JEE Main 4 April to 12 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
Check out a detailed analysis of the JEE Main Session 2 question papers based on students' and experts' feedback. Review the difficulty level and the topics that gained weightage in the exam.
By Topperlearning Expert 12th Apr, 2024  07:53 pm
ShareThe JEE Main 2024 Session 2 exam began on 4th April and reached its final day on 12th April 2024. The exam was conducted each day in two shifts. The first shift was from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the second shift was from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Candidates aspiring for BE/BTech appeared for JEE Main Paper 1. Each paper consisted of 90 questions and was divided into three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Maths. As per NTA guidelines, students had 90 minutes to take the exam. The paper carried 300 marks.
Candidates interested in BArch admissions appeared for Paper 2. Paper 2 question paper comprised three sections: Maths, Aptitude Test, and Drawing Test. In the Maths section, students had to answer 20 MCQs and 5 out of 10 NAT questions in the Maths section. This section carried 100 marks. The drawing section had two questions for 100 marks, while the aptitude section had 50 questions for 200 marks. The paper carried 400 marks.
The evaluation will be as per the following marking scheme:
 Every correct answer: +4 marks
 Every incorrect answer: 1 mark
 Unattempted question: 0 marks
Latest Update: The official JEE Main 2024 Session 2 Answer Key will be released soon. The tentative JEE Main Session 2 Answer Key 2024 Date Session 2 is April 13.
Meanwhile, here we bring you a detailed analysis of the question papers based on students' and experts' feedback.
DAY 1: JEE Main 4 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
The National Testing Agency (NTA) successfully conducted the Paper 1 exam on April 4, 2024 for B.Tech in two shifts.
1st Shift, 4 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
Easy 
Easy 
Moderate 
Key points 
Questions were asked from all chapters with emphasis on the following topics:
A few questions in the section were timeconsuming. 
The Organic Chemistry topics enjoyed more weightage. The questions were similar to past years. Questions were asked from:

The numericalbased questions were timeconsuming. The following chapters enjoyed more weightage:

2nd Shift, 4 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
ModerateDifficult 
Moderate 
Easy 
Key points 
The following topics were given more focus:

The following topics enjoyed more weightage:

Most questions were straightforward and from the class 12 syllabus. The questions involved:

DAY 2: JEE Main 5 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
The NTA organised the JEE Main Paper 1 exam on April 5, 2024, for B.E/ B.Tech in two shifts.
1st Shift, 5 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
ModerateDifficult 
Moderate 
Easy 
Key points 
The paper was lengthy and a bit tricky. Class XII chapters had more weightage. The paper focused on the following topics:

There were more questions from Organic than Inorganic Chemistry than Physical Chemistry. These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Most questions were NCERTbased. Mostly formulabased, but some conceptbased questions were posed too. The following chapters were given more weightage:

2nd Shift, 5 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
EasyModerate 
Easy 
Easy 
Key points 
The paper was lengthy and a bit tricky. The paper focused on the following topics: 
High weightage of Inorganic Chemistry. These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Numerical questions were direct formulabased and mostly from the class 12th syllabus. The following chapters were given more weightage:

DAY 3: JEE Main 6 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
The NTA organised the JEE Main Paper 1 exam on April 6, 2024, for B.E/ B.Tech in two shifts.
1st Shift, 6 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
Moderate 
Easy 
Easy 
Key points 
Questions were tricky but doable. The paper focused on the following topics: 
NCERTbased questions formed a major portion. High weightage of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Direct formulabased The following chapters were given more weightage:

2nd Shift, 6 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate Difficult
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
Difficult 
ModerateDifficult 
Moderate 
Key points 
The paper was lengthy and a bit tricky. Difficult with Lengthy Calculations The paper focused on the following topics:

These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Mostly formulabased, but some conceptbased questions too. The following chapters were given more weightage:

DAY 4: JEE Main 8 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
The NTA organised the JEE Main Paper 1 exam on April 8, 2024, for B.E/ B.Tech in two shifts.
1st Shift, 8 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: EasyModerate
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
Moderately Difficult 
Moderate 
Easy 
Key points 
The paper was lengthy and a bit tricky. Covered all chapters but with emphasis on Calculus & Coordinate Geometry The paper focused on the following topics:

NCERTbased questions with a focus on Organic Chemistry. These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Lengthy and tricky questions The following chapters were given more weightage:

2nd Shift, 8 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderately Difficult
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
Difficult 
Moderate 
Moderate to Difficult 
Key points 
The paper focused on the following topics:

These topics enjoyed more weightage:

The following chapters were given more weightage:

DAY 5: JEE Main 9 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
The NTA organised the JEE Main Paper 1 exam on 9 April 2024 for B.E/ B.Tech in two shifts.
1st Shift, 9 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
Moderate 
Easy 
Easy 
Key points 
The paper covered a diverse range of mathematical concepts. The paper focused on the following topics:

Theoretical questions from the NCERT curriculum were a bit tricky High weightage of Organic and Inorganic Chemistry These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Focus on questions from the 12th class syllabus. The following chapters were given more weightage:

2nd Shift, 9 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Moderate
Particulars 
Maths 
Chemistry 
Physics 
Difficulty level 
ModerateDifficult 
Easy 
Easy 
Key points 
The paper was easy to understand, with questions from all chapters. The paper focused on the following topics:

NCERT based questions These topics enjoyed more weightage:

Formulabased questions made it a balanced and easy section The following chapters were given more weightage:

DAY 6: JEE Main 12 April 2024 Question Paper Analysis
The NTA organised the JEE Main Paper 2 exam on 12 April 2024 for B.Arch/B. Planning in two shifts.
1st Shift, 12 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy Moderate
Particulars 
Maths 
Aptitude Test 
Drawing Test 
Difficulty level 
Easy Moderate 
Easy Moderate 
Easy 
Key points 
The paper covered a diverse range of mathematical concepts: Quadratic Equations, Progression & Series, Inverse Trigonometric Equations, Binomial Theorem, Complex Numbers, Probability, Permutation & Combination, Matrices, Determinants, 3D Geometry, Vectors, Limits & Continuity, Definite Integrals, and Differential Equations. Coordinate Geometry was given less weightage. 
Threedimensional figures, talent for construction, grandiose details, and some issues requiring logic were given more weight.

Copying a blackandwhite image from the screen according to one's viewpoint was one of the questions. One of the two possibilities in the second question was to be attempted. The choices were as follows: 1. Observation of a football stadium from the stands 2. Threedimensional abstract art with a musical instrument and textural and shadow names. 
2nd Shift, 12 April 2024: Major Highlights
OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL: Easy Moderate
Particulars 
Maths 
Aptitude Test 
Drawing Test 
Difficulty level 
Easy Moderate 
Easy Moderate 
Easy 
Key points 
 
 
The Planning section featured questions about Town Planning, the National Commission, General Knowledge, and the identities of some significant monuments' architects. 
The JEE Main 2024 question papers for April 4th to 12th will be available soon. NTA will soon release the answer key on the official website.
NTA held JEE Main 2024 exams in two sessions, i.e., in January and April. The aspiring candidates had a chance to appear in both sessions. The best scores in JEE Main will be taken for the final merit list.
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