IIT JEE Paper Analysis 202021: JEE Main 2021 Paper Analysis is released for the February and March 2021 session. Get to know the level of difficulty of this year’s exam paper.
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JEE Paper Analysis 2021 – March session Paper 1 (Morning session)

By students
 Balanced as questions came from almost all the topics for different sections.
 Paper 1 was on an easy to moderate level as compared to last year’s paper.
 There were 3 sections in Paper 1, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and each section had 25 sections. The whole paper was 3 hours long.
 The mathematics section had some tricky questions when compared to last year’s paper.

By FITJEE
Subjects 
Analysis 
Physics 
· Level – easy to moderate · Questions mainly asked from – gravitation, general electricity and AC circuits. · Easy calculations, some numerical and lengthy questions. · Theory questions were asked from class 12^{th} NCERT. 
Chemistry 
· Level – easy · Questions mainly asked from – chemical kinetics, electrochemistry in physical chemistry · Inorganic chemistry questions came from NCERT. · Organic chemistry had more weightage. 
Mathematics 
· Level – moderate · Questions mainly asked from algebra and coordinate geometry · Lengthy calculations for a few numerical questions. · Vectors, matrices, complex numbers in algebra were given more weightage. 
JEE Paper Analysis 2021 – February session Paper 1 (Day 3, shift 1)
By students (February 25^{th})
 The level of difficulty was moderate.
 It had 3 sections – physics, chemistry and mathematics.
 Balanced paper as questions came from almost every topic in every section.
The questions asked from each section in the JEE Main 2021 are mentioned in the table below:
Subjects 
Syllabus 
Physics 
· Modern physics · Kinematics · Thermodynamics · Wave and ray optics 
Chemistry 
· Solutions 
Mathematics 
· Matrices · Determinant factors 
February 24^{th }
 Balanced as questions came from almost all the topics for different sections.
 Paper 1 was on an easy to moderate level as compared to last year’s paper.
 There were 3 sections in Paper 1, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and each section had 25 sections. The whole paper was 3 hours long.
 The mathematics section had some tricky questions when compared to last year’s paper.
JEE Paper Analysis 2021 – February session Paper 2
February 23^{rd}
 The level of questions asked in the exam was somewhat like the ones asked in the JEE Main February session.
 The level of the exam was moderate when compared to last year.
 Paper 2 had 3 sections – mathematics, aptitude and drawing.
 25 questions were asked from the mathematics section, and 50 from the aptitude section and from drawing. The exam was 3 hours long.
 According to most of the students, the mathematics section was quite tricky and tough.
 Students found the drawing section and 3D geometry easy.
 The mathematics section was tougher when compared to aptitude.
JEE Paper Analysis – Previous year analysis
Let’s have a look at the JEE Main Paper analysis of the year 2020.
 Questions asked in the Organic chemistry section was more when compared to the last 2 days of the exam.
 Question to determine the ‘electron magnetic spin’ was asked.
 1 question each was asked from metallurgy and biomolecule.
 Questions from surface chemistry were asked.
 There were more questions from calculus when compared to other topics.
 3D Vector questions were asked in the Mathematics section.
 There were more questions from class 12^{th}
Particulars 
Level of difficulty 
Physics 
Tough 
Chemistry 
Easy 
Mathematics 
Moderate 
Overall 
Moderate 
Paper 1: September 1, 2020
This paper was tougher than the JEE Main January session. Even on the second day, physics was tougher. Here are the details:
 Some questions were asked from 3D vectors.
 1 or 2 questions were from matrices and 1 from complex numbers.
 Calculus had the highest weightage, then algebra and then coordinate geometry.
 Some questions were asked from coordinate geometry. 1 from probability and 2 from the differential equation
 The chemistry section had more theoretical questions and most of the questions were from NCERT.
 There were more questions from physical and inorganic chemistry when compared to organic chemistry.
 1 question each was asked from the ionic buffer, solidstate and GOC.
 Some questions were asked from solution colligative properties, electrochemistry.
 Questions of organic chem were based on acidity.
 1 question each was asked from Tyndall’s effect and Henry’s constant.
 There were calculationbased questions in Physics.
 The mathematics section was a bit lengthy.
Particulars 
Level of difficulty 
Physics 
Tough 
Chemistry 
Easy 
Mathematics 
Moderate 
Overall 
Moderate 
Paper 1: September 2, 2020
The level of chemistry and mathematics was moderate, but physics was tough. The overall level of the exam was moderate. Here are the details:
 Mathematics questions were lengthy.
 There were questions from 3D Vector.
 The chemistry section had conceptual questions.
 Most questions were from the NCERT.
 There were numerical based questions in the physics section and also from NCERT.
 There were questions from mechanics.
 Similar questions were asked from the NTA Abhyas.
 IUPAC naming questions were asked in chemistry.
 The chemistry section was asked almost from NCERT.
 There were no questions from solidstate, chemical kinetic and solution colligative.
 There were questions related to marking the closest integer.
 There was 1 question from Molecular Orbital Theory – Difference in Energy Levels.
Particulars 
Level of difficulty 
Physics 
Tough 
Chemistry 
Easy 
Mathematics 
Moderate 
Overall 
Moderate 
Paper 2: September 1, 2020
This is the Paper 2 analysis of the subjects Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing.

Mathematics
Particulars 
Details 
Total number of questions 
25 
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) with a single correct answer 
20 
Numerical answer type (NAT) questions 
5 
Marking scheme 
MCQs: +4 for correct response, 1 for incorrect response. 0 if not attempted NAT: +4 for correct response and 0 in all other cases 
Total marks 
100 
Level of difficulty 
Tough 
Topics with higher weightage 
Hyperbola, Measurements, 3D Geometry 
2. Aptitude
Particulars 
Details 
Total number of questions 
50 
Multiple choice questions (MCQs) with a single correct answer 
50 
Marking scheme 
MCQs: +4 for correct response, 1 for incorrect response. 0 if not attempted 
Total marks 
200 
Level of difficulty 
Easy 
Topics with higher weightage 
Patterns and Sequence, Top view, Front view, Architecture related questions 
3. Drawing
Particulars 
Details 
Total number of questions 
2 (50 marks each) 
Total marks 
100 
Level of difficulty 
Easy 
IIT JEE Paper Analysis: January session 2020
 The students who appeared for the exam on 7^{th} January found Paper 1 easy when compared to last year.
 The students who appeared for the exam on 6^{th} Jan found Paper 2 of easy to moderate level.
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FAQs on the JEE Paper Analysis 2021
What is the level of difficulty of JEE Main 201 by FITJEE?
The level of the JEE exam was moderate.
How many questions were asked from Metallurgy this year?
Only one.
Were there any questions from 3D Vector in mathematics?
There were some questions from 3D Vector.
In the March session, were there any questions of the chemistry section from the NCERT?
Yes, the questions of inorganic chemistry were from NCERT.
In paper 1 from September 3^{rd}, were there questions from the Tyndall effect?
Yes, there was one question.
Were there questions from solidstate in Paper 1, September 2^{nd}?
No questions were from this section.
What was the level of JEE Main Paper 1 on September 2^{nd} 2020?
It was of moderate level.