WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018


WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018The exam pattern of WBJEE is defined by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB). WBJEE exam pattern 2018 provides details about the overall structure of the examination. With the help of WBJEE exam pattern candidates will know about the examination mode, total number of papers, duration, question and marks distribution and more. As per WBJEE 2018 exam pattern, the entrance test will be held in pen and paper based mode. WBJEE 2018 will comprise of two compulsory papers- Paper I and paper II. Paper I will have questions from Mathematics while paper II will consist questions from Physics and Chemistry. Both papers I and II are further divided into three categories. The number of questions and marking scheme in each category varies. The total duration for each paper is 2 hours. Aspirants appearing for the entrance examination must be well acquainted with WBJEE exam pattern. For complete information about WBJEE exam pattern 2018 read the article given below on this page.


WBJEE Exam Pattern 2018

WBJEE 2018 will be held in around 44 cities of West Bengal, Assam, and Tripura on April 22. Candidates seeking admission in various engineering institutes in the state of West Bengal by appearing in the entrance exam can know about WBJEE exam pattern 2018 below:

Examination modeWBJEE 2018 will be a pen and paper-based test and it will comprise two papers.

Total number of papers & subjects – Candidates have to appear in the following two compulsory papers:

  1. Paper I- Mathematics
  2. Paper II- Physics and Chemistry

Type of questions – Both paper I and paper II will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with four options against each question.

WBJEE paper pattern 2018- Total number of questions

The total number of questions in both paper 1 is 75 while in paper 2 it is 80. In paper 2 of WBJEE, the number of questions are equally divided between Chemistry and Physics i.e. 40 in each subject. Questions in each subject are further divided into three categories. The category wise number of questions in each subject as defined in WBJEE exam pattern 2018 is given below in the table:

WBJEE exam pattern 2018- Question distribution

Subjects Category 1 Category 2 Category 3 Total questions Marks
Mathematics 50 15 10 75 100
Chemistry 30 5 5 40 50
Physics 30 5 5 40 50

WBJEE 2018 Exam Pattern- Marking scheme

According to WBJEE 2018 exam pattern, the marking scheme for each category in the subjects of both the papers differs. The category wise marking scheme for each subject of paper I and paper II is given in the table below:

Marking scheme for Category 1

  • Only one response is correct.
  • For each correct response, 1 mark will be awarded.
  • Every incorrect/multiple responses will lead to deduction of 1/4 marks.

Marking scheme for Category 2

  • Only one option is correct.
  • For every correct response, 2 marks will be awarded.
  • Every incorrect/multiple response will lead to deduction of 1/2 marks.

Marking scheme for Category 3

  • One or more correct options.
  • For every correct response, 2 marks will be awarded.
  • Any combination of correct and wrong response will be treated as incorrect and no marks will be awarded.
  • For partially correct response, marks awarded will be = 2 x (no. of correct options marked) / (total no. of correct options).

Duration of examination – As per WBJEE exam pattern 2018, to complete each paper candidates will be given 2 hours. Candidates can check the time schedule for both the papers of WBJEE 2018 below:

WBJEE 2018 exam pattern- Duration

Exam date WBJEE 2018 papers Time schedule
April 22, 2018 Paper I- Mathematics 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Paper II- Physics & Chemistry 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

WBJEE Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of WBJEE 2018 comprises topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. WBJEE syllabus is defined by WBJEEB and candidates appearing for the examination must cover the prescribed syllabus to score well in the exam. Candidates can check some of the important units assigned to each subject from the table given below:

WBJEE syllabus

Subject Topics
Mathematics Algebra, Trigonometry, Coordinate geometry of two dimensions, Co-ordinate geometry of three dimensions, Calculus
Physics Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions, Optics II (Wave Optics)
Chemistry Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic, Atomic Structure, Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry, The Periodic Table and Chemical Families, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Coordination Compounds, Surface Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

About WBJEE 2018

WBJEE is a state level examination conducted every year for admission to nearly 44 undergraduate engineering programmes. WBJEE 2018 will be a pen and paper based test schedule to be held on April 22 in around 44 cities of West Bengal, Assam and Tripura. In 2017, around 1 lakh students qualified WBJEE and filled nearly 35,000 seats in nearly 104 engineering institutes in West Bengal.

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  • Rashik

    plz give ansr bcoz i m cnfsd

  • Rashik

    can i take extra loosheets if the rough space provided in the question booklet is not enough for calculation?

  • 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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