JEE Advanced 2017 Paper Analysis

IIT JEE Advanced was conducted by IIT Madras in the offline mode on 21st of May in 2017. Paper I one was held in the morning shift from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and Paper II was conducted from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 

The JEE Advanced 2017 exam pattern was similar to previous years. Students can go through the JEE Advanced 2017 paper analysis in this page and understand how this year’s question paper was set including the difficulty level, marking scheme, weightage of marks and topics and other details. Our experts have and provided detailed paper-wise and subject-wise analysis of the JEE Advanced question papers.

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JEE Advanced 2017 Overview

Exam Conducting Body

IIT Madras

Exam Date

21st May, 2017

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 Marks

366 Marks: 183 marks for each paper

Question Type

MCQs, Numerical Problems, Comprehension, list match sets

JEE Advanced 2017 Marking Scheme

Paper I

Paper-II

Section Question Pattern Marking Scheme No. of Q. Total Marks Question Pattern Marking Scheme No. of Q. Total Marks
1 Multiple Answers Correct Type +4 for correct, +1 for Partial correct, -2 for wrong  7 28 Single Answer Correct Type +3 for correct, -1 for wrong  7 21
2 Numerical Answer Type  +3 for Correct, No Negative Marking  5 15 Multiple Answers Correct Type +3 for Correct, No Negative Marking  7 28
Comprehension / Column matching +3 for correct, -1 for wrong  6 18 Comprehension +3 for correct, -1 for wrong  2 12

JEE Advanced 2017: Distribution of Questions

The distribution of questions in both Paper I and Paper II was in the following manner:

Subject

Class 11 Class 12 Total
No of Questions Total Marks No of Questions Total Marks No of Questions

Total Marks

Chemistry 14 48 22 74 36 122
Mathematics 14 46 22 76 36 122
Physics 17 57 19 65 36 122
Grand Total 45 151 63 215 108 366

JEE Advanced 2017: Expert’s Viewpoint

As per the experts the difficulty level of the two papers were given as:

Subjects Difficulty Level
Physics Between medium to difficult. 
Chemistry On the difficult side due to application-based approach of the questions.
Maths Comparatively easier than Physics and Chemistry. 
Overall On a moderate level. The paper was relatively easy than last year (2016).

JEE Advanced 2017 Overall Difficulty Analysis

Subject Easy Moderate  Tough
No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics 16 52 15 53 5 17
Chemistry 9 28 10 36 17 58
Maths 12 42 18 58 6 22
Grand Total 37 122 43 147 28 97

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JEE Advanced 2017 Paper Analysis: Physics

  • Physics section in both the papers was moderate in terms of difficulty level.
  • Questions consisted of both a mixture of conceptual and formula-based ones.
  • Some of the questions were lengthy and calculative in nature as well.
  • The overall paper was slightly easier compared to last year.
  • Electromagnetics chapter saw the majority of the questions followed by Mechanics.
Topic-wise Question Breakup in Physics
Topics No of Questions Weightage of Marks
Electromagnetic Field 6 16.39%
Alternating Current 2 6.56%
Electrostatics 1 3.28%
Capacitance 2 4.92%
Electromagnetic Induction 1 3.28%
Centre of Mass 1 3.28%
Heat & Thermodynamics 5 13.93%
Gravitation 1 2.46%
Error in Measurement 1 2.46%
Rectilinear Motion & Vectors 1 2.46%
Mathematical Tools 1 2.46%
Surface Tension 1 2.46%
Rigid Body Dynamics 5 13.93%
Optics 3 9.02%
Modern Physics 3 7.38%
SHM & Waves 2 5.74%

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper Analysis: Chemistry

  • Chemistry section consisted of questions that were a bit difficult compared to Maths and Physics.
  • The Chemistry section was difficult mainly because of the application-based approach of the questions.
  • This section also had calculation-based questions.
  • Inorganic chemistry had the highest weightage.
  • Compared to last year, it was a tough paper.
Topic-wise Question Breakup in Chemistry
Topics No of Questions Weightage of Marks
Chemical Bonding 6 18.03%
Coordination Compounds 1 3.28%
p-block 2 4.92%
General Organic Chemistry- II 1 2.46%
d & f block Elements 1 2.46%
Alkyl Halide, Alcohol & Ether 3 9.02%
General Organic Chemistry 1 2.46%
Carbonyl compounds 3 8.20%
Aromatic Compounds 3 7.38%
Atomic & Nuclear Chemistry 3 7.38%
IUPAC & Isomerism 1 3.28%
Mole Concept 1 2.46%
Chemical Equilibrium 1 3.28%
Chemical Kinetics 1 3.28%
Thermodynamics 2 5.74%
Solid State 1 2.46%
Electrochemistry 2 4.92%
Surface Chemistry 1 3.28%
Solution & Colligative Properties 2 5.74%

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper Analysis: Maths

  • Mathematics was on a moderate level this time.
  • Students with a good understanding of the concepts should be able to do well.
  • Most of the questions were asked from Calculus and Algebra followed by Coordinate Geometry.
  • Compared to last year though, it was significantly easier.
Topic-wise Question Breakup in Maths
Topics No of Questions Weightage of Marks
Algebra 1 2.46%
Coordinate Geometry 6 16.39%
Complex Numbers 1 3.28%
Integral Calculus 6 18.03%
Differential Calculus 7 19.67%
Permutation & Combination 2 4.92%
Matrix & Determinants 4 11.48%
Quadratic Equation 2 4.92%
Probability 2 5.74%
Trigonometry 1 3.28%
Sequence & Series 1 2.46%
Vector and 3D 3 7.38%

JEE Advanced 2017 Cutoff

Category Minimum Percentage of Marks in Each Subject Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks
Common rank list (CRL) 10 35
OBC-NCL rank list 9 31.5
SC rank list 5 17.5
ST 5 17.5
Common-PwD rank list (CRL) 5 17.5
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 5 17.5
SC-PwD rank list 5 17.5
ST-PwD rank list 5 17.5
Preparatory course rank lists 2.5 8.75

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