Updated By Ritoprasad Kundu on 27 Apr, 2023 12:27
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WBJEE 2023 exam pattern for the Paper I & II was released by WBJEEB in the official brochure. Candidates appearing for the West Bengal Engineering Entrance Exam must note that the Paper I exam comprises of Mathematics, while Paper II comprises of Physics and Chemistry (combined). Students can find the elaborated exam pattern of WBJEE 2023 on this page.
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In order to get admission in BTech/ BArch/ BPharma, the candidates should appear for Paper I & II of WBJEE 2023. 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 WBJEE 2023 exam pattern is elaborated below. As per the paper pattern of WBJEE 2023, all questions will be of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ), with four options against each question. There will be three categories of questions i.e category 1, category 2 and category 3 in each subject. The number of questions as well as maximum marks for each and other related details can be checked on this page.
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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 WBJEE exam is conducted for 200 marks, and the total number of questions is 155.
|Examination mode||Offline mode (OMR)|
|Duration of examination||2 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 Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|WBJEE Negative marking|
|Category- wise division|
|WBJEE Full Marks||200 marks|
The number of questions as well as maximum marks for each are given in the following table-
Category - I
Category - II
Category - III
In the WBJEE 2023 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:
Only one option is correct
For each correct option, 1 mark will be provided
Every wrong/multiple options will result in the eduction of -1/4 marks
Not attempting the question will fetch zero mark
Only one option is correct
For every correct option, 2 marks will be given
Every wrong/multiple option will result in the deduction of -1/2 marks
For any combination of more than one option, even if it contains the correct option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/2 marks
One or more correct options
For every correct option, 2 marks will be awarded
For any combination of answers containing one or more incorrect options, the said answer will be treated as incorrect, and it will yield zero (0) mark even if one or more of the chosen options is/are correct
For partially correct answers, i.e., when all correct options are not marked and also no incorrect options are marked, marks awarded = 2 × (no of correct options marked) / (total no of actually correct options
There is no negative marking in this category of questions
CollegeDekho has provided that candidates with the important pointers related to the exam pattern of WBJEE 2023 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 question paper of WBJEE will be available in two languages - Bengali 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
Want to know more about WBJEE
There is no limit in the number of attempts that one can take for appearing in WBJEE.
WBJEE will be conducted in offline mode and only multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be asked in the entrance exam.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are 200 questions in WBJEE exam where the number of questions in Mathematics is 75, 40 in Physics and 40 in Chemistry
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.
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
Yes, there will be negative marking for Category I and II.
There will be two papers in the WBJEE exam: Paper I for Mathematics and Paper II for Physics and Chemistry.
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.
WBJEE exam will consist of Objective type questions (MCQ).
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.
There will be a total of 155 questions in WBJEE exam.
WBJEE is conducted for a total of 200 marks.
The WBJEE board sets the exam pattern for the WBJEE exam.
WBJEE is conducted in English, Hindi, and Bengali.
The Mathematics paper in WBJEE will be the highest scoring.
The WBJEE cutoff 2023 has not been released yet. You can check out the Techno International New Town WBJEE cutoff for 2022 at https://admissions.nic.in/admiss/admissions/orcr by selecting the 'Joint Seat Allocation Authority' option and choosing the required institute and other details. You can also check out the cutoff highlights of TICT Kolkata for the 'WBJEE 2022 All India -open' category in the table below.
|Programme||Cutoff (closing rank)|
|Computer Science & Engineering||33042|
|Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning||40941|
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.
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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.
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