JEE Main 2014 Analysis- JEE Main 2014 paper 1 carried the pattern similar to last year even as candidates found the question paper of moderate difficulty level with Physics and Mathematics section slightly difficult for candidates from different state boards.
“The question paper was good for me. I attempted almost 80 percent of the questions,” said Arpita, a CBSE board candidate who appeared from a centre in Delhi-NCR.
The paper had four different sets namely- Set E, Set F, G Set, H Set.
Each of the set carried a total of 90 questions divided in three sections- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The total marks for the question paper was 360 with 4 marks for each correct answer and negative marking of 1 mark for an incorrect response. There were no marks for un-attempted questions.
The question paper, however, proved a little difficult for candidates from different state board as they said that all the sections were mostly based on the CBSE syllabus pattern.
“The Physics and Math paper was comparatively difficult. I could only attempt 60 per cent in the two sections,” said Neeraj, a candidate of Bihar State Board who appeared from a centre in Patna.
Mohan Rathod who appeared for JEE Main 2014 from Navi Mumbai shared that Physics was toughest among the three sections. “Physics was most difficult of the three sections. Among the three sections, while Chemistry had majority questions from class 11 syllabus. Math was comparatively easiest section,” he shared his exam experience immediately after the exam.
The experts, however, said that the question paper was on expected lines. But they sought more time to share a detailed analysis of the paper.
Earlier, JEE Main 2014 began at 9.30 AM today at different centers across the country amid candidates and parents getting Jittery over Admit Card photocopy for exam entry. Many candidates and their parents at different centres were seen rushing for photocopy of their class 12 exam admit card, a document needed for entry to the exam centers.
According to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), candidates had to submit photocopy of their class 12 exam admit card for entry to the exam centres. Many candidates, however, had only brought original copy of their exam 12 admit card. While exam authorities at some centres allowed candidates to enter the exam centre after cross checking their original admit card, many exam centres only allowed entry after the candidates produced the photocopy of their Class 12 exam admit card.
Paper 1 of JEE Main 2014 comprised of three subjects- Physics, Chemistry and Maths. Total number of questions was 90 and there were 30 questions in each subject. Students were given time duration of three hours to complete the paper.
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According to the expert, last year, Physics was slightly difficult in comparison with Chemistry and Mathematics. Overall Difficulty Level of JEE Main 2013 was moderate to easy as per analysis.
Analysis of JEE Main 2014 Paper 1 will provide you a fair idea about the difficulty level, subject wise marks, topic wise weightage, and much more. Read below to know how experts have analyzed JEE Main 2014.
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JEE Main 2014 exam kicked off with offline exam for Paper 1 beginning at 9.30 AM at different centres across the country on April 6. The 3-hour exam ended at 12.30 PM. After the Paper 1 of JEE Main 2014, Paper 2 will be held between 2 PM to 5 PM. Students aspiring for B. Arch and B. Planning course will be appearing for this exam.
Candidates, who will qualify in JEE Main 2014, will get admissions in various NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFTIs. Also, JEE Main 2014 is the screening test for JEE Advanced 2014, which provides admissions to India’s topmost engineering institutes- IITs and ISM.
The paper-pencil based JEE-Main 2014 on April 6 will be followed by online testing on 9th, 11th, 12thand 19th in the month of April.
This year, over 13 lakh candidates are scheduled to appear for one of the most competitive exams in the country and compete for engineering seats at different IITs, NITs and centrally funded institutes in the country. Last year, top 1.5 lakh candidates in JEE Main 2013 qualified for JEE Advanced 2013-The Gateway examination to IITs and ISM.
The number of candidates for JEE Main 2014 has decreased by over one lakh as compared to last year. As per Joint Apex Board of CBSE, the conducting body of JEE Main, the number of students registered for JEE Main 2014 is 13.56 as compared to around 14.62 lakh candidates last year, a decline of nearly of 10% in total numbers.
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