JEE Main 2017 exam review – Check analysis, answer key & expected cut off

April 3, 2017 Plabita

JEE Main 2017 exam reviewAround 10.2 lakh candidates appeared in JEE Main 2017 which was held on April 2 at around 18000 exam centers across India. The examination authority, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has successfully conducted the exam without any discrepancy. The online mode exam of JEE Main 2017 is scheduled to be held on April 8 & 9. The exam was conducted for admission to prestigious institutes of technology like -IITs, NITs, IITs, and GFITs. As per the experts and test takers the questions were comparatively easier than last years. Based on the JEE Main 2017 score top 220000 candidates will be selected to JEE Advanced 2017 for admission to 11000 seats in 23 IITs. While admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs to be done on the basis of JEE main 2017 rank.

Paper 1 of JEE Main had questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Overall, the paper was of moderate level. Almost all the topics covered in the exam was based on class 11 and 12 syllabus prescribed by CBSE.

This year, In Paper 1 of JEE Main, Mathematics emerged as the most difficult section with few lengthy and tricky questions. The Physics section was easier as compared to the previous year although it required analytic ability beyond the NCERT books. The Chemistry section was the easiest in comparison to the other two sections. Equal weightage was given to Physical, Organic and Inorganic chemistry.

After the completion of the examination, various coaching institutes like Aakash, FIITJEE, Resonance etc. released the answer key for all the sets of Paper 1 coded A,B,C, and D. For Paper 2, till now, out of the four sets W,X,Y,Z, Allen Kota has released the answer key of the question paper coded X. Candidates can access the answer key of JEE Main 2017 by various institutes from the table given below:

S.No. Name of Institutes
1.  JEE Main 2017 Answer key by Allen Kota
2 JEE Main 2017 Answer key by Aakash Institute
3. JEE Main 2017 Answer key by Resonance
4. JEE Main 2017 Answer key by Career Point
5. JEE Main 2017 Answer key by FIITJEE
6. JEE Main 2017 Answer key by Triumph Academy

After calculating the probable score with the help of the answer key of JEE Main, candidates can check the cutoff score to know if they have a chance to qualify the entrance examination. Last year, the cutoff for the General category was 100. Experts of FIITJEE expects the cutoff of JEE Main 2017 to be high around 115. Whereas, Career point expects the cutoff to be in between 98-103. The official cutoff will be declared by CBSE along with the result on April 27, 2017. Till then, candidates can check the JEE Main 2017 expected cutoff released by the institutes.

For the benefit of the candidates who took the JEE Main 2017 exam on April 02, the JEE Main exam analysis has also been prepared by the experts of coaching institutes. The JEE Main analysis provide details about the difficulty level of the exam, weightage in each topic, marking distribution and more. The JEE Main 2017 exam analysis will help the students to get an insight into the format of the paper. Aashish Chaturvedi, founder of Triumph Academy, after analysing the entire paper said that the JEE Main 2017 paper was perfectly balanced as topics from all the subjects were equally covered.

While giving an overall review about the paper of JEE Main 2017, RL Trikha, the Director of FIITJEE said “the overall difficulty level for paper is between easy to moderate. For a student who has been focused and serious all through the two years… must have done reasonably well”.

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