The Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced was successfully organised by this year’s organising institute: IIT, Guwahati on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Around 2 lakh students who cleared the JEE (Main) this year, took the Advanced level at 115 cities across the nation.
The JEE Advanced exam comprised of two papers with three parts each for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The new pattern had 18 questions for each subject as opposed to the usual 20. The total sum of the two papers was 186 marks with about 54 questions in each of the papers. Paper 1 and Paper 2 were conducted from 9 am to 12 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm respectively.
Team Meritnation analysed the paper and found that the paper was challenging in terms of difficulty. As per norm, the Mathematics and Physics portion gave a tough time to the students. Mathematics section was calculative and lengthy, hence a bit tough. The Physics section was equally tough. The questions were conceptual in nature in Paper 1, while Paper 2 had question involving intensive calculations. Chemistry too had some lengthy question. It had a few difficult questions though they could be cracked with good command on the basics.