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JEE Advanced 2020 Highlights: Check expert analysis, students’ reactions on Paper 1 and 2

JEE Advanced 2020: The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE Advanced 2020) paper 2 exam is over. 96% of the total registered candidates took the exam on Sunday, said IIT Delhi. The exam was conducted across the country today in two slots. Over 1.6...

By| Edited by Nandini | Sep 27, 2020 21:08 IST

JEE Advanced 2020 : The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced (JEE- Advanced 2020) paper 2 exam has concluded. The exam was conducted amid strict protocols in order to prevent the candidates from getting infected with Coronavirus. The exam organising authority IIT- Delhi said in an official statement that 96% of the total candidates appeared in the exam on Sunday. 1,51,311 candidates took the Paper 1 exam and 1,50,900 candidates took the paper 2 exam. JEE Advanced was conducted in two shifts. The paper 1 exam was held from 9 am to 12 noon and the second slot exam was held from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. JEE-Advanced 2020 was conducted across 222 cities and over 1,000 exam centres this year. In order to avoid overcrowding at the centre and to ensure the implementation of other safety norms, candidates have been given staggered reporting time.

Read More| JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 1 Analysis: What students across country said after exam

JEE Advanced Paper 2 Analysis, students’ reactions

This year, only 64% of the students eligible to appear for the JEE- Advanced are registered for the examination in 2020.

07:45 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: ‘Both the papers of Physics tough’

Naman Pratap, who secured 529 rank in JEE main, said, “This year JEE Advanced examination was tough as compared to previous year. I found paper 2 tougher than paper 1, but there was no drastic change in the question pattern. Both the papers of physics were tough. Some physics questions required mixing of concepts which was extremely time consuming. Paper was lengthy. Paper 2 mathematics questions required a lot of diligence as it has multiple twist and turn. Chemistry questions were more direct.”

07:35 pm IST

JEE Main UP topper finds paper difficult as compared to last year

Majority of candidates who appeared in JEE Advanced examination in the state capital on Sunday found paper 2 more difficult, lengthy and time consuming as compared to paper 1. Physics section was comparatively difficult to chemistry and mathematics which were of moderate difficulty level. JEE main state topper L Gokulnath said, “Paper was far more difficult as compared to last year. I felt paper 1 was time consuming. Physics was on the tougher side followed by chemistry and mathematics. I will be able to figure out my rank only after the answer key is out.”

07:23 pm IST

JEE Advanced witnessed largest number of nodes ever provided by TCS-iON for an exam

IIT Delhi in an official statement said that JEE Advanced has witnessed the largest number of nodes ever provided by TCS-iON for an exam in the country which is approximately 3.4 lakh nodes, to accommodate everyone while complying to social distancing norms.


07:20 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: 96% students take exam

96% of the total registered candidates took the JEE Advanced 2020 on Sunday, said IIT Delhi in an official statement. 1,51,311 candidates took the Paper 1 exam and 1,50,900 candidates took the paper 2 exam.

07:12 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 2 Analysis: Overall level of chemistry questions- Easy to Moderate

In Chemistry, questions from all chapters were covered and were Easy to Moderate level. Organic Chemistry had good number of questions. In Physical Chemistry there were questions from Chapter of Solutions, Atomic Structure, Ionic Equilibrium & Chemical Kinetics. Read full analysis here

07:06 pm IST

JEE Advanced Paper 2 analysis: Questions from Calculus, Algebra asked in Maths section

In Mathematics, there were more questions from Calculus & Algebra . Questions were asked from Functions, Limits, Continuity & Differentiability, Application of Derivatives, Differential Equation. In Co-ordinate Geometry, there was a question from Hyperbola. In Algebra, there were questions from Permutation & Combination, Complex Numbers, Matrices. A question on Probability was had lengthy calculations.

06:55 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Students find Physics tough, Chemistry easy

Students found the overall level of paper to be Moderately Tough . Paper-2 was Lengthy & Tougher compared to Paper-1 held in the 1st Shift. Chemistry was Easy to Moderate, Mathematics – Moderate & Physics was Moderate to Tough. In Physics questions were more concept based and covered all chapters. Questions were asked from Chapters of Fluids , Ray Optics, Electromagnetic Induction, Current Electricity, Rotational Motion, Heat & Thermodynamics. Mixed concepts questions took more time.

(as reported by FIITJEE students)

06:21 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Minimum percentage of marks prescribed for inclusion in the rank list

Minimum percentage of marks prescribed for inclusion in the rank list

06:13 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: What’s next after the exam

JEE Advanced 2020 exam is over. Around 1.6 lakh candidates were registered for the exam. Provisional answer key for the exam will be released on September 29 after which the candidates will be allowed to challenge any wrong answer key. JEE Advanced 2020 final answer key and the results will be declared on October 5 after which the joint seat allocation authority also known as JoSAA will start online counselling and seat allotment process.

05:53 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Paper 2 over

JEE Advanced paper 2 has been concluded.The exam was conducted in two slots. The first slot was conducted from 9 am to 12 noon while the second slot exam was conducted from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

02:40 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Paper 2 exam begins

The paper 2 of JEE Advanced 2020 has begun. The second slot exam will be held from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

02:00 pm IST

JEE Advanced Paper 1: Section- wise analysis of questions

Physics Feedback : Paper was little difficult and almost all questions from within the syllabus, though a little calculative.

Chemistry Feedback: Paper was easy to moderate and questions asked were within syllabus. Physical chemistry had little higher percentage of questions as compared to Organic & Inorganic chemistry. The questions were based on NCERT text books.

Maths Feedback: Paper was little calculative and lengthy. Algebra and calculus portion was higher, similar to last year.

-- Analysis by Ajay Kumar Sharma, National Academic Director (Engineering), Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL).

01:58 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: ‘Numerical based questions in Physics, questions from organic chemistry were asked’

“Physics part was more based on numericals while chemistry questions had more questions on organic chemistry”, Mayank Singh (18) from Jhalawar in Rajasthan said.

01:54 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 1 analysis: Ludhiana student finds Physics question lengthy

A candidate Anurag Gupta, who scored 99.96 percentile in JEE (Main) said, “I found the physics portion difficult as it took me plenty of time to answer all questions. The portion contains questions which were a little calculative. The chemistry section was balanced and the mathematics portion was a little lengthy.”

01:45 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Patna students find Physics paper tough

Rahul Kumar, a student of Super 30 Patna said, “Overall exam was good. I found Physics section difficult among all. Mathematics was average except few difficult questions. I found chemistry the easiest.”

Punit Kumar another candidate in Patna said, “Paper was lengthy. Physics was tough because of lengthy calculations. Six additional questions were added in maths which consumed extra time. I ran out of time by the end of the paper. Chemistry section was easy as few questions matched with NCERT.” Read full analysis here

01:25 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: All questions in Physics section asked from class 11, 12 textbooks

In Physics almost all the questions from chapter of 11th & 12th class were asked. Some students reported Physics was lengthy. Chapters like Rotation, Work Power Energy, magnetism & Thermodynamics had more questions. Read full analysis here

01:15 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Students find paper easier compared to last year

Students found the overall level of paper Moderate to Difficult level but not easy. However, it was easier compared to 2019 as per students. Some students have reported Chemistry was Easy to Moderate, Physics was Moderate but Maths relatively difficult.

01:00 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Dhanbad student find Physics paper tough, Maths lengthy

Rohit Kumar, who appeared at Dhanbad district based Barwadda centre, said, “The overall questions of PCM (physics, chemistry & maths) paper-1 were moderate. The physics paper was tough, while mathematics questions were lengthy. Questions of chemistry paper were as usual.”

12:00 pm IST

JEE Advanced 2020: First slot exam for paper 1 concludes

The first slot exam for Paper 1 of JEE- Advanced has concluded. The second slot exam for paper 2 will begin at 2.30 pm.

11:05 am IST

Only 1.6 lakh students registered for JEE Advanced 2020

While a total of 8.58 lakh candidates had registered for the JEE-Mains exam, 2.5 lakh of the candidates were eligible to appear for JEE-Advanced. However, only 1.6 lakh candidates registered for the exam.

10:25 am IST

JEE Advanced result 2020 to be declared on October 5

The JEE Advanced results 2020 are slated to be announced on October 5, following which the admission process to the 23 IITs will start. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the admission to the IITs.

09:45 am IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Number of exam centre increased from 600 to 1000 this year

The number of exam centres has been increased from 600 last year to 1000 and the number of exam cities has also been increased from 164 to 222.

09:25 am IST

JEE Advanced 2020: No biometric verification this year, thermal scanning a must at entrance gate

In view of the Coronavirus pandemic, the exam authorities have done away with biometric verification of candidates. Students will undergo thermal scanning at the entrance. If the body temperature is above normal (37.5 °C/99.4 F) or if the candidate displays any Covid-19 symptom, he or she will be seated in an isolation room to take the paper.

09:22 am IST

JEE Advanced 2020: ‘98% students allotted exam city from top 3 choices of candidates’

Around 98% of candidates appearing for JEE-Advanced have been allocated examination centre from the top three choices of cities made by them during registration, according to Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) here which is conducting the exam.

09:15 am IST

JEE Advanced 2020: Items allowed to carry inside the exam centre

Candidates must wear masks and hand gloves and bring their personal hand sanitiser (50 millimetres). They must also carry all pages of the JEE-Adv admit card, ball point pen, self-declaration form, along with a valid photo identity proof to the examination centre. Read full details here

09:10 am IST

Over 30K students to take JEE Advanced 2020 in Bihar, 15K aspirants in Patna

Around 30,000 aspirants will take the JEE Advanced exam across 72 centres spread over 11 cities in the state. In Patna alone, more than 15,000 aspirants will take the exam. Many students reached their exam centre city a day before the exam.Click here to know what they said prior to the exam.

09:05 am IST

JEE Advanced 2020 begins

JEE Advanced 2020 exam has begun. This year, 1.6 lakh students are registered to take the examination. The first slot exam will be held from 9 am to 12 noon.

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