WBJEE 2020 OMR SHEET AND ANSWER KEY

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    WBJEE Answer Key 2020, OMR Sheet (Released) and Paper Analysis

    Urvashi Singhal Urvashi Singhal
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    WBJEEB uploads all OMR images and machine-read responses for the candidates who appear in WBJEE. The same process was repeated for WBJEE 2020 where answer keys were released on February 17, 2020. Candidates who appear for the paper can access their respective answer sheets from WBJEE portal. If not satisfied with the captured response, they can claim for review till against payment of INR 500 per response. Check WBJEE Expected Cut Off 2020

    As of WBJEE 2020, answer keys were released in the month of February, and candidates are now eagerly waiting for result declaration. Release of WBJEE Results got postponed due to sudden outbreak of COVID-19 followed by national lockdown. However, with the begining of ease in lockdown restrictions, it is expected that the results will be out by last week of May, 2020. Click here to know your expected rank using WBJEE Rank Predictor

    WBJEE 2020 Answer Key Dates

    EventDate
    WBJEE Exam Date 2020February 2, 2020
    Release of Model Answer KeysFebruary 17, 2020 (Released)
    Release of WBJEE 2020 Result4th week of May 2020 (Tentative)
    WBJEE 2020 Cut Off4th week of May 2020 (Tentative)
    WBJEE 2020 Counselling Registrations1st week of July 2020 (Tentative)

    Also Read What Went Wrong with WBJEE 2020 Question Paper?

    How to Download WBJEE 2020 Answer Key?

    How to Access and Challenge OMR Image responses?

    Step 1: Visit WBJEE official website wbjeeb.nic.in.

    Step 2: Find the link “View OMR Images, View Responses and Challenge Responses’

    Step 3: Sign in with your application number, password and security pin.

    Step 4: OMR sheets will be available, you can download the same. 

    The response is shown as A/B/C/D in the case of Category I and Category II questions. Unattempted questions are marked as “ – “. In Category III questions, the response is shown as “A  – – D”. “*” shows that multiple answers have been given for the question. 

    Candidates can claim reviews of any number of responses with a non-refundable payment of INR 500 per response. WBJEEB will review candidate claims and decide. The scores and ranks shall be calculated based on the final reviewed responses and board’s decision regarding the review claims will be considered final in the matter.

    How to Download WBJEE 2020 Answer Key?

    WBJEE 2020 Answer Key can be downloaded from the official site using the steps indicated below:

    Step 1: Visit WBJEE official website wbjeeb.nic.in.

    Step 2: Find the link “View/Challenge Answer Key’ (A sample image of the window has been provided below).

    WBJEE Answer Key

    Step 3: Sign in with your application number, password and security pin.

    Step 4: Click on the required link.

    Step 5: Answer key will be displayed on the screen in PDF Format

    Step 6: Download the answer key and verify the answers.

    Note: WBJEE Board also provides the opportunity to challenge any response in official answer keys by paying a stipulated fee.

    Steps to Download WBJEE 2020 OMR Images and Machine Read responses

    By following the following steps, one can check the procedure to check WBJEE 2020 OMR Sheet Images and Machine read responses:

    Step 1: Visit WBJEE 2020 official website.

    Step 2: Locate the link for checking WBJEE 2020 OMR Sheet Images and Machine read responses on the website.

    Step 3: Enter the issued registration number, password and security pin.

    Step 4: All the recorded responses/ OMR sheets/ images will appear on the screen.

    Step 5: Verify with the answers given in WBJEE answer key 2020.

    Step 6: Click on the Submit button.

    Step 7: Payment of INR 500 needs to be made by the applicant in case a candidate decides to challenge against any response in the key.

    Calculation of Score Using WBJEE Answer Key

    Calculation of Score Using WBJEE Answer Key

    Candidates can calculate their anticipated scores in the entrance once they have downloaded the Answer Key and their OMR Sheet Response Image. However, since the pattern and scoring system of WBJEE is not completely uniform, it is advisable to first familiarize with both of them. 

    Given below is the section-wise distribution of questions and the different categories in which they are divided.

    CategoryNo. of Questions in MathematicsNo. of Questions in ChemistryNo. of Questions in Physics
    Category 1503030
    Category 21555
    Category 31055

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    The scoring also varies for each question according to the category of these questions.

    CategoryCorrect answerIncorrect/multiple answers
    Category I+1-1/4
    Category II+2-1/2
    Category III+2
    • 0 marks for a combination of both correct and incorrect responses
    • For a partially correct response, 2 x (no. of correct answer marked)/(total no. of the correct answer)

    Now, all that candidates need to do is to calculate their expected score by using this simple formula based on a number of correct responses and incorrect responses from questions of different categories:

    Total Score = No. of Correct Responses – No. of Incorrect Responses
    How to Challenge WBJEE Answer Key 2020?

    How to Challenge WBJEE Answer Key 2020?

    Any candidate can challenge the model answer key by logging in with his/ her password. Challenges to the model answer keys will be accepted online through a link that will be available shortly at www.wbjeeb.nic.in.

    • Candidates will have to make payment of INR 500 per question plus the bank’s service charges. 
    • The payment can be made via netbanking/debit/ credit card.
    • The fee once paid is non-refundable.
    • Challenges will be reviewed by the Board and a final and frozen answer keys will be uploaded. 
    • The Board’s decision in this regard will be final and no further communication will be entertained.
    • Challenges via letter/ fax/ telephone etc other than online mode will not be accepted. 
    • Candidates are required to fill in their application/registration number including password and security pin and submit their challenge.
    • Authorities will consider and revert if the objection is accepted.

    WBJEE 2019 Paper Analysis

    WBJEE 2019 was conducted in Pen and Paper based mode. The overall difficulty of paper was moderate to easy. The exam was overall easy but time-consuming as candidates had to solve 155 MCQs within the prescribed time limit of 4 hours. Mathematics was the toughest section as per the general opinion of most of the students.

    Physics

    • Physics had 40 questions in total, divided among three sections – Section A (30x1=30), Section B (5x2=10), and Section C (5x2=10).
    • Kinematics was both difficult sections as claimed by some of the students.
    • The first two sections were not very difficult considering that only a couple of questions were conceptual in nature.
    • The final section was relatively easiest.
    • The questions were from the prescribed chapters only.
    • Besides none of the questions in this section was really conceptual or application-based to test the candidates.

    Chemistry

    • Keeping to its reputation, Chemistry was once again the bonus subject for students.
    • The distribution of questions was similar to that of Physics paper.
    • All the questions were from the stipulated syllabus, although a few questions from the inorganic chemistry were tricky.
    • This time no numerical questions were asked in the paper and all the questions of moderate difficulty level.

    Mathematics

    • Mathematics was unanimously the most difficult section in the exam.
    • More than the difficulty level, the students struggled with the length of the paper.
    • Mathematics had in total, 75 MCQs – Section A (50x1=50), Section B (15x2=30), and Section C (10x2=20).
    • The first section was of moderate difficulty level with few questions being conceptual in nature.
    • Section B was both difficult and lengthy for all the aspirants. H
    • However, the final section offered some respite as the questions were easy and most students cruised through this section.

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    Salient FAQs on WBJEE Answer Key

    WBJEE 2020 Answer Key FAQs

    Ques.  Can I challenge the answer keys of WBJEE?

    Ans: Any candidate can challenge any model answer key by logging in with his/ her password. The challenges of the model answer keys will be accepted online through a link that will be available shortly at www.wbjeeb.nic.in. Candidates will have to make payment of INR 500 per question plus the bank’s service charges. The payment can be made via netbanking/debit/ credit card. Challenges will be reviewed by the Board and a final and frozen answer keys will be uploaded. The Board’s decision in this regard will be final and no further communication will be entertained.

    Ques. How can I download answer keys for WBJEE 2020?

    Ans: WBJEE 2020 Answer Key can be downloaded from the official site using the steps indicated below:

    Step 1: Visit WBJEE official website wbjeeb.nic.in.

    Step 2: Find the link “WBJEE 2020 preliminary answer key” or “WBJEE 2020 main answer key”.

    Step 3: Click on the required link.

    Step 4: Answer key will be displayed on the screen in PDF Format.

    Step 5: Download the answer key and verify the answers.

    Ques. What is the procedure to calculate the score in WBJEE?

    Ans: The formula to calculate the score is:

    Total Score = Number of Correct Responses – Number of Incorrect Responses

    You can also check your rank by using  WBJEE Rank Predictor

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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