WBJEE: Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips, Reference Books

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WBJEE entrance examination is a state-level exam for B. Tech graduates to participate in the institutions of the state of West Bengal. As it provides admissions to some of the best technical institutes in the state, it is a highly competitive exam than the others. Although the WBJEE exam is less conceptual and more practical when compared to JEE, still the difficulty level is same as JEE Mains.

WBJEE 2021 exam is happened to be conducted in the third week of May 2021 (tentatively). Candidates preparing for the WBJEE exam will have to appear for two papers that are Paper 1 (Mathematics) and Paper 2 (both Physics and Chemistry). Candidates who appear for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be eligible to take admission in engineering, technology, architecture, and pharmacy study programs. 

To prepare for the exam, candidates should have gone through the WBJEE exam pattern to know how to prepare for the exam pattern of the WBJEE 2021. The details compiled here about the WBJEE are the exam pattern, preparation tips, and some reference books followed in the exam.

Read here : WBJEE Exam pattern, Syllabus and Eligibility

WBJEE Exam Highlights:

Exam Name WBJEE
Full-form West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination
Exam Category Undergraduate
Organizing Body West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board
Exam Level State Level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Exam Mode Offline or OMR-based Test mode
Application Mode Online
Exam Duration 4 hours
Question Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Exam Language English

WBJEE Exam Pattern:

WBJEE exam is an offline or OMR-based test mode, so the questions paper is designed as OMR (Optical Machine Readable response) sheet. The answer sheet will be evaluated by the Optical Mark Recognition method. 

The candidates need to give the response by darkening the required circle appropriately with blue/black ballpoint pen as there will be 4 options for each question asked. If any other kind of marking is done by candidates such as filling the circle with a pencil, filling the circle incompletely,  cross mark, tick mark, dot mark, overwriting, scratching, erasing, white ink, marking outside the circle, etc. that may lead to the wrong response and that will not be counted.

It is very much important for candidates to understand the exam pattern of the paper to know how to prepare for the WBJEE exam. The tabulation below is the exam pattern of the WBJEE exam:

Exam Mode Offline or OMR-based Test mode
Exam Duration 4 hours
Question Type MCQs
Exam Language English
Number of Sections 2 (Paper 1 & Paper 2)
Total Marks 200
No. of Questions 155
Marking Scheme Category 1: +1 marks for each right answer and 0.25 will be deducted for each wrong answer
Category 2: +2 marks for each right answer and 0.5 will be deducted for each wrong answer
Category 3: No negative marking

Subject-wise marking scheme

Mentioned below is the subject-wise marking scheme followed in the WBJEE exam:

Subjects Physics Mathematics Chemistry
Category 1 1 mark for 30 questions 1 mark for 30 questions 1 mark for 30 questions
Category 2 2 marks for 5 questions 2 marks for 15 questions 2 marks for 5 questions
Category 3 2 marks for 5 questions 2 marks for 5 questions 2 marks for 5 questions
Total Marks 50 100 50

Preparation tips for the WBJEE exam:

Here we are about to discuss the preparation tips for the WBJEE exam that will help the candidates to make a proper strategy for the examination:

  • Time management and scheduling are very much essential, so make a proper study schedule and plan what to study and what not to which will be smart preparation as it will save your time.
  • Try to solve last years’ question papers of the WBJEE exam as it always helps in maintaining the proper speed, type of pattern and make you realize where you stand and what your weaknesses are. 
  • Also students can opt for solving several mock tests that are available either online or offline mock test series. 
  • Candidates should approach a reliable and good coaching center that is equipped with qualified and experienced faculty members for exam preparation.
  • Take out proper notes while you are practicing. So not only that will help in sorting out the important concepts & formulas but also increase accuracy and release your last time rush. 
  • Candidates should never depend on any shortcuts, it is advisable to clear all the basic concepts.
  • Always take NCERT textbooks into count to clear basic concepts as WBJEE exam paper is based on 10+2 level and also prefer reference books that are mentioned above

WBJEE reference books:

As the WBJEE exam is an engineering level undergraduate exam, so the exam is of the 10+2 level. On that note, a lot of books are there that can be used for WBJEE exam preparation. 

The tabulation below contains the subject-wise reference books as per the WBJEE exam:

Subject Names Topics
  • Class 10+2 Physics NCERT Textbooks 
  • Concept of Physics by HC Verma
  • Class 10+2 Mathematics NCERT Textbooks 
  • Mathematics by RS Aggarwal
  • Objective Mathematics by RD Sharma
  • Class 10+2 Chemistry NCERT Textbooks 
  • Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon
  • Concepts of Organic Chemistry by OP Tandon & AK Virmani

Read also : WBJEE: Exam date, Eligibility, Syllabus In details


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