WBJEE Exam Pattern

There are two sets of question papers in the WBJEE 2020 examination. Paper 1 includes questions from Mathematics. Paper 2 includes questions from Physics and Chemistry.

  • Candidates, who appear for both the papers are eligible for admission in Engineering, Technology, Architecture, and Pharmacy courses.
  • Candidates appearing only for Paper 2 will be eligible for admission in Pharmacy course.
  • Appearing only for Paper 1 does not make the candidate eligible for any course.
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WBJEE Question Pattern 2020

WBJEE 2020 question paper pattern will have multiple-choice questions with four alternatives.

Paper 1 and paper 2 includes Questions which are divided into three categories

  • Category 1: One mark questions with one correct answer
  • Category 2: Two mark questions with one correct answer
  • Category 3: Two mark questions with more than one correct answer

Number of Questions in Every Subject

WBJEE paper pattern includes three categories. The number of questions in every category is listed below.

Number of Questions Mathematics Physics Chemistry
Category 1 50 30 30
Category 2 15 5 5
Category 3 10 5 5
Total Questions 75 40 40

Total Marks Allotted for Each Subject

Subject Marks
Mathematics 100
Physics 50
Chemistry 50
Total Marks 200

WBJEE 2020 Marking Scheme

Categories Number of correct answers per question Marks allotted for each question Negative Marks
Category 1 1 1 – 0.25
Category 2 1 2 – 0.5
Category 3 1 or more 2** 0

**Important Note: 

According to the WBJEE pattern, Category 3 marks are allotted based on the number of correct answers. If the answer is fully correct, the candidate will be awarded 2 marks. If all the selected options are incorrect, the candidate will not be awarded any marks. For partially correct answers, marks are calculated using the following formula:

2*(Number of correct options marked / Total Number of Correct Options)

OMR Instructions:

  • After receiving the question booklet, remove the OMR sheet carefully without damaging the question booklet.
  • Check if the OMR number and Question booklet number are the same. If it is not the same number, request the invigilator to replace the whole set.
  • Put your signature on top of the booklet.
  • Read the instructions on the OMR sheet and question booklet carefully.
  • Enter question booklet number and roll number in OMR sheet and darken the appropriate bubbles.
  • Write your name on OMR sheet in Block letters, name of the centre and signature.
  • Read the questions on question booklet carefully and darken the relevant bubble on OMR sheet.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any Negative marking in WBJEE 2020?

Yes, there is negative marking.

What are the total marks for all three subjects?

Total marks for all three subject is 200.

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