WEST BENGAL STATE COUNCIL
OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION
(A Statutory Body under West Bengal Act XXI of 1995)
Kolkata Karigori Bhavan, 2nd Floor. 110, S.N.Banerjee Road, Kolkata - 700013
1860-345-4030, 033-22654033
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Details of Reservation

For JEXPO-2017

  • 22% and 6% of the seats are reserved for candidates of West Bengal belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) respectively for the Government and Government Sponsored Polytechnics. In case of non-availability of sufficient number of eligible candidates under ST category, the vacant seats will be converted to SC category subject to the consideration of all merit listed ST candidates.
  • 3% of the total intake capacity in Government and Government Sponsored Polytechnics is reserved for Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates. In case of non-availability of sufficient number of eligible candidates under this category, the vacant seats will be converted to General category subject to the consideration of all merit listed Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates.
  • Reservation of OBC-A and OBC-B will be made as per Government Order.
  • Women’s Polytechnic, Kolkata and Women’s Polytechnic, Chandannagar are exclusively reserved for FEMALE candidates.
  • Ramakrishna Mission Shilpapitha, Belgharia and Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Belurmath are exclusively reserved for MALE candidates.
  • Out of total intake capacity in the branches of Printing Technology and Photography at Regional Institute of Printing Technology, 27 and 14 seats respectively are reserved as AICTE quota.
  • In compliance with the Government Notification, 5% of the intake capacity shall be filled-up on SUPERNUMERARY basis under Tuition Fee Waiver (TFW) Scheme.
  • District Quota (DQ): 20% seats of polytechnics in each district/zone will be reserved for the candidates of respective district/zone (remaining 80% will be reserved for State Quota). In case of non-availability of sufficient number of candidates in District Quota, the vacant seats will be converted to State Quota (SQ). Candidates must pass Madhyamik or Equivalent Examination from the district for which he/she claims district reservation facility. However, there is no District Quota seat at (1) APC Roy Polytechnic, (2) Jnan Chandra Ghosh Polytechnic, (3) Central Calcutta Polytechnic, (4) Birla Institute of Technology, and (5) North Calcutta Polytechnic.
  • Female Quota (FQ) in District Quota: Out of the total District Quota seats, 25% seats will be reserved for the female candidates of respective district/zone. In case of non-availability of sufficient number of Female candidates under District Quota, the vacant seats will be converted to normal seats of respective category (General, SC, ST, PC).
  • Land Looser Quota: Land Loser means a person whose land has been acquired by the Government for public interest and who possess a valid certificate in this regard.
    • 2% of total seats in all Government and Government Sponsored Polytechnics shall be kept reserved for the candidates of Land Looser Category.
    • Certificate issued in the name of parents / legal guardians (in case of orphans) by the Block Land & Land Reforms Officer (BL&LRO) / BDO / SDO / First Class Magistrate / Group-A Gazetted Officer of the State of West Bengal shall be considered only. Candidates have to produce original supporting documents at the time of admission.
    • LLQ seats shall be filled-up through counseling. In case of non-availability of sufficient number of candidates in LLQ, the vacant seats will be converted to General seats.
    • LLQ is not applicable for the candidates of the states other than West Bengal.
    • The candidate furnished ‘Yes’ at the time of filling-up of application form of JEXPO-2017 in respect of LLQ quota can be changed during registration in web portal. The information received finally in the portal will be considered.
  • Management Quota (MQ): Management Quota seats for the Self-Financed Polytechnics affiliated to the Council are 25% of the approved intake as on date.

For VOCLET-2017

  • 22% and 6% of total seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) respectively for the Government and Government Sponsored Polytechnics. Caste certificate issued by any state other than West Bengal will not be eligible. In case of non-availability of sufficient number of eligible candidates under ST category, the vacant seats will be converted to SC category subject to the consideration of all merit listed ST candidates.
  • 3% of the total intake capacity in Government and Government Sponsored Polytechnics is reserved for Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates. In case of non-availability of sufficient number of eligible candidates under this category, the vacant seats will be converted to General category subject to the consideration of all merit listed Physically Challenged (Handicapped) candidates.
  • Women’s Polytechnic, Kolkata and Women’s Polytechnic, Chandannagar are exclusively reserved for FEMALE candidates.
  • Ramakrishna Mission Shilpapitha, Belgharia and Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Belurmath are exclusively reserved for MALE candidates.
  • There is no scope of admission through Management Quota under Lateral Entry Scheme.

For both JEXPO-2017 and VOCLET-2017

  • Standard ‘rounding up’ principle will be used while preparing the seat matrix for allotment of seats to different categories and quotas.
  • All reservations and quotas are subject to the approval of the Government for the academic session 2017-18.