The full marks of the JEE Main Paper-1 were 300, unlike last year which was of 360 marks. As per the new Pattern, there were questions involving numerical answers where students had to type the answer correct to two decimal places. These questions had no negative marking.
- Mathematics – Easy to Moderate level. Some questions involved calculations. All chapters covered in Calculus and Coordinate Geometry. No question from Height and Distance in Trigonometry.
- Physics – Moderate level. All chapters covered. Students reported it was lengthy. A few questions were of mixed concept type.
- Chemistry – Easy. Students reported questions were largely from NCERT especially chapters of Inorganic Chemistry. They felt Class XI topics had more weight.
Overall the paper was of Easy to Moderate level as per students. As compared to last year paper was moderate to a difficult level as per students. Students felt one question in Physics had incomplete data. Rest no errors were reported as such from other subjects the students left the exam hall at 12:30 pm.