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WBJEE Question Paper 2016

Last Updated - April 06, 2017

WBJEE 2017 Cutoff

WBJEE was held on May 17, 2016 in pen and paper mode (offline) across all major cities in West Bengal. Nearly 1.3 lac candidates appeared in WBJEE 2016 for admission to Government and privately run engineering colleges in West Bengal. Overall, the test takers found the exam of moderate difficulty level.

This article focuses on WBJEE 2016 paper analysis, overall difficulty, sectional difficulty, number of safe attempts and WBJEE 2016 Cutoff. This year, WBJEE will be conducted by WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board)​ on April 23 for admission to undergraduate programmes in engineering, architecture, and pharmacy in West Bengal. A total of 36,000 seats will be available in 104 participating colleges of WBJEE 2017.

The test was held in 2 sessions, each of 2 hours, with a half an hour break between the 2 sessions. The distribution of questions was as below:

SessionSubjectNo. of Questions
1Physics + Chemistry40 + 40

WBJEE 2016 Section-wise Analysis

The difficulty level of WBJEE question paper 2016 was different for each subject. While Mathematics was relatively easy, Physics & Chemistry had a mix of moderate and difficult questions. Some questions in all sections had doubtful options, making it difficult for candidates to come up with one correct answer.

The subject-wise break-up of WBJEE question paper 2016 on the basis of difficulty level is as given below:

SubjectNo. of QuestionsGood Attempts


The section was a mixed bag of difficult and easy questions. The Physics paper comprised of topics like Laws of Motions, Rotational Motion, Kinematics, Hydrostatics, Hydrodynamics, Atom and Nuclei, Dual Nature of Matter, Heat & Thermodynamics, Semiconductors, Alternations Current, Optics, Electrostatics, Electromagnetic Induction, Magnetism, Current Electricity, etc. Overall the difficulty level of Physics section was moderate to high. An attempt of 25 plus questions with about more than 80% accuracy was considered good.


This section comprised questions of mole concept, equilibrium, thermodynamics, practical chemistry, s-block elements, d-block elements, transition elements, atomic structure, chemical bonding, hydrocarbons, aldehydes and ketones, halo alkanes, alcohol, amines, chemistry in everyday life etc. The overall difficulty level of the Chemistry section was moderate to high, and it had a mix of difficult and easy questions. The students who attempted 25 plus questions with more than 80% accuracy was in the safe zone.


This section comprised almost all major areas of class XI and XII mathematics. The section was relatively easy and had a number of easy questions than that of difficult questions. Overall the difficulty level of the section was easy to moderate. This section comprised conic sections, straight line, 3-D, integral calculus, differential equation, differentiation, application of derivatives, permutation and combinations, statistics, probability, relation and functions, quadratic equations, inequalities, area under curve, arithmetic and geometric progressions complex numbers, matrices, determinants, triangles, limits and derivatives. Many of the questions could be solved by ‘plug in the answer choice’ process. An attempt of 50 plus questions with about more than 80% accuracy was considered good.

WBJEE 2016 Engineering Cutoff

The WBJEE 2016 Cut off List varies for different participating institutes and categories. The table below mentions the category wise opening and closing ranks of the top 10 engineering colleges under WBJEE:

College NameGeneral Category
 Opening rankClosing rank
Jadavpur University12537
Bengal Engineering and Technology83243037
Institute of Engineering and Management213596
Kalyani government engineering college3702528
Heritage Institute of technology57411495
Haldia Institute of Technology48131721
Techno India161625549
Jalpaiguri Government Engineering college6694106
RCC Institute of Engineering and Technology2166101554
Netaji Subhash Engineering college208211987

WBJEE 2016 Question Paper with Solution

It is very important to have the idea of any examination to succeed in that. The best way is to have a look at WBJEE past year papers. Here we have the WBJEE Question Papers 2016 with its solution so that you can get clear idea about the pattern and level of question that will be asked in WBJEE 2017.

WBJEE 2016 Physics and ChemistryWBJEE 2016 Mathematics



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