The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board, erstwhile known as the “West Bengal Board of Examination for admission to Engineering, Medical and Technological Degree Colleges” was established in the year 1962. Since inception, the Office of the Board had been functioning at ‘Slater Hall’ in the campus of the “Bengal Engineering and Science University, Shibpur”, (erstwhile known as ‘Bengal Engineering College, Shibpur’) till January, 2008.
At present the Board is functioning at:
AQ-13/1, Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091.
Established under the executive Order of the State Govt. in the Higher Education Department, the basic purpose was to select candidates to be considered for admission to degree level Engineering, Medical and Technological Degree Colleges of the State on the basis of the results of a single competitive examination. At present, the Board conducts six different entrance examinations as stated below:
|S.No.||Exams||Scope of Admission|
|1.||'JEM'||For admission to degree level Engineering and Technology courses including Dairy Technology / Pharmaceutical Technology / Agricultural Engineering, etc, as well as Medical, Dental, etc couses indifferent Universities / University Departments / Givernment Collegues as well as Self Finanacing Colleges of the state of West Bengal.|
|2.||'EVET'||For admission to degree level course in VETERINARY SC & ANIMAL HUSBANDARY.|
|3.||'JECA'||For admission to Post Graduate level Master of Computer Application (MCA) course conducted in different Engineering & Technology Colleges as well as in different Universities / University Department of the State of West Bengal.|
|4.||'JELET'||For direct admission to 2nd Year (3rd Semester Level) of 4 years degree level Engineering & Technology / Pharmacy courses of the diploma holders in Engineering & Technology / Pharmacy and B.Sc. degree holders with mathematics as one of the subjects in the graduation level.|
|5.||'JENPARH'||For admission to degree level courses of Ayurvedacharya, Homeopathy, Unani, Nursing and Physiotherapy.|
|6.||'JEHOM'||For admission to degree level Hotel Management & Catering Technology courses in AICTE approved self financing aprroved Hotel Management Institutions of the State of west Bengal.|
However, counseling and allotment of students in degree level Engineering & Technology Courses had been conducted by the ‘Central Selection Committee’ (Engg & Tech.) till last year.
This is the first effort of the “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” for conduct of the ‘On-Line Counseling Process’ for allotment and admission to degree level Engineering & Technological Courses in different Universities / Univ. Departments as well as Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy Colleges of the State. This Counselling is for allotment of students having qualified in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination-2012 (JEM-12) as well as in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination-2012 (AIEEE-12).