Detailed Analysis of JEE (Main) 2016 with Expected Cutoffs

Key lesson from analysis of JEE Mains 2016 Paper is that students should not leave modern physics, simple hydrocarbons, binomial theorem, vector algebra and complex numbers.

JEE (Main) 2016 were conducted on 3rd April 2016 for students choosing to take this exam by offline mode at centers in 129 cities by Central Board of Secondary Education. This is the fourth edition of this Exam after wide ranging changes introduced in year 2013 by CBSE and Ministry of HRD. Around 12 Lakh students have taken this exam in offline and online modes.

JEE (Main) 2016 were conducted in two parts (Paper 1 and Paper 2).

  • Paper 1 was conducted from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm (for engineering)

  • Paper 2 for B. Arch. Candidates was conducted from 2 pm to 5 pm. (for B. Arch degrees)

Analysis of Paper 1

The paper pattern was same as last year and as last year there were 90 objective type questions with 4 marks weightage. Subject wise each subject had 30 questions of 120 marks and more detail of marks is described below:

Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains
Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains

Subject

XI

XII

Total Count of Question

No. Total Sum of Marks

Number of

Questions

Sum of Marks

Number of Questions

Sum of Marks

Chemistry

15

60

15

60

30

120

Mathematics

17

68

13

52

30

120

Physics

13

56

16

64

30

120

Grand Total

46

184

44

176

90

360

Difficulty Level Analysis:

We have also analyses difficulty level on basis on subject wise questions overall paper is moderated, but most of the student find difficulty in Physics and there is possibility that cutoff will be decries due to 1, 50,000 to 2, 00,000 are available which is described below:

Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Difficulty
Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Difficulty

Subject

Easy Level

Medium Level

Difficult Level

No of Questions

Total Marks

No of Questions

Total Marks

No of Questions

Total Marks

Chemistry

14

56

13

52

3

12

Mathematics

10

40

15

60

5

20

Physics

13

52

12

48

5

20

Grand Total

37

148

40

160

12

52

Subject and topic wise analysis:

PHYSICS ANALYSIS

Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Physics
Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Physics

UNIT & TOPIC NAME

NO OF QUESTION

TOTAL MARKS

% WEIGHTAGE

Physics

30

120

100.00%

Electrodynamics

6

24

20.00%

Alternating Current

1

4

3.33%

Capacitance

1

4

3.33%

Current Electricity

1

4

3.33%

Electro Magnetic Field

2

8

6.67%

Electrostatics

1

4

3.33%

Heat & Thermodynamics

3

12

10.00%

KTG & Thermodynamics

3

12

10.00%

Mechanics

7

28

23.33%

Error in Measurement

2

8

6.67%

Gravitation

1

4

3.33%

Rigid Body Dynamics

2

8

6.67%

Work, Power & Energy

2

8

6.67%

Modern Physics

8

32

26.67%

Electromagnetic waves & communication

2

8

6.67%

Modern Physics

2

8

6.67%

Semiconductors

4

16

13.33%

Optics

3

12

10.00%

Geometrical Optics & Physical Optics

2

8

6.67%

Wave Optics

1

4

3.33%

SHM & Waves

3

12

10.00%

SHM

1

4

3.33%

Sound Waves

1

4

3.33%

String Wave

1

4

3.33%

Grand Total

30

120

100.00%

CHEMISTRY ANALYSIS

Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Chemistry
Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Chemistry

UNIT & TOPIC NAME

NO OF QUESTION

TOTAL MARKS

% WEIGHTAGE

Chemistry

30

120

100.00%

Inorganic Chemistry-I

6

24

20.00%

Chemical Bonding

2

8

6.67%

Hydrogen & Its Compounds

1

4

3.33%

p-block

1

4

3.33%

Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties

1

4

3.33%

s-block

1

4

3.33%

Inorganic Chemistry-II

6

24

20.00%

Coordination Compounds

2

8

6.67%

d-block & f-block Elements

2

8

6.67%

Metallurgy

1

4

3.33%

Qualitative Analysis

1

4

3.33%

Organic Chemistry-I

2

8

6.67%

General Organic Chemistry- II

2

8

6.67%

Organic Chemistry-II

8

32

26.67%

biomolecules

1

4

3.33%

Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers

1

4

3.33%

Environmental Chemistry

1

4

3.33%

Hydrocarbon (Alkane, Alkene & Alkyne)

3

12

10.00%

Practical Organic Chemistry

2

8

6.67%

Physical Chemistry-I

4

16

13.33%

Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry

1

4

3.33%

Chemical Equilibrium

1

4

3.33%

Gaseous State

1

4

3.33%

Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry

1

4

3.33%

Physical Chemistry-II

4

16

13.33%

Chemical Kinetics

1

4

3.33%

Solution & Colligative Properties

1

4

3.33%

Surface Chemistry

2

8

6.67%

Grand Total

30

120

100.00%

MATHEMATICS ANALYSIS

Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Mathematics
Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Mathematics

UNIT & TOPIC NAME

NO OF QUESTION

TOTAL MARKS

% WEIGHTAGE

Mathematics

30

120

100.00%

Algebra

1

4

3.33%

Vector

1

4

3.33%

Binomial Theorem

1

4

3.33%

Binomial Theorem

1

4

3.33%

Complex Numbers

1

4

3.33%

Complex Numbers

1

4

3.33%

Coordinate Geometry

5

20

16.67%

Circle

2

8

6.67%

Hyperbola

1

4

3.33%

Parabola

1

4

3.33%

Straight line

1

4

3.33%

Co-ordinate Geometry (3-D)

2

8

6.67%

Co-ordinate Geometry (3-D)

2

8

6.67%

Differential Calculus

5

20

16.67%

Application of Derivatives

1

4

3.33%

Functions

1

4

3.33%

Limit, Continuity & Differentiability

1

4

3.33%

Methods of Differentiation

1

4

3.33%

Tangent & Normal

1

4

3.33%

Integral Calculus

4

16

13.33%

area under curve

1

4

3.33%

Definite integration

1

4

3.33%

Differential equation

1

4

3.33%

indefinite integration

1

4

3.33%

Mathematical Reasoning

1

4

3.33%

Mathematical Reasoning

1

4

3.33%

Matrix & Determinants

2

8

6.67%

Matrices & Determinants

2

8

6.67%

Permutation & Combination

1

4

3.33%

Permutation & Combination

1

4

3.33%

Probability

1

4

3.33%

Probability

1

4

3.33%

Quadratic Equation

1

4

3.33%

Quadratic Equation

1

4

3.33%

Sequence & Series

2

8

6.67%

Sequence & Series

2

8

6.67%

Statistics

1

4

3.33%

Statistics

1

4

3.33%

Trigonometry

2

8

6.67%

Trigo. Ratio & identities

1

4

3.33%

Trigonometric Equation

1

4

3.33%

Grand Total

30

120

100.00%

Top 2 lakh candidates of JEE Main will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced which gone be conducted on May 23 to fight for one of 10,000 seats in the prestigious IIT’s / ISM Dhanbad.

JEE Main ranks are accepted by nine states to fill seats through their own seat allocation process and they are:

  1. Haryana

  2. Uttarakhand

  3. Nagaland

  4. Gujarat

  5. Maharashtra

  6. M.P.

  7. Odisha

  8. Punjab

  9. Rajasthan

JEE Main Previous Year & Expected Cutoff Marks 2016:

JEE Main 2015 Cutoff Marks:

  • General: 105

  • OBC: 70

  • SC: 50

  • ST: 44

JEE Main 2014 Cutoff Marks:

  • General: 115

  • OBC: 74

  • SC: 53

  • ST: 47

Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Cutoff
Paper 1 2016 Analysis JEE Mains - Cutoff

JEE (Main) 2016: Expected Cutoff Table for JEE (Advanced) 2016

Category

% Reservation

Total Seats

Cut-off Marks*

% Cutoff

General

50.5%

1,01,000

99

27.49%

OBC

27.0%

54,000

64

17.84%

SC

15.0%

30,000

43

11.99%

ST

7.5%

15,000

37

10.24%

Total

100.0%

2,00,000

JEE (Main) 2016: Maximum Marks

360

* For Qualification in JEE (Advanced) if student is also in Top-20% or minimum of 75% marks in class-12

(Excepted Cutoff can vary significantly)