JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Analysis & Review

JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Analysis & Review

Candidates can access the JEE Advanced 2018 exam analysis now that the examination is over on May 20.

As per the latest notification by IIT Kanpur, a total of 1,57, 4996 students appeared in paper 1 and 1, 55, 091 candidates appeared in paper 2.

The total number of candidates who were absent in paper 1 was 7326 while 9731 were absent in paper 2. JEE Advanced Analysis 2018 consists of details regarding the entrance examination.

The exam pattern, such as weightage given to 11th and 12th standard syllabus, division of questions in the JEE Advanced exam and overall as well as subject-wise difficulty level of the exam will be present in the analysis. Since the examination is being conducted in online mode for the first time, the answer keys of JEE Advanced 2018 may be released a few days later than the exam date. However, the updates will be available here as soon as it is released.

The quick analysis of JEE Advanced 2018 for Paper 1 and II after it's conclusion. The maximum marks for the exam were 180; 60 for each paper. There were 3 sections - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with 54 questions in total. The section wise analysis of JEE Advanced 2018 for both Paper I & II has been mentioned in the table given below:

Paper

Section 1

Section 2

Section 3

I

This section had 6 questions with four options in which one or more than one options were correct.

Marking scheme in this section is

(+4) in case all options are correct,

(+1 )for each correct response,

0 marks for no response and (-2) for all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 24.

This section had 8 questions with correct response being a Numerical value.

For each question, the correct numerical value was to be rounded off to second decimal place. (For eg: 6.25, 7.00,-127.30).

The marking scheme was (+3) for the correct response and 0 marks in all other cases.

Maximum marks for this section was 24.

This section had 2 Comprehensions with two questions in each comprehension.

Each comprehension had two questions with 4 options in which only one option was correct.

Marking scheme in this section is

(+3) if the correct option is marked,

(0) marks if none of the options is marked (-1) in all other cases.

Maximum marks for this section was 12. 

II

Sec-1 had (06) six questions with four options in which one or more than one options were correct.

Marking scheme in this section is

+4 in case all options are correct,

+1 for each correct response,

0 marks for no response and -2 for all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 24.

Sec-2 had (08) Eight questions with correct response being a Numerical value.

For each question, the correct numerical value was to be rounded off to second decimal place.( E.g: 6.25,7.00,-127.30).

The making scheme was +3 for the correct response

0 marks in all other cases.

Maximum marks for this section was 24

Sec-3 had (04) Four questions.

Each question had Two (02) matching list-I and List-II.

Only one of the four options correspond to the correct matching. 

Marking scheme in this section is

+3 if the correct option is marked,

0 marks if none of the options is marked

-1 in all other cases. Maximum marks for this section was 12.

Student's Reactions - Paper I 

  • Candidates found the overall level of paper was moderate but not easy.
  • According to some of the candidates, Maths was easy and Physics was relatively difficult. However, Chemistry has been reported of moderate level.
  • No mistakes have been reported till now as Paper 2 is still going on.

Student's Reactions - Paper II 

  • Candidates found the overall level of paper moderate level.

  • Mathematics section was difficult compared to Physics & Chemistry.

  • No mistakes reported till now as complete paper is yet to be analysed.

  • Total no. of questions (54 questions) remains same as last year however total marks of JEE Advanced Paper-2 has changed from 183 to 180 marks this year.

Overall Comparison:

  • Compared to Paper-1, students reported Paper-2 was relatively tough. 

  • Students feel this year’s paper was tougher compared to 2017.

Comparison with last year - Paper I

The online exam of JEE Advanced 2018 has been compared with the last year paper: 

  • The total number of questions i.e. 54 remains the same as last year, however, total marks of Paper 1 has changed from 183 to 180 this year.
  • As the test was computer based, candidates had the option to clear response to change any option. They could mark it for review, save and next to proceed further.
  • Candidates had to give biometric attendance for which they had to report at 7:30 for Paper 1 and 12:45 for Paper 2.

Comparison with last year - Paper II

  • The Matching Type questions had two columns to be matched. Last year(2017) there were three column questions as well. 

  • Equal weightage was given to class XI & XII. 

  • The Total marks of each Paper reduced from 183 to 180. 

  • As Paper was conducted on Computer Based Mode , neither print of question Paper nor copy of Response Sheet was given to students.

Expected Cutoff of JEE Advance 2018 

After the conclusion of entrance exam the expected cutoff of JEE Advanced 2018. Meanwhile, candidates can refer the previous year JEE Advanced cutoff for their reference:

Cutoff of JEE Advanced 2017 

S.No

Category

Minimum Percentage of Marks in Each Subject

Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks

1

Common Merit List (CML)

10%

35%

Marks Required in JEE Advanced 2018 for Inclusion in Rank List

To appear in JEE Advanced 2018 rank list, candidates need to get certain qualifying marks stated by the institute. IIT Kanpur will declare the cutoff of JEE Advanced after the conclusion of the entrance exam. Based on JEE Advanced 2018 cutoff, candidates will be screen for admission process. However, candidates must be aware that for the common counselling the JEE Advanced 2018 Cutoff varies.

Meanwhile candidates can refer previous year cutoff of JEE Advanced.

Minimum percentage of marks required for inclusion in JEE Advanced Rank List 2017

S.No.

Rank List

Minimum percentage of marks in each subject

Minimum percentage of aggregate marks

1.

Common Rank List (CRL)

10.0

35.0

2.

OBC-NCL Rank List

9.0

31.5

3.

SC Rank List

5.0

17.5

4.

ST Rank List

5.0

17.5

5.

Common-PwD Rank List (CRL-PwD)

5.0

17.5

6.

OBC-NCL-PwD Rank List

5.0

17.5

7.

SC-PwD Rank List

5.0

17.5

8.

ST-PwD Rank List

5.0

17.5

9.

Preparatory course Rank List

2.5

8.75

JEE Advanced Qualifying Marks 2016:

S.No.

Category

PwD Status

Rank List

Minimum Marks in Each Subject

Minimum Aggregate Marks

1.

Any

Any

CRL

13

75

2.

OBC-NCL

Any

OBC-NCL rank list

12

67

3.

SC

Any

SC rank list

07

38

4.

ST

Any

ST rank list

07

38

5.

Any

Yes

CRL-PwD

07

38

6.

OBC-NCL

Yes

OBC-NCL-PwD rank list

07

38

7.

SC

Yes

SC-PwD rank list

07

38

8.

ST

Yes

ST-PwD rank list

07

38

Note: CRL is the rank list in which all candidates (across all categories) will be given ranks.

Check branch-wise opening and closing ranks at IITs and ISM Dhanbad in 2016 after the last (sixth) round:

JEE Advanced 2016 Cutoff (Opening and Closing Rank):

S.No.

Institute

Opening Rank

Closing Rank

1.

IIT Madras

62

5319

2.

IIT Bombay

1

4880

3.

IIT Patna

1541

7891

4.

IIT Indore

933

7732

5.

IIT (BHU) Varanasi

500

9805

6.

IIT Kharagpur

138

6312

7.

ISM Dhanbad

1655

9530

8.

IIT Delhi

24

5431

9.

IIT Roorkee

294

7531

10.

IIT Gandhinagar

493

6869

11.

IIT Hyderabad

418

6844

12.

IIT Kanpur

113

7469

13.

IIT Guwahati

406

8000

14.

IIT Jammu

4743

6219

15.

IIT Jodhpur

699

6006

16.

IIT Dharwad

2914

8478

17.

IIT Palakkad

2818

8648

18.

IIT Tirupati

2524

8536

19.

IIT Bhubaneswar

1497

8482

20.

IIT Ropar

898

7372

21.

IIT Mandi

1701

7124

22.

IIT Goa

3003

7571

23.

IIT Bhilai

3146

8379

 

 

 

 

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