On April 6, 2023, the National Testing Agency (NTA) conducted the JEE Main Session 2 examination for engineering aspirants. The examination consisted of 90 questions, out of which students had to attempt 75 questions. As per the experts at Aakash BYJU’S, the overall difficulty of JEE Main (Session 2) Shift 1 – 2023 was moderate. The detailed analysis of the paper is provided below for the reference of the candidates.
The subject-wise difficulty level of the paper was as follows:
- Physics was the easiest subject to attempt.
- Chemistry had a mix of moderate and easy questions, with significant emphasis on Organic Chemistry.
- Mathematics was of moderate difficulty, with a few challenging and lengthy questions covering topics such as integration, probability, etc.
In terms of class-wise distribution, the questions in Physics and Mathematics were dominated by the Class 11th syllabus, while in Chemistry, the questions were evenly distributed from the Class 11th and Class 12th syllabus. Overall, the questions distribution from the Class 11th syllabus dominated the paper.
Students who appeared for the JEE Main BE/BTech papers today felt that the overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate, with Mathematics being the most difficult subject to attempt. While the Maths questions were lengthier and tougher in comparison to Chemistry and Physics, formula-based questions were relatively easy. Chemistry had mostly easy questions from NCERT books, with Biomolecules, Polymers, and Environmental Chemistry having its share of 4 questions.
The JEE Main 2023 exam has been reported to have a similar difficulty level as the previous year. Students who have prepared well for the exam will find it easy to score high in the Maths section. Overall, the emphasis on the Class 11th syllabus in the paper highlights the importance of laying a strong foundation in the early years of learning.
In conclusion, JEE Main 2023 Session 2 Shift 1 was a moderate paper with an emphasis on the Class 11th syllabus. Students who have a good understanding of the basics and have prepared well will be able to score well in the examination.