JEE Main 2017 Question paper With Solutions And Answer Keys

JEE Main 2017 question papers are the most useful study resources in preparing effectively for the entrance exam. While good preparation is key to clearing IIT JEE exams, solving questions papers will help candidates in many ways. First of all, they will get familiar with the exam pattern as well as gain a clearer understanding of how the questions are framed and their distribution as well as the marking scheme. To make it easier for students to access the question paper for JEE Main 2017 we are offering downloadable PDFs of the papers directly on this page. These question papers can be freely downloaded.

JEE Mains 2017 Question Papers With Solutions
IIT JEE candidates can get a hold of the JEE Main 2017 papers with solutions below. We have also provided the answer keys for all the papers.

JEE Main 2017 Question Paper

There were total 4 sets in JEE Main question paper 2017 i.e. Set A, B, C and D. Each set consisted of 90 questions with a total 360 marks. All the question sets are provided below. Students can download the JEE Main 2017 question paper with their solutions and answer keys. Candidates can use the solutions to learn how to solve the questions while answer keys can be used to check or compare the answers whether they have answered it correctly or not. The questions given here are for both online and offline exam.

Question Paper of JEE Main 2017 Offline Exam

JEE Main 2017 Paper Online Exam

JEE Main 2017 Question Paper Solutions

The 2017 paper solutions are provided below. Candidates can make use of these solutions to understand how the questions are solved.

JEE Main Question Paper 2017 Answer Keys – Offline Exam

The answer keys will help candidates to check and find out the correct answers for the respective questions.

JEE Main 2017 Answer Keys – Online Exam

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JEE Main Year-Wise Question Papers

Students can also download PDFs of JEE Mains papers (2019, 2018, 2017) with solutions and answer keys from the links mentioned below.

Benefits of Solving the JEE Main Question Paper

Solving JEE Main papers also has several benefits. Some of them include:

  • Candidates can get a good understanding of the examination mode.
  • Analyze their weak areas.
  • Know which topics are important.
  • Develop adept problem-solving and time management skills.
  • Get familiar with the real exam scenario.

JEE Main 2017 Question 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.

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.

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%

Frequently Asked Questions On JEE Main 2017 Question Paper

During the JEE Main exam, how are the question papers assigned to each student?

JEE Main question paper is assigned to each candidate via a software algorithm which randomly selects the questions. The question papers are usually picked up directly from the question bank and no question sets are prepared.

How are the questions set in JEE Main?

The questions in JEE Main papers are mostly multiple-choice or objective type questions. There will be four options provided wherein candidates have to select the correct answer. The paper will consist of 90 questions and the three subjects will consist of 30 questions each. Equal weightage is given to all three subjects.

Is it necessary to write both the exams for JEE Main?

No, candidates need not write both the papers for JEE Main.

Is solving JEE Main previous year question paper helpful in preparing effectively for the exam?

Yes, solving question papers are one of the best study exercises to not only prepare effectively for the exams but it will help candidates to get a better understanding of the concepts. They can also use the question papers to test their preparation level and develop better problem-solving skills.

Will candidates get rough sheets during the exam?

Yes, the candidates will be provided with rough sheets where they can carry out all their calculations, etc. However, the rough sheets have to be submitted at the end of the exam. Candidates also have to sign the sheets before submitting it.


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