WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern


WBJEE 2017 Exam PatternWBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern – Candidates who are appearing in the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) must go through the WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern and note all the necessary details of the question paper. The exam pattern consists of the type of questions, duration, marking scheme, the total number of questions, subject wise distribution etc of the question paper. The candidates must make themselves aware before preparing for WBJEE 2017 examination. For complete details on WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern read the complete article below.


Important points on WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern

  • The questions for the engineering entrance examination will be based on the Syllabus of WBJEE 2017.
  • All questions of the question paper will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four options against each of the question.
  • Each Section is divided into three categories and will have distribution of different pattern of marks. Therefore it must be carefully attempted.
  • The WBJEE 2017 will comprise of Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (Physics & Chemistry). It is compulsory to appear in both the papers.

WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern

Questions will be of three categories and marks distribution is given in the table below

S.No. Subjects Q Category 1 Q Category 2 Q Category 3 Total No.of Questions Total Marks
 1. Mathematics(Paper I)  50×1 mark  15×2 marks   10×2 marks  75  100
2. Physics & Chemistry(Paper II) 30×1+30×1 mark  5×2 marks+ 5×2 marks 5×2 marks+ 5×2 marks 40 + 40 50 + 50 = 100

Details on WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern for Category 1,2 & 3

The WBJEE 2017 examination will consist the total of 350 questions. The question paper with comprise of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biological Sciences. Each section of the question paper will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and Biological Sciences.

Categories Details
Category 1
  • One option is only correct for each question.
  • The correct answer will be given 1 (one) mark each.
  • There is Negative Marking of -0.25 (1/4) marks.
  • If any candidate has marked more than one option then it will be counted as incorrect and will carry a negative marking of -0.25 (1/4) marks.
Category 2
  • There will be only one option correct per question
  • Correct answers will be awarded two marks in total.
  • Incorrect option will contain -0.5 (1/2) marks
  • If any candidate has marked more than one option then it will be considered as incorrect and will carry a negative marking of -0.5 (1/2) marks.
Category 3
  • One option is correct for each question
  • There will be 2 (two) marks awarded for each correct answer.
  • There will be no negative marking in each for wrong answers.
  • If candidates attempt to answer more than one option than the answer will be treated as incorrect but no negative marking will be deducted.
  • For half correct answers when all correct options are not marked and also no incorrect options is marked, marks awarded = 2 X (no of correct options marked) / (total no of actually correct options)

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  • simran

    is there any negative marking in category 3 question of wbjee

    • news_entrancecorner

      Hi Simran,
      In category 3, For combination of incorrect answers, net mark awarded will be zero (0)

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