JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis


JEE Main 2017 Exam AnalysisJEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis – The most awaited engineering entrance exam, JEE Main 2017 (paper-based) mode was successfully held on April 02, 2017. Here, Entrance Corner provides the JEE Main exam analysis based on the reactions of the students and various experts of the exam. The JEE Main exam analysis taken from various students and experts are quite similar. In JEE Main Paper I, the Chemistry section was easier if compared to Physics and Mathematics. However, the overall JEE Main 2017 paper 1 was easier as compare to the previous session. In JEE Main Paper II, the aptitude section was easy while the Mathematics section can be ranged from moderate to tough. Both the JEE Main Paper I and II consisted of 4 Codes or sets of papers, which are A, B, C & D, and W, X, Y & Z, respectively. The JEE Main online test will be held on April 08 & 09, 2017. Go through this article for the detailed JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis, and also check the distribution of topics among the sections. Also, check the unofficial JEE Main Answer Keys provided by various coaching institutes.
Latest: JEE Main 2017 Answer Key(Paper I & II)
              JEE Main 2017 Answer Key by FIITJEE
              JEE Main 2017 Analysis by Aakash Institute
              JEE Main 2017 Cutoff
              JEE Main 2017 Result


JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis – Student’s View

JEE Main 2017 Paper I – Entrance Corner spoke to many students who appeared for JEE Main 2017 (Paper I and Paper II). Some of the highlights about the JEE Main Paper I according to most of the students are –

  • Overall question paper was less difficult in comparison to the previous session.
  • The section of Chemistry was easier as compare to the Physics and Mathematics.
  • The Mathematics paper was lengthy, thus, most of the students were unable to attempt all the questions.
  • According to few, the Physics section was tricky and was unable to attempt all the questions.

JEE Main 2017 Paper II – Some of the highlights of the Paper II according to the students are –

  • The overall paper was easy if compared to the previous year.
  • The Analytics section was easy.
  • Most of the candidates found the Mathematics tough and lengthy,

JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis – Expert’s View

JEE Main 2017 Paper I – As per the experts of various coaching institutes, the JEE Main 2017 (B.Tech) paper can be placed between easy to moderate. Some of the important points regarding the JEE Main paper I analysis –

  • The questions in the paper 1 were mostly based on concepts and the candidates were required to solve them using their analytical skills.
  • In most of the sets, a maximum of 12 questions was difficult, while 53 were moderate.
  • The Physics section had questions that required analytical ability beyond the NCERT books to solve.
  • 2/3 of the questions in the Chemistry section required clear concepts of the subjects.
  • According to the experts of FIITJEE, the Mathematics part of Set D, question number 28 was a bit confusing and controversial. Few of the questions were lengthy and consumed a lot of time.

The analysis of JEE Main paper II will soon be released by the experts. The students can visit this page regularly to get more updates regarding the expert JEE Main 2017 exam analysis.

JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis – Structure of the JEE Main Paper – I

The candidates can check topic wise weightage provided in JEE Main 2017 question paper 1from the table below. Allocation of marks pertaining to the marks is being elaborated below.


JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis
S.No. Topics No. of Questions
1. Differential Calculus 6
2. Integral Calculus 4
3. Algebra 10
4. Coordinate Geometry 4
5. Trigonometry 2
6. 3D and Vector 3
7. Reasoning and Statistics 1
Total 30


JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis
S.No. Topics No. of Questions
1. Atomic Structure 1
2. Solid State 1
3. Surface 1
4. Chemical Kinetics 1
5. Solution 1
6. Thermodynamics 1
7. Stoichiometry 2
8. Equilibrium 1
9. Redox 2
10. Thermochemistry 1
11. Electrochemistry 1
12. Aromatic Isomerism 1
13. Polymers 1
14. Biomolecule 1
15. Hydrocarbon 2
16. Acid derivative 1
17. Environmental Chemistry 1
18. G.O.C 3
19. Carboxyl 1
20. Periodic Table 1
21. SBlock 1
22. Group-17 1
23. Coordination 1
24. Chemical Bonding 1
25. D Block 1
Total 30
JEE Main 2017 Analysis
S.No. Topics No. of Questions
  Error and Sig. figure 1
  1­D Moton 1
  Work­Power and Energy 1
  Momentum Collision 2
  C.O.M and M.I 1
  Rotational Mechanics 1
  Gravitation 1
  S.H.M 1
  Elasticity 1
  Heat 2
  Wave and Sound 4
  Current Electricity 2
  Electrostatics 2
  Capacitor 2
  Electromagnetism 2
  Geometrical Optics 1
  Wave Optics 1
  Modern Physics 4
Total 30

JEE Main 2017 Cutoff (Expected)

After going through the JEE Main Paper I, and after talking to various experts and students, the Entrance Corner has prepared the expected cutoff scores of the test. It must be noted that these JEE Main cutoff scores are tentative and are prepared after considering various factors. The table below furnishes the expected JEE Main 2017 cutoff scores.

JEE Main 2017 Cutoff
S.No Category Expected Cutoff
1. General 100 (+ 20)
2. OBC-NCL 70 (+10)
3. SC 50 (+ 10)
4. ST 50 (+10)