JEE Main 2019: The fourth day of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) shift one has been concluded and students said that the Mathematics section was quite tough with Physics and Chemistry were easy to attempt. Speaking to indianexpress.com, Nikhil Gupta, a JEE aspirant said, “Mathematics section was quite tough, with questions from calculus and coordinate geometry is hard to crack. The Physics and Chemistry are easy to attempt. In Chemistry, most of the questions are based on NCERT syllabus.”
Sampriti Goswami who had appeared for JEE Main examination today, said “Apart from Mathematics, all the sections are quite easy. The questions on calculus and mathematical induction are hard to crack.” Sampriti, a Class 12 CBSE student is appearing for the JEE Main examinations for the first time.
JEE Mains 2018: Expert’s take
“There were no changes in the pattern of Paper -1 of JEE (Main) compared to previous years. Questions covered almost all chapters from the three subjects Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. Equal weightage was given to chapters from class XI and XII,” said FIITJEE Noida head Ramesh Batlish.
Mathematics: Easy to Moderate level. Some questions involved calculations. All chapters covered in calculus and coordinate geometry. No question from Height and distance in Trigonometry and Mathematical Induction.
Physics: Moderate level. All chapters covered.
Chemistry: Easy. Some questions were directly NCERT based especially chapters like Chemistry in everyday life and Biomolecules or Polymers.
It is also the first time that the National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting the JEE which begin from January 6, 2019, and will end on January 16, 2019. Earlier, CBSE used to conduct the national-level competitive exam.
Mr. Navin C Joshi, Academic head and VP (JEE and NEET) at Gradeup -India’s largest & most effective online preparation platform for competitive exams:
“The overall difficulty level of paper was between easy to moderate. The Physics section was between moderate to difficult and had many concept-based questions. The Chemistry section was easy with factual questions with some questions directly picked from NCERT. The Mathematics section was a bit lengthy with moderate level of difficulty. In all the three sections, questions were based on previous year’s paper pattern. Overall, in all the three subjects few questions were similar (in terms of type of questions) as compared to exams held on January 9 and 10, 2019. The overall cut-off is expected to be between 80-85,” said Naveen Joshi, academic head and VP (JEE and NEET) at Gradeup.