JEE MAINS Analysis

JEE (Main) 2018 Paper Analysis

Unlike every year, this year was different. The chemistry section turned out to be a bit tougher and physics being the easiest of all the section.

OVERALL MARKS DISTRIBUTION: The paper pattern was same as last year. The paper had 90 questions each worth 4 marks. All questions were objective type with single correct option. Subject wise each subject had 30 questions of 120 marks.

 

SUBJECTS

CLASS 11

CLASS 12

TOTAL PERCENTAGE

No of Ques

Total Marks

No of Ques

Total Marks

Class 11

Class 12

Chemistry

15

60

15

60

50%

50%

Mathematics

15

60

15

60

50%

50%

Physics

13

52

17

68

43%

57%

Grand Total

43

172

47

188

47.78%

52.22%

 

Difficulty Level Analysis: No of Questions

SUBJECTS

Easy Level

Medium level

Difficult Level

No of Ques

Total Marks

No of Ques

Total Marks

No of Ques

Total Marks

Chemistry

13

52

10

40

7

28

Mathematics

7

28

13

52

10

40

Physics

13

52

14

56

3

12

Grand Total

33

132

37

148

20

80

 

 

 

Physics:  Surprisingly, Physics was the toughest paper amongst the three. The questions were a mix of theory-based and calculative. This section was not lengthy.  Of the three sections, it was the easiest as not a single question in the section was tagged difficult.

Marks distribution of Physics:

Topic

Marks Allotted

Mechanics

44

Electrodynamics

48

Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory

8

Optics and Wave Optics

8

Modern Physics and Nuclear Physics

12

 

Chemistry:  Chemistry was moderately easy amongst the three. The questions were a mix of theory and calculations, which ensured that students saved time for the other two sections. This section was lengthy in comparison to the other sections.

Marks distribution of Chemistry:

Topic

Marks Allotted

Organic Chemistry

44

Inorganic Chemistry

28

Physical Chemistry

48

 

Maths:  Surprisingly, Mathematics was the easiest paper amongst the three. Most questions were calculative. The difficulty level of this section was between Physics and Chemistry. It was the most difficult section

Marks distribution of  Maths:

Topic

Marks Allotted

Algebra

56

Calculus

28

Trigonometry

8

Conics

16

Vector Algebra

12

.

 

JEE (Main) 2018: Maximum Marks 360

To Qualify in JEE (Advanced), student should be in Top-20% of all students or should have scored minimum 75% marks (GEN/OBC) and 65% marks (ST/SC) in class 12th. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates