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JEE Main: Previous year analysis of Chemistry section

Jan 29, 2015 16:15 IST

    Analysis of a question paper helps a candidate in understanding the following things:

    • Importance of chapters.
    • Type of questions asked.
    • Trend of the papers.

    Following post analyses the Chemistry section of previous year JEE Main question paper. With the help of the analysis candidates can get the rough idea of JEE Main question paper. Along with this candidates can also get the idea of important topics for the chemistry section of JEE Main which will lead to a better preparation of the exam.Following are the important features of chemistry section of JEE Main-2014.

    Easiest: Chemistry was considered as the easiest among all the three subjects of previous year JEE Main question paper. All the three parts physical, organic & inorganic were very easy. In Chemistry, none of the questions was tricky or tough and there was not any ambiguity in the questions. all questions of chemistry section were easy and almost direct. Most of the questions in chemistry were from NCERT textbooks.

    More focus on class 12: In chemistry section of JEE Main more importance was given class 12th. There were 13 questions from Class 11 Syllabus and 17 from Class 12 syllabus in the Chemistry section of JEE Main-2014. It was also observed that some of the questions were based on the previous year questions of chemistry which also increases the importance of previous year question paper as a must read study material.

    Important topics: Physical Chemistry: From the analysis of previous year JEE Main question paper, physical chemistry emerged out as the most important section. As per the analysis, it can be concluded that round 40% questions (total 12 questions) were from Physical Chemistry. In JEE Main-2013, around 50% questions were from physical chemistry.  Chapter wise analysis of previous years is as follows.

    Analysis of 2014

    Unit & Topic

    No of Questions

    Marks

    Physical Chemistry
    Atomic Structure
    Chemical Equilibrium
    Chemical Kinetics
    Electrochemistry
    Equivalent Concept & Titration
    Gaseous State
    Mole Concept
    Solid State
    Solution & Colligative Properties
    Thermodynamics & Thermochemistry

    14
    1
    1
    1
    4
    1
    1
    2
    1
    1
    1

    56
    4
    4
    4
    16
    4
    4
    8
    4
    4
    4

    Inorganic Chemistry
    Chemical Bonding
    d-block & f-block
    p-block
    Reaction Mechanics
    Transition Elements & Coordination Chemistry

    8
    2
    2
    1
    2
    1

    32
    8
    8
    4
    8
    4

    Organic Chemistry
    Aromatic Compound
    Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers
    General Organic Chemistry
    Hydrocarbons
    Oxidation & Reduction
    Practical Organic Chemistry

    8
    1
    3
    1
    1
    1
    1

    32
    4
    12
    4
    4
    4
    4

    Grand Total

    30

    120


    See also....

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    JEE Main: Previous year analysis of Physics section

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