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JEE Advanced 2017 Complete Paper Analysis, Difficulty Level and Distribution of Questions

Posted By Admin on December 16, 2017

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Complete Paper Analysis, Difficulty Level and Distribution of Questions

 

JEE Advanced 2017, conducted on 21 May 2017 by IIT Madras was considered as easier than expected by most JEE Advanced aspirants and faculty members across India. As compared the level level of JEE Advanced 2018, it was comparatively easier but let us analyse it quantitatively as well as qualitatively.

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Pattern

JEE Advanced is most unpredictable of all entrance examinations in India. The pattern, maximum marks and type of questions are changed every year that makes it one of trickiest, most competitive and at the same time most difficult exam in India. Let's check the details of JEE Advanced 2017 paper:

 

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JEE Advanced 2017 consisted of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2

Both the papers of JEE Advanced 2017 were conducted on 21 May 2017 after a gap of two hour.

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 1 was conducted from 9 AM to 12 Noon.

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 2 was conducted from 2 PM to 5 PM.

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 2 included 6 questions of matrix matching type.

Each paper of JEE Advanced paper included all three subject i.e. Physics, Chemistry as well as Maths.

 

Based on type of questions also, each subject was divided into 3 parts.

  • Each part had 3 sections having different types of questions
  • There was one new type introduced this year in which a candidate had to match 3 columns instead of 2.

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 1 pattern:

(Maximum Marks = 183)

 

Section – 1 (Physics/Chemistry/Maths)

Question

Type

One or more correct choice MCQs

Number

7

Marking Scheme

+4 for all correct options marked, +1 for each correct marked, -2 if any wrong option is marked (even if the other option marked may be correct) 

Maximum Marks

28

Section – 2 (Physics/Chemistry/Maths)

Question

Type

Single Digit Integer Type

Number

5

Marking Scheme

+3 for correct answer, 0 for all other cases (no negative marking)

Maximum Marks

15

Section – 2 (Physics/Chemistry/Maths)

Question

Type

One correct choice MCQs

Based on Passage

Number

6

(2 from each passage)

Marking Scheme

+3 for correct answer, -1 for incorrect

Maximum Marks

18

JEE Advanced 2017 Paper 2 pattern

(Maximum Marks = 183)

 

Section – 1 (Physics/Chemistry/Maths)

Question

Type

Single Option Correct

Number

+3 for correct answer, -1 for incorrect

Marking Scheme

+4 for all correct options marked, +1 for each correct marked, -2 if any wrong option is marked (even if the other option marked may be correct) 

Maximum Marks

21

Section – 2 (Physics/Chemistry/Maths)

Question

Type

One or more correct choice MCQs

Number

7

Marking Scheme

+4 for all correct options marked, +1 for each correct marked, -2 if any wrong option is marked (even if the other option marked may be correct) 

Maximum Marks

28

Section – 2 (Physics/Chemistry/Maths)

Question

Type

One correct choice, Matching type questions based on 3 columns.

Number

4

(2 sets of 2 questions)

Marking Scheme

+3 for correct answer, -1 for incorrect

Maximum Marks

12

 

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Question Distribution for Classes

JEE Advanced marks distribution is not fixed.

In Paper 1, questions and their maximum marks were distributed equally between class 11 and class 12 syllabus. 9 questions from each subject were asked.

 

Subject

Class XI

Class XII

Physics

9

9

Chemistry

9

9

Maths

9

9

 

In Paper 2, questions and their maximum marks were not distributed equally between class 11 and class 12 syllabus. 9 questions from each subject were asked.

 

Subject

Class XI

Class XII

Physics

9

9

Chemistry

3

15

Maths

4

14

 

Overall, a higher weightage was given to Class XII for Chemistry and Maths mainly due to topics of Organic & Inorganic Chemistry and Calculus.

JEE Advanced 2017 Difficulty Level

Paper 1 can be considered to be easy with more than 50% of the questions from the moderate category and very less in the easy category. Let's take a look at the numbers for each:

 

Paper 1

Easy

Medium

Difficult

Physics

4

12

2

Chemistry

7

9

2

Maths

5

12

1

Total

16

33

5

 

Paper 2 was comparatively tougher for all subjects. In both the papers, Physics was tougher with more questions based on application of mixed concepts or which required higher order analytical skills along with a very thorough understanding of the concepts.

 

Paper 2

Easy

Medium

Hard

Physics

5

6

7

Chemistry

10

6

2

Maths

3

12

3

Total

18

24

12

 

 

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Physics Topic wise Analysis

In Paper 1, more weightage was given to thermodynamics comparatively with a 3 questions of Matching type coming from the chapter. Mechanics took higher share section wise. Important topics covered were: Surface tension, laws of motion, induced EMF, LCR Circuit, Bohr’s Atomic Model, radioactivity.

 

Paper 1

Number of Questions 

Mechanics

5

Heat and Thermodynamics

4

Electrostatics and Magnetism

3

Optics and Modern Physics

4

Current Electricity and EMI

2

 

In Paper 2, Mechanics had the more weightage and no question was asked from thermodynamics. 

 

Paper 2

Number of Question

Mechanics

9

Heat and Thermodynamics

0

Electrostatics and Magnetism

3

Optics and Modern Physics

2

Current Electricity and EMI

4

 

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Chemistry Topic wise Analysis

In Chemistry, both the papers were almost uniformally distributed over all the 3 sections for number of questions as given below.

 

Paper 1

Number of Questions 

Physical

7

Inorganic

5

Organic

6

 

 

 

 

Paper 2

Number of Questions

Physical

6

Inorganic

6

Organic

6

 

JEE Advanced 2017 Maths Topic wise Analysis

The distribution was equal to all topics of 12th maths.

Paper 1

Number of Questions 

Algebra

6

Coordinate

6

Calculus

6

Trigonometry

0

 

In Paper 2, more questions were asked from calculus while only 1 question was asked from Trigonometry.

Paper 2

Number of Questions

Algebra

4

Coordinate

4

Calculus

9

Trigonometry

1

 

 

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