On 8-April-2018, JEE (Main) 2018 was conducted for students opting to take this exam by offline mode. This is the sixth edition of this Exam after wide-ranging changes were introduced in year 2013 by CBSE and Ministry of HRD. Around 11.5 Lakh students are slated to appear for this exam in offline and online modes.
JEE (Main) 2018 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.
Overall Marks Distribution
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.
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
- 3: Difficult
Difficulty Level Analysis: No of Questions
Resonance experts feel that all subjects were of similar difficulty level, while mathematics was on tougher side compared with chemistry & physics. Out of 360 marks, 132 marks can be considered of easy level, 148 marks can be considered of medium difficulty level and 80 marks can be considered to be of difficult level by Resonance Team.
Overall, it is felt that while paper is moderate, the cut-off would decrease compared to last year. Number of seats increased from 2,20,000 to 2,24,000 this year.
Question Wise Difficulty Breakup
Marks Wise Difficulty Breakup
All the best!