IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis

The  IIT JEE 2011 paper analysis is provided here to help candidates check and understand how the question paper is set in the entrance exam. The analysis of IIT JEE 2011 that is available here contains all details about the two papers including the exam pattern, the difficulty level, types and marks allotted for different sections, etc. The analysis has been created by subject experts to give more accurate information to the candidates.

IIT JEE 2011 paper analysis should help budding aspirants to get an idea about the examination and at the same time devise a proper preparation strategy. Check a detailed review of IIT JEE 2011 question paper below.

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IIT JEE 2011 Overview

Exam Conducting Body IIT Kanpur
Exam Date 10th April, 2011
Exam Mode Computer-Based 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 Paper-II
Total Marks 480 Marks
Question Types MCQs, Numerical Problems, Comprehension, Match the Column 

IIT JEE 2011 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme that was followed in Paper I  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  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 II  was as follow:

Paper-II

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: Expert’s Viewpoint

The difficult of the two papers is described below as per expert’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

IIT JEE 2011 Overall Difficulty Analysis - Paper I

IIT JEE 2011 Overall Difficulty Analysis - Paper II

Distribution of Questions

IIT JEE 2011 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 IIT-JEE 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.

IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis: Chemistry

Important Topics in Chemistry

Carbonyl Compound Chemical Kinetics
P-Block Elements Aromatic Compounds
Biomolecules Oxidation-Reduction
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 D-Block 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 time-consuming.
  • 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.

IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis: Physics

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 in-depth 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.

IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis: Maths

Important Topics in Maths

Definite Integration  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 Ranking  Aggregate cut-off
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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