80 per cent WBJEE examinees find place in merit list
Yashvardhan who appeared from the Delhi Public School in Rajarhat wanted to pursue engineering. He is now looking forward to see in which college he can secure admission. He said that regular study was the key to his success. He advised that joint entrance aspirants have to be focused on their study and they should inculcate the habit of regular study to become successful in the examination.
Abhisek Dutta from Kalyani Central Model School has stood second in the joint entrance engineering examinations. Abhisek is waiting for the IIT result. His first choice would be to pursue computer engineering. He said that he always liked various computer programmings. He would opt for IIT if he finds a place in that examination. Apart from his studies, he prefers watching various sports.
Tamaghna Ghosh has secured sixth position the merit list and he wanted to become an engineer since class IX. Tamaghna, a student of South Point always believed that smart work and the time management was one of the important factors. He also appeared in the IIT examination and is now waiting for the result.
Aishik Panja, a student of South Point High School has found tenth rank in the engineering entrance examination this year. Oishik said that he used to study for 6-7 hours per day on an average before examinations. Despite of getting a good rank Oishik does not want to study engineering in West Bengal as he wanted to pursue research. As physics had been his favourite subject he wanted to do research on Physics at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. He also desires to go abroad for his PhD. After its completion he wants to return to the country to carry out further research work on his favourite subject.
Arpan Konar has ranked third, Sounak Nag ranked fourth, Samanyay Sadhu ranked fifth. Sujay Ghosh, Arkadeb Sengupta, Akash Mondal have ranked seventh, eighth and ninth respectively. Piyali Manna has ranked first among the girls.
Around 1,01,964 candidates have found place in the merit list out of the total number of around 1.27 lakh students who had appeared in the examinations. All the candidates having found place in the merit list can take part in the counseling.
Interestingly it can be mentioned that till previous years, many candidates who have found place in the merit list despite of a score zero.
As there was no pass fail theory in the examination the students get rank even after scoring zero out
of 250. As there are negative marking in the examination, students even score in negatives. Candidates with negative marks do not, however, find place in the merit list. According to the board officials every candidate will be given rank cards. E-counseling will start from June 15. WBJEE Board will open 23 reporting centers across the state so that the candidates do not face any problems. Counseling will be held in three rounds. In this academic year there are 36,000 seats in around 100 state run and private engineering colleges across the state.
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) Board on Sunday announced that in the next year the joint entrance examination will be held on April 22 and 23.
This year result was published within the 18 days from the examination. It may be mentioned this year the medical entrance examination will be held on July 20. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tweeted: “Congratulations to all the future engineers who succeeded in WBJEE. You are the future of this country. Make India and Bengal proud.”