Do You want to Read JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis by Experts

Do You want to Read JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis by Experts

JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis by Experts


The CBSE conducted the JEE Main 2017 exam on the 2
nd of April 2017. Experts think that the paper had a moderate difficulty level. Over 10 lakh students appeared for the test conducted for admissions to IITs. Let us get into a detailed analysis of the paper:

Paper Pattern:

The pattern of the paper was the same as the pattern from 2011 to 2016. But, the difficulty level was different in physics this year. In JEE Main 2016, mathematics was tough than physics paper. This year physics paper was tougher than maths. Chemistry was very easy as per the words of students, who took up the test.

Opinion of Students:

Those who prepared well for their higher secondary found chemistry paper very easy. It was also easier for students, who took many mock tests. Many questions in physics, chemistry, and mathematics were from class XI and XII. Here is a table that shows the percentage weightage of questions from these classes:

Paper

Class XI

Class XII

 

No. of questions

Marks

Percentage weightage

No. of questions

Marks

Percentage weightage

Physics

15

60

16.67

15

60

16.67

Chemistry

15

60

16.67

15

60

16.67

Mathematics

14

56

15.56

16

64

17.78

 

The total number of questions in the paper was 90 and there were 30 questions in each paper. Out of total 90, the percentage of questions as given in the table above was from class XI and XII. The pie-chart given below gives a better understanding of class-wise and subject-wise distribution:

Difficulty level:

The number of questions that were easy, medium and tough for each section is as follows:

Paper

No. of Easy Questions

No. of Medium Questions

No. of Tough Questions

Physics

19

10

1

Chemistry

21

8

1

Mathematics

17

12

1

As the chemistry part had a higher number of easy questions, it was easier as compared to the other two. Mathematics was the tough part since it had lesser number of easy questions.

Expert opinion:

After analysing the paper, experts gave the following analysis:

Director of FIITJEE:

The difficulty level was between easy to moderate. Students, who have kept their focus in the higher secondary level, will score well. She also added that there were some tricky questions in the paper.

Director of Aakash Educational Services:

Each paper had about 5-6 questions that were different. There were lesser memory-based questions this year. The chemistry and physics part of the paper were easy as compared to maths. As far approach and tricks, the questions were nearer to JEE Advanced paper. The question paper had more of conceptual questions. Students, who focused only on NCERT books alone, would have found the test difficult.

VP Educational content of Toppr.com:

Lot of questions were calculation-based in JEE Main 2017. Mathematics part had 15 questions from Algebra. There were fewer questions from other chapters.

Expected cut-off for JEE Main 2017:

On the basis of the difficulty level of the test, the cut-off to qualify for JEE Advanced will be around 100. Experts also stated that there were 12 difficult, 53 moderate, and 25 easy questions out of 90.

Conclusion:

Now, analysis of the paper-based JEE Main test has started. Applicants of the computer-based test, are all set for the exam that is on 8th and 9th April 2017. We wish them all success!

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