JEE Main 2021 Exam Analysis

JEE Main 2021 Exam Analysis: Day 2 Shift 1 ends – what students, experts have to say, expected cut off here

Joint Entrance Examination, JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 Shift 1 ended and the exam analysis is now out. Nearly 6.5 lakh students have registered for the JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 examination in February. The examination is being conducted in multiple slots across the country. Check expert review, student reactions for Day 2 of JEE Mains 2021, and exam analysis along with expected cut-off for both slots below.

JEE Mains 2021 Paper 1 Slot 1- Student Reactions

Students who have appeared for the examination have said that the paper was moderately difficult. Most of the students reported Physics as the toughest section while a few also pointed that Mathematics also had a few confusing questions. Chemistry paper was said to be easy as expected.

“Chemistry was the easiest section. I found two questions in Maths a little confusing. Overall, the paper was good,” shared Arnav.

As for the challenges of appearing for the examination after a year at home, many students shared that it was weird to appear for the examination. “We just started going to school in January. The teachers have been very nice. But I have been attending coaching regularly since November. Online coaching was weird but we managed,” shared Parth who stays in Janak Puri.

JEE Mains 2021 Paper 1 Slot 1- Expert Analysis

As per expert Ajay Kumar Sharma, National Academic Director (Engineering) Aakash Educational Services Ltd. (AESL), the overall paper was Moderate to Easy and the Paper was balanced. Almost all topics covered in every subject, students could complete in the given time. If we compare the difficulty level, we can say Maths >Chemistry >Physics.

A total of 30 questions were asked from each subject, of which 20 were MCQ and 10 integer types.  Out of 10 integers as per the new pattern, only 5 need to be attempted.  While appearing for the exam if the student has attempted the 5 questions, then the remaining 5 questions cannot be marked for integer types.

Another expert Saurabh Kumar, Director Academics, Vidyamandir Classes said that each question had 30 questions with a choice of 5 questions in integer type. In Chemistry, there were 2-3 questions which were a little odd mat be from the lab manual. Rest questions were from the periodic table, chemical bonding, equilibrium, solutions & organic concepts. For Physics, 3 questions were asked from semiconductors, 1 question from units & measurement, 12th class syllabus more dominated over class 11th no question from rotation.  Questions from modern physics, current electricity & thermodynamics were also asked. The mathematics paper was not lengthy,  questions from coordinate geometry, calculus, matrices & determinant vectors & 3D were asked.

JEE Mains 2021 Paper 1 Slot 1 Expected Cut off

Detailed exam analysis is awaited from experts. Based on the initial feedback of the students, experts are expecting a lower cut-off this year as compared to previous years. Though it is too soon to suggest, the number of students who have applied for JEE Main 2021 has considerably increased, which may lower the cut-off by a few points. Overall, as per previous trends, the expected cut-off is likely to hover around 110 to 130 marks for JEE Advanced 2021.

Subject Section A Section B Total Marks Expected cut off from Previous Yr
Mathematics 20 10 100 45 – 50
Physics 20 10 100 50 – 60
Chemistry 20 10 100 55 – 70
Total 90 300 110 – 130

Students may please note that the scores would be converted into percentile scores and the actual cut-off is likely to be calculated as per the NTA Score in percentiles. This cut off is indicative and expected to change as more slots are conducted. The section-wise analysis is likely by late evening.

Source- Times now news

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