JEE Main 2021 shift 1 exam on March 18, 2021, is now over. As per the initial reaction of the students the overall paper was moderate. Maths and Physics were moderate. But Maths was lengthy. Chemistry, as expected, was the easiest section.
The topics that came in Physics with maximum weightage were logic gates, diode, atoms and nuclei, De Broglie’s experiment, friction, etc. In chemistry, many questions came from polymers, biomolecules, phenols, and ethers, Faraday’s law. In maths, many questions were asked from Mathematical reasoning.
The shift 2 today will start at 3 pm and will end at 6 pm. With this the JEE Main 2021 March session will end. The next session will be held on April 27-30, 2021. The registration form the same will start soon after the result of March session is announced. The best score of the candidates of all 4 attempts will be used to prepare the AIR for admission.
Paper 1 of JEE Main 2021 has 3 sections. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. In each of these sections, the candidates are asked 20 MCQs and 10 numerical answer type questions. However, from the numerical answer type questions candidates have to attempt any 5 questions of their choice in each of the subjects. The total number of questions that the students have to attempt are 75 out of 90. Total marks in the paper is 300 and the marking scheme is +4 for correct answers and -1 for the wrong ones. Numerical questions do not have negative markings.
National Testing Agency is conducting JEE Main 2021 Exam in 13 different languages. Under the National Education Polity (NEP), the exam will take place in Assamese, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu along with Hindi, and English.
JEE Main paper 1 leads to direct admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions. Besides, it is also an eligibility test for JEE Advanced 2021, which is conducted for admission to undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).
Just like the previous year, NTA has waived the 75% marks eligibility criteria. Education Minister has announced that minimum marks in Class 12th will not be the criteria for admission in the NITs, IIITs, SPAs, and other CFTIs. Admissions in these reputed institutes are based on JEE Main 2021 scores
Candidates have to obtain the minimum qualifying cut-off percentile to qualify for the exam for JEE Advanced 2021. The percentile depends on the candidates appearing, applications received for the programme, difficulty level, number of available seats, and category under which a candidate has applied Based on the ranking and the cut-off marks aspirants are shortlisted for the respective institutes.