JEE Main Paper 2017 Analysis – Toughness, Marks Distribution & Cut off

JEE Main Paper 2017 Analysis - Toughness, Marks Distribution & Cut off




JEE Main 2018 Application Form Correction


JEE Mains Exam 2017 offline mode was held on Sunday, 2nd April 2017. Considered as one of the toughest examinations across the India, the JEE Main Exam is the gateway for the candidates to secure the admission in country’s top technical institutes such as IITs, NITs, CFTIs etc.


For those who are interested in getting the reviews of the exam, the complete JEE Mains 2017 Paper analysis is here.


JEE Mains Exam Syllabus comprises of three different subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Paper 1 has 90 questions in total with 30 in each subject.



In this article, you will be able to know the following: –


JEE Mains Offline Paper Analysis

 JEE Main Online Exam Analysis

JEE Mains Chapter-wise Marks Distribution




JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis – Reviews for Paper Difficulty & Marks Distribution



Overall, the JEE Main 2017 was of moderate level. Though some aspirants felt it tricky, a majority of the students found it easy. The JEE Main 2017 exam level was also easier than that of 2016 exam. Some questions on each subject were tricky which made difference.


As always, the students faced problem in Physics section but they also agreed that none of the questions were out of the syllabus.




Difficulty Level Analysis- Paper 1 (Question Wise)



Subject        Easy    Moderate        Difficult      Total
Chemistry          17          12              1        30
Mathematics          16          11              3        30
Physics          17          10              3        30
Total          50          33              7        90

Each section of the paper was of 120 marks, with the total being 360. Let’s now, start analyzing JEE Mains chapter wise marks distribution for each paper with the help of the points given below: –




JEE Mains 2017 Paper Analysis of Physics Section


Topics Question Level
Mechanics 11 Moderate-Difficult
Electrodynamics 8 Easy-moderate
Modern Physics 6 Easy-moderate
Thermodynamics 3 Moderate
Optics 2 Easy
Total 30 Moderate


Physics was relatively easy as compared to the last few years.


The weightage of the class 12th questions was higher and there were around 17 questions from that while the other 13 questions were from class 11th.


Optics was a surprising part for the students as the question were completely missing.


The calculation was also easy.




JEE Mains 2017 Paper Analysis of Chemistry Section


Topics Question Level
Inorganic Chemistry 10 Easy
Organic Chemistry 10 Easy-Moderate
Physical Chemistry 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy


Chemistry was simple as usual.


There were 18 questions from class 11th syllabus and 12 questions from class 11th.


All chapters were covered in the paper.


The theoretical questions were more this year.




JEE Mains 2017 Paper Analysis of Mathematics Section


Topics Question Level
Algebra 15 Moderate-Difficult
Calculus 6 Moderate
Vector Algebra 3 Moderate
Conics 3 Easy-Moderate
Trigonometry 3 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate


Mathematics was tougher than last year.


The paper seemed lengthier, thus, had high chances of calculation mistakes.


Lengthier questions had a chance of lapsing the concentration in the middle.


There were 18 questions from class 12th syllabus and 12 questions from class 11th



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JEE Mains Online Exam Analysis 2017



The IIT JEE Mains online exam was conducted on 8th and 9th April 2017. If you are curious to know about JEE Mains online exam analysis, we are here going to explain the reviews from the aspirants.


According to the students who appeared for the online exam –



The difficulty level of the exam was same as the offline exam which was held on 2nd April 2017.


The students felt that the paper was lengthy but of moderate level.


The physics section was ‘Moderate’ and had questions with the same difficulty level as it was in the previous year.


The mathematics section was quite lengthy and most of the students faced difficulty in this section.


As always, chemistry section was the easiest of all and was easily doable.


In physics, the topics asked included Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Heat Transfer, Mechanics, Thermodynamics.


Topics asked in Chemistry were Mole concept, Solid state, Nitrogen and compounds, Redox reactions, Chemical Bonding.


Topics asked in Mathematics included Vector & 3D, Circles, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Calculus, Quadratic Equations, Permutation & Combination, Probability.


If you want to know the important dates for JEE Main 2018 Exam, visit – JEE Main 2018 Date




JEE Main Cut off Details – Know Minimum Score to Qualify



We have merged up the official JEE Main 2017 Cut Offs and JEE Main Expected Cutoff 2018 to qualify for JEE Advanced 2018. You may check the details from the table provided below: –


Category JEE Main 2017 Cutoff Marks (Official) JEE Main 2018 Expected Cut Offs
General 81 96-102
OBC 49 58-62
SC 32 45-52
ST 27 44-48


Check your JEE Main 2017 Result here!



Note: For Qualification in JEE (Advanced) a student must be in Top 20% or minimum 75% of marks in class 12th.


Those who were totally depended on NCERT faced more problems than those who joined coaching.


You can also check the JEE Mains 2017 Toppers Rank List. This will give you an insight on the result and marks obtained by the students.




JEE Mains Paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning.) Analysis



The JEE Paper 2 consisted of three sections viz. Aptitude, Mathematics, Drawing.



Aptitude Section:


This section consists of 50 questions carrying 4 marks each. This time some different questions were there in the exam. The level of the section was easy. The questions on counting shapes were removed this time. The GK part was also doable. You could easily score in this section if your speed was good.



Mathematics Section:


This was the toughest section among all three. The questions were trickier as compared to the last year. Some questions were directly from NCERT book. Those who had done NCERT were in great advantage.



Drawing Section:


Nothing specifically defined in this section this year as compared to the last year. Applicants were free to draw in any way. This section was quite lengthy.


Read the complete JEE Main Paper 2 by visiting JEE Mains Paper 2 Analysis 2017



Suggested Reads:


JEE Main Result

 JEE Main Admit Card 2018



Now, you have the complete analysis of the JEE Mains exam through which you can easily get the idea about the level of paper and how you have performed in it. You can also get the real-time idea about the question paper here.


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