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WB JECA 2018 Exam Pattern

Updated On - December 26th 2017 by SONAL ROHATGI

WB JECA (West Bengal Joint Entrance Computer Application) is a state level exam conducted by WBJEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board). The exam is held for admission in MCA (Masters of Computer Application) program at recognized institutes of West Bengal. WB JECA 2018 Exam is scheduled for June 23, 2018.

WB JECA 2018 exam is held in two shifts i.e. (Shift I – Mathematics, and Shift II – Aptitude). WB JECA 2018 Exam Pattern is different for both shifts in a pen and paper based test. The question paper consists of 150 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) questions. Each question carries one mark. Candidates are suggested to go through the exam pattern and syllabus, before starting preparation of the exam.

WB JECA Syllabus 2018 contains questions from Mathematics and Aptitude. The syllabus is divided into two part, mathematics carries 100 questions and aptitude carries 50 questions in the exam. Mathematics section has four topics and Aptitude section has five topics in their syllabus.

WB JECA 2018 Important Topics:

  • Mathematics – Analytical Geometry, and Algebra
  • Aptitude – Reasoning, Data Interpretation, and Problem solving

WB JECA 2018 Exam Highlights

WB JECA 2018 exam is held on June 23, 2018, Sunday. It is scheduled for two shifts on offline (Pen and paper based) mode. Here are the important highlights of the exam:

Exam NameWB JECA (West Bengal Joint Entrance Computer Application)
Conducted BodyWB JEEB (West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board)
Exam DateJune 23, 2018
Exam Shifts

Shift I (Mathematics – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm)

Shift II (Aptitude – 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm)

Exam ModeOffline mode (pen and paper based)
Question Paper LanguageEnglish only
Total Marks150
Number of Section2 (Mathematics and Aptitude)
Marking SchemeEach question one mark

WB JECA 2018 Exam Pattern

WB JECA 2018 is scheduled for June 23, 2018, on Saturday. The exam is held in two shifts i.e. (Shift I – Mathematics, and Shift II – Aptitude). WB JECA 2018 Exam Pattern is different for mathematics and aptitude.

Shift I Mathematics: WB JECA 2018 shift I is based on mathematics section. The question paper consists of 100 objective type questions with four options and only one option is correct. It is held in offline mode. Applicants have to attempt all the questions in the duration of 2 hours. One mark is awarded for every correct response and 0.25 mark deducted for every incorrect answer. There is no negative marking for unanswered questions.

Shift II Aptitude: Aptitude section carries 50 MCQs questions in the exam. Each question has four option and only one option is correct. Applicants have to attempt all the questions in the duration of one hour. Each question carries one mark and negative marking is also applicable 0.25 mark deducted for every wrong answer. No mark for no attempt question.

Exam Schedule

ShiftsTimingTotal Number of QuestionsTotal marks
Shift I – Mathematics11:00 am to 1:00 pm100100
Shift II - Aptitude2:00 pm to 3:00 pm5050

Marking Scheme

  • 1 mark is awarded for every correct answer
  • 0.25 mark deducted for every incorrect response
  • No marking for not unanswered questions
  • If a candidate chooses more than one option, it will be treated as an incorrect answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted
  • For any combination of response with more than one option, then it's treated as incorrect answer and 0.25 mark deducted

WB JECA 2018Syllabus

WB JECA Syllabus 2018 contains questions from Mathematics and Aptitude. There are 100 questions in mathematics section and 50 questions in aptitude section. Applicants are suggested to prepare important topics first. Here, we are providing you complete syllabus of WB JECA 2018.

Mathematics Syllabus

Mathematics considered as one of the difficult subjects. It is the most important subject of WB JECA 2018 exam. It carries highest weightage of questions in the exam, questions paper carries 100 questions from this subject. The questions of Mathematics is based on graphs and formulas and it’s time-consuming section. Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity, structure, space, and change. This section has four topics i.e. Analytical geometry, Algebra, Calculus, and Probability & statics. We are providing you detailed syllabus of mathematics subject in the table given below:

TopicsSub Topics
Analytical GeometryCartesian and polar coordinate, straight line, circle, ellipse, parabola, hyperbola, translation, and rotation of axes.
AlgebraComplex number, De Moiver’s theorem, solution of linear equation, determinates, matrices, summation of signal series, addition of vectors, scalar and vector products, in equation, sets of elements, universal set, empty set, subsets, Venn diagram, union and intersection of sets, complements, algebra of sets, finite sets, class of sets, partitions, cross product, group, ring, and fields.
CalculusLimit, continuity, differential, maxima and minima, Taylor and maclaruin’s, series, definite and indefinite integrals, first Ana, second order, differential, equation, functions of several, variables, partial differentials.
Probability and StaticsPermutation, combination, probability, probability distribution, mean, medium, mode, standard deviation, correlation coefficient.

Preparation Books for Mathematics

Here is the list of best books for mathematics preparation:

  • What is Mathematics? by Herbert Robbins and Richard Courant
  • How to Solve It by George Pólya
  • The Mathematical Experience by Philip J. Davis and Reuben Hersh
  • Principles of mathematical analysis by Walter Rudin

Aptitude Test Syllabus

There are 50 MCQ questions in Aptitude section. The questions of this section are based on general awareness, reasoning and other. This section has five topics mentioned in the table given below:

Problem Solving
Quantitative Comparison
Discrete Quantitative Analysis
Data Interpretation

Preparation Books for Aptitude

Books are very important part of preparation plan. Here, we are providing some important books for preparation of Aptitude section:

  • Analytical Reasoning by M.K. Pandey
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Agarwal
  • Reasoning & Aptitude by Singh IRS
  • A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali

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