Organisation : West Bengal State Council of Technical Education
Entrance Exam : VOCLET-2018 Joint Entrance Examination for Admission to Polytechnics in West Bengal
Date of Examination : 6th May, 2018 (Sunday)
Notification : https://www.entrance.net.in/uploads/13342-voclet.pdf
Home Page : webscte [dot] org
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The Polytechnic Education in our State was introduced immediately after independence. To look after the academic activities of polytechnic education, ‘State Council for Engineering & Technical Education’ was set-up as a Government outfit by an executive order.
Related : WEBSCTE JEXPO 2018 Joint Entrance Examination for Admission Polytechnics : www.entrance.net.in/13340.html
The Council was a part of the Chief Inspectorate of Technical Education and subsequently of the Directorate of Technical Education. West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development was formed as a Statutory Body under the West Bengal Act XXVI of 2013.
West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development (Technical Education Division) has various activities for conducting a number of courses at Diploma, Post Diploma, Certificate, Advanced Certificate, Short Term Vocational Training, Commercial Education level besides monitoring and affiliating the academic institutions conducting these courses and development of curricula for the purpose.
The Council also advises Government in respect of Technical Education for the areas mentioned above. Apart from aforesaid activities, the Council also conducts entrance examination and prepares merit lists for admission of students to Diploma Courses in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy etc. in the Polytechnics of the State under its affiliation thourgh Entrance Examinations, e.g. JEXPO, VOCLET etc.
Must have passed or appeared the (10+2) Examination of the West Bengal State Council of Technical and Vocational Education and Skill Development (Vocational Educaiton Division) [erstwhile, West Bengal State Council of Vocational Education & Training] or having passed 2 years’ ITI plus Madhyamik or equivalent examination passed. Appeared ITI candidates are not eligible for VOCLET-2018.
ITI trades must be of continuous 2 years duration and a single certificate should mention that. Candidates having passed vocational course from Councils/Boards other than WBSCT&VE&SD (VED) [erstwhile, WBSCVE&T] are not eligible.
The prescribed printed OMR Application Form along with Information Brochure for VOCLET–2018 can be purchased from the Polytechnics as listed in this booklet (under ‘Admission’ section) and some selected ITIs, on CASH payment of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for valid Kanyashree enrolees) from 29th January, 2018 to 5th March, 2018 on all working days except for ‘SUNDAY’s and ‘GAZETTED HOLIDAY’s [between 11.00 a.m. & 4.00 p.m. on Monday to Friday and between 11.00 a.m. & 1.00 p.m. on Saturday].
Also, there will be provision to submit Application Form online in the website webscte.org (or in any other website as per announcement later). Fee for Online Application is Rs. 450/- (Rs. 225/- for valid Kanyashree enrolees). Procedure of online submission of application and deposition of application fee shall be notified in the Council’s website website webscte.org (or in any other website as per announcement later).
Submission Of Application Form
OMR Application Form, duly filled-in, is to be submitted to any of the Polytechnics (as mentioned in the Information Brochure under ‘Admission’ section) on all working days except for ‘SUNDAY’s and ‘GAZETTED HOLIDAY’s [between 11.00 a.m. & 4.00 p.m. on Monday to Friday and between 11.00 a.m. & 1.00 p.m. on Saturday] within 5th March, 2018.
No testimonial needs to be submitted along with the OMR Application Form. Documentary evidence(s) in support of eligibility (citizenship, educational qualification and age) and/or claims for reserved seats [Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or Physically Challenged (Handicapped), as applicable] need(s) to be produced by the successful candidates at the time of counselling / admission/ registration.
An applicant should ensure that he/she satisfies the requirements relating to Educational Qualification, Caste, etc. before submission of the filled-in application form at the centers.
If, after scrutiny at any stage, it is found that an applicant is ineligible as per perscribed norms, his/her candidature will stand cancelled even if he/she appears in the examination and secures a position in the merit list or a seat is allotted to him/her or takes admission and gets registered.
Scheme Of Examination For VOCLET
The VOCLET–2018, will be conducted in two papers comprising “Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry” (First Paper) and “Mechanics & Computer” (Second Paper) for admission of students to 2nd Year of Diploma Courses in Engineering/Technology. ‘Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)’ will be set for both the papers.
MCQ type questions will have to be answered on specially designed machine gradable answer sheets (OMR Answer Sheet). Both ‘Correct’ as well as ‘Wrong’ methods of answers in OMR Answer Sheet have been shown below. In the OMR Answer Sheet, appropriate circles are to be ‘completely filled’ by using BLACK/BLUE BALL POINT pen as shown below. More than one answer against any question will be treated as incorrect response/answer.