The WBJEE 2017 Engineering Exam Pattern will aid you students to get an idea of the examination inclusive of the types of questions, subjects, marks distribution, exam duration and marking scheme. You can get to know all about the WBJEE 2017 Exam Pattern in the given article.

Exam Pattern for WBJEE 2017

All the candidates appearing for the WBJEE 2017 will have to give the written examination that will comprise of questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. There will be three categories of questions namely:

Category 1 shall have questions of 1 mark each. For incorrect response, 25% of full mark (1/4) would be deducted.

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Category 2, every correct answer will yield 2 marks. For incorrect response, 25% of full mark (1/2) would be deducted.

In category 3, questions may have more than one correct options. All correct answers only will yield two marks. Candidates must mark all the correct options in order to be awarded full marks

The marking for the Category 3 questions-

   –For any combination of answers containing one or more incorrect responses, net mark awarded will be zero (0).

   –For partially correct response without any incorrect marking- Marks awarded = 2 x (no. of correct responses) / (total no. of correct options)

WBJEE 2017 Category-wise Questions and Marks Distribution:

Subject Category 1 (1 mark each) Category 2 (2 marks each) Category 3 (2 marks each) Total Marks
Maths 60*1 10*2 10*2 100
Physics 30*1 5*2 5*2 50
Chemistry 30*1 5*2 5*2 50

Maths:

Category 1-60 questions

Category 2-10 questions

Category 3-10 questions

Physics:

Category 1-30 questions

Category 2-5 questions

Category 3-5 questions

Chemistry:

Category 1-30 questions

Category 2-5 questions

Category 3-5 questions

Do note that if you mark more than one answer against a particular question in the OMR sheet, the said answer will be treated as incorrect response. Marks will be deducted as per the rule of negative marking stated for respective category.

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