West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) will conduct common entrance test JECA-2023 and counselling for admission into Master of Computer Application (MCA) course in various institutions in West Bengal for 2023-24 academic session. WBJEEB JECA Exam

The WB JECA 2023, a State-level MCA entrance examination, took place on July 23, 2023. This exam is conducted by the WBJEEB and serves as the gateway for MCA course admissions in different universities, both government and self-financed institutes, within the state of West Bengal. For detailed information, including the syllabus, question papers, exam pattern, and the latest updates on registration, admit card issuance, answer key release, and results, you can visit its official website at wbjeeb.nic.in.


WBJEEB has been instrumental in the admission process based on online application and allotment through e-Counselling since 2012. It advocates fairness and transparency, ensures no-error, and adopts state-of-the-art technology. WBJEEB will conduct OMR based Common Entrance Test (JECA 2023) for admission in the academic session 2023-24 to Master of Computer Application (MCA) Course in different Universities, Government Institutes as well as Self Financing Institutes in the State of West Bengal.

WB JECA 2023 Exam Date

WBJEEB decides and announces the exam date of WB JECA 2023. Note the following dates. However, also check wbjeeb.nic.in regularly for any changes in schedule.

Release of notificationAs per WBJEEB
Release of WB JECA 2023 application form27 Jan 2023
Last date to apply online at wbjeeb.nic.in08 Feb 2023, 5:30 pm
Online correction and downloading revised confirmation page10-11 Feb 2023
WB JECA 2023 admit card release date17 Jul 2023 – 23 Jul 2023 (up to 2:30 pm)
WB JECA 2023 Exam Date23 Jul 2023 at 2 pm
Release of official answer key, OMR Response Sheet18 Aug 2023
Last date to raise objections against answer key, OMR Response Sheet21 Aug 2023 (up to 11.59 pm)
Release of final answer key03 Sep 2023
WB JECA 2023 result announcement06 Sep 2023
WB JECA 2023 Exam Date

Important Downloads and Official Links

WB JECA – An Exam Overview

Highlights of the examination are as follows. 

Name of ExamJECA
Full Form of JECAJoint Entrance for admission in to MCA course
Organizing BodyWBJEEB
Full Form of WBJEEBWest Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
Level of ExamState
Type of ExamMCA Entrance Exam
Official Websitewbjeeb.nic.in
Courses Where Admission is Through JECAMCA
Colleges Where Admission is Through JECAvarious Universities, Government as well as Self Financing Institutes in the State of West Bengal
Minimum Educational Qualification UG
Mode of ExamOffline OMR Based Test
Type of QuestionsMCQ
Number of Questions100
Total Marks120
Exam Duration2 hours
WB JECA – An Exam Overview

Eligibility criteria

a) Citizenship: Applicant must be a Citizen of India.
b) Qualification: Passed/appeared in Undergraduate Level/ final Semester Examination.

Seat matrix

The seat matrix for last year i.e., for the academic session 2022-23 is given in Board website.
Seat matrix for the academic session 2023-24 will be declared by the office of The Director of Technical Education, Govt. of W.B. in due course of time and will be published at Board’s website before counselling. Note that there may be other seats available in some institute/course which are not offered by them through e-counselling and hence do not appear in the seat matrix.


Payment of Examination Fees
a) The Examination Fees can be paid by Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/ UPI only.
b) Application fee for the examination is Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only) for General candidates and Rs. 400/- (Rupees four hundred only) for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates, plus the Bank’s service charges, if applicable.
c) The fee once paid is not refundable under any circumstances.

Application Form

  1. Application Form Availability:
    • The JECA application form for 2023 is made available by WBJEEB on their official website, wbjeeb.nic.in.
  2. Submission Deadline:
    • Students must ensure they complete and submit the JECA online application form before the specified deadline.
  3. Application Process:
    • To apply for WB JECA 2023, the following steps are required:
      • Registration for WB JECA 2023.
      • Providing personal and academic details in the online form.
      • Uploading the necessary documents as per the requirements.
      • Payment of the application fee.

These points outline the essential details and steps for the WB JECA 2023 Application process.

Exam Pattern

The question paper of Joint Entrance for admission in to MCA course will be as per the exam pattern. The WB JECA 2023 exam pattern conveys the mode, important topics, question distribution, marking scheme. Latest exam scheme is as per wbjeeb.nic.in. You can also practice the pattern, type of questions with PYQPs and JECA sample question papers. WB JECA 2023 mock tests are also a good way to familiarize yourself with the pattern.

The exam pattern is as follows

WB JECA 2023
  • Mode of Exam – The exam is a Offline OMR Based Test.
  • Question type – The questions are MCQ.
  • Number of Questions – There are 100 questions in the WB JECA.
  • Total Marks – Maximum marks in the JECA is 120.
  • Exam Duration – The entrance exam is of  2 hours.
  • Language of Question Paper – The question paper is in language English.

Marking Scheme – 

Category 1:Category 2:
– Only one option is correct.
– Correct option will yield 1 (one) mark
– Incorrect option will yield -¼ (negative ¼) marks.
– For any combination of more than one option, even if it contains the correct option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -¼ (negative ¼) marks.
– Not attempting the question will fetch 0 marks.
– One or more options is/are correct.
– Marking all correct options only will yield 2 (two) marks.
– For any combination of answers containing one or more incorrect options, the said answer will be treated as incorrect, and it will yield zero (0) mark even if one or more of the chosen option(s) is/are correct
– For partially correct answers, i.e., when all correct options are not marked and also no incorrect options are marked, marks awarded = 2 × (no of correct options marked/ total no of actually correct options)
– Not attempting the question will fetch 0 marks
Exam Pattern

WB JECA 2023 Syllabus:

The JECA exam syllabus encompasses the subjects from which questions will be included in the question paper. Here are some important guidelines for your preparation:

  1. Comprehensive Study:
    • It is imperative to thoroughly study all the topics outlined in the JECA 2023 syllabus.
  2. Structured Practice:
    • Enhance your preparation by solving chapter-wise questions, enabling you to excel in the Joint Entrance for admission to the MCA course.
  3. Practice with Previous Year Papers:
    • To ensure comprehensive syllabus coverage, it is recommended to solve previous year’s JECA question papers.

WB JECA 2023 Admit Card:

The JECA admit card, also known as the hall ticket, holds significant details. Take note of the following key points:

  1. Admit Card Issuance:
    • Students who submit their applications on time will be issued the JECA admit card.
  2. Admit Card Release:
    • WBJEEB releases the admit card on their official website, wbjeeb.nic.in.
  3. Mandatory for Entry:
    • Only students who present the JECA admit card, along with other required documents, on the exam day will be allowed entry to the examination center.
  4. Download in Advance:
    • It is essential for students to download the JECA admit card 2023 well before the exam date.
  5. Information Included:
    • The hall ticket contains vital information such as the exam date, time, center, and guidelines for the Joint Entrance for admission to the MCA course in 2023.

WB JECA 2023 Answer Key:

The answer key provides correct answers to the WB JECA 2023 question paper. Here’s how to access it:

  1. Post-Exam Access:
    • The WB JECA 2023 answer key can be accessed only after the completion of the examination.
  2. Official Release:
    • If WBJEEB releases the official JECA answer key, you can download it from their official website, wbjeeb.nic.in.
  3. Objections and Scoring:
    • Follow the instructions provided by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board to submit objections and calculate your marks using the JECA solutions.

WB JECA 2023 Result:

After appearing for the WB JECA 2023 exam, all students eagerly await the results. Here’s what you should know about them:

  1. Result Declaration:
    • The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) is responsible for announcing the WB JECA 2023 result.
  2. Official Website:
  3. Rank Check:
    • To access your WB JECA 2023 rank, you will need to log in to the provided link.
  4. Admission Decisions:
    • Your score and rank in the JECA exam play a crucial role in determining your admission to MCA courses. Various engineering colleges across the country admit students based on JECA results.

Contact Details

Official Website is wbjeeb.nic.in.

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board
DB-118, Sector-I, Salt Lake City
Kolkata 700064
Toll free No.- 1800-1023-781, 1800-1234-782 (Extn No.- 2)