WBJEE 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
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WBJEE Exam Pattern comprises 3 sections: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. There are total 155 questions against 200 marks which evaluates the ability and competence of all the applicants. WBJEE 2018 will be conducted on April 22, 2018 and the result will be published on June 5, 2018.
There will be two slots on the same day, where Physics and Chemistry will be held together in the first slot and Mathematics in the second. West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in offline mode and the total duration of the exam is 4 hours.
|WBJEE 2018 Exam Date||April 22, 2018|
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 paper||English & Bengali|
|Mode of examination||Offline|
|Total marks||200 marks|
|Sections||3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)|
|Subject||Category 1||Category 2||Category 3||Total Questions||Total Marks|
|Physics||30 Q x 1 M||5 Q x 2 M||5 Q x 2 M||40||50|
|Chemistry||30 Q x 1 M||5 Q x 2 M||5 Q x 2 M||40||50|
|Mathematics||50 Q x 1 M||15 Q x 2M||10 Q x 2 M||75||100|
The marking scheme of the exam specifies marks distribution over number of questions in the question paper. In WBJEE, there are three categories of questions for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which are described below:
|Concepts of Physics||HC Verma|
|Physics Problems||IE Irodov|
|Chemistry by Pradeep’s||Pradeep’s|
|Organic Chemistry by OP Tandon||OP Tandon and AK Virmani|
|XII Chemistry by NCERT||NCERT|
|XII Mathematics: NCERT||NCERT|
|XI Mathematics: NCERT||NCERT|
Check out the list of preparation books and study material for WBJEE 2018:
Question: What is schedule of WBJEE 2018?
Answer: The exam will be conducted on April 22, 2018. The Paper I (Mathematics) will be from 11 AM to 1 PM. The Paper II (Physics & Chemistry) will be from 2 PM to 4 PM.
Question: What is mode of WBJEE 2018?
Answer: WBJEE 2018 will be conducted in offline mode and candidates will be asked to fill OMR sheets with black or blue ball point pen.
Question: How many sections will be asked in WBJEE 2018?
Answer: The exam consists 3 sections namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and questions in each section is further divided in 3 different categories.
Question: Which type of questions will be asked in WBJEE?
Answer: Only Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked in the exam.
Question: How many total questions are asked in WBJEE and how much questions are there in each section?
Answer: There are total 155 questions in WBJEE. Out of these Physics and Chemistry sections contain 40 Questions each while Mathematics contains 75 Questions.
Question: What are the different categories of questions in each section of WBJEE?
Answer: The Physics & Chemistry contain 30 Questions each in Category 1, 5 Questions each in Category 2 and 3. The Mathematics section has 50 Questions in Category 1, 15 Questions in Category 2 and 10 Questions in Category 3.
Question: What are the Category 1, 2 and 3 of questions in WBJEE?
Answer: In Category-I and Category-II only one answer option is correct, while in Category-III there might be one or more answer options are correct.
Question: What is the marking scheme of WBJEE 2018?
Answer: For Category 1 questions, 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer. While for Category 2 and 3 questions, 2 marks will be given for each correct response. The WBJEE question paper will consist of total 200 marks.
Question: Is there any negative marking scheme in WBJEE 2018?
Answer: In category- I & category II questions, 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking in category-III questions.
Question: I have marked only one option in a category 3 question. Will I get full marks?
Answer: In Category 3, more than 1 answer options may or may not be right. So, the full marks will be awarded only if the candidates mark all the right answers. However, in case of partially correct response without any incorrect marking, this formula will be applied to calculate the score – 2 x (no of correct response) / (total number of correct options).
Question: What is the total time duration of WBJEE 2018?
Answer: There will be two papers of two hours duration each. The total time duration of WBJEE is 4 hours.
Question: What is the syllabus of WBJEE 2018?
Answer: WBJEE Syllabus 2018 will consist subjects like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Candidates can go through these subjects on the basis of class 11th & 12th syllabus.
Question: What are the important topics of WBJEE Mathematics?
Answer: The important topics of WBJEE mathematics are – Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry of Two Dimensions and Three Dimensions, and Calculus etc.
Question: What are the important topics of WBJEE Chemistry?
Answer: The important topics of Chemistry are- Atoms, Molecules & Chemical Arithmetic, Atomic Structure, Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry, The Periodic Table and Chemical Families etc.
Question: What are the important topics of WBJEE Physics?
Answer: The important topics of Physics are- Physical World, Measurements, Units & Dimensions, Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics, Gravitation, Laws of motion, Work, power, energy, Kinetic theory of gases etc.
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