JEE Main Exam Analysis 2021: National Testing Agency (NTA) is a conducting body for the JEE Main admission for 2021 sessions. As far as the expert opinion lies, candidates can expect the JEE Main Question Paper to be a bit lengthy and the weightage of JEE Main topics will be distributed in a varied manner than previous editions. This article will explore all the possibilities and provide a meaningful analysis of the JEE Main 2021.

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Previous Year (2020) Analysis

6th September 2020 Analysis

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5th September 2020  Analysis

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Overall the level of question paper was moderate. The chemistry section was easier than the other two sections. In the Physics sections questions are there from Optics and Modern Physics (3-5), Electrostatic and Magnetism (5-6 questions), Current Electricity and EMI (2-4), Heat and Thermodynamics (3-5 questions.). In chemistry, questions were from Physical Chemistry (6-8 questions), Organic Chemistry (8-10), Inorganic (7-9 questions).  In the Mathematics section questions were from Calculus (7-8 questions), Trignometry (2-4 questions), algebra (7-8 questions), Co ordinate geometry (5-7 questions).

4th September 2020 Analysis

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B.Tech/B.E 2nd Shift, Paper 1)

  • Chemistry was easy
  • Physics was tough.
  • Maths was moderate.

(B.Tech/B.E 1st Shift, Paper 1)

As usual, Physics was tougher than Mathematics and Chemistry.

  • Physics was tough (numerical based questions were more)
  • Maths was moderate
  • The chemistry was easy.

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(B.Tech/B.E 2nd Shift, Paper 1)

  • In 2nd shift also the chemistry was easier than the other section.
  • Maths was moderate and the Physics was tough.

(B.Tech/B.E 1st Shift, Paper 1)

As usual, Physics was tougher than Mathematics and Chemistry.

  • Physics was tough (numerical based was more, theoretical was less)
  • Maths was moderate
  • The chemistry was easy. (mostly theoretical, less no. of numerical questions). NCERT coverage 50% to 60%

Some questions of Chemistry are: 

  1. What is the structure of Dettol?
  2. Froth Flotation is used for?
  3. Find the no. of Chiral center in penicillin?
  4. Write the IUPAC name of the given compound?
  5. Arrange the following in the increasing order of HCN?
  6. If a compound  AB is Polar, then its structure is?

1st September 2020 Analysis (1st & 2nd Shift, Paper 2)

As per the students’ reaction below is the analysis of the Paper 2 (1st & 2nd shift) held on 1st September 2020.

  • The mathematics section was difficult for some and for some it was easy. Overall this section holds a moderate view. Questions were there from Vector, 3D.
  • The aptitude section was easy among all the sections and students did not face any difficulties while solving it.
  • Drawing section was easy.

JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Analysis 2020 ( 9th January)

For the session 2020, the no. of candidates registered for the B.E./B.Tech is  9,21,261. B.E. /B. Tech.

B.E/B.Tech at 567 Centres

GeneralEWSSCSTOBCTotal (PWD)
Male247468593506088224476246043638219(2269)
Female11112825295243749747112494283038( 574)
Transgender112
Total358597846458525734223358539921261* (2843)

‘*’ including 1006 candidates in 09 cities outside India

 9th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 2, Paper 1)

Finally, the JEE Main 2020 January session is over. As per the students’ reaction, Physics was the toughest of all the sections. Maths was moderate to difficult and was lengthy. The chemistry was easy. The majority of the students hold the view that Physics questions were mainly from 11th class and Mathematics from 12th. Taking the previous exam and today’s exam, Chemistry seems to be the easiest of all, for the majority of the students in JEE Main 2020.

Look into the topics asked from respective subjects and no. of questions.

Physics: Thermodynamics (Temperature-dependent type), Electrostatic, Significant Digit based question, Centre of Mass, Moment of Inertia

Chemistry: Biomolecules, Chemical Bonding, Organic (NCERT Based), Chemistry In Every Day LIfe, Inorganic.

Mathematic: 3D ( NCERT Que 11), Vector (NCERT), Probability, AP, Sequence and Series

9th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 1, Paper 1)

The physics section was tricky and time-consuming. Mathematics was moderate to difficult. The chemistry was easy. Overall the question was moderate to difficult. Numerical questions were tricky than the previous one. Maths paper was lengthy but NCERT based. Physics had concept based questions. Overall the paper was balanced. Physics had formula based questions. Equal weighatge questions were there for the organic and inorganic topic. So overall in Chemistry 12th syllabus was maximum & Physics had 11th class syllabus.

Look into the topics asked from respective subjects and no. of questions.

  • Physics: Electrostatic, Fluids Mechanics (2 que), Optics (1 to 2 questions), Resistance (1 que), Modern Physics (1 que), Heat & Thermodynamic, Electric Feild, spin magnetic movement ( 1 que), Dipole (1 que), Current electricity (2 to 3 easy questions), Semiconductor- 1 question
  • Chemistry: Organic ( Maximum Question), Inorganic (5 to 8 que), Aldehydes – 1 to 2 questions, Co-ordinate compounds (2 to 3 que), Chemistry In Everyday life (2 questions), Grignard Reagent
  • Mathematics: Calculus (Maximum Questions), Vector algebra (2 Q), Matrix and Determinants (1 and 2 que NCERT based), Binomial Expression, Probability (1 question), Conic (1 to 2 Questions)

JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Analysis 2020 ( 8th January)

8th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 2, Paper 1)

Overall the question paper was moderate to difficult. Most of the questions were basic level but tricky. An equal balance of questions from the class 11th and 12th. The mathematics section was moderate but lengthy. Physics Paper was concept based and difficult for the majority of the students. The chemistry section was easy and 70% of questions were from NCERT. Numerical based questions were easy to moderate.

Look into the topics asked from respective subjects and no. of questions.

  • Physics – Bulk Material & Feild Material, Variance Related Question, Electromagnetism (Holds maximum questions, few were tricky), Modern Physics ( 2 to 3 que), Electrostatic ( 2 to 3 que), Current electricity (3 que), Semi-Conductor (1 que), Electromagnetic Waves (1 que), Thermodynamics ( 2 Que), Kinematic ( 1 que), Logic Gates ( 1 complex circuit-related question), Moment Of Inertia ( Integration Based).
  • Mathematics – Mostly covered 11th class syllabus. Binomial Theorem, Sequence and Series, Integration, Set, and Function (Maximum question), Probability (1 que), Conic ( 4 que), Parabola (1 que), Topology Statement.
  • Chemistry- Inorganic ( 13 to 14 que), Coordination Compounds, Metallurgy, Hydrocarbon, Bond Angle Based Question, Capacitance, Friedel Craft Reaction, Polymers (1 que), Biomolecules (1 que), Aldehydes ( 1 que), Periodic Table ( 1 to 2 que), Ionization Enthalpy. One question was there: Which of the following is the paramagnetic and diamagnetic.

 8th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 1, Paper 1)

Mixed reviews were there regarding Physics and Chemistry. For some it was easy, for others it was tough. Comparing the previous exam, students were of the view that yesterday’s paper (7th Jan) was tough in comparison to today’s paper. NCERT based questions were there. The majority of the students felt that the chemistry paper was tough. Physics paper was moderate to tough. Mathematics was also moderate to tough. Topics as per the subjects asked in the exam are:

  • Physics – Moderate and concept and NCERT based questions were there mostly from 11th class. Circular Motion, Current Electricity, Ray, Wave Optics ( 11th class), Fluids, Modern Physics ( 1 to 2 que), Semi-Conductor ( 1 que), Graph-based Question was there. Rotational Physics ( 2 Que), Velocity, Solid Sphere Gravitation, Penicillin
  • Mathematics – 12th Based syllabus, Statistics ( Overall Paper was calculative and lengthy), Probability, AP (1 que), Conic ( 1 to 2 que), Ellipse and Parabola ( 1 que each), Differentiation ( 1 que), Derivation ( 1 que), No questions from the integer.  Comparing to the previous day, the math section was tough
  • Chemistry – Inorganic ( 1 or 2 que), Direct based question from NCERT, Environmental Chemistry ( 1 or 2 que. among which 1 que was: Which one of the following is the Green House Gas ( Ozone, CFCs, Carbon Dioxide, Oxygen, Water) ), Coordination Compound (1 que), Ionization Enthalpy ( 2 to 3 que, one que was there: Which of the following has more third Ionization Enthalpy), Organic section covered the maximum question, Polymers ( 1 que), Aldehydes ( 1 que Glucose related i.e does Glucose give Schiff test or not?), Diluted Structure.

Overall taking the three-section into account,  the numerical sections were easy.

JEE Main Paper 1 Exam Analysis 2020 ( 7th January)

7th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 2, Paper 1)

Mathematics section was tough and it was formulae based. Apart from this, some students felt that it was lengthy. Integration had 3 que (12th syllabus) Questions were not based on NCERT. Physics Section was moderate to difficult, mainly concept based. NCERT topics were there in physics but it was tricky such as Electrostatic, Doppler Effect, Current Electricity (5 que), Modern Physics ( 2 to 3 que). The chemistry was easy. Questions asked from Co-ordinate compounds, Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamic (3 ques). For the chemistry section, there was a 50:50 ratio from class 11th and 12th.

Overall as per the students’ reaction, questions were mainly from class 11th syllabus. The Carnot Cycle question was repeated. There was 1 que from Thermochemistry, Physical chemistry ( 3 to 4 que) and no question from polymers. Topics as per the subjects asked in the exam are:

  • Physics – Electrostatic, Doppler Effect, Current Electricity (5 que), Modern Physics ( 2 to 3 que), Carnot Cycle. Newton’s Law of Cooling, Photoelectron Wavelength, Rotational Physics
  • Mathematics -Integration (3 que -12th syllabus), Conic ( 4 to 5 que), Circular tangent, Probability ( 1 que )
  • Chemistry -Co-ordinate compounds, Organic Chemistry, Thermodynamic (3 ques), Thermochemistry, Physical chemistry ( 3 to 4 que), polymers

7th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 1, Paper 1)

As per the students’ reaction, the difficulty level was equal for all the sections. However, the Physics section was considered the most difficult section by many of the students. Maximum questions were asked from the thermodynamic (3 to 4 questions) in chemistry, Electrostatic has 1 question ( 2 plain surfaces inclined to 30 degrees, find the electric-field between them), Semi-Conductor (1 que), Electromagnetic wave (2 que). In chemistry, the question was there i.e which one among these has maximum interaction a) Dipole-Dipole, b) Iron – Dipole c) Iron-Iron. Which one is the purest form of iron in commercial use? In Physics there was the question: If the quantum no. is 5 then what is the no. of orbitals.

Mostly the questions were from the class 12th. Topics as per the subjects asked in the exam are:

  • Physics – Questions from Electromagnetic Waves, Current Distribution in the circuit, Carnot Cycle, Kinematics, Projectile (Numerical based question), Centre of Mass, Rotational Physics
  • Mathematics – Questions from Tangent, Parabola, Co-ordinate geometry, Variance, Matrix and determinants, Circles, Trigonometry
  • Chemistry – Questions from Organic (class 12th, NCERT tough ), Integer Based Que (Tough), Thermodynamic (2 to 3 que- Adiabatic Expansion, Degree of Freedom), Periodic Table
SubjectQuestion  Level
MathematicsModerate to difficult
ChemistryEasy
PhysicsDifficult

 

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis 2020

The no. of candidates registered for the JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 as per the figure are  1,38,409 for B. Arch. and 59,003 for B Planning) for January Session 2020.

Paper 2 Statistics

B. Arch. at 345 Centres

GeneralEWSSCSTOBCTotal (PWD)
Male266187162846343472684573435(334)
Female254636094501023872601964973(130)
Transgender11(—)
Total520811325613474673452864138409* (464)

‘*’ including 127 candidates in 09 cities outside India

 B Planning at 327 Centres

GeneralEWSSCSTOBCTotal (PWD)
Male136202193420820111115533198(181)
Female11255134621451093996525804( 53)
Transgender11(—)
Total248752539635431152112059003* (234)

‘*’ including 62 candidates in 08 cities outside India

6th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 1, Paper 2)

As per the students’ reaction below is the analysis of the Paper 2 (1st shift) held on 6th January 2020.

  • Mathematics section was difficult and the maximum questions were from the class 11th as per the majority. But others also said that the maximum was from 12th class. Geometry has covered the larger portion in the respective section. A few questions were there from differentiation and integration.
  • For some aptitude was easy and for some it was tough. But for the maximum it was easy. There was no figurative questions in the aptitude section. Apart from this 3D figures have been asked related to top view of the roof
  • Maximum students faced difficulties in the drawing section. 2 questions have been asked in the aptitude out of which 1 has a direct question and 2nd question has 3 choices. ( 1st Make anything creative using cylinders, 2nd Photos of your grandparents,  3rd A playground scene with children playing)

6th January 2020 Analysis (Shift 2, Paper 2)

The JEE Main Paper 2 of the January session is over. The 2nd shift was concluded on 6th January 2020 at 5:30 PM. The exam analysis of the 2nd shift is given below.

  • Mathematics was very tough as per students’ reactions. The question was asked from Co-ordinate geometry, calculus, integration, Integer (5 questions),  Elevation Based, Probability, Conic( 2 to 3 questions), 3D geometry (5 to 6 questions), Trigonometry, AP GP, Binomial Theorem, Set. As per view math section has covered 11th and 12th class topics.
  • B. Planning questions were easy. G.K question such as Who architect the LIC building, capitalism based, who among the following is not been the Union Minister for the Urban Development etc  were asked
  • The aptitude section was easy to moderate. Questions were geographically based. Imaginative. Logical Reasoning questions, 3D view questions.
  • Drawing questions were there such as: 1) Draw beautiful building  2)Mother Cooking in the kitchen, 3) Railway Station. 4) Make an aesthetic card using an equilateral triangle.

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