WBJEE 2017 exam was held successfully on April 23 at 22 districts across West Bengal. The examination authority, West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB) has conducted WBJEE 2017 exam in pen and paper based test for admission in around 35 undergraduate engineering seats in 104 participating institutes of West Bengal.
According, to the responses of the candidates who appeared in WBJEE 2017 found the overall paper of WBJEE 2017 was moderate in terms of the difficulty level of the paper. The question paper was identical to the last year entrance exam. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) 2017 was conducted from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for Paper 1 and 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for Paper II.
The question paper booklet will have three categories – I, II, III for Paper I (Mathematics) and Paper II (Physics and Chemistry).
Correct answers will be different for three categories:
- Category I : one mark
- Category II : two marks
- Category III : three marks
Incorrect answers will be different for three categories:
- Category I: -0.5 (25% negative) marks
- Category II: -1/2 (25% negative) marks
- Category III: If one of the two answers are correct then no marks will be given. For partially correct answer 2 x total number of correct options marked/total number of correct options.
The candidates who appeared in the entrance exam can check WBJEE 2017 answer key to be released by the examination authority, WBJEEB as and when it is announced. The answer key of WBJEE will be published as model answer keys that will be released shortly after the completion of the exam. Based on the answer key candidates can calculate their probable marks and analyse their performance in the entrance test.
The result of WBJEE 2017 will be announced in the form of rank cards which will contain candidate’s rank, total score and sectional marks for Paper I and Paper II. The candidates have to enter the login credentials to view their WBJEE 2017 rank cards. The candidates must take a printout of their rank card and preserve it for future references.
After the declaration of result, the merit list of WBJEE will be announced by the candidates and based on the merit list the authority will decide the cutoff score/rank. Only those candidates who meet the opening and closing rank/score will be eligible for participating in WBJEE 2017 counselling. The seats will be allotted to the aspirants based on the availability of seats, document verification, choices of colleges and courses opted by the candidates.
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