The **JEE Main exam**, also known as the Joint Entrance Examination Main, is the entrance exam organised by the NTA (National Testing Agency) in India for admission to various **engineering** and **architecture** programs in prestigious institutions (IITs and NITs) across the country. On the basis of the rank attained by the appearing students in the JEE Main exam 2023, admission will be granted after qualifying for JEE Advance. This article will give detailed information about the JEE Main exam analysis 2023. However, before venturing into the details, refer to the overview table for highlights of the JEE Main exam 2023.

Name of the exam | Joint Entrance Examination Main |

Exam conducting body | National Testing Agency (NTA) |

Level of Exam | National |

Mode of Exam | Online and Offline (for drawing only) |

Duration of Exam | 3 hours |

Total number of Questions | B. Tech/ B.E- 90 QuestionsB. Arch.- 82 QuestionsB. Planning- 105 Questions |

Total Marks | B. Tech/ B.E-300 marks B. Arch.- 400 marks B. Planning- 400 marks |

Language of Paper | English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. |

Negative Marking | -1 for each wrong answer |

Official Website | jeemain.nta.nic.in |

Table of Contents

- 1 JEE Main Exam Analysis 2023 for Session-1
- 2 JEE Main Exam Session-2 Paper Analysis
- 3 FAQs

## JEE Main Exam Analysis 2023 for Session-1

This blog contains the JEE Main 2023 session-1 question paper analysis for 2023 JEE Main exam. Students who took the examination said the JEE Main 2023 session-1 paper was moderately difficult. Overall, the question paper was balanced. The sections on mathematics and physics were simple to moderate, but the section on chemistry was relatively easy. According to the students, the exam was simpler than last year’s paper. The comprehensive JEE Main exam analysis for 2023 has also been made available in this blog along with the previous year’s question paper.

### 24^{th} January Paper Analysis For JEE Main 2023

#### Shift 1 Analysis

- The majority of students did think the mathematics portion was the longest and most time-consuming. Questions were asked about difficult topics like Conic Sections, Vector 3D, and Integration.
- According to students, the physics section’s questions were simple to moderately difficult.
- Most of the questions centred on topics in electronics and thermodynamics, like capacitors, resistance, etc. There were also a number of problems in optics (Ray and Wave).
- In Chemistry, a significant number of questions came from NCERT. Questions about finding the reactant and reactions in organic chemistry carried the most weight.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | The paper was lengthy and difficult |

Physics | Moderately easy |

Chemistry | Questions were direct and easy |

Overall difficulty level | Moderately easy |

#### Shift 2 Paper Analysis

- The math section was moderately difficult. The numerical portion included time-consuming and lengthy Calculus questions. The algebra portion got more weightage as it consisted of questions from Complex Numbers, Matrices & Determinants, Statistics, Vectors, Permutation & Combination Progression & Series, and 3D Geometry
**.** - Almost every important section of the physics syllabus was given equal weightage. Questions were asked from Modern Physics, Electrostatics, Work, Power & Energy, EM Waves, Magnetism, Kinematics, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Heat & Thermodynamics, and Wave Optics.
- Organic Chemistry got more weightage, with topics from General Organic Chemistry, and Amines, Aldehydes & Ketones. In the numerical portion, Physical chemistry questions included from chapters such as Chemical Kinetics, Ionic Equilibrium, and Atomic Structure were asked. Inorganic chemistry has the least weightage and yet was by far the most difficult section.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately Difficult |

Physics | Easy |

Chemistry | Easy |

Overall difficulty level | Easy to moderate |

**Also Read: How to Prepare for JEE Main Exam?**

### 25^{th} January Paper Analysis For JEE Main 2023

#### Shift 1 Paper Analysis

- In Math, all chapters were covered in the paper but the chapters on algebra and calculus received the most attention. the Binomial Theorem, Complex Numbers, Differentiation, Definite Integrals, Area under Curves, Hyperbola & Circle, Vectors, Determinants, 3D Geometry, Probability, Binomial Theorem, Permutation & Combination, Complex Numbers, Defining Integrals, and the Binomial Theorem. The calculations in the Numerical Section were lengthy. Few MCQs were found to have difficult and lengthy questions.
- The physics section was simple. All topics, including mechanics, waves, and modern physics, were asked. There were also “match type” questions. The paper was formula-based, which is why students find it doable.
- In chemistry, the key to achieving high marks lies in studying NCERT textbooks and taking NCERT-based mock tests. It was a fairly balanced section overall. Compared to Organic Chemistry, there were fewer Physical Chemistry questions. There were questions from chapters on coordination chemistry, atomic structure, thermodynamics, redox processes, chemical kinetics, hydrocarbons, aldehydes, and ketones, but none of them came from the chapter “Chemistry in Everyday Life”.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately Difficult |

Physics | Moderately Difficult |

Chemistry | Easy |

Overall difficulty level | Moderate |

#### Shift 2 Paper Analysis

- Math and algebra were given more weight. Permutation and Combination, Complex Numbers, Binomial Theorem, Progression & Series, Determinants, Vectors, 3D Geometry, Statistics, and Matrices were the topics covered by the algebra problems. Questions in calculus came from the topics of limits and continuity, derivative applications, area, differential equations, definite integrals, and functions.
- The majority of the topics from physics were covered in the paper, but there were a few particularly good questions on gravity, rotational motion, work, power, and energy, wave optics, electrostatics, modern physics, units & dimensions, semiconductors, magnetism, kinematics, heat, and thermodynamics. Questions based on numbers were simple. Overall, it was a fairly balanced section.
- The emphasis was on organic chemistry, with the majority of the questions coming from phenols, aldehydes & ketones, and amines, among other areas of general organic chemistry. Ionic equilibrium, electrochemistry, and atomic structure questions were all covered in Physical Chemistry.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately Difficult |

Physics | Moderately Difficult |

Chemistry | Easy |

Overall difficulty level | Medium Difficult |

### 28^{th} January Paper Analysis for JEE Main 2023

- The paper was simple to moderate. There were only two drawing questions were provided, and there wasn’t any other option. Four questions are typically asked each year. This year’s exam was quite lengthy.
- The aptitude portion included four questions on series completion and two each on paper folding, orthographic projection, and mirror images.
- the general aptitude section had questions from Match the following on Landmarks and there was a patronymic question.
- In math, Series, determinants, three-dimensional geometry, limits, circles, and hyperbola topics were asked.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately Difficult |

Drawing | Moderately Difficult |

General Aptitude | easy |

Overall difficulty level | Medium difficult |

### 29th January Paper Analysis for JEE Main 2023

#### Shift 1 Paper Analysis

- With more emphasis on Coordinate Geometry, math was difficult and lengthy. Questions from all chapters were asked, with a focus on the chapters on conic sections and algebra. Straight lines, circles, hyperbola, binomial theorem, complex numbers, statistics, mathematical reasoning, probability, matrices, progressions, three-dimensional geometry, an area under curves, definite integrals, and differential equations. MCQs had few lengthy or difficult problems, according to students.
- Formula and concept-based questions dominated physics. A significant number of questions were integer based. In the paper, Students felt that Class 12th was more important in Physics than Class 11th. Simple communications and electrostatics questions were asked. Kinematics, friction, laws of motion, heat and thermodynamics, electrostatics and magnetism, ac circuits and current electricity, surface tension, gravity, rotational motion, friction, wave optics, semiconductors, and communication systems were among the topics covered in the question paper. According to the students, physics was balanced overall.
- The overall level of difficulty for the questions in chemistry was moderate and they were based on NCERT. Physical, Inorganic, and Organic Chemistry all had approx. equal weightage of the topics as a whole.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately Difficult |

Physics | Moderate |

Chemistry | Easy |

Overall difficulty level | Easy to Moderate |

#### Shift 2 Paper Analysis

- The math test was time-consuming and difficult. Algebra and calculus topics got more questions. Definite Integrals, Matrices, Area, Differential Equations, Probability, Progression Series, Determinants, Vectors, 3D Geometry, the Binomial Theorem, and Complex Numbers were among the topics covered in the paper.
- According to the students, physics was easy. The most weightage was given to Modern Physics, Kinematics, Rules of Motion, Heat and Thermodynamics, SHM & Waves, AC Circuits, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Semi-Conductor, and Magnetism.
- In the Problem-solving questions, Physical Chemistry received more weightage than Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. In organic chemistry, the focus was on alcohols, ethers, and phenols, as well as aryl and alkyl halides, Chemical kinetics, electrochemistry, ionic equilibrium, and the mole concept. There were questions in Inorganic Chemistry from the s-block, p-block, Chemical Bonding, and Metallurgy.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Difficult |

Physics | Moderate |

Chemistry | Easy |

Overall difficulty level | Moderate |

### 30^{th} January Paper Analysis For JEE Main 2023

#### Shift 1 Paper Analysis

1. The math test was considered to be simple to moderately difficult by the students. Questions were lengthy, as they had been in previous shifts. Nearly every topic on the syllabus was covered in the paper, which covered 95% of the subject syllabus.

2. Reactions to a physics paper were varied. With questions using formulas, the difficulty level was rated as moderate to difficult. The Physics question paper included almost every topic from the syllabus, covering 90–95% of the syllabus, just like the Math exam. The questions with numbers were explicitly based on formulas. Kinematics, electrostatics, unique dimensions, and magnetism questions were asked.

3. Comparing the chemistry exam to the earlier shifts, it was said that this one was more challenging. In physical chemistry, the numerical-type problems demanded time-consuming calculations. Additionally, the paper also had questions on Aldehydes and Ketones, GOC, Polymers, Coordination Complexes, Environmental Chemistry, d-Block Elements, p-Block Elements, and Chemistry in Daily Life.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderate |

Physics | Difficult |

Chemistry | Difficult |

Overall difficulty level | Moderately difficult |

#### Shift 2 Paper Analysis

1. Math was easy to moderate. Coordinate geometry and Algebra topics were given greater emphasis. It was asked about the parabola, ellipse, area, definite integrals, determinants, vectors, binomial theorem, complex numbers, and the progression series. Long calculations were required for both MCQs and numerical.

2. The questions in the physics section were challenging but well-balanced. A greater emphasis was placed on the parts of kinematics, laws of motion, SHM and waves, heat and thermodynamics, AC circuits, electrostatics, magnetism, Current electricity, AC, semiconductors, and modern physics.

3. In comparison to the physical chemistry portion, inorganic and organic chemistry covered more questions. In organic chemistry, the emphasis was on alcohols, ethers, phenols, and aryl and alkyl halides. Chemical kinetics, electrochemistry, ionic equilibrium, and the mole concept. Environmental chemistry, chemical bonding, everyday life chemistry, and metallurgy are all the topics covered in questions for inorganic chemistry.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Easy |

Physics | Easy to moderate |

Chemistry | Difficult |

Overall difficulty level | Moderate |

### 31^{st} January Paper Analysis for JEE Main 2023

#### Shift 1 Paper Analysis

1. Chapters on coordinate geometry and algebra received more weightage in the math syllabus. For some students, this section was tedious and difficult. paper covered Permutation & Combination, Parabola, Definite Integrals, Ellipse, Area, Matrices, Probability, Statistics, Determinants, Vectors, Complex numbers, 3D Geometry, and Progression Series questions were included. Long calculations were required for both MCQs and numerical.

2. Physics had more questions on SHM and waves, electrostatics, current electricity rotational motion, kinematics, heat and thermodynamics, AC circuits, semiconductors, magnetism, and modern physics. Questions that involved math were rated as being simple. The questions in this section were challenging but well-balanced.

3. MCQs in chemistry were more challenging than the numerical section. Molecular and inorganic chemistry had more weight than physical chemistry. the paper included topics like atomic structure, Chemical equilibrium, solutions, d and f block elements, chemical kinetics, quantitative analysis of compounds, chemistry in daily life, environmental chemistry, amino acids, ethers, phenols, alkyl halides, and biomolecules.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately tough |

Physics | Easy |

Chemistry | Moderate |

Overall difficulty level | Moderately Tough |

#### Shift 2 Paper Analysis

1. According to the students, the math portion was time taking and moderately difficult. Circles, hyperbola, algebra, definite integrals, coordinate geometry, limits, matrices, differential equations, the binomial theorem, statistics, probability, permutation and combination, determinants, vectors, 3D geometry, complex numbers, and progression series were among the topics covered in the questions.

2. Numerical-based questions in physics were said to be simple. and overall fair. questions were asked about Semiconductors, Kinematics, Gravitation, Laws of Motion, Circular Motion, Heat & Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, AC Circuits, Wave Optics, and Modern Physics.

3. Compared to Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry had lesser questions. MCQs were more challenging than the numerical section. Paper covered topics like d and f Block elements, ore and metallurgy, chemistry in daily life, environmental chemistry, biomolecules, aldehydes and ketone, amines, ethers and phenols, aryl and alkyl halides, atomic structure, chemical equilibrium, solutions, and chemical kinetics.

Subject | Difficulty Level |

Mathematics | Moderately tough |

Physics | Easy |

Chemistry | Moderate |

Overall difficulty level | Moderate |

**Also Read: JEE Main Previous Year’s Questions Paper 2023**

## JEE Main Exam Session-2 Paper Analysis

Phase 2 of JEE Main 2022 began on July 25, 2022. For B.E. and B. Tech, there are two shifts for the test. This page has been updated with JEE Main 2022 Paper Analysis for all shifts of Phase 2.

Date and shift of examination | Level of difficulty | Subject wise highest weightage |

25 July 2022 Shift 1 | Math– Moderately tough and lengthy.Physics– EasyChemistry– Easythe overall level of difficulty- Moderate | Math– Mathematical Reasoning & StatisticsPhysics– AC, Communication Systems, Semi-conductorsChemistry– Block Chemistry, Chain Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Polymers |

25 July 2022 Shift 2 | Math– moderatePhysics– easy to moderateChemistry– the easy overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Matrices, Probability, Circle, 3 D Geometry, Complex numbers in Algebra, Vectors, Parabola and Ellipse in Co-ordinate Geometry, Physics– Current Electricity, Electrostatics, EM Waves, Mechanics, Magnetism, Semiconductors & Communication SystemsChemistry– Biomolecules, Environmental Chemistry |

26 July 2022 shift 1 | Math– moderate and lengthyPhysics– easyChemistry– easythe overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Binomial Theorem, Definite Integrals & Functions, Limit and function, Probability, Mathematical reasoning, Statistics, Straight linePhysics– Thermodynamic, SemiconductorsChemistry– Physical and Organic Chemistry |

26 July 2022 shift 2 | Math– difficultPhysics– easy to moderateChemistry– easythe overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Binomial Theorem, Coordinate Geometry, Probability, Quadratic Equations, Matrices, 3-D Geometry & Complex numbers in Algebra, Sequence & SeriesPhysics– AC Circuits, & Communication Systems, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, EM Waves, Mechanics, Wave & Sound, Heat & Thermodynamics, KinematicsChemistry– Amines & Biomolecules, Chemical Kinetics, Chemical Equilibrium, Electrochemistry &Thermodynamics, Ores & Metallurgy and Environmental Chemistry, Phenols |

27 July 2022 shift 1 | Math– difficult and lengthyPhysics– moderateChemistry– easythe overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Coordinate Geometry, Hyperbola, Mathematical Reasoning, Parabola, StatisticsPhysics– Current Electricity, Capacitors, Communication Systems, SemiconductorChemistry– Biomolecules, Polymer |

27 July 2022 shift 2 | Math– moderate and lengthyPhysics– difficultChemistry– moderatethe overall level of difficulty- moderately difficult | Math– Calculus, Hyperbola, Mathematical Reasoning, ParabolaPhysics– Current Electricity, Modern Physics, EM Waves, Semiconductors, Photoelectric EffectChemistry– Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Polymers |

28 July 2022 shift 1 | Math– ModeratePhysics-moderateChemistry– easythe overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Coordinate Geometry, Limit and Functions, Hyperbola, Mathematical Reasoning, StatisticsPhysics– Electricity, Communication systems, SemiconductorChemistry– Chemistry in everyday life, organic chemistry, Polymer |

28 July 2022 shift 2 | Math– moderate and lengthyPhysics– moderateChemistry– easythe overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Coordinate Geometry, Mathematical ReasoningPhysics– Current Electricity, Communication Systems, Semi-ConductorsChemistry– Biomolecules, Polymers |

29 July 2022 shift 1 | Math– moderate and lengthyPhysics– moderateChemistry– easy to moderatethe overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Hyperbola, Mathematical Reasoning, Parabola, Integration, Limits, StatisticsPhysics– Current Electricity, Communication, Semiconductors, PN JunctionChemistry– Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Polymers |

29 July 2022 shift 2 | Math– difficultPhysics– easy to moderateChemistry– easy overall level of difficulty- moderate | Math– Limits, Integration, Mathematical Reasoning, StatisticsPhysics– Communication, Current electricity, PN Junction, SemiconductorChemistry– Organic & Inorganic Chemistry |

## FAQs

**Q.1. What are the marking criteria of JEE Main exam and what type of questions are asked?**

Most of the questions in the paper are multiple-choice questions. With the revised format, each section of Paper-1 will now contain 5 numerical questions. For these numerals, candidates won’t receive a negative. However, if they choose an incorrect answer on a multiple-choice question, they will lose 1 mark.

**Q.2. Is JEE Main exam also available in Offline mode?**

No, JEE Main is conducted online only in CBT mode.

**Q.3. Is it mandatory to attempt the exam in the English language?**

No, students can choose any one of the 13 languages while filling out the JEE Main application form. And thereafter, they can write in the language of their choice.

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