JEE Main 1 Sep 2020 Analysis – After the end of shift 1 exam today, the shift 2 of JEE Main 2020 B.Arch and B.Plan paper has started. The second shift will end at 5:30 pm. Today NTA is conducting B.Arch and B.Plan papers. Via the analysis, candidates can get an idea of the cutoff marks, level of the exam, weightage of questions, memory-based, and changes in pattern, etc. Also, this year the analysis will also include the student’s experience of exam in COVID-19 as well. The exams have been held even after most of the students disagreed with NTA’s decision to hold the exam in September. To get the detailed analysis of JEE Main 1 Sep 2020 analysis, read below.
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JEE Main 1 Sep 2020 Analysis
In all, more than 8 lakh candidates who have registered for the 2nd attempt of JEE Main 2020 will appear for the exam from September 1 to 6, 2020. Of them, 13609 candidates are registered for the B.Arch paper only and 699 for the B.Plan paper only. While 2777 candidates have registered for the B.Arch and B.Plan papers both. Result and rank for JEE Main Jan and Sep are expected to be out on 11 September 2020.
Exam: JEE Main 2020 B.Arch and JEE Main 2020 B.Plan
For: Admission in B.Arch and B.Plan
Shift 1 time: 9 AM to 12:00 Noon
Shift 2 time: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
JEE Main 01 Sep 2020 Analysis for Shift 2
|Maths||Moderate and tricky|
|Overall||Easy to Moderate|
- Maths: Integration, Area-bounded, Differentiation
- Aptitude: Most of the questions were related to the top view
- Drawing: Drawing building, making drawing using a rectangle or triangle, drawing a garden, etc
- Some students said that masks made them feel suffocated after the first hour of the exam.
- The arrangements inside the center were good, students reported no problems.
- The paper was easier than last year.
- Shift 2 paper was overall moderate, however, students said that they felt a little distracted as they have the fear of COVID-19 in the back of the mind.
JEE Main 01 Sep 2020 Analysis for Shift 1
|Drawing||Easy to Moderate|
|Maths||Moderate but lengthy|
|Overall||Easy to Moderate|
Section wise analysis:
- Maths: 10 to 15 questions requiring lengthy calculations made this section toughest.
- Aptitude: The Aptitude section, however, was easier and relatively expected.
Cutoff: Students said that this year they are expecting the cutoff to rise as the paper was very easy.
- Maths: Functions were difficult, matrices were easy, the difficult questions came from hyperbola, measurements, and three-dimensional geometry.
- Aptitude: General aptitude was easy and had questions about patterns and sequence, top view, front view, and theoretical questions on architecture.
- Drawing: The drawing questions were based on views of pictures and odd figures.
Some question that were asked in the exam:
- Where is Notre-Dame Cathedral located?
- Where does the President of the USA live?
Students reaction on paper:
- None of the questions were hard, every question was easy.
- There were some issues with social distancing outside the exam center. However, inside the center, all protocols were in place.
- The initial reaction of the students indicates that the paper level was as usual. The difficulty level was average. Except for maths which was a bit on the difficult side.
- Maths was lengthy.
- Paper was overall easy.
- The aptitude section was very easy.
- Some students said the drawing part was hard too.
- In drawing questions were from views of in pictures, odd figures, etc.
- There were questions of general knowledge, and questions based on figures in the aptitude section.
- The paper was like every year, there was no difference.
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Important: Students who were unable to attend the JEE Main 2020 Sep exam, due to floods in Maharashtra and have no transport can put a representation to NTA. NTA will accept the representations within 15 days.
JEE Main 2020 1 Sep Student Reaction: Following of SOPs and Travel Arrangements
Students reactions: Here are some the reactions that the students gave at the exam centre to various media:
After the exam
- Students left the hall maintaining social distancing.
- There was one hand distance between the students inside the hall.
- No need to worry about safety or COVID. The precautions were all in place.
- Only the preparation was affected as the concentration was low this time, however, the exam went pretty well. Said many students.
- There was no difficulty due to COVID-19in the exam hall.
- Most students said that the arrangement was appreciable.
- Social media is witnessing mixed reactions from the students.
- Some students said the social distancing and SOPs were well maintained. While others are criticising the arrangements.
While entering the centre
- Students said that social distancing was maintained.
- A student from Jammu and Kashmir said that “Today we have the exam of B. Architecture, therefore there are fewer students. It’s good that the exam is being conducted.”
- Students from West Bengal said, “I am carrying my own sanitiser and I had also undergone a full body checkup”.
- A student from Odisha said, “It’s good for our future that exams are being held.”
- A candidate from Jharkhand said, “We have been informed that we will undergo sanitisation, thermal check & frisking before we enter the computer lab.”
SOPs: The SOPs at the exam centre were followed as per the guidelines by NTA across the nation. There were the following arrangements in place:
- Fresh masks and gloves
- Hand sanitisers
- Thermo gun temperature check
- Frisking via metal detectors
- Ropes for crowd management
- Social distancing managed at the centre by volunteers
Travel arrangements: Reaching the exam center was troublesome for some students even after the states arranged free of cost transport systems. A candidate from Bihar said, “There were no autos/buses available to reach here.”
JEE Main 2020 Second Attempt Details
Candidates can check below some important facts and figures related to the exam as released by NTA from below:
- BE/BTech paper is being held across 605 Centres
- B Arch paper is being held at 489 Centres
- B Planning paper is being held at 224 Centres
JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern
You can check below the exam pattern of JEE Main for all the 3 papers:
Mode: The exam is being held in CBT mode
Language: The question paper of JEE Main 2020 is made available in Hindi, English, and Gujarati (only for centers in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli).
Duration: Candidates get 3 hours to complete the exam
Marking scheme: The marking scheme is given below
- For every correct answer, candidates get 4 marks
- No negative marking in numerical type questions.
- 1 mark shall be deducted for wrong answer in MCQ question.
- 1 mark shall be deducted for choosing multiple answers for MCQ question.
Number of question and marks on JEE Main B.Arch exam
|Sections||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Mathematics – Part I||20 MCQ|
|Aptitude Test – Part 2||50 MCQs||200|
|Drawing Test – Part 3||2||100|
Number of question and marks on JEE Main B.Plan exam
|Sections||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Aptitude Test||50 MCQ||200|
|Planning Based Question||25||100|
JEE Main 2020 Answer Key
On the day of the examination, various coaching institutes releases memory based questions and answer key for JEE Main exam. It is released as pdf and is prepared on the basis of questions informed by the candidates to the coaching institutes.
NTA releases the official answer key of JEE Main 2020 on the official website. Candidates can download it for their question paper and session from the login by entering the application number and date of birth / password.
- Candidates can challenge official answer key of JEE Main 2020 by paying Rs. 1000 per challenge.
NTA checks all the representations send against the answer key. The valid representations are considered and as per it, changes are made in the final answer key. The result of the exam is calculated on the basis of the final answer key of JEE Main. It is released after the announcement of the result.
JEE Main 2020 Result
The result of JEE Main 2020 is only released online, on jeemain.nta.nic.in, under the logins of the candidates. JEE Main scorecard is released separately for 1st and 2nd attempt of the exam. It is released for individual candidates, at the login. It contains details of the candidate with NTA score and cut off. The rank of JEE Main is only announced after the 2nd attempt for the exam is over. It is prepared on the basis of the best NTA score out both the attempts. However, candidates who appear for only 1 exam of JEE get AIR on the basis of the NTA score for that attempt only.
About JEE Main 2020
National Testing Agency is the conducting body of JEE Main 2020. The exam is being held in 2 shifts each day. JEE Main 2020 is a national level engineering entrance exam in which around 11 lakh candidates appear for admission in B.E / B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan courses in the IITs, NITs, IIITs, etc. The exam is held in the online mode and for 3 hours. There are MCQ and numerical answer type questions in the exam. The JEE Main 2020 qualified candidates can then appear for JoSAA counselling for admission in NITs, CFTIs and IIITs. For admission in IITs, the top 2.5 lakh candidates have to appear for JEE Advanced 2020.
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