JEXPO 2021 - Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Application Process, and Result


West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development (Technical Education Division) conducts the JEXPO, Joint Entrance Examination for Polytechnics West Bengal, for admission to Diploma courses in Engineering/ Architecture/ Technology. It is a state-level exam that is conducted every year for admission to various government and private colleges/ institutes. Check out the complete article for eligibility, pattern, syllabus, application process, result, and counselling details for JEXPO 2021 exam.

Latest Update - The last date of online submission of the JEXPO 2021 application form has been extended till 31st July 2021.

JEXPO 2021 - Highlights

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Examination for Polytechnics West Bengal (JEXPO)

Exam Conducting Authority

West Bengal State Council of Technical & Vocational Education and Skill Development

Official Website

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Offline (Pen-and-Paper Mode) or Online

Application Mode


Number of Attempts


JEXPO 2021 Important Dates

JEXPO Exam Events

Important Dates

Availability of application form

6th May 2021

Last date for application form submission

30th June 2021 31st July 2021 (extended)

Admit card availability

August 2021

JEXPO exam

August 2021

Merit list/ Result declaration

August/ September 2021

Counselling begins

September 2021

JEXPO 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

JEXPO Exam Pattern

JEXPO entrance exam is conducted in offline mode. A total of 100 multiple-choice questions are asked in the exam. The section-wise distribution of questions is as under:


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Exam Duration: Two Hours

Medium of Exam: English and Bengali

Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for every correct response and 0..25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.

JEXPO Syllabus

JEXPO syllabus topics comprise the latest syllabus of up to class 10th level under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education (WBBSE). The details are as under:


Real Numbers, Laws of Indices, Graph, Co-ordinate Geometry - Distance Formula, Linear Simultaneous Equations, Properties of Parallelogram, Polynomial, Factorisation, Transversal & Mid-Point Theorem, Profit & Loss, Statistics, Theorems on Area, Construction of a Parallelogram whose measurement of one angle is given and equal in area of a Triangle, Construction of a Triangle equal in area of a quadrilateral, Area & Perimeter of Triangle & Quadrilateral shaped region, Circumference of Circle, Theorems on concurrence, Area of circular region, Co-ordinate Geometry - Internal and External Division of Straight Line Segment, Co-ordinate Geometry - Area of Triangular Region, Logarithm.

Quadratic Equations with one variable, Simple Interest, Theorems related to circle, Rectangular Parallelepiped or Cuboid, Ratio and Proportion, Compound Interest and Uniform Rate of Increase or Decrease, Theorems related to Angles in a Circle, Right Circular Cylinder, Quadratic Surd, Theorems related to Cyclic Quadrilateral, Construction of circumcircle and incircle of a triangle, Sphere, Variation, Partnership Business, Theorems related to Tangent to a Circle, Right Circular Cone, Similarity,

Construction of tangent to a circle, Real-life Problems related to different Solid Objects, Trigonometry - Concept of Measurement of Angle, Construction - Determination of Mean Proportional, Pythagoras Theorem, Trigonometric Ratios and Trigonometric Identities, Trigonometric Ratios of Complementary angle, Application of Trigonometric Ratios - Heights & Distances, Statistics - Mean, Median, Ogive, Mode and Numerical Aptitude.

Physical Science (Physics and Chemistry)

Measurement, Force & Motion, Atomic Structure, Mole Concept, Matter - Structure and Properties, Solution, Acids, Bases & Salts, Work, Power & Energy, Sound, Heat, Separation of Components of Mixtures, Water.

Concerns about our Environment, Behaviour of Gases, Light, Periodic Table and Periodicity of the Properties of Elements, Ionic and Covalent Bonding, Chemical Calculations, Thermal Phenomena, Current Electricity, Electricity and Chemical Reactions, Inorganic Chemistry in the Laboratory and in Industry, Metallurgy, Atomic Nucleus, Organic Chemistry and General Awareness.

JEXPO 2021 Eligibility


The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

Age Limit

Minimum Age Limit

  • Must not be born after 1st July 2006.

Maximum Age Limit

  • There is no upper age limit.


  • Must have passed the Secondary (Madhyamik) exam from the West Bengal Board of Secondary Education or its equivalent with Mathematics, English, and Physical Science/ Science/ Science & Technology and other subjects securing at least 35% marks in aggregate (not including the marks of optional subjects).
  • Those appearing in the secondary exam are also eligible to apply providing they have the above-mentioned subjects. However such candidates must fulfil the minimum percentage criteria.

JEXPO 2021 Application Process

The application process for the JEXPO exam is online and candidates are advised to fill the applications only through the official website. There is no other mode of application submission. The detailed application procedure is mentioned as under.

  • Visit the official website for the JEXPO exam at
  • Scroll down to the ‘New Candidate? Register Yourself’ section and enter the details for name, mobile number, username, and password.
  • Click the ‘Register’ button for submitting the information.
  • After successful registration, again visit the home page of the official website and move to the sign-in section.
  • Enter your username and password to sign in.
  • Fill the JEXPO application form carefully as there is no provision for making corrections in the application details after final submission.
  • Select your preferred colleges/ institutes and exam zone.
  • Make application fee payment.
  • Submit the filled-in form to complete the application process.

Application Fee

Payment of application fee is to be made via net banking/ debit card/ credit card/ UPI. Here are the fee details:


Application Fee Amount

Valid Kanyashree enrollees

₹ 225/-

All others

₹ 450/-

Other Details

JEXPO 2021 Admit Card

Admit cards for those who have successfully submitted the application forms will be uploaded at the official website. Candidates can download the same using their application number and take a print. The admit card will have complete details related to exam day, timing, venue, and other important instructions. Please note that no admit card will be sent to candidates through post or any other means. Don’t forget to carry the admit card on the exam day as it is a mandatory document for making entry to the examination hall. Also, keep the admit card safe till the admission process gets over.

Along with the admit cards, candidates must carry an original photo identity card to the exam hall. The photo ID card can be any one of the following:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Admit Card or Certificate of Madhyamik exam
  • Voter ID Card
  • Driving Licence
  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Bank Passbook (with photograph of applicant)
  • Any other ID card issued by competent government authority

Candidates must bring a Black/ Blue ball-point pen.

JEXPO 2021 Result

JEXPO 2021 results will be released in the form of a merit list on the official website. Candidates can check their result in the merit list. The council will not issue any individual rank cards. Also, candidates will not be intimidated about the result individually. So, they must keep a check on the official website. No request for scrutiny will be entertained as there is no such provision.

JEXPO 2021 Counselling

After the merit list is released, the qualified candidates are required to participate in the counselling process. Detailed information regarding the counselling process will be made available on the official website.

“The documentary evidence(s) in support of eligibility (citizenship, domicile, educational qualification, age etc.) and/or claims for reserved seats [i.e. Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Physically Challenged (Handicapped) or OBC-A or OBC-B etc., as applicable] need(s) to be produced by the successful candidates at the time of counselling/admission/registration,” as per the official notification.

JEXPO 2021 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question 1: Can I fill the application form through offline mode?

No. The application form will be available only offline.

Question 2: What is the last for application form submission?

The last date for JEXPO application submission has been extended till 31st July 2021.

Question 3: Can I make corrections in the application form details?

No. There is no provision for making corrections in the application form details after final submission.

Question 4: What is the application fee for reserved category candidates?

The application fee for reserved category candidates is ₹ 450/-. Concession in the application fee is only for Kanyashree enrollees.

Question 5: Will the JEXPO admit card be sent to my address if requested?

No. The Admit card will not be sent to any candidate through the post in any case.