WBJEE 2018: Exam Pattern, Important Questions, Previous Years’ Solved Papers and Preparation Tips

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) will be conducting the offline exam of WBJEE 2018 on April 22. There are only two days left for WBJEE 2018. Students can find all the necessary material including syllabus, chapter notes and previous years’ papers in this article.

The West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) has released admit card on April 10. The students can download WBJEE 2018 Admit card with the help of the steps given below:

1. Login to the official website of WBJEE i.e.

2. Click on the link “Download Admit Card 2018”.

3. Enter your Application number, password and security pin.

4. Download the admit card and take a print out of the same for future reference.

If the student is not able to download his/her admit card, he/she should contact immediately to the helpline as indicated on the website or call at the toll free number 1800-1023-781 and 1800-3450-050.

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About the exam:

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is a state level common entrance test organized by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board for admission to the Undergraduate Level Engineering and Medical Courses through a common entrance test in the State of West Bengal.

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WBJEE 2018 Syllabus:

It is very important to know the latest syllabus in order to crack any exam. The students should know the updated syllabus before starting preparation for the examination. With the help of the updated syllabus students can know the domain of their study and start preparation accordingly. There are three subjects in WBJEE i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The syllabus mostly includes the syllabus of class 11 and class 12. Students can check the updated and subject-wise syllabus for WBJEE 2018.

WBJEE 2018 Physics Syllabus

WBJEE 2018 Chemistry Syllabus

WBJEE 2018 Mathematics Syllabus

WBJEE 2018 Exam Pattern:

After going through the latest syllabus, the next thing which comes in student’s mind is the exam pattern. The students should get familiar with the latest exam pattern before appearing for the exam. Exam pattern helps students to make effective strategies to attempt the exam. WBJEE 2018 will be conduct in offline mode (i.e., OMR based). In this mode students have to solve the questions and mark the bubble on the OMR sheet corresponding to that question. Students can find the latest pattern of WBJEE 2018 in the table given below:











Total Number of


Total Marks


No. of Questions

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 A.    Category 1

Only one option is correct out of the four given options.

For each correct response one mark is awarded, while 1/3 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as incorrect answer, which means 1/3 mark will be deducted.

B.     Category 2

Only one option is correct out of the four given options.

Two marks will be awarded for each correct answer, while 2/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Marking more than one answer option in the OMR sheet will be treated as incorrect answer, which means 2/3 mark will be deducted.

C.    Category 3

One or more than one option is correct for each question.

Each question carries two marks.

Marking of correct options will lead to a maximum mark of two on pro rata basis.

There is no negative marking for incorrect answer.

Any marking of wrong option will lead to award of zero mark against the respective question – irrespective of the number of correct options marked.

WBJEE 2018 Study Material:

After getting familiar with the exam pattern and the syllabus, students require best study material. The study material is very important to score good marks in any exam. The students can find all the necessary material like chapter notes, previous year’s papers which will help them to crack the exam.

Chapter notes along with important questions:

The chapter/ revision notes are very important from the exam point of view. The students should focus on the chapter/revision notes when exams are around the corner as it is impossible for them to revise the complete book. Let us study the importance of chapter notes.

  1. The chapter notes contain the crux of the chapter.
  2. It will help students to save their precious time while preparing for the examination.
  3. The important questions will help students to get familiar with the difficulty level.
  4. The students will also know about the expected questions which might asked in upcoming WBJEE 2018.

Physics Chapter Notes:

The students should focus on concepts instead of rote learning the theory to score good marks in Physics. Physics is also a scoring subject if you how to apply any concept to solve any numerical problem. The students should try to relate the concept with the real world problem for better understanding of the concept.

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Chemistry Chapter Notes:

The students can broadly divide the Chemistry subject into three parts i.e., Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.  The students who love to do calculation should go for Physical Chemistry first where they can do numerical problems, thereafter they can go for the remaining two parts. But students, who are not good in calculation, should go for Inorganic and Organic Chemistry. 30% of the total questions asked in WBJEE test are from Physical Chemistry, 25% are from Inorganic Chemistry and rest 45% are from Organic Chemistry.

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Mathematics Chapter Notes:

The paper-1 of WBJEE 2018 is of Mathematics and students can score a maximum of 100 marks in this subject. Therefore, students should devote more time for Mathematics as compared to Physics and Chemistry. They should have all the formulae at their finger tips and they should also familiar with how to apply the formulae to solve any question.

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WBJEE Previous years’ papers:

The students want to know the difficulty level of the paper after completing the syllabus of all subjects namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.  The best way to get familiar with the difficulty level is to solve the previous years’ papers. After solving the previous years’ paper, the students will get a fair idea about the difficulty level and important topics for the upcoming WBJEE 2018. Let us study the importance of solving previous years’ papers.

1. Previous years' question papers are based on the complete syllabus.

2. After solving some previous years’ question papers, student will know about the exam pattern and difficulty level of the questions.

3. Students will also get an idea about the topics from which conceptual questions can be asked.

4. It also helps students to overcome exam fear and build confidence.

5. By solving previous years’ question papers students can find trending topics from which questions have been asked frequently.

6. There is a chance of repetition of the questions from previous years’ question papers.

7. Solving the previous years' question paper will give you the real feedback of your preparation.

Here, the students can find the solved papers for the year 2015 and 2016.

WBJEE Solved Question Paper 2015

WBJEE Solved Question Paper 2016

Preparation Tips for WBJEE 2018:

Every student wants to know about the preparation tips to score good marks in WBJEE 2018. They want to know about the different strategies to be followed for Physics, Chemistry and Physics. They also want to know about the strategies to be following in last one month before the exam.

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