WBJEE 2020: What Went Wrong?

    Neha Rani Neha Rani
    Exams Prep Master

    WBJEE 2020 was conducted on February 2, 2020 in two shifts. Around one lakh candidates appeared for the State Level Entrance Exam. It came to the notice of many experts that candidates who appeared for the exam in both the sessions fell prey to the mistakes in questions occurring in the question paper.

    Latest: WBJEE Official Answer Key has been released, candidates can access the same from the official website. 

    The Maths paper of the WBJEE 2020 Exam was comparatively tough and lengthy and such errors led to heightened stress and panic among the candidates. Moreover, the queries of students regarding the questions were not rectified at that time and no official notification regarding the discrepancy in the questions came from the conducting authority during the exam. A total of four questions were found to be wrong, two of them had wrong answers and the other two were wrongly framed. Many candidates went heartbroken after failing to solve the first question of SET C. This led to a serious breakdown of the morale of the student. Many students complained about their time being wasted because of the errors in the question paper.

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    WBJEE 2020: Series of Mistakes

    WBJEE 2020 Exam paper was conducted successfully on February 2, 2020 in both the shifts. As soon the exam ended, news of students getting confused over four questions started spreading. The paper when reached experts in various coaching institutes, they confirmed that four questions in the question paper were wrong. The questions that are claimed to be wrong are:

    1. Two questions in Category 1 were provided with the wrong answers
    2. In Set D, question number 31 that was from trigonometry and question number 43 that was from Three Dimensional (3-D) Geometry were wrongly framed.

    Check to know the detailed WBJEE 2020 Exam Analysis

    Category 1 questions were one marker questions so they were not much worried about if the candidate did the other questions perfectly. The other two questions carried two marks each and because of the high competition amongst the students, losing four marks to errors in the question paper was like a big blow to the candidates. Experts and various students claimed that the above mentioned questions were wrong. Many experts from various coaching institutions came to the rescue of the candidates and claimed that the questions asked were wrong on their own and the candidates didn’t have to blame themselves for not being able to solve them. The experts provided the correct solutions to the respective wrongly asked questions and justified their claim. The questions that went wrong are mentioned below with their correct solved answers:

    Question Number 31(SET D)

    Finding real solutions of a trigonometric equation can be a very tricky and lengthy process. Many candidates spent their valuable time to find the answer to this tricky question and must have found the answer correctly too but alas, the options provided in the question were not according to the solution they found. Candidates can check the solutions provided below and check if they did it correctly or not:

    WBJEE Question

    Correct Answer as provided by Experts:

    WBJEE Answer

    Question Number 43(SET D)

    This question belonged to 3D Geometry. A lot of students fear this topic because of its lengthy procedure but those who know the trick can treat it as a piece of cake. One such question from the same topic appeared in WBJEE 2020. Candidates again worked upon a wrong question and ended up getting confused and questioning themselves. Candidates who solved question 43 of SET D, can check the correct solution provided below and feel a bit light: 

    WBJEE 2020 Question

    Correct Answer as provided by Experts:

    WBJEE 2020 Answer

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    WBJEE 2020 Discrepancy:

    News about the mistakes found in the WBJEE 2020 question paper reached the ears of the State WBJEE Conducting body who stated that they will look into the matter and would publish any news regarding actions that will be taken against this as soon as possible.

    WBJEE 2020 Exam Results are expected to be declared in the month of June 2020 on the official website. The merit list release and counselling session dates will be released shortly after the release of the result. Check here to know WBJEE 2020 Expected Cutoff

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