WBJEE Exam Pattern 2020

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• WBJEE 2020 Registration process begins from 18 October 2019 to 13 November 2019

• WBJEE 2020 Exam date – 2nd of February 2020.

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WBJEE 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates appearing for the entrance exam should check the exam pattern West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. The exam pattern carries the information related to marking scheme, duration of review, mode and sections of the paper, types of questions that will be asked. Candidates will be able to prepare better if they go through the exam pattern of WBJEE. The basic exam pattern for WBJEE is as follows:-

S. No Particulars Details
1 Exam Duration 4 hours
2 Examination mode Offline
3 Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
4 Number of Sections 3 – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
5 Total questions (in Numbers) 155 (Physics will have 40, Chemistry will have 40, Mathematics will have 75)
6 Total Marks 200
7 Marking Scheme Category 1 – Correct answer will have 1 mark

Category 2 – Correct answer will have 2 marks

8. Category Wise Division
  • Physics & Chemistry – 30 questions in category 1, 5 questions each in category 2 and 3.
  • Mathematics will have 50 questions in category 1, and 15 questions in category 2 and about 10 questions in category 3.

The critical points for the WBJEE exam are as follows:-

  1. Candidates would need to carry blue/black point pen as the exam is conducted in offline.
  2. Each question will have four options and candidates would need to choose the correct option and mark the correct one in the answer sheet.
  3. It should be noted that the candidate should carefully mark the answer as they would not be able to edit or modify the answer later.
  4. Candidates will be provided the Optical Machine Readable Response (OMR) sheet to mark the answers.
  5. The OMR sheet will be evaluated by the method of Optical Mark Recognition.
  6. There will be negative marking of 0.25, or 1/4th mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  7. Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as the incorrect answer and the marks will be deducted.
  8. There are more than one correct option for category 3 and scores will be assigned with the unique formula which is – 2 X (no of the proper response)/(total number of correct options)
  9. There is no negative marking for the category three answers
  10. Physically disabled candidates will get extra 20 minutes for each paper.

The marking scheme for the WBJEE 2019 entrance exam is as follows:-

Subject Type Category 1 Type Category 2 Type Category 3 Total Number of Questions Total Marks
Chemistry 30 Q X 1 M 5 Q X 2 M 5 Q X 2 M 40 50
Mathematics 50 Q X 1 M 15 Q X 2 M 10 Q X 2 M 75 100
Physics 30 Q X 1 M 5 Q X 2 M 5 Q X 2 M 40 50