WBJEE 2020 Syllabus

Exam Date : February 2, 2020
Result Date : June 10, 2020

West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board (WBJEEB) had released WBJEE 2020 syllabus for all candidates appearing in the entrance exam. The syllabus mainly consists of three subjects, physics, chemistry, and mathematics of the 10+2 curriculum.  

WBJEE Syllabus 2020

WBJEE 2020 Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Coordinate geometry of two dimensions
  • Coordinate geometry of three dimensions
  • Calculus
WBJEE mathematics syllabus at a glance
WBJEE Exam 2020 Syllabus for Mathematics
Topics  Sub Topics
  • A.P., G.P, and H.P
  • Logarithms: Definition; General properties; Change of base.
  • Complex Numbers
  • Polynomial equation
  • Permutation and Combination
  • The principle of mathematical induction
  • Binomial theorem (positive integral index)
  • Matrixes
  • Sets, Relations, and Mappings
  • Relation and its properties. Equivalence relation
  • Statistics and Probability
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Addition and subtraction formulae
  • Formulae involving multiple and submultiple angles
  • The general solution of trigonometric equations
  • Properties of triangles
  • inverse trigonometric functions and their properties.
Coordinate geometry of two dimensions Distance formula, section formula, area of a triangle, condition of collinearity of three points in a plane. Polar coordinates, the transformation from Cartesian to polar coordinates and vice versa. Parallel transformation of axes.
Coordinate geometry of three dimensions
  • Direction cosines and direction ratios,
  • The distance between two points and section formula,
  • The equation of a straight line,
  • The equation  of a plane
  • The distance of a point from a plane.
  • Differential calculus
  • Rolle's Theorem and Lagrange's Mean Value Theorem
  • Integral calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Application of Calculus
  • Vectors

WBJEE 2020 Syllabus for Physics:

  • Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of motion
  • The motion of the center of mass, connected systems, Friction
  • Gravitation
  • Bulk properties of matter
  • Viscosity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic effect of current
  • Magnetics
  • Electromagnetic induction & alternating current
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics I (Ray optics)
  • Optics II (Wave Optics)
  • Particle nature of light & wave-particle dualism
  • Atomic Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Solid-state Electronics
WBJEE physics syllabus at a glance
Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions Physical World, Measurements, Units & dimensions Units & Dimensions of physical quantities, dimensional analysis & its applications, error in measurements, significant figures.
Kinematics Scalars & vectors, representation of vectors in 3D, dot & cross product & their applications, elementary differential & integral calculus, time-velocity & relevant graphs, equations of motion with uniform acceleration.
Law of motion Newton’s laws of motion, using algebra & calculus, inertial & non-inertial frames, conservation of linear momentum with applications, elastic & inelastic collisions, impulse centripetal force, banking of roads, relative velocity, projectile motion & uniform circular motion Work, power, energy: Work, power, energy Work, work-energy theorem, power, energy, work done by constant & variable forces, PE & KE, conservation of mechanical energy, conservative and nonconservative forces, PE of a spring,
The motion of the center of mass, connected systems, Friction Centre of the mass of the two-particle system, motion of the connected system, torque, the equilibrium of rigid bodies, moments of inertia of simple geometric bodies (2D) [without derivation] conservation of angular momentum, friction and laws of friction.
Gravitation Kepler’s laws, (only statement) universal law of gravitation, acceleration due to gravity (g), the variation of g, gravitational potential & PE, escape velocity, orbital velocity of satellites, geostationary orbits.
Bulk properties of matter Elasticity, Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, shear, rigidity modulus, Poisson’s ratio elastic potential energy. Fluid pressure: Pressure due to a fluid column, buoyancy, Pascal’s law, effect of gravity on fluid pressure. Surface tension: Surface energy, phenomena involving surface tension, the angle of contact, capillary rise,
Viscosity The coefficient of viscosity, streamline & turbulent motion, Reynold’s number, Stoke’s law, terminal velocity, Bernoulli’s theorem. Heat & Thermal Physics: Heat & temperature, thermal expansion of solids. liquids & gases, ideal gas laws, isothermal & adiabatic processes; anomalous expansion of water & its effects, sp. heat capacity, Cp, Cv, calorimetry; change of state, specific latent heat capacity. Heat transfer; conduction, thermal and thermometric conductivity, convection & radiation, Newton's law of cooling, Stefan's law
Thermodynamics Thermal equilibrium (Zeroth law of thermodynamics), heat, work & internal energy. 1st law of thermodynamics, isothermal & adiabatic processes, 2nd law of thermodynamics, reversible & irreversible processes.
Kinetic theory of gases The equation of state of a perfect gas, kinetic theory of gases, assumptions in Kinetic theory of gases, the concept of pressure. & temperature; RMS speed of gas molecules; degrees of freedom, the law of equipartition of energy (introductory ideas) & application to specific heats of gases; mean free path, Avogadro number.
Optics II (Wave Optics) Scattering of the light - blue color of the sky, elementary idea of Raman effect; wave optics: wavefront & Huygens' principle, reflection & refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wavefronts. Proof of laws of reflection & refraction using Huygens' principle Interference, Young's double-slit experiment & expression for fringe width, coherent sources, Fraunhofer diffraction due to a single slit,
Atomic physics Alpha-particle scattering except for Rutherford's nuclear atom model of atom; Bohr model of the hydrogen atom, energy levels in a hydrogen atom, hydrogen spectrum, continuous & characteristic X-rays.
Nuclear Physics Composition & size of the nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones, radioactivity - alpha, beta & gamma particles/ rays & their properties; radioactive decay law; mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon & its variation with mass number; nuclear fission & fusion.
WBJEE Exam 2020 Syllabus for Physics 
Topics  Sub Topics

WBJEE 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry:

  • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
  • Atomic Structure
  • Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
  • The Periodic Table and Chemical Families
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Solid, Liquid, Gaseous state
  • Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
  • Physical Chemistry of Solutions
  • Ionic and Redox Equilibria
  • Hydrogen
  • Chemistry of Non-Metallic Elements and their Compounds
  • Chemistry of Metals
  • Chemistry in Industry
  • Polymers
  • Surface and Environmental Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Carbon Compounds
  • Compounds
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols
  • Aromatic Compounds
  • Application Oriented chemistry
  • Principles of Qualitative Analysis
WBJEE chemistry syllabus at a glance
WBJEE Exam 2020 Syllabus for chemistry
Topics  Sub Topics
Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic Dalton’s atomic theory; Gay Lussac’s law of gaseous volume; Avogadro’s Hypothesis and its applications. Atomic mass; Molecular mass; Equivalent weight; Valency; Gram atomic weight; Gram molecular weight; Gram equivalent weight and mole concept; Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations; Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralization, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality, and normality. Percentage composition, empirical formula, and molecular formula; Numerical problems.
Atomic Structure The concept of Nuclear Atom – electron, proton and neutron (charge and mass), atomic number. Weatherford's model and its limitations; Extranuclear structure; Line spectra of the hydrogen atom. Quantization of energy (Planck’s equation E = hν); Bohr’s model of a hydrogen atom and its limitations, Sommerfeld’s modifications (elementary idea); The four quantum numbers, ground state electronic configurations of many-electron atoms and monoatomic ions; The Aufbau Principle; Pauli’s Exclusion Principle and Hund’s Rule. Dual nature of matter and light, de Broglie's relationship, Uncertainty principle; The concept of atomic orbitals, shapes of s, p, and d orbitals (pictorial approach).
Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry Radioactivity α-, β-, γ rays, and their properties; Artificial transmutation; Rate of radioactive decay, decay constant, half-life and average age life period of radio-elements; Units of radioactivity; Numerical problems. Stability of the atomic nucleus – effect of neutron-proton (n/p) ratio on the modes of decay, group displacement law, radioisotopes and their uses (C, P, Co and I as examples) isobars and isotones (definition and examples), elementary idea of nuclear fission and fusion reactions.
The Periodic Table and Chemical Families: Modern periodic law (based on the atomic number); Modern periodic table based on electronic configurations, groups (Gr. 1-18) and periods. Types of elements – representative (s-block and p- block), transition (d-block) elements and inner transition (f-block/lanthanides and actinides) and their general characteristics. Periodic trends in physical and chemical properties – atomic radii, valence, ionization energy, electron affinity, electronegativity, metallic character, acidic and basic characters of oxides and hydrides of the representative elements (up to Z = 36). A position of hydrogen and the noble gases in the periodic table; Diagonal relationships.
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure Valence electrons, the Octet rule, electrovalent, covalent and coordinate covalent bonds with examples; Properties of electrovalent and covalent compounds. Limitations of Octet rule (examples); Fajans Rule. The directionality of covalent bonds, shapes of polyatomic molecules (examples); Concept of hybridization of atomic orbitals (qualitative pictorial approach): sp, sp2, sp3, and dsp2. Molecular orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species – bond order and magnetic properties. Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) concept (elementary idea) – shapes of molecules. The concept of resonance (elementary idea), resonance structures (examples). The elementary idea about electronegativity, bond polarity and dipole moment, inter- and intra-molecular hydrogen bonding and its effects on physical properties (mp, bp, and solubility); Hydrogen bridge bonds in diborane.
Coordination Compounds Introduction, Double salts, and complex salts, coordination compounds (examples only), Werner's theory, coordination number (examples of coordination number 4 and 6 only), color, magnetic properties and shapes, IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds.

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The WBJEE Physics syllabus is given below:

  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Physical World, Measurements, Units and Dimensions
  • Work, Power, Energy
  • Gravitation
  • Bulk Properties of Matter
  • Viscosity
  • Heat and Thermal Physics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetics
  • Magnetic effect of Current
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Optics 1 and Optics 2
  • Atomic Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Solid State Electronics

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  • Atomic Structure
  • Atoms, Molecules and Chemical Arithmetic
  • The periodic table and chemical families
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Physical Chemistry of Solutions
  • Chemistry of Non Metallic elements and their compounds
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Surface Chemistry

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The WBJEE syllabus for Mathematics is given below:

  • Algebra
  • Logarithms
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic equations
  • Permutations and combination
  • Principle of Mathematical Induction
  • Matrices
  • Trigonometry
  • Sets, Relations and Mappings
  • Co ordinate geometry of two dimensions
  • Calculus