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JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 1: Quick analysis of the exam

JEE Advanced, the examination for admissions to IITs, the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, and the Indian Institute of Science, was held on Sunday, May 21.

education Updated: Jun 14, 2017 11:45 IST
JEE Advanced 2017
JEE Advanced, the examination for admissions to IITs, the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, and the Indian Institute of Science, was held on Sunday, May 21.(Kalpak Pathak/HT file)

JEE Advanced, the examination for admissions to IITs, the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, and the Indian Institute of Science, was held on Sunday, May 21.

Here is a quick analysis of paper 1 of the examination:

1. Max Marks: 183 & Duration: 3 hrs

2. The booklet had 36 printed pages and 54 questions in total.

3. There are three parts of Paper-1. Marks for each subject was 61.

4. In each part there are three sections- Sec-1(Max. marks-28), Sec-2 (Max. Marks-15) & Sec-3 (Max. marks-18)

5. Sec-1 had 7 questions with four options in which one or more than one options were correct. Marking scheme in this section is +4 in case all options are correct, +1 for each correct response, 0 marks for no response and -2 for all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 28.

6. Sec-2 had 5 questions with correct response being a single digit integer from 0 to 9 both inclusive. The making scheme was +3 for the correct response and 0 marks in all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 15.

7. Sec-3 had 6 questions of matching Type. This section contained two tables (each having 3 columns and 4 rows). Base on each question there were 4 options in which only one option was correct. with correct response being a single digit integer from 0 to 9 both inclusive. Marking scheme in this section is +3 if the correct option is marked, 0 marks if none of the options is marked and -1 in all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 18.

Immediate reaction of students:

*They found the overall level of paper moderate level but not easy.

Distribution of questions:

* Physics- 49% questions from class XII & 51 % from Class XI.

* Chemistry- 46% questions from class XII & 54 % from Class XI

* Mathematics- 51% questions from class XII & 49 % from Class XI

* No mistakes reported till now as complete paper is yet to be analysed.

* Total no. of questions ( 54 questions) remains same as last year however total marks of Paper-1 has changed from 186 to 183 marks this year.

Quick Comparison with respect to last Year:

* The Matching Type questions is different as compared to previous years.

* The coverage of questions from class 12 vs Class 11 was 50 : 50. Equal weightage was given to Class 11 and Class 12. Last year more weightage was given to Class 12 (60:40).

(Batlish is an expert at FIITJEE . Views expressed here are personal)