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JEE Main paper - Quick analysis

By: Shreyansh on April 06, 2017

The JEE Main exam was successfully conducted by the CBSE on April 2. Over 10 lakh students appeared from 2000 centres across 109 cities. The aspirants could appear in either of or both the papers:

Paper 1 - Btech/BE courses

Paper 2 - B.Arch/B.Planning

JEE Main Paper analysis:

  1. The Question paper for BE was drafted on the lines of previous years.
  2. Paper was completely objective based.
  3. There were thirty questions each in Physics,Chemistry and Mathematics. For every correct answer, 4 marks would be awarded. For incorrect answers,0.25 marks would be deducted.
  4. Paper was more or less balanced and set predominantly from Grade 11-12 syllabus, many of the questions were analytical and needed good conceptual knowledge.
  5. Close to 25% of the paper was easy with the overall paper being set to moderate difficulty.

Subject analysis

  1. In Chemistry, there were 2 or 3 questions requiring deep conceptual understanding and application of numerous concepts.
  2. In Mathematics,Set D Q 28 was slightly tough having time consuming questions. However, some of the students were of the opinion that the paper was easier in comparison to the last year.
  3. The cutoff for last year was fixed between the range 100-113. This year, cutoff would be set at 115.

Nine states would accept JEE Main scores this year being-

MadhyaPradesh,Odisha,Punjab,Rajasthan,Gujarat,Haryana,Nagaland Uttarakhand and MR

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