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

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 23 Nov, 2021 12:29

Registration Starts On December 21, 2021

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Exam Pattern of WBJEE 2022 (Latest)

WBJEE exam pattern 2022 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 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.

WBJEE 2022 Latest News & Updates

November 23, 2021: The online registration for WBJEE 2022 will begin on December 21

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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.

Subject Wise WBJEE Exam Pattern 2022

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


Category - I

Category - II

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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.

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    Related Questions

    I am from Odisha General category, I will pass my 12th from CBSE board from a school in Odisha. Can I get admission to Jadavpur University for B.Tech?

    -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:

    Odisha B.Tech Admission ...


    Can a Hyderabad student apply for the WBJEE exam?

    -PradeepUpdated on January 19, 2021 12:56 PM
    • 1 Answer
    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.


    When will the PUBDET exam registration process for 2021 begin?

    -Aparna MajumdarUpdated on January 06, 2021 12:07 PM
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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 B.tech 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.

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