The National Testing Agency has successfully conducted Shift 1 of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2021 (Session 4) today on August 27, 2021. The JEE Main 2021 Session 4 exam is being held on August 26, 27 & 31, 2021 on September 01 & 02, 2021 in two sessions on each exam day. The first shift of today’s JEE Main 2021 exam is already over now and as per memory-based reports and post-exam student reactions, the overall level of difficulty of the first shift exam was moderate to difficult.
Level of Difficulty
In an overall context, the level of difficulty of the shift 01 question paper of today’s JEE Main 2021 session 4 exam was of the moderate to difficult level. Compared to yesterday’s exam, candidates reported that the Chemistry portion was the most difficult in today’s JEE Main 2021 first shift exam. Students who took the test indicates that questions asked in the Chemistry portion were time-consuming in nature and of the highest difficulty level.
Students also reported that the question paper on Physics was moderately tough compared to yesterday’s question paper. Some candidates also reported that certain questions in the Physics section were either confusing or tricky and therefore, required more time to be answered correctly.
In Mathematics, candidates were of the view that the paper was lengthy and time-consuming in nature. This is similar to the difficulty level of Mathematics in yesterday’s second shift exam. In yesterday’s JEE Main 2021 session 4 exam, the Maths paper was also reportedly lengthy.
Candidates reported that in the Mathematics paper, the most important and high marks yielding topics were Vector, 3D and Co-ordinate Geometry following similar trends as seen in yesterday’s exam. In Physics, questions were asked from Electrostatics and Thermodynamics while both Organic and Inorganic Chemistry formed important topic areas on the Chemistry question paper. Students reported that a high number of NCERT based questions were included in the first shift of today’s JEE Main 2021 Session 4 exam.
Even though the first shift of today’s JEE Main 2021 exam was of the moderate to difficult level, candidates confidently reported aiming for at least 200 marks out of 300 in the exam. Based on the level of difficulty, it can be envisaged that the number of good attempts can be as high as 50 to 52. At the lowest, candidates are expected to have solved 40 to 42 questions accurately out of 75.