Friday, June 13, 2008

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination 2008

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination results were declared on Thursday.The JEB issued merit list of 51,522 candidates (including SC, ST and physically challenged) for around 21,000 engineering seats and a total of 2,294 candidates for around 1,200 medical seats.In engineering, 16,351 girls sat for the exam, of whom 12,525 made it to the merit list. The performance in medical was even more striking. Of the 1,800 who made it to the merit list, 745 are girls — 615 from the general and 130 from the reserved category.Counseling for engineering candidates will be held from 26 June at Science City auditorium and for medical candidates it will be held in the second week of July.Shovan Dutta, who had passed Higher Secondary from Howrah Zilla School, topped the engineering merit list and Kamirul Islam, from Burdwan CMS High School, led the honours list in the medical entrance test.The West Bengal JEE Board this year declared the results just 18 days after conducting the test, which could not be held on the original date because of a question paper leak

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