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JEE Main 2014


Paper Section-
Wise Analysis
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Contents
JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Allen Kota 3

JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Career Point 5

JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Career Launcher 9

JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Resonance 13

Useful Links for JEE Main 2015 22

Must Read Stories 23

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JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Allen Kota


F Physics was rated moderate but the questions were
lengthy.

Chemistry –

F Chemistry in general was considered to very easy and


almost all questions were direct.

F Majority of questions were directly from the NCERT text


books.

F Major questions were found to be from Physical Chemis-


try, followed by Organic and then Inorganic.

F No assertion-reason type questions were found as they


were in last year.

Brajesh Maheshwari,
Mathematics –
Director, Allen Kota shares the paper analysis of JEE Main 2014. Read
below the excerpts of the interview.
F Many questions were repeated from IIT-JEE 2000-2001.

F The questions were comparatively easy from the last year’s


Careers360: What is your overall analysis of JEE pattern but were time consuming due to lengthy calcula-
Main 2014? tions.
Brajesh Maheshwari: The JEE Main 2014 paper wise
analysis is as below – F No assertion-reason type questions.

Physics – Moreover, I would say that no new questions were provided


and most of them were repeated.
F Fundamental questions were asked.
Careers360: Share a brief idea about the difficulty
F However, no analytical questions were present. level of the exam? Which subject was the toughest vis-
à-vis easiest?
F Questions composition was almost uniform from Class Brajesh Maheshwari: Students have marked Math-
11th and 12th. ematics the toughest. Physics was moderate and Chemistry
was the easiest of all.
F Questions from Mechanics found more representation.

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Careers360: How many students from your centre Careers360: How should the test takers tackle the
have opted for the JEE Main 2014 offline mode? What erroneous questions if they experience it during the
is their feedback on the exam? Online JEE Main 2014 Exam?
Brajesh Maheshwari: Approximately 40% of our Brajesh Maheshwari: I shall advise the JEE Main
enrolled students have opted for the offline mode. The aspirants to leave the erroneous, difficult and time consum-
examination was moderate. They have come up with posi- ing questions, and concentrate only on the questions which
tive responses. they can calculate easily.

Careers360: What is the expected JEE Main 2014 Careers360: Share some of the special points for JEE
Cutoff ? Main 2014.
Brajesh Maheshwari: Since the examination was mod- Brajesh Maheshwari: There were some questions
erately easier compared to JEE 2013, the cutoff mark for which were either wrong or had wrong options provided in
General category may be raised up to 135. the JEE Main 2014 question paper. One question was wrong
in Maths paper. One question from Physics paper was wrong
and had misprint of units in two questions.

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JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Career Point


paper.

Careers360: How many students from your centre


have opted for the JEE Main 2014 offline mode?
Shailendra Maheshwari: A total number of 20,000
students from Career Point sat for JEE Main. Majority of the
students have mixed feeling regarding the exam.

Careers360: What is the expected JEE Main 2014


Cutoff ?
Shailendra Maheshwari: Given the cut off marks of 113
last year for general category, the cut off this year is expected
to be 7-8 marks lower than that. So, this year the expected cut
off for general category students can be 105 marks.

Following is the detailed analysis of


JEE Main 2014 by Career Point:
Shailendra Maheshwari,
Number of questions in the paper was 90 (30 Questions each
Director (Academics) of Career Point shares his analysis of JEE
Mains 2014. Read below the excerpts of the interview. in Physics, Chemistry and Maths) and Total Marks were 360
with 1/4th negative mark for each wrong answer.

Careers360: What is your overall analysis of the Overall Analysis of Question Paper-
paper? Difficulty level of the paper was slightly at higher side as
Shailendra Maheshwari: All in all, the paper was compared to last year paper.
above average. In fact, the difficulty level was a bit higher
compared to previous years. Interestingly, 20 questions (7 There were 20 questions in paper that were also asked in
in Mathematics and 13 in Chemistry) in the question paper previous years’ exams.
are repetitions from previous years.
What is important to note is that the paper has proved that 9 questions were specifically from the syllabus of JEE Main.
contrary to popular belief, JEE Main and JEE Advanced Students, who prepared for JEE Advanced, normally don’t
need different levels of preparation. JEE Advanced is basi- give much attention to this part of syllabus. Hence, this paper
cally IQ based while JEE Mains is memory based. clearly distinguished JEE Main from JEE Advanced.

Careers360: Which subject was the toughest in the In nut shell, whoever was specifically focusing on JEE Main
exam? Which was comparatively easier? preparation would have better prospects to score good in
Shailendra Maheshwari: Most of the students, who sat this paper.
for the exam, found Physics to be the toughest. Chemistry
was the easier section compared to the rest of the question

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Subject Wise description of question paper

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PHYSICS MATHEMATICS

F Lengthy and above average F Difficult in comparison to last year JEE Main Mathemat-
ics paper
F 5 Questions asked from JEE Main Syllabus exclusively
F 7 questions asked from previous year papers

CHEMISTRY F 4 questions asked from JEE Main Syllabus exclusively

F Above average

F 13 questions asked from previous year papers.

F There was a misprint in a question. Unit of universal gas


constant ‘R’ was printed as Klmol-1 in place of JK¬1mol-1

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JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Career Launcher


Careers360 brings the JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Jitin The level of difficulty of the paper was as follows:
Arora, Academic Head- IIT JEE, Career Launcher. He has
analysed JEE Main 2014 exam in terms of paper pattern, Easy Moderate Difficult
common topics covered and difficulty level of questions Physics 11 11 8
(easy/ moderate/difficult). Mathematics 9 11 10
Chemistry 17 9 4
Total 37 31 22
Read the full interview below-

Careers360: How similar or different was the JEE Careers360: Your take on difficulty level of the ques-
Main 2014 paper compared to past year? tions featured in JEE Main 2014 question paper.
Jitin Arora: JEE Main 2014 paper was similar in pattern Jitin Arora: In Physics and Mathematics, there were
to JEE Main 2013, but there were no Assertion-Reasoning equal number of questions from class XI and XII syllabus.
questions. There was a match the column question in physics However, in Chemistry there were 13 questions from class
in the form of an MCQ. XI syllabus and 17 from class XII syllabus.
Careers360: Your take on topic wise distribution of
Careers360: Which subject was the toughest in the questions in PCM.
exam? Which was comparatively easier? Jitin Arora: Topic-wise distribution: 30 questions each
Jitin Arora: Physics was similar in difficulty level as last from Physics, Chemistry, and Maths were covered in the
year. Mathematics was difficult and lengthy compared to current year question paper.
the last few years. Chemistry was the easiest of all the three
subjects as has been happening each year.

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Physics
Topic 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Units, Dimensions, Errors, Experiments 1 1 1 2 1 2
Kinematics 2 3 2 2 1 1
New ton’s laws and friction 0 1 0 1 1 1
Work, Power & Energy 1 1 0 1 0 1
System of particles 1 2 0 1 1 1
Gravitation, Rotational mechanics 1 1 4 1 2 2
Properties of Matter 1 1 2 2 1 4
SHM, Oscillations 1 0 2 1 1 1
Mechanical Waves and Sound 2 1 1 1 1 1
Ray Optics, Wave Optics 3 3 4 3 4 3
Heat and Thermodynamics 5 1 4 3 3 2
Electrostatics 3 4 2 2 3 2
Current Electricity 1 1 3 2 3 1
Magnetism, Magnetic effects of current 2 1 1 3 2 2
EMI , AC and EM waves 1 3 1 1 2 3
Modern Physics 5 6 3 4 4 3
Total number of questions 30 30 30 30 30 30

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Mathematics
Topic 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Sets, Relations and Functions 2 2 2 1 1 2
Limits, Continuity & Differentiability 1 2 3 1 2 1
Application of Derivatives 3 3 2 2 3 2
Indefinite Integrals, Definite Integrals & Area under the Curve 2 2 2 3 3 3
Cartesian coordinates & Straight Line 1 1 1 2 2 2
Circles 1 1 1 1 1 1
Conics 3 1 1 2 2 2
Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Progressions 3 1 1 3 3 4
Complex Numbers 1 2 2 1 1 1
Binomial Theorem, Exponential & Logarithmic Series 1 1 1 1 1 1
Permutation & Combination 1 2 1 2 1 0
Probability 2 2 2 1 1 1
Vectors 2 2 2 2 1 1
3-D Coordinate Geometry 1 2 2 2 2 2
Differential Equations & Properties of Triangles 1 1 2 1 1 1
Trigonometric Ratios, Equations, & Inverse Circular Function 1 2 1 1 1 1
Heights and Distances 0 0 0 0 0 1
Matrices & Determinants 2 2 2 2 2 2
Mathematical Logic 1 0 1 1 1 1
Statics & Dynamics 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total number of questions 30 30 30 30 30 30

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Chemistry
Topic 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Atomic Structure and Classification 3 3 3 2 3 2
Chemical Bonding 1 0 3 2 4 2
Stoichiometry 0 0 1 1 3 0
States of Matter 1 3 2 2 2 3
Chemical & Ionic Equilibrium 1 4 1 2 1 0
Chemical Kinetics & Nuclear Chemistry 1 2 2 1 1 1
Chemical Thermodynamics 2 2 1 1 1 1
Solutions 2 2 2 1 0 1
Electrochemistry 1 2 1 1 1 3
General Organic Chemistry + Functional Group I 5 6 2 5 4 3
Organic Chemistry – Functional Group II 2 1 2 3 1 3
Organic Chemistry – Functional Gp III 1 1 2 1 2 2
Chemistry of Representative Elements 3 0 2 3 2 5
Transition Elements 2 0 1 1 2 1
Coordination Compounds & Organometallics 2 2 4 2 1 1
Surface Chemistry 1 0 0 1 1 0
Biomolecules 2 2 1 1 1 2
Total number of questions 30 30 30 30 30 30
Mathematical Logic 1 0 1 1 1 1
Statics & Dynamics 0 0 0 0 0 0
Statistics 1 1 1 1 1 1
Total number of questions 30 30 30 30 30 30

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JEE Main 2014 Analysis by Resonance


in comparison to organic and least weightage was there for
Inorganic chemistry. Overall chemistry paper was easy and
was time saving that could be utilized in Maths paper, which
was lengthy though not very tough. Overall paper was very
much similar to last year’s paper difficulty level wise.

Careers360: Can you give a brief idea about the diffi-


culty level of the exam? Which subject was the toughest
in the exam? Which was comparatively easier?
Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: The paper was of moder-
ate level and Physics was the toughest (though for some
students, Maths appeared to be the toughest) and Chemistry
was easiest of all.

Careers360: Your take on difficulty level of questions


featured in JEE Main 2014 question paper and topics
on which maximum numbers of questions were covered.
Careers360 brings you an in-depth analysis of the exam by
Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: In Physics, tough ques-
Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi, Functional Head, Resonance. tions were from Fluid Mechanics and Properties of Matter
part, which generally is neglected topic and less practice is
In this interview, he shares his insight on the JEE (Main) 2014 done by the students on these topics. Next difficult topic in
paper pattern and difficulty level.
Physics was electrodynamics due to calculations involved in
the question asked. Questions from rest of the topics were
Edited excerpts: very easy in Physics.
In Chemistry, none of the question was tricky or tough and
Careers360: What is your overall analysis of JEE there wasn’t any ambiguity in chemistry questions, which
Main 2014 the paper? generally is not the case with Chemistry subject. So, most of
Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: The paper was of moder- the questions were straightforward and easy in Chemistry.
ate difficulty level. Physics Paper was above average and
almost of same difficulty level as was the last year. Some of Careers360: How many students from your centre
the questions of physics involved calculations, which made have opted for the JEE Main 2014 offline mode? What
the paper a bit lengthy and difficult also. Most of the ques- is their feedback on the exam?
tions were from the main branches of Physics and very few Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: Most the students opted
questions were out of league like semiconductor devices, for offline mode (approximately 80% of the students). Rea-
communication systems, etc. JEE Main 2013 paper had son for this can be:
enough weightage for these topics. 1. They are less familiar with the online mode.
2. They will get more time for the preparation of JEE
Chemistry paper was very easy. All three parts of the chem- Advanced after JEE Mains.
istry were easy. Physical chemistry was of greater weightage

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First reaction from student side is that the paper was very
easy but most of the students did silly mistakes and even in Careers360: Any special highlights that you want to
simple questions, many of them filled incorrect options. So, share?
actual score in general is low. Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: The paper was good,
except Chemistry. Students should be motivated to score
Careers360: What is the expected JEE Main 2014 better in JEE Advanced. Best wishes from my side to those
Cutoff ? who will be eligible for JEE Advanced (study hard for the
Shiv Pratap Raghuwanshi: The cutoff will be very remaining time) and also for those who will be taking admis-
much similar to JEE 2013 Main. It will be around 115 marks sions in NITs and other state engineering colleges on the
for general. basis of JEE Main.

OVERALL MARKS DISTRIBUTION


The paper had 90 questions each worth 4 marks. All ques-
tions were objective type with single correct option. Subject
wise each subject had 30 questions of 120 marks.

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OVERALL DIFFICULTY LEVEL ANALYSIS


In this analysis, Resonance has rated every question on a scale of 1 to 3. The ratings are done by the expert faculty of Reso-
nance. The individual ratings are then averaged to calculate overall difficulty level.
1: Easy
2: Moderate
3: Difficult

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Difficulty Level Analysis: No. of Questions

Resonance Experts feel that all subjects were of similar difficulty level, while Chemistry was on easier side compared with
Physics & Mathematics While around 156 Marks can be considered easy overall, 140 marks are relatively difficulty and 64
marks are considered difficult by Resonance Team.

Overall, the experts at Resonance said that while the paper was moderately difficult, the cut-off may remain same as last year,
since the number of aspirants have gone up and competition is intense as this exam is a gateway to JEE (Advanced).

Question Wise Difficulty Breakup

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Mark Wise Difficulty Breakup

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PHYSICS ANALYSIS
Topic wise Allocation of Marks

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CHEMISTRY ANALYSIS
Topic wise Allocation of Marks

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MATHEMATICS ANALYSIS

Topic wise Allocation of Marks

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EXPECTED CUTOFF

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