JEE (Main) 2017 : A Detailed Analysis by Resonance Experts Team

JEE (Main) 2017

A Detailed Analysis (Cut-off, Answer Key, Solution and Subject-Wise Discussion) by Resonance 

On 2-April-2017, JEE (Main) 2017 was conducted for students opting to take this exam by offline mode. This is the fifth edition of this Exam after wide ranging changes were introduced in year 2013 by CBSE and Ministry of HRD. Around 12 Lakh students are slated to appear for this exam in offline and online modes.
JEE (Main) 2017 was conducted in two parts (Paper 1 and Paper 2). Paper 1 was conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and Paper 2 for B. Arch. Aspirants was conducted from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Paper 1 was for students applying for engineering seats in engineering colleges, while paper 2 was for students applying for B. Arch degrees
The analysis below pertains to only Paper 1, which was for engineering aspirants.


The paper pattern was same as last year. The paper had 90 questions each worth 4 marks. All questions were objective type with single correct option. Subject wise each subject had 30 questions of 120 marks.



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
  • 3: Difficult

2    3 f

 Difficulty Level Analysis: No of Questions


Resonance experts feel that subjects were of varied difficulty in which mathematics was on tougher side compared with chemistry & physics. While around 176 Marks can be considered easy overall, 132 marks are relatively difficulty and 52 marks are considered difficult by Resonance Team.
Overall, it is felt that while paper is slightly easier than last year. The cut-off should slightly increase from last year in all categories.

Question Wise Difficulty Breakup


Marks Wise Difficulty Breakup












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  • For Answer Key, Solution and Subject-Wise Discussion Please Click Here

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