JEE Main 2021 exam for Paper 2A (B.Arch) and Paper 2B (B.Planning) are over now. As per the initial reaction of the students, in the B.Plan paper, the mathematics section got mixed reactions, some said that this section easy while some said it was difficult. Overall the paper was easy. Talking about the second shift of the B.Arch paper, the aptitude section was good but the drawing section was time-consuming. Sketching was easy as per some students. Overall, students are happy with the paper that came in shift 2.
In maths, many questions came from integration and trigonometry. There were questions related to current affairs in the aptitude section in B.Plan paper. In B.Arch questions came from visualisation. The drawing questions had internal options too.
Based on analysis of shift 1 and 2 of B.Arch and B.Plan papers, experts are of the view that the cutoff is expected to rise .
The COVID-19 management was good at the centers. A total of 63,065 candidates have registered for Paper 2 of JEE Mains. As many as 22,748 out of these appeared for the second shift examination.
In order to stop cheating using mobile networks, Jammers have been installed in all the Centres. Live CCTV Surveillance has been planned in all examination centers to curb malpractices in the examination.
JEE Main B.Arch examination was of 400 marks and students had to attempt a total of 77 questions out of the total 82 questions. A choice of 5 NVT questions was available in Part I which is for Mathematics. In the drawing section, there were a total of 2 questions of 100 marks. In the maths section, there were a total of 30 questions but candidates have to attempt only 25 of 100 marks. Lastly, in the aptitude section, there were 50 MCQs of 200 marks. A negative marking of 1 marks is applicable in MCQs.
Similarly, the B.Plan paper is of total 400 marks and the candidates have to attempt 100 questions out of 105. A choice of 5 NVT questions was available in Part I which is for Mathematics. The planning-based section has 25 MCQs. In the maths section, there were a total of 30 questions but candidates have to attempt only 25 of 100 marks. Lastly, in the aptitude section, there were 50 MCQs of 200 marks. Negative marking of 1 marks is applicable in MCQs.
This year JEE Main is being held 4 times. The first attempt is going on and the rest of the 3 attempts are on March 15-18, 2021, April 27-30, 2021, and May 24-28, 2021. The best score of the candidates of all 4 attempts will be used to prepare the AIR for admission.
This year, while NTA is conducting the JEE Mains 2021 examination across four sessions. However, Paper 2 (both A and B) for B.Arch and B.Plan is only set to be held twice. After today, the next option would be for students to appear in the May examinations.
The JEE Main 2021 for February (Session 1) is being held from February 23 to 26, 2021 in which a total of 661776 candidates have registered. Out of this, 652627 candidates will appear for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.) and 63065 candidates will appear for Paper 2A and Paper 2B (B.Arch. and B.Planning).
The B.E/B.Tech paper is being held at 828 Centres, and on the other hand the B.Arch. & B.Planning is being held at 437 Centres. The exam is scheduled to be conducted in 331 cities, including 10 cities outside India in Bahrain, Colombo, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore, and Kuwait.
National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) – 2021 for Admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions funded by participating State Governments, and other Institutions.
JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to undergraduate programs offered by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs).