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WBJEE Paper Pattern 2017, Question Pattern, Marks Distribution

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2017 provides details about syllabus, subject-wise marking scheme, distribution of marks, time duration and alike. WBJEE (West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam) will contain 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics combined. WBJEE will be conducted in offline mode. The duration of the exam is 4 hours, where Physics and Chemistry Papers will be conducted together and Mathematics Paper will be conducted separately. WBJEE Syllabus has questions from class XII only. 

As for the WBJEE marking scheme, one mark will be awarded for each correct answer option, while 0.25 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. WBJEE 2017 will be conducted on April 23, 2017. The exam is conducted by WBJEEB for admission to undergraduate programmes in engineering, architecture, and pharmacy in West Bengal. Last year, more than 1.5 Lac candidates appeared for WBJEE.

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WBJEE Paper Pattern 2017 Highlights

WBJEE 2017 will held on April 23, 2017. The exam will be conducted by West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Board (WBJEEB) in offline mode. The below table represents the highlights of WBJEE Exam pattern 2017:

WBJEE 2017 Exam Date April 23, 2017
Exam Slots


Paper-I (Mathematics) – (11:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.)

Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry) – (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Language of paperEnglish
Mode of examination Offline
Total marks 200 marks
Number of sections3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Marking scheme

 Correct answer- +1 marks

Incorrect answer- -0.25 marks

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Subject-wise WBJEE Paper Pattern 2017

The below table represents the subject-wise questions and marks in WBJEE 2017:

SubjectTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Physics + Chemistry40 each1002 hours
Mathematics751002 hours

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Different streams in WBJEE 2017 

WBJEE 2017 has three streams viz. PCM, PCB & PCMB. An applicant can choose his category while filling the WBJEE 2017 Application Form. The 3 types of streams are listed below:

EMathematics, Physics + ChemistryThis type of examinee is for the applicants seeking admission in B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Courses or in Pharmacy Course in Jadavpur University
MBiological Sciences, Physics + ChemistryThis type of examinee is for admission in Medical and Dental courses
CMathematics, Biological Sciences, Physics + ChemistryFor admission in B.E./ B.Tech./ B.Arch. Courses or Medical/ Dental Courses or in Pharmacy Course in Jadavpur University

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Exceptions to 3 types of Streams

  • Only West Bengal domiciled candidates are eligible for medical/ dental courses. Only such candidate can register as ‘E’ type candidate. He/she has to appear for Mathematics and Physics & Chemistry in order to get rank in Engineering/ Technology. Also these candidates can sit for Physics + Chemistry in order to get admission to Pharmacy colleges other than in Jadavpur University.
  • Candidate has to appear in Mathematics and Physics & Chemistry as “E” or “C” for taking admission in Pharmacy Course.
  • Candidates appearing only in Physics + Chemistry under any type of examinee E/ M/ C are eligible only for pharmacy course other than in Jadavpur University.
  • Merit lists for engineering, medical and pharmacy will be published separately.

WBJEE 2017 Marking Scheme

WBJEE 2017 Marking Scheme varies according to the category of the questions divided. WBJEE 2017 Question Paper will be based on 4 subjects and all the questions in each paper are divided into three categories. The WBJEE 2017 marking scheme for each subject is therefore properly segregated into 3 categories. The 3 Categories of questions asked in WBJEE are given below: 

Category 1 of WBJEE Paper Pattern 2017

  • Questions in Category 1 carry 1 mark each
  • 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
  • Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as incorrect answer, which means 0.25 mark will be deducted.

Category 2 of WBJEE Exam Pattern 2017

  • Questions in Category 2 carry 1 mark each
  • 2 marks will be awarded for each correct answer
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
  • Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as incorrect answer, which means 0.25 mark will be deducted.

Category 3 of WBJEE Exam Pattern 2017

  • More than 2 answer choices can be correct.
  • Full 2 marks if all correct choices are selected.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • For partially correct response, without any incorrect marking, the following formulae will be applicable to awarding marks = 2 X (no of correct responses)/(total no of correct options)

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Subject-wise WBJEE Marking Scheme 2017

The category-wise questions and their marking scheme for WBJEE is given in the below table:


Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Total Questions

Total Marks


30 Q x 1 M

5 Q x 2 M

5 Q x 2 M




30 Q x 1 M

5 Q x 2 M

5 Q x 2 M




50 Q x 1 M

15 Q x 2M

10 Q x 2 M



WBJEE 2017 Mode Of Answering

WBJEE 2017 is an offline exam and the answers are to be marked on the given OMR sheet only. Candidates are supposed to learn about all the instructions about the mode of answering as given below:

  • Candidates can use only blue/black ball point pen on the OMR answer sheet.
  • Candidates must bring his/her own writing material.
  • The bubble in OMR sheet against correct option should be properly filled.
  • Candidates should mark the answer according to the mentioned instructions only.
  • It is important for all candidates to write the "Question Booklet No." at the mentioned places both on the OMR Answer Sheet and Attendance Sheet during WBJEE 2017 else the OMR Answer sheet of the concerned subject will be canceled.

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WBJEE Syllabus 2017

To score high marks and get a good rank, a candidate must have a knowledge of the topics that are most important for him/her to study and the others that require less attention and time. Some of those important topics of each subject every candidate must ponder over are mentioned below:

  1. Important topics in Mathematics: 3D and vectors, Quadratic Equations, Permutation and combination, Matrices, Binomial theorem, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate geometry of three dimensions, Complex numbers and Logarithms.
  2. Important topics in Physics: Kinematics, Laws of motion, Gravitation, Bulk properties of matter, Viscosity, Thermodynamics, Kinetic theory of gases, Oscillations & Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic effect of current, Electromagnetic waves, Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics and Solid state Electronics.
  3. Important topics in Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic, Atomic Structure, Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry, The Periodic Table and Chemical Families, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Coordination Compounds, Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics, Physical Chemistry of Solutions, Redox Equilibria, Chemistry of Metals, Application Oriented chemistry, Aromatic Compounds and Haloalkanes and Haloarenes.




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