JEE Main 2017 Online Exam Analysis

Hina Yadav updated on : 29 May 2017
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The JEE Main 2017 online exam was successfully conducted on April 8 and 9, 2017. Students can find below the exam analysis and insights from students.

JEE Main Online Exam Analysis

The online Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2017 examination was successfully conducted on 8th April and April 9, 2017, at several centres across the country.

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JEE Main exam is the biggest engineering exam for undergraduate engineering admissions to IITs, NITs, CFTIs and various other engineering colleges in the country.  The pen-and-paper based JEE Main 2017 exam was successfully conducted on April 2, 2017. The difficulty level of the offline exam was 'Easy to Moderate.' The students said that the offline exam was almost on the same lines as last year’s JEE Main paper. However, they felt that the NCERT books were not enough for JEE Main preparation and they had to refer to more books.

Students preferred giving the online exam over the offline exam for the following reasons:

  • The online exam gives them more time between the board exams getting over and the JEE Main online exam day.
  • The online mode of the exam requires less effort on the part of the student.
  • JEE Main online exam enables rechecking and reviewing of answers.
  • There was flexibility to choose the day and slot timing of the exam.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis:

The students who appeared for the JEE Main online exam on April 8 and 9 said that the difficulty level of the exam was pretty much the same as the pen-and-paper based JEE Main exam held on April 2, 2017. There were certain technical issues during the exam but were rectified. The students felt that the exam was lengthy but the difficulty level was 'Moderate.' They said that the Math exam, however, was a little lengthy and 'Difficult.' The difficulty level of Physics was 'Moderate.' Chemistry was considered the 'Easiest' of all three papers, with a difficulty curve similar to last year.

Some of the important topics that were asked included Dimensional Analysis, Gravitation & Electrostatics, Current Electricity & Heat Transfer, Electromagnetic Induction, Waves & Sound, Geometrical Optics, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Rotational Dynamics.

Topics asked in mathematics included Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Circles and Family of Circles,  Sequence and Series, Ap 3-D Geometry, Probability and Statistics, Vector Algebra, Integration  – (Definite + Indefinite integration), Complex Numbers, Parabola and Trigonometric Ratios, Logarithms, Quadratic Equations, theory of equations, set relations and functions, Differentiation.

The Chemistry section included questions asked from topics such as Chemical Bonding & the periodic table, Carbonyl Compounds & their derivatives, Redox reactions, Mole Concept & the concept of equivalents, Solid state, solutions & gases theory, Thermochemistry & the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Students can find the detailed exam analysis of the offline JEE Main exam here

JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern:

The JEE Main 2017 is an objective- type test. The JEE Main 2017 exam is a 3 hours exam.
The exam paper comprises of MCQs with each question worth 4 marks. Students must note that for each incorrect answer there will be a -1 negative marking.

Brief of JEE Main 2017 Exam Pattern:

S. No.

JEE Main Exam Pattern

Specifications

1

JEE Main 2017 Conducting Body

CBSE

2

Mode of Exam

Online and Offline

3

Approximate number of candidates appearing for JEE Main exam

13 Lacs

4

Paper I

For B. Tech/B.E.

5

Paper II

For B.Arch/ B.Planning

6

Duration of the exam

3 hours

Choice of Medium

7

All Examination Centre

Hindi and English

8

Examination Centre Cities in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Gujarat and Daman and Diu

Hindi, English and Gujarati

9

Examination Centres in Maharashtra

Hindi, English and Urdu

JEE Main 2017 aspirants can check the previous years’ JEE Main cut off to get a fair idea of the JEE Main 2017 cut offs.

Opening and Closing Ranks for various colleges in JEE Main 2016:

S. No.

Engineering Institution

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

1

AB Vajpayee IIIT and Management, Gwalior

3419

20927

2

Birla Institute of Technology, Patna

16775

28684

3

Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi

4818

13285

4

Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar NIT, Jalandhar

4303

22540

5

Faculty of Engg, Haridwar

1170

36709

6

IIIT D&M, TN

1542

17503

7

IIIT, Allahabad

109

14757

8

IIIT, Amethi

4915

18857

9

Malaviya NIT, Jaipur

162

5081

10

Maulana Azad NIT, Bhopal

1152

8839

11

Motilal Nehru NIT, Allahabad

1105

8072

12

NIT, Agartala

4080

25737

13

NIT, Calicut

470

17731

14

NIT, Delhi

707

13423

15

NIT, Durgapur

7376

21206

16

NIT, Goa

2574

18383

17

NIT, Hamirpur

5200

12743

18

NIT, Jamshedpur

3318

13041

19

NIT, Kurukshetra

874

8916

20

NIT, Manipur

10577

38742

21

NIT, Meghalaya

12185

34830

22

NIT, Mizoram

8929

34658

23

NIT, Nagaland

12466

40511

24

NIT, Patna

6861

18903

25

NIT, Puducherry

5377

22276

26

NIT, Raipur

7280

17664

27

NIT, Rourkela

1005

6091

28

NIT, Sikkim

9446

31946

29

NIT, Silchar

2797

15557

30

NIT, Srinagar

3411

29643

31

NIT, Surathkal

11

4468

32

NIT, Tiruchirappalli

1056

15416

33

NIT, Uttarakhand

5535

19466

34

NIT, Warangal

33

2100

Stay tuned for further updates on JEE Main 2017!

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