NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency successfully conducted the JEE Main Paper 1 on Day 2 i.e., on January 25, 2023, at various centres located in 290 cities throughout the country and 18 Cities Outside India.
Students were given a booklet for rough work, which was to be submitted back after the exam. There was tight invigilation as per students. No errors were reported in the question papers. Proper social distancing was followed at the exam centre.
Mathematics was Moderate, Chemistry was Easy to Moderate, and while Physics was Easy. Overall, this paper was easy as per students & easier than last year.
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Physics: The physics section consisted of 30 questions, with 15 questions from the class XI syllabus and 15 questions from the class XII syllabus. The questions were based on topics such as mechanics, waves, optics, and modern physics. The level of difficulty of the questions was easy. Numerical value-based questions were also easy.
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Chemistry: The chemistry section consisted of 30 questions, with 15 questions from the class XI syllabus and 15 questions from the class XII syllabus. The questions were based on topics such as physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. The level of difficulty of the questions was easy to moderate, with a good mix of easy and moderate questions.
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Mathematics: The mathematics section consisted of 30 questions, with 15 questions from the class XI syllabus and 15 questions from the class XII syllabus. The questions were based on topics such as algebra, calculus, and coordinate geometry. The level of difficulty of the questions was moderate, with several straightforward and easy-to-solve questions.
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There were 90 questions asked in the examination and the total marks for JEE Main Paper 1 were 300. The paper was divided into two sections – Section A and Section B. Section A had 60 questions (MCQ) and Section B had 30 questions (10 from each subject – Maths, Physics and Chemistry) whose answers are to be filled in as the numerical value. Five out of 10 questions were to be attempted from Section B. There was a provision for negative markings for both section A and section B. Four marks will be awarded for the Correct Answer or the Most Appropriate Answer and a -1 mark will be given for the Incorrect Answer while candidates will get a Zero mark for Unanswered / Marked for Review questions.
Now the exam will be conducted on January 28, 29, 30, 31 and February 1, 2023. The online application registration process for the second session i.e., for April 2023 will commence on February 7, 2023.
The JEE (Main) comprises two papers. Paper 1 is conducted for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes (B.E/B.Tech.) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), and Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments. JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs. Paper 2 is conducted for admission to B. Arch and B. Planning courses in the country.
Source: Times of India