JEE Main Online Paper Analysis 2018: Check How it was

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JEE Main 2019 will witness many changes in the upcoming session with the coming of the new conducting body. From this year, JEE Main will be conducted twice a year and in a completely online mode. The complete exam schedule for both sessions have been released by NTA. Though the mode of examination will change this year, the exam syllabus will remain the same. You must have a look at JEE Main Online Paper Analysis 2018 before you appear for the exam in 2019.

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JEE Main Online paper analysis involves details about all the sections with their difficulty level, and the challenges that aspirants faced while giving the exam. It is generally observed that if 1 section is more tough, the other is easy either by the way of simple calculation or a direct question. Going through the previous year’s paper analysis helps to prepare well for the upcoming exam.

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The chemistry and Physics sections of the exam were relatively easy to moderate but the mathematics was considered bit tough due to the lengthy calculations for answer. However, difficulty level of paper 1 and paper 2 falls in the same category.

JEE Main Online Paper Analysis 2018 April 15, 2018 Section Wise

The exam which was held on April 15, 2018 comprises of 3 sections respectively, that is, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. According to JEE Main Online paper analysis, first two sections were moderate but the latter was bit difficult in comparison to the other two. The examination shall be commenced in two shifts that is, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. In this section, the section wise analysis is elaborated as follows:

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  • The physics section was moderate
  • Candidates could solve most of the questions if prepared well for this section
  • Physics section in both the shifts was moderate which could be attempted effectively by students
  • 30 questions will be asked in physics section


  • Chemistry section was judged to be easy to moderate
  • In order to maintain a balance in the question paper, section-wise difficulty level vary
  • Candidates could attempt all the questions in this section as most of them were easy
  • There will be 30 questions in this section as well


  • Mathematics section was quite difficult
  • It ranges from moderate to difficult
  • Questions prompted in this section lengthy with elaborated calculations that makes this section difficult
  • In order to attempt all the questions, it was one must know time-saving tricks as this section was time taking with total of 30 questions

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JEE Main Online Paper Analysis 2018 April 16, 2018 Section Wise

The April 16, 2018 question paper comprises of 3 sections namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Chemistry section was a bit tougher in comparison to Mathematics and Physics Moreover and the exam was conducted in 1 shift, that is, from 9:30 to 12:30. Candidates can opt either offline or online mode to attempt the examination. The section wise analysis for JEE Main 2018 examination held on April 16, 2018 is elaborated below:

JEE Main Online Paper Analysis


  • Difficulty level of Physics section in this paper was moderate
  • Those who have prepared well could attempt the questions easily
  • There will be 30 questions in this section
  • For every correct answer, candidates will be granted with 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer


  • Chemistry section in April 16, 2018 paper was bit difficult
  • The questions were quite tough and tricky
  • Those who prepared well for this section also found it a catch -22
  • A question paper will be of 90 marks where chemistry section covers 30
  • Candidates will be rewarded 4 marks for every correct response


  • Mathematics section was found to be easy to moderate
  •  Questions were based on all the formulas and topics given in the syllabus
  • Candidates could attempt this sections quite well if prepared well for mathematics
  • 30 questions will be prompted for 120 marks

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