TBJEE – Eligibility, Exams, Application, Selection and More

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TBJEE stands for Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination which conducts an examination for admission to Engineering, Agricultural, Veterinary, Fisheries and other popular courses in various institutions across the state. Read this blog to know all about TBJEE 2021, eligibility, application, exams and more!

Exam Name TJEE (Tripura Joint Entrance Examination)
Conducting Authority Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Date 23rd June 2021
Exam Frequency Annual Exam
Exam Level State Level
Mode of Exam Language Bengali, English
Application Mode Online
Total no. of exam centers 6
Website https://www.tbjee.nic.in/

TBJEE 2021 Updates

  • From the year 2021, TBJEE will only be conducted in one day with three shifts.
  • 30 mandatory questions in each subject.
  • For every correct answer, 4 marks are added & for every wrong answer one mark will de be deducted.
  • Shift timings
    • 1st shift (physics & chemistry) is for 1 hour & 30 minutes.
    • 2nd shift (biology) is for 45 minutes
    • 3rd shift (mathematics) is for 45 minutes
  • Question papers of physics & chemistry will be combined together, biology & mathematics will be separate question papers.

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TBJEE is a state-owned regulatory body responsible to conduct entrance examinations in the state for higher education. The main idea to have this body is to reduce the burden on students to fill out forms of different colleges, sit for separate exams and pay the application fees each time they apply for a course. With the establishment of TBJEE on April 7 1989, the entire process of application, examination and selection became more transparent, hassle-free and affordable for both the students and the government.  

Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination

TBJEE conducts TJEE in three groups, which have been listed below:

  • Group A – Engineering and Technology Admission
    For candidates interested in pursuing engineering and technology, they must appear for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics papers of TJEE.
  • Group B – Veterinary, Agricultural, Fisheries, Paramedical
    For candidates interested in Veterinary, Agricultural, Fisheries, Paramedical they must appear for Physics, Chemistry and Biology papers of TJEE.
  • Group C – Other courses
    For candidates interested in pursuing other available courses, they must appear for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics papers of TJEE.

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TBJEE 2021 Important Dates

Online form submission has been started for TBJEE 2021 & here are all the other important dates:

Events Dates
Online Submission of Application and Payment 5th to 25th April 2021
Admit Card released June 2021 (2nd Week)
Exam Date 23rd June 2021
Feedback Last date 30th June 2021 (up to 5 PM)
Result 3rd week of July 2021
Counseling July-August, 2021 

TBJEE Eligblity

Before applying for any course, it is recommended to check the eligibility criteria. If a candidate fails to fulfill the eligibility he/she is not allowed to appear for the exam.

  1. Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  2. Candidates must be permanent residents of Tripura state or staying for at least 10 years constantly.
  3. Candidates should have passed from Joint Entrance Examination at the Higher Secondary Examination of Tripura Board of Secondary Education / Central Board of Secondary Education or equivalent examination with relevant or related subjects from the course they want to pursue.
  4. Candidates of All India Services Officers born in Manipur-Tripura cadre and the children of the employees of State Government posted outside Tripura are eligible for TBJEE
  5. Candidates not living in Tripura but their parents are in the Government of Tripura / Officer of the Central Government for more than 3 years are also eligible.

Seat Allocation and Metrix for TJEE 

Seats are reserved for the following categories as per the rules and norms of the Tripura state:

  • SC
  • ST
  • Physically Handicapped
  • Wards of Ex-servicemen
  • Reservation percentage is decided by the state

TBJEE Exam Pattern

TBJEE made some important changes in the year 2021. Here is an updated version of the TBJEE exam pattern:

Exam Mode Offline
Type of questions Multiple Choice Questions
Exam Duration 3 hours
Shift Duration Shift 1 – 90 Minutes
Shift 2 – 45 Minutes
Shift 3 – 45 Minutes
The total question in TBJEE 2021 120
Exam sections PhysicsChemistryMathematics/Biology
Total Marks 360
Marking Scheme 4 marks for the correct answer
Negative Marking 1 mark for every wrong answer
Groups Group A -Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Group B – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
Group C – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology 

Documents Required

Here are all the documents that are required at the time of the application process of TBJEE:

  • Scanned copy of photograph & signature.
  • Scanned Copy of BPL Certificate/Ration Card*
  • Scanned Copy of Caste Certificate*
  • PwD Certificate from DDRC*
  • Certificate from Rajya Sainik Board*

*Candidates have to submit these documents if they are applicable. 

Specifications of Documents Required

Specifications Photograph Signature Document
Format 100 KB 60 KB 1 MB
Dimensions 3.5cm X 4.5cm 3.5cm X 1.5cm Not applicable

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Application Fee

Candidates can submit the application fee online, via Net Banking and Debit / Credit Card, to complete the application process. The application fee is given below:

Category Fee (In INR)
SC (Male) 450
ST (Male) 450
General (Male) 550
All females & BPL (Male & Female) 350

Exam Centres

TBJEE conducts TJEE across Tripura with exam centres at the following locations:

  • Dharmanagar
  • Kailasahar
  • Ambassa
  • Udaipur
  • Santirbazar
  • Agartala

TBJEE Application Process

The application process is open & candidates can apply for the same. We are adding the direct link below. Here’s the application process of TBJEE:

TBJEE Application Form 2021

  1. Visit the official website of TBJEE.
  2. Enter your email address & mobile no.
  3. You will receive an OTP, after entering that OTP you will receive a reference ID.
  4. Fill the TBJEE application form, enter your personal information & educational qualifications.
  5. Upload the required documents (Photograph & signature)
  6. Select the course you want to select & the university.
  7. To complete the application process, pay the application fee.
  8. Take a printout of the application form & payment receipt for future reference.

Points to Remember

  • Don’t misplace the reference ID it is used for future reference.
  • SC/ST candidates have to upload a caste certificate within 30 dates of registration.
  • Candidates will not be able to make changes in the application form after the payment of the application fee.

TJEE Results

TBJEE announces the results of TJEE after successfully conducting the exams on its official site tbjee.nic.in. The candidates can check the results online by logging in using their credentials that are provided at the time of application. After the result declaration, the merit list is released by TBJEE of candidates who are eligible for counselling.

TJEE Counselling

Once the results are declared by TBJEE, the counselling process begins. Candidates are supposed to keep the following documents ready for counselling:

  • Admit Card of 10th and 12th.
  • Marksheet of 10th and 12th.
  • PRTC (not Citizenship certificate)/ other certificates as proof of residency.
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ST/PwD)
  • Ward of Ex-Serviceman Certificate
  • BPL ration card
  • Certificate showing the proof of Serving Defence Personnel

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Contact Details

  • Phone Number (Office): +91-9436994488
  • Email: support-tbjee@tripura.gov.in
  • Address: Birchandra State Central Library, Agartala, Tripura-799001

Important Books for TBJEE 

With the help from the right books, you can crack TBJEE 2021. Here are all the books you can use for revision & preparation, all the books are easily available in local markets & online.

  • All In One physics for Class 12th by Arihant publication
  • Concept of physics by HC Verma part 1 & 2
  • CBSE All In One Chemistry Class 12 for 2021 Exam by Arihant publication
  • NCERT books of physics, chemistry & mathematics.
  • Inorganic chemistry by O.P. Tandon
  • Numerical Chemistry by P.Bahadur
  • Calculus by I.A. Maron

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Is there any negative marking in TBJEE?

Yes, one mark is deducted for every wrong answer.

Is the exam conducted online?

No, TBJEE is conducted offline (pen & paper mode)

How many exam centers are there for TBJEE 2021?

There is a total of 6 exam centers for TBJEE 2021.

What is the syllabus of TBJEE 2021?

You can check the official website for the exam syllabus, Here is the link for the same (TBJEE Syllabus)

What are the names of participating institutions in TBJEE?

Tripura Institute of Technology & Nagaland university are the two institutions participating in TBJEE 2021

Are there any subjective questions in TBJEE?

No, there are not any subjective questions in TBJEE.

This was all about the TBJEE. Hope you liked the blog and found all the essential information regarding this board and the examination that it conducts. For more such content, stay tuned to Leverage Edu. You can also follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Quora.

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