ANALYSIS FOR JEE MAIN 2017 – MATHEMATICS

ANALYSIS FOR JEE MAIN 2017 – MATHEMATICS and Expected cut off

This post is an analysis of the previous years exam giving a good idea of which topic had more weightage,distribution of easy ,medium and tough questions in each topic,which class syllabus was given more emphasis, and so on.

IIT JEE Main examination is held to give admission to IITs, NITs and many other prestigious state and central universities. This exam is held at two levels – JEE Main and JEE Advanced. IIT JEE Advanced is the only way to get into IITs but before that one should clear JEE Main Examination with a good score.

IIT JEE Main – 2017 Examination was held in two modes – Online and Offline. Offline mode of the examination was conducted on 02 Apr 2017 and online mode was conducted on 08 Apr 2017 and 09 Apr 2017. Around 12 lakh student appeared for the examination in both online and offline mode of examination.


The paper pattern was similar to the previous year. It consisted of 90 questions and the mathematics section of the paper consisted of 30 questions. All questions were objective type and single correct option. Each question was allotted 4 (four) marks for correct response. There was also the provision of deduction of one-fourth marks for each incorrect response and no mark was deducted for unattempted question. So, each section consisted of 120 marks. Almost 16-18 questions were NCERT based and rest requires some greater knowledge.

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CLASS XII XI XII XII XI XI XI XI XI XII XII  
DIFFICULTY/TOPIC CALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY INVERSE TRIGONOMETRY ALGEBRA ALGEBRA COORDINATE GEOMETRY PROBABILITY STATISTICS REASONING 3-D VECTORS TOTAL
Easy 8 1 NIL 1 2 3 1 NIL 1 2 1 19
Medium 2 1 NIL 2 3 1 1 NIL NIL NIL NIL 11
Tough NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
Total 10 2 NIL 3 5 4 2 NIL 1 2 1 30
Percentage(%) 33.33 6.66 0 10 16.67 13.32 6.66 0 3.33 6.66 3.33 100

Lets do an analysis of the Mathematics Paper here. In the year 2017, the paper seemed to be quite balanced giving ample opportunities to score and put the student’s mathematics skill to test. Around 36.67% of the paper had medium questions and 63.33% in the easy level. We also see that Class XII Calculus and Class XI Algebra carried a greater percentage overall.

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Expected Cut-off:

The cut off for Common Merit list is expected to lie between 100 to 105.

Please Note: All information on analysis and scores are based on the independent analysis and evaluation made by our Academic Team. We do not take responsibility for any decision that might be taken, based on this information.

Click here for JEE MAIN full details and for model, previous year question papers and to take online test practice unit wise and chapter wise.

JEE MAIN – Mathematics – TOPIC WISE ALLOCATION OF MARKS

JEE MAIN – Mathematics – CHAPTERWISE ANALYSIS OF QUESTIONS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS (FROM 2009 TO 2017)

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