The JEE Main 2017 was successfully held on April 02, 2017, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm for Paper I and from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm for Paper II. According to many students who appeared for JEE Main Paper I (B.Tech), the overall questions were moderate if compared to previous year. However, the Mathematics section was a surprise for most of the candidates since most of the questions were tricky and consumed a lot of time. Regarding the JEE Main 2017 analysis, Entrance Corner had a telephonic conversation with Aashish Chaturvedi, the Founder and Mathematics expert at Triumph Academy. According to Mr. Chaturvedi, the JEE Main 2017 paper pattern was quite similar to that of the previous year. As per the JEE Main Analysis 2017, Mr. Chaturvedi says that the overall paper was easier as compared to that of the previous year and the cutoff scores are expected to decrease. However, the Mathematics section was tougher than the other sections. Go through this article for the complete JEE Main 2017 Analysis and Cutoff by Triumph Academy.
Entrance Corner: The JEE Main 2017 Paper 1 is over. Please share the overall analysis of the question paper.
Aashish Chaturvedi: The Physics section was easier if we compare it to the previous year’s paper and the same is with the Chemistry section. However, most candidates found the Mathematics section tough, since most of the questions were lengthy and tricky. Thus, candidates will be scoring more in Chemistry and Physics if compared to the Mathematics section.
Entrance Corner: What are the topics in JEE Main Paper I that dominated in the various sections?
Aashish Chaturvedi: Just like every year, the paper was perfectly balanced. All the important topics were covered properly in all the sections.
Entrance Corner: In the JEE Main 2017 Paper 1, which was the toughest and easiest section?
Aashish Chaturvedi: The Mathematics section was the toughest while both the Physics and Chemistry questions were slightly easier. Most of the questions in the Mathematics section were tricky and time-consuming. Thus, most of the students were unable to attempt all the questions.
Entrance Corner: How many engineering aspirants from your Institute appeared for JEE Main Paper 1 (offline)? How was the paper according to them?
Aashish Chaturvedi: Around 70 – 80 students from Triumph Academy appeared for JEE Main Paper I. According to most of the students who appeared, the paper was between easy to moderate. The test was quite similar to the mock test that they appeared during their preparation.
The Mathematics section was tougher than the Physics and Chemistry section, which was completely opposite last year.
Entrance Corner: According to you, what will be the JEE Main 2017 cutoff?
Aashish Chaturvedi: After analyzing the JEE Main 2017 Paper I and keeping in mind about the 2,20,000 candidates to be shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2017, the difficulty level of the various sections, the cutoff will decrease. Also, for the past few years, the cutoff scores are decreasing, therefore, the trend is expected to continue.
The table provides the expected JEE Main 2017 Cutoff, according to Mr. Aashish Chaturvedi.
|JEE Main 2017 Cutoff|
|1.||General||95 – 97|
|2.||Other Backward Classes||65 – 70|
Entrance Corner: Any special highlights about JEE Main 2017 exam as a whole?
Aashish Chaturvedi: The students who prepared on the basis of Class 11 and 12 NCERT Mathematics books, then he/she won’t be able to solve more than 2 or 3 questions in this section. Last year, there were around 5 questions in Mathematics that could be solved by preparing through the NCERT books. This year, the paper was quite different from the previous years’ questions paper.
Entrance Corner: Any glitches in Paper-I of JEE Main 2017?
Aashish Chaturvedi: Till now none of the students have complained about any glitches. Also, after going through the question papers, there are no errors in the questions, therefore, there will be no bonus questions this year.
Entrance Corner: Any advice to the students who will be appearing for JEE Main 2017 on April 08 & 09, 2017?
Aashish Chaturvedi: The candidates appearing for JEE Main on April 08 must regularly appear for the mock tests. Also, they must solve the JEE Main previous year question papers to get an idea of the distribution of the questions and the weightage.