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JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 2: 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, 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.
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.(Prashant Waydande/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 2 of the examination:

a. Max marks: 183 and duration: 3 hrs

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

c. There were three parts of paper-2. Marks for each subject was 61.

d. In each part there were three sections- Sec-1 (Max. marks-21), Sec-2 (Max. Marks-28) and Sec-3 (Max. marks-12)

e. Sec-1 had 7 questions with four options in which only one option was correct. Marking scheme in this section is +3 in case the option was correct, 0 mark for no response, -1 mark for all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 21.

f. Sec-2 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.

g. Sec-3 had 2 paragraphs with two questions in each paragraph. Each question had four options with only one correct option. Marking scheme in this section is +3 if the correct option is marked, 0 marks in all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 12.

Immediate reaction of students after Paper 2:

* They found the overall level of paper moderate level. Physics and chemistry was reported tougher than mathematics section.

Distribution of questions:

*Physics- 52% questions from class XII & 48 % from Class XI.

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

* Mathematics- 79% questions from class XII & 21 % 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-2 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. There were three columns to be matched.

* Equal weightage was given to Class 11 and 12.

* The Total marks of each Paper reduced from 186 to 183.

* There were no surprises this year.

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