Today is the last day of JEE Main 2021 Feb session. Shift 1 for JEE Main 26 Feb exam ended at 12 noon sharp. The next shift will start from 3.00 pm and will end at 6.00 pm. In shift 1 as per the students, the overall paper was easy to moderate. The physics section was easy to moderate, the chemistry section was easy, and Mathematics was the toughest among all.
In maths, many questions came from Probability, Limits, vector and 3D. In Physics questions were asked from Gravitational, Electro, Mechanics, there was a question on Spring constant. Lastly, in chemistry, most of the weightage was given to the organic and inorganic parts. the physical chemistry section was less.
In maths, the numericals were lengthy and moderate. Numericals were mostly on trigonometry, P and C, and binomial theorem. On the other hand, the numericals in physics and chemistry were average.
In the past 2 days, the exam in both shifts has been easy to moderate in difficulty level. Students said that they have found maths the most difficult section out of all the 3. Physics and Chemistry remained easy. As per the exam analysis shared so far, most of the students were able to attempt about 40 to 46 questiosn with relative accuracy.
A total of 6.60 lakh candidates have registered for the February Examination. Overall, 22 lakh registrations have been done for the JEE Main 2021 this year. After February, NTA would also conduct the exam in March, April and May.
The exam pattern this year was changed. Paper 1 has a total of 300 questions. The total number of questions in the paper are 90 out of which the candidates have to do 75 questions. The number of questions asked in each subject is 30 each, students still have to attempt 25 questions per section. There are 20 MCQs in each section and 10 Numericals. While all the MCQs are compulsory, candidates will have the option to do any 5 out of the 10 numericals.
NTA this year is giving as many as 4 opportunities to students. Candidates who have appeared for February Examination can appear for the March, April 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. As per the website of NTA, nta.ac.in, the result of the February session will be announced on March 7, 2021.
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.
As data released by NTA, paper 1 is being held over 828 exam centres. A total of 287196 have applied from the general category, 63400 are from general-EWS, 222054 are from OBC-NCL category, 57574 from SC, 22403 from ST, 1778 are PWD candidates. Overall 652627 are appearing in the paper 1.