New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced paper 1 and Paper 2 today. According to reports, 1.7 students have registered for the JEE advanced exam for the IIT admissions 2017. According to experts, the papers were moderate in its difficulty level. Through JEE (Advanced), IITs offer admission into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor's, Integrated Master's or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, Architecture, or Pharmaceutics.
According to Mr. Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP Educational Content, Toppr.com, "On the whole, the difficulty of Paper 1 was found between easy and moderate. Compared to last year, the paper was slightly easier."
"The paper contained a mix of multiple correct choice questions, integer type questions and passage type questions. The paper was worth a total of 183 marks, with 61 marks allocated for each subject. The format and constitution for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics was the same. In total, the paper had 21 multiple correct choice questions for 84 marks, 15 integer type questions for 45 marks and 18 passage questions made for 54 marks," said Mr. Ratrey.
About the Paper 2, Mr. Ratre said: "Our experts found Paper 2 to be relatively easy. Compared to last year, the paper was slightly easier. It was also easier than Paper 1. The paper contained a mix of single choice, multiple correct choice and passage type single choice question. Single choice questions awarded students 3 marks for the correct answer and docked 1 mark for the incorrect one. Multiple correct choice questions gave students 4 marks for fully correct answers, 1 mark for partially correct answers and deducted 2 marks for incorrect answers. Passage type single choice questions awarded students 3 marks for the correct choice, with no negative marks. The paper was worth a total of 183 marks. 21 single choice questions constituted 63 marks, 21 multiple correct choice questions constituted 84 marks, and 12 passage type single choice questions made up 36 marks."
The next step after the JEE Advanced is over, is the online display of JEE Advanced Optical Response Sheet (ORS) and the release of answer keys. IIT Madras will release the keys on June 4.
Then the students will be given the chance for raising objections on the keys.
JEE advanced results will be published on June 11.
JEE Advanced Rank List
Only candidates who score the minimum prescribed marks in each subject and in aggregate will be included in the rank list. According the JEE Advanced organisors, the minimum prescribed mark varies with the category as shown in the following table:
JEE Advanced 2017: Online display of ORS and answer keys
The ORS will be graded and scrutinized with extreme care. The ORS of all candidates who have appeared for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be displayed on the online portal, along with the machine-read responses.
In case of perceived discrepancy, candidates can seek review of the machine-read responses. The requests should be submitted online.
In addition, candidates should pay review-fee at the rate of INR 500 per question to be reviewed. Detailed instructions and the mode of payment will be provided on the online portal.
The answer keys for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be displayed on the online portal, www.jeeadv.ac.in.
Before official answer keys being released, private educational institutes may also release the answer keys of the JEE advanced exam.
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