Disclaimer: Although students had to answer only 75 questions in exam, analysis below pertains to <=90 questions
JEE Main 2023 (B.E./B.Tech) exam is being conducted entirely in the computer-based mode by the National Testing Agency (NTA). JEE Main Exam 2023 (B.E./B.Tech.) will be held on January 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 and February 1, 2023. The Paper will be conducted in two shifts i.e., First Shift from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm & Second Shift from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily.
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2023: Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)
Particulars | Details |
Exam Mode | Computer-based examination |
Test Duration | Three hours |
No. of Subjects | (i)Physics (ii)Chemistry (iii)Mathematics |
Type of questions | MCQs: 4 options with only 1 correct option Numerical Value Questions: Questions whose answers are to be filled in as a numerical value |
JEE Mains Total No. of questions | Mathematics: 25 (20+10) 20 Questions were compulsory MCQ Based & 10 Questions were answers as a numerical value. Out of these 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory. Physics: 25 (20+10) 20 Questions were compulsory MCQ Based & 10 Questions were answers as a numerical value. Out of these 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory. Chemistry: 25 (20+10) 20 Questions were compulsory MCQ Based & 10 Questions were answers as a numerical value. Out of these 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory. Total: 75 Questions (25 questions in each subject) |
JEE Mains Total Marks | 300 Marks |
JEE Main Marking Scheme | MCQs: Four marks will be awarded for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of one mark on each wrong answer. Questions with numerical value answers: Candidates will be given four marks for each correct answer and there will be a negative marking of 1 mark for each wrong answer. |
Subject Wise Difficulty Level Analysis
Since it was a memory-based question analysis, our subject experts could figure out 69 questions out of 90 questions i.e., 23 in Physics, 24 in Chemistry and 22 in Mathematics respectively.
Question Wise Distribution Analysis
The table gives us the question distribution table based upon the Class standard, Subject, Chapter, Topic & Level of Difficulty –
Physics
Class | Section | Subject | Chapter Name |
Topic Name | Difficulty Level | |
1 | 11th | A | Physics | Waves | Displacement Relation in Progressive wave | Easy |
2 | 12th | A | Physics | Electric Charge & Field | Coulomb’s Law | Medium |
3 | 11th | A | Physics | System Of Particles & Rotational Motion | Radius Of Gyration | Medium |
4 | 12th | A | Physics | Current Electricity | Grouping Of Resistors | Medium |
5 | 11th | A | Physics | Laws Of Motion | Common Forces | Medium |
6 | 12th | A | Physics | Electromagnetic Induction | Faraday’s Law | Medium |
7 | 12th | A | Physics | Alternating Current | Quality Factor | Easy |
8 | 11th | A | Physics | Motion In A Plane | Projectile Motion | Medium |
9 | 12th | A | Physics | Dual Nature Of Matter & Radiations | Photoelectric Effect | Easy |
10 | 12th | A | Physics | Electromagnetic Induction | Faraday’s Law | Easy |
11 | 11th | A | Physics | Thermal Properties Of Matter | Thermal Expansion | Easy |
12 | 12th | A | Physics | Moving Charges & Magnetism | Magnetic Force | Easy |
13 | 12th | A | Physics | Moving Charges & Magnetism | Magnetic Field Due to Current Loop | Medium |
14 | 12th | A | Physics | Solids & Semiconductor Devices | Photodiode | Easy |
15 | 11th | A | Physics | Laws Of Motion | Apparent weight in Lift | Easy |
16 | 12th | A | Physics | Nuclei | Radioactivity | Medium |
17 | 12th | B | Physics | Communication System | Modulation Index | Easy |
18 | 11th | B | Physics | Work Energy & Power | Kinetic Energy | Medium |
19 | 11th | B | Physics | Mechanical Properties Of Solids | Young’s Modulus | Easy |
20 | 12th | B | Physics | Electrostatics Potential & Capacitance | Electrostatics Potential Energy | Easy |
21 | 11th | B | Physics | Gravitation | Variation in Acceleration due to gravity | Easy |
22 | 11th | B | Physics | Oscillations | Combination Of Springs | Easy |
23 | 11th | B | Physics | System Of Particles & Rotational Motion | Moment Of Inertia | Medium |
Chemistry
24 | 11th | A | Chemistry | Ionic Equilibrium | Buffer solutions | Medium |
25 | 12th | A | Chemistry | d and f block elements | Qualitative analysis | Easy |
26 | 11th | A | Chemistry | Hydrocarbons | Alkenes | Difficult |
27 | 11th | A | Chemistry | General Organic Chemistry | Resonance | Difficult |
28 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Alcohols,Phenols and ethers | Reaction with HBr | Medium |
29 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Coordination compounds | Valence Bond Theory | Easy |
30 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Coordination compounds | Magnetic moment | Easy |
31 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Haloalkanes and Haloarenes | Polyhalogens | Easy |
32 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Solutions | Colligative properties | Easy |
33 | 11th | A | Chemistry | S block elements | Properties of beryllium | Medium |
34 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Alcohols,Phenols and ethers | Miscellaneous | Difficult |
35 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Chemistry in Everyday Life | Tranquilizers | Easy |
36 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Coordination compounds | Magnetic moment | Easy |
37 | 11th | A | Chemistry | S block | Some important compounds of s block elements | Easy |
38 | 12th | A | Chemistry | P block elements-II | Oxy acids | Easy |
39 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Aldehyde,Ketones and carboxylic acid | Benzoin condensation | Medium |
40 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Solid state | Metal deficiency defect | Medium |
41 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Metallurgy | Miscellaneous | Easy |
42 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Electrochemistry | Relationship between Gibbs energy and equilibrium constant | Easy |
43 | 12th | A | Chemistry | Chemical Kinetics | Activation Energy | Easy |
44 | 12th | B | Chemistry | Coordination compounds | Werner’s Theory | Easy |
45 | 11th | B | Chemistry | Some basic concept of chemistry | Dilution | Easy |
46 | 11th | B | Chemistry | Thermodynamics | Spontaneity | Medium |
47 | 12th | B | Chemistry | Biomolecules | Nucleic acid | Medium |
Mathematics
48 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Three Dimensional Geometry | Skew Lines | Easy |
49 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Conic Section – 2 | Hyperbola | Easy |
50 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Limits & Derivatives | Limit at Infinity | Medium |
51 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Application of Integration | Area bounded between two curves | Medium |
52 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Binomial Theorem | Bino Series | Medium |
53 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Mathematical Reasoning | Equivalent statement | Easy |
54 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Permutation & Combination | Combinations | Easy |
55 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Differential Equation | Linear D. E | Easy |
56 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Relations & functions | G.I.F | Difficult |
57 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Continuity & Differentiability | Differentiability | Difficult |
58 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Three Dimensional Geometry | Distance of point from plane | Medium |
59 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Complex Numbers | Polar form | Medium |
60 | 11th | A | Mathematics | Binomial Theorem | Bino Series | Difficult |
61 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Differentiation | High Order Diff. | Medium |
62 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Matrices & Determinants | Matrix Equation | Medium |
63 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Vector Algebra | STP | Medium |
64 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Relations & functions | Types of Relation | Medium |
65 | 12th | A | Mathematics | Inverse Trigonometry | Properties | Easy |
66 | 11th | B | Mathematics | Permutation & Combination | Combination | Easy |
67 | 11th | B | Mathematics | Conic Section-2 | Ellipse | Difficult |
68 | 12th | B | Mathematics | Definite Integral | Properties | Medium |
69 | 12th | B | Mathematics | Definite Integral | Properties | Easy |
Class standard Wise Distribution Level Analysis
Our expert faculties have analyzed and come to conclusion that the questions from Class 12th syllabus were more compared to that of Class 11th syllabus. The table below is the Class wise question distribution table which gives you the broader idea.
Overall Paper Difficulty Level Analysis
By analyzing the paper, we have rated every question on a scale of 1 to 3. The ratings are set by our expert faculty. The individual ratings are then averaged to calculate the overall difficulty level.
- Easy – 1
- Medium – 2
- Difficult – 3
Subject | Difficulty Level |
Physics | 1.43 |
Chemistry | 1.54 |
Mathematics | 1.82 |
Overall | 1.59 |
Deduction
We can conclude that the Overall Difficulty rating for JEE Mains Session 1 (Shift 1),2023 was 1.59 which can be concluded as being moderately difficult. Mathematics was the most difficult subject to score some marks. The order of difficulty in different subjects can be assessed by a large section of aspirants as Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics in that order.
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