WBJEE Exam Pattern 2019

Last Updated - February 10 2018

WBJEEB or West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board will organize WBJEE in May 2019. WBJEE 2019 consists of 2 papers, Paper I- Mathematics and Paper II- Physics and Chemistry. It is an offline exam comprising 155 objective type questions. Each paper is divided into three parts namely Category I, Category II and Category III.

The total period of the exam is 4 hours and marking scheme for each category is various which has been mentioned in detail in the article further along with the syllabus and advisable books. WBJEE Syllabus will be based on class 12th physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.

All aspirants who complete WBJEE 2019 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. Almost 1.5 lakh aspirants are expected to appear for WBJEE 2019.

Highlights Table of WBJEE Exam Format 2019

Exam Format Highlights
WBJEE 2019 Exam DateMay 2019
Language of paperEnglish
Method of examinationOffline
No. of papers2 Papers
Paper I- Mathematics
Paper II- Physics and Chemistry
Total marks200 marks
Number of sections3 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Time duration4 hours (2 hours for each paper)
Marking scheme+1 mark for Category I;
+2 mark for Category II and III
Negative marking-0.25 marks for Category I and Category II

WBJEE Exam Format 2019 in Detail

WBJEE 2019 exam will be organized into 2 slots for both the papers. The exam will be of total 200 marks with questions from three subjects namely Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.Paper 1, i.e. Mathematics and Paper 2, i.e. Physics and Chemistry both will be of 2 hours each. The exam will be held in the offline method via OMR sheet.

The question paper will consist of 155 multiple choice questions. There are 3 categories of questions in each paper. The category-wise details are given in the table below.

SubjectsCategory-ICategory-IICategory-III (2 marksTotal Number of QsTotal Marks
 -No. Of QsMarks Per QsNo. Of QsMarks Per QsNo. Of QsMarks Per Qs - -

Marking Scheme of WBJEE 2019

There are 2 categories in WBJEE 2019 and each exam will consist of questions from each of the three subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The Marking Scheme for each category is different. Check the following details to know about WBJEE marking scheme.

Category I

  • For every wrong response: -0.25 marks
  • For every accurate response: +1 marks

Category II

  • For every wrong response: -0.25 marks
  • For every accurate response: +2 marks

Category III

  • For every wrong response: 0 marks
  • For every accurate response: +2 marks

Syllabus for WBJEE 2019

Follow the syllabus given while preparing for WBJEE 2019. Keep in mind not to skip these topics and take special care to prepare for the important topics.


There will be around 40 questions from Physics carrying a weight of about 50 marks. The topics to be considered while preparing for Physics for WBJEE 2019 are as follows.

  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Centre of Mass, Collision
  • Work Power Energy
  • Circular Motion  Electric Flux
  • Scalars, Vectors
  • Solid State
  • Gravitation
  • Thermodynamics
  • Dimensional Analysis
  • Units and Dimensions
  • Mistakes, Significant figures
  • Physical World, Measurements
  • Gaseous Theory  Dimensional Analysis
  • Gauss Theorem, Coulombs Law
  • 2D and 3D Motions
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Sound Waves


There will be around 40 questions from Chemistry which will carry about 50 marks. The topics from Chemistry to be considered while preparing for WBJEE 2019 are given below.

  • Carbonyl compounds and esters   
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Avogadro's Hypothesis
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Empirical and Molecular formula
  • Molar Chemistry
  • Atomic Mass
  • Oxidation-Reduction
  • Catalysts
  • Periodic Table
  • SN1 and SN2 Reactions
  • Markownikoff’s and anti-Markownikoff’s additions
  • Alkanes, Alkenes, Alkynes
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chemical Equations
  • Dalton’s Atomic Theory
  • Gay Lussac’s Law


There will be 75 questions from Physics which will carry a weight of 100 marks. The topics of Mathematics to be considered while preparing for WBJEE 2019 are mentioned below.

  • Properties of triangles
  • Differentiation
  • Sets, Relations, and Mapping
  • Scalar Triple Products
  • Complex Numbers, conjugate
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Differential Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Probability
  • Tangents and Normal
  • Statistics
  • Matrices,
  • Binomial Theorem
  •  Integration by parts, by substitution and partial fraction
  • Trigonometric Functions
  • Progression and Series
  • Mean, Variance and Standard Deviation
  • Section Formula
  • Inverse Trigonometry
  • Maxima, Minima, Bayes’ Theorem
  • Distance Formula
  • Integration

Preference books of WBJEE 2019

While preparing for WBJEE 2019, keep in mind the syllabus to be followed. Aspirants should have a look at the advisable books tabulated below they must refer to each subject. The syllabus will be based on 10+2 level.

SubjectBook NameAuthorISBN no.
PhysicsConcepts of PhysicsHC Verma978-8177091878
Problems in General PhysicsIE Irodov978-8123902517
Physics Part- I & II Class 12 NCERTNCERT-

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