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JEE Advanced 2018: Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme and Analysis

Find the complete analysis of JEE Advanced (Paper-1 and Paper-2) done by experts. With the help of the analysis of JEE Advanced 2018, the candidates can easily get an idea about the chances of admission and scores.

May 21, 2018 13:58 IST
JEE Advanced 2018: Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme and Analysis

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur has successfully conducted JEE Advanced on May 20, 2018. This year, the exam was fully computer based. There were two papers i.e., Paper-1 and Paper-2. About 157496 candidates appeared for Paper-1 while 155091 candidates for Paper-2. There were not any technical glitches found in

In this article, we bring to you the complete analysis of JEE Advanced (Paper-1 and Paper-2) done by experts. With the help of the analysis of JEE Advanced 2018, the candidates can easily get an idea about the chances of admission and scores.

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The analysis of JEE Advanced 2018 are given below:

  1. According to the students, Mathematics was easy and scoring, Physics was of moderate level and Chemistry was the difficult one in paper-1 of JEE Advanced 2018.
  2. In JEE Advanced paper-2, students found Mathematics was tough and lengthy as compared to Physics and Chemistry.
  3. Paper-1 was less calculative as compared to paper-2.
  4. The overall difficulty level of both the papers of JEE Advanced 2018 was moderate.
  5. According to some students, paper-2 was more difficult than paper-1.
  6. The candidates had to round off their answers up to two decimal places in Section B (Integer type questions) of both the papers. The students faced difficulty to answer these types of questions as they were newly introduced in JEE Advanced 2018.
  7. In Section C (Matching Type Questions), there were only two columns.
  8. The total marks of the paper were also reduced to 180 from 183.

JEE Advanced 2018 Question Paper-1: Pattern and Marking Scheme

Section

Question Type

Number of Questions

 

Category-wise marks of each question

Full marks

Partial Marks

Zero Marks

Negative Marks

Maximum Marks of the section

A

One or more correct option (s)

6

+4

If only the bubble (s) corresponding to all the correct option (s) is (are) darkened

+3 - If all the four options are correct but only three options are chosen

+2 - If three or more options are correct but only two options are chosen, both of which are correct options.

+1 - If two or more options are correct but only one option is chosen and it is a correct option.

 

 

If none of the bubbles is darkened

-2

In all other cases

24

B

Numerical Value Answer

8

+3

If only the bubble corresponding to the correct answer is darkened

-

In all other cases

-

24

C

Single correct option

4

+3

If only the bubble corresponding to the correct option is darkened

-

If none of the bubbles is darkened

-1

In all other cases

12

Total for each subject

60 marks

 

JEE Advanced 2018 Question Paper-2: Pattern and Marking Scheme

Section

Question

Type

Category-wise Marks for each section

No of Questions

Full Marks

Partial Marks

Zero

Marks

Negative

Marks

Max Marks

1

One or more correct option (s)

6

+ 4

If only bubble(s) corresponding to all the correct option(s) is (are) darkened

+3 - If all the four options are correct but only three options are chosen

+2 - If three or more options are correct but only two options are chosen, both of which are correct options.

+1 - If two or more options are correct but only one option is chosen and it is a correct option.

If none of the bubbles is darkened

-2

In all other cases

24

2

Numerical Value Answer

8

+3

If only the bubble corresponding to the correct answer is darkened

-

In all other cases

 

24

3

Matching List Questions

4

+3

If only the option corresponding to the correct matching is chosen.

-

If none of the bubble (s) is/are darkened

-1

In all other cases

12

Total for each subject

60 marks

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Comparison of JEE Advanced 2018 with JEE Advanced 2017:

In JEE Advanced 2018, students found some changes as compared to JEE Advanced 2017 which are given below:

S.No.

Basis

JEE Advanced 2018

JEE Advanced 2017

1

Total Marks

180 Marks

183 Marks

2

Integer Type questions

Rounding off up to two decimals

Rounding off up to single digit integer

3

Matching Type questions

Only two columns

Three columns

4

Matching Type questions

4 (In each section) of paper-2

6 (In each section) of paper-1

5

One or more than one correct answer

6 (In both papers)

7 (In both papers)

6

Integer Type questions

8 (In both papers)

5 (In paper-1 only)

 

Conclusion

JEE Advanced 2018 Paper-2 was more calculative and difficult than paper-1. The candidates had to round off their answers up to two decimal places in integer type questions which made it difficult for students. The total marks of each paper were also reduced to 180 from 183.

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