JEEDEC: Jadavpur University BE Evening Admission

JEEDEC is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB). On the basis of score in JEEDEC seats are offered in 5 Years Evening Courses leading to Bachelor of Engineering (BE). Following programs are offered:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
Programs are administered by Jadavpur University (JU) Kolkata

JEEDEC Important Dates

  • Start of Online Application Process: March
  • End of Online Application Process: April
  • Date of Examination: June

JEEDEC Seat Matrix

The final seat matrix of JEEDEC is subject to approval by the concerned authority and will be announced at the time of counselling. Also, it should also be noted that the candidates can opt for admission only in the same corresponding Degree course in which he/she has passed Diploma in Engineering.

Reservation of Seats

The reservation of seats are applicable for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/PwD (earlier Physically Handicapped) category of students as per Govt. of India norms.
Reservation of seats for PwD (Persons with Disabilities)/ PC (Physically Challenged)/ PH (Physically Handicapped) candidates.

Reservation will be available for candidates with 40% to 70% disabilities of following types subject to the condition that the candidate is capable of carrying out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to the courses without any special concession and exemption. The same will be verified by the counseling authority and their decision will be final.
i. Locomotor disability in upper limb
ii. Locomotor disability in lower limb
iii. Visual Impairment
iv. Hearing impairment
v. Speech and language disability

The Officer-in-Charge/ Head of Department/ Head of the institute of Sub-Divisional Hospitals, District Hospitals, Govt. Medical Colleges run by the Govt. of West Bengal are responsible for issuing PwD certificates.

JEEDEC Eligibility criteria

i.The applicant must be a citizen of India.
ii. Candidates must have completed their Higher Secondary (10+2) Examination in Science Stream in regular class mode of West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education or equivalent examination from a recognized Council/Board with Individual pass mark in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
iii. Candidates should score a minimum of 60% marks in above subjects taken together (45% for SC / ST / PWD / OBC-A / OBC-B candidates) having 60% marks in Mathematics (45% for SC/ST/PWD/OBC-A/OBC-B candidates) as well as pass marks in English with a minimum of 30% (for all categories of candidates) in the said qualifying examination.
iv. Candidate must have passed with 60% marks (45% marks for SC/ST/PWD/OBCA/OBC-B) in Diploma Examination from UGC recognized Indian University /Government /Statutory Body in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.
v. The candidate must also obtain ‘No Objection Certificate’ for the course of study from his/her employer.

JEEDEC Question Paper Pattern

The JEEDEC question paper would comprise of 50 MCQ ( Multiple Choice Question) type questions, with four answer options each.
Each question carries 2 marks
Full marks: 100
Duration: 2 hours
Medium of Language: English

JEEDEC Scoring Methodology

i) All questions will have four answer options each
ii) Only one out of four options is correct
ii) Correct response carries 2 mark each
iv) -1/2 (25% negative) marks will be deducted for each incorrect response
v) For any combination of response with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/2 (25% negative) marks
vi) No marks will be deducted for unattempt questions

JEEDEC Exam Syllabus

1. Civil Engineering:

a. Part – A
Applied Mechanics: Friction between solid bodies; equilibrium of rigid bodies; centre of mass and centre of gravity; work, power and energy; principle of virtual work. Direct and shear stresses, strain elasticity, Hooke’s law, Poisson’s ratio, Young’s modulus, modulus of rigidity and bulk modules, working stress, factor of safety.
Structural elements, BM and SF diagrams theory of simple bending, distribution of bending stresses and shear stresses, Principal stresses and principal planes, Mohr’s circle, Moment of internal section modulus, adius of gyrations, torsion of circular shafts.
Use of simple column formula.
Solution of determinate trusses.
Fluid Mechanics – pressure at a point, Pascal’s law of pressure within a static fluid, buoyancy, stability of submerged and floating bodies; Steady and unsteady flow, uniform and nonuniform flow, laminar and turbulent flow, Reynolds number.
b. Part – B
General Civil Engineering: Surveying Correction for measured length by chain and tape, Field problems and their solutions, Com pass Traversing, Closing error in com pass traverse and its correction, Levelling, Cross - section Long section, measurement of areas, plane table surveying, Contouring.
Planning and Construction : Brick Bonding, types of ordinary foundations, shoring and timbering, D.P.C.
Flooring, Plastering, Whitewashing, skirting, Dado, Layout of water and sanitary lines in residential building, Water closets, Intercepting chambers.
Connection of house drains to streets sewers.
Irrigation: Methods of irrigation, water requirement of crops, ground water – well hydraulics, Design of irrigation canal systems.
Sanitary Engineering: Sewers, sewer appurtenances, different system of sewerage, sewage BOD of sewage, Aerobic and Anaerobic process fundamentals of septic tanks, activated sludge and trickling filters. Demand of water, potable water, source of water, development of ground water sources, impurities in natural waters, water works intake, slow sand filter, rapid sand filters, disinfection of public water supplies, causes and removal of hardness.
Soil Mechanics: Formation, identification and classification of soils. Three phase system Water content, void ratio, degree of saturation, Bulk density etc. Limits of consistency.
Total and effective stress.
Roads and Railways: Roads and Railways Survey, Construction and maintenance, Road permanent way structures with formation, Road and Railway crossings road inter-sections and Railway Track connections of various types road signs, Railway signals, Railway yards, road metals and their specifications, parts of Culverts.

2. Electrical Engineering:

a) Units and dimension: work, power and conversion among electrical, mechanical and thermal energies.
b) Direct current circuits : steady state and transient response of dc circuits.
c) Magnetic circuits: Electromagnetics, mmf calculation, lifting power of magnets.
d) Alternating current circuits: steady state response of single phase circuits; series and parallel resonance, balanced three phase circuits; active and reactive power in three phase circuits and their measurement.
e) Network theorems: star-delta conversion; superposition, reciprocity Thevenin, Norton and maximum power transfer theorem applied to direct and alternating current circuits in steady state.
f) Measuring instruments: working principles and constructional features of instruments used for measurement of current, voltage and power in dc and ac circuits, extension of instrument range, use of shunt and multipliers. CT and PT.
g) DC generators and motors: construction, classification, operating principles and characteristics of dc machines, Starters and regulators; Swinburner’s test.
h) Transformers: Single phase and three phase transformer construction, classification, operating principles, emf equation equivalent circuit, expression for efficiency, regulation and their maximum values, open circuit and short circuit tests.
i) Induction - synchronous machines: rotating magnetic fielf, construction of squirrel cage and slip ring induction machines, operating principles, equivalent circuit, torque-slip ring induction machines, operating principles, equivalent circuit, torque-slip characteristics, no-load and blocked rotor test of induction machine, construction and operating principle of synchronous machine, pitch and distribution factors, emf equation, voltage regulation and its determination by synchronous impedance method.
j) Generation, transmission and distribution: Thermal, hydraulic and nuclear power station, lay out diagram, demand and diversity factors, plant capacity and load factors, calculation of voltage drop and efficiency in short transmission line, two wire dc and single phase ac distributor, underground and submarine cables, relay, operating principles of different types of circuit breakers, isolator, symmetrical short circuit study, short circuit capacity, recovery and restriking voltage.
k) Semiconductor devices: Simple diodes and transistors, rectifier, oscillator and amplifier circuits. Thyristor and its application only.

3. Mechanical Engineering

a) Applied Mechanics & Machine Design: Equilibrium equations (2D problem ), Friction, Properties of surface, Velocity and acceleration of particle for motion in straight, and circular path, Newton’s laws of motion, Energy and momentum conservation . Stress, strain, Hook’s law, T herm al stress, Statically indeterminate problem , Strain energy, Torsion of Circular shaft, bending moment and Shear force diagrams, bending stress, Deflection of beam, (method of integration and method of superposition), Short and Long column, Design considerations, Theories of failure, Concept of factor of safety, design of rivets, Cotter joints, Knuckle joints, flange couplings, shafts, pulleys and pipes.
b) Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Machines & Thermal Engineering: Properties of fluid, measurement of pressure, Hydrostatic equation, Total fluid pressure on plane and curved surfaces, Centre of pressure, Buoyancy, stability of floating bodies, types of fluid flow, Continuity equation, total energy of flowing fluid, Bernoulli’s equation, Measurement of flow in closed conduits and open channels (Orifice / Venturi meter, notches), measurement of velocity (Pilot tube), Impact of Jet on surfaces, pipe friction equation, Head losses in pipes, Minor losses, pipe line problems, open channel flow (Chezy’s and Manning’s equation), Centrifugal / Reciprocating pumps – pump work, efficiency, power, Pelton turbine / Francis turbine – working principle, Velocity diagram, Work done efficiency Draft tube, specific speed, Hydraulic accumulator, Fluid coupling, Hydraulic press, intensifiers.
Heat, Temperature, Gas laws, Laws of thermodynamics, energy and entropy, Properties of steam, enthalpy and dryness fraction of steam, Description, and principle of working of different types of boilers, boiler fittings and their mountings, Steam power cycles and Air standard cycles. Introduction to reciprocating air compressor.
Air refrigeration (Bell Coleman cycle) including problems, Principle of vapour compression refrigeration, systems.
c) Production Engineering: Operational features of basic machine tools like lathe, shaper, planer, drilling machine, grinding machines, milling machines, broaching machine, boring machines. Cutting tools – their profiles, material and heat treatment. Theory of metal cutting – basic elements of machining, chip formation and types of chips, machinability and machinability index, cutting fluid. Press Work – Principle of blanking, piercing, drawing, bending embossing, coining.
Press tools – dies & punch.
Principles of Jigs & Fixtures.
Basic idea of (i) non-traditional machining like EDM, ECM, USM, LBM (ii) CNC machine tools.
Iron – Carbon equilibrium diagram – heat treatment of steel. General Principles of moulding methods & Pattern making, Types of pattern, pattern allowances – Core making and use – Casting processes like Sand Casting, Die Casting, Centrifugal Casting Investment Casting – Casting defects & remedies.
Mechanical worlong of metals – forging, extrusion, rolling. Welding and allied processes Gas Welding, arc welding, resistance welding, thermit welding, soldering, brazing – welding defects & remedies.
Industrial Management – Organisation structure & design organizational behaviours – Basic principles of production management, materials management, marketing management, financial management, PERT, CPM – Safety & environment management. Metrology – principles and uses of micrometer, vernier calliper, screw pipe gauge, depth gauge, height gauge, sine bar – Surface finish concept of interchangeable system arid limits, fit & tolerance. Estimating & Costing of materials for different processes.

JEEDEC Admit Card

Candidates can generate their admit cards on the notified date from the official website and take a print. Candidate are required to carry a printed hard copy of the admit card to the examination centre. This is an important document and must be preserved till admission procedure is over.

JEEDEC Examination Center

The examination will be held in Kolkata only

JEEDEC Evaluation and Declaration of Result

a) Candidates will receive the final results published in the form of Rank Cards, which will contain allrelevant ranks and total score. Rank cards will be available from the portal
b) Candidates will be able to view and download their rank card by logging in with login id password.

JEEDEC Counselling/Seat Allotment and Admission

WBJEEB only conducts the entrance examination and publishes the merit list. The board does not conduct counselling or admission into the five years evening courses for Bachelor Degree in Civil / Mechanical /Electrical Engineering in Jadavpur University. The counselling is conducted by Jadavpur University. Thus, the successful candidates are advised to seek detailed information regarding counselling and admission from Jadavpur University (JU) Kolkata.

How to apply for JEEDEC

Application Procedure for JEEDEC is completely online. For registration you will need a valid email id and mobile number. All future communication related JEEDEC will be sent via email and SMS only. For registration log on to official website of West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) i.e., click on the link Apply Online, follow steps as shown in the application form window and submit your application.

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JEEDEC Contact Details

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB)
AQ 13/1, Saltlake City, Sector – V
Kolkata – 700091
WBJEE helpline number: 1800-345-0050

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