WBJEE Preparation 2020 – A lot of students ask, “how to prepare for WBJEE 2020?” Well, there is no hard and fast rule to succeed. However, candidates can increase their chances of scoring well in West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination by knowing what to study, when to study, how to study, etc. So, in this article, we have tried to answer these questions for you.
What is WBJEE – For those who stumbled upon this page by chance, West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam is a state level examination. It is conducted by WBJEE Board, so that eligible candidates can get admission in B.Tech, B.E, or B.Pharm course.
WBJEE Preparation 2020
The preparation for any examination begins by understanding the exam pattern and syllabus of it. There is no point in starting the preparation blindly because all the questions in the exam are asked from the syllabus and the question paper is provided in the pre-deiced pattern only. So let us being.
WBJEE 2020 Syllabus: WBJEE Board has specified the syllabus of WBJEE for physics, chemistry, and mathematics. It is prepared, keeping in mind, level of students who appear for the exam. Hence, it is appropriate for class 12th passed candidates. Check and download it as pdf from the link below.
WBJEE 2020 Exam Pattern: Unlike other entrance examination, the exam pattern for WBJEE is a bit complex. The exam has 2 paper for:
- Paper 1 – Mathematics
- Paper 2 – Physics-Chemistry
These papers are further divided into category 1, category 2, and category 3. Under these categories, multiple choices questions on these subjects are asked and candidates get 2 hours, to attempt each paper. Few important points to note are:
- The question paper is only provided in the English language.
- Exam is held in pen and paper mode.
- In Paper 1, candidates have to solve 75 questions of 100 marks
- In Paper 2, candidates have to solve 40 questions on Physics and 40 on Chemistry.
The distribution of questions in the exam is as follows:
|Subject||Cat. 1||Cat. 2||Cat. 3|
Marking Scheme of WBJEE: Make sure to understand the marking scheme clearly because it plays a very important role in WBJEE preparation.
|Section||Marks per Qs.||Negative Marking per Qs|
|Category – 1||1 mark||0..25|
|Category – 2||2 mark||0.5|
|Category – 3||2 mark||None|
Catch in marking: It is true that there is no negative marking in category 3 of WBJEE. However, this is the only category where there can be more than 1 correct answer. Hence, 2 marks are only allocated to candidates if they choose all the correct answers
If candidate’s answer is partially correct, then this formula is used for allocating marks = 2 x (No of correct option marks + total no of correct options).
If candidate’s answer is partially correct and partial incorrect then no marks are awarded.
How to Prepare for WBJEE 2020?
Now that we understanding the examination, it is time to understand how to prepare for WBJEE 2020 and qualify it with flying colours.
#1. Take as many mock test as you can: Mock test, sample paper, now previous year questions are the best medium to prepare. It puts theory into practice and candidates get to know their preparation level. Then, accordingly, they can accelerate the preparation process. While evaluating the performance in the mock test, candidates should use the exact marking scheme for most appropriate results.
#2. Maths is important: WBJEE is one examination in which 75 questions are asked from maths and 40 questions each from the remaining 2 subjects. Hence, it is important to ensure that funda’s of mathematics are clear.
#3. Do not ignore other subjects: It is true that maths is important in WBJEE. However, at times, candidates pay no heed to other 2 subjects and that leads to a downfall. See, all 3 subjects are important, however, those who find maths tough should work on it as much as they can.
#4. Class 11 and 12 study is important: Students don’t realize but every entrance examination, 70 to 80% class 11 and 12th syllabus. As we told above, the syllabus of WBJEE has also been prepared for class 11 and 12th passed candidates. Hence, to crack the exam, one must have knowledge of concepts learned class 11 and 12.
#5. NCERT books: WBJEE is not confided to NCERT syllabus but NCERT books are one of the best sources to clear basics, as well as, attempt advance level questions. These books are best for preparation purposes.
#6. Solve JEE Main and JEE Advanced practice papers as well: JEE Main and JEE Advanced are premier engineering entrance examination in India. The exams are held at national level is prepared for candidates of all the state. The level of these exams is very high and if one can crack these, then they can crack most of the exams.
#6. Make yourself accustomed to the exam: See, WBJEE is a 4 hour examination, in which candidates only get 1 hour break between paper 1 and paper 2. Hence, one needs to train themselves and their brain for the examination. Else, it becomes very exhaustive. The best way to do so is by taking full 2 hour mock test at that time from when the exam is to be held. This makes mind and body accustom to take test during these hours of the day.
Important Books for WBJEE 2020
We will sign off by providing you list of some books for WBJEE, which will you in preparing well for the exam. These are:
|Name of the book||Buy Book online here|
|Objective Mathematics by RD Sharma||Buy Here|
|Objective approach to Mathematics by A M Agarwal (Arihant publication)||Buy Here|
|Play with Graphs (‘The BEAST’ for co-ordinate understanding) by A M Agarwal||Buy Here|
|Understanding Physics by DC Pandey (5 parts)||Buy Here|
|Physical Chemistry by P Bahadur||Buy Here|
|Inorganic Chemistry by O P Tandon||Buy Here|
|Organic Chemistry by R K Gupta||Buy Here|
Hope this was helpful. If you have any questions or queries, leave a comment below.
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