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 3^{rd} 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:
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:
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
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
UNIT & TOPIC NAME  NO OF QUESTION  TOTAL MARKS  % WEIGHTAGE 
Chemistry  30  120  100.00% 
Inorganic ChemistryI  6  24  20.00% 
Chemical Bonding  2  8  6.67% 
Hydrogen & Its Compounds  1  4  3.33% 
pblock  1  4  3.33% 
Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties  1  4  3.33% 
sblock  1  4  3.33% 
Inorganic ChemistryII  6  24  20.00% 
Coordination Compounds  2  8  6.67% 
dblock & fblock Elements  2  8  6.67% 
Metallurgy  1  4  3.33% 
Qualitative Analysis  1  4  3.33% 
Organic ChemistryI  2  8  6.67% 
General Organic Chemistry II  2  8  6.67% 
Organic ChemistryII  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 ChemistryI  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 ChemistryII  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
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% 
Coordinate Geometry (3D)  2  8  6.67% 
Coordinate Geometry (3D)  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:

Haryana

Uttarakhand

Nagaland

Gujarat

Maharashtra

M.P.

Odisha

Punjab

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
JEE (Main) 2016: Expected Cutoff Table for JEE (Advanced) 2016  
Category  % Reservation  Total Seats  Cutoff 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 Top20% or minimum of 75% marks in class12 (Excepted Cutoff can vary significantly) 