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JEE Mains 2018 updates: Check exam analysis, unofficial answer keys and students’ reactions

JEE Mains 2018 concludes: As compared to last year, paper was relatively tougher, students reacted, saying Physics paper was quite tough and Mathematics paper a bit lengthy

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: February 7, 2019 12:58:48 pm
JEE Mains 2018 As close to 11 lakh candidates are appearing for the JEE Mains examinations this year (File)

The CBSE is conducting the JEE Mains Examinations in 112 cities across the country and abroad. The first paper (offline mode) has just been concluded. The students reacted with pleasure as the paper was easy. As compared to last year, paper was relatively tougher, students reacted, saying Physics paper was quite tough and Mathematics paper a bit lengthy.

The online examination will be held on April 15 and April 16, 2018. The sixth edition of JEE (Main) 2018 offline exam was held for approximately 10,43,739 candidates registered for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IITs and other centrally funded technical institutes etc

Read | JEE Mains 2018 analysis: Difficulty level moderate, Physics tough

Clearing the JEE mains and advanced papers, the candidates can get through in Bachelor of Technology (BTech), Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) courses. The exam is held in two stages— JEE main which is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and JEE advanced which is held by different IITs every year.

Last year, around 10.2 lakh candidates had registered for the examinations. The examinations were conducted at 1781 centres across the country on April 2, 2017.

Read | JEE Mains 2018: Check out unofficial answer keys

 

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Here are the updates on JEE Mains 2018 analysis, cut off, answer keys

14:20 (IST)10 Apr 2018
JEE Mains 2018 Answer Key

Answer Keys to be available from April 24 on the official website, jeemain.nic.in

10:36 (IST)10 Apr 2018

Students tweeted memes to share the difficulty level of JEE Main 2018

17:40 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Some students also demanded that there should be code of conduct for invigilators as some talk during the exam which irritate many aspirants.

16:29 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Venky Ramesh from FIITJEE, Chennai said that JEE Main 2018 in comparison to previous year, the exam was tough this year. I think the cut-off will go down this year.

14:19 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Many students found JEE Main 2018 maths section time-consuming and tweeted funny memes.

13:08 (IST)09 Apr 2018

CBSE is expected to release the official answer keys of JEE Main 2018 by April 24.  For the unofficial keys, candidates need to scroll down.

12:51 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Distribution of seats is as follows: IIT Kharagpur (113), IIT Dhanbad (95), IIT Kanpur (79), IIT BHU (76), IIT Roorkee (68), IIT Delhi (59), IIT Bombay (58) and IIT Guwahati (57).

12:17 (IST)09 Apr 2018

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the sixth edition of JEE (Main) 2018 offline exam for approximately 10,43,739 candidates for admission to undergraduate engineering courses in NITs, IITs and other centrally funded technical institutes etc.

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11:46 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Candidates also complained that they faced issues while the exam was held

11:37 (IST)09 Apr 2018

IITs have decided to collectively 779 seats over and above the normal intake exclusively for female engineering candidates this year to improve the poor gender ratio in B Tech courses

10:51 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Many candidates who were unaware of the items that were not allowed inside the exam centre faced problems.

10:35 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Many private coaching institutes have analysed the JEE Mains 2018 and released unofficial answer keys. 

10:23 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Some candidates took to Twitter to react on the JEE Mains 2018 difficulty level

*Me after giving Mains today*

10:09 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Many candidates and experts believe that due to higher difficulty level this year, the cut-off will drop

JEE Main 2018

10:00 (IST)09 Apr 2018

Some candidates have complained that they have to stand for hours outside the exam hall before the start of JEE Mains.Standing four hours before the center wasn't that much stressful than getting disturbed by the useless fellows(invigilators),They were gossiping all the times,saying very loud even while addressing single candidate (1/2) #JEEMains2018 #JEE2018— Amanul Haque (@mdamanul786) April 8, 2018

09:39 (IST)09 Apr 2018

As per Aakash Institute, overall the JEE (Main) – 2018 was slightly on the difficult side. A few questions in the paper were straightforward and could be solved by a student who has been preparing sincerely for the exam. But a large number of questions required lengthy solutions. A few questions were difficult which will play a crucial role to get top scores.

09:20 (IST)09 Apr 2018

JEE Mains 2018 was organised for 6,46,814 boys, 2,66,745 girls and three transgenders.

20:01 (IST)08 Apr 2018
JEE Mains 2018: Check out unofficial answer keys here 

Though the official answer keys will be available in the website between April 24 to April 27, 2018, the coaching centres and training institutes have released their own answer keys for the offline paper.

17:33 (IST)08 Apr 2018
Who was the JEE Main topper 2017

Kalpit Veerwal topped last year JEE Mains exam by scoring 100 per cent. He also made it to the Limca Book of Records

17:10 (IST)08 Apr 2018
Cut off to be between 95 to 105

“In terms of difficulty level, this year’s paper was similar to the last two years’ papers. The paper was moderately easy. A student should not have had much trouble completing the paper as well. They found similarities between the weightage of marks in this paper, and the 12th standard syllabus. The JEE Main cut off should fall between 95 and 105," Mr. Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP Educational Content, Toppr.com said

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The Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is held on Sunday, April 8 for nearly 10.43 lakh aspirants in 112 cities in India and abroad.Every year, both offline and online exams are conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in 104 cities across 1,613 centres across the country and in eight centres in as many countries abroad.

JEE Main is held for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes in NITs, IITs and other centrally funded technical institutes etc. JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced). The examination was organised for 6,46,814 boys, 2,66,745 girls and three transgenders

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First published on: 08-04-2018 at 12:55:07 pm