Shift 1 of JEE Main 25 Feb 2021 exam has come to an end. The impression of the exam upon the students has been overall easy to moderate in difficulty level. Physics was easy, maths was difficult and calculative, and chemistry was also easy to moderate. The paper was NCERT based and board exam level as per the students. Some students also claimed that the paper was easier than last year.
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The paper was overall balanced and the candidates are happy with the exam. In Chemistry, most of the physical part was asked as numerical answer type questions, more weightage was given to organic chemistry. In Physics many questions came from SHM. Most of the questions were from the class 11 syllabus. The topics that had the most weightage in Maths were integration, Mathematical reasoning, etc.
Talking about the cutoff marks, as per the experts, students may need a raw score of 130+ to qualify for the JEE Advanced 2021 examination. The cut-off is likely to be around 92 percentile score. This number may change. In 2019, the raw score for 90 percentile was in the range of 80-90. In 2020, the ranks had shifted further as more students scored above 200.
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.
After the first day of the B.E / B.Tech paper held yesterday, most of the students said they were happy with the internal choices and the choice of regional languages provided this year. 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. Many students said that the paper was easy. In shift 2 yesterday, Maths was the hardest and in shift 1, it was Physics.
JEE Main 2021 paper 2a and 2b was held on the very first day of the exam that is on February 23, 2021. Paper 2a is for B.Arch and Paper 2b is for B.Planning. Paper 2a and 2b were also easy as per the students but the drawing section was a bit lengthy.
The total number of candidates registered for the B.E / B.Tech paper is 6,52,627. For paper 2a and 2b the totak number of registered candidates are 63,065.
The Examination is being held in 331 cities, including 10 cities outside India in Bahrain, Colombo, Doha, Dubai, Kathmandu, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore, and Kuwait.
All COVID-19 related precautions are being taken as per the latest guidelines at the exam centre. The candidates have yet not faced any issues at the centres and have commented that the management is good at all the centres.
National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) -2021for 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).