JELET 2021

JELET (Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry)

Registrations:  May 

JELET (Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry) Overview

All Information about JELET Entrance Exam: Exam Date, Result

The JELET (Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry) is a state level exam. This exam is conducted every year via offline mode. Applicants can get admission on the secured rank in JELET through seat allotment and counseling process. The JELET exam will be conducted by WBJEEB(West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board). Applicants who want to take admission in a third semester or second year in various streams of B. Tech either in Government or Private Colleges of West Bengal.

Highlights of the JELET

Name of the exam


Full-Form of JELET

Joint Entrance Examination for Lateral Entry

Conducted by

WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board)

Exam level

State Level Exam

Category of the exam

Lateral Entry in Undergraduate

Frequency of the exam

Once in a Year

Course Offered by JELET

Lateral Entry in (BE), Pharmacy (B.Pharm), and Technology (B.Tech)

Application Fee of JELET exam

Rupees 500

Mode of the exam

Offline based Test

Types of questions

 (MCQ’s) Objective Type

Duration of the exam

120 minutes or 2 hours

Total Marks in the exam


  Medium of the exam


JELET Official Website

JELET Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who want to apply for JELET exam must need to fulfill the eligibility criteria like qualifying exam, age limit, nationality, domicile, and percentage criteria. Check the below eligibility criteria for different courses is given below:

For BSc holders

  • Applicants must have passed BSc from a recognized university with at least 45% marks( 40% marks will be for reserved category)
  • Candidates must have passed 12th or intermediate with Mathematics as mandatory subjects
  • BSc holders applicants are not eligible for Pharmacy Course and also for Jadavpur University

For Diploma Holders: Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must have passed diploma with at least 45% and 40% for reserved categories
  • Students who want to take admission in Jadavpur University, they must have secure 60% marks and 45% for reserved category candidates
  • There will be no upper age limit criteria

For BSc and Diploma Holders

Candidates will also get admission to the first year of Engineering programs if seats vacant in the first year and get vacancies in the second year

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JELET Important Dates


Date (Tentative)

Registration begins from


Last date to fill the application form


Releasing of JELET Admit Card


JELET Exam Date


Result Declaration

To be notified soon

JELET Counselling

To be notified soon

JELET Application Form

The application process of JELET will be completed into various steps:

  • Registration
  • Fill the Application Form
  • Uploading the photograph and signature
  • Registration fee of application form
  • Confirmation page

JELET Application Fees

  • The application fee for General categories will be Rupees 1000 and Rupees 500 for reserved category candidates.
  • For foreign category candidates, the application fee will be USD 40

JELET Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of JELET

  • The exam JELET will be held through offline mode and based on Pen and Paper. 
  • The question paper contains objective type questions
  • The question paper comprises 100 questions
  • There will be 100 total marks for the exam
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for the wrong answer
  • The time duration of the exam will be 120 minutes

Syllabus of JELET 

The JELET syllabus will be based on the 11th and 12th standard exams. Applicants are advised to check carefully their complete syllabus from the official website. Some important topics are Computer Application, Engineering Mathematics, Farm Machinery, and Power, Strength of Materials, Soil and Water, Environmental Engineering, Food processes, and Food Harvest Engineering, Mathematics, Pharmacy, Printers Material Science, etc.

JELET Exam Center

The exam centers list is given below:

  • Durgapur
  • Bankura
  • Burdwan
  • Asansol
  • Coochbehar
  • Srirampur
  • Kolkata- Central
  • Siliguri
  • Howrah
  • Kolkata-South
  • Kharagpur
  • Kolkata-North/Salt Lake
  • Malda
  • Berhampur
  • Haldia
  • Agartala
  • Kalyani

Exam Centers for Diploma Holders in Pharmacy

  • Kolkata-North/Salt Lake
  • Durgapur
  • Siliguri

JELET Exam Admit Card

Applicants can download their JELET admit card through the official website and released by WBJEE Board. Applicants need to enter their login details like application number, DOB. Before going for the JELET entrance exam applicants need to check details on admit card such as name, exam center, parent’s name, registration number, exam date, etc. 

Steps to download the JELET admit card

  • Go to the official website
  • Tap on the JELET Admit Card
  • Login with entering information like Password, Username, registration ID, etc
  • After entering information, your admit card will be displayed on the home screen

Result of JELET

The authority will be released JELET results on its official website. The result will be released in the form of a rank card and scored marks by the applicants. Only those applicants will able to get appeared who secured marks. Applicants must have to download their admit cards with the help of user login credentials.

Merit List of JELET

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

  • Merit list of Diploma holders in Printing Technology
  • Merit list of Diploma Holders in Agriculture Engineering
  • Merit list of Diploma Holders in Engineering and Technology
  • Merit list of Diploma Holders in Pharmacy

Cutoff of JELET

The Cutoff score of the JELET exam may vary from course to course. Applicants who clear the cutoff will get their name featured JELET Merit List. The Cutoff Score will be based and it will be consist of opening and closing ranks and offered by course. There are several factors depends on the many factors:

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

Counselling Process of JELET

Applicants who have cleared the JELET  are usually known as JELET counseling and take will take place after the result will be declared. The authority will be published a separate notification on the official website regarding the counseling. Applicants must be present on the same of their counseling. The counseling process can be expected for two rounds if seats remain vacant.
Applicants are requested to carry their necessary documents for the counseling process and will be verified by the authority.

Participating Colleges of JELET

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


Ques. Can a candidate make changes in their application form after submitting the application fee?

Ans:- Yes, after three days of the application form’s last date the authority will open a correction window so that applicants can make changes.

Ques. Can an applicant make changes in their exam center in the correction window?

Ans:- No, in the correction window applicants unable to make changes in exam centers

Ques. Is there any limit to apply for the JELET entrance exam?

Ans:- No, there will be no limit on the number of attempts to apply for the WBJEE JELET entrance exam. But there is some age limit.

Ques. What will be the eligibility criteria to apply for JELET exam?

Ans:- Applicants must have passed a diploma in their concerned branch with at least 45% marks and 40% for reserved categories.

Ques. What is the JELET admission procedure?

Ans:- The JELET admission procedure includes registration, filling application form, admit card, exam, and result declaration.

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