WBJEE 2024 Exam Pattern (OUT): Know Question Pattern, Marking Scheme & Total Marks

West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam 2024 ( WBJEE )

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WBJEE 2024 exam pattern has been released online by the authorities of the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board (WBJEEB). The important details regarding how the examination will be conducted such as mode, duration, type of questions, marking scheme, and more are now available in the WBJEE exam pattern 2024. As per the exam pattern of WBJEE 2024, the authorities will conduct the entrance examination as a pen-and-paper-based test. Candidates are advised to check the WBJEE exam pattern thoroughly to be well-prepared for the entrance examination. Along with the exam pattern, the candidates are advised to check the official WBJEE 2024 syllabus. Read to know more about the WBJEE 2024 Exam Pattern.

Q:   Where can I access the WBJEE exam pattern?

A:

WBJEE exam pattern has been prepared and released online at wbjeeb.nic.in. Through the exam pattern of WBJEE, the candidates can access the details regarding the examination mode, duration, nature of questions, marking scheme and more. Candidates can refer to and use the exam pattern to understand how the authorities will conduct the entrance examination. Before starting off their preparation process, the candidates are advised to check the official WBJEE exam pattern.

 

Q:   Can I attempt WBJEE in Bengali?

A:

Yes. As per the official WBJEE exam pattern, the candidates will be able to attempt the entrance examination in Bengali. Two language options will be provided to the candidates for the examination. Candidates will be able to attempt WBJEE in either English or Bengali. Since the question booklet will be available in both languages, the candidates will be required to let the invigilators know about their preference in the centre. No other medium of language will be used by the authorities. There will be no difference in the questions. 

 

Q:   Is WBJEE exam pattern essential for preparation?

A:

Yes. The candidates are advised to check the official WBJEE exam pattern before commencing their preparation process. By knowing the exam pattern beforehand, the candidates will be able to know and understand how the authorities will conduct the examination. Through the exam pattern, the candidates will also be familiar with the marking scheme and type of questions that are likely to be included in the WBJEE question paper. Along with the exam pattern, the candidates are advised to check the official WBJEE syllabus.

 

WBJEE 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the detailed WBJEE exam pattern below. Candidates are advised to carefully refer to the exam pattern for the preparation process.

Particulars Details
Mode

Offline (pen-and-paper-based test)

Duration  4 hours (2 hours for each paper)
Medium of Exam English and Bengali
Sections

Paper 1 - Mathematics

Paper 2 - Physics and Chemistry

Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions 155 Questions

Q:   What is the exam pattern of the WBJEE?

A:

WBJEE exam pattern outlines the details regarding how the entrance examination will be conducted by the authorities. WBJEE will be held as a pen-and-paper-based test. The total duration of the examination is 4 hours - 2 hours for Paper 1 (Mathematics) and 2 hours for Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). The candidates will have to answer a total of 155 multiple-choice questions. In the paper, the questions are divided into three categories. Category I and II questions will have only one correct option while Category III questions will have one or more correct options. For every wrong answer in Category I and II, 1/4 mark will be deducted. There is no negative marking for Category III questions.

Q:   What is the duration of WBJEE?

A:

According to the WBJEE exam pattern, the duration of the entrance examination is 4 hours. For each paper i.e., Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry), 2 hours have been allotted, and the candidates will have to complete both the sections within the allotted duration. Multiple-choice questions of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics have to be answered by the candidates within 4 hours. No extra time will be provided to the candidates to complete the entrance examination.

 

Q:   What is the examination mode of WBJEE?

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WBJEE will be held as an offline test i.e., a paper-and-pen-based test. During the 4 hour examination, the candidates will have to attempt the offline test and answer multiple-choice questions in the OMR sheets. At the examination centre, the candidates will be provided with the OMR sheets and pen for the examination. Through the entrance examination, the candidates will be able to assess the candidate's knowledge in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

 

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WBJEE Exam Pattern 2024 - Division of Questions

Candidates can check the details regarding the division of questions in the WBJEE exam pattern below. The questions in each section will be divided into three categories:

  • Category I: Only one answer option is correct
  • Category-II: Only one answer option is correct
  • Category-III: One or more answer options are correct

Physics

Category
No. of questions

Category-I

30

Category-II

5

Category-III

5

Total

40

Chemistry

Category
No. of questions

Category-I

30

Category-II

5

Category-III

5

Total

40

Mathematics

Category
No. of questions

Category-I

50

Category-II

15

Category-III

10

Total

75

Q:   How are the questions divided as per the WBJEE exam pattern?

A:

According to the official WBJEE exam pattern, the questions will be divided into three categories. Each category will have its own marking scheme and questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates are advised to correctly answer as many questions as they can to secure high marks in the examination.

  • Category I - 110 multiple-choice questions where only one answer option is correct.
  • Category II - 25 multiple-choice questions where the candidates will have to select only one correct option. 
  • Category III - 20 multiple-choice questions where one or more option will be correct.
 

Q:   What type of questions will be present in the WBJEE question paper?

A:

WBJEE question paper will consist of objective multiiple-choice questions. During the examination, the candidates will have to choose the correct answer/answers from the given options. WBJEE questions have been divided into three categories - Category I (only one answer option is correct, Category II (only one correct option) and Category III (one or more option will be correct). On the OMR sheet, the candidates will have to select the correct option by darkening the appropriate circle completely with a blue or black ballpoint pen.

 

Q:   What are the sections in the WBJEE exam?

A:

WBJEE question paper will consist of two sections - Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (Physics and Chemistry). While Paper 1 will consist of 75 questions, Paper 2 will have 80 questions. All questions will be multiple-choice in nature. The duration of each paper will be 2 hours. To qualify the entrance examination, the candidates will have to attempt both sections. The detailed WBJEE exam pattern will be released online at wbjeeb.nic.in.

WBJEE 2024 Exam Pattern - Marking Scheme

Candidates can check the detailed marking scheme as per the WBJEE 2024 exam pattern below.

Category Marking Scheme
Category I

Each correct answer will be awarded one mark.

An incorrect response will yield a loss of ¼ mark

For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/4 (25% negative) marks.

Category II

Only one option is correct, the correct response yields two marks.

An incorrect response will yield -1/2 (25% negative) marks

For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield a -1/2 (25% negative) mark.

Category III

One or more options may be correct. Only correct responses will yield 2(two) marks.

There is no negative marking.

Q:   What is the marking scheme of WBJEE?

A:

The official marking scheme is released through the WBJEE exam pattern. Candidates are advised to check the marking scheme to understand how their correct and incorrect answers will be marked by the authorities. 

  • Category I Questions - Each correct answer will be given one mark. An incorrect response will result in a loss of 1/4 mark. For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will result in a loss of 1/4 marks.
  • Category II Questions - For every correct response, two marks will be given. An incorrect response will result in a loss of 1/2 marks. For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield a -1/2 mark.
  • Category III Questions - Each correct response will be given two marks. There will be no negative marking.
 

Q:   Is there negative marking in WBJEE?

A:

Yes. There is negative marking in WBJEE. The scale of the negative marking depends on the category that the question falls in. Candidates can check the category-wise negative marking of WBJEE below. 

  • Category I - An incorrect response will yield a loss of ¼ mark. For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/4 (25% negative) marks.
  • Category II - An incorrect response will yield -1/2 (25% negative) marks. For any combination of responses with more than one option, the said answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield a -1/2 (25% negative) mark.
  • Category III - There is no negative marking.

WBJEE 2024 Syllabus

WBJEE 2024 syllabus consists of the subjects and topics that the candidates will have to study for the upcoming entrance exam. While preparing for the exam, the candidates are advised to check the syllabus along with the WBJEE 2024 exam pattern. Various topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will constitute the WBJEE 2024 syllabus. To be well-prepared for the exam, the candidates are advised to check the WBJEE syllabus beforehand. The exam question paper will be prepared based on the syllabus of WBJEE 2024.

Q:   What is the syllabus of the WBJEE?

A:
Detailed syllabus for WBJEE Mathematics - Algebra- A. P, G. P, H, P, Logarithms, complex numbers, polynomial equations, permutation combination, principle of mathematical induction, binomial theorem, Matrices, Sets relations and mappings, Statistics and Probability Trigonometry Co-ordinate geometry of two dimensions Co-ordinate geometry of three- dimensions Calculus - differential calculus, Rolle's theorem, Lagrange's Mean value theorem, Integral calculus, differential Equation, application of calculus, Vectors. Physics Physical World, Measurements, Units and Dimensions Kinematics Laws of Motion of centre of mass, Friction Gravitation Bulk properties of matter Viscosity Thermodynamics Kinetic theory of gases Oscillations and wave Electrostatics Current electricity Magnetic effect of current Magnetics Electromagnetic induction Electromagnetic waves Optics 1 Optics 2 ( wave Optics ) Particle and wave nature of light Atomic physics Nuclear physics Solid state electronics Photodiode, zener diode Chemistry Atoms, molecules and chemical arithmetic Atomic structure Radioactivity and nuclear chemistry Periodic table and chemical families Chemical bonding and molecular structure Coordination compounds Solid state, liquid state, gaseous state Chemical energetics and chemical dynamics Chemical equilibria Physical Chemistry of solutions Ionic and redox equilibria Hydrogen Chemistry of non-metallic elements and their compounds Chemistry of metals Polymers Surface Chemistry Environmental Chemistry of carbon compounds Aromatic compounds Applied oriented Chemistry Biomolecules For a detailed syllabus kindly visit wbjeeb.nic.in. Then click on the information bulletin.

Q:   What is the level of the syllabus of WBJEE?

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In terms of difficulty level, the WBJEE syllabus can be considered to be moderate to tough. The syllabus will be similar to the topics and units studied for the 11th and 12th standard examinations. The main subjects in the WBJEE syllabus are Physics Chemistry and Mathematics. While preparing for the examination, the candidates are advised to check the syllabus and refer to their board exam books. Additional books can also be checked to have a higher understanding of the topics and syllabus.
 

Q:   What are the best books for WBJEE?

A:

While preparing for WBJEE, the candidates are advised to check the best books and reference materials to have a higher chance of performing well. Some of the best recommended books for WBJEE preparation are:

  • Physics - NCERT Physics for class X & XII Concept of Physics by H. C. Verma, Understanding Physics series by D. C. Pandey and Concepts of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT by Agarwal.
  • Chemistry - NCERT Chemistry for class X & XII Physical Chemistry by O. P Tandon, Inorganic Chemistry by O. P Tandon, Concepts of Organic Chemistry by O. P Tandon, Organic Chemistry by Arihant and Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd.
  • Mathematics - NCERT Maths for class X & XII Mathematics by R. S. Aggarwal and Objective Mathematics by R. D. Sharma.
 

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