WB JECA 2020
Naureen Gurung, 05 Oct 2019, #WB JECA
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WB JECA 2020: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) is the conducting body for West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam for Computer Applications (WBJECA) 2020. The state-level entrance exam of WBJECA 2020 for admission to MCA programme is expected to be conducted in the second week of July. Application forms for WBJECA are expected to be available between the first and third week of April 2020 in online mode. The WB JECA 2020 eligibility criteria require the candidates to be Indian citizens but there is no age bar. Candidates must be careful while providing their personal, educational and contact details as there is no scope for rectification after WB JECA application form 2020 is wrapped. The authorities are expected to release WB JECA 2020 admit card in online mode in the first week of July, which is a must to be carried in the examination hall on the day of WBJECA exam. In this article, candidates can know all about WB JECA 2020 such as application form, dates, syllabus, admit card, result etc.

An Overview of WB JECA 2020


Full NameWest Bengal Joint Examination for Masters in Computer Applications
Commonly known asWB JECA
Conducting BodyWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB)
Exam LevelPost Graduate
Course offeredMaster of Computer Application (MCA)
Mode of ExamOffline
Medium of ExamEnglish
Type of QuestionsObjective
Contact no.033-23671198

Important Dates of WB JECA 2020

Events

Dates

Start date of WB JECA application form

First week of April 2020

Last date of WB JECA 2020 application form

Third week of April 2020

Last date for downloading Confirmation Page

Third week of April 2020

Release of WB JECA admit card

First week of July 2020

WB JECA 2020 (offline) exam

Second week of July 2020

Declaration of WB JECA result

Second week of August 2020

WB JECA Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria of WB JECA 2020 is the minimum educational/ age, etc. requirement in a candidate to be suitable for applying. As per WB JECA eligibility criteria 2020, aspirants must be Indian nationals. There is no age bar and no specified maximum number of attempts for WB JECA.

The institutes which offer MCA programme to WB JECA 2020 qualified candidates follow any of the four modules of eligibility mentioned below:

Module 1

Bachelor’s degree program from UGC recognised University with at least 60% overall (45% for SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ PwD candidates) along with 60% in Mathematics at the Bachelor’s level together with at least 60% marks in Secondary and Higher Secondary or equivalent examination.

Module 2

  • UGC and/ or AICTE recognized (as the case may be) Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3-years duration except for BBA with Mathematics at 10+2 level or graduate level.

  • Obtained 50% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B candidates) at graduation level.

Module 3

  • Graduate or equivalent degree under (10+2+3) pattern in any discipline of a UGC recognized University/Institute or AICTE recognized B.E./B.Tech/BCA of a University/Institute.

  • Must have Mathematics as one of the subjects at each level of education.

  • Must have secured 60% marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B candidates) at each level education.

Module 4

Must have passed B. Sc. Hons. from UGC recognised university with at least 60% in Honours (55% for SC/ ST candidates) in Bachelor level having Mathematics as one of the subjects with at least 60% marks in 10th level and 10+2 level with at least 60% in Mathematics in both 10th and 10+2 level from recognised Board.

Prerequisite Documents for WB JECA 2020

Candidates must keep soft copies of the documents mentioned below before filling the application form of WB JECA 2020. The file specifications of the documents are as follows:

Image type

File size

File format

Dimensions

Photograph

10 kB to 100 kB

JPG/ JPEG

4 cm x 3 cm

Signature

3 kB to 30 kB

JPG/ JPEG

4 cm x 1.5 cm

WB JECA Application Form 2020

Candidates will be able to fill the online application form of WB JECA 2020 tentatively between first and third week of April. As registration is the first step of filling the WB JECA 2020 application form, candidates must have a personal and valid phone number and e-mail ID. WBJEEB is not responsible for non-receipt of any communication by the candidates if the mobile number and/ or the email ID are wrong/ non-existing/ changed. Candidates must enter all the personal, academic, contact, etc. details carefully as any sort of editing is forbidden after the WB JECA application form 2020 is submitted. Once the application procedure (including fee payment) is complete, candidates can view their ‘Confirmation Page’ and print it out for future reference.

Application Fee of WB JECA 2020

  • Candidates can make the payment in online mode only via net banking/ debit card/ credit card.

  • The amount of fee is non-refundable.

  • The amount of application fee is Rs. 500 (+ bank charges) for all categories except PwD candidates who are entitled to 40% reduction in application fees.

WB JECA Admit card 2020

Candidates will be able to view and download their admit card of WB JECA 2020 from official website as might release . It must be noted that WB JECA admit card will be available in online mode only and will not be sent via post. The WB JECA 2020 admit card must not be mutilated/ distorted/ soiled (even by accident) as candidates bearing such admit cards are not allowed entry into the exam hall. Candidates will be able to apply for duplicate admit card of WB JECA 2020 prior to the exam date for free. Doing so after the exam imposes an amount of Rs. 500 which must be paid by bank draft in the name of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable in Kolkata. Since the WB JECA 2020 admit card/ hall ticket acts like identity proof, candidates must preserve it till the last date of WB JECA counselling 2020.

WB JECA Exam Centres 2020

Candidates were able to choose any two suitable exam zones out of which they were allotted one each by the Board. Given below are the list of cities in West Bengal which conduct the WB JECA 2020 exam:

  • Asansol

  • Bankura

  • Berhampore

  • Burdwan

  • Cooch Behar

  • Durgapur

  • Haldia

  • Howrah

  • Kalyani

  • Kharagpur

  • Kolkata- Central

  • Kolkata- North

  • Kolkata- South

  • Malda

  • Siliguri

  • Srirampur

WB JECA Exam Pattern 2020

Candidates can check the exam pattern of WB JECA 2020 given below. Doing so helps enhance their preparation and boost their confidence for the exam day.

Mode of exam

Offline (OMR sheets will be provided)

Medium of Exam

English

Number of Sections

2 (Mathematics, Aptitude)

Duration of Exam

Mathematics- 2 hours

Aptitude- 1 hour

Type of Questions

MCQs

Number of Questions

Mathematics- 100

Aptitude- 50

Marking Scheme

+1 for correct answer

-0.25 for incorrect answer

WB JECA Syllabus 2020

Name of Section

Topics

Mathematics

Analytical Geometry

Calculus

Probability & Statistics

Algebra

Aptitude

Reasoning

Quantitative Comparison

Data interpretation

Problem Solving

Discrete Quantitative Analysis

WB JECA Result 2020

WBJEEB publishes the WB JECA 2020 result in the form of rank cards which will be released online only, tentatively in the second week of August. Candidates can log-in to view and download their WB JECA rank cards. It may be noted that after the completion of e-counselling and admission, duplicate rank cards cannot be generated. However, if a candidate wishes to do so, he/ she must apply to the Board before the stipulated time limit. Such candidates will also have to pay Rs. 500/- by a bank draft in the name of “West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board” payable in Kolkata. Candidates who are not allotted any ranks will not be eligible for WB JECA 2020 counselling.

WB JECA Counselling 2020

WBJEEB is expected to conduct the WB JECA Counselling in the last week of August 2020. Only eligible candidates (those who are allotted rank cards) will be able to attend the counselling of WB JECA 2020. Candidates must reach the WB JECA 2020 counselling venue on the stipulated date and time, as per their ranks. The candidate must report in person; no other person is allowed to appear for WB JECA counselling and admission on behalf of the candidate. Candidates should also bring along the required documents. Not following any of the aforementioned regulations will cancel the candidate’s seat. The authorities will provide the registration link for WB JECA 2020 counselling on the website itself.

Documents Required at WB JECA Counselling 2020

  • Hard copy of WBJECA 2020 Counselling registration form
  • WB JECA rank card- original and a self attested copy
  • Class 10 certificate or admit card (or any other proof of date of birth)- Original and a self attested copy
  • Class 10 marksheet- Original and a self attested copy
  • Class 12 marksheet- Original and a self attested copy
  • All marksheets of UG passed course- Original and self attested copies
  • University registration certificate- Original and a self attested copy
  • SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B/ PwD certificate (if applicable)- Original and a self attested copy
  • Domicile certificate (if applicable)- Original and a self attested copy

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - WB JECA 2020

Question: Can I fill and submit the WB JECA application form in offline mode?

Answer:

No. There is no provision for applying offline. Any hard copies of the WB JECA application form will be rejected. 

Question: I made a mistake in my application shall I fill a fresh one?

Answer:

Do not attempt to make any duplicate application. However, in case of any unfortunate mistake, candidates may visit the Board’s office with original documents for correction within the last date of online WB JECA 2020 application.

Question: Can I download the application, admit card later on when I need it?

Answer:

Keep copies of the ‘confirmation page’ and admit card in safe custody. It is not possible to generate any duplicate copy after the stipulated counselling/ admission date.

Question: How will I know whether there is a discrepancy in my photo or signature and how to rectify it?

Answer:

If any candidate receives any SMS/ e-mail regarding any discrepancy in the photograph/ signature uploaded by him/ her, he/ she must take corrective action immediately within one day.

Question: What is the reporting time for WB JECA 2020 exam?

Answer:

 Candidates are advised to enter the examination centre at least 30 minutes before
the test begins.

Question: What documents should I carry to the WB JECA 2020 exam centre?

Answer:

A hard copy of admit card of WB JECA 2020, a copy of coloured photograph uploaded during online application and any photo identity card in original such as Aadhar card/ pan card/ passport/ voter card/ 10th standard admit card/ school/ college ID card.

Question: Can we take calculators to the exam hall?

Answer:

Candidates are not allowed to carry any written or printed material, calculator,
docu-pen, log table, any communication device like mobile phones etc. inside the WB JECA 2020 exam hall. Any candidate found with such items will have his/ her candidature summarily cancelled.

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