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**WBJEE 2018 Exam Format** details out the syllabus, nature of questions, marking scheme, distribution of questions etc. in the exam. There will be a total of 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics that evaluate the ability and competence of all participants.

WBJEE 2018 will be organized in the third week of April 2018. There will be two slots on the same day, where Physics and Chemistry will be held together in the first slot and Mathematics in the second. West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam will be organized in offline method and the total period of the exam is 4 hours.

**WBJEE Syllabus **will be based on chapters in PCM from class XII. The question paper will contain all objective questions. As for the WBJEE marking scheme, one mark will be honored for each accurate response option, while 0.25 mark will be deducted for each inaccurate response.

All aspirants who complete **WBJEE 2018** will be able to seek admission in any one of the participating institutes of WBJEE. These institutes provide undergraduate courses in engineering, pharmacy, and architecture. This year, almost 1.5 lakh aspirants are expected to appear for WBJEE 2018.

WBJEE 2018 Exam Date | April 2018 |

Exam Slots | 2 Paper-I (Mathematics) – (11:00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.) Paper-II (Physics & Chemistry) – (2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.) |

Language of paper | English |

Method of examination | Offline |

Total marks | 200 marks |

Number of sections | 3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) |

Marking scheme | Accurate response- +1 marks Inaccurate response- -0.25 marks |

Physics is considered as the discipline of science related with nature and properties of matter and energy. Here’s a detailed look at WBJEE 2018 Exam Format for Physics. This section will be merged with Chemistry in WBJEE Question Paper and must be finished within 2 hours. WBJEE will test an aspirant’s basic understanding of Physics that he studied till class XII.

- Total Time Allotted: Recommended to be solved in 40-70 minutes
- Difficulty level: Moderate
- Total Marks Allotted: from 40 to 60
- Total Questions: 40

As mentioned previous, the board expects aspirants to have a basic understanding of every topic mentioned in the syllabus below. Let’s look at the topics that are likely to be asked in WBJEE 2018 Physics. However, there is some topics aspirant should pay extra attention to.

Most Important Topics | Important Topics | Least Important Topics |
---|---|---|

Gaseous Theory | Dimensional Analysis | Units and Dimensions |

Center of Mass, Collision | Newtons Laws of Motion | Mistakes, Significant figures |

2D and 3D Motions | Scalars, Vectors | Gravitation |

Simple Harmonic Motion | Sound Waves | Dimensional Analysis |

Circular Motion | Electric Flux | Physical World, Measurements |

Gauss Theorem, Coulombs Law | Solid State | - |

Thermodynamics | Work Power Energy | - |

Book Name | Author/Publisher |
---|---|

Concepts of Physics | HC Verma |

Physics Problems | IE Irodov |

NCERT Physics | NCERT |

Physics can be little tricky at times. But with complete concepts and methodological approach, you can ace the section easily. Getting/ Making a handbook that would contain all the formulae to be used in the exam will surely help. It will not only help you remember them but also make you realize the practical conditions and circumstances where they can be applied.

Chemistry is considered to be the discipline of science related with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances.

Like physics, aspirants appearing for WBJEE 2018 are expected to have the basic understanding of Chemistry as that of class XII. Let’s look at the exam format for Chemistry in WBJEE 2018: This section will be merged with Physics and must be finished in 2 hours’ duration.

- Total time to be invested: recommended 30-40 minutes
- Total questions asked: 40
- Total Marks allotted: 40-60
- Difficulty level: Moderate

Take a quick look at the topics to study in Chemistry for WBJEE 2018

Most Important | Less Important | Least Important |
---|---|---|

Periodic Table | Inorganic Chemistry | Dalton’s Atomic Theory |

Chemical Kinetics | Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes | Atomic Mass |

Molar Chemistry | SN1 and SN2 Reactions | Avogadro's Hypothesis |

Markownikoff’s and anti-Markownikoff’s additions | Aromatic Compounds | Chemical Equations |

carbonyl compounds and esters | Catalysts | Oxidation-Reduction |

Empirical and Molecular formula | - | Gay Lussac’s Law |

Book Name | Author/Publisher |
---|---|

Chemistry by Pradeep’s | Pradeep’s |

Organic Chemistry by OP Tandon | OP Tandon and AK Virmani |

XII Chemistry by NCERT | NCERT |

It is recommended, to begin with, Chemistry section as it consumes less time. If your concepts about basic chemistry are strong and if you are well informed about rules of Organic Chemistry, you will have to invest less time in the section. Chemistry does not involve heavy calculations and complex problems to be solved.

Mathematics is considered as an abstract science of number, quantity, Space, and matter. Anyhow, take a quick look at mathematics format for WBJEE 2018. Engineering could not be possible or for fun say, imaginable without Mathematics. Mathematics is the soul and the most important aspect of engineering studies.

- Total Questions Asked: 75
- Total Marks Allotted: 100
- Marks each question: 100
- Difficulty level: Moderate-High

Apart from being the most important, mathematics is also one of the toughest section to crack in WBJEE 2018. Understanding its syllabus and working upon your weak areas would be the apt strategy.

Most Important Topics | Important Topics | Least Important Topics |
---|---|---|

Progression and Series | Differentiation | Probability, Integration by parts. Integration by substitution and the partial fraction. |

Complex Numbers, conjugate | Integration | Properties of triangles, |

Matrices, Quadratic Equations | Differential Calculus | Mean, Variance and Standard Deviation |

Binomial Theorem, Sets Relations Mapping | Sets, Relations, and Mapping | Maxima, Minima, Bayes’ Theorem |

Trigonometric Functions | Statistics, Inverse Trigonometry | Tangents and Normal |

Coordinate Geometry | Distance Formula, Section Formula | Scalar Triple Products |

Book Name | Author/Publisher |
---|---|

Mathematics | RS Agarwal |

XII Mathematics: NCERT | NCERT |

XI Mathematics: NCERT | NCERT |

Mathematics | RD Sharma |

Mathematics is considered as the toughest section of all as mentioned previously. It would be recommended to break the topics into three parts as mentioned below:

1.I am best at these

2.Okay. I required a little exercise for these

3.I am very bad at it

Dividing topics as per your strength and preparation would help you strategize your preparation in a healthy attitude. Writing important formulae, squares, cubes over the wall of your study table will help you register them subconsciously.

WBJEE is one of the most popular yet difficult exams to crack. A lot depends on the nature of questions and how well you perform in each section. The marking scheme for any exam plays a big role in deciding your scores. In WBJEE, there are three categories of questions. They have been described below:

- 1 mark will be honored for each accurate response
- 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong response
- Marking more than one response option in the OMR sheet will be treated as inaccurate response, which means 0.25 mark will be deducted
- Questions in Category 1 carry 1 mark each

- 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong response
- Marking more than one response option in the OMR sheet will be treated as inaccurate response, which means 0.25 mark will be deducted
- Questions in Category 2 carry 1 mark each
- 2 marks will be honored for each accurate response

- More than 2 response choices can be correct
- There is no negative marking
- Full 2 marks if all accurate choices are selected

**Subject-wise WBJEE Marking Scheme 2017**

The category-wise questions and their marking scheme for WBJEE are given in the below table:

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 2M | 10 Q x 2 M | 75 | 100 |

Aspirants appearing in WBJEE required to understand all the aspects of WBJEE 2018 Exam Format well. Knowing the format and topics that hold significance in the exam will give you an upper hand and can save you a lot of time.

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