JEXPO is a state level polytechnic entrance exam which is conducted by the West Bengal state council of technical education. JEXPO stands for the Joint Entrance Examination for Polytechnics. The exam is conducted for the students applying for diploma courses in Engineering, Architecture, and Technology at the Undergraduate level. The exam is conducted offline, and each student is given 2 hours to complete the test. The candidates who qualify the entrance test get admission in various private and government polytechnic institutions all over West Bengal. This exam was supposed to be conducted in May 2020, but the date has been postponed indefinitely due to the current COVID -19 crisis and the following lockdowns. The candidates are instructed to go through the JEXPO eligibility criteria before filling up the application forms for the test.
The applications for JEXPO that were accepted for 2020 also had set criteria for each candidate. Following are the JEXPO Eligibility criteria 2020-
Nationality- The first and foremost criteria for a candidate to apply for the test is that he or she should be an Indian national. To confirm the nationality, the board asks for the Aadhar card to be presented in the original form if the candidate clears the test and enters into the next round.
Qualifying Examination- The candidate appearing for the test must have passed his /her 10the level examination from recognized university or board or he/she should have a certificate clearing an equivalent exam.
Qualifying Subject- After the board makes sure that the candidate is at least 10th level pass, they also male sure that he/she should have passed the exams July 1stthematics, English, and Science as their main subjects.
Qualifying Marks- When they say passing the exam, they need at least 35% marks in the 10th level examination. Though this is the passing marks requirement of most of the universities and boards in India if this is not the case, the application shall not be approved.
Appearing The candidates who have appeared in the 10th level or equivalent examination and have not got their result for the same are also eligible to fill the application form through the final admission will only be given after the declaration of 10th level results of the particular board or university.
Age Criteria- The candidates are only eligible to apply if he or she was not born after July 1st, 2005. The upper age criteria of the eligible candidates have not been mentioned by the board hence we would suppose there isn’t any.
The above-mentioned eligibility criteria should be followed by all the candidates at the time of filling the application form for JEXPO 2020. Though there is no requirement of submitting any proof or document with the form once the candidate clears the test, all the documents are thoroughly checked before a candidate is allotted an institute for the course. Any false information in the application or any other discrepancy found entirely matching the documents will result in the rejection of the candidate for the final admission.
1. I was Born on May 30th, 2005 Which Makes me Eligible for the Test Age-Wise but I have Appeared for my 10th level Examination This Year and I am Still Waiting for the Result. Will I Still be Eligible to Fill the Application and Appear For the Test?
Ans: Yes, you can go ahead and fill the application for the entrance exam. But the final admission to the institute would only be done on the basis of your 10th level exam results. You need to pass it with a minimum of 35%.
2. My Parents have Indian Nationality but I Was born in a Different Country and Hold a Nationality of the Same Country. We Shifted to India Last Year and How I Want to Apply for the Entrance, Will I be Eligible?
Ans: Yes, you can apply for the entrance test, but you will have to get yourself enrolled as an Indian national first. For that, please visit the concerned office. They will be the best people to get in touch with to get it sorted. We will need proof of Indian nationality at the time of final admission. In case you fail to provide adequate documentation, your admission shall be rejected.