JEE Advanced 2013 Paper Analysis

JEE Advanced 2013 paper analysis given here discusses the overall question paper that was set by the exam authority for the candidates.  The paper analysis presents a detailed description of the types of questions, marking scheme that was followed, topic-wise weightage of marks, distributions of the questions, difficulty level and more.

Student can have a look at the expert analysis of the paper below.

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JEE Advanced 2013 Overview

Exam Conducting Body IIT Delhi
Exam Date 2nd June, 2013
Exam Paper 2 papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2)
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, Maths
Total Marks Paper 1: 180 Marks
Paper 2: 180 Marks
Total: 360 Marks
Question Types Single Answer MCQs, Multiple Answer MCQs, Single Digit Integer, Comprehension Type MCQs, Matching Type MCQs 
Number of Seats Available 9876

JEE Advanced 2013 Marking Scheme

JEE Advanced 2013 exam is divided into Paper I and Paper II based on the following pattern.

Paper I and Paper II

Paper I

Paper-II

Question Pattern Marking Scheme Negative Marking No.
of Qs
Total Marks No.
of Qs
Total Marks
Single Answer MCQ 2 Marks per Question Zero 30 60
Multiple Answer MCQ 4 Marks per Question in Paper 1,
3 Marks per Question in Paper 2
-1  15 60 24 72
Single Digit Integer Type 4 Marks per Question  -1 15 60
Comprehension Type MCQ 3 Marks per Question  -1 24 72
Matching Type MCQ 3 Marks per Question  -1 12 36

JEE Advanced 2013: Distribution of Questions

The weightage of questions from class 11 and 12 in both Paper I and Paper II are as follow:

Subject

Class 11

Class 12

No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics 19 57 21 63
Chemistry 07 21 33 99
Mathematics 14 43 26 77
Total 40 121 80 239

JEE Advanced 2013: Expert’s Viewpoint

As per the experts, the two papers were set in the following manner:

Subjects

Difficulty Level

Physics Physics was of a moderate level. Students found this section easy to solve.
Chemistry In the chemistry portion, questions in Paper 1 were moderate while Paper 2 seems to be tough
Maths Paper 1 of Maths was tough while paper 2 was moderate
Overall The overall difficulty levels of the papers in the JEE Advanced 2013 seemed to be tough compared to the IIT-JEE 2012 exam.

JEE Advanced 2013 Overall Difficulty Analysis

Subject

Easy Moderate  Tough
No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions

Total Marks

Physics 16 48 19 58 05 14
Chemistry 10 27 11 29 19 64
Maths 08 22 17 52 15 46
Grand Total 34 97 47 139 39 124

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JEE Advanced 2013 Paper Analysis: Chemistry

  • Chemistry section in Paper I was on the moderate side whereas paper II was relatively difficult.
  • The questions asked from class 12 syllabus were high as compared to class 11 syllabus.
  • Chemistry was a difficult section among all. 
  • Questions were asked from all the areas of Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry.

Topic-wise Question Breakup in Chemistry

Topics No of Questions Total Marks
Transition Elements and Coordination Chemistry 3 10
Gaseous State 3 10
Qualitative Analysis 4 10
p-Block 3 9
Aromatic Compound 3 9
Biochemistry 2 8
Carboxylic Acid and their Derivatives 2 7
Chemical Kinetics 2 6
Electrochemistry 2 6
General Organic Chemistry-II 2 6
Metallurgy 2 5
Colligative Property 1 4
General Organic Chemistry-I 1 4
Chemical Equilibrium 1 3
Chemical Bonding 1 3
Ionic Equilibrium 1 3
Atomic Structure and Nuclear Chemistry 1 3
Hydrocarbon 1 3
Carbonyl Compounds 1 3
Reaction Mechanism 1 2
Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry 1 2
Solid State 1 2
Surface Chemistry 1 2
Total 40 120

JEE Advanced 2013 Paper Analysis: Physics

  • Physics paper was doable.
  • Questions were asked from all the units but more number of questions were from Mechanics topic.
  • The number of questions asked from Paper I and Paper II were of same weightage carrying 20 questions each.

Topic-wise Question Breakup in Physics

Topics No of Questions Total Marks
Nuclear Physics 4 13
Electromagnetic Field 4 13
Work, Power and Energy 4 12
Modern Physics 3 9
Electrostatics 2 7
Geometrical Optics and Physical Optics 3 7
Alternating Current  2 6
Centre of Mass 2 5
Error in Measurement 2 5
Heat Transfer 2 5
KTG and Thermodynamics 2 5
Fluids Mechanics and Properties of Matter 1 4
Circular Motion 1 4
String Wave 1 4
Capacitance 1 4
Rigid Body Dynamics 1 4
Unit and Dimensions 1 3
Sound Waves 1 3
Gravitation 1 3
Elasticity and Viscosity  1 2
Wave Optics 1 2
Total 40 120

JEE Advanced 2013 Paper Analysis: Maths

  • Mathematics section was of moderate to difficult level.
  • Few questions in this section were tricky whereas few were calculative and time-consuming.
  • The weightage of questions asked from class 12 was higher than class 11. 
  • Paper 1 was difficult as compared to Paper 2.

Topic-wise Question Breakup in Maths

Topics No of Questions Total Marks
Application of Derivatives 7 22
Complex Numbers 5 14
Probability 4 12
Coordinate Geometry (3-D) 4 12
Vector 3 9
Parabola 2 6
Inverse Trigonometric Function 2 5
Binomial Theorem 1 4
Permutation and Combination 1 4
Sequence and Series 1 4
Matrix and Determinants 1 4
Methods of Differentiation 1 4
Solution of Triangle 1 3
Fundamentals of Mathematics 1 3
Circle 1 3
Limit of Function 1 3
Differential Equation 1 2
Straight Line 1 2
Definite Integration  1 2
Area under curve 1 2
Total  40 120

JEE Advanced 2013Cutoff

The qualifying criteria of JEE Advanced 2013 is as mentioned below:

Category Percentage Absolute Mark
Each Subject GE 10% 12
OBC 9% 11
SC 5% 6
ST 5% 6
Total GE 35% 126
OBC 31.5% 113
SC 17.5% 63
ST 17.5% 63

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