JEE Main 2014 analysis by IIT Study Circle - With JEE Main 2014 offline mode of exam has come to an end on 7 April, 2014 many students are quite happy and relieved as the paper papers contain more lengthy problems as compared to last year. Mr. Vineet Sharma, Manager-Academic Operations, IIT Study Circle Pala analyses the paper and the difficulty levels of the questions.
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Careers 360: JEE Main 2014 offline mode of exam is over now. What is your overall analysis of the paper?
Vineet Sharma: The question paper pattern was the same as last year with 90 questions, 30 in each subject. Each correct answer carries four marks and each wrong answer gets -1 marks. In comparison to the previous year papers this year papers contain more lengthy problems which needs 4 to 5 steps to solve most of the questions. In chemistry paper 5 to 6 questions were oral but in physics & mathematics papers questions were tougher than chemistry.
Careers 360: Can you give a brief idea about the difficulty level of the exam?
Vineet Sharma: In comparison to the previous year papers this year papers contain more lengthy problems which needs 4 to 5 steps to solve most of the questions. In chemistry paper 5 to 6 questions were oral but in physics & mathematics papers questions were tougher than chemistry.
Careers 360: Which subject was the toughest in the exam? Which was comparatively easier?
Vineet Sharma: Difficulty level of the questions was between ranging 5 to 7 on scale of 10. Chemistry part was easiest. Most difficult subject was mathematics and easiest is chemistry.
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Careers 360: How many students from your centre have opted for the JEE Main 2014 offline mode? What is their feedback on the exam?
Vineet Sharma: Number of students have opted for the JEE Main 2014 offline mode from our center is 361. As per the feedback from the students the JEE Main 2014 paper was little tougher than previous year.
Careers 360: What is the expected JEE Main 2014 Cutoff?
Vineet Sharma: The expected cutoff for JEE Main 2014 is 115 to 125.
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