If you are preparing for WBJEE 2019 then you must know the exam pattern. The WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern gives an idea about the question paper and marking scheme. You can check this page to know the type of question, duration, mode, papers, category and more details about the exam.

There are two papers in WBJEE 2019. Paper-I will be for Mathematics and Paper-II will be for Physics and Chemistry subject. It is important for the candidates to appear for both the Papers, else, they will not be considered eligible for merit allocation. However, candidates seeking admission in Pharmacy courses only need to appear for Paper II

WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern

Before knowing the pattern, the candidates are advised to have a look at the tentative dates when the exam will be held. The exam will be tentatively conducted in April, hence, plan your preparation accordingly.

WBJEE 2019Important Dates
Application form will be available from2nd week of Dec 2018
WBJEE Exam Date3rd week of Apr 2019
Declaration of Result1st week of Jun 2019

Detailed WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern

The two Papers of WBJEE, will be sub-categorized under three categories. The candidates are advised to take care while marking answers in each category because, the marking scheme and question type will be different in these.

Duration: The time duration for each Paper is 2 hours.

Mode of Exam: The exam will be in offline mode and the candidates will have to mark answers in an OMR Sheets.

Type or Question: There will be Multiple Type Questions for both the papers.

Category: Each Paper of WBJEE will have three categories. The number of questions and total marks in each category will be as follows:

PapersCategory-ICategory-IICategory-IIITotal Number Of QuestionsTotal Marks
No. of QuestionsNo. of QuestionsNo. of Questions
Mathematics50151075100
Physics3005054050
Chemistry3005054050

Marks and Question in Each Categories: There are three categories in the WBJEE 2019 exam pattern of WBJEE 2019. The candidates can get clarity by checking the points given below.

Category-I: The details of this category is as below.

  • There will be only one correct answer.
  • The candidate will get 1 mark for each correct answer.
  • There would be negative marking of ¼ (25%) fro each incorrect answer.
  • If the candidate will give more than one answer then the answer will be treated as incorrect.
  • There will be no negative marking for unattempted question.

Category-II: For category-II, the details are given below.

  • There will be only one correct answer.
  • The candidate will get 2 marks for each correct answer.
  • There would be negative marking of ½ (50%) fro each incorrect answer.
  • If the candidate will give more than one answer then the answer will be treated as incorrect.
  • There will be no negative marking for unattempted question.

Category-III: In this category, the rules will be as follows:

  • There will be one or more than one correct answer.
  • The candidate will get 2 marks for each correct answer.
  • There would be no negative marking.
  • For partially correct answer, marks will be given by = 2 x (no. of correct options marked total no. of correct options).
  • There will be no negative marking for unattempted question.

WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern

How to Answer in WBJEE 2019

The candidates are advised to check the points given below regarding the mode of answer.

  • The candidates will have to give the answer on specially designed optical machine readable response (OMR) sheet, which will be evaluated by the method of Optical Mark Recognition.
  • There would be one correct answer so the candidates will have to mark the right answer by darkening the appropriate circle completely with blue/black ball point pen.
  • In case, if the candidate will fill the bubble incompletely or fill the answer with pencil or put a cross mark or tick mark or dot mark or circular mark or over writing or scratch etc. then it will be counted as wrong answer.
  • The response marking cannot be edited/changed/erased/modified. So the candidate should mark the answer correctly and should not put any mark on unattempted answer.

Official Website of WBJEE 2019 is wbjeeb.nic.in

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