JEE Main 2017 Question Paper Analysis

JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis – The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted JEE Main 2017 offline exam on 2nd of April and the online exam on 8th and 9th April 2017. Around 12 Lakh students appeared for this exam in both offline and online modes. Soon after the exam, the question papers of JEE Main 2017 with solutions and answer keys were made available on the website.

The exam pattern of JEE Main 2017 paper was very much similar to that of the previous year’s question paper. There were objective and multiple-choice questions with thirty questions from each physics, chemistry and mathematics. For every correct answer, the candidates were awarded four marks while one mark was deducted for every incorrect answer. The was no negative marking for questions left unattempted. The detailed analysis of JEE Main 2017 paper is discussed below.

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JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis

JEE Main 2017 question Paper

JEE Main 2017 Question Paper Physics Section: There was a total of 11 questions from class 11th Physics syllabus and 19 questions were from the class 12th syllabus. The questions were more calculative and formula based than theoretical. In terms of difficulty, the paper was moderate for students having good conceptual knowledge along with its applications.

JEE Main 2017 Paper Chemistry Section: The questions were more theoretical than calculative, making it the quickest subject to solve. This section was the easiest one with the difficulty curve similar to that of the previous year.

JEE Main Question Paper 2017 Maths Section: There was a total of 10 questions from class 11th Mathematics syllabus and 20 questions were from the class 12th syllabus. Mainly because of its lengthiness and application-based questions, several students rated it as the most difficult section.

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JEE Main 2017 Paper Distribution of Questions

S.No Subject 12th Standard 11th Standard
1. Mathematics 20 Questions 10 Questions
2. Chemistry 17 Questions 13 Questions
3. Physics 19 Questions 11 Questions

The overall difficulty of JEE Main 2017 question paper was in between easy to moderate whereas, in comparison to the last year, it was relatively easier.

Question Paper of JEE Main 2017

JEE Main 2017 Question Paper Marks Distribution

The detailed analysis of each and every topic from where the questions were picked in the question paper of JEE Main 2017 Physics section along with its weightage and total marks are discussed below.

JEE Main 2017 Question Paper Physics

Topic Total Marks Weightage (%) Total Questions
Capacitance 8 6.67% 2
Electromagnetic Field 4 3.33% 1
Current Electricity 12 10.00% 3
Electrostatics 4 3.33% 1
Electromagnetic Induction 4 3.33% 1
Calorimetry and Thermal Expansion 8 6.67% 2
Thermodynamics and KTG 8 6.67% 2
Gravitation 4 3.33% 1
Elasticity and Viscosity 4 3.33% 1
Rigid Body Dynamics 8 6.67% 2
Rectilinear Motion and Vectors 4 3.33% 1
Work, Power and Energy 8 6.67% 2
Surface Tension 4 3.33% 1
Modern Physics 12 10.00% 3
Semiconductors 4 3.33% 1
Nuclear Physics 4 3.33% 1
Geometrical & Physical Optics 4 3.33% 1
Wave Optics 4 3.33% 1
Principle of Communication 4 3.33% 1
Sound Waves 4 3.33% 1
Simple Harmonic Motion 4 3.33% 1
Total 120 100 % 30

The topic-wise detailed analysis of each and every question asked in JEE Main 2017 paper from Chemistry section along with its weightage and total marks are described below.

JEE Main 2017 Paper Chemistry

Topic Total Marks Total Questions Weightage (%)
Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties 4 1 3.33%
Chemical Bonding 8 2 6.67%
S Block Elements 8 2 6.67%
Qualitative Analysis 4 1 3.33%
Coordination Compounds 4 1 3.33%
Alkyl Halide, Alcohol and Ether 16 4 13.33%
General Organic Chemistry 4 1 3.33%
Biomolecules 4 1 3.33%
Aromatic Compounds 4 1 3.33%
Carbonyl Compounds 4 1 3.33%
Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers 4 1 3.33%
Grignard Reagent, Oxidation, Reduction, and Hydrolysis 4 1 3.33%
Environmental chemistry 4 1 3.33%
Ionic Equilibrium 4 1 3.33%
Atomic Structure and Nuclear Chemistry 4 1 3.33%
Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry 8 2 6.67%
Mole Concept 12 3 10.00%
Electrochemistry 4 1 3.33%
Solution and Colligative Properties 4 1 3.33%
Solid State 4 1 3.33%
Surface Chemistry 4 1 3.33%
Chemical Kinetics 4 1 3.33%
Total 120 30 100%

The detailed analysis of topics from where the questions were asked in JEE Main paper 2017 Mathematics section along with its weightage and mark distribution is mentioned below.

JEE Main Question Paper 2017 Maths

Topic Total Marks Total Questions Weightage (%)
Binomial Theorem 4 1 3.33%
Vector 4 1 3.33%
Ellipse 4 1 3.33%
Complex Numbers 4 1 3.33%
Straight Line 4 1 3.33%
Hyperbola 4 1 3.33%
Application of Derivatives 8 2 6.67%
3D Geometry 8 2 6.67%
Limit, Continuity and Differentiability 4 1 3.33%
Functions 8 2 6.67%
Tangents and Normals 4 1 3.33%
Methods of Differentiation 4 1 3.33%
Definite Integration 4 1 3.33%
Area under Curve 4 1 3.33%
Indefinite Integration 4 1 3.33%
Differential Equation 4 1 3.33%
Matrix and Determinants 8 2 6.67%
Mathematical Reasoning 4 1 3.33%
Probability 8 2 6.67%
Permutation and Combination 4 1 3.33%
Sequence and Series 4 1 3.33%
Trigonometric Equation 4 1 3.33%
Statistics and Quadratic Equation 8 2 6.66%
Trigonometric Ratio and Identities 4 1 3.33%
Total 120 Marks 30 Questions 100%

JEE Main 2017 Cutoff

Category Cutoff
General 81
OBC 49
SC 32
ST 27
PwD 1

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