JEE Main Paper 2 Analysis 2021

The National Testing Agency has successfully concluded all four sessions of the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam. The fourth session was conducted in August 2021. This post will provide you with detailed information about JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis 2021.

Along with this year, you can go through the previous year JEE Main paper 2 analysis as well to know about the difficulty level of the exam. 

JEE Main Paper 2 Analysis 2021 - Check Difficulty Level & Good Attempts

The exam analysis is provided based on the feedback received from the students who have appeared for the exam. Here is the overall analysis of JEE Main Paper 2 2021 Exam. You can find a detailed JEE Main paper 2 exam analysis in the next section. 

How was your JEE Main Paper 2 exam?

Exam Date Difficulty Level Good Attempts
February 23, 2021 Moderate 65-74
August 2021 Moderate

JEE Main Paper 2 Analysis 2021 (August Session)

The fourth session of JEE Main 2021 Exam was scheduled for August 26, 27, 31 and September 1, 2, 2021. Check out the previous year JEE Main Paper 2 Trends and Difficulty Level to get a detailed insight into the type of questions asked. 

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  • Based on students reviews, the Mathematics section was difficult. In Maths, questions were asked from topics like Sets, Relations, Determinants, Matrices, Definite Integration, Application of Derivatives, a Cartesian system of Rectangles, Coordinates and Straight lines, 3D geometry.
  • The Aptitude section included questions from Orthographic Progression, Hidden Figures, Mirror Images, Odd one out. The section was easy and the questions had to be approached with Imagination and Visualization of the questions. 
  • In Drawing, the questions were Portrait of a Sardar standing at Golden Temple, Make a view of the traditional market you have been to, Make a 2D composition using different sized hexagons, Corporation - Decode the images and draw aesthetic composition. 
  • In AAT, most of the questions were asked from GK of Chandigarh location. Few questions were from Union Territory and capital. Few from Rock Garden city and Match following questions from Burj Kalifa. 
Section No. of Questions Good Attempt Difficulty Level Marks
Mathematics 20 10-12 Difficult 80
General Aptitude 50 38-44 Moderate 200
Drawing Questions 2 - Moderate 100
AAT Easy - Moderate
Total 82 - Moderate 400

JEE Main Paper 2 Analysis 2021 (February Session)

A total of 63065 candidates registered for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam 2021. Out of these, around 63000 appeared for JEE Main paper 2 February session examination. With all the safety measures the examination was conducted in 437 exam centres across the country.

Go through the detailed JEE Main Paper 2 Exam analysis below to know the number of questions asked and the difficulty level of the exam. 

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis - B.Arch (23 February 2021)

As per the analysis, the overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate. Considering the overall analysis of the February session, the cut off marks for JEE Main Paper 2 is expected to be slightly higher. 

  • The mathematics section was easy but few questions were lengthy. Most of the questions were from chapters of Algebra like Progressions, Vectors, 3D Geometry. 
  • In Aptitude questions were mainly from 3D figures.
  • The Drawing section included one question from drawing and colouring the scene of a Kite Festival and another question was to redraw a Black & White photo with correct proportions.
Section No. of Questions Good Attempt Difficulty Level Marks
Mathematics 20 10-15 Moderate 80
Numericals (Any 5) 10 5 Moderate 20
General Aptitude 50 35-42 Easy 200
Drawing Questions 2 - Moderate 100
Total 82 - Moderate 400

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis - B.Planning (23 February 2021)

As per the student's review, the overall difficulty level of the exam was easy to moderate.

  • In Mathematics, more weightage was given to topics like vector algebra and coordinate geometry.
  • The aptitude section was relatively tough but the numerical section of the mathematics was very easy, many students claimed.
  • The questions from the general aptitude section were easier compared to other sections.
Section No. of Questions Good Attempt Difficulty Level Marks
Mathematics 20 10-15 Easy to Moderate 80
Numericals (Any 5) 10 5 Moderate 20
General Aptitude 50 35-42 Easy 200
Drawing Questions 25 15-17 Moderate 100
Total 85 - Moderate 400

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JEE Mains Paper 2 Exam Previous Year Analysis

Here is the detailed analysis of the previous year's JEE Main Paper 2 examination. Considering the student's feedback, the exam review is updated below. Go through the review to know the difficulty level of the B.Arch and Planning entrance examination. 

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Analysis 2020

April Session

  • Mathematics was once again the difficult section. Most of the questions asked in Mathematics were from topics like Integration, Area-bounded, Differentiation.
  • The aptitude section was the easiest out of all. Most of the questions were to tell about the top-view. There were a total of 5 numerical value questions that were asked from topics such as hyperbola, measurements, and three-dimensional geometry.

January Session

  • The overall difficulty level was moderate. Most of the questions were asked from the syllabus of class XI mathematics. The topics were- Distance, Geometry, integration & differentiation, 3D Coordinate Geometry, etc. 
  • The aptitude section was difficult. The aptitude section mainly had design-based questions where students were asked to determine the correct top view etc from the figure mentioned in the questions.
  • There are 2 sections in the drawing exam. The second question has the choice to do any one of them from 3 questions. Questions were based on topics like a cylinder, school playground, gymnast, grandparents' face, etc. The level of the exam is difficult as the review was given by the candidates.

JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Review 2019

April Session

  • Among all the three sections of the examination, mathematics was the toughest. Maximum questions were asked from the calculus chapter. Questions are entirely different from the January examination.
  • The questions in the Aptitude segment were tricky but easy. Around 10 to 15 questions were asked from GK and the location of places with architectural importance. Most students felt that this section was the easiest among all the others.
  • The drawing examination of JEE Mains was lengthy but easy. In the first question, the students were tested on their imagination and creativity level. Next, the candidates were asked to make a drawing out of a cube, and the second question was a little bit complicated. A flower was given, and students were asked to sketch out its replica. In the last question, students were asked to draw a professor teaching a classroom in a rear-view.

January Session

  • As per students' review, the drawing section was easy while Mathematics was considered difficult. 
  • Compared to previous years, Mathematics was tough and tricky.
  • The aptitude section included full forms of ISRO and NASA. 

FAQ's

What will happen if I do not carry the admit card for JEE Paper 2 to the exam hall?

It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam hall. Otherwise, you will not be allowed to write the exam.

Can I download JEE Mains admit card in offline mode?

No. You can download the JEE Mains Paper 2 admit card only in online mode from the official website i.e. jeemain.nta.nic.in

Where can I get JEE Main 2019 Paper 2 exam Question Paper PDF?

You can get the JEE Main Paper 2 Previous year paper PDF by clicking on the direct link provided in the table in the above post.

What type of questions are asked from the drawing section in the JEE Paper 2 exam?

Most of the questions are asked from topics like sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (monuments, public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants), and rural life.

Is the syllabus same for JEE Main Paper 1 and paper 2?

No. The syllabus is different for paper 1 and paper 2 exam of JEE Main.

Is it compulsory to appear for JEE Main Paper 2 Exam?

No. It is not mandatory to appear for the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam. If you are interested in BArch/Bplanning program, then only you can appear for the paper 2 exam.

Is JEE Main Paper 2 easy?

As per the previous year's paper from the last few years, the exam was easier in the 2019 session. In the first stage of the exam, there are 3 sections- Aptitude, Mathematics, and Drawing. Those to clear the Online Written Exam are eligible for the next selection process.