JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis – First B.E / B.Tech paper of JEE Main 2020 has been held on January 07, 2020. National Testing Agency conducted the exam in 567 centers, across the nation. For conducting the examination smoothly, 4600 jammers and 9500 cameras have been installed. As per the reports, physics and mathematics were moderate to difficulty, whereas, chemistry was the easiest section in the exam. NATs were simple yet calculative. You can check here JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis for both the shifts from this page.
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JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis
Exam: JEE Main 2020 B.E. / B.Tech
For: Admission in B.E and B.Tech courses
Result Date: 31 Jan 2020
JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis By Coaching Centers
Candidates can check JEE Main 2020 7 Jan exam analysis by Resonance from below:
Shift 1 and 2: Distribution of class 11 and 12 syllabus
|Subject||Class 11 – Shift 1||Class 12 – Shift 1||Class 11 – Shift 2||Class 12 – Shift 2|
Shift 1 and 2: Difficulty level of the subjects
Resonance experts feel that Chemistry and Mathematics paper was on tougher side as compared to Physics. The below table shows the shift wise difficulty level:
|Subject||Shift 1||Shift 2|
|Chemistry||Most difficult||Most difficult|
Shift 1 and 2: Weightage of topics
The following number of questions were asked in the exam as per the resonance experts in the exam in shift 1 and 2:
a: Topics and number of questions asked in Maths
|Maths topics||Questions in Shift 1||Questions in Shift 2|
|Fundamentals of Mathematics||–||1|
|Matrix & Determinants||2||1|
|Permutation & Combination||1||–|
|Sequence & Series||2||2|
|Vector and 3D||4||4|
b: Topics and number of questions asked in Physics
|Physics Topics||Questions in Shift 1||Questions in Shift 2|
|Heat & Thermodynamics||4||3|
|SHM & Waves||1||1|
c: Topics and number of questions asked in Chemistry
|Chemistry Topics||Questions in Shift 1||Questions in Shift 2|
|Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties||2||1|
|d-block & f-block Elements||–||4|
|General Organic Chemistry- II||1||–|
|Alkyl Hallide, Alcohol & Ether||1||–|
|Grignard Reagent, Reduction, Oxidation & Hydrolysis||1||–|
|Practical Organic Chemistry||1||–|
|Chemistry in everyday life||1||1|
|Electronic Effect and its application (GOC-2)||–||1|
|Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry||1||1|
|Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry||1||–|
|Solution & Colligative Properties||1||1|
You can check the analysis of Shift 1 and 2 for JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 exam by resonance below:
JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis Based on Initial Reaction of Students
Check below the initial analysis by the students right after the exam. You can check the following:
- Overall analysis of 7 Jan 2020 exam
- Shift 1 analysis of 7 Jan 2020 exam
- Shift 2 analysis of 7 Jan 2020 exam
1. Overall analysis based on shift 1 and Shift 2
The candidates can check below the overall analysis of JEE Main held on January 07, 2020:
|Most difficult section||Physics|
|Weightage of class 11 and 12||Equal distribution of class 11 and 12 syllabus|
Most asked topics: The below-given topics were asked in the exam
|Chemistry||Redox reaction, electrochemistry, Hydrocarbons, Chemistry in everyday life, Principles related to practical chemistry, Organic compounds containing halogens, Organic compounds containing oxygen, Organic compounds containing nitrogen, Some basic principles of organic chemistry, Environmental chemistry, Biomolecules, Principles related to practical chemistry|
|Maths||Matrices and determinants, Mathematical induction, Permutations and combinations, Binomial theorem and its simple applications, Mathematical induction, Complex Numbers, Coordinate Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrix & Determinants, Probability, Sequence & Series, Trigonometry, Vector and 3D, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics|
|Physics||Electrodynamics, Heat & Thermodynamics, Mechanics, Modern Physics, Optics, SHM and Waves,|
2. JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis for Shift 1 by Students
The examination started at 9:30 am and ended at 12:30 pm. The total number of candidates registered to appear for the B.E/ B.Tech paper are 9,21,261. The exam is held in computer based test format.
Difficulty level of the sections:
|Maths||Difficult and lengthy|
|Chemistry||Easy, theoretical and NCERT based|
Class 11 V/S Class 12: Class 11 questions were more as compared to class 12 in the overall paper.
2019 V/S 2020: The exam was easier as compared to last year as per most of the students.
How were the Numerical Answer Type Questions / Integer type questions?
- Simple but calculative
- Answers have to be entered only up to 2 decimal places
- Candidates had to round off if the answer was up to more than 2 decimal places
Some of the most asked topics at JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 shift 1:
- Most of the questions in physics were from thermodynamics, electrostatics, semiconductor, current electricity, resistance, projectile motions, magnetic field, modern physics, RBT, wave optics, rotational motion.
- In chemistry, questions were from dipoles, chemical bonds, quantum numbers, orbitals, atomic radius of elements.
- In maths questions were asked form FOG, sequences & series, circles, matrices, parabola, coordinate geometry, integration, functions, ITF, binomial theorem, permutation and combination, probability, conic section, trigonometry.
At the exam center:
- Sheets for rough work are provided inside the exam center.
- Some of the servers of the system in the exam center were slow. There was a delay in the transition from one question to another.
- When the candidates start their exam at the center, they are displayed the marking scheme of the exam on their respective computer screens.
Check below the live video of JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 shift 1 exam straight from the exam center
3. JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 Analysis for Shift 2 by Students
The B.E / B.Tech paper is being held across 567 centers in 4 days and in 2 shifts each day. For the analysis of shift 2 of JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 read below:
Difficulty level of the sections of JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 shift 2 as per initial student reactions
|Maths||Moderate and lengthy|
not NCERT based
|Physics||Tough and conceptual|
|Chemistry||Easy, NCERT based|
Class 11 V/S Class 12: The overall syllabus of class 11 and 12 was equally covered.
2019 V/S 2020: As compared to last year, this year’s exam was easier. However, this year, conceptual questions were more.
How were the Numerical Answer Type Questions / Integer type questions?
- In NATs, candidates had to enter the answers up to 2 decimal places, and thus candidates had to round up.
- The answers could be anything like decimals and negative numbers etc.
Some of the most asked topics at JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 shift 2:
- In chemistry, many questions were from the coordination compounds inorganic chemistry, thermochemistry, PH questions.
- In maths, many questions were from coordinate geometry, probability, integration, conic section, circle and tangents, mathematical reasoning.
- In physics, questions were asked from rotation, dopplers effect, thermodynamics, electrostatics, current electricity, modern physics, newton’s law of cooling.
Check below the live video of JEE Main 7 Jan 2020 shift 2 exam straight from the exam center
JEE Main 2020 January Exam Facts and Figures
JEE Main 2020 official facts and figures have been released by NTA. The same can be checked below for the B.E / B.Tech paper:
- BE/BTech paper is being held across 567 Centres
Gender/Category wise distribution of Candidates Registered for BE / B.Tech paper
JEE Main 2020 New Changes in B.E. / B.Tech Exam Pattern
You can check below how has the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020 changed from the last years:
Change #1. The number of questions and marks decreases for B.E/B.Tech
- In paper B.E/B.Tech earlier 90 questions were asked, now 75 questions are asked
- The total marks in the paper are now 300 instead of 360.
- You can check below the marking scheme and the distribution of questions in the exam:
|Sections||No. of MCQs||No. of NATs||Total Ques||Marks|
- The marking scheme of the exam is as follows:
|Type of Questions||Marks for Correct Answer||Marks for wrong / multiple answers||Marks for marked for review / unanswered answers|
|MCQ||+04 marks||-01 marks||00 marks|
|Numerical value type questions||+04 marks||—||00 marks|
Change #2: Introduction of Numerical Answer Type questions
- In the new exam pattern, the candidates have to face 5 NAT questions in all the sections of Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
- NATs have no negative marking
- NATs are to be answered using a virtual keyboard available on the system of the candidates.
Here is a comparison of the new and old pattern
|Description||Latest changed pattern||Old pattern|
|Type of questions||MCQs and NATs||MCQs|
|Number of questions||75||90|
|Marking scheme||Correct answers: +4|
Wrong answers: -1
Multiple answers: -1
Correct NVTs: +4
Wrong NVTs: 0
|Correct answers: +4|
Wrong answers: -1
Multiple answers: -1
How was the B.E / B.Tech paper last year – Overview of previous year JEE Main analysis
Last year as per the expert analysis and as per the students the following analysis of JEE Main B.E. / B.Tech paper was made:
Difficulty level: In all the days in both the shifts of April and January session, the difficulty level of the papers were as follows:
|Subject||Level of Difficulty|
Weightage of topics: The topic from where most of the questions were asked are:
- Maths: Binomial Theorem, Complex Numbers, Coordinate Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrix & determinants, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Sequence & Series, Trigonometry, Vector & 3D, Mathematical Reasoning, Statistics and Quadratic Equation.
- Physics: Electrodynamics, Heat & Thermodynamics, Mechanics, Modern Physics, Optics, SHM & Waves.
- Chemistry: S-block, P-block, Environmental Chemistry, Periodic table and periodicity in properties, Coordination compounds, Metallurgy, Aromatic compounds, Biomolecules, Grignard reagent, reduction, oxidation & Hydrolysis, Organic reaction mechanism, IUPAC & Isomerism, Polymers, Ionic Equilibrium, Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry, Atomic structure and Nuclear chemistry, Chemical kinetics, Electrochemistry, Solutions, and colligative properties.
About JEE Main 2020
NTA conducts Joint Entrance Examination (Main) at a national level examination for admission in the NITS, IIITs and the CFTIs. The 10+2 passed/appearing candidates can appear for the exam to stand a chance for admission in the B.Tech / B.E, B.Arch and B.Plan courses offered by the NITS, CFTIs, IIITs and many other institutes across the nation. The exam is held outside India too and the exam mode is CBT.
JEE Main Previous Year Analysis
Check the last year’s analysis of the exam from the links below:
|Exam Date||Question Paper and Answer Key||Analysis|
|JEE Main 07 Apr 2019||Check Here||Check Here|
|JEE Main 08 Apr 2019||Check Here||Check Here|
|JEE Main 09 Apr 2019||Check Here||Check Here|
|JEE Main 10 Apri 2019||Check Here||Check Here|
|JEE Main 12 Apr 2019||Check Here||Check Here|
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