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How To Prepare For JEE Main Paper 2 in 6 Months

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : July 29, 2022


JEE Main Paper 2 is the national level entrance exam conducted by NTA for admission into top architecture schools across the Country.

Are you planning to appear for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam but worried about clearing the exam? Well, with proper preparation, you can remove the exam with a  high score. 

This post shall take you through the previous year's JEE Main Paper 2 trend and difficulty level. By going through the JEE Main Paper Exam trend, you can get an idea about the difficulty level of the question paper, the type of questions asked, how many have cleared the exam and more. 

Previous Year JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Trend

Over the years, there is an increase in the number of students taking up JEE Main paper 2 Exam. Let us understand the statistical data of last year's JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis below. 

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What is the difficulty level of JEE Main paper 2?

Let us go through the previous year difficulty level of JEE Main Paper 2 Exam. 

Subject 2021 2020 2019
Mathematics Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Difficult
Aptitude Easy Easy Easy
Drawing Easy Easy Easy
Planning Easy - -

What is a good score in JEE Main paper 2?

A good score means that it lets you be shortlisted for JEE Advanced Exam. Generally, a good score in JEE Main is 250+. Currently, NTA shall announce the JEE Main Paper 2 Result in percentile.

The below table shows the estimated percentile based on the previous year data. From the below data, you can understand that you need to score at least 200-210 marks in JEE Mains Exam to get shortlisted for JEE Advanced. 

Year JEE Main Cutoff for JEE Advanced (General Category) SC ST OBC
2020 90.3765335 50.1760245 39.0696101 72.8887969
2019 90 Percentile 40 40 70
2017 (in Marks) 81 32 27 49
2016 (in Marks) 100 52 48 70
2015 (in Marks) 105 50 44 70
2014 (in Marks) 115 53 47 74

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What is a good score to get admission to NITs?

If you wish to get admission in NITs through JEE Main, a good score can be around 85-95 percentile. Along with this percentile, you must secure a rank between 15000-20000 to get admission to top NITs. 

As per the previous year's trend, whoever secured ranks between 1-20000 could get admission into top NITs across the country. 

What is a good score to get admission in IITs?

To get admission to top IITs, a good score of 80-90 percentile is required. It would help if you got a rank between 1-25000 to get admission to top IITs across the country. 

Previously, whose ranks were between 1-25000 could get admission into top IITs. A few candidates whose ranks were beyond 25,000 - 1,00,000 also made it to IIITs (newer IIITs/ regional-level IIITs).

What is a good score to get admission to Top Engineering Colleges?

If you wish to get admission to top engineering colleges in India (apart from IITs, NITs or IIITs), you must have above 80 percentile in JEE Main exam. There is also an option to appear for entrance exams conducted by various deemed universities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Preparing for JEE Main exam in 60 days, i.e., 2 months is not a difficult task but before starting off you have to religiously practise everyday and also should be aware of the JEE Main Paper 2 syllabus and exam pattern.

Then you should practise past year's JEE Main exams since you will almost certainly run across questions that have been repeated 2-3 times, either with the same or different values/data or on the same topic or pattern.

JEE Main Paper 2 is one of India's most coveted architecture examinations since it is a dream come true for all aspiring architects. Due to the extreme high level of competitiveness, the JEE Main test is thought to be one of the most difficult.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution to this problem. To effectively prepare for the JEE, most experts recommend that candidates study for at least six hours per day or 42 hours per week (excluding time spent in coaching sessions).
Under the open category, you can get a rank below 21K if you get 120+ marks in JEE mains. However,you have a decent possibility of getting into NIT Jalandhar, NIT Calicut, NIT Warangal, NIT Nagpur, NIT Rourkela, NIT Dural, NIT Delhi, and other colleges with that rank.
Yes, even an average student may pass IIT JEE if you are willing to put in the effort and perseverance. Many ordinary students have achieved high results in the JEE exam.


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