WBJEE JELET - Syllabus

West Bengal Joint Entrance for Lateral Entry

Exam Date: 26 Sep 2020 (Tentative)

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Exam Date: 26 Sep 2020

WBJEE JELET 2020 Syllabus: Detailed syllabus, Preparation tips

Updated On - May 26 2020 by Akriti Maurya

WBJEE JELET 2020 Syllabus has been issued by West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination Board(WBJEE) on its official website. The exam is conducted to offer admissions directly into the 2nd year(3rd semester) of the four years Bachelor's degree courses in Engineering, Technology, Pharmacy(except architecture) in Universities, Government Colleges as well as in Self-financing Engineering and Technological Institutes in State of West Bengal. Read this complete article to get more information about WBJEE JELET 2020 Syllabus.

WBJEE JELET 2020 Syllabus

WBJEE JELET2020 syllabus is listed below.

For B.Sc candidates

  • Mathematics pass course of the University of Calcutta.

For Diploma Holders in Pharmacy 

  • Diploma level syllabus in Pharmacy as prescribed by the Pharmacy Council of India.

Syllabus common to all diploma holders in Engineering and Technology

  • Engineering Mathematics

A). Matrix and Vector

Matrix: Definition, the order of a matrix, leading element, Principal diagonals. Types of matrix- Null matrix, square matrix, Identity matrix, Upper and lower triangular matrix and Symmetric matrix.

The determinant of a square matrix: Minors and co-factors, a procedure for evaluation, properties of determinants, Evaluation of determinants by Ohio's method, problems.

Vector: Addition and subtractions of vectors, multiplication of a vector and a scalar, position vector of a point, ratio formula, rectangular resolution of a vector, dot and cross product, Geometrical interpretation, distributive laws, and applications.

B). Numerical Methods

Meaning of interpolation, difference table, Newton's forward interpolation formula, problems.

Introduction to numerical integration- Formula for composite trapezoidal and Simpon's 1/3 rule- related problems. 

Numerical solution of the system of the linear equation- Gauss elimination method(no deductions) and their problems.

C). Differential equations

Definition, order and degree of a differential equation, Differential equation of 1st order and 1st degree, separation of variables, homogeneous differential equations, equations reducible to the exact form. Linear equations- Bernoulli's equations. Differential equations of second order with constant coefficients- complementary functions and particular integral- problems.

D). Partial differentiation

The function of two or more variables, definition and meaning of partial derivatives, Homogenous functions- Euler's theorem on homogenous functions- problems.

E). Probability and Statistics

Introduction, Random experiment, sample space, events. Classical and axiomatic definition of probability, addition and multiplication theorem- related problems, Statistics- frequency distribution. The measure of central tendency - Mean, Median, Mode, Standard deviation- simple problems.

  • Electrical technology

A). Kirchoff's law

Kirchoff's voltage and current laws, Star delta transformations- simple problems

B). A.C fundamentals

Concept and significance of R.M.S value, peak value, average value, crest factor and form factor of sinusoidal votage/current- equation of instantaneous value of sinusoidal votage/current- simple problems of all.

C). A.C Series circuit

R-L and R-C series circuit, power factor, power triangle simple problems.

D). Storage cell, transformers and motors

Basic principles of the storage cell, DC motors, Transformers, AC generators and motors(No deduction and problems).

E). Magnetic circuit

Concept of the magnetic circuit, definitions and units of magnetic flux, M.M.T and reluctance, the analogy with the electrical circuit- sample problems.

F). Motor starter

Need of motor starter, mentioning some names useful for D.C motors and A.C motors.

G). Motors for industrial uses

The simple electrical circuit for motor installation, using block diagram for different components.

H). Power generation, transmission and distribution

A brief idea about the power generation, transmission and distribution using block diagrams of the different stages.

I). Voltage stabilizer and UPS system

A brief idea about the operational principle of voltage stabilizer and UPS system(no description of the internal circuit)

J). House wiring

The simple idea of house wiring starting from the commencement of supply, using necessary diagrams, the role of fuses and MCB, fault finding and earthing concept.

K). Lighting schemes

Types of lighting schemes and factors considered for designing lighting schemes, i.e illumination level, uniformity of illumination, the color of light, glare, mounting height, the spacing between luminaries, and colour of surrounding walls, etc.

L). Wattmater and Meggar

Uses and connection diagram of Wattmater, use of meggar with the circuit diagram.

M). Electrical energy and measurement

Electrical energy measurement(no mathematical deduction and description of apparatus)- Circuit diagram of single-phase energy meter connection.

  • Computer applications and programming

A). Introduction to computer

A brief history of evaluation of computers, various components of computers(Brief knowledge),

Hardware- CPU, Input-output system, primary memory and secondary memory.

Peripherals devices- plotters, printers, scanners, digital cameras, web camera sound card and speaker systems, dictaphone

Software Operating Systems- System software like compilers and device drivers, and various application software(only definitions). 

B). Information Representatives

Number Systems- Binary, octal and Hexadecimal

Conversion of the number systems, signed and the unsigned representation

Binary arithmetic and compliments, 

Character Codes- ASCII, BCD and Gray codes

C). Basics of software

Classification of software systems- system software and application software

Basic concepts of Compilers, Interpreters, assemblers, and device drives

Operating Systems- Single users, Multi-users, graphical user interfaces, and characters user interfaces.

Case studies on MS-DOS windows

D) Introduction to programming

Algorithm and flow chart, different types of programming languages- machine level, assembly level, and high-level languages(basic concepts languages only), a brief introduction to high-level languages including C, Basics of C language, branching and loping systems, arrays and user-defined functions.

E) Computer networking and internet

Basics of computer networking_ LAN, MAN, WAN(Definitions only)

Client-Server architecture(elementary level)

Internetworking concepts of world wide web, domain name systems emails, web browsing, uses of search engines, web site hosting at the elementary level.

  • Environmental Engineering

A). Air and environment

Man and environment. Overview of socio-economic structure and occupational exposures, the scope of environmental engineering, pollution problem due to urbanization and industrialization

B). Air pollution

Causes of air pollution, types and sources of air pollutants, Climatic and Meteorological effect on air pollution concentration, the formation of smog and fumigation.

C). Analysis of air pollutants

Collection of gaseous air pollutants, collection of participate pollutants, analysis of air pollutants like sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, carbon monoxide, oxidants and ozone, Hydrocarbons- particulate matter

D). Air pollution control measures and equipment

Control of particulate emission, control of gaseous emission, fuel gas treatment methods- Stacks gravitational and inertial separation, settling chambers, Dynamic separators. Cyclones, filtrations, spray chambers, liquid scrubbing, packed towers, Orifice and Venturi scrubbers, Electrostatic Precipitators. Gas or solid absorption, thermal decomposition.

E). Methods and approach of air pollution control

Controlling smoke nuisance- develop air quality criteria and practical emission standards- creating zones suitable for industry based on micrometeorology of air area- introducing artificial methods of removal of particulate and matters of waste before discharging to open the atmosphere.

F). Water and environ water sources

Origin of wastewater- Type of Water pollutants and their effects.

G). Different sources of water pollution 

Biological pollution(point as well as non-point sources), Chemical pollutants: toxic organic and inorganic chemicals, Oxygen demanding substances, Physical pollutants: Thermal waste, Radioactive waste, Physiological pollutants, Taste affecting substances, other forming substances.

H). Water pollution and its control

Adverse effects on Human health and environment, aquatic life, animal life, plant life- water pollution measurement techniques, water pollution control equipment and instruments, Indian standards for water pollution control.

I), Soil polluting agencies and effect of solution

Liquid and solid wastes, Domestic and industrial wastes, Pesticides, toxics: Inorganic and organic pollutants, Soil deterioration- poor fertility, septicity, groundwater pollution, Concentration of infecting agents in soil

J). Solid waste disposal

Dumping domestic and industrial solid wastes: Advantages and disadvantages, Incarnation: Advantages and disadvantages, Sanitary land field: Advantages and disadvantages, Management of careful and sanitary disposal of solid wastes.

K). Noise and environmental management system, noise pollution and control

Noise pollution: Intensity, duration, types of industrial noise, Three effects of noise, Noise measuring and control, permissible noise limits.

L). Environmental legislations, authorities and systems

Air and water pollution control acts and rules(salient features only), functions of State and Central Pollution Control Boards, environmental management system(salient features only)

Syllabus for Diploma Holders in Engineering and Technology except Agriculture Engineering and Printing Technology

  • Engineering mechanics
Group A

Module 1. Introduction, concepts of engineering mechanics, Statics and dynamics, Scalar quality, Vector quality, addition and subtraction of vectors- basic units, derived units, SI units, principles of dimensional homogeneity.

Module 2. System of forces, the definition of a force, linear representation of a force, a system of co-planar forces, Parallelogram law of forces, Composition and resolution, the transmissibility of forces, action and reaction, triangle law and Polygon law of forces, determination of resultant by an analytical and graphical method with equal train space diagram, vector diagram.

Module 3. Movements and couples, the definition of movement of a force about a point, Physical significance of a movement, movement of a system of parallel and inclined forces, Varignon's theorem, the definition of movement of a couple, Physical significance of couples, Equivalent couples- Resultant of any number of coplanar couples, Replacement of a force about a point by an equal like parallel force together with a couple, properties of couples.

Module 4. Condition of an equilibrium, Lami's theorem, Triangle law and polygon law of equilibrium, conditions of equilibrium of a co-planer system of concurrent forces- conditions of equilibrium of a co-planer system of non-concurrent parallel forces, conditions of equilibrium of the co-planer system of non-concurrent non-parallel forces(simple problems excluding statically indeterminant).

Group B

Module 5. Friction- definition, useful and harmful effects of friction, laws of static friction, coefficient of friction, Angle of friction, angle of repose, the equilibrium of a body on a rough inclined surface with and without the external force.

Module 6. Centre of gravity: Concept and definition, the centre of mass, centroid.

Methods of finding out centroid simple area by 

1. Geometrical consideration

2. Method of movements

Finding the centroid of the following areas by any of the below methods:

1. Uniform triangular lamina

2. Uniform rectangular lamina

3. Uniform circular lamina

Module 7. Moment of inertia

Module 8. Simple Machines

Group C

Module 9. Rectilinear motion

Module 10. Curvilinear motion

Module 11. Work, power, energy

  • Strength of Materials
Group A

Module 1. Simple stress and stain

Group B

Module 2. Shear force and bending movement

Module 3. Bending stress in beams

Group C

Module 4. Definition of beams

Module 5. Columns and struts

Syllabus for only for Diploma Holders Agriculture Engineering

A). Soil and water engineering

Module 1. Watershed Hydrology

Module 2. Surveying and levelling

Module 3. Fluid Mechanics

Module 4. Soil Mechanics

Module 5. Soil and water conservation

Module 6. Groundwater, pump and well technology

Module 7. Irrigation and Drainage

Module 8. Building materials and structures

Module 9. Remote sensing and GIS

B). Farm Machinery and power

Module 1. Crop production technology

Module 2. Farm machinery

Module 3. Farm engines and tractors

Module 4. Renewable energy sources

Module 5. Thermodynamics and heat engines

C). Food Processing and post-harvest engineering

Syllabus for only for Diploma Holders in Printing Technology

A). Basic Engineering for Printing
  • Simple stress and strain
  • Mechanical drive
  • Gear drive
  • Measuring instruments
  • Fastening method
B). Printers Material Science
  • Colloids
  • Polymers
  • Chemicals required for image carriers
  • Chemistry of photography

WBJEE JELET 2020 Preparation tips

There are some preparation tips for candidates that they must follow while preparing for the exam.

  • Follow the syllabus:  Candidates are advised that they must start preparing for the exam by following the syllabus pattern. This will help candidates to clear their concepts regarding the syllabus. So, it is advised to candidates to observe the syllabus carefully and see mark the important topics and chapters of the particular course.
  • Boost Speed: The question paper of WBJEE JELET 2020 will include MCQ type question and these questions need speed and accuracy. Hence, candidates must practice more of objective type questions.
  • Be sure while attempting the questions: As there is a negative marking of 25% marks, candidates are advised to attempt only those questions if they are sure about the answer. Any wrong answer will lead to negative marking and decrease in marks.
  • Practice Previous Year Question Papers: Applicants can improve their speed and accuracy by solving the previous year question papers.
  • Select best books: Candidates must make sure that they choose the best-renowned books and those books which have the concepts clearly stated.
  • Revision: Candidates are advised to revise the concepts on a daily basis. This will make helps them to remember the important concepts until the time of examination.

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