IIT JEE Advanced 2016: A detailed analysis by Resonance

JEE (Advanced) 2016

A Detailed Analysis by Resonance

After introducing major changes in IIT Admission Process in 2013, on 22-May-2016 (Sunday) JEE Advanced 2016, stage-2 for IIT Admission Process was conducted by IIT Guwahati. Top 2 Lakh students were eligible through marks in JEE Mains’ 2016.

As earlier IIT-JEE Examinations, JEE (Advanced) 2016 was conducted in two parts (Paper 1 & Paper 2) by IIT Guwahati. Paper 1 was conducted from 9 AM to 12 PM and Paper 2 was conducted from 2 PM to 5 PM.

Overall Marks Distribution

In Paper I & II both, Total 54 Questions were asked. 18 Questions from each subject were asked. Both papers were of 186 marks. Each subject was of 124 marks overall. Total marks for both paper combined were 372. Total 141 marks questions were from class 11th syllabus and 231 marks questions were from class 12th syllabus.

Subject Paper No of Questions Marks Percentage (Marks Wise)
11th 12th 11th 12th 11th 12th
Chemistry Paper 1 8 10 27 35 44% 56%
Paper 2 3 15 10 52 16% 84%
Total 11 25 37 87 30% 70%
Mathematics Paper 1 10 8 34 28 55% 45%
Paper 2 8 10 25 37 40% 60%
Total 18 18 59 65 48% 52%
Physics Paper 1 6 12 21 41 34% 66%
Paper 2 7 11 24 38 39% 61%
Total 13 23 45 79 36% 64%
Total Paper 1 24 30 82 104 44% 56%
Paper 2 18 36 59 127 32% 68%
Total 42 66 141 231 38% 62%

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Brief Quantitative Analysis

Following is the brief pattern description of both the papers of JEE (Advanced) 2016.

Question Pattern for Each Subject in Paper 1
Single Choice Correct One or More Correct Option Correct Single Digit Integer Total
Questions/Subject 5 8 5 20
Marks / Question 3 4 3 N.A
Partial Marking 0 1* 0 N.A
Negative Marking -1 -2 0 N.A
Marks/Subject 15 32 15 62
Total Questions 15 24 15 54
Total Marks 45 96 45 186

* For Darkening a bubble corresponding to each correct question provided no incorrect option is darkened.

Question Pattern for Each Subject in Paper 2
Only 1 option correct 1 or More Option Correct Comprehension MCQ Total
Questions/Subject 6 8 4 18
Marks / Question 3 4 3 N.A
Partial Marking 0 1* 0 N.A
Negative Marking -1 -2 0 N.A
Marks/Subject 18 32 12 62
Total Questions 18 24 12 54
Total Marks 54 96 36 186

Overall Difficulty Level Analysis

In this analysis we have rated every question on a scale of 1 to 3. The ratings are done by expert faculty of Resonance. The individual ratings are then averaged to calculate overall difficulty level.

  • 1: Easy
  • 2: Moderate
  • Difficult
Subject Paper 1 Paper 2 Total
Chemistry 2.31 2.01 2.16
Mathematics 2.16 2.09 2.13
Physics 1.87 2.54 2.21
Total 2.11 2.22 2.17

Difficulty Level Analysis: No of Questions

Subject Easy Moderate Difficult Total
Chemistry 9 13 14 36
Mathematics 9 15 12 36
Physics 11 7 18 36
Total 29 35 44 108

Difficulty Level Analysis: Marks Allocation

Subject Easy Moderate Difficult Total
Chemistry 31 42 51 124
Mathematics 28 52 44 124
Physics 37 24 63 124
Total 96 118 158 372

In paper I, paper of chemistry was considered difficult by Resonance experts. Due to lengthy and calculation intensive nature of the problems in mathematics paper, it was considered between medium to difficult. Physics paper was relatively easier of the three subjects.

In paper II, paper of physics was considered difficult by Resonance experts. Due to lengthy and calculation intensive nature of the problems in mathematics paper, it was considered between medium to difficult. Chemistry paper was relatively easier of the three subjects.

Overall, Resonance experts feel that all subjects were of similar difficulty level. Physics was relatively tough compared with Chemistry & Mathematics. Around 96 Marks can be considered easy overall, 118 marks Moderate and 158 marks are considered difficult in the paper by Resonance Team.

Overall, it is felt that paper was of similar difficulty as last year.

Overall Difficulty

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Question Wise Difficulty Breakup

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Mark Wise Difficulty Breakup

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Subject Wise Analysis

Physics Analysis

Topic wise Allocation of Marks

Physics
UNIT & TOPIC NAME NO OF QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS (%) WEIGHTAGE
Physics 36 124 100.00%
Electrodynamics 8 28 22.58%
Capacitance 2 6 4.84%
Current Electricity 2 8 6.45%
Electro Magnetic Field 1 3 2.42%
Electro Magnetic induction 3 11 8.87%
Heat & Thermodynamics 5 16 12.90%
Calorimetry & Thermal Expansion 1 3 2.42%
Heat Transfer 3 10 8.06%
KTG & Thermodynamics 1 3 2.42%
Mechanics 9 31 25.00%
Circular Motion 2 6 4.84%
Elasticity & Viscosity 1 3 2.42%
Error in Measurement 2 7 5.65%
Rigid Body Dynamics 3 11 8.87%
Unit & Dimension 1 4 3.23%
Modern Physics 7 23 18.55%
Modern Physics 7 23 18.55%
Optics 5 18 14.52%
Geometrical Optics & Physical Optics 4 14 11.29%
Wave Optics 1 4 3.23%
SHM & Waves 2 8 6.45%
SHM 1 4 3.23%
Sound Waves 1 4 3.23%
Grand Total 36 124 100.00%

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Chemistry Analysis

Topic wise Allocation of Marks

CHEMISTRY
UNIT & TOPIC NAME NO OF QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS (%) WEIGHTAGE
Chemistry 36 124 100.00%
Inorganic Chemistry-I 5 19 15.32%
Chemical Bonding 2 8 6.45%
p-block 3 11 8.87%
Inorganic Chemistry-II 5 17 13.71%
Coordination Compounds 2 6 4.84%
Metallurgy 1 4 3.23%
Qualitative Analysis 2 7 5.65%
Organic Chemistry-I 1 3 2.42%
General Organic Chemistry- II 1 3 2.42%
Organic Chemistry-II 12 42 33.87%
Alkyl Hallide, Alcohol & Ether (Reaction Mechanism) 1 4 3.23%
Amines 1 4 3.23%
Aromatic Compounds 1 4 3.23%
Biomolecules 1 4 3.23%
Carbonyl compounds 1 3 2.42%
Grignard Reagent, Reduction, Oxidation & Hydrolysis 2 6 4.84%
Polymers 1 3 2.42%
Practical Organic Chemistry 2 8 6.45%
Stereoisomerism 2 6 4.84%
Physical Chemistry-I 7 21 16.94%
Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry 1 3 2.42%
Chemical Equilibrium 2 6 4.84%
Gaseous State 1 3 2.42%
Mole Concept 3 9 7.26%
Physical Chemistry-II 6 22 17.74%
Chemical Kinetics 2 8 6.45%
Electrochemistry 1 3 2.42%
Solid State 1 4 3.23%
Solution & Colligative Peroperties 1 4 3.23%
Surface Chemistry 1 3 2.42%
Grand Total 36 124 100.00%

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Mathematics Analysis

Topic wise Allocation of Marks

MATHEMATICS
UNIT & TOPIC NAME NO OF QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS (%) WEIGHTAGE
Mathematics 36 124 100.00%
Binomial Theorem 1 3 2.42%
Binomial Theorem 1 3 2.42%
Complex Numbers 2 7 5.65%
Complex Numbers 2 7 5.65%
Coordinate Geometry 5 18 14.52%
Circle 1 4 3.23%
Ellipse 2 6 4.84%
Parabola 2 8 6.45%
Differential Calculus 5 19 15.32%
Application of Derivatives 2 8 6.45%
Limit, Continuity & Differentiability 3 11 8.87%
Fundamentals of Mathematics 1 3 2.42%
Fundamentals of Mathematics 1 3 2.42%
Integral Calculus 6 21 16.94%
Area Under Curve 1 3 2.42%
Definite integration 3 10 8.06%
Differential Equation 2 8 6.45%
Matrix & Determinants 4 14 11.29%
Matrices & Determinants 4 14 11.29%
Permutation & Combination 1 3 2.42%
Permutation & Combination 1 3 2.42%
Probability 3 9 7.26%
Probability 3 9 7.26%
Quadratic Equation 1 3 2.42%
Quadratic Equation 1 3 2.42%
Sequence & Series 1 3 2.42%
Sequence & Series 1 3 2.42%
Trigonometry 3 10 8.06%
Solution of Triangle 1 4 3.23%
Trigonometric equation 1 3 2.42%
Trigonometric Ratio & identities 1 3 2.42%
Vector and 3D 3 11 8.87%
Co-ordinate Geometry (3-D) 2 7 5.65%
Vector 1 4 3.23%
Grand Total 36 124 100.00%

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Expected Cutoff

JEE (Advanced) 2016: Official Cut-off
Category % Reservation Cut-off Marks* % Cutoff
Open 50.50% 130 35.00%
OBC 27.00% 117 31.50%
SC 15.00% 65 17.50%
ST 7.50% 65 17.50%
Total 100.00%

Epilogue

Category-Wise Rank Score (Last 3 Years):

a) General:

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b) OBC: (Approximate Seats = 2700)

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1) Data of 2015 is an approximation as official data has not been released from JEE Advanced authorities.

2) Data of marks for SC/ST is not available. Hence comparative study is not given.

Last Seat Allotment Ranks (Category Wise):

2013
Category Rank Marks Percentage
General 7436 156 43.33
OBC 4188 113 31.5
SC 2990 63 17.5
ST 856 63 17.5
2014
Category Rank Marks Percentage
General 8430 154 42.77
OBC 4782 113 31.5
SC 3826 63 17.5
ST 1137 63 17.5
2015
Category Rank Marks Percentage
General 9553 171 33.92
OBC 4054 134 26.78
SC 1959 88 17.5
ST 755 88 17.5

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26 thoughts on “IIT JEE Advanced 2016: A detailed analysis by Resonance

  1. Awesome! Beautiful analysis of both papers and expected cutoff. Could you please add a rank predictor to your website? Thank you.

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  2. Great Work. What is the chance of getting into IIT – with a cut off 120 (General category) and also chance in NIT’s with 178 mains score

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