JEE Main

JEE Main Analysis 2022 – Difficulty Level and Section Wise Analysis

Introduction

Joint Entrance Examination Mains is organized by the conducting authority to provide admissions to the students in the undergraduate engineering courses from top recognized institutions. JEE Main is the gateway for those students who are seeking to get admission in IITs, NITs, GFTIs. It is conducted by NTA to provide admission in B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch./B.Plan programs which are offered by the IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology), and CFTs (Centrally Funded Institutions).

In this article, candidates will get complete information about the JEE Main Paper Analysis along with difficulty level and cut-off analysis for JEE Main 2022 along with the previous year’s analysis.

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JEE Main Paper Analysis 2022

JEE Main is a national-level entrance exam organized by NTA every year. After qualifying for this exam, candidates can get admission in B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Arch/ B.Plan courses in prestigious engineering institutions like IITs, NITs, CFTIs, etc. As per the official notifications, JEE Main 2022 will be conducted twice:

  • April, 2022: 16th April to 21st April 2022
  • May, 2022: 24th May to 29th May 2022

When the authorities will conduct the exams successfully, candidates can check the analysis of different sessions of the examinations.

JEE Main Paper Analysis 2021

Maths was the toughest section in terms of difficulty while Chemistry can be considered as the easiest amongst the three subjects. However, only those students will be able to score good marks in JEE Main Exam who covered Physics and Chemistry quickly and the time saved here could have been used for Mathematics. There were 30 questions on each subject. The physics section seemed to be similar to the last 5 years.

Each section of the paper was 120 marks, which means a total of 360 marks.

NTA released the result statistics, where a total of 939008 candidates have appeared for the JEE Main 2021 exam in all four sessions. Aspirants had the choice of appearing in any one of the two types of papers or both.

Paper – I is for B.E/B.Tech courses

Paper-II is for B.Arch/B.Planning

Detailed JEE Main Paper Analysis 2021

  • Question Paper – I for BE/B. Tech courses in 2021 were similar to the pattern in the past years
  • Paper had objective MCQs with one out of four options correct, with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • There were thirty questions each in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. As per the marking scheme, for each correct answer, four marks are given, and for each incorrect response, one-fourth of the total marks allotted to the question are deducted from the total score

Subject-wise analysis 2021:

Mathematics – Moderately to Difficult.

Majorly, questions were asked from three chapters namely, Calculus, 3D & Vector Algebra. The questions were quite tricky and challenging from Permutation & Combination, Binomial Theorem, Probability & Matrices, Properties of Definite Integral & Differential Equation. Several lengthy questions were asked from Circle & Ellipse too. The questions were time taking to solve.

Physics – Easy to Moderate.

All the chapters were covered in the question paper. Some challenging questions were asked from EM Waves, Kinematics, Heat & Thermodynamics, Electromagnetic Induction, Semiconductors, Modern Physics & Optics. There were various Numerical Based questions that can be termed easy but were time taking.

Chemistry – Easy.

Organic Chemistry & Inorganic Chemistry covered the maximum weightage. Majorly, questions were asked from the chapters of, Oxygen Containing Compounds in Organic Chemistry and General Organic Chemistry.

Physical Chemistry had tons of Numerical Based Type. In Inorganic Chemistry, the paper was filled with s-block & p- block elements, Environmental Chemistry, Ores & Metallurgy. The students who had thoroughly covered NCERTs, had an edge as all the questions were asked directly from there. Overall, Chemistry was easy.

In Physics, was relatively simpler than last year. There were 17 questions from the class XII syllabus and 13 from the class XI syllabus. Some important topics like Mechanical Waves and Sound and Uniform Circular Motion were completely missing. Most of the questions involved easy calculations.

The total number of questions from every unit is tabulated below:

Physics – JEE Main 2021 Number of Questions
Shift-1 Shift-2 Total
Ray Optics & Wave Optics 2 2 4
Mechanics 10 9 19
Electrodynamics 5 4 9
Fluid Mechanics 2 3 5
Modern Physics 5 6 11
Heat & Thermodynamics 4 3 7
Waves 2 3 5
Total 30 30 60

 

Mathematics – JEE Main 2021 Number of Questions
Shift-1 Shift-2 Total
Algebra 11 10 21
Calculus 9 10 19
Trigonometry 3 3 6
Coordinate 3 4 7
Vector & 3D 4 3 7
Total 30 30 60

 

Chemistry – JEE Main 2021  Number of Questions
Shift-1 Shift-2 Total
Physical Chemistry 8 9 17
Inorganic Chemistry 10 12 22
Organic Chemistry 12 9 21
Total 30 30 60

JEE Main Paper Analysis Physics (2009-2017)

Topic 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Units, Dimensions, Errors, Experiments 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1
Kinematics 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 1
New ton’s Laws and Friction 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1
Work, Power & Energy 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 1
System of Particles 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 0
Gravitation, Rotational Mechanics 1 1 4 1 2 2 2 2 3
Properties of Matter 1 1 2 2 1 4 1 0 1
SHM, Oscillations 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Mechanical Waves and Sound 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 0
Ray Optics, Wave Optics 3 3 4 3 4 3 3 3 3
Heat and Thermodynamics 5 1 4 3 3 2 3 3 4
Electrostatics 3 4 2 2 3 2 3 2 2
Current Electricity 1 1 3 2 3 1 2 2 4
Magnetism, Magnetic effects of current 2 1 1 3 2 2 3 2 1
EMI , AC and EM waves and Communication 1 3 1 1 2 3 4 3 2
Modern Physics 5 6 3 4 4 3 2 5 5
Total 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30

JEE Main Paper Analysis Chemistry (2009-2017)

Topic 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Atomic Structure and Classification 3 3 3 2 3 2 2 1 2
Chemical Bonding 1 0 3 2 4 2 1 1 1
Stoichiometry 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 1 2
States of Matter 1 3 2 2 2 3 1 1 1
Chemical & Ionic Equilibrium 1 4 1 2 1 0 1 1 1
Chemical Kinetics & Nuclear Chemistry 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Chemical Thermodynamics 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 2
Solutions 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 1
Electrochemistry 1 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 1
General Organic Chemistry + Functional Group-I 5 6 2 5 4 3 3 6 3
Organic Chemistry + Functional Group-II 2 1 2 3 1 3 2 0 4
Organic Chemistry + Functional Group-III 1 1 2 1 2 2 1 1 2
Chemistry of Representative Elements 3 0 2 3 2 5 7 6 4
Transition Elements 2 0 1 1 2 1 3 2 1
Coordination Compounds & Organometallics 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 2 1
Surface Chemistry 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1
Biomolecules 2 2 1 1 1 2 3 3 2
Total 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30

JEE Main Paper Analysis Mathematics  (2009-2017)

Topic 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Sets, Relations and Functions 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 1 1
Limits, Continuity & Differentiability 1 2 3 1 2 1 3 2 2
Application of Derivatives 3 3 2 2 3 2 1 2 2
Indefinite and Definite Integrals & Area under the Curve 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3
Cartesian coordinates & Straight Line 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1
Circles 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1
Conics 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2
Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Progressions 3 1 1 3 3 4 3 3 3
Complex Numbers 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Binomial Theorem, Exponential & Logarithmic Series 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Permutation & Combination 1 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 1
Probability 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3
Vectors 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1
3-D Coordinate Geometry 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Differential Equations & Properties of Triangles 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Trigonometry and Inverse Circular Function 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Heights and Distances 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1
Matrices & Determinants 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Mathematical Logic 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Statics & Dynamics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
Total 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30 30

JEE Main Qualifying Marks/Cut-Off

Category

JEE Main Cut-Off 2021

JEE Main 2020 Cut-Off

JEE Main Cut-Off 2019

General

87.8992241

90.3765335

89.7548849

OBC-NCL

68.0234447

72.8887969

74.3166557

SC

46.8825338

50.1760245

54.0128155

ST

34.6728999

39.0696101

44.3345172

GEN-EWS

66.2214845

70.2435518

78.2174869

PwD

0.0096375

0.0618524

0.1137173

Past 6 Years JEE Main Cut-Off Trends

Here we have listed the past year’s JEE Main Cut-Off trends, Through the below-given table candidates can expect what would be the JEE Main Cut-off:

Category 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
General 74 81 100 105 115 113
OBC-NCL 45 49 70 70 74 70
SC 29 32 52 50 53 50
ST 24 27 48 44 47 45

JEE Main Paper Analysis by Different Educational Institutes:

Toppr

Difficulty Easy Moderate Difficult
Physics 6 20 4
Chemistry 10 17 3
Mathematics 13 14 3
Total 29 51 10

Vidyamandir

Difficulty Easy Moderate Difficult
Physics 15 15 0
Chemistry 16 10 4
Mathematics 15 13 2
Total 29 51 10

FITJEE

Difficulty Easy Moderate Difficult
Physics 14 11 5
Chemistry 13 12 5
Mathematics 14 14 2
Total 29 51 10

Conclusion

JEE Main is one of the most challenging exams in our country. Every year lakhs of students prepare for it and appear in the examination. Candidates are recommended to keenly analyze the previous years’ exam papers to get a basic understanding of the nature of the exam.

In this article, we have provided you with the paper analysis along with the cut-off trends of the previous year’s examination. Do not miss taking a look at them!

Good luck with all your future endeavors!

 

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