Applications are invited from the candidates in prescribed form for admission to 1st year Diploma Courses in (42) Polytechnics in West Bengal for the academic session 2006-2007 through a Joint Entrance Examination (JEXPO-06) to be conducted by the West Bengal State Council of Technical Education, 110 S N Banerjee Road, Kolkata – 700 013. The Examination is scheduled to be held on Sunday, the 9th April 2006 , consisting of Mathematics ( Full Paper – 3hrs. duration), Chemistry (Half Paper – 1.5hrs. duration) and Physics (Half Paper – 1.5hrs. duration). A merit list will be prepared on the basis of the result of the Joint Entrance Examination. The Institutes where students can be admitted and other general information are available in the instruction booklet to be provided with the application form.


Eligibility : Applicant/(s) must be Indian citizen and should have passed Madhyamik or equivalent Examination recognised by West Bengal Board of Secondary Education. Candidates due to appear in the Madhyamik or its equivalent examination in 2006 with Math, Physical Science and English may also apply. An applicant must not have been born before 1.1.1985 (for SC / ST – 1.1.1982.)


Submission of Application : Candidates willing to appear in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEXPO-06) should fill in application in prescribed form which shall be made available together with the instruction booklet on and from 21.11.2005 to 21.12.2005 from the Polytechnics listed below on all working days between 11a.m and 4 p.m and Saturday between 11a.m and 1 p.m ( Sunday and holidays excluded ) on cash payment of Rs.225/-. Application form once purchased can not be taken back or exchanged. Candidates interested for admission in (42) Polytechnics may also view the ‘Instruction for admission to Polytechnics’ in the website on and from 21.11.2005 The address of the website is:


Kolkata : (1) A.P.C. Roy Polytechnic,Jadavpur (2) Regional Institute of Printing Technology, Jadavpur (3) Women’s Polytechnic,Jodhpur Park (4) Jnan Chandra Ghosh Polytechnic Mayurbhanj Road (5) The Calcutta Technical School, S.N.Banerjee Road (6) Central Calcutta Polytechnic,Convent Road (7) North Calcutta Polytechnic,Gobinda Mondal Lane (8) Birla Institute of Technology, B.T. Road  (9) Air Technical Training Institute, Kaikhali.

Howrah : (10) Engineering Institute for Junior Executives, Dalalpukur (11) Ramakrishna Mission Shilpamandira, Belurmath. Hooghly : (12) West Bengal Survey Institute, Bandel  (13) Hooghly Institute of Technology, Hooghly (14) Women’s Polytechnic. Chandannagar  (15) Saroj Mohan Institute of Technology, Guptipara. South 24 Pgs. : (16) Central Footwear Training Centre, Budge Budge.  North 24 Pgs. : (17) Ramakrishna Mission Shilpapitha, Belghoria  (18) Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Polytechnic, Berachampa  (19) Kingston Polytechnic College, Berunanpukuria, Barasat.  Burdwan : (20)  M.B.C. Institute of Engineering & Technology, Barddhaman  (21)  Harasankar Bhattacharya Institute of Tech. & Mining, Raniganj  (22) Asansol Polytechnic, Dakshin Dhadka (23) Kalna Polytechnic, Kalna (24) Kanyapur Polytechnic, Asansol  (25) Bengal Institute of Technology, Katwa  (26) Nazrul Centenary Polytechnic, Rupnarayanpur.  Bankura : (27) K.G. Engineering Institute, Bishnupur.  Purulia : (28) Purulia Polytechnic, Purulia.  Birbhum : (29) Sree Ramakrishna Shilpa Vidyapith, Suri.


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Purba Medinipur : (30) Contai Polytechnic, Contai (31) Dr. Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology, Haldia.  Pashchim Medinipur : (32) I.C.V. Polytechnic, Jhargram  Nadia : (33) B.P.C. Institute of Technology, Krishnagar.  Murshidabad : (34) Shaikhpara A.R.M. Polytechnic, Raninagar  (35) Dumkol Polytechnic, Dumkol  (36) Murshidabad Institute of Technology, Cossimbazar.  Malda : (37) Malda Polytechnic,  Malda.  Uttar Dinajpur : (38) Raiganj Polytechnic, Raiganj  Coochbehar : (39) Coochbehar Polytechnic, Coochbehar.  Jalpaiguri : (40) Falakata Polytechnic, Falakata (41) Jalpaiguri Polytechnic Institute, Jalpaiguri. Darjeeling : (42) Siliguri Govt. Polytechnic, Dabgram.


Application form duly filled in is to be submitted to the receiving centres (as mentioned in the instruction booklet) on all working days excepting Saturdays / Sundays and gazetted holidays on or before 23.12.2005 Candidate/(s) intending to obtain the application form and instruction booklet by post should forward a written request addressed to Secretary, West Bengal State Council of Technical Education , 110 S N Banerjee Road, Kolkata -700 013 enclosing therein a demand draft for Rs.225/- purchased in favour of ‘West Bengal State Council of Technical Education’ payable at Kolkata along with a self addressed stamped envelop ( 25cm. X 13cm.) affixing there on a postage stamp worth Rs.25/- for receiving the application form by Registered Post. The request for Application Form should reach the said office on or before 21.12.2005 Application Forms duly filled in may be sent by post to the Council’s Office at 110 S N Banerjee Road, Kolkata -700 013 so as to reach by 26.12.2005 Forms may also be purchased after the due date of 21.12.2005 on payment of Rs.275/- (Rs.50/- as late fee plus the cost of form i.e. Rs.225/-) from the Council Office at 110 S N Banerjee Road, Kolkata -700 013. between 26.12.2005 to 06.01.2006 and may be submitted at the Council’s Office at 110 S N Banerjee Road, Kolkata -700 013 on all working days between 11 AM to 2 PM on or before 13.01.2006. The Council shall publish a merit list on the basis of the results of the JEXPO – 2006 and as per vacancies merit listed candidates will be required to appear before counselling in phases at specified place, date and time for admission to Polytechnics. Admissions to Polytechnics are subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria. The State Council does not publish any separate result and shall not entertain any request for post publication scrutiny, inspection and review as, this provisions are not available. Mere submission of application for appearing in the Joint Entrance Examination (JEXPO-06) and / or securing a rank in the merit list does not guarantee admission to any Polytechnic.