JEE Main 2016 Paper Analysis by Triumph Academy


Aashish ChaturvediJEE Main 2016 Paper Analysis by Triumph Academy – The entrance test for JEE Main 2016 was held on 03 April 2016 in offline mode across the nation. Once the exam was over, within few hours, the Triumph Academy released the Answer Key for JEE Main 2016. Aashish Chaturvedi, Director of Triumph Academy shares his analysis about the JEE Main 2016 Paper 1 offline exam here. Read this article to know about Aashish Chaturvedi’s view about the overall paper and section-wise difficulty level.

In this exclusive Interview, Aashish Chaturvedi says that the Chemistry section was the toughest of all while Physics was the easier than last year’s exam.
Read the complete Interview below.

Entrance Corner: The JEE Main 2016 paper 1 is over. What is your overall analysis of the question paper?
Aashish Chaturvedi: In comparison to last year, the Physics section was easier and the pattern was same. The Chemistry section was tough while the difficulty level of Mathematics section was same. The questions were within the syllabus. However, candidates who have prepared only with NCERT materials may find JEE Main 2016 tough.

Entrance Corner: What were the toughest and the easiest section in the exam?
Aashish Chaturvedi: With the same pattern as last year, the Physics section was the easier than other sections while the Chemistry section was difficult. The Mathematics section was moderate.

Entrance Corner: What were the maximum number of questions were covered?
Aashish Chaturvedi: The topics / subjects were equally distributed across the JEE Main 2016 question paper. The distribution of the topics was according to the given pattern.

Entrance Corner: How many students from your coaching classes have opted for JEE Main offline mode? What is their fee back on the exam?
Aashish Chaturvedi: Around 60 students appeared for JEE Main 2016 from Triumph Academy. According to most of the students, the level of difficulty of the exam was moderate.

Entrance Corner: Can you share your opinion regarding the expected JEE Main 2016 Cutoff?
Aashish Chaturvedi: The cutoff for JEE Main 2016 is expected to decline as less number of candidates have appeared for the exam as compared to last year. Another factor for the decrease in the Cutoff is the increase in the JEE Advanced screening from 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh.

According to Aashish Chaturvedi, the cutoff for JEE Advanced screening will fall to –


Expected JEE Main 2016 Cutoff

Common Merit List

Less than 100

Other Backward Class (Non Creamy)


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Tribe


Entrance Corner: As per the recent news it has been informed that from next session Class 12th marks might not be considered for admission. Even the talk about the introduction of NAT is taking the round. What is your say on it?
Aashish Chaturvedi: Through NAT, the selection process will be based on the quality of the students. Most students with a high percentage but low scores in Board Exams in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics qualify JEE Main. Thus, with the introduction of NAT, the quality of the students will improve.

Entrance Corner: Is there any advice which you would like to give JEE Main Aspirants?
Aashish Chaturvedi: Prepare well for JEE Main and go beyond the syllabus of NCERT.

The official JEE Main 2016 Answer Key will be available from 18 to 22 April 2016 on the official website. The online JEE Main 2016 is scheduled to be held on 9 and 10 April 2016. Various coaching institutes have released the unofficial answer key of the exam. Check the score from these answer keys and then insert the score in JEE Main 2016 Rank Predictor to know the AIR.