JEE Main 2016 Paper Analysis by Rao IIT Academy – On 03 April 2016, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted one of the most awaited engineering entrance exam of the year, JEE Main 2016. The entrance test was held in offline mode at various cities across the nation. Within few hours of the conduct of the exam, Rao IIT Academy has released the Answer Keys of all the sets. Apparently it was the first coaching institute that released the JEE Main 2016 Answer Key. We had a telephonic Interview with Mr. Vinay Kumar, the Managing Director & CEO of Rao IIT Academy where he shared his analysis about the JEE Main 2016 Paper – 1. Read this article to know Mr. Vinay Kumar’s view about the overall paper and section-wise difficulty level, topics covered, cutoff, etc.
In this exclusive Interview, Mr. Vinay Kumar says that on the forefront the paper seemed to be easy, but most of the questions were tricky. Read the complete Interview below.
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JEE Main 2016 Paper Analysis by MD of Rao IIT Academy
Entrance Corner: The JEE Main 2016 paper 1 is over. What is your overall analysis of the question paper?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: Compared to last 3 years, the paper was unexpected. The overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate.
Entrance Corner: Which was the toughest and the easiest section of the exam?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: The mathematics section of the paper was in line with the last three years paper. However, the physics section was considerably easier as compared to the chemistry section. Overall all the three sections had some questions which were not that easy to solve.
Entrance Corner: From what all topics were the maximum number of questions were covered in the JEE Main 2016 question paper 1?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: The questions were evenly distributed from all the topics and they were all asked from the NCERT books. Nothing was out of the syllabus.
Entrance Corner: How many students from your coaching classes took the offline JEE Main 2016? What is their feedback on the exam?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: More than 2000 students from our institute appeared for the test today. Maximum of them is of the opinion that they will qualify the exam.
Entrance Corner: Can you share your opinion on the expected JEE Main 2016 Cutoff?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: We are of the opinion that compared to last year the cutoff will see a rise of 4 or 5 marks for almost every category.
Entrance Corner: As per the recent news, it is being said that from the next session the class 12th marks might not be considered for admission. What is your say about it?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: It is too early to say anything about it. This will be a good decision and will favor the students. This may relieve the tension of the students and will lessen their pressure.
Entrance Corner: Also, there have been talks doing round regarding introduction of National Authority for Test (NAT) for seeking admission to various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). What is your opinion on it?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: I think it won’t create much of a problem for the students. The introduction of NAT will be okay.
Entrance Corner: Any special highlight about JEE Main 2016 that you want to share?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: Solving the Chemistry questions was time taking and were the trickiest. Also, 2 questions in the Physics section had two correct answers.
Entrance Corner: Is there any advice which you would like to give to the JEE Main 2016 aspirants?
Mr. Vinay Kumar: The students should concentrate on the whole bunch of the engineering exams conducted in the country. JEE Main should not be the one and only center of their focus. They must give their best and should appear for other exams like BITSAT, WBJEE, UPSEE, KCET, MHT CET, KEAM etc. The students being sure of qualifying JEE Main should start preparing for the JEE Advanced now.
JEE Main 2016 in online mode is due to be held on 9 and 10 April 2016. Renowned private coaching academies have released their version of JEE Main Answer Key. CBSE will be releasing the official answer key and the images of response sheet on 18 April 2016. Candidates may also use JEE Main 2016 Rank Predictor to estimate the rank