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January 2020 session for JEE Main has commenced in full swing. While JEE Main Paper 2 was conducted on January 6, 2020, Paper 1 started from January 7, 2020. The general impression which can be inferred by JEE Main paper analysis is that it is a moderately difficult examination. With the exam of a moderate level, it is expected that JEE Main expected cut off in 2020 will be higher than the previous years.
As per JEE Main paper analysis, candidates are giving mixed reactions for the various slots that they are attempting. While some consider Physics as the toughest, others call Mathematics as the trickiest and most difficult. The chemistry section threw various surprises for candidates as there were some confusing questions with a tricky aspect.
JEE Main Expected Cut Off (2020)
Since JEE Main is observing a moderate difficulty level, JEE Main expected cut off to fall on the higher side this year. So, you need to perform extremely well if you want to grab a place in the top engineering colleges.
In Physics, out of 25 questions, 17 questions is a good attempt. For Chemistry, attempting 15 questions is considered good and for Mathematics also attempting 15 questions. So, if you have been able to attempt around 55 questions in total, it will be considered a good attempt.
On the basis of the exam conducted on Day 1 and Day 2, it is very difficult to judge what NTA will bring in the upcoming days. It is best to prepare all topics from each subject very thoroughly. You should not under rate the importance of previous year paper as you prepare for the exam in 2020.
Here is the section-wise JEE Main Cut off for Paper 1:
|Section||Expected JEE Main Cut off|
JEE Main Paper Analysis: January 7, 2020
Day 2 of JEE Main 2020 saw different reactions from aspirants as compared to Day 1. Aspirants knew the exam would be tough because of the reviews of day 1.
JEE Main Slot 2 Analysis
As per the slot 2 paper analysis, chemistry was a confusing and a tough section in both slots. Every aspirant had a common worry- lengthy calculations. Question from Hall Heroult process and general metallurgy in Chemistry were confusing. Mathematics was a lengthy section like Day 1, but it was more difficult than both slots of the previous day. In Physics section, aspirants could easily attempt 20 questions.
JEE Main Slot 1 Analysis
In slot 1, Physics was the toughest section because of the tricky calculations. Questions from Electricity and Magnetism were among the trickiest. There were lengthy calculations in Mathematics which made it a tough section for the ones with slow speed.
JEE Main Paper Analysis: January 8, 2020
NTA conducted the first ever JEE Main winter session today. The exam began smoothly and the students were well prepared to give the exam in computer-based mode.
For slot 2 aspirants, Physics was the toughest section because of the uneven distribution of questions from various chapters. There were no questions from ‘Fluids’ and majority of questions were from ‘Mechanics’ part.
In slot 1, students rated Mathematics as the toughest section due to long and tricky calculations. Chemistry was the easiest of all 3 sections. Overall, students could attempt 60 questions on an average. Aspirants felt that those who previous year question papers would score really well in the exam.
Just gave my JEE MAIN paper, and experienced a glitch. There was a question in chemistry section which had exactly same option twice(which also seemed to be correct). @Jeemain @DG_NTA @TimesNow @TOIIndiaNews #jee #jeemain #jeemain2019
— Ishaan Mehta (@1shaan_) January 9, 2019
In accordance to the reactions of aspirants on Day 1 and Day 2 of Paper 1, experts feel that the exam was moderately tough. There are repetitive questions from last year, making the exam easier for those who practiced sample papers thoroughly. Also, 60% questions are asked from NCERT and there are direct questions from the book as well.