JEE Advanced 2019 Paper Analysis

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper Analysis – JEE Advanced 2019 was conducted by IIT Roorkee on May 27th, 2019. Approximately 1.70 lakh candidates appeared for the exam. Paper 1 one was held in the morning shift from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm while paper 2 was conducted from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 

Students can check out the JEE Advanced 2019 paper analysis and further learn about how the question paper was set, its difficulty level and other details. Our experts have reviewed and provided detailed paper-wise and subject-wise analysis of the JEE Advanced 2019 question papers. 

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JEE Advanced 2019 Overview

Exam Date 27th May, 2019
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 372 Marks
Question Type MCQs, Numerical Problems, Comprehension, list match sets
For correct Answers +4 marks
For incorrect Answers -1 mark

JEE Advanced 2019 Marking Scheme

Marking Scheme
Section Number of Questions Fully Correct Not Attempted  Partial Negative Maximum
Single Option Correct 4 3 0 -1 12
Multiple Correct Options 8 4 0 1 for each correct option less than actual correct options -1 32
Numerical Value 6 3 0 0 18
Total 18 62

JEE Advanced 2019: Distribution of Questions

In JEE Advanced Paper I and II there were a total of 146 marks questions from class 11th syllabus and 226 marks questions from class 12th syllabus.

Subject Class 11 Class 12 Total
No of Questions Total Marks No of Questions Total Marks No of Questions Total Marks
Chemistry 11 38 25 86 36 124
Mathematics 14 47 22 77 36 124
Physics 18 61 18 63 36 124
Grand Total 43 146 65 226 108 372

JEE Advanced 2019: Expert’s Viewpoint

Here is a summary of the difficulty level analysis given by experts.

Subjects Difficulty Level
Physics From Moderate to Difficult
Chemistry Easy and scoring
Maths On the difficult side with the majority of the questions being lengthy
Overall Relatively tough than the previous year (2018)

JEE Advanced 2019 Overall Difficulty Analysis

Subject Easy Moderate  Tough
No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions Total Marks No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics 4 13 18 60 14 51
Chemistry 9 31 21 72 6 21
Maths 6 20 12 40 18 64
Grand Total 19 64 51 172 38 136

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper Analysis: Chemistry

  • The Chemistry section in both paper 1 and paper 2 was the easiest. 
  • The questions were mainly designed to test the candidates’ understanding of the concepts. 
  • In this section, questions from inorganic and organic chemistry were balanced while there was less number of questions from physical chemistry.
Topic-wise Question Breakup in Chemistry
Topics No of Questions Weightage of Marks
Inorganic Chemistry-I 4 11.29%
Chemical Bonding 1 2.42%
p-block 3 8.87%
Inorganic Chemistry-II 6 16.94%
Coordination Compounds 1 2.42%
d-block & f-block Elements 2 6.45%
Qualitative Analysis 1 2.42%
Metallurgy 2 5.65%
Organic Chemistry-I 1 2.42%
General Organic Chemistry- II 1 2.42%
Organic Chemistry-II 11 31.45%
Aromatic Compounds 2 5.65%
Carbonyl compounds 3 8.06%
Organic Reaction Mechanism 4 1 3.23%
Stereoisomerism 1 2.42%
Biomolecules 1 3.23%
Grignard Reagent, Reduction, Oxidation & Hydrolysis 2 5.65%
Polymers 1 3.23%
Physical Chemistry-I 10 28.23%
Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry 4 11.29%
Chemical Bonding 1 3.23%
Chemical Equilibrium 1 2.42%
Mole Concept 2 4.84%
Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry 1 3.23%
Gaseous State 1 3.23%
Physical Chemistry-II 4 9.68%
Chemical Kinetics 2 4.84%
Solution & Colligative Properties 1 2.42%
Surface Chemistry 1 2.42%

JEE Advanced Paper Analysis: Physics

  • Physics questions in paper 1 and paper 2 were on a moderate level but lengthy. 
  • The physics section in both the papers had questions that were concept and application based on some calculations.
  • Most of the questions were set from Thermodynamics, Optics and Thermodynamics and Electrostatics.
Topic-wise Question Breakup in Physics
Topics No of Questions Weightage of Marks
Electrodynamics 8 23.39%
Capacitance 2 5.65%
Electromagnetic Induction 2 5.65%
Electrostatics 3 8.87%
Current Electricity 1 3.23%
Heat & Thermodynamics 6 16.13%
KTG & Thermodynamics 5 13.71%
Calorimetry & Thermal Expansion 1 2.42%
Mechanics 9 25.00%
Centre of Mass 1 3.23%
Error in Measurement 1 2.42%
Gravitation 1 2.42%
Rigid Body Dynamics 1 3.23%
Surface Tension 1 3.23%
Work, Power & Energy 1 2.42%
Elasticity & Viscosity 1 2.42%
Projectile Motion 1 2.42%
Unit & Dimension 1 3.23%
Modern Physics 4 10.48%
Modern Physics 2 5.65%
Nuclear Physics 2 4.84%
Optics 5 14.52%
Geometrical Optics & Physical Optics 4 11.29%
Wave Optics 1 3.23%
SHM & Waves 4 10.48%
Sound Waves 1 2.42%
String Wave 2 4.84%
SHM 1 3.23%

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper Analysis: Maths

  • The mathematics section in paper 1 and paper 2 had questions that were on a moderate to difficult level.
  • Questions took a bit longer time to solve and attempting all the questions was a difficult task. 
  • Questions were mainly set from Algebra, Coordinate Geometry, and Integral Calculus. Few questions were based on Probability, Quadratic Equation and Sequence & Series.  
Topic-wise Question Breakup in Maths
Topics No of Questions Weightage of Marks
Algebra 1 2.42%
Complex Numbers 2 4.84%
Coordinate Geometry 5 12.90%
Circle 4 9.68%
Ellipse 1 3.23%
Differential Calculus 5 14.52%
Functions 2 4.84%
Application of Derivatives 2 6.45%
Continuity & Derivability 1 3.23%
Integral Calculus 6 16.94%
Definite integration 5 13.71%
Differential equation 1 3.23%
Matrix & Determinants 4 12.10%
Permutation & Combination 2 4.84%
Probability 2 5.65%
Quadratic Equation 1 3.23%
Sequence & Series 1 2.42%
Trigonometry 3 8.87%
Solution of Triangle 1 3.23%
Inverse Trigonometric function 1 2.42%
Trigonometric Ratio & identities 1 3.23%
Vector and 3D 4 11.29%

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JEE Advanced 2019 Cutoff

Category Minimum Percentage of Marks in Each Subject Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks Revised Cutoff
Common rank list (CRL) 10 35 25
GEN-EWS rank list 9 31.5 22.5
OBC-NCL rank list 9 31.5 22.5
SC rank list 5 17.5 12.5
ST 5 17.5 12.5
Common-PwD rank list (CRL) 5 17.5 12.5
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 5 17.5 12.5
SC-PwD rank list 5 17.5 12.5
ST-PwD rank list 5 17.5 12.5
Preparatory course rank lists 2.5 8.75 6.25

JEE Advanced Question Paper Year Wise Analysis

Check the year-wise analysis of JEE Advanced question paper for both paper 1 and paper 2 from the links given below.

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