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IIT JEE 2011 Overview
Exam Conducting Body  IIT Kanpur 
Exam Date  10th April, 2011 
Exam Mode  ComputerBased Online Test 
Exam Paper and Duration  2 papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) of 3 hours each 
Subjects or Sections  Physics, Chemistry, Maths 
Total Questions  69 Questions in Paper I and 60 questions in PaperII 
Total Marks  480 Marks 
Question Types  MCQs, Numerical Problems, Comprehension, Match the ColumnÂ 
IIT JEE 2011 Marking Scheme
The marking scheme that was followed in Paper IÂ was in the following manner for each Subject:
Paper I 

Sections  Question Pattern  Marking Scheme  No. of Q.  Total Marks 
1  Single Answer Type  +3 for correct, 1 Negative Marking  7  21 
2  Multiple Answer Type  +4 for Correct, No Negative Marking  4  16 
3  Â Paragraph Type  +3 for Correct, 1 Negative Marking  5  15 
4  Integer Type  +4 for Correct, No Negative Marking  7  28 
The marking scheme that was followed in Paper IIÂ was as follow:
PaperII 

Sections  Question Pattern  Marking Scheme  No. of Q.  Total Marks 
1  Single Answer Type  +3 for correct, 1 Negative Marking  8  24 
2  Multiple Answer Type  +4 for Correct, No Negative Marking  4  16 
3  Integer Type  +4 for Correct, No Negative Marking  6  24 
4  Matrix Match Type  +8 for Correct, No Negative Marking  2  16 
IIT JEE 2011: Expertâ€™s Viewpoint
The difficult of the two papers is described below as per expertâ€™s analysis:
Subjects  Difficulty Level 
Physics  Paper 1 was on a moderate to difficult level but paper 2 was easier. 
Chemistry  Chemistry section could be treated as NCERT level. Physical and Inorganic parts were a little tricky. 
Maths  Talking about Maths, both the papers were above average. 
Overall  The IIT JEE 2011 paper was moderately set but at the same time challenging in some parts. Well balanced papers. 
IIT JEE 2011 Overall Difficulty Analysis
Distribution of Questions
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IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis: Chemistry
 The Chemistry section was on a moderate level.
 The questions were mainly designed to evaluate or test the conceptual clarity of the candidates.
 Paper 2 of IITJEE 2011 was a bit difficult compared to paper 1.
 Some of the questions in Physical chemistry were calculation based and it was more difficult.
 The complexity of questions from Organic Chemistry made this paper a challenging one.
Important Topics in Chemistry 

Carbonyl Compound  Chemical Kinetics 
PBlock Elements  Aromatic Compounds 
Biomolecules  OxidationReduction 
Thermodynamics  Isomerism 
Surface Chemistry  Thermochemistry 
Qualitative Analysis  Solid State 
POC 1 & Structural Identification  Mole Concepts 2 
Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry  Colligative Properties 
Mole Concepts 1  Metallurgy 
Chemical Bonding  Gaseous State 
Coordination Compound  DBlock Elements 
Electrochemistry  Carboxylic Acid & Derivatives 
IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis: Physics
 Overall the difficulty level of Physics section was from an easy to a moderate level.
 Majority of the questions were set from the concepts Mechanics.
 There were a few numerical or calculation based questions making them timeconsuming.
 Surprisingly no questions from the topic of Optics in Paper I.
 However, the topics left in paper 1 appeared in paper 2 thus balancing the syllabus coverage.
Common Topic in Physics 

Gravitation  Rotation (Rigid Body Dynamics) 
Electromagnetic Induction  Electromagnetic Field 
Alternating Current  Electrostatics 
Friction  Geometrical Optics 
Simple Harmonic Motion  Modern Physics 
Wave Optics  Sound Waves 
Capacitance  Modern Physics 
Fluids  Kinetic Theory of Gases 
Experiments & Error Analysis  Circular Motion 
Heat Transfer  Current Electricity 
IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis: Maths
 Mathematics was a moderately difficult section.
 Overall the IIT JEE 2011 paper seemed easier than the 2010 paper.
 Few questions required an indepth understanding of the concepts.
 Questions were more from Trigonometry. Algebra, Matrices & Determinants, Vectors and Calculus had major shares too.
 Paper 2 Mathematics part was tougher than paper I. This paper had more calculations to solve than the first paper.
Important Topics in Maths 

Definite Integration  Â Limits 
Application of Derivatives  Trigonometric Equations 
Probability  Differential Equations 
3D Geometry  Parabola 
Matrices & Determinant  Hyperbola 
Permutation & Combination  Indefinite Integration 
Circle  Complex Number 
Continuity & Derivability  Ellipse 
Vector  Properties of Triangle 
Functions  Sequence and Progression 
IIT JEE 2011 Cutoff
Category 
Minimum Qualifying Mark for RankingÂ  Aggregate cutoff  
Chemistry  Physics 
Mathematics 

GE  20  20  34  229 
OBC  18  18  31  207 
SC  10  10  17  119 
ST  10  10  17  115 
PD  10  10  17  11 
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JEE Advanced Question Paper Year Wise Analysis
Candidates can check the yearwise analysis of JEE Advanced question paper for both paper 1 and paper 2 from the links given below.