JEE Main April 2019 Paper Analysis Updates: The shift one of the Joint Entrance Exam Main for Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology was concluded, and according to students and teachers, “The Physics paper was the toughest, while questions on Mathematics and Chemistry was easy.” The JEE Main examinations will be conducted from April 8 to 12, 2019.
The paper I will be held in two shifts, one from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, and another from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The paper 2 for Architecture courses was conducted on Sunday, April 7, and according to the expert, the Mathematics section was difficult and contain questions from last year, while questions on aptitude paper were tricky.
Read | Day 2 and Day 3 analysis
The JEE Main admit card has already been released, and the candidates can download it through the official website — jeemain.nic.in till April 12, 2019. The results of the January examination has already been released, and around 15 candidates scored perfect 100 percentile.
After changing the schedule of the Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Main exam, the JEE Advanced 2019 has been postponed due to the General Elections 2019. The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee — the institute responsible for organising the entrance exam this year — will now conduct the JEE Advanced on May 27 (Monday) instead of May 19.
JEE Main 2019 analysis day 2: Physics tricky, Maths lengthy, said students
The second day of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main exam for engineering aspirants concluded with mixed reviews. Based on students’ reaction, the physics section was the toughest part of the exam. Following the usual trend, chemistry was rated to be the easiest section of the nation-wide competitive exam.
Soumitra Sinha, one of the students who appeared for the exam said, “The mathematics section was very difficult, lengthy and time-consuming, while physics part was complex, as most of the questions were application based. The chemistry paper was the easiest of all.”
READ | JEE Main analysis of day 2
JEE Main 2019: Paper based on NCERT syllabus
According to students, the JEE Main 2019 paper can be rated from easy to moderate. "The toughest amongst the three was Physics followed by Maths and then Chemistry as per students," said Ramesh Batlish, centre head, FIITJEE Noida
JEE Main 2019: 'Easy but lengthy Maths', check expert's analysis
Mathematics – Easy but Lengthy. Our students reported questions were easy but needed more time to solve. No question asked from Mathematical Induction, Probability, Heights & Distance.
Physics – Moderate Level and easier compared yesterday’s papers.
Chemistry – Easy. Some questions were directly from NCERT and were fact based. No tricks involved as such in any question. One question on assertion reasoning was asked.
- Paper analysis by Ramesh Batlish, FIITJEE Noida Centre
JEE Main 2019: What will be the expected cut-off
The cut-off of JEE Main can be the expected between 75 to 85. "The JEE Main 2019 cut off is expected to be between 75-85," Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com said.
"Observing trends in the papers of past 3 slots, the cut-off is expected to be in the range of 80 to 85," said Navin C Joshi, Academic Head and VP, Gradeup.
JEE Main 2019: Physics section consists of numericals
"Physics section had a lot of numericals using direct application of concepts. In Chemistry section, many questions were asked from Metallurgy and Basic Concepts of Organic Chemistry. Considering the day 1 and day 2 exam trends and difficulty, students are advised to start the paper with Chemistry section in order to manage their time well. Time management is crucial while attempting the Mathematics section," said Navin C Joshi, Academic Head and VP, Gradeup
JEE Main 2019: How was the Physics, expert's take
"The Physics section was ‘Moderate’ in difficulty and comparatively easier than yesterday. Chemistry section was ‘Easy’ with some questions directly taken from previous years’ papers and was the easiest as compared to the other sections. This section was mostly based on NCERT. The difficulty level of Mathematics section was ‘Moderate’ but had lengthy questions. These were in line with previous years’ problems. Therefore, students are advised to go through day 1 and day 2 exam analysis before appearing for future slots," said Navin C Joshi, Academic Head and VP, Gradeup
JEE Main 2019: 'Physics complex, Maths lengthy', check expert's reaction
"In terms of difficulty, the pattern was similar to yesterday's exam. Physics was complex, Maths was lengthy, and Chemistry was straightforward and scoring. Some questions in Chemistry were repeated from last year's paper. When it comes to Physics, maximum weightage was given to Mechanics and Electrostatics and Magnetism. In Maths, Algebra and Calculus had most importance, while Trigonometry had the least. The JEE Main 2019 cut off is expected to be between 75-85," Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com said.
JEE Main 2019: Check unofficial answer key
The shift one of the JEE Mains examination has just been concluded, with students finding difficulties in solving Mathematics and Physics papers. Many coaching centres has released the unofficial answer keys, check here.
Answer key for Physics
Answer key for Chemistry
Answer key for Mathematics
JEE Main 2019: Application based questions asked in Physics
The expert from Career Launcher Yash Kumar rated the physics as the toughest saying that the “majority of the questions involved the application of multiple concepts which made this a very time consuming section as well.”
JEE Main 2019 analysis: 'Five to six questions of paper 1 similar', check paper analysis
The academic head of Gradeup said that in each part, five to six questions were similar. “Out of 30 questions in each subject, about 5-6 questions were similar to previous year’s JEE examination. Considering the trend and difficulty level of Chemistry in this slot, students can attempt this section first while appearing for JEE in future exam slots,” said Navin C Joshi.
JEE Main 2019 day one: Check expert's paper analysis
Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com said questions were moreover straight forward and were fact based. “The maths paper was quite moderate even though it was expected to be tougher. However, some questions were quite lengthy,” the expert mentioned.
JEE Main 2019: 'Tough Maths, Physics time consuming'
The students who have appeared in the JEE Main examination on Tuesday, April 9 reacted that the paper one was time consuming as the Physics portion required lots of time to solve. "The Physics was time consuming and the Mathematics was tough to solve," said Amlan Basu, a KV Kolkata student. The shift one was conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The shift twpo of the exam will begin from 2:30 pm.
42.9K candidates avail EWS quota
As per the data released by the NTA, only 42,968 candidates availed the newly introduced (economically weaker section) EWS reservation for the April session of the JEE Main exam. Out of which 37,128 candidates have availed it for entrance to BE courses and 5840 have registered themselves in EWS quota for architecture-related courses
Over 11.05 lakh candidates appeared for JEE Main April 2019 session
A total of 11,05,508 candidates have registered for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main April session. Out of the total, 9,35,741 candidates appeared for engineering and 1,69,767 for the architecture entrance exam.
JEE Main 2019: Engineering exams begin!
With day 2 of JEE exams, today also is the first exam for engineering aspirants who wish to join a BE or BTech course. The exam began on time and no is expected to end by 12:30 pm.
JEE Main 2019: Cut-off for JEE Advanced to be released after April session
The final cut-off will be declared taken into consideration the student's performance in best of the two sessions.The cut-off for students in JEE Main 2019 to qualify for JEE Advanced 2019 will be released after the April session.
JEE Main 2019: Know the expected cut-off
The experts, after analysing the difficulty level of the paper, predicted that the cut-off of this year can be slightly higher than that of the last year. "The JEE Main 2019 cut off is expected to be between 75-85. This is slightly higher than last year’s cut off, which was at 74 for the General category," said Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com. However, Navin C Joshi, Academic Head and VP, Gradeup said that the cut-off will range between 78-83 marks.
NIRF ranking updates
The Delhi University's Miranda House was ranked the best among colleges across the country, while the varsity's St Stephen's College was ranked fourth.
Paper analysis by Bhuvana Anil Kumar, Head JEE and NEET, TIME
JEE Main 2019: Students face difficulty in Maths, check paper analysis
In today's exam Chemistry is supposedly the easiest part, and Maths was the most difficult part due to lengthy questions. There were questions from integration, calculus in general, which were time consuming, that students were unable to attempt as they as many expected to. Whereas in Chemistry, due to the reduction ina number of numericals, out of 30 questions students were able to do as many as 26 questions. Physics was also student friendly, except for a few tougher questions from mechanics.
In general, students are very happy about chemistry, happy about Physics and not so happy about the Mathematics part of today's JEE Main online examination.
NIRF 2019: Top engineering colleges in India
Ahead of admissions, the HRD Ministry has released the NIRF 2019 rankings: Here is the list of top 10 engineering colleges in India
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad
Anna University, Chennai
National Institute of Technology, Thiruchirappalli
IIT-Madras best institute in India
The Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Madras, topped the national ranking of higher institutes released by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) on Monday. The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, and IIT-Delhi ranked second and third in the list respectively. Of the top 10 institutes, seven are IITs. Read here
JEE Main 2019: Tough Physics section, check analysis by Navin C Joshi, Academic Head and VP, Gradeup
In the Physics section, there were maximum questions from Mechanics and Electrostatic & Magnetism. Questions were based on conceptual understanding of topics, making the section slightly difficult. In Mathematics section, the questions were structured similar to previous year’s questions. In Chemistry, questions from Biomolecules, Polymers and Chemistry in everyday life were easy and comparatively higher in number.
JEE Main 2019: Physics section was difficult, said Navin C Joshi, Academic Head, Gradeup
On the whole, the Physics section was between ‘Moderate to Difficult’, while Chemistry section was ‘Easy’ with some questions directly asked from NCERT. The Mathematics section was Moderate in difficulty with lengthy questions. Out of 30 questions in each subject, about 5-6 questions were similar to previous year’s JEE examination. Considering the trend and difficulty level of Chemistry in this slot, students can attempt this section first while appearing for JEE in future exam slots. Practicing previous years’ JEE Main papers will also aid in scoring well in the exam
JEE Main 2019: Paper analysis by Navin C Joshi, Academic Head, Gradeup
The National Testing Agency (NTA) successfully commenced the second phase of JEE Main Exam today. The exam was conducted in online mode. This is the first time that a candidate aspiring to be an engineer has two attempts within a span of three months and is getting an opportunity to improve his score. The April session for JEE Main 2019 is being conducted on 8th, 9th, 10th and 12th of April 2019. In the morning slot today, the overall level of the examination was ‘Moderate’. There were no surprises in today's JEE exam paper. The pattern was similar to January and those of last years’. Chemistry section was scoring and easier than January session
JEE Main 2019: Check expected cut-off
The JEE Main 2019 cut off is expected to be between 75-85. This is slightly higher than last year’s cut off, which was at 74 for the General category, said Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com
JEE Main 2019: Check expert's take on paper 1
"Between Physics, Chemistry, and Maths, Chemistry was the easiest subject. Most questions were straightforward and many were fact-based. This helped students save time for other subjects. Most students felt that Physics was the toughest paper in comparison to Maths and Chemistry. The Maths paper was quite moderate even though it was expected to be much tougher. However, some questions were quite lengthy. There are conflicting opinions about the difficulty of today’s exam as compared to the January exam, but many students feel that this one was slightly tougher," Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, Educational Content, Toppr.com said.
Expert's take on JEE Main paper 2
Amalendu Ghosh, the Physics teacher from KV Kolkata, said, “The paper was overall moderate, with questions from the Calculus section was tough to solve. The question pattern was quite different from one in January.”
“In the drawing section, questions were asked to design objects out from cube and hexagon. The questions were not difficult but need practice,” the teacher said. Regarding the General Aptitude section, the teacher said, “The questions were again simple with questions from places of architectural importance and shapes of various objects asked.” Read here
Calculus dominates JEE Main Architecture, how was paper 2
The students who have appeared in the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main) Architecture examination on Sunday, April 7 found the paper 2 tricky with calculus section dominating the paper. According to examine Subrangshu Banerjee, “The calculus section was tough and time-consuming. Apart from the calculus, other sections are easy to answer.” The 17-year-old is a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) school, Kolkata. Read here
JEE Main 2019: ‘Physics tough, Maths question from class 11 syllabus,’ say experts
According to Vivek Sinha, Deputy Vice President, Career Launcher, "The questions from Physics was the toughest, while questions from Mathematics was mainly based on class 11 syllabus."
JEE Main 2019: Reservation
Apart from the reservations for SC, ST, OBC, transgender and PWD category candidates, the NTA also allows newly implemented EWS (economically weaker section) quota for students. This might aid students in terms of lesser fee for the exam and also colleges have seats reserved under the category, thus one has to mark themselves as EWS candidate to avail the reservation while admission.
JEE Main 2019: 'Physics tough', paper follows NCERT pattern
JEE Main 2019: Paper analysis by Ramesh Batlesh, FIITJEE
- As compared to last year, this year paper was of easy to moderate level as per students. More focus was however given to NCERT.
- As compared to January session the paper was almost of similar level as per students. Physics was relatively tougher.
- No errors were reported from students as such.
Preparation tips for JEE Main 2019
Make a study plan: It’s better to make a study plan for every day to ensure you are picking up all the loose ends. You may know your strengths and weaknesses, try to allocate an equal amount of time for each subject.
Prepare for online: More importantly, acquaint yourself with the various aspects of online examination as JEE Main is a computer-based exam. While some of you may be used to taking tests on pen and paper, prepare yourself for the computer-based format. You can do this by either visiting practice centres or practising on e-learning apps.
Select the order of your subjects: Since the question paper will have three different sections for each subject, find out which order is preferable for you to get the best results.
Keep revising: Apart from taking online tests, don’t forget to jog your memory by going back to the notes and flashcards you made earlier.
Healthy competition: Some of you may not like to group study in the last month, but being in a competitive setting may have a positive impact on your mindset.
JEE Main 2019: Syllabus for Mathematics
Sets and their representation, Complex numbers, Matrices and determinants, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Trigonometrical identities and equations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem, Arithmetic and Geometric progressions, Real
JEE Mains 2019: Syllabus for Co-ordinate geometry
Straight lines
Various forms of equations of a line, intersection of lines, angles between two lines, conditions for concurrence of three lines, the distance of a point from a line, equations of internal and external bisectors of angles between two lines.
Circles
Standard form of equation of a circle, general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and centre, equation of a circle when the end points of a diameter are given, points of intersection of a line and a circle with the centre at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent to a circle, equation of the tangent.
Vectors
Vectors, Scalar vectors, addition of vectors, components of a vector in two dimensions, scalar and vector products.
JEE Mains 2019: Syllabus for Mathematical calculus
Calculus
Integral calculus
Simple integrals and type of integrals as limit of sum. Properties and evaluation of definite integrals. Determining areas of regions.
Differential equations
Formation of differential equations and its solution. Solution of homogeneous and linear differential equations- dy/dx+p(x)y=q(x)
JEE Mains 2019: Syllabus for Mathematical calculus
Calculus
Integral calculus
Simple integrals and type of integrals as limit of sum. Properties and evaluation of definite integrals. Determining areas of regions.
Differential equations
Formation of differential equations and its solution. Solution of homogeneous and linear differential equations- dy/dx+p(x)y=q(x)
JEE Main 2019: Follow these instructions before appearing for shift two
- Students were supposed to carry one coloured passport size recent photograph, their aadhar card/ valid Photo ID card and admit card
- Students were not allowed to carry anything else except those mentioned above inside examination hall. Those having proper medical prescription were allowed water bottles as informed earlier by the NTA
- Metal detectors were used at the entry gate and no bags or wrist watches were allowed inside
- Ball Point pens /Rough sheets were given inside the examination Hall
- Time Clock on computer screen was provided inside the examination hall.
Paper pattern of JEE Main 2019
Part-I - Physics with 30 questions, marking scheme (+4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response, 0 if not attempted)
Part-II - Chemistry with 30 questions, marking scheme (+4 for correct response , -1 for incorrect response, 0 if not attempted)
Part-III - Mathematics with 30 questions, marking scheme (+4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response, 0 if not attempted)
JEE Main 2019: Check paper analysis by Ramesh Batlish, FIITJEE
Mathematics – Easy to Moderate level. Our students reported questions were easy. No question asked from Mathematical Induction.
Physics – Tougher compared to Mathematics & Chemistry. But it was of moderate level. Some students felt Class XI had more weightage in the paper.
Chemistry – Easy. Some questions were directly from NCERT and were fact based. No tricks involved as such in any question. One question on assertion reasoning was asked.
Shift two begins 2:30 pm, important instructions before appearing for JEE Main 2019
Mode of examination: JEE Main will be available in three languages — English, Hindi and Gujarati. Candidates can select the mode of the language of their question papers while filling the application form. Irrespective of the mode of the language of the question paper, candidates can opt for the course in any college or language mode.