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  • Last Modified 24-01-2023

WBJEE Merit List 2022: Rank List, Tie-Breaking Criteria


WBJEE Merit List 2022: West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has declared the WBJEE 2022 exam result on June 17, 2022. Aspirants who appeared for the WBJEE entrance test on April 30, 2022, can check their result status from the official website, i.e., wbjeeb.nic.in. Also, candidates can access to get their WBJEE 2022 merit list from the website in the form of a PDF.

WBJEEB prepares the WBJEE 2022 merit list based on the overall acquired by aspirants in WBJEE paper-I and II of the entrance test. If two or more aspirants score similar ranks, the board will execute a tie-breaker round to break the tie to shortlist candidates for counselling rounds. A category-wise merit list will also be available for candidates and based on that WBJEE merit list, eligible candidates will get admission to the engineering courses. Continue reading to know more about the WBJEE exam merit list 2022 and the tie-breaking process.

Latest Update: WBJEEB has announced the WBJEE 2022 rank card on its official website on June 17, 2022. Candidates will need their login credentials to check their results and WBJEE admission merit list, such as ‘Application Number’ and ‘Password’ (DOB).

WBJEE Merit List 2022 — Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates related to the WBJEE rank list here:

Events Important Dates
WBJEE 2022 ExamApril 30, 2022
WBJEE Result Declaration (Rank Card)June 17, 2022 (Released)
Release of WBJEE Merit List June 17, 2022
WBJEE 2022 CounsellingTo Be Announced Soon

How to Check WBJEE Merit List 2022?

The officials will release the WBJEE 2022 rank list for the test takers on the university website. Candidates with the names in the rank list will be eligible to apply for the WBJEE counselling. Find below the steps to check the WBJEE 2022 merit list:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of the university.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link available to download the merit list.
  • 3rd Step: Enter the application number and password.
  • 4th Step: Click on the “Submit” button.
  • 5th Step: The merit list will be displayed on the screen.
  • 6th Step: Check and download the PDF.

How is WBJEE Merit List 2022 Prepared?

The merit list includes the names of the candidates shortlisted for the further rounds of admission. The officials prepares the merit list as per the below-mentioned criteria:

  1. The authorities will consider the marks secured by the candidates and the subject in the entrance exam.
  2. A separate merit list for each category is released.
  3. In the case of similar ranks, a tie-breaker is conducted for the candidates.
  4. 10% of seats are reserved for JEE Main qualified candidates.

Details Mentioned on WBJEE Merit List 2022

Candidates can check the below-mentioned details on the West Bengal JEE 2022 merit list:

  1. Marks obtained in Paper-I Mathematics
  2. Marks obtained in Paper-II Physics and Chemistry
  3. Total marks secured
  4. Category-wise overall rank

WBJEE Toppers 2022

We will also publish the list of toppers who have secured good grades in the admission merit list for the 2022 year. While WBJEEB publishes the merit list for the WBJEE 2022 exam, aspirants can check out the toppers’ list from the previous year below:

WBJEE Merit List 2021 – Toppers

The officials of WBJEEB announced the WBJEE toppers 2022 details. We have provided the details related to exam toppers in the table below.

WBJEE Toppers Name Ranks Secured
Panchojanyo DeyRank 1
Soumyajit DuttaRank 2
Bratin MandalRank 3
Ankit MandalRank 4
Gourab DasRank 5
Ayush GuptaRank 6
Ritam DasguptaRank 7
Saptarsha BhattacharyaRank 8
Rishi KejriwalRank 9
Souhardya DuttaRank 10

WBJEE 2021 Statistics

Here are the statistics for WBJEE 2021 regarding how many aspirants registered and how many of them took the test:

Total candidates registered for WBJEE 202192695
Number of candidates who appeared in the exam65170 (71%)
Candidates passed the WBJEE exam64850 (99.5 %)
Female candidates appeared in the exam26%
Male candidates appeared in the exam74%

WBJEE 2022 Tie-Breaker Round

The officials conduct the tie-breaking round for the candidates with similar ranks. Find below the tie-breaking criteria for general merit rank:

(1) Less negative scores in mathematics, physics and chemistry together
(2) More positive marks in physics and mathematics collectively
(3) More right answers in mathematics and chemistry, all together
(4) Less incorrect answers in physics and mathematics, together
(5) Less incorrect answers in chemistry and mathematics, together
(6) More correct answers in mathematics for only 2 mark questions
(7) More correct answers in physics for only 2 mark questions
(8) More correct answers in chemistry for only 2 mark questions
(9) Less negative marks in mathematics for only 2 marks questions
(10) Less negative marks in physics for only 2 marks questions
(11) In case the tie persists, the date of birth of the candidates will be considered. The older aspirant will be given preference over the younger one.

WBJEE 2022 Reservation Criteria

The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PWD will be given reservations based on the category of participating institutes. The candidates will get admission under this category only with the domicile certificate of West Bengal. The merit list will include the separate reserved category merit position for the respective category of aspirants.

What After WBJEE Merit List 2022?

Post the release of the merit list, authorities will conduct the WBJEE counselling and seat allotment for admission to the engineering program of the university. The candidates will be allotted seats as per the rank secured by them in the entrance exam. The selected aspirants will be required to appear for the counselling round. 

FAQs on WBJEE Merit List 2022

Below-given are some of the most commonly asked questions on the WBJEE rank list:

Q.1: When will the WBJEE 2022 rank list be released?
The WBJEE rank list 2022 has been declared on June 17, 2022. We have added the direct link to the rank card of WBJEE 2022 above.

Q.2: Is the WBJEE result and rank card different?
No, the rank card and result of WBJEE are not different. The WBJEE result is declared in the form of rank cards.

Q.3: When was the WBJEE 2022 exam conducted?
WBJEEB conducted WBJEE 2022 entrance test on April 30, 2022.

Q.4: How to download the WBJEE rank list 2022?
Candidates can refer to the steps given in this article to download the merit/rank list.

Q.5: When will the WBJEE 2022 answer key be announced?
WBJEEB already released the WBJEE provisional answer key on May 6, 2022; however, the final answer key is yet to be uploaded by the board on its official web server. Remember, the final answer key cannot be challenged whatsoever.

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