JEE Advanced 2017 – How do 18 bonus marks impact you?

JEE Main 2017 Bonus MarksIndian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, the exam conducting authority of JEE Advanced 2017 has given away 18 bonus marks to all the candidates who had taken JEE Advanced 2017 on May 21. The exam conducting authority has given these 18 marks for 5 questions in Paper I and Paper II. According to the final official answer key of JEE Advanced 2017, out of these 18 bonus marks in Paper I (Chemistry and Mathematics section), +3 and +4 marks have been awarded respectively.  This means that in Paper I, all candidates have got +7 marks irrespective of any factor. As per IIT Madras, the 7 marks have been given to candidates due to printing inconsistency.

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In Physics and Mathematics sections of Paper II of JEE Advanced 2017, against 3 questions, a total of 11 marks have been awarded. Out of these 11 marks, +3 marks have been allotted to a question in Physics section, while +4 marks have been given to each of the 2 questions in Mathematics section.   

 

The official answer key of JEE Advanced 2017 (Chemistry Section) reflected that due to printing inconsistency in question number 29 of Code 1 of Paper 1 (and the corresponding question in all other codes), +3 marks will be awarded to all candidates for this question. The printing inconsistency occurred in Mathematics section too. In Mathematics section of Paper I question number 39 in Code 1 (and the corresponding question in all other codes), +4 marks will be awarded to all candidates for this question.

 

The officials have also declared to award 11 marks for 3 questions in JEE Advanced 2017 Paper II for ambiguity. After an internal review, the exam conducting authority had announced to award +3, +4 and +4 marks to 1 question in Physics and 2 ambiguous questions in Mathematics of Paper II. 

 

The 3 marks for 1 ambiguous question in Physics have been given against question number 17, while the 4 marks each for 2 ambiguous questions are awarded against question number 44 and 45.

JEE Advanced 2017 – How do 18 bonus marks impact you?

Earlier, Careers360 had reported that IIT Madras may award 11 marks for 3 ambiguous questions.

 

How do these 18 bonus marks impact the candidates?

 

Now, as all the candidates who had taken JEE Advanced 2017 on May 21 have been awarded 18 marks, this would impact the ranking of the candidates. The 18 marks allotted to all the candidates would be advantageous for the candidates who have either left these particular questions unattended or have marked/calculated their answers incorrectly. This further means that the candidates who knew the answers for these questions or had marked the correct answers for the 5 questions will have no impact, whereas these bonus marks would better the ranking of the candidates who have left the questions unattended or had marked incorrect answers options. These candidates, apart from the marks they have scored for rest of the questions, will get the advantage of these additional 18 marks.

 

JEE Advanced 2017 was conducted on May 21. The entrance test (Paper I) was conducted from 9 am to 12 pm, while Paper II was held from 2 pm to 5 pm, on May 21. Candidates had to appear in both the papers. The result of the entrance test for IIT admissions was announced on June 11, at 10 am. According to the official report released by IIT Madras, as many as 50,455 candidates have qualified the entrance examination out of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, the exam conducting authority of JEE Advanced 2017 has given away 18 bonus marks to all the candidates who had taken JEE Advanced 2017 on May 21. the 1,59,540 candidates who had taken the test. Out of the qualified candidates, 43,318 were boys while 7,137 were girls.

 

 

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First Published On : 11 Jun 2017 05:37 PM IST

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