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WBJEE 2021 Physics Syllabus – West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination has released the Physics syllabus for WBJEE 2021. The candidates can get WBJEE 2021 Physic syllabus from this page or they can also check it from the official website, which is wbjeeb.nic.in. Physics questions will be asked in paper 2. There will be 30, 5, 5 questions respectively of category 1, 2, 3. Total there will be 40 questions of 50 marks from Physics syllabus in WBJEE 2021. West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE) is an entrance examination conducted for admission into Engineering & Technology, Pharmacy and Architecture courses. Candidates can check the complete WBJEE 2021 Physics Syllabus, from this page.

WBJEE 2021 Physics Syllabus

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Here you can check the topics wise syllabus related to the Physics subject for WBJEE 2021 exam. Go through the entire topics and make strategic to cover the important one first.

Physical World, Measurements, Units and 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.

Laws of Motion

Laws 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,

Motion of Centre, Mass, Connected Systems, Friction

Motion of centre of mass, connected systems, Friction: Centre of mass of two-particle system, motion of connected system, torque, 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), variation of g, gravitational potential & PE, escape velocity, orbital velocity of satellites, geostationary orbits.

Bulk Properties of Matter

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, angle of contact, capillary rise,


Viscosity: 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

Kinetic theory of gases: Equation of state of a perfect gas, kinetic theory of gases, assumptions in Kinetic theory of gases, concept of pressure. & temperature; rms speed of gas molecules; degrees of freedom, law of equipartition of energy (introductory ideas) & application to specific heats of gases; mean free path, Avogadro number.

Oscillations & Waves

Oscillations & Waves: Periodic motion – time period, frequency, time-displacement eqation, Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M) & its equation; phase; SHM in different sytems, restoring force & force const, energy in S.H.M.-KE & PE, free, forced & damped oscillations (introductory ideas), resonance wave motion, equation for progressive wave, longitudinal & transverse waves, sound waves, Newton’s formula & Laplace’s correction, factors affecting the velocity of sound in air, principles of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, standing waves in strings & organ pipes, fundamental mode, harmonics &overtones, beats, Doppler effect.


Electrostatics: Conservation of electric charges, Coulomb’s law-force between two-point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle & continuous charge distribution. Electric field, & potential due to a point charge & distribution of charges, electric field lines electric field due to a dipole; torque on a dipole in uniform electric field; electric flux, Gauss’ theorem & its simple applications, conductors & insulators, free charges & bound charges inside a conductor; dielectrics & electric polarisation, capacitors & capacitance, combination of capacitors in series & in parallel, capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with & without dielectric medium between the plates, energy stored in a capacitor.

Current Electricity

Electric current, & conductor, drift velocity’ mobility & their relation with electric current; Ohm’s law, electrical resistance, Ohmic and non-Ohmic conductors, electrical energy & power, carbon resistors, colour codes,combination of resistances, temperature dependence of resistances, electric cell, emf and internal resistance of an electric cell, pd, combination of cells, secondary cells, (introductory) Kirchoff’s laws of electrical network, simple applications, principle of Wheatstone bridge, metre bridge and potentiometer and their uses, thermoelectricity; Seebeck effect; Peltier effect, thermo emf.

Magnetic Effects of Current

Magnetic effect of current: Concept of magnetic field, Oersted’s experiment, Biot – Savart law & its application to current carrying circular loop; Ampere’s law & its applications to infinitely long straight wire, straight and toroidal solenoids; force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic & electric fields, cyclotron frequency; force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field, force between two parallel current-carrying conductors– definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field; moving coil galvanometer-its current sensitivity & conversion to ammeter & voltmeter, Inter-conversion of voltmeter & ammeter & change of their ranges.


Magnetics: Current loop as a magnetic dipole & its magnetic dipole moment, magnetic dipole moment of arevolving electron, magnetic field intensity due to a magnetic dipole bar magnet along its axis & perpendicular to its axis, torque on a magnetic dipole (bar magnet) in a uniform magnetic field; magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field & its magnetic elements. para-, dia- & ferro- magnetic substances, with examples. Electromagnets & the factors affecting their strengths, permanent magnets.

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current

Electromagnetic induction & alternating current: Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s laws, induced emf & current; Lenz’s Law, eddy currents, self & mutual induction, alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current and voltage; reactance and impedance; LR & CR circuits, phase lag & lead, LCR series circuit, resonance; power in AC circuits, wattless current.

Electromagnetic waves: Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (qualitative ideas only), transverse nature of electromagnetic waves, electromagnetic spectrum, applications of the waves from the different parts of the spectrum

Optics I – Ray Optics

Optics I (Ray optics): Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, mirror formula. Refraction of light, total internal reflection & its applications, optical fibres, refraction at spherical surfaces, lenses, thin lens formula, lensmaker’s formula. Newton’s relation: Displacement method to find position of images (conjugate points) Magnification, power of a lens, combination of thin lenses in contact, combination of a lens & a mirror refraction and dispersion of light through a prism; optical instruments, human eye, image formation & accommodation, correction of eye defects (myopia, hypermetropia) using lenses, microscopes & astronomical telescopes (reflecting & refracting) & their magnifying powers.

Optics II – Wave Optics

Optics II (Wave Optics): Scattering of light – blue colour of the sky, elementary idea of Raman effect; wave optics: wave front & Huygens’ principle, reflection & refraction of plane wave at a plane surface using wave fronts. Proof of laws of reflection & refraction using Huygens’ principle Interference, Young’s double slit experiment & expression for fringe width, coherent sources, Fraunhoffer diffraction due to a single slit.

Particle Nature of Light & Wave-Particle Dualism

Particle nature of light & wave particle dualism: Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation – particle nature of light, matter waves; wave nature of particles, de Broglie relation.

Atomic Physics

Atomic Physics: Alpha-particle scattering expt Rutherford’s nuclear atom model of atom; Bohr model of hydrogen atom, energy levels in a hydrogen atom, hydrogen spectrum, continuous & characteristic xrays.

Nuclear Physics

Nuclear Physics: Composition & size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones, radioactivity – alpha, beta & gamma particles/ rays & their properties; radioactive decay law; massenergy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon & its variation with mass number; nuclear fission & fusion.

Solid-State Electronics

Solid state Electronics: Energy bands in solids (qualitative ideas only), conductors, insulators & semiconductors; semiconductor diode – I-V characteristics in forward & reverse bias, diode as a rectifier;

I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell & Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator, junction transistor (BJT), transistor action, characteristics of a BJT, BJT as an amplifier (CE configuration) & oscillator; logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND & NOR).

WBJEE 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can prepare better for the entrance exam with help of the exam pattern. Check the WBJEE 2021 exam pattern given below.

WBJEE 2021 consists of two papers: Paper 1 – Mathematics and Paper 2 – Physics and Chemistry. The candidates have to appear in both of these papers. The duration of each paper is 2 hours. Each paper has multiple-choice questions of 3 categories.

Check the distribution of questions given below.

SectionsCategory I
(Full Marks – 1)
Category II
(Full Marks – 2)
Category III
(Full Marks – 2)
Total no. of questionsTotal marks

Marking Scheme

Category of questionsMarking Scheme
Category IOnly one option is correct
Each question is of 01 mark
For each incorrect answer, 1/4 marks are deducted
0 marks for unattempted question
Category IIOnly one option is correct
Each question is of 2 marks
For each incorrect answer, 1/2 marks are deducted
0 marks for unattempted question
Category IIIOne or more options can be correct
Correct responses will lead to 02 marks
Any combination of correct and incorrect response will lead to 0 marks
0 marks for un-attempted questions
For partially correct answers, marks will be calculated as:

2 x (No. of correct options marked / total number of correct options)

WBJEE 2021 Mock Test

Mock tests are available here for preparation WBJEE 2021, it is very helpful to prepare and solving the mock tests, one gets to know about the pattern of questions, weightage of topics etc. Candidates should take advantage of the mock test and take a better accuracy level to solve questions can be improved.

Check the subject-wise links given below.

SectionPractice Here
MathematicsClick Here
PhysicsClick Here
ChemistryClick Here

Best Books to Prepare for WBJEE 2021

Candidates can check the list of important books that can be referred to prepare for WBJEE 2021.

WB JEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering – MathematicsBuy Here
WB JEE Engineering Solved Paper 2021Buy Here
WB JEE Chapterwise Explorer Engineering – Physics and ChemistryBuy Here
WB JEE Engineering Solved Paper 2020(Old Edition)Buy Here
NCERT Exemplar Problems-Solutions MATHEMATICS Buy Here
NCERT Exemplar Problems-Solutions PHYSICS class 12thBuy Here
NCERT Exemplar Problems-Solutions CHEMISTRY class 12thBuy Here

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