The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) was conducted today, in 112 cities across the nations. For now, the Paper 1 for B.E and B.Tech admission has ended at 12:30 PM and the Paper 2 will begin from 2:00 pm. Candidates were asked to report to the JEE Main exam centres at 07:00 AM. Sharp at 9:30 AM, gates of centres were closed.
Boys were asked to remove belts, socks, shoes, whereas, girls were asked to remove shoes and bangles. The overall frisking process was confusing to both parents and student but everything went as per schedule.
Few candidates were unhappy before entering the examination centre, as the frisking process created confusions among the candidates.
Few minutes before entering the JEE Main examination hall many candidates expressed their feelings as being nervous as well as excited.
A second time test-taker, Shivani Singh, who has taken coaching from FIITJEE said “I managed to secure 70 marks in JEE Main last year, thus, taking the exam this year again and I am certain to make it to the cutoff this time.”
Last year, overall the paper was simple, however, this year, many mixed reviews were given by the students.
A majority of students said that they found Mathematics difficult, whereas Physics and Chemistry was easy. Whereas, the other majority of students said that for them Chemistry was a bit difficult.
In Physics some important topics like Mechanical Waves and Sound and Uniform Circular Motion were completely missing. Most of the questions involved easy calculations.
Whereas, Chemistry was said to be the simplest of all the three subjects. There were 18 questions from class XII syllabus and 12 from class XI syllabus. The paper was balanced covering all the topics.
In Mathematics, the difficulty level was increased. There were 18 questions from class XII syllabus and 12 from class XI syllabus. There were 3 questions from probability which was quite high.
This year the students verdict post the examination says that Mathematics was the toughest and Chemistry Being the easiest of all.
Candidates said that in Mathematics, maximum questions were from class 11 rather than from class 12, the integrations questions were easy but the rest kept the difficulty level high. In Physics, maximum question were from class 12 and were formula based. Chemistry had a mix from both the classes, maintaining an almost equal balance.
Overall the difficulty level of JEE Main was Moderate, but trickier as compared to last year.
JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 included questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The examinees were given question papers in English and Hindi medium while examination centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli were given question papers in English, Hindi and Gujarati.
With the paper 1 conducted successfully, the Unofficial JEE Main 2018 Answer Key will be published by various coaching institutes of the nation, which will be used by the candidates to predict their JEE Main Ranks beforehand. However CBSE will release the official JEE Main Answer Key on April 24, 2018.
Many candidates will be appearing for JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 in online mode on April 15 and 16. Out of all the candidates appearing for Paper 1, only the top 2,20,000 candidates will qualify for JEE Advanced 2018 to be held on May 20, 2018.
The results of JEE Main 2018 for Paper 1 will be declared on April 30, 2018. Qualified candidates will be able to participate in the JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) counselling. Admissions to NITs, IITs, GFTIs will be based on the basis of JEE Main 2018 merit list. The result link will be provided on the official website of JEE Main at jeemain.nic.in.
How was your JEE Main 2018 Exam? Which subject was the most difficult? Did you face any difficulty? Do let us know your opinion in the comments below.