WBJEE Exam Pattern 2020

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2020

WBJEE 2020 exam will be conducted in offline mode in February 2020. The exam paper comprises of objective type of questions on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which are nothing but sections. And each section is further divided into Categories. The number of questions and the total marks for each category differ. There are three categories (category 1, 2 and 3) in total. There is Negative marking and the marking scheme differs for each category but please note that there is no negative marking in category 3. The examination will be held in two shifts – morning shift and evening shift for 2 hours each.

WBJEE 2020 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Details

Mode of Examination

Offline Mode

Duration of Examination

4 hours

Type of Questions

Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)

Sections

  • 3 Sections (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics )

No. of questions

  • Physics - 40, Chemistry - 40, Mathematics -75

Categories

  • Category 1, 2, 3

Category Wise Division of Questions

  • Physics & Chemistry

  • 30 Questions in Category 1,

  • 5 Questions each in Category 2 and 3.

  • Mathematics

  • 50 Questions in Category 1,

  • 15 Questions in Category 2 and

  • 10 Questions in Category 3.

Total Number of Questions

155 Questions

Total Marks of Examination

200 Marks

Marking Scheme

  • Category 1 -1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer

  • Category 2 and 3- 2 marks will be given for each correct response

Negative Marking

For each incorrect answer, 1/4th mark will be deducted.

No negative marking will be done for Category 3

Category Wise Division of Questions

Subjects

Number of Questions

Total Number of questions

Total marks

Category 1
(Full marks - 1)

Category 2
(Full marks - 2)

Category 3
(Full marks - 2)

Physics

30

5

5

40

50

Chemistry

30

5

5

40

50

Mathematics

50

15

10

75

100

WBJEE 2020 Total number of questions and marks

Subject

Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Total Questions

Total Marks

Physics

30 Q x 1 M

5 Q x 2 M

5 Q x 2 M

40

50

Chemistry

30 Q x 1 M

5 Q x 2 M

5 Q x 2 M

40

50

Mathematics

50 Q x 1 M

15 Q x 2 M

10 Q x 2 M

75

100

Total

155

200

WBJEE 2020 Marking Scheme

Status

Category 1 (only one option is correct)

Category 2 (only one option is correct)

Category 3 (One or more options maybe correct)

Correct answer

1 Mark

2 Marks

2 Marks

Wrong answer

-1/4

-1/4

No Marks

Unattempted question

No Marks

No Marks

No Marks

Combination of response

For any combination of response with more than one answer, the answer will be treated incorrect and hence -1/4 will be awarded

For any combination of response with more than one answer, the answer will be treated incorrect and hence -1/4 will be awarded

Any combination of correct and wrong response will be treated as incorrect and will result in 0 marks

Note

Partial marks will be awarded for Category 3, marks awarded will be 2 x (no, of correct options + total no. Of correct options)


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