WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 09 Nov, 2020 14:45

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Exam Pattern of WBJEE 2021 (Latest)

WBJEE exam pattern 2021 for the Paper I & II is elaborated here. Candidates appearing for the West Bengal Engineering Entrance Exam must note that the Paper I exam is confined to Mathematics, while Paper II is confined to Physics and Chemistry (combined). In order to get admission in B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharma course, the candidates should appear for both Paper I & II of WBJEE. On the other hand, candidates who wish to get admission only in the Pharmacy course can appear for Paper-II. The category wise/ section wise exam pattern is elaborated below.

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An Overview of WBJEE Exam PatternSubject Wise WBJEE Exam Pattern
WBJEE Marking SchemeHighlights of WBJEE Exam Pattern

An Overview of WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern

All the questions in the WBJEE are MCQ-based (Multiple Choice Questions), and the candidates will have at least four options against each question. At the same time, the questions in the entrance exam are divided into three categories. The exam is conducted for 200 marks, and the total number of questions is 155.

Subject Wise WBJEE Exam Pattern 2021

The subject wise/ category wise exam pattern of WBJEE can be checked below - 


Category - I

Category - II

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    WBJEE 2021 Marking Scheme

    In the WBJEE 2021 exam pattern, each category in all subjects in both papers has a different marking scheme. The category-wise marking scheme for each subject of paper I and Paper II is given in the table below:

    Marking system for Category I:

    • Only one option is correct.

    • For each correct option, 1 mark will be provided.

    • Every wrong/multiple options will result in the eduction of 0.25 marks.

    Marking system for Category II:

    • Only one option is correct.

    • For every correct option, 2 marks will be given.

    • Every wrong/multiple options will result in the deduction of 0.50 marks.

    Marking system for Category III:

    • One or more correct options.

    • For every correct option, 2 marks will be awarded.

    • Any combination of the correct and wrong option will be treated as options and no marks will be given.

    • For the partially correct response, given marks will be = 2 x (no. of correct options marked)/(total no. of correct options).

    Highlights of WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern

    CollegeDekho has provided that candidates with the important pointers related to the exam pattern of WBJEE 2021 in the pointers below:

    • The exam pattern of WBJEE 2021 is set by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board which is the examination conducting authority.

    • The questions asked in the entrance are based on the syllabus mentioned for Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

    • The candidates appearing for Pharmacy courses will have to appear for Biology, Physics and Chemistry papers.

    • The entrance is conducted in three languages - Bengali, Hindi and English.

    • The candidates who are interested in Architecture/ Technology/ Engineering courses are required to appear for both the Paper I and Paper-II.

    • Candidates who want to appear in the Pharmacy Course offered by Jadavpur University are also required to appear in Paper I and II.

    • Every question carries four options from which the candidates will have to choose a correct answer.

    • The answer chosen by the candidates on the response sheet cannot be altered or changed.

    • Examinees are only allowed to use blue or black ballpoint pen in the entrance.

    • The candidates who belong to the PwD category will be provided with 20 minutes extra.

    • The candidates who are visually challenged will be given the opportunity to take the help of scribe/writer having lesser/lower qualification than the candidate.

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