JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

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JEE Advanced Exam Pattern

Regarded as one of the most challenging undergraduate admission tests and one of the toughest exams in the world, JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) is a computer-based exam conducted by IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) for admission into various engineering colleges in India. It can be categorized into JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. Candidates who clear the mains get a chance to sit for the advanced paper. Through this blog, we are going to draw some light on the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern for 2021.

Overview: JEE Advanced Exam

In the year 2021, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur is going to conduct JEE Advanced Exam on 3rd October. Here in tabular form, are the key highlights of the JEE Advanced exam:

Mode of Exam Computer-Based Mode
Medium of Examination English/Hindi
Number of Papers Paper 1 and Paper 2
Number of Sections Three Sections (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)
Type of Questions MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration of the Exam 3 hours
Negative Marking (for each wrong answer) Yes

Paper-1 for the entrance exam will be conducted from 9 am-12 pm, while the Paper-2 will be held on the same day from 2:30 pm-5:30 pm.

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JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

The JEE Advanced paper is designed in a way to evaluate the reasoning ability, comprehension skills and analytical ability of students, apart from theoretical knowledge. The JEE Advanced exam is composed of two papers, i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2. JEE Advanced Exam paper is bifurcated in 3 sections- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Given below is a JEE Advanced Exam Pattern of Paper 1 and Paper 2, which will help students in preparation for the exam:

Paper 1

Section Types of Questions Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 MCQs with one or more than one correct answer 06 24
2 Numerical Answer type question 08 24
3 Paragraph based questions (2 questions with 2 MCQ type questions) 04 12

Paper 2

Section Types of Questions Number of Questions Maximum Marks
1 MCQs with one or more than one correct answer 06 24
2 Numerical Answer type question 08 24
3 Matching type questions with 4 options 04 12

JEE Advanced Marking Scheme

The number of questions in the exam is not fixed and varies every year. Given below is detailed information about the marking scheme of JEE Advanced paper based on the previous year’s test, according to which students can prepare in advance for the exam:

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Paper 1

No. of Sections Section 1 Section 2  Section 3
Type of Questions MCQs with 4 options (one or more than one correct options) Numerical value answer type questions Paragraph based questions
Total Questions 6 8 4
Full Marks +4 marks are awarded, if only (all) the correct option(s) is (are) chosen +3 marks awarded, if the only correct numerical value is given +3 marks awarded, if only the correct option is selected
Partial Marks +3 marks awarded, if all the four options are correct but only three options are chosen.

+2 marks awarded, if 3 or more options are correct but only 2 options are chosen

+1 marks awarded if two or more options are correct but only one option is chosen and it must be correct

Negative Marks 2 marks deducted for each wrong answer 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer
Maximum Marks 24 24 12

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Paper 2

No. of Sections Section 1 Section 2  Section 3
Type of Questions MCQs with 4 options (one or more than one correct options) Numerical value answer type questions Matching type questions with 4 options
Total Questions 6 8 4
Full Marks +4 marks are awarded, if only (all) the correct option(s) is (are) chosen +3 marks awarded, if the only correct numerical value is given +3 marks awarded, if only the correct option is selected
Partial Marks +3 marks awarded, if all the four options are correct but only three options are chosen.

+2 marks awarded, if 3 or more options are correct but only 2 options are chosen

+1 marks awarded if two or more options are correct buy only one option is chosen and it must be correct

Negative Marks 2 marks deducted for each wrong answer 1 mark deducted for each wrong answer
Maximum Marks 24 24 12

JEE Advanced Syllabus

Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are the three important sections of the JEE Advanced 2021 Exam. The subject wise of syllabus of each subject is mentioned below –

Physics

  1. General Physics
  2. Kinetics
  3. Thermal Physics
  4. Optics
  5. Magnetism
  6. Electricity
  7. Modern Physics

Mathematics

  1. Calculus
  2. Trigonometry
  3. Algebra
  4. Matrices
  5. Probability
  6. Vectors
  7. Analytical Geometry

Chemistry

Physical Chemistry Organic Chemistry Inorganic Chemistry
1. Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding2. Gaseous and Liquid States3. Dalton’s atomic theory, Mole concept, chemical formulas, balancing equations, etc.4. Electrochemistry5. Chemical Kinetics6. Solid State7. Energetics8. Solutions9. Surface Chemistry10. Nuclear Chemistry 1. Preparation, properties, and reactions of alkanes2. Preparation, properties, and reactions of alkenes and alkynes3. Phenols4. Benzene5. Carbohydrates6. Amino acids and peptides7. Properties and uses of polymers8. Concepts like IUPAC nomenclature, Hybridisation of carbon; σ and π-bonds, Resonance andhyperconjugation, carbanions and free radicals, etc. 1. Properties and preparation of non-metals2. Ores and MineralsTransition Elements3. Extractive metallurgy4. Principles of qualitative analysis5. Preparation and properties of:Oxides and chlorides of Tin, Potassium Permanganate, carbonates, bicarbonates, Oxygen, Aluminium, Phosphorus, etc.

For detailed JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus, check this out.

FAQs

When will JEE Advanced be conducted in 2021?

JEE Advanced is scheduled to be conducted on 3rd October 2021.


Is JEE Advanced difficult to crack?

JEE Advanced is considered to be one of the toughest exams to crack in India. Hence, students must have a strong preparation to compete at the national level for JEE Advanced.

What are the total marks in JEE Advanced?

JEE Advanced has paper-1 and paper-2. Each paper has 54 questions and the total marks of JEE Advanced Paper- 1 and Paper 2 are 188 each. Hence, the total marks is 366.

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