JEE Main 2023 January 31 Shift 1 Analysis: Maths tough, lengthy; difficulty level, topics asked

JEE Main 2023 January 31 shift 1 had easy physics, moderate chemistry, and moderately tough mathematics. Check difficulty level, topics asked.


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Vagisha Kaushik | January 31, 2023 | 01:35 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2023 January 31 shift 1 today was moderate according to students’ reaction. While the Mathematics section was moderately tough, physics and chemistry sections were easy and moderate, respectively. The National Testing Agency (NTA) held the first shift of JEE Mains 2023 session 1 from 9 am to 12 noon.

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According to Ramesh Batlish, centre head, FIITJEE Noida Centres, “In terms of order of difficulty – maths was moderately tough, chemistry was moderate level, while physics was easy. Overall, this paper was moderately tough as per students.”

JEE Main 2023 January 31 shift 1 exam analysis

According to FIITJEE Noida, the weightage of chapters and difficulty level of mathematics, physics, and chemistry subjects is as follows:

  • Mathematics – Moderately tough level. Weightage was given to chapters of Algebra and Coordinate Geometry. Questions asked from Parabola, Ellipse, Definite Integrals, Area, Matrices, Probability, Statistics, Permutation and Combination, Determinants, Vectors, 3D Geometry, Complex numbers, Progression Series. Both Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and numerical-based questions required lengthy calculations. This section was lengthy and tricky as per a few students.
  • Physics – Easy level. Weightage given to chapters of Kinematics, Rotational Motion, SHM and Waves, Gravitation, Heat and Thermodynamics, Wave Optics, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, AC Circuits, Modern Physics, Communication Systems, Semi-Conductors. Numerical-based questions were reported as easy. This section was balanced overall.
  • Chemistry – Moderate Level. Physical Chemistry was given less weightage as compared to Organic and Inorganic chemistry. Questions asked from Qualitative Analysis. d and f Block elements, Quantitative Analysis of Compounds, Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Biomolecules, Hydrocarbons, Amines, Ethers and Phenols, Aryl and Alkyl halides , Chemical Equilibrium, Atomic Structure, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics. MCQs were tricky compared to the numerical section.

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