JEE Main Paper 1 Analysis 2020: Shift I - 7th January

NTA has successfully conducted the first shift of JEE Main 2020 paper 1 examination. It was conducted in the slot 9:30 AM-12:30PM, hoping everyone of you who had their exam in first shift today are happy with their performance. 

Many of you who would be eager to know about the exam difficulty level, numerical type questions and many more. In JEE Main paper analysis article, we will give you detailed analysis of JEE Main exam of 7th Jan morning shift.

JEE Main Analysis 2020: Highlights of the exam

  • The overall level of the exam was Easy to moderate
  • The exam was comparatively easier than last year.
  • Chemistry questions were NCERT based.
  • Numerical questions were calculative and lengthy.

Overall Paper Analysis of JEE Main 2020 

As per the feedback given by students from various sources, Chemistry was easiest of all, questions were directly theory based. Maths was moderate and doable. Physics was moderate to hard. Numerical type questions were calculative. 

Subject Wise Analysis

JEE Main Analysis & Review: Physics

 Physics section was moderate-hard. It checked conceptual clarity of a student. We are mentioning the topic wise breakage in the table below.


No. of Questions



 4-5 (COM, Projectile Motion etc)  Moderate

Electrostatic and Magnetism

 5-6 (Capacitor, Electric Field, Moving Charge and Magnetism etc)  Moderate

Current Electricity and EMI

 3-4 (EMI, Ohm's Law, Electrical Equipment etc)  Moderate

Heat and Thermodynamics

 2-4 (KTG, Thermodynamic Process, Heat Transfer)  Moderate

Optics and Modern Physics

 3-4   Moderate

JEE Main Analysis & Review: Chemistry

 Chemistry section was easy and directly based on NCERT. We are mentioning the topic wise breakage in the table below.


No. of Questions


Organic Chemistry

 10-12   Easy

Inorganic Chemistry

 5-6 (Coordination Compound, S Block etc)  Easy

Physical Chemistry

 7-9 (Chemical Kinetics, Equilibrium, Solutions etc)  Easy

 JEE Main Analysis & Review: Maths

 Mathematics section was moderate, majority of the questions were asked from Algebra and Calculus


No. of Questions



6-7 (p & C, Binomial, Sequence and Series etc)  Moderate


 7-8 (Limit, Continuity, Differentiation, integration etc)  Moderate


 5-6  Moderate

Coordinate Geometry

 6-8  Moderate

Numerical Type Questions were lengthy and calculative. In Chemistry section Numerical questions were asked from chemical kinetics, solutions, one question were asked from organic and inorganic. In Mathematics section, numerical questions were asked from limit, continuity, functions etc. In Physics section, it was asked from electromagnetism and mechanics.