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WBJEE Exam Pattern 2023 - Marking Scheme, Mode of Exam, Maximum Marks

Updated By Mahima Bahl on 27 Mar, 2023 16:23

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WBJEE Exam Pattern 2023

WBJEE exam pattern 2023 for the Paper I & II has been released in the official brochure. 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 exam pattern on this page. 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 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 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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Overview of WBJEE 2023 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 WBJEE exam is conducted for 200 marks, and the total number of questions is 155.

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

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 2023 Sample OMR Sheet Instructions, Booklet Available in PDF

Subject Wise WBJEE Exam Pattern 2023

The number of questions as well as maximum marks for each are given in the following table-

Subject

Category - I

Category - II

Category - III

Questions

Marks

Chemistry

30

5

5

40

50

Physics

30

5

5

40

50

Mathematics

50

15

10

75

100

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    WBJEE 2023 Marking Scheme

    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:

    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 -1/4 marks

    • Not attempting the question will fetch zero mark

    • 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 -¼ (negative ¼) 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 -1/4 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 (25% negative) marks

    Marking system for Category III:

    • 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

    Highlights of WBJEE 2023 Exam Pattern

    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 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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    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.

    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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