TBJEE announces new exam pattern, reduces exam time, negative marking introduced


The Tripura Board of Joint Entrance Examination (TBJEE) Wednesday introduced its new examination sample for the 2021-22 monetary yr. Replacing the prevailing two-day examination schedule with a single day, the frequent entrance examination is present process a revamp with this revision.

Speaking to reporters right here this night, TBJEE Joint Director Dhirendra Debbarma mentioned within the new system the primary shift would encompass physics and chemistry query papers and the following two shifts would encompass biology and arithmetic papers.

According to the new system, the syllabus for every topic can be divided into 10 modules or items. “Question papers for each subject would be of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) type and there will be 30 compulsory questions for each subject”, the TBJEE Joint Director mentioned. Each query within the new system would have 4 choices out of which college students would wish to mark the proper or closest possibility in OMR sheets.

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In the revised examination system, every query would carry 4 marks with complete marks of 120 for every topic.

The new system, nonetheless, comes with a rider of warning as negative marking was introduced with a worth of 1 deductible marks for each fallacious reply. In the consequence announcement, the percentile rating of scholars can be introduced throughout the publication of ends in the new system, apart from their ranks.

“We used to conduct exams in two days with 100 marks in each subject and a cumulative total of 400 marks. The new system is being introduced to adapt new academic requirements after the last adaptations made in 2016 as per CBSE curriculum”, the official mentioned. He added that a few of the adjustments are just like medical, engineering, and different skilled entrance examinations throughout the nation that are carried out in a single day.

The first shift of examination can be of 90 minutes for 60 questions with 45 minutes time allotted for every of the 2 topics. The subsequent two shifts can be of 45 minutes with a complete timing of three hours. The questions of examination for this tutorial session can be framed on the premise of the prevailing syllabi of TBJEE which is in drive with impact from 2015.

The marking system was sourced from NEET marking sample, with 4 marks for every query, 120 marks for a topic, and 480 marks in complete. A committee was additionally shaped to introduce adjustments within the syllabus to accommodate any future adjustments within the CBSE curricula.

Started in 1989, TBJEE is carried out yearly by the state joint entrance board for admission in government-sponsored seats in engineering, paramedical, veterinary schools, et al.


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