JEE Main 2016 Question Papers are a great study tool for preparing effectively for the IIT JEE entrance exam. The question papers not only help candidates practice solving problems but the papers also enable them to analyze their weak areas as well as learn about the question types, format and important topics. Here we have provided different sets of question papers for 2016 JEE Main. Candidates can download them and use the question papers to develop advanced problem skills as well as time management skills.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted JEE Main offline exam on 3rd of April 2016 while the online mode of examination was held on 9th and 10th April 2016. Around 1.5 million students appeared for the exam. Soon after the Exam, JEE Main 2016 question paper (online and offline exam) with Answer keys were also made available on the official website. However, to make it easier for students to access the questions papers we have gathered all the papers along with the answer keys here. Students can download the question paper PDFs as well as the solutions and answer keys from below.
JEE Main 2016 Question Paper
There was a total of four sets (E, F, G and H) in JEE Main 2016 paper with each set having a total of 90 questions. The question paper had 30 questions (120 Marks) from each Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. As per the marking scheme of JEE Main 2016 paper, 4 marks were awarded for every correct answer, while 1 mark was deducted in case of every incorrect answer. Also, there were no negative markings for un-attempted questions.
Download JEE Main 2016 Paper For Offline Exam
|SET E JEE Main 2016 Question Paper||SET F JEE Main 2016 Question Paper|
|SET G JEE Main 2016 Question Paper||SET H JEE Main 2016 Question Paper|
Download JEE Main 2016 Paper Online Exam
2016 JEE Main Question Paper Solutions
Students can download JEE Main 2016 solutions from the links given below. These solutions are designed by our experts to help students clear their doubts and also understand how the questions are solved. With these solutions, students will be able to study more productively and have an effective overall preparation.
JEE Main 2016 Question Paper Answer Keys
Students can check and compare their answers by downloading the JEE Main 2016 answer keys PDF for both Online and Offline Exam) from the links given below.
|Offline Exam JEE Main 2016 Answer Keys|
|SET E JEE Main 2016 Answer Keys||SET F JEE Main 2016 Answer Keys|
|SET G JEE Mains 2016 Answer Keys||SET H JEE Main 2016 Answer Keys|
|JEE Main 2016 Online Exam Answer Keys|
|10th of April 2016||9th of April 2016|
All the above papers including the solutions and answer keys for JEE Main 2016 are tremendously useful for JEE Preparation. It also helps IIT JEE aspirants to test their preparation level and also be ready to tackle any type of question asked in the exam.
JEE Main Question Papers
Alternatively, candidates can also download JEE Main previous year question papers from the below links:
- JEE Main 2021 Question Paper
- JEE Main 2020 Question Paper
- JEE Main 2019 Question Paper
- JEE Main 2018 Question Paper
- JEE Main 2017 Question Paper
JEE Main 2016 Question Paper Analysis
If we take a quick analysis of the JEE Main 2016 paper the questions were well balanced between Physics, Maths and Chemistry section. The syllabus at the time was based on CBSE curriculum of class 11th and 12th. Several questions were theoretical and conceptual based. Around 27 questions were easy, 48 questions were moderate and 15 questions were of comparatively higher difficulty. The questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics were similar in terms of difficulty and length. However, when compared to Physics and Chemistry, Mathematics was on the tougher side. Five to six problems were framed differently in all the subjects. Some of them were also vague.
Physics Section: Problems in Physics were complicated and puzzling but in comparison to the previous year, JEE Main 2016 question paper was a shade tough. There were few problems which had multiple correct answers, leaving scholars in a predicament whether to attempt or leave, additionally some questions had multiple responses.
Chemistry section: The questions were pretty theoretical and memory-based. One or two problems in Chemistry were complicated prima-facie. When matched to the last year, JEE Main 2016 paper was difficult. Few problems seemed to have no corresponding answer in the given options.
Mathematics Section: The paper was moderate but lengthy but when equated to the last year it was a bit tough with few lengthy questions. Furthermore, few problems were unclear and anyone who tried attempting them might have wasted a fair amount of their time.
JEE Main 2016 Paper Difficulty Analysis
JEE Main 2016 Question Paper Physics
The topic-wise analysis of chapters covered in the question paper of JEE Main 2016 Physics section is mentioned below. Before starting IIT JEE preparations, students are advised to sort out all the important and less important concepts included in the Physics JEE syllabus and prepare them accordingly.
|Topic||Total Marks||Weightage||Total Questions|
|Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory||12||10.00%||3|
|Error in Measurement||8||6.67%||2|
|Work, Power and Energy||8||6.67%||2|
|Rigid Body Dynamics||8||6.67%||2|
|Electromagnetic Waves and Communication||8||6.67%||2|
|Geometrical and Physical Optics||8||6.67%||2|
|Simple Harmonic Motion||4||3.33%||1|
|Total||120 Marks||100 %||30 Questions|
JEE Main 2016 Paper Chemistry
The topic wise analysis of JEE Main 2016 question paper Chemistry section is mentioned below. The students can check all the important concepts from Organic, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry syllabus and plan their preparations accordingly.
|Topic||Total Marks||Weightage||Total Questions|
|Hydrogen and Its Compounds||4||3.33%||1|
|Periodic Table and Periodicity in Properties||4||3.33%||1|
|P Block Elements||4||3.33%||1|
|S Block Elements||4||3.33%||1|
|D and F Block Elements||8||6.67%||2|
|General Organic Chemistry||8||6.67%||2|
|Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers||4||3.33%||1|
|Practical Organic Chemistry||8||6.67%||2|
|Atomic Structure and Nuclear Chemistry||4||3.33%||1|
|Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry||4||3.33%||1|
|Solutions and Colligative Properties||4||3.33%||1|
|Total||120 Marks||100%||30 Questions|
JEE Main Question Paper 2016 Maths
The topic wise analysis of JEE Main 2016 paper Mathematics Section is provided below. The students can sort out all the important topics and plan their preparations accordingly.
|Topic||Total Marks||Total Questions||Weightage|
|Coordinate Geometry (3D)||8||2||6.67%|
|Application of Derivatives||4||1||3.33%|
|Methods of Differentiation||4||1||3.33%|
|Limit, Continuity and Differentiability||4||1||3.33%|
|Area under curves||4||1||3.33%|
|Tangents and Normals||4||1||3.33%|
|Permutation and Combination||4||1||3.33%|
|Matrices and Determinants||8||2||6.67%|
|Sequence and Series||8||2||6.67%|
|Trigonometric Ratio and Identities||4||1||3.33%|
|Total||120 Marks||30 Questions||100%|
Frequently Asked Questions On JEE Main 2016 Question Paper
Can the JEE Main examination mode be changed once the form is submitted?
Yes, candidates can change the mode of examination. However, it can be changed only from pen and paper-based mode to online (computer-based) mode.
What type of questions are asked in JEE Main?
In JEE Main question papers, candidates will find multiple choice or objective type questions. Usually, four options are provided as answers wherein candidates have to select the correct one. There are 90 questions in total where each subject (Physics, Maths and Chemistry) will consist of 30 questions each. Negative marking is given for incorrect answers.
How many papers are there in JEE Main?
There are normally two papers – Paper I and II in JEE Main. Paper I is mainly for students who are interested in taking B.Tech courses whereas paper II is for candidates who want to pursue a career in B.Arch. Candidates can write either one or both the papers.
Are previous year questions repeated in JEE Main paper?
Well, the questions that are set are most of the time new but they are based on the same concept. There is a small chance that the same questions will appear in every new session of JEE Main exam.
How is the question paper assigned to each student?
JEE Main question paper will be different for each candidate. The questions are usually picked up directly from the question bank and no question sets are prepared. A software algorithm is used that will randomly select the questions for each candidate.
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