET Event Date (Tentative)
Registration begins May 4, 2021
Last date to register May 24, 2021 5 PM
Releasing of Admit Card Aug 23, 2021
JELET Exam Aug 29, 2021
JELET Result To be announced
JELET Counselling To be announced

JELET 2021 Eligibility

WBJEE JELET 2021 is conducted for admission into Engineering and Pharmacy colleges; the JELET 2021 Eligibility Criteria for both exams varies based on the educational ground. Rest all eligibility conditions are the same for the aspirants seeking admission into each course. The candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

Educational Qualification:

  • Pharmacy: The candidates must have passed a Diploma in Pharmacy with a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD) from an AICTE approved Institution.
  • Engineering/ Technology: The candidates must have passed a Diploma in Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD) from an AICTE approved Institution.

Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit: Generally, there is no upper age limit for the exam. But for B.Sc. candidates, the upper age limit is 27 years as on 31/12/2021. For Diploma in Marine Engineering candidates, the upper age Limit is 25 years as on 31/12/2021.

Academic Qualification: Aspirants with B.Sc and BE Degree looking for admission in Engineering or Technology course must have passed class XII with mathematics as a subject and also B.Sc or BE with a minimum of 45% marks from UGC recognized university.

Aspirants holding a diploma in Technology, Engineering, or Pharmacy and want to apply for degree course through JELET 2021 Exam must have scored 45% marks from any Polytechnic Institute or Pharmacy College/Institute recognized by AICTE.

JELET Eligibility Criteria for Jadavpur University: The minimum marks required by the candidates is 60% (45% for reserved category) or equivalent CGPA from an AICTE approved institution. B.Sc candidates are not allowed to apply for Jadavpur University.

JELET 2021 Registration

The registration starting date for the WB JELET 2021 is May 4, 2021 and the last date to apply is May 24, 2021. The application process is the same for both courses. The candidates need to follow the below steps while applying for JELET 2021 Exam:

Step 1: Registration: You have to register with your documented name, mobile number, and email ID to create a new account to fill the application form. The login credentials will be sent to the registered mobile number and Email Id. Use the credentials to log in.

Step 2: Filling the Application Form: Fill the application form with details such as personal, academic, and contact details as per the government proof.

Step 3: Uploading of Images: The candidates have to upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature, and left thumb impression. The photograph should have a transparent background and focus on the face.

Step 4: Payment of Registration Fee: Use Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card to pay the fee, and make sure that you keep the receipt. In case of offline payment, note the receipt number/challan number.

Step 5: Confirmation Page: Once the candidate submits the application form, confirm all the details and submit the application form.

Documents Required to apply for JELET.

The candidates need to upload the scanned images of the documents required. Refer to the table mentioned below. Once the documents are uploaded, the candidates need to make the payment of INR 500 either online or offline mode.

JELET 2021 Documents Specification
Images Size Dimensions Format
Photograph 10 KB - 100 KB 3.5 cm * 4.5 cm .jpg/ .jpeg
Signature 3 KB - 30 KB 3.5 cm * 1.5 cm .jpg/ .jpeg
Left-Hand Thumb Impression 3 KB - 30 KB 3.5 cm * 1.5 cm .jpg/ .jpeg

JELET 2021 Admit Card

The JELET 2021 Admit Card will be released by the WBJEE Board online for all the aspirants on their official website. The applicants can download the admit card by using the login credentials. The Admit Card will contain details of the applicant, i.e., name, date of birth, parents' name, exam centre, registration number, etc. The candidate will not be allowed to appear at the exam centre other than the allotted centre for him/her/x in their Admit Card.

Note: The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the examination.

Steps to Download JELET 2021 Admit Card

  • Log in to the official website of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEE), i.e.
  • Click on the link relevant to 'JELET 2021 Admit Card'.
  • Login with the credential (Registration ID, Username, and Password) provided at the time for registration to the registered email and mobile number.
  • The Admit Card will be displayed on the screen, and the candidate must check all the details printed on the Admit Card.
  • Save and take a printout of the Admit Card for future reference (till admission process).

Details on JELET 2021 Admit Card/Hall Ticket

The JELET Admit Card will have the official information, i.e., on the exam date, venue, and schedule for the candidate. The document will be important for the candidate until the successful completion of the admission procedure, i.e., enrollment of the candidate in a college. Mentioned below are the details mentioned on the JELET Admit Card.

  • Name of candidate
  • Name of candidate's father
  • Roll Number
  • Application Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Category of Candidate
  • Exam Date
  • Exam Venue
  • Reporting time and schedule
  • Instructions to follow during the exam at the venue.

Read More: JELET 2021 Admit Card

JELET 2021 Exam Centres

JELET 2021 Exam will be conducted in 13 cities in the state of West Bengal. The candidates may choose up to 2 Exam Centre as their choice of location for JELET 2021. Candidates must ensure that they should be present 1 hour before the prescribed timing for the verification process. Latecomers are not allowed to appear for the exam in any circumstance. The candidates must carry valid Photo ID Proof and the JELET 2021 Admit Card to the Exam Centre without fail. Candidates without the Admit Card will not be allowed to write JELET 2021 Exam. The list of JELET 2021 Exam Centres is given below.

JELET 2021 Exam Centres
S.No. Exam Centre Cities
1 Agartala
2 Bardhaman
3 Bolpur
4 Durgapur
5 Hoogly
6 Howrah
7 Kolkata- North
8 Kolkata-South
9 Malda
10 Medinipur Paschim
11 Medinipur Purbo
12 Murshidabad
13 Siliguri

Note: No request for change of allocated centre will be entertained under normal circumstances. Any examination zone will be dropped if an adequate number of candidates is not available.

JELET 2021 Exam Pattern

JELET 2021 will be conducted offline, i.e. Pen & Paper-based tests (PBT). The question paper will contain Multiple choice questions (MCQs). The question paper comprises 100 questions with a total of 100 marks. One mark will be awarded for every correct answer, and a 0.25 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

The time given to complete the examination will be 2 hours, i.e. 120 minutes, and the question paper will be in English. All questions have only one correct answer; more than one answer will be considered as an incorrect answer, and -1/4 marks will be deducted for it. It is mandatory to attempt all the questions, and no marks will be awarded for unanswered questions.

JELET 2021 Exam Pattern
Examination Mode Pen and Paper Based (Offline mode)
Number of Papers 1
Number of Questions 100
Types of Questions Multiple choice questions (MCQs)
Maximum Marks 100
Exam Duration 2 hours (120 minutes)
Language English only
Marking Scheme 1 mark for every right response
Negative Marking 1/4 marks will be deducted for every wrong response

Know more about JELET 2021 Exam Pattern.

JELET 2021 Syllabus

JELET 2021 Syllabus will be based on subjects from diploma and class 11th and 12th standard. The candidates are advised to carefully go through the complete syllabus to plan their preparation accordingly. Some of the important topics of WB JELET are Engineering Mathematics, Computer Application, Electrical Technology, Environmental Engineering, Strength of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Soil and Water, Farm Machinery and Power, Food processes and Food Harvest Engineering, Basic Printing Engineering, Printers’ Material Science, Mathematics, and Pharmacy.

Read more here: JELET 2021 Syllabus

Following books can be used for preparation for the JELET 2021:

  • LEET-Lateral Entry Entrance Test for Diploma Holders by G.K.P
  • R.Gupta’s Lateral Entry to Engineering Degree By RPH Editorial Board
  • Guide to LEET (Lateral Entry Engineering Test) by G. K. Publishers
  • LEET (Lateral Engineering Entrance Test) Objective Type by Vaneet Singh and Gurmeet Singh

JELET 2021 Results

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB) will declare JELET 2021 Results on their official website, i.e., a few weeks after the date of examination. JELET 2021 Results will be released in the form of a rank card that contains the applicant's rank and score. The rank will be given for the candidates who appeared in the JELET 2021. This will be the basis of further seat allotment. The final results will be published in the form of a scorecard that contains all the details about the ranks and total score.

Steps to Download the JELET Result

  • Visit the official website of JELET, i.e.
  • Find the relevant link "JELET 2021 Results".
  • Login with the credentials (Registration ID, Username, and Password) provided at the time of registration.
  • The result will appear in the form of a scorecard on the screen.
  • The candidates are required to download and take a printout of the JELET 2021 results for future use.

JELET Merit List

The JELET 2021 Merit List will be displayed to all applicants on the West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board official website. To check the merit list, applicants have to log in with the user name/ID and passcode. There will be 4 different types of JELET 2021 Merit List published by WEBJEEB.

  • Merit list of diploma holders in Printing Technology
  • Merit list of diploma holders in Pharmacy
  • Merit list of diploma holders in Agriculture Engineering
  • Merit list of diploma holders in Engineering and Technology.

JELET 2021 Cut off

The cutoff score of the JELET exam varies from one category to another. Those students who clear the cutoff will get their name featured in JELET 2021 Merit List. The cutoff score will be released online, and it will consist of opening and closing ranks of each participating institution for different courses offered. The Cutoff for JELET 2021 depends upon several factors mentioned below.

  • The number of students appearing for the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • Previous year trends.
  • The number of seats available.

JELET Cut Off 2021 (Expected)

The expected JELET cut-off 2021 for candidates belonging to different categories is mentioned below. The actual cut-off percentage might vary from the expected cut-off, as the latter is curated based on the previous year's cut-off trends.

JELET 2021 Expected Cut-off
Category Cut Off Percentage
General 45%
OBC 40%
SC/ST 40%

Colleges Accepting JELET Score

A list of colleges accepting the JELET score is mentioned below. Candidates can view the previous year's cutoff trends of various courses offered by these participating institutions to get an idea about the JELET Cut Off 2021.

Colleges Accepting JELET Score
JIS College of Engineering Narula Institute of Technology
Techno International Guru Nanak Institute of Technology
Asansol College of Engineering Future Institute of Engineering and Management
Siliguri Institute of Engineering Institute of Science and Technology
Ideal Institute of Engineering National Power Training Institute
Saroj Mohan Institute of Technology Kanad Institute of Engineering and Management


The tie-breaking policy followed by the conducting authority when two or more candidates secure the same score is mentioned below.

  • Candidates with fewer wrong answers will be considered.
  • If the tie remains, then the candidates with fewer wrong answers in the Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials together will be considered.
  • Candidates with fewer wrong answers in Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Technology, Environmental Engineering, and Computer Application took together will be considered.
  • If the tie still exists, then the candidate with more number of right answers in Engineering Mathematics, Electrical Technology, Environmental Engineering, and Computer Application taken together will be considered.

JELET 2021 Counselling

Candidates who have cleared the JELET 2021 are usually called for the JELET 2021 Counselling, which will take place after the results are declared. A separate notification regarding the counselling will be published on the official website regarding the counselling. The candidates must be present by themselves on the day of counselling; no other person is allowed to appear on behalf of the concerned person. The JELET 2021Counselling process can be extended to two rounds only and only if the seats remain vacant at the colleges. Candidates will have to submit the admission fee and fee of the current semester to avail of the admission within due time. If the candidate fails to do so, his or her admission will get canceled. Also, the candidate will require to go under Document Verification, for which you must be prepared.

Document Verification: The candidates are requested to carry the necessary documents for the counselling, which will be verified, and then only will be allowed to attend the counselling process. Candidates have to submit the below-listed documents at the time of counselling:

  • JELET 2021 Rank Card and JELET 2021 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket
  • Statements of Marks and Provisional/ Degree Certificate of the qualifying examination
  • Transfer and Conduct Certificates
  • Class X and XII Marksheets and Certificates
  • Domicile Certificate
  • 6 passport-size photographs
  • Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, PAN Card, etc.)
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Migration Certificate (if applicable)

Courses Offered through JELET

The JELET Exam is mainly conducted for admission into Engineering and Pharmacy Colleges. Students seeking admissions in any of these courses can apply for the WB JELET 2021. Go through the guidelines shared by the WB JELET to know the course details and list of subjects that are offered in the courses.

JELET 2021 Courses Offered
Stream Course
Engineering BE
Pharmacy B.Pharm

JELET Coaching Centres

The following institutes provide JELET coaching in Kolkata:

  • Erudite Educational Centre
  • NIVT (Novel Institute Of Vocational Training)
  • P.L. Academy
  • MIES
  • RICE

WBJEE JELET Guidelines

Do follow the below instructions for the JELET Exam day. These would be helpful to you.

ID Proof: Candidates will have to produce an original ID proof with JELET 2021 Admit card for verification (For example, employee ID, driving license, passport, pan card, voter ID, Aadhar Card, or valid college ID).

Mandatory Documents: Candidates appearing for JELET 2021 examination must carry the JELET 2021 Admit Card and original valid photo-identity proof to the exam centre.

Legitimate Photograph & Signature: Candidates are advised to take a legible, preferably color, the printout of the admit card on an A4 size paper. The Admit card is valid only if the candidate's photograph and signature images are legitimate and are according to the instructions.

Candidates shouldn't be late: No candidate will be allowed to enter the JELET 2021 examination hall 30 minutes after the commencement of the exam.

Verification of Details: Candidates will be permitted to appear for the examination only after their JELET 2021 credentials are verified by the centre officials.

JELET Contact Details

For any queries regarding the JELET exam, please refer to the following information.

Address: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board, AQ 13/1, Salt Lake City, Sector - V, Kolkata - 700091.

Phone Number: 1800-102-3781 (Toll Free), 033- 23671149/ 23671159/ 23671199


What is the meaning of the lateral entry?

Lateral entry refers to the direct entry into the second year of the degree course. It is necessary for those candidates to have completed a diploma in their respective domains.

I made mistakes during the application filing. How can I Correct it?

After 3 days of application closure, Correction Window will get open, during that time candidate can rectify mistakes.

Can I change the location of the Exam centre in the Correction Window?

No, the Exam location cannot be changed.

Do I get the examination fee back if I didn\'t appear for the exam for some reason?

No, examination fees will not be refunded under any circumstances.

How many times can I give the WBJEE JELET Exam?

There is no limit on the number of attempts for the WBJEE JELET Exam. However there is an age limit, candidates must be of 17 years of age to apply for the WBJEE JELET Exam. Candidates should check the eligibility before applying to the WBJEE JELET Exam.


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