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WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern

Last Updated - December 05, 2017

WBJEEB or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board will conduct WBJEE in May 2019. It is an offline exam comprising 155 objective type questions. WBJEE 2019 consists of 2 papers, Paper I- Mathematics and Paper II- Physics and Chemistry. Each paper is divided into three parts namely Category I, Category II and Category III.

The total duration of the exam is 4 hours and marking scheme for each category is different which has been mentioned in detail in the article further along with the syllabus and recommended books. WBJEE Syllabus will be based on class 12th physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

All candidates who clear WBJEE 2019 will be able to seek admission in any one of the participating institutes of WBJEE. These institutes offer undergraduate courses in engineering, pharmacy and architecture. Nearly 1.5 lakh candidates are expected to appear for WBJEE 2019.

WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights

Exam Pattern Higlights
WBJEE 2019 Exam DateMay 2019
Language of paperEnglish
Mode of examinationOffline
No. of papers2 Papers
Paper I- Mathematics
Paper II- Physics and Chemistry
Total marks200 marks
Number of sections3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Time duration4 hours (2 hours for each paper)
Marking scheme+1 mark for Category I;
+2 mark for Category II and III
Negative marking-0.25 marks for Category I and Category II

WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern in Detail

WBJEE 2019 exam will be conducted in 2 slots for both the papers. The exam will be of total 200 marks with questions from three subjects namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.Paper 1, i.e. Mathematics and Paper 2, i.e. Physics and Chemistry both will be of 2 hours each. The exam will be held in the offline mode through OMR sheet.

The question paper will consist of 155 multiple choice questions. There are 3 categories of questions in each paper. The category-wise details are given in the table below.

SubjectsCategory-ICategory-IICategory-III (2 marksTotal Number of QsTotal Marks
 -No. Of QsMarks Per QsNo. Of QsMarks Per QsNo. Of QsMarks Per Qs - -

WBJEE 2019 Marking Scheme

There are 2 categories in WBJEE 2019 and each exam will consist of questions from each of the three subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The Marking Scheme for each category is different. Check the following details to know about WBJEE marking scheme.

Category I

  • For every correct answer: +1 marks
  • For every wrong answer: -0.25 marks

Category II

  • For every correct answer: +2 marks
  • For every wrong answer: -0.25 marks

Category III

  • For every correct answer: +2 marks
  • For every wrong answer: 0 marks

WBJEE Syllabus 2019

Follow the syllabus given while preparing for WBJEE 2019. Keep in mind not to skip these topics and take special care to prepare for the important topics.


There will be around 40 questions from Physics carrying a weightage of about 50 marks. The topics to be considered while preparing for Physics for WBJEE 2019 are as follows.

  • Gaseous Theory  Dimensional Analysis
  • Units and Dimensions
  • Centre of Mass, Collision
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Errors, Significant figures
  • 2D and 3D Motions
  • Scalars, Vectors
  • Gravitation
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Sound Waves
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Circular Motion  Electric Flux
  • Physical World, Measurements
  • Gauss Theorem, Coulombs Law
  • Solid State
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work Power Energy


There will be around 40 questions from Chemistry which will carry about 50 marks. The topics from Chemistry to be considered while preparing for WBJEE 2019 are given below.

  • Periodic Table
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Dalton’s Atomic Theory
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Alkanes,Alkenes,Alkynes
  • Atomic Mass
  • Molar Chemistry
  • SN1 and SN2 Reactions
  • Avagadro’s Hypothesis
  • Markownikoff’s and anti-Markownikoff’s additions
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Chemical Equations
  • Carbonyl compounds and esters   
  • Catalysts
  • Oxidation-Reduction
  • Empirical and Molecular formula
  • Gay Lussac’s Law


There will be 75 questions from Physics which will carry a weightage of 100 marks. The topics of Mathematics to be considered while preparing for WBJEE 2019 are mentioned below.

  • Progression and Series
  • Differentiation
  • Probability
  •  Integration by parts, by substitution and partial fraction
  • Complex Numbers, conjugate
  • Integration
  • Properties of triangles
  • Matrices,
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Differential Calculus
  • Mean, Variance and Standard Deviation
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Sets, Relations and Mapping
  • Maxima, Minima, Bayes’ Theorem
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Statistics
  • Inverse Trigonometry
  • Tangents and Normal
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Distance Formula
  • Section Formula
  • Scalar Triple Products

While preparing for WBJEE 2019, keep in mind the syllabus to be followed. The syllabus will be based on 10+2 level. Candidates should have a look at the recommended books tabulated below they must refer for each subject.

SubjectBook NameAuthorISBN no.
PhysicsConcepts of PhysicsHC Verma978-8177091878
Problems in General PhysicsIE Irodov978-8123902517
Physics Part- I & II Class 12 NCERTNCERT-



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