JEE Main 2014 Exam Analysis of Paper I (6th April)

JEE Main 2014 Exam Analysis of Paper I (6th April)

JEE Main 2014 Exam AnalysisThe Joint Entrance Examination (Main) was conducted successfully across all centers in India on 6th April 2014. The Paper I commenced at 9.30 AM and finished at 12.30 PM.  The analysis of the paper is given here for all the candidates. Those who will be appearing in the upcoming JEE Main 2014 Computer Based Tests on 9th, 11th, 12th and 19th April will also get an idea of the level of difficulty of the exam this year.

 JEE Main 2014 Exam Analysis – Physics

The unanimous verdict of students was that compared to last years, the physics section in JEE Main was tougher. Though the questions were not unexpected or anything out of the syllabus, the level of difficulty was tougher. There were a few questions which could be solved in a minute or less. Some were relatively lengthy. The number of correct answers by an average student could be 16.

Questions were conceptual and from a wide range of topics including Units and Dimensions, Kinematics, Newton’s laws, Work-Power-Energy, Gravitation, Rotational mechanics, Properties of Matter, SHM and Oscillations, Mechanical waves and sound, Optics, Heat and Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetism, Waves, Modern Physics.

Section Difficulty Marks that can be scored by an average student
Physics Difficult 55-60

JEE Main 2014 Exam Analysis – Chemistry

The chemistry section in JEE Main 2014 paper was moderately tough. It was expected and teachers of various academia have commented that it was a scoring section. Those students who have a good hold over Inorganic chemistry can easily score high in this section. Questions were from Atomic structure, Chemical Bonding, Stoichiometry, States of Matter, Equilibrium, Chemical Kinetics, Chemical Thermodynamics, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Organic CHemistry, Coordinate compunds, Surface Chemistry, Biomolecules.

Section Difficulty Marks that can be scored by an average student
Chemistry Moderately difficult 70-75

JEE Main 2014 Exam Analysis – Mathematics

Compared to previous year AIEEE and JEE Main exams, Maths was easy. In fact, though many students dreaded this section the most, they were pleasantly surprised at the level of difficulty. Candidates can score high in this section again.

Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, Calculus, Trigonometry, Vector – Questions were asked as expected in these topics.

Section Difficulty Marks that can be scored by an average student
Mathematics Average 65-70

Distribution of questions

Section Number of Questions
Sets 1
Statistics 1
Complex Numbers 1
Binomial 1
Vector 1
Probability 1
Quadratic Equations 1
Mathematical Reasoning 1
Functions 2
Trigonometry 2
Matrix 2
3D 2
Sequences and Series 2
Calculus 6
Coordinate Geometry 6

NCERT rules the paper

Most of the students have said that all the questions were easily answered by what they had studied in NCERT text books. This gives a definite edge to those who had focused on NCERT books. Though after JEE Main, when the top 1.5 lakh students appear in JEE Advanced in May, they will have to go beyond and study from other books also, to ace JEE Main it seems NCERT was indeed enough.

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has ensured that the level of questions will remain same in the JEE Main 2014 CBTs also.

Tips for students appearing for JEE Main 2014 CBTs

  • In the last moment, revise your concepts.
  • Solve mock tests.
  • If there is any topic you have left so far and find very difficult, do not attempt to master it now.
  • Keep calm during the exam.
  • As there is negative marking, make sure you do not randomly select any answers.
  • The questions are not calculation intensive. So do not worry much about hard core calculations. Make sure you do not make silly mistakes.

Wrong Question in JEE Main 2014

Two questions were wrong in the question paper, according to several students and coaching institutes. According to FIITJEE experts, Q-20 and Q-28 in SET H carried wrong questions.

You can now check the marks you have scored in the exam using the JEE Main 2014 Answer Keys.

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