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WBJEE 2022 Exam Pattern - Marking Scheme, Mode of Exam, Maximum Marks

Updated By Soham Mitra on 25 Apr, 2022 15:37

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Exam Pattern of WBJEE 2022 (Latest)

West Bengal Board Of Examination has released the official WBJEE exam pattern 2022 for the Paper I & II. 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). Students can find the elaborated syllabus here. In order to get admission in B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharma course, the candidates should appear for Paper I & II of WBJEE 2022. 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.

An Overview of WBJEE 2022 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.

Examination modeOffline mode (OMR)
Duration of examination2 hours for each paper (Total of 4 hours)

Paper 1 - Mathematics

Paper 2 - Physics/Chemistry

Number of questions

Physics - 40 questions

Chemistry - 40 questions

Mathematics - 75 questions

Types of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Marking Scheme

Category 1 - Each correct answer carries 1 mark

Category 2: Each correct answer carries 2 marks

Negative markingThere is no negative marking
Category- wise division

Category 1

  • Mathematics - 50 Questions
  • Physics and Chemistry - 30 Questions

Category 2

  • Mathematics - 15 Questions
  • Physics and Chemistry - 5 Questions

Category 3

  • Mathematics - 10 questions
  • Physics and Chemistry - 5 questions
Total marks200 marks

Also Read: WBJEE 2022 Sample OMR Sheet Instructions, Booklet Available in PDF

Subject Wise WBJEE Exam Pattern 2022

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


Category - I

Category - II

Category - III





















WBJEE Exam Pattern

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    WBJEE 2022 Marking Scheme

    In the WBJEE 2022 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 option 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 options 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 2022 Exam Pattern

    CollegeDekho has provided that candidates with the important pointers related to the exam pattern of WBJEE 2022 in the pointers below:

    • The exam pattern of WBJEE 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 Papers 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 pens at 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 a scribe/writer having lesser/lower qualifications than the candidate

    WBJEE 2022 Syllabus

    Candidates must be familiar with the WBJEE 2022 Exam pattern along with the syllabus. Applicants should check the WBJEE 2022 syllabus published on the official website. The syllabus contains the list of subject-wise important topics. Candidates who are willing to appear for WBJEE 2022 must go through all the topics prescribed in the syllabus to optimize their preparation strategy.

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    -PradeepUpdated on February 07, 2022 12:34 AM
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    Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    As per the general eligibility criteria of WBJEE, the aspirants must have passed Class 12th in West Bengal and must be a permanent resident of West Bengal. So, if you or your parents have a domicile of West Bengal, then you can appear for the exam else you cannot.

    You can also check WBJEE Eligibility Criteria to learn about the complete eligibility requirements for the exam.

    You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


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    -NeelUpdated on January 21, 2021 01:03 PM
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    Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

    Dear Student,

    The admission to B.Tech program at Jadavpur University is done on the basis of the WBJEE entrance exam. However, in order to sit for the WBJEE exam, the candidate must have passed Class 12th from a school in West Bengal. So, we are sorry to say that you are not eligible for admission if you have passed your 12th from a school in Odisha.

    You can check WBJEE Eligibility Criteria to learn more.

    Meanwhile, you can also check the following article if you want to take admission to B.Tech program in Odisha:

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    When will the PUBDET exam registration process for 2021 begin?

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    Abhik Das, Student / Alumni

    Dear student, the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEE) conducts the PUBDET or Presidency University Bachelor’s Degree Entrance Test for admission into various BA and B.Sc degree programmes offered at Presidency University Kolkata. According to the previous year schedule, the PUBDET 2021 online application forms are expected to be released during the second week of January. You are requested to visit the official website of Presidency University Kolkata at regular intervals for all the latest information regarding the entrance test.


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    FAQs about WBJEE Exam Pattern

    Which section in WBJEE paper will be the highest scoring?

    The Mathematics paper in WBJEE will be the highest scoring.

    What is the medium of instruction for WBJEE?

    WBJEE is conducted in English, Hindi, and Bengali.

    Who sets the exam pattern for WBJEE?

    The WBJEE board sets the exam pattern for the WBJEE exam.

    What is the total marks weightage of WBJEE?

    WBJEE is conducted for a total of 200 marks.

    How many total questions will be there in WBJEE?

    There will be a total of 155 questions in WBJEE exam.

    What is the marking pattern for WBJEE?

    For category I, each question will be for 1 mark.For category II, each question will be for 2 marks.For category III, each question will be for 2 marks.

    What type of questions will be asked in the WBJEE exam?

    WBJEE exam will consist of Objective type questions (MCQ).

    Is it compulsory to appear for both Paper I and Paper II for WBJEE?

    For the candidates of and B.Arch, it is compulsory to appear for both papers of WBJEE. However, the candidates for B.Pharm can only appear for Paper-II.

    How many papers will be there in the WBJEE exam?

    There will be two papers in the WBJEE exam: Paper I for Mathematics and Paper II for Physics and Chemistry.

    Will there be negative marking in WBJEE?

    Yes, there will be negative marking for Category I and II.

    Is there any negative marking for WBJEE Exam?

    For Category 1 questions in WBJEE, there is a negative mark of -1/4, while Category 2 questions have -1/2 negative mark for each wrong attempt

    What is the total number of marks in WBJEE Exam?

    WBJEE exam is conducted for 200 Marks. Out of 200 marks, Mathematics consists of 100 marks while Chemistry and Physics is conducted for 50 marks each.

    What is the total number of question for WBJEE Exam?

    There are 200 questions in WBJEE exam where the number of questions in Mathematics is 75, 40 in Physics and 40 in Chemistry

    What is the exam pattern for WBJEE Exam?

    WBJEE exam is conducted for 200 marks. Out of 200 marks, Mathematics consists of 100 marks while Chemistry and Physics is conducted for 50 marks each.

    What is the syllabus for WBJEE Exam?

    WBJEE exam is conducted in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects. The syllabus of the exam is completely based on Class 11th and 12th syllabus of West Bengal.

    What is the mode of WBJEE Exam?

    The mode of WBJEE is offline. The candidates will be provided with an OMR sheet and question booklet. Answers have to be marked on the OMR sheet.

    What is the frequency of WBJEE Exam?

    WBJEE exam is conducted once a year, and since 2020, the date of exam has been advanced. The exam is now being conducted in February.

    How many papers are there in WBJEE?

    WBJEE will be divided into two papers. In order to qualify the exam, candidates will have to attempt and qualify both. However, those who wish for Pharmacy admissions will be required to attempt only Paper 2.

    What type of question format will be there in WBJEE entrance exam?

    WBJEE will be conducted in offline mode and only multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be asked in the entrance exam.

    How many times can I give WBJEE entrance exam?

    There is no limit in the number of attempts that one can take for appearing in WBJEE.

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