WBJEE 2018 OMR SHEET AND ANSWER KEY
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WBJEE 2018 Official Answer Key (final) has been released at wbjeeb.nic.in on May 22. Login using Application Number, Password, Security Pin to download the answer keys. The model answer keys along with copies of candidates’ OMR response were published on May 5 for the candidates to view and challenge. The scoring and ranking of participants will be based on final answer keys. Nearly, 1.25 lakh candidates appeared for the exam on April 22 (Sunday) in pen and paper based mode without any technical glitches or trouble.
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Candidates can download the answer key in PDF format from the official site. Based on the answer keys, candidates can calculate their expected score based on the number of correct responses. To download the images of OMR sheet responses, candidates need to login with their credentials on the official site. Challenges if any have to be submitted within the stipulated time frame before the publishing of final answer keys.
|Events (WBJEE 2018)||Dates|
|WBJEE Paper I (Mathematics)||April 22, 2018|
|WBJEE Paper II (Physics & Chemistry)||April 22, 2018|
|Release of WBJEE preliminary answer key 2018||May 18, 2018|
|Release of WBJEE final answer key 2018||May 22, 2018|
|Announcement of WBJEE 2018 result||June 5, 2018|
Several institutes have published their own keys for WBJEE Paper I and Paper II. However, these keys should be consulted with caution as not all the responses mentioned therein are not accurate. Moreover, these keys cannot be used for calculation of final score or challenging against the official answer key released by the WBJEE Board.
Nonetheless, these keys can be referred if candidates need a certain idea about their expected score and number of correct responses. Click on the links provided in the table below to download the key.
|Coaching Institute||Physics & Chemistry||Mathematics|
|Adamas||Click Here||Click Here|
|Pathfinder||Click Here||Click Here|
|MYWBUT||Set B||Set B|
|Resonance||Set A | Set B | Set C | Set D||Set A | Set B | Set C | Set D|
WBJEE 2018 Answer Key can be downloaded from the official site using the steps indicated below
Note: WBJEE Board also provides the opportunity to challenge any response in official answer keys by paying a stipulated fee.
Steps to Download WBJEE 2018 OMR Images and Machine Read responses
By following the following steps, one can check the procedure to check WBJEE 2018 OMR Sheet Images and Machine read responses:
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.
CheckWBJEE Exam Pattern
Given below is the section-wise distribution of questions and the different categories in which they are divided.
|Category||No. of questions in Mathematics||No. of questions in Chemistry||No. of questions in Physics|
The scoring also varies for each question according to the category of these questions.
|Category||Correct answer||Incorrect/multiple answers|
|Category III||+2||- 0 marks for combination of both correct and incorrect responses|
- For partial correct response, 2 x (no. of correct answer marked)/(total no. of correct answer)
Now, all that candidates need to do is to calculate their expected score by using this simple formula based on number of correct responses and incorrect responses from questions of different categories:
Candidates are granted the right to challenge WBJEE Answer Key 2018. Preliminary answer key is expected to be released by May 18, 2018 while the main will be released on May 22, 2018. To make a challenge, candidates must provide sufficient material in support of their claim. The payment of INR 500 for challenging WBJEE 2018 answer key could be made online via net banking, credit card, debit card or Allahabad Bank challan.
This additional fee in non-refundable under any circumstance. The link for raising an objection on WBJEE 2018 answer key could be located on the official website. 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 2018 was conducted in Pen and Paper based mode. 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 toughest section as per the general opinion of most of the students.
Phyiscs had 40 questions in total, divided among three sections – Section A (30x1=30), Section B (5x2=10), and Section C (5x2=10). Kinematics was the both difficult section as claimed by some of the students. The first two section were not very difficult considering that only 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 were really conceptual or application based to test the candidates.
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 was unanimously the most difficult section in WBJEE 2018. More than the difficulty level, the students struggled with the length of 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. However, the final section offered some respite as the questions were easy and most students cruised through this section.
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