JEE Main 2021 March Live Updates: Day 1 Exams Over; Paper Analysis, Students' Reaction
JEE Main March 2021 Live Updates: The National Testing Agency, or NTA, has started the JEE Main 2021 Session from today onwards at 792 exam centres across India.
JEE Main 2021 (March) Live Updates: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021 March session has begun today, March 16. This is the second session of the engineering entrance examination and it is being conducted at 792 centres. According to data shared by the National Testing Agency (NTA), a total number of 6,19,638 candidates have registered for the examination. The JEE Main March session will continue till March 18.
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JEE Main is being held in a Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode at 852 examination centres located in 331 cities throughout the country and abroad.
The exams will be conducted in accordance with the COVID-19 norms. Wearing face masks is mandatory for students, exam staff.
Earlier NTA had revised the dates for JEE Main March session. The exams were earlier scheduled for four days between March 15 and March 18. Now, the exams are being held from March 16 to March 18. The papers will be held over six shifts.
The first session was held from February 23 to 26, and the National Testing Agency (NTA) had announced its result on March 8. Six candidates scored the perfect 100 percentile in JEE Main February examinations.
Follow JEE Main 2021 March live updates here
JEE Main 2021 March: Earlier NTA had revised the dates for JEE Main March session. The exams were earlier scheduled for four days between March 15 and March 18. Now, the exams are being held from March 16 to March 18. The papers will be held over six shifts.
JEE Main March Day 1 Shift 2 Analysis: Candidates Find BTech Paper 'Bit Difficult'
The second shift of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) on the first day of March session has concluded. The students have analysed the BTech paper as a 'little difficult' though the questions were majorly based on NCERT syllabus. Read the entire analysis of second shift JEE Main paper here.
JEE Main Paper Analysis: Questions Based On NCERT Concepts
Ajay Kumar Sharma, National Academic Director (Engineering), Aakash Educational Services said that most of the questions were either directly taken from NCERT or were closely based on NCERT concepts.
JEE Main Paper Shift Two Analysis
As per the JEE Main paper shift two analysis, candidates find BTech paper 'bit difficult'
JEE Main March Analysis: BTech Paper 'Bit Difficult'
JEE Main BTech paper has been analysed as 'bit difficult'.
JEE Main Second Shift Question Paper Analysis To Weight Difficulty Level
The analysis of the JEE Main second shift question paper will weight the exam on its difficulty level in each section-- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
JEE Main April Exams
Those students who are unable to clear the JEE Main March session or do not score the desired marks, they can apply for the JEE Main April, session. The registration process for the third session of entrance examination will begin soon.
JEE Main Answer Key To Be Released Together For March Session
The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be releasing the answer keys for the March session together for all the shifts on its official website jeemain.nta.nic.in.
JEE Main Papers To Be In Two Shifts On Second Day
The JEE Main papers will be held in two shifts tomorrow as part of it March session.
JEE Main March Shift Two Paper Analysis Soon
The analysis of the JEE Main paper conducted in the second shift will be soon shared. The candidates will analyse it on the difficulty level.
Paper Was "Moderate", Says Student
According to another student, the JEE Main paper was moderately difficult. He found the Mathematics section toughest and Chemistry easiest. He told Careers360 that questions were asked from NCERT in Chemistry.
JEE Main Exam Analysis, Student Reaction
In terms of the order of difficulty, Chemistry was easiest followed by Physics and Mathematics, another student told Careers360.
JEE Main Student Analysis: Moderate To Difficult Paper
In Mathematics, questions were asked from topics including Limit and Probability. In Chemistry, the questions were asked from Electro-Chemistry, Molar Conductivity. The overall difficulty level, as per a student, is moderate to difficult.
JEE Main Physics
Majority questions were asked from Radioactivity, an aspirant told Careers360.
Maths "Hard", Physics "OK"
The JEE Main Mathematics paper was tough and time-consuming, while Physics and Chemistry were easier, an engineering aspirant told Careers360.
JEE Main March: Exam Analysis
As per a student interacting with Careers360, the JEE Main BTech paper held today was comparatively harder than the one held in February.
JEE Main Day 1 Shift 2
JEE Main 2021 March: Day 1, shift 2 exam over
The second shift of JEE Main March session ended at 6 pm. Students' reaction, exam analysis will be available shortly.
JEE Main March Paper
The first day's second shift of JEE Main March paper will get over at 6 pm. Stay tuned for students' reactions, exam analysis.
Jammers In Exam Centres
To stop cheating using mobile networks, NTA has installed Jammers have in all the centres.
CCTV Surveillance In All JEE Main Examination Centres
Live CCTV surveillance has been planned in all examination centres to curb malpractices in the examination. NTA is also making arrangements for live viewing at any remote location and recording CCTVs systems of all examination centres from the control room located in the NTA premises of New Delhi.
JEE Main March Session: 20,382 Candidates To Take Paper In Regional Languages
Of the total 6,19,638 registered candidates, 5,79,759 have opted to write the paper in English, 19,497 have opted for Hindi and 20,382 candidates have opted for the regional languages.
JEE Main: NTA's Test Practice Centres (TPCs)
NTA has established test practice centres across the country. Candidates can register on the official website and book a practice slot at a nearby centre to understand how a computer-based test (CBT) works.
JEE Main 2021: Shift 2 Begins
The second shift of JEE Main 2021 March exam has begun. It will end at 6 pm. The afternoon shift will end at 6 pm.
JEE Main 2021: Privileges To Diabetic Students
NTA has given special privileges to candidates who are suffering from chronic diseases including diabetes. They are allowed to carry sugar tablets or fruits and a transparent bottle with them. However, they will not be allowed to carry any packaged food.
Drop Box For JEE Main Admit Card, Rough Sheets
NTA has asked the JEE candidates to leave their admit cards and rough sheets in the dropbox before leaving the examination hall to avoid the spread of COVID-19 infection.
JEE Main Rules And Regulations 2021
1. JEE Main March admit card
2. Valid photo ID card
3. Water in a transparent bottle
4. Hand sanitiser
Dress Code for JEE Main
1. Do not carry metallic objects while appearing for JEE Main 2021.
2. Avoid wearing any kind of jewellery, ornaments.
3. Candidates who wear Kara or Kirpan due to religious reasons have to report to the exam centre an hour before the gate closing time.
4. Do not cover the head with cap, dupatta, etc unless it is a customary dress for which prior permission must be taken
5. Do not carry handbags, gadgets, electronic items or communication devices.
JEE Main Day 1 Shift Two To Begin Soon
The second shift between 3 pm and 6 pm held for Btech and BE paper will be conducted for a total of 300 marks.
JEE Main 2021: Analysis of BTech Physics Paper
Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
Questions asked from Kinematics, Optics, Electrostatics, Magnetism, Current Electricity, EM waves, Heat and Thermodynamics
5 to 6 questions from Semi-Conductors, EM Waves and Communication Devices
Theory-Based questions from few chapters of NCERT were asked
JEE Main 2021: Analysis of BTech Chemistry
Difficulty Level: Easy
Questions from Organic Chemistry were sufficiently asked, followed by Physical and Inorganic branches
Questions covered chapters like Chemical bonding, Co-ordination compounds
JEE Main March Day 1 Shift 1 Analysis: “Moderately Tough Questions”, Say Students
The first shift of the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) Btech paper held on the first day of the March 2021 session had “moderately tough” questions.
JEE Main 2021: Analysis of BTech Maths
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult
Majority questions from Chapters in Algebra like Binomial Theorem, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants.
Few questions from Trigonometry, Vector and 3D Geometry
JEE Main paper analysis by expert
According to Mr. Ramesh Batlish, FIITJEE Expert, Maths was toughest and Chemistry was easiest in JEE Main BTech paper held in the morning shift.
JEE Main February result was announced in 10 days. NTA has not confirmed the JEE Main March result date yet.
Dear students, #JEE(Main) February session 2021 results are out. Congratulations to the students. Till last year, exams were done in 3 languages only but this time exams were conducted in 13 languages & results have been declared in 10 days- Great achievement by @DG_NTA.— Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank (@DrRPNishank) March 8, 2021
JEE Main: Students' reactions
Many students found the Maths section of JEE Main morning session difficult. Among them were students who had also written the exam in February and students who appeared for it for the first time in March.
JEE Main: Mix Of Class 11, Class 12 Topics
Chemistry was more focused on Class 12 syllabus, while Physics and Maths had a mix of Class 11 and 12 topics, a student said Careers360.
JEE Main Live Update
The questions in JEE Main BE, BTech, as per students’ analysis, were of “moderate to difficult level”. Over 6.1 lakh candidates registered for March session.
Section-Wise JEE Main Difficulty Level
Physics: Easy To Moderate
(Based On Feedback From Students)
JEE Main Student Reaction
Different students said Careers360 that Class 11 chapters had more weightage in today's JEE Main paper. Detailed analysis by subject experts will be available soon.
JEE Main 2021 May Exam Date
The JEE Main 2021 May exam date will be held between May 24 and 28, 2021.
Easy To Moderate Mathematics
The difficulty level of Mathematics section, as per an engineering aspirant, was "easy to moderate". Questions from topics including common tangents, definite and mathematical reasoning were asked.
JEE Main Session 2 Day 1: Chemistry
The chemistry section in JEE Main Session 2 Day 1 was easy, a student said Careers360. Topics including Acidity-Basicity, Metallurgy, Biomolecules and Coordination compounds were asked.
Physics "Easy To Moderate"
According to a student, the Physics paper was of easy to moderate level. The student told Careers360 that as many as 12 questions from Physics were very easy and direct, while 10 questions were of moderate level.
Maths was "lengthy" compared to February attempt, Physics, Chemistry at "same level"
According to a student, the Maths section of the JEE Main March paper, which was conducted in the first shift today, was "lengthy" compared to the February attempt. He said Physics and Chemistry was "easy" and at same level to the first session.
Paper was "moderate", says student
According to another student, the JEE Main paper was moderately difficult. He found the Physics section toughest and Chemistry easiest. He told Careers360 that direct questions were asked in Chemistry.
The Maths section of theJEE Main 2021 BTech paper, which ended at 12 pm, was tough compared to the other two sections, according to a student who took the exam today. He told Careers360 that questions were asked from Conic Section, Matrices and Determinants, among other topics.
It was his second attempt.
JEE Main 2021 March: Day 1, shift 1 exam over
The first shift of JEE Main March session ended at 12 pm. Students' reaction will be available shortly.
JEE Main: Seat matrix of institutes
Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
National Institutes of Technology (NITs)
Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs)
Government-funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs)
Shift 1 ends soon
Analysis of the BTech paper (day 1) will be updated here. The exam will end at 12 pm.
NTA's policy for students using unfair means, cancellation of JEE Main result
During , before or after the examination, if a candidate is found to use any unfair means (UFM), he or she will be debarred for 3 years from appearing in JEE Main,
Such candidate will also be liable for criminal action.
Cancellation of Result The result of JEE Main 2021: Result of candidate(s) who indulge in UFM practices will be cancelled and will not be declared. Similarly, the result of those candidates who appear from the Centre other than the one allotted to them or allow another candidate or person to write the exam on his behalf will be cancelled, NTA had earlier said.
JEE Main February result for BArch, BPlanning
While JEE Main February result for the BTech paper has been announced, NTA is yet to declare result for the BArch and BPlanning paper. It will be available on jeemain.nta.nic.in, when released.
Gender, category-wise number of candidates appeared for paper 1 (BE/B Tech) in February
OBC- NCL (Central List)
I Follow Elon Musk: JEE Main Topper Ranjim Prabal Das
Despite being COVID positive, Ranjim Das was determined to crack JEE Main. “When I tested COVID positive I focused on healing. Once fever was down I got back to studies.”
Ranjim Prabal Das from Assam secured 100 percentile score in the JEE Main February session. Inspired by Elon Musk, Mr Das has plans to pursue higher studies from IIT Delhi.
“I follow Elon Musk and I plan to go to IIT Delhi for higher studies. Otherwise, I'll go to IISc Bengaluru for science graduation,” Ranjim Prabal Das said.
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What are NIT+ and IIT systems
NIT+ system refers to all the institutes that will give admission on the basis of JEE Main result. These include Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). IIT system is the one where admission is given to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), on the basis of rank in JEE Advanced.
JEE Advanced and JoSAA
JEE Advanced is held for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). IIT Kharagpur will conduct the exam this year. Based on JEE Advanced result, the The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct counselling for IIT Admission.
NTA's role in JEE Main
NTA's role in JEE Main is to conduct the exam, declare result and prepare the all India rank list. Based on JEE Main result, admission is given to NITs, IIITs, and other participating institutes. It is also the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced.
JEE Main 2021 March updates
BTech (morning shift) exams started at 9 am. Paper analysis by experts, reactions of students who appeared in the exam will be made available here. Stay tuned.
JEE Main 2021: BTech paper begins soon
JEE Main 2021 March: The first shift of the BE/BTech paper will begin at 9 am.
No Paper 1 exam in March
JEE Mains paper 1 (BArch, BPlanning) will not be held in March. The exam was conducted in February and will be held again in May.
JEE Main 2021 rank list
JEE Main is being held in four sessions this year, to offer flexibility to students. The first session was held in February and results were announced recently. The second session begins today. There will be two more sessions in April and May and the all India rank (AIR) list and category wise cut off marks will be announced at the end of the May attempt.
Best score of candidates out of all the attempts, in case of candidates who sit for multiple sessions, will be considered for preparing the rank list.
Dress code for JEE Main
1. Do not carry metallic objects while appearing for JEE Main 2021. Avoid wearing any kind of jewellery, ornaments.
2. Candidates who wear Kara or Kirpan due to religious reasons have to report to the exam centre an hour before the gate closing time.
3. Do not cover their head with cap, dupatta, etc unless it’s a customary dress for which have prior permission must be taken
4. Do not carry handbags, gadgets, electronic items or communication devices.
These are the items candidates are allowed to bring to JEE Main exam centres:
1. JEE Main March admit card
2. Valid photo ID card
3. Water in a transparent bottle
4. Personal hand sanitiser
5. Other items mentioned on the admit card. Diabetic candidates can bring food items as instructed by the NTA.
JEE Main March session begins today
JEE Main March exams will be held in six shifts from March 16 to 18. There will be two shifts on all exam days – from 9 am to 12 pm and from 3 pm to 6 pm.