WBJEE Exam Pattern 2019
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WBJEE Exam Pattern 2019 - West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board has prescribed the exam pattern of WBJEE 2019. Candidates appearing for the entrance exam can check the WBJEE 2019 exam pattern from this page. WBJEE exam pattern carries the information related to marking scheme, duration of exam, mode, sections in the question paper, type of questions that will be asked and more. The question paper of WBJEE 2019 will carry 3 sections – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which will be further divided into three categories. The marking scheme of all the 3 categories will be different. Going through WBJEE 2019 exam pattern had candidates to prepare for the examination in a more effective way. WBJEE was conducted in offline mode for admission to various B.Tech programmes offered by institutes/colleges in the state of West Bengal. WBJEE 2019 was conducted on May 26. To know in detail about the WBJEE 2019 exam pattern, read the full article.
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Important Dates


WBJEE 2019

May 26, 2019


Declaration of result

June 20, 2019

WBJEE Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of WBJEE 2019 has been prescribed by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board. Knowing exam pattern of WBJEE 2019 would help candidates to be aware of marking scheme, type of questions that would be asked, mode of examination, duration etc. Candidates appearing for entrance exam must refer and check the WBJEE exam pattern 2019. For the reference of the candidates, mentioned below is the WBJEE 2019 exam pattern:

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WBJEE 2019 Exam Pattern





Exam Duration

4 hours


Examination Mode



Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


Number of Sections

  • 4 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)


Total Number of Questions

155 (Physics – 40, Chemistry – 40, Mathematics – 75)


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 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

  • For every incorrect response, 1/4th mark will be deducted, while for category, no negative marking will be done.

WBJEE Marking Scheme 2019

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To know the marking scheme of WBJEE 2019, candidates can refer to the mentioned below table. The below table would help candidates to know about the WBJEE 2019 marking scheme of all the three sections- Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry which includes 3 categories.


Category 1

Category 2

Category 3

Total Questions

Total Marks


30 Q x 1 M

5 Q x 2 M

5 Q x 2 M




50 Q x 1 M

15 Q x 2M

10 Q x 2 M




30 Q x 1 M

5 Q x 2 M

5 Q x 2 M



Key Points Related to WBJEE Exam Pattern 2019

  • WBJEE 2019 was held in offline mode.

  • Every questions would carry four options out which candidates had to mark one correct answer by darkening the circle completely with blue/black ball point pen.

  • Candidates need to aware that responses once marked cannot be edited/changed/erased/modified.

  • Candidates had to answer the questions asked on specially designed optical machine readable response (OMR) sheet.

  • The OMR sheet would be evaluated by the method of Optical Mark Recognition.

  • The question paper of WBJEE 2019 would be divided into 3 categories. These categories will be based on the distribution of marking scheme.

  • In Category 1 and 2, marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as an incorrect answer and therefore 0.25 or 1/4th mark will be deducted for every in incorrect response.

  • In Category 3, more than 1 answer options may can be or cannot not be correct. The full marks will be given if all the right answers are marked. If candidates mark partially correct answer, without any incorrect marking, the following formula will be applicable – 2 x (no of correct response) / (total number of correct options).

  • No negative marks were given for incorrect answers in Category 3.

  • Candidates belonging to PwD category are entitled to 20 extra minutes for each paper.

  • Visually impaired PwD candidates will be able to use the help of a scribe/writer having lesser/lower qualification than the candidate.

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