The first exam of JEE Main 2021 March session is over now. It concluded at 12 noon and the shift 2 is from 3 to 6 pm. Overall, the paper was moderate as per the initial reaction of the candidates. None of the sections was very hard. However, questions in mathematics were time taking. Physics, chemistry were moderate. The weightage of all topics in all the 3 subjects was uniform.
Despite so, some students found the exam to be a bit difficult than the February session. Physics was not as easy as it was in the Feb session. In chemistry, assertion and reasoning type questions were asked from the inorganic section. There were matching type questions in the paper. Thus, a bit of a new and surprising elements were observed in the March session of JEE Main 2021.
The integer type answers were to be rounded of to the nearest integer as per the students.
In the paper, candidates were asked 30 questions from each section – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. However, the candidates have to do any 25 questions from each section. There were 20 MCQs and 10 numerical questions in each section. Out of the 10 numerical questions, candidates had to do any 5. The numerical questions had no negative marking by the MCQs has a marking scheme of +4 for the correct attempt and -1 for the wrong answer. The total marks in the exam are 300 for a total of 75 questions.
NTA is holding JEE Main 2021 for March session in different exam centres located in 334 cities throughout the country and abroad.
For the March session, 619638 students have registered. As per the students, the February session of JEE Main 2021 was easy to moderate in overall difficulty level. Maths was the hardest, Physics Moderate, and Chemistry the easiest.
NTA this year is giving as many as 4 opportunities to students. Candidates who have appeared for February and March Examination can appear for the April and / or May exams as well to improve their score. The application form to apply for the next session will open once the result of the preceding session has been announced.
A candidates can choose to appear for any one, any 2 , any 3 or all 4 attempts of the exam. Candidates taking multiple attempts must note that their best score out of all the attempts will be used for preparation of the final AIR and result. The final result will be declared with the result of May attempt, which is the final attempt.
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.