WBJEE 2021: The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE 2021) is prone to be performed on July 11. The delay is as a result of Covid-19 pandemic conditions and state meeting elections, mentioned chairman Malayendu Saha. “As colleges, faculties are but to open, it will likely be tough for us to get the examination centres. Additionally, there’s meeting elections, subsequently we determined to conduct WBJEE in July,” he mentioned.
Final yr, the state JEE was held on February 2, following authorities course as many of the faculties — authorities and personal — have been operating with vacant seats for years. In accordance with academicians and specialists, this yr, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board’s determination to conduct examination late in July, months after JEE Primary can impression the admission course of.
Jadavpur College instructor Partha Pratim Biswas considered that one other try of state engineering entrance will profit the scholars. “On the road of JEE Primary, the state engineering entrance will be performed twice a yr, in order that college students can get one other try to look within the examination like nationwide JEE which is now being held 4 occasions a yr.”
Additionally, the delayed examination will impression the admission course of within the engineering faculties together with the reputed establishments like Jadavpur College. “The meritorious college students will go for engineering faculties based mostly on JEE Primary rating earlier than the conduct of the state engineering entrance right here,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, Saikat Maitra, VC Maulana Abul Kalam Azad College of Expertise mentioned, “The delayed examination prone to impression the admission course of as college students might go for taking admission in native faculties and institutes contemplating the pandemic conditions fairly than going exterior.” A complete of 196 engineering faculties within the state are affiliated beneath the varsity.
Final yr, over 20,000 (60 per cent) engineering seats have been vacant in authorities and personal engineering faculties within the state.